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'1 1 By FRED DOWN UPI sports Writer Tom Seaver is bad news for the New York Mete' rivals almost any time but he was the wbrst o? news Wednesday night for tile Pittsburgh Pirates. Irtjjfact, should the Pirates failS to win the National e's Eastern Division title ason they may well look n Aug. 1 as the date they retired the Wow from which theyjtould not recover. Pirates, three-time divi- champions, went into Wednesday's twi-night doubleheader with the Mets with 14 victories in their last 20 games and only four games out of first plac* They went against a tdSSty whose front office is pdndfering replacing manager YOgi Berra, which has practi- Major League sion Ically no offense and which 'looked like an "easy mark." But Seaver, enjoying a splendid season despite a constant run famine, pitched a four-hitter to beat the Pirates. 3 -0, in the opener and the Mets made it a sweep when they scored a 5-2 victory in the second game with the help of two homers by John Milner. As a result, the Pirates are once again under .300 and sit games out of first place. St. Louis defeated Montreal, 9-3 and 2-0, Philadelphia edged Chicago, 2-0, Houston beat Los Angeles, 5-0, Atlanta outslugged Cincinnati, 14-6, and San Diego topped San Francisco, 6-5, in other National League games. Seaver, 13-5 despite the Mets disappointing season and leading the league with 166 l^slster-Mait §-Galesburg, 111., Thursday, Aug. 2, 1973 Page it strikeouts, fanned day night and trouble. It 11 Wednes- in was never was his fourth straight victory over the Pirates this season and gave him a 16-4 lifetime record over them. Milner hit two homers and George Stone pitched an eight- hitter for 8 2-3 innings as the Mets completed their sweep. It boosted Stone's record to 7-3 while Nelson Briles suffered his 10th loss against 10 victories. T flick Wise won his 12th game Sim Richard his third win over with a nine<hitter and hit a the Astros. Richard struck out three-run sixth-inning homer nine and allowed Ave hits In ah for the Cardinals in their first overpowering performance, game and then Reggie Clev* Dave Johnson hit two homers land shut out the Expos on five and Darrell Evans connected hits for his 12th win in the for his Mat to lead i 17-hlt second game. Twitchell Atlanta assault on three Cincin Wayne Twitchell pitched a nati pitchers. Hank Aaron sat two-hitter to raise his record to out the game and now has 701 10-3 for the Phillies, who broke career homers in Atlanta's 111 a scoreless tie in the seventh games. He'll finish the season when Bob Boone doubled off with 714—tying Babe Ruth 's all* Burt Hooton and scored on time career mark—if he contin- Craig Robinson 's single. Center* ues his season pace in the fielder Gene Hiser's wild throw Braves' final 52 games, to the infield on Robinson's hit Clay Kirby pitched a five* enabled the second run to hitter and survived a pinch-hit score. It was Twitchell's fourth grand slam homer by Ed shutout this season. Good son in the seventh inning Jim Wynn, 0-for-32 as he to win his seventh game for the stood at the plate, hit a two-run Padres. Dave Roberts drove in double in a four-run sixth two runs with a homer and a inning outburst which brought I single for San Diego. National League ; St. Louis * Chicago ! Pittsburgh I Montreal J Philadelphia * New York t « = Los Angeles 5 Cincinnati ! San Francisco ; Houston : Atlanta San Diego East w. 1. pet. g.b. 58 48 .547 — 55 52 .515 Vk 51 53 .490 6 '50 55 .476 m 50 57 .467 m 46 57 .447 10% West w. I. pet. g.b. Cards Take Doubleheader, Major League Stretch Division Lead to 3% Leaders