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Page Twelve

THE MICHIGAN DAILY Saturday, August 9, 197
Tigers equal club record
with 13th consecutive loss

By The Associated Press
DETROIT - Jim Hughes held
Detroit to seven hts and pitched
the Minnesota Twins to a 3-1
victory last night that saddled
the reeling Tigers with their
13th consecutive setback, tying
the club record for futility.
The losing streak matched the
mark set by the 1920 Tigers
and tied in 1953.
HUGHES was staked to a
run in the opening inning on
singles by Dan Ford, Tony
Oliva and Eric Soderholm. The
Twins made it 2-0 against Joe
Coleman, 8-14, in the second
when Jerry Terrell led off with
a single, moved to third on a
two-base throwing error by
shortstop To m Veryzer and
came home on Lyman Bostock's
Hughes, 10-9, blanked the Ti-
gers until the seventh when they
scored on singles by Veryzer,
Ron LeFlore and Gary Suther-
land. Minnesota then scored an
insurance run in the ninth on
two-out singles by Glenn Borg-
mann, Bostock and Ford.
Astros dump Bucs
HOUSTON - Cliff Johnson
doubled home the tie-breaking
run in the third innning and
scored on Doug Rader's single
as the Houston Astros rallied
to defeat the slumping Pitts-
burg Pirates 5-3 last night.
Jim Crawford, 2-3, replaced
starter Doug Konnieczny with
two out in the first inning and
Pittsburgh ahead 3-0 on Dave
Parker's 19th homer and blank-
ed the Pirates the rest of the
way on four hits.
GREG GROSS started Hous-
ton's decisive third-inning upris-

ing with a leadoff double off
reliever Kent Tukelelve, 0-1, and
scored on Johnson's one-out
double. With two down, Johnson
ame home on Rader's bloop sin-
Parker blasted his homer fol-
lowing Craig Reynolds' leadoff
double and a walk. Manny San-
guillen chased Konieczny with
a two-out single off the pitcher's
hand that sent hime to the hos-
pital for X rays.
Phillies close gap
singled home a run in the ninth,
providing the Philadelphia Phil-
lies with a 5-4 triumph over the
San Francisco Giants last night.
Garry Maddox beat out a
one-out single, stole second and
went to third on Randy Mof-
fitt's wild pickoff attempt. Greg
Luzinski walked before Allen
pumped Moffitt's pitch to left
for the game-winning hit.
The Giants tied the game 4-4
on Willie Montanez' three-run
homer in the eighth. The homer
was No. 9 for the San Francisco
first baseman.
Royals scalped
CLEVELAND-Oscar Gamble
greeted Kansas City relief ace
Doug Bird with a tie-breaking
two-run homer in the eighth in-
ning last night; powering. the
Cleveland Indians to a 4-3 vic-
tory that ended the Royals' five-
game winning streak.
Roric Harrison, 8-7, blanked
the Royals on four hits until the
top of the eighth when they
erased a 2-0 deficit on singles
by Tony Solaita and Al Cowens
and Fred Patek's two-out, two-
run double.

The Michigan Daily
AP Photo
Palmer leads European Open
Not Arnold hut Sandra Palmer drives from he first tee mn the
third round of the European Women's Open Golf Champion- Sot
ship mn Suunngdale, England. Palmer, plsymng on a badly
blistered foot, moved into a two-stroke lend with a 72-211,
(For information about the Men's PGA tournament turn to
Page 11.)---
Mnnesota stalls coach selection

