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GAZETTE-MAIL Ckarleuon, W. Va., 23, 1972 PORTS Reds Defeat Pirates, 6-3 The Associated Press ,?ni li^r^ Uhlaend «"s bunt single on a squeeze Play highlighted a tie-breaking two-run rally in the eighth inning that carried the Cincinnati Reds to an uphill 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday night at Pittsburgh. With the game tied 3-3 going into the eight, Johnny Bench drew a leadoff walk and Tony Perez singled, knocking out Pirate starter Bob Moose (5-6). Dave Giusti relieved Moose and struck out Cesar Geronimo. But then Giusti gave up Uhlaen- der's bunt single wich scored See National League box- scores on Page 2D. Becnh. Perez came home with another run on Barrel Chaney's single. Cincinnati scored an insurance run in the ninth inning on Perez' RBI double. The victory was the fifth in a row for the Reds over the Pirates, giving them eight of 11 on the season in a battle of National League division leaders. Joe Morgan had four hits for the Reds and tied the game at 3-3 in the seventh on a bloop double to left center which scored pinch-hitter Joe Hague all the way from first. Ed Sprage (3-0) who pitched the seventh, was the winner. * * * CHRIS SPEIER scored the winning run in the last of the ninth inning on Danny Frisella's wild pitch with the bases loaded as the San Francisco Giants defeated the New York Mets 2-1 at San Francisco. San Francisco tied the game in the fifth when Fuentes tripled and scored on Ken Henderson's soft line drive single just over the reach of York shortstop Bud Harrelson. Denny McLain (1-1) registered his first victory with At- Mountain St. Flashes Speed lanta as the Braves outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 at Atlanta in 10 innings. Dusty Baker greeted reliever Tony Colinger with a home run leading off the 10th to end the battle. The Cardinals had tied the game at 7-7 in the ninth on Ted Simmons' two-run blast. Cedar Cedeno hit a three- run homer, powering the Houston Astros to a 7-2 triumph over the Chicago Cubs. Winner Don Wilson scattered six hits, including Joe Pepitone's sixth home run. Hector Torres snapped a 1-1 :ie with a sixth inning homer to ead the Montreal Expos to a 3-1 verdict over San Diego. The win went to Montreal starter iarl Morton, 5-8, who had to eave the game after being hit on the batting helmet by re- iever Gary Ross" first pitch in the eighth inning. Mike Marshall jitched the last two innings to ;ain his llth save for the EX- MS. Brown Hits TwoL.L. HomeRuns Steve Brown hammered a pair of home runs Saturday powering Mountain State to a 7-6 verdict over Charleston Southern in the Area Five Little paid sue Mountain Slate's speed dividends Saturday. Mountain State bunted 1 cessfully in both its scoring in nings to grab a 3*-2 decision over Charleston Eastern in the Kana wha Valley Senior Little League championship game. The victory advances Moip tain State to the State Senior Little League Tournament open- evening at Wall ing Monday Powell Park. M o u n t a i n State's Eddie Weems topped Eastern's Don O'Dell in a battle of four-hitters. Weems struck out 11. Rick Kcglcr's bun' single and a hit by Larry Pack highlighted Mountain State's two- run first inning. Marty Kitchen beat out a bunt, allowing another Mountafa State run to score in the second inning. Reggie Pleasant singled as Eastern tallied one run in the bottom of the first inning, but a double play choked off the budding rally. R. L. Swinesburg slammed a run-scoring double in the fourth. State tourney pairings for Monday: 5:30--Mountain States