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Page Twelve.


f riday, August 3, 1973

Brewers beat Tigers, 6-3

Sports of The Daily


Blackout ban?
WASHINGTON (A')-Rep. Robert Macdonald, chairman of the
House subcommittee on communications, says he's convinced
Congress will ban televised blackouts of home professional foot-
ball games which have been sold out.
Macdonald, a Massachusetts Democrat, said yesterday he
also intends to write his legislation to make the ban permanent
and not a one-year experiment as proposed in a bill sponsored by
Sen. John Pastore (D-R.I.). "We'll have it in time for the up-
coming season," said Macdonald after three days of hearings.
.Chuvalo returns
INDIANAPOLIS (A,) - Sixth-ranked heavyweight George
Chuvalo of Toronto will meet Mike Boswell of Youngstown, Ohio,
here on Aug. 24, it was announced yesterday.
Chuvalo, who has fought almost every big name in the
heavyweight division, and Boswell are scheduled for a 10-rounder
at the downtown Convention Center.
Colonels sold
NEW YORK (1) - The American Basketball Association
trustees yesterday formally approved the sale of the Kentucky
Colonels franchise to Ms. John Brown of Louisville.
Brown bought 52 per cent, the controlling interest, in the
Colonels from a Cincinnati group several weeks ago.
Charles Finley gave a report to the trustees on the status
of the Memphis franchise. Further action by Finley on the fran-
chise is expected in a few days.
. Pigskin for beef
MINNEAPOLIS A)-With the beef situation what it is, a
suburban Minneapolis man figured a hind quarter of choice
aged beef cut to order was worth two season tickets to Minne-
sota Vikings games.
"It dawned on me," said Allan Sachs of Golden Valley,
"that someone would give up the tickets for some meat."
Sachs is president of Morton Sausage Co. but since it
doesn't normally handle choice meat, he's found a friend will-
ing to provide the hindquarter for him to trade for the National
Football League tickets.
The tickets cost $7 a game, or $126 for a pair of season
tickets. The beef, depending on its weight, would have a retail
cost of "more than $200, if you could get it," Sachs said.

By The Associated Press
MILWAUKEE-Darrell Porter's
three-run homer capped a four-
run sixth inning yesterday, pro-
pelling the Milwaukee Brewers
to a 6-3 victory over Detroit that
snapped the Tigers' eight-game
winning streak.
Porter, a left-handed batter,
blasted his 12th homer high into
the right field bleachers off De-
troit's southpaw relief ace, John
Hiller, and erased a 3-2 deficit.
It came after singles by Pedro
Garcia, Dave May and George
Scott scored one run and chased
starter Mike Strahler (4-4).
The Tigers had taken a 3-1
lead in the fifth against Jerry
Bell (9-8) on singles by Jim
Northrup and Mickey Stanley and
a two-run double by G a t e s
A single by Northrup, a scatch
single by Stanley, a force out and
a single by Willie Horton staked
Detroit to a 1-0 first inning lead.
Milwaukee tied it in the third on
Bob Coluccio's ninth homer.
May reached second on a
throwing error by Ed Brinkman
and scored Milwaukee's final run
on a single by Scott off Ed Farm-
er in the seventh.
Portet's home run was only the
fifth allowed by Hiller in 42 ap-
pearances. Hiller has 23 saves
and entered the game with a
1.60 earned run average.
Boston rolls
BOSTON-The Boston Red Sox
exploded for five runs in the first
inning on home runs by Orlando
Cepeda and Carlton Fisk and
went on to rout the slumping New
York Yankees 10-0 last night be-
hind the four-hit pitching of un-
beaten Roger Moret.
The triumph lifted the fourth-
place Red Sox to within 11/2
games of pacesetting Baltimore
in the American League's East
Division. The Yankees, who have
dropped six of their last seven
starts, remained in second place,
four percentage points behind the
New York pitcher Steve Kline

Summer Daily

(4-7), making his first-start since
he went on the disabled list with
arm trouble June 24, retired the
first two Boston batters but
Reggie Smith beat out an infield
hit, Carl Yastrzemski walked
and Cepeda, the Red Sox' desig-
nated hitter, slammed a 3-2 pitch
into the left field screen for his
16th homer of the baseball sea-
Cubs slump .
ski drove in two runs with a pair
of singles and rookie Dick Ruth-
ven pitched a five-hitter, leading
the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1
victory over the slumping Chi-
cago Cubs last night.
With one out in the first inning,
Del Unser singled off loser Bill
Bonham (4-2) and raced to third
as Willie Montanez also singled.
Luzinski then beat out a checked-
swing dribbler toward third as
Unser scored.
With two out in the third, Un-
ser singled and Montanez walked
before Luzinski singled home his
67th run of the baseball season.
Montanez followed Unser across
the plate when Chicago right
fielder Jose Cardenal let thebal
get through him for an error.
Ruthven doubled home the Phils'
final run in the eighth.
Ruthven (5-9) didn't allow a hit
'until Billy Williams singled with
one out in the fourth. He walked
Ron Santo but fanned Andy
Thornton and got Paul Popovich
on a fly ball.
Atlanta smashed
ATLANTA - The Cincinnati
Reds erupted for nine runs in
the fourth inning, after Johnny
Bench's two-run homer highlight-
ed the four-run third, and rolled
over the Atlanta Braves 17-2 last
night behind the four-hit pitch-
ing of Don Gullett.
Bench got the Reds rolling by
drilling his 21st homer of the
baseball season, off loser Roric
Harrison (6-4) after a walk, Dan
Driessen's single and Tony Perez'
sacrifice fly accounted for the
first run. Bobby Tolan's theft of
home on the front end of a dou-
le steal with Cesar Geronimo
produced the fourth run of the
Cincinnati then broke loose for
nine runs in the next inning off
Harrison and Jim Panther on
seven hits, three walks, an error

