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By BILLY NEFF ver before an injury, linebacker Calvin greater punishment. You have to pace Here I'm just medium-sized. The
I can hear Bob Ufer bellowing out, O'Neal of the Baltimore Colts, wide yourself for a much longer season-it's linemen are much bigger and stronger.
I ca her Bo Ufr bllowng ut'receiver Jim Smith of the Pittsburgh already the eighth game for us. .nmnaemc ige n togr
)hio State at Meechigan's nine-yard Steelers who is also injured and Atlanta "There aren't as many rules and But due to the great coaching at
ne; first and goal. Rod Gerald fadesMihgnwchtu tus od
ick st pass ghe. ds Garod budts Falcons' starting offensive tackle Mike regulations (in the pros). We have to Michigan which taught us good
ck to pass, he dances around but Kenn. act like professionals all the time blocking technique, I haven't had too
>hn Hennessey has him all wrapped hKHen.essyefhy ae r fess eonlsq e meof not much trouble. Anyway, I'm just happy
. No, he doesn't but here comes John When Hennessey left here two years nevertheless. The consequences to make the team," Donahue added.
ago nobody imagined he'd be a pro being nrofessional are much more

Anderson to put him away.
"Another great Meechigan defensive
stand by Bo's fired up legion of
marauders. I haven't seen a defensive
stand like that since 1945' when Fritz
Crisler's boys held back a strong OSU
squad, 7-3, in the closing seconds."
Or, "Lytle sweeps left end for 12 yar-
ds and a Meechigan first down. All-
Americans Walt Downing and Mark
Donahue thre the key blocks on that
play."
*Who? Where did those names come
from? Downing. Donahue. Hennessey.
Anderson. It seems that if they're not
right in front of your eyes in Michigan
Stadium, then you just about forget
them.
Well, they're still alive and well-and
playing football. But now, football is
their occupation and the're earning
money for doing what they do best.
Hennessey, a starting defensive
tackle here two years ago, has sur-
prisingly earned a starting berth with
the New York Jets as an outside
linebacker. Downing holds down the
starting center spot for 0. J. Simpson
and the San Francisco 49ers. Anderson
is the NFL's leading intercepter with
four as an outside linebacker for Bart
Starr's Green Bay Packers. Finally,
Donahue is the messenger guard for the
Cincinnati Bengals.
Other recent Michigan graduates in
the professional ranks include Rod
Lytle, a starting running back at Den-

starter. "I was a bit surprised myself. I
really love the lifestyle. It's like a full-
time job.,
"You have to have more self
discipline during the season (than in
college). You really have to watch
yourself because there aren't as many
rules," said the Chicago native.
Anderson agrees entirely with Hen-
nessey on the discipline necessary for
pro football. "You have to place more
emphasis on personal discipline. You
have to prepare your body for much

severe," continued the former
academic All-American in Natural
Resources.
All of these former Wolverines had to
prove themselves again when training
camp opened this fall. Donahue had
even more to prove because the two-
time All-American was drafted all the
way down to the eleventh round by the
Bengals. "I thought I'd be drafted
earlier but when we went to camp, we
still had to show ourselves."
"Everything's turned out real well.

Bama, (USC to tangle

Downing, meanwhile, is in a state of
lux with the 49ers. "We've had some
real bad breaks, things you'll have
when you're putting together new
management."
"It's not bad (life in pro football). I'm
still adjusting to it. But it's totally dif-
ferent here-I wake up and I go to my
job which is football. You have to get in-
to it to do well. There are no foxes in
this game," Downing said.
They all seemed pretty optimistic for
their own futures, although none of
them had any immediate plans except
-they all plan to watch this Saturday's
Michigan-Notre Dame game. Downing
remarked, "Michigan better win or I'll
lose a lot of money. You see, I have two
teammates from Notre Dame. I won't
be able to speak for a month if they
lose."
Whether the're in New York or San
Francisco or Cincinnati, they all rern-
ber you. But will you remember them?
CATCH WAS MAMMOTH
MUNICH, West Germany (AP)
Heinz Kretschmann, 50, cast his lino
into the Inn River in Munich, hopingto
catch a trout. But he hooked a huge
bone instead.
Investigation later revealed it was
the thigh bone of a mammoth which
died about 10 million years ago.

FORMER MICHIGAN STAR John Anderson gets off a punt in last year's 23-6
win against Iowa. Anderson is but one of a number of former Wolverine stand-
outs to be playing in the NFL today.

