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Saturday, September 7, 1974

THE MIC;HlbAN UAIL.Y

Page .Seven

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Worrell

uits

Michigan

By JOHN KAHLER
The Train has pulled out of
town. Lionel "Main Train" Wor-
rell, one of the more popular
players ever to set foot in Cris-
ler arena, is transferring to
Oral Roberts University in Tul-
sa, Oklahoma.
Wearing the blue beret that
has become his trademark,
Main Train paid one last visit
to Ann Arbor yesterday to ob-
tain his release and pick up his
transcripts. It is unlikely that
he will miss Ann Arbor v e r y
much.
"I just didn't like it here,"
Worrell said as he waited for
his transcripts to be handed
over to him. "The sit cation
here - it just wasn't me. Ann
Arbor is a difficult town to
adjust to, particularly if you
are from New York."
"I like Tulsa. I feel it will
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK - Otto Velez,
playing for the first time in
three weeks, singled home two
runs off Mickey Lolich in the
first inning and the red-hot New
York Yankees went on to defeat
the Detroit Tigers 6-2 last night
in the first game of a scheduled
doubleheader.
THE SECOND game was
postponed because of rain, and
will be made up as part of a
twinbill today.
Velez, hitless in 15 times at
bat since his last hit July 18,
also singled to help set up two
more runs in the fifth inning.
Pat Dobson, 15-14, scattered
seven hits as the Yankees, who
began play one-half game ahead
of Boston in the American
eague's East Division, won for
he 17th time in- their last 21

be a good opportunity. I'll have
to sit out a year, but 11 still
have three years of eligibility
left."
Main Train was the sixth
man on last year's Big Ten Co-
championship team. As the
third guard, he would have been
playing behind Joe Johnson, a
sophomore, in the Wolverine
senior, and Steve Grote, a
sophomore, in the Wolverine
backcourt this year.
But his popularity with the
Michigan fans was all out of
proportion with his playing
time. His colorful play result-
ed in the formation off t h e
Lionel "Main Train" Worrell
Fan Club, which centered
around section 26 of Crialer
Arena last winter. The presi-
dent of the fan club was none
other than Jim Barahal, the
former head of the Dump Orr
S W In
games. It was Dobson's fifth

e"
NIGHT EDITOR:
BRIAN DEMING
Party, and a member of the
Student Government Council
(SGC).
Johnny Orr, Michigan's head
basketball coach, accepted Wor-
rell's decision with good grace.
"Lionel felt he had a better op-
portunity at Oral Rooerts. He
felt he was ready to ?lay more."
"I won't say whether he made
the right decision or not. Only
time will tell. If he gets his
degree and plays regular!y, he
has made a wise move. But I'll'
to right center off Steve 1'enko,
9-14, and scored on a sacrifice

tell you, to my mind, moving
from Michigan to Oral R berts
is not sound judgement. But
when you're young, you make
mistakes. You make 'em even
when you're old:"
According to NCAA rules, a!
student-athlete who transfers to
another school must sit out a
year before being eligible to
play. The year he sits out, he
can not receive any financialI
aid from the school to which he'
transfers. After that year, he
may be put on scholarshio, and
he maintains whatever eligibil-
ity he had left before p , trans-
ferred.
Orr is distressed by the in-
creasing frequency of trans-
fers in basketball. "This is
one of the bad effects of the
freshman eligibility rul. A
kid plays his freshman year,
ton, 14-9, to a quick lead over
the second-place Reds. When

gets disenchanted, and wants
out. Under the old system, he
would play on the freshman
team, play his sophomore
year, and would be less like-
ly to transfer because he
would have only two years of
eligibility left."
"I would like to see the Big
Ten rule on transfers between
conference teams adopted all
over. In the Big Ten, trans-
fers have to sit out two years."
With Worrell's departure, Orr
is now batting .500 in the trans-
fer department. Edgar Burch,
who as a freshman started at
guard for Duke, is sitting out
this year in Ann Arbor.
Main Train was the sum total
of Michigan's experienced guard
reserves. Lloyd Schinnerer, a
junior, and freshman Dave
Baxter are being counted on to
man the backup positions.
The Michigan basketball team,
and the town of Ann Arbor,
will just have to make do with-
out Main Train. As one of his
teammates said, "If he didn't
want to play here, it was just
as well that he left. B3t I wish
him well."

consecutive triumph.