vs. Welch; 8--Potomac vs. winner Mountain State-Welch. Mountain State 210 000 0--1 4 1 Charleston Eastern 100 100 o--': 4 1 Eddie Weems and Bobby Campbell; Don O'Dell and Resole Pleasant Ml. State--Rick Kegler 2-3; Eastv-O'Dell double, Swinesburg double League championship game. Brown and Mike McCune walloped solo back-to-back homer; in the first inning. Brown un loaded a three-run shot in the fourth inning to give Mountain State the comeback victory Southern jumped to a 5-0 lead in the top of the first inning. All of Saturday's winners ad Vance to the District Tpurna ment this week at Kirk Field in St. Albans. St. Albans Western won the Area One title, beating the Mountainncrs by 84. Mark Newhurg homered for St. Albans Western. Charleston Western nipped Charleston Eastern, 7-6, for the Area Four berth in the district tournament in a battle of extra base hits. Dave Skyles homered and doubled and Greg Meadows and Randy Robinson each collected a two-base hit for the losing Eastern team. John Shamblin and Harry Huffman weighed in with doubles for Western and Ralph Casto collected a pair o iingles. John Lipscomb pitched Char eston Northeast to a 2-0 not over South Charleston Eastern .n Area Three. Charlies Split With Mud Hens By A. L. Hardman The run-famine being experienced by the Charleston Charlies these days is enormous but they got some super-dooper pitching in the first game of a double header Saturday night at Watt Powell Park and managed to struggle through with a split with the Toledo Mud Hens. They took the first game, 2-1, in 10 innings but were outclassed, 7-1, in the nightcap which finished after midnight. Johnny Lamb, making his first start in three years afte long bullpen duty, gave up fou walks in the second inning an the Hens threw in a pair c singles by George Pena and Ik Blessitt to account (or four runs Fred Cambria came in t pitch then and acquitted himsel well, giving up only four hit over 5 and % innings, welkin nobody and striking out three But three of the hits came ir the fifth and one of them was Kevin Collin's sixth homer the season after singles by John ny Knox and Rich Leon. Thes three runs put it out of reach The Charlies, who still held onto their 1'4 game lead over second place Louisville, saved a whitewashing in the sixth when Chuck Goggin doubled, moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on Rich Joseph's single. But that's as far as they go as a rookie, Dave Lemanczyk with some late relief help from Bill Gilbreth, scored his firs victory. Gilbreth got his eighth save. The loss went to Lamb. The opener was something, else--a tense pitchers' battle. GOGGIN COLPAERT Caught Brett Hurlbutt, 9, of Denver "poses" with the 102-pound sailfish he caught in a fishing- contest in the Gulf of California near Guaymas, Mexico. Brett's catch won him, first, place in the junior division of the tournament, and third place overall. It took him 45 minutes to land the nine-foot-long fish. (AP Wirephoto) ERROR Ttvo-Out Mixup Opens Door And A's Beat Bosox by 5-3 Area On* SI. Albans Western .... 010 625--t t Mountaineers 010 030--4 4 Thomas, Phelps (6) and Christiansan Munn and Hancock S. A.--Newburg 2-3 Including homer Area Three Charleston Northeast 010 100--2 7 south Charleston Eastern 000 000--0 3 Lipscomb and Lancaster; Sutherland Warner (4) and Solomon, White (S) North--wlnfree 2-2 including double .ancaster 2-3; S. C.--Wrisht 2-3 Area Four Charleston Western .... 