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day, July 30, 97 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Eleven
Kite, Lister grab Phily golf lead

By The Associated Press

By The Associated Press
Tom Kite, happily and enthu-
siastically defending the only
title he's ever won, scrambled
his way to a hard-won, rallying,
two under par 69 and a tie with
New Zealand's John Lister for
the second round lead yester-
day in the $200,000 Philadelphia
Golf Classic.
"Oh, what a day," Kite sig-
hed after his erratic effort that
included four bogeys - one of
them a one putt - six birdies
and only eight pars.
"It may sound funny, but
that's the kind of round you
sometimes have when you're
playing good," Kite analyz-
ed. "I turned an over-par
round into a fairly decent
one and almost a good one."
A bogey on the 18th-which
cost him the lead alone-kept
it from being a good one, he
said. Ie missed the green from
a flying lie and dropped hack
G AB R H Pct.
Carew Min 97 380 78 147 .387
Bostock Min 96 371 71 126 .340
Rice Bsn 98 398 65 128 .322
Singleton Bai 91 320 49 102 .319
Bailor Tor 86 346 46 110 .318
Dade Cle 81 255 40 80 .314
Munson NY 92 364 52 113 .310
Cowens KC 95 371 57 115 .310
Zisk Chi 86 327 54 101 .309
Rivers NY :86 344 42 106 .308
RUNS - Carew, Min, 78; Bos-
tock, Min, 71; Fisk, Bsn, 70; GScott,
Bsn, 66; Hisle, Min, 66.'
RUNS BATTED IN - Hisle, Min,
87; Hobson, Bsn, 72; Munson, NY,
71; Zisk, Chi, 71; Thompson, Det,
HITS - Carew, Min, 147; Bsn,
128; Bostock, Min, 126; Burleson,
Bsn, 118; Cooper, Mil, 1X7; tannis-
ter, Chi, 117.
DOUBLES - ReJackson, NY, 31;
McRae, KC, 31; Lemon, Chi, 25;
isle, Min, 25; Burleson, Bsn, 23;
Staub,'Det, 23; Yount, Mil, 23.
TRIPLES - Carew, Min, 14;
Rice, Bsn, 11; Bostock, Min, 10;
Randolph, NY, 8; Bonds, Cal, 7;
Coweas, KC, 7.
HOME RUNS - Rice, Bsn, 27;
GScott, Bsn, 25; Nettles, NY, 23;
ISoe, Min, 23; Bonds, Cal,y 1.
STOLEN BASES -- Remy, Cal,
31; Patek, KC, 31; Page, Oak, 25;
Bonds, Cal. 24; LeFlore, Det, 20.
PITCHING (9 Decisions) -- Bird,
KC, 8-1, .889, 4.48; ToJohnstn, Min,
11-3, .786, 2.91; Kravee, Chi, 7-2,
.778, 4.37; Gullett, NY, 9-3, .750,
4.01; Lyle, NY, 8-3, .727, 1.63; Bar-
rios, Chi, 10-4, .714, 3.81; Rozema,
Det, 9-4, .692, 2.64; Knapp, Chi,
9-4, .692, 4.33.
STRIKEOUTS -- Ryan, Cal, 252;
Tanana, Cal, 156; Leonard, KC,
139; Palmer, Bal, 130; Blyleven,
Tex, 130.


into a tie with Lister at 135,
seven under par for two trips
over the tight little 6,687 yard
Whitemarsh Country C 1 u b
Lister, in his seventh full
year of tour activity, putted his
way into contention with a six
under par 65, the best round of
the mild, hazy day. Lister
holed five putts in the 12-15 foot
range and dropped another
from about 40 feet.
"I missed a couple of short
ones," he said, "but, over-
all, you'd have to say I made
everything I should have -
and then some."
Slender Danny Edwards, a
winner at Greensboro earlier
this year, had a second round
69 and was one stroke back of
the leaders at 136.,
Mike Hill, who spiced his
round of 69 with an eagle two
on the 13th hole, and big J. C.
Snead, who matched par 71,
s Leaders
G AB R 01 Pct
Parker Pgh 99 408 70 139 .341
JeMorales Chi 96 342 43 114 .333
Stennett Pgh 94 368 43 122 .332
Luzinski 1Phi 89 336 56 111 .330
Simmons StL 91 321 52 106 .330
Griffey Cin 96 383 75 126 .329
Tmpleton StL 93 387 63 124 .320
BRobinson ' Pgh 80 275 41 88 .320
GFoster Cin 97 381 77 121 .318
Randle NY 77 287 44 90 .314
RUNS - Morgan, Cin, 78; GFos-
ter, Cin, 77; Winfield, SD, 76;
Griffey, Cin, 75; Parker, Pgh, 70;
Rose, Cin, 70.
Cin, 96; Garvey, LA, 83; Cey, LA,
82; Luzinski, Phi, 77; Bench, Cin.
HITS - Parker, Pgh, 139; Grif-
fey, Cin, 126; ,Tmpleton, StL, 124;
Stennett, Pgh, 122; Rose, Cin, 122.
DOUBLES - Parker, Pgh, 34;
Cromrtie, Hti, 31; JeMorales, Chi,
28; Griffey, Cin. 28; Reitz, StL,
TRIPLES - Tmpleton, StL, 10;
$u5mphry, StL, 7; Almon, SD, 7;
Maddox, Phi, 6; Brock, StL, 6; J
Cruz, Iltn, 6; Winfield SD, 6.
HOME RUNS G Uoster, Cin,
32; Schmidt, Phi, 27; Garvey, LA,
24; Luzinski, Phi, 23; Bench, Cin,
STOLEN BASES - Taveras, Pgh,
35; GRichards, - SD, 33; Cedeno,
Htn, 32; Morgan, Cin, 31; Cabell,
ltn, 31; Lopes, LA, 31.
PITCHING (9 Decisions) - Te-
klve, Pgh, 9-1, .900, 3.21; Rau, LA,
11-2, .846, 3.72; EReUsehel, Chi, 15-
3, .833, 2.14; Candlria, Pgh, 11-3,
.786, 2.61; Denny, StL, 7-2, .778,
3.61; RFtrsch, StL, 13-4, .765, 3.63;
John, LA, 21-4, .733, 2.99; Carlton,
Phi, 13-6, .684, 2.96.
STRIKEOUTS - PNiekro, Atil,
149; Rogers, Mtl, 130; Koosman,
NY, 129; Richard, Itn, 129; Seav-
er, Cin. 115.

