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By«DAltRtoMACK UPI Sports Writer .HOUSTON (UPI) - Rick ttauctiel, a big, soft - spoken term boy from Oamp Point, til., has; taken over as the ace of Chicago Cub pitching staff as the Cubs battle their way toward an Eastern Division pennant. ReusdieJ, who came to the majors a year ago this month, shut out the Houston Astros on three hits 3-0 to run his record to 7-4 and lower his earned run average to 1,74, The 6-3 right - hander, whose brown hair lies limp on his forehead like it was combed with the back of his hand, has replaced Ferguson Jenkins as the Cub ace, Jenkins has a 6-4 record and a 3.47 ERA. Reuschel, a Western Illinois University guiad, played one summer for the Galesburg Pioneers and one for the Ma- (Salestoirg %}ster -Mai1 SPORTS GALESBURG, ILL., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 1972 PAGE 37 comb Macs in the Central Illinois Collegiate Leaigue. Reuschel, 24, had a no-hitter for six innings, the longest he had gone without giving up a htt in his pro career which began in 1970 in Huron, S.D. Doesn't Count Hits "I always know when t haven't given up : any hits," Reuschel said slowly. "I usually stop counting at one." Cesar Gedeno got the first hit, lining a slider to left to open the seventh. With one out, Lee May singled to right to send Cedeno to third. Then Reuschel hung a curve to Doug Rader, but the Astro third baseman /grounded into a double play to end the, inning. Rader said he couldn't have had the ball in a better spot if he had placed it himself. "I was pretty lucky," Reuschel said quietly. "Everything I did wrong came out right." Ken Forsch the Astros starter didn't have much luck although he pitched well for the seventh consecutive time. He had a nc-Mter into the sixth inning When Don Kes-singer grounded a double down the right field line. Hit the Bali Right "I didn't hit the ball good, just in the right spot," Kessinger said. Reuschel sacrificed Kessinger to third and was safo when Forsoh threw too late to catch Kessinger at third. Kessinger scored the first run of the game on Rick Monday's double play grounder. Then Beckert singled up the middle and Billy Williams, who likes to hit in Houston, lined a two-run homer over • the loft certerficld wall to make it 3-0. Forsch left for a pinchhitter after yielding four hits and absorbing his sixth loss to go with six victories. Cedeno got a harmless double in-the ninth. The-Astros'send Don Wilson (4-fi) against Milt.Pappas (3-4) tonight. The Cubs have a 5V4 game lead in the Eastern Division and the Astros are third, five games behind San Francisco in the West. Howard's Home Run Beats Wood By FRED McMANE Frank Howard isn't the formidable foe he once was but the gentle giant : of the American League still knows how to hurt a guy. Howard, a, parttime. designated hitter with the Detroit Tigers, spoiled Wilbur Wood's bid for victory Tuesday night by hammering his first homer of the year with a man on base in the eighth inning to give the Tigers a 6-5 victory' over Chicago. "I don't hit the-ball'the way 1 used to," Howard said. "Maybe I'm getting older ... I was just trying to keep the ball in play against Wood. He's hard enough to hit as it is." John Hiller received credit for his third victory in five decisions. Mickey Stanley also had a homer for the Tigers, who moved into first place by a half game over New York in the AL East. , In other American League games, Oakland defeated New York, 4-2, Cleveland edged Texas, 5-4, Baltimore downed Kansas City, 6-4, Milwaukee topped Minnesota, 6^-3, Oakland defeated New York, 4-2, and Boston beat California, 6-5. New York nipped San Francisco, 5-4, Los Angeles defeated Philadelphia, 8-6, Atlanta