Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 25, 1973 · Page 18
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 18

Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, June 25, 1973
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I 1 Hi ^ r NEIL HERSHBERG J J UPI Sports Writer -Most managers moan at the thought of Injuries during a iu tight pennant race but for -C Walter Alston and the Los "Angeles I helped instead of hindered the tvteam's surprising rush into first f : place in the National League's •'.'Western Division. • ?kcn McMullen, playing be<M -causc of an Injury to rookie -Ron Cey, drove in three runs with a homer and a single as * (the red-hot Dodgers came from i behind Sunday to beat the ? 'Cincinnati Reds 5-2 for their ninth victory in the last 10 games. Playing at third base for the -i.' i.: second straight game because of pulled triceps in Cey's throwing arm, the little-used McMullen blasted his second homer in less than 24 hours for the first Los Angeles run in the second inning, thert philosophized about his role as a bench- warmer. "I was dejected but realistically I realized it was senseless to be mad because Ronnie was doing such a great job/' McMullen said. lf Jn the past whenever I've been out for a rest I've always I want to it it SPORTS II II Oalesburg, Ul;» Monday; June 25, 1973 Page 18 come back .strong, continue to dlav but to play out its up the manager," added a smiling McMullen. McMullen, who started his career with Los Angeles, was a key figure in the offseason deal that sent Frank Robinson to the California Angels, The veteran infieldcr was Alston's first choice for the third base job in spring training but suffered a back injury on April 10, only five games into the season. Alston then Inserted Cey into the starting lineup and It wasn't long before Cey rewarded his managers confidence in him. He was batting ,302 at the time of his injury and had established himself as a leading rookle*of4he-year candidate. McMullen also was the Dodgers' hero Saturday night when he drilled a three-run homer in the second game of a doubleheader to give LA a split with the Reds. In other games Sunday, Chicago blanked St. Louis 2-0, New York beat Pittsburgh 5-2, Philadelphia edged Montreal 54, Atlanta whipped San Diego 6- 1, and Houston swept a doubleheader from San Fran* Cisco, 7«fl and 8-3. In the American League Boston shut out Baltimore 1-0, Now York .took a doubleheader from Detroit 3-2 and 2-1, bled the Cubs to beat St. Louis. Seavef Pitches Mtitter Tom Beaver settled down after a shaky first inning to pitch an eight-hitter and Ed kranepoot drove in three runs with a pair of doubles as the Mets defeated the Pirates. drove in the winning tM tatho Astros' opening game victory, Cesar Cedeno Hit ft grand, shim homer in Ui« opener while Bobby Bonds and Willie MvCovey had three-run homers for the Giants. Italph Oarr broke up ; ft Kansas City swept a pair from seaver, returning to the Mets' pitching duel with the first Texas 7-4 and 104, Chicago rotation after missing a turn grand slam homer of his major beat Oakland 1 M after losing due to an ailing back, boosted league career in the eighth" 7-0, Milwaukee hj a record to 9-4 and regained inning to give the Braves theif victory over San Diego. Tom Hutton, Bob Boone and Cesar Tovar hit bases-empty the 1 ripped viuvujanu u-u, anu me INHUOnai l ^cagui; suiivuuu Minnesota beat California 5-1 ] eac i with six strikeout's, run opener Cleveland 8-3 and League before losing the spcond game, Flve-hlt pitching by right­ hander Milt Pappas and a two- run eighth inning