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CANSAS CltY, Mo. (UP!) ) Wis* of the St, Louis , lis and Jim Hunter of •thl»iorld champion Oakland •Atlil* expected to he named tog pitchers today tor Jiy night's 41th All-Star between the National and can leagues. selection of Wise and tti$$jr will bring to center stage'-., in baseball's annual showcase event two of the most •-publicized pitchers in the a year ago, owner Quisle Busch of the Cardinals iwalwinder intense criticism for ihatt traded Steve Carlton to thejjiillies for Wise. Carlton hate* 27-10 record for the Phillies while Wise had a 16-16 mark lor the Cardinals. Carlton was not even chosen for the lift NL All-star squad by Manager Sparky Anderson of the Cincinnati Reds. Hunter, who has pitched a perfect game and been a two- time 20-game winner during his career, has consistently been under-publicised in comparison to such AL pitchers as teammate Vida Blue, Mickey Lolich of Detroit, Oaylord Perry of Cleveland and, for that matter, Nolan "Double No Hit" Ryan of California. As the advance guard of the stars of both leagues and baseball notables gathered for the game in Kansas City's spanking new Harry S. Truman playground, NL Manager Anderson was also forced to make another move. Cincinnati short* stop Dave Conception suffered i broken left ankle Sunday and was replaced as backup short* stop by Bill Russell of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Chris Speier of the San Francisco Giants, the fans' choice as the shortstop, will start the game for the Nationals. A 6-feot-2, 195-pound right- hander from Jackson, Mich,, Wise has an 11-5'record this season and has played a major role in the Cardinals' spectacular rise to first place in the NL's Eastern Division. The Cardinals, who early in the OALfiSBURO) ILL., MON., JULY IS, 1W3 PAGE 18 season had a S-20 record, took over first place in the division Sunday. St. Louis Manager Red Schoendienst, advised by Anderson that Wise was his preferred selection to start the All-Star game, cooperated Sunday by relegating his star to "possible" bullpen duty. Wise warmed up but did not appear in the Cardinals' S-4 victory over the Dodgers. Hunter, a r -year old right* handir from Hertford, N.C., who pitched his perfect game against Minnesota in itM, has a 164 record this season. He had a 21-11 record in 1971 and a 21-7 slate for the world champions in 1972. He also beat the Reds twice in the World Series. Also available for use on the mound to Schoendienst are Claude Osteon, Don Sutton and Jim Brewer of the Dodgers, Jack Blllingham of the Reds, Dave Gtuitt M the Pittsburgh Pirates, Wayne twitchell of the Phillies and Tom leaver of the New York Met*. Blllingham and Stiver each went nine innings on Sunday. Rounding out Dick Williams' AL staff are Ryan and Bill Singer of the Angels, Ken Holtzman and Rollie fingers of the A's, Jim Cotborn of the Milwaukee Brewers, Bill Lee of the Boston Red Sox, Sparky Lyle of the New York Yankees and Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins. Holtzman is the only AL All-Star pitcher who went nine Innings on Sunday. N I The NL starting lineup will be composed of first bajemin Hank Aaron, second baseman Joe Morgan, Speier at short, Ron Santo at third, an outfield of Pete Rose, Billy Williams and Cesar Cedeno and catcher Johnny Bench. , The AL starting lineup will have an Infield of John Mayberry, Rod Carew, Bert Campaneris and Brooks Robinson, an outfield of Reggie Jackson, Bobby Mureer and Amos Otis and Carlton frisk behind the plate. All the starters are required, barring injury, to play the first three innings with the managers free to substitute at will thereafter. No pitcher is al­ lowed to work more than three innings, except under unusual circumstances, such .as an extra-inning game, under All- Star rules. The often-troubled mid-summer classic began In IMS as a promotion * for the, Chicago World's Mir; and hai/drawnits share of criticism this year because Anderson failed to select tf<year old Willie Mays of M Mets and Williams passed over Ryan. Both were added to the stars, who'll be on view before a national TV audience estimated at ' 60-milllon through the intervention of Commissioner Bowie Kuhn, NL President Charles Feeney and AL President Joe Cronin. ards Take Over First in : Bjp&iitcd Press International : tOflnyone had predicted in MgjR that the St. Louis Capitals would be in first place by the All-Star break, ithev^lrobaWy would have been greeted with a