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Alton Evening Telegraph Friday, September 8, 1972 "tf 1 ^ </ •• Two U.S. sprinters barred from Olympics By BOB JOHNSON MUNICH (AP) - The Tn- tHUatiflnal Olympic Com mittee came down hard on the United States today, barring controversial quarter- milefs Vince Matthews W. Wayne Collett from futj-c participation in these Gamtvs and rejecting an Amer'can appeal of its ruling to str*|) swimmer Rick DeMont of fti? gold medal. The IOC ruled that because of. their behavior on th« victory stand, following Thursday's 400-meter raco, Matthews and Collett would not be allowed to compel * again. They had been scheduled to go in Sunday's 1, 600-meter relay race. Th>?n the Olympic nil'ng body confirmed its earliei decision to strip DeMont of his swimming gold because ot positive results of a post-event drug test. U.S. officials had argued that DeMont's use of the drug for an asthma condition should not have eliminated him, but the TO:' disagreed. Meanwhile, the American basketball team and Coach Hank Iba prepared for its title showdown with Russia. "We'll have a tough time keeping them off the backboards," Iba said of the Hus- sians Thursday night after his kids demolished Italy 68-38 in the semifinal game which followed the Soviet Union's 67-61 triumph over Cuba. Roth teams carry 8-fl records into Saturday night's gold-medal final. Matthews and Rod Milburn highlighted the best day the American track and field squad has had at these 20th Summer Olympic Games—but some of Matthews' and Collett's actions on the victory stand, somehow reminiescent of the black-gloved protest by U.S. athletes four years ago, angered some of the 80,000 Olympic Stadium spectators. MiJburn, from Opelouses, La., stood erect, facing the flag as the Star-Spangled Banner was played after he'd won the 110-meter hurdles in a world record-equalling 13.2 seconds. France's Guy Drut was second and Army Lt. Tom Hill of Knoxville,' Tenn., got the bronze. But after Matthews and Collett finished 1-2 in the 400- meter dash, Collett stepped up from his tier and joined Matthews on the No. 1 perch as the national anthem began. They stood sideways, facing away from the flag, Matthews with his arms folded and Collett with hands on hips, chatting occasionally as the music played on. And when the ceremony ended, Matthews walked toward the stands, twirling the gold medal on its chain as the whistles and boos rolled down upon the field. Was it a protest? "No way," replied Matthews, the speedster from Brooklyn, N.Y., who had been clocked in 44.66 seconds to the 44.80 by his silver-winning teammate from Santa Monica, Calif. "The reason Collett came on the stand with me was not a protest," Matthews continued. "We consider ourselves the best quarter- milers in the world. If we wanted to protest we could do a better job than that." But Collett wasn't as emphatic in his denial. When asked why he hadn't stood at attention during the national anthem, he said: "I couldn't do it with a clear conscience." The other American medal of the day went to Kathy Hammond of Sacramento, Calif., who took tiio bronze in the women's 400 meters, setting a U.S. record with her clocking of 51.64 seconds. The gold went to East Germany's Monika Zehrt in an Olympic- record 51.08. West German Cards., Bears clash in final exhibition ST. LOUIS — Unable thus far to put together back-in- back victories, the Football Cardinals get a third and fhal pre-season chance Saturday night when they entertain their arch-rivals, the Chicago Bears. Kickoff for the Big Red's pre-season finale, will be at 8 p.m. (CDT) at Busch Memorial Stadium. The Cardinals will take a 3-2 pre-season record into the game but still are looking to start a victory streak The Big Red won its first game over Buffalo, but lost i!s second to Kansas City. Then, the Cardinals defeated Denver but were stopped by