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ON-AGAIN, OFF-AGAIN AL EAST RACE ON AGAIN BoSox Back on Roller Coaster By MIKE RECHT Associated Press Sports Writer The on-again, off-again race in the American League East is on again. The Boston Red Sox, given up for dead a week ago, are back coi their roller coaster, going at full tilt and bearing down on the dragging Baltimore Orioles. Rico Petrocelli of the Red Sox and Cleveland's Vada Pinson provided the latest ups and downs Thursday night with ninth inning home runs that pulled Boston within 2Vj games of Baltimore, a surprising turn of events. Petrocelli's homer, a three- run shot with one out in the ninth, sent the Red Sox winging past Detroit 8-7 for their seventh consecutive victory, about one hour after Pinson's. blast with two out in the ninth gave The Standings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National L.agu. East Division Pittsburgh New York Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia Montreal W. 50 45 39 40 31 29 L. 29 30 36 39 45 46 West Division Pet—GB .633 — .600 3 .520 9 .506 10 .403 18 .387 19 .638 — .557 VA .487 12 .464 14 .457 14'/ 2 .350 23 S Francisco 51 29 Los Angeles 44 35 Houston 37 39 Atlanta 39 45 Cincinnati .37 44 San Diego 28 52 Thursday's Results Atlanta 7, Montreal 3 Pittsburgh 3, New York 0 San Francisco 8, St. Louis 7 Cincinnati S, Philadelphia 1 Los Angeles 2, San Diego 1 Only games scheduled Saturday's Games New York at Boston, night Washington at Cleveland Chicago at Kansas City, night Baltimore at Detroit Minnesota 'ait Milwaukee Oakland ait California, night Afatrkan League East Division W. L. Pet. GB Baltimore 47 29 .618 •— Boston . 44 31 .587 2'/a Detroit ' 42 35 .545 5W Cleveland 36 41 .468 11V4 New 'York 35 43 .449 13 Washington. 28 47 .373 18VS Oakland Kansas -City Minnesota California Chicago Milwaukee West Division 50 39 39 35 31 31 26 34 39 46 42 43 .658-^. .534 9»/2 .494 121/i .432 17»/2 .425 16'/a .419 18 Thursday's Results Washington 3, New York 1 Cleveland 3, Baltimore 2 Chicago 6, Milwaukee 4 Boston S, Detroit 7 Kansas City 9, California 4 Only games scheduled Saturday's Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Philadelphia at Montreal, nighi Atlanta at New York Cincinnati at Houston night Los. Angeles at San Diego night St. Louis at San Francisco the Indians a 3-2 conquest of the Orioles. Now, after starting the season behind the heavily-favored Orioles, then .overtaking them only to fadl back again, Boston's latest upswing has put new fire into the race. The same can't be said in the West where the Kansas City' Royals beat the California Angels 7-2 and still stand a distant 9Ms games -behind the idle leader, Oakland. In other AL games, Washington trimmed the New York Yankees 3-1 and the Chicago White Sox stopped Milwaukee 6-4. In the National League, San Francisco outelugged St. Louis 8-7, Pittsburgh blanked the New York Mets '3-0 and Atlanta overcame Montreal 7-3 in the afternoon and Cincinnati beat * * * Philadelphia 5-1 and Los Angeles nudged San Diego 2-1 at night. PetroceUi's ' 13th homer into the upper left field deck came after Luis Aparicio was hit by a pitch and Reggie Smith singled, and marked' the second time in the final two innings Boston came from behind. Two runs on a ground out and pinch-hitter Phil Gagliano's single had pulled the Sox even 5-5 in the eighth. But Detroit went right back ahead on ntn- scoring singles by Dick McAuliffe and Al Kaline in its half of the inning. Then Petrocelli sent the Red Sox winging again, only one week after they had fallen eight games behind the Orioles and appeared losts But it's been that kind of season for them, dropping SVfe games 'back of Baltimore in * * * mid-April, then putting together five-and six-game winning streaks to go four games ahead in late May. Then they lost five in a row and four, straight and found themselves eight' back before this latest splurge. Meanwhile, the Orioles sank to then* sixth defeat in eight games after appearing to have things well in band as Jim Palmer took a 2-0 lead into