Leading Batters National League Two of the top drivers entered in this week end's sprint car races at the Knox County Fair are Dean Shirley, left, of Middlcton and Roger Larson otf Solomon, Kan. Cliff Blundy, son of former IMCA national cham- Set for Sprint Races pion Jerry Blundy, has also entered. Time trials will begin Friday and Saturday at 7 p. m., with the first races both nights slated for 8 o'clock. MONTREAL St. (UPI) Louis Cardinals The O .l got g pitching from Rack Wise and Reggie Cleveland Wednesday to take a doubleheader from Montreal, 9-3 and 2-0, and pull 3y 2 out in front in the games out on National League East. Wise helped himself in the first game with a three - run homer in the sixth inning, put- 66 41 .617 — !'ta*g the Cands out in front 7-3. 63 45 .583 I st - Lo^s had dropped behind, 3-2, but they exploded, for five 69 47 .561 6 56 53 .514 11 49 62 .441 19 36 70 .340 29% runs in the sixth to go ahead to stay. In the second game Cleveland held the Expos to only five hits, stroking out five and walking only two in the shutout victory. The Camels took a 1-0 lead off of former teammate Mike Torres on a third-inning double by Tim McCarver and a single by Ted Simmons. They added their other run in the eighi!h on a double by Ted Sizemore and infield outs by McCairver and Bemde Canto. g ab r h pet. 107 437 78147 .336 The Expos thought they had a double play on the second Rose, Cin groundmit but second base um- Watson, Ho 109 404 74 133 .329 pire John Kibler said Montreal Crdnal, Chi 100 361 99114 .316 Im, &F 91 342 35 106 88 330 59103 .312 is .316 80 276 39 86 .312 shortstop Larry Lintz did not G touch the base before he threw Cedeno, Ho to first. Montreal's Gene Mauch Unser, Phil 88 282 45 88 .312 could not change Kibkx's mind. Grubb, SD The Cards picked up valuable B.Rnsn, Phi 72 263 39 82 .312 ground as the Pirates lost a Maddox, SF 92 366 50114 .311 doubleheader and the Cubs lost Mtthws, SF 97 336 47 104 St. Louis com- .310 a single game. pfletes its series with the Expos tonight before moving on to New York for the weekend. American League ; Wednesdays Results I St. Louis 9 Montreal 3, 1st StJUouis 2 Montreal 0, 2nd New York 3 Pittsburgh 0, 1st New^ork 5 Pittsburgh 2, 2nd Pfckalelphia 2 Chicago 0 Atlanta 14 Cincinnati 6 Houston 5 Los Angeles 0 Sap^JDiego 6 San Francisco 5 Today's Probable Pitchers * Friday's Games Chicago at Montreal, night St. Louis at New York, night Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, • night San Diego at Atlanta, night Houston at Cincinnati, 2, twi- • nigfit' Los" Angeles at San Francisco, . night 86th Western Tennis Meet Will Open CINCINNATI, Ohio (UPI) The 86th annual Western Tennis Championships — second oldest tennis tournament in the nation —opens here next Monday with a record $75,000 purse. Defending champion Jimmy Connors, along with a field of top international stars, head- Royals Defeat White Sox, Wilbur Wood Loses No. 15 CHICAGO (UPI) Chicago White Sox all of their - If the said. "It's a surprise thing. He I' mi com play (hadn't worked it on us before ' games mm one Kansas City Royals on the road, they miglit be . closer to first place in the American League's Western Division. KNOXVILLE — "Bringing it (he International Motor Contest all bade home" could be the Ass baton's defending cham- tfoeme of International pion. Motor Contest Association's two Gootdiwin, who won a feature irights of c^ampaonisihdip sprint here last year, is hoping to re- car raising at the Knox County peat his performance of the Fa IT. past and start closing the gap Of the 35 drivers entered for between himself and Dasher, ilfiiis