Friday, July 12, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 12, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Poll shows fans want Page 9A orts HcraldZtitung July 8A Ryan notches strikeout HOUSTON AP It took him 18 years and 10 months to be in a position to notch his career and when the op portunity came Houstons Nolan Ryan knew exactly what to Just as he had done so many times in his strikeoutfilled majorleague Ryan played New York Mets left fielder Danny Heep exactly as he planned Thursday sending the former Astro into the record books as the strikeout aces Ryan needed only three pitches against a fastball Heep fouled a which he and a curveball that Heep chased and Thats exactly what I wanted to Ryan I went over those three pitches in my mind and I decided thats the way I wanted to do it if I didnt get behind Following the historic Ryan doffed his cap to the standing ovation that greeted This was special 1 wanted to do this at said was my last start before the AllStar After the AllStar Game we have a long road so that was my Ryan started the game with strikeouts and an 85strikeout lead over his nearest Philadelphias Steve currently on the disabled list with a shoulder He pitched seven innings and had 11 running his career total to It also extended his career total to a major leaguerecord 158 games of 10 or more Hes one of the most consistent pitchers around to throw as hard as he does for as long as he said Mets outfielder George Hes lost some of his fastball but not Montreals Brad Mills was Ryans career strikeout on April breaking the career strikeout record of Walter Johnson that had stood for 55 Ryan recorded his first majorleague strikeout in a Mets uniform on fanning Atlantas Pat who has five career says he never imagined early in his career that hed still be pitching in his late He attributes his longevity to a devotion to proper pitching mechanics and a lucrative salary structure that allows players to avoid offseason The two keys for me are due to the fact that Ive concentrated so many years on good mechanics of pitching and also Ive concentrated on being as wellconditioned as said who is signed through the 1987 season at a salary of about million per NOLAN RYAN Astros down Mets in 12 innings LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEITUNG These boys are taking part in a basketball clinic at the New Braunfels Middle School The sessions are sponsored by the Community Education Office of the New Braunfels The clinic teaches the basketball fundamentals to boys in the sixth through ninth The first session ended A second oneweek session begins By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The big celebration for the Houston Astros was Nolan Ryans latest strikeout but there were other personal victories to be celebrated following a 43 victory over the New York Ryan fanned Danny Heep in the sixth inning Thursday night to become the first pitcher in major league history to strike out He finished the evening with 11 whiffs and for his Astros Manager Bob Lillis also applauded Bill Dorans 5for6 per including the game winning RBI in the 12th The return of shortstop Dickie who got three hits and scored the winning The halt of the Mets winning streak at nine We had a lot of good per formances Lillis Bills really got a hot and Dickie had a good Dave Smith helped with an excellent Thon led off the 12th with his third hit of the a single to and was sacrificed to second by Doran then looped a single over the head of Mets third baseman Howard Johnson to end the marathon Yankees 11 Rangers Don Mattingly hit a threerun double and Don Baylor capped an eightrun fourth with a pinchhit grandslam homer as New York beat Mattinglys double his major leagueleading 26th followed an infield single by Ken Griffey off Texas starter Glen that loaded the National League By The Associated Pre East Division New Montreal Philadelphia West Division San Diego Los Angeles Cincinnati Houston Atlanta San Francisco W L 50 32 47 36 48 37 44 39 37 46 28 54 48 37 46 36 42 40 43 42 36 47 31 54 610 566 530 446 13 341 22 GB 565 561 512 434 11 365 17 5 Thursdays Games Los Angeles Chicago 1 Pittsburgh San Francisco 1 Atlanta Philadelphia Cincinnati Montreal 0 Louis San Diego 0 Houston New Yuik 3 12 innings Todays Games Los Angeles Hershiser 8 31 at Chicago IGura 0 11 San Francisco Gott 451 at Pittsburgh IReuschel In Montreal Palmer 67 at Cincinnati IPastoie 2 In Philadelphia Rawley 6 61 at Atlanta IBedtosian nl San Diego IHoyi 114 m St Louis lAnrtuiar 15 In New York Darling 82 ai Houston Niekro Inl American League By The Associated Press East Division W L GB Toronto 53 32 624 Detroit 47 35 573 New York 46 36 561 5 Baltimore 43 39 524 Boston 43 41 512 9 Milwaukee 36 45 444 15 Cleveland 