Houston. Last week, St. Louis returned to winning ways with an impressive 31-10 victory over Green Bay. The Bears, 1-3-1 in pro. season play, played perhaps their best half of the season last week when they stormed back from a 24-0 halftime deficit to gain a 24-24 tie with Buffalo. The 24-point second half started on a 72-yard touchdown pass from Bobby Douglass to Joe Moore and ended when Douglass ran for a two-yard ' score after regulation time had expired. A pass interference penalty on the Bills as the clock ran out pr.rmiiled the extra play. Common pre-season opponents to the teams include Buffalo, Kansas City, Green Red Sox grab first; capture llth of 13th By HERSCHEL NISSENSON AP Sports Writer Never before has one game meant so much to so many Sox. In Boston, the Red So/ trounced the New York Yankees 10-4 Thursday night ar.cl moved into first place in the topsy-turvy American League East for the first time all season. In Chicago, the White S^x whipped Oakland 6-0 in wrat Manager Chuck Tanner called "our biggest game of the year" and remained within hailing distance in the West Division three games behiiid the A's. Elsewhere, Baltinw. 1 crushed Detroit 9-0, Minnesota blanked Texas 4-0, Kansas City stopped California j-li and Milwaukee whipped Cleveland 7-1. "It doesn't surprise me thai we're in first place," sail Boston Manager Eddie Kasko. "I felt that any team wth a hot streak would get into first place the way the division stands." And the Red Sox have been red-hot. They've won three in a row and 11 of 13 and had their fans chanting "We'ra Number One" in the niirl; inning while the Scoreboard showed Baltimore walloping Detroit. "I heard the fans yelling,'' said pitcher Sonny Siebert, who hit one of Boston's thr^e home runs, "but 1 wasn't watching the Scoreboard and I didn't make the connection." Neither was Tommy Harper, who, along with Rico Petrocelli, tagged a three-run homer. The Red Sox didn'' h=>ve much to worry about aftor Harper homered in the second inning and Siebert ami Petrocelli connected in the sixth. They lead Detroit by one-half game, with Baltimore V/i out and New York two back. Baltimore, which had th* first-inning blues against the Yankees (five runs) anci Tigers (four runs) in the txvo previous games, turned the tables and erupted for four runs in the opening frame and three more in the second. Detroit Manager Billy Martin pulled relief ace Fred Scherman out of the bullpen for his third major league start but quickly yanked him after the Orioles opened with singles by Bobby Grich ari^ Paul Blair and a two-run double by Tommy Davis. Brooks Robinson and Blair later added two-run triples in support of Mike Cuellar's four-hit pitching. The White Sox used an old formula to beat Oakland- Wilbur Wood pitched a seven- hitter for his 24th victory and Dick Allen drove in four runs with his 33rd homer and a sacrifice fly. "This one put us back in business," said skipper Chucs Tanner. "We had to do it, Sport Shorts JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Tom McVie was named Thursday player-coach of the Eastern Hockey League's Johnstown Jets. He was given a one-year contract. McVie, 37, replaces Eddie Kachur, who suffered a shoulder separation last year and was unable to return as a player for the 1972-73 season. MONTREAL (AP) - The Montreal Canadiens purchased right winger Mickey Oja from the St. Louis Blues Thursday in a National Hockey League transaction. In addition to an undisclosed payment, the Canadiens will give the Blues a player to be announced at a later date. trevi By Lee Trevino HITTING A TOUCHDOWN It's harder to judge distances on a flat course because your perception draws a blank without trees or hills to relate to. When you're shootuig into a green without any fairway markers, trv to envision a football field. It's easy to think in terms of 100 yards. Then judge your shot from