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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, July 11, 1979-Page 11
Knight incident in the courts

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rica (AP) -
American basketball coach Bobby
Knight's courtside shoving match with
a San Juan policeman heads for a court
of law after Knight and the officer
began legal proceedings against each
other yesterday.
Knight presented formal accusations
yesterday against the policeman who
arrested him Sunday. Knight's
deposition, accusing policeman Jose De
Silva of assault and battery among
other things, was taken by the Puerto
Rican Department of Justice.
DE SILVA, acting as an individual
and not a member of the police depar-
tment, also accused Knight of assault
and battery.
Under the Puerto Rican legal system,
the accusations are not formal charges
but are the first step in a process
toward charges. The sworn statements
now go before a judge who will decide if
there is probably cause for the charges.
The case is to go before the judge Wed-
nesday.
If there is probable cause, the case
will be moved up a step to a district
judge who will decide on possible court
action.
The accusations were criminal in
nature.
PATRICK SULLIVAN, counsel for
the United States Olympic Committee,
said at a morning press conference that
the accusations by Knight include
violation of his civil rights, humiliation
before his team and being incarcerated
without charges.
Knight, also at the press conference,
said he was held in a cell for 10 to 12
minutes Sunday and was in the police
station about a half hour before U.S.
Olympic Committee President Robert
J. Kane arrived and Knight was
released.

AP Photo
Power pump.
American Mike Stock grimaces as he performs yet another gold medal lift at the
Pan American Games. Stock won a total of three golds.

Sullivan said sworn statements will
be made before the district attorney
Tuesday afternoon. They will go to a
judge for determination of probable
cause for a court hearing. He said it
probably will be 30 to 60 days before any
hearings would be held.
Baseball's
Top TCen
(Based on 200 at Bats through Mon.)
AMERICAN LEAGUE
G All R 1 Pct.
Smalley Min 84 321 63 113 .308
Downing Cal 81 284 53 100 .352
Adams Min 71 209 22 71 .340
Bochte Sea 82 301 45 102 .3:39
Molitor Mil- 81 :329 51 108 .328
A Bannister Chi 77 291 45 95 .326
G Brett KC 85 359 65 117 .326
Kemp Det 79 292 51 94 .322
Rice Bsn 83 :130 63 106 .321
Piniella NY 72 272 25 87 .320
Bore Runs
Lynn, Boston, 24; Rice, Boston, 21; Thomas,
Milwaukee, 21; Baylor, Calilornia, 21; singleton,
Balimore, 19.
Runs Batted in
Baylor, California, 8o; Lynn,B oston, 72; smalley,
Minnesota, 67; Rice, Boston, 64; Kemp, Detroit, 61;
Thomas, Milwaukee, 61; Bochte, Seattle, 61.
(Based on 200 at Bats through Mon.)
NATIONAL LEAGUE
G AB R H Pet.
BrockStL 63 211 34 71 .336
Foster Cin 73 267 43 89 .333
Mazzilli NY 80 302 44 100 .331
Templeton StL 76 335 54 109 .325
Hendrick StL 78 276 38 89 .322
Simmons StL 62 221 41 71 .321
K Hernandez Sti 81 316 54 101 .320
Winfield SD 88 330 50 105 .318
Rose Phi 85 :128 47 103 .314
Matthews Atl 86 352 62 108 .307
Home Runs
Kingman, Chicago, 29; Schmidt, Philadelphia, 29;
Matthess Atlanta, 19; Foster, Cincionnati, 19; Lopes,
Los Angeles, 19; Winlield, San Diego. 19.
Runs Batted in
Kingman, Chicago, 67; Foster, Cincinnati, 66; Win-
field, San Diego, 66; Schmidt, Philadelphia, 63;
Clark, San Francisco, 58.

SEVERAL HOT PITCHERS IGNORED
AL, NL name All-Star hurlers

NEW YORK (AP)-Four relievers
including fireballing Jim Kern of the
Texas Rangers and rookie Mark Clear
of the California Angels were named to
the American League pitching staff for
the 50th All-Star baseball game against
the National League scheduled for next
Tuesday night in the Seattle Kingdome.
Other bullpen specialists selected by
American League Manager Bob Lemon
and announced by President Lee Mac-
Phail are Don Stanhouse of the
Baltimore Orioles and Sid Monge of the
Cleveland Indians.
The AL also chose Boston's Bob
Stanley, who is used as both as a starter
and a reliever by the Red Sox. The
regular starters chosen were New York
Yankee teammates Tommy John and
Ron Guidry, Nolan Ryan of the Califor-
nia Angels and Dave Lemanczyk of the
Toronto Blue Jays.
The National League staff named
earlier yesterday, includes three
Houston hurlers-Joe Niekro, Joaquin
Andujar and Joe Sambito-Steve
Carlton of Philadelphia, Montreal's
Steve Rogers, Gaylord Perry of San
Diego, Mike LaCoss of Cincinnati and
Bruce Sutter of the Chicago Cubs.
Niekro, Andujar, Carlton, Rogers,
Perry and LaCoss are all starters while
Sambito and Sutter work out of the
bllpen. ,,

Kern, traded to the Rangers by
Cleveland this season, has a 10-1 record
with 15 saves and a league-leading 1.34
earned run average.
Clear, a top candidate for the Rookie
of the Year award, hasa 9-2 record with
seven saves and a 2.56 ERA.
Stanhouse is 6-1 with 12 saves and a
2.64 ERA for Baltimore's East Division
leaders. Monge is 6-6 with nine saves
and a 1.95 ERA.
Of the starters, John has the best
record with a league leading 13 vic-
tories and just 3 losses. Guidry, who
was 25-3 and won the Cy Young Award
last year, is 6-5 with two saves and has
been troubled by injuries.
Ryan is 11-6 and leads the league with
five shutouts. His 151 strikeouts is tops
in the majors. Stanley is 10-5 with one
save and Lemanczyk is 7-6 with a 3.09
ERA.
The combined record of the nine-man
AL staff is 78-35, a .690 percentage, with
46 saves. Five of the pitchers are
righthanders with Guidry, John and
Monge the AL southpaws. Only
four-Ryan, John, Kern and
Guidry-have previous All-Star ex-
perience.
The AL chose to pass up Minnesota
bullpen ace Mike Marshall, whose 18
saves lead the league. Marshall has a 9-
8records

Also passed over were Jerry Koosman
of the Twins (11-6), Baltimore team-
mates Dennis Martinez (10-6), and
Mike Flanagan (11-6), Mike Caldwell of
Milwaukee (10-5) and Ferguson
Jenkins of Texas (9-5).

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