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The Michigan Daily-Saturday, May 31,.1980-Page 15
Detroit overwhelms Angels, 12-1
By BUDDY MOOREHOUSE away as leadoff batter Tom Brookens established himself as a favorite with of the inning into left field. Summer
Special to The Daily/, laced a double down the leftfield line. the home-town crowd as he blasted a followed with a single, and Hebne
DETROIT - The pre-game spotlight After Alan Trammell beat out an infield homer over the left field fence in his crashed his second round-tripper
was on ex-Tiger Jason Thompson, but it single, Steve Kemp brought in the second at bat in a Bengal uniform, against the facing of the right field roof
was recently-acquired utility infielder game's first run with a punched single making the score 5-1. Gibson followed suit on the nex
Stan Papi and Richie Hebner who stole to right. Trammell scored the Tigers' The Tigers notched two more in the pitch with a home run to center, boostin
the show, second run, when Lance Parrish boun- fifth when ex-Angel Al, Cowens recor- the Bengal tally to 12-1, where it
Papi had a home run triple and single ced into a double play. ded his first hit as a Tiger, a single to stayed
and Hebner notched two home runs as The game quieted down temporarily right. Champ Summers followed with a The win lifts the Tigers to 19-24, th
the Tigers demolished the California until the fourth when Wilcox issued a double to left, and Gibson scored same markheld by the Angels.
Angels, 12-1, last night in a game bases loaded pass to Angel second Cowens with a booming fly to deep cen-
featuring five Detroit roundtrippers. baseman Bobby Grich, scoring Carney ter. Papi then recorded his third RBI of
The home run derby overshadowed a Lansford. the night with a single to left, scoring A[ Standings
brilliant pitching performance by.Tiger The Tigerstanswered the Angels as Summers.
starter Milt Wilcox, who allowed only Hebner blasted his first round-tripper
five hits in going the distance to pick up of the game into the upper deck in right Then came the home run-filled sixth EAST
his third victory against four losses. center field. After Kirk Gibson beat out inning. After Trammell doubled to lelft, w L GB
The Tigers got on the board right a slow grounder, Papi quickly Lance Parrish blasted the first homer New York ........... 26 1 -
Milwaukee ........... 22 19 33


Boston bucks Milwaukee, 5-3

In a game matching two of the
American League's most explosive
teams, the Boston Red Sox downed
Milwaukee, 5-3, last night before more
than 28,000 fans at Fenway Park.
Butch Hobson led the Red Sox,
driving in three runs with a homer and
a sacrifice fly. Hobson, trying to break
out of a slump which dropped his
average to .214, hit his home run, a two-
run shot, in the fourth inning.
CHUCK RAINEY, the 24-year-old
righthander, scattered seven hits, in-

cluding a home run to Dick Davis, in
raising his record to 5-1. Former
Michigan standout pitcher Lary Soren-
son, 4-4, absorbed the loss.
Elsewhere around the American cir-
cuit, ageless Luis Tiant combined with
Rick Gossage for a three-hitter and
Rick Cerone snapped a scoreless tie
with a bases-loaded double as the
division-leading New York Yankees
blanked Toronto, 6-0; Cleveland hosted
Seattle in a game delayed nearly two
hours by rain; Chicago faced Kansas

SImp s iks eontraet
CINCINNATI - Ron Simpkins, unhappy because he doesn't get enough
the powerful former Michigan playing time under Coach John
linebacker who for four years MacLeod's system, and has hinted he
terrorized Big Ten backfields and wouldn't mind being traded.
became one of the Wolverines' most Westphal, 29, has one year left on his
popular defensive players ever, has contract with the Suns, who lost reserve
signed a contract with the NFL Cincin- guard Mike Bratz to Dallas in the ex-
nati Bengals, it was announced yester- pansion draft but signed All-America
day guard Kyle Macy of Kentucky.
The -, 235-pound Simpkins, a seven- Johnson, 25, considered one of the
th-round draft pick by the Bengals league's premier defensive players but
three weeks ago, earned All-Conference also rumored to be "moody and
honors for three years. Last season he erratic," according to the Gazette, has
was named captain of the defensive five years left on his contract with the
unit. Sonics.
Terms of the contract were not Oregon scandal
disclosed. EUGENE, Ore. (AP)-Starting
The Bengals also announced yester- quarterback Reggie Ogburn was
day the signing of free agent Larry among three University of Oregon foot-
Poole, a former running back with the ball players who testified Thursday
Cleveland Browns and Houston Oilers. before a grand jury investigating the
Poole, 27, played three years with the athletic scandal at the school.
Browns and one year with the Oilers The Lane County grand jury con-
and spent part of last season in the tinued its investigation into allegations
Canadian Football League. that state funds were funneled into a
Westplalfor JohInson? secret account at a Eugene travel
PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP)-The Phoenix agency.
The grand jury has indicted former
Suns and Seattle Supersonics are Oregon assistant basketball coaches
discussing a possible swap of all-star Mark Barwig and Ron Billingsles on
guards Paul Westphal .and Dennis charges of stealing athletic department
Johnson, according to a report funds.
published yesterday.
The Phoenix Gazette reported that MONDAY NIGHT
Suns General Manager Jerry Colangelo
"conceded there was some conver-
sation" about a possible Westphal for / j CHNCE
The Gazette story said Westphal "DESTROY ALL MONSTERS
twice a first-teat all-NBAguard -.

City; Baltimore was at Minnesota and
Oakland visited Texas.
In the National League, a pair of Cubs
had memorable afternoons as Chicago
defeated Philadelphia, 10-7, on the
strength of a six-run first inning.
MIKE VAIL ripped four hits, in-
cluding a home run, and Tim Blackwell
belted his first major league homer in
the first frame to spark the Cubs, who
improved their season mark to 19-20.
Rick Reuschel, 4-4, was the winner
and turned in his first complete game
despite yielding 13 hits. Dan Larson, the
victim of four unearned runs in the
opening inning, took the loss for
Philadelphia, now 22-18..
In other NL games, New York met
Pittsburgh in another contest delayed
over an hour by heavy showers; Mon-
treal faced St. Louis, Cincinnati was at
San Diego, Los Angeles entertained
Atlanta and Houston took on San Fran-
Brian Magid of George Washington
won the 1979-80 college basketball free-
throw title with a percentage of 92.9.

Toronto ....................... 22 19 3%
Bostsor....21 22 5
Cleveland.. . ..20 22 0
Baltimore. . ..20 24 7
Detroit....18 24 8
Kansas City ............25 18 -
Chicago .........24 21 2
Oaklaod .........23 21 2%
Texan .....22 21 3
Seattle .........22 23 4
California ........18 24 6%
Minnesota. ....10 27 s
(Yesterday's gamesnotincluded)
College World Series
St. John's 6. Arizona 1
American League
Detroit 12, KansasCity 1
New York 6. Toronto 0
National League
Chicago 10. Philadelphia 7
New York5. Pittsburgh 1
(called after 5 uinnings, rain)
Steve Johnson of Oregon State shot at
71 per cent in field goals in the 1979-80
college basketball season, an NCAA

at Rick's
"All the pasta you can eat- only $2.50"
Tonight's Entertainment-,


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