Thursday, June 22, 1972
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Cards rip Padres, 14-3
--Gibson sets win mark
By The Associated Press The Cards shot in front 10-0
ST. LOUIS - Bob Gibson in the first three innings on a
pitched a three-hitter through three-run homer by Joe Torre
seven innings and slammed a and two triples by Lou Brock
three-run homer in leading the signaling an early departure by
St. Louis Cardinals to ,a 14-3 San Diego starter Clay Kirby,
National League victory last (5-7).
night over the San Diego Pad- _
res for his 211th career base-
ball triumph. Magic Number: 102
The win by Gibson, who de- No results in yet tonight, but
parted in the eighth inning with it's STILL 102. And the big
a sore leg while leading 14-1, series coming up with the
eclipsed the old St. Louis club Birdies. Hold on to your Strohs!
record of 210 career victories.
He shared the mark with Jesse Gibson's home run came with
Haines after beating the Padres teammates Bernie Carbo and
3-2 on June 9 in San Diego. Luis Melendez aboard in a four-
En route to the triumph, Gib- run Cards seventh. It was the
son struck out seven, and walked 19th career homer for Gibson,
none in recording his fifth who also singled.
straight win following five +
straight season-opening losses.
Only rookie Jerry Morales and Mets m'nce
6x-Cardinal Leron Lee of the HOUSTON-The New York
Padres solved Gibson for four- Mets broke a tie with two runs
hits, Lee scoring the San Diego in the eighth inning on Tommy
run by doubling over third base Helms' error and John Milner's
leading off the seventh, taking single to snap the Houston
third on Nat Colbert's long fly Astros' six-game N a t i o n a ,
and racing home on a wild League winning streak 5-4 last
- - -- - - New York's Jerry Koosman,
(4-3) and Houston's Tom Grif-
his n race- fin, (2-2) traded four-hitters
through seven innings and were
locked in a 3-3 tie. With one
s 7"/sout in the eighth, Tommie Agee,
pra Ct tc S hitless in 20 at-bats, ripped a
double off the glove of third
baseman Doug Rader and went
ol to third on Ken Boswell's single.
bett ng [mod Dave Marshall rocked a per-
fect double play ball at second
CHICAGO (A) - Lane Suire baseman Helms, who booted it
one of the country's leading as Agee scored. Milner then
jockeys, was arrested yesterday singled home what proved to be
and charged with using an elec- the winning run in the ball
trical device to goad a mount. game.
The arrest by state's attor- * *
ney's police and officials of the Reels rampage
Illinois Bureau of Investigation CTNCINNATI-Pete Rose trip-
came after the racing board re- led home two runs in the second
yoked Tuesday Suire's license ,ed h- m and then triggered a
hrae. y three-run Cincinnati rally with
Alexander MacArthur, chair- a leadoff sale in the fifth as
man of the racing board, said the Reds bounced from behind
revocation of Suire's license for a 6-4 baseball victory over
was honored in all states with Montreal last night.
racing and he would be barred The vietry ended a three-
from all the country's tracks. game losing streak for the Reds
Suire was thrown from a and moved them back into first
mount in the third race at Haw- place in the National Leagues
thorne Park on May 9 and an West Division, one half game
electric whip was found near ahead of Houston.
the accident scene. Gary Nolan earned the vie-
The board said Suire admit- tory, his ninth of the season,
ted the whip was his with late-inning help from Tom
And the Pennsylvania Horse Hail and Clay Carroll,
Racing Commission yesterday
ordered Philadelphia's Liberty Phils flatten
Bell Park racetrack to lock the ATLANTA-Mike Ryan crash-
betting machines at post time. ed a bases-loaded, two-out
Joseph Lecce, Racing Com- double in the ninth inning,
mission chairman put the sys- breaking a tie and lifting the
tem into effect following com- Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-7
plaints that large wagers were National League baseball vic-
being made after the horses tory over the Atlanta Braves
left the gate. last night.
