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SPORTS
Wednesday, July 10, 1985

Page 11

The Michigan Daily

Downinninth, Tigers roar back
DETROIT (UPI) - Chet Lemon's Pinch hitter Jerry Hairston singled
bases-loaded single scored Alan home the White Sox' final run in the
Trammell and capped a four-run n- ninth inning
th inning last night that lifted the n it ning.
Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 victory over the Detroit scored in the fifth one walk
Chicago White Sox. to Brookens, a single by Whitaker, a
Trailing 5-2, the Tigers began their fly out that sent Brookens to third and
comeback when pinch-hitter Dave Gibson's sacrifice fly to center. Her-
Bergman led off the ninth with a ndon homered i the sixth for the
single. Third baseman Tim Hulett Tigers' second run.
booted Tom Brookens' grounder, put-
ting runners at first and second, and
both runners advanced on a wild pitch
by loser Bob James, 4-3.
LOU WHITAKER walked to load
the bases and Trammell singled home
Bergman to make it 5-3. Kirk Gibson
a tied the score with a two-run single.
Lance Parrish sacrificed but
reached base on a throwing error by
reliever Dan Spillner to load the
bases. After Larry Herndon struck
out, the White Sex moved one of their ~ , 4
outfielders into the infield to form a
five-man infield but Lemon foiled the
strategy with his game-winning hit.
Willie Hernandez, 5-4, pitched one-
third of an inning to get the victory.
THE FIRST of two errors by Evans
Iso a d T 0 WAssociated Press paved the way for a Chicago run in
the fourth. Evans booted Ryal's sharp
Minnesota Twin Gary Gaetti can't figure out the Twins problems. Minnesota went into yesterday's game grounder and committed another
mired in sixth place. error on Rudy Law's grounder later Gibson
in the inning t allow Ryal to score. . . ame-tving single

!n the summer, ans
find Sanders a treat
By DAN COVEN keeping the players in shape. The
July brings Ann Arbor those hot, league provides the players with a
lazy days, but during the nights at chance to play together in a low-
the Sandy Sanders summer pressure environment.
basketball league the action is Occasionally, a relatively
torrid, undistinguished player will
Those basketball afficionados emerge as a dominant player.
who venture out to Concordia Those Sanders League fans of
College will be treated to some fir- regular attendance in 1983 will
st-rate basketball action. recall the dramatic emergence of
Run by former Ann Arbor then-sophomore Roy Tarpley from
Pioneer assistant football coach bench-warmer into a high scoring
Sandy Sanders, the league has im- center.
proved in quality in each of its five
years of existence. Running
through the month of July, the
league is a fairly informal collec-
tion of eight uncoached teams
composed of past and present
college basketball players, as
well as several NBA and CBA
players with local roots - such as
Greg kelser, Terry Tyler and Tim
McCormick.
Certainly, the stars of the league
are the current Michigan basket-
ball players. While not all of them
are dominant players in the sum-
mer league, they definitely are the
focal point of the fans' attention.
} This year, for the first time, five
Michigan freshmen recruits will
participate in the league with their
future teammates. arpleti
The benefits of the summer ... Sanders original
league reach far beyond just

SPOR TS OF THE DAILY:
Drugs in Olympics, Finn says
LONDON (UPI) - A Finnish run- Walker is MVP Shriver referred to Riggs, the self-
ner who was stripped of his Olympic styled tennis hustler, as a 67-year-
medal after failing a drug test has NEW YORK (UPI) - Herschel old guy with glasses and a hearing
admitted he used banned drugs for Walker of the New Jersey Generals aid." Navratilova said Riggs and par-
more than a year before the Los completed his season-long run to tner Vitas Gerulaitis are more of a
Angeles Games. redemption yesterday y winning the"mixed doubles" team.
U.S. Foothall League's Most Valuahle "miedobles"n tae a. nwcn
In an interview published yesterday Player Award. The volleying came at a news con-
in the Daily Mail, Martti Vainio is The Professional Football Writers ference for the Aug. 23 exhibition in
quoted as saying: "I was never the of America made Walker a Atlantic City, N.J., known as The
only one taking drugs. I think there unanimous selection for his pro foot- Challenge, in which the winners of
are others. I am just the only one who ball season rushing record of 2,411 eight consecutive Grand Slam
was found guilty. That's the unfair yards. women's doubles championships from
part." Despite two seasons of more than 1977 through 1984 will face Riggs and
VAINIO, 34, won the silver medal in 1,000 yards with the Generals, Walker Gerulaitis.
The match is the third such
the 10,000-meter run. He was banned was criticized for not furthering the celebrated hattle of the sexes. Riggs
from athletics after the Olympics and awesome talent he displayed while at heat Margaret Court in 1973 before
lost his lucrative advertising endor- the University of Georgia as one of losing to Billie Jean King later that
sements. college football's greatest running year.
"It is right that I am punished, but backs.
many other athletes should be in the "Everyone is always going to try
same boat, I only hope they have all 'Everyo alw"ay goi d. toEtry
given it up now because of what's and put you down, Walker said. STANLEY H. KAPLAN
happened to me," he said. "You have to prove things to yourself.
Vainio, admitted in the article, This year, I displayed to people that
headlined "The Shame of a Drugs I'm still around. I showed that I
Cheat," that he: haven't gone up in a cloud of dust."
-first took illegal drugs before the
World Championships in 1983 and had
taken them "many times" before the No love for Riggs
Olympics last year. NEW YORK (UPI) - Martina
-Took drugs for the first time Navratilova and Pam Shriver scored
because of the "persuasiveness of an easy victory yesterday over Bobby629
'people close to the Finnish national Riggs in-the first verbal set of tennis' K LN 203 E. Hoover
federation.'" battle of the sexes. EDUCATONAL , Ann o 4

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