BASEBALL ROUNDUP
Tigers edge Birds in tenth, 7-5

By The Associated Press
! BALTIMORE-The Detroit Tigers
scored two runs in the 10th inning on
Lance Parrish's sacrifice fly and a run-
scoring triple by Alan Trammell and
beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 last
night.
Rusty Staub drove in four runs for
Detroit, which tied the game at 5-5 with
three runs in the seventh inning, thanks
to shoddy play by Baltimore outfielders.,
With one out, Trammell hit a high fly
which went for a triple when Ken
Singleton and Larry Harlow got their
signals crossed and the ball fell safely.
After a run-scoring single by Steve
Dillard and a single by Ron LeFlore,
Staub hit a two-out fly to left which Pat
Kelly appeared to lose in the lights, the
ball falling not fr from his feet for a two-
run double..
Jason Thompson opened the 10th with
a double, moved to third on a sacrifice
bunt and scored on the fly ball by
Parrish. A single by Aurelio Rodriguez
and Trammell's triple produced an in-
surance run off loser Mike Flanagan,
18-14.
Indians 8, Yankees 7
CLEVELAND-Rick Manning's
infield single with two out in the 10th in-
ning gave the Cleveland Indians an 8-7
victory over the New York Yankees last
night.
Despite the lose, the Yankees
remained two games ahead of the
Boston Red Sox in the American
League East as Boston lost to Toronto 5-
4.
With one out in the 10th, Duane
Kuiper walked. He went to second on a
passed ball by Thurman Munson and,
after a fly out, moved to third on a wild
pitch by reliever Rich Gossage.
After pinch-hitter Bernie Carbo was
intentionally walked, Manning followed
with a hard shot up the middle that
shortstop Fred Stanley barely managed
to stop.:Stanley could not make a play,
however, as Kuiper scored the winning
run.
Sid Monge, 4-3, picked up the victory
while Gossage, 10-11, took the loss.
The Yankees scored three runs in
their half of the ninth to erase a 7-4
Cleveland lead. The only hit of the in-
ning, a two-run single by Lou Piniella
off reliever Sid Monge, knotted the
score with two out.
SCORES
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DAILY LIBELS 14, AIAA 6
Baseball
National League
Cincinnati 6, Atlanta 4
American League
Toronto 5, Boston 4
Detroit 7, Baltimore 5 (10 innings)
Milwaukee 3, Oakland 0
Cleveland 8, New York 7 (10 innings)
Classes in

The Yankees got their opportunity
when Jim Kern, who had retired nine
straight batters, hit pinch-hitter Jay
Johnstone and walked Mickey Rivers
and Willie Randolph with one out in the
*Does not include last night's games
AMERICAN LEAGUE
EAST

New York .....................
Boston ........................
Milwaukee................
Baltimore.................. .
Detroit...................
Cleveland ....................
Toronto .......................
WEST

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93 60
91 62
87 67
85, 66
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66 84
58 94

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Kansas City ................86
California ................... 81
Texas.....................76
Minnesota ..................... 69
Oakland ....................... 68
Chicago...................67
Seattle....................55
Today's Games

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74
83
86
85
93

Boston (Tiant 10-8) at Toronto (Jefferson 7-14)
New York (Beattie 5-8) at Cleveland (Clyde 7-10)
California (Knapp 14-8) at Chicago (Wortham 3-2)
Oakland (Keough 8-13) at Milwaukee (Bomback 00)
Detroit (Billingham 15-8 and Baker 1-3) at Balti-
more (D. Martinez 14-11 and Palmer 19-12), 2, t-n
Kansas City (Splittorff 18-12) at Minnesota (Erick-
son 14-12), n
Seattle (Mitchell 8-13) at Texas (Alexander 9-9), n

ninth. Kern struck out Thurman Mun-
son before Monge came on to face
Reggie jackson.
The Cleveland left-hander walked
Jackson, forcing in a run, and Pinielloi
followed with his single to right.
Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 4
TORONTO-Rick Bosetti drove in
two runs with a bases-loaded single in
the ninth inning, giving the Toronto
Blue Jays a 5-4 victory over the Boston
Red Sox last night.
Pinch-hitter Bob Bailor opened the
ninth with a single off Andy Hassle, 3-5.
After Alan Ashby popped out, Dave
McKay singled and Doug Ault walked
to load the bases.
Campbell then relieved Hassler and
Bosetti jumped on his first pitch, lining
it to center field for the winning hit.
Tom Murphy, 6-9, the third Toronto
pitcher, took over in the ninth and
picked up the win in relief.
Boston's Bob Stanley, making only
his second start of the season, left the
game after Al Woods led off the eighth
with a double. Hassle then retired Roy
Howell on a grounder, struck out John
Mayberry and got Otto Velez on a fly lto
center to end the threat.
Boston took a 4-3 lead in the eighth in-
ning. Carlton Fisk singled off Toronto
starter Jim Clancy, raced to third on
Fred Lynn's single to right and scored
on a sacrifice fly by Butch Hobson.
Royals 4, Twins 2
BLOOMINGTON-Frank White hit
his seventh home run of the season in
the seventh inning to lead the Kansas
City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the
Minnesota Twins in the first game of a
doubleheader last night.
White's blast off Darrell Jackson, 4-5,
snapped a 2-2 tie and helped Larry Gura
raise his record to 15-4. Gura checked
the Twins on six hits as Kansas City
posted its 10th victory in its last 12
games and lowered its magic number
for clinching a third straight West
Division title to four.
Minnesota took a 2-0 lead in the
second inning on a sacrifice fly by
Glenn Borgmann and an RBI single by
Bob Randall. But John Wathan scored
Amos Otis with a single in the fourth
and Kansas City tied the game in the
sixth when Hal McRae and Amos Otis
walked, moved up on a double steal and
McRae scored on an error by Twins
third baseman Larry Wolfe.