But Rico Carty singled with
one out in the bottom of the
eighth and Bird replaced starter
and loser Marty Pattin, 8-7.
Gamble, who singled h o m e
Cleveveland's second run in the
fourth inning, promptly whack-
ed his eighth home run of the
season over the center field
Orioles keep winning
CHICAGO - D a v e Duncan
slugged his eighth home run
and Don Baylor lashed a single
and a double last night to lead
the streaking Baltimore Orioles
to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago
White Sox.
The triumph was the sixth
straight for the Orioles, who
recently have made a move to-
wards the first-place Boston Red
Sox in the American League
Singles by Ken Singleton, Bay-
lor and Bobby Grich gave the
Orioles a 1-0 lead in the first
inning, but Chicago tied it in
the bottom of the first on a
walk, a wild pitch and a single
by Jorge Orta.
With one out in the third, Paul
Blair singled and scored on a
double by Baylor, who then
scored on a single by Lee May
for a 3-1 lead.
Chicago closed the gap with
a run in the fourth on singles by
Deron Johnson, Bill Melton and
Bucky Dent.
Duncan hit his homer off
loser Wilbur Wood, 12-14, in the
sixth inning.
- Maio Leaue
W L Pt,CGn
Boston 68 44 .607 -
Baltimore 61 50 .549 6:
New York 5 53 .523 91
Milwaukee 53 61 .465 516
Cleveland 51 59 .463 16
Detroit '4 (5 .403 2
Oakland 69 43 .616 -
Kansas City 6 2 0 .554 7
Chicago 55 55.40 1915
Texas 54 60 .473 16
California 49 65 .430 21
Mianesoa 50 -65 .435 201~
Yesterday's Resuts
Cleveland 4, Kansas City 3
Minnesota 3, Detroit 1
Texas 6, Milwaukee 4
Balimore 7, Chicago 4
Today's Games
Minnesota (Goltz 8-10) at Detroit
(Lolich 10-11), 2:15 p.m.
Texas (Jenkins 13-12) at Miwau-
kee (Hausman 3-3), 2:15 p.m.
Boson (Lee 14-6) at Oklad
(Siebert 2-), 4:30 p.m.
Kansas City (Leonard 8-5) at
Cleveland (Eckersley 9-3), 5 p.m.
altimore (Pame u6-7) at Chi-
ats (Osten 6-i0), 9 P.m.
New York (Hunter 15-10) at Cali-
fornia (Figueroa 108), 10:30 p.m.
W L Pet. Ga
Pittsburgh 66 47 .584 -
Philadelphia 63 50 .558 3
New York 3 64 .518 7
St. Louis 58 54 .518 71%
Chiago 3 67 .461 14
Motrei 46261.436 16
Cincinnati 74 3 .M -
Los Angeles 5 55 .518 55~1
San Francisco 55 5 .47 19
San Diego 53 60 .A6 21
Atanta 50 63 .44 4
Houston 41 75 .359 34
Yesterday's Results
Atlanta 1-, Chicago 0-3
Montreal , Cncina7at
Los Angeles 4, New oYrk 3
Philadelphia 5, san Franeiseo 4
St. Louis 10, san Diego 6
Houston 5, Pittsburgh 3
Today's Games
Los Angeles (Hootn 6-9) at New
York (Koosman 10-9), 2:15 p.m.
Montreal (lail r7-i) at Cinh"
natO (Nolan 0-6), 7 p.m.
Chicago (Stone 9-5) at Atlanta
(Niekro -11-), 7:35 - p.m., preeded
by completion of June 12 suspended
San Fraiseiseo (Montefusco 105)
at Philadelpha (Carlton 10-8), 73
San Diego (Freiseben 5-11) at t,
Louis (MGlotea 11-1, 6 p.m.
Pittsburgh (tess 12-7) at eo'
ton (Richard 7-7), 8:35 p.m.

By The Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS - University of Minnesota Athletic Director
Paul Giel says the timetable for picking a basketball coach has
been moved back to allow candidates for the job an opportunity
to visit the school and appear before :he selection committee.
"I imagine it'll take about a week longer than I first expected,"
Giel said Thursday. "We haven't limited our search to just
those who applied. This could be called a comprehensive effort."
The university's search extended to Creighton Coach Tom
Apke Thursday.
A sourceclose to the selection process has told the Associated
Press that Michigan assistant coach Jim Dutcher, mentioned as
a likely replacement for Bill Mussessan, has the support of Giel.
Meanwhile .. .
MINNEAPOLIS-Bob Larsen, a member of the University of
Minnesota's 1972 basketball team, claims he received aid from
recruiter Harvey Mackay in violation of the rules of the National
Collegiate Athletic Association.
In a telephone interview with the Minneapolis Tribune, Larsen
said Mackay arranged for Larsen to sell two season basketball
tickets for $125, about twice their cost; financed a trip home dur-
ing the Thanksgiving holiday, and gave the former player a
refrigerator to use in his dormitory room.
lakers trade Hawkins.
ATLANTA-The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball

Association obtained forward Connie Hawkins from the Los An-
geles Lakers yesterday in exchange for a future draft choice and
immediately signed the 6-foot-8 veteran, a Hawks spokesman said.
Hawkins, 31, averaged eight points in 43 games for the Lakers
last season, missing much of the year with an injured hand. He
has a six-year NBA career average of 17.9 points per game.
NFL teams wheel, deal
Among the several transactions brought about yesterday in
the NFL, the Green Bay Packers obtained guard Daryl White-
from the Detroit Lions. White was a member of the 1973 Nebraska
team and a fourth round draft choice of the Cincinnati Bengals
in 1974.
Meanwhile veteran running back Bo Scott was released by the
Cleveland Browns and running back James McAlister was ob-
tained by the Philadelphia Eagles from the Oakland Raiders for
an undisclosed draft choice.
ABC lines u stars
NEW YORK-Former coaches Ara Parseghian and Bob De-
vaney will appear as guest commentators on the first two nationally
televised college football games of the 1975 season, ABC announced
Parseghian, who retired as coach at Notre Dame last year,
will join play-by-play announcer Keith Jackson for the first tIe-
cast of the season, the Missouri-Alabama game on Monday night,
Sept. 8. Devaney, former Nebraska coach, will work the Notre
Dame-Boston College game on Sept. 15.

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