long, hard .'laiih, •imiiiwiin. . Bant's the Cardinals who are rlauS^ig now alter taking over firsBplace in itlhe National LeiiJfe East Sunday. ICCardinals, who lost 20 of .thtt&rst 25 games this season, raflUtt for a 54 victory over the LoSf ^Angeles, Dodgers Sunday and moved past Chicago into first place by a half game. The Cubs lost 4-1 to San Francisco. The Cards' rally in the eighth inning started when Ted Sizemore singled and was forced at second by Luis Melendez. Joe Torre followed with a double and All-Star catcher Ted Simmons smacked a two-run single. Bernie Carbo bounced a ground rule double over the wall in left center field to score Simmons with the winning run, giving St. Louis first place. Elsewhere in the National League, Pittsburgh swept San beat Atlanta twice 64 and 5-1, New York edged Houston 3-2 and Cincinnati blanked Montreal 6-0. Stargell's Two Homers Pinch hitter Gary Thomasson singled home two runs and Bobby Bonds' sacrifice fly scored another in the 13th inning to lift San Francisco over Chicago and tag the Cubs with their ninth loss in the last 10 games. Rookies Dave Parker and Richie Zisk and National League home run leader Willie Stargell accounted for eight Diego 3-1 and 13-7, Philadelphia Iruns and powered the Pirates to a douMehewder sweep of the San Diego Padres. Stargell and Parker ex changed slugging roles in the doublehcader. Stargell . took over the league RBI lead With 75 with a two-run double in the first game and hit his 29th and 30th homeTs in second game. Parker's third major league homer came in the first game and he went 34or-3 including two doubles in the second game. • The Phillies scored their winning run in the first game on a wild pitch and then took advantage of seven Atlanta errors in the nightcap to sweep a doubleheader triumph from the Braves. Del Unser doubled and later scored oh a wild pitch in the eighth inning of the first game for what proved the winning run when Darrell Evans of Atlanta led off the bottom of the ninth with his 27th homer. Tom Seaver scattered eight hit9 and drove in the winning run with a suicide squeeze bunt in the seventh inning to lead New York over the Astros. It was Seaver's llih victory. The Mets. scored the winning run in the seventh on a single by Wayne Garrett, a walk to Bud Harrelson, a double steal and Seaver's bunt with two strikes. Cincinnati beat Montreal behind the six-hit pitching of Jack Blllingham but an injury to their All-Star shortstop Dave Coneepcion put a damper on the victory. Coneepcion, after rapping out his third hit of the day, suffered a possible broken left ankle going from first to third on an Infield out in the seventh inning. He was carried from the field on a stretcher, Major League Standings National League East w> I. pet. g.b. St. Louis 51 45 .531 Chicago 51 46 ,526 Vi Pittsburgh 46 48 .469 4 Philadelphia 46 51 .474 5»i Montreal 44 51 .463 6H New York 42 51 .452 7% West w. L pet. g.b, 63 37 .630 - American League East , w. 1. pet. g.b. 57 44 .564 - 5% 6tt 12 19 29 Littler First Classic Title ;*fT. LOUIS (UPI) — The camera crews had packed up their*gear and the fans were forming a massive traffic jam leaving Norwood Hills Country Club. Gene Littler stood behind ins the--clubhouse with a few si SuSdSy in the $210,000 St. Louis Golf JSlassic. I Ar,middle-aged couple from •nearby Belleville, HI., told Litfler; "we're Bob Goalby's -neighbors. You were our second "'chdic&il he didn't win." Liffler smiled and replied, "1 feeTa 1 day like this can help a lot of people.". loftier had just finished his second consecutive round of 68 to register a one-stroke victory ove'r' Lee Trevino, with Bruce Crampton just another stroke 'farther back. Littler's total was r 268.w : thf~ Littler, the" win was especially sweet. He underwent surgery 16 months ago for cancer of the lymph gland and misled most of the 1972 pro golfing season. He rejoined the tour in January, and his highest finish until Sunday's victory had "-been a fourth-place tie in the "Danny Thomas Memphis Classic in late May. "Last year at this time didn't even know whether I'd be Able to play again on the toii&flpt alone win a tournament," Littler said, "This is the greatest thrill I've ever had'^ \ JBomplalned Of Pains Li,tt$r, who celebrated his 43rd : *birthday Saturday, wasn't in top-shape for the tournament 3 ragglers to savor his victory LOW LOW COST AUTO INSURANCE Contact: Tony Lisehwe 4 &LERS MUTUAL INS. " 4li BANK Of '6ALESBUHG BLDG. 343-1166 or 343-6986 —he complained