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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, May 23, 1969

.Poge Six THE MICHIGAN DAILY Friday, May 23, 1969

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debate gropes
By LEE KIRK
Daily News Analysis
The Intramural Board and supporters of the two1
recreation buildings have emerged from their ivory tow
of any project like the proposed IM buildings-that im
volve tuition hikes without a referendum-have final
themselves from the grips of iconoclastic rhetoric.
Instead of looking at the proposal with a straigh
damn-the-torpedoes vision, both groups have elevated ti
spectives to a point where their dialogues sound as if tl
at long last come to possess some semblance of an ove
all that the proposal encompasses.
There are two important broad issues involved in
troversy over the IM Board's proposal-the clear need
proved recreation facilities, a need that will increase
upcoming destruction of the Waterman-Barbour gym,
question of fee hikes for proposals such as the IM buili
THE IM BOARD has been slow in realizing the
student concern with anything involving a tuition hike,{
ly with the University feeling the pressures of an ever-ti
financial vice. There is little logic in initiating a projec
primarily intended to benefit students if students don't
The IM Board's meetings with students on the prop
a well-intended but futile attempt to sound out stude:
ment on the proposal. Although the meetings were ope
of invitation to dorm residents were sent only to stud
volved in IM's or club sports.
Student reaction to these meetings was a pathe
bination of apathy and ignorance. Only a few students,
the open hearing on the proposal, and even these cc
am few were hampered by a visible ignorance of what tI
Board dealing with.

for essentials
A SURVEY THAT the IM Board had taken shed no light on
student sentiments because it did not deal with the issues raised
proposed concerning the proposal.
ers. Foes The IM Board is unique in that students were for the first
light in- time involved in a decision involving use of student funds. Six
:ly freed of the 14 members of the Board are students, but they mostly
represent IM and club-sport interests.
t ahead, Consequently, the everyday student has been to a large
heir per- degree removed from the decision making process. When the
hey have decision involves student money, it is not at all surprising that
rview on many students have demanded a referendum on the proposal.
This taxpayers' rebellion has tended to obscure the fact that
the con- there is and has been need for better recreation facilities. When
for im-Waterman and Barbour go, virtually all that will be left is the
with the rather dilapidated, over-crowded, out-of-the-way edifice on
and the Hoover Street, a building totally inadequate to meet the needs of
dings. a student body that has more than tripled. since it was built
40 years ago.
depth of
especial- THE NEED FOR vastly improved recreation facilities and
gthat is the need for a binding student referendum on fee increases are
tat ist both real and urgent, but they are not completely in' conflict.
want it. Nothing can be gained if the discussions on the proposal remain
sral were plrzd
nt senti- polarized.
n, letters Only when the issues involved are clearly understood by
Dents in- everyone can any real progress be made towards ironing out the
differences that have arisen. It looks as if this has finally be-
tic com- gun to take place, although it is unfortunate that it didn't
attended commence earlier.
oncerned Hopefully, this trend will continue, and even if the various
hey were groups involved do not resolve all their differences, they will at
least be aware of where these differences, lie.

Batmen to play pair of twinbills;
try to salvage dismal season

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Coach Moby Benedict's Wolver-
ine baseball squad's last chance
to gain salvation out of an other-
wise dismal season comes today
and tomorrow when they close out
the Big Ten season with double-
headers against Minnesota and
Iowa.
The Wolverines, currently 6-6 in
the conference and 11-19 overall,
will be attempting to play the
spoilers role this afternoon when
they engage league leading Minne-
sota at one o'clock at Ferry Field.
Also in the back of the Wolverines'
minds will be the outside possi-
bility of capturing second place
in the conference by sweeping all
four weekend contests.
Minnesota, the defending Big
Ten champions, need to win only
one of its four games to run off
with another conference diamond
title. They are currently 12-2 in
the Big Ten and 32-9 overall.
The Gophers, who are leading
the Big Ten in batting with a .334
average are led by first baseman
Mike Walseth and outfielders Noel
Jenke and Bob Nielsen.
Walseth is batting .439, .368 in
Big Ten play, and has six homers
and 39 runs batted in. Jenke, who
is averaging .412 and :457 in the
conference, has hit twelve homers
this season. Nielsen is currently
hitting .354 and has slugged nine
homers.
Minnesota also boasts a fine
crop of pitchers, led by Dave Cos-
grove, Gary Petrich and Bruce
Ericson. Cosgrove has compiled a;
5-2 mark this season, Petrich is
6-0, and Ericson is 6-1.
If Minnesota does lose all four
weekend games, it could still cap-
ture the title outright if both Il-
linois and Ohio State each lost one
contest. Gopher Coach Dick Sie-
bert said, however, "I'm not about
to worry about what Ohio or Il-
linois does. My only concern is our
own games. We are going all out
to bring the title back to Minne-
sota by winning it ourselves, not
by backing into it."
The Wolverines will have to
overcome the inconsistent play
that has plagued them all season
if they are to have any chance of
Liston-Ellis b

Don Canh
Chairman, IM;

-Daily-Andy Sacks
JOHN KRAFT, Wolverine leftfielder, takes his cuts in a contest
earlier this season against Notre Dame. The Notre Dame catcher
is Jim Wright. Kraft has been among the leading Wolverine
batters all season and has slugged four circuit clouts.

