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Boycotting Pro at Wimbledok WIMBLEDON, England (UPI) - The first of the boycotting professionals to show his face at the Wimbledon tennis championships looked at the crowds in the courts and pouring through the gates and bravely predicted the golden flood would not last. "Wimbledon might be able to stand it (without the professionals) for a year or two," said John Ncwcombc, winner of three singles and four doubles titles here. "But not If it goes on." Ncwcombc had not come here to sec how the tournament was doing without the 70 or so members of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) who refused to play because of the suspension of Ndkki Pilic of Yugoslavia. <3a1esburg Register-Mail SPORTS GALESBURG, ILL., WED., JUNE 27, 1973 SEC. 4 PAGE 35 Instead, he threaded his way through the throng to center court to cheer on a friend making her first Wimbledon appearance. Newcombc is coached by Henri Lindo who also coaches pretty Dianne Fromholtz, a brilliant prospect only a few weeks past her 16th birthday and looking even younger. For one set Tuesday, it seemed as though the left- handed Australian blonde would score the first upset of the 87th championships. With a booming service and cross-court drives Miss Fromholtz took the first set, 6-3. Then she found the standard of opposition rising. The tough Virginia Wade began to mix her services and found Miss 'Fromholtz couldn't handle a kick service and tended to overhit when hurried. It was the winning combination and Miss Wade rubbed in the victory by taking the last 14 points in a row. Most 16-year-olds, especially breadwinners, would have been shattered by coming so close to big money prizes. Not Miss Fromholtz. "I came here to get experience by playing against better players and that's what I'm doing," she said. What happened after that first set? "I just seemed to float away," she said. What did she think was her most serious error? "Not keeping the ball in court," she said. There must be something in the air in Albury, New South Wales, that produces great tennis players and the general consensus at Wimbledon was that Miss Fromholtz has all the potential. She was born one block away from the world's present No. I woman tennis player, Margaret Court. Cub Castoff Turns Back Sox, Wood King Follows Through United States' Billie Jean King follows singles at the Wimbledon Tennis Champion- through on her return in action against Luci ships in London Tuesday. Miss King : won Bassi of Italy in the second round of ladies 6-0, 6-2. UNIFAX Major League Standings National League East w. I. pet. g.b. Chicago 43 30 .589 Montreal 33 33 .500 6V2 St. Louis 34 36 .486 Vh Philadelphia 33 37 .471 8V2 Pittsburgh 31 37 .456 9ft New York 30 36 .455 9 J / 2 West w. I. pet. g.b. Los Angeles 48 26 .649 — San Francisco 42 33 .560 6% Houston 42 33 .560 6Vz Cincinnati 38 34 .528 9 Atlanta 31 42 .425 16ft San Diego 23 51 .311 25 Tuesday's Results Chicago 5 New York 1 Montreal 10 Pittsburgh 3 Phila 10 St. Louis 3, 1st St.L 5 Phila 4, 11 inns, 2nd Cincinnati 5 Houston 1 Los Angeles 7 San Diego 0 Atlanta 9 San Francisco 2 Today's Probable Pitchers (All times EDT) Atlanta (Harrison 2-2) at San Francisco (Bryant 11-5), 3:15 p.m. Montreal (Moore 4-7 and Torrez 4-5) at Chicago (Jenkins 7-5 and Bonham 4-1), 2, 1:30 p.m. Philadelphia (Lcrsch 2-2 and Brett 7-2) at New York (Stone 3-2 and Parker 5-1), 2, 5:35 p.m. St. Louis (Cleveland 7-5) at Pittsburgh (Blass 3-5), 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Norman 4-7) at Houston (Reuss 9-5), 8:30 p.m. (Only games scheduled) American League East w. 1. pet. g.b. New York 41 31 .569 — Baltimore 34 30 .531 3 Milwaukee 37 33 .529 3 Boston 34 34 .500 5 Detroit 33 37 .471 7 Cleveland 26 45 .366 14ft West w. 1. pet. g.b. California 38 32 .543 — Chicago 36 31 .537 Vz Oakland S9 34 .534 ft Kansas City 40 35 .533 ft Minnesota 36 32 .529 1 Texas 23 43 .348 13 By FRED McMANE UPI Sports Writer Minnesota Twins'Joe Decker, J a National League castoff, turned in the best game of his major league career in outduel- ing knuckleballing ace Wilbur Wood, 4-0, as he stopped the Chicago White Sox on four hits and struck out an AL season high 15 batters. 