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rage Twelve


Wednesday. June 13 193

Pag.Tele HE UMERDAILY enedJun 1, 1



over the
Bobby Clark (6) is given a free
ride to the ground as Arizona
State baserurener Dennis Ken-
drick meets him at second base
in yesterday's fourth round Col-
lege World Series Action. Clark's
Texas Longhorns were ousted by
Kendrick's Sun Devils by a 6-5
At press time the Minnesota
Gophers, facing elimination in
the double elimination tourna-
ment, were doing battle with the
undefeated defending champs,
Southern California.
AP Photo

Howard's 8th inning homer
powers.Tigers to 6-5 win

rMajor League Standings
East East
W L Pet. Ga W L Pet. GB
New York 30 26 .536 -- Chicago 35 23 .596 -
Detroit 30 26 .536 - Montreal 25 25 .500 5y,
Milwaukee 28 27 .509 1% St. Louis 27 29 .486 7
Baltimore 26 25 .511 1y2 Pittsburgh 24 28 .464 8
Boston 26 26 .500 2 New York 24 29 .456 8%.
Cleveland 22 35 .386 8 Philadelphia 23 34 .408 10,
West West
Chicago 31 22 .584 - San Francisco 39 24 .624 -.
Minnesota 30 23 .566 12 Los Angeles 37 23 .621 -
Kansas City 31 29 .514 3 I Houston 33 28 .540 5
r California 27 26 .509 4 Cincinnati 31 27 .515 5/.
Oakland 29 21 .509 4 Atlanta 25 34 .434 12
Tesas 18 35 .340 13 Son Diego 20 40 .333 17t"
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Cleveland 5, Texas 4 Los Angeles 8, Philadelphia 6
Baltimore 6, Kansas City 4 Montreal 7, San Diego 3
Detroit6, Chicago 5 New York 5, San Francisco 4
Milwaukee at Minnesota (night) Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 2
New York at Oakland (night) St. Louis 11, Cincinnati 5
Boston at California (night) Chicago 3, Houston 0
Today's Games Todday's Games
Texas (Siebert 3-5) at Cleveland Los Angeles (John 5-2) at Philadel-
(Perry 6-7) phia (Brett 4-2)
Kansas City (Garber 5-3) at Bal- San Diego (Arlin 2-3) at Montreal
timore (McNally 5-7) (Moore 3-5)
Chicago (Stone 2-1) at Detroit (Lo- San Francisco (Bradley 5-3) at New
lich 6-5) York (Seaver 7-4)
Milwaukee (Colburn 7-2) at Min- Pitsbergh (Ellis 5-6) at Atlanta
nesota (Hands 5-6 or Decker 1-0) (Reed 3-7)
Boston (Culp 0-0) at California St. Louis (wise 7-3) at Cincinnati
(wright 3-8) (Billingham 8-2)
New York (Peterson 5-6) at Oak- Chicago (Pappas 3-4) at Houston
land (Holtzman 11-3) (wilson 4-6)

ay The Associated Press
DETROIT - Frank How-
ard's tie-breaking two-run
homer off Wilbur Wood in
the eighth inning lifted the
Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 vic-
tory over the Chicago White
Sox last night.
With the score tied 4-4, Willie
Horton led off the eighth with a
single. Wood, 14-6, retired the
next two batters, but then How-
ard, the Tigers' designated hit-
ter, belted his firsthhome run of
the season into the spper left
field seats.
Chicago came back with one
run in the ninth on one-out sin-
gles by Pat Kelly, Dick Allen and
Bill Melton. But reliever John
Hiller, 3-2, retired Carlos May on
a grounder and struck out Rick
Reichardt to end the game.
The Tigers had taken a 4-2 lead
by scoring three runs in the third
on a run-scoring double by Al
Kaline, a sacrifice fly by Bill
Freehan and a run-scoring single
by Ike Brown.
But Chicago tied the score with
a pair of runs in the sixth on two-
out singles by Ed Herrmann,
Eddie Leon, pinch hitter Tony
Muser and John Jeter.
The game was delayed for 58
minutes by rain following the
sixth inning.
Howard's blast was especially
comforting to Bengal boosters
as he had been so fooled by
Wood knucklers in his previous
two trips to the plate. In one
swing he had seemed to go
around twice.
The victory gave the Tigers a
tie for the first place slot in the
American League East, pend-
ing the outcome of the Yankee
game with Oakland on the West
Earl homers
BALTIMORE - Earl Williams'
two-run homer in the ninth inning

Summer Daily

'95 per cent sure' Howe
reveals Aero contract terms
DETROIT /)-Former Detroit Red Wing superstar
Gordie Howe confirmed yesterday long-rumored reports
that he has been offered a $1 million package to sign with
the Houston Aeros of the World Hockey Association.
Howe, who would become the first member of the
National Hockey League Hall of Fame to jump to the WHA,
said he has been offered a $500,000 bonus plus another
half-million spread over the next four years.
Aero General Manager Jim Smith said only minor issues
such as moving expenses, insurance program, endorsement
and promotional games.
"It's not the amount we're going to pay Gordie that
we're talking about now," Smith said. "It's how we're
going to pay him."

broke up a tie and led the Balti-
more Orioles to a 6-4 victory over
the Kansas City Royals last night.
Tommy Davis led off the ninth
with a single on a bad-hop
grounder, extending his hitting
streak to 14 games. Terry Crow-
ley fouled out, but Williams fol-
lowed with his homer, his eighth
of the year, to left off reliever
Doug Bird, 1-3.
The Royals scored three runs
in the seventh to tie the score 4-4.
Baltimore starter Jim Palmer
walked Fran Healy and Paul
Schaal followed with a triple.
Grant Jackson, who had retired
17 consecutive batters in his last
four relief appearances, replaced
Palmer and gave up a home run
ball to Cookie Rojas on an 0-2
Amos Otis hit a solo homer for
Kansas iCty and Bobby Grich
had a bases-empty homer for the
So does Walt
CLEVELAND -Walt Williams
and John Ellis smacked home
runs to power the Cleveland
Indians to a 5-4 victory over the
Texas Rangers last night.
Williams unloaded his first
homer of the season with one
aboard in the third, and Ellis
added his two-run shot, No. 2 of
the year, in the sixth.
The Rangers took a 1-0 lead
when leadoff batter Dave Nelson

ripped his fourth home run off
starter and winner Milt Wilcox,
The Indians tied the game in
the third on Buddy Bell's run-
-scoring triple and went ahead on
Williams' homer.
The Rangers regained the lead,
4-3, in the sixth on four singles
and two hit batsmen, but Ellis's
homer in the bottom of the inning
put Cleveland back on top tr
Billy round trips
HOUSTON - Rick Reuschel
pitched a three-hitter and Billy
Williams blasted a two-run hom-
er, leading the Chicago Cubs to
a 3-0 victory over the Houston
Astros last night.
Reuschel, 7-4, pitched hitless
ball until Cesar Cedeno led off
the seventh inning with a single.
Lee May singled Cedeno to third,
but Doug Rader bounced into a
double play to end the only threat
off the Chicago right-hander.
Reuschel and Houston's Ken
Forsch, 6-6, were lockedd in a
scoreless duel until the fifth
when Chicago scored its winning
Don Kessinger doubled and
Reuschel was safe on a sacrifice
bunt after Forsch threw the ball
late to third in an attempt to
get Kessinger. Rick Monday
bounced into a double play as
Kessinger scored,

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