THE MICHIGAN DAILY
F=riday, June 28, 1 968
Page Six THE MICHIGAN DAILY Friday, June 28, 1968
All-America game: Landry vs. Beban?
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ATLANTA, Ga. (') -- Greg
Landry, unheralded qcarterback
from Massachusetts, will duel
college football's 1967 glamour
boy, Gary Beban, in the Coaches
All-American football game to-
Landry, rangy running and
passing whiz almost unknown
outside of New England, will
direct the East with pass-catch-
ing ace Dennis Homan of Ala-
bama expected to be his prime
Beban, Heisman Trophy win-
ner from UCLA, will quarter-
back the West, ranked as , a
touchdown favorite going into
the nationally televised game.
The battle will be telecast by
ABC, starting at 8:30 p.m. EDT.
A crowd of about 30,000 is ex-
Both West Coach Dee Andros
of Oregon State and East Coach'
John Pont of Indiana plan to
give their players plenty of rest,j
although cool temperatures are
"We'll try to play everybody,"
Pont said. -
Beban, who has not been im-
pressive in practice, will be backed
up in the game by Billy Stevens
of Texas-El Paso. Alternating
at quarterback for the East will
be Georgia Tech southpaw Kim
Landry, headed for a pro test
with the Detroit Lions, hit on
three of eleven passes for 99 yards
in last winter's North - South
game at Miami, his only previous
Beban, who has signed with
the Washington Redskins, said
his passing arm has been a little
rusty in practice. But the versa-
tile Bruin promised "to have the
adrenalin flowing" for the game.
The UCLA standout will be
throwing to Phil Odle of Brig-
ham Young, Charles Sanders of
Minnesota and Tulsa's. Rick
Eber, who caught 78 passes last
Running assignments for the
West will be handled by Ron
Shotts of Oklahoma and Charlie
Smith of Utah, with explosive
Max Anderson of Arizona State
counted on for spot assignments.
The East will call on burly Lar-
ry Csonka of Syracuse and elusive
Walter Chadwick of Tennessee
for ball-carrying duties, with
Aaron Marsh of -Eastern Ken-
tucky, John Eason of Florida A&
M and Freddie Hyatt of Auburn!
sharing pass-catching chores with
Both clubs may have trouble
moving the ball against the de-
fensive standouts picked for the
The West will rely on linemen
Granville Liggins of Oklahoma
and Wayne Meyland of Nebraska
and linebackers Adrian Young of
Southern Cal and Fred Carr of
Texas El Paso.
Anchoring the East defensive
line will be Kevin Hardy of Notre
Daihe, Claude Humphrey of Ten-
HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER Gary Beban talks over tonight's
All-America game with guard Granville Liggens of Oklahoma.
Bebant, from UCLA and now Washington Redskin property, will
face Greg Landry of Massachusetts in the East-West battle of
pro rookies. Few outside of the New England area had heard of
Landry until the Detroit iLions selected him in the first round
of the pro draft.
nessee A&I and Edgar Chandler
of Georgia, with linebacker D. D.
Lewis of Mississippi State and
backs Frank Loria of Virginia
Tech and Tom Schoen of Notre
Dame S heading up the secondary.
Both Andros and Pont said the
lack of practice time could ham-
per their attacks.
"We'll do a lot of passing-
we'll have to against the East
deefnse," Andros said.
The East leads the series, 4-3,
and won last year 12-9.
Pro gridders threaten strike
Football League players have
voted to strike unless club owners
grant their demands for increased
exhibition game pay, a higher
minimum salary and an improved
pension plan, The "Associated
Press learned yesterday.
It was learned that all 640 NFL
players were polled by telephone
and that a vast majority approved
It also was learned that an
W L ;PCt,
St. Louis 45 28 616
Atlanta 38 34 .528 1
San Francisco 39 35 .527 I
Los Angeles 38 37 .507 1
Philadelphia 33 333 .500
Cincinnati 35 36 .493 9
New York 35 36 .493 9
Pittsburgh 33 36 .478 10
Chicago 31 40 .437 13
Houston 30 42 .417 14
Los Angeles 6, San Francisco
New York 3, Houston 1
Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 3
Only games scheduled
Cincinnati at San Francisco
St. Louis at Chicago
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, night
New Yorak at Houston, night
Atlanta at Los Angeles, night
emergency meeting between rep-
resentatives of the Players' Asso-j
ciation and an owner delegation
was scheduled for today in Detroit.
