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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Saturday, May 11, 1974

Page Twelve THE MICHiGAN DAILY Saturday, May 11, 1 97~

Blue split; Rogers wins 5th
By CLARKE COGSDILL
Well, you can't always
get what you want-and if j if L t4 l
you try sometime, you just yR
might find you won't get
what you need, either. 4
What Michigan's baseball
team needed when it took
the field yesterday at Ray
L. Fisher Stadium was
pretty simple - a clean __
sweep. Going into the con-
tests with a 4-4 conference the League for Good Govern- with enough key pitches to set
record, the Wolverines still ment. Chuck Rogers boosted his the first six Hoosiers down in
retained an outside chance season's record to 5-0 in the order. Meanwhile, Michigan put
first game by scattering five together first-inning singles by
at marking a stretch run hits in a 3-2 Michigan triumph, Walterhouse, Burak, and dh Ted
for the title, but the roof fell in on Ace Ad- Mayhan, a walk to right-fielder
That chance is still there, but ams during the fourth inning of Mike DeCou, and Ross' sacrifice
it's slightly less probable than the second contest, and the fly totake a 2-0 lead.
the likelihood that Richard Nix- Maize and Blue dropped a 6-2 When Adams has his day, that
on will garner an award from decision, lead is enough, but yesterday he
Rogers, a control pitcher if consistently had trouble putting
eethere ever was one, suffered a the ball where he wanted it ... .
y! r rocky opening inning before set- and eventually, the Indiana bats- °
tling down. After falling behind men started putting the ball -
llon Hoosier leadoff man Randy where e didn't want it.
Miller, he served up the obliga- To their credit, the Wolver-
l ltory "cripple" and watched a ines didn't play dead. Tom #
wicked liner streak into right Joyce, who replaced Adams in
6field for a double. the fifth, pitched impressivelyg-
W Indiana 9 centerfielder Mark in the innings he worked, and
6in Lash followed with a shot that Michigan catcher John Lonchar
fl5 richocheted off Rogers' glove to- teamed perfectly with Walter-
ward first base. By the time house to trash an Indiana double
From wire Service Reports Wolverine first-sacker Pete Ross steal attempt in the seventh.
DETROIT - John Hiller, an got to the ball, Lash had the Michigan will try to bust
excellent p i t c h e r, did what play beat, with Miller taking above the .500 mark today at
many mediocre pitchers only third. Lash then scored on an in- 1:00 at Fisher Stadium in a
dream of doing last night, when field outt doubleheader against hated Ohio
he served up a three-run homer Indiana's other run came in State, and will return to action Dol Photo by TOM GOTTLIEt
to B oston's R ico P etrocelli and the fifth, w hen shortstop D ale there n ext T uesday at 2:00 p.m . ate g d sPhae c ebs nTbl uGlT TLtEs
thereby gained his fifth win of Thake reached second base on in a twinbill versus CentralDc man cus nd m se
the season. a throwing error by Gustafson, Michigan.
Mickey Lolich, the Detroit moved to third on a basehit by ---- --_----_----_-
starter, entered the top of the first baseman Bill Armstrong,
ninth with a comfortable 5-2 and scored on Lash's groundout.
lead, thanks in large part to Al But in between these out-NABA
Kaline's three-run fourth inning bursts, the Wolverines had put
homer and Norm Cash's solo together three runs scored with
blast in the same inning, two ott in their second to give I..,
WITH Carlton Fisk perched on Rogers all the runs he needed.
second after a single and a wild Ross led off the second with
pitch, Carl Yastrzemski lifted a ashtdwththr-aeln B ukhihppfubeidtepae tatSdozserdbtnt
and Tiger receiver Jerry Moses that Seidholz speared-but not From wire Service Reports eiHavlicek responded by tipping The game was taut through
muffed it. Yastrzemski walked first.After Greg Bss forced BOSTON - The incomparable in his own missed shot to send the first half, as last - seco
on the next pitch, whereupon Ross and Don Domiani popped Kareem Abdul-Jabbar cashed in the game into another overtime shots gave New York the le
Detroit manager Ralph Houk up the situation was less than on a skyhook with five seconds and set the stage for his and at the end of each quarter. I
brought Hiller in to relieve, pre- promising. left in the second overtime per. Jabbar's heroics. the Stars were getting in de
sumablv to save Lolich's long- promsineletuikthCsecndbvertmeterfoul trouble: star center Zel
awaited second victory. With Buss running, Gustafson iod to give the Milwaukee Bucks Contributing heavily to the Scatty incurred his third p
After the ovation for Lolich slanned a perfectly-placed liner a 102-101 victory over the Bos- Milwaukee win was the fact that sonal foul with 3:21 left in t
died ot, Hiller proceeded to to right, advancing his team- ton Celtics that evened the NBA Jabbar got a little help from first period and forward Ger
work his way to a 3-2 count on mate to third. Secondbaseman championship series at three his teammates for a change. Govan committed his fourth p
Petrocelli, who parked the pay- Dick Walterhonse then finagled games apiece and sent both Bob Dandridge recovered from sonal with 1:26 to go in the s
off nitch in the left-field stands. a base on balls to load the teams back to the polluted an excreable performance in ond.
IN THE TIGER half of the sacks. shores of Lake Michigan for the the fifth game to score 20 for
ninth, Willie Horton led off with Shortston Chrns Bnrak - con- deciding game Sunday. the Bucks, and Mickey Davis UTAH HIT two quick fi
a long double to left, and Cash sistently excellent in the field Kareem's hook overcame a and Oscar Robertson did their goals at the beginning of t
was walked intentionally. Gates yesterday-stenned to the nlate, clutch overtime performance by share. second half to take a 52-50 le
B r o w n, batting for Moses, and losing itcher Mike Stein- John Havlicek of the Celtics, but Billy Paultz, who paced t
struck out. back balked. who scored seven of his game THE CELTICS, on the other balanced New York attack w
Then Houk. showing the bril- Burak followed with a short high 36 points in the second hand, seemed to lack the desire 21 points, popped in eight poi
lianee for which he is famed, fly that fell safely in right, sco- overtime. Havlicek fired in a that characterized their previous during a 20-8 surge that mov
called Aurelin Rodrigez to the ing Gustafson easily, and Wal- baseline shot that sailed over victories. The turnovers gener the Nets out to a 10 point le
bench and inserted Ben Ogilvie, terhouse on a neat slide past Kareem's outstretched arms to ated by the pressure defense 70-60.
who lit into a Diego Segui de- catcher St. Pierre, who had the give the Celtics a short-lived were nullified by poor shooting
livery and shinned it to the right ball in plenty of time to make gv h etc hr-ie eenliidb orsotn Willie Wise, whose 34 tali
rYn e egplead with seven seconds to go. and lackidasical execution. Nor led all Utah scorers, and h
field corner for a double, scor- the tag. did Cowen's first half foul trou- dogging guord Rick Mountl
ing Hnrton with the deciding run In the second game, Wolverine MILWAUKEE was in control ble help matters. a Star comeback that placed
and gi ing iller a moat ude- left-bander Ace Adam had early for. most of regulation, leading This was the second Buck win invaders on to, 89-88, with ei
served victory. control trouble, but came up 47-40 at the half and holding ..t n.,.. -t- --r e,,. ts intrei ng ine ulati