NEW YORK (AP) - Coach John
Robinson of Southern Cal is looking for
top-ranked Alabama to pull some sur-
prises in their nationally televised foot-
ball game today, while Bear Bryant is
hoping his team won't be embarrassed.
Alabama, Robinson said, "attempts
to surprise you a lot-particularly in
big games. In fact, I really admire their
ability to surprise people in big games.
Coach Bryant uses all the weapons that
are availble."
The game can be seen on Channel 7
following the Michigan-Notre Dame
telecast beginning at 12:30 p.m.
DESPITE VICTORIES over two
other ranked teams, Nebraska and
Missouri, Bryant said No. 7 Southern
Cal 'will embarrass us if we haven't
improved. They are a lot stronger than
anybody we've played so far."
He said he is especially fearful of
Charles White, the latest in a long
tradition of flashy Trojan tailbacks.
Alabama managed to hold White to 63
yards in upsetting then No. 1 ranked
Southern Cal 21-20 a year ago. White
has averaged 140 yards a game in the
Trojans' victories over Texas Tech and
Oregon this season.
Meanwhile, runner-up Arkansas
visits Oklahoma State while Oklahoma
and Penn State, which are tied for third
in the ratings, are home against Rice
and Southern Methodist, respectively.
SIXTH-RANKED Texas entertains
Wyoming in a night contest while No. 8
UCLA visits Kansas, No. 9 Texas A&M
is at Boston College for a night game
and 10thranked Louisiana State hosts
Wake Forest under the lights.
Twelfth-ranked Nebraska is the only
Top Twenty team with the week off.
Elsewhere, No. 11 Pitt entertains
Temple, No. 13 Florida State is at
Miami, Fla., No. 15 Washington at In-
diana, No. 16 Ohio State at Minnesota,
Mississippi at No. 17 Missouri, No. 18
Maryland at North Carolina in a key
Atlantic Coast Conference showdown,
San Jose State at No. 19 Colorado and
No. 20 Iowa State at Iowa.
Bryant said the Crimson Tide "didn't
make as much progress as I hoped"
between an opening-game 20-3 triumph
over Nebraska and last week's 38-20
victory over Missouri.
"We played pretty sorry for about
five minutes in the second quarter, and
if we do that against USC it will be a
long afternoon for us.
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"We have to continue to improve, and
that means not fumbling the football
and getting silly penalties like we've
done in the first two games. Those
things will get us beat if we don't
straighten them out."
THE SHOE IS on the other foot for
Penn State, which had something to
prove in whipping Ohio State 19-0 last
week., Southern Methodist also has
something to prove-namely, that it
can play with the big boys.
can play with the big boys.
The improving Mustangs are 2-0,
having beaten Texas Christian and
Florida, and for the second week in a
row Penn State is faced with the task of
stopping a hotshot passer.
This time, it's SMU's Mike Ford, who
has completed 29 of 48 for 490 yards and
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Pittsburgh ....................I
Chicago .......................
Montreal...................'
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New York .....................I
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Los Angeles ................... 92 61 .601 -
Cincinnati'.................... 84 68 .553 7%
San Francisco............... 83 70 .542 9
San Diego..................80 74 .519 12
Houston ....................... 69 83 .454 221/2
Atlanta....................... 68 85 .444 24
Today's Games
Chicago (Reuschel 14-13) at St. Louis (Denny 12-11),
2:15p.m.
Cincinnati (LaCoss 4-7) at Atlanta (McWilliams
8-2), 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Blyleven 14-9) at Montreal (Grimsley
18-10), 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia (Rutheven 14-11) at New York (Jack-
son 0-0), 2 p.m.
San Diego (Owchinko 10-12) at Los Angeles
(Hooton 18-9),10 p.m.
Houston (Richard 17-11) at San Francisco
(Halicki 8-10),10:35 p.m.

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