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Tuesday, July 3, 1973
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Three Out of Four Semifinalists At Wimbledon Not After WIMBLEDON, England (UP!) - By on* of aporti' little ironies, three of the men playing for a semifinal spot in the men'a singles of the Wimbledon tennis chanv pionshps today are not Interest* ed nor eligible for any Of the $147,800 in prize money. Alex Mayer of Mount Freedom, N.J., the unseeded, recently crowned NCAA champion who upset top-seed Hie Nastase of Romania, is an amateur and paid his own way to Wimbledon, although he expects the Alt-England Club will meet the expenses of his journey here. Bjorn Borg, the 17 -year-old Swedish sixth seed, is also an amateur and not in the money Cfafcrijuig Kegfster-Mail SPORTS OALESBURO, ILL., TUES., JULY 3, 1973 • ••i PAGE 14 pursuit. And Alex Metreveli, the Russian fourth seed, is likewise playing for glory rather than gold. The men meet in the quarterfinals today with the field wide open and bookmakers worried. Finally, they hav^ decided on fifth-seeded Jimmy Connors of Belleville, 111., and second- seeded Jan Kodes of Czechoslovakia as narrow betting Ifavorites. Mayer plays Jurgen Pass- bender of Germany, the eighth seed,. who beat the American the last time they met. Connors battles it out with Metreveli and Borg meets the hometown crowd favorite, third-seeded Roger Taylor of Britain who has a chance—because of a boycott by professionals and the Nastase defeat—to become the first Briton to win since Fred Perry in 1936. Kodes meets the only other unseeded player to reach the quarter-finals, Vitray Antritraj of India. Monday saw the majestic march of magnificent women, with the four top seeds in the women's singles championships gaining the semifinals. BilUe Jean King of Hilton Head, S.C., Chris Evert of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., plus Australians Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong advanced to the semis. Mrs. King eliminated Kerry Melville of Australia, JM), 8-6, while Miss Evert scored a 6-2, |4-6, 6-2 triumph over Rosie Casals of San Francisco. Mrs. Court ousted Olga Morozova 6f the Soviet Union, .4-6, 6-4, 6-1, and Miss Goola[gong whipped Virginia Wade of Britain, 6-3, 6-3. . Major League Standings National League East Brothers Face Each Other Chicago St. Louis Pittsburgh Montreal Philadelphia New York Pitchers Gayford Perry, leflt, of Olevefanid and his brother "•J'iim of Detroit will fiace each otter in a regular season •7 game for itihe 'first tonne tonight. 'Batlh are farmer Cy Young award winners. The tot timeiarolters pitched against each other took place in the National 'League when Joe Niekro of San Diego defeated Phil Ndefcro of Atlanta 14). UNIFAX Reds 'Feel Back in Race 9 w. 1. 47 33 38 38 36 38 35 39 36 41 33 41 West w. 1. 51 30 47 35 44 37 42 37 34 47 26 53 pet. g .b. .588 .500 .486 .473 .468 .446 7 8 9 9% 11 pet. .630 .573 .543 .532 .420 .329 g.b. By FRED DOWN ^ UPI Spoirts Writer ^Cincinnati Manager Sparky ^n^erson allowed that "at least nvg(ve got tihe feeling we're -iback in the race" after the Reds defeated the Los Angeles .^'dHgens, 4-2, in the national TV game Monday night on Tony , Perez's two-run ninth-inning - homer. : s 'The Reds are eight games itfehimd the first-place Dodgers but Anderson pointed out, "It's like old times... tlhait's the way we came from behind in 1970 ;Iand 1972." And Hank Aaron, relaxed and 'gffnning after moving to within ,20 homers of Ruth's 714 career 'record with his 21st of this Flavors Suspended BARCELONA, Spain (UPI) — "Three top players in the Wimbledon tennis tournament have been suspended for. one mouth as announced Monday by the Spanish Tennis Federation. "Listed as restricted from J)avis Cup play arc Manuel Oranles, Andres Gimeno and •A?vfflnio Munoz. The reason? '"Disobedient of dictated by this season in a 9-5 loss to the San Francisco Giants, obviously is starting to feel he can hit another 21 and set a new mark of 715 tthis year. He previously had taken the position that No. 715 wouldn't come until sometime in the 1974 season. "I haven't