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ffctegWtph Tuesday, September 5, 1972 '•V Olympics thrown into uproar after Arabs invade, kill two Olympics suspended By BOB JOHNSON AP Sports Editor MUNICH (AT) - The 20th Olympic Games will be suspended THIS afternoon and a memorial service held Wednesday morning for two Israelis killed in a terrorist raid on the Olympic Village. The joint announcement by A very Brundage, president of the International Olympic Committee, and Willi Daume, president of the Olympic Organi/in.™ Committee, was made at a news conference. The announcement said competitions under way in the afternoon would be completed. The statement did not say wehn competitions would resume but it was believed they would after the Wednesday memorial service. MUNICH (AP) — The International Olympu: Oni- millee met in emcrs^ncy session today while Arab terrorists held 13 Israelis hostage in thei>- living quarters at Olympic Village. The terrorists killed two Israelis shortly after they climbed over a fence surrounding the vi'l&ge in a pre-dawn raid. They demanded rcioasp of 200 Arab terrorists held In Israel in exchimq? f'jr freedom of the 13 hostages. Hans Klein, press ch ef for the Games said no decision could be taken on haling or continuing the Olympics until the IOC gave the word. Canoeing, volleyball and G r e c o•R o min wrfstung events on today's sdi«dule-- one of the lightest of the Games—started on schedule. The Arab raid came in the wake of a gloriously climatic day for the U.S. swimming team. Mark Spitz won an unprecedented seventh gold medal, and Mike Burton, Karen Moe and Melissa Belote finished first in individual events But the lustre was somewhat tarnished by the raid and by disqualification of another American for taking medication barred by the Olympic health board Rick DeMont, an asthmatic 18-year-old from San Rafael, .Calif., who had already won the 400-meter freestyle last Friday, was ready to go for gold and improve, his own world record in the gruelling 1,500 meters. But only minutes before the race, DeMont was "medically ejected" for having taken Ephedrine, an asthma medication. It's presence was discovered in a routine urine test after his victory in the 400. "I can't say anything," DeMont said, fighting—and failing—to hold back the tears. "I put it all on my forms. I did everything anybody asked. I have nothing else to say." With DeMont out of the race, Burton of Sacramento, Calif., streaked to victory, shattering DeMont's record with a clocking of 15:52.58. "I'm sorry Rick wasn't in the race," said Burton, who finished nearly six seconds ahead of Australian Graham Windeatt, "and I'm not saying I would have beaten him ...." The ejection from the 1,500 was not, however, the major letdown faced by DeMont. He faced possible loss of his 400 gold as well. The International Olympic Committee's Executive Committee and U.S. swimming officials Half game separates four Not this time Police officer blocks (lie entrance of Hie Olympic Village in Munich as two Australian athletes returning from early training try to enter. Village area was closed off by police following seizure of the Israeli condngent by Arab terrorists. (AP Wirephoto via cable from Munich) Baby-watcher Al hits two homers By HEKSCHia NISSENSON AP Sports Writer The pennant scramble in the American League East is so wacky that the four contenders who started play Monday with only one-half game separating them finished the day with— you guessed it—one-half game separating them. —Baltimore split a doubleheader with New York, winning 4-3 and then losing 5-2. That dropped the Orioles into a firstplace tie with Detroit, which edged Cleveland 2-1. —Boston