Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on May 27, 1970 · Page 21
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 21

Greeley, Colorado
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Wednesday, May 27, 1970
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14 GR6BM5Y TBIRUNB W»d., Mwr 27, WO Gree/ey Roocfrunners Open 70 Baseball Season Tues. 'Top-notch semi-pro baseball will return to Gre«ley nest T u e s d a y as the Greeley Roadrunners of the Denver Metropolitan open their season with an 8 p.m. non-league .game with Don's of Arvada at Butler Field. The gala horne opener will officially be the following Sunday as the Cuiprado Springs Blue Spx will dual the Greeley nine in a Jackson Field, 1 p.m. Gaj* RqadJHfflier general manager Elmer Haskett has bjg plans for the Sunday opening day. Sn'eoiaJ rates will be in' effect ant) Mayor Richard Perchlik of Greeley will |a.s.s out the. firsl ball. Other honored will include Pete Butler and Ken Monfort. The Runners will play a 30- game schedule, up until the state tournament in Cplqra.d.0 Springs July 23. Nineteen games wil' American b« at home. All gamea will t» Tuesday night which W(H be. on UNO's Jaoksofl Field with played a.t Sutler Field.. :he exception of the opener ft*t*f Fit-Id manager Jim Sakle also announced that the epening season roster is complete with six top fourlers, dqtting the staff. Resides th,B. fine Bitehing, the Qreeley team shouW have a spljtj hitting ballclHh with a fine S*vert»on pljfield, VNP; Dick Ziegler Western State; Chuok Parker, Denver University! and Jerry defensive infield. P i t c h e r s include Bruce is. circuit as Vaughn, UNO; Ron Denning, UNC; Steve Cain, University of N e b r a s k a W y o m i n g ; Matt Sterling, Gary Gettman, Western State; and Mike Newton, CU. Infielders will be Mike H.askett, first base; Larry 'B,run2, second base; Tom Severtson, third base; and Bill Stearns, stiprtslop. Greeley Central grad Rudy Pargas will provide back-up support in the infield. Outfielders include Dean Bur- Journeyman Grzene/p Gets 7-5 VVm For Washington Tqn,y Conigliaro with one out in The Angels remained fine By HiBSQHBL NISSEN5QN Aiitciattd Press Spertt Writ»f Joe Grzenda is what the baseball traqe refers to as a juu,p neyin,an reliever ... and he's, got the. journeys to. prove it, In a career dating back to 1955, Grzenda has pitched in such miner league flUtPflsts as fiurham, the ninth- Elsewhere in the AmericanJAL West as Bill Voss hammered League, Minnesota heat IP-L t ie-breaking twp-run double in| KTnulrnn C 0 OiliFn»«titi tnr»nort I " 6-2, California tppped Oakland 4-3, Baltimore trounced Jamestown, , B i r m i n g h a m , Charleston, w. va., Victoria, Birmingh again, Denver, Syracuse, Oklahoma Cjty, Penver again, B.jr- mingham stjll another time, Vancouver, Oklahoma City again. Mobile and · · · YdM guessed it . Denver. Bjrinjnghqm and . ·Along th.e way he made It to the majors for four games with Detroit in 2Q with City in 1964.and 21 in 19M and. 11 York Mets in 1967 with the before spending a full season with the Minnesota Twins a didn't last and Grzenda was shipped off to the Washington Senators s,hQrtl.V be- year ago. Even that the start of the 1970 cam- game behind Minnesota in the Catchers will be Eakle and Cpw.ell, UNC. -PrYif)» Hurler Ne-wtun s,hquld proyid.? color for the Runners