430 000--7 t Charleston Eastern ... ill 210--6 7 Tim Walker, Larry Huffman (4) and ohn Bush; Jeff Wills, Dave Skyles (2 nd Randy Robinson West--Ralph Casto 2-3, John Shamblin ouble, Larry Huffman double; Eastern Fenton 2-4, Dave Skyles 2-2 In ludins homer and double, Grog Mead ws double, Randy Robinson double. Area Five harleston Southern -- 500 010--6 4 2 Mountain State 301 30x--7 3 : Middleton, B. Gunnoe (11 and D. Foser; Brown, Weems (11 and Hughes, rown (1) South--J. Barnes 2-4, B. Gunnoe horrv ·; Ml. State--McCune homer, Brown wo homers. BASEBALL standings NATIONAL LEAGUE Saturday's Results Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 3 San Francisco 2, New York 1 Atlanta 6, St. Louis 7 Montreal 3, San Diego 1 Houston 7, Chicago 2 Philadelphia at Los Angeles, nrght RnulK Cincinati 11, P.ttsburgh 5 St Louis "it Atlanta 1 Chicago 11, Houston 3 San Diego 5, Montreal 4 Los Angeles 3. Philadelphia ft New York 3, San Francisco 1 Pittsburgh New York Chicago . St. Louis Montreal Philadelphia Cincinnjti Houston -Los Angeles Atlanta San Fr.ircisco 5«n Diego East West W L 54 33 II 37 Pet. .651 .570 .523 .517 .440 15'/i .349 23'/j American League Saturday's Results California 1, New York o, 1st New York 7, California 1, 2nd Oakland S, Boston 3, 1st Boston 3, Oakland 0. 2nd Chicago 5, Cleveland 3 Minnesota 1, Milwaukee i Detroit t, Texas 2 Kansas City 8, Baltimore 5 Results New York fi, CaliforniaO, 1st New York 3, California 0. 2nd Boston 5, Oakland 4, 14 innings Milwaukee 2, Minnesota 0 Baltimore 7, Kansas City 4 Detroit 3, Texas 1 Cleveland 8, Chicago 2 The Associated Press A two-out infield error openec he door and pinch-hitter Gene Tenace came through with a two- run triple in the eighth ining Saturday, leading the Oakland A's to a 5-3 victory over Boston at Fenway Park in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Sonny Siebert shut out the A's in the night game, scater- ing five hits in a 3-0 victory. Siebert struck out six. Shortstop John Kennedy and second baseman Doug Griffin collided on a Dave Duncan's See American League boxscores on Page 2D. Detroit Baltimore Boston New York Cleveland iMilwaukre . .544 mi Oakland .519 9 Chicago .45« 15V } Minnesota .435 17'*.!Kansas City .3M21V4 Sunday's Games All Tim» EOT Cincinnati (Grimsl°y 3-3) *t Pittsburgh (Blass 10-4), i - 3 5 p.m. St Louis (Cleveland 1 "-51 at Atlanta (Nitkrti Ml, 2-15 D.m. Chicago (Jenkins V3-81 M Houston (Roberts I-J), 3 p.m. Montreal (Torre/ 10-5 and Moore 1-4) »t San Dieso l* rlin 9 -'° 8nl Kirb Y *·'·'· 5 -' 4 B."V · °hilad«lptiia (Carlton 13-6i al Los Ange- l|« (John 8-4), 5 p.m. California East W . . . 5 1 49 45 . . . . 4 2 36 .31 West . . 55 .39 L 36 38 40 42 49 50 35 41 42 44 52 S3 Pet.. .586 .543 -5M .500 .424 .412 . GB 2 5 7'.'a 14 15 .534 7 .506 9V .500 10 .429 16'' .404 18V Sunday's Games All Times EOT California (Wright 10-5) at New York (KPkich 9-8), 2 p m . Oakland (Odom 9-2) at Boston, (McG10th»n 3 2 ! 2 p.m. Minnesota (Perry 7-9 sn) Gnlfz 0-0) atl Milwaukee (Steptenson 2-3 and Lonborg 3-41, 2. J p.m. Baltimore (Cuellor 8-») at Kansas City; (Draqo 7-10K 2:30 p.m. (Hand 7-t), 6:30 p.m. Cleveland (Perry 16-7 and Dunning 0-9) Cisco (Bry«rl ~ c ,,.,, ^ c ^ Cleveland (Perry 16-7 and Dunning 0-9) . Yor1 ' Seaver "·*' * S*n Fran- at gK'W (Wnod 14-10 and Lemon* 1-3), Brvwl 1-4), 4 p.m. '2, 5T15 p.m. 30p fly, leading to the tie- 3reaking rally in the nationally- televised day game. The error, charged to Griffin, allowed Duncan to reach first, fie moved to second when Ted Subiak walked and both came home as Tenace, batting for jitcher Darold Knowles, tripled :o center field. The hit broke a 3-3 tie that existed from the seventh inning, when the Red Sox scored run on Carl Yastrzemski's sacrifice