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Slides Home Safely Al Kaline of Detroit obeys the slide sign of Frank Howard „;(33) as he scores from second base on Willie Morton's double •in. the sixth inning of the Orioles-Tigers game at Baltimore Sunday, Despite the score, Baltimore went on to win the game 5-3. UNIFAX By JOEST. AMANT RANCMO LA COSTA, Calif. (VPl) ^ jack Nickiau* and Ue ffevino «ach won atx tournaments to qualify (or the MONY Tournament of Champions and it Memed like fate they should end up on the last day in a duel for the $46,000 first prize. Nicklaus had a two*stroke lead going into the fourth aiid final round Sunday and Trevino caught and passed him once on the back nine but he couldn't make it stick. Trevino had a string of five birdies on the eighth through the 12th holes with a pair of 25- foot putts, one IS-footer, a 12* footer and a three-footer. But he bogeyed the 13th when he missed a three-footer and Nicklaus got away from him. Nicklaus put the clincher on with a five-foot putt for a bird on the 15th hole and parred in for a 68. Trevino was one stroke better with a 67 but still one short for 72 holes and settled for second money of 123,404. Trevino ran his career earnings to $985,138. The first prize would have given him millionaire status on the PGA tour. SPORTS OALESBURG, ILL., MON., APRIL r, lf» »**• Nicklaus' golf earnings now are $1,849,760. Nicklaus leada in the yearly money race with $146,064 M^le Trevino remains second with $125,715. The 21st annual T of C ended up as a two-man show but the 29 other entrants took home a lot of money, too, Jim Colbert, Kansas City, Kan. took third place at 281, five shots back of Nicklaus and four back of Trevino, and won $14,628. He had a final round 69. Chi Chi Rodriguez, the amiable Puerto Rican, took fourth place with 69-282 and won $9,384. Five players were tied for fifth and each won $6,921 for 285 totals. They were Lanny Watkins (70), DeWitt Weaver (71), J. C. Snead (73), Jim Jamieson (71) and Bruce Crampton (74). Defending champion Bobby Mitchell, who beat Nicklaus in a playoff last year, finished in a tie for 16th with 76-292 and won $4,001. Arnold Palmer, who has won this tournament thnt times, was in contention lor two rounds,but slipped and (tnlahed with 75-293 in a tie for 10th, and won $3,646. No one in the field of 31 went away empty-handed. The lasil man. Bob Shaw, an Australian, shot 75--302 and won $2,000. Nicklaus said he plans to take a few weeks off but Trevino will go on to play the next tour event, the Byron Nelson Golf Classic at Dallas. "When Jack told me he was going to take some time oflf, I said 'Good, that'll give me a chance to win a few,'" sahi Trevino, "I didn't make it to millionaire but, the good Lord willing, I'll get there next week or the week after that." Nicklaus said he enjoyed the last round. He said he didn't know he was tied with Trevino at 10 under until he heard someone in the crowd say so at the lOth hole. -^'t enjojr thiit<«iiwliin iune guy tikti i run at $wi and fin^tt abte to imi the ehail^'' Slid Nieklaus (aritteHMH all that ilion^y, of i^tJAitiidPreiilttMn^^ (Ilitlilti fliiii) (itilorjiffi) Kail ' NewYork Boston weif •w». 3 1 -!•; i i 3 pet. .750 .250 3 0 I. pel. 0 1.000 3 .000 Giants Start Fast; Cards Lose Again Major League Standings By United Press International National League East The Sgn Francisco Giants donilnue to set the pace in the National League's West Division while the St. Louis Cardinals appear never to have left the starting gate in the NL East. Garry Maddox drove a three- run homer off the left-field foul pole in the fourth inning and the red-hot Giants wention to beat the \J>S Angeles Dodgers, 4-2 Easter Sunday for their sixth victory in seven games traded victories, the White Sox winning the opener, 8 -4, and the Royals taking the second game, 6-1, Minnesota defeated Texas, 6-4, Milwaukee edged New York, 4-3, Cleveland and Boston divided a twinbill, the Indians winning, 8 -7 in the first game before bowing, 5-2, in the nightcap and Baltimore downed Detroit, 5-3. Schmidt's blast enabled Philly reliever Bill^ Wilson to pick up his first victory of the Pittsburgh Chicago New York Philadelphia Montreal St. Louis San Francisco Cincinnati Houston Los Angeles San Diego Atlanta w. 8 8 8 7 6 1 West w. 13 11 9 7 6 4 1. 