beat Milwaukee 20, but lost the nightcap 6-2 and trails the leaders by one- half game and three percentage points. —The Yankees blew a chance to take over the top spot by blowing a late 3-0 lead in their opener against Baltimore and wound up instead in fourth place, one- half game and four points out. Oakland opened up some more ground on Chicago in the West Division—the A's lead by 3i£ games—by splitting a 10-5, 1-2 twin bill with California while the White Sox were being swept- New York's Fritz Peterson New York's Fritz Peterson blanked Baltimore for six innings in the opener and was staked to a 3-0 lead. But the Orioles erupted suddenly in the seventh on Boog Powell's single, a walk and Andy Etchebarren's second home nan of the season. They pinned the defeat on relief ace Sparky Lyle with a run in the eighth on Don Baylor's infield single, a wild pitch and Paul Blair's two-out double. The Yankees bounced back to take the nightcap by snapping a tie with three unearned runs in the eighth inning on runscoring singles by Bobby Murcer, Felipe Alou and John Ellis following an error by first .baseman Powell. Murcer had a double and home rim earlier and Rob Gardner pitched 8 1-3 strong innings before Lyle came on again to notch his 30th save, a club record. Willie Horton paced Detroit's victory with a two- run two-out triple off Gay lord Perry in the sixth inning, again preventing the Cleveland ace from winning By KEN RAPPOPORT Associated Press Sports Writer Al Oliver stayed up half the night diapering the baby, then really pinned it on the Philadelphia Phillis. "I'm thinking about getting up with the baby every night from now on," Oliver joked •after spanking two 3-run Major League AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (325 at bats)— D.Allen, Chi, .317; Rudi. Oak, .315. RUNSMurcer, N.Y. 7; D.Allen. Chi, 80; Rudl, Oak, 80. RUNS BATTED IN— D.Allen, Chi, 92; Murcer, NY, 81. HITS— Rudi. Oak. 158; Pinle:m, KC, 147. DOUBLES — Piniella, KC, 29; Murcer. NY, 27. TRIPLES— Fisk, Bsn, i- ; Rudi, Oak, 8; Murcer, NY, 7. HOME RUNS— D.Allen, Chi 32; Murcer, NY, 26. S T O L E -N BASES— fi. Nelson, Tex, 38; Campaneris, Oak 36. PITCHING (12 Decisions)— Kaat, Min, 10-2, .833, 2. OB Odom, Oak. 13-4, .764, 2.2.5 STRIKEOUTS— N.Ryan. 0 a 1 , 254; Lolich, Del, 202. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (325 at bats)— B.Williams. Chi, .341; Cedeno. ,lrn, .338. RUNS — Morgan. Cin, 111; Bonds. SF, 98. RUNS BATTED IN— Slaruivt. Pgh, 108; B.Williams. Chi M. HITS— B.Williams, Chi. I6<>; Rose, Cln, 164. DOUBLES — Cedeno, H'n, J4; Montanez, Phi, 33. TRIPLES— Bowa. Phi, 10; Rose Cin, 10; Brock, StL, 8. HOME RUNS— Colbert, £D. 'M: Stargell, Pgh, 33. STOLEN BASES— Bro~k, S:i_. 53; Cedeno, Htn, 47. PITCHING {12 Decirionki— Marshall, Mon, 14-4, 'T7, 1.54 Nolan, Cin. 14-4, .777, 2.01 Can-on, Phi, 22-8. .733, 2.12. STRIKEOUTS— Carlton, Phi, 263; Seaver, NY, 194. Vans triumph, now play for league crown East Alton's Vans defeated Troy, 4-2, Monday or. the latter's diamond in an Illinois Inter-City League lied Division baseball contest. Larry Bellm was ih^ winning pitcher, Bill Sturgeon the loser. Mark Burns of the winners had three singles The victory, couple*! with Sunday's 3-0 triumph at East Alton by the Vans over MoMtor Motors of Collinsv;lle, gives the Vans the right to play toe winner of the Glen Carbon -St. Mary's Blue Div&ou contest in a two be.s- 9t three-game championship sedgs at a date to be djjjgflijtfid. JUQ Blackledge was tfae winning pitceher and homers that started the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-0, 5-1 doubleheader sweep Monday, Oliver's swats in the opener were fashioned despite the agonies of little