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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, June 10, 1976

Kansas City rips Tigers

Early eruption fatal
as Royals win, 6-3

By BILL TURQUE
and ROB MEACHUM
Special To The Daily
KANSAS CITY - The Kan-
sas City Royals jumped on Tig-
er starter, Ray Bare for four
runs in the first inning, last
night, and hung on to put away
the Bengals, 6-3.
Detroit got on the board in
the too of the first inning on
Ben Oglivie's double and Rus-
ty Staub's line single to right.
But Bare, 3-5, after retir-
ing the first two Royal bat-
ters, in the bottom of the
first, walked George Brett.
And first - baseman John
Mayberry drove a 1-1 fastball
over the right - centerfield
fence, putting Kansas City
ahead, 2-1. It was the first of
two round - trippers by the
former Detroit Northwestern
star.

ilvie turned the wrong way and
the ball caromed off the wall,
McRae scoring and Cowens
taking third.
Cowens scored on Cookie Ro-
jas' single.
The Tigers closed the gap to
4-2, on singles by Ron LeFlore,
Danny Meyer and Ogilvie, in
the third. In all, The Tigers
reached Royal starter Al Fitz-
morris for ten hits, but didn't
threaten again until the eighth
inning, when singles by Gary
Sutherland and Meyer chased
Fitzmorris.
Royal relief ace Steve Min-
gori snuffed the Tiger bid,
coming on to strike-out Ogil-
vie and Staub.
Maynerry followed in the bot-
tom half of the inning, with
his second home run, this one
coming off of John Hiller.

NEW YORK Yankee manager Billy Martin keeps up an old baseball tradition of kicking dirt
during a bcef with an umpire. The fiery Martin has his club in first place at this point in the
season.
YANKS STRENGTHEN GRIP ON FIRST:
C Incinnt stings U

By The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH - Gary Nolan
pitched a five-hitter and Tony
Perez drove in three runs, two
with a 400-foot home run, to
lead the Cincinnati Reds to a
6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh
Pirates last night.
The Reds gave Nolan, 5-3, all
the support he needed in the
opening i n n i n g when they
scored twice off loser Jerry
Reuss with the help of a run-
scoring double by Ken Griffey
and an RBI single by Joe Mor-
gan.
The only hit allowed by
Noland over the first five in-
nings was Al Oliver's solo
homer to right with two outs
in the fourth.
In the sixth, the Reds raised
their lead to 3-1 when Doug
Flynn doubled and scored on a
single by Perez.
Perez' two-run homer to near
straightaway center came in
the eighth inning after a leadoff
single by Flynn. Doubles by
Johnny Bench and Bob Bailey
gave Cincinnati another run in
the eighth inning and chased
Reuss, who had been 6-1 at
Dibbs

home this season.
Richie Hebner and Oliver
opened the Pirates seventh in-
ning with singles before Nolan
struck out Dave Parker and got
Richie Zisk to hit into a double
play.
Yanks tough
NEW YORK - Mickey Rivers
drove in one run and scored
another and Sparky Lyle bailed
out Catfish Hunter to help the
New York Yankees beat the
California Angels 4-3 last night.
Hunter, 7-5, silenced the An-
gels until the eighth inning,
when they struck for a pair of
runs. Bob Jones walked, Bobby
Bonds singled to center and
both runners moved up a base
on Mickey Rivers' bobble.
Jones scored on an infield
single by Jerry Remy and
Tommy Davis, the designated
hitter, sent Bonds home with
his third hit of the game.
In the ninth, Ron Jackson led
off with a double and, after
Leroy Stanton's single sent him
to third, Lyle came on.
Orlando Alvarez' grounder

scored California's final run but
Lyle held on for his eighth save.
Orioles stumped
BALTIMORE-Gaylord Perry
pitched a four-hitter and struck
out nine batters to lead the
Texas Rangers to a 4-1 victory
over the slumping Baltimore
Orioles last night.
Perry has fanned 200 or more
batters in a season eight times,
and is still going strong at age
37. He has S3 strikeouts for the
season and atcareerstotal of
2,580, only one behind seventh-
place Bob Feller and three back
of Warren Spahn on the all-time
list. He has posted 222 career
victories and is 6-4 for the sea-
son-
The Orioles have lost nine of
their last 11 games, including
a season-high five in a row.
Perry retired 11 consecutive
batters after Ken Singleton dou-
bled with two out in the fourth.
Baltimore, which ended a
home stand with one victory in
seven games, scored in the
third when Al Bumbry tripled
and came home on Mark Belan-
ger's grounder.

