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MiamiiBest Spring' for Kaline Leads Detroit






To Early Surge for League Pennant

NEW YORK (A')- The Super
Bowl football game was awarded
to Miami yesterday and will be
played in the 70,000 seat Orange
Bowl on Jan. 14 between the 1967
champions of the National and
American Leagues.
The National League's Playoff
Bowl also will be played in the
Orange Bowl with the date Jan. 7.
The first Super Bowl game, in
which Green Bay's National League
champions crushed Kansas City
of the American League, was play-
ed last January in the Los Angeles
Coliseum with only about two-
thirds of the huge arena's seat
Return Resolution
In making the announcefient,
Commissioner Pete Rozelle said
'Los Angeles officials gave the
league a resolution urging the re-
turn of the Super Bowl to that
city for the second year, but
Rozelle said:
"We discussed it and decided it
might be helpful to move it around
a little. Also, it's good that it will
be in an AFL city."
Miami is the home of the one-
year-old AFL Dolphins. Los An-
geles is the home of the NFL
Under the terms of an agree-
ment between the networks that
televise regular season games in
the two leagues, the coming Super
Bowl will be carried exclusively by
the Columbia Broadcasting Sys-
tem. The fee will be $2.5 million
or $500 thousand more than the
rights last January when CBS
and the National Broadcasting
Company shared the telecast.
NBC is to have the rights after
the 1968 season and CBS after the
1969 season. Then contracts will
be negotiated in 1970 when the
two leagues are supposed to com-
plete their merger. NFL games are
carried on CBS, AFL on NBC.
No Pool Decision
Rozelle said no decision had
been made on the player pool for
,the second Super Bowl. In the
Los Angeles game, each member
of the winning Packers received
a guaranteed $15,000 and each of
the losing Chiefs $7,500. Top tick-
et in Los Angeles was $12. No
scale has been adopted for Miami.
Asked if the scheduling of two
pro games in the Orange Bowl on
successive Sundays might not hurt
the ,gate, Rozelle said he thought
there would be little or no effect
on the Playoff Bowl.
"We are naming the site of the
game so much earlier than we did
laset year that it is possible all
tickets for the world championship
game might be sold out by Fall,"
said Rozelle.
Rozelle revealed that Dave Lup-
ton, coordinator of a proposed
Stars and Stripes All-Star foot-
bal game to have been played at
Frankfurt, West Germany, Sun-
day, June 25, had notified the
game had been canceled because
of problems over travel arrange-
Lupton, a New York business
man, issued a statement noting
the cancelation for this year but
said the game was rescheduled for
1968. He said the participating
college coaches involved suggested
the action because the Department
of Defense had been unable to'
guarantee air transportation for
the 52 players.
The Frankfurt game, a contest
between two teams of college all-
stars, would have been the third
game of that type before the pro-
season. The All-America game at
Atlanta is to be played July 8 and
the College All-Star game at Chi-
cago between the collegians and
the Green Bay Packers is set for
Aug. 4.







Hawks Sue ABA for Hudson

Minnesota Muskies and the new
American Basketball Association
didn't lose their cool yesterday
over lawsuits totaling $3 million.
The St. Louis Hawks of the Na-
tional Basketball Association filed
suits in U.S. District court in Min-
neapolis yesterday afternoon to
collect $3 million from the Mus-
San Francisco Warriors of the
National Basketball Association
filed a suit yesterday against the
New Orleans American Basket-
ball Association team for a mil-
lion dollars plus an unspecified
amount .of damages for luring
away Clyde Lee.
Lee, the former Vanderbilt
All-America and Warirors' No.
1 draft choice before the pre-
vious season, was himself served
with an injunction as he was
awaiting a flight to Honolulu
at the San Francisco Airport.
The New Orleans team of the
rival profesisonal league signed
Lee to a reported two-year, $90,-
000 contract last week.
kies and to prevent Hawks player
Lou Hudson from playing with
the Minnesota club.
The $3 million suit also names
the ABA, the ABA commissioner
and about a dozen John Does. The

suit against Hudson seeks an in- Holman noted "his (Hudson's)
junction. lawyer tod us he was ready, willing
A week ago Thursday Hudson and able to sign. They (the
signed a three-year contract with Hawks) have his services until
the Muskies-although his Hawks Sept. 30. At that time his contract
contract doesn't expire until Sept. expires."
30. Mikan said the suit over Hud-
ABA Commissioner G e o r g e son was the second from. the rival
Mikan said after learning of the and older NBA.
impending suits, "All I can say is .-,-t,,. ..

