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Florence Morning News from Florence, South Carolina • 11

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ifflofenfe illornimi Xetos ft Section Covering the World of Sports for 50 Years SUNDAY JUNE 10 1 SecretariatWins Triple Crown! had held the lead through the in the seven 41 3 3 I 4 3 0 6 2 4 0 2 0 a 2 0 0 0 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 CHICAGO Monday cf Beckert2b 5 0 2 0 5 0 2 iii ab bi 4 10 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 02101 Dodgers center fielder Willie Davis (3) slides against the Mets Shortstop Jim regosi (2) The American pulled further ahead in the afternoon at the 21st with his fantastic recovery from the ricochet off the rock He made a par four there and Moody was so unnerved that he fluffed his approach and fin ished with a bogey In his debut he was badly bumped at the start but pul on a big stretch run and finished fourth It was the last time as a 2 year old that he would not finish first although he was dis qualified to second in the Champagne four over par 76 and drifted back into the pack Hale Irwin a former Univer sity of Colorado football star moved into second place with a 70 for 206 'orrest ezler an other second year man on the tour was another stroke back with a PHILADELPHIA'' AP) Tom Weiskopf playing with the solid authority that suddenly has made him the hottest com petitor in golf swept past the faltering youthful pace setters and into a commanding three stroke lead Saturday in the third round of the $150000 Philadelphia Golf Classic At the 23rd Siderowf won with a birdie four and went six up io Secretariat a strapping chestnut who will go to stud after his 3 year old campaign tinder a record $608 million syndication got to the races at Saratoga last August Local Legionnaires Open Year Monday RONNIE MILES Expected to Start the team will come around it it can eliminate youthful defen sive mistakes hit the ball real well at times but not so good at other times in practice games he said made mistakes on defense though that you make and expect to win tnink got them worked out by now though and 1 believe that we will have a pret ty good Other pitchers on the mound staff include Steve Brunson of McClenaghan Scotty ields of Wilson and Jimmy Smith of McClenaghan Robert Dingle of Marion will be the starting catcher with Jackie Dawkins of Wilson backing him up ields will start at first base (See GAME 2 67 71 6 7 69 70 206 68 6 7 72 207 6 7 69 72 208 6567 208 69 6 7 7 0 66 70 68 72 210 7267 68 71 70 7268 210 70 70 71 211 68 6 7 71 7367 211 66 72 74 212 69 69 71 72 212 68 73 71 212 74 74 65 71 72 70 213 70 72 71 213 69 71 73 213 70 71 72 213 67 74 71 70 72 213 73 70 70 213 72 71 70 213 69 74 74 7168 213 7367 74 214 7068 214 70 70 72 69 70 72 72 214 7369 7 1 71 72 72 72 72 6969 77 215 72 71 72 215 69 71 7269 70 71 74 71 70 215 7069 72 71 73 216 0 2 2 0 1 6 1081 By GREGORY MARTIN Morning News Sports Editor Ace lefthander Ronnie Miles of Marion will start on the mound for the lorence Legion team as Coach Larry forces open the season Monday at 8 pm at home to strong Har tsville Miles is a sixth round major league draft choice who has sig ned a grant in aid with Baptist College and is considered one of the lop pitchers in the slate Hartsville Coach Carroll Stokes says that he will counter with either Terry Liles of Cam den or rankie Brewer of Hart sville Liles had a 6 1 record in high school ball and Brewer a 5 1 mark Hatchell will field a young lorence club but he feels that his' pitching is strong and that furlong Bayshore in the slop at Aquaduct March 17 Three weeks later he turned in an other big performance when he equalled Equeduct track record of 1:33 2 5 in winning the one milc Gotham Then came the April 21 Wood Memorial also at Aqueduct and prestige dropped sharply as he turned in a lacklustre third place finish behind Angle Light and Sham in the 1 '8 mileevent Critics immediately said he was a typical son of Bold Ruler whose offspring have gained a reputation of not liking distance races The critics were silenced for good Saturday when Secretariat made a mockery out of a race that has earned the reputation of being one of the if not the in the United States because of what it asks of a 3 ycar oldatthistimeofyear