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ArVonw, »*vcrrtvtLL«, A*H TtMCS, Sat., JUIM 1, 1974 Mike Gaspeny Dr. Pena Dupes Dodgers In Memorial Day Contest It was the top of (lie eighth at Btisch Stadium on Memorial Day. and the congregation on the mound -- catcher Ted 'Simmons, starter John Curtis and pitching coach Barney , Schultz -- fidgeted and wailed ;for the arrival of Orlando ' Pena from the Cardinal bull- .per. Threatened with exile to · the Redbird rciiel corps, left- bander Curtis, acquired from · Boslon along with Reggie Smith, had given a determined, run-stingy performance for seven innings against the youthful, glory-bound l.os Angeles Dodgers. But. in the eighth, the Dodgers ripped four line-drives through the hole i n t o left f i e i l d . scoring twice and lowering their deficit to 7-2. Pena. survivor of twenty years in professional baseball a n d currently the most adept physician among the Cardinal relievers, carefully crossed the foul line in right field, his right foot preceding his left over the line, neither heel nicking the boundary. Orlando is as superstitious as a child avoiding cracks in the sidewalk on his way to school. He believes that to touch the line will cause him immediate misfortune. When Pena look the ball. Ixs Angeles bar] one out and runners at first and second, and it looked as if the Western Division leaders, who have won nearly 3-4 of their games, were ready to pull rank on the mediocre Cardinals. The Cuban-born reliever finished bis w a r m - u p s before the crowd had digested the newest Busch ad on the computerized Scoreboard in l e f t field. Pena likes to do things quickly and inconspicuously -- a stocky magician with a long, patient face and an omnipresent cruci fix who prefers to flash his rabbit and disappear inlo the wings. He employs a snaky, sidearm delivery -- completely natural to him, he claims -- in which his head twists back violently as if he intended to spit in the direction of shortstop. His rabbit is the forkball -- an eccentric pitch that prolonged the career and multiplied the bank account of Elroy Fncc. one of the most successful firemen in baseball history. Pena. wbose career is less distinguished (he once lost 2(1 games for the old Kansas City Athletics), wishes for such rewards. BRAWN VS. GUILE Orlando's problem at the plate was muscular Ron "The Penguin" Cey, the third baseman with the locks of Gabriel-like hair and the ample R.B.I, total. It was a classic match: Anglo brawn versus Latin guile. Pena's first pitch reached the plate so suddenly that few fans saw the ball, and even Cey looked bewildered. The oversight did not occur because of the velocity of (he pitch. Orlando no longer throws the fastball. Pena had cut his wind-up and delivered what used to be called a sneak pitch to unbalance Cey. It nipped ihe lower oulside corner, and the unv . pire's strike called echoed in the still air as Cey sampled the next service. His hut a d d r e s s e d n candy-hop grounder to Ken Rcil?. al third who tagged Ihe bag for a force-out and then flipped Torre at first. Pena had induced an easy, infield-practice double play. The doctor had cured the Cardinal panic ' in the eighth. It is likely that Cey had to reconstruct what happened as be took the field for the iast of the eighth. W i l l i e Crawford, t h e high-pocketed Dodger outfielder, opened the n i n t h by sharply grounding a Pena forkball i n t o right field. Now Pena confronted Bill Russell, one of the few shortstops in ·the majors who likes to hit and a man who slices so many liners into center field that a defensive shift to the middle ought to be established for him. On a (wn-anri- two pitch. Pena's forkball f l u t t e r e d properly, a n d Russell