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Page Twelve

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, May 23, 1975

Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Friday, May 23, 1975

MID-EAST REGIONAL STARTS

Batsmen encounter Penn St.
By CLARKE COGSDILL pitched, while fanning 102. that make money. You tell me, does their 17th year overall. Their highest
to 1909, the Michigan baseball team Benedict, oddly enough, seemed more the Business School make money? The previous finish came in 1957, when they
made foor errors in the first inning of its perturbed yesterday with the Athletic Law School? The Medicine School? took second in the College World Series.
game against Penn State, and went on Department budget than with elusive LS&A? Their tuition doesn't even come The two other teams in the regional,
g'meagathPe nnotes t9-7.Tetnd teatms fastballs. As the late-afternoon Ann close to covering their costs. Eastern Michigan and Clemson, will
haven't met since. Arbor monsoon poured through the roof "Why, if it weren't for Buck Giles (a square off tomorrow (barring rain) at
of Michigan's home field Ray L. Fisher wealthy Bloomfield Bills resident who about 4:00 p.m., following the Michigan-
Michigan coach Moby Benedict cer- Stadium and smashed the dandelions and played second base for Michigan in the Penn State affair. Eastern (33-17), which
tainly hopes that history won't repeat assorted other weeds scattered around mid-25s) we wouldn't have anything to lost two cliffhangers to the Blue earlier
itself today at 1 p.m., when his team the outfield, he commented caustically: go on at all.,"hsya 1-,21,paedfv lyr
opens the NCAA Mid-E"at Baseball Re- on the 1975 all-Mid America Conference
gional at Ypsilanti against the Nittany "Just look at the mess this place is GILES, incidentally, offered to pick first team, including pitchers Bob Ow-
Lions. And with two of college base- in. They should have rebuilt the roof, up the tab to buy the team the tradi- chinks (9-1, 1.42) and Bob Welch (6-3,
ball's best pitchers slated to go, history and replaced the seats, seven or eight tional gold Big Ten Championship rings. 0.88), catcher Jerry Keller (.305), short-
will be written, not repeated. years ago, and they've done nothing. The Athletic Department has not yet stop Glenn Gulliver (.341) and third-
CHUCK ROGERS (7-2, 1.71) draws the "TEN YEARS ago, this was the finest matched his offer. sacker Jeff Washington (.316).
unenviable task of holding down the field in the Midwest, maybe even in the Meanwhile, there's the matter of dis- Today's losers in the double-elimina
Easterners, who bat .319 as a team, nation. Now look at it. Everything around posing of Penn State, whose batting stats tion regional return to EMU Baseball
while the .275-hitting Blue try to get here is trash. They spend $278,000 to remind one of Wisconsin, whom the Stadium tomorrow at 10 a.m. for Game
something off right-hander Mitch Luke- put up a new track, and I had to spend Wolverines beat twice last Saturday. 3, while the winners return at 1 p.m. in
vics (11-0, 0.70). $2,000 out of my own pocket to build Like the Badgers, Penn State is led by Game 4. At 4 p.m. or so, the loser of
Lukevics, a 6-2 195-pound fastballer the fence. Big deal. a catcher who's batting over .400, Garry Game 4 will meet the winner of Game 3.
with a slightly jerky motion, has shown "Track got a new building. Wrestling, Koch (.408), while their power is sup- The two surviving teams will clash on
only one real weakness so far-a slight gymnastics and basketball got a beau- plied by leftfielder Bob Miller (.343, Sunday at a horrible time of 10 in the
inability to complete games. He's 6 for tiful building. Football got that new 8 HR and 37 RBI). morning, with a seventh game, if needed,
13 in that department. But he's only practice field. Baseball-nothing. This is the Nittany Lions' 6th straight slated for 5 p.m. Makeups, if any, will
walked 22 men in the 77 innings he's "All they care about is the teams year in the NCAA baseball playoffs, and be played on Monday.
BUFFALO TIES SERIES
Sabres punch out Philly

By The Associated Press
BUFFALO - Jerry Korab,
Gilbert Perreault and Jim Lor-
entz scored second - period
goals last night and goalie
Gerry Desjardins recovered
from a nightmarish perform-
ance to give the Buffalo Sabres
a 4-2 triumph over the Phila-
delphia Flyers and tie their
NHL championship series.
The goals helped Buffalo
come back from deficits of 1-0
and 2-1 and lifted the Sabres to
their second consecutive victo-
ry. The best-of-seven series, in
which each team has won twice
at home, now shifts to Phila-
delphia for game five Sunday.
Korab and Perreault scored
on power plays after Andre
Dupont had given the Flyers
a 1-0 lead in the first period
and Philadelphia's Ross Lons-
berry had made it 2-1 in the
second.
After Lonsberry's goal Des-
jardins ably redeemed himself
from last Tuesday night's weak
performance in game three. He
h a d permitted Philadelphia
three goals on six shots and
Fireble
Grove dies
NORWALK, Ohio {Y'-Robert
Moses "Lefty" Grove, a Hall of
Fame pitcher who won 300
games in a 17-year major
league career, was found dead
of a heart attack yesterday.
THE 75-year-old Grove was
found slumped over in a chair
in his Norwalk home by his
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Robert
Grove, with whom he lived.
Grove was known for a siz-
zling fastball amd a sizzling
temper as well.
JIMMY Dykes, a onetime
Philadelphia teammate of the
great Hall of Fame pitcher,
once remembered:
"I was his good friend off the
field, so I was the only one
allowed to go near him on the
mound. If his blood pressure
was going up, I would get the
ball and hold it a While,"

