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May 31, 1975 - Image 12

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Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Saturday, May 31, 1975
Mc ovey ties Hank's mark
By The Associated Press cruising along with a five-hit dall, unloaded his fifth homer what of a hard luck pitcher-this -leftfielder Greg Luzinski and
NEW YORK - Willie McCo- shutout going into the eighth of the season far over the right season pitched a seven-hitter to centerfielder Jerry Martin.
vey's pinch-hit grand-slam home before John Grubb singled, Enzo field wall. The late Lou Gehrig lead the Houston Astros past the
run-the 16th of his career to Hernandez singled for his third of the American League New Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 last
tie H a n k Aaron's National hit of the game, Bobby Tolan York Yankees holds the major night.
League record-capped a six- singled for one run and Dave league grand-slam record with Konieczny carried a 2-6 rec- C r shufl
run San Diego explosion in the Winfield doubled to tie it at 2-2. 23. ord into the game, but the As- ST LOUIS-Lou Brock's sin-
eighth inning last night that car- Mike Ivie was intentionally tros had given him only nine gled inthe winning run in the
ried the Padres to a 6-2 victory walked to load the bases. Bob StfOSSsoar runsin the six lossed .He stst ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis
over the New York Mets. Apodaca replaced Koosman and PHILADELPHIA - R i g h 2- Astros beat the Phils for the Cardinals to a 54 victory over
Jerry Koosman, 4-3, was McCovey, batting for Fred Ken- hander Doug Konieczny, some- fourth time in as many meet- the Cncinnati Reds last night.
ings this year. Brock's game-winning hit fol-
MUHouston took a 1-0 lead off lowed one-out singles by Mario
Philadelphia starter Jim Lon- Guerrero and Ron Fairly, hit-
muirre cru it unsure borg with the help of bad judg- ting for winning pitcher Al
nrient by two Phillies outfielders Hrabosky, 2-2.

EAST LANSING ,Mich. (A) - Director Bert Smith said the sive lineman from Brei
A highly sought prep football letter McQuaide read was an High School in Pittsburg
star recruited by Michigan MSU denial that it was under recruited by about 50 c
State says MSU officials agreed investigation, written before the this past spring before ch
to release him from his com- NCAA notfiied the school of its to enroll next fall at MS
mittment if the school is placed still ongoing probe.
on NCAA probation. "My high school coach siig- HE SAID he was shoe
Regis McQuaide said yester- gested it, and they eventually letter sometime in Feb
day he was shown written assur- showed me a letter - signed "before he signed with
ances that the school will allow by Burt Smith - saying that but that he did not keep
him to go elsewhere should the they would release me if they of it.
NCAA reprimand MSU for foot- were put on probation," said He also said he stilli
ball program violations. McQuaide. "My whole family to enroll at MSU and
saw it." the investigation of the
MSU A T H L E T I C McQuaide, a 6-foot-6 defen- by NCAA officials "

h, was
wn the
a copy

Wonder kid McTear
runs wild at meet

Kupec top'M athlete;
Blue butsmen honored
C. J. Kupec, recently selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in
the NBA's college draft, was named Michigan's top senior ath-
lete for 1974-75.
The 6-8, 175 pound center from oaklawn Illinois led the Wol-
verines to a second place finish in the Big Ten behind powerful
Indiana last year. He paced the Maize and Blue scoring attack,
hitting at a 17.6 clip while he was third in Big Ten scoring at
19.1 points per game.
In other sports developments, two members of Michigan's
1975 Big Ten baseball championship team have been named to
the all Big Ten squad.
Senior first baseman Randy Hackney and Junior pitcher
Chuck Rodgers were both first team selections, while senior
captain Craig Forhan, also a pitcher, and sophomore catch-
er Ted Mahan were second and third team selections re-
The Big Ten All-Academic team was also released and
Michigan placed four members on that roster. Hackney and
Forhan were both first team as were junior pitcher Mark Weber
and second baseman Dick Walterhouse, also a junior.
The Wolverines placed five players on the NCAA Mideast
Regional All-Tournament squad to add to this season's accolades.
Rogers, Hackney, and Mahan received tournament recognition
along with teammates Dan Damiani (centerfielder) and Bill Has-
lerig (designated hitter).
Major League Standings

bother me much."
B r e n t w o o d coach
George Radosevich said he urg-
ed McQuaide to get the letter
"after I heard scuttlebutt at
several clinics that there might
be sanctions against Michigan
"I HAVE NOT seen the let-
ter, but I know Regis saw it"
Said Burt Smith, "That's ab-
solutely untrue. Denny (Head
Coach Stolz) was concerned
about rumors o t h e r coaches
were spreading about us so he
asked me to write a letter say-
ing we were not under investi-
"At the time, we had not
been notified, we had not re-
ceived any communique from
the NCAA.