tapped a waist-high bouncer to Luis Alvarado at short. The Cards achieved their fifth double play of Ihe afternoon. Bill Buckner pop- flied to Jose Cruz in left, and Pena had preserved the vic- torv. lowering his E.R.A. to a minuscule 1.10. John Curtis. whose inflated E.R.A. was still in jeopardy when Orlando surged out of Uie dugout to thank Pena. FORKBALL MUST SINK After a Busch repast and a t.v. appearance, P e n a stopped in the corridor outside the Cardinal clubhouse to discuss the mysteries of the forkball. "It is the fork- ball that has kept me arocnd," he said. "It's very easy to throw, easy on the ami. Most of the time. 1 throw it like a fastball with- oul snapping my wrist, ft flutters and drops down like a bin slider, you k n o w. Somelimes I turn my wrist out. and it works like a screwball. But still it is a very unpredictable pitch. Sometimes I don't know where it is going. All that mailers is lhal it goes down. It has to go down." The big stereo console in the entrance to the Cardinal locker room was hairing soul locker room was hiaring soul hear Pena's mild, rapid speech. A fat guard wearing a doorman's hat and blue trousers with golden stripes was doing lhe twist in the doorway, keys and change j i n g l i n g ' i n his pocket. "Come over here. I'll show you something." Pena said moving down the hall a w a j from lhe noise and the gyrating, caretaker. "Look at this." He extended his right hand, an there was such a wide gap between his index and middle fingers that the digits seemec lo be made of rubber. "Tha is where f tuck the hall. Nov look at this." He held out hi: left hand for comparison. Thi space between the fingers wa normal, only a third Ihe sin of t h e aperture on his pilchini hand. Then he began lo talk abmit his career, divided almost equally between the majors and A A A , including tours of dutv in H a v a n a , Jersey City. Portland and Toronto. He has pitched for seven big-league teams, most of them weak and erratic;, compiling a 51-73 life - lime record. Ironically, Pena most enjoyed laboring for Kansas City, where he was treated well although the team served as a farm club for the then-powerful New York Yankees who bartered a n n u a l l y for the best players in Kansas City. It was a brilliant minor- league season in 1972 which perpetuated Orlando's career in lhe majors: working for M i a m i and Rochester, he won 22 out of 25 decisions. That performance elevated him lo Baltimore which peddled him lo St. Louis. In '73. the fork- hall broke so efficiently that in 42 appearances for the Cardinals. he posted at F..R.A. of 2.18 ami kepi him self in the majors for another season. For al leasl the last ten years. Pena has had tc think in terms of seasons and how one good year will bu him another summer in the m a j o r s . He is a margina ballplayer, not lhe lype with whom front offices are p a t i e n t . LIKES NATIONAL LEAGUE "I would r a t h e r pilch in lhe National League than the American." Pena contends. "It is better for me here. In the American, there arc more breaking hall pitchers, and that makes it tough for a reliever with a forkball. Here they throw more fasthalls, and that helps me when I come into the_ game. The hitters are seeing something new." Later. Pena recalled his boyhood in Cuba. He started' out as a catcher at lhe age of e i g h t . Wtu'ti he was sixteen, he caught professionally on team owned by bis uncle who pitched. "One day my uncle was (itiehing. and he was terrible. I took off my mask and went out lo Ihe mounc and said: 'Give me lhe ball.' That was how I started pit ching." Pena sal down on a rec chair in the hall and responded lo the sensitive question of what he plans to do when his tenuous career ends. "Sometimes I wonder