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took himself out after one per-
iod.
With the score 2-2, and Des-
jardins holding the fort,
Lorentz netted the rebound of
a shot by Rick Dudley at 15:07
of the second period to give
Buffalo its first lead in any
game of the series. Rookie Dan-
ny Gare added a goal into
Philadelphia's empty net with
32 seconds remaining to clinch
the decision.
Dupont scored at 11:28 of
the first period on 2-foot
slap shot for a 1-0 lead the

Flyers nursed until Korab
tied it for Buffalo at 3:46 of
the second.
All the while, the fog which
had disrupted Tuesday night's
game 12 times did not make an
appearance until 8:08 remained
in the game, when referee Wal-
ly Harris called time and arena
attendants skated around the
surface with bedsheets held in
their hands to disperse the fog.
Gametime temperatures were
in the high 70s and humidity
had hovered like a brewing
storm over the Memorial Sta-
dium sellout crowd of 15,863.

Kentucky wins ABA
title for the first time
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-With Artis Gilmore hitting 28 points, the
Kentucky Colonels ended eight years of frustration last evening,
beating Indiana 110-105 for their first American Basketball Asso-
ciation championship.
The Colonels, in wrapping up the series four games to one,
had to shake off a pesky Indiana defense that kept the outcome
in doubt until the final two minutes.
Gilmore was chosen the Most Valuable Player of the
series and received a new automobile.
High point man for Indiana was Billy Knight with 40, followed
by George McGinnis with 31. McGinnis, who suffered an ankle
injury in game three, apparently wasn't bothered last night as he
was constantly snatching rebounds.
With 22 seconds left in the game, Knight hit a free throw to
narrow the gap to 108-103 and then collected his 40th point on a
shot from the side with 16 seconds remaining.
Gilmore was fouled, made both shots and that ended the
scoring.
Kevin Joyce got 16 for the Pacers and Len Elmore added 16.
This was the first year the Colonels played under Coach Hubie
Brown, and when action started last night there was no doubt
they intended to seek revenge on Indiana, which had knocked them
out of the title in the 1972-73 season.

Grenkoski swats
Mark Grenkoski, who leads Michigan's hitters against Penn
State today with a .354 average, smacks a line drive against
Northwestern.
- .-
Major League Standings
AMERICANsLEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
Esot Est
w L Pct. GR w L Pet. G
Milwaukee 20 15 .573 - Chicago 22 14 .611 -
Boston 18 16 .529 V /: Philadelphia 20 17 .541
DE ROIT 1 17 .45 3 Pittsburgh s17 6.515.
Baltimore 16 26 .444 41, New York 16 16 .500 4
New York 15 21 .417 5%,, Montreal 13 19 .406 1
Cleveland 14 20 .412 5 S 5t. Louis 14 21 .400 *
west West
Texas 22 16 .579 - Los Angeles tos15 .634 -
Oakland 21 16 .568 San Diego 52 19 .513 5
Kansas City 21 1 .520 2 Cincinnati s 120 .5125
California 21 59 .120 2 Son Francisco 19 i9 .500
Minnesota 17 17 .500 3 Atlanta 2O 21 .488 6
Chicago 16 21 .432 5 Houston 16 17 .372 it
Yesterday's Results Yeserday's Results
Ceasori 6, noswaukne3 Pittshurgh at San Diets, inc.
Ccalfornia6 altimore 1 Chicago at Los Angeles, inc.
Today's Games Today's Games
Oakland (Siebert 0-0) at Cleve- New York (Matlack 4-3) at Ai'
land (G. Perry 5-5), night. lanta (Morton 5-3), night.
California (Ryan 8-1) at Boston Philadelphia (Underwood 5-3)
(Tiant 4-5), night. Cincinnati (Nolan 2-3), night.
Texas (Jenkins 5-2) at New Montreal (Blair 2-4) at Hoil
York (Hunter 5-4), night. (Roberts 2-4), night.
Baltimore (Grimsley 1-4) at Kan- Pittsburgh (Brett 3-2) at SB
sas City (Fitzmorris 5-3), night. Diego (Spillner 2-5), night.
Minnesota (Hughes 4-1 or Bly- St. Louis (Forsch 4-3 or McGlotb'
leven 4-1) at Milwaukee (Sprague en 3-4) at Los Angeles (Rau 5l
1-1), night. night.
Detroit (LaGrow 3-3) at chicago chicago (Reuschei 3-3) at 80
(wood 2-7), night. Francisco (Falcone 3-3), night.

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