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Wednesday, May 10, 1972


Page Fifteen

Ra~tyngersralat 32win

keep playofhopes alive
BOSTON ( A') - Shifty Bobby Rouisseau, With the score tied both teams had excellent
scoreless in his last 22 games against. Boston, opportunities but Johnston and New York goalie
connected for a pair of third period goals last Gilles Villemure stood off the threats. Then, at
night and rallied the New York Rangers to a 12:45, Rousseau struck again.
3-2 victory in the fifth game of their National Irvine trapped the puck at the left boards
Hockey League Stanley Cup championship and gave it to Rousseau in front. The helmeted
series against the Bruins. Ranger flipped the puck at the short side and it
The victory left the Rangers trailing the best- found its way past Johnston for the deciding
of-seven series 3-2, with game six scheduled for goal.
tomorrow night in New York. The Bruins lifted Johnston with 63 seconds
If a seventh game is required, it will be played remaining, but Villemure held off the assault.
Sunday afternoon in Boston. , lruins burst
With the treasured Stanley Cup waiting to be First period-1, Boston, Cashman 2 Hodge, Esposito
presented, the Bruins carried a 2-1 lead into the 3:35. 2, New York, Rolfe 4 Tkaczuk, Fairbairn 13:45 3,
final 20 minutes as they tried for the clincher on Bcenzi, Hos, 5t Ayf aasposito 16 n. Pen alties
their home ice. But the Rangers who skated 89 Tkaczuk, NY, 9.51, Rolfe, NY, 14:41; Gilbert, NY, 18:00.
seconds near the end of the second period with Second period - None. Penalties -- Park, NY, :29;
Smith, Bos, 6:36; Esposito, Bos, 6:36; Seiling, NY, 6:36;
two men in the penalty box, would not be denied. Awrey, Bos, 13:08; Doak, NY, 16:16; Tkaczuk, NY, 16:48.
Rousseau, shifted to a line with Ted Irvine Third period-4, New York, Rousseau 5 Park, Mac-
and Bruce MacGregor before the third period Gregr 2:56. 5, New York, Rouseau 6, Irv e 12:45. Pen-
andBrue Mc~rgorbefre he hir peiod alties - Selling, NY, 4:07; Esposito, Bos, 5:07.
began, tied the score at 2:56 when his shot shots on goal by:
dribbled through the pads of goalie Ed John- New York 7 9 10-6
Boston 12 Y r17-38
stone. New York, Villemsure; Boston, Johnston

-Associated Press
BOSTON BRUIN WAYNE CASHMAN (12) waits for the puck for
what was to be the opening score in the Stanley Cup finals held
last night in Boston. Ranger goalie Gilles Villermure (30 failed to
stop the shot as did teammate Rod Seiling, who took to the ice.

Tigers, Twins win, retain leads

Detroit fells Sox' Wood;
Indians sneak by Royals,
From Wire Service Reports 2-3.

The Detroit Tigers defeated
Wilbur Wood for the second time
this season last night, 5-2, to
hold their half-game lead over
the Cleveland Indians in the
American League East. Cleveland
kept close by nipping Kansas
City, 2-1.
Wood, now 4-2, and Joe Cole-
man, also 4-2, were locked in a
scoreless duel until the seventh
when Eddie Brinkman's single
and Coleman's squeeze bunt
brought in Tiger runs.
Detroit added another run in
the eighth on a single by Norm
Cash and two more -in the ninth.
Fred Schermnn and Chuck
Seelbach preserved the victory
for Coleman, although the Sox
scored twice in the ninth to end
their scoreless streak at 34 in-
Rookie pitcher Dick Tidrow
and centerfielder Del Unser
were the heroes fir the Indians
who registered their seventh
triumph in their last eight
games. Tidrowtheld the ite
Sox scoreless through eight and
two-thirds innings and Unser
belted a two-run homer to give
Cleveland all its scoring.
Unoser's blast, over the right
field fence, his first of the year,
scored Tidrow .who had singled
with two out in the last of the
eighth. The blow came off Royal
starter and loser Paul Splittorff,