hit that 42 yet," said Aaron, whose career total is 694. "But, I've hit more than 40 in six seasons so I guess it would be no surprise if I should do it again." The St. Louis Cardinals scored a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, the San Diego Padres defeated the Houston Astros, 8-5, and the Montreal Expos beat the New York Mets, 2-1, in tihe only other National League games. American League scores were Detroit 4 Cleveland 3, Milwaukee 5 Baltimore 3, Boston 1 New York 0, Minnesota 5 Kansas City 2, Chicago 5 Texas 4 and California 4 Oakland 2. Perez hit his game-winning homer off star reliever Jim Brewer to give Don Gullett his First Baseball All-Star Game Held 40 Years Ago PITTSBURGH (UPI) - A generation of baseball fans has been born and grown up since that July 6 40 years ago when the first All-Star game was played. It was "All-Star" in every sense. Twelve players and two managers in that 1933 game Comiskey Park to McGraw, arc in the Hall of Fame. The Americans won, 4-2, and the hero was—who else—but Babe Ruth, who cracked a two- run line-drive homer in the third inning off loser "Wild Bill" Hallahan for what proved to be the victory margin. Now 73, Grove, in a telephone ;said the governing body. pVjim^ Si*** 1 Four ~ BOSTON (UPI) - clayed at _ —-„ - , . the norms;stimulate Chicago's Century of I interview from his home in federation"! Progress, have been entered inlNorwalk, Ohio., looked back on The Boston Bruins Monday an- : n<junced tihe signing of four -choices in the recent amateur draft. ."Right winger Walter Johnson, <ieifensemi3n Virgil Gates, goalie Mm Pe'tis and canter Unuillon have corns to w|(;h tin; National League club. the Hall of Fame. The American Leaguers enshrined at Cooperstown are Babe Ruth, Charl esGehringer, Lou Gehrig, Al Simmons, Joe Cronin, Lefty Gomez and Lefty Grove. The National League contingent includes Frank Frisch, n aul Waner, Bill Terry, Pie Yvvon Traynor and Gabby Hartnett. terms "mn'e Mack, the Americans' Hockey -ngngger, i". e a g u e a brilliant career which included 31 victories in 1931 and 20 or more wins in seven other seasons. "I still keep up with the game," he said. "I listen to baseball on the radio and watch it on television. And I'm awaiting the All-Star game on the 24th (at Kansas City). It eighth win against seven losses. The Dodgers had given Andy Messersmith an early 24) lead but the Reds tied the score in the sixth on a Walk, Pete Rose's single, Joe Morgan's double and a sacrifice fly by Dan Driessen. The loss was Brewer's second against four victories. Aaron's homer gave the Braves a 3-1 lead in the sixth inning but the Giants scored eight runs in the last three innings against the ineffective Atlanta bullpen. Don McMahon made his first appearance since being reactivated and pitched a hitless eighth and ninth for the Giiainits. Ted Simmons drove in five runs—three of tihem with his sixth homer of the season—as the Cardinals rose back to the 500-mark. Reggie Cleveland went 8 1-3 innings to win his ninth game for the Cardinals while rookie Mike Wallace, who lasted just 1-3 of an inning, suffered the loss. Clarence Gaston's three-run homer in the ninth enabled the Padres to hand itihe Astros their fifth loss during an eight-game home stand. Jerry Morales hit a three-run double in the third inning and set up two other runs with another double in the Padres' 12-Wt aittack. day Kirby won his fifth game and Jim Crawford lost his fourth. Pinch hitter Boots Day horn ered off Buzz Capna in the 10th inning to give the Expos their victory over the Mets. Steve Renko, who won only one game last season, scattered six hits Los Angeles San Francisco Houston Cincinnati Atlanta San Diego Monday 's Results Mtl 2 New York 1,10 inns St. Louis 7 Philadelphia 4 (Cincinnati 4 Los Angeles 2 San Francisco 9 Atlanta 5 San Diego 8 Houston 5 (Only games scheduled) Wednesday's Games New York at Montreal, night Philadelphia at Chicago Pittsburgh at St. Louis San Diego at Los *.ng, night Houston at Atl, 2, twi-night San Fran at Cinci, morning 4Mt 7 8 17 24 American League East New York Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee Boston Cleveland Minnesota Oakland Chicago California Kansas City Texas w. 1, 45 34 37 34 40 36 39 37 37 36 27 51 West w. 1. 