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Frederick News-Post (Newspaper) - September 12, 1985, Frederick, Maryland Sports THE POST Frederick Md Maryland to low Rose breaks Cobb's record THE HIT Pete Rose fellows through on his swing and watches as hit flies toward left field in tie first of game with San Diego Wednesday The hit broke Ty Gobi's record for career nils CINCINNATI AP Pete Rose brake fy Cobb's career hit record Wednesday night years to the day after Cobb's Ian swing The historic No was a characteristic single giving tie Cincinnati Reds manager the record at last and perhaps forever THE kit was a liner to left on a pitch from San Diego Padres hander Eric Show with one out in the bottom of the first inning It miy have been the biggest little Ml in a century of history With one swing of the bat one of the t records in all of fell to the workman's hands ot the m bis ard major-league season He added a triple Off Show into the corner in tie seventh finishing the night with 4.193 career hits Me also scored both runs in the Reds victory and had the ending assist a diving stop on a haul grounder by the Padres Steve Garvey But all thai was On the record it-bit Rose took the first pitch from Shaw high and outside and he fouled the second pitch straight back The third pitch was inside and then ume what people were waiting for The ball sliced into left center Geld falling IB bunt of Cairo elo Martinez who fielded it on one bounce Peter Edward Hose the scrappy Charlie Hustle and future Hall of Fattier bid Surpassed Tyros Baymond Cobb the brawling Georgia Peach and original Hall oE Famer as ball's all time hit king The bit triggered celebration in Cincinnati bis hometown and where he played his first 16 M lions and the list ite seasons as His teammates streamed out at the dugout to congratulate him and he was twisted onto the shoulders of Tony Peres and Dave Conception Reds owner Marge Scholt led sellout crowd many of whom arrived too late to see the hit in wild cheers as Rose wept en the shoulder of first base coach Tommy Helms When his tun Pete Jr cane out to congratulate him Rose told I loire you and 1 hope you piss me The bag was removed and taken to the dugout along with the historic ball All could do was si I on the mound until the cheering died down Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth who watched Rose try and to break the record Tuesday night was in New York the big moment came AU of baseball salutes Pete Rose tor breaking a record experts said would never be said in a statement His hits is a tribute to tis great talent and strength his indomitable spirit and bis iron wOj Not only has he reserved a prominent spot in Cooperstown bas reserved a special place in the bean ol every Ian alive today and every baseball tan to come It was Rose's hit of a season highlighted from the by 3 by-day countdown of biggest record chase since Henry passed Babe Ruth in career tome runs in 1974 It was fte single of Rose's career He Also has 738 doubles 133 triples and 160 home runs Cobb had singles 724 doubles 297 triples aud 118 home runs Rose's return to Cincinnati te got his Crst bit on April was the final stepping stone to his assault on Cobb If the Reds hadn't needed a manager be ought ooi have gotten the chance former teammate Johnny Bench said Maybe it was fate or tiny U it was his destiny at least Rose has tried to keep it in perspective of his career When 1 get the record Rose said all il maie me is the player with the most hits I'm also the player with the most and the most outs I've never said 1 was a greater player than Cobb Indeed Rose never expected to supplant Cobb who built his record in leier 24 seasons and compiled a 367 career average 62 points higher than Rose's Cobb wio died m 1961 tailed his career on Sept popping out as a pinch hitter for the Philadelphia at Yankee Stadium No other In no other sport lias The Impact of said the Padres Steve Garvey Mo one playing now is anywhere near Hose The closest active player is Hod of the Angels with bits back and 13th on the time list And Carew is m the twilight of his career Rose tied the record last Sunday m Chicago going against the Cubs for career hits No and He returned home Monday night much to the relief of owner Marge Schott thousands of fans who wanted to take their part 13 history and to Ease self They all wanted the breaker to come In But Rose did noi play in the opener against Padres left bander Dave Tuesday Rose Started against Padres right-hander LaMarr Hoyt but vent hitless m four Be hadn't bad a hit in his last six and for the fifth tune in the past nine games he had gone hitless Rome's teammate Dave Parker cells him Dad and The fact thai Pete has been doing what he does for every day through iwo decades turns other players on This enthusiasm bas carried over to his managing and it rubs off on his players Cocaine source Greer had access to BUGS clubhouse down Birds Blue Jays win Ap Dare Parker said Wednesday that the man who was his primary source for cocaine became so well known among the Pittsburgh Pirates and other major league players that he was selling drugs directly and frequently in front of Rivers Stadium after fames The Cincinnati Beds outfielder said Shelby Greer a former Pittsburgh resident gained access to the Pirates locker room because of their friendship and sometimes traveled with the team on road trips at Parker's request Parker said be sometimes arranged Greer's travel with the traveling secretary 1 introduced him Greer to the team Parker said For a while te came into the clubhouse until they changed tie Farter also told the FBI that Greer a room in 1901 and furnished cocaine to P arker former Pirates