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Indians drop

By SCOTT M. LEWIS
Special to the Daily
CLEVELAND- The Detroit Tigers'
pennant drive continued in reverse
gear last night, their losing streak
reaching five games after an 8-4 defeat
to Cleveland. The loss, in which starter
Dan Schatzeder (6-8) and a pair of
relievers were tagged for 11 hits,
knocked the Tigers out of first place as
a result of the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1
victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
Reeling from their four-game fiasco
in .Boston, the Tigers (22-16 in the
second half of the season) hoped to
recoup their losses at the expense of the
Indians. Prior to last night's meeting,
Detroit had won 13 of its last 16 games
against a team which annually finishes
at, or near, the bottom of the American
League East.
IN REVERSING the two-year trend,
Cleveland (18-20) snapped its own five-
game losing skien.
Cleveland manager Dave Garcia,
who accused counterpart Sparky An-
derson of "showing us up" last weekend
in Detroit (the Tigers swept the three-
game series), was beaming with
satisfaction. One gets the feeling that
Garcia would like nothing more than to
watch his Indians seriously damage the
Tigers' title chances.
Schatzeder, who turned in six innings
of one-hit relief pitching against

Cleveland last Friday, was
being in top form. The left-han
has pitched only twice since A
was nailed for two runs in th
inning on a Bo Diaz home run.
DETROIT CUT the margin
against John Denny, 9-4, who
his sixth straight victory w:
help from Rick Waits and Dan
In the Tiger third, Lou Whitak
and moved to second on a Ric
single. After Whitaker stole th
Trammell hammered a drive
for the gap in right center. J
made an outstanding divin
Whitaker scoring on the play.
Orta's effort took on
significance when the Tigers l
bases later in the inning
squeezed out of the jam whenI
ter Ron Jackson grounded to

The Michigan Daily-Saturday
Tigers from
far from ding the threat.
ider, who Cleveland struck right back with two
ugust 29, runs on three hits, the key blow being
e second Orta's triple. He subsequently scored rZ
on an Andre Thornton single.
n in half Anderson removed Schatzeder in the
notched fifth after, the southpaw walked Tom
ith relief Veryzer to open the frame and walked
Spillner. Mike Hargrove with two out. With the
er walked right-handed Thornton approaching the
ky Peters plate, the Tigers' skipper summoned
ird, Alan rookie right-handed reliever Larry
heading Rothschild, who was greeted by a pair
orge Orta of run-scoring singles.
g catch, The Tigers made things interesting in
the sixth, drawing the count to 6-3 on
added hits by Steve Kemp, Jackson and Lance
oaded the Parrish. But in the Cleveland sixth,
. Denny Rothschild and his successor, Kevin
pinch hit- Saucier, were hit for another pair of
short, en- runs.

, September 19, 1981-Page 9
irst

Schatzeder
... knocked out of box

Slipping and Slidin
Baltimore Oriole rightfielder Jim Dwyer slides on the outfield grass while
trying to come up with a blooper off the bat of Paul Molitor of the Milwaukee
Brewers in the second inning of their'game last night. Dwyer could not come
up with the catch, allowing Mark Brouhard to score from second base on the
play.

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Fall classes for students &
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Registration begins September21
For more information call Rita Bartola at 763-4430

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A4. to retur
NEW YORK (AP)- Muhammad Ali,
in one of his vintage performances, said
he would win the heavyweight title a
record fourth time, after it was an-
nounced yesterday -that he would fight
Trevor Berbick in a 12-round bout 'in
early December at Nassau, Bahamas.
"I've never been seriously hurt, not
even in the Holmes fight," said Ali, who
kept referring to himself as 40 years'
old. He won't be 40 until Jan. 17, 1982.
ALI SAID LIE had been offered
comeback fights now against other op-
ponents, but chose Berbick, a native of
I Jamaica, who is the Canadian and
British Commonwealth champion,
because "I wanted to meet, the
toughest. I didn't want no creampuff."
-- "I need one big one, then they can line
me up for the real big one (the'title
fight) against whoever that will be,"
continued Ali, the self-proclaimed
"Greatest."
No exact date was set for the fight,
which is being billed as the "Drama in
Bahama," but the three-time champion
indicated it would be Dec. 2, a Wed-
nesday. Nor was it disclpsed what each
fighter would be paid, but Ali said, "My
lawyers and managers told me it would
d bejn the millions."
Women reporters excluded
BALTIMORE (AP)- The Baltimore
Colts have voted to bar women repor-
ters from their dressing room but that
may not be the end of the issue.
A female reporter representing the
Baltimore News American was denied
access to the NationalFootball League
team's locker room last Sunday
following the Colts' loss to the Buffalo
Bills.
0 Colts General Manager Dick
Szymanski has said the Colts closed the
locker room to women because "the
players and the players' wives objected
to the inclusion of women in the locker
room."
BILLBOARD
-Tryouts for the Michigan baseball
tean will be held Sunday, September 20
at Fisher Stadium, starting at 1:00 p.m.
All students are eligible to try out for
the squad.

n n 'Bahama Drama'
The NFL Players Association holds Minnesota Viking coach Bud Grant said
that "everybody or . . . nobody" yesterday he still didn't know who the
representing the media should be ad- starting quarterback would be for
mitted to the locker room but individual tomorrow's game against Detroit.
clubs can formulate their own picy The Vikings, (0-2), are facing critical
regarding locker room accessibility. injury problems in the quarterbacking
9y ~ f corps. Starter Tommy Kramer is listed
ikings QB doubtful as doubtful for the game, while back-up
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Steve Dils is out.

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