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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 3, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseTuesdays it War 31, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 17 eliminate mets 3-2 new York up Lou Brock stole third and then scored on a sacrifice Fly by Ron Davis with one out in the Lith inning sunday to give the cardinals a 3-2 Victory Over new York and mathematically eliminate the mets from the National league Pennant race Brock started the inning by reaching first on an error by shortstop Bud Jia Relson and was sacrificed to second by Curt flood. Brock then stole third of left hander Billy Short setting up the winning run. The mets tied the score at 2-2in the eighth on Cleon Jones double and a single by Jerry Grote off Joe Hoerner. Bases loaded Larry Jaster won the game i Relief working the 10th and Lith. The mets had the base loaded in the Bottom of the ninth with two out but Ron Willis relieved Hoerner and struck out Tommy Agee to end the threat. The mets took a 1-0 Lead wit two out in the third inning when Ken Boswell walked and score Don Larry slant s triple. The cardinals tied the score in the fifth on a walk to dal maxvill and Brock s double an went ahead 2-1 in the sixth on Mike Shannon s double an maxvill s smash behind second base which Harrelson fielded but had no Chance for a play at first or the plate. Wait till next year St. Loui3 new Yor enl r h w r it i Brock u it 1 l j a a Mcliton a 5 0 l u flood of 4030 big will 3b 3110 Totan of 3000 Siil .1011 Wiir Lisinio pm 1000 swot win of 2010 rat this it 0001 Cut on m 3120 co i hours sunday before layer the top seeded professional pulled out a 6-8, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 Victory in the . Open Tennis championships. A photo Laver survives scare in open net Forest , . Up mighty Rod Laver pushed to the Brink of elimination by bashing mod haired Bra Jlian Tomas Koch sunday rallied to Lead a contingent of six seeded players including american stars Arthur Ashe and Clark Graubner into the third round of the inaugural . Open Tennis , Winner of the Wimble Don open and the Premier player in the professional ranks was nearly toppled by Koch whose Long flowing hair and sizzling service return capture the fancy of the crowd of 10,000 on a Cool overcast top seeded australian j India 6-4, 6-4, prevailed 8-8, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in Roy Emerson of Denmark a 44-year-old Dan whose hair is even longer than Koch s and who sports a Beardo match Defeated Riessen 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2.ashe and Graubner the two stars of the . Davis cup team swept to straight set breezed past 52-year-old Frank Parker of Chicago 6-3, 6-2,6-2 and Graebner beat Jim Mcmanus of Berkeley calif., 6-1,6-4. 14-12. In addition to Laver three other professionals also posted i victories. Fourth seeded John Newcombe of Australia Eli nun rated Ramanathan Krishnan of the two and a half hour match but not before receiving a King sized scare from the unseeded Amateur who Lent a note of drama to a Day when for generally held firm. Only one seeded player american pro Marty Wiessen fell by the Wayside. Torton Ulrich blasted Sam 6-2 14th-Seededof Australia Giammolva of generals out Gim cougars new York a Dieter Peru and Eliseu each scored two goals sunday As the Newyork generals Defeated the de troit cougars 4-1 in the North american soccer league. Xijiu of Haj up cup i kit Fiat. Of Ipi with regains senior title a , senior grass court championship for the time by defeating Johansson of Stock Weden 8-4, 8-4 sunday at win Uptown Cricket �,.n" Battle Between the 101 Mer . And swedish Duvis players lasted 66 minutes three of he last four bottled to tied the record of Jack Gilbert Llull who also won the title seven times from 1944 to 1950. Mulloy won his first title in 1958, ail then look u five times in a Row from 1960 to1964, he had beaten a Roshto Drouby the Winner of the title for the past two years and a former Creeh Davis cup Star i saturday s semifinals. The doubles championships won by Dick so lion of Haverford pa., and Ellis Slack of Pitsford . They Defeated Mulloy and Emery Neule of port land. Ore. 6-3, 6-2. White Plains. N.y., 10-8. 