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Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, July 19, 1973
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r Id >;Go!esbur By ED SAmSBURY UPI Sp*U Writer CM8DAGO (tiPl) - The Chi* Jenkins „ Ferguson ad of his league-leading .pacjsCof last year in one unhappy statistic—giving up home ;run& Hie hitters as well as Whitey Lockman have their opinions why. Jenkins gave up two homers to Dave Roberts and one to ^Nate-Covert Wednesday in the Cubs' 8-5 loss to the San Diego Padres to boost his total this year to 28 in 166 W innings compared to his season total of 32 in 289 innings last year. "It's probably because he just challenges the hitters," Roberts said. "He throws a lot of sliders and off speed pitches and keeps the ball away from you until he gets behind. A Great Pitcher "He's a great pitcher, a premier pitcher in the National League, and he's not afraid to come in and challenge you instead of giving you a tough pitch when he gets behind. He comes in and guys hit it out. "My first one came on an inside fast ball, and I'm sure he wanted to throw me a tough pitch and got it out over the plate a little more than he wanted to. I got a couple of pitches in my zone and hit them out." Colbert, who hit 38 homers 'last year, got his 10th this sea- fefifster-Mail Gales Thursday, Page son and said Jenkins "made a few more mistakes on breaking balls. "Ive never seen him get + breaking balls up like he did against us. It seems he's lost his concentration right now and when you lose your cofleeittf a* tion, everything else goes the same, but the body won't do what you want it to do/' Lockman declared the problem "primarily is a question d control." Throwing Pretty Well "Fergy is throwing pretty well velocity wise," he said. "However, he is throwing quite a* few balls high in the strike zone, and this is the type pitch most batters are aWe to hit for distance. Mechanically he's doing everything well, but he's not been able to get the ball in the strike zone." r j . the Padres, beating Jenkins for the first time in his career after losing to him 13 times previously, extended the Cubs' losing streak to six games with losses' and will be back today to try for three straight over Chicago. the Cubs too will be without Ron Santo, who suffered a muscle strain and; spasm in the lower lumbar region when trying to avoid a tag by Colbert at first base. "It doesn't appear to be very serious,'' Lockman said, "but any time you lose a player of santo's caliber for any length of time, it's unfortunate." 1? i'r 4> ft 1 1 \i ft Major League Standing National League « f J n Erom left are Cincinnati catcher Johnny Bench, second baseman Joe Morgan and left fielder Pete Rose, who, by the vote of fans in the All-Star balloting are three Reds assured of positions on the National League team when play begins Bench, Morgan and Rose Tuesday in Kansas City. Bench topped all in the vote-getting. Besides these three, manager Sparky Anderson is expected to name at least two others to the team from "The Big Red Machine." UNIFAX By MARTIN LADER UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI) - Predicting an era of increased national expansion and intercontinental basketball for his successor, Walter Kennedy has announced his intention to relinquish his job as commissioner of the National Basketball Association on June 1, 1975. "I believe you can safely expect some kind of expansion beyond the current 17 teams and by the fate 70s or early '80s the NBA will be expanding to .Europe;" Kennedy said Wednesday upon making the formal announcement of his retirement. "By then jet travel will be more convenient and the costs lower. Teams now travel from the East Coast to the West, and I don't visualize any serious problem in going the other X £KN FRANCISCO (UPI) The; Los Angeles Dodgers, ,who didn't have one player in the I top iour at any position in the " fans.' Ail-Star balloting, made a conji&back Wednesday when Sparky Anderson named the pitching staff for the All-Star game in Kansas City on July ^. Anderson, the Cincinnati M ,Reds- manager, selected Don ^"SuJj&ji, Claude Osteen and Jim a .