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Friday, August 12, 1972

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Eleven,

Friday, August 12, 1972 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Eleven,

Kline, Lyle thwart

From Wire Service Reports
NEW YORK-Last night, the
hallowed baseball stadium at 161
St. and River Ave. in the Bronx
was .the site of a rare pheno-
menon. Its normally vacant seats
were filled to near capacity as
a crowd of about 50,000 were on
hand to watch New York hurlers
Steve Kline and Sparky Lyle
pitch the Yankees to a 1-0 cliff-
hanger against the Detroit Ti-
gers.
The victory moved the third
place Bombers to within two
games of the front running
Bengals, who have lost 8 of their
last 11.
Starters Kline and Joe Cole-
man for Detroit were mowing
down the hitters left and right
with the only run to cross the
plate coming in the fourth in-
ning.
Bobby Murcer lead off with
his second two bagger of the
contest and scampered to third
on a grounder by Ron Blomberg.
Then, with two gone, veteran
Johnny Callison barely legged
out an infield hit to second to
score Murcer.
Kline was breezing along with
a three hitter going into the
ninth but had shown signs of
tiring in the previous frame.
Thus, Yankee skipper Ralph
Houk, to no one's surprise, call-
ed upon his messiah, Lyle, who
already had 25 saves to his
credit.
However number 26 was one of
Lyle's toughest and most excit-
ing. Gates Brown greeted his

Beng
first pitch with a long double to
right center. After Norm Cash
fanned on a sinking curve, pinch-
hitter Bill Freehan grounded up
the middle for an infield hit,
while pinch runner Tony Taylor
held at second.
Jim Northrup advanced the
runners with a grounder which
brought Willie Horton to the
plate with the go-ahead run in
scoring position. Houk decided
to walk Horton to load the bases
which would bring up weak hit-
ting Eddie Brinkman.
Magic Number: 50
Then Billy Martin made a
move, pinch hitting Ike Brown
for Brinkman. Lyle's first pitch
to Brown was wild and only a
fine stop by Thurman Munson
saved a run from scoring. After
that, Lyle settled down to whiff
Brown and the largest crowd to
witness a Yankee home game in
almost a decade roared with
pennant-fever approval.
Birds brewed
MILWAUKEE - Rookie Gary
Ryerson scattered 10 hits and
George Scott singled home a
sixth-inning run yesterday lead-
ing the Milwaukee Brewers to a
1-0 baseball victory over Balti-
more and snapping the Orioles'
winning streak at four games.
Ryerson, 3-4, three times work-
ed out of jams with runners on
third as the Brewers broke a

Lls,

1-0

five-game American League los-
ing streak and handed Jim Pal-
mer, 15-5, his second loss since
May 15.
Bob Heise lined his third hit
to left center opening the Mil-
waukee sixth and hustled it into
a double, the Brewers' first ex-
tra base hit in 40 innings. Scott
singled in Heise and stole second
before Palmer r eti r e d John
Briggs on a. pop foul and struck
out Joe Lahoud.
The Orioles threatened in the
eighth when Bobby Grich sin-
gled with one out and Don Bay-
lor was safe when Heise dropped
the relay on a potential double
play hopper at second. Grich ad-
vanced to third on a fly to right,
but Ryerson retired Boog Powell
on a grounder to first to end the
inning.
Cubs clobber
' CHICAGO - B ill y Williams
drove in two runs with a bases-
loaded single in a five-run fifth
inning yesterday becoming sec-
ond only to Ernie Banks as the
Chicago Cubs' all-time RBI lead-
er, as the Cubs defeated the
Montreal Expos 8-0.
Williams boosted his RBI to-
tal to 76 for the National League
baseball season and raised his
career mark to 1,154, one ahead
of Gabby Harnett. Banks tops
the, Cubs with 1,636.
R i c k ,Monday's bases - filled
double-his first hit in 12 at-bats
-keyed a three-run first inning
to send the Cubs flying behind
the steady pitching of Rich
Reuschel, 5-4.
In addit'on to Williams' blow,
the Cubs added runs in the fifth
on a single by Reuschel, a passed
ball and a throwing error by ,
sight fielder Boot Day,
The Cubs had the bases loaded
three times in the inning 'as they
picked uD four hits. A thrp,

GOLF IMMORTAL Arnold Palmer displays his stunning new
specs at the Wesehester Golf Classic yesterday. However, they
proved useless for his game as Arnie floundered to a one over
par 73, nine strokes off the pace.