sleep, the typical tribulations of a young father. "I was really tired before the doubleheader started," said the Pirates' All-Star centerfielder. "My month-old daughter, Fclisa, put on her crying act Sunday night." After sharing the hero's act with Steve BJass' five-hitter in the first game, Oliver took a backseat to Bruce Kison in the second. The baby-faced righthander completed Pittsburgh's ninth doubleheader sweep this year with a five- hitter. "You hear so much about our hitters that people forget that we have one of the best pitching staffs in baseball," said Oliver. "The only reason that we don't have a 20-»ame winner is that our pitchers don't start every four or five games." noted Willie Stan:ell. whose 33rd homer boosted his major league-leading HBI total ot 10S and helped the Pirates win the second game. Pittsburgh's Na1ion.il Leagueleading East margin jumped to an out-of-sight I'l games after the Labor Day activities. The Chicago Cubs, second in the Fast, lost a game after splitting a doubleheader with the Ne-v York Mets—winning the first one 2-0 and losing the second, 7-2. The \Ve-a-leadinu finfinnaii lieds split a doubleheaticr with the Los Angeles Dodge: s and improved their margin m 8V> games. After the Dodgers won the first game 6-5. the Reds came back to win '.lie nightcap 8-4 and move up a half-game on Houston. The Astros lost 6-5 to the Atlanta Braves. In the other National League games, the Montreal Expos trimmed the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 in the first game of a doubleheader before losing the second. 8-7 and the San Diego Padres tripped the San Francisco Giants 1-0. Ferguson Jenkins, bidding for his sixth straight 20-game- winning season, hurled a four- hitter for his 19th victory as Chicago took the opener from New York. The Mets won the second game, featured by Gary Gentry's first victory since July 20. Manny Mota doubled home Bill Russell from second base with two out in the ninth inning to give Los Angeles its first-game triumph. Cincinnati came back with a 12-hit offense in the nightcap led by Tony Perez' two singles and a double. The Dodgers committed seven errors in the second game, a record for the Los Angeles team. Hank Aaron tied the score with a two-run bases loaded single in the ninth inning and Felix Millan sent home the winning run with a grounder for Atlanta. Carl Morton pitched a five- hitter, recording his first shutout since Sept. 1970 as Montreal won the opener from St. Louis. Bill Voss had three hits, his first in the National League to help the Cardinals take the nightcap. Derrel Thomas hit a home run and Mike Corkins and Gary Ross combined on a five-hitter leading San Diego over San Francisco. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh Chicago New York St. Louis Montreal Philadelphia Cincinnati Houston Los Angeles Atlanta San Francisco San Diego East W. 82 70 66 62 59 47 West 81 73 70 60 56 48 L. 48 60 60 67 68 83 48 57 59 72 74 80 Pet. .641 .538 .524 .481 .465 .362 .628 .562 .543 .455 .431 .375 G.B. 13 15 20 i/j 22 1/, 36 _. 8'/j 11 22 1/4 25 V4 32$ Seventh time Mark Spitz raises hands in response to wildly cheering crowd after he capped his seventh gold medal at the Olympic Games. Other team members who share the spotlight are, from left: Mike Stamm of San Diego, Calif, and Tom Bruce of Sunnyvale, Calif. Jerry Heidenreich, the fourth member of the relay team, is not shown. (AP Wirephoto via cable from Munich) Police guard Spitz following 7th win By HUBERT MIZKLL MUNICH (AP) - "I'm foui- years older and own seven go'.d medals," Olympic hero Mark Spitz said Tuesday in companii-j his flop at the 1908 Games to the glory of Munich. Spitz conducted a 40-minute