Tidrow, now 2-2, had held he
Royals to two hits until the ninth
when Lou Piniella hit his second
homer of the season with two
out. The homer ended the In-
dians' pitching staff's scoreless
streak at 34 innings.
Following Piniella's h o m e r,;
Richie Schienblum walked and f
Paul Schaal singled, knocking out
Tidrow. Steve Mingori then got -
pinch hitter Amos Otis on a
force-out grounder, ending the
game, and giving Mingori his
third save.
In late American League ac-
tion, pinch hitter Bob Burda's r
run-scoring single in the eighthAP
inning gave the Boston Red Sox Asseleted Press
a 4-3 victory over the California THIS ACTION SHOT shows Detroit Tiger catcher Bill Freehan
Angels, ending the Red Sox' (left) staring at an unidentified round object during last night's
three-game losing streak.- Tiger victory over the White Sox.
Upstart Expos axe Giants

Professional Le(
National League
W L Pet GB
New York 12 6 .667 -
Philadelphia 13 7 ,650 -
Montreal 12- 7 .632 1s
Pittsburgh 9 10 .474 3/
Chicago 9 11 .450 4
St. Louis 9 11 .450 4
Houston 12 7 .632 -
Los Angeles 13 8 .619 --
San. Diego 9 12 .429 4
Cincinnati 8 12 .400 4
Atlanta 8 14 .36 5V2
San Francisco 7 16 .304 7
Yesterday's Results
San Diego at Philadelphia, postponed
Montreal 7, San Francisco 1
Los Angeles at New York, postponed
Pittsburgh 5, Atlanta 2
Chicago 7, Cincinnati I
St. Louis 2, Houston I
Today's Games
San Francisco McDowell 4-0 at Mon-
treal Stoneman 3-2, night
Los Angeles Downing 1-2 at New Yori
Matlack 3-0, night
Houston Reuss 2-1 at St. Louis
Gibson 0-4, night
Pittsburgh Johnson 0-1 at Atlanta
Niekro 3-3, night.
Chicago Pappas 2-2 at Cincinnati
Nolan 3-0
San Diego Arlin 2-3 at PsMiladelphia
Champion 3-0, night

From Wire Service Reports the Cards' Cubs, Bucs and Ex-
The National League's Eastern pos trounched their Western Di-
Division race tightened another vision foes.
notch yesterday thanks to some Behind the pitching of Mike
pinpoint pitching and inclement Torrez a fireballer acquired
weather on the East Coast. While Tor ez, areballeracuhe -
the league leading Mets and from the Cardinals in the off-
season, the Expos rode the po
Phillies sang the rainy day blues; fielding express of the San Fran-
cisco Giants to a 7-1 laugher.
With the bases loaded in the
ague Standings Expo sixth, Tito Fuentes drop
kicked Boots Day's grounder into
American League right field. The Expo third base
W L Pet GB coach kept whirling his arm and
Detroit 11 6 .647 - three Expo's touched home plate
Cleveland 11 7 .611 Y2 on the play.
Baltimore 10 7 .588
New York 6 12 .333 5!/ Using ex-Mets' Ken Singleton's
Boston 4 10 .286 5!, and Mike Jorgenson's good hit-
Milwaukee West 4 11 .267 6 ting, the upstart Expos laced
Minnesota 13 4 .765 - Giant starter Juan Marichal for
Oakland 11 4 .733 .1 his fifth defeat in six decisions.
Chicago 9 9 .500 4 Torrez won his second straight
Texas 1 10 .444 5 g s k
California 7 1 .412 6 against no setbacks.
KansasCitys ' 12 .400 6s s The game was a fairly sloppy
Yesterday's Results
Cleveland 2, Kansas City 1 - affair with five Giant errors as
Detroit 5, Chicago 2 well as a hit batsman, who was
Minnesota 4, New York 2 not Ron Hunt, and a wild pitch
Boston at California b aihl
Oakland 10, Milwaukee 2, 1st by Marichal.
Milwaukee at Oakland 2nd, inc. The St. Louis Cardinals, who
'texas at Baltimore, postponed
Today's Games this season have lost as many
Milwaukee Brett 1-2 at Oakland Hunt- one run games as they have won
er 2-1, night in total (9), reversed the trend
New York Kekich 2-1 at Minnesota
Perry 2-1, night last night and slipped by the
Detroit Timmerman 2-2 at Chicago revamped Houston Astros, 2-1.
Bradley 2-1
Kansas City Hedlund 0-2 at Cleveland Scipio Spinks came back to
Perry 4-2 haunt his old team with six hit
Texas Gogolewski 1-1 at Baltimore pitching. The only tally against
Palmer 2-2, night
Boston Patin 0-3 at California him came in the seventh ining
Ryan 2-2, night when Jose Cruz, using his tip-

