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J i By TO) STELLltfO UPI Spans Writer "Oan't anybody htffc play this game?" is an old Casey Stengel line but you couWn't blame Red Schoendienst for using it one of tnese ftays. Sehoendienst, the patient Cardinal manager, is having his patience tried again. Ttie, Cards, who lost 20 of their first 23 games this season but then played at a torrid 56-30 pace to take a five game lead in the National League's Eastern Division, now seem to be in another slump. They lost (heir fiHh straight game Friday night by an 8-4 margin to the Cincinnati Reds, The only consolation for the Cards is that their closest rivals-the Exp«, Pirates and Cuhs-keep losing and their lead is four games. Against the Reds Friday night, the Cards had a 2-0 lead for four innings before their defense fell apart again. Mike Tyson made an error and third baseman Ken fteitz failed to come up with two other balls as the Reds scored four runs in the fifth. In the,eighth inning, the Reds wrapped it up with four more runs as Joe Torre and Lou Brock both made errors. While the Cards are having problems, the Reds have won six of their Ittst seven games to move within 2^t games of Los Angeles hi the Western Divi- MtrgM Starts Rally Joe Morgan started the Reds' fifth inning rally with a single. After Dan Driessen walked, Tony Pere* hit a bouncer off Reite for a ruitecoring single. Johnny Benefit then hit a liner that Reitz couldn't handle for another run-scoring hit. Bobby Tolan followed with a bouncer to Torre at first but the throw to second was dropped by Tyson. Oeranimo's sacrifice fly Register-M SPORTS Galesbufg Saturday Page and Darrell Chaitey's single scored the final two runs. In the eighth inning. Bench walked and advanced to second when Torre's throw on Tolan's grounder hit Bench in the back. After a sacrifice and an intentional walk, Phil Gagliano hit a two-run single and the third run sewed when Brock mispkyed the bail. fete Rose then singled in the final run. In other games* Philadelphia beat lx* Angela, 5*3, Houston downed Chicago, 6-4, Atlanta edged Pittsburgh, 54, New York routed San Francisco, 74, and San Diego beat Montreal, 4-3. JYank Tepedimo iand Marty Peirez hit run-scoring singles in the ninth inning to boost Atlanta's lead to 5-2 and offset two Piirate runs in the last of e ninth. Phil Niekro pitched a ve-hitter for «he triumph. In Houston's gain over Bob Watson and Helms eadh collected victory. ' Mike Schmidt slamtwrt a In the Cleveland American League, routed Texas, 8-1, Kansas City nipped Baltimore, Milwaukee downed Min- Chicago, Tommy two hits and drove in two runs for the Astros. Rookie James Richard went 5 1-3 to set his fourth Rodney Detroit drubbed nesola, M, Chicago, 7-3, New York edged Oakland, 10-9, and California beat Boston, 5*3. innings victory. Steve and Mike combined on a seven-hitter Fred Kendall hit a twonrun homer three-fiift Homer in the seventh inning iand Added a solo shot in the ninth to pace Philadelphia to the triumph over the fading Dodgers. Tommy John suitered the .loss while Wia^ne Twitehell picked up the win in relief. Wayne Gafltett blasted a -tthree-run homer and Tom Seaver h;t a two-run double and pitched an eight hitter to give the Mets the victory over San Francisco and Juan Marichal. Garrett's hotmer boosted the Mets' lead to M and knocked Marichal out of the game in the fifth. Out Game By FRED MoMANE UPI Sports Writer The Boston Red Sox can't seem to relegate their fighting to the ballfield. The Red Sox, whose internal problems over the years have become legendary, have had more than their share of player personality differences this season, and how a hew crisis h&s arisen in the presence of tempestuous Reggie Smith. Smith, a talented but temperamental outfielder, pulled a act on the Red earing Sox