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Cards Drop Mets 13-1, 2-1 fftlrttJtJ.ttJHr^fte/Sfc Louis Cardinal* picked alter the All-Star break just where ttfcjr left, gaining a douWAead- et sweep over the New York Mets Thursday night, 13-1 and 2-1, to increase their lead in the National League East to one and Oftfrhalf games. Stir ef the first > game romp over the faltering Met* was veteran Sob Gibson, who pitched a sis .hitter, and drove in five runs, four with a graiid slam hoffli run in the fifth inning. It was bis second career grand slammer and his 24th career major league home run. The Cards used a 19 * hit at* tack to take the first game. Gibson raised his record to 11-5. In the second game Joe Torre, who got four hits in the two fames again* the Mets, hit an eighth * inning homer with nobody on for the winning "rtfi ~m Alan Foster' raised his record to 74. The Cards had scored their first run in the second inning on singles by Luis Melendes and Ken Rett* and a double by Bertie Carbo. Singles by Cleon Jones and John Milner and two infield outs brought home the only New York run in the second game. Tom Seuver and Rick Wise meet tonight in the final game of the series. The Cards then go to Chicago for an important four * game weekend series with the Cubs at Wrigley Field. or National League East w. I. petgh. 53 45 .541 — 5fc-47 .525 1% 47 49 Mr~£:-\ 46 51 .474 6% —4«.,53,.4«5. m 42 53 .442 9% West 1. pctg.b. ue St. Louis • Chicago Pittsburgh Montreal ' "Philadelphia New York Los Angeles 64 37 ;634 — Cincinnati 58 43 .574 6 San Francisco 58 43 .574 6 Houston 52 51 .505 13 Atlanta 46 58 .442 19% San Diego 33 67 .330 30% .Thursday's Results Chicago 10 Pittsburgh 9, comp. susp. game 4-21 Pittsburgh 3 Chicago 2, regular game San Francisco 10 San Diego 2, 1st San Francisco 6 San Diego 5,10 innings, 2nd Montreal 4 Philadelphia 0, 1st, twilight Montreal 5 Philadelphia 1, 2nd, night St. Louis 13 New York 1, 1st, twilight . St. Louis 2 New York 1, tod, night Cincinnati 5 Atlanta 3, 1st, twilight Atlanta 6 Cincinnati 4, 2nd, night Los Angeles 3 Houston 1, night Saturday's Games Montreal at New York, night Philadelphia at Pittsburgh St. Louis at Chicago Atlanta at Houston, night San Francisco at Los Angeles, night | Cincinnati at San Diego, night < American League East ''W»''I."*Pl!t* / i'b.- 58 44 .569 — 52 42:553 2 52 45 .536 3% .50 48. .510 6 47' 50' .485 8% 36 64 .360 21 West w. I. pet g.b. 57 45 .559 55 46 .545 Vh 51 47 .520 4 50 50 .500 6 48 50 .490 7 36 61 .371 18% New York Baltimore Boston Detroit, .. ^Milwaukee Cleveland Oakland Kansas City Minnesota Chicago California Texas. Qalesbiirg Register -Mail SPORTS GALESBURG, ILLT, FRVJULY*27, 1973 PAGE 33 Thursday's Results Oakland 1, Hale Irwin Is Early Leader In Canadian Golf Classic 1st, Minnesota twilight Minnesota 7 Oakland 5, 10 innings, 2nd, night Texas 7 California 1, 1st, twilight _ . Texas 8 California 0, 2nd, night Chicago 7 Kansas City 4, 1st, twilight Kansas City 1 Chicago 0, 2nd, night Baltimore 8 Cleveland 4, 1st, twilight Cleveland 6 Baltimore 4, 2nd, night New York 1 Milwaukee 0, 12 innings, night Detroit 6 Boston 5, night Saturday's Games Texas at Oakland California at Kansas City Chicago at Minnesota, night New York at Milwaukee Boston at Cleveland, twilight Detroit at Baltimore, night Major League Leaders Mota, LA Rose, Cin Watsn, Ho Gdsn, SF Leading Batters National League g ab r h pet, 64 211 26 73 .346 100 407 69 135 332 103 382 71124 .325 86 325 34.105 .323 Maddox, SF 86 342 46110 .322 Rbnsn, Phil 64'231 37 74 .320 Cardnl, Chi 92 331 54105 .317 Mtthws, SF 91 318 45100 .314 Cedeno, Ho 82 309 57 97 .314 Unser, Phil 80 256 42 79 .309 American League g ab r h pet. Carew, Mnn 92 357 61 124 .347 Blmbrg, NY 65 199 32 69 .347 Horton, Det 61 218 30 75 .344 May, Mil 96 390 60128 .328 Davis, Bait 78 316 30101 .320 D.Allen, Chi 69 245 39 76 .310 Murer, NY 102 398 57122 .307 Munson, NY 92 318 52 97 .305 North, Oak 94 347 58 104 .300 Blair, Bait 89 303 49 91 .300 Bmbry, Bit 66 200 39 60 .300 Home Runs National League: Stargell, Pitt 30; Aaron and Evans, AtlJ and Bonds, SF 27; Johnson, Atl 25. American League: Jackson, Oak 23; Mayberry, KC 21; Hendrick, Clev and Otis, KC 20; Fisk, Bos, Murcer, NY and Bando, Oak 18. Runs Batted In National Leaguer Stargell, Pitt 75; Bench, Cin 71; Evans, Atl and Bonds, SF 