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TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1967

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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By ANDY BARBAS
Returning from a long-game se-
ries in the sunny state of Arizona,
the Michigan baseball team opens

its home season today against'
Bowling Green.r
The game, which begins 'at 3:30
p.m. at Ferry Field, will be quite
a change for both teams, with'
Bowling Green having returned
from a tour of South Carolina and
Georgia. The Ohio ball team has
had an even more successful rec-
ord than the 7-4 of the Wolver-
ines. They took five of seven
down south as well as a double-
header from Cincinnati last Sat-
urday.
Bowling Green returns this year
with virtually the same team it
had last year. Six of those' com-
ing back hit over .300 last year,
with two well over .400.
The backbone of the Falcon
squad is their third baseman, Ted
Rose. He led the team in every
batting department last season,
and is continuing to do so this
year, carrying a .368 average with
four RBI's in the five games he's
been in.
But the Ohioans may be lack-
ing in their pitching department.

Their coach, Dick Young, explain-
ed, "We will have to leave three
of our starting pitchers at home.
Two are out with injured should-
ers, and the third one-well, he's3

student teaching and can't make
the trip."
Their starting pitcher should be
Bill Becker, who has a 1-0 record
with a 1.29 ERA. He also wields a
mean wedge, currently swatting
at .250.
Michigan's pitching this year is
very strong. and the Wolverines
will be using two or three pitch-
ers. The starting pitcher, accord-
ing to Coach Moby Benedict, "will
probably be Geoff Zahn." He is
planning on substituting both Joe
Kerr and Bill Zepp.
Coach Benedict has also decided
to use Bud Forsythe as the Wol-
verines' shortstop.
Bowling Green's Coach Young
isn't sure who'll be starting in
many of the positions, though all
of the starters from last year are
returning. He has been splitting
the catching chores between Eric
Zinmeister and Roger Doty. Zin-
meister has been hitting a hefty
.333 while Doty has a respectable
.250.
First Sack
The first base spot is being
held down by Jim Barry, a soph-
omore and one of the new faces
has played in all of Bowling Gre
has played in all of Bowling
Green's contests this year, his
batting average is an anemic .179.
Another spot up for grabs is
second base. Returning is Warren
Baird, but his job is being dis-
puted by sophomore Jim Bussman.

Coach Young has been alternat- year's .176. Perry has also upped
ing both of the players, but Baird his average from .240 to .269. God-
seems to have a slight edge on the by, however, has dropped from a
sophomore for starting spot. .319 average to .250.
Both the shortstop and third Even though Bowling Green is
base positions are tied down as more experienced, Coach Young
Rose controls third, and Russ thinks that "the team should be
Hagerty covers the hole. Hager- about the same as last year." He
ty hasn't seemed to impressive this added, though, It's too early to
year, hitting an even .200. tell exactly what to expect out of
Grasslands the players; we are 7-2, and the
The outfield isn't certain, but competition so far has been tough-
the probable starters are Bob er than last year."
White, Jim Perry, and Dan God- And the Wolverine fans hope
by. White, a .310 hitter this year, their stalwarts will provide even
is much improved over his last touggher competition.

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cart all that stuff
CALL GREENE'S for a Handi-Hamper. Fill
it at your leisure-leave it for summer stor-
age and get your garments all fresh and
clean when you get back next fall.
USE THAT EXTRA ROOM to give people
rides, split the cost of gas and pay for your
storage box that way. Storage isn't expen-
sive, just regular cost of cleaning and
$4.95 for storage and insurance.

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SPORTS SHORTS:
rHo,. Hum ! Ali's at It Again

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK--Cassius Clay will
defend his heavyweight boxing
title against former champion
Floyd Patterson in Las Vegas,
Neg., April 25, it was learned last
night.
An authoritative source said ne-
gotiations fell through for a De-
troit promotion of the bout and
that the Clay people decided to
take it to Las Vegas, where the
champion stopped6Patterson in 12
rounds Nov. 22, 1965.
According to the source, the
fight will be shown on closed-
circuit television in the United
States and Canada, and will be
beamed overseas via satellites to
Japan and parts of Europe.
Clay humiliated Patterson, who
twice held the heavyweight crown,
in their first meeting at Las Ve-
gas and later admitted in a tele-
cast he carried Floyd. Patterson
complained after the fight that
he had been hampered by a sore
back.
It will be the 10th title defense
for the unbeaten Clay and the
eighth time he has put his crown
on the line in the last 13 months.
In his last defense Clay, or Mu-
hammed Ali as he prefers, knock-
ed out Zora Folley in the seventh
round at New York's Madison
Square Garden March 22.
Lions Sign Farr
DETROIT - The Detroit Lions
announced the signings of their
top two draft choices-UCLA's Mel
Farr and Lem Barney of Jack-
son Miss. State-to National Foot-