in the second inning of a with the California after game Angels Friday getting into a run-in with the night Major League Standings National Leagu St. Louis Montreal Pittsburgh Chicago Philadelphia New York in East w. I. pet. 61 55 .526 56 58 .491 ' 55 57 .491 56 59 .487 5» 62 .461 52 61 .460 West 4 4 4% w. 1. pet. g.b. Los Angeles 72 44 .621 — Cincinnati 70 47 .596 2% San Francisco 8G 52 .544 9 Houston 60 58 .508 13 Atlanta * f 55 64 .462 18% San Ditigb »•> 40 75 .348 31% Wriday's Results \ Houstoifo Chicago 4 Atlantic Pittsb$£h 4 Cincinnati 8 St. Louis 4 San Diego 4 Montreal 3 Phila4^phrt,gii^ni i 3 New York 7 Sah .Eran .1 Today's Probable Pitchers (All Times EDT) * Houston (Reuss 12-8) at Chicago (Reuschel 12-Sf), 2:15 p.m. Philadelphia (Brett 11-4) at Los Angeles (Downing 9-6), 11 p.m. New York (Stone 7-3) at San Francisco (Bradley 9-11), 3:15 p.m. Atlanta (Harrison 64) at Pittsburgh (Morlan 1-0), 8:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Billingham 1541) at St. Louis (Cleveland 12-6), 8 p.m. (Only games scheduled) Sunday's Games Atlanta at Pittsburgh Houston at Chicago Cincinnati at St. Louis American League Detroit Baltimore New York Boston Milwaukee Cleveland w. \. pet. g.b 63 52 .548 61 51 .545 64 54 60 54 55 58 45 71 West w. 1. .542 .526 .487 .388 2tf 7 Kansas City Oakland Minnesota Chicago California Texas gb. 2 9 57 59 .491 m 53 59 ,473 11% 43 70 .381 22 pet. 67 50 .573 64 51 .557 56 57 .496 Friday's Results Cleveland 8 Texas 1 Rah City 2 Baltimore 1 Milwaukee 5 Minnesota 1 Detroit 7 Chicago 3 New York 10 Oakland 9 California 5 Boston 3 Today's Probable Pitchers (All times EDT) Minnesota (Decker 7-5) at Milwaukee (Bell 9-8), 2:15 p.m. Chicago (Wood 20-16) at Detroit (Lolich 11-11), 2:15 p.m. Oakland (Blue 11-7) at New York (Stottlemyre 12-9), 2 p.m. California (Ryan 13-13) at Boston (Moret 5-0), 1:30 p.m. Cleveland (Strom 2-10) at Texas (Bibby 6-5), 8:30 p.m. Baltimore (McNally 10-12) at Kansas City (Drago 12-10), 8:30 p.m. Sunday's Games Baltimore at Kansas City Minnesota at Milwaukee Chicago at Detroit ' Oakland at New York California at Boston Cleveland at Texas, night crowd at Boston's Fenway Park. Smith was roundly booed by the fans when he failed to run out a double play ball in the first inning and was booed again in the top of the second when a pop fly fell in front of him in centerfield for a hit. As he returned to the dugout in the middle of the inning he doffed his cap mockingly to the fans then threw it into the dugout. He then walked straight to the clubhouse, g6t dressed and left the park. His walkout helped contribute to a costly 5-3 defeat, which dropped the Red Sox 2% games behind first- place Detroit in the American League East. r He Went Home * •v. "He went * home. Smith valked out without permission," said Red Sox Manager Eddie Kasko. "I don't know if he said anything to anybody. He didn't say anything to me. I don't know what action we'll take. I don't know if it'll be a F suspension, or what. Til have to talk it over with (Red Sox' general manager) Dick O'Connell." 1 Smith's replacement in Friday night's game, -Dwight Evans, came through, with a soft) himer but wasr shaken up in the sixth inning while trying to make a shoestring catch in short right. Orlando Cepeda also had a two-run homer for Nic To for the U.S. By MIKE HUGHES UPI Executive Sports Editor Opens." He kept his game CLEVELAND (UPI) - Jack under control Friday in shoot- and British his Nicklaus, getting the .breaks for the first time in a major event this year, loomed as the potential winner as the wide- open Professional Golfers' Association championship entered its third round today. Nicklaus stood poised for the kill with a 36-hoIc score of 140, where he was joined by Gibby Gilbert and Dan Sikcs, one stroke back of longshots Mason Rudolph and Don Iverson. ing