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Albuquerque Tribune (Newspaper) - July 30, 1973, Albuquerque, New Mexico Wood did t like waiting by Bruce Lowitt a sports writer pitching his Way to Victory no. 20 was t what bothered Wilbur Wood. It was the waiting around for his Chi Cago teammates to wrap it up for him. It s too nerve wracking to sit around and watch the game in the Wood said after becoming the first 20-game Winner in the majors this year in the White sox 8-6 Victory Over the Minnesota twins. It s a lot easier to sit in the clubhouse with a cold Beer and hear the game on the Tribune sports monday july 30, 1973 cd Wilbur Wood. First Pitcher to win 20 games Wood s worries seemed justified. He was pasted for 11 hits and it was Only the seventh inning and the twins were making menacing noises. They kept making them when by Acosta came in and gave up two runs on a single by Jim Holt and a wild pitch that Cut a 4-run Lead to two. But Acosta fired a third strike past Danny Thompson then shut out the twins the rest of the Way. In the rest of the american league the Detroit tigers Defeated Baltimore 8 3 and in a quartet of double headers the Cleveland indians swept Boston 8-2 and 6-2, the Milwaukee Brewers took two from new York 7-2 and 6-3, the Kansas City royals grabbed a pair from califor Nia 7-0 and 7-6 in 11 innings and Texas split with Oakland winning 3-0 before the a s took the Nightcap 7a. Frank Howard did the heavy hit Ting in Detroit s 8-3 Triumph. Like Wood he shared the credit. He clubbed a 3-run Homer in the fifth inning the fourth in four games for the Mammoth designated hitter who five years ago whacked 10 during a 6-game Span while playing for Washington. Dave May extending his hitting Streak to 23 games in the twin Bill had three hits scored twice and drove in a run in the Brewers 7-2 first game Victory. George Scott drove in All of the Bre wars runs in the 6-3 Nightcap Triumph. Four of them came on a grand slam Homer following an intentional walk to May. When you see a manager walk a hit Ter before you. Automatically you re going to Bear Down a Little said Scott i guess that s what you d Call no respect " Amos Otis and fran Healy homered to Back Al Fitzmorris six hit pitching in Kansas City s 7-0 Victory in the opener then Otis singled for the game tying run and scored on Gail Hopkins single in their 7-611-inning second game Triumph Over the Angels. Otis is in the Middle of everything starting the rally or keeping it going or winning the said Kansas City manager Jack Mckeon. Ill take a Day like this added Otis. Jackie Brown stifled the a s on six hits in Texas 3-0 Victory in the opener and got Power backing from Jim Fregosi and Vic Harris. But the Power shifted to Oakland in the second game with Reggie Jackson and Sal Bando hitting the homers and Gene Tenace kicking in with a two run single in the 7-4 Triumph Over the rang cubs bucs Eye break even spot the Chicago cubs and Pittsburgh pirates reached a couple of break even Points yesterday which they Hope will help them come out on top of the National league East in octo Ber. The cubs losing ways reached 13 or is games when they bowed to the St. Louis cardinals 5-3 in the their double header opener. But they salvaged a split by taking the Nightcap 5-4 with a 3-run rally in the seventh inning capped by Billy Williams rib single. That s the happiest i be been to split a double header in a Long said manager Whitey Lockman. I would t Call it a disaster if we had lost but it would have been pretty bad. We d have been 4% out instead of 214." the pirates meanwhile used Home runs by Willie Stargell in the first game and Bob Robertson and Manny san Guillen in the Nightcap for a pair of 5-2 victories Over the Philadel phia Phillies. They reached the 500 Mark 50-50 for the first time since june 5. Wranglers Stop to Birds 38-22 Mike Jones 11-Yard scoring strike to Edwil Liams combined with Craig Wiseman s Field goal late in the second Quarter gave the Oklahoma wranglers a 10 Point Lead it never relinquished in rolling past the new Mexico thunderbird 38-22 saturday night. The 10 Points from that scoring pass play and the Field goal broke a 14-14 tie and put the to Birds in a Hole they could t Fly out of As the new Mexico squad was knocked out of Conten Tion for the Southwest professional football league Eastern divison title. Oklahoma took the Lead twice in the game s Early going Only to have no come Back to tie the game. First the wranglers scored on an 8-year pass play featuring Jones throwing and Jim Calip doing the receiving. The to Birds roared Back with Sal divas and Mike Smith combining on 71 k Yard to pass play. The wranglers struck again