Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 12, 1973 · Page 29
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Thursday, July 12, 1973
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I Tommy Davis Enjoying Designated Hitter Role fiy FRED DOWN UPt Sports Wfitef Tommy Davis, who mi on the foster . of the Orioles' Rochester club in the Interna* tidnal League in the spring, is having the type of season which can be enjoyed only in the wonderful world of designated hitters. He's knocking the brains out Of rival pitchers and has yet to haul his aching body into a defensive situation. Manager Earl Weaver of the Orioles speculated Wednesday night—after Davis stretched his hitting streak to 11 games with three singles in a 74 victory over the California Aftgels—that Tommy might yet see action in the field. Weaver was referring to the possibility that Davis might play first base for the Orioles in the World Series. "He's a thinking hitter and he knows what he must do all the time," said Weaver. "If anything is bothering him, it's the fact that there will. be no designated hitter in the World Series but I'm not overruling the possibility of using him at first base." Detroit routed Texas, 14*2, the Yankees shaded Chicago", 21, Oakland beat Cleveland, 9-3* Milwaukee downed Kansas City, 8-1, and Minnesota blanked Boston, 3-0, in other AL games. National League scores were Houston 7 New York 1, San Francisco 7 Chicago 3, Philadelphia 6 Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 10 San Diego 2, Los Angeles 3 St. Louis 1 and Montreal 4 Cincinnati 3. Davis, who previously had an 18-game hitting streak from May 22 to June 16, singled off Itegfsfer-Mail 8 Gl ::- SPORTS Gatesburg, 111., Thursday, July 12, 1973 Page 29 Nolan Ryan in the second, third and fifth innings and Boog Powell hit his seventh homer off the California fireballer in the sixth inning to lead the Baltimore attack. Mike Cuellar took the win. Jim Northrup hit two homers and drove in eight runs for the Tigers as Jim Perry won his ninth game with the late -inning relief help of Ed Farmer. Northrup, usually benched against left-handers, hit his two homers off lefties Jim Kremmel and Mike Paul. Duke Sims and Dick McAuliffe also hom­ ered in the Tigers' 13-hit attack. His 23rd Save Sparky Lyle received credit for his 23rd save after halting a White Sox rally in the ninth. Ron Blomberg homered in the second inning and Horace Clarke singled home the Yankees' second run in the fourth. Steve Stone suffered his fifth defeat against four wins for the White Sox. Jim Hunter pitched a four- hitter for his ninth straight victory for the A's. And Sal Bando hit the big blow—his 17th homer. Gaylord Perry, making his 23rd start, struck out nine but was tagged for 12 hits in suffering the loss. Darrell Porter drove in four runs with a three-run homer and a walk and EduSfdo Rodriguez pitched a fiVS-hitter for the Brewers, who dealt Ken Wright of the Royals the loss. Don Money and Pedro-Garcia contributed three hits each to Milwaukee's nine-hit attack. Bert Blyleven pitched*'a six- hitter for his seventh shutout and 12th win and Tony Oliva hit a two-run double for the Twins. John Curtis lost his eighth game as the Red Sox suffered their third loss in their last 13 games. ' "" "" 1 "'""> ran illllMiliiiinillllinrai»liill|llillllilllllinil||»l!!llll||||||flJJ||J||||||||]| Sutton Is Strong Finisher As Dodgers Nip Cardinals s -fcs* !iiil!||||||||in»"lli|| ..|| ' ! lit. By JIM COUR UPI Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (UPI) - Don Sutton has developed this thing about the ninth inning. He has to provide the proper suspense. At least that's the way it seems in his last four starts. The ace of the Los Angeles Dodgers' pitching staff beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday night but the Dodger Stadium crowd of 24,539 didnt't go home until the last pitch. "We didn't talk about it," said Dodger catcher Joe Ferguson, "but I know Don had enough of that late inning stuff." With the at second tying runs perched and third, Sutton Major League Standings National League East w.l 50 38 44 41 41 43 39 44 Jllljlljlllll III Chicago St. Louis Montreal Pittsburgh Philadelphia New York Sets World Mark Dwight Stones, 19, of Glendale, Calif., appears to be amazed at sight of the bar still in place after setting a world record high jump of 7 feet, 6^ inches during U.S.