outfielder Lee Lacy and to Derrel Thomas SteTe Howe and Dusty Batar then of tie Los Angeles Dodgers according to documents entered as evidence Greer 29 now of Philadelphia was indicted by a federal grand jury in oa 10 counts he distributed cocaine m Pittsburgh Mis case has yet IP come to In the earl stages of their ship Parker sail Greer to me as in tie oil and gas business in drilling Later we became pretty good friends and I learned that wasn't exactly what he did Greer was one of my Parker said Was be your primary afted You could saj Parker replied Parker testifying in fte OS District Court trial of another man accused rf dealing drugs to major league players said he began snorting cocaine daring the Pirates world season Parker said that the defendant Curbs Strong M of Philadelphia also became so weU known among bis former teammates that he was invited ID the Pirates IMl New Year's Eve party at the nome of former team captain Curtis was pretty to cocaine Most of the Pittsburgh Pirates know nun He was friends with s lot of guys in Parker said He said be invited Strong to the party although Parker Parker's brother James and Mattock aH knew caterer In bis first courtroom of drug use Parker said that he bought cocaine from Strong and used it wift him in Pittsburgh and m Philadelphia Parker testified that Strong also sold Ike drug to former Pirates teammates Lee Lacy Dale Berra John and Bod Scurry The two-time National teague batting champion said he stopped using cocaine alter four years BOSTON AP Evans drove m two runs with 2 single and Tony Armas bit a homer Wednesday night as the Boston Sox rolled to i victory the Baltimore Orioles behind the pitching of left bander Ojeda Boston third baseman Wade Boggs bad an RBI single and a walk ID four trips to the plate as bis American average dropped a paint retired the first 13 batters in order before Floyd Sayford doubled to the mark In with one ont in the fifth After Carr Hoenicke struck out Hike Young poked a pitch into shallow center for an RBI single Ojeda after only his third victory m 14 starts mid-June struck out eight and didn't issue 9 walk After wasting a double by Svacs anda single by Buckner Baltimore starter Dennis Martinez hi the first the Red Sox took a 24 in the second With one oat Dave Stapleton doubled and Steve Lyons walked Bath runners moved lip an infield out and Scored on Evans line single to lefL Armas hit in the arm by a Martinez M the third got even in the fifth blasting his ZIsL homer off the wall la the of the Blne Jays 3 Tigers 2 TORONTO CAP Moseby singled home Fernandez from second base to snap 2 tie in the seventh as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated Detroit Wednesday Eight to send the Tigers to their seventh straight defeat Tiie victory was the tive for Toronto The Blue Jays entered the ccntest IVi games ahead of the New York Yankees in the American League The game attracted fans pushing Toronto's season total to a record breaking the mark of set last year Fernandez opened the seventh with single to center and after moving to second on a sacrifice bunt by Garcia hit a shut back through the middle to make 2 winner of reliever Dennis Lamp Tom relieved Gary Lavelle in the mutt and struck out tne side to earn his After the Jays tied the game in the inning on Garcia's seventh homer of the season Toronto took a lead in the fourth Willie tripled home Bell who bad doubled Following Upshaw's triple to left Tiger starter Walt Terrell 13 9 loaded the tiESes by walking Ernie Whitt and Jesse Barfield bat the Detroit pitcher wriggled out of the jam bj sinking out Fernandez and Garcia ground Cardinals 1 Hets 0 NEW YORK AP John pitched for his third straight and Cesar Cedeno led off tne 10th inning with a home run Wednesday night giving tht St Louis Cardinals a i-O victory over the New York Mets that tied the two teams for first place in the National League East Tudor woe for the 17th time in his last IS decisions and helped the Cardinals break a losing which notched longest of the season left-hander held the Mels until the sixth when Eaf ael led oil with a soft single to A leadoS single in the eighth by Strawberry aw York's only other hit until off the 10th with an infield single off Tudor who extended his streak to 23 while striking out seven and two opened the 10th with a drive over the 1 fence for his sixth home rua of the season Cedeno who is 23 since joining the Cardinals m a trade mth Cincinnati connected as the first bitter against reliever Jesse Orosco Orosco had replaced Dwight Gooden bad blanked the Cardinals on Eve hlU through nine Reds 2 Padres D CINCINNATI Pete Kose broke Ty Cobb's hit record with a Srst inning single and later tripled and scored both Cincinnati runs to lead the Reds to an emotion victory Wednesday night over the San Diego Padres Left-hander Tom Browning who barely 3 years old when Rose broke into the major leagues with the Beds in 1963 tossed a for his seventh consecutive victory and the mast by a rooHe pitcher in the majors this season Cnbs 3 Pirates 1 PITTSBURGH AP Durbam hit a solo homer to snap us and Gary Matthews singled horae an insurance run to give the Chicago Cubs a tory over Pittsburgh and send the Pirates Jose DeLeon to his nth defeat With score tied l-l in the seventh Durham Hit his ISth homer of the season off Dave Owen led off the eighth with a single ta on Bab bunt and scored when lined a single to left The Pirates took a lead m the fifth against starter Johnny Abrego Tony Pena doubled to and moved to oa a Single by Denny Gonzalez Pena scored when Sammy grounded into a double play Dodgers 12 Braves 3 ATLANTA CAP Mitt Marshall knocked in four runs with three hits In the first Eve