1 "I have never had a game like this," Decker said after posting onily his second victory of the year. "With the Cubs I had some games with 12 or 11 strikeouts but nothing like this. They went after some bad ones and it came out in my favor." It wias Wood's fourth loss in the last five games and the 10th of the season against 14 victories. "I pitched a good game," said Wood. "There wasn't one CHICAGO (UPI) — The Chi- of tnose pitches I'd call back cago Cubs were home today, I'm n °t discouraged and I'm fresh from a successful road not S'^S "P- I'H be out there trip that saw them win nine of the next time m V turn comes and I'll be trying to win. You Cubs Back Home After Good Trip at Tuesday's Results Oakland 6 Texas 2 Minnesota 4 Chicago 0 Baltimore 6 Milwaukee 0 New York 10 Cleveland 2 Detroit 4 Boston 1 California 6 Kan City 5 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EDT) Minnesota (Kaat 8-5) Texas (Clyde 0-0), 8:30 p.m. Kansas City (Splittorff 10-3) at Oakland (Hunter 10-3), 11 p.m. Chicago (Johnson J-0) at California (Singer 11-3), 11 p.m. New York (Peterson 6-7) at Baltimore (McNally 5-9), 7:30 p.m. Cleveland (Tidrow 4-8) at Boston (Culp 1-2), 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee (Slaton 5-5 and Rodriguez 0-0) at Detroit (Fryman 2-7 and Coleman 107), 2, 5:30 p.m. Major League Leaders National League g. ab r. h. pet. Mota, LA 47 159 20 56 .352 Unser, Phil 54 164 26 57 .348 Watsn, Hon 75 275 53 91 .331 Maddox, SF 61 238 29 78 .328 Goodsn, SF 62 229 21 75 .328 Cedeno, Ho 60 235 42 76 .323 Torre, St.L 62 216 32 69 .319 Crdnl, Chi 70 256 42 80 .313 Matlws, SF 65 214 29 67 .313 Hunt, Mil 63 239 41 74 .310 Crwfrd, LA 67 226 39 70 . 310 Sngltn, Mtl 66 216 41 67 .310 American League g. ab r. h. pet. Blmbrg, NY 47 137 24 55 .401 Hc/rton, Det 43 161 21 56 .348 Cairew, Min 65 245 43 82 .335 Kelly, Chi 54 217 35 70 .323 Mayfory, KC 74 259 53 82 .317 Blair, Bal 60 190 26 60 .316 I).AIIen, Ohi 67 238 39 75 .315 Suarez, Tex 45 133 17 41 .308 Home Runs National League: Stargell, Pitt 22: Aaron, AM and Bonds, SF 19; Evans, Atl 17; Monday, Chi 16. American League; Mayberry, Krkptk, KC 60 216 36 68 .315 Hndran, Chi 36 135 21 42 .311 KC 18; Fisk, Bos and D. Allen, Chi 16; Hendrick, Clev 15; Spikes, Clev, Bando and Jackson, Oak 14. Huns Batted In National League: Bench, Cin 56; Stangell, Pitt 51; Watson, Hou 50; Ferguson, LA and Bonds, SF 49. American League: Mayberry, KC 70; Jackson, Oak 61; Murceir, NY 48; Melton, Chi and Darwin, Minn 46. Pitching National League: Bryant, SF 11-5; Osteen, LA 10-3; Wise, St.L 9-3; Reiusehel, Ohi, Sutton, LA and Seaver, NY 9-4; Billingham, Cin and Reuss, Hou 9-5. American Leugue: Wood, Chi 14-10; Singer, Cal 11-3; llolt- zmun, Oak 11-7; Splittorff, KC, Col born, Mil and Hunter, Oak 10-3; Coleman, Det 10-7. 16 games The Cubs, victorious Tuesday in New York 5-1 over the Mets, met the Montreal Expos in doufoleheader today. Ferguson Jenkins (7-5) and Bill Bohnam (4-1) were scheduled for the Cubs while Mike Torrez (4-5) and Baylor Moore (4-7) were on the mound for Montreal. In Tuesday's game, Burt Hooton yielded only four hits- singles by Jim Fregosi in the fifth inning, Felix Millan in the sixth and Willie Mays in the eighth and a double by Rusty Staub in the ninth. The Cubs put the game on ice in the third by scoring three runs. Don Kessinger doubled, Jose Cardenal singled, Jim Hickman walked and Ron Santo singled. The final Cub runs came in the fifth after two were out. Hickman beat out an infield hit, Santo was hit by a Jerry Kossman (6-6) pitch and Carmen Fanzone and Randy Hundley cracked back - to - back singles. get games and streaks like this when you can do everything right and still don't win." 1 In other AL games, Baltimore blanked