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Thursday, October 9, 1969

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Seven

Thursday, October 9, 1969 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Flood

traded

for

Allen;

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Redbirds

star retires

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis
Cardinals, who faltered badly last
season after twp straight pennant-
winning years, already have a
new loop for 1970.

dailly

After the announcement of a s
seven-player trade which brings
Philadelphia slugger Richie Allen .
to St. Louis, manager Red Schoen- NIGHT EDITOR:
dienst rattled off a batting lineup CHRIS TERAS
based on players now in the Car-
dinal fold:
Lou Brock in right field, Vada he intends to retire from baseball.
Pinson in center, Allen in left, In addition to Allen, a right-
Joe Torre catching, young Joe handed power hitter often in hot
Hague at first base, Juliang J- water with Philadelphia manager,
vier at second base, Mike Shan- the Cards picked up infielder
non at third and "Whoever plays Cookie Rojas and pitcher Jerry
shortstop." Johnson from the Phils.
Two Cardinal regulars, catcher The lineup Schoendienst men-
Tim McCarver and center fielder tioned shifted Brock from left
Curt Flood, along with relief field to right and Pinson from
pitcher Joe Hoerner and young right to center, where Flood has
outfielder Byron Browne went to been a fixture for 12 years. Pin-
the Phillies, although Flood said son played center at Cincinnati

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( ridde Pickings

before being traded to the Cards
last spring.
And Torre returns to the catcher
position where le won All-Star
honors with Atlanta prior to the
Torre-for-Orlando Cepeda trade
just before the 1969 season start-
ed. Ted Simmons, a highly re-
garded youngster, becomes the
backup catcher.
Hague, succeeding Torre at first
base, played 40 games with the
Cards and hit .170.
The Cardinals ended the sea-
son in fourth place in the Na-
tional League's Eastern Division,
and one of the club's outstanding
shortcomings was inability to get
the run-scoring hit or long fly
ball with men on base.
"We wanted someone who could
help with runs and power produc-
tion," Devine said. "Richie Allen
was the best available hitter of
this type-perhaps the only avail-
able hitter of this type."
Schoendienst, asked about Al-
len's reputation as a difficult
player to handle, said Allen would
start at St. Louis with a c l e a n
slate.
Allen, out nearly a month on
suspension for mission a double-
header in New York this summer,
slammed 32 homers, drove in 89
runs and batted .288.
Allen was overjoyed at the news
of the trade.
"I'm going to go out to St.
Louis and get myself settled down,
not worry about anything but
baseball," he said.
"I'll get a place somewhere even
if it's a room in the YMCA, and
concentrateon baseball. I want to
be on a pennant winner and this
may be it."
The trade, however, had hardly
cooled off before the 32-year-old
Flood, one of baseball's top de-
fensive outfielders and a consis-
tent hitter, announced he has re-
tired from baseball.
Asked how Flood's decision af-
fects the seven-player trade, a
Cardinals' spokesman said: "once
the trade is made, it still goes.
The Phillies might throw it into
the hands of the Commissioner.
We're out of it."
_G il

passes place him at the top with sents the best target. And he has
Florida sophomore John Reaves. numerous choices because his
As if this were not enough, backs often run pass patterns as
Phipps is also the nation's total well as the ends and flanker.
offense leader. He has run for two Split end Ashley Bell is just a

Phipps
By CHRIS TERAS
To .Purdue coach Jack Mollen-
kopf, the most significant event in
American history was nothing like
a Revolutionary War battle, or a
famous treaty, or even the decla-
ration of the Bill of Rights. {
But this momentous historical
event did involve the U.S. Army,
and the Fighting Irish of Notre
Dame, surprisingly enough. The
big moment occurred in a gridiron
clash long ago when Notre Dame's
Gus Dorias flipped a short toss to
Knute Rockne, and the forward
pass was born.
IN 1969, Mollenkopf's senior
quarterback, Mike Phipps, has
thrown 83 times and completed 51
for a .614 percentage in three
games. He has run up a total of
928 yards and his ten touchdown

sparks
touchdowns while posting Phis
leading mark at 1046 yards. It
looks as if the Boilermaker has a
head start on surpassing in onel
year his two-year total offense
production of over 3000 yards.
STILL, WHILE the Purdue sig-
nalcaller may be the country's
best, he certainly does not do
anything alone. For one thing, his
offensive line provides him with
great protection.
Mollenkopf said, "Notre Dame
tried to get at Phipps a lot and
Stanford blitzed about a fourth of
the time. I think we're pretty well
set up though to take care of the
blitz." Tackle Paul DeNuccio an-
chors the front line.
Since Phipps has time to throw,
he can carefully consider which
one of his talented receivers pre-

