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Page Eight


Saturday, August 4, 1973


rage Eight THE SUMMER DAILY Saturday, August 4, 1973

Tigers explode to blast Yanks
^/ v// + /Orioles, Bosox split;
AL Birds lead b half

From wire Service Reports
Detroit struck for four runs in
the second inning, two on a
throwing error by shortstop Gene
Michael, and M i c k e y Lolich
spaced five hits to give the
Tigers a 7-2 triumph over the
New York Yankees last night.
The Tiger win coupled with
the Orioles' split of a twi-nite
doubleheader with Boston moved
the Detroiters into a virtual tie
for second with New York, a
half game behind Baltimore. Bos-
ton remained 1 hback.
Lolich, 11-10, pitched his 16th
complete game in 29 starts and
outdenled Sam McDowell, 5-3.
Dick Sharon started the Tigers
rally in the second with a single.
Bill Freehan walked and Aurelio
Rodriguez singled in a run. Ed
Brinkman followed with an infield
single to deep short which Mi-
chael threw wild to first, allow-
ing Freehan and Rodriguez to
score. Tony Taylor added an RBI
In Baltimore, the Orioles -poil-
ed Dick Pole's major league dc-
but by blasting him for 10 hits in
32 innings and went on to de-
feat the Boston Red Sox 8-2 for
a split of yesterday's twi-Night
doubleheader that enabled the
Orioles to hold onto first place in
baseball's American L e a g u
Dwight Evans and Rico Pet-
rocelli delivered two-run singles
as the Red Sox scored seven
times in the fourth inning to
erase a four-run deficit and take
the opener 8-5.

Pole, just ip from the minors,
was staked to a 2-0 lead but the
Orioles tied the score in the bot-
tom of the first before Pole could
retire a batter on singles by
Mark Belanger, Rich Coggins,
Tommy Davis and Boog Powell.
They took a 4-2 lead in the
third on two-out singles by Davis,
Powell, Paul- Blair and Terry
Crowley. Two-out s i n g 1 e s by
Larry Brown and B e l a n g e r
chased Pole in the fourth and
Merv Rettenmund greeted Craig
Skok with a two-run double.
NL East
Over in the National League's
Eastern Division, affairs also
tightened up as the Mets' 7-3 vic-
tory over the front-running St.
Lois Cardinals enabled the Cubs
and Pirates to each gain a full
game on the Redbirds. Chicago
shut out the Expos, 3-0, and Pitts-
burgh defeated Philadelphia, 3-1.
Don Hahn's run-scoring single
in the fifth inning snapped a tie
and Willie Mays hit a three-run
homer in the seventh, leading the
New York Mets to their victory
over the Cardinals last night.
Mays' blast, his fifth of the
year and 659th of career, came
off Diego Segui with two out in
the seventh after a walk to Mat-
lack and Felix Millan's single,
the 1,000th hit of his career.
In Philadelphia, home runs by
Willie Stargell and Manny San-
guillen carried Pittsburgh to its
victory over the Philadelphia
Phillies last night.
Rookie John Morlan, recently
called up from the International
League, earned his first major
league victory with relief help
from Ramon Hernandez. Morlan
allowed just four hits through
seven innings.
In the first inning, Stargell
followed a triple by Al Oliver
with his 32nd home run of the
baseball season to saddle Steve
Canlton with his 12th detest. The
left-hander, last year's Cy Young
Award winner in the National
League, has von 10 games so far
this year.
Rick Reischel pitched a four-
hitter and drove in a run in the
Chicago Cubs' victory over Mon-
Renschel, 12-8, retired 16 bat-
ters in a row at one point and
finished with 11 strikeouts and
no walks. He was only in trouble
in the first inning when Mike Jor-
gensen doubled with one out. But
Jorgensen was left stranded when
Ron Fairly and Ken Singleton
grounded out.
The Cubs now trail St. Louis
by 2% games and the Pirates are
just 5 games off the pace.

RED RELIEVER Pedro Borbon enters the first game of last night's twinbill with the Astros and re-
places the Red starter Gary Nolan (headless). Houston won the opener, 1-0, in 10 innings.