the eighth on Frank Robinson's homer and Don BufortPs runs c o r i,n g single off Sam McDowell. But Frank Baker doubled in two runs with two out to tie the game in the eighth, and then Pinson unloaded. Palmer, who struck out 13, and McDowell, who fanned 11, each left after eight innings. Amos Otis did the heavy hitting for Kansas City, belting a two-run homer, his 13th, in the if * * A Lark for Kaycee Royals But a'Drag-o for Angels ANAHEIM (AP) — For the Kansas City Royaflis, it was a lark. For the Oatifbmia Angels it was a (real drag. Dick Dnago hurled 'his third straight six-totter and his third straight complete game victory over thia Angels Thursday mgiht as the Kansas City Royals romped to a 94 triumph. Having losit three of four to the Royals, the Anigedis. nvuist now prepare for a four-game sat witih the front-running Oak- 1 a n d AiMeitucs, beginning tonight"! Despite the fact that the A'-s have a SVa-gainne bulge in the American League West, Kansas Oity manager Bob Lemon was >• Results off Rec Leagues Listed Baseball and softball teams sponsored by the Garden City Recreation Department met in competition last night. Results), listed by leagues: BASEBALL Prep League; Dodgers over Raiders, 15-14. Expos over Padres 34-15. 'Major League: Oilers over Cowboys 10-0. Yanks over Royals 9-7. 'i K-18 League: Shrinetrs Over Kiwanis 8-4. "" • SOFTBALL Garden League: Daisies over Roses 30-24. Carnations over Holcomb 26-11. Zoo League: Bears over Tigers 15-11. Panthers over Longhorns 17-8. Zodiac League: Leo over Scorpio 7-4. Prairie League; Squirrels over Cottontails 7-5. Planet League Holcomb over Jupiter 7-1. Adult Men's League: Eh res- man's over Pizza Garden 10-0. Kinney Glass over Carmelita's 12-8. Adult Women's League:, Pan- sier over Standard Supply PO-1. Dodge City over Deerfield 9-7. Sublette over Red's Gulf 16-11. Donohue-Unser Duel at Pocono MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — Super road racer Mark Donohue, looking for his first triumph in Indianapolis'type championship competition, takes on the famed 'Unser brothers in another head-to- head duel Saturday in thie Schaefer 500-mile race at rough, tough Pocono International Raceway. It is the inaugural race at 'the new $6 million facility built in the heart of Pennsylvania's Po- ccno Mountain vacation land. And it is expected to draw at least 100,000 to an area served by two-lane roads thai obviously were not built for traffic jams. The race gets under way at 12 p.m., with Donohue, the Media, Pa., protege of ex-racer Roger Penske, starting his gu- noco-sponsored McLaren on thie pole. The 32-year-old two-time U.S. iroad racing champ posted a four-lap qualifying speed of 172.393 miles per hour. The Unsers, Bobby and Al, have the other front row spots, But even without Donahue's presence, the two brothers have had their own baittle for UNSAC supremacy going for almost two years now. Bobby, ctaiving for the now retired Dan Gurney in an Olso- nite Eagle, was the No. 2 qualifier at 171.847 m.p.h. Bobby hasn't won an .event since June 16, 1970, but has finished second to his brother no less than five times since then. He also was runnerup to Al for the UNSAC driving title last year. Al, two years younger than Bobby at 32, is the hottest driver presently in American racing. The stocky, dark-haired speedster won his second Indianapolis 500 in a row on May 29, and comes here with five triumphs in six starts. He also is among auto racing's biggest winners, taking home almost $750,000 in 15 months. He qualified one of Parnelli Jones' Colt-Fords, the No. l Johnny Lightning Special, at 170.365 m.p.h. and on Wednesday turned laps over the 2.5 mile tniangle-shaped course at speeds near that figure with a full load of fuel. radiating confidence alter Drago's performance. "Who says we can't win it?" he asked. "They haven't conceded the psnmamt to aiiiyone amd as lm>g as they don't we've got a chance. Lemon said the series wiiitih the Angels was an important oime from the standpoint of restoring the Royals' confidence. "We. bad just lost seven in