single by pinclh hitter Glenn Beckert ena- ning his total to 105. Doug Rader and Bob Watson home runs as the Phillies Montreal for Jim each drove in three runs as Houston defeated the Giants in the nightcap after Rader also season. whipped Lonborg's fifth victory of the Maj or League Standings .National League American League rt East Chicago M^njreal St; L/Ouis New. York P'hilaidelphi Pittsburgh w. i. pet, g.b, 41 30 .577 32 31 .508 33 34 .493 6 .469 New York Milwaukee Baltimore 30 34 31 36 .463 8 29 36 .446 9 m I Boston Detroit Cleveland East w. 1. pet. 40 30 .571 37 31 .544 32 30 .516 33 33 .500 32 36 .471 g.b. 2 4 5 7 West 1. W. Los^Anigellies 46 26 San Francisco 42 32 .ftousfon 41 32 37 33 pet. .639 .568 .662 Oakland Cincinnati 30 23 42 49 .529 .417 16 .319 23 g.b. 5 Kansas City 5^ Minnesota 8 California 4 Afctenta Sa.n ISiego " I Saturday's Results Houston 6 San Fran 3 St. Louis 3 Chicago 2,11 inns Htp N.Y. 2,10 inns Phila 7 Montreal 2, Chicago Texas 25 44 .362 14^ West w» 1. pct .g .b. 39 32 .649 40 33 .546 35 31 .530 1V 2 36 32 .529 1% 34 31 .523 2 22 42 .344 13% Cincf 4 Los Ang, 1 LoS ?fog 5 Clnci 1 San. Diego 2 Atlanta 0, 1st SfllaPiego 9 Atlanta 3, 2nd ' r- £ Sunday's Results Phila 5 Montreal 4 Nevy York 5 Pitts 2 Chicago 2 St. Louis 0, Aferita 6 San Dfego 1 Los Ang 5 Cinci 2 Houston 7 San Fran 6, 1st Houston 8 San Fran 3, 2nd Today's Probable Pitchers ; I AH Times EDT Saturday 's Results Kan City 8 Texas 7 Calif 3 Minn l, 11 inns New York 3 Detroit 2 Oakland 14 Chicago 3 Milw 12 Cleveland 3, Boston 5 Rait 1,1st, Bait 2 Boston 1, 2nd r Sunday 's Resrtts Milw 8 Cleveland 3 Boston 1 Bait 0 Kan City 7 Texas 4, 1st Kan City 10 Texas 8, 2nd Oakland 7 Chicago 0,1st Oakland 11 Chicago 1> 2nd New York 3 Detroit 2, 1st New York 2 Detroit 1. 2nd Minn 5 Calif 1, 1st Calif 3 Minn 0, 2nd 4 7 and Today's Probable Pitchers Montreal A11 EDT (Me Anally 5-1 and Sfcrohmayer Q -0}, : 2j 6:05 p.m. Chicago (Reuschel 9-4) atlp, m Pittsburgh (Briles Johnsbn 1-1) at New York (Stottlemyre 9-8) at Cleveland (G. Perry 7-9), 6 truce it i Cra mpt American 4 Classic by Three WW By GENE CADDES AKRON, Ohio (UPI) - Bruce Crampton admits his victory In the American Golf Classic may have been helped along by an unfortunate incident on the sixth hole of the final round Sunday. It involved a who Japanese his pliotognaipiher who got camera in the way of a Tom sihot to rile the Weiskopf infamous Weiskopf temper, camera inoi- as thie golfer make a short Throw Gets Away New .York (Matlack 4-9), 8:05 p.m.. 1 St. Louis (Foster 4-5) at (Twitchell 6-2), 7:35 p.m. 6iricinnatl (Billingham 9-4) at HoMon (Foirsch 7-7), 8:30 p.m. toi Angelas (Osteen 9-3) at San Dingo (Grief 4-10), 10:39 p.m.: Tuesday's Games Pitls at Montreal Chftfegp at N. Y. Si. jbquis at Phila, bwi Cinei at Houston, night Los-Ang at San Diego, night anBa at San Fran, night Kansas City (Wright 3-1) at California (Ryan 8-8), 11 p.m.. Oakland (Holtzman 11-6) at Texas (Siebert 4-6), 8:30 p.m. Minnesota (Blyleven 9-7) at Chicago (Bahnsen 8-6), 9 p.m. Baltimore (Cuellar 3-7) at Milwaukee (Bell 7-7), 8:30 p.m.. Detroit (J. Perry 8-5) at Boston (Lee 8-2), 7:30 p.m. Tuesday's Games Kan City at Calif, night Oakland at Texas, night Minn at Chicago, night Bait at Milw, night N.Y. at Cleye, twi Detroit at Boston, night Throw from pitcher AI Downing gets away from Dodger shortstop Dave Lopez (it) as he attempts to pick off Cincinnati infielder Joe Morgan at second base in their game at Los Angeles Sunday. Morgan was able to advance to third when the ball got away from Lopez. Dodgers beat the Reds 5-2. UNIFAX 4 . Yanks ower in Last