about the way ballplayers end up." he mused. "I want to he a scout. Baseball is the only scene I know. I knov Latin culture, and I woult like to scout down south for a major-league team. But yni look at what happens to ballplayers. Take Mickey Mantle He's the greatest ballplayer The fans all l o v e him He was g r e a t for base- hall. We played an p 1 rt timers' game in San Diego nnrt I M P s t a d i u m is packei with fans who come to see him. All .Mickey Mantle want! is to manage a team, ant nobody will hire him. It's a ?hamp." Pena scouted in Venezuela for Kansas City in the earh sixties. When his fortibal flattens oul and he stops catchins h i t l e r s off guard with sneak pitches, he wanU" lo ride milk-run buses a n c heat the bashes in S o u Ih America for brash, talented kids who aren'l afraid of their uncles. He thinks his twentj years merit such a position But, for the momenl. he is pleased lo contemplate hi E.R.A. and hope for continued success against the ambition! sluggers of the Nationa League. To Attend Camp OTTAWA (AP) -- The Ottawa Rough Riders of the Ca nadian Football league said Friday that quarterback Pete Vaas and wide receiver Joe N*«ry, both from Holy Cross College in Worcester. Mass., ·ill attend tryout camp in June. Vas* broke several school records with the Crusaders last year md Neary caught 38 P*SM. averaging 12.3 yards a ·atch. Guest Of Honor CLEVELAND (AP) - Edd Arcaro, who rode into racin history on the backs of fi Kentucky Derby winners, w be guest of honor June 10 at tt SI00,000 Ohio Derby at Thist down. Arcaro had his first mou here in 1931 and rode Traff Judge to victory in the Ohio Derby. Professional Baseball THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE East Ixiuis l i l a p h i a ontreal hicago ew York .ttsburgh W L Pet. GB 24 22 25 23 .522 -.521 -- West 20 20 .500 1 18 25 .419 4'/i 20 28 .417 2 17 27 .386 6 os Angeles 36 14 .720 -- ncinnati 27 19 .587 7 tlanta 26 22 .542 8 ouslon 27 24 .529 9A Fran 27 25 .519 10 an Diego 18 36 .333 20 Friday's Games Atlanta at Montreal, ppd.. ain Houston 7. New York 1 lxs Angeles 8. Chicago ,3 San Francisco 6, Philodelrphia St. Louis 5, San Diego 0 Cincinnati 7, Pittsburgh 5 Saturday's Games Atlanla (Niekro 6-3) at Mon real (Blair 1-0), N Houston (Roberts 5-5) at New ork (Scaver 2 5 ) Los Angeles (Messersmith 4 ) al Chicago (Frailing 3-4) San Francisco (Caldwell 7-2) t Philadelphia (Ruthven 2 2 or 'armer 2-1) N San Diego (Freisleben 3-2) at I. Louis (McGlothen 6-2). N Pittsburgh (Brett 5-3) at Cin- innati (Nelson 3 3) AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet. GB 24 20 .545 25 22 .532 V, 22 24 .478 3 22 24 .478 Trevino Sets Record With Eight-Under 64 At Kemper Tournament Milwaukee Jostpn Baltimore Jetroit Cleveland York )akland an. City Chicago Texas California Minnesota 22 25 .468 Vh. 23 27 .460 4 West 27 21 .563 25 22 .532 114 22 21 .512 214 24 24 .500 23 26 .469 20 23 .465 SMILING KEMPER LEADER CHARLpTTE, N.C. (AP) --| Lee Trevino is fat and sassy again. "I put on 10 pounds on purpose a couple of weeks ago." the wise-cracking Trevino said Friday after he'd forged into the second-round lead in the $250.000 Kemper Open Golf Tournament with a course- record, eight-under-par 64. "I'll go to Hartford next wek to get ready for the U.S. Open, and I'll shed it then, tone down and be ready and raring to go," said tbe .squat and swarthy man who once again is possessed of the enormous skills that made, him a part of the American legend. He one-putted nine times on his way to what he said was maybe the best competitive round he's ever ttad. His 134 total was 10 stroke* under par for the 7,095-yard Quail Hollow Country Club course, within two shots of the best 36-hole total of the year but only one in front of a group of a half-dozen tied for second. TIE FOR SECOND Tied at 135 were first-mum leader Tom Watson, Jerry Heard J. C. Sneacl Gribby Gil bert, little Chi Chi Rodriguez and John Jacobs. Gilbert mndt an e a g l e on ihe Insi hole for a 65. Chi Ch has 10 one - putts for the same score. Snead and Hear Lee Trevino takes off his cap and smiles into the sky as he leaves the golf j£?, 66 . s , '2, lhe hot ;. mu W- «' ,,,.,, P-.