John Gordy of the Detroit
Lions, president of the association,
and vice president King Hill, Phil-
adelphia Eagles quarterback, re-
portedly led the association dele-
Owner Art Modell of the Cleve-1
land Browns is the chief spokes-1
man for the owners.
The association not only took
a strike vote but also wrote to
Rep. Emmanuel Celler, (D-N.YJ,
requesting that the congressman
check alleged inequities in the
players' financial situation as a
result of the pro football merger.
Celler reportedly replied to the
association letter. He allegedly
promised to look into the situa-
tion and to reopen congressional,
hearings on the football merger if
it violated any trust law.
The players wrote Celler that
pro football commissioner Petej
Rozelle had promised the merger
would benefit the health and
welfare of the players.
They reportedly contended that
Modell has contradicted Rozelle's
statement. The Cleveland owner
reportedly said that if the current
player demands were met it would
jeopardize the merger.
Earlier, Hill was quoted in a
newspaper story as saying, "I
think we've made it evident we
can carry out a strike if neces-
Hill discussed from his Houston
home the worst labor crisis in the
history of the NFL. The owners
and the Players Association ap-,
parently have reached an impasse
over association demands. Among
other things the players are ask-
ing $500 each for an exhibition
game, $100,000 from each club
in the pension plan and a $15,000
- The owners reportedly would
try to field teams of their rookies
and farmhands if the association
struck. Hill said of this, "I don't
think the young players would
go through with it. There are 640
of us and they'll have to play
against us some day. Anyway,
we're doing this for them, too."
Hill said the association is
ready for give-and-take negotia-
LOS ANGELES (4) - Michi-
gan's Ron Kutschinski was in-
cluded in a list released yes-
terday of 16 athletes who will
be allowed to attend the final
U.S. Olympic trials at Lake Ta-
hoe despite not having pre-
viously qualified. All of the
track stars were prevented from
qualifying by illness or injuries.
Kutschinski, who recorded,
the world's fastest half mile of
the year three weeks ago, .was
spiked in a' preliminary heat
at the NCAA championship
meet and failed to place.
tions. "We don't feel that every
rookie on the squad should get
$500 for an exhibition," he said.
"There could be some kind of
scale. But the way things go, it's
the veterans, not the rookies, who
play in these exhibitions."
Hill broke his hand last Aug. 12
in an exhibition game against the
Minnesota Vikings and didn't play
for two months. That was for the
$10 a day the NFL pays in train-
The owners have agreed to raise
the minimum salary to $10,000.
Hill says this is meaningless since
nobody is making less than $12,000
now. "That was the figure agreed
upon when the leagues merged.
'And something must be done
about our pension plan, which is
about one-third that of baseball.
Most veteran players without
carryover contracts have not been
signed by NFL teams. Hill, said of
this, "that's going to be a prob-
lem. Let's say we have only three
or four days to negotiate our con-
tracts. That puts a lot of pressure
on us. And I hear there are 30
Eagles unsigned." "
Hill said he believes both sides
have been afraid of losing face.
"Well, we're willing to make the
first move. We'll exhaust every
possibility before we do something
drastic. We know a strike could
hurt football. After all, we're foot-
ball people not labor people. It's
tough getting in shape running up
and down these hotel corridors."
W L Pct. GB
Detroit 46 26 .639 -
Minnesota 37 33 .529 8
Baltimore 36 33 .522 8?
Cleveland 39 36 .520 817~
Oakland 36 34 .514 9
Boston 34 35 .493 101,
California 34 36 .486 11
New York 31 37 .456 13
Chicago 30 38 .441 14
Washington 26 41 .388 17
Boston 9, Cleveland 3
Minnesota 2, Baltimore 0, 5 innings,
Only games scheduled
Cleveland at Boston, night
Oakland at New York, night
Minnesota at Baltimore, night
California at Washington 2, twi-
Chicago at Detroit 2, twi-night
THE CANDIDATE ..
Congressman, Second Congressional District, 1965-1967
"One of the young liberal Congressmen who are remaking Con-,
rress."-Holiday magazine, February 1966
"The only Ph.D. in Engineering in the 89th Congress . . . A
15-hour day has been routine for him." Science Magazine, Feb-
Member, House Science and Astronautics Committee,-1965-1967
Chairman, national committee studying manpower training pro-
grams, April, 1967-March, 1968
Invited Eugene McCarthy to speak in Ann Arbor; November, 1967
Organized Second District Robert Kennedy for President Com-
mittee, March, 1968
Research engineer, teacher, business executive, consultant to
public and private agencies
Veteran, U.S. Navy, 4 years
Lives with wife, Anne, and four children in Ann ;Arbor
FOR THE FUTURE . .
