THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FridayAugust 9, 1974
Indian errors boost Tigers
Sports of The 9aily Rudi powers A's past Texas
By The Associated Press
DETROIT - Jim Nettles
BLOOMINGTON (P, - Maurice Osborne, a senil
end from Louisville, Ky., was suspended yesterday f
diana University football team, Coach Lee Corso anni
Corso said the suspension was for one year, but si
is a senior the decision ends his playing career.
Osborne is charged with delivery of a controlled
cocaine, and possession of other drugs and stolen pro
to be arraigned in Monroe Circuit Court on- Aug. 14
two charges. He pleaded innocent last week to the cocL
Corso also announced that quarterback Willie Jon
phis, Tenn., senior, was reinstated to the squad af
against him were dropped earlier this week. Jones w
with visiting a common nuisance - he was in Osbo
ment when the drugs and stolen property were found
He added, "This in no way implies that he is
criminal action. That is to be left to the judiciary to
Corso said Osborne was to have been a No. 2 de
Jones is headed into the season at third-string.
Wheels to be soald?
DETROIT - A Charlotte, N.C. group will buy
Wheels of the World Football
League for $2 million and move
the franchise there, a Detroit
sportscaster said last evening.
Al Ackerman of WXYZ-TV
said he learned from reliable
sources that the Wheels were ina
contact with the North Carolina;
group because of continuing fi-
Ackerman said "terms are
the North Carolina group will
pay $500,000 in cash and the
rest in equal installments over
the next five years."
"At a meeting at the Wheels'
office July 28, 22 of the 33
shareholders were told the club
had $280,000 in bills and the
corporation was practically out
of cash," Ackerman said.
"They also were told it would
be impossible to attain an aver-
age of 15,000 fans to Rynearson
Stadium at Ypsilanti for the
games because of the distance
some 35 miles west from De-
"The only way to solve the
crisis was to sell the club."
Ackerman said the move
would be made before the sea-
INDIANAPOLIS - Fifth-seed-
ed Terry Hlolladay was a vic-
tim in one of the few upsets
yesterday, but most top players
breezed through matches in the -
U.S. Clay Court Tennis Cham-
Michigan star netter Victor
Amaya was one of the surprises
as he upset the tourney's ninth
seed, J u r g e n Fassbender
of West Germany, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3.
rom the In-
perty. He is
on the last
es, a Mem-
guilty of a
singled home one run and
two more runs scored on con-
secutive errors by Cleveland
first baseman Tom McCraw
as the Detroit Tigerstrallied
in the ninth inning to beat
the Cleveland Indians 4-3 last
Trailing 3-1 going into the
ninth, the Tigers loaded the
bases on a double by Gary
Sutherland, a walk to Ben Og-
livie and an infield single by
Nettles beat out an infield hit
to_ drive in Sutherland and
when McCraw threw wildly to
pitcher Tom Buskey covering
first, the second run scored. Au-
relio Rodriguez then bounced to
Ed Crosby at third, but Mc-
Craw dropped his throw, allow-
ing the winning run to score.
double and a home run for five
runs batted .in last night to
power the Oakland A's to a 10-
2 rout of the Texas Rangers.
Jesus Alou opened the game
with a first-pitch home run and
added two singles, driving in
two other runs for Oakland. The
homer was Alou's first of the
Catfish Hunter breezed to his
16th victory against nine losses,
scattering nine hits.
TL.Af L «4 «a.' . . l
tack in the four innings the
young lefty lasted. Clyde is now
Rudi crashed a solo homer in
the third inning, added two sin-
gles, then capped his evening
with a bases-loaded double that
cleared the bases in the sixth
inning. The A's scored in the
first six innings as they combed
four Ranger pitchers for 14 hits
in those frames.
1 A R L I N G T o N, Tex. - The As bombarded young Da-
Joe Rudi slashed two singles, a vid Clyde with an eight-hit at- Pirates edge
P I T T S B URG H-Rich-
ie Zisk blasted a one-out home
run off Jon Matlack in the
ninth inning last night, giving
the Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-3 vic-
tory over the New York Mets.
Zisk's blast, Pittsburgh's 12th
hit in the game off Matlack, 10-
9, broke up a duel with Pitts-
burgh starter Jerry Reuss, 11-9.
The homer was the 12th of the
season for Zisk.
Phillies ! 2back
Dave Cash's run-scoring single
in the seventh inning helped
Philadelphia to a 2-1 victory
over the Chicago Cubs yester-
day and moved the Phillies to
within one-half game of first
place St. Louis in the National
Chicago's Bill Bonham and
Philadelphia's R o n Scheuler
were locked in a 1-1 pitching
battle when Bonham issued a
one-out w-lk to Mike Anderson
in the seventh.