SPASSKY IN A HOLE
Game of kings adjourned

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (M'-The
13th game of the world chess
championship between titleholder
Boris Spassky and his American
challenger, Bobby Fischer, was
adjourned last night after 41
moves,
Spassky was considered in an
almost' hopeless position against
Fischer-,
Experts said the Russian seem-
ed doomed to drop further be-
hind Fischer in the 24-game
title series.
Spassky sealed his 42nd move
and handed it to the referee. It

will be played first when the
game resumes today.
Fischer leads the series 7-5.
He needs 121/ points to win the
world crown, while the Russian
needs 12 points to keep it. A win
counts one point and a draw
counts one-half.
Spassky, 35, opened the 13th
game with the same move he
used in winning the 11th game
last Sunday-pawn to king four.
Fischer, 29, responded with
the Alekhine defense, one he has
used only five times in his
career, instead of the Sicilian

Weaver takes lead at
Wesehester Classic

HARRISON, N. Y. UP) -
Burly DeWitt Weaver, a former
football player, at Southern
Methodist, shouldered past
Jack Nicklaus. with a stunning;
eight-under-par 64 and took
the first round yesterday in
the $250,000 Westchester Golf
Classic.
The graying, 32-year-old
Weaver had to fire his career
best round to take a one-stroke
lead over Nicklaus . and Steve
Melnyk, a struggling tour
rookie, who were tied at 65 on
the- tight and tidy 6,700-yard
Westchester Country Club in
the New York suburbs.
Dwight Nevil, a tour soph-
omore and former Dallas fire-
man, and big Labron Harris
followed with 66s t cool, sun-
ny weather.
In a group at 67, five under
par, where Wayne Yates, a for-
mer tourist and now a club pro
in Atlanta, Bob Murphy and
slim Australian Bruce Devlin.
While the relatively short
course yielded some extremely
low scores, it exacted its toll
from some of the game's stars.
Defending champion Ar-
nold Palmer, playing in his
s i x t h consecutive tour-
nament, had three sixes on
his card en route to a 73
and South African Gary
Player, the recently crowned
PGA champion, was unable

to better than match par 72.
Sam Snead, the 60-year-old
marvel who finished fourth in
the PGA Championship last
week had to withdraw because
of illness.
"It was the same thing as
last week," the obviously dis-
gusted Palmer said. "My put-
ting and chipping were just aw-
ful."
British Open champion Lee
Trevino is not competing.
Weaver, a one-time back-up
quarterback to Don Meredith
when both were at Southern
Methodist, had to birdie his fi-
nal hole - the ninth -- to
take sole possession of the lead
in the chase for a $50,000 first
prize.
The stocky guy who scor-
ed his only tour triumph last
year in the ' Professional
Match Play Championship
had been in a slump all sea-
son with only some $15,000
in winnings.
He predicted last week, how-
ever, that he was ready to pull
out of it.
"I shot 293 at the PGA but I
putted like an idiot," the At-
lanta resident said. "Then Mon-
day, I played in a pro-:am and I
had less than 34 putts for the
first time in I don't know how
long.
"I felt then like I had it go-
ing a little bit."

defense that Spassky cracked
'Sunday.
In commenting on yesterday's
play, the Soviet news agency
Tass said:
"It is rather symptomatic that
failing to achieve success in the
seventh and eleventh games,
Fischer resorts to this system of
play developed by one of the
originators of the Russian chess
control."
That, however, was before
Fischer fought his way into what
looked like a winning position.
Spassky charged into the Alek-
Take five
Spassky-whiteKFischer-black
1. P-K4 Kt-KB3
2. P-K5 Kt-Q4
3. P-Q6 P-Q3
4. Kt-KB3 P-KKtc
5. B-Qn4 Ki-Kt3
6. B-Kt3 B-Kt2
7. QKt-Q2 0-0
8. P-KR3 P-QR4
9. P-QR4 PxP
1l1psed time Spassky 34 minutes,
Fischer 20 minutes.
10. PxP Kt-R3
11. O-O Kt-B4
12. Q-K2 Q-K1
13. Kt-K Kt-Kt3xP
Elapsed time: Spassky 65 minutes,
Fischer 48minutes.
14. 51x1t KtsB
15. B-Q2 PK4
15. R-KI Kt-Kt3
16. B-Q2 P-R5
17. B-Kt5 c-i3
Elapsed time: Spassky 88 minutes,
Fischer 66 minutes.
19. P-KKt4 B-K3
20. Kt-Q4 B-115
21. Q-Q2 0-Q
lased time: Spassky 94 minutes,;
Fischer 74 minutes.
22. QR-QlItI1 R1-K1
23. P-134 1-04
24. Kt-QBQ -B1
2". Q-B3 P-K3
Elapsed time: Spassky 112 minutes,
Fischer 93 minutes.
26. K-R4 Kt-Q2
27. Kt-Q3 P-Q114
Elapsed time: Spissky 112 minutes,
Fischer 98 minutes.
28. Kti Kt5 Q-13
29. Kt-Q6 Q-Kt
30. P-Q BxQ
31. PsB P-B3
32. P-Kt5 RPxP
33. PxP P-B4
34. B-Kt3 K-O2
35. KS-K5 c KtxKt
37. R-Kb1I t-R1
Elapsed time: Spassky 128 minutes,
Fischer 112 minutes
38. B-B6 P-R6
39. R-B4 P-R7
40. P-s4BxP
41. P-Q7 B-Q4
Adjourned.

