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THE MICHjGAN DAILY

Tuesday, Muy 22, 1975

Cage di lomacy-Blue

tour of
By BRIAN DEMING
Wish a bon voyage to Michigan'.
team.
A confirmation came yesterday for
Ines adventure to Egypt from New
Leonard Milton of the People to P
Committee, Inc., confirmed the trip.
will play eight games and hold three
ing the 15-day jaunt that will carry tl
several Egyptian cities.
"We're just elated that the details
worked out and that we'll be able t
trip to Egypt," Coach Johnny Orr c
"The trip has been in the wind forc
time but it looks like we'll be goin
I know the players are really looki
to this."
The NCAA has approved the trip w
sored by both the People to People
mittee of which President Ford is ch
the U.S. State Department. Privatec
will finance the trip.
The team is scheduled to leave D
Airport on Thursday, July 31, and
August 15. Team members will gat

Eg p t 0 'd
Arbor Sunday for four days of practice before
s basketball departure.
People making the trip include Coach Johnny
the Wolver- Orr, his wife Romala, Assistant Coach Jim
York. Dr. Dutcher and his wife, Marilyn, student manager
eople Sports Chuck Kostantacos of Rockford, Illinois, and ten
The cagers players.
clinics dur- The players travelling are sophomore Dave
hem through Baxter of Detroit, senior Wayman Britt of
Flint, junior Steve Grote of Cincinnati, senior
have been Don Johnston of West Bloomfield, sophomore
o make the . Len Lillard of Ann Arbor, junior John Robinson
ommented. of Chicago, senior Lloyd Schinnerer of Bad
quite some- Axe and sophomore Joel Thompson of Flint.
g for sure. Two transfer students who did nit play on last
ng forward year's Wolverine team but were enrolled will
also make the trek. They are sophomores Tom
hich is spon- Bergen of Mount Prospect, Illinois, a transfer
Sports Coin- student from Utah, and Edgar Burch of Pontiac,
airman, and a transfer from Duke.
contributions Incoming freshman players are ineligible.
Last season's Michigan cagers compiled a 19-8
etroit Metro record finishing second in the Big Ten and quali-
will return fying for the NCAA tournament for the second
Cher in Ann straight year.

BUT BOSTON LOSES TOO
Homers rock Lolich, 3-2

DETROIT (4P) - John May-
berry blasted a pair of home
runs and Dennis Leonard hurled
a seven-hitter with last-out re-
lief from Steve Mingori last
night to lead the Kansas City
Royals to a 3-2 victory over the
Detroit Tigers.
THE OUTCOME enabled the
Royals to break their six-game
losing string.
Mayberry hit his home runs
in the first and third innings,
giving him 20 for the season.
They also gave him 11 in the
month of July, setting a club
record.
MAYBERRY'S first - inning
homer, off loser Mickey Lolich,
came with two out and bounced
off the upper-center field fac-
ing. His third-inning blast land-
ed in the upper deck in right
field and scored Frank White
who had single(l.
Detroit got to Leonard when
Gene Michael singled in a run
in the fifth, then rookie Jack
Pierce boomed a home run into
the upper right field stands in
Rangers fire
.. BlyMartin
ARLINGTON, Tex. (/') - A
red-eyed, sleepless Billy Martin,
known as baseball's street fight-
er; announced yesterday that he
had been fired as manager of
the Texas Rangers, the third
club to dispose of him because
of his wrangling with manage-
ment.
The announcement preceded
by two hours a news confer-
ence at which majority own-'
er Brad Corbett confirmed the.
decision. Also fired were
pitching coach Art Fowler and
assistant Charlie Silvera.,
"I recognize this will cause a
trauma with the fans . . . the
fan reaction will be tough,"
Corbett said.
"As a student of the game,
Billy was one of the finest,"
Corbett said, "but there are
causes for his firing beyond
his won-loss record. There was
no particular one thing."
Martin, who said he hadn't
slept in 48 hours, cleaned out
his locker last night before the
Rangers met the Boston Red
Sox at Arlington Stadium.

the seventh.
W inning debut
ARLINGTON, Tex. (A) - Fer-
guson Jenkins fired a five-hitter
and David Moates and Jeff Bur-
roughs hit home runs to lead
the Texas Rangers to a 6-0 vic-
tory over the Boston Red Sox
last night, providing new man-
ager Frank Lucchesi with a suc,
cessful debut.
LUCCHESI took over as man-
ager only hours before the game
when Billy Martin waS fired in
a dispute with management.
Moates unloaded his first ma-
jor league home run leading off
the game against loser Luis
Tiant, 13-9, triggering a four-
run outburst. Doubles by Lenny
Randle and Burroughs, Mike
Hargrove's single, a walk and
two infield outs rounded out the
rally.
BURROUGHS hit his 19th
homer of the season in the fifth
and Jim Sundberg singled home
another run in the sixth. In all,
Tiant surrendered 12 hits and

six runs in six innings.
Jenkins, 12-10, didn't allow a
hit until Fred Lynn singled in
the fourth.
Yanks spanked
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) -
Bert Blyleven fired a four-hitter
for his first shutout of the year
to lead the Minnesota Twins to
a 3-0 victory over New York
Yankees last night.
BLYLEVEN, 8-4, struck out
five and walked one. The Twins
gave him the only run he need-
ed in the second inning on suc-
cessive singles by Jerry Ter-
rell, Rod Carew and Tony Oliva
off Pat Dobson, 9-10.
Minnesota wrapped it up on
Lyman Bostook's two-run single
in the seventh. The hit, his third
straight of the game, came on a
0-2 pitch from reliever Sparky
Lyle and scored Carew and
pinch-runner Larry Hisle. Carew
and Oliva had singled and the
runners .had advanced on Eric
Soderholm's bunt.

