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Page Twelve

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, May 29, 1975

Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Thursday, May 29, 1975

TW'ns topp"0 .1 te
By The Associated Press 1.43 earned run average, low- *
DETROIT-Tony 01- est among American League C I N CI N N A TI- Gary
iva's two-run single in the sev- starters, allowed seven hits Nolan fired a two-hitter for his
enth inning snapped a tie and in hurling his fifth straight third straight victory and first
Steve Braun hit a two - run complete game triumph. One shutout since 1972, leading the
homer in the eighth, leading of Detroit's hits was Tom Cincinnati Reds to a 6-0 victory
the Minnesota Twins to a 5-2 Veryzer's first home run of over the Montreal Expos.
victory over the Detroit Tigers, the season in the bottom of Nolan, who tyrned 27 Tues-
rookie Jim Hughes' s i x t h the seventh, day, produced the 500th career
consecutive triumph. The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in victory for Cincinnati Manager
Oliva's hit was a grounder the opening inning on a bases- Sparky Anderson. The triumph
through the right side of the in- loaded walk to Leon Roberts was the Reds' seventh straight,
field off Joe Coleman, 3-7, after following singles by LeFlore their longest winning streak in
a walk to Braun, a two-base er- and Gary Sutherland and a three years.
ror by center fielder Ron Le- walk to Willie Horton. Bill A solo homer by Joe Morgan
Flore on Rod Carew's liner and Freehan hit into a double play in the fourth inning gave Nolan,
an intentional pass to Bobby to end the inning. 4-3, all the support he needed.
Darwin. Carew doubled home the ty- t -4s
Hughes, 6-1, a right-hander ing run in the third after a
who entered the game with a single by Braun. || '|::

,p'd T'grs.
The Michigan Daily
S ports

Sports of the Daily
Pistons deal
DETROIT (UPI-The Detroit Pistons traded forward Willie
Norwood to the Phoenix Suns yesterday in exchange for backup
center Earl Williams.
Norwood, a four-year veteran of the National Basketball Asso-
ciation, takes an 8.2 career scoring average and a bad knee with
him to Phoenix.
The 6-foot-7, 220-pound Alcorn A&M product was limited to
just 24 games with the Pistons last season after undergoing
surgery for the removal of bone spurs in his right knee. He
averaged 6.6 points per game.
Williams, a 6-foot-7, 235-pound product of Winston-Salem, pulled
down 456 rebounds last season-a figure that would have almost
made him the second best rebounder on the Pistons, who finished
last in the NBA in that department.
He played just 13 minutes a game for the Suns. Williams
averaged 21 rebounds per game in his senior season of college and
was Phoenix's third-round draft choice.
x* * *
Cardinals deal
ST. LOUIS 6I1-The St. Louis Cardinals moved to strengthen
their pitching staff by acquiring tall right-hander Ron Reed from
the Atlanta Braves in exchange for right-hander Elias Sosa and
left-hander Ray Sadecki.
The Cards said the 32-year-old Reed, a nine-season veteran,
will move into their rotation which also includes right-handers
Bob Gibson, Bob Forsch and Lynn McGlothen and left-hander John
Curtis.
Reed, who played in the National Basketball Association with
Detroit, owned a 4-5 record with Atlanta in 10 starts this season
and had compiled a 4.26 earned run average.
Nets deal
NEW YORK (.O')--The New York Nets, 1974 champions of the
American Basketball Association, have traded forward Larry
Kenon and guard Mike Gale to the San Antonio Spurs for center
Swen Nater.
Kenon, called by Nets Coach Kevin Lougherty "one of the
best rebounders off the offensive board I've ever seen," has played
in each of the club's 84 regular-season games over the past two
seasons, his first two years in the league. He also played in two
All-Star Games.
The 6-11, 250-pound Nater also has been in the ABA for two
years. He was the league's Rookie of the Year in 1973-74 when he
averaged 14.1 patnts per game and grabbed 998 rebounds with
both Virginia and San Antonto.
Major League Standings
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
East Es
W L Pct GB
Boston 22 17 .564 - W L Pet. GB
Milwaukee 21 20 .519 2 hittsbrgh 210 .549 -
Detroit 18 21 .462 4 Chicago t4 20 .543 -
Nework 1923.452 4 New York 20 18 .524 1
Cleveland 17 23 - ,4252 Philadelphia 22 21 .512 1%
Baltimore 16 25 .390 7 St. Louis 18 23 .436 41
West Montreal 14 24 .368 7
Oakland 26 17 .605 - West
Kansas City t6 10 .s6s 1% Los Angries 19 19 .606 -
Minnesota 2 18 .5 nY Cincinnati 1 1205 55 5 t
Texas 22 21 .512 4 San Francisco 23 21 .524 4
California 22 23 .489 5 San Diego 23 23 .500 5
Chicago 20 23 .465 6 Atlanta 22 25 .468 6%
Yesterday's Games Houston 18 31 .364 11!/2
New York 6, Kansas City 2 Yesterday's Results
Chicago 9, Milwaukee 3 Pittsburgh 3, Houston 0
Minnesota 5, Detroit 2 Philadelphia 8 ,San Francisco 6
Boston 4, Texas 1 St. Louis 6, San Diego 5
Cleveland at Cafornia, in. Chicago 5, Atlanta 4
Baltimore at Oakland, ine. Cincinnati 6, Montreal 0
Today's Game New York 4, Los Angeles 3
New York (Dobson 4-5) at Texas Today'sn Gama
(Wright 0-3). No Games Scheduled

