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Saturday, June 17, 1972

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Eleven

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By The Associated Press
ST. PAUL - MINNEAPOLIS-
Jim Palmer checked the Minne-
sota Twins 3-0 with ninth inning
relief help from Grant Jackson
last night as the Baltimore
Orioles rolled to their eighth
straight American League vic-
tory.
Palmer, notching his sixth
straight baseball victory and
improving his record to 8-3, beat
Jim Kaat, 7-2, in a pitching duel
decided by Don Baylor's foul
_ a . sacrifice fly, and Paul Blair's
two-run triple.
Cesar Tovar raced over the
line to catch the fly with one
s- . down in the third after Bobby
Grich, who had three hits and a
walk, doubled and moved to
third on Blair's single.
In the Baltimore eighth, Don
" ='Buford singled, Grich walked and
-Associated Press Blair powered a drive that hit
THE GOLDEN BEAR blasts out of the sand during yesterday's below the 430foot sign d
round at Pebble Beach. Although Nicklaus is tied for the lead at bounced away from center field-
the Open, Arnie's Army is marching. Canteens have been issued er Jim Nettles.
for the duration of the Open. Blair was out on the play,
ARNIE ADVANCES:
Jack roll1s Oen ward

trying for an inside-the-park
home run. Left fielder Bob Dar-
win fired the ball to shortstop
Steve Braun, whose throw to
Rick Dempsey beat the luging
Blair.
Palmer struck out six, snd
pitched out of a jam in the
Twins' fourth when Tovar and
Rod Carew singled with .one
out, Carew taking second when
Tovar drew a throw going to
third.
Magic Number: 106
One of the most frequently
asked questions that we at The
Daily get is what is the favorite
non-alcoholic drink of the Ti-
gers. We checked it out and
found the answer was Funny
Face (Grape).
But Palmer got cleanup hitter-
Harmon Killebrew on a ground-
er, fired a called third strike by
Tony Oliva and retired Nettles
on a foul pop.
When Minnesota loaded the
bases with two outs in the ninth,
Jackson relieved. That ended a
strin gof seven straight complete
game victories for the Balti-
more pitching staff.
Brewers burst
MILWAUKEE - Pinch-hitter
Steve Hovley ripped a two-out
single in the ninth inning, chas-
ing home the winning run last
night as the Kansas City Royals
nipped the Milwaukee Brewers
3-2 in an American League base-
ball game. ~
Richie Scheinblum opened the
Royals' ninth with a single and
moved up on an error sy George
Scott. A force play moved pinch-
runner Tom Murphy to third and
then Hovley delivered his de-
ciding hit.
The Royals. held to one hit by
Brewer starter Jim Lonbery
through six innings, tied the
s c o r e on pinch - hitter Joe
Keoughs' two-run single in the

seventl. The hit came after
Scheinblum singled and vent to
third on Cookie Rojas' two-out
double.
Cards bonded
ST. LOUIS-Bobby Bonds' 10th
home run highlighted an 11-hit
attack propelling the San Fran-
cisco Giants to a 6-1 National
League baseball victory last
night over the St. Louis Cardi-
nals.
Bonds, who led off the game
with a double, smashed a 395-
foot drive into the left-center
field bleachers with teammate
Tito Fuentes aboard in the sixth
inning.
Ahead of the blast, the Giants
had hopped on Cards' starter
Rick Wise, 5-7, for eight of their
hits and a 4-1 lead in the first
three innings.
Right-hander Don Carrithers.
2-3, who had not pitched since
June 4, was the Giants' winner,
allowing seven hits.
Carrithers drove in a run with
a two-out single in the second
and the Giants scored two more
in the third when Chris Speier
opened with a single, Dave King-
man doubled and Dave Rader
singled.
Rader's second inning single
had started the two-run rally in
that inning with the first run
scoring on Eliot Maddox' double
and a force-out and Carrithers
delivering the second.
Phils flinch
HOUSTON - Jim Wynn, fined
$100 earlier in the baseball game
for throwing his helmet, greeted
relief pitcher Dick Selma' with
a leadoff home run in the 11th
inning last night, giving the
Houston Astros a 1-0 victory over
the Philadelphia Phillies.
The triumph lifted Houston in-
to a second-place tie with Los
Angeles in the National League
West, 2%i games behind Cincin-
nati.