State Sen. Henry J. Cianf- The Phillies, who ended a six-
rani, a Philadelphia Democrat, game losing streak, had loaded
said Tuesday he had witnessed the bases on walks to Tom Hut-
bets being placed 10 seconds ton, Willie Montanez and Terry
after the horses left the gates, Harmon, Larry Bowa lined out
allowing the adjustment of bets for the second out of the inning
on horses that took early leads. but they Ryan delivered his big
With Moe Drabowsky on the hit.
mound, the Padres added two Hank Aaron, the Braves
runs in the eighth as pinch-hit- right-fielder, drilled a pair of
ter Curt Blefary tagged a home singles, pushing the slugger to
run. the No. 5 spot on the all-time
Professional League Standings
American League National league
w L Pct. GB W L Pct. Gi
Detroit 31 24 .564 - Pittsburgh 36 21 .632 -
Baltimore 31 24 .564 - New York 37 22 .627 -
New York 25 29 .463 5 4 Chicago 34 23 .596 2
Boston 24 29 .463 6 St. Louis 26 32 .448 10'
Cleveland 24 30 .444 6z Montreal 25 33 .431 tiin/
Milwaukee 18 35 .340 12 Philadelphia 21 36 .368 15
Oakland 38 17 .691 - Cincinnati 36 23 .610 -
Chicago 34 22 .607 41/ r Houston 36 24 .600 %4
Minnesota 30 24 .556 7/ Los Angeles 33 26 .559 3
Kansas City 25 30 .455 13 Atlanta 27 30 .474 8
California 26 32 .448 1311 San Diego 20 39 .339 16
Texas 24 34 .44 15,% San Francisco 22 44 .333 171
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Boston 10, Texas 9, 11 innings San Francisco 4, Chicago~ 0~
Chicago 9, Milwaukee 3 Los Angeles 5, Pittsburgh 3, 10 innings
Cleveland 4, Minnesota 2 Philadelphia 9, Atlanta 7
Detroit at Oakland, ine Cincinnati 6, Montreal 4
Baltimore at California, inc. New York 5, Houston 4
Kansas City at New York, postponed St. Louis 14, San Diego 3
Today's Games Tonight's Games
Chicago at idwaykee St. Louis at New York
New York at Cleveland, night lloutson at Cincinnati
list with 3,313 hits. Aaron re-
placed Eddie Collins, who had
BOSTON - Doug Griffin's
11th-inning single scored Reg-
gie Smith and gave the Boston
Red Sox a 10-9 American
League baseball victory over the
Texas Rangers yesterday.
Griffin's single came with
none out and the bases loaded
off loser Horacio Pina (0-3).
Smith was hit by a pitch. John
Kennedy beat out an infield hit
and when pitcher Pina over-
threw first, Smith raced to
third. Danny Cater was inten-
tionally walked and Griffin fol-
lowed with a single to right.
Carl Yastrzemski, who had
four straight hits, including a
double, made it five with anoth-
er double, then scored on a
double error to tie the game at
9-9 in the ninth.
With the score tied 7-7 in
the eighth Billings doubled to
left with two out, scoring Tom
Greive. and Dave Nelson scored
when catcher Carlton Fisk
dropped Rico Petrocelli's relay
throw to put Texas on top 9-7.
Petrocelli, who hit a grand
slam home run in the fifth and
drove in six runs, also slammed
a solo homer for Boston in the
Luis Tiant (1-2) who reliev-
ed in the 11th inning, was cred-
ited with the victory.
Perry gets No. 11
ST. PAUL - MINNEAPOLIS -
Gaylord Perry, backed by home
runs off the bats of Ray Fosse
and Graig Nettles, hurled the
Cleveland Indians out of a five-
game losing streak last night as
he beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2
for his 11th victory.