a row and our faeads were down a IMe," he said. "I liked the way we bounced back. We did it beifoire when we lost four sifcraight and we wenit inito one of our biggest surges. Maybe we'l do 4i aigate." While Drago was recording his eighibh victory in 12 decisions, toe was receiving ll-jhit support from his mates. Amos Otis was the leader, driving on three rums with a homer, his 13th, and a double while Paul Schaal coatribuited a ki&y twoMrun double 'in the fourth inning when the Royals scored 'three itames to >smap a 2-2 tie. They scored four times in the ninitih against Fred Lz-sher to make it a rout. Th© Angiefe managed a pair of inns in tlhe 'second inindng on singles by John Stephemson, Ken McMulim and Tony Con- igMaro plus a rus-scoring grounder by Sandy Alomar. Their final two runs came in llhe nintbh when Ton Gonzalez walked and Jim Spencer delivered bis raaith ibomer of the year. ' It was only the (third homier off Drago in 129 innings. 12 Games Are On Tap Tonight Baseball and softball teams, sponsored t by the Garden City Recreation Department, are scheduled to play tonight. The schedule, listed by playing sites: FIBDAY Begervoir Field — Chiefs ys Giants at 6 p.m. Braves vs Aggiefl at 7:15 p.m. Clint iJghtner — Sublette vs K of C at 7 p.m. Lakln va Lions at 9 p.m. Garden League Field — LUlies vs. Roses at 6 p.m. OroWds vs Daisies at 7:15 p.m. Zoo League Field — Rams vs Holcomb at 6 p.m. Lobos vs Bangels at 7:15 p.m. Fansler Field — Team Electronic vs Spor 66 at 7 p.m. Piappaa vs A and W at 8 p.m. Western Kansas Sporting Goods vs Oswailts at 9 p.m. Team Electronic va Pampas at 10 p.m. SHARES LEAD IN CANADIAN OPEN Deming s Addition Totals Five Under MONTREAL (AP) — Roll Darning is a former mathematics insitiructor at the University of Mimmesioita who admits to "ian aidversion agaikustt adding up large numbers;". He didin'ii; have to Thursday.' The adidiiltiioin came to 67, five under par, amid gave the relative newcomer to the golf tour a sfoaiie of the first round lead in the $150,000 Canadian Open Toairoamiemlt. Deming, 31, but only two years on -the pro tour, was tied alt that liguire with four veterans Rod Funiseth, Phil Rodgers amd Lou Graiham going into today's second round in the chase for the $30,000 feist prize. Canadian George Knudson 'and Mlttte Rod Cud wiare one stroke back ait 68. Veteran Lionel Heiberot and Canadian Ben Kenn headed a group of seven ait 69, three under par on the 6,920-yai-d Richelieu Golf Club course. Arnold Palmier, onie of ittoe favorites despite a baflky putter, was ait 70. But iflhe 41-year-old giant sitfiH ntd his problems on Ohe greens, iflhree-puitlbinig twice and usiinig 34 putts. South African Gairy Player Fried Chicken Fire Crackers So Sunday. July 4 BUCKET of BROASTED FRIED CHICKEN.... 15 Pieces ONLY Roderick's Drive-In Formerly the Cree Mee 1408 E. FULTON United Staibes Open king Lee Trevinjo hiad even more <Mf- ©cuMies and were well back at 73. Deming, a pleasant, baixl- warWing pHayear, hasn't come close to winning in bis brief time on iflha itotir. Hils beat fiinMi was a tie for fourftih in itoe saitei- lite Azalea Open. He didn't make expenses last season, ihias won only $7,500 this season and admitted be has been " scraping <the bdtftom of the ban-el a couple times " after his spomisors had given up on ihliin. Deimdng sisrved for two yeans as a miaibbemialtic® tofcru'dtor at Miinmes'oiba while workinig on an laidvanced de'gree, then gave it up to take a ctob job far five years. He chipped in from ofif ttie gneen for two of his birdieis, meieid&d only 26 putts amd said it is "one of the luckiest dtyys I've ever had in golf. first inning ,and doubling in «i* of four runs in the ninth. Dick Drago ran his record to 8-3 with a six-hitter as he beat the Angels for the third time this season with a complete game. Washington's Jim Shellen- back kept the Yankees as his personal favorites as he set them down on four hits for bis third complete , game triumph against them, all his victories this season i(f go with four losses. Don Mincher singled in two Senators' runs