-J-,. ,,_ 41,. i,.j til., v n , ,,,,«!, ,n ,,*-,,! j * ' TM5l windless weather, Jacob course Friday as the leader of the Kemper Open with 10 strokes under par. Tre- h a d l a 67 amii Watsoni took' vino fired an S-under par 64 to break the Quail Hollow Course record. Cards Take First Place 3% Friday's Games Oakland 5, Milwaukee 2 California 5, Detroit 3 Texas 7, Baltimore 6 Minnesota 5. New York 2 Kansas City 4. Cleveland 2 Chicago 3, "Boston 2 Saturday's Gam«s Milwaukee (Slaton 6-5 Champion Blue 3 5 ) 2-1) at Oakland Detroit (Coleman 6-4) at Cali- ornia (Ryan 6-5), N Baltimore (McNally 4-3) at Texas (Bibby 6 7 ) , N New York (Medich 6 4) at Minnesota (Blyleven 4-7) Kansas City (Dal Canton 3-2) at Cleveland (J. Perry 3-4) Chicago (Kaat 4-5) at Boston Tiant 55), N DIMM uiiitiiuiinHiiiiwffliiiiiniiiiiiim mm n League By HAL BOCK AP Sports Writer Here come the Cincinnati rleds. . . and there go the Philadelphia Phillies. Those loud footsteps behind the pace-setting Los Angeles Lead ers NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (100 at bats) -- 'arr, All, .391 and R. Smith. StL. .378 RUNS--Bonds, SF, 44 and A'ynn, LA, 40. HUNS BATTED IN--Garvey, LA, 46, and Wynn, LA. 42. HITS--Garr, All, 81 and Maddox. SF, 71. DOUBLES -- Maddox. SF. 16 --Rose. Cin, 15 and Garvey, LA. . TRIPLES--A.Oliver, Pgh, 6 and Garr, Atl, 6. HOME RUNS--Wynn, LA. 14 md Garvey, LA, 11. STOLEN BASES Brock, StL, 50 and Cedeno, Htn. 26. PITCHING (5 Decisions) lohn. LA, 81, .889, 2.88 and G r i f f i n . Htn, 6-1, .857. 2.88 STRIKEOUTS -- Seaver, NY, '9 and PNiekro Atl, 70. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTTING (100 at bats)-a r e w , Min, .411 anc R.Jackson. Oak, .395 RUNS-Campaneris, Oak, 36; M a y b e r r y , K C , 3 1 a n d rl.Jackson, Oak. 31 RUNS BATTED IN--Bur roughs Tex, 49 and R.Jackson Oak. 40. HITS--Carew, Min, 72 and Burroughs. Tex, 63. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 17 and Burroughs, Tex. 14. TRIPLES--Campaneris. Oak, 5- Belanger, Bal, 4; D.Evans. Bsn, 4: R.White, NY, 4; Rivers, Cal, 4; Otis. KC. 4 and Woh- Iford. KC, 4. H 0 M E RUNS--R.Jackson. Oak. 13: W.Horton, Del, 12 and r s T S OL E N BASES--North. Oak. 32; Patek. KC, 16 and Campaneris, Oak, 16 PITCHING (5 Decisions)-" * ~" 1.42 and Cal, Reds Keep Streaking a 7(1. There were 20 scores of 67-five under par--or better post ed in the second round alone. I took a score of 142, two undo par, to q u a l i f y for the f i n a l tw rounds Saturday and Sundin The two under par cut figur epresentcd the lowest on ths our this year. ' Among Ihe casualties were -mold Palmer and defending iemper champion Tom Weis- opf. Palmer took a second- ound 76 for 146. It was the bird time in a row he'd missed IP cut and marked the first ime in his 20-year career he'd ailed to qualify in three consecutive appearances, Hubert Green, a two - l i m e vinner this season, bad another 8 for 136. Billy Casper took J8-137. Australian B r u c fc jramplon and Johnny Miller, a. five - time w i n n e r this seasoil. lad 138s. Masters champion Gary Player just made the cut at 72--142". WEIGHS 187 ; Trevino said there was a plan lehiud his weight gain to 187 xnituls. , "When you're heavier, you re iiore easy-going. You don't get nervous so much. Things don;t bother you. That's the way I wanted to be going into t h p practice for the U.S. Open. 1 H lose the weight next week and be ready" It seemed "to work, said 'Ire- ino's playing partner Chuck Courtney. · "It was one of (be greatest rounds of golf I've ever seen." Courtney said. "Every iron, shot he hit just ale up the flag." Twice he hit irons wil foot of the cup. Another stopper! only four feel away. He scored tliree (iucces .and iririliotl three of the four par five lintes, one of which he reached in two. lit) matle putts of 1(1. 