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Page Sixteen


Friday, June 1 1973

Chisox rattle Tigers



LSports of The Daily


For he's a jolly good fellow.. .
Yesterday marked the end of an era in Michigan athletics
when Don Weir's retirement as ticket director became official.
Starting today former hockey mentor Al Renfrew will head the
department. Weir served some 26 years in the athletic office
and all those who know him, will surely miss his presence and
wish him well in the future.
Turf talk
WASHINGTON-The National Football League Players Asso-
ciation (NFLPA) has asked the Federal Consumer Safety Com-
mission to ban further installation of artificial turf on pro,
college, and high school gridirons pending a study on its rela-
tion to injuries.
Edward Garvey, executive director of NFLPA, asked Com-
mission Chairman Richard Simpson to establish safety regula-
tions for synthetic turf.
The players, said Garvey, "are concerned not only about
their own careers being shortened by playing on artificial grass,
but also for the thousands of high school and college athletes
who must on synthetic turfs.,
Indy tracks
Gordon Johneock, a native of Hastings, Mich., was officially
declared the winner of the ill-fated Indianapolis 500. Johncock
will receive over $200,000 for his efforts . . . Graham McRae
of New Zealand was named rookie of the year in the race.
McRae finished 16th . . . Andy Granatelli, owner of the winning
ear, threatened to pull out of future USAC competition unless
reforms were made. He wants to reduce the speeds and the
hazard of fuel fires, like the kind that seriously injured one of
Granatelli's drivers, Swede Savage.
Baseball notes
Pitcher Rob Gardner was dealt from Oakland to Milwaukee
. . Frank Robinson is giving serious consideration to becom-
ing the major's first black manager. He is being considered for
the pilot position of the new Washington franchise . . . just to
see the changing of the guard among the major's leading hitters,
look at the various names . . . Watson . . . Maddox . . . Bill
Robinson . . . Grubb . . . Blomberg . . . Kirkpatrick . . '. Suarez
d .Braun . . . long gone are the days of Mays, Yastrzemski,
and others.-
On tab...
the Tigers continue their Western road with the
latest stop being the Twin Cities . . . Joe Coleman attempts
to capture his tenth victory against Minnesota's Jim Kaat
. . . game timle is 9 p m. with the broadcast on radio
station WJR ('60).
Maior League Standings
East East

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO-Dick Allen slugged
a three-run homer and a run-
scoring double and Bill Melton
knockad in iree runs last night,
leading the Chicago White Sox'to
a 10-2 victory which snapped De-
troit's five-game winning streak.
The White Sox kayoed starter
Jim Perry, 6-3, in the first in-
ning with a three-run burst and
added three more in the second.
Ed Herrmann hit his third homer
in the third and Allen crashed
No.'11 in the sixth.
White Sox starter Eddie Fish-
er, 5-3, was nicked for two runs
in the fourth when Dick Sharon
hit his first major league homer
and Dick McAuliffe doubled and
scored on a single by Ed Brink-
Astros crushed
CHICAGO - Ra n d y Hundley
contributed a run-scoring single
in the Cubs wild first inning in
which they scored 10 unearned
runs, all with two outs, and a
fifth inning home run to help
Chicago gain a 16-I deciison over
the Houston Astros yesterday.
More Sports, Page 15
The Cub carnage began after
Houston starter Dave Roberts,
5-3, had routinely retired Rick
Monday and Glenn Beckert on
ground balls. After Billy Williams
singled, A s t r o third baseman
Dave Rader bobbled Ron Santo's
grounder to open the gates.
The bizarre inning in which
Jose Cardenal and Carmen Fan-
zone each stroked two-run singles
involved four walks, a hit bats-
man and a wild pitch. The Cubs
loaded the bases five' times
against Roberts and relievers
Jim Ray and.Cecil Upshaw.
Rader also contributed an 11th
unearned run with a bad throw
in the third, while Hector Torres'
error at short led to a pair of
unearned runs in the Cub
With the wind blowing out,
Chicago's Rick Monday belted a
solo homer, and Houston's Jesus
Alou and Tommy Agee hit back-
to-back homers off winner Fer-