41 33 44 36 39 35 40 36 42 40 26 47 pet. gb. .570 .521 4 .513 \Vz .513 4% .507 5 .346 17% pet. .554 .550 .527 .526 .512 .356 gb. 2 2 3 15 Monday's Results Chicago 5 Texas 4 Minnesota 5 Kan City 2 Detroit 4 Cleveland 3 Milwaukee 5 Baltimore 3 Boston 1 New York 0 California 4 Oakland 2 Wednesday's Games Milwaukee at Baltimore Boston at New York, 2 Detroit at Cleve, twilight California at Oak, night Kansas City at Minn, night Chicago at Tex, 2, twi-night Major League Leaders iould be a gr?at one. But I,-. and his National don't think it will measure up over the full 10 innings to raise counterpart, John to the first All-Star game." ihis record to 7-5. National League g. ab r. h. pet. Mota, LA 54 181 24 61 .337 Unser, Phil 61 188 30 63 .335 Watsn, Hou 81 206 56 99 .334 Goodsn, SF 69 258 25 86 .333 Button, Phil 52 143 24 47 .329 Maddox, SF 68 268 37 87 .325 Mathws, SF 72 243 34 79 .325 Crdnl, Chi 77 279 47 89 .319 Santo, Chi 75 273 43 87 .319 Rbnsn, Phii 42 141 23 45 .319 American League g. ab r. h» pet. Blmbrg, NY 50* 146 27 58 .397 Horton, Det 47 174 23 60 .345 Carew, Min 71 270 48 92 .341 D.Allen. Chi 69 245 39 76 .310 Blair, Boil 67 217 32 67 .309 Murcer, NY 79 314 45 96 .306 May, Mil 75 300 45 91 .303 Kelly, Chi 60 246 36 74 .301 Berry, Cal 70 219 25 66 .301 Bumbry, Bl 50 146 31 44 .301 Home Runs National League: Stargell, Pitt 23; Bonds, SF 22; Aaron and Evans, Atl 21; Monday, Chi 18. American League: Mayberry, KC 19; Fisk, Bos, D. Allen, Chi ?nd Jackson, Oak 16; Hendrick, Clev and Bando, Oak 15. Runs Batted In National League: Bench, Cin 59; Stargell, Pitt 57; Bonds, SF 56; Watson, Hou 55; Evans, Atl 53. American League: May berry, KC 74; Jackson, Oak 63; J Murcer, NY 55; Darwin, Minn 50; Melton, Chi 49. Pitching National League: Bryant, SF 13-5; Osteen, LA 10-3; Billing- haim, Cin and Reuss, Hou 10-5; five pitchers tied with 9 victories. American League: Wood, Chi 14-11; Hunter, Oak 12-3; Singer, Cal 12-4; Coleman, Det 12-7; Colborn, Mil 11-3; Holtzman, Oak 11-8. Rally to Down Rangers 5-4 ..ARLINGTON, Tex. (UPI) .Bill Melton is quite ready to start up a David Clyde fan club. And vice versa. Clyde, the 18-year-old top draft choice who lured the first ^capacity crowd in Texas Rang- FOR LOW LOW COST AUTO INSURANCE Contact: Tony Lischwe MILLERS MUTUAL INS. 411 BANK Of •m GALfcJSHUKG BI .DG. ' 343-1166 or 343 6986 er history last week, made his with my first one," said Clyde, innings and retired with a 4-3 second major league start Mon- whose second outing drew lead. And Melton wiped that day night and if anything he 33,010 fans ot Arlington Stadi- lead out in the eighth by sin- was more innjressive the sec- urn. "I had much better con- gling in pinch runner John ond time around. trol. I sakl last week I was Jeter. But Clyde fell victim to his lucky the first time because Ed Herrmann then brought in own throwing error and the in- I had thrown so many high the winning run in the ninth for ability of his relievers to hold pitches. the White Sox, doubling home the lead, and the Chicago White Didn't Fool Melton Luis Alvarado. Sox rallied to down the Rang- "I didn't get away with it Got First Hit ers, 5-4. The loss went to the against Melton. One of those he Melton, who struck out the last of 'the Texas relief pitchers hit was lucky not to have gone first tone he faced Clyde, came — Don Stanhouse. out of the park." back with a single and a In six innings Clyde gave up Chicago's two unearned runs double. His single to lead off four hits, struck out six and came in the fiftlh when Clyde the fourth was the first hit allowed only one earned run. grabbed a bounding ball off the Clyde allowed. Chicago scored two unearned bat of Ken Henderson and "Damn, he's just 18 years runs, however, as a result of a threw wildly to second base in old," said Melton. "I can't be- wild throw by Clyde to second an attempt to force Melton. lieve it. He has a heck of an on a potential double play ball, j "It was all my fault and it arm for 18 years old. And he "I was more