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Thursday, June 9, 1971

Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Thursday, June 9, 191

Foster HR trips Mets.

NEW YORK - Jack Billing-
ham pitched his first shutout of
the season and George Foster
hit a three-run home run as the
Cincinnati Reds ended the New
York Mets'hfour-game winning
streak with a s-0 victory
Wednesday night.
Billingham. 7-3, struck out
five and scattered eight hits
in pitching his second com-
plete game this season and
posting his third straight win.
Jerry Koosman, 4-6, strug-
gled with his control in the
opening inning, issuing two
walks before Foster unloaded
his homer to give the Reds all
the runs they needed. Koosman
pitched eight innings, allowing
all nine Cincinnati hits.
Tribe stalled
OAKLAND - The Oakland
A's ended Cleveland pitcher
Dennis Eckersley's winning
streak Wednesday when Mike
-Jorgensen drilled a two-run
donle to left field off reiever
Rick Waits in the seventh inn-
ing to beat the Indians 3-2.
Eckersey 64shad won his
last three games and alloed
just one hit in his last 23 in-
Wayne Gross blasted his
12th homer of the season to tie
the score at 1-1 in the second
inning. The Indians took a two-
run lead in the third, when
Oakland starter Mike Norris
walked Buddy Bell with the
bases loaded to force in a run.
Rogers blazes
MONTREAL - Steve Rogers
threw a six-hitter to beat Andy
Messersmith as the Montreal
Expos ran their winning streak
to five games Wednesday night
with a 6-0 victory over the At-
Major League
New York 31 24 -
Baltimore 29 26 1
Boston 2 24 1
Milwaukee 22 29 4
Cleveland 23 26 4q4
Detroit 22 28 0-
Toronto 21 30 -114
Minnesota 32 21 -
Chicago 29 23 2
Texas 26 24 4%4
Oakland 26 27 6
California 25 26 6
Kansas City 25 26 6
Seattle 22 35 12
Yesterday's Results
Oakland 3, Cleveland 2
Boston 14, Baltimore 5
Texas 6, Chicago -
New York 9, Milwaukee 2
late games not included
Today's Games
New York (Gullett 4-2) at Milwau-
kee (Haas 4-2), 2:30 p.m.
Baltimore (Palmer 7-5) at Boston
(Lee 3-1), 7:30 p.m.
Chicago (Knapp 5-2) at Texas
(Prry 5-5), 8:30 p.m.
Kansas City (Hassler 2-1) at Min-
nesota (Redfern 2-3), 8:30 p.m.
Detroit (Roberts 3-7) at Seattle
(Jones 0-4). 10:30 p.m.
w L GB
' rChicago 32 19 -
Pittsburgh 29 21 2
St. Louis 29 23 34
Philadelphia 29 23 31
Montreal 23 28 9
New Yok 22 31 11
Los Angeles 37 1 -
Cincinnati 26 26 94
San Diego 26 32 12.
San Francisco 25 30 12-
Houston 22 33 15
Atlanta 20 36 1%
Yesterday's Results
Los Angeles 4, Chicao 2

lanta Braves.
Rogers, 8-4, stretched his
scoreless inning string to 22
with his second shutout of the
season. He leads the National
League in complete games
w ith nine, innings pitched
with 117 and strikeouts iith
Merresmith, 4-2, lasted six
innings, giving up three runs,
two earned, on six hits.
The Expos iced the victory
with two runs in the seventh off
reliever Steve Kline. Warren
Cromartie's major league-lead-
ing 21st double drove in the
first run of the inning' and he
later scored on an infield out
by Andre Dawson.
Pirates popped
P I T T S B U R G 1.1-
Rookie Jack Clark blasted a
home run and doubled home
the winning run to give the San.
Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory
over the Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday night.
San Francisco reliever Gary
Lavelle earned his eighth save
as the Giants swept the three-
game series from the Pirates,