69; Johnson, Atl 65. American League: Mayberry, KC 83; Jackson, Oak 81; Murcer, NY 68; Darwin, Minn 62; Melton, Chi 60. Pitching National League: Bryant, SF 15-7; Billmgham, Cin 144; Sutton, LA 124; Osteen, LA, Seaver, NY and Wise, St.L 11-5; Reuss, Hou 11-8; Gflwon, St.L 11-9. American League: Wood, Chi 19-14; Hunter, Oak 15-3; Singer, Cal 15-6; Coleman, Det 15-8; Holtzman, Oak 15-9. By AARON RAND MONTREAL (UPI) - First round leader Hale Irwin, who shot a course record seven- under-par 65 Thursday was not planning to do anything different today in round two of the Canadian Open. But he won't be hoping for a rainout as he was Thursday. Irwin, whose last major tournament win was at the Heritage Golf Classic in 1971, had eight birdies in his record round. He held a two -stroke lead over Forrest Fezler, Hubert Green and British Open Champion Torn Weiskopf, all of whom shot five-under-par 67s. Another stroke back at 68 were Len Thompson, Bob Lunn, Bobby Cole and Lee Trevino, who won the Canadian Open here in 197L Four other golfers were tied at 69. Setting a course record at Richelieu was not what Irwin was thinking about on his way to a 65 but he was obviously pleased with his efforts as long as he can keep them up in the following rounds. I can't complain about the way things went," he said. "It's U. S., Soviet Juniors Vie In Track always nice to set a course record but I don't think it's really any incentive to me to shoot a 64, nor do I think that if someone breaks it will I go out and try to break theirs." Irwin, while playing an aggressive game in the first round, thinks that from here on in the eventual winner will have to play the Richelieu course "cautiously". Leaps Toward Plate ; Pittsburgh Pirates' Dave Cash makes a diving leap toward to third baseman Ron Santo. Chicago won the game»i0-9 in home plate but is tagged out by Cubs catcher Randy completion of an April 21 game suspended because dK dark- Hundley in the sixth inning of the game at Chicago Thurs- ness. UNIFAX ' t :.\ day. Cash tried for home on Rennie Stennett's slow roller * * Bonds Leads Giants' Wilis By FRED McMANE UPI Sports Writer Bobby Bonds seems set on proving that Sparky. Anderson was correct in his appraisal of him. Anderson, the manager of the Cincinnati Reds, called Bonds the "best all-around player in baseball today" at the recent All-Star game and the fleet outfielder of the San Francisco Giants showed off his skills in that classic by hitting a two -run homer end a double while helping the NL Stars to an easy 7 -1 victory over the American League. Returning to regular season action Thursday, Bonds flashed doubleheader sweep of the San Diego Padres. Bonds unloaded a three-run homer, his 26th, to help Ron Bryant to his 15th victory in. the opener then added a two-run shot in the nightcap and also pulled off a defensive gem as the Giants squeaked by in 10 innings. His defensive play came in the ninth inning with the score tied at 5-5. Rich Morales was on first with a single and Pat Corrales hit a low line drive to right which Bonds caught on the run then threw to first to double off Morales. In other NL games, St. Louis victory over the Phillies in the opener. Steve Renko and Mike Marshall combined on a six- hitter in the nightcap to highlight the Expos' victory. Hal Breeden homered for, Montreal in the second game and Del Unser connected for the Phillies. Philadelphia lost the services of shortstop Larry nati beat Atlanta, 5-3, then lost, 6-4, and Los Angeles topped Houston, 3-1. Minnesota topped Oakland twice, 5-1 and 7-5 inK> innings, Texas swept California, 7-1 and 8-0, Chicago beat Kansas City, 7-4, then lost, 1-0, Baltimore defeated Cleveland, 84, then lost 6-4, New York nipped Milwaukee, 1-0 in 12 innings Bowa for probably the rest of the tead despite giving up a the season when he suffered a broken left ankle. The CUbs won the suspended game on the strength of a six* run first inning which they managed last April .21. The game had been suspended because of darkness after six innings with the Cuba 'leading 10-8, and Bob Locker protected and Detroit edged Boston, 6-5, in American League games. The Cardinals collected 19 hits in the opener against the Mets, with pitcher Bob Gibson pacing the attack with a grand READ THE WANT ADS! ••••••••••CM IS YOUR VOLKSWAGEN VACATION READY! Summer