-Br^er of the Dodgers among the, eight pitchers he named for the classic. , r Tom Seaver of the New York Mets is the senior hurler on the NL squad for the mid-season classic against the American League. He was selected for the seventh time. Anderson chose six righthand­ ers—Seaver, Sutton, his own Jack Billingham, Rick Wise of the St. Louis Cardinals, Wayne Twitohell of the Philadelphia Phillies and Dave Giusti of the second time, are the only Pittsburgh Pirates—and south- pitchers besides Seaver with paws Osteen and Brewer. Bill Russell, who was fifth in the balloting at shortstop, was the highest Dodger finisher in the fans' balloting as Los Angeles was all but ignored despite the fact that the Dodgers have been leading the Western Division most of the season. Osteen, on the team for the third time, and Sutton, for the I and Cesar Cedeno, Houston. previous All-Star experience. The pitchers will back a starting lineup of catcher Johnny Bench, Cincinnati; first baseman Hank Aaron, Atlanta; second baseman Joe Morgan, Cincinnati; shortstop Chris Speier, San Francisco; third going way." When Kennedy first took over the job as commissioner, the NBA consisted of only nine teams and it didn't have a television contract. Today, in addition to 17 franchises, the league receives an annual income of $9 million from TV. Referring to these accomplishments, the 60 - year - old Santo Suffers Injury, May baseman Ron Santo, Chicago; outfielders Pete Rose, Cincin-|]| • nati, Billy Williams, Chicago, HfUSS LlflSSl Wise s Loses as if - By VTTO STELLINO -Rick Wise was named to the AlfrStar team for the second time in three years Wednesday ..-.bijLJbe wasn't in a mood for favorite to get the starting assignment in the classic, was battered for 11 hits and six runs in 5 2-3 innings as the San Francisco Giants turned in an wconrating. | 8 . 3 victory that foiled the £ The St. Louis Cardinals'; Cards ' bid to overtake Chicago ^righthander, who is the odds-oni in th e Eastern Division race. When the Cubs lost to San Diego, 8-5, in an afternoon I game', the surging Cards moved into a tie for first place and had a chance to move a half- game ahead of Chicago with a triumph. Instead, they fell a half game back. Matthews drove -Kim; Signs 2 LOblSVILLE, Ky. (UPI) •[Florida State University star jRorf*King, who dropped out of SJschooJ after the spring semester, has signed with Kentucky the American Basketball £of ^Association announced Mrs. •John Y. Brown, chairman of Zthe board for the Colonels Tuesday. ** Kim, a 6-foot-4 guard, with- ^drewjfrom Florida State after ^completing the spring semester gbyt averaged 22.7 points per i *gpme and helped guide the JSemtaoles to a 27-6 skein in his '•junior season. Gary three runs with a two-run homer and a ground rule double to lead the Giants to the triumph. Ron Bryant, who gave up six hits in 7 2-3 innings, got the victory to boost his victory total to 14—highest in the National League. In the other Pitts- games, burgh edged Los Angeles, 3-2, New York routed Atlanta, 12-2, Cincinnati nipped Philadelphia, NOTICE WE WILL OPEN TEMPORARILY FOR REDUCTION OF INVENTORY 7-3, and Montreal edged Houston, 3-2. Dave Roberts hit two homers and Nate Colbert added one off losing pitcher Ferguson Jenkins to pace San Diego to the victory * over Chicago. Clay Kirby went six innings to get the win and Mike Caldwell got the save. Willie Stargell's 27th home run of the season snapped a 2-2 sixth inning tie and paced Pittsburgh to the win over Los Angeles. The loss ended the Dodgers' win streak at seven. Dock Ellis got the victory. Ron Hunt was hit by a pitch for the 235th time in his career CHICAGO (UPI) -Ron.Santo, Chicago Cubs captain who was named to the starting National League All-Star game at third base, today was a doubtful starter for the midseason clas- cic after a night in the hospital. Santo, who suffered a muscle strain and spasm in the lower * i j IL IIUL • • A l^bar region while trying to to lead off the lttfa t inning and aid a tag at first base during eventually scored the wnnmg Wednesday's Cubs game with rim on Juan Fwnrfi wild the San Dieg0 Padr | wiU ^ pitch as Montreal beat Houston. * Kennedy said in explaining his decision to retire, "I felt most of the projects I was involved in since 1963 have been substanti ally accomplished. I also felt I wanted more time to be able to spend with my wife and children and to do some leisurely travel." He emphasized, in answer to several questions referring to printed reports that he was being forced out by the NBA Board of Governors, that the decision to quit was strictly his own. "This is my own decision," he