this summer. the burly righthander throughput the Metro "The Man of Many The exciting HP 250-ppurider tigs. a variety e: winiJups tha.t he u,s,es when no runners are pn base. |le turns around on the mpuncl, flings his arms 'around wildly and uses the double-pump to perfection. The windups have been effective against enemy batten during Newton's four year M'etrp League stint. In 1968 he made the Metro League AH-Stai team. The The completed schedule : June 6, Greeley vs. Colorado S p r i n g s Hays Motors EJnglewood, 1 p.m. June 7, Hays Motors Greeley, 2 games, 1:3(1 p,m. June 10, Greeley at Don's pi Arvada., Jefoo Fairgrounds, 8 p.m. June 13, La Salle at Greeley 2 p.m. (non-league). June Hi Sal Acuna uf Pueblo at Greeley, 2 games, 1 p.m. June 16, Greeley 8 p.m. 20, Greeley at Boulder the seventh inning. Voss' hit fol-,Englewpod, 2 games, 1 p.m. MNC TRACKJTERS - The University of Northern Colorado Women's Track team, in the past two years, has gone undefeated in meets. Several members of the squad are going to the Intercollegiate Women's Track and Field Meet Friday and Saturday in Champaign, 111. Pictured above, fjrgt row, from the left: Lark Birdsong, UNC Women Tracksters Head To National Championships Fri. Barb Lundberg, Janet Chartier, Dana Yost, Ula Bell »nd Lynn Muding. Second row: Cathy Salerno, Lynn Koskela; Janet Hansen, Carol Hyatt, Sally Brach and Kris Burns. Not pictured: Jeanne Underwood, Rita Stewart and Nancy Baca. (Tribune photo by Jim Eakle) CHAMPAIGN, 111. The University of Northern Colorado a ' Women's track team will be The Minors Amarlcan Association Standings py Tfit Associate*! pft'ss Tulca Denver Wichita. Cjly W L Pel. OB 24 11 .444 8V4 ssts'gs = *=. ..* i * *-., £«h w-sr *· the York Yankees 3-p and and a walk to Ken McMullen, , Chicago White Sox defeated Kansas city 3-1. The only hit off Grzenda for eight innings was Cpnigliaro's at U l g l l l - · · · · · « I l h U I I U U V U 1 C Q I . » , - -- ~ , triple in the first as the Red Sox connected for the A s. scored three times following a "" «---·-- rash of Washington errors. But the Senators had shelled Gary Who accounted for the Apgels'| Greelcy| 6 ^ m first two runs with a second-in- June 27, Greeley at Sal Acuna ning homer. Reggie Jacksoiiiof Pueblo. 2 games, 2 p.m. June 28, Colorado Springs A. The Orioles opened a game spread over the Yankees, Gree , eyi 6 p m . in the AL East as Jim Hardin! j u ] v '4 Pueblo Diablos ' · ;. ' . . , . f.lll UK f\LJ UdOl OJ 1 1 1 i n i i n i um Peters for five runs in the top of . .. ; hn f irll , I blanked Cleveland on five hits and Chicp Salmon rapped four singles. Boog Powell drove in two runs with a sacrifice fly and the fjrst. Paul Casanova, who smacked a two-run double in the first, doubled again in the sixth after 3 horrier by Aurelio Rodriguez and scpred on Ed Stroud's single for a 7-3 bulge. single. Greeley, 2 games, 1 p.m. July 5, Greleey at Brighton, 2 p.m., npn-lcqgue. July 0, Englewood at Greeley, 6 p.m. part of the second annual Intercollegiate Wpmen's Track and Field Championships at the University of Illinois, here Friday and Saturday. The meet, similar to the men's NCAA meet, pits the best gal track stars throughout the nation's colleges and universities. This will mark the first year that UNC has sent tracksters to the event. Geing from UNC are 100-yard dash: Carol