there. The important think is knowing how far you hit each dub. I've asked players bow far it is to a green and got all kinds of aofwers. They'd say "Looks like a med.um 7-iron" or "Joe bft 3 5-lron there yesterday." They couldn't tell me the It only takes an hour on the practice tee to learn how (ar yw m eac$ club. Hit 10 or 20 shots with each one, using f normal swing, and take the average. Then when you look flSBfi of Uwse flat snots you'll know what every club is worth. HMfljf "Tfeat's about ooe football field plus 20 yards." for 136 ywds tie average player bite an 8-iroa. <M «Wr*e, HI sums/body asks tie distance to a green and fly "Two footbatt fields and a fast down," instead 210 ' gonna get some funay looks. and the league's most valuable player and the guy who's going to win the Cy Young Award did it together. It had to be our biggest game of the year.... "Now, even if we drop another game, we'll still be in position to win it with any kind of streak. It has to be the first time this year or.e game has meant so munh for us." Oakland's Dick Williams looked at it another way. "When we came in here," he said, "we were ready to settle for a split of the two- game series. After we won the opener we got a little greedy and wanted to get two. But as it is, we're still throe games in front and we've knocked two games off the schedule." Minnesota's Jim Perry, Dave LaRoche and Wayne Granger combined to handcuff Texas on four hits. The Twins scored their first two runs on an error by center fielder Joe Lovitto while Bobby Darwin and Phil Roof added run-scoring hits later. Kansas City rookie Monty Montgomery stopped California on four hits while Paul Schaal and Ed Kirkpatrick drove in two runs apiece and John Mayberry contributed a pair of rally- starting doubles. Milwaukee's George Scott hit two homers against Cleveland, including a tie- breaking two-run shot off Dick Tidrow in the eighth inning. The Indians knotted the score in the seventh when Graig Nettles homered tor tlit only run off Bill Parsons. Scott's second homer—his 17th of the season—followed Syd O'Brien's two-out double. Major League NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (325 at batsi— B.Williams, Chi, .341; Mota, Lt\, RUNS—Morgan, Cin, 111; Bonds. RUNS BATTED IN—Stargell. Pgh. 109; Colbert, SD 101. HITS—B.Williams, Chi 172- Rose, Cin, 171. DOUBLES—Cedeno, Htn, 34, Montanez. Phi. 33. TRIPLES—Bowa, Phi, 11; Rose, Cm. 10. HOME RUNS—Colbert, SD, 37. Stargell, Pgh. 33. STOLEN BASES—Brock. StL. 54; Morgan. On, 47; Cedeno, Htn, PITCHING (12 Decisions)— Marshall. Mon, 14-4, .777 1 S7 Carlton. Phi. 23-8, .741, 2.0<J STRIKEOUTS—Carlton, P h i 272; Seaver. NY, 199. AMERICAN LEAGUE .BATTING (325 at bats)- Carew. Mm. .317; D.Allen, Chi, .316. RUNS—Murcer. NY 89' D Allen Chi, 81; Rudi. Oak, 61 u ' A " ea ' rh RU £ S » BATT Ep IN-D.Allen. Chi, 96; Murcer, NY, 81. v^'T^~ Rudi ' Oilk ' 16 °: Piniells, JVC , ] Jl. DOUBLES-Pinjfrlla. KC, 3D- Murcer. NY 27 TRIPLE.S-Fisk. Bsn. S- Riidi Oak 8: Blair. Bal, 7; Murcer! Bay and Houston. The B'.g Red ripped the Bills 27-10, lost to the Chiefs, 24-14, and Oilers, 33-24. The Bears, besides tying Buffalo, have lost to the Chiefs, 24-14, and Oilers, 33-24. The Bears, besides tying Buffalo, have lost to the Chiefs, 24-10, and Packers, 10-7, but have defeated the Oilers, 20-17. Cardinal head coach Bob Hollway, pleased with the results of his team's victory at Green Bay, hopes to have as many of his front-line players as possible in the starting lineup Saturday night. A question mark, however, remains at quarterback where veteran Jim Hart and rookie Tim Van Galder both strengthened their starting bids with impressive showings against the Packers. They are paired with veteran Gtiry Cuozzo, who threw two touchdown passes in his most recent outing. Hollway indicated he would not announce his quarterback plans until later in the week. Against