-W. Germany- Switzerland track meet in Munich Wednesday. Stones was bronze medalist in last year's Olympics. Marimon Takes Lead In U. S. Public Links Meet FLANDERS, N.J. (UPI) Tony Marimon, fresh from back-to-back 1959 - 60 NCAA championship golf teams at the University of Houston, tried to go pro like many young men who excelled in collegiate athletics. But things went sour and he gave up the sport until Wednesday, when he shot a leading two-under-par 69 in the first round of the 48th annual U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship here at Flanders Valley Golf Course. Gary Hitch, of Santa Barbara, Calif., Mike Sheely, of Sacramento, Calif., and Phil Reichel, of Bloomington, Minn., were right on Marimon's heels with respective first - round cards of 70, 70 and 71. Hitch shot 33 and 37, Sheely 35-35, and Reichel 34-37. "I like this course," Marimon said. "You have to think. You can't re^ax for a minute." Most of the 157 entrants in the tcarnament enjoyed the benefits of an early morning shower which soaked a few players and softened the greens on ths 6,522-yard course which requires accurate tee shots to avoid the trees. Cooler temperatures and breezes were expected to be a factor in today's round, after which the low 60 scorers and ties from 36 holes will play 18- hole rounds on Friday and Saturday to determine the winner. Six players followed Reichel with one-over-par 72s, four shot 73s and 10 carded 74s. pet. g.b. .568 .518 4% .488 7 .470 VA 39 47 .453 10 36 47 .434 11% West w. 1. pet. g.b. Los Angeles 55 34 .618 — Cincinnati 49 39 .557 5% San Francisco 50 40 .556 5V2 Houston 48 44 .522 8% Atlanta 41 50 .451 15 San Diego 31 56 .356 23 Wednesday's Results San Francisco 7 Chicago 3 Houston 7 New York 1 Montreal 4 Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia 6 Atlanta 5 Los Angeles 3 St. Louis 1 Pittsburgh 10 San Diego 2 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EOT) Houston (Forsch 8-8) at Philadelphia (Lonborg 7-8), 7:30 p.m. St. Louis (Folkers 2-0) at Los Angeles (Messersmith 7-6), 11 p.m. Pittsburgh (Walker 4-7) at San Diego (Kirfey 5-9), 10:30 p.m. (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games Houston at Phila, night St. Louis at San Diego, night Pittsburgh at San Fran, night Montreal at Atla, 2, twi-night New York at Cinci, 2, twi-night Chicago at Los Angeles, night American League New York Boston Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee Cleveland Oakland Kansas City California Minnesota Chicago Texas East w. I. pet. g.b. 49 41 .544 45 39 .536 1 43 38 .531 1% 45 42 .517 2% 43 43 .500 4 30 57 .345 17% West w. I. pet. g.b. 49 39 .557 — 49 42.538 1% 45 40 .529 2% 44 40 .524 3 45 41 .523 3 30 55 .353 17% Wednesday's Results Minnesota 3 Boston 0 New York 2 Chicago 1 Oakland 9 Cleveland 3 Milwaukee 8 Kan City 1, night Detroit 14 Texas 2, night Baltimore 7 Calif 1, night Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EDT) Oakland (Blue 7-5) at Milwaukee (Slaton 6-6), 2:30 p.m. Baltimore (Jefferson 2-1) at Chicago (Johnson 2-2), 9 p.m. California (Singer 14-4) at Detroit (Strahler 3-2), 8 p.m. Kansas City (Drago 9-8) at New York (Dobson 4-3), 7:30 p.m. Texas (Clyde 1-1) at Boston (Pattin 8-11), 7:30 p.m. Cleveland (Wilcox 5-4 and Strom 1-9) at Minnesota (Woodson 9-4 and Bane 0-1), 2, 6:30 p.m. Friday's Games Cleveland at Minn, night Baltimore at Chicago, night Oakland at Milw, night California at Detroit, night Kan City at New York, night Texas at Boston, night struck out Mike Tyson, pinch-hitter Luis Melendez and Lou Brock. Then he jumped up and down. After making 151 pitches for his 10th complete game in his 20th start, the sligihtly built right-handier admitted he was lucky to have enough left to jump. "I wonder who I think I am —Nolan Ryan or somebody?" Sutton quipped. "I'm not supposed to throw that many pitches. Actually, I'm amazed I could throw so many pitches and still hold my stuff at the end." On a 3-2 count, he caught Brock looking on a curveball. It was his third straight strikeout of the Cardinals leadoff man. "We didn't wiant Brock to beat us," added Ferguson. "In that situation, how could he be looking for a curve. It just paralyzed him. It would have done the same thing to me." Sutton fanned a dozen Cardinals and that made him the National League leader in strikeouts with 130 and improved his record to 11-5. Meanwhile, the Dodgers used a three-hit "attack" to beat Bob Gibson. One of them was Willie Davis' 13th home run with Bill Buckner on Ibase on a walk in the first inning. Judge Rules Padre Move Not Right Action at Second Base Dodgers' Dave Lopes (15) seems to have knocked St. Louis shortstop Mike Tyson off his feet in action at second base. Actually Lopes' slide had nothing to do with the posi­ tion of Tyson, who has just thrown a double play ball to first. Dodgers beat the Cards 3-1 in the game at Los Angeles Wednesday. UNI FAX Yankees Edge Sox CHICAGO (UPI) — It didn't and outside, not anywhere near and Pat Kelly reached base on turn out to be the laughter {he strike zone," pitcher Steve