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By United Press International Pitying before a Sox Park crowd of 43,760 Friday flight, the Chicago White Sox shut out the New York Yankees MJ for their seventh win in a row and Uth victory in their last 12 outings. The Chicago Cubs, playing a night game at San Francisco, blew a three - run lead and'wound up losing to the Giants 54. Stan Bahnsen and Terry Forster combined for the Sox' shut* out, the team's fourth-this sea* son. Wilbur Wood has the other three- Bahnsen, who worked six innings walked six,.hit one batsman and yielded six hit* got the win/ He's now 4-1 art tftttam. Forster eltited his fourth save of the year, Three of the Sox* funs, were unearned as a result dl; two errors by Yankee shortstop Gene Michael. The first mis* cue led to two runs In the first inning, when Michael bobbled a Carlos May grounder to put the Sox leflfielder on first. May moved to third on a single by Dick Allen and scpred when Allen, sliding hard into second, broke up a potential double play on a ground ball hit by Bill Cubs Lose 5-4 Melton. Melton, who reached first via the fielder's choice, eventually scored on a single by designated hitter Mike Andrews. in the fourth, catcher Ed Herrmann opened with the first triple of his major league career and scored on Jorge Ctta's sacrifice fly. In the same inning, Eddie Leon doubled, moved to third on an infield out and scored when Michael threw wildly to first on another grounder by May. Allen Receives Award The final Chicago tally came in the fifth when Melton singled, • SPORTS Galesburg, til.. Saturday, May 6, 1973 Page 13 Ken Henderson (who had a perfect 4*for - 4 night) doubled and Herrmann came up with a sacrifice fly. The losing pitcher was starter Mel Stottlemyre, now 3-4. Before the game, Allen was presented with .his. award' for. being named the American League's Most Valuable Player in 1972. The crowd on hand for the ceremony and for the Sox' win was the largest to see the South Siders play at home since June 4, 1972. In San Francisco, the Cubs jumped on Giant starter Juan Marichal for three runs before the home team even came to bat. Rick Monday opened the game with a homer, his fifth of the year, and catcher Ken Rudolph had a two-run single to cap the scoring in the Cubs' half of the inning. But the Giants came right back with two runs in their half of the first on the strength of a homer by Chris Speier with Bobby Bonds on base. The Giants Unload The Cubs stretched their lead to 4-2 with a single run in the fifth on Joe Pepitone*s second homer of 1973. But one inning later, the Giants unloaded. After Cub starter and loser Ferguson Jenkins retired the first two men to face him in the sixth, Giant third baseman Dave Kingman homered into the IeftfieM seats. Gary Thorn asson followed with a single and Jim Howarth reached base when Pepitone Couldn't handle his smash down the first-base line for an error. Jenkins load* ed the bases by walking catcher Dave Rader. The Giants then sent up pinch- hitter 7 Ed Goodson, who was not in starting lineup because of a pulled groin muscle. Goodson worked the count to 3 and 2 before hammering a line drive single into centerfield, scoring two runs and providing the margin of victory for the Giants. Elias Sosa, who pitched One inning in relief of Marichal, got the win, his fourth in as many decisions this year. But Randy Moffitt finished the game with three shutout innings ftir San Francisco. The loss left Jenkins with a record of 2-3. The Cubs take on the Giants again today, Burt Hootort, 2-2, going for Chicago versus, Ron Bryant, 3-1, of the GiantsV The White Sox face the Yankees again in a night game, the Sox' Eddie