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Wednesday, May 19, 1982

Page 16

The Michigan Daily

Tigers win wild slugfest, 11-9
By LARRY MISHKIN runs in their half of the inning, which third homer of the night, a two-run shot league record -as it was his fourth
was highlighted by Herndon's three-run to left field. With the homer, Herndon straight home run in four consecutive
specialtotheDaily shot into the upper deck in left field. became the first Tiger since Bill at bats going back to the Tigers' game
DETROIT- The Oakland A's and The Tigers struck again in the bottom Freehan in 1971 to hit three home runs with the Twins on Sunday.
Billy Ball returned to Detroit for the of the fifth. As Herndon crashed his in one game. He also tied a major
first time in nearly two years and the
Tigers found themselves in their second
slugfest in as many games, highlighted
by three home runs by Detroit's Larry
After a 72-minute rain delay halted
play in the third inning, the Tigers went
on to beat the A's, 11-9. Going into the
bottom of the seventh inning, the Tigers
found themselves ina 9-9 deadlock with
the A's after having led by a 9-3 margin
at the beginning of the inning.
IN THE TIGER half of the seventh,
Richie Hebner singled to left with one
out and was replaced on first base by
Ed Miller. Larry Herndon, who had
three home runs on the night, grounded
to short, advancing Miller to second.
Lance Parrish singled to center,
scoring Miller and putting the Tigers
back on top.
Following a Lou Whitaker single,II
Alan Trammell beat out an infield hit as
Parrish scored to give the Tigers an 11-
The A's came up with six runs in their
half of the seventh to tie the score at
nine. The big blows in the inning were a -
two-run homer by third baseman Dave
McKay and a grand slam by pinch hit-
ter Jeff Burroughs.
FOLLOWING Rickey Henderson's AP Photo
first-inning home run on the second pit- DETROIT'S KIRK GIBSON scurries back to first base as Oakland pitcher Mike Norris (left) makes an attempted
ch of the game from Tiger starter Jack pickoff toss. Gibson retreated safely before first baseman Wayne Gross could tag him in the third inning of last night's
Morris, the Tigers came up with four rain-delayed game.

'M' base ballers honored
There By JImay have been failure even though the top honor - the Ray L. Simmons Most Improved Player
sT he ay h na but powerfe was Fisher Most Valuable Player - was award, while Greg Schulte won the
last nghtateRomnoff'sr utwithheld until the season's end, several Dugout Club's Wolverine award.
A crowd of nearly.200 enthusiastic other awards were given out. Jeff Jacobson received the Ted
followers of Michigan baseball Sizemore Best Defensive Player award
gathered there to honor the team at the JIM PACIOREK'S .454 batting for his glove work at second base.
Dugout Club's annual banquet. And average earned him the team's Other honorees included Wilpon
DbHitter award The r ghtfiel dr Senior Award winners Dave Stober,



also garnered a Fred Wilpon Senior
award, and it was announced that he,
along with teammate Ken Hayward
and Ohio State's John Orkis, tied for the
Big Ten batting championship with a
.462 mark.
In presenting the Wilpon Award to
Paciorek, Michigan coach Bud Mid-
daugh called the all-time Michigan
home run king "the finest athlete that I
ever had a chance to coach."
Rich Stoll was named the team's
Leading Pitcher. The sophomore
righthander earned that distinction by
compiling an 11-1 record, tying the
Michigan single-season win mark. Stoll
will try to break the record on Friday
when he faces Illinois in the first game
of the conference tournament.
TIM KARAZIM, who returned to the
Wolverines and posted an 1-0 pitching
record in 1982 after sitting out last
season, was the recipient of the Betty

John Young and Schulte.


win title
ATHENS, Ga. (AP)- Senior Blaine
Willenborg won the clinching match
yesterday as the UCLA Bruins defeated
Pepperdine, 5-1, to capture their 14th
NCAA Tennis Championship.
The senior-dominated Bruin team
clinched the match in singles play.
Glenn Michibata, the No. 1 singles
player for Pepperdine, defeated the
Bruins' Marcel Freeman, 6-3, 6-3, for
the Waves' only victory.
Willenborg defeated John Van
Nostrand, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2, in the No. 3
singles match to clinch the triumph for
In other matches, Robbie Venter of
UCLA defeated Brad Gilbert of Pep-
perdine, 6-3, 6-4; Danny Saltz of UCLA
beat Rich Gallien of Pepperdine, 6-4, 6-
4; Bruce Brescia of UCLA downed Rill
Baxter of Pepperdine, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1; and
John Davis of UCLA topped Clive
Egdes of Pepperdine, 6-2, 7-6.
Earlier Tuesday, second-ranked
Southern Methodist easily defeated fif-
h-ranked Georgia to take third place.
SMU captured five of six singles mat-
ches for the victory.


leading hitter

... top hurler

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