a three-under-par 68 which included three birdies and no bogeys. Should Nicklaus blow it over the next two rounds, then there arc three other recent champions handily placed to take up the challenge, while there are altogether 12 men within three strokes of the co-leaders. Tom Weiskopf, the hottest player on the tour currently over the rolling, 6,852-yard, par-71, Canterbury Golf Club, Nicklaus said: "I feel better prepared than I was NFL Places Houston GM On Probation ston, drove in but Frank three Robinson Thomas in Action runs for Angels with his 20th homer and a single. In other AL York Major League Leaders National League g. ab r. h. Rose, Cin 116 479 86164 Cdno, Hou Crdnl, Ohi Wtsn, Hou MUST , Phil Grubb, SD Hunt, Mtl hws. SF 97 363 64117 107 387 61 123 118 442 76 139 % 306 48 95 87 303 43 94 109 392 60120 pet. .342 .322 Crwfrd, LA 107 Goodisn, SF 96 America 338 57 103 .305 358 35109 .304 i League games, edged Oakland, 10-9, ;as City nipped Baltimore, Detroit beat Chicago, 7-3, Milwaukee downed Minnesota, 5-1, and Cleveland topped Texas, 8-1. icinnati whipped St. Louis, 8-4, Atlanta edged' Pittsburgh, 5-4, New York defeated Saij Francisco, 7-1, San Diego topped Montreal, 4-3, Houston Chicago, 6-4, and Phila* hia downed L. A., 5-3, in onal League games. Munson Sparks Victory the Washington Redskins' Duane Thomas (47) charges into the line against the Denver Broncos Friday in his first start since he played with the Dallas Cowboys hi their Su- 4 per Bowl victory in 1972. Making the stop on Thomas is Calvin Jones. The Redskins won the game at Washington 14-10. Thursday, f H iand recent British Open winner, iree ' unca former U.S. and British Open titlcholder Tony Jacklin, and Dave Stockton, the 1970 PGA winner, were grouped together at 141. Stockton shot a. 69 Friday while Jacklin and Weiskopf had 71s. r Weiskopf and Jacklin both had up-and-down rounds. Weiskopf said he had no luck the first two days when he found the rough • seven times and blamed "poor putting" for his ills, while Jacklin failed to make makeable putts. But Stockton played flawlessly. He had 16 pars and picked up birds at the seventh and 18th holes to hoist himself up the leader board. Sam Snead, New NEW YORK (UPI) - Sid Gillman, the general manager of the Houston Oilers, has been put on "probation" by National Football League Commissioner Pete Rozelle but the action is j Sam S nead, still swinging strictly routine unless GiIlman iSwectly at 61% and Lanny fails to maintain the "highest jWa(|kins were in a s j x -man standards of conduct" in thewmin n A. 8 future. A spokesman for Rozelle, confirming that Gillman is on probation, said, "It just means that he's cautioned against any repetition." Rozelle spoke with Gillman after players testified in the Houston Ridge case that were group at even par 142, Snead, signs of tiredness, the last two holes showing WASHINGTON (UPI) George Allen was .smiling again* His Washington Redskins managed" a 14-10 victory over the Denver Broncos .318 Canv, Min Hortn, Det Murcr, NY May, Mil D.AlIn, Chi Otis, KC M.Alo, NY Dvsi, Bal Scott, Mil Mnsn, NY g. ab 106 410 77 283 117 450 112 455 72 250 112 443 106 423 93 381 109 416 108 373 r. h. 67 144 33 93 61145 70146 39 79 75136 55128 36115 69125 59 ill pet. .351 .329 .322 .321 .316 •307 .303 .302 .300 .298 Friday night, the first pre-$eason victory for the 1972 National Football Conference champions, spark the Yankees' victory over " We nonaged to. .struggle backer in place of SteVe Kiner 'he A's. Roy White and Ron through, byt I'm happy to get and Ken Houston played the that win" Allen said. Thurman four runs homer and Munson with a bunt drove in three-run single to that when the urge to play hit me, FcLbe in there. I just like to keep hitting, that's my job/' The defense that held Denver to eight first downs, two in the second half, and 10 points, was revamped since last week's 1714 loss to the Detroit Lions. bogeyed Friday. Arnold Palmer was one man who failed to survive the cut for the first time in 16 attempts to win the PGA, the only major title to have eluded him. But he «.