of stomach pains the first day—and his easy-going style fit that of a man recuperating. In Sunday's final round, Littler was in the threesome with the other top contenders- Lee Trevino and Bruce Crampton. Throughout the day, Trevino continued a spirited banter which amused the ' galleries, and Crampton searched the crowds for cameras and other small distractions. Several times Crampton, the pro golf tour's top money winner, headed for a youngster and admonished him for disobeying the rule which prohibits spectators from using cameras. Littler strolled quietly from hole to hole—sometimes sharing a joke with his caddy. At the third hole, when Trevino drove into the rough behind a tree and had to swing left- handed to approach the green, Littler holed a 15-footer for a birdie. Trevino, the tournament's defending champion, followed with a bogey, and Littler had the lead. Littler birdied the seventh hole. Trevino's chip shot was far short of the hole and he finished one-stroke over par. Littler's two-stroke lead over Crampton looked solid until the 17th hole, when Crampton made a beautiful chip shot from the rough to the left of the cup and the ball broke clean into the hole for a birdie. Crampton Not Bitter Littler hit ''a terrible drive" on the final hole, while Crampton's second shot on the par-4 hole left him 15 feet from the pin. Crampton two-putted, but Littler had to sink an 8-foot putt and avoid a sudden death playoff. Los Angeles Cincinnati 57 42 .576 San Francisco 56 , 43 .566 Houston 52 50 .510 Atlanta 45 57 .441 San Diego 33 65 .337 Saturday's Remits S.D. at Pitts, ppd., rain San Fran 3 Chicago 1 Phila 8 Atlanta 4 Cincl 6 Montreal 4 N.Y. 5 Houston 3 St. Louis 8 L.A. 1 Sunday's Residts Pittsbrg 3 S.D. 1,1st Pittsbrg 13 S.D. 7,2nd Phila 6 Atlanta 5,1st Phila 5 Atlanta 1,2nd Cinei 6 Montreal 0 San Fran 4 Chi .1,13 inns St. Louis 5 ^Angelas 4 New York 3 Houston 2 •-. No games scheduled today ' ^ Tuesday's Games AL. vs. N.L. All-Stars, Kan City, night , < U New York Bait Boston Detroit Milw Cleve Oakland Kan City Minn Chicago Calif Texas 41 44 48 49 63 51 52 49 47 35 West w. 1. 56 42 55 49 49 48 34 46 47 49 48 61 554 .542 .505 .490 .357 pet. .571 .545 .510 .500 .500 .358 2% 6 m 20% g.b. .,Vk 6 . 7 7 20% Saturday's Results Chi at NY. ppd., rain Boston 3 Minn 2 Oakland 5 CleVe 2 Texas 4 Detroit 3 • Kan City 5 Milw 4 Bait 5 Calif 3 Sunday's Results Chi 4 N.Y 2,1st N.Y. 2 Chi 0,2nd Minn 10 Boston 7 Kan City 7 Milw 5 Oakland 5 Cleve 2 Texas 4 Detroit 3,10 inn Bait 8 Calif 2 No games scheduled today Tuesday's Games NL vs AL All Stars, Kan City, night Major League Leaders Mark Donohue who led from start to finish, leads the charge to the finish line in the Can-Am Challenge Cup race at Watkins Glen, N. Y., Sunday Donohue won both ends of the Donohue Leads Charge $75,000, 200-mile Can-Am to take over the series lead with 39 points. UNIFAX AL All-Star Outfielders Spark Teams to Victories Leading Batters National League g. ab r. b. 208 26 73 223 37 73 379 70123 398 66129 332 45 107 326 54104, 321 33 102 305 57 97 310 45 98 251 41 78 American League g. ab r. h. 195 349 215 385 307 245 396 191 Mota, LA 63 Rbnsn, Phil 62 Watson, Ho 102 Rose, Cin 98 Maddox, SF 84 Crdnl, Chi 91 Gdson, SF Cedeno, Ho Mtthws, SF Unser, Phil 84 81 89 78 pet. .351 .327 .325 .324 .322 .319 .318 .318 .316 .311 32 69 60122 30 75 60127 29 98 39 76 56121 36 58 335 59100 327 61 97 313 52 279 48 266 49 pet. .354 .350 .349 .330 .319 .310 .308 .304 MILLERS' MUTUAL Golden Kay TONY USCHWI 4U |I«K of Galflsbur? Building PHONE Auto 343 - ,,W Insurance - MfUERS' MUTUAL j*> safe drivers / ' FRANCE Who don't mind paying a little less. * ASSN. OF ILLINOIS AUTO • HOME BUSINESS By United Press International The 44th All-Star game is going to be a heavenly experience for the American League if its angels in the outfield perform as they did Sunday. Manager Dick Williams' "angels" are Reggie Jackson of the Oakland A's, Amos Otis of the Kansas City Royals and Bobby Murcer of the New York Yankees and he couldn't have three guys who look more) ready for the showcase event against the National League. Jackson took over the AL home run and RBI lead Sunday when he drove in four runs with his 22nd and 23rd homers and raised his RBI total to 81 in the A's' 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Otis delivered homer with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Royals a 7-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers and a sweep of their three- game