news conference shortly alter Palestinian terrorists stormed Olympic Village and killed two members of the Israeli team." "I think it's very tragic," said Spit/:, who refused to .sr.md in the open at a microphone. "1 have no t'uv.her comment." Kollowing the conference, German soldiers escorted Spitz out of the huge Olympic pre-s ijU'lding and he was taken tu a downtown Munich ••Ik- popular is much too i o take chances," a spokesman for the German Olympic Organizing Committee sa<d. Spitz is a Jew of Russian- Englb-h heritage. Kelegut:n_' the questioning 10 s \\ j n! in i n g subjects Thereafter. Spitz said he was ••under a lot of pressure, but now 1 feel great." The handsome, 22-year-old California swept finals in the 100 and 200-meter freestyle, 100 and 200-butterfly plus three relays. All came in world record time. Asked who, including himself, was the greatest swimmer of all time, Spitz grinned and then answered, "I don't think I'm in a position to say who's better or worse than I am." Spitz predicted before the Mexico City Olympics that he would capture six gold medals, but the then 18-year- old Indiana University freshman took only two relay and a silver and bronze individual medal on almost unbeatable teams. I n Munich, he won everything but the swimming hall. As Spitz answered questions, he sat in the relative security of the packed vruwd. Hi.s personal coach, Sh'j-nn Chavoor of Arden Hill Sw ; m ('lub in Carmichael, Calif., was on one side, the L'.S. men's coach, his public image, he said, "I Peter Daland of the University of Southern California, on the other. "I'm pleased to see this crowd and it's a great honor for me,' the pre-dental graduate said. Asked about lllinoisan 5th MUNICH (AP) — John Craft of Charleston, III., placed fifth in the Olympic triple jump Monday \v«th 55 feet 3Vi inches—one foot 7 J /2 inches short of the winning performance of Victor Saneev of Russia. Craft had defeated Saneev in the U.S.-Russia ^-door meet in the United States earlier this year with an American indoor record 55-5. Mimi Rallins of Clue-ago was one of three American women reaching the semifinals of the women's 100- meter hurdle race. Maren Seidler of Chic-igo placed 14th and thus failed to qualify in the women's shot put. Her 53 feet, 1 inch was one inch short of Ihe qualifying minimum. my best. I have over what people tried to do no control think." A small boy hung what was cared an "eighth gold medal" around Mark's neck. Spitz explained only that "a lot of little children got together and wrote saying they liked how I swam." A reporter said that Spitz and chess world champion Bobby Fischer now are the top American sports heroes and asked Mark what he thought of the other sportsman. '•I admire Bobby Fischer," he said. "And, I'm not going to take up chess." Saturday's Results Chicago 8, San Diego 0 Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 1 Montreal 7, Cincinnati 2 Pittsburgh 6, San Francisco 3 New York 11, Houston 8 Philadelphia 7-3, Atlanta 10-0 Sunday's Results Pittsburgh 2, San Francisco 1, 10 Innings Philadelphia 8, Atlanta 0 San Diego 3, Chicago 0 Cincinnati 4, Montreal 3 Los Angeles 6, St. Louis 3 New York 2, Houston 1 Monday's Results Montreal 1-7, St. Louis 0-8 Chicago 2-2, New York 0-7 Pittsburgh 10-5, Philadelphia 0-1 Los Angeles 6-8, Cincinnati 5-4 Atlanta 6, Houston 5 San Diego 1, San Francisco 0 Tuesday's Games Chicago (Hands 10-8) at New York (Seaver 16-10), N Montreal (Stoneman 10-10) at St. Louis (Wise 13-14), N Atlanta (Reed 11-13) at Houston (Roberts 11-6), N Cincinnati (Gullett 7-7) at Los Angeles (Sutton 14-9), N San Francisco (Marichal 5-15) at San Diego (Arlln 8-18), N Only games scheduled Wednesday's