„ U J - J m ii . .took his failure gallantly, Gillman had ordered them to blamed "ridiculous putting" for «M h*fnr* ..: take ^gal drugs when he was |his woes , whkh totalled 150> quarter field goal before the|a coach and general manager Redskins. Dowered by a 42^yard Robinson started at left line- Bill Kilmer to Frank Grant pass play, scored on a one-yard run by Duane Thomas. Grant, a rookie starting for Roy Jefferson, who is nursing a slight muscle pull, snagged five passes for 100 yards and earned a game ball. Thomas, making his first with the San Diego Chargers. Gillman is now the GM of the Oilers. Ridge is a former Charger who settled out of court for woes, and left to watch the finale on television. The cut was made at 149 more than $260,000 charged that improper use of drugs compounded an injury that ended his football career. after he was leaving 76 players to battle for the top prize of $45,000. A gallery of 15,760 paid spectators watched play Friday on an overcast, humid day. Miller finished » WORST SEAT IN THE HOUSE r It'» no fun to bt confined by a Mriout tccidtnt or Uinta. But it ii comforting to know that an JEtna UU Major Medical Ex- panit Plan can help fret yoy from the worry of large medical bill*. Get tht facts from us. lAWRINCf D. JOHNSON INSURANCE Main & Chtrry Stf. Phont 342-4181 Bepmeniin? tbt Aetna ICasuaUy and Surety Company of H*rtiord, Conn. Home Runs National League : Stargell, Pitt 33; Evans, Atl and Bonds, SF 31; Johnson, Atl 30; Aaron, Atl 28. American Leagae; Jackson, Oak 26; Maylberry, KC 23; Hendrick, Clev md Otis, KC 21; Fisk, Bos, RobiASoq, Cal and Spikes, Clev 20. Runs Batted ID National League: Bench, Cin 85; Stargell, Pitt 82; Evans, Atl 81; Perez, Cin 78; Singleton, Mtl and Bonds, SF 76. American League: May berry, KC and Jackson, Oak 90; Murcer, NY 78; Otis, KC 71; Blomberg also homered for the , , :„,- 11M< i R ftCO „ Yankees while Reggie Jackson P ^W* we [!^J n h( T d to,|of the miUred ftoMy hit two homers for Oakland and and we. held them to one Bert Campaneris and Deron touchdown Johnson one each. Jackson and If, Alien- was wnil in four Robinson, the linejbacker ed out of retirement after being "We'whole game at safety in place,start as a Redskin, rushed for,the 60 yards in 11 carries, including Johnson each drove runs for the A's. McRae and Lou Piniella I acquired f rom Green inning the Rovals' to their *10th V Th *f ,, u uu J .u ,i in 12 games. The e r s dream," bubbled the 11 triumph, coupled with Oak- W» veteran. "I always said land's loss, boosted the Royals' & $^ mes >a the At lNBA, ABA Merger Possible triumph Ited But the Redskins s Denver a 10-0 second-quarter lead, mostly on Charley Johnson's passing, including a 33- yard pass and run play to Joe Dawkins that set up the Broncos 1 only touchdown, a Floyd one-yard plunge by Little. Jim Turner added a second Johnnny ..i „.j i bogey-bogey to card a 71 for 143 "Pete had a talk with Sid at and leave himse j f polsed for a - time the same way he d |i. supcr roun( j» player such a 4TM CASUALTY 4MP SUIfTV COMPANY MUTFORO. COMMECTICVT Cepeda, Bos 70. Pitching National League: Bryant, SF m; Billingham, .Chi 15-8; Seaver, NY lf6; Sutton, LA 147; Osteen, LA 13-5; Wise, St.L 13-7; Guillett, Cin 13-8. American League: Wood, Chi 20-16; Coleman, Det 18-9; Holtzman, Oak 17-10; Hunter, Oak 15-3; Palmer, Bait 15-6; Colborn, Mil 15-7; Tiant, Bos and Singer, Cal 15-9; Bahnsen, Chi 15-12. Without Congress' Approval Brown homer and Al Kaline followed with a bases empty blast in the fourth inning to power the Tigers past