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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Limits Boston to 3 Singles, Gay lord Notches 14th in Row The Cedar Kapldt Gazette; Sal., June 29. 1974 Dick Urago walked U'ronllialtimorc Orioles were opening day. "They're tough] !U-c with two out in the ninthjout. jenough getting them one at al (tforjc Ilcndriek! The I'erry a l-9'.'.irr.'.-." tome, but in the fifth inning on, it Was the fourth victory in a; By llcrstlid Nisseusou AuodltKl Prtu Stem Writer In'! jihowtT for (laylord I'erry in j doubled Cleveland Friii.iy nijilit hut itjinay liavt lost All-Star cutchericliiirlie Spikes' lllh home runirow uie Indians and led simply poured on the liosloniC'arlton Kisk for the season. jaiul the Ued Sox tied it in 215. games behind fir.st- UeU Sox. In scoring the winning run.jsixlli on a walk, sacrifice Hoston in the American After heavy rains held up thcjU-e slid into Kisk, who wasjCccil Cooper's single. iU'ague's Kast Uivision. start of the game between thejblocking ihe plate, and thcj I'erry is oae away from tliei js wjn ror JiHliiifi.s iiiid lit-ii Sux fur ati ciiicttcr MiiTmru ligament tiiiiii-.JiKJKiifi' rtdi.struuiivr vk-ioiy hour, the unperturbed Perry went out and stopped Boston 2-1 on three measly singles for his age lo his left knee which prob- ably will require surgery. Klsewhere in the American 14th consecutive triumph, justjLeaiiue, the Oakland A's the American trounced the Kansas City Roy- two short of League record. als 7-1, the Minnesota Twins "The rain delay didn't botherjflatlened the Chicago White Sox he said. "We've had a lotj 10-3, the Detroit Tigers oul- of rain this spring. I'm getting slugged the Milwaukee Brewers used to it." 19-7 and the Texas Hangers Not only did Ihe Red Sox the California Angels 5- fcr their third loss in a The New York Yankees and. record of 15 .set by Johnny Al- len in 1937. American league mark of 1C was set by Walter Johnson and Joe Wood in 1912 and matt-lied by Lefty drove in 193! and Schoolboy Howe in 193-1. The major league record is 19. "Tonight I worried about No. 14 and the next time I'll worry about No. said Perry, who suffered his only 1974 setback Hansen Holds Off Dake To Top Stocks By Al Miller Curt Hanson appreciated the traffic problem. Darrell Dake didn't. That's because Hanson, the young pilot from Dike, captured the 25-lap late-model stock car feature during the All-Iowa fair at Hawkeye Downs Friday night. Hansen and Dake, the veter- an chauffeur from Cedar Rapids, were racing wheel to wheel, with Dake on th-j in- side, through the 23rd tour on the half-mile dirt track. Then came the traffic problem, with lapped cars coming into the picture. "As long as I stayed high, Dake didn't have much of a said Hansen, who post- ed his second straight feature triumph at the Downs and is the track point leader, although Curt Hansen points are not being awarded for All-Iowa fair events. Dake said "the traffic messed me up! I had no place to go. I Tatis Helps Sambito Celebrate Birthday 4-3 By Steve Allspach Instead of the traditional birthday cake, Rafael Tatis con- veyed his best wishes to Joe Sambito with a base hit. For certain, Sambito wanted that way. Tatis delighted Sambito and 361 fans in Memorial stadium Friday night with a sharp single in the bottom of the ninth inning that scored Alex Taveras from third and gave the Cedar Rapids Astros a 4-3 win over Decatur. Tatis' single, his second hit of the game and seventh safe- ty in the last two games, came off reliever Barney Wil- son and gave the Astros a split in the abbreviated two- was running well and I could drop back and pick him (Han- sen) up whenever 1 wanted, but I couldn't go anywhere late in the race." Hansen also felt Dakc's 1972 Nova was gelling around faster than his 1974 Laguna. "But I had the better groove Curt explained. "He tried me tow, but I could get more speed coming out of the corner running high. I knew I could (get Dake on the straights if I didn't make a mistake." He didn't, and for the second straight week he set the pace forthefuH-Hlap: "But the car didn't handle as well said Hansen. 