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Page Twelve


Saturday, June 8, 1974


Northrup hi'
SSports of* The Daily
Belmont runs today
NEW YORK-Secretariat won the 1973 Belmont Stakes by an
incredible margin of 31 lengths. But often the gruelling 1% miles
of the final race of the Triple Crown is barely enough distance
to determine a winner.
The margin of victory in 10 of the last 25 Belmonts was one
length or less.
Eleven 3-year-olds were entered for today's 106th running of
the $125,000 Belmont. Among those scheduled to go to the post at
5:40 p.m., EDT, were Kentucky Derby winner Cannonade and
Preakness winner Little Current.
The narrowest victory margin in the 10 closest Belmonts
in the last quarter-century was the nose triumph by Jaipur in

t nips
By The Associated Press
DETROIT-Jim Northrup
provided the winning run
with a bases-loaded single
in the ninth, giving the De-
troit Tigers a 5-4 victory
over the California Angels
last night.
John Knox bunted for a base
hit and went to third on a wild
throw by pitcher John Cumber-
land. Mickey Stanley and Gary
Sutherland were walked inten-
tionally to load the bases.
Reliever Dick Selma replaced
Cumberland and struck out the
' dangerous Al Kaline before giv-
ing up Northrup's hit.
California's Dick Lange, who
retired 16 of the first 17 batters
he faced, lost a 4-0 lead when
the Tigers scored four runs in
the seventh.
The Angels had taken a 1-0
lead in the second on a double
by Winston Llenas after Bob
Oliver singled. They added an-

Angels, 5-4
Michigan Daily

other in the third a
Mickey Rivers, a
and a single by Lee
Dave Chalk belte
homer for Califor
seventh off T i g e
Woodie Fryman.
Willie Horton and
han began the Det
with singles. Then
outs, a wild pitch
scored a run andI
riguez doubled ho
to send Lange to th

n a walk to Reliever Rudy May walked
stolen base, pinch hitter Marvin Lane, then
Stanton. Mickey Stanley greeted Skip
d a two-run Lockwood with an RBI single
nia in the and Gary Sutherland added an-
r s starter other.
BillFree Prry: 0-1
, after two KANSAS CITY - Gaylord
by Lange Perry pitched a four-hitter for
Xuei e-his loth straight victory and the
Aurelio Rod-
me another Cleveland Indians scored single
e showers. runs in the last two innings on
an error and Joe Lis' homer to
beat the Kansas City Royals
h; 3-1 last night.
x Perry, 10-1, who has not lost
since opening day, owtpitched
Pa l Solittsrff, 5-6.
Before 1 is blasted his first
homner of the baseball season in
the ninth for an insrance run,
the Indi-ns scored the winning
ron in the eighth with the helo
of s e c o n d baseman Frank
White's miscue.
Braves Buzz
ATLANTA-Right-hander Brizz
Capra held Montreal to three
hits last night to win his fifth
cons-ti-e complete game, and
DIrrĀ°11'Evans and Mike itm
had two-ron singles, helping the
Atlanta Braves score a 5-0 tri-
uw h over the Expos.
Capra extended to 2. his con
s"c'ttive s utoit inning string,
lowering his National League
leading earned run average to
A's brewed
kee Brewers scored six runs in
the first four innings and Jim
Colborn, naking his first ap-
pernnce since May 10, pitched
3 1'3 shutout innings for his
second victory of the baseball
season with a 6-4 decision over
the Okland A's last night.
Colborn, who won 20 games
last year but missed the last
four weeks this season wid
pulled abdominal muscles, re-
placed starter Bill Champion
after a freak triple led to three
Oakland runs in the top of the
With two outs and Milwaukee
leading 5-1, left fielder Rob
AP Photo Ellis lost Deron Johnson's rou
tine fly in the lights. It bounced
more than 30 feet away behind
Green fin- him and near the foul line for
the triple.

Eye on the birdie
Hubie Green, promising young duffer on the PGA tour, admires a birdie at the Philadelphia Golf Classic yesterday.t
ished second round action with a 137, good for the lead.
B ator Leao ue Standinqs}

W L Pet. GB
Boston 29 23 .558 -
Milwaokee 27 23 .540 1
Cleveland 26 27 .491 3%
Baltimore 25 27 A1 4
Detroit 25 27 .481 4
New York 26 30 .464 5
Oakland 31 23 .574 -
Texas 28 26 .519 3
Chicago 24 24 .500 4
Kansas City 26 27 491 41'"
California 25 30 .455 61
Minnesota 22 27 .449 6'.
Yesterday's Results
Texas 5, Baltimore 3 -
Detroit 5, California 4
Minnesota 3, New York 2
Milwaukee 6, Oakland 4
Cleveland 3, Kansas City I
Today's Games
Minnesota (Corbin 3-0) at New
York (Dobson 3-8), 2 p.m., Ch. 4.
California (Singer 7-4) at Detroit
(Lolich 5-7) 2:15 p.m., Ch. 2.
Texas (Jenkins 7-5) at Baltimore
(Cuellar 6-3), night.
Oakland (Hamilton 4-1) at Mil-
waukee (Kobel 3-3), night.
Cleveland (Kline 3-8) at Kansas
City (Busby 7-3), night.
Boston (Drago 4-1) at Chicago
(Wood 9-6), night.

W L Pet. GB
Philadelphia 29 25 .537 -
St. Louis 27 24 .529 B
Montreal 23 23 .500 2
Chicago 20 28 417 6
New York 22 31 .415 6
Pittsburgh s18 31 .367 8%
Los Angeles 40 15 .727 -
Cincinnati 31 21 .596 7Yh
Atlanta 29 25 .537 101
Houston 29 27 .518 11
San Francisco 29 28 .509 12
San Diego 20 39 .339 22
Yesterday's Results
Atlanta 5, Montreal 0
Cincinnati 7, Philadelphia 4
Houston 1, New York 0
St. Louis at San Diego, inc.
Chicago at Los Angeles, inc.
Pittsburgh at San Francisco, inc.
Today's Games
Pittsburgh (Ellis 1-5) at San
Francisco (Bradley 6-4).
Montreal (Rogers 7-4) at Atlanta
(Morton 6-5), night.
Cincinnati (Kirby 4-3) at Phila-
delphia (Carlton 7-4), night.
New York (Matlack 5-3) at Bous-
ton (Roberts 5-6), night.
St. Louis (Thompson 0-1) at San
Diego (spillner 1-1), night.
Chicago (Bonham 4-8) at Los
Angeles (Downing 2-2), night.

Surf City here we come
It's not California and the water temperature is 52 degrees in Lake Michigan but this lone soml-
ber surfer is wondering where the "Two girls for every boy" are.

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