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Page 20-Saturday, July 28, 1979-The Michigan Daily

Tigers edge Blue Jays in 11th, 4-3
Bonds walked and Andre Thornton
off reliever Guy Hoffman in the seven- rahdbs nafedrscoc
TORONTO (AP)-Pinch-runner two-out, bottom-of-the-ninth two-run th, when the Indians scored three reached base on a fielder's choice t
Lynn Jones scored on an errant throw homer by Rick Cerone off Detr times. his single toge Clevnd a- le
yshortstop Afredo Griffin in the 11th reliever Aurello Lopez, . Hoffman relieved Scarbery to begin RonsHassey completed the uprising
nning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 the inning and hit Mike Hargrove with a with a run-scoring double.
victory over the Toronto Blue Jays last pitch with one out. One out later, Bobby




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The Tigers scored their earlier runs
on a two-run homer by Tom Brookens
and a solo shot by John Wockenfuss
while the Blue Jays had scored on Al
Woods' sacrifice fly.
Indians 7, Chisox 2
CHICAGO (AP)-Cliff Johnson drove
in three runs with a solo homer and a
two-run single, and Ted Cox also
homered last night as the Cleveland In-
dians took their fifth straight victory
under new Manager Dave Garcia,
whipping the Chicago White Sox 7-2.
Johnson smashed his seventh homer
of the season in the second inning off
loser Randy Scarbery, 1-5, and drilled
his two-run single with the bases loaded

'O'charges racism
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Television ratings in the National Basketball Asso-
ciation are suffering because of racist decisions by management and CBS,
charges former all-pro Oscar Robertson.
"The on ners say there are too many blacks playing the game, and the
same time interest in the league is down, and they say that is the reason.
"Well, I think it's because they've done a bad job of promoting the
league," said Robertson in an interview with The San Diego Union.
WHILE THE NBA "just went out and hired a big New York public
relations firm to help them with their image." he believes the league should
have simply let the players go into the community. But they feel the black
image is bad for the league.
"And yet, what's the most successful organization in sports history? I'll
tell you. The Harlem Globetrotters - and they're all black."
The former University of Cincinnati scoring great said CBS has to share
the blame.
"First of all, CBS has not done a good job of promoting the games, and
also they (the owners) don't want blacks as broadcasters. They've got Rick
Barry, Rod Hundley, Brent Musberger, who are all white. but how many
blacks are there? I was on for a while, but I had that lawsuit against the
owners. so they said they didn't want me."
ON OTHER subjects, Robertson said the NBA has declined because
fewer high school coaches emphasize defense. And he rapped the NBA's
recent adoption of the three-point play as "horrendous."
"The NBA isn't as good as it used to be, and I think it's because coaching
at the high school level isn't what it used to be.
"When I was in high school, we spent hours on defense, and that's where
today's players are having trouble.
"You cannot makea guy do something he hasn't done. Today, I see guys
do a lot of things and wonder why they do them."
On the three-point play, Robertson called it "another example of people
who don't play the game messing with the rules. Did they ever take a poll of
the players? They say it'll draw more people, but what did it do for the ABA?
"If they think it'll help teams who are behind catch up, they're wrong.
You catch up by playing good basketball."
Major League Standings

Ed Putman doubled with one out off
reliever Tom Buskey, 4-5. Ron LeFlore
hit a two-out grounder to Griffin but the
throw was wide to first, allowing Jones
to score.
Toronto had tied the game 3-3 with a

Olympie Village rises

MSOCOW (AP) - A lot of wrinkles
have to be ironed out, but Moscow is
well on top of its job of preparing for
next year's Olympic Games.
Construction of the competition sites
and the press center is well advanced.
Sports organization is good. Training fa
cilities are described by visiting spor-
tsmen as unbelievable.
The Olympic Village in the Remenki
district, where 12,000 competitors and
team officials will live, is virtually
finished and will be the finest Olympic
Village of all time.
This is not Soviet propaganda. Mem-
bers of the International Olympic
Committee and leaders of the sports
federations are here for the Soviet
Spartacade sports festival, and they all
There are some grouses, and the
Russians have one year to put things'
right. The complaints are mainly
-Bureaucratic muddles, leading to
delays in issuing visas.
-Food that sometimes seems
strange and unappetizing to visitors
from the United States and Western
-A sloppy information and results
service for the press and sports officials
at the Spartacade.
The village consists of 18 high-rise 16-
National League
Pittsburgh 5. Montreal4
Cincinnati 2, Atlanta 0
St. Lauis5, Philadelphia 0
Chicago 4, New York 2
American League
Baltimore S, Kansas City 0
Cleveland 7, Chicago 2