As Jay Johnstone, pinch hit-
ting for Sch'eler, struck out,
Anderson stole second.. Then,
with Cash at bat, Bonham un-
corked a wild pitch. Cash then
bounced a single into center,
scoring Anderson and sending
The Of oae the bases in
the first innig when Rick Mon-
day walked. Jose Cardenal sin-
gled and Andy Thornton was in-
tentionally walked. Schueler
Michigan Sports Archives worked out of the jam by get-
ting Bill Madlock and Don Kes-
Nixon on waivers Ford called up singer on ground balls.
FALL - Major League Standings
Brewers rap Tiant
By The Associated Press pion in the ninth. Tom Murphy took over, Rick
MILWAUKEE-Don Money's double highlighted Miller beat out an infield hit to load the bases
Milwaukee's four-run third-inning burst against and Bernie Carbo and Dick McAuliffe drew walks
17-game winner Luis TTiant and the Brewers de- for Boston's final two runs.
feated the Boston Red Sox 5-3 yesterday afternoon.
The Brewers halted a skid of eight defeats- Cards exposed
including three to the Red Sox-in their last nine MONTREAL-Hal Breeden's bases-loaded pinch
games. They also broke a string of six consecu- single with two outs in the bottom of the 13th
tive complete-game victories for Tiant, 17-8, tied inning gave the Montreal Expos a 3-2 victory over
with Wilbur Wood of the Chicago White Sox for the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday.
the major league lead in victories. Bob Bailey led off the 13th against John Curtis,
Milwaukee, scoreless in its last 22 innings, began 7-11, with a. single and took second on a bunt.
the third-inning uprising with singles by Robin After Ron Woods was walked intentionally and
Yount and Dave May. The double by Money, Ken Singleton struck out, Barry Foote walked
singles by John Briggs and George Scott and a and Breeden, batting for winner Don Carrithers,
grounder by Darrell Porter knocked in the runs. 1-1, singled to left.
Porter provided an insurance run with his St. Louis took a 2-1 lead in the sixth. Ted Size-
eighth homer of the season in the seventh inning more singled and Bake McBride followed with
off reliever Dick Drago. a grounder to shortstop, but Tim Foli booted
The Red Sox, first in the American League the ball and both runners were safe.
East, scored in the seventh against winner Billy Ted Simmons' single to right scored Sizemore
Champion on a triple by Rick Miller and a and, when first baseman Jorgensen cut off the
grounder by Bob Montgomery. throw to the plate and tried to catch Simmons
A walk and Dwight Evans' single chased Cham- off the bag at first, McBride also came home.
W L Pct. GB
Boston 61 50 .550 -
Cleveland 57 52 .523 3
Baltimore 57 54 .514 4
New York 54 56 4491 61
Detroit 54 58 .481 711
Milwaukee 53 59 .463 81/
Oakland 66 47 .583 -
Kansas City 57 a2.53 7
chicago 56 55 .505 9
Texas 57 57 .500 9!
Minnesota 53 60 .400 13
Calfoenia 44 65 .389 22
Caliornia 6, Chicago 4
Mlwaukee a, aoston 3
Oakland 4, Cleveland 3
Minnesota at Kansas City, nc.
Other ceubs aot scheduled.
Detroit (Larow 7-12) at Texas
(Brown 9-8), 9 p.m.
Chicago (Bahnsen 9-13) at
Cleveland (G. Perry 1s5-6), 7:30 pm.
Milwaukee (Kobel 5-8) at Kan-
sas City (Busby 16-9), 8:30 p.m.
Baltimore (Cuellar 13-8) at Min-
nesota (Blyleven 10-13), 8:30 p.m.
Boston (Lee 12-10) at Oakland
(Abbott 4-2), 11 p.m.
New York (Medich 13-9) at Cali-
fornia (Lange 3-7) or Tanana 7-14),
W L Pct. GB
St. Louis 59 54 .522 -
Philadelphia 58 54 .518 .
Pittsburgh 55 57 .490 3
Montreal 52 58 .473 52
New York 47 61 .436 9t!
Chicago 46 63 .423 11
Los Angeles 73 39 .631 -
Cincinnati 61 45 .02 5
Houston 58 53 .521 14r
Atlanta 59 54 .518 15
San Francisco 50 63 .42 231
San Diego 45 61 .398 3281,
Montreal 3, St. Louis 2, 12 innings
Philadelphia 2, Chicago S
Pittsburgh 4, New York 3
Atlanta 1, Houstons0
Other clubs not scheduled.
San Francisco (Barr 9-5) at Chi-
cago (Stone 3-3), 2:30 p.m.
Atlanta (Morton 11-7) at Phila-
delphia (Twitchell 6-3), 7:30 p.m.
Cincinnati (Norman 10-10) at
New York (Apodaca 3-5), 8:05 p.m.
San Diego (Jones 7-15) at Pitts-
burgh (Rooker 7-9), 8:05 pm. .....
Los Angeles (Zahn 2-1) at St.
Louis (Foster 5-7), 8:30 p.m.
Montreal (Blair 7-4) at Houston
(wilson 8-8), 0:35 p.m.