weekend's races, 11 are One of the biggest surprises from Illinois. of the 1973 season is the in- Gtffif Btandy, son of Gales- S 1 ^! drivin ? Buzz of 85 345 32 107 .310 .burg's famous sprint car driver, Mt Vemon, Iowa. 104 411 72 125 .304 Jerry Btady, is expected to be, Munson, NY -W 342 54 103 .301 .behind the wheel of one of his G «f ^nffTioll Scott, Mil 100 380 64114 .300 father's cars Friday night OUllUdll 96 327 51 97 .297 g ab r h pet. Carew, Mnn 98 382 64 132 .346 Horton, Det 68 244 32 81 .332 May, Mil 103 418 63 136 .325 D.Alln, Chi 71 249 39 79 .317 Murcr, NY 109 425 58 133 .313 Dvs, Bit Otis, KC Home Runs Jerry Blundy, former ^A|^- llltM — ^--^x national champiton, was injured I -I- OUI IlctIII"Ill but he worked it on Oakland and beat them. "He lifts his knee as if he's ,JJ^n^SK, .'Si sf gang to pifloh and the nirmer * ND ? G AH « I 'JSU A E WHO 60 ^P" 18 in the mid-1 ROCK ISLAND thinks hs is going to pitch and ?• Aaron ' Atl 281 Johnson ' Atl west, are as follows: , The official point totals, ex- l?or S#*nt fi.Q AUI eluding those eastern drivers A U1 Ot5|fU- vl 37 The Sox have broken even in steps afif the base. Then Busby l2 ^' six games at Kansas City, but steps off the mound, and throws American League : Jackson. lines entrants seeking he $9,000 We£taesday ^ ght were 5eaten lback to ^ and ^ ^ run . 0 ak 24; Maybeiry and Otis, KC first prize for the men s singles by ^ in Sox Park {or n6r r ^ n0V6r ^ my ^ 21; Hendrick, Clev 20; Fisk, the fitfifith time this season with-.pitcher do it."- ! Bos, Spikes, Clev and Bando, champion. The women's field includes out a win. Patek, he said, picked off Oak 19. Thad Dosher ... , . 1005 Ray Lee Goodwin 710 Gene Geimetten ... 685 Buzz Rose 595 nick Stuoliffe 420 David James 380 never at to it." American League : Baltimore t Nejv York * Detroit Boston .1 Milwaukee Cleveland East w. I. pet. 5S 45 .5n4 60 49 .550 57 48 .543 55 49 .529 50 54 .481 Evonne Goolagong of AustraLa. steve ^ "™* The $75 ,000 prize money rep- stop Fred Patek, wi* toe key l ^^riiJ^ resents a whopping $35 ,000 plays. met oy Joe Hoerner in Runs Batted I Larry Cramblet. 355 Daryl Dawley ..'350 Larson 345 boost from last year's purse. Busby worked a g.b. j The Aug. 6-12 tournament is to wi;h tw0 out j n the eighuf'in- b 2 played at the fashionable n jng and Sox rmmrs m fi rs t Queen City Racquet Club. 1 38 69 .355 22 West Oakland Kansas City - Minnesota Chicago • California w. 1. pet. g.b. 60 47 .551 — .563 — .510 61 48 53 51 .510 5tt 52 54 .491 7V 2 50 54 .481 8% 40 64 .385 Wk \ 1 Wednesday's Results ft v 4-Baltimore 4 Cleveland 2 r Boston 3 New York 2 £ Kansas City 4 Chicago 2 jEjc-roit 2 Milwaukee 1 ^Ojakland 6 Minnesota 2 ^'O^lifornia 5 Taxas 1 ™ • Friday's Games ^Oakland at California, night JKanses City at Minnesota, night jTbxai at Chicago, night jl^ew York at Detroit, night rAfil ^gukee at Cleveland, night I Boston at Baltimore, night SL±_- . . Midwest League By United Press International Quincy 9 Cedar Rapids 6 Decatur 4 Quad Cities 2 Burlington 8 Waterloo 1 Aippleton 12 Wis. Raipids 2 Clinton 4 Danville 3 Unitas and third to pick Pat Kelly off first base to end a Sox threat tine ninth, gave the Sox only five hits and trick play | won his ninth game against 10 deffeaits while 'the Royals collected e!ght hits to beat Wilbur Wood, bis 15th loss against 20 wins. and in the ninth with one out and runners on first and second Patek goit tD Carlos May's hopper behind second and made a force out on Bill Melton to stop another chance. Wib Spalding - 340 Hal McRae got three of the Royals' hits and batted in three runs. He tripled in the ?3C0itd after