the Packers, Van Galder directed the Big Red to 17 first-half points, with Hart guiding the team to two second half touchdowns. John Roland, battling to regain a starting running back assignment, ran for 74 yards, _ , including a 28-yard touchdown InfllTTf* sprint. Tight end Jackie Smith * ' IM/1 ' ' Cl scored two touchdowns, one of a 17-yard run and the other on a five-yard reception from Hart. The Big Red used Green Bay mistakes to fuel four of its five scoring drives. Two of the miscues were the result of fumbled punts and another came on a bad snap on a Packer punting situation. Linebacker Terry Miller intercepted a pass, while linebacker Mark Arneson and center Wayne Mulligan recovered the fumbles. First-round draft choice Bobby Moore, who proabbly will start at wide receiver along with Mel Gray, had his best outing of the pre-season, catching two passes for 51 yards and running twice for 20 yards. In addition, the Cardinals also emerged from the Packer victory in good physical condition. Offensive guard Dan Dierdorf suffered injured ribs but Hollway believes the second-year starter should be healthy for the Bear game. In addition, offensive tackle Boh Reynolds, sidelined the past three games with a shoulder bruise, also is expected to be ready to play. The Big Red, who completed the 1971 pre-season schedule with a 2-2-1 record, open the regular season on September 17 against the Baltimore Colts at Baltimore. The home opener will be October 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tickets tor all remaining home games are on sale at the Cardinal Ticket Office, 200 Stadium Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri 63102. Single tickets onl-' remain for the Bears' regular season appearance here October 29. HOME RUNS— D.Allen, Chi, 33; Murtur, NY, 26 P PITCHING (Ji Decisions) - STRIKEOUTS— N.Ryan. 51; Lohch, Dc-t 207. As the U.S. national anthem is played and Olympic officials stand at attention in the Munich Olympic Stadium Thursday silver medal winner Wayne Collett, of Sante Monica, Calif. (978) and gold medal winner Vincent Matthews, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; slouch on the podium during victory ceremony which followed the 400-meter event. (AP Wirephoto via cable from Munich) By RALPH BERNSTEIN PHILADELPHIA (AP)-St. Louis Manager Red Schoendienst still has no regrets about the trade last spring that sent left-hander Steve Carlton to the Philadelphia Phillies for right- hander Rick Wise. "When it (the trade) was made, we knew that Carlton was a good pitcher and we knew that Wise was a good pitcher," Schoendienst said Thursday night after Carlton beat his Cardinals for the third time this season. The 27-year-old Carlton posted his 23rd victory against eight defeats, allowing nine hits and one run, striking out nine and walking only two. It was the IffOth major league victory for the Phillies ace against 70 defeats. The Phillies gave Carlton a 2-0 lead with a run in the fifth on back-to-back triples by Larry Bowa and Tommy Button and a home run in the sixth by Greg Luzinski, his 14th. Carlton, who was striving for his ninth shutout, finally gave up a run in the seventh. A leadoff single, then two strikeouts, a single by pin- chhitter Joe Torre and a run- scoring single by rookie Bill Stern did the damage. Carlton's nine strikeouts boosted his National League- DeMont stripped of medal Rita Wilden got the silver. Steve Prefontaine of Oregon was the only American qualifier for the finals of the 5,000 meters, coming in second jn his heat. Russia also got two golds in track and field Thursday as Nadezhda Chizhova won the women's shot put and Anatoly Bondarchuk took the men's hammer throw. East Germany's other gold carrii in the women's 200 meters, won by Renate Stecher in a world record-equalling 22.4 seconds. A defense that has become Carlton gets No. 23 MUNICH ternational