were another stroke back at
Terry Diehl, the first round
leader and the man Kite beat
in a playoff for the title here
a year ago, slipped to a 73
and was in a large group at
138, three strokes off the
"I was mentlflly off, playing
like a zombie," Diehl said.
The others at 138, and their
second round scores, included
Bob Murphy, with 66 and 30 on
his back nine; rookie Brady
Miller, 67; Jerry McGee, 68;
Grier Jones and Victor Rega-
lado, 69; Bob Gilder, 70; and
Bill Rogers, 71.
The curly haired Kite, who
has played both his amateur
and professional career in the
shadow of Ben Crenshaw, his
teammate, at the University
of Texas, bogeyed the sitth
hole after missing the green
then hit one into an unplay-
able lie on the seventh and
had to hole a six-footer for
lHe missed the green but
managed to save par on the
eighth, then started his birdie
string with putts of 12 and 10
feet on the next two holes.
Ie parred the 11th routinely,
than threw his approaches 8, 5
and 12 feet from the cup and
Made the Mutts for three con-
secitive birds before missing
the green and scrambling for
par on the 15th.
Kite one putted eight of nine
holes beginning on the sev-
llbviosly, I putted well just
to keep myself in the ball
game," he said.
He did a little better than
that. lie had sole control of the
top spot until his drive trickled
into the rough on the 18th and
his approach came out hot and
flving, missed the green and
set tp the bogey that dropped
hir back into a share of the top
Sports trivia
When Wes Unseld of the
Wihington Bllets ran his ca-
reer rebound total past 10,000,
he became only the fourth play-
er in NBA history to go that
high without scoring 10,000
Purdue plans to use a five-
two defensive front in college
football in 1977.

Kite scrambles to lead

Bing af'ree ic
y The Associated Press co
CEAN CITY, Md. - General Bt
nager Bob Ferry of the 19
shington Bullets said yester-
y that former Detroit Piston hi,
trd Dave Bing, currently a co
llet, has been given permis- af
n to make a deal for himself ha
h another National Basket- gu
II Association team.
Ferry made the c om m e n t .
dle vacationing at this ocean 1n
'crt, during a meeting pro- S
ting an upcoming Bullets' W
BING, WHO WILL be 34 in w
seaner, signed a two-year tr
cCa rthy
OK after
hip surgery
BUFALO, N .Y. (M - Jon
'Carthy, 90, former manager
he brow York Yankees base-
1 team, was listed in good
dition at Millard Fillmore
spital yesterday following sur-
for a broken left hip.
McCarthy was injured in a
l at his home in the nearby
of Tonwanda Wednesday.
utderwent a 2 /-hour oper-
1 Thursday.
McCarthy managed the Yan-
for 15 years in the 1930s
dl194s. He began his career
a minor league player and
tager, then managed the
1ago Cubs before moving to
Yankees. He completed his
eer as manager of the Bos- -
Red Sox. In his big league
eer, his teams won nine pen-
is and seven World Series.
61he the New York Knicks
ied San Antonio on March 1,
Walt Frazier played in his
regular season game, a
d for the Knicks.

agent now
ntract when he came to the
ullets from the Pistons in a
75 deal.
The former Washington, D.C.,
gh school star was told he
uld shop around, Ferry said,
ter saying he wouldn't be
ppy with a proposed fourth
card role next season.
Bing was used sparingly dur-
g the second half of last sea-
an, after being replaced in they
arting line-up by rookie Larry
right and Tom Henderson,
ho was acquired in a January
ade with Atlanta.

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