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Professional Baseball By The Associated Preu America* Leant Ewi W L Pet. GB 24 1» .558 25 21 .543 22 23 .489 22 23 .489 n 24 .478 23 26 .469 West 26 21 24 22 21 21 23 24 Milwaukee Boston Baltimore Detroit Cleveland New York Oakland Kansas C. Chicago Texas California Minnesota at .553 .522 .500 .489 26 .458 19 23 .452 Thursday's Games No games scheduled Friday's Games Milwaukee (Kobel 3-2) Oakland (Hamilton 3-0), N Detroit (Lolich 5-5) at California (Singer 6-3), N Baltimore (Grimsley 5-5) at Texas (Jenkins 7-5), N New York (Tidrow 4-4) at Minnesota (Decker 5-4), N Kansas City,(Fitzmorris 4-2) at Cleveland (Kline 37), N Chicago (Wood 76) at Boston (Lee 6-4), N Saturday's Games Milwaukee'at Oakland Detroit at California, N Baltimore at Texas, N New York at Minnesota Kansas City at Cleveland . Chicago at Boston, N · Sunday's Games Milwaukee at Oakland Detroit at California Baltimore at Texas, N New York at Minnesota Kansas City at Cleveland Chicago at Boston Houston Edgtt Montreal 4-3 \, W4 Chicago Tames Giants Philaphia St. Louis Montreal Chicago New York Pittsburgh Los Angeles Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Fran . San Diego National League East W L Pet. 25 22 .532 23 22 .511 20 20 18 24 20' 27 17 26 West 35 14 26 19 26 22 26 24 26 25 .500 .429 .426 .395 .714 .578 .542 .S20 .510 GB 1 1V4 4% 5 6 CHICAGO (AP) - Sometimes it can be murder being 1 * starter, but Bill Bonham has no plans to ask lor a reprieve and Carole back to Chicago's bun- pen. Bonham. getting a chance as · starter for the Cubs in his second full major league season, calmed down after a shaky start Thursday and. despite being packed apart by 11 San Francisco hits, committing a balk and unleashing a wild pitch, came away with 5-3 victory over the Giants. He got it because he also recorded seven strikeouts, several when ' he needed them most, and because Jerry Morales gave him the hit he needed most, a tie-breaking two-run double in the eighth in ning. In Thursday's only other National League game, Houston beat Montreal 4-3 in 10 innings. The American League had the day off. For Bonham, a big right- hander with a 4-8 record and a 4.40 earned-run average, it was his third complete game'of the year. In 57 1/3 innings this season he's been tagged for 59 Hard Man To Pitch To Paid Saatrey, 11, a third baseman oa the Rotary Club Little League : team In Del Rio, .Texas poses a problem for opposmg pitchers. Paul Is only 36 inches tad and the pitchers jast can't hit t h e strike zone for him. He h a s been walked every time at bat this season, his First year as am official L i t t l e Leagoer. Paul's size K compared here with a normal size catcher in the same age group. (AP Wirephoto) the next eight innings, the Giants' leadoff bitter reached 'irst base against him. GOOD FAST BALL ^ "My fast ball was hopping in he beginning, but I was pitch- ng out of jams until midway in he game when I went to my chahgeup and I was getting it over, Bonham said. Despite Bonham's struggle against the Giants, Chicago Manager Whttey Lockman said * "wasn't close to yanking tint, except for the ninth inning after Tito Fuentes opened w?th single." ; Garry Maddox then flied out, so Lockman said he decided to et Bonham pitch through the next batter before considering a change. The next batter, Ed loodson, grounded into a game ending double play. to Bonham, . San Elias Sosa enjoys Contrary Francisco's hits--but he's also ·with 53 strikeouts. come up Bonham was touched for two runs in San Francisco's four-hit first in which he also committed the balk and issued one of his three walks. In seven of For Kennedy Track and Field Event 10 18 35 .340 19 Thursday's Games Chicago 5, San Francisco 3 Houston 4, Montreal 3, 10 innings Only games scheduled Friday's Games Atlanta (Harrison 3-6) at Montreal (Renko 3-5). N Houston (Wilson 1-3) at New York (Koosman 5-2), N ._. Los Angeles (Rau 4-1) at Chicago (Hooton 2-4) San Francisco (Bryant 1-4) at Philadelphia (Schueler 3-4), N San Diego (Arlin 1-6) at St. Louis (Siebert 4-3), N . Pittsburgh (Rooker 23) at Cincinnati (Billingham 6-3), N Saturday's Games Atlanta' at Montreal. N Houston at New York Los Angeles at" Chicago -· San Francisco at Philadelphia. N San Diego at St. Louis, N Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Sunday's Games . · Atlanta at Montreal Houston at New York Los Angeles at Chicago San Francisco at Philadelphia San Diego at St. Louis Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Star Field Ready BfcKKKLUY. Callt. (A1-; -Powerful weightmen such as Al Feuerbach, George Woods and John Powell will be among the supporting cast behind sprinters Ivory Crockett and Steve Williams here at Saturday's sixth Kennedy Track and Field Games. Feuerbach and Woods will be renewing an old rivalry in shot put