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By The Associated Press
-MILWAUKEE-The Chicago White Sox hopped on Denny
McLain for four runs in the first inning-two of them on Bill
Melton's first homer in more than a month-and romped to a
7-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers last night.
The White Sox tagged McLain for seven runs and eight
hits in the six innings he worked.
Walt Williams started the four-run first with a single
and raced to third when Luis Aparicio sliced a double that
landed fair by inches down the right field line. Carlos May
walked, loading the bases and Gail Hopkins hit a sacrifice
fly for the first run. Aparicio scored on a force play and then

stalling the Gopher drive for the
top spot. Throughout the cam-
paign Michigan has either suffered
from a lack of pitching or lack of
hitting. Seldom has Coach Bene-
dict's team put everything together
as evidenced by losses of such
varied scores as 12-11 (to Bowling
Green), 10-9 (to Western Michi-
gan), and 1-0 (to Purdue).
There have, however, been some
bright spots for the Wolverines
this year. Third baseman Glenn
Redmon, leftfielder John Kraft,
and rightfielder John Arvai are all
slugging enemy pitching at well
over a .300 clip. On the pitching
side, Mark Carrow's performance
this season has been a pleasant
surprise. The' righthander from
Ann Arbor was an infielder when
the season began, but he now
leads the Wolverines in earned run
)out possible;

average and is among the leaders
in the Big Ten in that depart-
ment.
Despite the team's rather poor
performance this season, it still is
one of six teams, aside from Min-
nesota, who have a shot at cap-
turing second place in the Big
Ten race. The Wolverines, how-
ever, will need a great deal of luck,
in' addition to four wins, to have
any shot at the runner-up slot.

Big Ten Standings

Melton tagged his fourth.
home run for a 4-0 lead.
Jim Northrup homered for the
Tigers in the, eighth.
The loss was McLain's first in,
five decisions and dropped his
season mark to 6-4.
The contest was played in Mil-
waukee's County Stadium and
attracted 15,928. It was one of
eleven White Sox home games to
be played here.
Orioles fly
BALTIMORE-Frank Robinson,
hit his 12th homer in the sixth
inning and singled in the tie-
breaking run during a five4un,
seventh as the Baltimore Orioles
beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 last
night.
Mark Belanger ignited the win-
ning rally with a double and,
scored on Don Buford's single off
loser Ron Perranoski, tying the
score 2-2.
Robinson singled to snap the
deadlock and Dave Johnson drove
in two more after a pair of walks
loaded the bases.
The "Twins chased Baltimore
starter Jim Hardin before he re-
tired a batter, withsingles by
Tony Oliva and Harmon Kille-
brew driving in two runs.
Marcelino Lopez, Dick Hall and
Eddie Watt held Minnesota in
check after that with Hall, 3-1,,
picking up the victory.
. Royls crowned
CLEVELAND-Max Alvis rapped
three straight singles and scored
Cleveland's first run as the In-,
Pro Standings
AIERICAN LEAGUE
East Division

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O iState 7
Illinois 8
Indiana 7
Iowa 7
Purdue 7
MICHIGAN 6
Michigan State 5
Wisconsin 5
Northwestern' 2

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NIGHT EDITOR'
PHIL HERTZ
dians topped Kansas City 4-1 last
night.
Alvis led, off the Indians' three-
run second inning with a single,
the 10th straight game in which
he has hit safely. He went to third
when first baseman Mike Fiore
let Larry Brown's grounder get
past him for an error.
Pitcher Horacio Pina's single
drove in Alvis and Jose Cardenal's
single off the leg of Royals' hurler
Dick Dr/ago drove in the second
run. Ken Harrelson drew a, walk
with the bases loaded to account
for the third Tribe tally.
Fallen Angels
BOSTON-Reggie Smith's single
with two out in the ninth inning
enabled Boston to beat California
4-3 yesterday, sending the Angels
to their seventh consecutive set-
back.
Dick Schofield, a pinch hitter,t
opened the frame by drawing a
walk from Hoyt Wilhelm, the
Angels' reliever Mike Andrews
s 'a c r i f i ced pinch-runner Syd
O'Brien to second. O'Brien took"
third on Dalton Jones' groundout.
After Carl Yastrzemski was pur-;
posely passed, Smith grounded a
single, scoring O'Brien with the
winning run.
The Red Sox, trailing 3-2, tied
the game in the seventh inning
when Jones walked, raced to third
when Yastrzemski singled to right,
for Boston's second hit of the
game, and scored on right fielder
Lou Johnson's wild throw to the1
infield.
The Angels scored a single run
in the second on singles by Tom