pleased with sure made me mad," Clyde has tho mark of an older pitch-tough to do against this young this performance than I was soid. "I did not try to hurry er because he throws breaking jster." \ the throw. Actually I just took,^^~ balls when he is behind. Young pitchers just don't do that because they think they can blow it by you. "I think Clyde Is more developed now and more advanced than Vida Blue was when he won 24 games (in 1971). "Blue still cannot throw a curve ball. Blue is developing now and a smarter pitcher, but I still believe Clyde is more developed. "Clyde can throw the curve with a different speed than his fast ball. Blue won 18 games before the All-Star break that year and went 6-7 after the break. People got to gauging his fast ball. That will be 'Swede 9 Savage, IndyDriver, Dies INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (UPI) — Memorial services were scheduled tonight for David Earl "Swede" Savage, who died Monday of burns and injuries suffered in a flaming crash into the wall during the Indianapolis 500HmMe race May 30. Savage's body was to be flown to San Bernardino, Calif., today, where funeral and burial arrangements were pending. Savage, 26, of Santa Ana, Calif., was the third person to die as a result of accidents at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during May. Art Pollard, a veteran driver from Medford, Ore., was killed May 12 during practice for qualifications when his car hit a wall at racing speeds and skidded upside down into the infield. A crew member for one of car owner Andy Granatelli's entries, Armando Tenan, 22, Santa Monica, Calif., was struck and killed by a fire truck in the pits as it raced to where Savage's car hit a retaining wall at itihe head of the main straightaway. The fire-red Eagle exploded into a ball of flames on impact. The cockpit in which Savage was harnessed came to rest near the outside wall, causing the race to be halted for more ithan an hour on the 59th lap. Savage was rushed by heli­ copter to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, suffering burns and broken legs. His death, announced by Speedway Medical Director Dr. Thomas Hanna, came at 9:40 a.m. EST. The 1973 "500" was only his second at Indy. He started in ninth place in 1972, but dropped out with a broken connecting rod after only five laps. Before the fatal crash, Savage led 12 laps. The broad-shouldered handsome Savage used to say "my accidents have made a better driver of me." During his racing career, he suffered collapsed lungs, broken ribs, a caved-in chest and a severe brain concussion, the latter at Ontario, Calif., which resulted in his missing the 1971 season. He began driving stock cars in 1967 and he became the protege of Dan Gumey in 1968. Savage placed fifth in his first USAC race at Donnybrooke and scored his first championship car win in 1970 at Phoenix. Ashbv Called Up CLEVELAND (UPI) - The Cleveland Indians have called up catcher Allen Ashby from Evansville of the Aanierican Association to replace Dave Duncan who suffered a fractured left wrist. CvoiKiwiatM O' «Mf*iM. INC Thoroughbred Racing June 16 to Sept 3 Elegant dining from 6:30 PM, for reservations phone 309/792-2026 Exciting Thoroughbred Racing Tuesday thru Saturday Post Time 8PM (rain or shine) South ot I-80 on 2 and 92 For Information Phone 309/792-0202 Mutuelly Exciting East Molina Downs EAST MOUNE DOWNS Harness Horse Races Sat, July 7th 6:00 P.M. (too long and tried to guide it. | I wanted an infield ground ball " and that's what I got. But I just made a mistake with it." Clyde developed a blister on his throwing hand after six Sun,, July 8th 1:30 P.M. R COUNTY FAIRG0UKD5 Aledo, (If. WARM TOMORROW Time to !:isuiate WHITI'S PHONE M-Qm SPORTS PAGE THIS WEEK FEATURING WINNERS OF THE ALL CITY - JR. GOLF TOURNAMENT Bill Klapp - Tom Bennett • Craig Bishop - Julie Davis Tues.-6:30 PM GALESBURG CABLE TV "Local Television for Local People" July 4th SPECIAL MATINEE POST TIME 3PM y ^NO NIGHT RACING ON THE 4th, We'll fix it so good it'll be hard to close. "So ifs not as depressing asii looks. 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