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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas The Spurs may make a big Page 8A orts HwraldZeitung June 7 A Weaver is back as Orioles manager Runners take off at last years Three Parks 5K race DERYL Three Parks 5K to run Saturday The annual Three Parks 5K run will begin at 8 Saturday at the Landa Park Train Run organizer Keith Maxwell said he expects more than 200 runners to participate in Saturdays which will help raise money for the Comal Unit of the American Cancer The mile course begins and ends at the Train and Max well said participants are en couraged to walk or The idea is to just have a good time and help raise some he Awards will be given in seven different age with the top male and female runners to receive The course record is held by Ruben Fibres of San who ran the course in a time of in Ruth also of San holds the womens record in a time of also set last The age divisions are 14 and 15 through 20 through 30 through 40 through 50 through 59 and 60 and water and Shiner Beer will be available to all participants after the Registration is before the race and on the day of the After the start at the the race will continue down Elizabeth right on Edgewater right on Union Avenue and a right on Liberty Liberty turns into Hinman Island then left on Elizabeth back into the park and right on Landa Park Drive to the finish line at the BALTIMORE AP The Earl of Baltimore is and the faltering Orioles will soon find out if his old fire remains after 2Mt years out of Earl who quit at the end of the 1982 season following a highly successful tenure with the was lured out of retirement Thursday as an Interim manager to replace the dismissed Joe Were not playing outfielder Gary Roenicke said of a slump that had reached 1117 before the Orioles beat Milwaukee 83 Thursday If anybody can light a its The 54yearold Weaver was hired only for the remainder of the at which time the managerial situation for the future will be Although the official announcement ended 48 agonizing hours for Altobelli as speculation swirled over his Weaver missed Thursday nights game because of a prior commitment and third base coach Cal Ripken han dled the a 29year veteran of the Baltimore said he felt no animosity after being bypassed as a managerial candidate for the second time in less than three But Altobelli was highly critical of the way his dismissal was In taking over for Weaver succeeds the man who replaced him and led the Orioles to a World Series championship in 1983matching Weavers record for his four appearances in the fall Owner Edward Bennett noting Weaver had rejected numerous offers to manage other clubs since he left the said I think he came back out of loyalty to this We went to the best possible source we could The owner said he had watched with some anguish as the Orioles folded after a fast start this in the Were not playing outfielder Gary Roenicke said of a slump that had reached 1117 before the Orioles beat Milwaukee 83 Thursday If anybody can light a its wake of a fifthplace finish last and contended the club had not played up to the best of its We did not have the kind of leadership we expected to Williams I say that reluctantly because I love him Altobelli so When he visited Memorial Stadium Thursday morning for a clarification of his Altobelli was further angered to learn that Peters had departed for the Washington law office of Williams to continue negotiations with I thought this was a class but I guess I was sadly Altobelli said as he headed for his clubhouse office to clear out his personal The deposed skipper said he telephoned Peters twice from Detroit on after getting numerous queries from the media on his and was merely told by the general manager to hang After finding Peters Altobelli walked along the hallway of the clubs new pausing at each door to sarcastically inquire Does anybody know if Ive been fired He then departed for several returning later to meet with Williams and Peters after they had come to terms with Weaver and driven back from Puckett leads Minnesota past Rangers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kirby Puckett of the Minnesota Twins has been trying to be more selective in finding pitches he can hammer this he is Puckett had three hits Thursday including a home run and two to lead the Twins to a 75 victory over the Texas Im trying to be more patient this Puckett I worked in spring training to be a little bit more selective and get a good pitch to I want to go up there and concentrate and do what I want to I want to get a pitch I can One of Pucketts a double in the sixth helped key a threerun Minnesota rally that broke a 44 With two Greg Dave Meier and Tim Laudner hit con secutive singles off losing pitcher Frank and Puckett then followed with his tworun The Twins took a 20 lead in the second Tom Brunansky led off with a double and scored on Roy Smalleys Smalley later scored on Gagnes sacrifice Puckett led off the third with his second homer of the season and Gagne hit his first majorleague home giving Minnesota a 40 lead in the after his double in the also doubled in American League By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L GB Toronto 20 24 5tt 26 6V4 26 7 27 8V4 28 9 37 18 WESTERN DIVISION California 26 25 27 29 Minnesota 30 34 1V4 3H 5 VI the ninth in going