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Page Twelve


Thursday, June 12, 1975

Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Thursday, June 12, 1975


By The Associated Press
DETROIT - Detroit's Willie
Horton was ejected from the
game following a fourth-inning
brawl in which both benches
cleared, then California broke
loose for five runs in the fifth
inning and beat the Tigers 14-7
last night in the wild first game
of a doubleheader.
The start of the game was de-
layed 34 minutes by rain, there
was a 30-minute rain delay in
the third inning, then the ten-
sion-filled scuffle delayed the
game another 20 mnutes.
The melee began when Angels
pitcher Frank Tanana nearly
hit designated hitter Horton.

After t h
brishback, I
finger mena
started walk
then ran toI
benches and
and before
down, Horto
about a half-
a couple of h
who were t
him. No sol
disturbance f
pushed acros,
fourth off N
three singles

a t fourth - inning Bruce Bochte, who singled in catc
Horton pointed his a run in the fourth, greeted re- up f
zingly at Tanana, liever Dave Lemanczyk with a lier
ing towards him, two-run double in the fifth to maj
swards him. Both conclude the Angels' five-run Mic
bullpens emptied outburst against Lolich, 7-4. the
things calmed Mickey Rivers, Tommy Harper N'
n had taken on and Dave Chalk drove in the in t
dozen Angels and other runs in the inning. inft
is own teammates The Angels later exploded of
rying to restrain for six runs in the eighth in- free
lid punches were ning, four on Lee Stanton's In
grand slam homer. the'
led 2-1 when the Detroit's first run came in gels
broke out, having the first off Tanana, 4-4, on a
s the runs in the single by Dan Meyer following our
Mickey Lolich on Gary Sutherland's triple. Stan- er.
and two stolen ley doubled in a run in the sixth, may
then in the seventh Tiger rookie -

her John Wockenfuss, called the Bengals held on to split the
from the minor leagues ear- rain-delayed, fight-delayed, twi-
in the day, hit his first light night from last evening.
or league home run. Gene In two other late develop-
hael added an RBI single in ments, the San Diego Padres
inning. defeated the Montreal Expos
ate Colbert blasted a homtr d d t E
:he Detroit eighth, his fourth -
he baseball season, in the And after 12 innings Boston
-swinging game. and Chicago were tied 7-7.
last night's second game, College W Series
Tigers were leading the An- World
4-3 after six innings, and Arizona State, 60-12, vs. Okla-
deadline could wait no long- homa, 52-9, 5 p.m.
So, by now you'll know (or Texas, 54-6, vs. South Caro-
be you'll have to check) if lina, 50-4, 8 p.m.
Major League Standings
East W L Pet. GS
W L Pet. GB Pittsburgh 29 23 .558 -
on 28 22 .560 - New York 27 23 .540 1
York 30 25 .545 Chicago 29 26 .527 1}4
aukee 25 28 .472 4Y2 Philadelphia 29 26 .527 14
more 23 30 .454 6 St. Louis 26 26 .500 3
eland 23 31 .426 7 Montreal 18 29 .383 8%
west West
land 34 22 .607 Cincinnati 35 24 .593 -
as C 22 .6 - Los Angeles 34 25 .576 1
sCity 33 25 .569 2 San Francisco 29 27 .518 4!
s 28 28 .500 5 San Diego 27 29 .482 61f.
ornia 29 29 .500 6 Atlanta 25 32 .439 9
nesota 26 26 .500 6 Houston 22 40 .355 140.
ago 23 31 .426 10 Yesterday's Results
wednesday's Games San Francisco 8, Philadelphia 3
fornia 14, Detroit 7, 1st Chicago at Atlanta, ppd. rain
fornia at Detroit 2nd, ine. Cincinnati 3, St. Louis I
York 5, Minnesota 1louston 5, Pittsburgh 1
sas City 7, Cleveland 1 Montreal at San Diego, inc.
land 5, Milwaukee 3 New York at Los Angeles, inc.
Today's Games
more 9, Texas 8 Montreal (Rogers 4-40) at Sm
on 7, Chicago 4, after 5 Diego (Freisleben 2-1)
Philadelphia (Carlton 5-5) at Sai
Today's Games F erancisco (Halicki 2-1)
fornia at Detroit, 8:05 p.m. Chicago (Reuschel 4-6) at Atltao
(Morton 6-6), twinight
5sota at New Yok S. Louis (McGlothen 6-4) at Ci,-
eland at Kansas City, night einnati (Nolan 6-3), night
and at Milwaukee, night Pittsburgh (Ellis 2-3) at llotesto',
(Roberts 3-7), night
tn at Chicago, night New York (Matlack 7-4) at I:<
imore at Texas, night Angeles (Sutton 10-4), night
College Baseball World Series
outh Carolina 6, Arizona St. 3
MAHA, Neb. (P) - Greg unbeaten among the four re-
tley drove in three runs and maining teams in the double
1 Bass scattered eight hits elimination tournament.
South Carolina gained a 6-3 Arizona State battles Okla-
sph over Arizona State last homa, in a survival game to-
it. night followed by a meeting be-
he victory left the fourth- tween Texas and South Caro-
d Gamecocks as the only lina.