fly. Yastrzemski had earlier tied the game 2-2 with a ipme run in the fifth, his first circuit shot in 305 at bats since Sept. 3, 1971. His home run drought lasted through 84 ames. The A's took a 1-0 lead in the irst as Bert Campaneris ipened with a single to left, ook third on Joe Rudi's bunt ingle and came home as Reggie Jackson bounced out to short. In the third, the Red Sox tied it 1-1 as Danny Cater blasted his seventh homer of the year into the A's bullpen in right field with one out. Oakland then took the lead again in the fifth inning as Rudi delivered a sacrifice fly. Ted Kubiak opened with a single snd moved to third on a sacrifice bunt and Campaneris' single. Rudi then drove a fly to Tommy Harper in center field, scoring Kubiak. In late night results. Detroit won and Baltimore lost. Auerlio Rodruquez slammed his fifth homer, a pair of singles and scored three runs, leading tho Tigers past the Texas Rangers 6-2. Richie Schein- blums three-run triple carried the Kansas City Rcysls tc an 8-5 vatory over the Orioles. Dick Allen and Carlos May slugged the Chicago White Sox to a 5-3 win over Cleveland. Allen knotted the game 2-2 with his 20th home run in the bottom of the first inning. In the sixth inning, May belted his eighth and Allen followed with No. 21 to snap a 3-3 tie. Chris Ohambliss supplied two-run double and a solo homer, his second of the season, for the Indians. The Minnesota Twins beat Milwaukee 9-5. Charlie Manuel and Ditcher Jim Strickland rapped iwo-run singles for the Twins, jeorge Scott of the Brewers lit a two-run double. THE scored CALIFORNIA Angels their first run off New York pitching in 38 innings and nipped first game of a doubleheader. Prior to Andy Kasco's eighth- inning sacrifice fly, the Angels had been dealt three straight shutouts by Yankee starters. The unlucky loser was New York relief ace Sparky Lyle, pitching in relief of starter Steve Kline. Steve Barber, with two Innings of relief from Eddie Fisher, won his third game in four decisions. Lyle gave up a single to Leo Cardenas, a ground-rule double to Vida Pinson and an intentional walk to Bob Oliver before Kosco drilled a long fly to left. Rob Gardner pitched a six- litter, giving the Yankees 1 a 7-1 riumph in the second game. Bobby Murcer's two-run homer and Ron Blomberg's solo shot staked Chuck Goggin, after collecting his 100th hit of the season scored the payoff run, beatinf the throw of shortstop Johr Gamble to the plate on a bases- loaded ground ball by Rick Joseph. The Charlies, missing many opportunities to get the winning run around the bases earlier ir the game, got the break they needed when Goggin slapped a 3-2 pitch off reliefer Jack Whillock to open the 10th. Dick Sharon struck out as Goggin stole one of his most important bases of the season So Whillock then intentionally Art Howe and George walked Kopacz to set double play. up a possible But it didn't work that way as Joseph's bouncer to Gamble wasn't actually hit hard enough for him to throw in time to head off the speedy Goggin at the plate. JIM NELSON, striving for his First Oamt Tol«* CnirlMtM ib r h kf *b r h b Knex, 2b 5020 Go««ln, 2b 5 1 1 Blessitt, cf 5 1 1 0 Sharon, cf 5 1 1 Mollnaro, rf 4 0 1 0 Howe, 3b 4 0 1 Leon, 1Mb 4 0 1 1 Kopacz, Ib 3 0 1 Collins, 3b 3 0 1 0 Jestph, If 5 0 2 Hosley, c 3 0 0 0 Howard, rf 4 0 0 0 Sanders, Ib 3 0 0 0 Booker, c 4 0 0 irooks. H 1 0 0 0 Tavtras, s s 4 0 2 0 Gamble, ss 3 0 1 0 Nelson, p 2 0 1 1 Poor, p 3 0 0 0 Celpaert, p 2 0 0 0 patz, ph 1 0 0 0 Whillodc, p 0 0 0 9 -·till J» 1 7 t Totlll M J » 2 Toltdl OM Ml 000 0-1 Charleston IN CM 000 1-2 E--None. DP--Charleston 1. LOB--Tel*. o 8, Charleston 11. 