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (J')-
Jack Nicklaus headed a group
of six players tied for the 'lead
but still seeking position on the
craggy cliffs of Pebble Beach
while Arnold Palmer moved into
position with a charging, birdig-
birdie finish yesterday in the
second round of the U.S. Open
Golf Championship.
The heavily - favored Nick-
Jaus, already the Masters cham-
pion and winner of more than
$156,000 this season, shrugged
off the effects of three consec-
utive bogeys in the home
stretch and finished with a 73
for 144.
That put him even with par
for two trips over the cool and
breezy Pebble Beach Golf
Links,' stretching for 6,812
yards through stands of gnarled
Monterey pines and flanked by
the churning whit surf of the
Pacific.
"Well, I'm still ,even par and
that's as good as anybody and
better than most" said Nick-
laus who seeks this prestigious,
title as the second step in his
quest for an unprecedented one-
year sweep of all the world's
major titles.
- "I just hope I got my bad
round out of my system," he
said after making bogeys on
the 14th through 16th holes in
the cool, breezy weather.
Nicklaus, who shared the
r first round lead with five oth-
ers, was tied at 144 after 36
holes with Australian veteran
Bruce Crampton, 22-year-old
rookie Danny Wadkins. longshot
Cesar Sanudo and a pair of for-
mer University -of Houston

players, Kermit Zarley and
Homero Blancas.
Wadkins, a former national
amateur champion and the
leading rookie on the pro tour
this season with more than $50,-
000 in winnings, had a brilliant
68.
Blancas, who won the Phoe-
nix Open earlier this year, had
11 one-putts on the tiny greens
as he and Crampton matched
70s. Sanudo, a Mexican-born
American citizen who has yet
to win in four years on the
tour, used an old Lee Trevino
putter to record his 72. Zarley
had a 73.
"It's something of a relief,"
Palmer smiled after crisp iron
shots left him birdie putts of
four and six feet on the final
two holes as he delighted his
vast and faithful gallery with a
charge reminiscent of his domi-
nation of the game in the 1960s.
"It's probably the best round
I've played all year. Not the
best scoring round, but maybe
the best playing," said the 42-
year-old who hasn't won a ma-
jor titles since the 1964 Masters
and has been shut out of vic-
tories this season.
His b 1 a zi n g 68, matching
Wadkins' effort as the best in
this tournament, left him alone
at 145. He stormed past 49 play-
ers with his four-.under-par
round that put him in position
to fulfill one of his most che-
rished ambitions-another ma-
jor title.
Billy Casper, a two-time
champion, had a 73 and was
one of a large group at 147 as a
massive jam of some 20 play-

ers were. locked within three
strokes of each other.
Nicklaus had it three under
par at one stage and appeared
ready to make a rout of it until
Pebble struck back.
"I felt I was playing better
as I went along and thought I
may be able to get it a couple
of more strokes under par, and
then I got to No. 14," Nicklaus
said.
The hard-hitting blond with
the massive, powerful legs
drove it through the fairway on
the par five 14th and found
himself in the rough.
He hit an iron out, but got a
severe slice.
METS MASH:

Pirates acupuncture Padres

Professional League Standings y
American League National League
East East
W L Pet. GB W L Pet. GB
Baltimore 29 22 .569 - Pittsburgh 35 18 .660 --
Detroit 28 22 .560 ! New York 35 19 .648 %
Cleveland 23 25 .479 4% Chicago 30 22 .577 4%
Boston 21 26 .447 6 St. Louis 23 31 .426 121%
Nrw York Il 29 .411 2 Montreal 21 30 .4231 1
Milwaukee to 33 .327 12 Philadelphia 10 14 .328 15%
West West
Oakland 33 17 .660 - Cincinnati 34 20 .630 --
Chicago 31 20 .608 212 Houston 32 13 .582 , 12
Minnesota 21 22 .551 52 1os Angeles 31 13 582 2%
California 25 28 .472 9y Atlanta 25 28 .472 8%
Kansas City 24 28 .462 10 San Fr-ncisco 20 41 .328 17%
Texas 23 30 .434 11/ San Diego 18 37 .327 16?!.
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Chicago at Boston, postponed Chicago 4, Los Angeles0
Texas at New York, postponed Montreal 7, Atlanta 4, 1st
Kansas City 3, Milwaukee 2 Montreal at Atlanta 2nd, inc.
Baltimore 3, Minnesota 0 Pittsburgh 2, San Diego 1
Cleveland at Oakland, inc. New York 2, Cincinnati 1
Detroit at California, inc. Houston 1, Philadelphia 0, 11 innings
Today's Games San Francisco 6, St. Louis 1
Chicago (Bradley 7-3) at Boston Today's Games
(Pattin 2-7) Las Angeles (Downing 3-2) at Chicago
Texas (Paul 1-2) at New York (Pappas 4-4 or Pizarro 3-2)
(Stottlemyre 5-8) Montreal (Bc.rially 1-7) at Atlanta
Kansas City (Splitorff 4-4) at Mil- (Niekro 7-5), night
waukee (Parsons 6-3) San Diego (Kirby 3-7) at Pittsburgh
Baltimore (Dobson 7-6) at Minnesota (Walker 2-2), night
(Blyleven 7-6) New York (Gentry 3-4) at Cincinnati
Cleveland (Perry 10-5) at Oakland (McGlothlin 3-4), night
(Hamilton 3-0) Philadelphia (Champion 4-3) at Hous-
Detroit (Niekro 2-1) at California ton (Robert 5-3), night
(Slay 1-4), night San Francisco (Mofftt 0-0) t. Louis
(Cleveland 6-4)

