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t Weiskopf Wins Kemper to Ready for U.S. Open By THOMAS % HUMPHREY CHARLOTTE, N.C. (UPI) Tom Weiskopf, once regarded as the bridesmaid of the PGA four, now figures he's good enough to boat anyono come lime for the U.S. Open. "I'm not afraid of anybody," he declared Sunday after winning the $40,000 first prize iti flic Kemper Open golf tournament with a 17-under-par 271 that broke the 72-holc record for the tournament by three strokes, The 30- year - old Ohioan claimed his second tournament title of the year, the first bolii{( the Colonial National. He's been runncrup three times. He beat Lenny Wadkins, a former Wake Forest star living just outside Winston-Salem, N.C., by three strokes With rounds of 65-70-68. 68, A master of the long distance drive, Weiskopf said he had "learned a lot" on the 1973 tour —his seventh timo around. He lias now won seven tourneys. For this year, ho stands fourth on the tour money list with .$121,822. Wadkins is fifth at $114,62, including .$22,800 earned by a second place Kemper finish. Weiskopf, the third round leader, started the afternoon at 203, 13-under-par after 54 holes. He took off witii a birdie on the No. 1 hole, 442-yards long, by hitting a seven iron to within four feet, then putting in. Ho blew a chance at birdies on 2, 3 Register-Mail SPORTS •:: Juno 4, 1073 Oalosburg, 111. Page 10 Monday, and 4, two-putting all three times after hitting within five foot on Nos. 2 and 3 and to within 12 feet on No. 4. He had back-lo-back birdies on Nos. 7, 8 and 0. On No. 7, ho landed within .12 feet, and on eight and nlno hit iron shots to within a yard of the cup. Ho slowed down on the back nine, hitting a sand wedgo Into a back bunker on tho 340-yard, par four No. 14 hole for a bogey five. Then he played par golf the rest of the way except for a birdie on the 360-yard, par four No. 16. Wadkins, who started off tho day tied for second with Ken Still at 11-under, said he was "very pleased with my finiph." The winner of this year's Byron Nelson Classic said, "I wouldn't have believed I could shoot 14- undcr here. "Now I know how Tom felt last week," he said, referring to the Atlanta Classic. "I don't think anyone could shoot better than he did today." Wadkins shot a three-under 61) Sunday for a 274. He had five birdies and two bogeys. Lot i Graham shot a 67 Sunday, second round leader Leonard Thompson a 71 and Dave Hill a 71 for a throe-way lie at third place, six strokes off Welskopf's pace at 11-under 277. Finishing Qt 10-under 278, next in line, were Dan Slkes with a final round 67, Mac McLendon with a 67, Still with a 73, Art Wall with a 70, John Lister with a 67 and Cesar Sanudo with a 73. Progress of Youth Is Key for Giants By mm DOWN UPI Sports Writer ' The word around the Naitional League this season is to expect tJtftVAinexpected from the San Frafrcisco Giants. Charlie Fox's "young veterans," as they're called in San F^piciseo, were rated, a fourth oijjfMth-place team in most pre- se&sen surveys, Instead, they're playing .636 ball and are 2Va g»rie\s in front in the NL's ''T Western Division. rt •'Veterans Juan Marichal, Wil­ lie McCovey and Sam McDowell have contributed their share to the resurgence but the key to the Giants' rise lies in the development of young players like Dave Rader, Garry Madidox, Chris Speier, Dave Kingman and Ed Goodson. Rader and Maiddox provided "•the unexpected" with ninth- inning homers Sunday to give the Giants a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies and run their winning stneak to four games. What made the San Francisco victory so unexpect- Major League Standings Chicago : , ;™<*sh * New York n MJintj-eal "' Str'^iouis K Philadelphia 'National League East w. 1. pet. g.b. 31 20 .608 23 21 .523 4% 22 24 .478 6V& 21 23 .477 6 ft 22 25 .468 7 19 30 .388 11 West "I. . w. 1. pet. g.b : S»n Francisco 35 20 .636 ." LfiScAng.eles 31 21 .596 2Vz ,1' Cin^nnati 28 23 .549 5 Houston 29 25 .537 