stated firmly. "The stories that were in the papers are utterly untrue. I was under, no pressure at all to make this i decision. The only consultation I had on the matter was with my wife." Kennedy also stated that the owners were prepared to offer him a new contract if he wanted he will that new it. Instead, serve on the committee will choose his successor. To help make his retirement more comfortable, the league's Board of Governors voted unanimously to give Kennedy a 10-year contract as a consultant, to take effect upon his retirement. The contract is said to call for a total in excess of Chicago St. Louis Montreal Pittsburgh Philadelphia New York East w.l. pet g.b. 50 43 .538 — 49 43 .533 Vt 44 47 .484 42 48 .467 42 51 .452 40 50 ,444 5 8 8tt West Los Angeles Cincinnati w. 1. pet. g.b. 61 35 .635 — 53 42 .558 IVz San Francisco 53 43 ,552 8 Houston Atlanta San Diego 51 48 .515 11% 45 53 .459 17 33 60 .355 27 Hunt holds the career record for being hit by a pitch. Rusty Staub belted two homers and drove in five runs and John Milner also homered as New York trounced Atlanta. Tom five- Seaver pitched a hitter for the triumph. Andy K o s c o's three - run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and keyed Cincinnati to the win over Philadelphia. Steve Carlton took the loss and is now 9-10 while Tom Hall got I the victory. out a few days. He became the second Chicago player who may not see action in the All - Star game Tuesday at Kansas City. White Sox first baseman Dick Allen, voted to play that position for the American League, will not start because of hairline fractures in his leg. Cubs Manager Whitey Lockman said he did not know how long Santo would be out but he raised the possibility that Santo might not be able to play by Tuesday. Lee Trevino Defends Title In St Louis Golf Classic By THOMAS UHLENBROCK ST. LOUIS (UPI) - goal of winning An 11100,000," he said. Trevino alreadv has t OFF i 20% TO 50% MANY ITEMS Spectacular Savings on All Fishing & Camping Supplies Please Pick Up Your Lay-a-Ways HOURS: MON., TUBS., WEP., SAT., & SUN. 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM FW. 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM Closed All Day Thursday WILKINS GUN SHOP »849 E. MAIN ST. GALESIURC enthusiastic Lee Trevino plunged into the defense of his title in the St. Louis Golf Classic today and talked of winning over $250,000 this year. Trevino another already has won $153,000 this year, so another $100,000 would push him past the $250,000. Trevino finished 1972 with $214,000. Trevino, wearing a golf cap won top prize of j with a yellow sombrero stitched 0 in the first St. Louis [on the front as an insignia for Classic last year, and the prize:Super Mex, shot a two-under- has now jumped to j par 68 in Wednesday's Pro-am. a total purse of j "But I didn't line up the putt§ the way I should have," he of $210,000. "I've got eight more tournaments' this year, and I've set a WARM TOMORROW said. "I just looked at them and shot". Four Crampton shot 69, Marti 71. Boros 70, at Jim Jamieson, The tournament course Norwood Hills Country Club has been altered to 6,529 yards for a par-70, rather than the usual 72. The changes emphasize the course's demand for accuracy off the tee, precise shortoron play and excellent putting. The tournament is for the benefit of St. Louis Children's Hospital, which provides about $1.5 million in free medical care each year. The PGA's winter rules were in effect because the tournament was being held in the crabgrass belt. Several fair- $500,000. "This is an effort to show the appreciation and respect of the owners for his leadership over the years and which will assure the commissioner comfortable financial security for the rest of his life," said Richard L. Blooh, president of the Phoenix Suns and chairman of the NBA's finance committee. Knox Horseshoe Tourney Is Set Casey Bettisworth will defend his county horseshoe championship in the Knox County Tournament at the Lincoln Park courts this Saturday evening. The annual tournament, hosted by the Galesburg Horseshoe Club, starts at 6 o'clock. Going against Bettisworth are former champ Clint Van Dusen and Ross Sornberger, who finished third last year, as well as top players Arnold Lester, Walt Williamson and Don Comingore. All entries must be in by the start of the tourney Saturday night. Only Knox County players are eligible. Wednesday's