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BLUE TIES CENTRAL IN NIGHTCAP:
Chippewas skin

The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, April 16, 1980-Page 9
Wolverines, 11-2

By BUDDY MOOREHOUSE
and DREW SHARP
It was a day better suited for football
or even ice hockey yesterday at Fisher
Stadium, but the Michigan baseball
team braved the cold anyway, taking
on the visiting Central Michigan Chip-
pewas.
Perhaps the Blue nine would have
been better off playing football or
hockey, as they dropped the first game
of the doubleheader 11-2, before
salvaging a 5-5 tie in the second game,,
which was called on account of
darkness after six innings of play.
Michigan drew first blood in the
opener. Centerfielder Greg Schulte led
off the bottom of the first with a sharp
single to center. He stole second on lef-
tfielder Fred Erdmann's strike out and
scored when designated hitter George
Foussianes' ground ball skipped past
the CMU first baseman's glove into
right field.
CMU tied the score in the second on
doubles by outfielders Forrest Hawkins,
and Mark Ward. Hawkins was a tough
out all day, going 4-for-4 in the contest.
Cary Kipke then laid a perfect bunt
down the third base line and beat it out
for an infield single.
It looked as though the Chippewas
would make a big inning out of it, but
, Michigan starting pitcher Scott Dawson
buckled down and retired the
remaining batters.
Gooseeggs were continuously tallied
until the top half of the sixth when CMU
second baseman Doug Wabeke began
the inning with a walk. He advanced to
second on shortstop Dave Pagel's
sacrifice. Dawson walked the next bat-
ter which brought up Hawkins, who
promptly singled to left, loading the
bases. Wolverine coach Bud Middaugh

replaced Dawson with righthander Joe
Wissing.
All was for naught, however, when
CMU third baseman Mark Vanderlin-
den slashed a single, scoring three runs
when Schulte misplayed the ball in cen-
ter, allowing the 'hustling Hawkins to
score from first base.
The Wolverines got one run back in
the bottom of the sixth when Foussianes
smacked his fourth home run of the
season and the 17th of his career, a
Michigan record.,
CMU put the game on ice in the
seventh inning when leadoff hitter
Randy Meier walked with one out and
advanced to third when new pitcher
Tim Karazim threw away a pick off at-
tempt. Wabeke walked to put men on
first and third. Pagel came to bat and
hit a sure double play ball to shortstop
Tony Evans who booted the ball,
allowing the fifth CMU run to cross the
plate. Kurt Weise then followed with a
two-run double, making the score 7-1
and that spelled the end for Karazim.
He was replaced by Ypsilanti product
Mickey Kazmierski, who owned a 0.00
ERA coming into the game.
Kazmierski was rudely greeted by
Hawkins' fourth hit of the game, a run
scoring double to right. Vanderlinden
walked once again and set the stage for
Ward, who put the icing on the cake by
rocketing a three-run home run over
the left field fence.
Starter Dawson picked up the loss for
the Wolverines dropping his record to 3-
,1. Mark Fellows went all the way for
CMU, capturing the victory.
In the second game, Central wasted
no time getting their show in gear,
scoring two runs in the first inning off
Michigan hurler Scott Elam. Pagel got
Central on the board as he cracked a

double to left scoring Wabeke, who had
walked. Hawkins followed with a
single, scoring Page.
The Wolverines didn't delay in an-
swering their opponents, as they tallied
three runs in their half of the first. Cen-
terfielder Tom Fredal started the in-
ning off with a single, Randy Wroten
followed with a walk, and burly right-;
fielder Jim Paciorek brought everyone
home as he drilled a Brent Erickson
curveball over the left field fence, put-,
ting the Wolverines on top.
Michigan tallied another run in the'
second, as Garry Gawrych smacked a
double to left and then scored on a
single by Fredal, who was thrown out
trying to take second after Gawrych
had scored.
Central came back in the third,
scoring two runs on two Michigan
errors. Pagel singled and then scored
on shortstop Sherm Stenson's throwing
error. Paciorek then dropped a flyball
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off Hawkins' bat, allowing Wiese, who
had singled, to score.
Michigan regained the lead in the bot-
tom of the third, as Foussianes took fir-
st on a fielder's choice, and stole
second. He scored on a single by first:
baseman Tim Miller,
Central wasted no time evening:
Michigan's run production, as they,
scored in the fourth. But the bats of both
teams were silent after that, as the
game was called at 7:00 p.m. on ac-
count of darkness.
The loss and tie puts the Wolverines
at 14-10-1 on the year, while the Chip-
pewas now boast a 18-7-1 mark.
Michigan will travel west this weekend
to face Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Daily Photo by LISA KLAUSNER

MICHIGAN OUTFIELDER Tom Fredal takes a hefty cut at a
first game of a doubleheader against Central Michigan. The
dropped the opener, 11-2, and settled for a tie in game two
called after six innings because of darkness.

pitch in the
Wolverines
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MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP
Texas blanks Tribe

The U-M Department of
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Guest Artist
KEVIN O'LEARY
POWER CENTER

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)-Texas
*left-hander Jon Matlack handcuffed
Cleveland on five hits last nights and
catcher Jim Sundberg provided two key
hits in a 3-0 victory over the Indians.,
Matlack, who pitched nine scoreless
innings against the New York Yankees
before being relieved in Texas' opener,
ran his string of consecutive scoreless
innings to 18 with a masterful perfor-
mance.'
Cliff Johnson's second-inning double
was the only extra-base hit for the Tribe.
Expos 7, Mets 3
NEW YORK (AP)-Warren Crom-
artie drilled a pair of home runs, and
three New York errors led to four
unearned runs in the first inning as
Montreal battered the Mets 7-3
yesterday.
Cromartie capped a five-run
explosion against right-hander Craig
Swan, 1-1, in the first with a two-run
homer. Then he added a solo shot
against reliever. Mark Bomback in the
sixth.
Ron LeFlore, who had three hits,
opened the Montreal first with a double
and went to third on Rodney Scott's
bunt. Scott was safe when third
baseman Phil Mankowski threw wild on
the play.
After Scott stole second, Andre
Dawson's sacrifice fly scored LeFlore.
Then Mankowski made his second error
of the inning on a grounder by Ellis
Valentine. Larry Parrish doubled and
both runners scored when shortstop
Frank Taveras mishandled the relay
for the third Mets error of the inning.
Then, after Gary Carter popped up,

