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Wednesday July ?, 1976

PageSixeet~ TH MI~l(~N 9ILY ednsda Jul 7,197

Rangers gun down


By Tie' Associn ted Press
ARLINGTON, Tex. - .oe La-
houd doubled home Tih BHar-
rah from first base with two
out in the eighth inr to give
the Texas Rnng-rs a ?-2 :ictor
over the )etroit T<igers last
Lahoud, wvho was batting
only .168 going into the game,
lined a serve from Detroit
pitcher Vern Ruhe to the
wall in right center field al-
lowing Ilarrah, who walked
with two out, to score.
The hit by Labosd climaxed
a sparkling late inning nitching
duel between Ruhle, 5-5, and
Texas' Steve Barr. Barr, who
won his only other game of the
season way back on April 13,
allowed only one hit over the
last five innings, a one-out
ninth-inning single by Aurelio
Yanks split
NEW YORK - Rov White
delivered a soft tie bre-iking two
run single and Chris Chimnbliss
added a decisi'-e three rin hom-
er as the New York Yankees
ertnted for fine runs in the
eighth in-ing to beat the Kan-
sas City Bovals i'4 for a s'rlit of
yesterday's twilight double-

Kansas City took the open-
er 3-1 as Doug Bird and
Steve Mingori combined to
nitch a three hitter and the
Rovels come from behind on
rio scoring singles by John
2svherry and tlal McRae in
Vh sixth inning.
Rns-is City starter Steve
l>ssb., 3-3, started his own
downfall by walking Sandy Alo-
mar and Jim Mason to begin
the eighth. Tom Hall relieved
Bitshv and Mickey Rivers beat
onit a bunt to load the bases be-
fire White punched a single
over the drawn in infield.
Phillies phall
l>IPLADELPHIA-Triples by
-egie Smith and Steve Yeager
ht ghted a five-run, six-hit
third inning for Los Angeles and
the Dodgers went on to beat the
Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 behind
loug Rau's six-hitter last night.
Pill Buckner started the third
-viit, a single and raced to third
on a single by Steve Garvey.
toti Cey tied the game at 1-1
n a sa-rifice fly. Then Smith
trinlnd home Garey and scored
o- Bill R"ssell's single.
The Phillies' bullpen never
stirrad, nor did anyone come
oait to talk to the beleaguered

Christenson. Dusty Baker con-
tinoed the assault with a single,
and Baker and Russell scored
on leager's triple.
Reds roll
MONTREAL - Ken Griffey's
two-rio double sparked a five-
run seventh inning that carried
the Cincinnati Reds to a 18-7
victory over the Montreal Ex-
pos last night.
The Reds led 5-4 when they
loaded the bases in the seventh
against Don Carithers, the sec-
ond Montreal pitcher, on a sin-
gle, a walk, a sacrifice and an
ittentional walk.
After Griffey drove in two
runs, Joe Morgan was walked
intentionally and George Foster
reached on an error- by second
baseman Pete MacKain. Foster
got an RBI on the play and a
second run earned on the error.
Dan Driessen capped the in-
ning's scoring with a sacrifice
fly to center.