mittee American (AP) - The In- Olympic Corn- today stripped swimmer Rick DeMont of the gold medal he won in the 400-meter freestyle and moved Australia's Brad Cooper into first place, an IOC spokesman announced. The IOC rejected an American appeal that DeMcnt, of San Rafael, Calif., be allowed to keep the medal which was taken from him after a positive doping test. The Americans argued the test was positive because of a medication DeMont regularly took for an asthma condition. Demont, 16, had beaten Cooper by only one hundredth of a second. In taking away his medalj the IOC spokesman said, <t was decided that Cooper would move up to the gold medal position and that Steve Center of Lakewood, Calif., would move from third to second. But the spokesman said no other places would be changed and the bronze medal position would be leit vacant. leading total to 272, the most ever by a Phillies' pitcher. He bettered the old club mark of 263 by Jim Bunning in 1965. Carlton said he hopes to get at least 300 for the season. Schoendienst said the Cardinals realize what they had given up in Carlton. "We knew Steve was a real fine pitcher," said the St. Louis skipper. "He won 20- games. last year and he was just coming into his own I thought. He has fine rhythm on the mound. He has a fine curveball and fastball, and he won a few games this year with his hitting which helps a pitcher tremendously." Wise is 14-14 thus far, and Schoendienst says the Cards' right-hander has lost 10 one run games, the 1-0, 2-1, 3-2 types. He's pitched well enough to win 20 games right now. He's had a lot of tough luck." CARDS (1) Player AB R H PHIL (2) Player AB R H NATIONAL LEAGUE East Pittsburgh Chicago New York St. Louis Montreal Philadelphia Cincinnati Houston Los Angeles Atlanta San Francisco San DICRO W. 83 12 06 63 (il •19 West 82 74 71 G'2 58 50 L. 47 61 (i3 C!) 69 83 51 58 Gl 72 75 82 upt , Pet. .638 .5-11 .512 .477 .469 .371 .617 ,5ti! .5:18 .463 .436 .379 iNc. G.B. 12«! Ifl'/i 21 22 35 — 71,; 104 20 1/:, 24 31 1/ 2 Thursday's K c sulls Houston 5, San Francisco I, 13 innings Chicago 4, Pittsburgh '1 Philadelphia 2, St. l.ouis 1 Montreal 4, New York 0 Atlanta 4, Los Angeles 2 San Dlcgo 2-5, Clnlcnnati 0-1. Friday's Games St. Louis (Cleveland 13-12 and Bibby 1-0) ut New York (Matlack J1-!) and Webb 0-0), 2, twi-night Pittsburgh (Moose 10-8) and Johnson 3-4 or Walker 4-5) at Montreal (Morton 6-12 and McAnally 3-15). 2, twi-nlght Chicago (Jenkins 19-10) at Philadelphia (Downs 1-0), N Atlanta (McQueen 0-2), at Los Angeles (Singer 6-13). N Houston (Reuss 9-11) at San Francisco (Barr G-7), N Only games scheduled Saturday's Games St. Louis at New York Cincinnati at San Francisco Chicago at Philadelphia, N Pittsburgh at Montreal, N Houston at Los Angeles, N Only games scheduled Sunday's Games Chicago at Philadelphia St. Louis at New York Pittsburgh at Montreal Cincinnati at San Diego, 2 Houston at Los Angeles AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston Detroit Baltimore New York Cleveland Milwaukee Oakland Chicago Minnesota Kansas City California Texas East W. L. 70 59 71 61 70 6270 63 61 71 54 79 West 77 54' 74 57 66 63 63 66 61 70 50 82 Pet. ,543 .538 .530 .526 .462 .40G .588 .565 .512 .488 .466 .379 G.D. — V4 l'/j 2 10i/ 2 18 „ 3 10 13 16 27>/ 2 Stein Tyson Sizemore Melendez JuUe Simmons Reitz Roque Keleher Anderson Santorinl Torre Durham Hudson 4 2 2 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 McNert'y 1 Totals Inning: CARDS PHIL. 34 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 I 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 I 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 4 0 0 Doyle Bowa Hutton Montanez Lls Robinson Luzinski Money Bateman Carlton Totals 58789 00100— 1 1 0 0 x— 4 4 3 4 2 1 3 3 3 3 30 R 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 H 9 6 1 T 1 ! 