5% A^nta. 18 32 .360 lift Skh Diego 19 34 .358 15" Saturday's Results CflTPSgo 4 Atlanta 3 Pittsburgh 4 Cincinnati 3 San Francisco 11 Philadelphia 7 St. Louis 6 Houston 2 San Diego 3 New York 0 Montreal 6 Los Angeles 3 6 Sunday's Results Cmcnhnati 5 Pittsburgh 1 Chicago 3 Atlanta 0 St. Louis 2 Houston 1 (10 inns) Montreal 4 Los Angeles 1 New York 9 San Diego 2 San Francisco 5 Philadelphia 4 Today's Probable Pitchers All Times JSDT San Francisco (Bradley 4-2) at Pittsburgh (Moose 4-4). Philadelphia (Carlton 5-7) at Houston (Roberts 5-3). Tuesday's Gajnes. Atlanta at Montreal, night San Francisco at Pittsburgh, night San Diego at St. Loujg.njgtlt Los Angeles at Chicago, American League East w, I. pet. g,b. Detroit %1 22 .551 — New York 36 24 .520 1ft Baltimore 22 23 ,500 %ft Milwaukee 22 26 .458 Aft Boston 21 25 .457 Aft Cleveland 20 30 .400 1ft West w. 1, pet. g.b. Chicago • W 18 ,600 Kansas City 30 23 .566 1 Minnesota 26 21 .553 2 California 25 22 ,&32 3 Oakland 26 25 .510 4 Texas 16 30 .348 11% Saturday's Results New York 2 California 0 Minnesota 3 Detroit 2 (10 inns) Milwaukee 3 Chicago 2 (13 inns) Oakland 3 Boston 1 Baltimore 8 Texas 3 Kansas City 5 Cleveland 1 Sunday's Results Kansas City 5 Cleveland 4 Detroit 8 Minnesota 2 Milwaukee 7 Chicago 1 New York 3 California 2 Oakland 12, Boston 1 Baltimore 7 Texas 1, 5 1-2 innings, rain Today's prqbaMe Pitchers Kansas City (Garber 5-1) at Boston (Curtis 2-5). Milwaukee (Colborn 5-2) at Oakland (HpJtzrftSn 10-2). Tuesday's Games Philadelphia at Houston, night. Milwaukee at Oakland, night Detroit at California, night New York at Texas, .flight Minnesota at. Cleveland, twi New York at Cincinnati, night IChicago at galUmorg, night San Diego at St, Louis, night |Kansas Cjty at Boston, night I Major League Leaders RjjS$nited Press international ed was that reliever Billy Wilson apparently wrapped up the game for the Phillies when he got Bobby Bonds to hit into a ninth-inning double play which left the bases empty. But Tito Fuentes singled to keep the Giants alive and Maddox followed with a two-run homer to give them the victory. The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1, the Montreal Expos beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 44, tho St. Louis Cardinals shaded the Houston Astros 2-1 in 10 innings, the Chicago Cubs blanked the Atlanta Braves 3-0, and the New. York Mets whipped the San Diego Padres 9-2, in other NL games. Amor.ican League scores were New York 3 California 2, Oakland 12 Boston 1, Milwaukee 7 Chicago J, Kansas City 5 Cleveland 4, Detroit 8 Minnesota 2, and Baltimore 7 Texas 1 in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. Ken Bratt carried a 4-1 lead into the ninth inning tat San Francisco hut Kingman opened the ninth with a single and Rader homered to cut the lead to 4-3. Mac Scarce walked McCoyey hut then Wilson threw a double play grounder to Bonds and the Phillies thought they were home free. That's when Fuentes and Maddox game through with'the decisive blpws. Greg Luzinski drove in two runs with a homer and two singles for the Phillies, who suffered their sixth straight loss. The Reds ended the Pirates' six-game winning streak with the help of Tony Perez' third career grand silaim in the third inning, Former reliever Clay Carroll went 8 2-3 innings with Pedro Bprbpn getting the last out for his seventh save. Luke Walker was the loser, The Dodgers' A! Downing McNally In 16th Defeat By MARTIN LADER UPI Sports Writer Through thick and thin, one tiling remains constant in the life and career of Dave McNally. When he was a consistent 20- giaime winner, McNally's softest touch was the Washington California, J Senators. Both McNally's de~ dine awd the Senators' move to Texas coincided with the 1972 season but the relationship between the two hasn't changed a bit, McNally defeated the Washington-Texas franchise for the 16th consecutive time Sunday night, when ihe Baltimore Oniojes routed the Rangers 74 in 'a game stopped by