as two errors by sihortstop Gene Michael set up all three. Bill Melton singled and doubled for two runs and Rich Morales homered and put on a squeeze play for two more >as the White Sox jumped on Marty Pattin, building a 5-1 lead. The victory put the Sox hi fifth place in the West and dropped the Brewers into the cellar. NL STARS Friday, July 2, If71 Garden City Telngritm faqel FANFARE ByWaltDitzei U.S. Thinclads Aim For Win over Reds Harrelson Leads Vote NEW YORK (AP) _ Bud Hamflelson of <the New York Melts has pulled away to a lead of nearly 45,000 voltes over Don Kessiniger of the Chicago Cubs in the balloting for the starting shortstop berth on the National League All-Star team, basefbal Commissioner Bowie Kuhn said 'today. In the closest race for starting position, Harrelson has received 393,708 votes thus far Kessimgier is second wiltih 338, 820, while Miaury Wills of thie Los Angeles Dodgers is a close third with 311,208. Hank Aaron, the slugging 37- year-oJd night fielder of the Atlanta Bravtes, moved ahead of San Francisco's Willie Mays and Cincfanalti'iS Johnny Bench this week and is now the leading vote-getter in the National League. Aaron leads the outfielders with 795,589 votes, with Mays second at 783,938. Bench, last year's n:<ost valualblie player, is far oult in ifiront among the oatohetrs with 781,098 votes. Pittsburgh's Wifflie Staargell, who is pacing the major leagues in Ihoime runs and runs batted in, is only third in the balMiinig for National League outfield spots. Stargel has received 525,417 votes, and trails Aaron and Mays by over 250,000. Leaders ait the infield positions, besides Hafflrelson and Bench, aa« Willie McCovey, San Francisco, first baise, 399,002 votes; Glenn Beckert, Chicago, second base, 352,761 votes; and Joe Tome, St. Louis, tih'h'd base, 485,473 voltes. Over 1.6-mulkm votes have been oast ®o far. Starting teams for the All-Star game, wlhidh will be played in Detroit July 13, will fee announced next week. Cycle Buffs to Meet Wednesday Motorcycle buffs of all kinds wtoo enjoy riding and racing are invited to aifatenid a meeting Wednesday of the Garden City Scramblers Motorcycle Club. The meetfog vil be ait 8 p.m. at 1201 N. Taylor, one block noilfa of Five Points. This club is a member club of thie American Motorcycle Assn., and the Kansas Motorcycle Sportsimian Assm. Folowiinig the meeting, re- freshmemts wil be served and motorcycle films wil be shown. BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) United States men's track and field forces aim to build a solid lead over the Russians today and avoid a repeat of the defeat they suffered last year in the Soviet Union. Coach Dave Maggard's team counts heavily on the 100-meter dash, which the United States did not win last year, the 110- vault and the shot put during the opening program of the USA-USSR World Ail-Star Meet at the University of California's Edwards Stadium. Scoring will be on a dual meet basis between the United States and Russia, and the United States and the All-Statw. The Russians objected to a play for a triangular meet SCOT- ing system, and it was abandoned. In the Men's competition, most observers figure the meet will be close, with an advantage to the Russians in the gal's division. The World All Stars, with some great individual performers, are not figures «s strong over-all. Dr. Delano Meriwether, the 28-year-old hematologist, and Jim Green provided the United States speed in the 100, facing Russia's Valeriy Borzov, who won the event a year ago, ;md Aleksandr Korneliuk. , Rod Milburn, who last week cracked the world record with a 13.0 in the 120-yard high hurdles, and Ron Draper, who placed second to Milburn in the collegiate and AAU championships, are favored strongly in the 110-meter high hurdles. Jan Johnson and Dave Roberts hold 'the hopes in the pole vault. Johnson, the 1970 NCAA champion from Kansas, won the AAU meet last week, clearing 17 feet. Roberts, of Rice, bad the same height but more misses getting to it. Russia's vaulters, Yurly Isa kov and Gennadly Gusyev, J