Major League Standings

Daily Photo by KIN PINK
MICHIGAN'S STEVE GROTE (30) went up high against Pur-
due's John Garrett during their contest last year at Crisler
Arena. Yesterday it was announced that the Wolverine cage
tour to Egypt was assured. That means that Grote, Wayman
Britt (32) and eight other Michigan cagers will head to the
Middle East for eight games and three clinics at the end of
this month.
The Michigan Daily
Michigan netters
ace summer honors
Michigan's Eric Friedler made it close but lost out to
Gonzalo Nunez of Texas last Sunday in the National Amateur
Men's Grass Court tennis championships held at Newport,
Rhode Island.
The Wolverine net ace, who reached the doubles semi-
finals of the NCAA tournament this past June, was turned
back by Nunez, 6-3, 3-6, 6-5.
Friedler had beaten Nunez in singles earlier this year,
while the combination of Nunez and Steward Keller knocked
No. 1 doubles seeds Vic Amaya and Fred DeJeusus out of
the NCAAtourriamenf.
Three Wolverine netters received major recognition
recently as Friedler, DeJesus and Amaya were all named to
the eight man junior 21 and under Davis Cup squad.
"By and large this has been a very successful summer,"
commented Michigan tennis coach Brian Eisner. Earlier in
the week Victor Amaya competed in the Chicago Inter-
national Tennis chakpionships and advanced past the sec-
ond round before losing to professional Dick Stockton 7-6,
6-3 in a battle for a quarter-final berth.
By being named to the Davis squad, opportunities like
the upcoming Western Championships at Indianapolis and
the U.S. Clay Court Championship at Louisville, of which
Amaya is defending champion, will open to the Michigan
trio.
How they do in their summer tournaments will deter-
mine whether they will play in the prestigous U.S Ope
at Forest Hills. .
For Eric Friedler, making the finals at the Amateur
Grass Court championships may not be enough to get him
directly into Forest Hills. "That's an amateur tournament
and he was beating other amateurs," reminded Eisner.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Boston
New York
Milwaukee
Baltimore
Cleveland
Detroit
Oaktand
Kansas City
Chicato
Texas
Ca'slornia
Minnesota

East
W L Pet. GB
54 39 .581-
48 45 516
48 46 .511 6 '
46 45 .505 7
41 50 .451t
41 10 .457 11!,,,
West
58 35 .624 -
40 45 .516100
45 47 .489 1an)
45 51 .469 14/
43 54 .443 17
41, 53 .436 17 !f4

Pittsburgh
Philadelphia
New York
S1. Louis
Chicago
Montreal
Cincinnati
Los Angeles
San Feancico
San Diego
Atlanta

East
W L Pet. GB
58 35 .624 -
53 41 .564 5%
46 44 .511 810
45 46 .495 1
43 51 .457 15
.38 51 .427 18
West
63 32 .663 -
51 '44 .537 11
44 49 .473 18
43 52 .453 20
41 52 .4472 30
34 63 .351 30

Yeserday's Games
Cleveland 2, Calitornia 51,1 inn.
Kansa sCity 3, Detroit 2
Baltimore 6, Oakland 12
Milwaukee 7, chicago 4
Minnesota 3. New York 0
Texas 6, Boston 0
Today's Games
Oakland (Bahnsen 5-8 and Ab-
bott 4-2) at Detroit (LaGrow 7-8
and Walker 3-6), 2,:3-0 p.m.
Kansas City (Fitzsimmons 9-7
and Busby 11-8) at Milwaukee
(Colburn 4-s and Champion 6-5),
2, 7 pm.
California (Ryan 10-10) at Balti-
more (Cuellar 8-6), 7:30 pn.
New York( Hunter 12-9) at Chi-
cago (Kaat 14-6), 9 p.m.
Boston (Lee 11-6) at Minnesota
(Goltz 7-7), 5 p.m.
Cleveland (Raich 5-4) at Texas
(Perry 8-14), p.m.

Yesterday's Games
Cincinnati 10, Philadelphia 4
Atlanta 4, Montrealt1
Houston 6, New York 2
St. Louis at San Diego, inc.
Chicago at Los Angeles, inc.
Pticsburgh at San Francisco, ine,
Today's Games
Atlanta (Morton 11-9) at Phila-
delphia (Carlton 8-7), 7:35 p.m.
Houston (Konieczny 4-10) at
Montreal (Rogers 6-7) 8:05 p.m.
Cincinnati (Billingham 10-4) at
New York (Koosman 8-7), 8:05 p.m.
Pittsurgh (Kison 9-4) at San
Diego (Jones 01-6). 10 p.mi.
St. Louis (Denny 4-3) at Los
Angeles (an 8-7), 10:30 p.m.
Chicago (Burris 8-6) at San Fran-
cisco (Falcone..7-6), 11:05 p.m.

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