"Let us hope that an acceptable agreement can be reached in
Paris soon. If not, I propose that we not persist further, but in-
stead that we slowly, but deliberately and unilaterally, begin to
withdraw our' forces from Vietnam . ."
"Provide hope, opportunity, and justice from the urban ghetto
to the rural slum . ."
"Guarantee employment and income to all so that they may gain
the opportunity to advance, and provide intensive training for
meaningful jobs . .."
"Rescue large city schools from financial disaster
"Increased funding for rent supplements, for rebuilding of cities,,
and for community action programs under the Office of Economic
Opportunity . . ."
"Reform taxes in order'to plug loopholes and equalize burdens"
"Support registration, licensing, and controls on the sale and
distribution of all firearms . ."
Complete Wes Vivian position statements on the major issues (the
Vietnam War; jobs, welfare, and poverty; education; firearms con-
trol; taxes and fiscal policy; and others now in preparation) sup-
plied on request to Box 1869, Ann Arbor 48106.
M~cLain heads all-star hurlers
BOSTON (A) - A seven-man hander and the league's big win.
pitching staff headed by Denny ncr with a 1-2 record, will be
McLain and not inclcding a joined by left-rander Sam Mc-
single repeater from 1967 was Dowell and right-hander Luis
named yesterday to this year's Tiant, both of Cleveland, south-
American League All-Star team. paw Tommy John of Chicago and
McLain, the ace Detroit right- right-handers Mel Stottlemyre of
FROM THE RECORD IN CONGRESS
New York, John "Blue Moon"
Odom of Oakland and Jose Sani-
tago of Boston.
It's the third time McDowell
and Stottlemyer have been se-
a lected for the team, the second
time for McLain and the first for
all four others.
The staff was picked by Dick
Williams, manager of the de-
fending ,champion Boston Red
Sox, who will lead the AL team
in its effort to break a five-year
losing streak against the Nation-
al League the night of July nine
McLain was the starting pitch-
er in the 1966 game at St. Louis,
pitching three perfect innings.
McDowell, 7-6 and the league
leader in strikeouts, pitched two
innings in the 1965 game at Min-
nesota, giving up a run in the
seventh and winding up as the
losing pitcher in a 6-5 NL vic-
tory. The Cleveland fireballer was
also selected for the 1966 squad,
but came up with arm trouble
and was replaced by teammate
Stottlemyre, 9-4, was 'picked
to the 1965 team but didn't get
into the game. He pitched two
scoreless innings, giving up one
hit, in 1966. The Yankee sinker
ball ace has three shuouts to his
credit this season.,
Tiant has pitched six shutouts,
including a two-hitter and a pair
of three-hitters, in compiling an
Issues within American Society
Co-spon4ored or introduced:
Elenntary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
Voting Rights Act of 1965
International Education Act of 1966
Bill for National Redwoods Park
Truth in packaging, truth in lending legislation
Bills to prevent ecological and environmental pollution
Bill tying social security benefits to cost of living
February 25, 1965-Opposed appropriation for House Committee
on un-American Activities.
September 14,,1965-Supported Mississippi Freedom Delegation.
March 29, 1966-Suppdrted federal rent supplements for poor
June 1, 1966-Introduced bill for facilities to aid retarded children.
August 5, 1966-Supported strengthening of federal Fair Housing
September 7, 1966-Introduced truth-in-goyernment bill and pub-
lished financial statement.
America and the World
July 1, 1965-Introduced resolution,asking for persistent efforts to
negotiate' a cease-fire and a settlement in Vietnam, and
calling for U.N. assistance in seeking a solution.
January t, 1966-Co-signer of telegram to President Johnson urg-
ing submission of the Vietnam conflict to the United Na-
January 19, 1966--Favored ban on proliferation of nuclear wea-
March 11, 1966-One of only 27 Congressmen who, while voting
for appropriations for the Department of Defense, indi-
cated opposition to escalation of the Vietnam war.
March 31, 1966-Speech calling for re-evaluation of our Far
Eastern policy and for admission of Red China to the
April 20, 1966-Spoke out in Congress for truly free electionsin
July -20, 1966-Opposed starting construction of a Nike X missile
July 29, 1966-Helped to author statement rejecting Premier Ky's
suggestion of an invasion of North Vietnam.
August 24, 1966-Supported Asian-sponsored peace conference.
October 17, 1966-Called for deliberate reduction in bombing
of North Vietnam. Requested assurance that all parties
have a seat at the negotiation table. Urged commitment
to phased U.S. withdrawal.
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