toeing running style, bobbled
Roger Metzger's pop fly for a
two-base error. Cesar Cedeno,
dubbed the up-and-coming super-
star of the National League by
some, followed Cruz's misplay
with a line shot single.
The Cardinals drew blood early
withLourBrock doubling off
Houston hurler Don Wilson in the
first. Brock took third on an
error to Cruz, and bounded home
when Matty Alou, the spark plug
in right field, singled.
On a two ball count, Jumpin'
Joe Torre, the Red Birds sluggin'
man, pounded a double over first,
scoring Cruz.
Fergie Jenkins, rising to last
season form after two disastrous
outings, limited a new cogged
Red Machine to five hits and
Jim Hickman batting a surpris-
ing .413, drove in two runs as
the Cubbies blasted the Reds,
Every Cub seemingly pounded
Red pitching, with Rick Monday
(4 for 5) and Carmen Fazone
doing primary damage.
Dock 'Ellis, showing that the
residual anger from F r i d a y
night's macing incident was
great indeed, used an assortment
of fastballs and curves to butch-
er the Atlanta Braves, 5-2.
Dave Cash and Wee Willie
Stargell provided the fireworks
with homers to left and right
field respectively.

Kaat, Darwin
boost Twins
From Wire Service Reports
The American League West's
two hottest teams, Minnesota
and Oakland kept winning last
night at the expense of two-silt
the East Division's slumberers,
New York and Milwaukee.
The Twins dropped the Yanks
4-2 behind the pitching of Jim
Kaat and Oakland kept close on
the division leading Twins' heels
by pounding the Brewers 10-2 in
the first game of a double-
Kaat, backed by a three-run
second inning posted his 171st
career pitching victory and third
of the season against no losses
with relief help from Wayne
Grager as Minnesota. handed
Fritz Peterson his fifth loss. He
is 0-5.
Streaking rookie Bobby Darwin
keyed Minnesota's big second in-
ning off Peterson with a double
that just missed clearing the
fence in right after Harmon Kil-
lebrew walked to open the inning.
Steve Brye drove in the first
run with a grounder. Phil Roof
delivered the second with a sin-
gle and, after Kaat singled, Qe
sar Tovar doubled home the third
run of the inning.
Oakland exploded for the big-
gest inning in its five-year his-
tory-10 runs in the fourth-to
crush the Brewers and give Ken
Holtzman his fourth win.
Jim Slaton and Frank Linzy
were the victims of the A's big
inning in which Angel Mangual
drove in three runs with a dou-
ble and a sacrifice fly and Dave
Duncan, drove in two with a
Nets nip
Pacers ,
New York Nets held off a fran-
tic rally by the Indiana Pacers
last night to even their Ameri-
can Basketball Association
championship playoff series at
one game apiece with a 117-11
The Pacers, behind from mid-
way in the second period and by
as many as 16 points, ran off 16
straight points in the final four
minutes to take a 115-114 lead.
Rick Barry then scored a
clutch basket with 25 seconds
remaining to put New York
ahead to stay and added a free
throw with t h r e e seconds
showing on the clock.

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