'The car was set up exactly the ame as last week, but the track was different tonight. It was drier." Following Dake, who started ,he feature in the fifth position, were Stan Stover of Reinbeck, Dr. Al Mayner of Winthrop and Ken Walton of Cedar Rapids to out the top five. The feature was only one of the events which had the ma- jority of the estimated crowd of on the edge of their seats throughout ilie night. RAFAEL TATIS JOE SAMBITO game scries modores. with the Com- "I just knew he was going to get the echoed Sambito, who waa celebrating his 22nd birthday and got "his sixth win losses) of the (against four year. "Certainly I was disappointed when they scored those two runs in the continued the crafty left-hander who struck out 11 batters. He was referring to a routine fly ball off the bat of Jim Ray that right fielder Jorge Moreno lost in the ligh't sky against the lights. That let in two runs and was Ihe only inning that Sambito any serious deficiencies. smacked Wilson's second deli- very to left for the game-win- ner. It was a culmination of a two-day batting splurge that has raised his batting average from .259 to .283. ASTRO-LOG The Ron Franks family of C. R. has at- fended several Astros' games this season, but enjoyed Friday night most of all. The first three numbers that R. manage- ment and sponsors award in free prizes went to the Franks. They sat in the press box, and won a pizza and free breakfast. Rookie Tom Twellman's fourth-inning double that scored a run helped alone for a fielding scttc. Manager Leo Posada was again out oE uni- form, feeling the effects of Ihe head injury suffered three weeks ago. The Astros are at Clinton Saturday and Sunday before returning home Tuesday against Burlington. Decalur (3) ab h rbl LeMaster, ss 5 0 Ray, cf Cedar Rapid; (4! ab h rbl Porllcv. 2b i John LcMasler doubled in that frame and the Astros' southpaw surrendered three of the eight hits he allowed. liut it was Talis who held the filial trump card and he played it after Fred Minis' pinch sing- le, a sacrifice by Cal Portlcy and Taveras' alert base run- ning. C. 11. was down 3-2 when Minis' slashed his single to center In the ninth to start the old-fasliioncd rally and Ta- verns drilled a base hit that sent Larry Elcncs, running for the liohhllng Minis, home with Ihe tying run. j Taveras promptly pilfered second and then embarrassed Ihe Commodores Iliree pitches later when he to third, easily heating a token lob by calcher Krnio Young. His three steals sent his season total In 24, second-best in the Midwest league and best Simong aclive participants since Waterloo's Hod Scott CIS) is now at San Jose. n I c r then 'I'nlls, who Taveras, _.. Young, r 4 0 o Rima. cf j l Sasser, lb 4 t 0 Floyd, ph 1 D Cabrera, 3b I I Talis, lb 52- Wilbsns, If -100 Jones. If 420 Orr rf .110 Twellman. 3b 4 1 1 I ee, -1b 3 0 Drown, C HOC Dillard, P 400 Moreno, rf A 0 I Thompson, p n 0 0 Sambito, p 2 0 Wilscn, p 000 Minis, ph 1 1 Elencs, pr 000 H 8 3 Totals Decalur cedar Rapids Silver, Cab Tolals 35 9 000 001 200-3 000 200 002- St Louii 33 33 .535 -Philadelphia 38 34 ,52fl j .Montreal 3.1 o.l .507 2 ALWAYS IN FIRST PLACE 29 J2 .408 AAIKKICAN LKAGUtt East W L Pet. JO 31 .663 .17 3.1 .529 rain prevent Williams from manag-: ing any team except Oakland for two seasons. Williams retired to private business in Florida. 31 45 Friday's Games n Cleveland 1, Boston l New York at Baltimore, pod., rain Detroit V, Milwaukee 7 Oakland 7, Kansas Cilv 1 Minnesota 10, Chirano 3 Texas S, California 3 Saturday's Games Hoston (Tianl 10-6) al Cleveland (Pctei Kinley may not be popular New York but ho's the toast Anaheim after giving his bless- 1 Los Anodes 50 U .6, Cincinnati -13 30 .51 Atlanta 41 34 .5. Houston 3A 38 San Francisco 3-1 J3 .J- San Dicao 34 J5 .4; Friday's Games Chicacio 8-0, Montreal 7-li Cinaitndli 6-0, Atlanta 5-1 St. Louis at New York, ond.. r Philadelphia at Plllsburqh, pod., San Diocio 5. Houston 4 i l Los Anqelcs 11, San Francisco 3 I Saturday's Games i St. Louis (Curtis 4-1) at New York! (Matlack p.m. I I Los Anoeles (Rnu 5-3) fll Sin Francisco (Moffitt 4 p.rn I Philadelphia (Schuder a! Pitts-1 burah (Reuss o.m. i 1 Cincinnati (Billinqham 7-6) at Atlanta: (Rccd P.m. Chicago (Rcuschcl 6-5) flt Mont-Mi! (Rcnko o.m. I Houston (Dicrkcr 5-4) at San Dieao: (Sotllner p.m. I Sunday s Philadelphia at Plltsburqh, 1. p.m. j I St. Louis al New YorX, 2, p.m. I Chicago flt Montreal, p.m. Cincinnati At Atlanta, o.m. l 1 l.os Anqclcs at San Francisco, 4 o.m. I Houston at San Dicao, 1, 4 n.in. and having the court order: rescinded. Kurthermore, Kin-ley, who: didn't like the manner in which (lie Yankees approached him DID YOU KNOW THAT; On July Hack Wilson, ihen with the New York Giants, smashed two home runs in a single inning! In the 3rd inning, against the Phillies in Philadelphia; Hack hit a homer with a man on, off left-hander Clarence Milhell. later Jn thd some inning Wilson blasted another homer; this time with two men on, off right-hander Jack Knight.   

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