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March 16, 1971 - Image 7

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Tuesday, March 16,' 1971


TuesayMarh 16 19'~ HE MCHIAN AIL


~~ .Gal umpire continues i
Learn R ussian in , 111-B ~NEW YORK (AP) =-"I'll keep try- gi (D.-N.Y.) to announce the ac- contract to umpire in the N.Y. Penn "I think I'm
ing until I'm 80," Bernice Gera, tion. League only to have the contract replied. " and
the Long Island housewife who is "This woman has suffered hu- invalidated by Piton, who said she for 10 years in
The Department of Slavic Languages ntay offer determined to become a profes- biliation, heartache and frustrt- couldn't meet the requirements. and the Police
-esional umpire, vowed yesterday tion," said Biaggi, who is serving trs Gera took her case to the would be a lot
intensive first-year Russian during the summer 4 after slapping Organized Baseball as her attorney. New York Commission on Human professional b
hialf-term (June 30 to Angust 19th) if there is with a $25 million damage suit. The suit was filed in New York Rights, which ruled that she was eject and susp
i nterest. Classes will meet 1 0-12, 1-3 "I understand the age limit is State Supreme Court. Named as being un justly discriminated rambunctious."
sufficientin rt55," she said. "I'm only 39. I'll defendants are Baseball Commis- against because of her sex. Base- What aboutt
five days a week. Eight hours credit. Material cov- keep trying until I'm 55-or until sioner Bowie Kuhn, the New York ball has appealed the ruling. tobacco, spitj
ered isen to 101 d 102 Call the I'm 80. Baseball is my life." Pennsylvania Professional 'aseball At yesterday's press conference profanities?
e isequivant tussian an Bernice, elegantly coiffeured, League; Vincent McNamara, the in the Green Room of the New York "When I was
department (764-5355) and provide name and perfumed and demure in a blue league president; the National As- Hilton Hotel, Mrs. Gera was asked in Florida. a.
phone before March 30 if interested. ( dress that fell just above the knees, sociation of Professional Baseball why she hadn't taken her case to mouthful of tob
) was the central attraction of a League, and its president, Philip, the women's liberation movement. Bernice said.
'Hollywood style press. conference, Piton. "I don't agree with them on a ,
called by Congressman Mario Biag-1 In July, 1969, Bernice received a lot of things," she said, "I don't!I've heard ev
---<believe in putting men down." hings few peop

ght to end sexis

feminine now," she any profanity, she's also, been
I've been umpiring. called "a dumb broad."
the semipro games "It only makes me more deter-
Athletic League. It mined to become an umpire and
easier to umpire in show them," she added.
aseball. You can Somebody suggested that she
end players who get failed to meet physical require-
ments which specify -tn umpire
the guys who chew must be at least 5'3" and 165
juice and y,3l and pounds.
"Bill Klem didn't, and neither
in umpire's casool did Emmett Ashford," she replicd.
man spat a whole Bernice is 52" and weighs 125
bacco on my shoe," !Punds.1

"As for prof-nity,
erything and some
ple havesheard. I've
y and ask my hus-

SSomeone else wanted to know if:
she didn't think she would spoil!
her femininity.

naa tUhgo back
band what they

Bernice insisted that she had
corrected two of her mAjor faults.
which showed up in tne umpire
school in Floridafrom which she
graduated in 1967. "I was. too
friendly with the players," she
said "andwIkept stopping in the
middle of the game to put on lip-
- -. -1

stick. I found that w
thing to do.
"Also, if I umpire
get a new kind of bre.
I'm afraid the ones
are not for me."
Yesterday's Res
Montreal 5, Atlanta 3
Tokyo Giants 8, Philade
Chicago A 5, New York I
Chicago N 8, San Franci
Milwaukee 5, San Diego
California 3. Cleveland 2
Houston 9, Cincinnati 8
New York N 6, Minnesot
St. Louis 4, Detroit 3
Baltimore 5, Boston 1
Kansas City 8, Washingt
Today's Game
Los Angeles vs. Baltimor
Boston vs. Washingtona
Beach, Fla.
New York A vs. Chicago
Venezuelan night
New York N vs. Detroit
Montreal vs. Kansas City
Myers, Fla.
Minnesota vs. Atlanta at
Beach. Fla.
Cincinnati vs. St. Louis
burg, Fla.
Houston vs. Philadelphia
water, Fla,
Tokyo Giants vs. Pittsbu
Bradenton, Fla.
Oakland vs. Cleveland at
San Francisco vs. Milwa
Tempe, Ariz.
Chicago N vs. San Diego

Bernice said, more biting


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