rain in the top of the sixth inning. Not since Seip't, 12, 196p, when Frank Howard beat him with an eighth-inning homer, has McNally lost to this dub. The victory was only the fifth overall an 11 decisions for McNally following a 13-17 performance last year when the Orioles failed for the first time in four years to win the American League's Eastern Division title. From 1968 through 1971, the Baltimore left-hander was a 20-game winner. The triumph enabled the third-place Orioles to even their record at 22-22 and mamain 2V2 games behind the front-running Detroit Tigers, who whipped Minnesota 8-2, New York kept pace in second place, just a game and a hiaif behind Detroit, following a 3-2 triumph over Chicago had its Western Division laad over Kansas City chopped to a g>aime when the White S'ox Ipst 74 to Milwaukee while the Royals were edging Cleveland 54. In the oilier game, Oakland hammered Boston 12-1. Al Bwnlbry Mfll«t home two runs and scored two others as Baltimore collected all seven of its runs and ©light hits against Pete Broterg before the game was halted with two out in the top of the sixth because of rain. PaJnw allowed six hits but the only Texas run was unearned. Dick McAuliffe hit a grand, slam homer ip the fourth inning tp snap a l-i tie and Willie Horton had a two-fun blast in the fifth for Detroit. Mipkey 'Lojich weht tjiie distance for the eighth time this season and evened his record at 5^5, Rod Carew, who had three hits off Lolich, drove in both Minnesota runs,. Tanner Intervenes Chicago manager Chuck Tanner (7) intervenes between plate umpire John Rice and White Sox catcher Ed Herrmann (12) as the two argue about a call at the plate on which the Brewers scored a run.. Action took place in the game at Milwaukee Sunday as the Brewers won 7-1 to hand the Sox their third straight defeat. UNIFAX Continue Surge Pappas, Locker Combine To Shut Out Braves 3-0 CHICAGO (UPI) - Whether 11 i TT t t-» t .ii a • l Miii\>(iuv/ V + ; M ills walked Hal Breeden W,th the L e likes jt or mt hot wagA j, er bases filled and two oui ip tne| jJB the tonic Milt Pappas must eighth inning, forcing in the tie- breaking run for the Expos. ©owning had an 0-2 count on Breede.n iaftep the gxpog filled Foli and Ron Woods and a walk to Bob Bailey. Ernie McAnally pitched a six-hitter and Clyde Mashore hit a two-run homer for the Expos. tunnel at Wrigley Field "YQU have to be careful in have in order to perform at i Wrigley Field because the ball of the time because of the wind,pitch. Ironically, it was the same kind of a pitch I had thrown Reed in Atlanta's half his highest level, The Chicago Cub right=hander the bases on singles by Tim pitehed. only seven innings Sunday but relief ace Bob Locker was able to preserve a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves. "There's no myself," Pappas just shoots out of here," he said- "I was particularly careful when Hank Aaron was batting, In the sixth inning when of the fifth and it just missed going Out fpr a home run." Pappas' effort was made a little easier by rookie Pat Rourque, who hit a two-run homer in the seventh, "When I came to the Cubs he 'came up with two on he hit a low outside slider and it near ,ly went out of the park but if;last month from Wichita, I had uga to kidding h e | iaf j hit a home run, he no idea I was going to replace :ts said. "1 ve ww j f j ^ Q earned it." Joe Popilonp," Bourque said. || Leading Bailors m; National League *v* g. ab. r. h. pet. Mplbx, SF 42 15» 20 56 .354 W |P (n, Ho 54 191 36 67 .351 Falfly, Mtl W 115 15 39 .339 MuM, LA 34 U0 1 5 40 .336 Call; Pit 36 150 25 50 .333 Mtu%, SF 47 143 22 47 .329 San« Chi 411 171 2? 56 .327 Torre* St.L 39 135 16 44 .326 KbnsiT; Phil 3fi 121) lii 3D ,325 Like a good neighbor, State farm is there. with help for your cn, home, life ,iinl licilth iiisuraiiiiv , mo. f'ey, LA 51 Lopos, LA 4J American League g, ab, r, h, ppt, Blmbrg, NY 34 101 16.40 .306 Krkptrck, KC • 43 159 29 54 .340 ! 