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Thursdtay,'February 27, 1969

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Thursay; Fbruar 27,1969.HE.MIH.GAN.AIL

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Indiana
By MORT NOVECK -
Unless something very strange
happens, like the water in the
University of Wisconsin pool mys-
teriously turning into lime Jello,
Indiana will swim away with an
unprecedented ninth straight Big
Ten title in this weekend's con-
ference championship meet.
The three-day, 18-event meet;
opens today with the Hoosiers all
but certain to take the title,
breaking Ohio State's record of'
eight straight conference cham-
pionships. sible e
Michigan, expected to finish can c
second, is the only squad' that depth.
has any chance to upset the The
Hoosiers, but as coach Gus Stager will re
admits, "Having lost twice to In- with t
diana this season we're not count- Hickco
ing on an upset. They have more the d
power.'' 100-ya
INDIANA'S POWER will come the 2(
from its depth. Though other and we
teams have swimmers capable of 400-ya
winning races, none, with the pos- Bron

AT BIG TEN MEET
tankers seek annual

title

Tom janovicb receives
mention in AP balloting

daily
iports
NIGHT EDITOR:
PAT ATKINS
xception of the Wolverine
ome close to matching it
Hoosier line-up for the mee
ead like an Olympic roste
riple gold medalist Charli
x at its head. Hickcoxi
efending champion in th
rd backstroke, the 200 bac
00-yard individual medle
as a member of the winnin
rd medley relay team.
nze medalists Jim Henry an

Win Young will compete for In-
diana in the diving events. They
finished first and second in the
1-meter event last year and sec-
ond and third in the 3-meter. It
is expected that they will do at
least as well this year.
CANADIAN OLYMPIAN Ron
Jacks could prove to be a strong
threat in the butterfly events this
year. He was a member of the
winning 400-medley relaynteam
last year and wil swim in this
event again.
's Indiana will also dominate the
s long freestyle races. Fred South-
ward, the .defending champion in
t both the 500-yard freestyle and
r the 1650 freestyle is expected to
e repeat his victories.
is Michigan, however, should take
e its share of firsts in the meet.
k, Juan Bello, defending champion
y in both the 200-yard freestyle and
g the 100-yard butterfly, could re-
peat in both if he enters them.
d If Bello is entered, the Wol-
verines should do well in the but-
terfly. In last year's meet Lee
Bisbee took second in both the 100
and 200-yard races while Tom
Arusoo took third in the 200.
RELAYS ARE another strong
Michigan event. The Wolverines
took both the 400 and 800-yard
freestyle relays last year. Their
chances of repeating this year are
dependant on who is entered in
them. Individuals cannot compete
in more than five events, so if
some of Michigan's stronger swim-
mers are needed elsewhere the
relay teams could be hurt.
Competition for Indiana's South-
ward in the long races could come
from Wolverines Gary Kinkead
and Mike O'Connor. Kinkead is
also the defending champion in
the 400 individual medley.
Michigan State is expected to
repeat in the third spot this year.
State has a strong freestyler in
Don Rauch, who finished second
to Juan Bello in the 200. Mike
Kalmbach should also gain points
for the Spartans in the freestyle
as will Van Pelt Rockefeller in
the butterfly.
WISCONSIN IS picked to fin-
ish fourth again. The Badgers
have a strong freestyler in Fred
Hogan, who finished second in the
50 and 100 last year. Hogan can
n also swim the 200 and according
- to Stager is capable of beating
g. Bello in this event. Backstroker'
Dan Schwerin should also swim
t well for Wisconsin.
' Ohio State should repeat in
s fifth. The strongest Buckeye per-
d formances will come from back-
stroker John Hulme and freestyler
- Lonnie Harrison.
g Illinois and Purdue are not ex-
pected to do well as teams, but
each has a good swimmer. Illinois'
Kip Pope won both the 100 and
us 200-yard breaststroke races last
year and should retain his titles.
y Purdue's Dan Milne also won two
events, the 50 and 100 yard free-
e styles, and like Pope, should re-
m peat.
Though Stager doesn't expect
d Michigan to win this weekend, he
ie does expect the Wolverines to do
well. "Every man we enter will
score points and, with one pos-
n sible exception, we will score points
in all the events."
1 IBT 0T