Mel By FRED DOWN DPI Sports Writer which toad bean pretty much kept in check lately. Cramp ton, who had a two- under-par 68 Sunday for a 273 total, coasted to a 'three shot victory and the $32,000 first prize. He said the Wedskopf incident "was unfortunate and could have changed the day." The Webkopf dent came prepared to wedge shot from the roiugh ofoto the sixth fairway. WedskOpf, forced to swing left-handed because of the bad location of the ball, said he saw a photographer in the ^Vay. "I told him to move, but he didn't move," - Weisfcopf complained later. "I don't know who this guy Is, but Til tell you, he doesnU know whait he's doing. I could tell he couldn't Urtdersbamd English or he was deaf. "I told him to get out of the way, I'm going to hit that way» H Weiskopf said. u The marshals were there, but they regulation but failed to make any putts. Crampton, who earned his fourth victory of the year and 14fch of his career, pushed to $204,209 his earnings for the year to take over the No. 1 spot on the PGA money list from Jack Nicklaius. The Australian had no real after the ch allien gems tournament lead with his third birdie of <tihe diay on the sixih hole and had 'a commanding three or four shot lead for most of the back mine. Fezler, who was round co-teader with U.S. Open champion Johnny Milter and wias atone at the top the next two days, ran into trouble right at the start Sunday 'and didn't pick up Ills first birdie until the 16th hole when he was five shots behind. He finished with a 76. Gay Brewer, who trailed (Fezler by three shots going into the find round, came in with a one^over 71, 'and Wed for second with Laniiy WiMkins and Bob Murphy at 276. Wadkins had a 68 Sunday and Murphy a 67. Weiskopf and Fezler were another stroke back at 277, white Genie littler finished with a 278, and Julius Soros was at 279. Jack Nicfelaus and Arnold Palmer headed a group of five at even par 280* that afe> included 1972 champion Bert the first Tigers, 3-2 and 2-1, for a sweep'Brewers downed the Cleveland! decisions for Lollch, a 20 ^game didn't: do anything." Stottlemyre .wore 1 a Frankenstein monster mask in * V. fa •X h P. + V I i 1 or Lea the New Yoirk Yankees' : clubhouse Sunday, symbolizing how the Yankees think they must look to ifiheir American League'run Eastern Division rivals. of their five-game series. The Tigers, defending Eastern champions, have lost seven straight and are seven games Indians 8-3 in other AL games. Nettles' Decisive Homer National League scores were Houston over San Francisco 7-6 out of first place.- Bobby Murcer drove in one ; and scored another. aue Sparky Lyle in the earned his first and 8-3,/Philadelphia 5 Montreal* 4, New York-5 Pittsburgh and 2, Chicago 2 St. Louis.0, Los Cincinnati 2 and 5 Leading Batters ; National League : g.ab. r. lupct, Mota, LA 45 153 20 55 .359 Hndrsn, Chi 36 135 21 42 .311 Blair, Bal. 58 181 24 56 .309 + Home Runs National League: Stargell, Granting the exaggeration—save in tne uirst game the current Yankees don't yet Graig Nettles homered in the the Monsters i bottom of the ninth to provide toe winning run in the nightcap. really resemble who ruled the AL from 19th|Angeles and! Atlanta 6 San Diego 1. The Yankees 1921 through 1964—they have reeled off eight straight victories in a surge that has made them favorites to win in the AL East. UnserJ Phil 51 153 23 52 .340 Pitt 22; Aaron, Atl 'end Bonds!'They have a two-game hold on Watsn,*Hou 73 287 50 88 The Kansas City Royals took over sole possession of first place in the West with 7-4 and 10-6 victories over the Texas I saves than spotted