Milwaukee, 6-0, Oakland topped Texas, 6-2, California ediged Kansas City, 6-5, New York walloped Cleveland, 10-2, and Detroit beat Boston, 4-1. Chicago dawned New York, 51, Montreal routed 1 Pittsburgh, 10-3, Cincinnati topped Houston, 5-1, Los Amigeles blanked San Diego, 7-0, Atlanta defealted San Francisco, 9-2, and Philadelphia walloped St. Louis, 10-3, before loisng, 5-4, in 11 innings, in National League action. Decker, pitching his first complete game in five starts, struck out every White Sox batter except Bill Melton at least once and walked only three. Rod Carew collected three hits for the Twins. Jim Palmer tossed a four- hitter in the Orioles' victory over the Brewers. Palmer was in complete command and allowed only one runner as far as third. Boog Powell and charges. Bobby Grich each drove in two runs for the Orioles. Roy White cracked a two-run homer and Graig Nettles added a solo shot as the Yankees collected 17 hits to defeat the Indians. Pat Dobson went 2-3 innings' for his victory, while Brent Strom took the loss. Gates Brown collected three hits, drove in one run and scored another as the Tigers snapped an eighlt-game losing streak with a victory over the Red Sox. Willie Horton chipped in with a homer for the Tigers, who got 8 2-3 innings of seven- hit pitching from Mike Strahler. Bill North and Joe Rudi hit homers to lead the A's over the Rangers. Rich McKinney chipped in with a two-run double as Oakland tagged Jim Merritt with his third loss in four decisions. A's relief pitcher Rollie Fingers became the second AL pitcher to bat this season -and tffruck out in the ninth. Allan Gallagher's infield single with ibhe bases loaded and none out in the ninth inning scored pinch-runner Lee Stanton and gave the Angels a victory over the Royals. The triumph moved the Angels into first place by one-half game in the AL West, but only one game separates the first five clubs. Vada Pinson had a three- run homer for California while Amos Otis had a solo shot for Kansas City. ••HHHHHHHHHHLH Blocks Scoring Attempt sacrifice (fly to Reds rightfielder Larry Stahl, but Stahl made the good throw to Plummer. Reds won 5-1. Cincinnati Reds catcher Bill Plummer blocks a fourth-inning scoring attempt by Astros' Tommy Helms in their game at Houston Tuesday. Helms was trying to come home on a Trial Scheduled TAMPA, Fla. (UPI) - John Reaves, a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, is scheduled to face trial on Aug. 6 on misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana. Reaves, his brother Robert and Sharon Emerson were arrested May 18 outside a local nightspot by members of the vice squad, who said they saw marijuana cigarette being passed around. Neither of the three defendants was in court Tuesday when their attorneys entered pleas of innocent to the 'Over-Thirty 9 Gang Owns Big Lead in N.L. East Drug Abuse Control Tightened by Rozelle By Vito Stellino UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI) - Pete Rozelle, commissioner of the image-conscious National Football League, tightened the league's drug control program Tuesday and hinted that even tighter controls may be installed in the future. Rozelle, hoping to avoid a drug scandal that would tarnish the NFL's bright image, announced a program that includes the hiring of a medical consultant, strict reporting procedures for prescription drug use by the teams and disclipinary action for violations. But Rozelle said a decision on such controversial matters as urinalysis would be deferred until the medical consultant—a physician with pharmacological expertise-is hired later this summer. Rozelle made the announcement public after first outlining the program to the 26 owners, who convened their summer meetings Tuesday. Rozelle said drug abuse was "a problem for society as a whole." And the NFL, enjoying booming success, wants to avoid getting its image jarred by a drug scandal. Essentially, the NFL's old program, adopted in March 1971, made the