Designated hitter Hal' McRae I "
followed Mayberry's home run Interest
with a single. Then, Al Cowens
drilled aliner to right, that Og- at ballpar $
ilvie appeared ready to catch.
But, reaching the wall, Og- By The Associated Press
NEW YORK - Major league
baseball attendance is upr1.1
million over the same period
last year, it was announced yes-
terday.
Through Sunday's games, the
C S24 major league clubs had play-
ed before 9,635,209 fans, an in-
year ago, based on an equal
number of playing dates for the
Mets pounded two seasons.
Seventeen t e a m s had in-
SAN DIEGO - Left - hander creased attendance, headed by
Randy Jones outdueled Tom the Boston Red Sox, whose at-
San nd sh outthe Ne tendance is up by 244,767. The
Beaver and shut th e New New York Yankees, Philadel-
York Mets 3-0 with a seven- phia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds,
hitter last nght as the surging Atlanta Braves, Chicago White
San Diego Padres extended Box and Kansas City Royals are
their winig streak to a club each up more than 100,000.
record five stratght. The Los Angeles Dodgers lead
Jones' victory was his 10th the major leagues in attendance
complete game of the season with 917,094 for their first 26
and ran his record to 11-2 to home dates.
continue rolling on as base- Boston, along with Detroit has
ball's winningest pitcher. dominated the American League
over the last nine seasons. The
Run - scoring singles by Tito Red Box have won five while
Fuentes and Fred Kendall and the Tigers have taken four at-
a solo home run by Willie Mc- tendance titles during that per-
Covey provided the San iod of time.
Diego runs, while Jones breez- In the senior circuit, Los An-
ed along before the large par- geles, New York and Cincinnati
tisan crowd of 42,972 draw the most fans.
Major League Standings
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
East East
W L Pet. GB W L Pet. Gt
New York 30 19 .612 - Philadelphia 35 14 214 --
Boston 23 25 .479 6% Pittsburgh 29 24 .547 8
Baltimore 24 27 .471 7 New York 26 30 .464 12Y
cleveland 23 27 .460 7 LSt. Louis 23 31 .426 14
Detroit 22 28 .440 8Vt Chicago 22 31 .415 15
Milwaukee 19 27 .413 9f> Montreal 18 29 .383 16
West West
Kansas City 32 19 .627 - Cincinnati 34 20 .630 -
Texas 30 20 .600 1U. Los Angeles 31 24 .564 3%,
Chicago 26 22 .542 4%/c San Diego 28 23 .549 4%
Minnesota 26 25 .510 6 Houston 29 29 .500 7
Oakland 25 19 .463 5'.'. Atlanta 22 30 .423 11
California 12 34 .463 12', San Francisro 12 34 .393 13
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Boston 6, Oakland 4 Atlanta 2, Chicago 0
,BaiSan Francisco 6, Mntreal 2
Tests , Baltmoreicirnnat 6, Ptts orgh 1
Cleveland 4, Minnesota 1 Houston 5, St. Louis 2
New York 4, California 3 New York at San Diego( n
Chicago 4, Milwaukee 2 Philadelphia at Los Angeles, n
Kanss Ciy 6,Detrit 3Today's Games
Kansas city 6, Ore olt Atlanta (Ruthven 6-5) at Chicago
Today's Gamnes tlt~sko 1-2) or (Bonhlam 4-3).
Chicago (Forster -2) at Milwao- Montreal (Carrithers -4) at San
kee (Broberg 1-5). Francisco (Halicki 4-8).
Oakland (Bahnsen 2-2) at Boston Cincinnati (Gullett 4-2) at Pitts-
(Jenkins 5-6), 1n. burgh (Medichi 4-4), a.
California (Tanana 7-4) at New New York (Matlack 6-1) at San
York (R. May 4-2), a. Diego (Strom 6-3), 0-
Baltimore (Palmer 6-6) at Kan- Philadelphia (Carlton 5-3) at Lou
sas City (Splittorff 4-6), n. Angeles (Rau 5-3), n.

defeats Orantes

to advance in French Open
By The Associated Press service brcak in the sixth game of the first set.
PARIS - Eddie Dibbs of Miami Beach, Fla., Playing precisely and with patience, he broke
leaving his usual baseline perch and attacking Orantes again in the eighth game and won the
at key intervals, advanced to the semifinals of set in the next game..
the French Open Tennis Tournament yesterday, Dibbs lost his touch in the second set and fell
beating Manuel Orantes of Spain 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. behind 4-1. He saved five set points before los-
DIBBS, who beat Orantes in Germany last ing on a disputed line call that provoked him
month, said he was playing the best tennis of his into his second racket-throwing fit of the match.
life. "I think on a given day I can beat anyone.
I can win w major tournament," he said. DIBBS plays the winner of the Bjorn Borg-
'Dibbs' pressure on Orantes brought him a Adriano Panatta winner in the semifinals.

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