Jerry Kramer retires
By The Associated Press
* LOS ANGELES - A possible heavyweight title fight involving
Jimmy Ellis, the World Boxing Association champion, and ex-title-
holder Sonny Liston was in the talking stage here Thursday.
Angelo Dundee, Ellis' manager, flew in from Miami Beach, Fla.,
and 'huddled with matchmaker Mickey Davies of the Olympic Boxing
Club.
"Sure, we're talking it over," said Dundee. "Ellis will fight any
heavyweight in the world-and that includes Liston, Joe Frazier or
any other legitimate heavyweight." 1
* GREEN BAY, Wis.-Star guard Jerry Kramer, a veteran of
11 years with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League,
confirmed reports Thursday that he was retiring.
Kramer, five-times all NFL reportedly had announced his resig-
nation by means of an advertisement. But he and Phil Bengston,
Packer coach and general manager, made a joint formal announce-
ment Thursday afternoon.
* * * *
* CINCINNATI-The Cincinnati Reds optioned Gary Nolan,
ailing right-handed pitcher to Indianapolis of the American Associa-
tion yesterday. He is subject to 24-hour recall.
General Manager Bob Howsam said the club would not add an-
other player to the roster, now trimmed to 24. There are nine Cin-
cinnati pitchers.
INTERNATIONAL DINNER-DISCUSSION
SFriday, May 23, 6:30 P.A

-Associated Press
WALT WILLIAMS slides home safely ahead of the throw to Tiger catcher Bill Freehan to score
the first of four first inning runs for Chicago in last night's game. Chicago blasted Tiger ace Denny
McLain from the hill later in the game and breezed to an easy 7-3 win. The setback dropped the Tigers
71> games behind division leader Baltimore and halted their five game winning skein.

Murphy, the pitcher, Sandy Alo- lead. The Senators threatened in
mar and Jim Fregosi plus Jay their half of the inning before
Johnston's infield out. reliever Diego Segui cut off the
California increased its lead to rally, allowing only one run on a
3-0 in the fifth without benefit of sacrifice fly.
a hit. Mike Nagy, the Boston Seattle's Tommy Harper reached
starter, walked four batters and first on an error by Ed Brinkman
another scored on a passed ball, in the seventh and Don Mincher
An error by third baseman George Walked before Comer's homer.
Scott also helped the Angels' In the third Comer doubled to
cause. score Tommy Davis and Mincher
and then crossed the plate on Lar-
ry Haney's double to give the Pilots

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Cleveland

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Senators vetoed
WASHINGTON-Wayne Comer
knocked in five runs with a homer
and a double last night as the;
Seattle Pilots edged the Washing-
ton Senators 7-6.
Comer's sixth homer in the
seventh inning gave the Pilots
three unearned runs and a 7-5

a 4-2 lead.
Mike Epstein hit his 11th homer
with a man on to tie the score
4-4 in the fifth. It was Epstein's
sixthshome run in the last five
games and third in three nights.
Ed Stroud gave the Senators a
5-4 edge in the sixth when he
scored from first on Frank How-
ard's bloop single to right.

Oakland 21 14 .600 -
Minnesota 29 15 .571 1
Chicago 16 16 .500 3
Seattle 17 20 ,459 5
Kansas City 17 21 .447 5
California 11 25 .306 10
Yesterday's Results
Chicago 7, Detroit 3
Boston 4, California 3
Cleveland 4, Kansas City I
Baltimore 6, Minnesota 2
Seattle 7, Washinigton 0
Other clubs not scheduled
To.oday's Games
Boston at Chicag;o, night
California at Detrit, niht
Seattle at Cleveland, night
Oakland at Baltimore, night
Kansas City at Washington, night
Minnesota at New York, night
NATIONAL LEAGUE
East Division

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Today's Schedule
Minnesota at MICHIGAN (2)
Illinois at Indiana (2)
Iowa at Michigan State (2)
Purdue at Ohio State (2)
Wisconsin at Northwestern
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - Ewing
I Kauffman, owner of the fledg-
ling Kansas City Royals, wants
to win an American League pen-
nant within five years and he
has a unique plan he says might
provide the baseball players to
do it.
What is needed is a new and
untapped source of talent, he
told Joe McGuff, sports editor
of the Kansas City Star in an
interview. And he detailed his
ideas about how to find the
talent.
He would set up tryout camps
all over the country to find the
24 best athletes who have not
played baseball. Only over-all

would cost $500,000 the first
year.
"My thinking is to go into all
the major cities in the country
and set up tryout camps,"
Kauffman said. "I realize that
the outstanding baseball player
will be known to other organiza-
tions and will be taken in the
free agent draft,
"This is not the type of boy
we are looking for. We want the
boy who is simply an outstand'-
ing athilete but who has played
little or no baseball. His name
would never come up in the fres
agent draft.
"He must be 17 or 18 and a
high school graduate. This pro-
gram is not designed for the col-
lege graduate. He would be too

"My thought would be to sign
these boys to a contract and pay
them a monthly salary.* We
would set up a training camp in
Florida. They would live there
free . . . the year round.
"Boys who have played base-
ball from nine to 16 years will
have got less total practice than
our boys would in 11 , months.
This type of instruction would
be provided for not one but two
years.
"After that a boy would be
ready to go out and play. If
somre boys show exceptional
ability, we might let them play
earlier in one of the rookie
leagues-
"There are still a lot of things
to be worked out before we make

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