The Bird
a makes the
v e Al I-Star
MFt p
Mark Fid rych

Major League Standings
East East
W L Pet. GB w L Pet. GB
New York 47 29 .618 - Philadelphia 52 24 .684 -
Boston 38 37 .507 Sf4 Pittsburgh 43 33 .566 9
Cleveland 37 37 .500 9 New York 43 40 .518 123
Detroit 36 39 .480 10'. St. Louis 34 44 .436 20
S Baltimore 36 40 .474 11 Chicago 33 46 .418 21%r
Milwaukee 29 43 .403 16 Montreal 25 47 .347 25
west west
Kansas City 48 30 .615 - Cincinnati 50 31 .617 -
Texas 44 32 .579 3 Los Angeles 45 37 .549 54
Oakland 39 40 .494 9! San Diego 42 39 .519 8
Minnesota 36 42 .462 12 Atlanta 38 42 .475 11
Chicago 35 42 .455 12! Houston 38 43 .469 12
California 34 48 .415 16 San Francisco 33 50 .398 18
Yesterday's Results Yesterday's Results
Chicago 4, San Diego 0
Kansas City 2-4, New York 1-7 Los Angeles 5, PhiladelphiaI
Boston 4, Chicago 0 Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 2
Milwaukee 6, Minnesota 2 Cincinnati 10, Montreal 7
Texas 3,tDetroit 2 Houston 1, New York 0, 10 innings
Cleveland at California. 10:30 p.m. St. Louis 13, San Francisco 7
Baltimore at Oakland, i p.m. Today's Games
Today's Games San Diego (Freiseleben 6-3) at
Chicago (Johnson 6-7) at Boston Chicago (R. Retschel 7-6), 2:30 pim.
(Pole 4-4), 2 p.m. Pittsburgh (Reuss 7-5) at Atlanta
Kansas City (Busy 3-i) at New (Rttthven 9-7), 7:35 p.m.
York (ttunter 10-7). 8 r.m. Los Angeles (Sutton 7-8) at Phil-
Minnesota (singer 7-3) at Mil- adelphia (Underwood 4-1), 7:35 p.m.
waukee (Augustine 2-5). 8:30 p.m. Cincinnati (Norman 6-2 or Zachry
etroit(aei-5ates ly- 7-:3) at Montreal (Rogers 2-6), 8:0
Icvea 6-nt, 9:05 p.m. pIm
San Francisco (Montefisc a7-8)
ClrvelandK (Waits i-it at Caifior- a St. Louis (McGlothen 7-7), 8:30
nia (Kirkwood i-it, 10:30 pm. P to
Baltimore (Cuellar 4-9) at Oak- New York (Koosman 8-6) at
land (Mitchell 3-5), 11 p.m. Houston (Andujar 4-4). 8:35 p.m.

BIG BAD JOHN Mayberry of Kansas City slides into Graig Nettles' tag. Answer to Saturday's
quiz: Nettles plays for New York. Last night, the Yanks and Royals split.

Olympic dispute hits boiling point
By The Asociated Press guarantee from the Canadian govern- pete as the Republic of China. Canada are the people whose interests we lo:
MONTREAL - Olympic chiefs headed ment that the athletes of all recognized just won't issue the Taiwanese pass- after."
yesterday far an all-out show-down with national Olympic committees would be ports. Taiwan is not the only political iss:
yterada oermen tshove-dTawn'st given free entry into Canada.'' threatening the Games. African con
the Canadian government over Taiwan's MacEachen said he would accept the tries are reported considering a boyct
athletes and what they say is political assurances from either the Taiwanese or of the Olympics if New Zealanders ta
interference in the Gamnes. The Canadian government, reportedly
inder pressure from Peking, had said the IOC. part - all because a New Zealand rugt
A spokesman for the International Taiwan's athletes will be allowed in only Earlier, the Republic of China Olym- union team went on a tour of Soul
Olympic Committee said anything is if they drop the name and the flag of pic Committee said Taiwan's 52-member Africa.
possible - including the withdrawal of the Republic of China. team will leave for Canada on Thurs- Killatin said no official communicatic
the title of Olympics from the Games day. has been received from African coo
starting in Montreal July 17th - unless That is the name under which theCtries onthis issue.
the Taiwanese are allowed into Canada Olympic Committee of Taiwan is re- Shen C,- -ming, president of the "I ONLY know what I read in tf
to compete under the name and flag of cognized by the C. Mainland China in committee, said the team will travel un- papers," he said. "But again, we a
their choosing. not a member of the Olympic family. It der its official name, the Republic of pledged to resist political interference
l ri ptur t OC as f T o d fn nrimi.. China. It would gather first in California Four years ao before the start of tl


"CHINA IS not really the issue here,"
said Lord Killinin, president of the IOC.
"It is the principles of the Olympic
Ganes that are at stake.
"We do not deal with governments,
only with athletes and bodies represent-
ing athletes. When the 1976 Games were
awarded to Montreal we had a firm

has applied to the iv or aurmssiun
but has stipulated it will never send its
aathletes to compete in the Olympics
while Taiwan is separately represented.
MEANWHILE, External Affairs Minis-
ter Allan MacEachen said yesterday that
Taiwanese athletes will not get past the
Montreal airport if they don't give Can-
ada assurances that they will not com-

and then fly to Montreal. Date of arrival
in Montreal was not given.
KILLANIN, WHO occupies a suite high
up in a hotel in downtown Montreal, sat
at a desk piled with documents.
"I do not have a single file here on
sports," he said sadly. "It is all poli-
tics. I feel sorry for the athletes. They

Olympics at Munich, African countries
threatened a mass walk-out if Rhode-
sians competed. The Africans won that
dispute and Rhodesia was thrown out of
the Games.
Meanwhile, many of the international
federations, which control the 26 sports
in the summer and winter Olympics,
backed the IOC in ist stand over Taiwan.

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