series. Murcer doubled in one of the Yankees' runs in a 4-2 opening- game loss to the Chicago White Sox and singled and scored a run in the first inning of the nightcap won by the Yankees 20 behind the four-hit pitching of Fritz Peterson and Sparky Lyle. Minnesota defeated Boston 107, Baltimore beat California 8-2 and Texas edged Detroit 4-3 in 10 innings in other AL games. Jackson's Two Homers National League scores were Pittsburgh over San Diego 3-1 INDIAN ECHOE'S MODERN CAMP GROUND Showers . . . Electncily . . . Water ... Fishing & Boat Rental SUPPER CLUB 2 Mi. South • Montello, Wis. on Fox River Phone (414) 297-9987 TI5H & BECKY — TAC & JIM three-run i and 13-7, Philadelphia over Atlanta 6-5 and 5-1, San Francisco 4 Chicago 1, St. Louis 5 Los Angeles 4, Cincinnati 6 Montreal 0 and New York 3 Houston 2. Jackson hit a three-run homer in the third inning as the A's took a 4-2 lead and added a solo homer in the eighth, easing Ken Holtzman's path to his 15th victory against nine losses, Holtzman yielded 12 hits but went the distance as the A's handed Dick Bosman his 10th loss. Deron Johnson also homered for the A's. Otis hit his game-winning homer for the Royals after Fran Healy singled and Cookie Rojas was safe on an error by Don Money, who hit two homers for the Brewers. The blow came off Ed Rodriguez, who suffered his first loss, and gave reliever Doug Bird his second big. league win. The homer was the 20th for Otis. Stan Bahnsen, aided by Terry Forster's ninth-inning relief, beat the Yankees for the fourth time this season in the opener in New York. The White Sox overcame a 2-1 lead when they scored three runs in the fifth inning when Jorge Orta, Eddie Leon, Pat Kelly and Tony Muser hit consecutive singles and Carlos May followed with a sacrifice fly. A crowd of 53,664 saw Ron Blomberg hit a two-run double scoring Roy White and Murcer in the first inning of the second game. Peterson held the White Sox to four hits for eight innings and Lyle pitched a scoreless ninth for his 26th save. Tony Oliva drove in four runs and George Mitterwald hit three-run homer for the Twins as Jim Kaat earned his 11th win for Minnesota. Orlando Cepeda and Reggie Smith homered for the Red Sox. Bill Lee was rapped for nine hits and eight runs in five innings and suffered his fourth defeat against 12 victories. Brooks Robinson, another AL All-Star, drove in five runs with a two-run homer and two singles for the Orioles as Jim Palmer pitched an eight-hitter for his 11th win against seven losses. Bill Grabarkewitz scored the Angels' first run and homered for their second. Bill Sudakis looped a single with two out in the 10th inning to drive home Jim Fregosi from second with the run that gave Texas its triumph over Detroit. The Rangers had taken a 3-0 lead against Joe Coleman in the first two innings but Norm Cash homered in the fourth inning for the first Tiger run and Aurelio Rodriguez tied it with a two-run homer in the eighth. Blmbrg, NY 64 Carew, Min 90 Hrtn, Det 60. May, Mil 95 Davis, Bal 76 D. Allen Chi 68 Murcr, NY 101 Bumbry, Bl 64 Melton, Chi 92 Mybrry, KC 97 Munson, NY 91 K'ptk, KC 81 Smith, Bos 71 Home Runs National League: Stargell, Pitt 30; Aaron and Evans, Atl 27; Bonds, SF 25; Johnson, Atl 23. American League: Jackson, Oak 23; Hendrick, Clev, Mayberry and Otis, KC 20; Fisk, Bos, Murcer, NY and Bando, Oak 18. 93 83 79 .297 .297 .297 .297 Runs Batted In National League: Stargell, Pitt 75; Bench, Cin 71; Evans, Atl 67; Bonds, SF 64; Luzinaki, Phil 63. American League: Jackson, Oak 81; Mayberry, KC 80; Murcer, NY 68; Darwin, Minn 62; Melton, Chi 60. Pitching National League: Billingham, Cin 14-6; Bryant, SF 14-7; Sutton, LA 12-6; Osteen, LA, Seaver, NY and Wise, StL 11-5; Reuss, Hou 11-8. American League: Wood, Chi 18-14; Hunter, Oak 15-3; Singer, Cal 15-5; Coleman, Det 154; Holtzman, Oak 15-9. Midwest League By United Press International Quincy 11 Appleton 0 Wis. Rapids 10 Clinton 5 Burlington 12 Quad Cities 1 (1st game) ' Quad Cities 7 Burlington 0 (2nd game) Decatur at Cedar Rapids, ppd, rain Danville at Waterloo, ppd, rain WARM TOMORROW Time toiaiulate WHITE'S PHONE 3424115 WILL THE HELP BE THERE? Who will help your families and friends in the event of an emergency? Floods and tornadoes don't always happen someplace else. The "Guard" has openings for MEN. Serve your community, your country, and yourself. Earn a little money and a lot of pride! NATIONAL GUARD 149 N. Brood 342.6320

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