the Tigers a 2-0- lead in the first Inning but went ahead in the seventh inning of the opener on Gene Michael's single. Lyle, run-scoring Who has more ny bullpen player Rangers, the Boston Red Sox in AL, took over with one on* winner in each of, the last two seasons. John Mayberry's two-run triple in a four-ran fifth inning was the big blow for the Royals in the first game as Steve Bushy went the distance for his first win simce May 4. Bobby Floyd had three hits and Amos Otis and Lou Pinielia two each while Mayberry drove in his 69th run of the season as the Royals enjoyed a "laugher" in the second game. Blue Pitches 4-Hltter Weiskopf's Triple Bogey Weiskopf* ball bounced off the photographer's camera and wound up taking a triple bogey seven 6n the hole. He siaid he pnbalbly would have taken a seven without hitting the camera, but kdded, "that was the whols tournament." WeMtopf, who trailed third- round leader Forrest Fezler by two shots going into the final 18 holes, played the final 12 at one under par, hit aM the greens in Yancey, John Frank Beard. Mahaffey and Crampton, 37, said he had worked hard on his game after missing the cut by one stroke in the U.S. Open, "but my game wash't as sharp as I Would have liked it to have been," he said. Mild TOMORROW Time tnsulafe WHITE' PHONE 342-0185 (Joodsn, SF 61 226 21 74 .327 Madcbx, SF 60 234 28 76 .325 , St.L CJclho, Hou EMrly, Mtl IJonds, SF Gfeston, SD 59 206 29 66 58 227 38 55 159 26 50 .314 74 300 71 94 .313 55 195 24 61 .313 oon .„ , . , Designated hitter Orlando •JJU 5? 19; Evans,- Atl and Monday, f'rst place and appear to have 'defeated the Baltimore Orioles and none out in the ninth and Cepeda homernd for the only W7 "hi 16. mor? power and pitching than 1-0, the Chicago Whit? Sox retired the side on four pitches. 1 run cf, the Boston-Baltimore scored an 11-1 win after losing Nettles' game-winning homer game, enabling John Curtis to at to the Oakland A's 7-0, the in the second game came off win a fine pitching duel over American League: Mayberry, an y of tlieir fivu rivals. 'IfiKC 18; D.Allen, Chi 16; Fisk, K was Me old 'times 72 .317i Bos an( j Hendrick, Clev American League g. ab. r h. pet. Blmbrg, NY 46 134 24 55 .410 Hoftoh*; Det 41 154 20 53 .344 Carew, Min 63 237 42 77 .325 Kelly, Chi 52 210 34 68 . 324 Maybry, KC 59 213 36 68 .319 Suarez, Tex 43 126 17 40 .317 tf.Allen, Chi 65 231 39 73 .316 Spikes, Clev, Bando and Jackson, Oak 14. Runs Batted In National League: Bench, Cin 56; Stargell, Pitt 50; Ferguson, LA and Bonds, SF 49; Johnson, Atl 47. American League: Mayberry, KC 69; Jackson, Oak 60; Murcer, NY 48; Melton, Chi 46; Darwin, Minn 44. Twins 15;|Yankee Stadium Sunday when Minnesota "a Ball Day crowd of 62,107 saw!California Angeils beat the before 5-1, the Yankees beat the Detroit I losing 3-0, and the Milwaukee! loss was the Mickey Lolich and gave Lindy McDaniel his sixth win. The win. eighth in 15 Nettles Prophesies Homer By JACK SAUNDERS UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK York Yankees Graig Nettles inning of the second game, you'd think Nettles wouldn't be (UPI) )—New ' n muc h °f an optimistic mood, third baseman not be! Optimist or prophet, was joking with Felipe Nettles Alou, batting star of the first game, scoring the first Yankee run and knocking in the second, and Thurman Munson scored the first New York Like a good neighbor, State Farm , Pitching 1VJI mB l,cvuco ma y I National League: Bryant, SP hitting , to ° ff 1 ' but hc sure is ' l J" ! . orHl(GC ' kf . hittcr ' 115; Osteen, LA and Wise, St.L a « ood |,rophct 0-3; Reuschel, Chi, Billingham, 