6-0. 6-3.and Cliff Drysdale of South Africa ousted Louis Ayala of Chile 6-4, 8-10, 6-0, 6-3. The Power of Laver s smok ing serve was blunted by the aggressive Graceful brazilian who dominated play in the first two sets in the Duel of left handers. Koch broke Laver three times in the frantic firs set and twice More in the second As the aussie was forced into errors time and again. If i have a Day to beat aver said the thoughtful Koch brushing his Long hair out of his eyes this would be the Day. I was ready to play a big match but he was just ready to Start a tournament. That was Tomy advantage. If we were to meet later on i would have had much less Laver whose steady court presence was the deciding Factor when the brazilian became Overly cautious in the late stages just Shook his head with Relief. Left handers Are always Tough to Pluy acknowledged Laver a super Southpaw him self. Tom was returning so Well 1 was pushed to Tho limit to got to volleys Anil so had Many errors. I was u got out of the , who appeared bothered by the Slippery court commit Ted double faults. He appeared to Benefit the most however Bya 10-minute intermission be Tco to. On pit if j. I a. / lefty Grove won 31 in 1931,pitched a seven hitter As he boosted his record to 27-5. He the american league s first 27 game Wirtner since dizzy Trout won that number for Detroit in 1944.mclain, who moved three Days up on Grove s is game Pace and 20 Days ahead of Dean s 1934 30-Victory season started the triple play Afu a giving up a run in the third on walk to Don Buford and singles by Curt Blefary and Fra Krobinson. With the runners Powell ripped a liner which Mclain speared at his hip before whirling and throw ing to Tom Matchick at relayed the Ball to first and barely nipped Robin son sliding Back. Although hit hard. Mclain allowed just two hits after that and struck out nine. He walked two. Buford opened the game delayed twice for a total of 74 minutes by rain with a single and Blefary slammed his 13th Homer to give Baltimore a 2-0lead. Come Back but the tigers Camp Backwith two in the first of Jim Hardin. 17-10. When Dic Mcauliffe walked and Northrup lined his 17th Homer into the upper deck. Detroit scored twice in the second on just one hit. Mcauliffe walked with one to third on a single by Mickey Stanley and scored Withstandley going to second on Hardin s third wild Pilch. Yally Bunker hit Norm Cash to Load the bases and then forced in Arun on a walk to Bill Freehan. Stanley singled in a run in the third and Northrup drove in his third run with a single in the fifth both off reliever Pete final Tiger run came in the eighth off Eddie Watt when Northrup singled for his third hit and scored on Horton double. Denny tops since 1944 Baltimore at r h Tii Buford 2b 3210 ble Ary if rot non it Powell in Detroit re Hlali p p p 3122 y. 4011 Northrup 4010 Whorto 4010 a i h in 4000 Freehan 3010 mate huk 1 Al 0 0 Oil a2000 wort a 1000 Mil. R 0000 1000 1000 0000 i i \ o i s i 2 3 u 4011 4010 4011 .5010 1000 4 \ \ a 5 0 to i in Hurt May Watt p Tuu u 3 1 3 total of 7 r 6 Baltimore 0t 000 0003 j 8 0 l 0 0 1 x 7 k re Hert. Do pvt unit 1 or tent 1, lob balls Surv s. Ivi Roit a . He Fleury. I l. Or 17. Smolan. In h k Kkt 15p so Hanim in 17-10l a 44441 Hunker 0 u 0 0 i m Ilchert 41-36. 0 4 Watt ,.2 2 1 1 0 j tw.21-& 7 a to 2 Al Bunker Cashi. Al Haiir j. T3--3t a41.688. Pittsfield wins 1 York a. A the Pittsfield red sox nailed Down the 1968 Pennant sunday defeating the York pirates4-2 on the to invt to lust Day 4 f he regular season. A playoff Between in top four teams in the six team class a Loop Hill decide the league Champion later Nisi week

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