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Page Eight


Tuesday, May 25, 1971

Batsmen spli1t with Purdue
~'~;7, 'to tie for runner-up spot

Fleeting hopes of a Big Ten
b, baseball championship lay
41 dashed on the playing field at
/y .41 Illinois as the Wolverines re-
Sturned home from the fi na l
weekend of Big Ten action that
aeinto a strictly downhill af-
fai for them, as the Spartans
e" copped the crown.
After seeing their pennant
hopes smashed by an early sun-
set that caused the umpire
to call their second game with
the Illini, knotted at 9-9 after
seven, on account of darkness,
the angry Wolverines salvaged
a tie with Minnesota for t he
runner-up slot as a result of
r splitting a doubleheader with a
resurgent Purdue squad, and a
forfeit by the Gophers.
Both Ace Jim Burton, wh o
f turned in a rather disappointing
performance in the opener
against Illinois Friday, and Dan
" Fife who was scheduled to pitch
tefinal game of the season
were unavailable for duty due
-Asscated Preets to i n ju ri es, depleting Mich-
Cast our bait to the wind lean's less than ample bullpen.
Americas favorite sweethearts, Mr. and. Mrs. "Little Ike" Eisen- The burden of the attempt to
bower, spend their last loving weekend together before Davies salvage the seond spot thus fell
hitc wih te Nvy n a ay efitin suh a omaticcoule- to Elwood.
hitc wih te Nvy n a ay efitin suh a omaticcoule- Elwood, backed by fiee er-
trying to catch some dinner. Pet Irish setter King Timahoe lets rors by his teammates. failed to
loose with a wolf whistle at right, stand up to the Purdue sluggers

who battered him for five runs
in the fifth inning of the open-
er Saturday on three hits and
three walks, as the Wolverines
fell 7-4.
The Wolverines picked up
their runs on a texas leagier by
Pat Sullivan that scored Mike
Bowen in the first, Jim Koco-
lowski's two-run double in the
fourth and Mike Rafferty's dou-
ble in the fifth.
Bowever Michigan did man-
age to win the nightcap and the
tie for second behind the pitch-
ing of Belt, who picked up a
win Friday in the Illini opener
by relieving Burton.
Belt, this t i me in relief of
Reggie Ball, who was pitching
for the fisst time since h 1 g h
school and yielded t w o runs,
came on in the second.
The Wolverines staked Ball to
=Big Ten Standings
WV L Pet. GB
Mich. St. 13 3 .113 -
Minnesota 12 6 .667 2
MICH. 10 5 .667 2'.
Illinois 10 7 .551 31/2
Iowa 10 8 .556 4
Wisconsin 9 9 .500 5
Purdue 6 12 .333 1
Ohio S. 5 11 .313 1
Indiana 5 15 .313 1
Northw's'n 5 13 .271 9
Purdue 7-3, MICHIGAN 4-6
Michigan State 2-2. Illinois 1-5
Wisconsin 3-6. Indiana 1-5
Northwestern 5-3, Ohio State
Minnesota 3-0, Iowa 2-9 (for-

a 2-t0 lead in the first on a trip-
le by Bowen a nd a single by
Sullivan, while Mark Carrow's
double in the second increased ,E
the lead to 3-0.
After Purdue's two-run rally
sent Ball to the bench in favor
of Belt, Michigan shortstop
Mark Crane upped the Wolver-
ine total to 4-2 by scoring on a
wild pitch. Tom Kettinger iced
the win with a two-run double 0
in the sixth.
in the bottom of the second that
Big Ten
tabs head
for interim
IOWA CITY 0JP) -- Big Ten
athletic leaders yesterday nam-
ed an acting commissioner and
appointed a permanent succes-
sor to conference Commissioner
William R. Bill Reed, who died
last Thursday.
The league's policy-making
faculty representatives announc-
ed that John D. Dewey, assist-
ant to Reed, would serve as com- 4
missioner until a five-in
screening committee comes no
with a candidate for the per-
manent job.
The search committee was
composed of three faculty rep-
resentatives : George Young of
Wisconsin, chairman; John Fu- JL
zak of Michigan State; and Max
Schultze of Minnesota; and two
athletic directors, Bill Orwig of
Indians and J. E. Weaver of
Ohio State.