story apartment blocks. Most of the
apartments bave two bedrooms, a
lounge, a kitchen-breakfastdroomsand
bathroom. They are fitted out with
cooking facilities down to an electric
samovar for making tea.
These things can be irksome, but
none of them destroy the image of a city
planning for the Olympics and doing it
president of the International Amateru
Athletic Federation, contrasted the
planning in Moscow with the situation
in Montreal one year before the 1976
"We prayed that everything would be
all right in Montreal," Paulen said.
Blue dives
Two Michigan divers earned
medals yesterday at the National
Sports Festival II in Colorado
Springs, Colorado.
Chris Seufert, a 22-year-old
Michigan graduate from Ambler,
Mich., won the women's three-
meter springboard diving with a
445.60 point total over Michele
Hain from Oklahoma City.
Bruce Kimball, 16-year-old son
of Wolverine coach Dick Kimball,
claimed the silver in the men's
platform competition with a total
score of 527.75. Brian Bungum of
Austin, Texas, won that event
witha score of 537.15.

W L Pct. GB
Baltimore.............67 33 .670 -
Boston-................60 36 .625 5
Milwaukee-......-......60 41 .594 7/2
New York.............55 45 .550 12
Detroit.......-.........50 48 .510 16
Cleveland-.............47 52 .475 191/
California.............58 44 .569 -
Minnesota.............53 45 .541 3
Texas..-...-............53 46 .535 3
Kansas City-...........49 50 .495 7112
Chicago........-.......46 54 .460 11
Seattle-................43 60 .417 15%12
Oakland.....-..........27 75 .265 31
Today's Games
Seattle (Abbott 4-10) at Oakland (Keough 0-12).
4:30 p.m.
Detroit (Robbins 0-0) at Toronto (Lemanczyk
7-8), 7:30p.m.
New York (Tiant 7-4) at Milwaukee (Sorensef
Cleveland (Paxton 6-5) at Kansas City (Trout
5-3) 8:30 p.m.
Cleveland (Paxton 6-5) at Chicago (Trout 5-3),
8:30 p.m.
Baltimore (D. Martinez 13-7) at Kansas City
(Gale 7-8),8:35p.m.'
Boston (Eckersley 11-5) at Texas (Jenkins 10-7),
8:35 p.m.
Minnesota (Kroosman 11-9) at California (Aase
7-7),10.p.m. Tomorrow'sGames
Detroit at Toronto, 1:30 p.m.
Cleveland at Chicago, 2:t5ip.m.
New York at Milwaukee, 2:30 p.m.
Baltimore at Kansas City, 2:35 p.m.
Minnesota atCalifornia, 4 p.m.
Seattle at Oakland, 4:30 p.m.
Boston at Texas,8:35 p.m.

Not including last night's games

W L Pct. GB
Montreal..............54 39 .581 -
Chicago.-.....-.........53 42 .558 2
Pittsburgh-............53 43 .552 21/2
Philadelphia-..........52 46 .531 41
St. Louis.....-..........47 47 .500 71/
New York .............40 54 .426 141/
Houston......-.........58 45 .583 -
Cincinnati.............54 49 .524 4
San Francisco ......... 49 53 .480 812
San Diego ............. 47 57 .452 112
Los Angeles ........... 43 58 .426 14
Atlanta*............... 42 59 .416 15
Today's Games
Chicago (Holtzman 6-7) at New York (Falcone
1-7),2:5 p...
Cincinnati (Bonham 4-4 and Moskau 5-3) at
Atlanta (Niekro 14-11 and Hanna 0-1), 2:15 p.m.
Pittsburg (Bibby 6-2) at Montreal (Shatzeder
St. Louis (Fulgham 3-3) at Philadelphia (Notes
2-1), 7:35 p.m.
Los Angeles (Reuss 3-8) at Houston (K. Forsch
6-6), 8:35 p.m.
San Francisco (Curtis 6-6) at San Diego (Perry
10-6), 10p.m.
Tomorrow's Games
Chicago at New York, 2, 1:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Montreal, 1:35 p.m.
St. Louis at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m.
San Franciscoat San Diego, 4 p.m.
Cincinnati at Atlanta, 7:05 p.m.
Los Angeles atHouston.,8:35 p.m.

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