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Page Twelve


Friday, rune 6, 1975

Streaking Yanks top Twins


By The Associated Press
Graig Nettles slammed a two-
run opposite field home run in
the seventh inning, moving the
New York Yankees to their fifth
straight victory with a 7-4 deci-
sion yesterday over Minnesota.
Nettles' two-out blast into the
left-center field seats helped
New York overcome another
brilliant hitting performance by
Minnesota's - Rod Carew and
carried Catfish Hunter to his
eighth victory a g a i n s t five
The Yankees' first run came
without the aid of a hit. Roy
White walked with two out in
the first inning, moved to third
base on a wild pickoff throw by
losing pitcher Jim Hughes and
then stole home.
Thurman M u n s o n followed
with his fifth home run of the
season staking Hunter to a 2-0
Carew got one run back for
Minnesota in the first inning
when he drove his fourth homer
of the season 405-feet into the
left-center field pavilion.
In the third inning, Carew fol-
lowed Steve Braun's double with
his fifth home run, sending Min-
nesota into a 3-2 lead.
The Yankees reclaimed the
lead in the fourth inning when
Bobby Bonds delivered a bases-
loaded, two-out single for two
more runs.
The red-hot Carew hit a wick-
ed shot back through the box
off a two-strike pitch from
Hunter scoring Glenn Borgmann
in the fifth inning as Minnesota
tied the game 4-4.
After he homered in the sev-

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enth, Nettles singled home Mun-
son with another run in the
Seaver sizzles
NEW YORK - Tom Seaver
fired a six-hitter and Dave
Kingman's eighth inning single
snapped a tie, lifting the New
York Mets to a 2-1 victory over
the Houston Astros yesterday.
The victory was the fourth
straight against the Astros for
the Mets.
Seaver, 8-4, outduelled Tom
Griffin 2-6 to gain the victory.
He struck out eight.
Felix Millan opened the Mets'
eighth with a single and moved
up on Joe Torre's sacrifice.
Then the Astros walked Rusty
Staub to pitch to Ed Kranepool.
But a wild pitch advanced the
runners and Kranepool was in-
tentionally walked, loading the
Dave Kingman followed with
the game winning hit.
Madlock mauls
CHICAGO - Bill Madlock's
eighth-inning single, his third

hit of the game, drove home the
tie-breaking run as the Chicago
Cubs exploded for four runs to
defeat the San Francisco Giants
8-4 yesterday.
With the score tied at 4-4,
Don Kessinger o p e n e d the
eighth with a single and Jose
Cardenal followed with another
Then Madlock, who had sin-
gled and doubled earlierhdrilled
another single, scoring Kessing-
er with the lead run. Pinch
hitter George Mitterwald and
Manny Trillo also singled home
runs and Steve Swisher deliver-
ed a sacrifice fly in the deci-
sive inning.
Bell belts
C L E V E L A N D - Buddy
Bell's home run with one out
in the 11th inning gave the
Cleveland Indians an 8-7 vic-
tory over the Kansas City Roy-
als last night.
After Marty Pattin, 3-1, struck
out leadoff batter John Ellis,
Bell launched his fourth homer
of the season into the left field

Stager gets thirteen frosh
to bolster Michigan tankers
Thirteen potential swimming bring his talents in from the sprints, Munster, Indiana; Wil-
stars have made plans to enroll sunny west. liam Ellis, freestyle, Marys-
at Michigan this fall, swimming "We feel that several of these ville, Michigan; Francis Galla-
coach Gus Stager announced. young men will help our pro- gher, diving, Larchmont, New
gram immediately," S t a g e r York; Edgar Griffiths, back-
repesentd ittetop ros- e said. 'They are all good pros- stroke, Cincinnati, Ohio; David
represented with the top pros- pects and will enhance the Goldrath, breaststroke, Frank-
pect, diver Matt Chelich, hail- Michigan swimming program. lin, Michigan; Robert Mac-
helichro Mnnste ian anta Because of swimming's non- Lean, backstroke, Dearborn;
Diving Championship and is revenue status, swimmers do Joshua Luce, breaststroke, New
Divngd hamonshitp andis not necessarily receive scholar- York; Harold Maud, backstroke
considered one of the top diving ships. Stager has broken down an'retlLicl,.ers
prospects in the country. the tenders available into par- and freestyle, Lincoln, . ebras-
Ann Arbor native James Ste- tial grants but declined to re- ka; William Mills, sprints, An-
wart, a two time state cham- veal who receives what finan- chorage, Alaska; and Eric Sch-
pion as a junior, has also cial aid. wab, sprints, Port Huron.
chosen Michigan. Stewart is a The remaining incoming fresh-
freestyler. man swimmers, their events
One of the nation's top school- and hometowns, listed alpha-
boy breaststrokers, Eric Peper betically are the following:
from Villa Park, California, will Kevin Cullen, m e d 1 e y and