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*. * fly by Richie Hebncr. Sutton gave up Dan Dreissen's I. .. ... ..
B * homer and a single to Cesar
ucs wan
PITTBURH -Doc Ells D dges ~Geronimo in the eighth inning, Billboard
PITTSBURGH - Docki Ellis Dodgers triumph e asahee thintg
hurled a there-hitter and Ed Mike Marshall. came into the
Kirkpatrick belted a tie-break- CINCINNATI - Steve Garvey game to nail down the victory. Interested in being a part of
ing homer to lead the Pittsburgh hit a three-run homer in the It was his 91st relief appear- the Michigan football extrava-
Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the first inning, giving the Los An- ,ance - one shy of his own ma-
Montreal Expos last night. geles Dodgers a 3-1 victory over ICr league record. ganza? Then Bo wants you!
the Cincinnati Reds last night. A sell-out crowd of 51,038 had forhfremn footballong
THE TRIUMPH w a s the and a 3%-game lead in the Na- its spirits dampened quickly
fourth in a row for the Pirates, tional League West. when Bill Buckner doubled, If you've got the talent and the
leaders in the National League Jimmy Wynn walked and Gar- time and are interested in the
East, and the 12th in their last GARVEY'S HOMER, his 19th , vey homered over the left field job contact Tom Rasdale (662-
14 games. of the season, staked Don Sut-I wall off Don Gullett,. 15-10. 5476).
Montreal jumped to a 10 lead.-_
in the first inning when Willie B URNE D BY SOUT HERN C4 L SUN-T
Davis forced Larry Lintz at sec -* BU RI ED BY SOUTHERN CALJ UN.
ond, stole second and scred on
a single up the middle by Ken
Singleton.
into a -1 tie in their half of W

Daily Photo by ROLFE TESSEM

LIONEL "Main Train" Wor-
rell steams past Purdue
hachetman Bruce Rose in his
quest for the elusive hoop.
But the Main Train doesn't
stop here anymore; Lionel
has gone -to Tulsa and Oral
Roberts University.

straight

the first. Rennie Stennett tripled

By ROGER ROSSITER E
Special To The Daily
YPSILANTI - The Detroit
Wheels lost their tenth straight
World Football League contest
heads o tales t last night to the Southern Cali-
fornia Sun, 10-7. To Wheels fans,
if there are any Wheels fans
still in existence, that should1
_ Marc Feldman not be too surprising. Just as
the fact that the Wheels again;
had a golden opportunity to
armnonr etd urns chalk up that elusive first win
" Rs * Iand again fell short in -the end,
shouldn't raise any eyebrows.
. reassures Rookie Sun quarterback Tony
Adams marched the Sun 67
Bob Ufer, WUOM's "Voice of Michigan Football" for over 25 yards straight down the field:
rears, a man who makes George Kell look objective, ran into with Southern California trailing
he banquet room at Weber's yesterday afternoon just as Bo 7-3 for the winning touchdown
chembechler was completing his speech at the annual Michi- with 4:09left in the game. Ad-
an kickoff luncheon, bubbling over with excitement. ams hit two key passes in the
~an withdrive that kept the Sun in first
No one in the crowd of about 350 people, predominately place in the WFL's Western Di-
nembers of the University of Michigan Club of Ann Arbor looked vis on tidad 8fo
oo surprised at Ufer's behavior, because he's always like that the Sun 25, Adams fired a 38-
whenever the Maize and Blue are mentioned. yard bomb over the middle to