a single. Major League Leaders Amateur Short Track MOTORCYCLE RACES Saturday Night — July 14 — 8 p.m. 7 MILES NORTH OF GALESBURG ON U.S. 150 Admission $1.50; Children Under 12 Free lunch Available on Grounds Plenty of Free Parking Sponsored by Galesbgrg Motorcycle Club A.M.A. Sanctioned pet. 345 .335 .322 National League g. ab r. h. |Mota, LA 59 197 24 68 lUnser, Phil 69 221 36 74 Watsn, Hou 92 341 66 114 Maddox, SF 76 299 40 98 Goodsn, SF 77 292 30 95 Mathws, SF 80 275 37 89 Rbnsn, Phil 51 180 27 58 Grubb, SD 65 219 31 70 .320 Cedeno, Ho 72 277 52 88 .318 Crdnl, Chi 82 291 50 92 .316 American League g. ab r. b. pet. Blrribrg, NY 57 168 31 64 .381 Horton, Det 55 204 26 71' Carew, Min 78 297 52 103 May, Mil 85 346 54 109 Buimbry, Bl 58 166 34 52 Blair, Bal 77 258 37 80 D.Allen, Chi 69 245 39 76 Musrcer, NY 90 354 49 109 Krkptk, KC 74 256 44 78 Maybry, KC 89 304 59 92 Home Runs National League: Evans, Atl, Stangell, Pitt and Bonds, SF 25; Aaron, Atl 23; Johnson, Atl and Monday, Chi 21. American League: Mayberry, KC 20; Jackson, Oak 18; Fisk, 334iBos and Bando, Oak 17; D. 328 Allen, Ohi and Hendrick, Clev 325 ,16. 324 Runs Batted In National League: Bench, Cin 70; Stargell, Pitt 64; Bonds, SF 62; Evans, Atl 61; Watson, Hou 59. American League: Mayberry, KC 80; Jackson, Oak 67; Murcer, NY 58; Darwin, Minn 56; Melton, Chi 54. Pitching National League: Bryant, SF 13-6; Billingham, Cin 12-5; Sutton, LA 11-5; Reuss, Hou 11-jeffect. 6; Wise, StL 10-4; Reuschel, Chi, Osteen, LA and Cleveland, St.L 10-5. American League: Wood, Chi 16-12; Hunter, Oak 14-3; Singer, Cal 14-4; Coleman, Det and Holtzm'an, Oak 13-8. 348 .347 .315 .313 .310 .310 .308 .305 .303 SAN DIEGO (UPI) - A Superior Court judge has ruled the San Diego Padres are liable for breach of contract and damage suits if the team's new owners go ahead with a plan to move the club to Washington, D.C. But the current parent city is still not happy. The city attorney's office filed a motion with the 4th Appellate District Court Wednesday, hours after Superior Court Judge Eli Levenson refused to issue a preliminary injunction to prevent the Padres from being sold. The city, owner of San Diego Stadium and landlord of the Padres, sought the court action to keep the team in town pending a hearing on a permanent injunction against the sale. Levenson ruled he had no power to prevent the sale, but said the city could sue the. team for breach of contract and damages. The city had a 20-year contract with the team until 1988 and said loss of the baseball club would cause irreparable harm. A 10 -day stay on an earlier temporary restraining order j blocking the sale until thei appellate court rules is still ini that. Manager Chuck Tanner wanted for his Chicago White Sox for a change. Maybe a crier? "We played a good game," he said with a show of disgust about Chicago's 2 - 1 loss Wednesday to the New York Yankees, who beat the White Sox for the first time in eight games this season. A number of key plays added up to the Yanks' success. There was Ron Blomberg's sixth homer, Hal Lanier's double which turned into the winning run, scuffed baseballs which umpires repeatedly tossed out of the game, and a game-saving throw by Yankee catcher Thurman Munson. And, of course, Fritz Peterson's four- hitter for eight innings. Lanier doubled in the fourth inning and scored on Horace Clark's single. A Waste Pitch "It was a waste pitch, low Stone said later, how he hit it." Peterson said resin on his fingernails, which "gave me more stuff on the ball. They've been called spit- ters, but they were never effective before. It was my own idea to put resin on my fingernails," he said. The umpires decided balls were scuffed by striking the artificial infield grass. The White Sox made no charge that Peterson was guilty. They threatened to at least tie the score in the ninth when Ed Herrmann was hit by a pitch Miilwent League By United Press International Wisconsin Rapids 5 Waterloo 4 Clinton 5 Quincy 4 (11 innings) Cedar Rapids 8 Quad Cities 6 Appleton 7 Burlington 5 Decatur 3 Danville 2 "I don't know I But Joc Keough, P' 110 ' 1 " run " , ' |iiing for Herrmann, was picked off second by Munson. he was using I ou ., ... „. ' Situation Was Ripe The situation was ripe for a bunt and Keough had a long lead off base. "You can 't blame Keough," Tanner said. "He was bouncing to get to third. He can 't take a chance of failing, to make it on a bunt." Munson, a college teammate of Stone's at Kent State, had a message for his friend. "Tell him I didn 't beat him with my bat. I did it with my arm," he said. Stone, working for the. third time with only two days off, said he was strong and, "had good stuff." 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