and a sacrifice fly. Pete Rose
had a two-run double in the in-
The Reds added a pair in the
fifth on Bobby Tolan's RBI dou-
ble and a wild pitch and got an-
other in the sixth on Denis
Menke's sacrifice fly.
Gullett (12-8) held the Braves
to a pair of hits by Dusty Baker
until Dick Dietz opened the At-
lanta eighth with his second
home run of the season. Andy
Kosco homered for the Reds in
the ninth.
Ryan triumphs
ANAHEIM-Fire-balling Nolan
Ryan scattered eight hits and
struck out 11 in hurling the Cali-
fornia Rangers to a 3-2 triumph
last night over the Rangers.
It was his first victory since
he pitched a no-hitter against
Detroit July 15.
Ryan (12-14) outdueled Sonny
Siebert, who was making his first
start since suffering a shoulder
injury July 5.
Dave Nelson gave Texas a 1-0
lead with a run-scoring double
in the top of the third, but Cali-
fornia scored twice in the bottom
half of the inning on a sacrifice
fly by Sandy Alomar and an RBI-
single by Alan Gallagher.
Newcomer Billy Parker, recall-
ed Wednesday from the minors,
delivered what proved to be the
winning run with a sacrifice fly
in the sixth inning.
Texas scored its final run of
the baseball game in the seventh
on a double by Jeff Burroughs
and a single by Rich Billings.
Astros fall
HOUSTON -- K e n McMullen
smacked a two-run double in the
11th inning, leading the Los An-
geles Dodgers to a 4-2 victory
over the Houston Astros.
Ron Cey led off the 11th with
a single off Houston reliever
Juan Pizzaro (2-2). Tom Paciorek
laid down a sacrifice bunt and
Bill Russell walked before Mc-
Mullen hit his long double to left-
Don Sutton (13-7) got the vic-
tory and Jim Brewer pitched the
11th inning to record his 13th
Consecutive home runs by Doug
Rader and Lee May leading off
the ninth inning for Houston sent
the game into extra innings.


Major League Standings
East East
W L Pot. G13 W L Pct.1
Baltimore 56 46 549 - St. Louis 58 49 .542 -
New York 60 50 .545 - Chicago 55 53 .509 3K
Detroit 57 49 .538 1 Pittsburgh 51 54 .486 6
Boston 56 49 .533 1' Montureau 51 55 .481 6
Milwaukee 51 54 .486 6 Philadelpia t 57 .472 7
Cleveland 39 69 .361 20 New York 47 57 .452 9!
West " West
Kansas City 62 48 .564 - Los Angeles 67 41 .620 -
Oakland 60 47 .561 K Cincinnati 64 45 .587 3?
Minnesota 53 51 .5I0 6 San Francisco 60 47 .561 6'
Chicago 52 55 .486 81 Houston 56 54 .509 12
California 51 54 .406 0. Atlanta 49 63 .438 20
Texas 40 65 .381 19 San Diego 36 70 .340 30
Last Night's Results Last Night's Results
Milwaukee 6, Detroit 3 Philadelphia 4, Chicago I
Cleveland 6, Baltimore 0 Montreal 2, St. Louis 0
- Boston10,New York 0 New York 5,Pittsburgh I
Minnesota at Oakland, inc. Cincinnati 17, Atlanta 2
Clorni3,,TeC as2Los Angeles 4, Houston 2, 11 innings
ans ACty 3, ica L Other clubs not scheduled
Boston (Tiant 13-9 and Pole 0-0) at National League
Baltimore (McNally 9-11 and Jefferson Houston (Wilson 6-12 and Dierker 0-1)
3-3) at Cincinnati (Nolan 0-1 and Hall 6-4)
New York (Peterson 8-11) at Detroit Pittsburgh (Walker 7-8) at Philadel-
AP Photo (Lolich 10-10) phia (Carlton 10-11)
Milwaukee (Parsons 3-5) at Cleveland Chicago (Reuschel 11-8) at Montreal
(Timmerman 3-3) (Marshall 10-6)
Kansas City (Drago 11-10) at Min- St. Louis (Gibson 11-10) at New York
nesota (Kaat 11-10) (Matlack 7-14)
home plate Texas (Bibby 5-4) at Chicago (John- San Diego (Greif 6-12) at Atlanta
his coach. son 2-3) (Schueler 6-6)
Oakland (Blue 9-7) at California Las Angeles (Messersmith 10-6) at
(Singer 15-7) San Francisco (Bradley 9-9)

'Eat it, urnP!
Peppery Tiger skipper Billy Martin shouts various strange and undoubtedly unkind oaths at
umpire Donald Denkinger. Dick McAuliffe stands by adding moral and verbal support to
But as usual the ump prevailed.

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