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Galesburg, Illinois
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Tuesday, June 26, 1973
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4 4 SlOll By FEED McMANEJ UPI Sf>dfts Writer The Chicago Cubs are cur* rcntly running away with the NL East Division title and winning games in a style that befits a eJiaimtttoft. for example. w im UUDS ^were trtailing, 2-0, to Jon M&tlack entering the ninth inning when, presto, they rallied for three 1 runs to defeat the New York Qskshwg figglsler-Mail SPORTS ft* Take Monday night, The Cubs GALESBURG, ILL., TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 1973 PAGE 18 double during the rally. Ken Forsch went the distance for Houston to notch his eighth victory despite giving up a two- run bonier to Bobby Tolan. Pinch-bitter Mike Rodgodsin- ski hit a two-run homor in it Mets, 3-2, and stretch their division lead to 6V& gaines over tlie Montreal Expos. Matlack bad allowed the Cubs only two hits entering the ninth when he walked Ieadoff batter Glenn Beckert. Billy Williams followed with a single and Jim Hickman walked to load the bases, bringing on Tug McGraw in relief of Matlack. , r Ron Santo tagged McGraw for a double to right to score two runs and tie the game at 22. Jose Cardenal walked to re­ load the bases, and after Randy Hundley forced Hickman at the pdate, Don Kessinger delivered a i gams-winning single. In the only other NL games, Pittsburgh swept a douMehead- er from Montreal, 8-6 and 3-1, Houston routed Cincinnati, 13-2, Philadelphia edged St. Louis, 76, and Los Angeles edged San Diego, 3-2. Cleveland ended New York's eight-game winning streak, 4-2, Boston edged Detroit, 2-1, Texas topped Oakland, 4-2, Baltimore nipped Milwaukee, 43, in 12 innings, Chicago beat Minnesota, 3-2, and California defeated Kansas City, 5-2, in American League action. Richie Hebner . was the batting star for the Pirates as they ©wept a doublelieader. Hebner drove In;three runs in the opener, including a pair with his ninth homer of the year, and Hebner also homered in the nightciap. Rennie Stenn also drove in three runs for tlie Pirates in the first game while Al Oliver homered in. the nightcap. Boots Day hit a homer for Montreal in the first game. The Astros exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning to defeat the Reds. Cesar Cedeno touched off the big inning with a homer while Bob Watson collected a single and a two-run eighth inning Phillies to the the 'give a victory over Cardinals, fed Simmons' homer had glv6n the Cardinals 6-5 lead in M ton of the i' a top Rodgodztrtskl inning, but rtected off reddever Diego Segui to give DarreH Brandon his first Tim win of the year. McCarver al90 homered for St. Louis. Ken McMullcn hit his third homer in as and Claude Osteon notched his seventh straight * win as the Dodgers defeated' the Padres. Osteen, boosting his record to 10-3, 'needed relief help from Jim Brewer in the ninth when the Padres pushed across their second run. NHL Rejects Bid to Move Seals 5 Team \t*< WW Wit Japan-USA Action USA's Richard Dauer comes in to score at third inning of the Japan-USA Collegiate All- Hpffie plate as Japan's catcher Tohru Kusuki waits for the ball. Action took place in the Stars game UNIFAX in Omaha, Neb., Monday. *>y a vote of 13 to 2 CHICAGO (UPI) - The next move in the continuing maneuvers to move or sell the California Seals was up to owner Charles 0. Finley today. The National Hockey League Monday rejected his bid to move the Seals to Indianapolis with and his Philadelphia said it did not present, not discuss ajor League Standings r A A Rational League Chicago Montreal St. 1 Louis Philadelphia Pittsburgh New-York East w. 1. pet. g.b. 42 30 .583 32 33 32 31 30 West 33 .508 35: .485 36 .471 36 .463 35 .462 w. Lq^^ngeles 47 Saq ( Francisco 42 Houston . 42 1. 26 32 32 pet. .644 .568 .568 7 8 8% 8% + g.b. 5% 516 American League East I. New York Milwaukee Baltimore Boston Detroit Cleveland Cincinnati 37 34 .521 9 a 30 Diego 23 Monday's Results Pitts 1 8 Montreal 6, 1st Piite.3 Montreal 1, 2nd Philadelphia 7 St. Louis 6 Chicago 3 New York 2 Houston 13 Cincinnati 2 42 .417 16% 50 .315 24 Chicago Kansas City California Oakland Minnesota w. -40 31 37 32 33 30 34 33 32 37 26 44 West w. 1. 