at the Detroit 34, the Arizona Shaw, who hit on only one of
State grad hit former Na- eight passes all night, could
tional League great Dave Wil- not find the mark on an action
lims for ten yards and an- point pass but the Wheels led
other first down at the Detroit 7-3.
24. Detroit had an excellent
Jam-3 McAlister, half of the chance to tie or win the game
Sun's rookie running back duo in the final minutes after the
from UCLA, made a diving Sun regained the lead when Bill
stab of another Adams aerial Saddler returned Svarc's kick-
from five yards out in the De- off 39-yards to the Sun 43. But
troit end zone. four plays later fullback Sam
Southern California hit the Scarber, who gained a game
scoreboard first when Ed Svarc high 86 yards in 19 carries, fum-
drilled a 27-yard field goal in bled at the Southern Cal 25, and
the first quarter. ;the Sun's John Hoffman re-
The Wheels' Eric Guthrie cRumors have been flying all
twice hooked field goal at- Dur ha bee fynll
temts wide to the left in the over Detroit that the Wheels'
th s io ques-
dying moments of the first half,i
re ten tions remaining are who the

buyer will be and whether or
not th- team will be moved.
Upton Bell reported Thurs-
day he had gained permission
to rent Charlotte Memorial
Stadium and indicated he
would like to move the Wheels
there if sale arrangements
could be worked out.
Yesterday, however, former
General Motors Vice President
John DeLorean's attorney an-
nounced that DeLorean would
make a strong offer to purchase
the club early next week.
That news likely brought
sighs of relief from TVS which
wishes the club to remain in
Detroit because of its lucrative
television market.

- -
Sports of The Daily
King in Forest Hill finals
FOREST HILLS, N.Y.-Billie Jean King moved just a step
away from her fourth U. S. ' ladies title as she lethargically
dispatched Julie Heldman of 'Houston 2-6, 6-3, 6-1. Heldman
was unseeded at the Forest Hills classic.
Meanwhile Chris Evert got a reprieve from likely defeat as
rain forced postponement of her match with Australia's Yvonne
Goolagong as Goolagong was leading 6-0, 4-3. That semifinal
match will be completed today.
The men's semifinals scheduled for this afternoon will pit Ken
Rosewall against John Newcombe and Jimmy Connors against
Roscoe Tanner.
Frosh harriers impress
The Michigan cross country team will have a lot of new
faces this year. New coach Ron Worhurst held time trials
recently and three of the top five and eight of the first eleven
finishers were freshmen.
Letterman Jon Cross had the best time over the new four-
mile course, finishing in 20 min. 24 sec. Jay Anstette last year's
Ohio State high school champ finished only seven seconds behind
Cross. Mike Mcguire, a freshman from Farmington was third
followed by Greg Meyer and Billy Donakowski.
Senior Keith Brown did not run because of an injury but
should be ready for the first meet, which is a week from
Saturday at Eastern Michigan.
Worhurst feels the Wolverine harriers will be very com-
petitive and will "surprise a lot of teams."
-RICH LERNER

tc

Still, the big alums didn't quite know what was going on
when Ufer proclaimed, "There's a guy out here who would
like to try out for the team as a walk-on running back." The
puzzlement continued until Ufer added, "This kid has even
got his number all picked out-98. Here he is, Tom Har-
mon!! !"
Although Harmon is no longer Michigan's most famous foot-
ball player, since an offensive lineman on the 1-7 aggregation of
1934 moved into the White House, oh' Number 98 was accorded
quite a welcome by the boosters.
While the alumni smiled like only alumni and mothers at
bar mitvahs can smile, Harmon unearthed some nostalgia. "I've
been to every football stadium in the world, but none can com-
pare to Michigan Stadium. It really brings back memories when
I ride around Ann Arbor."
Harmon, who is perhaps best known to the younger gen-
eration as'the guy who keeps in shape by eating "Special K,"
is the only Michigan player to win the Heisman Trophy, way
back in 1940. He was in town as the radio voice of the WFL
California Sun, who played the tottering Detroit Wheels at
Ypsilanti last night.
Harmon didn't exactly help the big league image of the
Wheels when he said, "Yeah, I remember Ypsilanti. I used to
drive through it on the way to Ann Arbor."
Prior to Harmon's impromptu entrance, Schembechler had
been the center of attention as he spoke of Michigan's chances on
the gridiron this fall.
Following his 1974 pattern of pumning up his star players
a lot more than in the- past, Bo told the boosters,
"When you come to Michigan Stadium, you will see the
four best players in the country at their positions in Dennis
Franklin (QB), Gil Chapman (WB), Steve Strinko (LB),
and Dave Brown (safety).
"We're going to be a lot better football team than you read
about in the magazines," emphasized Bo.
"The thing I like about college coaching," Bo added. "is that
every year your team is different-it has a different personality
and different strengths and weaknesses.
"We're not that strong in the line right now, but I've felt I
didn't have a line before and we had one. On a team with a
winning tradition like Michigan, you can call on a second or
third stringer, and he'll play like a first stringer," Schein-
bechler said.
Thus reassured, the alums left smiling.

