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August 01, 1975 - Image 12

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Page Twelve


Friday, August 1, 1975

Bosox belt Tigers twice, 3-2, 6-1
From Wire Service Reports first on a walk, a single by Gary ceeded to walk the bases full, zemski followed with a line sin- run in the seventh.
BOSTON-While many expect Sutherland and Leon Roberts' but got out of the jam. He was gle to right. Both runners Rogelio Moret lost a shutout
the Boston Red Sox to manage sacrifice fly, a pop into shallow not so fortunate in the 10th. moved up on a sacrifice and on Sutherland's run-scoring sin-
a late season fade, the team left which shortstop Burleson Doyle singled and stole second. Carbo was walked intentionally. gle in the fifth, but earned his
from Fenway refuses to oblige caught with his back to the Fred Lynn was walked inten- Another w a 1 k, a fielder's eighth victory against a single
just yet and the Detroit Tigers plate. tionally and Rice followed with choice grounder and Rick Bur- loss. The slim southpaw struck
suffered twice last night in 90 The Red Sox came back with a line smash which bounced off leson's single made the score out eight including Ron LeFlore
degree heat, losing 3-2 and 6-1 a run in their half of the first. the short wall in right center, 5-1. The Red Sox added another who was whiffed four times.
to the streaking Red Sox. Juan Beniquez singled, stole scoring Doyle easily. ..m ...g
Jim Rice belted a run-scoring second and came around on in- In the second game, Yastr-
single in the tenth inning to give field grounders by Doyle and zemski walked for the second Major League Standings
the Bosox and Bill Lee a 3-2 Yastrzemski. time to start the fourth and then
victory over the Tigers in the sprinted all the way to third as AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
first game of the twi-nighter. THE RED SOX tied the game Dwight Evans grounded weakly East East
And Boston won the second 2-2 in the eighth when Rick to the mound. Bernie Carbo then w L PetGB w L Pet. G
gam as wel tCa sem- Burleson walked, was sacrificed singled off Aurelio Rodriguez' Boston 63 42 .60 Pittsburgh 63 41 .06 -
game as well as Carl Yastrzem- Philadelphia 59 46 .562 4!.
ski triggered scoring thrusts to second and scored on a sin- glove at third, scoring Yastr- Batimore 52 49 .515 9 NrwYor 5440.50
gle by Yasirzemski. zemski. N 52 5 .5050 t Lis 5 500
with dar5g base running and a gMilwaukee 5 .9 S is5.0
line single while the Bengals fell Rice was robbed of a game- DETROIT starter Dave Le- Cilead 46 55 .455 15 atr5 42 58.42
again, 6-1. The league leading winning homer in the ninth. He manczyk, 0-3, allowed just four Detroit 46 55 .438 17 west
Red Sox are now nine games in led off with a line shot to right, hits, but was replaced in the west Cincinnati 69 37 .651 -
front. but Leon Roberts made a leap- sixth as Boston added three in- Oakand 66 38 .635 - Ls Angeles 55 52 .514 141
ing catch while on the run be- sirance runs. Kansas City 56 48 .538 10 sai Francisco 52 53 .495 160
forecrahingint theDetoitChicago 50 52 .490 15 San Diego 50 56 .472 19
IN THE FIRST game, Denny fare crashig ito ihe Detroit Doyle, who earlier singled Texas 48 57 .457 18S Atlanta 46 55 .455 221:
Doyle led off the tenth with a bullpen wall at the 380-foot home a run while extending his California 47 59 .443 20 Houston 38 70 .352 32
single off Bob Reynolds, 0-2, mark. hitting streak to 18 games, Minnesota 45 60 . 34291'.. esterday's Resits
extending his hitting streak to Reliever Bob Reynolds pro- reached on an error and Yastr- Yesterday's Results Cieag 5, St. Lais 3
17 games. Doyle stole second Boston 3-6, Detroit 2-1, 1st Citesncinnati11, san Francisco 6
and, after an intentional walk to . . a. game 50 innings Atlanta 11. Ls Angeles 10
Fred Lynn, Rice lined his game- The Michigan DalyMinnaesa7, Kansas City 2 New York 6, Pittsburgh 2
winning hit to right center.De Today's Games San Diego 5, Houston 3
Lee, 14-6, went the distance, etroit (LaGrow7 -10) at Boston Today's Games
allowing 11 hits. Lee withstood (Tiant 13-10), night t. Louis (Denny 4- ait Chiago