I just can't bear to look !
CALIFORNIA ANGEL catcher, Ellie Rodriguez seems to be anticipating a knockout blow from
Tiger Willie Horton in a brawl at Detroit last night. Horton, brushed back by a pitch in the first
inning, was hit on the fist in the fourth, starting the dugout emptying brawl. California scored
five runs in the next inning.

Remembering Pre


(Continued from Page11)
for him: "I want him to im-
prove 10 per cent over each of
the next ten years." When Pre-
fontaine died he was still im-
proving, yet he was destined to
always remain on the thresh-
hold of greatness. He never held
any world records, and he never
won the gold medal. Had he
lived, he certainly would have
done both.
On the night after Prefon-
taine died I was laying awake
listening to a talk show on alco-
holism. Then, when the news
came on, they said that by
Oregon state laws Pre was
drunk when he died. The per-
centage of alcohol in his blood
was .16. I got up and had a
After meets that we won we
used to go down to little Italy.
People said that they would sell
beer to kindergarteners. I
would buy because I had long
sideburns and a rather inaus-
picious mustache that I thought
made me look like Steve Pre-
fontaine. The man would ask me
whether I was 18 or 21, and 1
said I was 21 because I was 16.
The beer was cold and wet on
my hot dry throat, and I felt
on top of the world after two or

When I knew I was going
to win a race I would wave to
the stands to tell them I was
going to kick. Then I would
say, goodbye to the runner
next to me. By the time I
hit the tape my arms were
waving and I was smiles all
over. Nothing in my life has
made me feel so happy.
All of this made me a lot of
enemies, and after I got killed
in the district meet I decided
I wasn't quite good enough for
stints like that.
On the day that Steve Prefon-
taine died, that part of me that
emulated him died too. Though
I had long since given up run-
ning, I had still dreamed about
it. But not anymore. Because
it seemed to me that Pre, the
greatest of all, had just been
running in circles like the rest
of us.
Unless in that last lonely mo-
ment, after running so many
thousands of miles alone, as his
body was once again taken from
the control of his audacious,
punishing spirit, he had looked
and to the right in desperation
for a place where the king is
but as the beggar. And found

Women sport
adopt athlettic
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK-A group of prominent women
sports personalities have adopted a 10-point
"Bill of Rights" demanding "our equal share
in a more equitable sports world."
The resolution calls for a restructuring of
ruling sports bodies, such as the International
Olympic Committee, the International Lawn
Tennis Federation and the various athletic fed-
erations which rule world sports. It demands
equal representation for women on such bodies,
as well as on boards which pick Hall of Fame
honorees in various sports.
The resolution goes further to ask that the
print media-give proper recognition to wo-
men and that the TV media judge the com-
petence of women "rather than hiring on
the basis of good looks."
Gladys Heldman of Houston, founder of
World Tennis Magazine, and mother of pro
tennis player Julie Heldman, was one of the
women instrumental in drawing up the paper.
Heldman and 10 other women were brought
together as sports consultants for the U.S.
Center on the International Women's Year and
the State Department.
Making a point-a sharp one
DEARBORN-A glass of wine has replaced
the cigar as an incentive for individual excel-

Bill of Rights
lence on Coach Dick Perry's fencing team.
Most women don't like cigars, anyway.
Perry's University of Michigan-Dearborn
fencing squad is the first in the state to in-
corporate men and women on the varsity,
rather than have separate squads as is the
case at many schools, Perry said.
It may be one of the first in the country.
Perry coached the University of Detroit to
the National Collegiate Athletic Association
fencing championship in 1972. After reaching
that goal, he resigned his job in a dispute over
what he considered second-class treatment ot
the sport by U-D.
No race for Triple Crown winners
NEW YORK - There will be no Race of
Champions among the winners . of the three
Triple Crown events, a spokesman for Belmont
Park said yesterday.
The New York track had been interested in
matching Kentucky Derby winner Foolish Pleas-
ure, Preakness champion Master Derby, and
Avatar, winner of the Belmont Stakes, in a 11-
mile, $300,000 race.
But a Belmont spokesman said that Arthur
Seeligson, owner of Avatar, had decided that
his colt was not ready for that kind of test at
this time.

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