downed Pittsburgh, 4-2, St. Louis whipped Cincinnati, lt-5, Montreal beat San Diego, 7-4, and Chicago blanked Houston, 3-0, in National League action. John Ellis and Walt Williams each hit two-run homers to spark the Indians' victory over the Rangers. Ellis wiped out a 4-3 lead in the sixth when he belted his second homer of the year following George Hen- drick's single. Dave Nelson had a homer for Texas. Earl Williams snapped a 4-4 tie with a two-run homer in the ninth to spark Baltimore over the Royals. Bob Grich also homered for Baltimore while Amos Otis and Cookie Rojas connected for Kansas City. Don Money's two-run triple in the seventh inning highlighted the Brewers' come-from-behind victory over the Twins. The triumph was Milwaukee's 10th in 11 games. Tony Oliva had a two-run homer for Minnesota. Vida Blue won his first game in Oakland since last September when he pitched the A's over the Yankees. Blue worked seven innings and struck out seven to end a five-game losing streak at the Oakland Coliseum. , Designated hitter Orlando Cepeda and Carl Yastrzemski each hit a home run off Nolan Ryan as the Red Sox defeated the Angels. Luis Tiant, who worked six innings, received credit for. the victory. Frank Robinson and Vada Pinson homered for the Angels. Kaat Gets Award Major League Standings Twins' pitcher Jim Kaat, left, was honored with his 11th straight "Golderi Glove Award''' prior to the Minnesota-Milwaukee game at Bloomington, Minn., Tuesday. Presenting the award is Frank Berman, area Rawlings representative, on behalf v of the co-sponsors, "The Sporting News" and the Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. UNIFAX Famous Jaw Ali, Norton to Meet Again '- 1NGLEWOOD, Calif. (UPI) The famous jaw is working just fine these days but Muhiaimmad All intends to make Ken Norton pay for imposing that pianfiil period of silence on him. "All I'm thinking of is Norton, Norton, Norton," Ali said as he and Norton signed for a rematch Tuesday. "I remember he's the one who broke my Jaw and put me in the 'hospital. I remember he's the one who shut me up. and you know how I love to talk." The former heavyweight champion met with the 28-year- old Norton to.officially sign for their 12-round rematch ait the Foruin Sept. 10. Ali promised to approach the rematch more seriously than he did their first meeting in- San Diego last March 31. "I've been reading where I'm all washed up," said Ali. "You'll see a different Muhain- mad Ali this time. I'll be damn' serious right from the-beginning." Promoters predicted a record gate of $700,000, $275,000 of which will, go to: Ali. Norton will receive $200,000. Norton said his stunning upset over Ali would make him "more confident" for the rematch. "I'm very positive anyway but I know Ali will be better, so I have to be better. Everything thanks to Muhammad—has changed," he said. "Money is the big thing, of course." Tickets will range in price from $100 down to $12.50 and a live (audience of 18,700 is expected,- to be on hand to see the, self-proclaimed- "No., V* of boxing try to avenge a painful defeat. National League East ',.-'. w.. 1. pet. g.b. Chicago 35 23 .603 — Montreal 26 25 .510 m St. Louis 27 29 .482 7 Pittsburgh 24 28 .462 8 New York 24 29 .453 8% Philadelphia 23 34 .404 11% West w. 1. pet. g.b, 39 24 37 23 33 28 31 27 Red Hurlers In 11-5 Tilt pet. .619 .617 .541 .534 '25 34 .424 12 20 40 .333 17% 5 5% Short Circuit Was Cause Of Fire at River Downs CINCINNATI (UPI) - The fire that killed 11 thoroughbred race horses at River Downs Race Track Monday night was caused by a short circuit in an .extension cord, a fire official said Tuesday night. "To the best of our knowledge, based on our studies of the fire scene, we