THE SUMMER DAILY
Saturday, May 26, 1973
TIGERS OUTDUEL A's IN 13
Sharon's RBI single
gives Detroit 1-0 win
DETROIT-Dick Sharon's 13th fanti
inning single brought home Mic-,dC~iCN1'T' o at
key Stanley with the onyrun of crICINNApir of un scaong
the game, providing the Detroit doables and Rick reuschel and
Tigers with a 1-0 Victory over Bob Lo-ker combined on a four-
the Oakland Athletics last, night. hitter, pacing the Chicago Cubs
Stanley had opened the 13th
with a double and moved to to d 7-2 victory over the Cincin-
third on a fielder's choice to set n-ti Nods list night,
up Sharon's game-winning hit. Bill Williams and Santo hit
Detroit's Jim Perry and Cat- two-oit doubles off Don Gullett,
fish Hunter of Oakland were 5-3, in the first to give the Cubs
locked in a scoreless pitching a 1-0 lead and they made it 2-0
duel through eight innings be- in the third on a sacrifice fly
fore the A's hurler left the game by Glenn Beckert and scored
in the ninth when the Tigers their eventual winning run on
threatened. Perry pitched 11 Jose Cardenal's home run n the
complete innings, yielding only fourth.
five hits. Pinson power
Detroit almost won the game MILWAUKEE - Vada Pinson
in the tenth when Ed Brinkman homered in the fifth inning and
doubled and tried to score on
Mickey Stanley's single. But Joe sparked a three-run sixth with
Rudi's throw caught Brinkman at a ron-scoring triple, leading the
thei'sate.hTgersatBrnarBiCalifornia Angels to a 5-3 victory
the plate. Tigers' manager Billy over the Milwaukee Brewers -last
Martin, who was ejected by um- o.
pire Larry McCoy after heatedly nPnson's second homer of the
-. .... . year gave the Angels the lead for
For Chuck Bloom's story on good at 2-1. The Angels made it
the "Grealesl Spectacle in Rae- 5-1 an inning later when Pinson
thoG eaesthe SIndiaaolin1110, tripled home Bill Grabarkewitz,
ing,"- the Indianapolis 500, see scored on a single by Mike Ep-
page 11. stein - and Bob Oliver followed
with a run scoring double.
arguing the call, had toube May muscle
wrestled away by umpire Nestor
Chylak. PITTSBURGH-Lee May drove
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NEW YORK - Gene Michael's
three-run homer in the seventh
inning climaxed New York's
comeback from a seven-run defi-
cit and powered the Yankejs to a
9-7 victory over the Texas Rang-
in three runs witn a pair of
homers and Jerry Reuss fired a
five-hitter, leading the Houston
Astros to a 7-2 victory over the
Pittsburgh Pirates last night.
Both of May's homers cleared
the 410-foot mark in near straight-
away center off Pittsburgh start-
er Bob Moose, 3-4
TIGER SHORTSTOP EDDIE BRINKMAN skids to a halt after being thrown out at third on a steal
attempt in last night's Detroit-Oakland game. Brinkman was also thrown out at home in the 10th in-
ning with the run that would have ended the game earlier
ers last night.
The Yankees, who trailed 7-0 Cruz cruise
after 2112 innings, had pulled to S OI-oeCu obe
within 7-5 when Graig Nettles ST. LOUIS-Jose Cruz doubled
opened the seventh with a sin- home the winning run and scored
gle off rookievStevewFoucault another, keying a three-run rally
the third Texas pitcher. After in the eighth inning that carried
Thurman Munson walked, Roi the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1
Blomberg delivered a pinch sin- victory over the Atlanta Braves
gle for one run. last night.
Michael then bluffed a bunt Alan Foster, 3-3, outdueled Ron
and hit the second pitch into the Reed, 2-5, with a five-hitter.
right field seats for his 11th ca- Reed had only allowed four hits
reer homer and second of the until giving up the Cardinals' tie-
season. breaking runs.
Detroit 22 20 .523 -
New York 211 2 500 1
Baltimore 17 19 .a72 2
Bostox 17 211 .45 2".
Cleveland 19 23 .452 3
Milwaukee 18 22 .450 3
Chicag< 24 14 .631 -
California 22 17 .564 21.
Minnesota 21 i .553 .3
Oakland 23 20 .535 3'.
Kansas City 23 20 .535 3'
Texas 12 26 .315 12
Detoit 1, Oakland 0, 13 innings
Nw York 9, Texas 7
COlifornia 5, Milwaukee 3
Kssas City vs. Minnesota, inc.
C!-veland,8, Chicago 3
Texas (Stanhouse 0-4) at New _York
Oakland (Holtzman 9-2) at De-
troit (Fryman 2-4)
California (May 4-4) at Milwaukee
Boston (Tiant 5-4) at Kansas City
(Dal Canton 2-3)
Baltimore (Palmer 4-3) at Minne-
sota (woodson 3-2)
Cleveland (Tidrow 4-5) at Chicago
W L Pet. Gi
"Chicago 25 17 .595 -
New York 20 17 .541 25
Pittsburgh 16 19 .457 5!
Montreal * 16 19 .457 5!!"
Philadelphia 15 24 .385 8'
St. Louis 14 24 .368 9
San Francisco 28 11 .609 -
Houston 27 18 .600 1.
Cincinnati 25 17 .595 1
Los Angeles 24 19 .558 21.
Atlanta 17 24 .414. 8
San Diego 16 27 .372 101/
Thursday's Late Results
New York 7, Los Angeles 3, 19 innings
Houston 7, Pittsburgh 2
Chicago 7, Cincinnati 2
St. Louis 4, Atlanta 1
Philadelphia at San Diego, inc.
New York at Los Angeles, inc.
Montreal at San Francisco, inc. .
Chicago (Pappas 1-3) at Cincinnati
Montreal (Moore 3-2) at San Fran-
ciso (Bryant 6-3)
Houston (Forsch 4-4) at Pittsburgh
Atlanta (Niekro 3-1) at St. Louis
Philadelphia (Carlton 4-6) at San
Diego. (Caldwell 1-4)
New Tacitk(Parker 4-0) at Los A-
geles (Downing 5-1)
OAKLAND'S SPEEDSTER BILL NORTH is cut down at second by a Duke Sims peg in last night's 1-0 Tiger win that took 13 innings
to decide. North had a good-night collecting two hits and making a shoestring catch in the 11th inning to prolong the contest.