2BH--Collins, Taveras. S--Collins,. SB--Gamble, Goggin. IP H * E* IB $0 Molinero, rf Leon, Ib Collins, 3ta Pena, c -ocr Whillock (L 5-2) 8 ... I'/i 1 5 2 first win since May 20 in the opener, left in the sixth with a 1-0 lead and, pronto, the Hens caught up when Dick Colpaert, making his 39th appearance in relief, gave up a single to Rich Leon. Nelson deserved a better fate. He showed no traces of the area ailment which has plagued him since last season and had given up only three hits until Ike Blassitt and Bob Nolinaro put singles back-to-back to open the sixth. Colpaert ran a 2-2 count on Leon and then the Hen first baseman-outfielder rapped a hit to right to get Blessitt home. Colpaert finally got the side out with no further trouble. The Charlies had gotten a run in the first on Dick Sharon's single, an infield out and George Kopacz' one-baser into right. Colpaert, pitching one-hit ball for five innings, striking out six and issuing only one walk -and that intentional -- picked up his 10th victory against four defeats. He also has 14 saves to his credit. It was an incredible showing by the incredible Mr. Colpaert. Jim Foor, Toledo lefty, pitched great ball for eight innings, striking out nine and giving up feat went to Whillock, his second as compared to five wine. CHARLIE CHATTER: John Lipon's Mud Hens bow out of Charleston for the season in an afternoon double bill today (game time 1:47 p.m.). Frank Frontino (1-3) and Jim McKe* (7-2), both righthanders, will to* the slab for the Charlies. Lipon said Lerrin LaGrow (6-5) and either Bob Strampe (0-7) or Don Leshnock (0-4), the.latter a · lefty, would pitch for the Hens. . . . It's "Moose Day" and all members of District 8 of th« W. Va. Moose Lodges have been invited to attend at a special price. The Moose, through deputy supreme governor R. L. "Bob" Harris, have been working hard to put this event over the top. . . . Johnny O'Neil, who scouted for the Detroit Tigers when Charleston was associated with the American League team nearly 20 years ago, has been taking in this series. He's now scouting for the Atlanta Braves. Regis Cole, Charlies' business manager, forgot to announce Friday that Russell Chambers and Ralph Hammond were awarded 15 "combs" each as prizes in the bald-haeded men's contest at the park. The "combs" happened to be towels. Bob Veale, Barry Moore, Phil Bushman, Dick Colpaert, Gary Kolb, Dick Sharon, and one or two other Charlies did their turns at archery Saturday during an exhibiton by the Kanawha Archery Assn. Everybody in the ball park ducked for cover. . . . The Charlies take to the road Monday, going to Rochester. They also stop at Syracuse before returning home July 31 when Rochester comes to eight scattered hits. But the de-[ Charleston. Yancey Leads Golf While Palmer Says 'Goodness Gracious' AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A slightly ruefully, puzzled smile crossed the expressive, putty face as Arnold Palmer went over the stroke by stroke details of his round. x-Nelsoo 5 Colpaert (W 10-4) .. . . , , x--Pitched to two batters In «th. WP--Nelson. U--Fields, Bormest*r and Searls. T--3:07. A--2,141. Strand Cimt Toledo Chirlnton ·b r h bl ib r tibl Knox, 2b 3 1 1 0 Gossin, 2b 3 1 1 0 Blessitt, c f 4 0 1 2 Howard, r f 3 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 Kopacz, Ib 3 2 1 0 Joseph, If 3 1 1 3 Kolb, C 3 1 1 2 Howe, 3 b Scrivener, ss 2 0 0 0 Sharon, cf Llmanczky, p 3 0 1 0 Taveras, ss Gilbreth, p 0 0 0 0 Lamb, p Ca'mbria, p Booker, ph J7 7 «)7 T»tal» 