Games Chicago at Pittsburgh, N Montreal at New York, N St. Louis at Philadelphia, N Cincinnati at Los Angeles, N San Francisco at San Diego, N AMERICAN LEAGUE East W. L. Pet. G.B. Baltimore 69 60 .535 — Detroit 69 60 .535 — Boston 67 59 .532 % New York 69 61 .531 >/j Cleveland 60 68 .469 8'/4 Milwaukee 52 77 .403 17 West Oakland 76 53 .589 — Chicago 72 56 .563 3>/, Minnesota 63 62 .508 10'/, Kansas City 61 65 .484 13'/i California 60 69 .465 16 ' Texas 50 79 .388 26 Saturday's Results Detroit 3, Oakland 1, 11 innings Milwaukee 6, Texas 2 Cleveland 5, Minnesota 3 New York 2. Chicago 1 Boston 5, Kansas Cty 3 California 2, Baltimore 0 Sunday's Results Kansas City at Boston, rain Chicago 5, New York 0 Cleveland 4, Minnesota 1 Texas 4, Milwaukee 1 Oakland 3. Detroit 1 California I. Baltimore 0, 10 Innings Monday's Results Boston 2-2, Milwaukee 0-6 Minnesota 2-4, Chicago 1-0 Oakland 10-1, California 5-2 Baltimore 4-2, New York 3-5 Kansas City 4, Texas 3 Detroit 2, Cleveland 1 Thursday's Games Minnesota (Goltz 3-0) at Chicago (Fisher 4-6), N Cleveland (Wilcox 7-11) at Detroit (Coleman 14-12), N New York (Medich 0-0) at Baltimore (McNally 13-13), N Boston (Curtis 8-6 or Pattln 1412) at Milwaukee (Lockwood 7-10), N Kansas City (Spliltorff 10-10) at Texas (Gogolewski 3-8), N Only games scheduled Wednesday's Games California at Kansas City. N Minnesota at Texas. N Oakland at Chicago Milwukee at Cleveland, 2. twi- night Detroit at Baltimore, N New York at Boston, N his 20th game in his third try. Morton's key hit followed Tony Taylor's leadoff double and an intentional walk to Norm Cash with two out. Woodie Fryman surrendered Cleveland's run in the eighth when Jack Brohamcr struck out but reached first on a passed ball and came around on singles by Chris Chambliss and Ray Fosse. Boston took its opener from Milwauke as Luis T i a n t hurled a five-hitter for his fourth consecutive shutout and Carl Yastrzemski hit a two-run homer. A group of e x - R e d Sox sparked Milwaukee's victory in the nightcap. Syd O'Brien-hit a tie-breaking two-run homer, Joe Lahoud also homered, George Scott delivered a run- scoring single and Ken Brett was the winning pitcher. California pitchers had allowed only five earned runs in nine games but Oakland jumped on Clyde Wright for four runs in the first inning of the opener—Gene Tenace, Reggie Jackson, and Mike Epstein had run-scoring singles—and added four more in the second on two-run homers by Matty Alou and Tenace. Nolan Ryan fired a six-hitter and fanned 11 in the nightcap as the Angels bounced back. Meanwhile, Minnesota dealt the White Sox a severe jolt behind the six-hit hurling of Bert Blyleven in the opener and Ray Corbin's five-hitter in the nightcap. The Twins rallied to take the first game with two runs in the seventh when Jim Nettles doubled home the tying run, took third on the throw home and scored the winner on catcher Kd Hermmann's wild p i c k o f f throw. Rick Renick lashed a pair of run-scoring singles in the nightcap. John Mnyberry and Lou Pi- niella socked two-run singles for Kansas City to offset home runs by Jim Fahey and Tom Grieve of Texas. VEC NEWS QUIZ ANSWERS PART I: 1-c; 2-b; 3-JuIy, 1973; 4-c; 5-will not PART II: 1-d 2-b; 3-a; 4-c; 5-e PART III: 1-c; 2-e; 3-d; 4-a; 5-b SYMBOL QUIZ: 1-G; 8-1; 3-J; 4-F; 5-E; 6-B; 7-D; 8-C; 9-A; 10-H CHALLENGE: Maurice Staus were meeting overnight and a decision was expected early today. The German word for the spectacular water hole here is "Sclnvimmhallc," but it could just as properly be called the "Spitzhalle." The 22-year-old torpedo from Carmichael, Calif., an Indiana University denial student, owns it outright. 