Major League
W I Pet. GB
Baltimore 57 47 .548 -,
Detroit 58 49 .542 '
New York 60 51 .541 I
aoston 7 50 .532 1 Y CHICAGO (P) - While the
Milw'aukee 508505.479 7
Cleveland 40 69 .367 19l rest of his Big Ten football
West coaching colleagues talked in
KansaCity 03 48 .009 - generalities,' Woody Hayes of
Mianesoa 54 02 .507 16 Ohio State, spoke in glowing
Chicago 53 55 .490 11 terms of his co-champions Buck-
California 51 54 .486 9 eyes at the Conference's 2nd an-
Texas 40 66 .376 20 nual Kickoff Luncheon yester-
Last Night's Results d
Boston 8, Baltimore 5 (1st) ay.
Baltimrnie 8, Boston 2 (2nd) More than 1,000 fans, lured by
Dletroitn , New York 4 the appearances of all confer-
Cleceland 9, Milwaukee 4
Kansas City 4, Minnesota ence coaches and a score of
Chicago 5, Texas 3 star players, attended the lun-
Today's Ganmes cheon in the Palmer House.
Kansas City (splittorff 14-5) at Min-
nesota (Woodson 10-5) Almost to a man, the coaches
Texas (Brown 3-1) at Chicago (wood -including four who are new or
Milwaukee (Colborn 13-7) at Cleve- have switched conference posts
land (Tidrow 8-10), twilight -predicted a hot battle for the
Boston (Lee 12-5) at Baltimore (Pal- championship shared last season
mer 13-6), nightbyOi State and Mihian.
New Yor k(Peterson 0-li) at Detroit by Ohio tte a Mchign.
(Perry 9-10), 8 p.m. But Hayes, the Big Ten dean
Oakland (Holtzman 16-9) at Califor- starting his 23rd season, was
nia (Wright 8-15), night.
NATIONAL LEAGUE most specific.
East "We have an outstanding of-
W L P ct GB fensive line; all our defensive
St. Louts 08500.5305
Chicago 56 53 .515 2
Pittsburgh 52 54 .491 5
Montreal 51 56 .476 6tU
Philadelphia 51 58 .468 7'
New York 48 57 .459 8%a
Los Angeles 67 41 .620 -
Cincinnati 65 46 .586 3Y_ NFL EXHIBITION GAMES
San Francisco 60 47 .561 6V,
Houston 57 55 .508 12 Last night's games
Atlanta 50 63 .445 19f Detroit 1
San Diego 36 71 .337 30' New ork Jwasat Houston inc.
Last Night's Results Dallas at Los Angeles, ine.
Houston 1, Cincinnati 0 (1st), 10 inn.
Cincinnati 11, Houston 5 (2nd) Today's games
Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia 1 -
Chicago 3, Montreal 0 Baltimore at Pittsburgh
New York 7, St. Louis 3 Buffalo vs. Philadelphia at Jackson-
Atlanta 5, San Diego 4 ville
Today's Games Cincinnati at Miami
St. Louis (Foster 8-6) at New York New Orleans at Kansas City
(Koosman 8-11) Chicago vs. Green Bay at Milwaukee
Los Angeles (Osteen 12-5) at San New York Giants at San Diego
Francisco (Bryant 15-8), Ch. 4, 3 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Moose 6-10 and walker Tomorrow's games
7-8) at Philadelphia (Brett 10-4 and Oakland at New England
Lonborg 9-8), twinight doubleheader.
San Diego= (Jones 2-3 and Troedson Monday's games
5-2) at Atlanta (Morton 8-9 and Devine
1-2), twinight doubleheader. San Francisco at Cleveland