By The Associated Press average in 1955 at the age of 20.s
Al Kaline, off to his best spring But the objective he has wanted'
batting surge in his 14-year major most in 13 previous seasons with
league career, isn't going to let the Tigers - the pennant waving
the American League pennant above Tiger' Stadium-always has
escape the Detroit Tigers if he can eluded him.
help it. Injuries have hampered his
"We've got a great shot at it." career, a broken collarbone after
the 32-year-old outfielder has said making a game-saving c a t c h
time and again this year. "Our against the New York Yankees in
pitching is awfully tough." 1962 and a chronic foot malfunc-
Kaline, leading the league in tion, corrected by surgery in Oc-
batting with a' .363 average, and tober, 1965.
in runs batted in with 31 and tied "The foot hasn't bothered me
for the home run leadership with si.ce the operation," says the soft-
10, is a major reason Detroit is spoenthoeativysho sign-
in the pennant race so early. ' ed with the Tigers as an 18-year-
"He does it all." says new De- ld kie i 1953.
troit manager Mayo Smith. re- 1
ferring to Kaline's all-around "I can still run and field as well
ability as a batter, fielder and base as ever. But my arms get tired in
runner, "What mor' ecan I say? the second game of doubleheaders.I
He's just a good ball player." They feel like lead. I can't swing
Kaline's record is studded with the bat.
personal glory-12 times named to "That's what suffers, the hit-G
the All Star team, nine of 10 pos- ting." he added.
sible Gold Glove awards for lead- "I've never learned to take it
ing the league's outfilders in field- easy in the outfield, either . . .
ing, and youngest batting chain- if I could just relax like some of

"But I get so keyed up. I want
to catch everything out there."
Kaline played that way in a 5-2
loss to the Boston Red Sox Tues-
day night, slamming his 10th
home run and making a fine run-
ning catch on a long drive to right
center field off the bat of Carl
Yastremski in the fourth inning.
But the quiet, often shy out-
fielder obviously was disgusted
with himself when his long, two-
out, bases loaded drive proved an
easy out to centerfield in the
Tiger fifth. If he had pulled the
ball more to left field, it would
have been a home'.
"Al gets mad when something
doesn't go right." noted Tiger
pitcher Joe Sparma. "He's really,
putting out this year."
Kaline has hit safely in 31 of
the 34 games he has played this
year. He has thrown out three
base runners in key situations.
"If we lose." Kaline says, "I
don't want it to be me that
caused it."


that in very case the players had
their own attorneys and the clubs
have their attorneys and they have
reviewed the contractual situation
and made their decisions accord-
However, Mikan said, "We will
be well represented if served with
a summons or complaint. We will
put in a answer."
Mikan, in answer to whether the
ABA faces a lengthy series of sim-
ilar suits for every NBA player
they sing, said, "Well,I hope not.
But if that's the way it's going to
be, that's the way it's going to be."
Neither Mikan nor Muskies gen-
eral manager A. E. Holmon were
surprised by the Hawks suit
Holman said he was not wdrried
about the suit and "I'm glad to
hear they think I got a $3 million
piece of property."
The Muskies chief noted that
Hudson's contract with the new
ABA franchise doesn't go into ef-
fect until Oct. 2, two days after
his contract with the Hawks ex-

eI me i rst in er-pro basketball
association suit was launched by
the NBA's Los Angeles club against
the ABA's Dallas franchise for
signiig Jim Barnes.
Four other NBA players have,
also signed contracts with ABA
franchises, Mikan said.


pion in the majors with a 340 these guys do.