Hyatt and Kriss Burns; 220-yard dash: Janet Hansen and Janet Chartier; 440: Nancy Baca; 880: Ula Bell; Long Jump: Barb Lundberg; J a v e l i n : Miss Lundberg; lsn Discus: Sally Brach; Hurdles: lLark Bridsong; 440-yard relay: Indianapolis (Juhn KurioRa 1-1) at Okla-jii .. n . ,, n Hr-ir'h Rirrknlifl jma City (Mike Marshall 3-2 11 ,1 n S e n , 111,1(11, UIKlMlllg, Denver (qiorxc woodson 2-3i at onu-IHyatt; 880-yard relay: Chartier, %%^'mTM z,,t,,r o-o, at ncs MoinJuurns. Lundberg, Baca. (unavailable) _ ; ' J O H A N N E S B U R G Paradise Island off Mozambique is for sale. 15 21 .417 U 21 .351 Eastern Dlvliton W L Pel. GB lima 24 U .060 Indianapolis 18 15 .515 Evansville 1517 .46ft Jmaha 1319 .406 Tuesday'* Remits Denver 3. Wichita 2 Evansville 2-3, Indianapolis 1-2 Iowa 7. Omaha 2 Oklahoma City 4, Tulia 1 Wednesday's Oaiml Evansvllle (Danny Maids 3-2) at .liable) Willie llorton's three-run hom-j July S, Greeley at Boulder er in the ninth inning broke up Collegians, 8 p.m. 1 July 11, Don's of Arvada 12 Thurtday'i Camti Wichita al luwa Denver »l Oniiha Evansvjllc at Tuls» Indlnnapulis nt Oklaliomn (,'ily HOLDS RECORD -- Nancy Baca holds the UNC school women's track record in the 440 with a time of 64.0. The time also is an intermountain record. Miss Baca will be going to the Intercollegiate Women's Track and Field Meet Friday and Saturday at the University of Illinois. She will run in the 440 and also is a member of the UNC 880- yard relay squad that is Hoing. (Tribune photo) Bob Anderson Wins Christian Athlete Award KANSAS CITY (API - Four football players, including former Baltimore Colts linebacker Don Shinnick, were named winners today of the first annual Christian Athlete Awards given by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The others are Bob Anderson of Colorado and Mike Koien of Auburn and a high school player, Drew Kindseth of Marshall, Minn. The late Lowell Lass of Oakland, Calif, a plumbing contractor, will be honored as the first recipient of the Branch Rickey Memorial Award. Rickey was one of the founders of the FCA. The awards will be presented at the organization's recognition banquet here tonight. More than 1200 persons will attend, including some of the nation's top professional and college coaches and athletes. LONDON -- Len Smith, 50, won his llth world marble championship at Tinsley. Pitcher Jim Kaat posted his a brilliant pitching duel between July 11, fifth victory, drove in a run and Earl Wilson of the Tigers and! Greeley, 2 scored the deciding run from Mel Stott|ernyre of the Yankees.! .iiiiv u. firs,t pn a single as the Twins p'eat ihe Brewers. Kaat added another hit and scored anether run as he upped his recprd to 5- at p.m. July 13, Boulder Collegians at ^ Both hurled four-hitters. Hprton,|Greeley, 6:30 p.m. who also three-run shut! July i6, Greeley at La Salle, Monday night, connected follow-'7:30 p.m. (non-leagued - ·-- ' July 19, Groeley at Colorado ing a walk to pinch hitter Gates July . wUh his"varied l". Cesar ToVar homered for the Brown, Al Kaline's sacrifice and | Springs A.C. 2 games, 6:30 p.m. travel background, 'iV'came'as!Twins, Danny Walton and Tom-j an intentional something of a sunrise when he! my Harper for the Brewers^ Ca_sh. showed up on the mound in BPS-' Fenway Park Tuesday as a starting pitcher, walk to Norm i July 23. State Touranament at 'Colorado Springs. Ion's night no less. But the 32-year-old left-hand- er, pitching in a park that has an, 'unfriendly history where sPijthpaws are concerned, limited the hardhitting Red Sox to one hit for eight innings and the Senators made off with a 7-5 triumph. "I didn't kn ow for sure J was going to pil°h until 5:30," Grzenda, who gpt jp start when Casey CSK showed MP sjpk. "I was happy. I always wanted to start'in Hie big leagues.'And thel surprising thing was that I wasn't nervpus. 