ball League contracts yesterday.
Coach Joe Schmidt introduced
the two players at a press con-
ference.
As customary, the Lions declin-
ed to divulge contract terms:
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Yanks Get Kennedy
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -
The New York Yankees acquired
John Kennedy from the Los An-
geles Dodgers for two minor league
players and cash yesterday and
immediately made him their start-
ing shortstop.
The Dodgers received right-
hander Jack Cullen and first base-
man-outfielder John Miller, about
$25,000 and the loan of outfielder-
infielder Roy White for their
Spokane farm club for one year.
White, who hit .225 for the
Yankees last season, remains
Yankee property on option.
Kennedy, a utility man with the
Dodgers, replaces Ruben Amaro at
shortstop.
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Never on Sunday
The Big Ten voted down a pro-
posal to play Sunday baseball
games at its annual meeting last
December. The Snday afternoon
contests would have been held as
make-ups for Saturday afternoon
rain-outs.
The conference also turned down
a motion that would have required
a team to play at least half its
16 scheduled Big Ten games in
order to qualify for the conference
title.

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Disorganized 'Crossers
Lose to Spartans, 9-3

WED., APRIL 5
EVERYONE WELCOME

By STEVEN RAPHAEL t
Though many Michigan sports
fans were unaware of it, one of
the athletic world's better battles
took place Sunday, as the lacrosse
team from Michigan State in-
vaded, and conquered, their club
counterparts from Michigan to the
tune of 9-3.
The melee at times seemed to be
each man for himself, as the green
Statesmen undiplomatically scored
three goals in the first five min-
utes of play. The battle song of
"The Victors" seemed like wishful
thinking at times, for, though the
Wolverine club was full of spirit,
organization was in short supply.
Near the end of the first quar-
ter, however, the Blue suddenly
caught fire and scored twice with-
in thirty seconds. But the flame
was short-lived, as Michigan State
scored twice in the second quarter,
to grab a 5-2 half-time lead.
Not Enough
The ten-minute truce seemed all
too short for a club trying to en-
dure the assaults of State's well-
coached squad. The two hundred
fans on hand seemed to under-
stand that varsity status will not
come without a winning record,
while a winning record will not
come without proper coaches. The
players, meanwhile, displayed the
ability and desire in a demanding,
eye-blurring sport which combines
the wildest parts of hockey, foot-
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ball, and streetfighting; yet win-
ning comes only with proper
coaching.
Goalie-coach Bob Di Giovanni
pleaded for more teamwork on the
part of his Blue squad as the sec-
ond half opened, but State began
by chalking up two more in short
order.
Suddenly Di Giovanni went into
single punt formation, being
chased by three Green attachmen
as he ran to midfield after an ex-
cellent save. Only in lacrosse is it
possible to see a goalie elect to
scramble when his defense col-
lapses, but there's usually a reason.
Foul!
And there was. Bill Fleischman,
co-coach and former All-American
from Rutgers, was lying on the
ground, felled by an illegal State
slash. As he staggered to his feet,
unsure of the location to the
bench, he received the standard
applause of the fallen hero.
But Fleischman wanted no help.
"I don't need a doctor," he yelled.
"Just get me my stick!"
State closed out play by scoring
twice more in the final minute.
The Blue were not done though,
scoring one, too. A referee, how-
ever, credited a Michigan player
with the assist.
And so it went in this, the final
game of the Michigan Invitational.
The Crossers next match will be
on Friday, as they engage Bowling
Green at Ferry Field.

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NHL Standings
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EXHIBITION BASEBALL
Atlanta 2, Philadelphia 1
Cincinnati 6, Detroit 4
New York (N) 4, Chicago (A) 1
Pittsburgh 4, Kansas City 2
St. Louis 6, Minnesota 1
Los Angeles 4, Houston 2
San Francisco 5, Cleveland 4 (11 inn)
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Montreal
Toronto
New York
Detroit
Boston

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32
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30
27
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25
27
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39
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T Pts. GF GA
12 94 264 170
13 77 202 188
11 75 204 211
12 72 188 189
4 58 212 241
10 44 182 253

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