with Williams going Over from two Yards away but no came right Back with Pete Bush taking a 3-Yard pass from Olivas. Then came the 10 Points that gave the wranglers the 24-14 Lead at the Midway break and the Lead no could never Over take. Oklahoma scored twice in the second half on a 14-Yard pass play from Jones to Williams and a 2-Yard run by Calip. New Mexico added eight Points in the third Quarter with Joe Hart Shorne hitting on two 4 Point Field goals for the t Birds final Points. Olivas finished the game with 18 completions in 38 tosses for two touch Downs and 203 Yards. But that was t Good enough As Jones nit on for 333 Yards and three touch Down in the Aerial display put on by the two fingers they have won nine of 11 and Trail the cardinals by four games. Elsewhere the los Angeles dodgers downed the san Francisco giants 6 2, the Cincinnati reds lost their opener to the san Diego padres 7-1 but won the Nightcap 4-2, the hous ton astros beat the Atlanta braves8-5and the Mon Treal expos shaded the new York mets 6-4. Ken Rudolph started the cubs second game rally with a 2-out walk off Rich Folkers and Carmen fan zone s Pinch single and a walk to Hick monday loaded the bases. Jose Cardenal greeted de Sprague with a 2 run single. Al Hrabosky replaced Sprague and Wil Liams who hit a two run Homer in the first inning ripped a single to score monday. It was a great game to Williams said. It was great to Bounce Back like that. It would have been bad if we had lost. Now it could give us a big Boon. In eagles claim legion Crown with 5-3 win Albuquerque s Post 4 eagles came from behind in the late innings to beat Santa be Post 101 yesterday 5 3, and win the state Ameri can legion baseball championships at the sports stadium. Santa be went into the eighth inning with a 3-2 Lead and saw it disappear As Albuquerque Catcher Tom Johnson crashed a 2-run, bases loaded double. John son then scored on a single by Todd Mcalees. The eagles composed of players from Eldorado started the game winning rally when Jerry Vaughan led off with a double to left. A walk to Brian Younkin who won the game in Relief of John Martinez and an infield single by Fred Nel son filled the sacks and set the stage for Johnson. The Eldorado Catcher slammed the double Chas ing Home Vaughn and Younkin. Bruce Cameron then walked and Mcalees added the run with his rib single. In saturday s tourney action the eagles advanced to the finals by virtue of stopping the Post 99 Hor nets 10-0 and Santa be 11 2. Santa be had made its Way to the final round by knocking off Koswell 8-7 yesterday morning in the semis after losing its first game of the meet to the eagles 11-2 saturday. In other saturday action in the double elimination meet Roswell eliminated the hornets and Alamp Gor do from the tourney with 6 3 and 5-3 victories respectively. Marty Sweeney of Santa be was voted the tournament s most valuable player. Albuquerque s Steve Sproesser was named the tourney s top Pitcher. Stadium hound .001 100 7 3 Post 101 .001 Oil 9 3 John Brian Younkin 6 and ton Jah Raon Robed Parr. Mike Pooai Joe vol la 8 and Marty so envy. poll 101 Roswell .100 510 9 3 Robert Parr. Jeff chaw Frank Chavez 4% to. Vilk 5 and Marty Sam rely killer Adam Rich 7 and lature Tayi Oahu ro.w.11 .01 030 9 5 poll 99 Home i 000 010 7 4 David a aim and Jake Villareale Barry . Po.1 we Fodor. 003 001 11 3 alamooordo.201 303 10 7 Sieve Earl wino Job Mirn urn Tom to Dion and Ron Gill Ami Robert Shaffer. John lion and Ken Simon. . Fer. A Earlywine. Santa be .000 000 255 pail49eaglet 210 104 12 1 Joe Villa Sieve for Maquei Mike Ogai and Martin Sweeney arid Sam Morel Steve spro Eier and George Hannett. W Saro Eier. A Villo. Portales tops or cougars Artesia Portales broke a 1-1 tie with a Lone run in the game s final Frame to Stop Albu Quer or. Cougars 2-1 and win the state babe Ruth 13 year old championship Here saturday afternoon. Portales scored the win Ning tally with two outs in the seventh inning with a single stolen base and error accounting for the unearned run. Albuquerque had opened the game s scoring with Frank Crespin who had singled coming Home when Portales starter Victor self walked three men forcing Crespin in for the cougars Only run. Self combined with re Liever Steve speck to shut out the Duke City club the . Cougars had four hits in the game. Portales tied the game in the fourth without getting a hit off the or. Cougars Hur Ler Tony Gutierrez. Two errors a passed Ball and an Good stretch Fred Albuquerque Post 49 first Sacker Fred Nelson stretches to take a throw for the out in the championship game of the new Mexico american legion tourney in the Duke City yesterday. And As Nelson made the