Moer Lague Standings

W L Pet. GB
Boston 26 19 .578 --
New York 25 24 .510 3
Milwaukee 23 24 .489 4
Detroit 21 23 .477 4y
Cleveland 21 26 .447 6
Baltimore 19 28 .404 8
Oakland 38 20 .800 -
Kansas City 30 22 .577 1
Minnesota 23 23 .500 5
Texas 24 25 .490 5'
California 24 27 .471 6
Chicago 22 17 .449 7?A
Yesterday's Results
New York 7, Minnesota 4
Cleveland 8, Kansas City 7, 11 inn.
Today's Games
Texas (Hands 5-3) at Cleveland
(Perry 6-7), 7:30 p.m.
Kansas City (Splittoeft 1-5 or
Pattin 3-0) at Baltimore (Grimsiey
1-7), 7:30 p.m.
Minnesota (Decker 1-1 or Albury
3-2) at Boston (Tiant 6-4), 7:39
New York (May 5-2) at Chicago
(Wood 2-9), 9 p.m.
Milwaukee (slaton 3-6) at Cali-
fornia (Ryan 9-3), 10:30 p.m.
A Detroit (Lolich 6-3) at Oakland

W L Pct. GB
Chicago 28 21 .571 -
Pittsburgh 25 20 .55
New York 24 20 .55 1'.'
Philadelphia 26 23 .531 2
St. Louis 22 25 .468 5
Montreal 16 27 .372 9
L-os Angeles 32 22 .593 -
Cincinnati 30 22 .577 1
san Francisco 25 24 .510 4/2
San Diego 25 27 .481 6
Atlanta 23 30 .434 8")
Houston 20 35 .364 121/.
Yesterday's Reslts 4 -
New York 2, Houston 1
Chicago 8, San Francisco 4
Today's Games
Atlanta (Niekro 5-4) at New York
(lrte 2-4), 8:05 p.m.
Chicago (Blonham 5-4) at Ciucin-
nati (Gullett 6-3), 8:85 p.m.
San Diego (McIntosh 5-3) at Mon-
treal (Rogers 3-4), 8:05 p.m.
Los Angeles (Hooten 3-5) at Phil-
adelphia (Underwood 6-3), 8:05 p.m.
San Francisco (nate 0-3) at
Pittsburgh (Kison 5-1), 8:05 p.m.
St. Louis (Forsch 5-4) at Hous-
ton (Dierker 5-5), 8:35 p.o.

PROVO, Utah (A') - P e t e
Farmer of Texas-El Paso easily
qualified for the finals of the
hammer tlrow and Kansas long-
jumper Theo Hamilton estab-
lished a stadium record yester-
day as the 54th National Colle-
giate Athletic Association Track
and Field Championships open-
ed at Brigham Young Univer-
The early events began under
sunny skies in the late after-
noon on the BYU blue artificial
track. Farmer, the Australian
who won the hammer last year,
had a throw of 218-11 and was
seven feet ahead of NCAA
champion Boris Djerassi of
FARMER was the first of a
huge UTEP contingent which is
expected to give the Miners a
good chance to win the team
Hamilton soared 26-51/4 in

AP Photo
MINNESOTA second baseman Rod Carew chases New York
Yankee designated hitter Rick Dempsey back toward first
base where he was tagged out in the ninth inning of the Yan-
kees 7-4 win over the Twins yesterday. Carew continued his
torrid hitting of late with a 3-for,3 performance including
two home runs.
ff andrunning
qualfying for the long jump and Tuesday and Wednesday with
wiped out the 25-113/4 stadium the decathlon, won by BYU's
mark set by BYU's Pretti Raimo Pihl with 8,079 points.
Pousi in 1969. Yesterday was the first day of
None of the qualifying marks individual events and was dedi-
carries over to final events to- cated entirely to qualifying. The
day and tomorrow. meet concludes Saturday.
ANOTHER UTEP athlete, the
W e s t e r n Athletic Conference THE FIRST of 11 defending
champion James Munyala, also champions to fail to repeat was
qualified in his specialty, the longjumper Jerry Herndon of
steeplechase, with a stirring UCLA, who won the title last
kick. year as a freshman.
Tony Staynings, a small Eng- Herndon's best effort of 23-1112
lishman who competes for West- was not enough to qualify for
ern Kentucky, won his heat of yesterday's trials.
the 3,000-meter event in 9:04.31 But another defending cham-
with Munyala racing f r o m pion, Paul Cummings of BYU,
seventh to grab second at won his heat of the mile despite
9:04.33. a respiratory problem. Cum-
The second heat of the steeple- mings was expected to battle
chase was wson by Gary Barger Eamonn Coughlin of Villanova,
of Oregon, a 3:58.8 miles who Wilson Waiga of Texas El Paso
has moved to the longer race and Mark Schilling of BYU in
with the obstacles. the finals of the event Saturday
The meet officially opened evening.

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