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 1 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 27 7 «)7 Titili' " 2 4 1 5 1 Toledo ". M« IM t--7 ChirlMftn too Ml 0--1 E--L«on, Joseph. OP--Tsltdo 2.'LOB-HR-Colllns W). Lemanezyk (W 1-0) Gilbreth Lamb (L 2-«) Cambria S--Scrivener. IP H R Eft II SO IVj l'-i SVa Save--Gilbreth (|). WP--Lemanczyk. "Goodness gracious," he said--really, that's what he said--"this is just awful." Still, the 42-year-old Palmer escaped some wildly erratic play with a par 70 Saturday and remained within hailing distance of leader Bert Yancey in the third round of the $150,000 American Golf Classic. Yancey bogeyed the final lole on the 7,180-yard Firestone Country Club course but still lad a sparkling, three-under- par 67 and a three-stroke lead ;oing into the final round in the :hase for a $30,000 first prize. He had a 204 total, six under ar, with rookie Lanny Wad- ins and Kermit Zarley tied for .. .econd at 207. Zarley took a 6 uraes ' and Wadkins had the best o the day's 17 subpar rounds, a brilliant, course record-equal ling 64. Palmer was one of three at 208, tied with Canadian George Knudson and tour sophomore Tom Ulozas. Knudson had a 6f and Ulozas a 69 in the swelter ing, 90-degree heat. Palmer said he was amazec he got out of the round with a score as good as 70. "It was ridiculous," he said 'I was in more sand than I have ben all year, maybe more sand than I saw al through the 1960s. I hit it in the fairway and people applaue just because I'm not in a trap.' the bunkers seven BERT YANCEY Three Shots Ahead two of which led to bo- run lead in the first inning. M-70-70-- 20* 70-W-6*-- 29* geys. He hit only 10 greens in regulation and missed the fairway t half-dozen times. Good Round Out of Bad "Well, they say you've got to make a good round out of a bad one once in a while. I've done it twice in this tournament and I'm only four strokes back," Palmer said. i Bert Yancey 4?-W7-2(U Kermit Zarley «6.7Wi-»7 Lanny Wadkins Arnold Palmer Tom Ulozas George Knudson Mike Hill Hale Irwin Jerry Heard Steve Melnyk Fred Marti Larry Hinson Ray Floyd Dave Elchelberger Bobby Nichols J. C. Snead Roy Pace Chuck Thorp* Chi Chi Rodriguez Ron Cerrudo Tom Wiechera Bob Dlckson David Graham Gay Brewer Lou Graham Julius Boros Larry Zlegler Cesar Sanudo Bobby Cole Mike Reasor Rod Curl ibby Gilbert Don Bies Silly Maxwell Job Barbarossa 3ick Rhyan Tom Watson Charles Coodv 7447-4I-40* an-VM 73-M-W-- 21« 66-71-74-- 211 7445-72-- 2U 72-71^4-211 73-66-72--211 73-70-61--211 71-7WI-211 73-T2-47-- 2U «5-75-72-21Z 70-M-75-- 213 70-73-70-213 70-72-71--213 70.73-70--219 72-72-69-213 7fl-7W«-213 71-74-4 »-213 74-W-70-- 21J ' 71-7M7-- 213 M-72-74-2M 73-71-70--214 72-*7-7«-- 215 74-67-74--215 72-70-73--215 72-70-73-- 21S 71-70-74--215 75-67-73--215 ' 71-72-72-215 International Standings Saturday's Games CHARLESTON 2-1, Toledo 1-7, irst game 10 innings Rochester 5, Peninsula 4 Louisville 3-4, Tidewater 1-8 Richmond 4, Syracuse 3, first ame Friday's Game!) Toledo 5-2, CHARLESTON 14 Tidewater 5-3, Louisville 1-1 Rochester R-0. Peninsula 44 Richmond 4, Syracuse 3 Standings Club W W 51 51 50 19 DIVING CATCH IS MADE BY MINNESOTA TWINS' CESAR TOVAR He Slides on Warning Track Gravel After Gfebbing John Briggs' Lirj^r CHARLESTON" Louisville -Tidewater .... Rochester -Toledo 48 Richmond 46 Syracuse -- 45 Peninsula -- .17 Sunday's Games Toledo at CHARLESTON (2 at 1:47 p.m.) Rochester at Penip.mil Syracuse at Richmond Louisville ft TMewtfer Pet. GB Pet. GB ..W7 -.54* 1V4 .521 4 .510 % .495 «£ .495 %Ut .474 SMi .319

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