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-age 1 welve tf1 MICHIGAN DAILY Iuesday, July 26, 19T
Tiges master Jays, 8-3
By PAUL CAMPBELL of a chance, as the 20 - year- In the field, the* Tigers scooted to his left and nabbed bottom of the 8th, adding three
and RICK MADDOCK old righty allowed more walks were unusually solid, even a Roy Howell line shot near runs off Willis.
(6) than hits (5) in less than showing an occasional sign his knees. Then, with Doug Ra-
DETROIT -- The Detroit five innings of work. of brilliance. Three times the der on first with one out in LeFlore got his second RBt
Tigers gave their fans some- Byrd was plagued with con- infield turned nifty double- the ninth, Al Woods hit a one- o. the night when he singled
thing to dream about last night, trol problems from the start. plays behind Wilcox, two, of hopper that Vrv'er gobbled up with two outs to score Aurelio
when they beat Toronto, 8-3. More often than not, his offer- which got him out of jams and turned into a game-ending Rodriguez, who had doubled
ings were as high as a teen- with men on first and second. doubleplay. past Bailor in center. After F-
The 16,911 local partisans ager at the Hash Bash. When entes walked, Staub drilled one
saw their team play a fine he tried to adjust, catcher Alan But it wasn't over. In the The Tigers made sure Staggs just inside the rightfield line
all - around game - combin- A ,,hhv im..,. himzplf hhth ch,.,,.. .,, ,,..... homer was insienificant in the for a two-run double.

ing good pitching, timely h
ting, and excellent defense.
only they could do it m
often . . .
Just to wake up the drez
ers, though, it should be po
ed out that the expansion B
Jays have the worst record
the league, and closed out tf
season against Detroit with
5-10 slate. Also, Toronto fo
it impossible to overcome
Tigers' home country adv
tage. Last night was Detro
7th win in as many st
against the Jays at Tiger"
Still it was sweet.
For , his part, Tiger stai
and winner Milt Wilcox, (2
pitched seven strong innin
striking out five and allow
only five hits.
He was relieved after g
ing up a walk and two hits
the eighth, the second
which was a three-run opl
site field homer by Ste
Staggs, who collected thr
hits for the night. Lefty J
Crawford came in and ke
the Canadians in check
the rest of the game.
The Tigers didn't exa
overpower Toronto starterw
Byrd. But they didn't get m

sit kny unu nmsen mging
hit- forward often to pick balls out
If of the dirt.
ore The Tigers took advantage of
the wild Byrd to score two runs
am- in the 4th and one in the 5th.
int- During a one and one-third inn-
Slue ing span, the Blue Jay hurler
Sin issued five walks and gave up
heir three hits.
h a In the fourth, Jason Thomp-
und son and Milt May scored on
the P h i 1 Mankowski's triple
van- which fell just out of the
it's reach of Sam Ewing in right-
arts field.
Sta- Walks to Thompson and Og-
livie in the 5th, loaded the bases
and sent Byrd to the showers.
rter May brought in a run off re-
) liever Mike Willis with a
igs, grounder to second.
ving The fans received an extra
treat in the 6th when Ron Le-
Jv- Flore smacked a long flyball
in over centerfielder Bob Bailor's
of head just short of the 440-foot
po- mark for an inside-the-park
ve home run.
ept Late Baseball
learoit 8, Toronto 3
Tesas 6, Clevelanid 4
ctly Baltimore 4, Milwaukee 3
Jeff Pittsburgh 6, Atlanta 3
uch St. Louis 4, Cineinnati 3