36 30 40 34 37 32 34 32 g.b. pet. .563 .536 2 3 4 7 .371 13V& .524 .507 .464 r L Drug Control Plan Will t V •. L Be Unveiled 38 35 23 pet. .545 .541 .536 .528 .522 g.b. NEW Rozelle, National YORK (UPI) commissioner - Pete of the 1 Football League, is expected to unveil his plan for the controlled-use of drugs to the 26 NIJL owners today as a two - day owners' meeting swings into action. The NFL Players Association, Los'Xngclcs 3 San Diego 2 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EDT) 1*4), 5 Pittsburgh (Walker 3-5) al Montreal (Sloneman p.m. Chicago (Hooton 7-4) at New Yof-k (Koosman 6-5), 2 p.m. St,, Louis (Qibson 7-6 and Fojkcrs 1-0) at Philadelphia (Carlton 7-8 and Ruthven 1-5), 2,.5;,30 p.m. Cincinnati (Grimsley 6-5) at Hgjjstpn (Wilson 5-7), 8:30 p.m. •Los- Angeles (Sutton 84) at San-Diego (Jones 0-1), 10:30 Texas Monday's Results Cleveland 4 New York 2 Boston 2 Detroit 1 Texas 3 Oakland 2 Bait 4 Milw 3, 12 inns Chicago 3 Minnesota 2 California 5 Kan City 2 Today's Probable Pitchers Ull Times EDT) Kansas City (Drago 7-6) at California (May 6-6), 11 p.m. Oakland (Hamilton 3-1) at Texas (Merrill 1-2), 8:30 p.m. Minnesota (Decker 1-2) at Chicago (Wood 14-9), 9 p.m. Baltimore (Palmer 7-4) at Milwaukee (Colborn 10-2), 8:30 42 .354 12% jfneatinig in Chicago last weekend, has already voted to reject any .pllan of the coimimissioner's which would call for a mandatory urinalysis as part of the deterrent. But it believed that Rozelle to establish was might NFL p.m. Atlanta (Niekro 8-4) at San p.m. New York (Dobson 2-1) at Cleveland (Strom 1-7), 6 p.m Detroit (Sselbach 1-0) Boston (Tiant 8-7), 7:30 p.m. Wednesday's Games Kan City at Oakland, night at move to csiaDiish an medical director who would make it mandatary for all teaims to report any drugs they maintain and the reasons for their use. "Rozelle is expected to cover the plan thoroughly with the owners today before making any announcement. Other topics on the agenda for the two-day meetings are the sale of the New Orleans Saints and the possibility further expansion. The league has of not yet proposition to sell his franchise to the league. There was a difference of opinion as to whether there were negotiations for the league to buy the team. President Clarence Campbell said the league made "no offer" for the franchise, while Finley said he had expressed his asking price of $6.5 million to a league committee, and that it had responded with an offer to buy for $6 million. < ( His offer was rejected by the committee,*' Campbell said, "and I don't know where we go from here. He made us an offer and it was rejected. The league made no offer." Finley, who earlier withdrew a request to move the franchise to Indianapolis pending negotiations for a sale of the club, said he did not know what his future course would be. But he could file suit for violation of anti-trust statutes, and Campbell said he did "consider it a possibility." However, he added he was "not afraid" of such action. The rejection of Finley's bid to transfer the franchise was Has Room to Spare Rick Reichardt of the White Sox slides into third base with room to spare, while Minnesota Twins' Steve Braun (4) waits for the ball during the fourth inning of their game at Chicago Monday. Checking the action is umpire Lawrence Barnett.' Sox beat the Twins 3-2. Detr it Mickey Lolich Kn cks only rejected and for the 1973-74 League 9 s Designated Pinch-Hitter Campbell be free to said apply Fjianciseo (Bradley 6-5),* 111 Chicago at Calif, night Minnesota at Texas, night IK'MI lai ill r League Leaders approved the sale of the Saints, who were sold for *a record $20 j million to a Chicago syndicate headed by sports entrepreneur Potter Palmar. Palmer is also of season, Finley would "at any time" for transfer at a later date, A new arena for hockey is under construction at Indianapolis and would not be ready for 1973-74 competition but would be available for 197475. By MILTON RIQHMAN UPI Sports Editor NEW YORK (UPI) ~ Mickey Lolich seemed perfectly at peace with the whole world. He wasn't though. Nobody would ever know that to look at him stretched out there on the NFL Stars on TV NEW YORK (UPI) - Several familiar names will clubhouse floor, relaxed with his the names win help Harlem i television viewers identify some i not-so-familiar names this sea- There is no formal meeting of son as the CBS-TV part-owner Globetrotters. shorts and a white T-shirt which