rj~ou upavtu1"ianu tiree
hine defense with a kingside at- walks, one intentional, off Tom
tack, but Fischer broke into the Walker who replaced Bill Stone-
champion's lines and forced a man at the start of the fifth.
queen exchange that left Spassky o
in weak position. Reds ransacked
Spasdky's pawns continued to CINCINNATI-Willie Crawford
advance. Then a mistake on te drilled four hits and drove in
29th move drove him further into four runs, powering the Los An-
trouble. geles Dodgers to a 6-2 victory
Fischer, who had won only a over the Cincinnati Reds last
half point in the last two games, night,
renewed his protests against con- Claude Osteen, 13-8, with re-
ditons in the payingrball. lief help from Jim Brewer, be-
Fischer's protest demanding came only the third southpaw
removal of the seven front rows to defeat Cincinnati this year.
of seats was shelved by match Crawford, snapping a 1-for-19
organizers, who deplored the hitting slump and driving in his
tone of the note. Fischer claimed first runs since June 24, opened
the hall wan too noisy. the second inning with his sixth
Fischer, arriving five minutes home run of the year, The
late yesterday, received little Dodger left fielder opened the
applause, fourth with a single, and one in-
Spassky, who had checked in ning later, snapped a 1-1 tie with
on time for his opening move, a single to right scoring Willie'
left but returned three minutes Davis.
later. Hand in pocket, he strolled Cincinnati matched Crawford's
casually to the board, gave his homer with a run in the third
hand to Fischer, who did not when Pete Rose drove home
bother to rise, and immediately the first of his two RBI with a
pushed his king's pawn another single. Two innings later, Ross
s o u a r e, threatening b 1 a c k's drove in aonther run to tie the
knight. score 2-2.
Professional League Standings
AmericastLeague National League
wI, Pet. GB WLIct.G
Detroit 58 48 .547 - Pittsburgh 65 39 .625 -
Baltimore 57 48 .543 2 New York 56 47 .544 8!
New York 55 49 .529 2 Chicago 56 51 .52310'2
Bosto 53 50 .51.5 31/,55. Lois 51 52 .495 13'.
Cleveland 48 57 .457 9 Mcntreal s 4 57 .447 1i3*
Milwaukee 42 64 .396 16 Philadelphia 40 64 .385 25
West
Oakland 62 44 .505 - Cincinnati 64 40 .615 -
C'hicego 60044 .577 1 lHouson 59 48.55i '
Minnesota 54 48 .529 6 Ios An ls450.5161
Kansas City 50 54 .481 .11 Atl an450.41410
California 47 58 .448 14 San Francisco 48 0 .444 18
Texas 4 04 .390 20 San Diego 42 63 .400 221,
Sst day's Results - Yesterday's Result
Milwauokee 5, Balimore 0
New York 1, Detroit 0 Chicago 8, Montreal 0
Minnesota at California, inc. Houston 9, Atlanta 6
Chicago at Oakland, inc. Los Angeles 6, Cincinnati 2
Other clubs not scheduled Other clubs not scheduled
Today's Games Todya's Ganes
Milwaukee (Lockwood, 5-9) at New Nes Yok (Koosman, 8-7) at Chicago
York (Krkich, 10-10) nighi, (Pappas, 7-7)
Boston (McGlothen, 5-4) at Balti- Montreal (Torrez( 12-7) at PhiladeI-
more (Cuellar, 11-9) night phia (Twitchell, 2-2) night
Kansas City (Nelson, 4-4) at Texas St. Louis (Cleveland, 12-7) at Pitts-
(Hand, 0-7) sight burgh (Briles, 10-5) n1i1ht
Cleveland (Dunning, 1-I) at Detroit Cincinnati (Simpson, 7-4) at Atlanta
(Seelbach, 8-6) night Niekro, 10-10) night
Chicago (Lemonds, 1-4) at Oakland San Francisco (Carrithers, 3-7) at
(Hunter, 14-5) night Houston (Dierker, 10-6) night
Minnesota (perry, 11-9) at California Los Angeles (Sutton, 134) at lan
(Wright, 12-6) night Diego (Caldwell, 5-4) night

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