Results San Diego 8 Chicago 5 Pittsburgh 3 Los Angeles 2 San Francisco 8 St. Louis 3 New York 12 Atlanta 2 Cinci 7 Philadelphia 3 Montreal 3 Houston 2 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EOT) San Diego (Grief 5-12) at Chicago (Hooten 8-8), 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles (Downing 74) at St. Louis (Foster 6-5), 9 p.m. Montreal (Moore 4-10) at Cincinnati (Grimsley 9-5), 8 p.m. (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games San Francisco at Chicago San Diego at Pitts 2, twi-nite Philadelphia at Atlanta, night Montreal at Cincinnati, night New York at Houston, night Los Angeles at St. Louis, night American League New York Baltimore Boston Detroit Milwaukee Cleveland w. I. pet. g.b. 54 43 .557 48 40 .545 50 42 .543 48 45 .518 45 46 .495 35 60 .368 18 1% 4 6 West Oakland w. I. pet. g.b. 53~42 .558 Kansas City 52 45 .536 Chicago California Minnesota Texas 43 46 .511 5 47 45 .511 5 47 45 .511 5 31 59 .344 20 Wednesday's Results Minnesota 3 New York 0 Boston 6 Chicago 1 Baltimore 5 Oakland 2 Cleve 10 Calif 8, 11 inns Milwaukee 3 Texas 0 Detroit 14 Kan City 4 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EOT) Baltimore (Cuellar 6-9) at California (Ryan 11-11), 11 p.m. Milwaukee (Lockwood 4-5) at Texas (Merritt 3-5), 8:30 p.m. Minnesota (Decker 3-5) at Boston (Tiant 12-8), 7:30 p.m. (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games Chi at New York, twniite Minnesota at Boston, night Detroit at Texas, night Milwaukee at Kan City, night Cleveland at Oakland, night Baltimore at Calif, night jor League Leaders 4 ' Mot a, LA National League D.Allen, Chi 69 245 39 76 .310 g. ab r. h. pet. Bumbry, Bal 62 181 37 56 .309 62 207 26 72 .348 Murcer, NY 97 383 53117 .305 84 285 45 86 .302 Watsn, Hou 99 368 68121 .329 Blair, Bal Unser, Phil 74 236 38, 77 .326 JJelton Chi 88 323 49 97 300 Rose, Cin 94 382 63124 .« Maytey, KC 94 817 » 95 .300 Home Runs Grubb, SD Maddox, SF 81 318 43 103 .324 Mathews, SF 86 297 43 96 .323 National League: Stargell, Rbnsn, Phil 58 208 29 67 .322 Pi tt 27; Evans, Atl 26; Aaron, Crdnl, Chi 87 310 51 99 .319 M gnd Bond sp ^ JohnsoI1) 70 240 J4 7o .317 ... . . Goodsn, SF 83 316 33 100 .316 Atl and Monday, Chi 21. Cedeno, Hou 78 294 55 93 .316 American League: Mayberry, KC and Jackson, Oak 20; Hendrick, Clev and Otis, KC 19; pet. | Murcer, NY and Bando, Oak 18. Runs Batted In American League ab r. h. Blombrg, NY 62 190 32 68 .338 Carew, Min 86 332 57116 .349 National League: Bench, Cin 58 209 28 73 .349 W; Stargell, Pitt 68; Evans, Atl 91371 59118 .318 ®> Bonds, SF 63; May and 72 290 26 92 .317 Watson, Hou and Luzinski, Phil 61. Horton, Dat May, Mil Davis, Bal Morlan Recalled PITTSBURGH (UPI) American League: Mayberry, mu KC 80; Jackson, Oak 74; recalled righthander John Morlan from their Charleston farm club in Pitching . , National League: Bryant, SF the International 14-7; Billingham, Cin 13-6; League in a move to bolster Sutton, LA 12-5; Osteen, LA and their sagging pitching staff. wise, St.L 11-5; Reuss, Hou 11 Tom Dettore, recalled from 7. Charleston last June 10, was American League: Wood, Chi optioned to the Charlies on 24-18-12; Coleman, Det 15-8; hour recall to make room for Hunter, Oak 14-3; Singer, Cal Morlan. 14-5; Holtzman, Oak 14-9. Time lasuiate WHITE' PHONE 542-0185 pros, Charles Coody, Mason Rudolph and Frank Beard, had the low of 66 in the Pro-am tournament. | ways were spotted with brown The three teams tied for the g r a s s, and groundskeepers score of 53 were planned regular watering of the Bruce Crampton, course during the four days of FALSTAFF 12 pk. com $2 09 BLUE RIBBON OLD STYLE 12 pk. cons $2.19 OLD MILWAUKEE 12 pk. com $2.09 KENTUCKY GENTLEMAN Qt .$4.19 H.W. CIN or VODKA $3.19 BARCLAYS $4,39 SCHNAFPS SLOI OIN V^Piwr $1.00 BRANDY BUDWEISER k. cons $2.38 HAMM'S 12 pk. cans $2.29 MILLERS k. cam $2.19 SEAGRAMS $4.29 $5.29 JIM BEAM J4.19 Andre? COLD DUCK CHAMPAGNE $1.89 BARTONSQT SCHLITZ 6 pk. cons $1.24 DREWRYS STAG 6 com $1,09 MICHELOB 6 pk. $1.69 WOLF SCHMIDT VODKA Vi-Gqllon $8,29 MAM BOURBON Vi-Collon $8.29 SCOTCH Fifths V2.G0II011 $7.99 Wouse of Stuart ? $3.99 CALVERT $5.09 SEAGRAMS VO $5.99 100 Pipers $5.b9 Cutty Sark , Sfi .29 WINDSOR CANADIAN $3,99 Ad G ITIII thru low team headed by Sat., July 21, 1973 Julius Boros and Fred Marti;'the tournament. OPEN SUNDAY 6 PM Main 343*4218 \ h

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