Cromartie homered over the right field
fence.
Cardinals 7, Phillies 3
-ST. LOUIS (AP)-Ken Oberkfell's
two-run triple capped a three-run
uprising in the sixth inning that broke
open a tight game last night and
powered the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-2
triumph over the Philadelphia Phillies
behind Pete Vuckovich's five-hitter.
Garry Templeton doubled and
singled in a 12-hit St. Louis attack,and
Keith Hernandez delivered two singles.
Vuckovich, 2-0, protected a shutout
until'Manny Trillo and pitcher Randy
Lerch doubled to start the Philadelphia
sixth. Vuckovich aided his own cause in
the eighth when he doubled in two runs.

Wolverines scalped

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CMU 0 0 0 37 xx 1110 3
MICH. 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X 2 5 5
Fellows and Kipke
Dawson, wissing (6), Karazim (7), Kazmierski
(7) and Young
WP-Fellows LP-Dawson
HR-Foussaines, Ward

Game 2
1 2 3 4 567 8 9 R
CMU 202 100 X X X 5
MICH. 3 1 1 0 0 0 X X X 5
Erickson, Farrell (3), Delude (5) and Kipke
Elam, Nuss (5) and Young. Hoot(3)
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SPORTS OF THE DAILY
No worker strike; opener 'on'

DETROIT (AP)-A threatened
service worker strike against Detroit
on the American League club's home
baseball opener was put off yesterday,
a union official said.
But Richard Coudtz, president of
local representing some 300 hot dog
vendors, ushers, turnstile operators
and ground crewmen, left open the
possibility that a strike could still be
called, as early as next week.
The workers voted Monday to strike
the Tigers' Friday game against
Kansas City, but Coudtz said it was put

Erving, Dawkins trigger
ePhiladelphia past Hawks

off pending discussions with a state
mediator.
The union says salaries and operation
of the Tiger Stadium scoreboard are the
main issues. Their contract with the
city of Detroit, which owns the park,
expired March 15.
Newton resigns
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP)-C. M.
Newton resigned yesterday after 12
years as the University 'of Alabama
basketball coach to take an
administrative job with the
Southeastern Conference. He was
succeeded by his top assistant, Wimp
Sanderson.
Newton, 50, leaves behind a 211-123
record at Alabama and a 169-137 mark
in 12 earlier years at Transylvania in
Kentucky.
School officials said Newton "has
given us a solid basketball program,
but he has meant much more than that
to the school, the state and the
country."
Sanderson said he planned to keep
Newton's emphasis on defense, and on
offense to have "a fast-break with good
shot selection."

Sanderson also said he appreciated
the fact that Newton recommended
him, but added that he would have "to
coach my way. I can't copy anybody's
style."
Gallagher the Doc
PONTIAC (AP)-Detroit Lions'
defensive tackle Dave Gallagher is
retiring to return to medical school full
time at the University of Michigan, the
National Football League team said
yesterday.
Gallagher, sidelined with injuries,
much of the past two seasons, was a
first-round choice of Chicago in the
1974 NFL draft, when he attended
Michigan as an undergraduate. He
went to the New York Giants just before
the 1975 season.
In 1977, Gallagher, 28, entered U-M
medical school, but began playing for
the Lions in 1978 in a draft-choice trade
with the Giants.
He played one game for Detroit in
1978 before hurting his knee in a game
at Tampa. Gallagher missed five
games last season after injuring his toe
when the Lions played Washington.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Julius Er-
ving and Darryl Dawkins each scored
30 points as the Philadelphia 76ers
rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit
'to beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-100
yesterday and clinch their best-of-seven
National Basketball Association
playoff, 4-1.
The 76ers moved into the Eastern
Conference best-of-seven final against
the Boston Celtics, starting Friday
night in Boston. The Celtics reached the
!final with a four-game sweep of
Houston.
THE SIXERS trailed 53-43 at half-
time and were still down by 10, 55-45,
with 11:07 left in the third quarter. Then
the Hawks crumbled.
SCORES.
AMERICAN BASEBALL
Baltimore 12, Kansas City 2
Texas 3, Cleveland 0
NATIONAL BASEBALL
Montreal 7, New York 3

Led by Erving and Dawkins, who
scored 21 between them in the period,
the Sixers outscored Atlanta 14-2, to go
ahead by two with 8:29 left in the quar-.
ter.
Atlanta rallied to lead by one twice
after that, but Philadelphia held a five-
point advantage, 78-73, after three
quarters. Atlanta never caught up.
ATLANTA TOOK the lead early in
the first period and, triggered by John-
son's 10 points, built a 30-24 opening
quarter lead. Atlanta led by as many as
11 during the period.
Atlanta, however, as they had done
most of the series, got into foul trouble,
with centers Wayne "Tree" Rollins and
Steve Hawes each saddled with five late
in the third quarter.
WIth its two big men handicapped,
Atlanta was no match for the 76ers'
towering front line of seven-foot Cald-
well Jones, six-foot-11112 Dawkins and
six-foot-nine Bobby Jones. The Sixers
took control of the boards and the
game.

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