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.Page Twelve


Tuesday, August 17, 1971

Jenkins, Cubs shutout Braves.

By The Associated Press C
ATLANTA-Chicago's Fergu-
son Jenkins recorded his 19th CINCINNATI-George Foster
victory of the season yesterday, drilled a run-scoring single with
tops in the National League, one out in the ninth inning, giv-
shutting out the Atlanta Braves ing the Cincinnati Reds a 6-5
on two hits 3-0 and doubling in victory over St. Louis yesterday
two runs! and dropping the Cardinals five
Jenkins, who has lost nine, games behind first-place Pitts-
retired the first 10 batters he burgh in the National League
faced and never allowed a Brave East Division.
past second base. He struck out Foster's hit off Frank Linzy,
seven and walked only one. 4-2, scored Tony Perez, who had
Chicago got its first run in walked with one out and ad-
the third when, with one out, vanced to second on Johnny
Glenn Beckert doubled and was Bench's single.
driven in by a single by Billy The Cards had tied the score
Williams. 5-5 in the top of the ninth on
Joe Hague's two-out, two-run
Pirates snap homer, his 13th of the season
PITTSBURGH - Willie Star- What will the wage freeze
gell drove in four runs with four Wht willdts? w hy ded
straight hits as the Pittsburgh do to pro holdouts? Why did
Pirates hsappe as f urge the U.S. lose in basketball at
Pirates snapped a four-game tePnAeia aeT
losing streak and defeated the Pan-American Games? To
Houston Astros 8-3 last night. find oui thai no one knows,
Stargell, who had three sin- torn to Page 11.
gles and a double, drove in a
run in the first inning with a and third in three days. Hague's
single, two in the fifth with his blast over the right field wall
double and another in the sev- drove in Ted Simmons, who had
enth with his fourth hit. singled.
He raised his runs-batted-in
total to 108, a career high. He Orioles win again
had 107 in 1965.
Dock Ellis, who went seven MILWAUKEE-Frank Robin-
innigs for Pittsburgh, posted his son, batting .500 against Mil-
17,h victory of the season waukee this year, scored one run
against six losses. and drove in two more with a
single in the fifth inning last
night, leading the Baltimore
Red Sox edge Orioles to a 3-2 victory over the
BOSTON - Billy Conigliaro Brewers.
ripped a three-run homer in the Jim Palmer, 15-6, won his
bottom of the ninth inning last fourth straight with a six-hitter.
night, giving the Boston Red Singles by Mark Belanger and
Sox a 6-5 victory over the Cali- Palmer and a walk to Merv
fornia Angels. Rettenmund loaded the bases
The comeback victory ended a with one out in the Oriole fifth.
seven-game losing streak-all at After Boog Powell forced Bel-
home-for the Red Sox, who anger at home, Frank Robinson
had fallen behind when the An- singled to left to score Palmer
gels scored four runs in the top and Rettenmund, and put Balti-
of the eighth inning. ,more in front.
Major League Standings
Fst East
W L Pct. nB W I Pct GB
Baltimore 7 44 .6211 - Pittsbtrgh 72 50 .590 -
Detroit 65 54 .546 81/ St. Louis 67 55 .549 5
Boston 65 56 .537 9f> Chicago 65 54 .546 5
New York 60 61 .496 141 New York 58 60 .492 12
Washitngtotn 49 76.412 24 I.. Philadelpshia 53 67 .442181
Cevland 40 73 .is7261/4 Bontireal 48 7t.463 221/2
West West. -
Oakland 78 42 .650 - S Franeisco 72 it .585 -
Kansas City 63 55 534 t14 1.os Angeles 65 56 .537 6
Chicago 57 63 .475 I Atlanta 64 61 .512 9
California 56 67 .45 231% touston 60 61 .496 It
Minnesota 54 65 .454 23:. Cincinnati 58 65 .472 t4
Milwaukee 51 68 .429 26t ! San Diego 46 77 .374 6
Yesterday's Results Vesterday'IRttuts
Baltimore 3, Milwaukee 2 Chic go 3, Atl ntags
Minttesota 11, Cleveland2 New Yoek at Los Angeles, ine.
Bosot6 aloreian Cineinnati 6, St. Louis 5
Bosto 6, Cliforia SPittsborghs 8, Houtston 3
Otsteeclubs not scheduled Ottee cltbs not scheduled
Today's Gamnes Today's Games
Kansas City at New Yoek, 2 Houston at Pittshurgh, night
California at Boston, night Chicago at Atlanta, night
Oakland at Washington, night St. Louis at Cincinnati, night
Detroit at Chicago 2, twi-night Montreal at San Diego, night
Baltimore at Milwaukee, night New York at Los Angeles,Bnight
leveland at Minnesota, night Philadelphia at San Francisco, night

Baseball weather or not
It's a good thing that there are no major league baseball teams in Florida, because if there were,
they would have been rained out last night. At least that's what A.P. meteorologist Irving Hygro-
meter predicted in his forecast for yesterday made this morning. But Irving hasn't been the same b
since he had his corns removed, so if you really want to know, call Miami.
Netters shae on cay court

prestige. of American tennis will
be at stake in October when the
U.S. Davis Cup Team meets
either Brazil or Romania in the
Cup Challenge Round, and there
are some problems shaping up
Non-playing U.S. team captain
Ed Turville was edgy Sunday aft-
er watching the finish of the Na-
tional Clay Court Open Cham-
pionships here. The players con-
sidered the best bets to perform
for the U.S. had a relatively
poor showing on the same sur-
face they'll use in the Challenge
Cliff Richey, the man slated
to be the top U.S. player in
singles, got to the finals but lost
to Yugoslavia's Zeljko Franulo-
vie in a lacklustre and subdued
The tall dignified Turville
said, "The recent poor showings
have opened up the entire field.
Except for Stan Smith there's
really no sure person on the
"Cliff has not had a good clay
court record. He has lost to
Jaime Fillol, Harold Solomon
and Zeljko on clay and this is
the only championship he has
Long fair Should
Be Cut As Often
As Short Hair
The Dascola Barbers

reached this year," Turville
He said, "Cliff is not the ag-
gressive player he was a year
ago or even at Wimbleton."
As for the rest of those in-
vited to attend the Davis Cup
Trials, Turville had some posi-
tive thoughts and some negative
"Certainly Clark Graebner, a
semifinalist here in singles and
a finalist in doubles had played
much better," Turville said.
"But Tom Gorman has been a
major disappointment on clay.
His losing in the first round here
in both singles 'and doubles was
a shocker for me.
"I am pleased, though, to
have Frank Froehling's serving
coming back. He'll be a tremen-
dous help in doubles for us if we
can team him with somebody."

Turville plans to do one thing
new during the upcoming trials.
"I will propose to bring in four
of our top college players. Pos-
sibly, Solomon, Jimmy Connors
the NCAA champion, Roscoe
Tanner who played well in reach-
ing the semifinals here and Ed-
die Dibbs who also reached the
"These kids, all Junior Davis
Cup Team members, are great
clay court players and they'll
give the others some good hard
work. We've got to keep in mind
that this is the last Challenge
Round and we have to look to
the future.
"Why," he added, "the Ro-
manians and Brazilians play on
nothing but clay courts over
there my boys won't touch a
clay court for five weeks."

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