Oil Lube Voire Adjustment Tune Up Tires Exhaust System Body Work Service Dept. Open Mon. 8 to 9 PM Tuts, thru Fri. $ to 5 Let John Turner and his factory trained mechanics help you have a pleasant vacation. MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW • (309) 343-5191 • GALESBURG • VOLKSWAGEN, INC. ^^^^W ^ MS^^^P ^^^^^p ^T^^^OT ^l^mEP WB^^Wp JPE^EijEV ^^^J^^ff ^HM^P ^^^^^P • • • • • • • • cuu* • • • • • • • • • • • • By GORDON F. JOSELOFF ODESSA, USSR (UPI) - The Soviet Union gets a close look today at some of the track and field athletes it will likely face in the 1976 Olympics during a two-day meet between the juniors of the Soviet and American national teams. "I expect a close struggle," said Yakov Bkelteser, the Russian coach. "It will be a tougher fight than Minsk," he: added, referring to the senior meet earlier this week that saw the Soviets down the American men 121-112 and the women 9651. "With the ages (up to 19), you can expect many surprises —good and bad." Joseph Healey, the U.S. coach and a 15-year veteran of coaching at New York University, said he looked for good; performances in the men's sprints and relays despite the sidelining of Wardell Gilbreath in the 200 meters. The.New Mexico University student from Amarillo* Tex.* pulled a muscle in Poland and will not run here. He took first place at this year's U.S. Junior outdoor championships with a time of 20.8 in the 220. took two games from New every bit of his amazing talents! York, 13-1 and 2-1, Montreal by belting two homers, driving f wept a pair from Philadelphia,^ games in five runs, scoring four times, stealing a base and making a superb defensive play while leading the Giants to a 10-2, 6-5 1-0 and 5-1, Chicago defeated Pittsburgh, 10-9, in the conclusion of a suspended game from April 21 then lost the regularly scheduled contest, 3-2, Cincin- slanv homer. Joe Torre's homer in the eighth inning proved decisive in the nightcap as the Cardinals stretched their East Division lead over the Cubs to!his II seasons with Baltimore Colts, becomes Jim Parker In Football Hall of Fame CANTON, Ohio (UPI) - Jim Parker, an All-Pro for eight of b - v Dave ninth inning homer to Rennie S t e n n e 11. Richie Hebner's homer in the fourth inning won the nightcap for the Pirates. Rookie Dan Driessen hit his first major league homer, a two-run shot, to pace the Reds to victory over the Braves in the first game, but home runs Johnson and,; P flU l j ne Casanova helped Atlanta sal- the| VB 8 c tnc nightcap. Johnson, Rookie Steve Rogers allowed only one hit—an infield single by Jose Pagan in the fifth inning—in pitching the Expos to Whitey Lockman Discovers Cubs Hitting 'Defensively' By GENE BLUDEAU CHICAGO* (UPI) - Chicago Cubs Manager Whitey Lockman and rookie pitcher Rick Reuschel each learned something from Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates although it was too late to apply the lesson at the time. Lockman discovered what he believes may have caused his team's steady slide from an eight • game Eastern Division lead on June 27 to second place status one month later. "Almost all the regulars have been hitting defensively. That is, they're not attacking the bait I'd say only Rick Monday and Jose Cardenal go to the plate in an offensive manner," Lockman said. Lockman said discovery of this passive plate attitude didn't come to him overnight He has been noticing it for some time, he said, and it may have been brought home to him earlier Thursday afternoon when the Cubs won a suspended game 10-9 without getting a man to first base in the two innings required to finish the game Reuschel found out too late to do any good that his slider was dropping too low as it neared the plate. It was one of those errant sliders that Richie Hebner sent sailing in the fourth inning to break a 2-2 tie and send the Pirates on to their victory. "The slider kept staying up," he said. "After the -fourth inning, I got it under control and The Pirates, who trailed 10-8 Igot it down where it belonged.jker's when darkness stopped the jOf course, it would have helped first pure offensive lineman to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday. Parker went to the Cleveland Browns from Ohio State* in 1957 as a No. 1 pick and was- later dealt to the Colts and became one of the game's dominant linemen