1 thpught I wpijld he. "1 hadll't started a game anywhere since 19G3 and I hadn't pitched a complete game since before my arm got hurt (1959). J wps disappointed I couldn't finish." Cox was well enqugh Gaston, Colbert Lead Padres to 8-1 Victory By DICK CpUCH ly caught up with Clarence Gaston and Nate Colbert, the hounds had Charlie Fox by throat. I salvo that riddled the Giants 10-i gles, a double and a homer gopd ' ·· ' for four RBI. Catcher Tpm Hall- the Dodgers' biggest I er ajsp cracked four hits and binge and the worst! Billy Grabarkewitz had a single, .'beating absorbed by the Gjants; double and triple . . . and scored since both clubs moved to the'fivp runs. " I West Coast in 1958. And it was a' The Dodgers lopk a 2-0 lead I 3 shed six straight | flattering in his managerial t|ic fifth, four more in the sixth, three in the seventh and the last National League three in ihe eighth. nati gpt him put and Cplber wallpper a pair pf Iwp-rijn hnin . ersbefpre a stray pitch knpcked,! In other _ , him out as the San Diego Pa-!games, Philadelphia nipped; Tony Taylor crashed a three- dres stunned the Reds 8.-1 and. Montreal 3-2; Atlanta bealjrun, inside-the-park homer in 4-1 in a Tuesday night dpujije-!Houston 5-3; the New York Melsjthe ninth to carry the Phillies hparW ' i trimmed St. Louis 5-1 and the past the Expos. Del Bates' sin- header. The Los {he last"fwo pills after" Grzenda | meanwhile, surrendered a single (p parljf'rEi.icisco's Angeles Dodgers,! Chicago Cubs downed Pitts- brought Fox, Sap i burgh 6-3. new manager, Gaston, a .230 hitter for the Yastrx.emski and a homer to [crashing to earth with a 20-hit ; Padres last year as a rookie, ' banged triples in the first and The Majors W. L. Pet. G.B.i Chicago By THE AS$pC|ATED PRESS Baltjmore New Ygffe Detrpi't Wash'n Bpstpn Cleveland 31 · 24 20 18 18 H B 28 California ... 28 Oakland. .. 22 Kansas City }7 Chicagp 17 Milwaukee |3 13 21 20 23 23 25 .705 .533 .pop .452 .439 .359 7V-! 9 11 11 !i New York S.f. Loiijs . Pittsburgh Phila'phja 12 .700 National Ea;t Division W: t 22 17 21 21 20 20 17 i7 .512 .405 .395 .317 Baltimjjr! 7. Cleyplapd. 0 flew Vpfk 0 7. ? ( ' s ^°n 5 Kansas City i «, d 2 M) H C fornia (Wright 6-2), N New Yprk (Peterson fi-^) Detroit (Kilkenny 2-1 o 4-3), N Washingtcn (Hannan .500 25 .405 25 .405 16 25 .390 West Pivisjon Cincinnati 32 14 .G96 Los Angeles 25 18 .581 Atlanta 24 18 .571 San Fran. ... 21 24 .467 Houston 20 25 .444 San Diego .... 21 28 .429 Tuesday's Results Philadelphia 3, Montreal 2 Chicago'6, Pittsburgh 3 past the Expps. Pel Bates' gle and an error by third baseman Coco Laboy set the stage for Taylor's first homer of the season, which erased a 1-C Montreal lead. j fiftlTinnings of the opener. Each John Baleman homered in the ptime, Colbert followed with a bottom of the ninth off winning homer off Cincinnati pitching I pitcher Rick Wise. Bill Stone ace Jim Merritt, giving him 16 i man was the loser, for the' season and a share of Bob Tinman's two-run homer Pe(. G.B. i j ne ma j or i ea g ue | ea d. ! in the sixth inning snapped a 3-3 · 5fi4 ! Two singles by Gaston and a I"" al Autlanla , a . n( * .