Purdue
sophomore, but definitely has not,
looked like it. Last Saturday he
caught several passes for good
gains and one touchdown. Greg'
Fenner starts at tight end, and
setback John Bullock is the man
who took LeRoy Keyes place .
Bullock has done a lot, though,
to help Purdue followers forget
about Keyes. The junior snared
two touchdown tosses against
Stanford.
SPEEDY FLANKER Stan Brown
also grabbed two scoring passes.
He and Bell are the receivers
Phipps usually looks for first.
Though the passing attack has
been highly successful, the run-
ning game still is not up to Mol-
lenkopf's expectations. B e f o r e
Stanford, the team had 498 yards
and five scores in two games.
Randy Cooper led with 211, but
Phipps was second with 125.
"Phipps has good size at 6-3,
203 pounds, and excellent speed
for a quarterback," Mollenkopf
commented. "It helps when every-
body has dropped back to cover
the pass."
Compared to the offense, the
defense has been less than spec-
tacular in giving up athree-game
total of 84 points. Still, Mollen-
kopf is not ready to panic. He at-
tributed the trouble to "our pro-
type defense. We haven't been able
to adjust to the kind ofoffenses
we've been running against."
"WE HELD Notre Dame to two
touchdowns, and one of those
came late in the game, because
we stopped their running game."
The defense has permitted only
one touchdown via the ground
route so far.
The pass defense, on the other
hand, has been relatively porous,
giving up eight scores and 721
yards. Backs like Tim Foley and
Don Webster are fast and expe-
rienced, though, and Mollenkopf
feels it is only a matter of time
before they come around. Going
against Stanford, however, where
Phipps was not intercepted, the
secondary was tied with the op-
position in stolen aerials with
three apiece.
The defensive front, which in-
cludes All-Big Ten choices, Billy
McKoy (227) and Bill Yanchar
(238), averages about 235 pounds,
and the offensive interior line
about 225. This relatively good
size, especially considering that
only two other starters, defensive
back Sam Carter (175) and flanker
Brown (177), are under 200.
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aerial
Despite their heft, Mollenkopf
is satisfied with his players' over-
all speed and quickness.
MOST OF THE team is healthy
except for John Bullock who has
not been running on his injured
ankle so far this week, though
he is expected to play.
Certainly t h e Boilermakers
would not miss him too badly as
long as Phipps is in there.
Phipps' accomplishments have
helped power Purdue to three wins
in a row this season and an eighth
ranking nationally. Before Stan-
ford, Purdue first edged TCU 42-
35, the same team Ohio State
annhilated 62-0, and then defeat-
ed Notre Dame relatively easily
28-14.
. LAST WEEK, Phipps was locked
into a hot passing duel with Stan-
ford's Jim Plunkett. While Plun-
kett was throwing for 355 yards

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attack
and four touchdowns, Phipps set
school records with a 28 for 39
completion rate, including 12 in
a row late in the game, 429 yards,
and five touchdowns.
Of course, Phipps' final scoring
pass came with 3:03 left to draw
Purdue within one, 35-34, of Stan-
ford. He then found ;end Greg
Fenner on his knees between a
horde of Indian defenders for the
victory margin.
Mollenkopf later commented on
the winning 36-35 conversion try:
"We would have hated to lose it,
but in " a game of this kind you
play to win. It might have been
different if it was a conference
game."
Possibly the most phenomenal
of Phipps' achievement last week
was his 232 aerial yards in the
fourth quarter alone, equalling
his entire total offense production
of the previous contest with Notre
Dame.

This seminar on the
world's outstanding
Jewish authors will
begin on Thursday with
a general discussion of
the selections on the
reading list and their
possible alternatives.
Suggested authors
include lsaac Babel,
Franz Kafka, Saul
Bellow, S.Y. Agnon,
Eli Wiesel, Andre
Schwartz-Bart, Victor
Frankl and Bernard

FIRST
MEETING
Thursday
October0
7-9
at "THE HOUSE"
(Hillel)
1429 Kill Street

-Associated Press
Purdue's Ashley Bell in aiction

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YALS' PILOT QUITS

Malamud
PERSONAL WORTH AND
COLLECTIVE IDENTITY
JOSEPH D. BEN-DAK, Research Sociologist,
Center for Research on Conflict Resolution