15. 10 and 20 feel. ; His only bogey came on Iho. Itilh when he missed tlic grecui Judy Rankin Leads LPGA Event At 71 BALTIMORE (AP) -- Picking up where she left off last year, defending champion Judy Rankin-lead lhe Baltimore Golf Championship with a two-un der-par 71 at Pine Ridge. Mrs. Rankin's game Friday was highlighted by a birdie-four at the 18th green, when she chipped in from behind the putting surface, 36 feet from the G.Perry, Cle, 81, Fingers, Oak. 5-1, .833, 2.68 STRIKEOUTS--N.Ryan, 99 and Blyleven, Jlin, 76 Gome Site Changed LOS ANGELES ( A P ) -UCLA and Tennessee have switched sites of their 197-1 and 1975 football games with UCLA going to Knoxville this fall for a nationally televised bailie. Athletics directors Bob wood ruff of Tennessee and J.D. Morgan of UCLA made the joint announcement. UCLA will play in Knoxville on Sept. 7 in the opening game o fthe ABC-TV college football series. Original!;. the Bruins were to have hosted fee Volunteers on Sept. 14. In 1975. Tennessee will come lo Los Angeles to play lhe Bruins on Friday night, Sept. 19 a game originally scheduled for Knoxville on Sept. 20. Coach Named LANDOVER. Md. - Jimmy Anderson, the Boston Bruins superscout and former minor league coach, was named as coach of the expansion Washington Capitals oil the Nationa! Hockey League. cup. The birdie put veteran Kathy Whitworth and rookie Jerilyn Britz in a tie for second place at 72, with Carol M a n n , Mary Lou Crocker, Judy Mcister and Beth Stone following at 73. Mrs. Rankin came inlo the event backed by 4-3-2 finishes the last three weeks. She began with a birdie-four on the opening hole, when she dropped a six-foot putt. She came lo wilhin a foot for ,, birdie-four at the 12th. hut gave it back at the next hole when she skied her tee shot and never recovered. Mrs. Rankin saved par with a 10-foot putt at the 15th and then ended the round with her closing birdie. Almost half the field of M players finished within five shots of the leader. There a log jam in the 74-75 range with six of the women finishim at 74 and nine ending the round one stroke further back. Among the notable casualties was Sandra Haynie. who car ded at 77 and Betty Burfiendt Gail Denenberg and Sandra Post, all of whom shot Hogs Just Miss At USTFF Meet WICHITA, Kans. - Three University of Arkansas distance runner* just missed qualifying for lhe finals of the U.S. Track and Field Federation meet Fri day night. Niall O'Shaughnessy ran the ^0 in 1:51.3 to qualify for the semifinal heat, but laler ran 1:53.2 to finish fiflh. Only the first four finishers qualified and O'Shaughnessy was nipped odgers in the National League kVest belong to the Reds, division champions in three of the ast four years, who won their eventh consecutive game Frilay night, downing Pittsburgh -5. Meanwhile, in the East, a ovely May came to a dreary conclusion for the Phillies, who aw their stay at the top of the livision end along with lhe nonlb Friday night when Ihey xwed £o the San Francisco Gi- anls 6-2. In olher National League ames Friday, Houston rapped New York 7-1, SI. Louis shut jut Sari Diego 5-0 and Los An- 3eles defeated Chicago 8-3. At- anta's game at Montreal was rained out. The Reds are stilt a fat seven games behind the sizzling