until he retired in 1967. Parker divided his time between left guard and left' tackle and was voted All-NFL 1 four times at each position. His former college coach, Woody Hayes, will present Parker at the induction ceremonies preceding the game between New England and San Francisco. Also to be honored are linebacker Joe Schmidt and rer-eiver Raymond Berry. B?rry, a teammate of Par* who also had a homer'In the first game, now has 25. Tommy John tossed a six- hitter in leading the Dodgers over - the Astros. The; Dodgers, held to only two hits-over the first five innings by Dave Roberts, erupted for three runs in the sixth with Bill Russell contributing a basesJoaded single. Burke Elected NEW YORK (UPI) ^ Mike Burke, former president and chairman of the board of the New York Yankees, ha* been elected president and chief operating officer of' Madison Square Garden Center, it was announced Thursday. game after six innings on April 21, whacked four hits including Rennie Stennett's home . run after two out in the ninth. "We were hitting offensively id April and it's a good thing we had those 10 runs to rely; on or we would have lost 1-0," he said. if we had got a couple of runs." But runs were hard to come by with Dock Ellis on the mound. Ellis beat the Cuba for the third time in three tries this season although he needed help from Dave Giusti for the final two outs. Miami 17-Point Favorite and Csonka Is recovering from a pulled muscle. Linebacker Mike Kolen may miss the game with an injury and middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti has been slow recovering from hand surgery. One player who definitely will be out is free safety Jake Scott, the Most Valuable Player in the Super Bowl victory over the Washington Redskins. Scott is a holdout and has not reported to camp. "Our prestige is on the line," Coach Don Shula of the Dolphins said. "We'd hate to be one of the few pro teams ever which will keep running I to lose to the All-Stars and we'd back Eugene "Mercury" Mor-i 1 ^, 10 s ^_ m By JOE CARNICELLI UPI Sports Writer The College All Stars tonight will attempt to accomplish what no National Football League team could do last season—beat the Miami Dolphins. The World Champion Dolphins, who set an NFL record by winning all 17 of their games last season, were listed as 17-point favorites to defeat the collegians, coached by John McKay, who had an unbeaten season of his own last year at Southern California. Despite some nagging injuries ris on the sidelines and fullback track in defense of O'Brien, the hero of the 1971 Super Bowl, became the 16th Baltimore player traded since the end of last season when be was dealt to the Detroit lions for a draft choice. O'Brien won Super • Bowl V against Dallas when he kicked a field goal with five seconds left. He played wide receiver last season but asked that he be used as a placekicker exclusively. The Philadelphia Eagles released wide receiver Speedy Thomas, obtained from Cincinnati in a trade, when he failed a physical and sent running back Al Davis to Buffalo. Veteran offensive guard our Larry Gagner retired from the nine-day holdout. Parks surprised the entire Oiler club when he walked into camp. He had been contemplating retirement. The Cleveland Browns claimed veteran placekicker Jerry DePoyster from Oakland on waivers and New England cut three players, including quarterback Steve Goepel. Rocky Bleier starred in a Pittsburgh scrimmage, carrying six times for 24 yards, and Joe Orduna was the standout as the New York Giants held a short scrimmage. championship." Kansas City Chiefs and wide Larry Csonka less than 100 per; The pro champions have not receiver Billy Parks, obtained cent, the Dolphins were expect-llost to the All-Stars since 1963 from Dallas in the off-season, ed to handle the All-Stars, j when Green Bay bowed, 20-17. \ worked out for the first time Morris is out with a hip pointer! In news from the camps, Jim|with the Houston Oilers after a WARM TOMORROW Time to Iasuiate WHITI'S PHONE 5424)185 with the Colts, was for years pro football's career pass-catching leader with 631 receptions until he was caught last season by Don Maynard • of the New York Jets. Schmidt recently resigned as coach of the Detroit Lions where he had starred for 13 years. 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