g sMilwaukee (Hausman 3-2 and (Bonham 10-6)
the sweltering New England champion 6-5) at Baltimore (Pat- tPhiadelphia (-tteler 4-2 and
temperatures for his fifth con- ecr 14-7 and (rimsiey 6-11), 2. twi Christenson 6-2) at Montreal (Biair
secutive victory and 1th in 12 Chicago (wood 10-13 and Jettfer- 6-10 and Carrithers 0-0). 2 twa
deciio icer ay 1.The 2son 2-5) at Minnesota (oltz 8-8 New York (Stone 2-?) at Pitt.-
decisions since May 16. The and Butter0-3), 2, tii burgh (Brett 7-2). night
veteran left-hander didn't per- Cleveland (Raich 5-5) at New York Atlantta (Niekro 11-) at San
mit a run after Ben Oglivie's (Hunter 13-10), night iniego (Stom 5-4). night
Oakland (Bahnsen 7-8) at Kansas Cincinnati (Bitiingham 11-5) at
fourth homer of the season with City (usby 13-8). night ios Angele- (Sutton 14-9), night
one out in the second inning. California (Figueroa 8-) at Texas Houston (t ,hard 7-6) at San
Detroit picked up a run in the (Perry 9-15), night Francisco (Iaiicki 4-8), night
Bryant opted to challenge -
Rozelle Rule on 'principle' . --i--
By The Associated Press
FULLERTON, Calif. - Cullen Bryant said yesterday that 1-.
Detroit Coach Rick Forzano told him he "wanted me to play
fullback for them," and although the offer was tempting he de-
cided to fight his award to the Lions under the Rozelle Rule be- 4sktAv,, '"<
cause of tthe principle of the thing.
The giant running back said that after National Football
League Commissioner Pete Rozelle awarded him to the Lions, "I
was in a state of shock and confusion."
Instead, Bryant called his attorney, Ed Masry, "to see if
legally there was any way I could prohibit this action by Rozelle."
U. S. Dist, Court Judge Warren J. Ferguson, who Wednes-
day granted a temporary restraining order, will hear argu-
ments Aug. 12 on a permanent injunction.
If a permanent injunction is awarded, Bryant will probably
be able to play for the Rams this year while the case winds -
through the courts. If Ferguson fails to issue the injunction, Bry-
ant would have to report to the Lions.
Bryant, never a star in his first two years, was awarded to
the Lions as compensation for Ron Jessie, the wide receiver who
played out his option. It was the first time an active player haderln i a e
bee set 1another club s ec mpensation for a player who be- -
came a free agent and signed with another team. ~ .
"In my opinion, Mr. Rozelle made an error in judg-
ment," said Masry. "Detroit is being rewarded for its own -
incompetence. Jessie played out his option because he wasn't
being paid enough - about $16,000. So he leaves and they All
are rewarded for not paying him enough and at the same
time my client is punished."
He said Bryant is making $35,000 and if talent were gauged on -
salary alone, "the Lions would be getting twice the player they
gave up."
Bryant said he first heard he had been awarded to the Lions
last Friday. "I was told to report to Coach Chuck Knox' office,
and my first thought was it was something serious, like a death
in the family, because they told me not to get dressed. So I went
there in my shorts-no shoes or shirt or anything.
"After they told me and I had talked with the general phAP Photo
manager, Mr. Don Klosterman, I contacted my attorney. He IT HAS BEEN said that the typical American traveller logs his camera and kIds whenever he

said, 'Good, let's go to Detroit and get you a bundle of mon- takes off to see new sights. Well, at Chicago's Soldier field yesterday, Pittsburgh defensive
ey.' But that didn't interest me. end Dwight White finds that preparation for the Summer Football Classic against the College
All-Stars need not require full concentration-and so captures tackle Ernie Holmes in an un-
.."I've talked to quite a few players and ? know of no other usual posture of quiet repose. The NFL Champs are modestly rated as 17 point favorites, but
team that's as accommodating as they are here in Los An- . don't bet your camera (or your kids) on tonight's contest! (By the way, the Detroit ions
geles. I know the coaches are going to give me a fair shot" , were the .last team to lose to a squad of collegians.)

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