NEW YORK (41 - Michigan's
high-scoring center Rudy Tom-
janovich received honorable men-
tion on the All-American team
announced yesterday by the As-
sociated Press.
Named to the first team were
towering Lew Alcindor of UCLA,
Pete Maravich of Louisiana State,
Spencer Haywood of Detroit, Rick
Mount of Purdue and Calvin Mur-
phy of Niagara. These five com-
pletely dominated the voting by
339 sports writers and broadcast-
ers throughout the nation.
Charlie Scott of North Carolina
headed the AP's second team.
Jo-Jo White of Kansas. M i k e
Maloy of Davidson. Bob Lanier of
St. Bonaventure and Dan Issel of
Kentucky rounded out the second
five. Neal Walk of Florida, Bobby
Smith of Tulsa, Howard Porter of
Villanova, Dave Scholz of Illinois
and Dave Sorenson of Ohio State
were chosen for the third five.
Also receiving honorable men-
tion were Butch Beard of Louis-
ville, Jim McMillan of Columbia,
Bud Ogden of Santa Clara, Bill
Justus of Tennessee, John Roche
of South Carolina and Bob Arn-
aen of Notre Dame.
In making the All-American
team for the third straight year,

Alcindor, the 7-foot-1 senior
star of the country's No. 1 col-
lege team, missed by only 19
points of achieving a perfect score
of 1,695.
Big Lew collected 324 firsts and
three seconds in the voting. He
was omitted on just two ballots.
On the basis of five points for a
first and three for a second, his
total was 1,676.
Jack Vermeire of the Stillwater,
Okla. News-Press and Robert E.
Johnson of the Iola, Kan. Register
were the two who skipped Alcin-
dor. Vermeire commented, "Alcin-
dor was not named because of
snubbing the Olympics. A no-no
for a player of his stature."
Maravich, a 6-foot-5 junior
famed as Pistol Pete for his shoot-
ing that made him the nation's
top scorer, was another repeater
from the 1967 All-American team.
He garnered 303 firsts and 22 se-
conds for 1,559 points.
Haywood, a 6-812 sophomore
who led the United States team to
a gold medal in the Mexico City
Olympics last October, was third
highest in the voting with 1,288.
He had 222 firsts and 89 seconds.
Mount, a 6-4 junior, beat out
Murphy, a 5-10 junior, by one
point in the voting. Mount had
1,132 points on 182 firsts and 111
seconds. Murphy had 1,131 on
159 firsts and 168 seconds.
Scott, a 6-5 junior who starred
with Haywood on the U.S. Olym-
pic team, topped the second team
with 913 points on 151 firsts and
79 seconds. White, whose eligibil-
ity ended on Feb. 1, was the only

Pete Maravich

INDIANA OLYMPIAN Charlie Hickcox relaxes after a hard work-
out in preparation for the upcoming Big Ten Championships at
the University of Wisconsin. Hickcox, who won four Olympic
medals, will be instrumental in Indiana's bid for a ninth con-
secutive victory.

other player to tally more than
500 points. He had 64 firsts and 91
seconds for 502.
Maloy polled a total of 368
points, including 48 firsts. Lanier
had 340 points, including 30
firsts, and Issel 337, including 43
firsts. Walk headed the third team
with 259 points, including 21
firsts.
Thereafter the voting fell off
sharply. Smith had a total of 123
points, Porter 117, Scholz 109 and
Sorenson 108.
Each player on the first t h r e e
teams will receive a certificate
from The Associated Press as a
member of the All-American
squad.