competition, and meet director Dave Maggard, a former Olympic shotputter, has prom- spotlight. "We like to limit the field and focus attention on the competitors," said Maggard. athletic director of the University of California. "Shot putters are like everyone else-- they enjoy the spotlight once in a while." Feuerbach holds the world outdoor record of 71-7 and tossed the iron ball 71 1« to win in last year's Kennedy Games. Woods holds the indoor League Leaders Basilio-Patterson Both Retired But Still Love Boxing ALBANY, N.Y, (AP) -- In a mood reminiscent of a '50s rock revival, there they stood-Floyd Patterson and Carmen Basilio, heroes of another generation--in the ring once more. Once they were superstars in an era when boxing was king. Once their following was as loyal, if not as sizeable, as that of an Elvis or a Fabian. Now retired and gloveless. the spotlight was warm and By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS % AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (100 at bats)C a r e w , Min, .407 and R.Jackson. Oak, .399. RUNS--Campaneris, Oak, 35; Yastrzemski, Bsn. 30: May- roughs, Tex, 48 and R. Jackson. Oak, 30. HUNS BATTED IN--Burroughs, Tex, 48 and R.ackson, Oak. 40. HITS--Carew, Min, 70 and Burroughs. Tex, 61. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 17 and Burroughs, Tex, 14. TRIPLES--Campaneris, Oak, 5; D.Evans, Bsn, 4; R.White, NY, 4; Rivers, Cal, 4; Otis, KC, 4 and Wohlford, KC, 4. HOME RUNS -- R. Jackson. Oak. 13; W.Horton, Del, 12 and Briggs, Mil, 12. S T O L E N BASES--North Oak, 21; Patek, KC, 16 and Campaneris, 'Oak, 16. PITCHING (5 Decisions)-- G.Perry, Cle, S-l, .889, 1.42 and Fingers, Oak, 5-1, .833, 2.66. STRIKEOUTS--N.Ryan, Cal, 99 and Blyleven, Min, 76. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (100 at bats)-Garr, Atl, .391 and R.Smith, RUNS--Bonds, SF, 43 and Wynn, LA. 39. RUNS BATTED IN--Garvey, LA, 45 and Wynn, LA, 4K HITS--Garr, Atl, 81 and Maddox, SF, 69. DOUBLES--Rose,' Cin, 15; Garvey, LA, 14 and Maddox, SF, 14. TRIPLES--A.Oliver, Pgh, C and Garr, Atl, 6. HOME RUNS--Wynn, LA, 14 and Garvey, LA, 11. STOLEN BASES--Brock, StL, 3t and Cedeno, Htn, 28. PITCHING (5 Decisions)John, LA, 81, .889, 2.88 and Griffin. Htn, (-1, .857. 2.88. STRIKEOUTS Seaver, NY.79 and P.Niekro, Atl. 70. Travs Whip Amarillo 6-3 In TL Contest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Alexandria Aces proved Thursday night that there's more than one way to record a pitching victory, as they swept a Texas League doubleheader from Midland and escaped the cellar in the East Division. Alexandria reliefer Mike Hefftner survived a shaky per formance in the first game, in which he allowed three runs in one inning, to win 6-5. Jay Franklin pitched a two hitter in the nightcap for a 2-0 shutout. In other games. West leader San Antonio swept a four-game series from Shreveport 6-5, Arkansas whipped Amarillo 6-3 and El Paso took two games from Victoria, winning the firs 6-5 and taking the second 8-2. Alexandria had a 5-2 lead over Midland going into the seventh and final inning of the opener when Hefftner relieve) Dan Wehrmeister. Midland tallied three times to tie the score, but the. Aces' Mike Ivie singlet horn the winning run in the last half of the seventh. Jerry Turn er and Mike Dupree hit solo homers for the Aces in the sec ond game. Shreveport broke a 36-innin| run drought against San An tonio, but the Brewers survived to sweep the series anyway Rex Bynom's three-run homer in the first inning offset a two- run triple by the Captains' Rick Oliver in the third, when Shreveport broke San Antonio': shutout string. welcome to the two former world champions, who to many re just names in record books. "hey acknowledged the stand- ng applause of the small crowd and returned to the sidelines. Both men were in suburban Colonie this week for the Adirondack District AAU Golden itove tournament. Patterson ielded a team, Basilio was 'just making an appearance." Basilio, who held wel- erweight and middleweight ti les from 1956 to 1958. basks in lis retirement of the past 12 years. While Carmen has a slight paunch--"right now I'm ' ihape for nothing"--Patterson s as trim as those years in the ate '50s and early '60s when he was heavyweight champion of he world. It's been almost two years since Patterson fought profes sionally, but many believe his career ended in November 1965 when Cassius Clay, n o w Mu lammad Ali, toyed with him ~or 12 rounds before the fighl was called "I would love to fight, rd give anything to get back in the ring," he said. "Training these »ys is a way of keeping close to boxing." Patterson, 39, says he moved TERMITES C A i . A D M I R A L E S T C O N T R O L We fc»re a mfcc* mtnm mt Mere* nto to me* hot record, 72-2%. Powell, the San Jose police- lan who has the best discus lark in the world this year, 23-4, also