wide receiver Vic Harris.
Then, with fourth and seven'

ous 3-0 advantage through the
intermission.
Detroit took the lead in the
third quarter on Sam Scar-
her's 19-yard burst up the
middle after Dave Walker in-
tercepted his second pass of
the night at the Sun 32. Brucek

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York
Baltimore
Boston
Cleveland
Milwaukee
Detroit
Oakland,
Texas
Kansas City
Chicago
Minnesota

East
w
73
72
72
67
67
63
Mest
72
69
69
68

L
63
65
65
69
72
74
58
67
68
69
70

Pct. GB
.536 -
.526 1%
.526 1%
.A94 6
.478 7 Y
.460 10%
.580 -
.518 8%/
.504 10,
.500 11
.493 12

Pittsburgh
St. Louis
Philadelphia
New York
Montreal
Chicago

East
w
74
73
68
63
61
55
West

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{ Major League Standings

NATIONAL LEAGUE

L
63
65
70
72
74
80

Pet. GB Cazzie signs with Lakers
.540 - LOS ANGELES-Cazzie Russell, the former All-American
.529 1/
.493 6% from Michigan who played out his option with the Golden State
.467 10 Warriors, signed a multi-year contract yesterday with the Los
.407 12 Angeles Lakers in a deal unprecedented in the National Basket-
ball Association.
.628 --- - --

Los Angeles 86 51

Yesterday's Results
New York 6, Detroit 2
Baltimore 2-1, Cleveland 0-0
Mvilwaukee 2, Boston 0
Chicago at California, inc.
Texas at Oakland, inc.
Only games scheduled
' Today's Games
Baltimore at Cleveland
Milwaukee at Boston
Detroit at New York, 2 p.m.
Texas at Oakland
Minnesota at Kansas City
Chicago at California

Cincinnati 83 55
Atlanta 77; 62
Houston 70 67.
San Francisco 63 75
San Diego 50 89«
Yesterday's Results
Philadelphia 4, Chicago 3
San Francisco 2, Atlanta 0
Los Angeles 3, Cincinnati 1
Pittsburgh 2, Montreal 1
St. Louis 3, New York 0
Houston 4, san Diego 3
Today's Games
San Diego at Houston
Philadelphia at Chicago
Los Angeles at Cincinnati
New York at St. Louis
Montreal at Pittsburgh
San Francisco at Atlanta

.601 32
.554 10
.511 16
.457 23V
.360 37

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AP Photo
WHEELS ballcarrier Billy Sadler rolls for a couple of yards
in first quarter action against the California Sun in last
night's game at Ypsilanti. That's Sun linebacker Eric Patton
making the stop. The Sun came out on top in the contest 10-7.

r-
MARTIAL ART OF SELF-DEFENSE
Demonstration by TAKASHI KUSHIDA, 7th dan
Sponsored by Aikido Association of the
University of Michigan
Tuesday September 10 4:00
IM Bldg.-State & Hoover-Wrestling Rm.
Call MIKE TSUCHIDA for further info: 665-4864
FURTHER INFO: 971-4332 OR 763-2771
Aikido is a Japanese art of self-defense that is based on non-
resistance rather than strength. An attack is never stopped;
it is met and guided in a way that causes the attacker to be
thrown by the force of his own attack.

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