singles by Rick Reichardt and Lou Pimella and scored both and then hit his third "We alii know Busby has that i homer motion to first base," Tanner fcunth. with one out in the National League: Bench, Cin J79; Evans, Atl 78; Stargell, Pitt 77; Bonds, SF 71; Perez, Cin 70. American League: Mayberry, several weeks ago in a race KC 85; Jackson, Oak 84; mishap at Davenjpoirt, Iowa. It's Murcer, NY 75; Otis, KC 65; doubMul hell see any action un- Darwin, Minn 63. -til tale in the season. Pitching National League: Billingham, Cin 15-7; Bryant, SF 15-8; Seaver, NY 13-5; Osteen, LA and Cleveland, St.L 12-5; Wise, St.L 12-6; Sutton, LA 12-7. • * American League: Wood, Chi 20-15; Coleman, Det 17-8; Holtzman, Oak 16-9; Hunter, Oak 15*3; Singer, Cal 15-7. — The Rock Parte and Recreational BY JOE CARNICELLI UPI Sports Editor San Diego football fans won't have to wait long to see John Unitas perform in his new uniform. Unitas, obtained by the Chargers in the off-season after record-shattering 17-year career at Baltimore, Wednesday was designated as starting quarterback for San Diego LATE MODEL ft Saturday night in the club's pre-season opener Ne* York Giants. against the STOCK CAR Charger Coach Harland Svare, wno only last weak said that Unitas might see little action in the exhibition season because he was having problems with his knee, changed direction Wednesday when he announced that Unitas will start against the Giants play at least a quarter. ' 'The one-a-day practices have agreed with John," Svare said. 'The knee trouble is correcting itself." The Giants, meanwhile, expect to test a number of new people. and Saturday games include Cincinnati at Miami, Baltimore at Pittsburgh, Buffalo against Philadelphia at Jacksonville, Fla., New Orleans at Kansas City and Chicago against Green Bay at Milwaukee. Oakland is at New England on Sunday and San Francisco is at Cleveland Monday night. Washington Coach George Allen announced that jiewly- obtained Duane Thomas will see action at running back against the Lions. Allen also said that Larry Brown, the National Football Conference's Player of the Year last season, probably would not play. Brown has been troubled with a virus ! infection after reporting to reporting "Seeing what our new menicamp nine days late. r t m m on MIDWESTS FINEST MILE TRACK over $3,000 Purse $550.00 To Winner of 40 Lop Feature Jr t t • I 1 and reserves can do will be the policy for our opener," Coach Alex Webster said. Norm Sncad and Randy Johnson will split duty at quarterback, with Snead starting. Three pre-season games are set for Friday night, with tjie New York Jets at Houston, Detroit at Washington and i Dallas at Los Angeles. Other Cleveland waived Rich Jackson, the former All-Pro defensive end at Denver. Jackson, now 32, has been bothered by a (unclaimed. bad knee for the last three seasons. The Broncos obtained corner- back Ray Jones from San Diego and New Orleans shipped running back James Ford to Houston for future draft picks. Dallas Coach Tom Landry said rookie Rodrigo Barnes will start at middle linebacker against the Rams in place of injured D. D, Lewis while starting cornerback Gene Howard may miss the game for the Rams with a knee injury. r In an exchange of rookies, Pittsburgh traded guard Roger Bernhardt, their No. 3 draft choice from Kansas, to the Jets for wide receiver Mike Haggard, New York's No. 7 pick from South Carolina. Bernhardt Also representing are Larry Craimlblet, of Busih- nell, currently hotting down the No, 9 slot in the IMCA point •totalis: Duane Stkmefcirig, Oquaiw- ka; Rotger Clarke, Rock Island; Dick Staodrige, Springfield; John