will get special at- ention. But it's a sure bet that all eld competitors will stop and watch for the few seconds re- uired for the 100-yard dash fi- als. Crockett, new world ecord holder, will be trying for second straight victory over ormer record holder Williams. Last Saturday night in the aliforma Relays. Crockett eaned into the tape to score a .2 victory over Williams. Cal's Rick Brown, four time alf-mila champion of the Pa- ific 8, will tune up the next veekend's NCAA meet by run ling the 440. He will m i s s « xxssible showdown race against lational junior college record older James Robinson in the I. Robinson, whose record is :4S.p. Will get stiff competition, however, from Kenyan tobert Ouko and last year's 1CAA champion Skip Kent. closer to retirement when three months ago, he turned down an offer for a match with ferrv Quarry. Record Pace CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds, off to a record attendance pace, expect to sur pass the half-million mark this weekend in a National League series with the Pittsburgh Pi rates. After 21 dates, the Reds are averaging more than 20,00 'ans^second only in the majo eagues to the Los Angeles Dodgers. A total of 429.511 fans have watched the Reds in Cincinnat this baseball season. The Heds drew more than two million fans last year fo the first time in the club's 10G year history. The Giants moved ahead 3-2 n the sixth on Dave Rader's eadoff. single, a sacrifice and Fuentes' single. But the Cubs am* back again in the bottom of the sixth on Don Kessinger's walk, Cardenal's single and Monday's sacrifice fly. , ASTROS 4, EXPOS 3 Tommy Helms, who doubled nit had been cut down at the date trying to score iighth inning, lashed breaking single in the 10th to give Houston its fourth straight coming out of the bullpen--or did until Thursday. The Giants' ace reliever re- ;ired the first two Chicago ' ers in the eighth. But Jose 2ardenal singled up the middle and Rick Monday walked, setting the stage for Morales' winning hit, a double off the left 'ield wall. The Cubs handed Sosa his first setback of the season against five victories. "Morales has been hitting in ough luck," Lockman said of his left fielder currently batting a shade over .240. "But his performance at the plate has been excellent. He has been making excellent. He has been makiig solid contact and it's only a question of time before his average will go up." Maddox' single and Gary Thomasson's double producee San Francisco's first-inning run, with the single by Maddox exttnding his hitting streak to 14 games. WILLIAMS DOUBLES Billy Wiliamls doubled, am later came home on a double steal for a first-inning Chicago run. The Cubs tied it in the fourth when Williams openet with another double, took thin on a bunt and scored on Ricl Monday's infield out. Victory and Its third In a **w over the Expos. ,-~ Milt May led off the 10th With' a single and made it to seafiid when first baseman Hal Braiden fiejded Bob Gallagher's bttit and threw loo late trying for_tt«. force. .One out later. Helms4b gled to center. ··£ The Astros pushed acrose- a pair of first-inning runs anrfSn- other in the seventh. Tommy Davis tied it for Montreal i»Bh a' three-run homer in 'tta eighth. ~: · Connors, Goolagong Will | Challenge French Open Bali PARIS (APy -- Jimmy Connors and Evohne Goolagong both had matches 'scheduled to- lay-- and both were to be (laved in a Paris courtroom.- The two professional 'tennis itars-- Connors from Belleville, II. and the Australian Qolagong-- filed suit Miss here Thursday, challenging a : bah mposed on them ; in the French Open -Tennis Championships. .The court scheduled -a: hear- ng today oh the matter with a lecision promised by .Saturday. 3oth players threatened to sue or damages if their request to have the ban lifted is denied. . The ruling of the 'court is being/watched by many teijpis professionals who, like Connflrs and Miss Goolagong, are njiiri- bers of the World Team Teimis League. The French sponsors and other European tournaments are fighting the league as .detrimental to continental tennis. r- Connors, who plays for'the WTT Baltimore entry and Miss Goolagong, of the Pittsburgh team, both filed entries for-"the French competition, scheduled to begin June 5.. Both players' applications were denied. :;by Phillipe Chatrier. president':of the French Federation. America's matt populw-Spirawn. Stand*n) -Singto Double "Wt sold your Qnmlttther" JOHN J. HILDEBRANOT CORP. Wickes Lumber Everyday Values! LOW, LOW COMPETITIVE PRICES! YOU ALWAYS SAVE MORE AT WICKES LUMBER SHELVING BOARDS MAN IS EGOED OT-J 8V AMBmON AND ESSED AND ES HE ALIOI 1-xl2~bosrni forsheMngft many novnc PPO~ jecol 35 ITEMS SUdtASSTHWHSSTO- W% PARKING CURBS, WIASH ROCKS, AIR COM01TONIN6 FADS AND EXPOSED AKRE- 6KTE PANELS. 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