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Profeqsional League Standings

AMEIRICAN LEAGUE
East
w1 L Pcti. GB
Ncwr York i8 i4 .652 -
Baltimore 14 13 .510 i'<
Detroit 14 1 .519 1 .
Cleveland 15 14 .517 11.
Boston 50 i6 .448 3y'.f
Miwatukee 10 513.4553
West
Chicago i3 12 .520
California 15 14 .5i -
Texas 15 14 .517 -
Minnesota 12 12 .500 t
Oakland 13 15 .464 1
Kansas City 12 14 .462 it!,
Yesterday's Resuts
Detroit 6 nostion es
Baltimore 3. Cfeveland 1,
10 imnings
New York 7, Milwaukee 2'
Kansas City at California. inC.
Minnesota at Oakland, in.
Chicago at Texas. inc.
Today's Pitchers
Baltimore (Cuellar 1-3) at Cleve-
land (Peterson 2-9)
Milwailkee (Slaton 3-3) at New
York (Medich 5-1).
Boston (Cleveland 1-3) at Detroit
(Coleman 5-1). 2:15 p.m.
Minnesota (Albury 1-0) at Oak-
land (Boltzman 2-4).
Kansas City (Bnsby 4-3) at Cali-
fornia (Stoneman 1-2), night
Chicago (Kaat 4-1) at Texas
(Clyde 1-0), night