idoesn't had the word "Kawasaki" across it. it? in National League g. al) 46 157 r. 20 53 23 h. 56 pet. .357 son, Oak 14. Huns Batted In Mota-, LA Watsn, Hou 74 271 Unser, Phil 52 157 ! GpfSn, SF Mfcddox, SF 60 234 28 76 .325 60 209 29 67 .321 as tne UBS-TV network the expansion committee sched-i announced the signing ulcd for the two days, but Danlseveral former NFL stars National League- Bench Cin llooney » committee chairman, broadcast analysts during .336; 56; stargell, Pitt"51; W atsonj? aid ^ h « b "" likely to be discussed on completely head propped up against a full bag of laundry 'which in turn was resting against one of the green and white pillars in the dressing room. All the other members of the! 14 years." ofiDetroit "What's that," someone asked Detroit's ace lefthander, "a Japanese ball club?" "No," said Lolich, without bothering to rfiove his head off the ' but at the I beginning of the year when was two-and-five, I lost two laundry bag. motorcycle company nected with." "It's I'm con- "You still drive games, 24, and two others, 1-0. (( Now, like I say, my record is seven-and-seven, and I know I'm better than a .500. pitcher." "Does the designated hitter rule have anything to do with your record?" "It's possible, I'm not gonna r pitches because he knows he's followed by the pitcher. So now he's an out man. That moans you've got yourself six outs, or two innings. Spread those six outs over a ball game and it really comes to more than two Before this new rule innings, could a motorcy-.say my record is lousy because cle?" the guy asked Lolich. you easy that come new with four innings meant and to pitch five "Sure. It's my hobby. Some guys play golf. I've been riding 91 52 .331 Hou as the 61 226 21 74 50; Ferguson, .327| Bonds, SF 49. LA %e, St.L Ceaeno, Ho Bofids, SF Gatftn, SD Crdnl, Chi 59 231 42 74 .320 74 300 7L 94 .313 56 199 24 62 .312! 69 251 41 78 .311 American League g. ab r. Blmbrg, NY 47 137 24 lloi;ton, J)et 42 157 20 Min 64 241 42 h. 55 .401 54 79 .328 53 214 35 69 .322 Drew, Kellv, Chi . D.&Urn, Chi 66 234 39 74 .316 'M^iiry, KC 73 254 53 80 .315 KC 60 American League; Mayberry, KC 70; Jackson, Oak 61; Murcer, NY 48; Melton, Chi 46; Darwin, Minn 45. Pitching National League: Bryant, SF 11-5; Osteon, LA 10-3; Wise.i pel. St.L 9-3; Reuschel, Chi and' Seaver, NY 9-4; Dillingham,' •344 cin and Reuss, Hou 9-5. ! and! ls t h r o u g h o u t the meetings." Among the cities interested in getting an NFL franchise are Scottsdale, Ariz., Tampa, Fla., and Seattle, Wash. Timmy Mason, Pete Starr and Brown, Tommy Retzlaff, Bart Wayne Walker were those signed by the network to help the play-by-play commentators. Tigers were already dressed and out on the but Mickey Lolich, who pitch the second game doubleheader with the field, would of that alone though." What do you think of the rule? Ever have an accident?" 'Why Monkey Around? 1 "Never. I "I don't like it." "Why not?" "It's hurting us," said Lolich, York more New Yankees, a contest still than two hours away, rested seemingly contented on the hard concrete floor wearing only a pair of white jockey treat it with great of ajrespect. Nobody has to tell me lifting his head off the laundry I know ba'S- "Its putting a tremendous my career is my arm. it. Why monkey around?" "How have things been going hard innings. You don't get any strain on us. You gotta go nine for you generally?" "Well, I'm now seven-and-seven sounds like a drink, Unknowns Play in Tourney American League: Wood Chi; Cal 14-9; Singer, Oak U-7; 11-3; Colburn, lloltz- Neverlliuless the opening day (leading a standing ovation royal gesture—when Mil % A *™* 9 llHOrsn, Chi 216 135 3G 68 Sua-iz. Tex 44 129 21 42 .311 17 40 .310 nicin, 10-2; Splittorff, KC and Hunter, • :}1;, 0ak 10-3; Coleman, Det 10-7. VMr. Bal 59 185 24 57 .308 Marshall to Hawaii By ROBJ3RT MUSEL WIMBLEDON, England.program drew nearly 23,000 *o|rare (UlMj — It has been said;the .sunny, strawberries-and-' before but it's worth sayingjeream 89th all-England lawn again-the Wimbledon cham-jtennis championships-just as thrce members of the Assoeia- as passed through the: 1 ' 00 (ATP) but only after an agonizing 20- IliellB tiebreaker in the third. The Nastase of Romania, one of pionships are tennis world. unique in thejmany turnstiles when Stan of Tennis Professionals not Seventy-three of the greatestjKen