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Page Twelve


Tuesday, June 3, 1975

Sports of the Dailyl
McGuire tops record, loses
Michigan distance runner Mike McGuire competed recently in
the U.S. Track and Field Federation meet in Wichita, set a meet
record-and failed to win. Competing last weekend in the six
mile, McGuire finished behind John Jones of the Ohio Track Club,
who came through with a time of 28:08. McGuire's time in the
event was 28:14.
By The Associated Press
Ramirez wins in Italy
ROME-Rail Ramirez won the rain-delayed Italian Open
tennis championships yesterday with a hard-fought 7-6, 7-5, 7-5
triumph over Manuel Orantes of Spain.
Orantes took a 3-0 lead in the first set, but Ramirez broke back
in the seventh game to even it and won the tie-break 7-3. Ramirez
broke Orantes in the 12th game of the second set for a 7-5 triumph.
In the third, Ramirez jumped to a 3-0 lead. but was tied 3-3 when
Orantes battled back. But Ramirez' break, again in the 12th
game, gave him the title.
ABA names All-Stars
NEW YORK-Julius Erving and George McGinnis, who shared
the American Basketball Association's most valuable player award
for the 1974-75 senson, head the ABA All Star team.
Erving, of the New-York Nets, and McGinnis, who played for
Indiana last season, were unanimous choices in the balloting of
writers and broadcasters in the 10 ABA cities.
Completing the first team were center Artis Gilmore of
the champion Kentucky Colonels, and guards Mack Calvin of
the Denver Nelgeets and Ron Boone of the Utah Stars.
McGinnis, whs signed a controversial contract with the New
York Knicks of the National Basketball Association last Friday,
led the ABA in scoring with 29.8 noints per game during the
regular season a'-d 32.3 in the playoffs.
Erving. named to the All Star team for the third straight
year, finished second to McGinnis in scoring and was among the
league leaders in five other individlal departments.
Gilmore was the MVP of the playoffs and made the first
team for the foirth consecutive season. He received 58 of a
possible 60 votes.-
Calvin, like McGinnis, Erving and Gilmore, was a repeat
choice. He led the ABA in assists and free throw percentage.
Boone made the first team for the first time in his seven-
year career. He was the ABA's third best scorer during the
regular season with a 25.2 average and extended his iron-man
string to 584 games. He has never missed a game since joining
the league.
Selected for the second team were forwards George Gervin
and Marvin Barnes of St. Louis, center Swen Nater of San
Antonio, and guards Brian Taylor of New York and James Silas
of San Antonio.
Matthews breaks thumb
CHICAGO-San Francisco Giants left fielder Gary Matthews
was fighting, perhaps playfully, with teammate Derrel Thomas
when he broke his left thumb, it was reported yesterday.
The injury occurred in Montreal before Sunday's game with
the Expos and, in apparent coverup, it was explained that Mat-
thews was hurt in a pepper game.
Teammates later said there was a "scuffle" on the field during
batting practice.
Matthews, the team's cleanup hitter, will be out at least six
weeks. He was batting .285 with four home runs and 24 runs
batted in.
Maor League Standings


By The Associated Press
MONTREAL-Woodie Fryman
stopped Los Angeles on 10 hits
and doubled home a run to lead
the Montreal Expos past the
Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-3.
Fryman, a 35-year-old left-
hander, struck out five batters
in raising his record to 5-2.
Doug Rau, 5-5, took the loss.
The Dodgers built a 2-0 lead
against Fryman in the first but
the Expos came back to tie it
in their half of the inning.
Dave Lopes led off the
game with a single and moved
to second on Tom Paciorek's
long flyball to center. Jim
Wynn delivered a single to
left, scoring Lopes, and ad-
vanced to third on Steve Gar-
vey's double into the left-field
corner. One out later, Fryman
wild-pitched Wynn home.
to the bottom of the inning.
Tim Foli walked, moved to third
on a pair of ground otits and
scored on a balk by Rau for
Montreal's first run. Larry Par-
rish blooped a single off second
baseman Lopes' glove to drive
in the second Montreal run.
Larry Lintz' run-scoring sin-
gle to center in the third put
Montreal on top 3-2.
Jorgensen started the Ex-
pos' rally in the fourth with a
ground-rule double to left and
scored when Fryman doubled
down the right-field line. Fry-
man took third on Pepe Man-
gual's single and scored when
Rau bobbled Foli's suicide
squeez bunt.
After Carter walked, Charlie
Hough replaced Rau and got
the side out.
Los Angeles threatened in the
sixth but Montreal got out of it
with the help of an odd double
play. With Joe Ferguson on
third and Lee Lacy on second
and one out, pinch hitter Ken
McMullen bounced back to Fry-
man. Ferguson was caught off
third and tagged out in a run-
down and, on the same play,
McMullen rounded first too far
and was also tagged out in a

shock Dodgers
rundown. out, Rusty Staub got an infield
The Dodgers picked up their hit, beating out a grounder tc
final run in the ninth when deep shortstop. Dave Kingmar
Lacy got aboard on a two-base tripled down the left-field lint
throwing error by third base- for one run, then Kingman
man Larry Parrish and scored came home on Jerry Grote'
on a two-out single by Paciorek. sacrifice fly to left.
* * Matlack, 7-3, held the Astrm
A stros blanked hiless utilCearg edno e,
Asorsf thee fur th' nning withasin-
NEW YORK - Jon Matlack gle over second. Cedeno sto
stymied Houston on four hits, second and took third on Bot
pitching the New York Mets to Watson's infield out, but war
a 2-0 victory over the Astros. stranded t h e r e as Matlacl
The Mets got both their runs saruck out Enos Cabell and gal
in the second inning. With one DonE Rader on a soft popup.
The Michigan Daily