Dodgers in the West but Los Angeles also had that kind ol lead a year ago and Cincinnati wiped it oul. The Pirates were nursing a 53 lead into the seventh on a pair of homers by Bob Robertson but Johnny Bench's bases-loaded tripfe turned ii around. "The balls were really carrying tonight," the Reds' slugger said. "I thought mine was a sacrifice fly but it carried to the fence. And with my lightning speed," he added with a grin, "I waltzed into third base standing up." Philadelphia is also streaking, but in the wrong direction The Phillies dropped their f i f t h in a row and slipped into sec ond place in lhe East, one per ccntage point back of St. Louts at the tape. In the mile. Manager D a n n y Ozark t h i n k s he knows what's wrong with his ''billies. "It's a lack of confidence," said Ozark. "We're taking litchcs we should hit. We've )ecome less aggressive at bat. Ve're talking ourselves into a slump." DODGERS 8, CUBS 3 Bill Russell, Rick Auerbach ind Bill Buckner drilled three lits each and the Los Angeles Dodgers unearned cago. picked runs to up four defeat Chi- Buckner also stole three }ase.s and Mike Marshall, appearing in his 33rd game, picked up his' eighth save for ihe the Dodgers, leaders in the ML West. Los Angeles also committed four errors, leading to two unearned runs for the KG Upstages Great Wallendq With 6-2 Win Over Indians Cubs. pelted the plavers, fans field, hit the wire with ASTROS 7, METS 1 , Houston stretched its winning streak . to five games as Cesar Cedeno ripped four hits including his 10th homer and Doug Rader and Tommy Helms added three hits each against the Mets. It was the fourth straight loss for stumbling New York, f i f t h in the East Division, five games off the pace. CARDS 5, PADRES 0 Sonny Siebert tossed a five- hitter for his third shutout of the season and red-hot Reggie Smilh blasted his 10th home run, helping the Cards past the Padres and into first place in the NL East. The shutout extended Siebert's scoreless string to 24 innings. Walton Recovering From. Knee Surgery By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fortunately for the Great Wallcnda, he didn't walk across the top of Cleveland's Municipal Stadium until after Lhe Royals-Indians game Friday night. If the tightrope walker had decided on a practice ruji, say. during tile Kansas City f o u r t h i n n i n g , Ihere m i g h t have been trouble. A wire cable had been s t r u n g above tin* field for a typical death-defying Wallcnda per- ormance. And Vatla Pinson, list trying to be helpful as rain and fly ball. "f did it to knock the r a i n off," Pinson joked after the Royals' 4-2 victory. "So he wouldn't slip, you know." Although Pinson took tin fluke in stride, the real daniagt was done by Anios Otis' two- run single and John Maybcrry's 10th home run of the seasnr which gave the Royals a 3-2 :ead. Jim Wohlford brought in the other run to lower S t c Kline's record lo 3-8.- John Lowenstein and Jack Brohamer drove in the Clev land runs. A's 5, BREWERS 2 Joe Rudi's Ihree-run home run was the highlight of » five- run Oakland fourth inning ir the victory over Milwaukee. Dave Hamilton anil Rollic Fingers combined for a seven hitter, permitting one run cael Milwaukee's Bob Ellis drove one run home with a single in the second inning and Dor Money the other in the eighth. Angel Mangiial drove in an other run for the A's. The olliet scared on a wild pitch ANGELS 5, TIGRltS 3 Ellie Rodriguez drove in foui runs with two solo home runs where thre° PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- It was a sunny 78 degrees outside and his backpack was within reach, but basketball star-out- doorsman Bill Walton wasn't going anywhere. The 6-foot-ll UCLA All-American, newest member