^"fefl ]^ 2 - ! three-run homer by Ollie Brown'Astros their sixth setback in the 2 V -;heIped'the Padres' Mike Cor-j'ast seven games. Jim Nash ?? kins even his pitching record at I rockcc l ' or , a three-run homer K '2;i-A ,,:hii«, MorHii dinnori i n n.'! I Norm Miller in the first mpi '· 4-4 while Merritt slipped to 0-3. I Norm Miller in the first inning In the first inning of |he night- settled down to pick up his fifth .pap, qaston ' senf the' Padres! vlcto '-y a f inst on = los ?. w 'F\,n - , i ahead to stay with his three-run j 1 '^ hel P frnm a e eless Ho - vt VVl1 5 /= blast off Pedro Borbon, who was;" 6 ' 111 - H making his first start in the ma- j '"'·= jors. Borbon then hit Colbert onj · I v J m; -:|he right cheekbone with a i J Q C K I Oder I 2 '"i pilch, finishing the San Diego \/f , jslugger for the rest of the night. j L c O p f U r e S Colbert lay dazed for about 30;r · I r* _-..._ seconds, then got up and .started!ding 165 V ^ l O W n New York 5,' St. Lo\n's 1 f° wardj Borbon ' bu . t w ,f ;, ^ J: _ .',· ^:_^»^i: i i:strained by teammates. He was 1 l · ' ' " , ! ' ' i ·! i ' r if . ;' 0-1) Minnesota 5-0), N Chicago Parry s-3 fir 3-8) at more KNOXVILLE, Tcnn. (AP) - A.I . \ Hnndnn i ,sent, to a hospital'for X-rays.iThe 1970 American Bowlin i ' A « lo 1 0 \ L n Fran r which proved negative. ;Conqress tpurnarnent is ove Ix,s Angeles 19 San Sran., 3, Af|e ,!' Bnrbnn1 ' wag b| . ushed and Jake Yoder of Fort Wayne Tod»y« Qames iback by R Danny Cnombs pi | cn: Ind.. the only bowler in the 80 Pittsburgh (Moose 3-3) at Chi- j n ^ thj,. t | creating a mob : day tournament to bowl a per cago (Jenkins 3-fi) | KCene pn ihe field as both bench-jfect 300 game, has captured th Philadelphia (Fryman 2-1) atj c s emptied, Gaston singled in'lop Regular Singles honors. " " ..... bottom half for his sixth! Dick Selgo and Don Bredehof 3-5) at At- cnn scciitive hit in the twin bill,of Toledo, Ohio, won the rcgula ami'seventh in a row going back double crown with 1,371 an 4-2) n t i ( o ,, n jp ( |, i n n i n R sinf ,| e MondaylMikc Berlin of Muscatine, Iowa at Hnusinn a .|ln!'|ii (Niekro 4-61. N Los Angeles (Vance San Francisco (Mnrichal 1-2), NJ n j R |,[ agp'jnst Ihe Reds' jthc Regular All Kvcnls title wit ' - ' York (Gentry 4-2), N a] Diego (Roberts 4-21, N Thursday's Games 6 Philadelphia at Montreal, St. Louis at New York Pittsburgh at Chicago ! streak ended three short of the fllenn ,rt tlc ,m u ,,u cu m.^ TM. u .. .,, ,TM Allison of Whittier ; i t iNL record when reliever Clay Calif., finished first in Classi ICarrpll retired him in the fifth,(Singles with 730. Dave Sputa jbut'he finished the night with a pf Gilrpy, Calif., who posted .342 batting average . . . eighth !747 for the tpurnamcnt's hjghes best in the league. ' series, and Nelson Burtpn ,)r. o Pitcher Claode Osteen led the St. Louis teamed up IP win th I.os Angeles at San Francisco'Dodgers' assault on five San Classic Doubles diadem will Only games scheduled ;l-'rancisto pilcliers with two sin-,1,431. 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