7'! m M cCarver*s bloop single got to have hot weather to sur- p ftpptis dually provided all "in fact, I didn't oven know [With the bases filled and one Vive. 1 m getting older and the of , hfi ()fffinSQ the Cu5s n; . he'd baan traded. But I'm con- 171 24 55 ,322jflut in the 10th gave the cold weather bothers me too 143 22 46 .322, Cardinals their 14th victory jn'much. That's why I went only 16 games. Reliever Wayne Sloven innings todaiy. I haven't Granger, who worked one;been used to pitching too much Kelly, Chi 34 J 33 24 43 ,323p arlie r runs hi the game scored STATf FARM STATE FARM Insurance Companies Home Qlfices; Blpomingtpn, Illinois D. Allen, Chi45 165 30 53 .321 Carew, Min 4fi 173 2fl 54 .312 Hndrsn, Chi ,Tfl 135 81 42 .311 Hart, NY 33 116 12 36 .310 Hrillll), Mhl 41 140 25 43 .307 I loll, Mill 30 121 13 36 .3 (16 Kreehai), lit 41) 1SB 15 46 .304 Home Kims National League: Stargell, Pitt 15; Aaron, Atl 1.1; Bonds, SK 12; six players tied with 11. American league; Mayberrry, KC ],']; |), Allen, Chi 12; Hando, Oak 11; six players tied With 10, HMUS Batted In National League i Ferguson, LA 43; Bench, Cin 40; Stargell, Pitt 36; Williams, Chi, Watson,! HQU and Bonds, SF 34. American League: Mayberry, KC 50; Melton, Chi 39; Jackson, jpning, received credit for his first win of the year while Jim Crawford was the loser. Both on passed balls. I^ockman at the end of the seventh that I was tired." Pappas said he is now going to hia Hjidor about 40 per cent quired when he hit his 20th fident I can win the first base career homer leading off the job, 1 wasn't .soared when I sixth against loser Hon Reed "Of the 20 homers I've hit, 15 and I finally had to tell Whitey| havo eiWw m?ed or ^taMy " " " 1U " won ball games," Pappas said "When I pame to the plate I made up my mind that 1 was going to wwing hard at tho first dcnal," came up here and as a matter of fact 1 haven't had any butterflies. The only time I feel the pressure is when tho guys ahead of mo don't hit, like Billy Williams and Joso Car- SPOUTS - TORRID CARDS . ST. LOUIS (UPI) - The streaking St. Louis Cardinals won their 14th game out of the last 16 Sunday on a one-out, bases - loaded bloop single by ,Tim McCarver in the 10th in- 'ning. The run gave the Cards a 2 - 1 win over the Houston Astros. Lou Brock singled to start the inning, Ted Si^emQpe sacrificed him to second but reached first when second baseman Tommy Helms dropped the throw. Both runners advanced and losing pitcher Jim Crawford intentionally walked Joe Torre to load tli3 bases. [ Ted Simmons grounded into a 'fprceout at the plate but McCarver followed with his game- winning single. The win was credited to reliever Wayne Granger, who evened his record at 1 -1 for one scoreless inning. The Cards tied the score 1 -1 in the ninth on H passed ball, McCarver led off with a base hit «nd after a strikeout, Luis Melendez singled, McCarver advancing to third. Crawfprd came on to pitch to pinch- hitter Bill Stein but'his second pitch got away from Skip Jutze, enabling McCarver to score the tying run. Houston broke a scoreless deadlqpk in the eighth when jutze scored on a passed bail. The Astros had been held to only tWP hits through seven innings by Selpio Spinas, Jutze walked to lead oft the inning and a saorifipj moved him to second. Roger Metzger singled with Jut&e stopping at third and he scored on 8 wild pitch. Gaiiher in HiHircs TALLAHASSEE, F|a, (UPI) - Alonzo Smith "Jake" Gaither, football coach at Florida A&M University for 25 years, announced Sunday during com- moncememt exippfiqises that he will retire Aug, at as athletic director. Managerial Job Not Easy to Get BUD NELSON 143-1139 m N. Hendersoni0-2; Splitlorlf, KC 8-3 By MILTON KJCILYIAN jliim, it was as a player, not a U'eln Utile Don Ziimiirr, llic^ivc linn an opportunity to NKW YOUK 1 UPI 1 - I'Yiinkj manager, because tiicy fell! I'adivs' jM 'CM'lit manager, has J manage, no one cist! ever had Itobinson is being leased again. Illiey already had themselves a |dune a