Rosewall, boycotting walked onto the the Home Runs League: Stargell, aron, Atl and Bonds,!New SK*19; Evans, Atl and Monday, } National y A 22; Ah (M i $ ^neriean League: Mayberry, starting outfield job. Instead he KG* 18; Fisk, BQS and D. Allen, I was optioned to the club's t*H 16; llendrick, Clev 15; ^Hawaii farm team in the Smith, Arthur Ashejtournament, Dave names in men's tennis boycot-|Rod Laver and company were Immaculate center court as No. the;ted the tournament this year,;competing for gold and gloryjl seed to open the tournament, by the San land yet the first-day crowd was|in that order. I Nastase Diego Padres in an off-season just as big as though all of. Not all of it was vintagelthings on my mind" all last deal, was looking forward to a them were on the courts tennis. There were no upsets.' instead of a bumper crop of Only a handful of matches unknowns. SAN DIEGO (UPI) Marshall, obtained from York Mets ranking American in who had "other S^jfcey, Clev, Bando and Jack-j Pacific Coast League following j produced memorable play. But "There are about 80 players you couldn't prove it by the out there I don't even know," crowds overflowing the stands, Monday night's game againstjsaid one veteran umpire, "and sipping tea and promenading in week, polished Joachim PloU of off Hans- West Germany, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2. Bjorn making Borg of Sweden, his first big-time Mild TOMORROW 'lime to Insulate WHITE'S PIIONK 'M*M$ the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was believed his place on the roster will be taken by have not pulled Enzo Hernandez, due to com? courts I get around." The world's top women, who makes Wimbledon out, take the social the annual fashion show which l a PP earance here at onl y 17 . as today, but off the disabled list next week was all men—men Monday with it one. occasion as a sporting much a !who walked^ on the cenfcr court„ d soortine [ » . "dia's veteran Premjit|™ third. score was 6-3, 6-4, 9-8. Jimmy Connors of Bellvillc, III., seeded fifth and the top- the tournament, ran out a powerful 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over strong British southpaw Mark Farrell. Roger Taylor of Britain, the No. 3 seed, and all the other seeded men won without sensation. But the crowd was pleased, and it was plentiful. Ticket touts forlornly peddling "center court seats, guv, real cheap" outside the grounds Monday business better break at all. None of us is happy with it." "Specifically, haw do you figure the rule hurts you?" It Takes A While It'll take a little while, but I can explain it if you wanna listen," "Go ahead." "Let's liOlich take said. a normal game," "A pitcher will come up twice. Let's not call !him an easy out, but he's an out man. The third time up, they may pinch hit for him, and generally you're gonna get the pinch hitter out. Okay, let's go to the No. 8 man now. Without the designated hitter in the up sometimes, you only had hard innings. Not now anymore. With the rule, the pitcher doesn't get a break at all anymore. "The rule will keep some players around, and some F people feel ' that's good for baseball. They also feel it produces more hitting and that's good, loo. •'Yes, it's good in that sense, but over-all I don't think it's good for baseball," said Lolich. "Why?" All That's Gone "I think It takes the fun outta the game for the fans. A lotta the suspense also. You know the grandstand managers are a big part of the game. You've seen and heard 'em when the manager makes a my God, he's hit!' or 'Do 'Oh him move, gonna let you think he'll go for a pinch hitter or not?' With the designated hitter, all that's gone now." Mickey Lolich hasn't gone to bat even once for the Tigers this season. Nor does he bother lineup, he's gonna swing at bad take batting practice anymore. , — . ^ _ . L t _ _ _ ^ ^ ^ ¥ ROWE MFG. NIGHT GIFTS alter suffering a torn ligament like earlier in the season. Amritraj, Caujolle, names These were the highlights in Pugaev. and a day of Jowlights: —The Duchess of • Lall and served four straight ^ ^ Monday's crowdsi " c foum j vvimbledon is as Wimble- aces. , , don always was. Borg, sixth seeded after the; "I think we'll make a profit/' Kent, ATP pullout, won in three sets, a club official grinned. Pioneer Baseball Custe Tues Park une 26th

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