HENRY HALL AGENCY FOR HOLIDAY THINKING — "IF IVERYONE" If everyone who drives • ear could l!a a month in bed With broken bones and stitched up wounds, or fractures of th« head, And there endure the agonies that many people do, They'd n«ver need preach safety any more to me or you. If everyone could stand beside the • bed of some close friend, And hear the doctor say "no hope" before the final end. And see him th<are unnconscious, never knowing what took place The law and rules of traffic I am sure we'd soon embrace. If everyone could meet the wife and children left behind, And step into the darkened home where once the sunlight shined. And look upon "Th« Vacant Chair" where Daddy used to sit, 1 am sure such reckless drivers would be forced to think a bit. If everyone who takes the wheel would say a little prayer, And keep in mind those in the car depending on his care, And make a vow and pledge himself to never take a chance, The Greatest Crusade for safety, then would suddenly advance. Snitched from Iowa Dtpt. of Public Safety. bettered 17 with Isakov bidding the Russian record ,at 17-5. Both Johnson and Roberts tave gone higher than that. World shot put record holder Randy Matson was so upset when be lost the AAU championship that he returned to the ring late in the evening to work on his form last Saturday. Maitson, .with a lifetime world record best of 71-5V2, teams with Karl Salb of Kansas, the collegiate .and AAU champion, facing Romas Plunge and Valeriy and Volkin of Russia. Salb has thrown 67-2»/4, while the Russians have best marks of 63-7 and 64-2V2 respectively. Today's program lists five decathlon events plus 10 finals for the men and seven for the women. In the women's 100, both Iris Davis of Tennessee State and Pat Hawkins of Brooklyn have better times than Nadyerhda Besfamilnaya and Marina Ni kiforova of Russia. On the other hand, Lyudmila Braghina and Tamara Pan- gelova of the Soviet Union have run 1,500 meters faster than Uncle Sam's best-Doris Brown of Seattle. The men's 10,000-meter tun matches AAU chainnion Frank Shorter and Gerry Lindgren against Mikolay Sviridov and Valdimir Afonin of Russia. Juan Martinez of Mexico and John Farrington of Australia race for the World All-Stars over the crushed volcanic rock track. Lindgren first came to international notice when he bested the Russians at 1.0,000 meters as « high school senior in 1964^ The Russians appear strongest in the men's throwing events and the jumps. So Uncle Sam hopes to pile up points in the dashes and hurdles for 4his meet with its 4 p.m. PDT start. Scoring will be on a basis of 5-3-2-1. Pair of Tourneys Weekend tournament action begins tonight with first-round contests in the Garden City slow pitch Softball tourney for girls, 15 and under. League A adult men's invitational slow pitch softball tourney 'begins tomorrow night. Both tourneys run through Monday. First match of the tournament for the girls will be at 7 p.m. when Heinemann Agency meets Bapes Truck Line. At 8 p.m., Holcomb .is matched with Marcy's Radio of Scott City, and at 9, Gifford Hill Western goes against Smith Sand Co. Softball on Slate In men's competition, first- round clashes begin tomorrow., at 7 p.m. in Fansler Field with Triple-S Steel meeting Weeden Aviation. At 8, Carmelita's and V. J. Mixers of Dodge City are pitted against each other in second-round competition, each team drawing a first round bye. More second-round action begins at 9 p.m., with Granada, Colo., meeting Ehresman's. Again, both teams drew a first- round bye. Finishing the first night of the men's tourney will be the 10 p.m. match between Flora Drugs of Lamar, Colo., and Cimanron. PACK OF BUCK CAT FREE, FIRECRACKERS WITH THIS AD SPARKLERS.K.r^ 9c U. BLACK JACK CRACKERS B ,!" 2 ,.,35c CHERRY BOMB BRAND «"» eH »« 6 » FLASHCRACKIRS PACK OF 240 SPACE STATION 99e 2 », 35c WHILE SUPPLY LASTS **** SUPER VALUE ASSORTMENT PACKS FAMILY FIRIWORKS ASSORTMINT $10.00 Valiw ..' OIANT RID FIRECRACKER PACK $14.00 Valu * * * * * * WHILE THEY LAST . 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