Summer Daily

guson Jenkins, 6-3, in a three-run
Astro seventh,
Yankees thumped
NEW YORK - Ken Holtzman
overpowered New York with a
one-hitter before he was literally
knocked out of the box by a
batted ball in the eighth inning
and Reggie Jackson homered,
tripled and drove in three runs
in Oakland's 6-0 victory over the
Yankees last night.
The Oakland lefthander cut
down the first 20 Yankees with a
blazing fastball until Matty Alou
broke up his no-hit spell with a
two-out single up the middle in
the seventh inning.
Supported by Jackson's two-run
triple in a three-run first inning
and the right fielder's solo homer
into the upper deck in right field
in a three-run fifth, Holtzman,
10-2, breezed into the eighth with
a six-run lead.
But the first batter of the
eighth, designated hitter Jim Ray
Hart, belted a line' drive off
Holtzman's left leg that knocked
the pitcher down.
Bosox crashed
BOSTON-Bob Oliver, capping
a hot month of May, drilled. a
three-run homer in a seventh
inning rally that carried the
California Angels to a 7-6 victory
over the Boston Red Sox yester-
Oliver, who had only three runs
batted in during April, hiked his
RBI total for the year to 29 with
his seventh homer high into the
screen in left center _against
veteran reliever Bob Bolin, 1-1, ,
Brewers whipped
MILWAUKEE - Harmon Kille-
hrp" annlpri in a rs-innu"rai

and slammed his third homer of
the year for an insurance run in
the eighth yesterday, leading the
Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory
over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Singles by George Mitterwald,
Jim Holt and Danny Thompson
off loser Jim Colborn, 5-2, broke
a 2-2 tie in the fifth. Dick Wood-
son, 4-3, and Ken Sanders, who
relieved in the eighth, combine3
for a six-hitter to hand Milwai-
kee its seventh defeat ui eight
Braves beaten
PITTSBURGH-Willie Stargell
boomed a three-run homer in the
bottom of the eighth inning last
night, boosting the Pittsburgh
Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the
Atlanta Braves.
Gary Gentry, 4-5, carried a 1-0
Atlanta lead into the eighth but
got in trouble when Manny San-
guillen beat out an infield single
and Richie Hebner walked with
one out. Stargell followed with
his 14th homer.
Nelson Briles, 3-4, went all the
way for the victory, permitting
just three hits. The Braves' only
runs came in the fifth when
Mike Lum walked and came
around to score on singles by,
Dusty Baker and Marty Perez.
The two-out singel by Perez was
Atlanta's last hit.
Cards nipped
ST. LOUIS=-Joe Morgan's sixth
home run snapped a 2-2 tie in the
sixth inning and lifted the Cin-
cinnati Reds to a 3-2 victory over
Bob Gibson and the St. Louis
Cardinals last night.
The blow by Morgan snapped
a winning streak for the Cardi-
nals at eight games.

New Yorkt

w L Pct. GB
25 21 .543 - Chicago
24 23 .510 1i/ Pittsburgh
20 21 .487 2' New York
20 23 .465 4 Montreal
20 27 .435 5/ ' St. Louis
19 26 .422 6 Philadelphia

w L Pet. GB
29 19 .604 -
21 20 .512 4'.
21 22 .488 51
19 y 22 .463 6'>
19 25 .431 8
19 27 .413 9

West West
Chicago 27 15 .642 - San Francisco 32 20 .615 -
.Minnesota 42 .80'. Los Angeles 30 19 .612 x
Calitornia 2 04 tt.545 3'.
Kansas City 27 23 .540 4 Houston 29 22 .569 2'
Oakland 24 24 .500 6 Cincinnati 27 21 .562 3
Texas 15 28 .348 12!'! Atlanta 17 30 .361 12'
Yesterday's Resulty San Diego 17 33 .340 14
California 7, Boston 6 Yesterday's Results
Minnesota 4, Milwaukee-2
Oakland 6, New York 0 Chicago 16, Houston 8
Texas 9, Cleveland 5 Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 1
Kansas City 4, Baltimore I Cincinnati 3, St. Louis 2
Chicago 10, Detroit 2 Today's Games
O Tonight's Games Atlanta (Harrison 0-2) at Chicago
California (singee 8-2) at New (Hooton 5-3)
York (Kekich 1-) Cincinnati (McGlothlin 2-1) at
Oakland (Hamilton 0-0) at Bos- Pittsburgh (Blass 2-3)
ton (Pattin 3-7) Houston (Dierker 0-0) at St. Louis
Baltimore (Alexander 4-1) at Tex- (Cleveland 4-4)
as (Merritt 0-0) New York (Koosman 5-3) at San
Chicago (wood 13-3) at Milwaukee Diego IGeiet 3-5)
(Short 1-1)
Cleveland (Tidrow 4-6) at Kansas Montreal (Moore 3-3) at Los
City (Drago 4-4) Angeles (Downing 5-1)
Detroit (Coleman 9-3) at Minne- Philadelphia (Twitchell 3-1) at San
sota (Kaat 6-2) Francisco (Bryant 7-3),

CUB SECONDBASEMAN GLENN BECKERT slides under the tag of Houston's John Edwards in
yesterday's 10-run uprising in the first inning of the Chicago-Astro game. The Cubbies went on to
win, 16-8,

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