Cliff Johnson hit a threerun homer and Gary Ward doubled and later came home on Larry Parrishs ground out as Texas scored four times in the fourth to tie the game Orioles 8 Brewers 3 Cal Ripken may get to play again for Cal Ripken But for Earl Weaver is running the show again for the Baltimore Ive got to clean myself out of I just got Ripken said with a smile Thursday night after talking by phone with Weaver 37 373 10K Thursdays Qimci Baltimore Milwaukee 3 Boston Toronto 7 Minnesota Texas 5 California Chicago 1 Kansas City Seattle 3 Todays Games Toronto Clancy 231 at Boston IBoyd Inl Oakland IKrueger 461 at Cleveland Heaton 4 Inl Detroit Terrell 621 at New York IRasmussen 2 In Milwaukee IVuckovich 23 at Baltimore Davis In Minnesota Fiteon 321 at Texas Hooton nl Chicago ISeaver 64 at California IRomanick 7 n Kansas City Jackson 43 at Seattle Wills In following the Orioles 83 victory over the Milwaukee Ripken guided the team as it broke a fivegame losing streak because a prior personal com mitment kept Weaver away from Memorial who managed the Orioles for was named to replace the fired Joe Altobelli on Thursday and will make his return tonight when Baltimore plays host to Ripken hit two runscoring doubles to help his fatherled Orioles beat the Angels 2 White Sox 1 Reggie once again rising to the snapped out f a 2for 21 slump with a pinchsingle with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning on reliever Bob Fallens first Jackson batted for Gary Pettiss after California loaded the bases against Gene on a single by Bobby Grich and twoout walks to Bob Boone and pinchhitter Daryl Red Sox 8 Blue Jays 7 Rich Gedmans tworun double sparked a fourrun rally in the seventh inning and Wade Boggs had three including a tworun Royals 4 Mariners 3 Darryl Motley and Jim Sundberg hit home runs and Kansas City starter Mark Gubicza and relievers Joe Beckwith and Dan Quisenberry made the lead hold up in Doubleeagle gives Chen Open lead by one AP TzeChung Chen had never shot a doubleeagle and the Open had never seen Not in his 26 years and not in the golf tour naments But on a Thursday in which lightning flashed across the face of the Monster known more prosaically as the South Course at the Oakland Hills Country Chen call me Its caught lightning in a In his first his ex traordinary shot on the par5 second hole started the fifth year pro from Taiwan on the way to a 5underpar It made him the onestroke leader at the front of a sevenman squadron of players who broke Fred whose driving had driven him crazy for the past three had driven to a 66 and was the leader in the clubhouse when Chen birdied 18 to finish off the round and the Mike Andy Jay Tom Kite and Rick Fehr all came in at 1under 69 and eight others matched par in a 14hour stretch as defending champion Fuzzy Zoeller put showed us all four seasons with rain through it a precocious Zoeller had a 1overpar So did Spains Seve one of the pretourney So did Curtis the PGA Tours leading money Tom the 1982 Open champ who had said par just might be good enough to win this came in 5over Big expectations Cougars came a long way By DAVID KING Sports editor Dont use up a case of Kleenex crying for the Canyon baseball The who lost in the state finals last dont have any reason to hang their Like BUI the University Interscholastic Leagues athletics said after the they were one of the two best baseball teams in the That says a lot for a team that before hadnt made the playoffs since It says a lot for a team that didnt have a real stopper pitcher from March to June Ronnie Rittimann was overpowering at but was hurt late in the And it says a lot for a team that had the burden of big expectations on it all season The pressure to the forgone conclusion that Canyon would return to the state made things tough for a team that had no pressure at all in reaching the semifinals last Canyons 1985 team was as memorable for its big in nings and big games as the 1984 team was for its nickel anddime style and heartstopping The Cougars played like a stateranked team all winning by 10 runs or more 11 including the clinching games in two playoff The Cougars won 28 games owe than any other Comal County team ever with likely stirs like cateher Bret Cappleman and pitcher Rittimann and unlikely surprises like first baseman Troy who was Canyons 7 ripped seven home runs and was a big reason why the bottom of the Canyon order was often as potent as the Cappleman was both defensively and at the and before his jammed wrist and between that injury and a lateseason sore was a terror on the And they were as good to their own pitchers as they were tough on goodhitting teams neglect the fielding part of the but that wasnt true with the Canyon played as well on defense in the dutch this season as they did a year One of the big keys to Canyons good defense was second baseman Randy who played flawlessly in the field and didnt let his bitting slump affect his play at second Brad Campbell and Danny both solid in the infield a year improved even more in And those two are back next along with Scott who got hot at the plate late in the One San Antonio reporter asked Coach Ralph Behrend if be expected to be back in Austin in a who faces toe task of replacing seven hedged on the After the last two who knows what might hap pen sNW
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