2 5 6 6 7 12 1. 5 5 8 10 11 11 pet. .800 .615 .571 .538 .462 .077 pet. .722 .688 .529 .412 .353 .267 g.b. 11 /2 2 8V2 g.b. 1 31/2 5»/2 7»/2 American League East fcfike Schmidt hit a twd-out'season and tagged Bob Gibson home run in the ninth inning to I with his second loss in two give the Philadelphia Phillies a victory over the Cardinals arid_ a doubleheader sweep after winning the first game, 4-2. The Cards, who have the tecord in baseball, have now dn)i)pcd 12 out of their first 13! decisions. In the opener Steve Carlton picked up his third victory of the year when Larry Bowa and Bill R 0 b i n s on a pair of two-run worst I sparked innings. The Cubs, collecting 11 hits games and trail the division-!and. taking advantage of six lonfjing Pittsburgh Pirates by 1 pirate bases on balKs, finally St/^;'games with tile season but i beat Pittsburgh after 11 a \iit\e over two weeks old. | straight losses at home. In the in recorded their 18 decisions opener the Pirates pounded out !: The Giants m\v victory when Maddox homered off Bob Robertson drove in nine Dodger starter and loser Andy runs. Both Stargell and Robert- 15 hits as Willie Stargell and'New York at Houston, night Sunday's Results Houston 4 San Diego 3 Phila 4 St. Louis 2,1st Phila 2 St. Louis 1,2nd Montreal 2 New York 1, 1st New York 13 Montreal 3, 2nd Pittsburgh 10 Chicago 4, 1st Chicago 11 Pittsburgh 3, 2nd San Fran 4 Los Angeles 2 Cincinnati 6 Atlanta 3 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EST) San Diego .(Grief 1-0) at Houston (Roberts 0-1), 8:30 p.m (Only game scheduled) Tuesday's Games Montreal at Cincinnati San Francisco at Chicago San Diego at Pitts, night Los Ang at St. Louis, night Phila at Atlanta, night Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee Boston Cleveland New York Kansas City Minnesota Chicago California Oakland Texas w. 9 8 6 6 6 5 West w. 10 8 6 5 5 2 I. 5 6 5 7 9 6 1. 5 4 5 6 8 8 pet. .643 .571 .545 .462 .400 .365 pet. .667 .667 .545 .455 .385 .200 g.b. 1 1% 2^ 3% 3% g.b. % 2 3 4 5% Studay's Results Oakland 3 California 1 Minnesota 6 Texas 4 . Chicago 8 Kan City 4,1st Kan City 6 Chicagol, 2nd Milwaukee 4 New York 3 Cleve 8 Boston 7, 1st Boston 5 Cleve 2, 2nd Baltimore 5 Detroit 3 Today's Probable Pitchers New York (Medich 0-0) at Milwaukee (Parsons 1-1) 6:30 p.m. California (May 0-1) Oakland (Odom 0-2), 11 p.m Tuesday's Games Cleveland at Oakland Baltimore at California Detroit at Texas Milwaukee at Kan City Chicago at New York Minnesota at Boston at Messersmith. The blast came witlj Chris Speier aboard on a fielder's choice and Dave Itiiigman on base with a walk, tlie win enabled the Giants to maijitain their one -game advan- t,9g^, over the Cincinnati Reds jn the NL West. In other games Sunday, Montreal and New York divided a doubleheader with the Expos winning the opener, 2-1, and the Mete salvaging the nightcap, ]3'8,' Pittsburgh and Chicago split a pair, the Pirates winning the first game, 10-4, and the Cubs taking the second game, 11^3; Cincinnati beat Atlanta, 63, and Houston edged San Diego, 4-3. In the American League Oakland nipped California, 3-2, Chicago and Kansas City son collected two home runs apiece, tagging starter Milt Pappas with his second loss of the year. Dave Concepcion doubled and homered and drove home four runs to lead Cincinnati past Atlanta. Ross Grimsley went the route for the Reds to pick up his third straight victory. jThe young lefty surrendered 11 hits, including solo homers by Johnny Gates, Dusty Baker and Darrell Evans. Ed Kranepool drove in four runs and winning pitcher Jim McAndrew, John Milner and Jim Beauchamp each knocked in two as the Mets dropped Montreal in the nightcap after the Expos won the opener on Tim Foil's two-out 10th inning single that scored Boots Day. Major Leasne Leaders By United Press International Leadhig Batters National League g. ab r. h. Strgll, Pit 9 37 Oliver, Pit 11 47 Cncpcn, Cin 11 40 Fairly, Mtl 11 30 Goodsn, SF 18 72 Crdenl, Chi 14 55 Snguln, Pit 11 50 Marshll, SD 11 25 Rose, Cin 16 67 11 9 8 7 10 13 8 3 10 15 19 16 12 27 20 18 9 23 pet. .405 .404 .400 .400 .375 .364 .360 .360 .343 Hortn, Det Andrws, Chi Fisk, Bos Rdrguz, Mil May, Chi Grfn, Bos 9 9 12 8 10 