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Page 18-Friday, May 18, 1979-The Michigan Daily

PHILS TOP CUBS, 23-22:
Tons of
By the Associated Press
CHICAGO-Mike Schmidt was tired but happy,
so tired that he didn't even know the final score.
For the record, Schmidt started a scoring
marathon with a three-run homer in the first inning
and ended it with a tie-breaking homer with two outs
in the 1th inning yesterday, to provide the
Philadelphia Phillies with a rousing 23-22 victory
over the Chicago Cubs.
"AFTER WE scored seven runs in the first inningI
looked over to Mick Kelleher and told him this thing
could end 20-20 because we both wear a number 20,"
Schmidt said, laughing.
"What was the final score?" said Schmidt.
"Honest, I didn't know. Unbelievable, 23-22. You say
there were 50 hits? Sure, I'm tired but it's nice to. be
on the winning end. You have to give them credit for
not giving up.
The longball slugfest tied a major league record for

runs in Wrigley Field
most home runs in a game by two teams. Paxton, 3-2, gained the victory as he gave up nine
DAVE KINGMAN blasted three homers and hits in his second complete game of the season.
knocked in six runs for Chicgo. Bill Buckner had a The Indians reached Mark Lemongello, 1-5, for a
grand slam homer for the Cubs and knocked in seven pair of three-run innings.
runs. There were 11 homers and 50 hits in the game, * * * *
two shy of the major league mark for hits. Chicago
had six homers and Philadelphia five. White So 5 A's 1
The run total by both teams fell four shy of the 'h ' o , s
major league record of 49, ironically set by OAKLAND, Calif -Left-hander Ken Kravec and
Philadelphia and Chicago on Aug. 25, 1922. Chicago reliever Mike Proly combined to pitch a two-hitter to
won that game 26-23. lead the Chicgo White Sox over the reeling Oakland
* * * * A's 5-1 yesterday.
THE LOSS was the A's seventh straight and they
Indians 8, Blue Jays 3 have scored only nine runs in the losing streak.
Claudell Washington drove in Chicago's first two
CLEVELAND-The Cleveland Indians pounded runs with a two-out single in the third inning.
four home runs, including a pair of two-run shots by Kravec won his third straight game and has
Toby Harrah, to give Mike Paxton an 8-3 victory over allowed only seven hits in those three starts. Proly
the Toronto Blue Jays yesterday. came in to pitch in the eighth and held the A's hitless.

Habs
slip by
Rangers
NEW YORK (AP)-The Montreal
Canadiens made first-period goals by
Steve Shutt and Doug Risebrough stand
up last night, to beat the New York
Rangers 4-1 and take a 2-1 lead in the
National Hockey League's final playoff.
Mario Tremblay and Jacques
Lemaire added third period goals to in-
sure the triumph that brought Montreal
within two victories of its 22nd Stanley
Cup since 1916. Game 4 in this best-of-
seven series is scheduled Saturday
night.
With Montreal on a power play,
Canadiens center Lemaire collected the
puck behind the New York net. He
found Shutt in front, 15 feet to the left of
Rangers goalie John Davidson. A flick
of Shutt's wrists at 7:27 produced Mon-
treal's first shot on the contest-and a 1-
0 lead.
Risebrough doubled the advantage at
15:44, taking a pass from Yvon Lam-
bert and snapping a lightning quick 25-
foot shot past Davidson's left leg.
The Rangers, meanwhile, were
unable to penetrate for close-range
scoring chances, and finally managed a
freak goal atf6:06 of the third period.
The triumph restored the home-ice
advantage the Canadiens had surren-
dered by losing 4-1 in the series opener
at the Montreal Forum. Of the four
games remaining, two are on Montreal
ice, and the Canadiens-who have won
the last three Stanley Cups-need only
win at the Forum to add a fourth
straight.

CUBS THIRD BASEMAN Steve Ontiveros dives safely into third, one of who knows how many baserunners in yesterday's
endurance test at Wrigley Field. The Phillies outlasted the Cubs, 23-22.
.. .. AlSCORES

American League
Cleveland8,Toronto3
Chicago 5, Oakland i
Boston 6, Baltimore 2
National League
Philadelphia 23, Chicago22
St. Louis 2, Montreal2 (suspended)
Aslana6, Los Angeles3
Pittsbargh 6. New York 5
San Francisco3, Houston 0
NHL
Montreal4, New York I
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