NATITONAI. LEAGUE
W L et. GnG
St. loti'. 56 10 .502 -
Philadelphia 15 14 .517 1
Montreal 11 11 500 1
Cihtirago ii 14 .4403
New York 12 17 .414 4
Pittsburgh 9 17 .346 5%
West
Los Angeles 20 9 .690 -
Houston 19 13 .594 2!
San Francisco it i4 .548 4
Cincinnati 13 i3 .500 51
San Diego 14 18 .438 7'
Atlanta 13 17 .430 74
Yesterday's Results
New York 7, Chicago2
Cincinnati 2, Houston 1
Montreal 5, St. Louis 4
San Franciso 5, Atlanta 4,
i3 innings,
Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2
Los Angeles at San Diego, in.
National League
San Francisco (Bradley 3-3) at
Atlanta (Reed 5-2).
New York (Swan 0-2) at Chicago
(Frailing 2-1),
Houston (Griffin 4-1) at Cincin-
nati (Nelson 1-2).
St. Louis (Siebert 2-2) at Mon-
treal (Renko 1-4)
Pittsburgh (Moose 1-3) at Phila-
delphia (Carlton 2-3), night
Los Angeles (Rau 2-1) at San
Diego (Corkins 2-0 or Arlin 1-3),
night.

margin of ten points for mpst
of the game. The Celtics made
repeated runs at the Bucks, but
Jabbar or Bob Dandridge would
hit clutch shots to kill the Bos-
ton momentum.
However late in the fouctts
period, Boston put on a surge
that did not fall short, as Dave
Cowens tied the score at 86-all.
On the ensuing Milwaukee pos-
session. Cowens knocked the
ball loose from Oscar Robertson
and slid across the floor to tie
up the ball, or so it was thought.
But referee Mendy Rudolph
ruled that the 24 second clock
had run out on the Bucks, and
the Celtics got the ball out of
bounds. Unfortunately for Celt
fan Ted Kennedy, the oppor-
tunity was blown, and overtime
resulted.
THE FIRST overtime high-
lighted the tough defense that
has been a trademark of this
series, as a total of eight points
were scored by both teams.
Curtis Perry tipped in a rebound
to give Milwaukee the lead, but

at oston taruens. ie -en
have won once in the land of
the 25-cent beer shell, and must
win another one to take the
NBA title.
Fallen Stars
UNIONDALE-The New York
Nets, playing with the magister-
ial arrogance of talented ego-
maniacs, rode the inspired
fourth-quarter play of rookies
Larry Kenon and John William-
son to defeat the Utah Stars,
111-100, and win their first Am-
erican Basketball Association
championship, four games to
one.
"We got what we deserved,"
cackled Net mentor K e v i n
Loughery, while his team's fans
outside the lockerroom proved
conclusively thai they don't de-
serve to be entertained by a
championship squad. "It's sweet
. . so sweet," cried Julius "Dr.
J." Erving, the series' Most
Valuable Player, who contribu-
ted 20 points to the Nets' win-
ning effort.

time.
But shortly thereafter, Kenon,
who hit five baskets in the clos-
ing stanza, and Williamson, who
hit foutr during the same inter-
val, led their team to an in-
surmountable 111-95 lead. "We
can't play any better than we
did," moaned Utah coach Joe
Mullaney. "Except for our de-
fense we played very well." But
in basketball, as in love, defense
is what decides the winners.
....r. ..?:i::'<:< u:":} isi+",."t'y::;:::?:e y ::s. .
j Billboard r
The Michigan intramural de-
partment is offering recrea-
tional programs for spring term
in men's slow and fast pitch
softball, women's slow pitch, co-
rec softball, tennis (men's, wo-
men's anil co-rec), co-rec In-
ner tube water polo co-rec vol-
leyball and co-rec and men's
basketball. Competitions in pad-
dleball, handball, squash and
racquetball will also be avail-
able. For further information
contact the IM department,
soon.

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