Fisher, 2-1, to pit his knuckleball against Fritz Peterson, 2-3 of New York* 20 Innings By FRED McMANE. UPI Sports Writer The Philadelphia Phillies stole a page out of baseball history Friday night when they went 20 innings with . the Atlanta Braves, and won the game in a way that was characteristic of, play early in the century. The Phillies-Braves clash was the longest game involving the Phillies since April 30, 1919, when, they played a 20-inning, 99 tie with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Denny Doyle, a light-hitting infielder opened the 20th inning for the Phillies with a triple off reliever Tom Kelley and Kelley then walked the next two Crampton Is Leader In Tournament By DARRELL MACK UPI Sports Writer HOUSTON (UPI) - Bruce Crampton, who already has won more money this season than he did all of last year, is shooting to replace Jack Nicklaus as the top money winner on the 1973 tour. Crampton, with $112,582 now compared to $111,010 for 1972 held a two-stroke lead today entering the third round of the $205,000 Houston Open. The tournament has a first prize of $41,000, which could boost Crampton past Lee Trevino, the No. 2 money winner with $125,881, and Nicklaus, who is tops wtth $146,064. Neither Trevino nor Nicklaus entered here. Crampton, whose best year was $142,609 in 1970 fired a six- under-par 66 Friday for a two- day total of 138. He was two strokes ahead of Lanny Wadkins, the No. 4 money winner; Rick Massengale, a former University of Texas star, and amateur Ben Crenshaw, a current • University of Texas star. Wadkins, who won the Nelson Classic last week, shot a 69 to go with his opening round 71. Massengale had a 68 to go with a 72 and Crenshaw shot a 71 to mesh with his opening day 69. . Tied at 141 were Charles Coody, Dave Stockton, Lee Elder, Bobby Mitchell and Bob Eastwood. Gene Littler and Homero Blancas led a group of six tied at 142, four strokes off the pace. Crampton, who already has two tour victories, took the lead by sinking 32-foot birdie putts on the 15th and 17th holes. He had birdied the first hole with a six-foot putt, No. 6 with an 18- footer, No. 13 with a 10-footer and two-putted from 25 feet to birdie No. 10. batters intentionally to set up a double play situation. But Jose Pagan crossed up the strategy when he hit a fly ball to leftfielder Oscar Brown, and Doyle scored the winning run when he slid around Brown's strong throw to the plate 7 to give the Phillies a 5-4 victory. "On a pool table it would have been a home run," Pagan said of his game-winning drive. "I wasn't worried about a homer. All I was looking for was a fly ball and in this case experience helps." One of the Longest Nights Ralph Garr of the Braves suffered through one of the longest nights of his career, going 1-for-ll at the plate. In other National League games, Pittsburgh whipped San Diego, 12-6, Los Angeles edged St. Louis, 6-5 in 10 innings, San Francisco beat Chicago, 5-4, Houston defeated New York, 95, in 14 innings, and Montreal downed Cincinnati, 6 -3. Chicago 'blanked New York, 5-0, California edged Baltimore, 1-0, Detroit defeated Texas, 5-1, Minnesota topped Boston, 9-6, Kansas City beat Milwaukee, 53, and Oakland routed Cleveland, 11-4, in American League action. Jim Lonborg, relegated to bullpen duty after failing as a starter, worked two innings to get credit for the Philly victory. Rennie Stennett drove in six runs wth a pair of homers, a single and a sacrifice fly to spark the Pirates' triumph. The Padres now have dropped seven in a row to Pittsburgh and haven't beaten the Pirates at San Diego since July 25, 1971. Dave Lopes singled home Bill Russell with one out in the 10th inning to, give