He finished 1972 with seven victories in nine starts including the Sanford Hopeful uturity at Belmont Park Laurel uturity and Garden Stale Stakes and was voted Horse of the Year i He opened his 3 year old campaign with an impressive victory in the Bay Shore at Aqueduct on a sloppy track then was even more impressive in equaling the Aqueduct mile record of 1:33 2 5 in winning the Gotham Then came the Wood Memorial and a mystifying thirdplace finish by Secretariat behind Angle Light and Sham 2 3 1 3 SECRETARIAT BREEZES DOWN BACKSTRETCH TOl VICTORY Jocky Ron Turcotte Looks Back At Would Be Pursuers riKlflNNATI Roself Morgan2b Tolanrf Bench TPerezlb Driessen 3b Grimsleyp Concepcnss Geronimocf Billinghmp Schnblmph Gullett pr Hailp Borbonp Stahlph Menke3b Hundley Kessinger ss 4 0 0 0 Jenkinsp LaRochep Locker Gura Akerp Rhodes Wins By GUY BOLTIN Morning News Sports Writer Conrad Rhodes fired even par 72 to come from behind and win South Carolina Juniors Golf Tournament at Oakdale Coun try Club Saturday Rhodes who plays out of Nor th Augusta was six strokes back of the leader at the end of' the first round on riday but put together a real fine round of golf on Satudray to forge ahead at the end of nine holes and stayed in the lead or tied for the lead before winning on the last hole of the thirty six hole tour nament Rhodes finished two strokes ahead of any other golfer with a 6 over par 150 The leader after the first day was Burt Atkinson of lorence with an even par 72 but he faultercd in the second round and finished with a 9 over par Home ree Secretariat enjoys comfortable Lead as He Gallops to Victory and the Triple Crown in Belmont race NEW YORK (AP) Secretariat became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years Sat urday with a Belmont Stakes victory that might not even find a human equivalent in a perfect game in the World Series or six touchdowns by a player in Super Bowl In a race destined to become a legend of the American turf Secretariat won by 31 lengths the biggest margin in 105 runnings of the Belmont His clocking of 2:24 flat for the 1 miles ripped 2 3 5 seconds off the Belmont Stakes track record shouted jubilant trainer Lucien Laurin when asked if the ninth winner of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown was the greatest horse he ever saw can do anything at any said jockey Angel Cordero who was aboard third place My Gallant as Secretariat topped even his victories in the Kentucky Derby and Pre performances that had horsemen shaking their heads in wonder In bringing trainer Lucien Laurin Turcotte and Mrs John Tweedy operator of Meadow Stable a fantastic fifth victory in six Triple Crown races over two years Secretariat put his name on the list of Triple Crown champions with Sir Barton 1919 Gallant ox 1930 Omaha 1935: War Admiral 1937: Whirlaway 1941 Count leet 1943 Assault 1946 and Citation In the Winner's Circle Mrs Tweedy accepted from New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller the Belmont Stakes Trophy and also the Triple Crown Trophy which had been brought to the track on six previous occasions since 1948 only to see a Triple Crown candidate fail in the grueling race known test of the $90120 winner's share ol the gross purse of $150200 boosted him to earn ings of $895 242 in just 15 career starts The son of Bold Ruler Somelhingroyal who was bred by Meadow Stable at Doswell Va won seven of nine starts a a 2 year old when he finished first eight times but was disqualified in the Champagne Stakes Laurin who had prepared Riva Ridge for the 1972 Triple Crown races by racing him in lorida and Kentucky elected to go the New York route with Secretariat Secretariat opened his 3 year old cam oaien with an impressive win ER BB SO 2 2 A STEAL Los Angeles ac he steals second Saturday tries to catch the throw from first baseman John Milner but the ball said ed past him and Davis went to third Super Horse Goes to Stud NEW YORK (AP) Secretariat the ninth Triple Crown winner in throughbred racing history is the son of Bold Ruler a famed sire who won the Preakness and was Horse of the Year in 1957 The Meadow Stable homebred was foaled at Meadow Stud in Doswell Va His dam Somethingroyal a Princequillo mare was unplaced in her only race but she has produced such multiple slakes winners as