the White Sox. Fred Scherman allowed only four| NEW YORK (UPI) Monroe goes orcHXtone against two basketball leagues or any Detroit to gain his first victory [-Julius Erving? Y$s, if Bob of their member teams of the year. a 41-yard spurt on the game's third J)Iay, arid caught five passes for 45 yards. Sonny's First Game Sonny Jurgensen started the second half, his first game action since rupturing an Achilles tendon Oct. 29, 1972. After shaking off the rust of two third-quarter interceptions, both by rookie Lyle Blackwood,, the 39-year-old veteran engi- incident in the future, the fact neered an 86-yard drive thatl^at he is on probation would have a talk with any coach or who was involved in thing. It means he's expected to maintain the highest standards of personal conduct as long as he is in the league," the spokesman said. As long as Gillman maintains that conduct, there is no penalty under the provisions of the probation. However, if he should be involved in any Earl congressional approval culminated in Bob Brunei's three yard touchdown sprint. The Washington-Denver game kicked off the second big weekend of National Football League pre-season activity that includes 10 games tonight and one each Sunday and Monday be taken into account. Rozelle previously announced that anv league official or player arrested in a drug case would be put on probation. Miller said before the tournament, "I play three par rounds and one super round. That's my winning formula." Veryzer Purchased DETROIT (UPI) - Shortstop Tom Veryzer, the Detroit Tigers' No. 1 draft choice in June 1971, was purchased from Detroit's Toledo farm club in the International League, the Tigars announced Friday. To make room for Veryzer on the roster, the Tigers gave veteran first baseman and outfielder Rich Reese his outright release. George Scott's two-run homer triggered a five-run fourth inning that enabled the Brewers to defeat the Twins. Billy Champion worked six innings of relief, allowing only four hits, to gain the victory. Gaylord Perry tossed a six- hitter for his 12th victory in the Indians over the Carlson has his way. Ckwnmissioner Carlson Ame Commissioner Walter Kenne- nights. Tonight's action finds Dallas at Oakland, Pittsburgh at Happiness Is Filling Up of the NBA would not two lean Basketball Associa- jCom ment on the statement, revealed, Friday that the although Cartoon said NBA A basketball leading the Indians over Rangers. The Indians benefitted from five errors to defeat 18- David Clyde, who his fourth of the order. Carison stated that "ttie federal court, which previously major pro leagues Have been authorized by a federal court to seek a new merger agreement without congressional approval. , t . Carlson said ABA attorneys j handed out tih« injunction, has obtained an order from Judge modified the prior order and Robert L. Carter permitting ri0W S ays a merger agreement year-old David Clyde, who '"representatives of the Nation- can be reached As long as dropped his fourth game in al Basketball Association and p has" failed to act and seven decisions. Walt Williams the American Basketball As . Con&ess naa tailed to aci, ana homered for Cleveland while Relation to meet for the « the merger seems m the best of discussing and interests of the concerned Minnesota, Philadelphia at Cincinnati, New Orleans at Miami, attorneys havo Received cojries Buffalo at Los Angeles, Baltimore at at Green Bay, Atlanta, St. hom at San Diego and San Francisco meeting the New York Jets at Tampa, Fla. (No Gas Pains!) ! Jeff Burroughs homer for Texas. hit his (Purpose at discussing negotiating a merger, without parties, it will be approved. WARM TOMORROW Time to lasulate WHITI PHONG oU-0185 GALESBURG Volkswagen, 2181 Grand Ave,, Gale*burg SIMM Phont 343 519! t

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