the Dodgers a victory over the Cardinals. Russell opened the inning and advanced to third on an error by Jose Cruz to set the stage for Lopes. Ron Cey had a two- run triple for the Dodgers. Come-From-Behind Victory Ed Goodson, out of the starting lineup with a pulled groin muscle, delivered a two- run, pinch-hit single in the sixth inning to give the Giants a come-from-behind victory over the Cubs. Dave Kingman, who started at -third in place of Goodson, homered with two out in the sixth to draw the Giants to within one run and Goodson delivered his game-winning hit after a single by Gary Thomasson and an error by Cub first baseman Joe Pepitone. Pepitone and Rick Monday homered for the Cubs while Chris Speier also homered for the Giants. Major League Standings Safe at Third Base Ted Simmons (23) of the St. Louis Cardinals is safe at third base after hitting the ball out of the glove of Dodger baseman Ron Cey (10) during the second irtaing of ; their gafflie^at Los Angeles Friday night. After the safe call by umpire Art Wil­ liams, Simmons later scored on a double by Mick Kelleher, but it was not enough to keep the'Dodgers from winning 6-5. UNIFAX - , . • National League East w. 1. pet. g.b. Pittsburgh 11 7 .611 Chicago 13 10 .565 l k New York 12 11 .522 m Montreal 10 11 .476 IVz Philadelphia 10 11 .476 Vh St. Louis 5 17 .227 8 West w. 1. pet. g.b. San Francisco 20 8 .714 — Houston 17 10 .630 2% Cincinnati 15 9 .626 3 Los Angeles 13 13 .500 6 San Diego 8 18 .308 11 Atlanta 7 16 .304 lOVz Friday's Results Montreal 6 Cincinnati 3 Houston 9 N.Y. 5, 14 inns Philadelphia 5 Atlanta 4 Pittsburgh 12 San Diego 6 Los Ang 6 St. Louis 5, 10 inns San Francisco 5 Chicago 4 (Only games scheduled) Today's Probable Pitchers (All times EDT) Houston (Wilson 1-3) at New York (McAndrew 2-2), 2:15 p.m. Cininnati (Gullett 3-2) at Montreal (Renko 1-2), 2:15 p.m. Chicago (Hooton 2-2) at San Francisco (Bryant 2-1), 3:15 p.m. Atlanta (Morton 1-2) at Philadelphia (Carlton 4-2), 7:35 p.m. St. Louis (Bibby 0-0) at Los Angeles (Downing 2-1), 11 p.m. Pittsburgh (EUis 3-1) at San Diego (Corkins 2-2), 10:30 p.m. Sunday's Games Houston at New York Cincinnati at Montreal Chicago at San Fran, 2 Atlanta at Philadelphia American League < East w. I. pet; g.b. Detroit 11 12 .478 — Milwaukee 10 11 .478 — Baltimore 10 12 .455 Vz New York 10 12 .455 Vt Cleveland 10 13 .435 1 Boston 8 12 .400 Vk West w. 1. pet. g.b. Chicago 13 5 .722 — Kansas City 15 9 .625 1 California 12 8 .600 2 Minnesota 10 9 .526 ZVi Oakland 11 12 .4784V4 Texas 7 12 .368 6V4 Friday's Results Chicago 5 New York 0 Calif 1 Baltimore 0 Detroit 5 Texas 1 Minnesota 9 Boston 6 Kan City 5 Milwaukee 3 Oakland 11 Cleveland 4 Today's Probable Pitchers (All times EDT) Boston (Lee 1-0) at Minnesota (Blyleven 2-4), 2:15 p.m. Kansas City (Simpson 2-2) at Milwaukee (Parsons 1-2), 2:30 p.m. . ; Texas (Stanhope 8-3T' at Detroit (Coleman 5-1), 2:15 p.m. Oakland (Odom 0-5) at Cleveland (Tidrow 3-3), 6 p;tn. New York (Peterson 2-3T at Chicago (Fisher 2-1) 9 p.rh. California (Wright 0-4) at Baltimore (Cuellar 1-3), 7:30 p.m. Sunday's Games Boston at Minnesota New York at Chicago Kansas City at Milwaukee Texas at Detroit Busby Fails tO Get ReCOrd Major League Leaders By FRED DOWN UPI Sports Writer Johnny Vander Meer still resides alone in his own private "Hall of Fame' despite Steve Busby's dramatic effort to match one of baseball's greatest feats. Back in 1938 Vander Meer startled the sports world by pitching two consecutive no- hitters for the Cincinnati Reds. Busby, a 23-year old right­ hander who pitched a no-hitter .for the Kansas City Royals against the Detroit Tigers April 27, took a shot at the unique feat Friday night. when •" he pitched 5 1-3 no-hit innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. Then'Dave May broke up the bid with a homer and Busby came apart at the seams. He walked the next four batters and wound up with [nothing more exciting than a 53 victory achieved with the help of relievers Mike Jackson and Gene Garber. "I thought about a second - NOTE HARNESS RACING FANS Starting Monday; May 7 and Everyday THEREAFTER WE WILL HAVE ON SALE EVERY MORNING THE RACING EDITION OF THE Davenport 1 Times Democrat This Will Have The Entries For The Day and The Results of the Night Before at the New East Moline Race Track DaVe # S BOOK and CARD SHOP Comer SIMMONS and BROAD straight no-hitter when I went to the mound to start the sixth inning," Busby admitted. "I wasn't shaky after the homer but I -lost the feel of my slider after walking the next batter. I made a mistake and May hit it. Then I just started to get mad at myself." The Other Games California defeated Baltimore, 1-0, Oakland ripped Cleveland, 11-4, etroit beat Texas, 5-1, Chicago downed New York, 5-0, and Minnesota outscored Boston, 9-6, in other (American League games. In the National League it was Pittsburgh 12' San Diego 6, Philadelphia 5 Atlanta 4 in 20 innings, Houston 9 New York 5 in 14 innings, Montreal 6 Cincinnati 3, San Francisco 5 {Chicago 4 and Los Angeles 6 St. Louis 5. Johny Mayberry drove\ in three runs with a homer and a two-run single and Amos Otis also knocked in a run for the Royals, who scored three runs in the second inning for a 4-0 lead against Jim Slaton. Jackson bailed Busby out of the sixth-inning jam but needed help frOm Garber in the ninth when the Brewers scored their third run. It was Garber's fifth I save. Rudy May pitched a two- hitter for his third consecutive shutout for the Angels, who scored the only run of the game in the seventh inning when Frank Robinson doubled and tallied on Bob Oliver's double. Dave McNally suffered his fourth loss against three wins for the Orioles. Johnson Leads Attack Designated hitter Deron Johnson, making his first American League appearance since 1962, drove in four runs with three singles to lead the A's 11 -hit attack. Jim Hunter pitched an eight-hitter for his second win while Gay lord Perry was tagged for his fourth loss against three wins for the Indians. ( Willie Horton knocked in three runs with a two-run homer and a single as Jim Perry won his thid game for the Tigers with the help of 1 2-3 innings of relief by John Hitler Dick Bosnian, the victim of the homer, was tagged with his fourth defeat for the Rangers. The White Sox stretched their winning streak to seven games and scored their 11th win in 12 games as Stan Bahnsen and Terry Forster combined in a seven-hitter. Two errors by Gene Michael and key hits by Ken Henderson, Mike Andrews and Ed Herrmann paced the White Sox. Mel Stottlemyre was the loser for the Yankees. Designated hitter Tony Oliva had three singles and two JIBIs and Bobby Darwin two singles and three RBIs to lead a 12-hit Minnesota attack which brought |jim Kaat his fourth victory. Rico Petrocelli homered for the Red Sox as Marty Pattin lost his fifth decision against one victory. Horses Set for Derby Run ByRAYAYRES UPI Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (UPI) • Secretariat, once hailed as a wonder horse, battled to regain that elevated status today in the 99th and richest running of the $198,800 Kentucky Derby. • The husky chestnut colt-swept to easy and impressive victories in his first two races this year but then the aura of invincibility was shattered when Secretariat went down to defeat two weeks ago in the $100,000 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct. Victory