eigrt , stn orstop Tom Veryzer
Jays jolted
s sab r h b
Sags 2b, 4 1 3 3
Bailor i 4 0 0 0
Howell3b 4 0 0 0
Fairly dh 4 0 0 0
lRader lb 3 0 1 0
Woods if 4 0 1 0
Ewing rf 3 0 0 0
Taees ss 3 1 1 0
Ashby c I 1 1 0
Byrd p 0 0 0 0
Wllis 1' 0 5 0 0
Totals 30 3 7 3
ab r h bi
LeF lorecf 4 2 2 2
Funtes 2h 4 1 1 0
Staub dh 5 1C2C
Kemp If 5 0 0 0 6
Thapsn lb 2 1 0 0
Oglivie- c 3 1 1 0
May c 4 1 2C
Mnkwsk 3b 2 0 1 2
Rodrigz 36 2 1 1 0
Veryerss 3 0 0 0
Wvileos p 0 0 0 0
Crawford p 0 0 0 0
Totals 34 8 10 8
Toronto 000 000 030-3
Detroit 010 211 03x-8
E--Byrd. DP--Detroit 4. LOB--
Toronto 3, Detroit 8. 2B-staub 2,
Rodriguez, Mankowski. HR - Le-
Flore 11, staggs 2.
iph cerbbso
Byrd L,l1-3) 4( 5 4 4 6 3
Willis 3% 5 4 4 0 2
W5ilcox Wi, (2-0) 7Y3 3 3a 1 5
Crawford 1% 0 0 0 1 1
Save - Crawford 1. HBP - by
Wilcox Ashby. WP -- Wilcox. T--
2:14. A - 16,911.

- Recreational
Entries for the intramural golf tournament for both men and
women are due at the Hoover St. Intramural Building today, July
26, at 5:00 p.m.
Registration for "Camp Adventure" Summer Day Camp for
kids ages 6-12 is currently being held. For information, call NCRB
at 763-4560.
Anyone having a permanent locker in CCRB, IM Bldg., or
NCRB must either renew it for next year by August 19, 1977 or
clear it out by the same date. All remaining articles will be re-
moved and disposed of.
If you want to renew your locker, you may do so either in per-
son or by mail during the renewal period, August 1-19.
All lockers not renewed during this period will go on general
sale on a first come, first served basis beginning Saturday, Sep-
tember 10 at 9:00 a.m. at the three gyms.
There will be an early sale of User Passes to help cut down
on those long September lines. The sale dates are August 1-19,
Monday thru Friday 8:30-4:30 and Wednesday 5-9 p.m.
For those of you wanting-to renew your User Pass, bring in
your old pictured I.D. to the Main Office at CCRB.



I $rrot"if the, lai4y


Hubs a globe-trotter
Michigan's Phil Hubbard is one of 12 collegiate stars named
to the U.S. World University basketball squad yesterday by Louis-
ville Coach Denny Crum.
The team is scheduled to leave next Saturday for Rome. It
will play exhibition games in Italy and Yugoslavia before
heading for Sofia, Bulgaria, for the World Games, scheduled
Aug. 17-28.
Also chosen for the team are: guards Freeman Williams of
Portland State, Darrell Griffith of Louisville, Sidney Moncrief of
Arkansas and Anthony Murray of Alabama; forwards Larry
Byrd of Indiana State, Walter Jordan of Purdue, Jeff Judkins of
Utah and Calvin Natt of Northeast Louisiana, and centers Jim
Bailey of Rutgers, Dave Corzine of DePaul and Rick Gallon of
Louisville. -DAILY SPORTS
Bird shelved again
DETROIT -The Detroit Tigers revealed yesterday that ailing
pitcher Mark "The Bird" Fidrych, who has tendinitis, will be out
for at least the next two weeks.
The team announced Fidrych was placed on the 21-day
disabled list retroactive to July 20 because of the tendinitis in
his right arm.
Fidrych, last year's American League rookie of the year, will
be sidelined until at least Aug. 9.
Fidrych was 6-4 after starting the season late because of a
knee operation. Fidrych last pitched on Tuesday, July 12th, against
Toronto. He threw 15 pitches before leaving the game with pain
in his throwing arm.
To replace the Bird on the roster the Tigers purchased
the contract of right-handed pitcher Jack Morris from their
Evansville farm club yesterday.
Morris, a 6-foot-3, 195-pounder, is scheduled to join the team
today in time for the Tigers' game in Chicago.--AP
Lions nab Charger
ROCHESTER, Mich.-The Detroit Lions have acquired veteran
defensive back Chris Fletcher from the San Diego Chargers for
a ninth-round draft choice in 1978.
Fletcher, 29, is in his eighth year in the NFL. He was the
Chargers' defensive captain In 1975 and their starting free
safety in 1976. He also played cornerback for two years.
The 5-foot-11, 187-pound Fletcher is a Temple University
graduate. . -AP

Heads up!
Chicago Cubs' shortstop Dave Rosello comes down atop Houston Astros' Joe Ferguson during 3
unsuccessful double-play attempt in yesterday's game at Chicago. The Cubs prevailed, 9-7.

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