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Saturday, June 3, 1972

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Seven

igers win in eleven;
Orioles best Vida

By The Associated Press
DETROIT-Gates Brown's one-
out double in the bottom of the
11th inning carried the Detroit
Tigers to a 54 victory over the
Minnesota Twins last night.
Mickey Stanley drew a walk
off Dave LaRoche, 1-3, Minne-
sota's fifth pitcher, and Brown
followed with his tie-breaking
liner to right center that gave
Fred Scherman his second vic-
tory without a loss.
Mickey Lolich appeared head-
ed for his' ninth victory after
the Tigers struck for four runs
Magic Number: 117
in the second inning. The De-
troit left-bander held Minnesota
hitless until Cesar Tovar tripled
with one out in the sixth inning.
But Danny Thompson's sacri-
fice fly scored Tovar, then
Thompson cracked a two-run
homer in the eighth to cut the
lead to 4-3.
And when Bob Darwin led off
the ninth wills a double, Chuck
Seelbach relieved Lolich. Be got
the next two batters, then was
replaced by Scherman. B u t
pinch-hitter George Mitterwald
greeted him with a game-tying
single.
O's coast
BALTIMORE - Pa u 1 Blair
reached Oakland's Vida Blue for
a home run and a double, driv-
ing in three runs, as the Balti-
more Orioles whipped the A's
5-1 last night behind Jim Pal-
mer.
Blair hit a leadoff homer in
the fourth inning off Blue, mak-
ing his second start after a pro-
longed holdout, and doubled for
two more runs in the fifth after
the Oakland ace issued three
walks.
Center fielder George Hen-
dricks got a late start on the
two-out liner and then slipped
and fell as he raced in to make
the play, the ball falling at his
feet.
Bobby Grich, a surprise start-
er at third base for veteran
Brooks Robinson, drove in two
Baltimore runs-one off Blue in
the second and aonther off re-
liever Joe Horlen in the sixth-
First baseman Boog Powell
also was benched as Baltimore
manager Earl Weaver started
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all right-handed hitters against
Blue, but both he and Robinson
entered the line-up in the sev-
enth.
Angels fly
CLEVELAND-Ken McMullen
clubbed a three-run homer and
scored the decisive run on an
eight-inning wild pitch as the
California Angels edged the fal-
tering Cleveland Indians 4-3 last
night.
WinlesshVincesColbert, suffer-
ing his third loss, hit Vada Pin-
son with a pitch to open the
fourthinning, then Bob Oliver
singled before McMullen smack-
ed his first homer of the year
into the lower left field stands.
In the eighth, Oliver singled
off reliever Phil Hennigan and
took second on a wild pitch.
McMullen followed with a. sin-
gle to right but Buddy Bell's
throw nailed Oliver at the plate,
with McMullen taking second on
the play.
Leroy Stanton's grounder
moved McMullen to'third and he
came home on Bennigan's sec-
ond wild pitch, giving the Angels
their fourth victory in a row
and seventh in eight games. The
Indians have lost eight of the
last nine.
Yanks yanked
CHICAGO-Two-run homers by
Rick Reichardt and Bill Melton
and Dick Allen's two-run double
powered the Chicago White Sex
to a 6-1 victory over the New
York Yankees last night.
The victory was the 17th in 19
home starts for the White Sox
as Wilbur Wood, although stag-
gering in the early innings, man-
aged to hang on and" post his
eighth v i c t o r y against three
losses.
Boston boozed
KANSAS CITY - Dick Drago
pitched a five-hitter and knocked
in two runs, leading the Kansas
City Royals to a 9-1 victory over
the Boston Red Sox last night.
Mets mocked
NEW YORK - Phil Niekro
tamed New York on three hits
-all by John Milner-and Rico
Carty ripped a three-run homer
as the Atlanta Braves topped the
Mets 6-1 last night.

Niekro gave up an infield hit
to Milner in the second inning,
a single to right in the seventh
and a home run in the ninth on
route to his seventh victory in
11 decisions this season. He
struck out seven while baffling
the other Mets with his knuckle-
ball.
Carty gave the Atlanta right-
hander all the runs he needed
with his three-run shot in the
sixth inning off New York right-
hander Gary Gentry, 3-3. f
Niekro and Ralph Garr sin-
gled before Carty unloaded his
fourth homer of the year.
Redls rock
PBILADELPHIA - Johnny .{
Bench's second home run of
the game, a three-run blast in
the 17th inning, capped a four-{
run explosion that carried the :
streaking Cincinnati Reds to a
6-3 victory over faltering Phil-
adelphia last night. -Associated Press
Singles by winning pitcher JOHNNY BENCH (left) takes a high throw and tags Philadel-
and Bobby Tolan set up Bench's phia Phillie Willie Montanez (right) at the plate as the two
12th home run and sixth in diamondmen pirouette daintly in yesterday's Cincinnati-Phila-
four games off Barry Lersch delphia marathon.
ELWOOD, ROBERTS, CRANE:

ree
From Wire Service Reports

I

Hard hitting outfielder Leon
Roberts, a .422 hitter in Big Ten
action; slick-fielding shortstop
Mark Crane, and change-up art-
ist Mickey Elwood of Michigan's
third place baseball team were
all chosen to the first team All-
Big Ten honor squad announced
yesterday in Chicago.
Big Ten
cag ers tour
A ustralia
CHICAGO (P)-An 11-man bas-
ketball squad including Michi-
gan's Ken Brady, representing
each Big Ten school, will depart
June 10 for a six-week tour of
Australia, Commissioner Wayne
Duke announced yesterday.
The trip marks the second
year of reciprocal Big Ten-Aus-
tralian cage junkets.
The conference squad, includ-
ing one extra player from Wis-
consin, will be coached by a pair
of assistant mentors, Dick Ku-
chen of Iowa and Dave Vander-
Muelen of Wisconsin.
The players, assembling here
next Wednesday for a series of
practice sessions, include: Nick
Weatherspoon, Illinois; J e r r y
Memering, Indiana; Jim Collins,
Iowa; Brady, Michigan; Gary
Ganakas, Michigan State; Clyde
Turner, Minnesota ; Joe Otis,
Northwestern; Dan G e r h a r d,
Ohio State; Ken Otto, Purdue,
and Lee Oler and Leon Howard,
both of Wisconsin.