13 37 32 43 25 43 46 8 5 11 4 5 8 14 12 16 9 15 16 .378 .375 .372 .360 .349 .348 American LeagUe. Vlntne, Cal Johnsn, Tex Holt, Min Kelly, Chi 'Sothalliwhat they mean by ThieBourixxif Ten High That's what we mean. The smooth, sip-by-sip satisfaction that tells you you've made the right bourbon choice with Ten High. . . the true bourbon value. From Hiram Walker. TEN HIGH IHed and Thie Proof Hi /jm Walker & Sons Inc . Peoria, 111. Home Runs National League Wynn, Hou 6; Milner, NY, Stargell, Pitt and McCovey, SF 5; Aaron and Evans, Atl, Davis and Ferguson, LA and Bonds, SF 4. American League: Williams, Bait, Cepeda, Fisk and Petrocelli, Bos 5; Melton^ Chi, Spikes, Cleve, Bando and Tenace, Oak 4. Runs Batted In National League: Ooncepeion, Cin 14; Morgan, Cin and Stargell, Pitt 13; Watson and Wynn, Hou, Davis, LA, onds and McCovey, SF 12. American League: Mayberry, IKC 15; Rojas, KC 13; Cepeda and Yastrzemski, Bos and Kirkpatrick, KC 12. Pitching. National League: Grimsley, Cin, Reuss, Hou and Ellis, Pitt 3-0; GuUett, Cin and Marichal, SF 3-1; Carlton, Phil 3-2. American League Coleman, Det 4-0; Ryan, Cal, Splittorff, KC and Kaat, Minn 3-0; McNally, Bait and Perry, Clev 3-1; Wood, Chi 3-2. Ingli§ Scores Two CINCINNATI (UPI) - Bill Inglis scored two goals in the fmal period Sunday night to help Cincinnati beat the Virginia Redwings 6-2 as the Swords evened up their American Hockey League Calder Cup championship playoff series at one game apiece. The best of seven game series resumes Tuesday night in Norfolk, Va. i Canadiens Top Flyers In Playoffs By MIKE AVENENTI PHILADELPHIA (UPI) Nothing went right for the Philadelphia Flyers Sunday in the fourth game of the Stanley Cup semifhials with the Montreal Canadiens. They had the home ice advantage. They skated five men to three at one point. They even played a tape recording of Kate Smith singing "God Bless America" instead of the National Anthem—a sure good luck anthem here. ' But Kate Smith o>uidn't help the Flyers Sunday as the Canadiens struck for three goals in the second period en route to a 4-1 victory. The two teams now move to Montreal for the fith game, with the Canadiens leading the series, 3-1. "I think the pressure is on the home team," said Cana­ diens' Coach Scotty Bowman, shrugging off the home ice advantage. "When we left Montreal, Philadelphia had the home ice advantage. The pressure was on them to keep the home ice advantage. It doesn't make senso really. You play all year to get home ice advantage and then it works against you." Bowman and Flyers' Coach Fred Shero agreed that lanky Montreal goalie Ken Dryden sealed Philadelphia 's fate early in the second period. The Flyers were ahead 1-0 and had a great opportunity to cie the score when Montreal's Larry Robinson and Jin. Hoberts were sent to the penalty box. But Dryden made the difference for one minute and 23 seconds. Dryden kicked out three shots as Flyers swarmed around him, and Serge Savard, who broke his. stick, skated helplessly around the goal. Dryden admitted "it's really tough" to defend two men shy but said his attitude changed towards the positive during that time. "At first you say 'we've got to hold them,' " he said. " 'We can 't let them score more than one goal.' Then after a while, you begin thinking, 'we won't let them score any goals.' " With both teams skating five on a side after the penalties had elapsed, Montreal then wrapped up the game with goals by Rejean Houle, Marc Tardif and Yvan Cournoyer. Frank Mahovlich got an assist on Coumoyer's goal, plus a "freebie" goal in the closing seconds of the game after Philadelphia pulled its goalie. Los Angeles Golden State Sanday'i RMiHi New York 117 BostM 110, Ot <onIy game adiedutod) Mooday'i Oame Golden State at Los Angeles v (Only game ichedolcd) ^ Egypt Wins CAIRO (UPI) - El-Moutaz Sonbul beat Arit Kocak M, 6 -2, 6*1 and Ahmed Hassan downed Bulent Althikaya M, M, 8-3 as Egypt completed a 5-0 sweep over Turkey Sunday in the first round of Davis Cup Cbitipeti- tion. ''Ill' ,11: „i""'':' Ill •iilPiillitti VP Nicklaus Wins Tournament Jack Nicklaus holds up the ball that brought Champions at Rancho LaCosta, Calif., Sun- him $40,000 by giving him a 1 -stroke edge day. 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