'PLAY BALL':
Diamond camps start in earnest

Juan Bello Gary Kinkead
Packer execs seek
Lombardi successor
By The Associated Press
* GREEN BAY-Dominic Ojejniczak, president of the Greer
Bay Packer Football Corp., has called an executive committee meet
ing Saturday to begin the task of picking a successor to departing
General Manager Vince Lombardi.
Lombardi, who coached the Packers to many of their greates
triumphs before.moving into the front office, was released from hi
contract recently to become head coach, executive vice president an(
a part-owner of the Washington Redskins.
Head Coach Phil Bengtson and Tom Miller, who served as assist
ant general manager under Lombardi, are regarded as the leading
candidates for the job.
4 * . * *
0 WEST PALM BEACH-Legendary LeRoy "Satchel" Paige ha
finally qualified for a baseball pension.
The ancient pitcher, who allegedly was born in 1906, is alread3
eligible to start drawing benefits at the age of 63.
Paige became eligible for the pension now because of a chang
in requirements that cut minimum length of big league service from
A five to four years.
The Atlanta Braves hired Paige as a pitcher last summer ant
then made him a coach so he could qualify for a pension. Under th
former five-year minimum, he would have become eligible next Aug. 1
The Braves now list Paige-first Negro pitcher in the America]
League-as an assistant trainer.

By The Associated Press
Baseball's spring training camps
were expected to begin resembling
major league installations today
in the wake of the settlement of
I the nagging pension dispute be-
tween the owners and players As-
sociation.
Veteran players who had re-I
fused to sign contarcts or reportE
to camp while the pension issue
was being negotiated, had the
green light to play ball from Mar-
vin Miller, executive director ofr
the Players Association.#
The Boston Red Sox signed
their big man - outfielder C a r 1
Yastrzemski - yesterday to a two-
year contract for what they be-
lieve to be the highest salary inI
the American League.
But General Manager Jira Camp-
bell of the world champion Detroit
Tigers had the busiest day. He
signed nine veterans.
Only six Detroit Tigers remain-

ed unsigned yesterday as base-
ball's defending world champions
got down to the business of shap-
ing up for the coming session.
Meanwhile, 10 veterans ap-
peared in spring training for the
first time following settlement of
the owner-player dispute two days
ago.
Still unsigned and, therefore,
not permitted to work out with
the team at Merchant Stadium,
rwere oufielders Willie Horton and
Al Kaline; catcher Jim Price; first
baseman Norm Cash, and pitchers
Elroy Face and Don McMahon.
New arrivals turning out for the
workout were pitchers Joe Spar-
ma. John Hiller, John Wyatt, Earl
Wilson and Fred Lasher; infield-
ers Dick McAuliffe, Dick Tracew-
ski and Don Wert; catcher B i ll
Freehan, and outfielder M i c k e y
Stanley.
Pitchers Pat Dobson and Denny-

McLain, infielder Tom Matchick
and outfielder Gates Brown have
agreed to terms but have not re-
ported.
Officials of the National League'
champion St. Louis Cardinals
were not as successful. Vada Pin-
son was the second regular player
signed yesterday by the Cardinals.
Catcher Tim McCarver was the
first regular to sign.
The Cards announced 16 of 38
roster players had not signed.
Meanwhile, in Miami forty-one
members of an expected spring
squad of 49 Baltimore Orioles were
present as outfielders and infield-
ers joined pitchers and catchers
for a three-hour workout.
The team in the most trouble so
far as satisfied players is concern-
d seemed to be the Minnesota
Twins. President Calvin Griffith
admitted that he had signed only
23 of the 42-man squad.
The New York Yankees a n d
New York Mets each signed their
two leading pitchers. The Yanks
brought right-hander Mel Stottle-
myra and southpaw Fritz Peterson
into the fold.{
Theets landed right-hander
Tom Seaver and lefty Jerry Koos-
man for substantial raises.
Players who signed for the Chi-
cago White Sox included pitchers
Gary Peters, Joe Horlen, Bob
Locker and newcomer S a m m y
Ellis from the California Angels,
and outfielder Walt Williams.
The Pale Hose have 28 of their
rostered 38 players under contract.