FORMER PHILLIE Willie Montanez scores against his old team, despite the efforts of catcher
Bob Boone. This was all for naught, however, as the Phillies geat Montanez' new team, the San
Francisco Giants, 8-6.
KUPEC TO GO
N BAdraft commences

From Wire Service Reports
The NBA draft will begin to-
day, with C.J. Kupec a possible.
high round pick. Kupec, who
started at center for two years
on Johnny Orr's basketball
team, is expected to go in the
second or third round. No other
Michigan player is likely to be
drafted.
As for the rest, the Atlanta
Hawks have apparently decided
that David Thompson of North
Carolina State will be the first
player chosen, despite the pros-
pect of a bidding war for his
services.
Los Angeles will pick next
and will likely take Marvin
"The Human Eraser" Webster
of Morgan State.
The third pick belongs to
Atlanta, and forward Dave
Meyers of UCLA could be the

man. Phoenix drafts next, and
hardship case Alvin Adams of
Oklahoma will likely rejoin
his old college coach, John
McLeod.
The Philadelphia 76ers, with
the No. 5 pick, reportedly are
coveting 6-10 Darryle Dawkins
from Maynard E v a n s High
School in Orlando, Fla., and
one of the two high school
players on the hardship list.
Dawkins refused to confirm or
deny reports that he will forego
a college career and go directly
to the pros.
On Tuesday night he said he
still hadn't made up his mind
about joining the pros.
"C'mon Darryl," said a by-
stander. "Surely you know what
you're gonna do now."
"I got 'til tomorrow to think
about it," said Dawkins.

"Wouldn't you stay up all night
and think about it?"
The other high school player
on the hadship list was 6-8 Bill
Willoughbly from Dwight Mor-
row High in Englewood, N.J.
Others whose hardship cases
were approved by NBA Commis-
sioner Walter Kennedy included
Luther "Tickey" Burden of
Utah, Joe Bryant of La Salle,
Frank Oleynick of Seattle, Larry
Fogle of Canisius and Walter
Luckett of Ohio University.
Among the other highly re-
garded collegiate seniors are
Junior Bridgeman of Louisville,
Kevin Grevey of Kentucky, Li-
onel Hollins of Arizona State,
Gus Williams of Southern Cali-
fornia, Joe Meriweather of
Southern Illinois and Bob M,
Curdy of Richmond.

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