'Seven times he got into the water and seven times he came out a world record- breaking winner. The finale on Monday was in the 400-meter medley relay. Ahead of him, backstrokcr Mike Stamm of San Diego and breaststroke specialist Tom Bruce of Sunnyvale, Calif., gave the American team the barest of leads over East Germany. Then Spitz hit the water for his 1'00-meter butterfly leg— and by the time freestyle anchorman Jerry Heidenreich took over for the final 100, the U.S. kids had an unbeatable 12 or 13-foot lead. The quartet was clocked in a world-record i!:48.1(i, beating out silver-winning East Germany and third-place Canada. Miss Moc. of Santa Clara. Calif., led a 1-2-3 U.S. sweep in the women's 200-meter butterfly with her world-record mark of 2:15.57. Lynn Colella of Seattle took the silver and Ellic Daniel of Elkins Park, Pa., the bronze. Miss Belole, of Springt'iold, Va., who earlier had won the 100-meter backstroke, botanic a double gold medalist with her 200 backstroke triumph :n 2:1').1!), also a world record. Susie Alwood of Lon : ? Ri_ach, Calif., was second ahear 1 i>f Donna Marie Gurr of Canada. If all this "U.S. swimmers swept ... " and "new world record ... " business «e>ms repetitive, it is The U.S. men, for example, grabbed 1!) of the 18 golds available and took eh;hl silvers ami ein l it bronzes. And the wonion won eight of 14 golds, puis five silvers and four bronzes. In all, world marks wore spt in 23 of 29 events and no recnrd from Mexico City's IMS Games—not one—was left intact. U.S. men should be MI fortunate on the track. They got acccl out again Mon.lay in a nice which, for decades, virtually had a "m a d c in America" stamp on it. Valcry Borzov, who earlier won the 100-meter dash, became the first non-Amoi'ican to sweep the sprints as li" won the 200 meters in 1().!)<> seconds, beating Larry I'iack of Miami to the wife b> a fifth of a second. Despite being second 'nest, Black was not impressed by Borzov. "To me be'.s .1 clown." he said. "He"; alvays runnins; and looking a-oun-.l !o see who's near him. !i' lie can run and win that w.iv, all Pre-season poll The Top Twenty teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, last season's records and total points. Points based on 20-18-1614-12-10-9-8, etc. 1. Nebraska (28) (U-0) 920 2. Colorado (13 (10-2) 74U 3. Ohio State (4) (K-4) 620 4. Arkansas (2) (8-3-1-) 578 5 Penn Ctatc (11-1) 550 6. Oklahoma (2) (11-1) 538 7. Alabama (11-1) 410 8. USC (U-4-1) 2!)!) 9. Washington (1) (8-3) 29-1 10. Michigan (ll-l) 2(iB 11. Louisiana State (8-3) 257 12. Arizona State (11-1)' 221 13. Notre Dame (8-2) 205 14. Texas (S-3) 202 15. Tennessee (10-2) Iti3 16. Mississippi (10-2) 88 17. Georgia (11-1) 70 18. Purdue (3-7) K7 19. Florida Slate (8-4) .|0 20. Stanford (!)-3) 27 Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Air Force, Auburn, Dartmouth. Georgia Tech, Houston. Illinois, Indiana, (owa Stale, Louisville, Michigan State, North Carolina, San Diego State, Syracuse, Texas A&.M, Texas Christian, Toledo, UCLA, West Virginia. rii;'it. I'ut the d'ly's ;:,iiiu', ie come when he's goini; to look arouirl too much." Kip Keino, a favorite h repeat as champion in the 1,500 meters, won the U.O'lO-meler stoL'pli-cliase, an ev.'iit !r tried for the first lime just four months ago. And lli-yeai- old West German Ulrik.. MeyUrth thrilled ilv "hometown" crowd MI ;lu- 80,('()'!-se;it stadium by winning the women's high jump. Bohirk loses MUNICH (AP) — Cuban h e a v v w e i g h t T e o i' i 1 o Stevenson scored a technical knockout in the third round today over Duane Bobick of Bowlus, Minn., ending the United States' eight-year d o m i n a t i o n of Olympic heavyweight boxing. 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