by the colt would give owner Meadow Stable, trainer Lucien Laurin and jockey Ron Turcotte a consecutive double in America's greatest horse Mild TOMORROW Time to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE 342 01W race. They had winning Riva Ridge a year ago. Secretariat had a running- mate in Angle Light, owned by Edwin Whittaker. This son of Quadrangle saved the bettors when he won the s Wood Memorial. This time John LeBlanc rode Angle Light, replacing Jacinto Vasquez. The colt bled from his nostrils Friday morning but, after consulting with his veterinarian, Laurin declared, "The horse is in absolute top shape and will start." Secretariat's chief rival for the winner's purse of $155,050 was Sigmund Sommer's Sham, the Santa Anita Derby winner who beat Secretariat in the Wood Memorial by finishing second. Laffit Pincay rode the son of Pretence who was listed as second choice at 7 to 2. Shecky Greene, who set one sprint record and tied another while racing in Florida, was expected to set the early pace. The speedy colt, ridden by Larry Adams, would be sent to the front at the start and run as fast as he could for as long as he could, trainer Lou Finegold said. Finegold had another strong contender in My Gallant, the Blue Grass Stakes winner, who was ridden by Braulio Baeza. The entry was listed at 10 to 1. The third choice at 8 to 1 was Our Native, the Flamingo Stakes winner to be ridden by Don Brumfield. Also given outside chances at Chess With Times Chess sets often commemorate battles. After Waterloo, many were made depicting Wellington leading English soldiers against Napoleon and the French. A set made after the Battle of Saratoga had George Washington with Liberty as his queen, flanked by Generals Gates and Morgan. Ranged opposite them were George III and Britannia, with Generals Howe and Burgoyne. long odds were Lazy F. Ranch's Forego, who has been working fast for the race, Alsco Stable's Royal and Regal, who has recovered from a sore foot he had Wednesday, and War- buck, owned by Ed Eizemeyer. Mike Hole rode Restless Jet for. the Elkwood Farm at 20 to 1 while Weston Soirez was aboard Navajo for Joe Stevenson and Ray Stump, Angel Santiago rode Twice a Prince for Elmendorf, and Earlie Fires rode Gold Bag for Randy Sechrest and Dr. Milton Gottdank. Post time was 5:30 p.m. EDT. By United Press International National League g. ab r. h. pet. Maddox, SF 20 79 12 31 .392 Fairly, Mtl 19 50 11 19 .380 Mota, LA 12 43 5 16 .372 Santo, Chi 23 85 14 31 .365 Snguiln, Pit 19 86 15 30 .349 Watsn, Hou 27 96 17 33 .344 Strgel, Pit 16 64 19 22 .344 Lopes, LA 17 38 6 13 .342 Crdnal, Chi 23 85 20 29 .341 Cncpcn, Cin 19 71 12 24 .338 American League g. ab r. h. pet. Kelly, Chi 12 43 10 19 .442 Vlntne, Cal 20 82 10 32 .390 Krkptrk, KC 17 60 14 23 .383 Holt, Min 16 50 3 19 .380 1 Munsn, NY 22 78, 11 29 .372 Hortn, Det 14 54 11 19 .352; Fisk, Bos 19 69 14 24 .348j Hndrsn, Chi 18 70 12 24 .343 Cepeda, Bos 19 76 12 26 .342 Johnsn, Tex 19 74 5 25 .338 Home Runs National League: Wynn, Hou 8; Aaron and Evans, Atl and Stargell, Pitt 7; Davis, LA and McCovey SF 6. American League: Tenace, Oak 7; Cepeda, Fisk and Petrocelli, Bos, Melton,. Chi, Spikes, Clev and Mayberry, KC 6. Runs Batted In National League: Watson, Hou and Oliver Pitt 21; "Evans, Atl 19; Concepcion, Cih^ Davis, LA, Stargell, Pitt and Bonds, SF 18. American League: Mayberry, KC 23; Cepeda, Bos and Melton, Chi 17; KirkpatrickrKC 16; Jackson and Tenace, Oak 15. Pitching National League: Koosman, NY and Sosa, SF 4-0; Billingham and Grimsley,, Cin and Reuss, Hou 4 -1; Marichal; SF 42; Carlton, Phil 4-3.' : ' American League: Wood. 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