ren confab

backs return; we have three ex-
ceptional quarterbacks and Ar-
chie Griffin, who was a sensa-
tional freshman running back,"
Hayes ticked off. "We also have
fullback Harold Henson, who
scored 20 touchdowns last sea-
Hayes was so jovial he said:
"I even enjoyed talking to Bo
Schembechler today - and
that's all wrong."
Schembechler, coach of co-
champion Michigan, was far
less effusive about the Wolver-
ines, although he pointed out
that of a class of 35 players he
recruited three years ago, 30
are still in uniform.
"We expect our senior group
to continue the tremendous lead-
ership job as it has done the
past four years," said Schem-
bechler. "I think the Big Ten
will be extremely tough this year
and this will be a very interest-
ing season."
Alex Agase, switching from
Northwestern to Purdue, sim-
ply said it was "an opportunity
I truly wanted" to take over
the Boilermakers, who finished
third in the Big Ten last season.
John Pont, who moved from
I n d i a n a to succeed Agase
at Northwestern, predicted the
Wildcats would be "very com-
petitive, hopeful of a first divi-
sion finish."
Lee Corso, Pont's successor at
Indiana, describing the Big Ten
as "the finest conference in the
world," jested: "All the pre-
dictions have us with a 1-10 re-
cord, but we'll do better - at
least 2-8, I'll guarantee."
Another new coach, Dennis
Stolz of Michigan State, as-
serted his ambition was to

"bring the Spartans back to be-
ing a national power."
Minnesota's Cal Stoll and Wis-
consin's John Jardine both said
their chances hinged on surviv-
ing the early stages of tough
Iowa's Frank Lauterbur, who
played as many as 15 freshmen
last season, said "we feel a
great deal of optimism, al-
though we again will be a
young team."
Bob Blackman conceded his
Illinois team faces a less suici-
dal schedule than last season-
"it has to be better with South-
ern California not on it." Black-
man said, however, the Illini
may have the smallest defensive
unit in the Big Ten.

Major League Leaders r
Player Club G AB R H Pet. Player Club G AB R H Pet.
Carew Min 99 385 65 133 .345 Rose Cin 108 442 80 149 .337
D.May Mil 104 421 68 137 .325 Watson Htn 110 408 74 134 .328
D. Allen Chi 72 250 39 79 .316 Unser Phi 89 286 47 91 .318
Murcer NY 110 428 58 134 .313 Cardenal Chi 101 366 59 116 .317
T. Davis Bal 86 349 32 107 .307 Grubb SD 81 281 39 89 .317
Otis KC 105 415 73 126 .304 Goodson SF 91 342 35 108 .316
Scott Mil 101 384 64 116 .302 Maddox SF 92 366 50 114 .311
Munson NY 100 346 54 104 .301 Cedeno Htn 89 331 59 103 .311
Blair Bal 97 331 51 99 .299 Matthews SF 97 336 47 104 .310
Berry Cal 96 296 33 87 .294 Hunt Mon 103 373 60 115 .308
R. Jackson, Oakland, 24; Mayberry, Stargell, Pittsburgh, 31; Evans, At-
Kansas City, 21; Otis, Kansas City, 21; lanta, 31; Bonds, San Francisco, 29; H.
Fisk, Boston, 20; Hendrick, Cleveland, Aaron, Atlanta, 28; DaJohnson, Atlan-
20. ta, 27.
Mayberry, Kansas City, 85; R. Jack- Bench, Cincinnati, 81; Evans, At-
son, Oakland, 84; Murcer, New York, lanta, 78; Stargell, Pittsburgh, 77;
75; Otis, Kansas City, 66; Darwin, Min- Bonds, San Francisco, 71; Singleton,
nesota, 64. Montreal, 69.
PITCHING (9 Decisions) PITCHING (9 Decisions)
Hunter, Oakland, 15-3, .833; Split- Twitchell, Philadelphia, 10-3, .769;
orff, Kansas City, 14-5, .737; McDan- Seaver, New York, . 13-5, .722; Brett,
tel, New York, 8-3, .727; Lee, Boston, Philadelphia, 10-4, .714; Cleveland, St.
12-5, .706; Palmer, Baltimore, 13-6, Louis, 12-5, .706; Osteen, Los Angeles,
.14;, Singer, California, 15-7, .682; 83-5, .706 Stone, New York, 7-3, .700;
ColemanDetroit, 107-, .68; s. Wood- B ,lingham, Cininnati, 15-7, .682;
son, Minnesota, 10-5, .007. Wise, St. Louis, 02-0, .007.

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