1 Oolng into Sunday's doublu- Cin and Seaver, NY 9-4; Rcuss,Racier with the Detroit Tigers,! ' I'clipe said, 'I'm gonna hit Hed Beene hulled the is there. Witt) help for your V car,.bonie t |ife and[. hwjth insWance."' • HT si See me, Doyle Alexander. Curtis gave up seven hits while walking one and striking out two for his fifth win. The loss was Alexander's fourth against five victories. Vida Blue pitched a four- hitter for his sixth victory of the soason and 15th caireer 9hutout as the A's won their opener with the help of a two- run double by Gene Tenace and a threenrun homer by Joe Rudi. The White Sox gained-'a split in the nightcap as Ed Herrmann 1 • drove Hou 9-5. Nettles, who batted .253 last American League: Wood, Chilseason 14-9; Singer, Cal 11-3; Holtzman, Oak 11-6; Colborn, Mil 10-2; Splittorff, KC and Hunter, Oak 10-3; Coleman, Det 10-7. foi the Cleveland one out,' and I won't get a said, 'No you innings chance, of one-hit ball READ THE WANT ADS! run m before' se cond game, but the real stars plate in the, 0 ' tll c sweep were the relief P" cncrs - • drove in seven runs with a four homer, double and single, after!Herrmann's seven HBls were I'm replacing starter Steve Kline' tJae "™ st b y « Whito Sox pflaycrj i r ,,, , S°»»a."' Nettles later reported. , th s k , , |in a game since 1955. I Indians, was hitting only .245,; sure enough, Nettles hit the . wen . ,ky . y , ' L t on and was only that high on the|second pitch 350 feet into thei m tne nintn inn,n 6 of the first strength of a current six-game'right field stands to give the;g ame to retire the side on four batting streak. Yanks a 2-1 victory bsfore i pitches after Beene had walked And fIJAT ELEGANT STRAIGHTS (A distinctive innrkoi'good laslo) Yankees land 0 g sireaR. xanKs a z~i viciory DSioreipucnes alter weene nad walKed , after going 0-for-3 in the 62,107 Ball Day fans, a sweep of | the first batter, gaining his 19th ;es 3-2 opening victory the doubleheader and an eight-Jsave. In the second game -for-3 going into the ninth game winning streak—their Lindv McDaniel Ditched l 2/3 V u •J 4 I.--.ROWE game longest York GIFTS winning streak-their Lindy McDaniel pitched 1 2/3 since 1969. The New innings of perfect ball to gain triumph also extended his sixth victory. Detroit's losing skein to seven its longest 1970. LECTR0NI LAT0RS You since "I can go on day after day! September, without getting tired," McDaniel, STATE FARM Iterance Companies Heme Offices: Bloomington, Illinois J 1 t m N. ilenaer^/* Pioneer Baseball Custe une 26th said; as long as I've got! The sweep left the Yankees my rhythm. Lately my forkball \ on top by two games in the has been very easy to throw American League East. "Felipe was the first Suva mm MM a i mama/ one very easy and I haven't bad to throw tool I many pitches." And Beene' my role as a 1 think where 1 •a d, 'Now do you believe me?' -an pitch a few innings and set '•Hid he answered, 'I'd believe .litters any thing you tell me.'" Hobby Murcer V I The Cur; a ly:il Chrysler CO Spurts Hoadhtcr with L-heutl engine, 4'h\iced transmission and custom body by LfiBuron. Tin- WhisUy: tlw. clcyunt Mrai ^Iit-8 ljourbon by Hiram Walker liiinsolf. Agod 8 years in the oak. A di.stiitctive mark of good taste. f 4 ran into when I came back to added, "I like h 'i ben-'h," s:iid Nettles, "and I middle man. was up—it's butter than short relief where you've got to the overpower the hitters." SHAVER & TYPEWRITER 343- MAIN WAI U K LUXE t Thul ( l l(^aiiLstia!^li(-8 fiflAioHi mmm mm . r;;5«r • mm WAUUI 4 i>w m, IVM\ \IL

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