The Indians, who had lost 19
of their previous 25 American
League starts, staked their ace
right-hander to a 2-0 lead in the
second. Fosse homered off Bert
Blyleven, 7-8, and Frank Duffy
followed with a triple and bar-
reled into catcher Phil Roof to
score as the ball arrived after
Del Unser's fly out to Cesar
Tovar in right.
CHICAGO - Left - hander
Ron Bryant hurled a two-hit-
ter enabling the San Francisco
Giants to snap a seven-game
Chicago Cub winning streak
Bryant (4-4) yielded a game
leadoff single to Don Kessing-
er and then handcuffed the
Cubs although yielding five
walks and Billy Williams' two-
out single in the eighth.
DAVE MARSHALL (18) of the New York Mets is flipped over by
Houston's catcher Larry Howard in a play at the plate in last
night's Astro-Met game. Howard tagged Marshall out but the
New Yorkers managed to down Houston behind Jerry Koosman's
Major League Leaders
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
BATTING TOP TEN BATTING TOP TEN
Based on 125 at Bats Based on 125 at Bats
Player Club G AB R H Pet. Player Club G AB R H Pet.
Rudi Oak 51 215 38 72 .335 Sanguoilen Pgh 53 209 23 71 .340
Piniella KC 55 219 34 71 .324 Cedeno Htn 53 206 35 68 .330
C. May Chi 53 193 35 59 .306 Carty Atl 48 156 26 51 .327
D. Allen Chi 55 194 33 59 .304 M. Alou StL 51 190 24 62 .326
Braun Min 40 133 11 40 .301 Clemente Pgh 49 200 36 64 .320
Alomar Cal 57 237 25 71 .300 A. Oliver Pgh 55 232 34 74 .319
Harper Bsn 53 208 44 62 .298 Santo Chi 38 135 26 43 .319
P. Kelly Chi 43 152 26 45 .296 Buckner LA 39 137 15 43 .314
R. Oliver Cal 57 225 27 65 .289 Mota 44 132 22 41 .311
Pinson Cal 50 181 24 52 .287 Garr Atl 56 232 37 72 .310
Home Runs Home Runs
Cash, Detroit, 14; R. Jackson, Oak- Bench, Cincinnati, 18; Kingman,
land, 13; D. Allen, Chicago, 11; Ep- San Francisco, 16; Stargell, Pittsburgh,
stein, Oakland, 11; Harper, Boston, 10; 14; B. Williams, Chicago, 13; Colbert,
Duncan, Oakland, 10. San Diego, 13.
Runs Batted In Runs Batted In
D. Allen, Chicago, 41; R. Jackson, Bench, Cincinnati, 51; Stargell, Pitts-
Oakland, 38; C. May, Chicago, 34; R. burgh, 46; A. Oliver, Pittsburgh, 43;
Oliver, California, 33; Duncan, Oak- Kingman, San Francisco, 43; watson,
land, 32; Epstein, Oakland, 32. Houston, 40.
Pitching (6 Decisions) Pitching (6 Decisions)
Fingers, Oakland, 5-1, .833; Kaat, Blass, Pittsburgh, 8-1, .888; J. Ray,
Minnesota, 8-2, .800; Palmer, Balti- Houston, 7-1, .875; Nolan, Cincinnati,
more, 9-3, .750; Lolich, Detroit, 11-4, 8-2, .800; Sutton, Los Angeles, 8-2, .800;
.733; Holtzman, Oakland, 10-4, .714; Seaver, New York, 9-3, .750; Hands,
Lee, Boston, 5-2, .714; Kline, New York, Chicago, 6-2, .750; Moose, Pittsburgh,
5-2, .714. 5-2, .741; Jarvis, Atlanta, 5-2, .714.
CLEVELAND'S FRANK DUFFY leaps into and over Minnesota Twin catcher Phif Roof last night'
as Duffy attempts to score from third on a long fly out. Roof dropped the throw, enabling Duffy
to score Cleveland's second run in the Tribe's 4-2 victory over Minnesota.