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'age Twelve


Saturday, May 12, 103

Tigers outlast Brewers

Palmer blanks New Yc
1P VfI By The Associated Press' Brinkman.
DETROIT - Mickey Lolich Rodriguez, Dick McAuliffe,
gave up ten hits and survived Bill Freehan and Mickey Stan-

Fame and fortune
NEW YORK-The NBA chamipon New York Knicks will
receive $14,107 apiece for winning the 1973 title, the team an-
nounced yesterday. The Knicks, who defeated the Los Angeles
Lakers in five games, were greeted by 1000 fans upon their
arrival at Kennedy Airport. Dave DeBusschere, who suffered a
severely sprained right ankle in the fourth quarter of the final
game, was in a wheelchair and had to helped on and off the
plane by his teammates . . . Meanwhile in Montreal, an esti-
mated 500,000 people lined the streets of the city to greet their
Stanley Cup champion Montreal Canadiens.
Gopher in trouble
MINNEAPOLIS-After avoiding controversy for a year, the
Minnesota Gopher basketball team was back in the news again
when it was revealed that reserve guard Greg Olsen has ad-
mitted selling his complimentary tickets to basketball games for
$50 a pair twice this year to Minneapolis business executive
Harvey Mackay. Such sales are a violation of Big Ten and
NCAA regulations. The sale of the ducats was brought to the
attention of university officials by the student newspaper, the
Minnesota Daily.
Diamond dust
Teams returned to play within their divisions yesterday :and
maybe some one in the American League East will be able to
get over .500 . . . In case you missed it, Wilber Wood won his
eighth game of the season out in Anaheim with a 4-3, 12 inning
triumph over the Angels. Terry Forster, ace Pale Hose fireman,
picked up his seventh save in the game . . Sap Francisco's
Bobby Bonds isn't in the Top Ten in National League batting with~
his .302 mark but he leads the senior curcuit in runs with 33,
hits with 45, and ranks second in RBIs with 25, although he hits
in the leadoff spot for the Giant.
On tab.. .
Some home action for Michigan's tennis and track
teams this afternoon. The netters will face Northwestern
at the varsity courts at 1:00 and when that's over the
thinclads will square off with Big Ten indoor champ In-
diana at 4:00 . . . The tenacious Detroit Tigers face the
Milwaukee Brewers at Tiger Stadium this afternoon and
for the more sedentary, Baseball's Game of the Week on
TV (Ch. 4) features the Yankees and Orioles.

two unearned runs last night as
the Detroit Tigers took a 6-5
American League decision over
the Milwaukee Brewers.
Lolich, 2-4, who had lost four
of his five previous decisions,
gave up an unearned run in the
first inning on an error by third
baseman Aurelio Rodriguez and
singles by Dave May and George
Milwaukee scored an unearned
run in the fifth with the help of
two errors by short-stop Ed

ley each drove in a Tiger run.
The other two runs scored on
Brewers' throwing errors in the.
first and fifth.
Yanks blanked
NEW YORK -' Jim Palmer
pitched a three-hitter and Ellie
Hendricks backed him with a
two-run homer, pacing the Balti-
more Orioles to a 3-0 victory
over the New York Yankees last

Batsmen wallop
Buckeyes twice

versity of Michigan bombed Ohio
State pitching for 26 hits yester-
day in sweeping a doubleheader
9-6 and 10-3 that kept alive Wol-
verine hopes in the Big Ten title
race and knocked out the Buck-
Freshman righthander Chuck
Rogers held the Buckeyes to six
hits going the distance in the
second game for the Wolverines
after OSU had spoiled the perfect
pitching record of sophomore
lefty Art Adams in the opener.
Adams had pitched three com-
plete games without allowing an
earned run, but the Buckeyes got
to him for five in the first four
Pete Helt relieved Adams in.
the bottom of the fourth with
Michigan leading 6-5 and then
pitched the rest of the way to get
the win.
Leftfielder Tom Kettinger had
a double and three singles in four
at bats in the second game while