Sir Gaylord irst amily and Syrian Sea Total 32 4 7 4 OOO 001 8 000 002 4 Driessen Jenkins Cin Siderowf Wins Amateur PORTHCAWL Wales (AP) Siderowf of Easton Conn battled through the winds that suddenly invaded the British Amateur Golf Championship Saturday and won the title beating England's Peter Moody 5 and 3 in the36 hole final The finest and strangest moment for the 35 year old New York stockbroker came al the 21st hole where his second shot hit a rock on the seashore and ricocheted to the other side of the fairway leaving him farther away from the hole than before He calmly hit a massive three wood into the heart of the green and canned a 12 foot putt winning the hole he seemed certain to lose never hit a better shot in my life" Siderowf said was a big turn in the Siderowf one of 50 US starters in the six day match play tournament over Royal Porthcawl's rolling links was the 16th American champion in the 87 year history of Perez's Homer Gives Reds Win CHICAGO (AP) Per homer and single to help the three run homer capped a Cubs take their three run lead wild seven run ninth inning that carried the Cincinnati Reds to an 8 4 victory over the Chicago Cubs Saturday in a nationally televised baseball game Johnny Bench earlier deliv ered the go ahead run with a single bpfore Perez unloaded as the RedS stormed back from a 4 1 deficit going into the last in ning Three Chicago relief pitchers couldn't keep the Reds down as Larry Stahl singled home one run and Pete Rose knocked in another with a bouncer before Bobby Tolan tied it with a single up the middle Bench then drove in the go ahead run off Jack Aker the Cubs' fourth pitcher of the in ning Perez then drilled his 1 1th homer of the year to give the Reds insurance Earlier Ron Santo had knocked in three runs with a I Billingham Hall Borbon(Wl 3) Grimsley Jenkins LaRoche Locker Gura Ll 2) A Lnr Grimsley (1) 2:52 32 1900pED 06 09 Dick the championship Until the final round the 6605 yard course was bathed in sunshine with only a gentle breeze But on the last day it unveiled a new windy bleak and misty Siderowf was four up at the halfway stage after shooting a three over par 75 Moody a 25 year old schoolteacher was way off form and returned no score after picking up his ball at the first hole where Siderowf made a birdie three ip 6 1 3 12 3 ab bi 5 0 0 1 mo 5 111 BWillamslf 4 12 1 Hickmanlb 4 12 4 Santo3b 4 110 Cardenalrf 0 0 0 0 5 0 10 3 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1111 0 0 0 0 37 8 1 1 8 Lee Trevino meanwhile bo geyed the first four holes he played took a horrendous 77 in the muggy 90 degree heat and withdrew Trevino had a 218 to tal two over par for three trips over the 6708 yard Whitemarsh PHILADELPHIA (AP) Third round scores Satruday in the $150000 Phila delphia Golf Classic on the 6708 yard par 72 Whitemarsh Valley Country Club course: Tom Weiskopf Hale Irwin orrest ezler Larry Ziegler "Jim Barber Johnny Miller David Barber John Schlee Babe Hiskey JC Snead Miller Barber Jerry Heard Gay Brewer Tom Jenkins Bruce Crampton Mike Reasor Butch Baird Bert Yancey Dave Hill Ken Still Jerry McGee HubertGreen Ben Kern Charles Sifford Lou Graham John Adams Rod Curl Jack Nicklaus Dave Eichelberger Richard Crawford Chi Chi Rodriguez Joe Porter 4 Dick Rhyan Bob Wynn Gary Groh Jim Dent Don Iverson Artie McNickle Orville Moody Don Padgett Dave Stockton Dave Marr George Knudson Bob Payne Jim Jamieson 1 DeWitt Weaver Rick Rhodes John Schroeder Sports Streaking Weiskopf Grabs Lead at Philly ValleyCountryClubcourse year old tour sophomore who I Trevino said playing first two rounds fell victim to good and there seem to be the growing pressure blew to a any point in keeping on with it' Weiskopf who won twice and finished second in his three pre vious starts charged from six strokes off the pace with a blazing seven under par 65 and a 203 total Jim Barber an obscure 24 Total Cincinnati Chicago Kessinaer 2 rP rinrinnati 1 ChicaQO 1 cinnati 8 Chicago 8 Driessen 38 Geronimo HR Santo (7) TPerez (11) Geronimo Beckertbt rncKman 2 2 0 0 0 1 Li Tw MT1 rJI i )S VJfr A i ott wy T' At jT'' Ir S' Illi 'II' a V' 4 'v'f i 'x A tt m'" 4 4 A A MjWMWBWriWinriTi i i Hii TinWBIWffii TWPMi Bfffir Tm Lr dllwr' 'I 'JS' fi 'f BO SB! vfc 4 A i 4 4 I i 9.

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