ny The Associated Prcess
The Washington S e is a t o r a,
buried in the Americans League
East cellar, blew a five-rin first-
inning lead, then bounced back
to surprise the divisions-leadiing
Boston Red Box 8-6 last inight.
Relief pitchers Joe Grzenda
and Paul Lindblad combiiied to
check Boston ois just one hit in
the final six innings as the Sen-
ators snapped an eight-game
losing skeini sid cut the Box'
lead over idle Baltimore to 3,1-
Frank Boward triggered the
first-inning uprising with a two-
run homer but Boston scored
once in the bottom of the first,
then rode Carl Yastrzemski's
two-run shot and Billy Coniglia-
ro's three-run blast to a 6-5 lead
in the third.
The Senators tied it in the
sixth on Tim Cullen's single and
Toby Harrahs double, then
went ahead to stay in the sev-
enth on two-baggers by Joe Foy
and Paul Casanova.
Wilmore set
for .Pan Am
team tryouts
NEW YORK (A') - Fifty-sev-
en basketball players have ac-
cepted invitations to try out at
the Air Force Academy, begin-
ning June 16, for the Pan
American Games, t he U.S.
Olympic Committee said yester-
A 12-man squad will be pick-
ed for the Games in Cali., Co-
lumbia, this summer.
Among those accepting invi-
tations were Michigan's Benry
Wilmore, Indiana's Joby Wright,
Purdue's Bob Ford and Mar-
quette's Jim Chones.
Long Hair Should
Be Cut As Often
As Short Hair
The Dascola Barbers

crush lied
Ini the only afternoon game
of ,yesterday's abbreviated Na-
tional League schedule, Orlando
Cepeda broke a 3-3 tie in the
fifths inning with his 12th homer,
a two-run blast that propelled
Atlanta to a 9-4 romp over
Gary Sutherland and Ron
Fairly homered for the Expos
but the' Braves put the game on
ice with a four-run ninth high-
lighted by Felix Millan's three-
rin double.
Ciiicinnati's Gary Nolan gave
up only one hit in seven innings
-but that one was a two-run
homer in the second by Denny
Doyle that lifted the Philadel-

Sox, 8-6
phia Phillies to a 2-1 triusmp~h
over the Reds.
Rick Wise, 4-2, hseld the Reds
hitless for four innings before
scattering six hits to nsotch the
Bob Gibsoii was shelled from
the mound in the fourth insninsg
as the San Diego Padres snapped
the St. Louis Cardinals four-
game winning streak, 12-3.
Clarence Gaston and Dave
Campbell each drove in fisir
Lou Brock of the Cardinals
extended his hitting string to 20
games with two singles and a
double and Matty Alou singled
and doubled to stretch his streak
to 16 games.

Major League Standings

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W L Pet. GO
Boaston 26 14 .650 -
Bialtimorec 23 it .590 2 j
Dtrait 22 19 .537 4Y,
New York 17 22 .436 8l
Cleveland 17 24 .425 9
Washington It 26 .311 11
Oakland 50 15 .667 -
Minnesota 21 215.500 7t,,
California 21. 23 .477 18Y
Kansas City 19 21 .475 1)4
Mlwaukee 16 21 .432 10
Chiceago 15 22 .405 11
Yesterday's Results
Washington I, lBoston 0
Other clulbs not scheduled.
Today's Games
California at Oakland
Minnesota at Milwaukee
Kansas City at Chicago
Ness York at Oteit
Cleveland at Baltimare
Washington at Boston

W L Pet.
New York 25 14 .615
St. Louis 25 17 .595
Pittsburgh 24 17 .515
Chieago 20 21 .410
Montreal 16 10 .471
Philadelphia 19 25 .325
San Franciseo 30 13 .691
Los Angeles 21 22. .411
Atlanta 21 22 .401
Hlouston 20 22 .476
Cincinnati 17 25 .405
San Diego 13 29 .310
Yesterday's esults
Atlanta 9, Montreal4
Philadelphia 2, Cincinnati 1
San Diego 12, St. Louis 3
other cluhs not scheduled.
Today's Games
Atlanta at Montreal
San Francisco at Las Angeles
Houston at San Diego
Philadelphia at Ness York
Cincinnati 01 Pittshurgh
Chicago at St. Louis


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