have determined that the fire was caused by an extension cord connecting an electrical horse walker 35 feet from barn No. 4 and an electrical receptacle in the barn," said Anderson Township Fire Chief Ed Stagnaro. A horse walker is a device to which four horses at a time can be tied and be forced to walk in a circle. Stagnar said damage to the four barns that were destroyed j and the equipment in them may reach $100,000. The value of the lost horses ranged from $2,000 to $20,000 apiece, he said. One horse, Affluent John, was valued at $20,000. The other horses that perished were identified as Zelma Choice, Reward Road, Hustling Luke, Prince Gunner, Trapp, Grill Girl, Cedar Wink, All Line Miss, Hull's Puck and Hallelujah Chorus. Stagnaro said the electrical cord that started the fire had been draped across ground that contained hay and straw, making it a high fire hazard. Racing was resumed today at the track after the barn area was cleaned up and new stables found for about 80 horses that were rescued from the fire. TRAY OF 3 MacGREGOR TOM WEISKOPH GOLF BALLS (CUT PROOF) ONLY WitH Th '' C ° Up0n t luggage t Sporting Goods • Purses Leo Stein & Sons, Inc. 345 E, Main St. Downtown Ggle*burg CINCINNATI (UPI) • - ••• The parade of Cincinnati Reds pitch ers to the mound reminded St Louis Manager Red Schoen dienst of the Cardinals' exhibition game tour of Japan eight years ago "That's what the Japanese teams do," said Red. "A pitcher works one or two innings and then he's replaced;" Ross Grimsley was one of five pitchers called upon 'Tuesday night as the Cardinals pounded out an 11-5 victory at Riverfront Stadium. "It's as though the batters know what pitches are coming," said Reds pitching coach Larry Shepard. "The pitchers have just got to keep plugging away." Joe Torre pounded out four hits and Ted Simmons added three, including a three-run homer, as the Cards handed the Reds their fourth loss in their last five games. Over that five- game span, Reds pitchers have been clobbered for 42 runs and 58 hits. The Reds hope to salvage the finale of the three-game series when they send their top winner, Jack BUIingham (8-2), against the Cards' Rick Wise tonight. Kekieh Traded CLEVELAND (UPI) - Mike Kekieh, the Yankee pitcher who was involved in the wife- swapping incident with teammate Fritz Peterson, was traded by New York to the Cleveland Indians Tuesday in exchange for minor league right-hander Lowell Palmer and a player to be named later. Kekieh has been in five games for the Yankees, making four .starts. lie has a 1-1 record, the victory coming on a shutout San Francisco Los Angeles Houston , . Cincinnati Atlanta ' '• . San Diego Tuesday's Results Montreal 7 San Diego 4 New York 5 San Francisco 4 Los Angeles 8 Philadelphia 6 Atlanta 4 Pittsburgh 2 St. Louis 11 Cincinnati 5 Chicago 3 Houston 0 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EDT) San Diego (Arlin v 2-3) at Montreal (Moore 3-5), 8 p.m, San Francisco (Bradley 5-3) at New York (Seaver 7-4), 8 p.m. Los Angeles (Downing 5-3) at Philadelphia . (Brett 4-2), 7:30 p;m. Pittsburgh (Ellis 5-6) at Atlanta (Reed 3-7), 8 p.m. St. Louis (Wise 7-3) at Cincinnati (BUIingham 8-2), 8 p.m. Chicago (Pappas 3-4) at Houston (Wilson 4-6), 8:30 p.m. Thursday's Games San Diego at Montreal, night Chicago at Houston, night (Only games scheduled) American League East w. 1. pet. g.b. Detroit 30 26 .536 — . New York 30 27 .526 Milwaukee 29 27 .518 Baltimore 26 25 .510 Boston 27 26 .509 Cleveland 22 35 .386 West w. 1. 31 22 30 24 31 29 30 28 27 27 18 35 pet. .585 .556 .517 .517 .500 .340 1 . 