Good stretch to put out the runner the eagles played Good Ball to win the title and put Santa be Post 101 out of the meet by a 5-3 score. Running Down with the runner to Back up first is Catcher Tom Johnson. Cougars win title on davids11-hitter u a Jove guv ail might be the game we need interference Call gave the to pick us Portales club its first mar Ker. Gutierrez Willie Crawford drove Home three runs with a Homer and a tie breaking double Iti the eighth inning and Steve Garvey added a 3-run Homer to Power Andy Messersmith and the dodgers to Victory. Allowed Only two hits in going the dist Ance but the three errors his mates committed be Hind him figured in the two unearned runs the Portales club used to win the state title. By Jim Mclroy Tribune sports writer Artesia Bob Davids one hit pitching and two key base raps by John Gomez and Bob Kane propelled the Albuquerque cougars to a 5-0 win Over the Albuquerque cheetahs saturday night As the Cou Gars claimed the state babe Ruth Crown and a berth in the regional meet next week in Alvin Tex. The cheetahs took a 1-0 decision from the cougars in an earlier contest Satur Day afternoon to put the state Crown on the line with saturday night s one game As the deciding Factor. The cougars had won their first three games in the double elimination meet prior to losing to the Chee Tah s in the final round s first game. However the cheetahs had lost a second round game to Artesia so the Cou Gars needed to win Only of one of the two saturday games Between the two Albuquerque teams while the cheetahs were in a Posi Tion of having to win both games. Davids a 15-year-old lefty shut out the cheetahs by allowing Only three of them to get on base. A walk an error and Kelly mum Bower s sixth inning single accounted for All the Offen Sive action the cheetahs could Muster. However Davids was never in any trouble As he picked off the Man who had reached first on an error in the second and Catcher Marty Otero nailed the Man who jihad Beacheal first via the walk in the fourth when he tried to steal. The cougars plated All the runs they needed in the fifth inning when a walk an error and a fielder s Choice that failed to get anyone loaded the sacks with no one out. Starter de Dvorak struck out the next Batter to bring Gomez to the plate. Gomez slapped a one and two pitch to left Field chasing one run Home. Then Kane the Cou Gars right fielder came to the plate. Dvorak quickly got two strikes on him. However on Dvorak s third pitch Kane lashed the Ball to right Cemer for a triple scoring three runs and giving the cougars a 4-0 Lead. The cougars added an other tally in the sixth a attn one hit and three walks figuring in that score. The cheetahs had pushed the cougars into the final game by stopping them 1-0 on the 3-hit pitch see cougars Page c-3 Altamont majors Eye state title in Artesia the Altamont major Little league baseball team will participate in the state tournament this week at Artesia. Altamont first game will be against an All Star team from the Clovis area at 6 . Thursday. Altamont advanced to the state tourney by beating the mile High american All stars 6-1 saturday for the dist. 5 championship. Both the major Ages 10-12 and the senior Ages 13-15 Little league All Star clubs from the District were Altamont teams. Other teams in the state meet Are from the Carlsbad area Silver City area Roswell area and from Northern new Mexico. If Altamont wins its first game it would play the Northern new Mexico champs at 6 . Friday. If successful then Alta Mont would play in the championship game against a team from either the Roswell Silver City or Carlsbad areas at 8 . Saturday. All games Are at Artesia not at Roswell As originally planned. In saturday s Alta Mont mile High Ameri can game All of the runs scored resulted from Home runs. Jed Heames hit a 2-run circuit and Kevin Brad Shaw a Solo Homer in the first inning for Altamont. Bradshaw s liner Over the Center Field Fence shattered the Windshield of a car owned by mile High fan Cindy Shortencarie 1716 Martha be. Scott o Malley homered in the fifth driving in two men ahead of him. Mile High s run came in the Bottom of the sixth in Ning when David Buettner connected. Alternan 300 010-6 6 i mile High 000 4 3 Robert Monroe my Lapel David Luett. Ner and Allen Jed Homei Kevin Brad Ihor Scott of Moho All Arwi exit Auto insurance family or More of quart ably liability i medical death Una Neurad motor Thomms Tell America s favorite sport Boot in a new pull on Model. No laces to fool with just slip pm on. Oil tanned water repellent leather uppers. Sweat proof flexible split leather insoles. 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