Gall, Countryside; Tom Custer, Peoria, and Bdftt Burks Jr., Marion. Other Illinois representatives include Larxy Kirkpateick, Wood River, and Jerry Camfield of Angenta, who set the tnack records here last year for one lap and eight laps. Also entered is Dean Shirley of MSdcUetown, wtho finished stoond and third here last siaason. These "hot shoes," aM of feature wimwng calib&r, will have their hands full with the current point leader, Tfoad Dosher oif Topeka, Kan., and Ray Lee Goodwin of Kansas City, Mo., Rose, in Daryl Arend's red Chevy, is currently in the No. 7 spott in the IMCA point totals.* With two of the top point leaders omiitted-Hhaving concentrated their driving to the east coast—Rose could be considered in control of the No. 4 slot. He has been running strong in his last three outings, placing fourth at Eldon, Iowa, May 30, and copping a second and fourth, respectively, on June 23 - 24 at Oklahoma City, Okla, Rose closed out the 1972 sprint car campaign in the No. 18 spot in the point totals. Rose will have to reach back ard grab a little extra inspiration to catch the likes of Dosher, Goodwin, and Gene Gennetten of Gladstone, Mo., who precede him in the official point totals. Time trials will begin promptly at 7 p.m., with the first race set for 8 o'clock. National Sfc»edways, Inc., under the direction of Gene Van Winkle and Woody Brinkman, will officiate at the races. * Listed are entries for Friday and Saturday nighVs racinf: - B H ZZ ,J?°5 e » Mt Vernon, Iowa; Ham MUlcr, Runnells, Iowa; Tom smith, St. Louis, Mo.: Gene Gen- n » et A en '« Gladstone * Mo,! Gary Scott, Holts Sunimit, Mo.; Earl Wagner, Pleasantville. Iowa. Tommy Coleman, Columbia, Mo.; John Babb, Ottumwa, Iowa; Pay ton Smyser, Glenwood, Mo.; Lenard McCarl, Bonaparte, Iowa; Steve Hainline, Bonaparte, Iowa; Leo . , j, • - . S u *°. CreVe Coeur, Mo.; Bill Cohee, played On the large diamond at Topeka, Kan.; Ralph Parkinson, Douglas Park and the cowola- {fc MlSnw"^ 0,1 Roger Larson ' racket at Blackhawk State _ Ralph Blackett, Des Moines, Park, both in Rock Island. v a«5; i°o«v to the number ot teams enter- Patrick, wood River: Than nmh«r Department arid the BlackhaWk Slowpitch Softball League will co-sponsor the second annual Greater Mississippi Valley Slow- pitch Softball Tournament here Sept. 64. The tournament is open to all teams wishing to enter either (he AA or A tournament divisions as determined by American Softball Association sanction. Any A league team will be allowed to play within Ihe AA tourney, but AA teams wiL ] not be allowed to drop into the state!the A -tourney. Two softball diamonds will be used for the 4-day tourney. The winner's bracket will be tier lUmoer OI wams ewer- patrick, Wood River; Thad Dosher, ing me two touma^ How- SSSS&L^BeS"^ SflL S^SSSS: ever, a |25 award will be given Dick Bloom, wjchita, Kan. to (he winner ~* tfw rhanrnkw ^ Jo \ in Gal1 - Countryside; Roger aTT?^ S llri 5f. Rofik W"" 1 ! 8111 ^ »" Ship game between ttie AA and Ma. Mo.; Ralph Parkinson, Kan. A winrwr* 9 ty> 5? 0,: I om Cueter, Kan. City. A WUWiera. Mo.; Roy Bryant, Wichita. Kan.; Bnfay fee iS $50 and is pay- Shirley, Middletown; Jerry able to the Rock Island Parte gSSinfett^ Chuck Mohr ' and Recreation Department. Te first 50 teams will be accepted. Send entry fees to Lary Zieg- !er, Cleo Parker or Roger Sergeant, 1320 24th St., Rock Island, Iil> 61201. For further information call 788-9528. WARM TOMORROW Time Insulate WHITE' PHONE &42-0185 had been waived by Steelers last week but was Thank You Gates Open 6 P.M. Time Trial 7. First Race 8. 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