Major League Leaders

Player Cliii G AB R H Pct.
Carew Min 38 136 24 53 .390
Lynn Bsn 37 125 24 44 .352
Munson NY 44 169 26 59 .349
R. White NY 40 151 33 50 .441
Yount Mu 34 123 18 40 .325
Bumbry Bal 30 102 13 33 .324
C. May Cht 44 150 14 40 .320
Mcaae KC 48 083 22 58 .317
Chambliss NY 37 1:37 19 43 .314
Hargrove Tex 40 129 24 40 .310
Home Runs
Horton, Detroit, 11; Bonds, New
York, 11; R. Jackson, Oakland, 10;
Hendrick, Cleveland, 9; Hisle, Min-
nesota, 9; Burroughs, Texas, 9.
Runs Batted In
Horton, Detroit, 35; McRae, Kan-
sas City, 35; Hisle, Minnesota, 35; G.
Scott, Milwaukee, 33; Bonds, New
York, 33.

PlayerCliii, G7AB BR 15I3 e
Watson Htn 44 166 24 58 .34
R. Smith StL 27 102 18 35 .343
Sanguillen Pgh 41 147 15 50 .340
Bowa Phi 41 175 18 59 .331
Brock St.L 41 164 29 55 .33
Grub StL 48 185 27 62 .33
Morgan Cin 48 168 31 56 .33
Garvey LA 51 210 3171.?
Casho Phi 46 194 2 .0 .2
Griffey Cin 41 114 25 37 32
Bench, Cincinnati, 11; Baker, At
lanta, 10; wynn, Los Angeles, 10
Winfield, San Diego, 5; 8 Tied with
Runs Batted In
Bench, Cincinnati, 38; Winfield,
San Diego, 37; Watson, Houston, 36;
Garvey, Los Angeles, 36; Staub, New
York, 33; Wynn, Los Angeles, 33.

W L Pet. GB
Boston 25 19 .560 -
New York 22 24 .478 3%,
Milwaukee 21 23 .477 31,>
Detroit 20 22 .476 3%
Cleveland 19 25 .432 5%
Baltimore 18 27 .400 7
Oakland 29 18 .617 -
Kansas City 29 20 .592 1
Minnesota 23 20 .535 4
Texas 23 24 .489 6
California 23 26 .469 7
Chicago 22 25 .467 7
Yesterday's Results
Chicago 9, Boston 2
Milwaukee at Oakland, inc.
Only games scheduled
Today's Games
Kansas City (Briles 4-3 or Leon-
ard (1-1) at Cleveland (Peterson
Texas (Hargan 4-2) at Baltimore
Torrez 5-3)
Chicago (Allen 0-0) at Boston
(Cleveland 3-3)
New York (Dobsin 4-5) at Minne-
sota (Goltz 4-4)
Detroit (Coleman 3-7) at Califor-
naa (Tanana 2-3)
Milwaukee (Slaton 3-6) at Oak-
land (Perry 1-7)

W L Pc. GB
Chicago 26 20 .565 -
Pittsburgh 24 19 .558
New York 22 20 .524 2
Philadelphia 24 23 .511 2%
St. Louis 20 25 .444 5%
Montreal 16 25 .390 7%
Cincinnati 29 21 .580 -
Los Angeles 30 22 .577 -
San Francisco 24 22 .522 3
San Diego 25 25 .500 4
Atlanta 23 28 .451 6%
Houston 20 33 .377 10%
Yesterday's Results
Philadelphia 5, San Diego 1
CincinnaBl at Pittsburgh, ppd., rain
Montreal 5, Los Angeles 3
New York 2, Houston 0
St. Louis 1, Atlanta 0
Only games scheduled
Today's Games
San Francisco (Halicki 1-1) at
Chicago (Burris 6-4)
San Diego (Spillner 2-5) at Phila-
delphia (Lonborg 7-7)
Cincinnati (Norman 2-1) at Pitts-
burgh (Heuss 4-4)
Los Angeles (Sutton 9-3) at Mon-
treal (Renko 0-3)
Houston (Forsch 7-2) at New York
(Ball 0-0 oe Parke 1-2)
Atlanta (Capra 4-6) at St. Louis
(Reed 4-5)

AP Phot
McMilIen signs into NBA
Ton McMillen, Rhodes scholar and former Sports Illustrated cover boy, signed yesterday wHO
the Buffalo Braves. After earning a feature article in the noted sports Weekly as a prep star,
McMillen enrolled at the University of Maryland, Where he-started at forward for three years.
Tom spent last year in England on a Rhodes scholarship.

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