of the National Basketball Association's Portland Trail Blazers, bad no choice. He is recuper- aling at SI. Vincent Hospital after undergoing minor knee surgery Wednesday. Two days after the operation, Walton was awaiting the go- ahead to leave the'hospHal. Asked when he might be up and around again, the new Oregon resident answered: "T get up three times a day now, but around again is a different story." Walton came down from a backpacking trip in the mountains of California to have the operation. One look at his hospital room makes it plain what he plans to do with the rest of his time before training camp begins. His backpack lies perpendicular to his bed and books on Oregon's bicycle trails f r a m e the window sill in his room. Walton purchased property outside of Portland shortly after signing a five-year contract with the NBA team for between $2 million and $3 million. As he wached the sunshine Friday, he said. "I'm going to live here a long Lime. I wouldn't have come up here if I didn't like it in Oregon." Asked what he plans to do with his riverside land, he replied: "I'm going to try and grow some food to eat. You c a n ' t do that in Los Angeles." Walton shook his head when asked if he would keep in touch with John Wooden, his coach at UCLA. "I don't know." he said. "He's staying in Los Angeles and I don't know if I'll ever go back there again." Snead Honored NEW YORK - Sam Snca, was named a "golf immortal 1 by the National Golf Writer Association of America. Cordero Suspended NEW IORK (AP) -- Jockcj Angel Cordero ,Ir., wiio rodi Cannonade to victory in thL Kentucky Derby, will miss the June 8 Belmont Stakes due to , seven-day rack suspension tha starts Monday. ml a double to carry Califor- ia past Detroit. Rodriguez Ml the double in he second inning, broke a 2-3 ie in tbe fiflh inning with his bird home run of the season, inti added insurance with a lomer in the seventh to hanjl Vlickey Lolich his sixth loss gainsl five victories. U A N G K H S 7. ORIOLES 6 ; Toby l l a r r i i h stroked llire'e ills--including t h e lie breaking Dingle in seventh i n n i n g -- a m i corc;d twice tn pace t h e Tcxjls riumph over Rallimnre. ; The Orioles knocked out dangers ace Ferguson Jenkins ivith four rujis in lhe f i r s t , bift " l a r r a b brought Texas back. Ho ripled anil .singled c':irlii'r. Hlilding runs in the second a n d "ourth. TWINS 5, YANKEES 2 : Tony Oliva slapped four lits--only two less t h a n tlio Yankees could manage--an'd Sieve Brye drove in Iwo runs ,viUi n firsl-inning double to cad Minnesota pasl New York. Joe Decker. Tom Burgmeier and Bill Campbell combined t'o lold lhe Yankees to six bit's while the Twins sprinted lo u :llree-riin, five hit [irsl inning for lhe triumph. WHITE SOX 3. RF.D SOX 'i Dick Allen hlasletl his ninth liome run of (tie season and Bill Melton followed w i t h his fourth of the year in the third inning lo power Chicago's victory ovei- Uoston. ' : Terry Forslcr picked up his 10th save of the season by relieving Wilbur Wood, 8-fii for the f i n a l out of the game. Bos- Ion's CarlLon Fisk provided the Uoston scoring with his sixUl and seventh home runs of the year. Call Williams Co. "CANCER CARE' Insurance Earl H. Williami t«g«ne J. William 521-SM9 442-2023 S21-3M4 WRESTLING runners qualified in each heat. Randy Melancon placed fourth in 4-07 and Tom Aspel fifth in 4:09. "The pace was very slow in all three races,' said Arkansa distance Coach John McDonnell. "There were fantaslic sprints in the final laps of all three and our runners just missed qualifying. Niall ran his last 220 in 25 seconds and still didn't make it." Melancon and Aspel will com pete in the three-mile run tonight. 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