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Page Twelve THE SUMMER DAILY Tiursday, August 9, 1973
mamansuammmmmmaerna oremrogancisco catcher Dave Raderammun
su dRONheN Giants oulated the
hes a days T esid s leadi
"w,.Expos ih by t.he pIha
2 his.305 batting average testifies.
EDGE A'S
Tigers keep on truckin', 3-2
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Sports of The Daily

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For want of a back.. .
The Oklahoma mess could have been avoided if the Sooners
had been able to recruit the man they really wanted to succeed
Jack Mildren as master of the Wishbone. Current Milwaukee
Brewer hitting sensation Darrell Porter was wooed by the Sooners
(whether within the regulations or not is uncertain) but chose
professional baseball instead. If he had gone with the Sooners,
they would have sat Kerry Jackson on the bench and the need
to tamper with his transcript might not have arisen.
Pirate power
As if the Pittsburgh organization was not overloaded with
hitters as is, the Pirates have found a new one down on their
Niagara Falls Class A team. Well known to Michigan fans, he is
former left fielder Tom Kettinger. Kettinger is currently batting
.333 (32 for 96) with 8 home runs and 22 runs batted in.
Gophers go NBA
Two Minnesota Gophers inked NBA contracts yesterday with
Ron Behagan going to the Kansas City-Omaha Kings and Clyde
Turner to the Milwaukee Bucks. Behagan and Turner both inked
two year pacts. Besides their skills, the two had other identifying
marks. Behagan was known for his involvement in the OSU-
Minnesota brawl and Turner was known for his rapidly receed-
ing hairline.
The Rocky road
NEW YORK-The Yankees announced yesterday that in,
order to make room for Wayne Granger, acquired from the
Cardinals, they had sent ex-Met Ron Swoboda down to their
Syracuse farm club. Swoboda, who was batting only .125 at the
time of his demotion, will be called up when the roster expands
to 40 men September first.
Blalock back.
NEW YORK - The Ladies Professional Golf Association's
appeal in its law suit with golfer Jane Blalock was disallowed
Monday, a lawyer for the golfer announced yesterday.
. Monday a circuit court of appeals at New Orleans refused
to entertain an appeal of an earlier district court ruling in
Miss Blalock's favor.
On May 31, 1972 Miss Blalock was suspended by the LPGA
for allegedly cheating by mismarking her ball on the putting
surface.

By The Associated Press
DETROIT - Bill Freehan
drove in two runs with a Summer Daily
homer and a bunt, leading
Detroit to a 3-2 victory over
the Oakland A's last night
that kept the Tigers atop
the American League East.
Woodie Fryman needed last-out
relief help from John Hiller to
raise his record to 4-7 with only
his second victory in the last day behind the four-hit pitching son's only pitch. Peterson rein-
three months. In the ninth, he of reliever Fred Beene. jured a thigh muscle on the play
gave up a triple by Deron John- The Yankeees tied it in the and was forced to leave the
son, who scored on a wild pitch. ninth, taking starter Fritz Peter- game.
Fryman struck out 10. son, who threw just one pitch in Beene, 6-0, relieved and Nel-
The A's went ahead 1-0 in the the- game, off the hook when son promptly stole second, reach-
second on a walk to Gene Te- Bobby Murcer opened with a dou- ed third on an infield out and
nace, a single by Jesus Alou ble and scored on Munson's sin- scored when Hal Lanier fell
which center fielder Mickey Stan- gle. Then Felipe Alou beat out a catching Jim Fregosi's foul pop.
ley let skip past him for an error, grounder to short before Michael
and Fryman's own error in let- delivered his game-winner. The R a n g e r s Bill Sudakis
ting Ray Fosse's liner bounce Texas picked up a run in the opened the fifth with his ninth
first inning after Dave Nelson homer of the baseball season,
from his glove.. .
beat out a bunt single on Peter- making it 2-0.
Sooners .
Major League Standings
skewered AMERICANsLEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
see page 11 East .East
W L Pet. ORW East G
Detroit 62 51 .549 - St. Louis 61 53 .535 -
Detroit, which has won 13 of Baltimore 60 54 .5 53 2Pittsburgh 55 56 .495 43/
16New Yok 63 .538 Chiago 6 58 .490 5
gamesSince the All-StarBoston 60 52 .536 1/5 Mntecal 55 57 .491 5
b r e a k, retaliated against Ken Milwaukee 53 58 .4778 Monhralp55576.4645
Holtzman, 17-10, with two runs Cleveland 44 71 .313 19 Nlade hia 5 26.464 9
in the bottom of the inning. westwest
KssCiy 65 54 .365 - Las Angeles 71 42 .628 --
Freehan smacked his fourth Oakland 64 50 .56112 Cincinnati 69 47 .595 3%
homer of the baseball season, Minnesota 56 55 .505 7 San Francisco 62 50 .554 83
Dick Sharon doubled and Aurelio Chicago 56 58 491 Iy2 Bouston 59 51 .504 14
Sharon home. California 52 58 47311/ Atlanta 53 64 .453 20
Rodriguez singled Sao oe Texas 42 70 .375 211/. San Diego 37 75 .330 33'N
In the eighth inning, Al Kaline Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
singled for the 2,840th hit of his New York 3, Texas 2" San Francisco 2, Montreal 1
major league career, bypassing etroit 3, Oaklanad 2 Cincinnati 4, Chicago 3
m o lston 9, Kansas City 4 Pittsburgh 4, Houston 3
Charlie Gehringer and placing Milwaukee 8, California 2 Atlanta 4, St. Louis 1
him second on the Tigers' all- Baltimore 6, Minnesota 1 Philadelphia at San Diego night
time list behind Ty Cobb's 3,902. Cleveland 13, Chicago 1 New York at Los Angeles night
Tuesday's Games
Kaline later came around with Texas 2-1, New York 1-3 Tuesday's Games
what proved to be the winning Oakland 1-0, Detroit 4-2 New York 6, St..Louis 5
run on Willie Horton's single and Minnesota 4-4, Baltimore 2-10 Hlouston 2, Pittsburgh 0
Freehan's squeeze bunt. Kansas City 7, Boston 6, it innings Cincinnati 1, Chicago 1
Calitornia 6, Milwaukee 5, i2 innings Los Angeles 6, a Diego 1
* * * Chicago 6, Cleveland 5, 12 innings Montreal 7, san Francisco I
Ynks yu k Probable Pitchers Probable Pitchers
sA.,K- )UC California (wright I-16) at Milwau- Montreal (Torrez 6-11) at San Fran-
NEW YORK - Gene Michael's kee (sIlaton 7-9) cisco (Bryant 15-I)
Chicago (Wood 20-16 or Forster 3-4) Atlanta (P. Niekro 11-5) at St. Louis
two-out ninth-inning single scored at Detroit (Coleman 18-I) (Foster 9-6)
Thurman Munson and capped a Boston (Lee 12-6) at Kansas City Philadelphia (Lonborg 9-9) at San
two-run rally- that lifted the New (Busby 9-11) Diego (Jones 2-3)
York Yankees to a 3-2 victory Baltimore (Cellar 1-12) at Minnesota New York (Koosman 9-i2) at Los An-
ysr n(Blyleven 14-10) geles tOlsteen 12-5)
over the Texas Rangers yester- Only games scheduled Only games scheduled

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