team doctor responsible for all drug use by the club. But now under the new supplemental program, the league is taking responsibility. Each team must file reports to the league on its drug inventory twice a year and must submit copies of all prescription drugs ordered every 30 days investigation for trafffic in illegal drugs. "We are quite confident there is no such current investigation," the commissioner said. At his news conference, Rozelle also added that no firm plans would be taken on expansion until the owner meetings next winter. The owners' day concluded witli the sixth annual banquet of the New York chapter of the Pro Football Writers. Wellington Mara, owner of the Giants, received the long and meritorious award and Don Shula was named "Superman of the Super Bowl." Running backs O. J. Simpson of Buffalo and Larry Brown of Washington were named most valuable players in their National League president Chub Feeney's hopes of two close division races this season may be going up in the smoke of the Los Angeles "No Names" and the Chicago "Over-Thirties." The Dodgers, increased their lead in the National League West to Wi games Tuesday night, when they beat the San Diego Padres, 7-0. It was their third straight win and 11th in their last 12 games. The Cubs also stretched their margin to 6V2 games in the East in the afternoon, with a 51 triumph over the New York Mets. The Cubs have won three straight and four out of five and may be in even a stronger position than the Dodgers because the Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates-nregarded as their strongest challengers- appear to be in deep trouble. The Montreal Expos defeated the Pirates, 10-3, the Cincinnati Reds beat the Houston Astros, 5-1, the Atlanta Braves downed the San Francisco Giants, 9-2, and the St. Louis Cardinals rebounded from a 10-3 loss to top the Philadelphia Phillies, 54, in 11 innings in other NL games. American League scores were Oakland 6 Texas 2, California 6 Kansas City 5, Minnesota 4 Chicago 0, Bal­ timore 6 Milwaukee 0, New York 10 Cleveland 2, and Detroit 4 Boston 1. Don Sutton pitched a two- hitter for his ninth victory and the Dodgers took advantage of four San Diego errors to score three unearned runs. Bill Russell had three hits and Willie Davis, Steve Garvey and Dave Lopes two each in the Dodgers' 11-hit attack. Sutton struck out five and walked one. Burt Hooton raised his record to 8-4 for the Cubs with a four- hitter which handed the Mets' Jerry Koosman his sixth loss against six wins. The Cubs took command of the game with three runs in the third Inning when Jose Cardenal singled home one run and Ron Santo delivered a single which drove in two runs when left-fielder Ed Kranepool misplayed the ball. Bob Bailey drove in four runs with a homer, a two-run double and a bases-filled walk as the Expos ended a four-game losing streak. Ron Hunt's two-run single was the big blow of a four-run second-inning outburst which paved the way for Bill Stoneman to win his second game, Richie Hebner and Richie Zisk homered for the Pirates. Joe Morgan and Dave Concepcion hit two-run doubles in the third and eighth innings, respectively, to help Cincinnati's Ross Grimsley win his seventh game with the help of Clay Carroll's three innings of shutout relief. Don Wilson suffered his eighth loss against five wins despite two hits each by Cesar Cedeno and Tommy Helms. WARM TOMORROW lime to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE M2-0185 Rozelle said the league had I respective conferences and closely checked out a New York|Mike Tilleman of Houston was Times story on June 12 thatjnamed the most courageous charged four players are under I athlete of the year. FOR LOW LOW COST AUTO INSURANCE Contact: Tony Lischwe MILLERS MUTUAL INS. Hi BANK Of OALESBUKG BI.DG. 343-1166 or 343-6986 THE BEST BAR IN TOWN IS RK MEN'S BAR It's the masculine cleansing agent, formulated for men, by a man. 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