VILLANOVA, Pa. (P)-School-
boy world record holder Hous-
ton McTear darted to a quick
three-step dash in 9.4, beating
Steve Riddick and fellow world-
record holder Ivory Crockett
last night in the wildcat Meet
of Champions.
McTear, who equaled Cro-
ckett's 9.0 mark at a high
school meet e a r l i e r this
month, jumped to two false
starts, and said after the race
that he slipped on his blocks
when he finally got off.
Villanova's Eamonn Coughlan
of Ireland led for three-quar-
ters of the distance in winning
the mile in 4:01.2 ahead of for-
mer Villanova star Marty Li-
quori, who turned in a 4:02.5
with a strong kick in the last 60
yards. Liquori ran for the New
York Athletic Club,
Riddick, who like Crockett
was running for the Phila-
delphia Pioneers, won second
place in the 100 even though

both he and Crockett finished
in 9.5.
The mini-meet, no trials and
simultaneous running events,
was the first of its kind in the
cut Lamont
DETROIT (MP - The Detroit
Tigers dropped catcher Gene
Lamont from their American
League roster to make room for
first baseman Jack Pierce, the
team announced yesterday.
Pierce was purchased Thurs-
day from the Tigers' farm club
in Evansville, Ind.
The tersiassigned Lamont's
contract outright to Evansville.
He appeared in four games for
Detroit this year and batted

W L t Pi GB
Boston 22 18 .550 -
Milwaukee 21 20 .512 1
Detroit 18 21 .462 3% ,
New York 20 24 .455 4
Cleveland 18 23 .430 41>
Baltimore 16 26 .381 7
Oakland 27 17 .614 -
Kansas City 26 20 .560 2
Minnesota 23 18 .561 2%,
rexas 23 22 .511 41.
California 22 24 .478 6
Chicago 20 23 .465 61
Yesterday's Results
Chicago at Detroit, ppd.
Kansas Ciy at Milwaukee, ppd.
Texas 6, New York 5
Minnesota 4, Boston 3
Baltimore at California, inc.
Cleveland at Oakland, inc.
Today's Games
Cleveland (Kern 1-1) at Oakland
(Holtzman 3-5)
Chicago (Kaat 8-1) at Detroit
(LaGrow 3-4), night
Kansas City (Busby 7-3) at Mil-
waukee (Broberg 6-4), night
New York (Hunter 6-5) at Texas
(Hands 5-2), night
Boston (Cleveland 3-3) at Minne-
sota (Blyleven 4-1), night
Baltimore (Cuellar 2-4) at Califor-
nia (Tanana 2-3), night
Sunday's Games
Chicato at Detroit, 2
Kansas City at Milwaukee, 2
Boston at Minnesota
Baltimore at California
Cleveland at Oakland
New York at Texas, night

Pittsburgh 23 18 .561 -
Chicago 24 19 .558 -
New York 20 19 .513 2
Philadelphia 22 22 .500 21,
St. Louis 19 23 .452 4'/
Montreal 14 24.368 7/t
Los Angeles 29 19 .604 -
Cincinnati 27 21 .563 2
San Francisco 23 21 .523 4
San Diego 24 23 .511 4'
Atlanta 22 26 .458 7
Houston 19 31 .380 11
Yesterday's Results
Los Angeles at Chicago, ppd.
San Francisco atMontreal, ppd.
San Diego 6, New York 2
Houston 5, Philadelphia 0
Pittsburgh 2, Atlanta 1
St. Louis 5, Cincinnati 4
Today's Games
Los Angeles (Messersmith 7-1) at
Chicago (Reuschel 3-5) "following
completion of suspended game
Atlanta (Harrison 3-3) at Pitts-
burgh (Kison 4-1), night
Houston (Richard 3-3) at Phila-
delphia (Twitchell 3-5), night
Cincinnati (Gullet 5-3) at St.
Louis (Gibson 1-4), night
San Francisco (Barr 6-3) at Mon-
treal (Rogers 3-4), night
San Diego (McIntosh 5-2) at New
York (Seaver 6-4), night
Sunday's Games
Houston al Philadelphia
Atlanta at Pittsburgh
San Diego at New York,
Los Angeles at Chicago
San Francisco at Montreal

HOUSTON ASTRO catcher Milt May is about to score oh Philadelphia catcher Bob Boone who
is patiently waiting for the ball to arrive. The tag wouldn't have mattered much as Houston
shutout the Phillies 5-0 laast night. In American L e a g u e developments the Tiger-White Sox
game and the Brewer-Royal clash were rained out.

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