By The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH - S t e v e
Blass fired a five-hitter for his
seventh consecutive baseball
victory and retired 16 consecu-
tive San Diego batters in
hurling the Pittsburgh Pirates
to a 2-1 triumph over the Pa-
dres last night.
Blass, 8-1, allowed a single
in each of the first three in-
nings, then retired 16 batters in
a row before Darrel Thomas
singled leading off the ninth.
Thomas scored on Nate Col-
bert's two-out double.
The Pirates, leaders in the
National League East, staked
Blass to a run in the first in-
ning off loser Fred Norman, 4-
6. Al Oliver walked, took third
on Roberto Clemente's single,
his 2,944th career hit, and
scored when Willie Ctargell hit
into a fielder's choice.
* Ac*
Cubs cremate
CHICAGO - Jim Hick-
man and Billy Williams cracked
home runs in support of the
six-hit pitching of rookie Burt
Hooton Friday, powering the
Chicago Cubs to a 4-0 victory
over the Los Angeles Dodgers in
a National League baseball
game.
Hickman hit his sixth homer
into a 20 mile-an-hour wind
leading off the second inning
and Williams, slamming his
fifth homer in the last four
games and his 12th of the sea-
son, hit a two-run shot in the
third inning after Glenn Beck-
ert had doubled with two out.
Hooton, 6-4, was in command
after working his way out of a
bases-lo, led jam in the first in-
ning by striking out Willie
Crawford.
Cincy pinched
CINCINNATI - Bud Harrel-

son tripled and then raced doubled and then came home
home on Gary Nolan's wild on George Foster's s i n g 1 e
pitch for the tie-breaking run against New York starter Jerry
night as the NewetaionshrdlC Koosman.
in the ninth inning Friday Nolantrying become the
night as the New York Mets National League's first nine-
nipped the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 gam inegu'prtndne
in a National League baseball game winner, protected the
game, lead into the seventh when Duf-
The loss ended a seven-game fy Ryer singled with one out,
winning streak for the Reds. moved up on Perez' error and
Cincinnati took a 1-0 lead in a fly ball and then scored on
the fourth when Tony Perez Willie Mays' single.
Trinity takes tennis title,
Bengal duo vie for crow
ATHENS, Ga. VP)-Trinity University aces Dick Stockton
and Bryan Gottfried defeated a pair of Stanford All-Americans
in the semifinals of the NCAA tennis championships Friday
and swept the Bengals to their first team title.
Stockton downed hard-serving Roscoe Tanner of Stanford,
7-5, 3-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, in a match that lasted nearly three
hours.
In the other semifinals, the fourth-seeded Gottfried ousted
fifth-seeded Alex Mayer, 7-6, 6-1, 6-3.
The two Trinity players will meet for the singles champion-
ship at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The team victory by Trinity ended a UCLA-Southern
California domination that began in 1959. UCLA was the
defending champion.
Stockton fell behind 2-1 in sets, but after a 10-minute rest
the rangy senior ran out the final two sets. He broke Tanner's
service in the first game of the fourth set, broke again in the
next game and the Stanford junior never recovered.
Tanner's powerful serve made it difficult for Stockton in
the second and third sets. He repeatedly served aces, but he
could not sustain his power game in the last two sets.
Gottfried won the tie-breaking first set from Mayer and
swept the next two sets with ease. Meyer suffered a pulled
muscle in the first set and this slowed him the rest of the way.
Gottfried's victory eliminated Stanford from the team race.
Trinity was the 1971 NCAA team runnerup and shared
runnerup in 1970. The Bengals finished the 1972 season with
a 27-0 record.

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