Professional Standings

NBA
Eastern Division
W L Pct. GB
Baltimore 49 17 .742 -
Philadelphia 46 21 .687 311
New York 46 24 .657 5
Boston 40 27 .597 91/2
Cincinnati 34 33 .507 15%/
Detroit 26 42 .382 24
Milwaukee 22 45 .328 27x/
Western Division
Los Angeles 44 24 .647 -
Atlanta 42 28 .600 3
San Francisco 33 36 .471 11z
San Diego 28 39 .4I8 151/
Chicago 27 41 .397 17
Seattle 26 44 .362 19%/
Phoenix 14 55 .203 30Y2
Yesterday's Results
New York 92, Boston 88
Philadelphia 104, Phoenix 97
Chicago at Seattle, inc.
Only games scheduled
Today's Games
Detroit vs. Philadelphia at Syracuse
Baltimore at Milwaukee
Cincinnati at San Diego

NHIL
Eastern Division
W L T Pts. GFGA
Montreal 38 16 8 84 221 164
Boston 33 13 12 78 219 163
New York 32 23 6 70 175 152
DETROIT 30 24 9 69 200 173t
Toronto 27 21 11 65 183 165
Chicago 29 27 6 64 228 198
Western Division
St. Louis 33 18 12 78 176 125
Oakland 23 29, 9 55 165 194
Los Angeles 21 32 7 49 147 197
Minnesota 16 34 10 42 151 207
Philadelphia 13 33 15 41 127 190
Pittsburgh 13 38 9 35 141 203
Yesterday's Results
New York 5, Chicago 3
Toronto 3, St. Louis 2
Montreal 7, Detroit 2
Boston at Los Angeles, Inc.
Minnesota at Oakland, inc.
Today's Games
Toronto at Philadelphia
Chicago at Pittsburgh
Boston at Oakland

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Canadiens swamp Iied W ings;
Rangers smash Black Hawks

By The Associated Press Coupled with New York's 5-3
MONTREAL - The Montreal victory over Chicago, the setback
Canadiens riddled Detroit Goalie dropped Detroit behind the Rang-
Roy Edwards for five goals in the ers into fourth place in the NHL's
first period, including three within East Division. It was the ninth
40 seconds, and blasted the R e d , victory in 11 games for the first-'

goalie Denis DeJordy
shots.

with 54

Wings 7-2 in a National Hockey
League game last night.
Henri Richard scored his 12th
and 13th goals of the season and
assisted on another while J e a n
Beliveau had three assists. Gump
Worsley lost his shutout bid on
Dean Prentice's goal with 7:10
left. Pete Stemkowski also scored
#Al for the Wings,

[

SCORES

place Canadiens.I
Montreal's three quickies were
scored by Richard, Dick Duff and,
Yvan Cournoyer after John Fer-
guson had given the Canadiens a
1-0 lead with his 22nd goal.
Richard, assisted by Bobby
Rousseau and J._C. Tremblay,
started the barrage at 12:10.
Twenty seconds later Dick Duff's
16th goal made it 3-0 on feeds
from Cournoyer and Beliveau.
Twenty seconds after that Cour-
noyer netted his 36th, set up by
Beliveau.
NEW YORK - Defenseman
Arnie Brown scored twice and
the New York Rangers extended
their National Hockey League
home ice unbeaten string to 12
games last night, defeating t h e
Chicago Black Hawks 5-3.
, (Rookie center Walt Tkaczuk as-
sisted on four of the Ranger goals
as New York blistered Chicago

Both of Brown's goals and ano-
ther by defenseman Jim Neilson
came on blue line slap shots as
DeJordy froze in the nets. Ano-
ther Ranger goal by Dave Balon
was a tip-in of a Neilson 60-foot
slap shot.
Bobby Hulls' 43rd goal of the
season on a first-period power
clay gave the Hawks the early
lead, but Brown tied it before the
period was over.
TORONTO - Ron Ellis' 18thl
goal of the season with 1:29 left
to play gave Toronto a 3-2
triumph over St. Louis last nightj
and moved the Maple Leafs back
into fifth place in the National
Hockey League's East Division.
Ellis, assisted by Murray Oliver
and Norm Ullman, beat St. Louis
goalie Glenn Hall and snapped a
2-2 detadlock that had stood since
Larry Keenan tied it for the Blues
with one second remaining in the
second period.

-Associated Press
EARL WILSON (right), Detroit Tiger pitcher, and catcher Bill
Freehan discuss the terws of their 1969 contract with general
manager Jim Campbell. As a result of the strike settlement, most
of the defending champion Tigers are reporting to the Lakeland
camp.
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