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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Texans Are Getting the Runs, So Ferguson Jenkins Gets the Victories ruce LowiM: By Bruce Lowilt AP Sports Writer "It takes the right kind of body, !he right kind of arm and the right kind of mental ap- Ferguson Jenkins said of the requirements needed to be a successful workhorse pitcher. He forgot to mention right kind of support. He's getting plenty who protected a one-run lead for five innings Friday night until the Rangers the Texas-and the refugee from the -Chicago Cubs' bandbox happier. "Never in baseball have I had 10 runs in back-to-back said the 3C-year-ok Mike Boit Busy Guy At Kansas LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Mike Boit of Kenya and East- ern New Mexico is probably the busiest athlete in the Kansas Relays, and he had another major assignment today. Boit, a sophomore, was scheduled to run in the in- vitational mile against such other stars as Rick Wolhuter, the world record holder in the 880, and former Olympic ace Byron Dyce. Boit was busy Friday. He ran a mile in the university four-mile relay in which East- ern New Mexico finished fourth, and anchored his team to victory in the college sprint medley with a split for tiie half-mile. Eastern New Mexico's triumph was achieved in Not All Out "I could have run better in the said Boit, "but I knew the sprint medley was coming up so I didn't go all out. I feel like I'm training here to be a miler and an 8 0- meter runner. Each race helps the other because I work on sprinting in the 800 and endur- ance in the mile." Other top events .today were the Glenn Cunningham Mile and the open pole vault in which the spotlight was focused on former Rice star Dave Rob- erts. One record was set Friday. Reuben Fairfax turned in a 53- foot, triple jump thai eclipsed the old mark of 51-6 by Lennox Burgher of Nebraska in 1968 and matched by Steve Ar- kley of Colorado in 1973. How- ever, Charlton Ehizuelen of 11 got him eight more in the eighth inning, pounding the Minnesota Twins 10-2. The Rangers carried him to a 10-2 victory over World Champion Oakland last Sunday. In Friday's other American league games, Boston beat Cleveland 6-3, Baltimore de feated the New York Yankees 5 Ferguson Jenkins with their outburst against two relievers. The big hits were Eric Sundbcrg's two-run triple a off Tom Burgmeier and Alex two-run single off years old-which isn't old by called Wrigley Field couldn't be 3, Oakland whipped California 5-1 and the Chicago White Sox edged Kansas City 5-4. Rangers 10, Twins 2 of the season, a tie-breaking shot in the third inning off Bill Hands, put Jenkins on top and his tenuous Johnson's Dan Fife. Jenkins, 3-1, then cruised to his fourth straight complete game, the first pitcher to do it for this team since Tom Cheney achieved the feat in 1963, when the club called Washington its he added. "A lot of clubs are going to smell our smoke. It's fun to be around something like this. I'm 30 Prentice, Rankin Are Golf Leaders By Ron Roach PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) Jo Ann Prentice says high winds prevented her from tak- ing a six-stroke lead into to- day's third round of the richest golf tournament ever held for women. Beth Stone's suddenly balky putter cost the 13-year non-win- he maintained perch until the Rangers home. 'There are some good hitters on this Jenkins under- stated. "They won't be shut out many times. "I like what I've seen, par- the attitude around can relate to this kind of atti- tude." He couldn't relate to the Cubs too well last season, the, first in seven years in which he'd failed to win at least 20 games. "Last season 1 was in a heavy.......... r, state of depression My con- that paid off. fidence was completely shat- Winds that buffetted the Mis-! "There is a lot of glory in he said. "Seven years I sion Hills Golf and Country Dinah Shore Winners Circle tournament. And Judy Rankin, whose t h r e e-under-par 69 Friday launched her into a first-place tie with Miss Prentice at 142, The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat.. April 20, 1974 Cyclone Coach Bruce Salutes Phil Danowsky By Gus Schrader J "He blocked so well for Mike Iowa State's head football jStrachan last year that