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A Roundup of the Week Aug. 21-27
Compiled by Sarah B. Schmidt
September 04, 1989
BASEBALL—Chris Drury pitched a five-hitter and drove in two runs, and Ken Martin had three RBIs as TRUMBULL, CONN., defeated Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 5-2 to win the Little League World Series, in Williamsport, Pa. The title was the first for the U.S. since 1983 and ended Taiwan's streak of three championships (page 32).
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September 04, 1989

A Roundup Of The Week Aug. 21-27

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BASEBALL—Chris Drury pitched a five-hitter and drove in two runs, and Ken Martin had three RBIs as TRUMBULL, CONN., defeated Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 5-2 to win the Little League World Series, in Williamsport, Pa. The title was the first for the U.S. since 1983 and ended Taiwan's streak of three championships (page 32).

CYCLING—Pulling ahead in the final 250 meters. Tour de France winner GREG LeMOND of the U.S. won the 163.1-mile World Cycling Championship professional road race, in Chamb�ry, France. LeMond, who won the title in 1983, completed the circuit's 21 laps in six hours, 45 minutes and 59 seconds. JEANNIE LONGO of France won the women's road race for the fourth straight time, finishing the 46.04 miles in 1:56:41 to beat Catherine Marsal of France and Maria Canins of Italy by four minutes and five seconds. JOACHIM HALUPCZOK of Poland won the 115-mile men's amateur race in 4:52:54.

EQUESTRIAN—BUDDY BROWN, riding Sugar Ray, won the 14th International Jumping Derby, in Stowe, Vt., completing the 312-yard jump-off course in 33.470 seconds. 3.7 seconds ahead of runner-up Jane Carter, on Tarzan. Brown, who won the derby in 1983 and '84, is the first rider to win the event three times. He earned $12,000.

GOLF—DAVID FROST scrambled for par on the second hole of a playoff to defeat Ben Crenshaw in the World Series of Golf, in Akron. Frost and Crenshaw were tied at four-under-par 276 after 72 holes. Frost won $180,000. Crenshaw dropped to 0-7 in career playoffs, but his $108,000 prize made him the fifth player to surpass $4 million in winnings, after Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Kite and Curtis Strange.

Betsy King won the 20th tournament of her career and her sixth this year, with a 13-under-par 275 to beat Pat Bradley and Patty Sheehan by three strokes in the LPGA World Championship, in Buford. Ga. King earned $83,500.

Stan Utley defeated Ray Stewart by one stroke to win the PGA's Hamilton County-Chattanooga Classic and $90,000, in Chattanooga. Utley shot a 17-under-par 263.

Rookie Tina Barrett won the LPGA Ocean State Open and $22,500, in Cranston, R.I., beating Nancy Brown by two strokes with a six-under-par 210 in the three-round tournament.

Chris Patton defeated Danny Green 3 and 1 in their scheduled 36-hole final match to win the U.S. Amateur Championship, in Ardmore, Pa. (page 169).

HARNESS RACING—DANCING MASTER ($2.60), driven by John Campbell, beat favorite Sandman Hanover by 1� lengths to win the deciding heal of the Cane Pace, the opening leg of the pacing Triple Crown, at Yonkers Raceway. The 3-year-old colt, who won the third of three elimination heats, covered the mile in 1:57 in the final and earned $124,363 for the evening.

HORSE RACING—PROPER REALITY ($6.80), ridden by Jerry Bailey, passed long shot Bill E. Shears in the final strides to win the Philip H. Iselin Handicap, for 3-year-olds and up, at Monmouth Park, by a head. Bill E. Shears was a nose ahead of Mi Selecto in the three-horse finish. Proper Reality, a 4-year-old colt, ran the 1? miles in 1:48 and earned $150,000 for the victory, his fourth in nine starts this year.

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