1% 1% 8% g.b. Niekro Posts Fifth for Braves VA 3% 3% 4% 13 Chicago Minnesota Kansas City Oakland California Texas Tuesday's Results Cleveland 5 Texas 4 Milwaukee 6 Minnesota 3 Detroit 6 Chicago 5 Baltimore 6 Kan City 4 Oakland 4 New York 2 Boston 6 California 5 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EDT) Texas (Siebert 3-5) at Cleveland (Perry 6-7), 6 p.m. , New York (Peterson 5-6) at Oakland (Holtzman 11-3), 11 p.m. Boston (Culp 0-0) at California (Wright 3-8), 11 p.m. Milwaukee (Colborn 7-2) at Minnesota (Hands 5-6), 9 p.m. Chicago (Bahnsen 6-5) at Detroit (Lolich 6-5), 8 p.m. Kansas City (Drago 5-5) at Baltimore (McNally 5-7), 7:30 p.m. Thursday's Games New York at Oakland, night Boston at California, night Kan City at Baltimore, night (Only games scheduled) By FRED DOWN The Atlanta Braves asked Phil Niekro to experiment with an iron-man pitching schedule like Wilbur Wood's after noting the Chicago White Sox star's remarkable success and so far the results have been encouraging. Niekro, who says it's "too early to tell how pitching every third day will work out," has won his last two starts with two days of rest, has won five straight games and has a 6-2 record and 2.55 earned run average. Niekro turned in his second straight victory with two days of rest Tuesday night when he pitched a six-hitter to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-2. It was the Braves' seventh win in their last eight games and suggested that they may yet move into contention in the National League West Chicago defeated Houston, 3- Sanguillen and Rich Hebner homered for the Pirates-Closers in eight of their last '.nine games. * Rick Reuschel pitched 0, Los Angeles downed Phila- three-hitter for his seventh win delphia, 8-6, Montreal beat San Diego, 7-4, St. Louis topped Cincinnati, 11-5, and New York shaded San Francisco, 5-4, in other National League games. American League scores were Cleveland 5 Texas 4, Baltimore 6 Kansas City 4,| Detroit 6 Chicago 5, Milwaukee 6 Minnesota 3, Oakland 4 New York 2, and Boston 6 California 5. Johnny Oates hit a two-run homer and Mike Lum and Darrell Evans also homered for the Braves, who dealt Luke Walker his fourth loss. Manny Amateur Hockey League Is Caught in Middle of Feud Major League Leaders By United Press International Leading Batters National League g. ab r. h. pet. Maddox, SF 49 188 22 69 .346 Mota, LA 38 133 H7 46 Lopes, LA 49 172 28 58 Bonds, SF 63 258 63 86 Goodsn, SF 52 192 18 64 Torre, St.'L 48 169 23 55 Rbnsn, Phil 36 120 19 39 Fairly, Mtl 45 136 20 44 Unser, Phil 43 124 15 40 Watson, Ho 61 218 38 70 American League g. ab r. h. 116 20 47 109 17 41 205 38 70 180 30 61 193 34 64 167 27 55 105 10 33 135 21 42 .346 .337 .333 .333 .325 .325 .324 .323 .321 and eanied-run-average of 9.20. tied with 11. pet. BImforg, NY 39 116 20 47 .405 Horton, Det 29 109 17 41 .376 Carew, Min 53 205 38 70 .341 Krkptk, KC 49 180 30 61 .339 D.Allen, Chi 53 193 34 64 .332 Kelly, Chi 42 167 27 55 .329 Ellis, die 32 105 10 33 .314 Hndrsn, Chi 36 135 21 42 .311 Maybry, KC 60 209 38 64 .306 Fisk, Bos 50 186 28 57 .306 Home Runs National League; Stargell, Pitt 17; Aaron, Atl 16; Bonds, SF 15; Monday, Chi 14; Bench, Cin, Evans, Atl and Wynn, Hou 13. American League: D. Allen, Ohi 15; Mayherry, KC 14; Fisk, Bos and Spikes, Clev 13; Five Runs Batted In National League: Bench, Cin 50; Ferguson, LA 47; Stargell, Pitt 43; Bonds, SF 42; Oliver, Pitt 40. American League: Mayberry, KC 56; Jackson, Oak 47; Melton, Chi 42; D. Allen, Chi and Murcer, NY 38. Pitching National League: Bryant, SF 10-3; BUIingham, Cin 8-2; Sutton, LA 8-4; Wise, St.L and Osteen, LA 7-3; Reuschel, Chi, Reuss, Hou, Marshall, Mtl and Seaver, NY 7-4. American League: Wood, Chi 14-6; Holtzman, Oak 11-3; Singer, Cal 10-3; Coleman, Det 10-5; Splittorff, KC 9-3. Bates Signed DETROIT (UPI) - Charlie Bates, a switch-hitting third baseman-outfielder, was signed by the Detroit Tigers Tuesday for an undisclosed sum of money. Bates, the club's No. 1) selection in the recent baseball | draft, batted .324 with 12 home! runs and 49 RBls at California j State in Los Angeles. 