Mike coach praised a blocker at all-Ameriean mention. Shrine dinner for DcmolayjPhil had one of his greatest members and prospects Friday'davs Thursday in practice. One night at the Embassy club. his blocks on an end was The blocker Earle Bruce en-j unbelievably devastating and ef- joyed telling about was Philifec'ive. Danowsky, former Cedar "Phil quit the Iowa State Rapids Washington all-stater squad for a few days last fall, who is having a fine spring He liked the game of football, tie witn Miss Prentice at 142 Praetice in preparation for he was a little confused two under nar took a senior season as the Cyclones about education. But he is not a i.i... nniftor Hn is winner anrl a I fullback. pitched in that he said of Wrigiey Field, "and it finallj began to look like a phone booth to me." Jenkins recalled that "when Leo Durocher was managing the Cubs, he would hand me the ball and tell me to go oul there and pitch nine innings and forget about getting any help. He'd say I had all the equipment, so use it." Last season, under Whitey Lockman, "I had 35 starts and only seven complete games. Lockman didn't want me going past seven innings usually." Neto Ready for Playoff Game INDIANAPOLIS Indiana Pacers apparently will be able to use veteran forward Bob Netolicky in their Ameri- Basketball Association Division championship playoffs with Utah. Netolicky has been idle since he suffered a fractured left wrist March 8 in a fall during a game with Memphis. But his cast was removed Friday and the former Drake star will be eligible immediately for the playoffs. The 6-foot-9 Netolicky said Club course Thursday dimin ished for the second round that Miss Stone, 34-year-old former varsity golfer at the University of Oklahoma, led until the dis- astrous 14th hole. Her tee shot put her on the par 3 green, but she needed four 45 feet, four feet, two feet and a tap-in. can West Wirephoto linois took the triple jump with a wind-aided 54-6 which did not qualify as a record. Kansas State's team of Ted Settle, Keith Palmer, Don Ai- ken and Jeff Schemmel won the four-mile relay in giv- ing the Wildcats their second victory in their bid for a triple crown. Good Time Carry Schupf, Barney Cobb, 1 Gene Mobley and Bob Smith Louisiana State scored in th university sprint medley rela with a time of Southern Illinois dominat the 880 relay in eve though Lonnie Brown cam within six inches of the end the exchange zone before hant. ing off to freshman anchor ma Mike Monroe. The Salukis' ot er runners were Gerald Smit and Terry Erickson. Mike Durkin of Illinois too the university mile run and Efren Gibson, th Lamar University speedster ran the 440 Cliff Cushman inter mediate hurdles in 51.2 to wi that event. Ingemar Jernberg of Mexico and Jesse Stewart o Western Kentucky were first i This Streaker a Specialist Wearing a pair of gloves, Herb Washington, 22-year-old sprinter hired by the Oak- land A's as a pinch running specialist, is shown diving into base during a practice session. the wrist was sore after the cast was removed. But he added ments, that whirlpool exercise and a treat- strong wrap before the next game should allow him almost com- plete use of the left hand. Neto- licky is righthanded. The Stars lead the best-of- seven series 3-1, with the fifth game scheduled Monday night at Salt Lake City. Judy Rankin JOAnn Prentice Beth Stone Sandra Haynie Jane Blalock Jetty Burfeindt .aura Baugh Sandra Spuzich hie Austin iko Higuchl Mat1 Berhing Mary Mills Jocelvne Bourassa ietsy Cutlen Kathy Cornelius Ruth Jessen Gall Denenberg Murle Breer Clifford Ann Creed Leaders running with the Bruce said, "and there is glory in throwing it, catching it and scoring touchdowns. But there is not much glory in knocking opponents down with blocks, but that's what Dan- owsky does best and what he likes to do. The Cyclone coach about several other Pick Douthitt, Ca 76-72-1 Panthers Win Two in Basebal CEDAR FALLS-Bill Thoma and Mike Dudcher hit two-ru home runs during a five-ru Fifth inning Friday night, lea ing Northern Iowa to a 6-2 victo ry over Augustana of South D kota in the first game of North Central conference dou bleheader. The Panthers also won tt nightcap, 7-2, to boost the record to 3-2. icUarney IOWA CITY
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