OSU Takes NCAA Opener

CARBONDALE, Ill. (P) - De-
fending national champion Ohio
State rallied in the ninth inning
yesterday and defeated Valparaiso
3-2 in the opening game of the
NCAA District 4 baseball playoff.
Host Southern Illinois met
Western Michigan in the nightcap
Arrest Allen
On aana
LOS ANGELES (A)-Lucious Al-
len, star guard on UCLA's national
championship basketball team,
will be arraigned today in Muni-
cipal Court on charges of posses-
sing marijuana.
A felony complaint against the
21-year-old was issued Wednesday
by theLos Angeles County District
Attorney's office.
Allen, who was arrested Tues-
day, was released on $1,100 bail.-
Police narcotics officers said
they found three marijuana cig-
arettes in a plastic bag in an,
automobile parked in front of Al-
len's home. They said they also
found about four grams of the
drug in a pocket of a coat draped
on the rear seat of the car.
Officers said they made a rou-
tine investigation of the vehicle
when they noticed it had no li-
cense plates.
A registration slip bearing Al-
len's name was found in the jacket,
police said.
Investigators said Allen told
them he bought the car two weeks
ago and that it had not been out
of his possession since.
Allen told newsmen: "I have
never used marijuana. I- was out
with a friend Monday night, and
I think he possibly may have left
the marijuana in my car."

of the opening-day's action of the
double-elimination tourney.
First baseman Steve McLaugh-
lin came up with Ohio State down
2-1 and tripled Bruce Heine and
Pete Krull home.
Ohio State's star shortstop,
Robert (Bo) Rein, was on the
sidelines after being ruled inelig-
ible for selling football tickets.
"I consider the case closed and
I'm not about to conduct any
witchhunt," said Athletic Director
Richard C. Larkins. He ruled Rein
ineligible Tuesday night.
A senior from Niles, Ohio, and
a star halfback in football, Rein
was Ohio's leading hitter with a
.358 batting average.
Ohio State, the defending NCAA
baseball king, has won three
straight Big Ten championships.
At the team's appreciation ban-
quet Monday night, Rein was
named co-captain. In a brief
speech, he thanked OSU ticket di-
rector George Staten, assistant di-
rector Bob Reis and other uni-
versity officials for helping him
get extra tickets during the foot-
ball season.
Larkins decilned to discuss how
the case had come to light but
said he had the facts on his desk
several days ago.
The conference prohibits a
student-athlete who is on a
grant-in-aid from selling tickets
unless the athlete reports the
amount received so it can be sub-
tracted from the grant.


Eleven new tennis courts on
Ferry Field are available for stu-
dents, faculty and staff of the
University and selected members
of the Ann Arbor community.
IThe courts are available either
on a rate of $1.00 per hour per
court or a membership basis for
entire summer as follows (until
September): family $35; senior
$25; junior (high school and be-
low) $15. Courts may be reserved
by members, generally from 9 a.m.
to 8 p.m. everyday of the week.


Major League Standings


W L Pet. GB
Chicago 22 11 .667 -
Detroit 22 13 .629 1
Kansas City 18 18 .590 5x2
Boston 18 18 ,500 5?
Baltimore 17 17 .500 5Y2
Cleveland 17 18 .486 6
Minnesota 16 19 .457 7
New York 15 19 .441 712.
California 16 22 .421 8?
Washington 15 21 .414 8
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2
Washington 2, Cleveland 1
Detroit 9, Boston 3
Only games scheduled
Chicago at California (2, t-n)
Minnesota at Kansas City (n)
Washington at Detroit (n)
New York at Cleveland (n)
Boston at Baltimore (n)

W L Pet.
Cincinnati 27 14 .659
St. Louis 21 13 .618
Pittsburgh 20 15 .571
Chicago 20 16 .556
Atlanta 20 17 .541
San Francisco 20 17 .541
Los Angeles 16 21 .432
Philadelphia 15 20 .429
New York 11 22 .333
Houston 12 27 .308




Chicago 5, Cincinnati 4
St. Louis 5, Atlanta 0
only games scheduled
Atlanta at New York (n)
St. Louis at Philadelphia (n)
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (n)
Houston at Chicago
Los Angeles at San Francisco (n)

9 Group lessons will be available
2 through a prominent instructor
4 if enough youths and adults are
Membership can be obtained by
making checks payable to the Uni-
versity of Michigan Tennis *Club
and mailed to R. J. Grambeau at
the I-M building. Further infor-
mation can be had by calling 663-


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