Dear Editor,
In yesterday's paper, some misinformed, unscrupulous, or totally
demented person worte (sic) an article calculated to mislead and mis-
direct the masses of people who read the daily libel printed in your
paper.
The second rate squamish team, recently renamed the daily,
libels and drafted into playing football, is in act (sic) a pseudo-
revolutionary front of the corrupt establishment. These Quislings1
have continually and unsuccessfully attempted to discredit the much
misrepresented crusaders ot (sic) the UAC MUGGERS.
These attempts, often taking the form of a tragically humorous
encounter between the Herculean MUGGERS and the cowering
libels. On the few occasions that the libels have shown up, they suf-
fered such massive defeats, that the intervals between games have5
run up to ten years.
Although it is true that, this year, the libels have gotten some
players form (sic) the local little league teams, this added strength
will be insufficient to combat the beefy roster of the MUGGERS. This!
year's quarterback, Bill "The Hun" Harris, has been known to spare1
up to 25 per cent of the linemen who attempt to tackle him. Offensive
end, Wally Syromberg (there once was a UAC president named Wally
Stromberg), of the fleet feet, has upon occasion been seen by mem-i
bers of the opposing team. On defense, most of the members of thel
team are like George "Hulk" Ladner, who is rumored to have been
chiseled out of a granite quarry.
If, by some unbelievable working of fate, the libels show up Fri-
day, the MUGGERS will show, once and for all, their undeniable
superiority on the football field.
AN IMPARTIAL OBSERVER
(EDITOR'S NOTE: It is Daily policy not to print unsigned letters. But1
we waived our policy to demonstrate, to people everywhere, Libel honesty
and fair-mindedness. The above cowardly mugger, however, was photo-
graphed at a uac practice belaboring this unusual form of the end sweep.)
+ - * * #
Take Purdue coach Jack Mollenkopf's advice (in caps) and win
a Cottage Inn pizza. Get your picks in by noon Friday.

Cincinnati brass fires Bristol

By The Associated Press know you eventually will get fired.
CINCINNATI-"Winning is the When you don't win it's time to
name of the game," said Reds start packing."
president Francis L. Dale follow- The Reds did not say who will
ing the firing of manager Dave replace Bristol, who guided them
Bristol yesterday, but it wasn't to a third place finish in the
popular with some players. Western Division this year. Bris-
"I can't believe it," said scrappy tol was offered a position in the'
second baseman Tommy Helms club's front office.
who put his future with the RedsI

on the line.
"If Howsam thinks he can find
a better manager than Dave Bris-
tol then he'd better look upstairs."
National League batting cham-
pion Pete Rose said he "really
liked Dave. I've liked every man-
ager I've ever played for but Dave
is something different. He's the
most dedicated man I know.
Bristol himself took the firing
philosophically.
"That's part of managing," he
said. "When you take a job you
IM Scores
IM Scores
Sigma Phi Epsilon 20, Phi Epsilon 0
Delta Sigma Phi 1, Pt Kappa Epsilon 0
Sigma Alpha Mu 10, Phi Epsilon Pi 0
Sigma Phi 22, Alpha Delta Phi 0

KANSAS CITY-Charlie Metro,
termed by his predecessor a "no-
nonsense type guy," has taken
over as manager of the Kansas
City Royals from Joe Gordon who
candidly admitted he wasn't tough
enough to handle today's base-
ball players,
The change, which came at

Gordon's request, likely will mean
more discipline for the Royals in
their second season.
Gordon directed the Royals to
69 victories-second best in his-
tory for an expansion team-and
fourth place in the American
League West.
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The discussion will
center around a
critical approach to
Jewish leadership in
a troubled world
ALL WELCOME

SUNDAY
October 12
3:30-5:30
at "THE HOUSE"
(Hillel)
1429 Hill Street

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1. PURDUE at MICHIGAN
(pick score)
2. Mich. State at OHIO STATE
3. Minnesota at INDIANA
4. IOWA at Wisconsin
5. NORTHWESTERN at Illinois
6. COLORADO at Iowa State
7. GEORGIA at Mississippi
8. KANSAS STATE at Kansas
9. Clemson at AUBURN
10. AIR FORCE at N. Carolina
11. Kentucky at VIRGINIA TECH
12. Nebraska at MISSOURI

13. Navy at PITTSBURGH
14. North Carolina State at
SOUTH CAROLINA
15. TEXAS vs. Oklahoma at
Dallas
16. West Virginia at PENN STATE
17. STANFORD at USC, night
18. Georgia Tech at TENNESSEE
19. Texas A&M at TEXAS TECH
20. DAILY LIBELS vs.
uac muggers
Entries Must Be In By
Noon Friday

Young Democrats Mass Meeting
Election of New Officers
ROOM 3B-UN ION
TONIGHT (Thursday) 8:30 P.M.
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