Mike DeCou had a double and a
triple for four runs batted in in
the first game.
Spartans split
Ken St. Pierre drove in three
runs with a homer and two sin-
gles here yesterday to give
Indiana University a 7-3 victory
over Michigan State after ne
Spartans had won the opener,
Big Ten Standings
W L Pct. GB
Minnesota 10 4 .714 -
MICHIGAN 8 4 .667 1
Michigan Slate 7 S .583 2
Wisconsin 7 5 .583 2
Indiana 7 7 .500 3
Ohio State 7 7 .500 3
Northwestern 6 6 .500 3
Iowca 6 8 .429 4
Illinois 4 8 333 5
Purdue 2 10 .167 7
Today's Games
Illinois at Purdue (2)
MICHIGAN at Indiana (2)
Michigan State at Ohio State (2)

rk, 3-0
Palmer, 3-2, struck out three
Yankees without issuing a walk.
He allowed only singles by Ron
Blomberg in the second inning
and Gene Michael in the sixth
and ninth.
Palmer got the only runs he
needed in the second as Brooks
Robinson walked and, with one
qut, Hendricks hit his first hom-
er of the season into the right
field seats off Steve Kline, 2-4.
Robinson singled in the fifth
inning to drive in the Orioles'
third run. It followed a walk to
Boog Powell and Blomberg's
fielding error at first base on
Rich Coggins' grounder.
Tribe tumbled
BOSTON - Luis Tiant fired
a four-hitter and. John Kenney
slugged a two-run homer, lead-
ing the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2
American League baseball vic-
tory overl theaCleveland Indians
last night.
After giving the 'Indians runs
in the first two innings on
George Hendrick's sacrifice fly
and Dave Duncan's'home run,
Tiant stiffened and held them
scoreless the rest of the way.
Kennedy tied the game with
his second - inning blast after
Danny Cater was hit by a Brent
Strom pitch. A run-scoring boun-
cer by Carl Yastrzemski in the
third scored the Red Sox' winn-
ing run.
Mets maraud
drove in the tie - breaking run
with a fifth - inning single and
unbeaten rookie Harry Parker,
with clutch help from Tug Mc-
Graw, won his third game of
the season last night as the New
York Mets defeated the Pitts-
burgh Pirates 4-3.
Astros fly
HOUSTON - Lee Mar's two-
run homer and Don Wilson's
three - hitter helped the Hous-
ton Astros celebrate Manager
Leo Dtrocher's return last night
with a 5-1 Na)tional victory over
the Cincinnati Reds.

Summer Daily

Majot League Standings

w L Pet. GB
Detroit 14 15 .483 -
Baltimore 1 14 .t -
Boston 12 14 .463
Milwaukee 12 14 .462
New York 12 15 .444 1
Cleveland 13 17 .433 1'
Chicago 17 6 .739 -
Kansas City 19 11 .633 1'4
Oakland 16 14 .533 4'.
California 13 12 .520 5
Minnesota 11 13 .458 61f
Texas 9 16 .360 9
Last Night's Results
Baltimore 3, New York 0
Boston 4, Cleveland 2
-Detroit 6, Milwaukee 5
Oakland 4, Texas 3
Kansas City 6, Minnesota 2
Chicago at California, ine.
Today's Games
Baltinore (Palmer 2-2) at New
York (Stottlemyre 4-4).
Cleveland (Perry 4-4) *at Boston
(Curtis 1-2).
Milwaukee (Slaton 1-2) at Detroit
(Fryman 2-2).
Oakland (Odom 0-5) at Texas (Broa
berg 0-3), night.
Minnesota (Hands 3-2) at Kansas
City (Splittorff 5-1), night.
Chicago (Fisher 4-1) at California
(Wright 0-5), night. -

W L Pt. GB
Chicago 17 13 .567 -
New York 15 14 .517 1'
Pittsburgh 12 12 -.500 2
Montreal 12314 .462 3
Philadelphia 11 16 .407 .4'
St. Louis 7 21 .250 9
San Francisco 24 10 .706 -
Houston 21 11 .650 2
Cincinnati 18 13 .600 4
Los Angeles 17 14 .548 5,
Atlanta 10 18 .357 11
San Diego .11 20 .355 11'.%
Last -Night's Results
Chicago 4, Philadelphia 3
St. Louis 12, Montreal 0
New York 4, Pittsburgh 3
San Diego at Atlanta, pod rain
Houston 5, Cincinnati 1
Los Angeles at San Francisco, inc.
Today's Games
New York (Seaver 3-3) at Pitts-
burgh (Moose 2-2).
Philadelphia (Twitehell 0-0) at
Chicago (Reuschel 2-2).
Los Angeles (Sutton 3-3) at San
Francisco (Willoughby 3-2).
San )iego (Greif 1-2) at Atlanta
(Dobson. 2-4), night.
Montreal (McAnally 2-1) at St.
Louis (Bibby 0-1), night.
Cincinnati (Grimsley 4-1) at iOUs-
ton (Reuss 4-1), night.

Up in the air
DALLAS TORNADO defender John Best (4) flips Philadelphia Atoms forward Andy Provan (10) away
from the ball in the first half of a North American Soccer League match in Philadelphia last night.

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