innings Greg Brock hit his home rue of the rear and Fernando nit bis first homer as the Los Angeles Dodgers clubbed the Atlanta Braves 124 Valenzuela improving to woo the eighth of bis last tune decisions against the Braves coasting to victory while allowing five hits and a run in six The winning pitcher also began the scoring with a homer off starter and loser Steve Bedrasian to tie tee score at It was the first of six straight hits gave UP in the inning Phillies 4 Expos 1 PHILADELPHIA AP Kevin Gross threw a and Mike Schmidt hit his fifth borne run ID seven games to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to 3 victory over the Montreal Expos Wednesday nighL Tbe 10th victory In 12 games boosted the club to 500 for the first time this season Gross struck oat seven and walked five in gaining his 14th victory against nine GullickSon took the toss The Phillies took a lead in the bottom of tiie third Tim Foley singled and was sacrificed to second by Gross An out later Juan Samuel SID git d in Foley stole second and scored on Von Hayes siagle to left The Phillies made it m the sixth when Schmidt hit his homer of the Continued on CM Frederick out to end FH jinx Lions host Lancers By DAVE AMMENHEUSER Staff The Pens State mystique Mts Frederick A tooted team which carries z tremendous cage m a series faces a strong team on the opponent's bomefield comes out An State's win over Maryland at College Part last week Eow does this fit into the Second week of area high Frederics ranked first m Top Five faces one of its biggest tests of ths season on Friday night wben the Cadets entertain Fort Eul It's the same that holds a series edge against the Cadets the same school that bas the same that have shutout Frederick teams six times But wait FredencK Coach Steve Wilson is to sound a lot like Maryland Coach Bobby Ross sounded before the Terns faced Fenn State last week Wilson Ms players care little about has happened m the past These kids don't know what happened 15 years he said Some of them were probably running around ill diapers Wilson acknowledges that Fort Hill if as strong a team as his own Both tea mi are coming off of impressive Frederick which led in the first quarter could hare scared 100 points against a downe team last veek en route U s win Meanwhile Fort opened its season tuth a pounding of Northwestern Our players know they Fort Hill are a good said Wilson But OUT players that we are a good team too Tee coach Unite the key to tne game will be turnovers ani penalties The team witb the fewest mistakes frai lie said Also the tearo that it most We're going to win it Despite the fact that It is a big game it's not me end of tie world if the losing streak hits 14 in a row against Tne kids how important it the coach said Tbe players also know that with the expanded eight team state tournament format that this game is a big game an important one hut not a win or die situation The Hill contest is one of only high school grid iron games scheduled within Frederick County tnis week USD opens its borne season today against West Nottingham at p.m Friday hosts in Hie only other game to be played inside county lines this week In other night fames Brunswick travels to Francii Scott Key visits Boonsboro Middletown travels to Williamsport Liberty hosts Thomas Johnson and Seneca Valley hosts In Saturday day games Damascus hosts Woodward hosts and South travels to Centennial West Nottingham at The have nad easy time West La recent years three of four meetings The key to tue game will likely be the Orioles offense which itas shutout against last week Last year the Oncles scored a 32 points against Nottingham Friday at This is au important game to serve as a clue to the seasonal success of both teams is coming off a win where its offense scored and its defense held throughout But Walter Johnson does not compare to Meanwhile lost a game it could have won last week in Brunswick The Lancers made too many mistakes against tie Railroaders turning the ball over often and committing too many penalties Thomas Johnson at Liberty The Patriots surprised many io last win 01 er Hedgesville Oa paper this week's game against the Lions could lie described as a breather Liberty which beat last year is coming off a loss to Glen el g at These two clubs are coming off first game surprises Middle town j suffered 2 pointing loss to PoolesvUle while the Wildcats beat South The bold a 6-1 aeries advantage against at FSK A battle of Brunswick snowed a offense en reutt to beating while FSK had enough offense to beat Wills Brunswick holds an seres edge winning the last sis decisions m a at Boons bora Another battle of open Once the Cougar defense may one of the strongest in the area The defense made the key plays in the win last week Tbe Cougars which bate won the last three games of the series are tied with tie Warriors in the series at Sen era Valley Coming off a big win against Wheaton Seneca Valley has bad trouble against Woollen in the past snapped a Eagles streak in the late The Eagles winning streak currently stands si one but this game could have a large hearing later in the year Saturday Damascus at Woodward The Hornets bad trouble its offense in gear in last week's loss to South Cairoll However tie defense will probably not be as a tsst for Damascus Einstein at Dewey Barnes had a career in one game tor the Indians last week when prised many by Middle to WD The Titans have been easy pickings for the Indians the last three seasons has woo all three games them Sooth Carroll at Centennial After beating Damascus lasl week the Cavaliers again have their sights on the ClaSi A Region I South leads the 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