27 56 325 25 West Division California 49 35 583 Oakland 44 40 b24 5 Kansas City 42 41 5U6 6 Chicago 0 494 Scatlle 41 4J 488 8 Minnesota 38 44 463 10 Texas 32 53 376 Thursdays Games Oakland Milwaukee 3 Kansas 1 Cleveland 0 BalliMiiiri 1 Gurayo 6 New Yuik 11 1 7 Toronto Calitoinui j Boston 7 Scuttle I Today s Games Minnesota ButrMer 5 8t at Detroit 7 Inl Kansas City 8 5l at Cleveuirm Romero ml iSebia 0 1 a New ork iWhitsun 46 im Chicago Nelson 5 3t at Baltimore Davis 4 51 Toronto Key 1 3l Ht McCaskiff 4 r Ruston 3 21 at Seattle Moore 7 it Milwaukee IHiguern 5 5i at Oakland b mi The double gave the Yankees a 74 lead and Baylor later hit his slam to sew it up for the Cardinals 6 Padres 0 Louis used the talents of Vince Willie McGee and associates to steal eight bases against slumping San The led by Coeman with 62 and McGee with have swiped 169 Blue Jays 5 Angels 3 Rightfielder Jesse Barfield cut down Rod Carew at home in the seventh inning for his 10th assist of the season to help Toronto defeat the California Angels in a battle of American League division Twins 5 Tigers 1 Mike Smithson pitched a sixhitter for eight innings and Mark Salas doubled home two runs to key Minnesotas threerun fifth and lead the Twins over Royals 1 Indians 0 Danny Jackson oossed a sixhitter and George Bretts firstinning homer provided the games only run as Kansas City blanked Orioles White Sox 6 Fred Lynn hit a threerun hoiier in the ninth to cap a fourrun Baltimore rally and lift the Orioles ovtr Dodgers 3 Cubsl Steve Yeagers tworun single with bases loaded in the seventh broke a scoreless tie that led Los Angeles to its fourth straight Reds 2 Expos 0 Rookie Ron and Ted Power combined on a sevenhitter for the with Power working out of an eighthinning jam to get his 16th save and seventh in his last seven Braves 3 Phillies 2 Rafael Ramirez hit a drive to right center field in the bottom of the ninth to win the Philadelphia used only two outfielders at the playing centerfielder Von Hayes behind second Red Sox 7 Mariners 1 Al Nipper and Steve Crawford combined on a onehitter and Steve Lyons knocked in three Guerrero named toNL AllStar team Jackson will miss game NEW YORK AP Manager Dick Williams rectified two fan oversights by naming Willie McGee and Pedro Guerrero to the National League AllStar team while two perennial American League AllStars Rod Carew and Reggie Jackson will miss Tuesday nights Williams and American League Manager Sparky Anderson filled out their rosters today by naming their teams reserve players for the game at the Minnesota Twins Results of fan balloting for the two leagues starting teams were announced While neither McGee of Louis nor Guerrero of Los Angeles received enough fan support to make the starting they were among the five reserve outfielders named by McGee leads the National League with a batting average of and Guerrero is tied with starting AllStar Dale Murphy of Atlanta for the league lead with 21 At the same Anderson passed over Carew and both of the California as he announced the American League Carew failed to make the squad for the first time in his 19 major league beginning in Carew is the alltime leading votegetter in what is billed as North Americas largest nonpolitical having received votes since fans began picking the team again in He got votes this finishing second in balloting among first basemen behind Eddie Murray of who had Im not Carew Murray is having a great year and he deserves to be who has 15 homers and 44 had been selected to 14 AllStar teams since including the past He was fourth in balloting behind Dave Winfield anJ Ricky Henderson of the New York Yankees and Jim Rice of the Boston Red Williams other reserves were outfielders Jose Cruz of Dave Parker ol Cincinnati and Tim Raines of 1 1 CoacWs r JOSE CRUZ GARY WARD Montreal infielders Jack Clark of Pete Rose of Ryne Sandberg of Garry Templeton of San Diego and Tim Wallach of Montreal and catchers Tony Pena of Pittsburgh and Ozzie Virgil of Andersons reserves were outfielders Harold Baines of Tom Brunansky of Phil Bradley of Seattle and Gary Ward of Texas infielders Cecil Cooper of Don Mattingly of New Damaso Garcia of Wade Boggs of Paul Molitor of Milwaukee and Alan Trammell of Detroit and catchers Carlton Fisk of Chicago and Ernie Whitt of The elected National League starters were catcher Gary Carter of New first baseman Steve Garvey of San second baseman Tom Herr of shortstop Ozzie Smith of third baseman Graig Nettles of San and outfielders Tony Gwynn of San Diego and Darryl Strawberry of New The American League starters were catcher Lance Parrish of first baseman second baseman Lou Whitaker of shortstop Cal Ripken of third baseman George Brett of Kansas and outfielders Henderson and nacne 6toIV