1 r 0 , 0 (1 0 1 0 1 1 6 E 1 1 0 • Thursday's Results Baltimore 9, Detroit 0 Milwaukee 7, Cleveland 1 Boston 10, New York 4 Kansas City 6, California 0 Chicago 6, Oakland 0 Minnesota 4. Texas 0 Friday's Games New York (Peterson 14-13) at Boston (Tiant 10-4), twilight California (Ryan 16-12) and Wright 14-9) at Chicago (Bahnsen 15-15 and Lemonds 3-6), 2, twi- nlght Minnesota (Corbin 8-6 and Woodson 12-13) at Kansas City (Murphy 3-2 and Busby 0-0). 2, twl- night Detroit (Fryman 4-2) at Baltimore (Dobson 15-14); N Milwaukee (Ryerson 3-8) at Cleveland (Perry 19-15), N Oakland (Hunter 18-7) at Texas Paul 7-5). N Saturday's Games Boston at Cleveland Milwaukee at Baltimore, 2, twl- night Minnesota at Kansas City, N Oklahoma at Texas. N New York at Detroit, N California at Chicago, N Sunday's Games Boston at Cleveland. 2 Milwaukee at Baltimore California at Chicago Minnesota at Kansas City Oakland at Texas New York at Detroit Sport Shorts LOS ANGELES (AP) Heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry filed for divorce in Superior Court Thursday, seeking to end his marriage of eight years. Quarry, 27, claimed irreconcilable differences with his wife, Mary Casey Quarry, also 27. His petition said they have been separated since July 1. Borys Shlapak of Park Ridge, HI., set a Michigan State record in 1970 when he kicked a 54-yard field goal against Northwestern. David (Sonny) Werblin purchased six yearlings for $178,000 at the 1971 Saratoga Sales a trademark of the American basketball team here—it has allowed an average of just 43 points a game—destroyed Italy's hopes of an upset. The United States, unbeaten in 63 games since the sport w a s introduced to the Olympics in the 1936 Berlin Games, broke it open in the first half, taking a 13-10 lead and running up to 33-16 by the intermission and 54-24 in the second half. It was another dismal day for Americans in the circular ring and another successful one in the square one. In Greco-Roman wrestling, eight of 10 U.S. entries were eliminated, including 41)0- pound Chris Taylor of Dowagiac, Mich., who found himself amazingly hoisted into the air, then pinned by Czechoslovakia's Patr Kment. The only Americans remaining in medal contention are Air Force Capt. Wayne Baughman of Universal City, Tex., despite a loss to West Germany's Guenter Kowalevski, and Jay Robinson of Spring Valley, Calif., who defeated Jes-.is Blanco of Argentina. In boxing, middleweight M a r v i n Johnson and welterweight Ray Scales came back from first-round standing eight-counts-knockdowns according 'o Olympic standards—to score decisions by victories. It puts four Americans— welterweight Jesse Valdez and bantamweight Ricardo Carreras are the others—ir.to the semifinals and guarantees them medals. Johnson, an 18-year-old left- hander from Indianapolis, recovered from a stunning straight right to the jaw by Alejandro Montoya in the first round, battering the Cuban with combinations in the second and outbrawling him in the third-round in-fighting to take a unanimous decision. Seales, 22, from Tacoma, Wash., took a split decision over Cuba's Andres Molina despite taking a standing eight-count, in the first round. Molina lost an important ptnu in that round when he was penalized for hitting with !he heel of his glove. Seales recouped the rest of the \v;ty with accurate jabbing while the Cuban kept swinging wildly. America's little big man in the decathlon—the gruelling 1 0 - e v e n t test—had munh ground to make up as today's final five began. Jeff Bennett, the 5-foot-8 Army special'st from Fort Hood, Tex., was in sixth place, 248 points back of East German front-runner Joachim Kirst, who had 4,3415. World champion John Williams of Crannesville, Pa., and Iren Szydlowska of Poland led the men's and Women's divisions respectively after the first, day of Olympic archery competition the first since 1920. 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