1 MONTREAL (UPI) - The Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, the chief source of young hockey talent, stands to become a victim of the battle between the two major professional leagues. National Hockey League President Clarence Campbell told newsmen at the annual NHL meetings Tuesday that the league's, pro-amateur agreement with the CAHA may not be renewed at the end of the month. "The pro-amateur agreement with the CAHA expires on June 30th and the owners are not interested in carrying on unless we get the same right as our competitors," Campbell said. He did not mention the "competitors" by name, but it was obvious he was referring to the World Hockey Association. The long-standing arrangement between the NHL and the CAHA prevents a junior player from being drafted by the NHL before his 20th birthday. The WHA has no such agreement with the CAHA and two weeks ago the Houston Aeros drafted the underage FOR tOW LOW COST AUTO INSURANCE Contact: Tony Lischwe MILLERS MUTUAL INS. 41l BANK Of GALESBUKG BI.DG. 343-1166 or 343-6986 sons of former NHL great Gordie Howe, Mark and Marty, to the chagrin of the National League. Campbell said the league's Board of Governors had discussed the 1974-75 season when the new Kansas City and Washington clubs will make their debut. The NHL will number 18 clubs in 1974 and "we'll be in the same boat as the National Football League was when they went to 26 teams," he said. He added, however, "We'll have to have everything resolved before the All-Star game in January, 1974." Campbell announced also that the Los Angeles Kings will operate the Portland franchise in the Western Hockey League. and Billy Williams hit a two- run homer for the Cubs. Cesar Cedeno had two of Houston's three hits as Ken Forsch lost his sixth game against six wins. Pinoh hitter Sieve Garvey's three-run triple climaxed a four-run eighth inning rally which kayoed Steve Carlton and enabled the Dodgers to rally for their victory. Doug Rau. received credit for his first victory. Bob Bailey hit a two-run homer and Clyde Mashore knocked in two runs with a double and a single for the Expos, who dealt San Diego's Mike Caldwell his eighth defeat. Mickey Scott received credit for the win. Joe Torre drove in four runs with three hits and' Ted Simmons knocked in three-with three safeties as Reggie Cleveland won his sixth game for the Cardinals. Ross Grimslevj kayoed in 2 1-3 innings, was the loser. Ed Kranepool's two - run homer in the sixth inning, his first since last Aug. 29, lifted the Mets over the Giants, whose NL West lead dwindled to a half game. Felix Millan had three hits, including a run- scoring single, for the Mets while Garry Maddox drove in two of San Francisco's runs. Juan Marichal was the loser. WARM TOMORROW Time to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE 342-0)85 WE OFFER RK SHAMPOO AND RK RECONDITIONING TREATMENT AS PART OF OUR SHOP SERVICE RK Shampoo's naturally-organic, acid- balanced protein formula leaves your hair feeling stronger and visibly healthier after the first shampooing. RK Protein Reconditioner is a naturally-organic, acid- balanced protein reconditioner, hydrolyzed to bo absorbed by the hair. It helps cure and prevent tired, damaged, frizzy over-dry hair. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH US TODAY AND START YOUR RK HAIR ROUTINE. MOULTON'S Hair Styling BROOKS AT GRAND AND FAJIN1JAM FOR APPOINTMENTS PHONE 343-3216

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