batsmen honored
The league champion Iowa Michigan finished third in the
Hawkeyes, who will be represent- Big Ten race behind Iowa and
ing the Big Ten in next week's second place Michigan State
College World Series in Omaha with numerous rainouts costing
grabbed four spots on the 11 man the Wolverines a shot at t 1e
squad, with Michigan State and title.
Northwestern each copping two Only four teams were repre-
spots to round out the selec- sented by the first team selec-
tions. tion with Ohio State, Indiana,
The Iowa quartet was led by Illinois, Purdue, Minnesota, and
outfielder Larry Schutzius, the Wisconsin all getting shutout in
league hitting champion with a the balloting.

.444 average. The other Hawk-
eyes chosen were pitcher Bill
Heckroth, who paced the cir-
cuit with a perfect 5-fl record,
first baseman TomH urn, and
senior outfielder Fred Mims.
Michigan State's two selections
w e r e outfielder Shaun Howitt,
the league's slugging leader with
a record-matching seven home
runs and 24 runs batted in, and
catcher Ron Pruitt.
Second baseman John McCar-
thy and the. honor team's only
freshman, third baseman Ed
Grzelakowski w e r e the two
Northwestern choices.
The all league squad, chosen
by the respective coahches had
only two repeaters, Iowa's Mims
and Michigan State's Pruitt.

Astros orbit
MONTREAL-Bob Watson and
Lee May drove in two runs
apiece to back the eight-hit
pitching of Larry Dierker as the
Houston Astros snapped a six-
game losing spin with a 7-t vic-
tory over the Montreal Expos
last night.
The Astros jumped to a 3-0
lead in the top of the first in-
ning off Mike Torrez, 4-3. With
one out and Cesar Cedeno on
first, May lofted a high pop into
shallow left field which fell in
the midst of three Expos' field-
ers for a run. Then Watson
smacked his ninth homer of the
year over the fence in right
center.

Professional League Standings
American League Yesterday's Results
East Cincinnati 6, Philadelphia 3
W L Pet. GB Houston 7, Montreal 1
Detroit 22 17 .564 - Atlanta 6, New York I
Baltimore 21 17 .553 t Chicago at San Diego, ine.
Cleveland 19 18 .514 2 St. Louis at Los Angeles, ine.
Boston 16 20 ;444 41 Pittsburgh at San Francisco, inc.
New York 17 22 .436 5
Milwaukee 13 22 .371 7 Today's Games
West Cincinnati (simpson, 2-1) at Phila-
Oakland 25 13 .658 - delphia (Carlton, 5-6)
Minnesota 23 14 .622 1 Houston (Wilson, 3-4) at Montreal
Chicago 23 16 .590 2/ (Stoneman, 4-4), night
California 19 23 .452 8 Atlanta (Kelley, 3-4) at New York
Texas 17 24 .415 9S (Seaver, 7-2)
Kansas City 15 24 .385 101 Chicago (Pappas, 4-3) at San Diego
Yesterday's Results (Arlin, 4-4), night
Baltimore 5, Oakland 1 St. Louis (Spinks, 3-1) at Los Angeles
California 4, Cleveland 3 (Sutton, 7-0), night
Texas at Milwaukee Pittsburgh (Blass, 5-1) at San Fran-
Kansas City 9, Boston 1 cisco (McDowel, 6-2)
Detoit5, Minnesota 4'
Chicago 6, New York1
Today's Games
Oakland (Holtzman, 7-3) at Baltimore
(Dobson, 5-5) COMMUNITY ME[
Cal'fornia (Ryan, 4-4) at Cleveland
(Tidrow, 4-5)
'Tex (Broberg, 3-3) at Milwaukee EST' A L of
(Parsens, 4-2)
Boston (Pattin, 1-6) at Kansas City
(Splittorff, 4-3) TONIGHT:
Minnesota (Perry, 4-3) at Detroit C H U
(Schoimar, 1-0) or (Seelbach 2-1)
New York (Beene,0-3) at Chicago
(Bahnsen,N 0-6) BALLAD 1
NtionlLeaguee
W L Pet. GB One of the few Soviet ' onti-%
No' York 38 12.114 wtsh ansincredible range sf h
Pittsbuegh 24 15 .01 4-
Chicago 21 18.15 8 t7 -imporant European f ms o the
Montreal 18 23 439 111
Philadelphia 16 26 .381 14 7 &
St. Louis 16 26 .381 14
les Angels 0 02617.605 - CONSPIRACY
Houston 25 18 .581 1
Cincinnati 25 18 .58t 1
Atlanta 19 22 .463 6 (Tomorrow: "CHAPA
San Diego 16 26 .381 9%
San Francisco 16 31 .340 12

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