fine job even though Ihe!.said siibslanlially tilis nmch Nobody really docs it to him ! gwxl one in Bobby Winkles. j ball club is in Ihe cellar, and a; before, wawi't I his I rue? promeditatedly or intentionally, 1 The latest, teaser for Kohin-jgl'Wtt number of knowledgeable' '"Yes," agreed Robinson. "It but .somehow it all comes down son comes from a bull club lliatj baseball men share Bavasi'.sj was a good feeling. At leant it to pretty much the same thing isn't even in business yet--j belief, so it could be Frank! was a step in the right because every time Frank! Washington. itobinson Simply is being teased j direction. This is actually the Itobinson hears where he's^ Whan u three-man syndicate'again. \first time someone in authority, getting consideration as base- from Washington bought the 1 Whatever the ease, he cer-:someone with something to say ball's first black manager, San Diego Padres last week foritaiflly didn't appear crushed or j about the ball club, ever came naturally his hopes go up a $12 million and announced its\down-hearted sitting on the;out and said what he did.' little, and then when nothing | intention of moving the fran-| bench before Hunday's Angela- ever happens, naturally they chise back to the nation's'Yankees contest, fall back down again. capital next season, Joe Dan-; "1 don't get too excited about Each year for at least the zansky, the head of the group, tilings 1 hear," he said. "I Oak 37; Murcer, NY 34; 13. past three, the still productive .said itobinson was the man afgneaH I've heard them too long Allen, Chi 32. 137-year-old Itobinson has read the htad ol hi.s list of and too much. 1 don't expect Pitching !reports or heard rumors about managerial candidates. anything." can manage in Puerto Hico, National League; Bryant, 8F|being in line for this big league dimmer Praised Still, this was Ihe first time you can manage anyAviere." 18-3; Billingham, Cin and Wise, 1 managerial joh or that one. U ui/onsky quickly added he an individual with actual hard KobillKOn Widely Itwpected [•St.L 7-2; Sutton, LA and Once it was with the wu-> .sneaking "as a Ian." lie cold cash in a club had come' Few player* I know of, either ISeaver, NY 7-3. Cleveland Indians, and nothing also said Bu/./.ie Bavasi, the out and said he would like to white or black, command the ' American League: Wood, Chi ever came of that. Padre." president and part have Itobinson man;jging, and respect from the other players, II3-4; Jloltzman, Oak 10-2; Later it was with Ur own.-r bcloro ihe sale, most outside ol Iliram Cuevas, who white or black, that Frank i Coleman. Dot 10-3: Singer, Cal;California Angels, and although likely would accompany the owns Ihe Santurce club in the Itobinson docs, lie is a leader, ;lhey went out and obtained, club to Washington. Bavasi I'ucrlo Kican League and did the only man in baseball Koblnson did a good job in the Puerto lliean league, and oven though that isn't the National or American League, 1 go with Baltimore's Earl Weaver when lie says "if yuui history ever to be named MVP in bolh leagues. In my own mind, J think it's only a matter of lime until some smart owner docs sign him as his manager. Meanwhile, lie's tlie Angels' designated hitter because he's just about getting over a hamstring injury. "Tiie designated hitter is a good thing, good for tha game, but I wouldn't want to do it all the time," says Robinson, "l like to be in the ball game more, play both ways." COME ONi I ALL Open Daily 38 S. CEDAR ST. J&J RACK & CUE OALGSBUHO. ILL. Op«n I AM, hhoeu Shlucd Op«n 1:30 A.M. 'till t P.M. MON. - THUHS. - SAT. Noon SUNDAY SHEMPAN McNEAlB GALESBURG LENCOLN-MERCURY Has Mor; Hindi of: • Rental Cars • Rental Plant • Payment Plans For More Klndl of People • Comet • Mqntego • Monterey Rent Hourly , , • Dally ... Weekly , , , Monthly , - . Annually - THiY NOV/ HONOR The following Crtdlt Cards iiessi For Your Ccnvtrtitnct 120 N. Brood 342-4121 (I

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