losers in 12 of their last 18
Astros agonized
Jay Johnstone broke on 0-for-13
slump with a fifth-inning, two-
run homer that gave the Phila-
delphia Phillies a 3-2 victory
over the Houston Astros yester-
day and a sweep of their three-
game series,
The Phillies trailed 2-1 start-
ing the bottom of the fifth
when Steve Carlton, 8-3, sing-
led with one out. Garry Mad-
dox forced Carlton for the
second out, but Johnstone
slammed his second homer of
the season, over the right
field fence,
The Phils had taken a 1-0
lead in the second on Larry
Bowa's two-outRBI single.
The Astros did not get a hit
off Carlton until the fourth,
went ahead 2-1 in the fifth in-
Willie Stargell, slugging first
baseman for the Pittsburgh Pi-
rates, is a native of Earlsboro,

the aii
By The Associated Press
This way out
NEW YORK - Three players, Larry Moffett of Nevadaa
Vegas, Freeman Williams of Portland State and Earl Holmes
Los Angeles Mission Junior College, formally withdrew their name
from the National Basketball Association college draft Wednesday
Their decision to remove their names from the list left
eight undergraduates still eligible to be drafted. They are
Kenny Carr of North Carolina State, Brad Davis of Mary
land, Ray Epps of Norfolk State, Brad Holland of UCLA, Ber-
nard King of Tennessee, James Redwine of Eastern Wash.
ington State, Frank Sanders of Southern University and Ray
Tatum of Malone.
Prep vaulter remains 'serious'
SAGINAW - An 18-year-old high school pole vaulter remained
in serious condition Wednesday with injuries sustained in a fall
during a state high school track meet last Saturday.
Jim Frohmader of Michigan Lutheran Seminary School was
making his first jump of the day in the Class D meet when the
wind carried himo off course and he hit his head on the front
of the vault stand.
Paul Kuske, father of another athlete on the Michigan Lutheran
team, reported doctors said the youth is paralyzed from the
waist down.
'Slew' cited citizen
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Seattle Slew became an "honorary ciai
zen" of Washington State Wednesday.
The state's most famous non-resident gained honorary citi
zen status in a proclamation issued by Gov. Dixy Lee Mra desti
nating Saturday as Seattle Slew Day in Washington.
That is the day the Kentucky-bred thoroughbred goes aftel
the third jewel in horse racing's Triple Crown - the Belmo
"Seattle Slew, by virture of his name, has focussed world
wide attention to the Pacific Northwest and specifically to the
state of Washington," said the governor in her proclamation,
Russell weds beauty queen
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. - Bill Russell, 43, former coach
general manager of the Seattle Supersonics, married Didi An
stett, 29, a former Miss USA, Wednesday.
Consistent with Russell's desire to keep his life private, the
wedding was not formally announced and the precise Mercei
Island location for the ceremony was not disclosed.
The Seattle Times said Russell, who stepped down fron
his position with the National Basketball Association club earliet
this year, and Miss Acstett have been acquainted about secei
She was Miss USA in 1968 and was fourth in the Miss Universt
competition that same year.
The marriage is his second and her first.

Seldfen, Karzen gain-
in AIAW consolation
Special To The Daily Selden and Karzen face their
BATON ROUGE - Michi- toughest opponents of the
gan's lone remaining doubles tournament today when they
team of Kathy Karzen and Barb square off against Jody Apple-
Selden remained alive yester- basm and Terry Solgonik of
day with two consolation vic- Miami, Fla. Applebaum and
tories in the AIAW National Solgonik won the USTA -tour-
Championships. nament earlier this spring but
The Wolverine pair gained were bumped into the consola-
their third consolation victory tion bracket here when they
in the morning, besting Gon- were upset by a team from
zalez and Goeltz of Mary Bald- Texas.
win College, by scores of 6-4,
2-6. 6-0. USC continues to lead the
IN THE afternoon, Selden week-long tourney with 19 1/4
and Karzen were scheduled to points. Stanford has taken over
face Daksa and Fotopoules of second with 16 3/4, while Rol-
Kansas. But the Jayhawk duo lins slipped to third with 141
was forced to default, moving points. Michigan, with only one
the Michigan pair into the final entry left competing, is in 26th
16. place with 1 3/4 points.

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