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P SPARKY HAPPY WITH VERDIC
gwers gien
From AP and UPI Reports responsibility of the home team," said
NEW YORK-American League MacPhail.
President Lee MacPhail ruled yester- '.t .a
day the Chicago White Sox must forfeit "These people don't realze it takes
Thursday night's second game of a only one injury to ruin a guy's career,"
double-header to the Detroit Tigers, said White Sox infielder Wayne Nor-
only the fourth forfeit in AL history. dhagen after phonograph records and
Detroit won the first game of the lighted firecrackers were hurled onto
scheduled twi-nighter, 4-1, but the the field during the first game.
second was never played because
thousands of Comiskey Prk fans
swarmed the field and caused
widespread damage.
MacPHAIL, WHO was telephoned by
crew chief Dave Phillips between
games and told of "a riot situation,"
issued a statement to both teams in-
forming them he has declared the game
forfeited to Detroit by a score of 9-0.
The forfeit, which gave the Tigers a
sweep : of Thursday night's
doubleheader, came when on overflow
crowd flooded Comiskey Park for
"Disco Demoliton Night," a promotion
by White Sox management and a
Chicago rock station, WLUP-FM.
An estimated 7,000 fans from the
crowd of approximately 50,000 raced
onto the field in betwen games after
5,000 disco albums were blow up in cen-
terfield. The crowd would not disper-
se-despite the public address pleas of
Chicago President Bill Veeck.
"IT WAS THE judgment of the um-
pire that it was not possible to start the
second game of the July 12th
doubleheader because of inadequate
crowd control and damage to the Chica
playing field, both of which are the
SPOR TS OF THE DAILY
Pistons get top pieks
By The Associated Press yesterday. "I told him that Bob Lee was
LANDOVER, Md. - The Washington unsigned and why don't we swap quar-
Bullets agreed yesterday to give their terbacks? His response at the time was
first-round picks in the 1980 and 1982 that he thought it was funny. He
National Basketball Association drafts laughed."
to the Detroit Pistons to compensate for However, the Vikings, with the
the signing of free-agent guard Kevin retirement of Fran Tarkenton and con-
Porter tract negotiations moving slowly with
Bullets General Manager Bob Ferry Lee, definitely are in the market for an
and Pistons officials reached experienced quarterback.
agreement on the compensation, said Rumors last week had Stabler going
Mark Pray, a spokesman for the to any one of four teams - Atlanta,
Bullets. Tampa Bay, Los Angeles or the New
No cash was involved in the accord York Giants.
between the two clubs, Pray added. * * *
The Bullets, Eastern Conference Ali jabs Alzado
champions last season after winning DENVER - Retired heavyweight
the NBA title in 1978, signed Porter DEapinVERu-Retird heywi ghstcobt
Thursday to a multimillion-dollar con- champion Muhammad Ali must combat
tract. Porter had been traded by the massive strength of Denver Bronco
Washington to Detroit in 1975. Lyle Alzado and the altitude of Mile
Meanwhile, Tom Henderson, the High Stadium - where the all-pro
playmaking guard of the Bullets, is ex- gn nd ea his living in an
pected to sign with the Houston eight-round exhibition bout today.
Rockets, the Washington Post reported Few perol appear tobe taking the
math sriosly inludng he37-year-
yesterday. Porter plays the same old A, who has slimmed down to 234%
pstionpasendrpounds since returning from a recent
to replace him, tour of Europe.
* * * He does, however, concede it would
Stabler to replace Fran? be a disgrace to be beaten by a "big,
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Min- fat, football player."
nesota Vikings General Manager Mike Ali stormed into town Wednesday
Lynn has confirmed that he has spoken talking full speed and continued to talk
to General Managing Partner Al Davis Thursday at the fight's weigh-in
of Oakland about the possibility of ob- ceremony. He seemed amazed that
taining quarterback Ken Stabler, who sports promoters would put Alzado in
reportedly wants to end his affiliation the same ring with him.
"It's impossible, after all I've done,
"i tha e after the greatest I've been, that I'm
I talked to Al Davis some time ago going to go up against a football player,
about some other matters and the and you're going to build it up like it's a
Stabler subject came up," Lynn said fiht. . ,,

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T The Michigan Daily--Saturday. July 14, 1979-Page 11
t forfeit win
Extra police were summoned to help dication for Detroit Manager Sparky
the already beefed-up security-forces Anderson.
and more than 50 youths were arrested "This game was scheduled to be
and released later. At least six people played tonight or an act of God would
suffered minor injuries as some fans cancel it.
set fire to banners, destroyed the bat- "THIS WAS NOT an act of God. The
ting cage and ripped up the infield. home club must be responsible for
everything in their park. Who else can
MacPHAIL'S RULING comes as vin- be? It's sad."

cgo says: '.Disco sucks!'

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IT'S THE MOVIE EVER OE'S BEEN TALKING ABOUT!
Al NEW' All IFFEENT'
IF YOU LIKED "BLOOERS" YOU'LL LOVE...
pp a
PARtT TWO T
SEE...JOHN BOY SMOKE A JOINT!
SEE... CAROL BURNETT PICK HER NOSE!
SEE...THE FRANKENSTEIN MONSTER BREAK UP WITH LAUGHTER!

SEE MW OF THE HILARIOUS OUTTAKES,
CENSORED SCENES, GOOFS & MISTAKES
FROM MOVIES AND T.V. FEATURING...

r. STAR TREK
* BETTE DAVIS
* MASH
" BOB HOPE
" DRACULA
" ERROL FLYNN
" PERRY COMO
s LAUGH-IN
" BOB NEWHART
" THE WALTONS
* RED SKELTON
" FRANKENSTEIN
" BING CROSBY
* DON RICKLES
" SOUPY SALES
" JERRY LEWIS
" DON ADAMS

*ABBOTT & COSTELLO
* HOLLYWOOD PALACE
* HUMPHREY BOGART
* ELVIS PRESLEY
* NAME THAT TUNE
" EDW. G. ROBINSON
* NEWLYWED GAME
* JONATHAN WINTERS
" SPENCER TRACY
" CAROL BURNETT
e CHARLIE CHAN
* LON CHANEY JR.
" JOHNNY CARSON
* MIKE DOUGLAS
* DICK VAN DYKE
* JAMES CAGNEY
" VINCENT PRICE, ETC.J

5 SfILLY S EORSJECTS! INCLUDING "SING ALONG WITH POPEYE"
T.V. COMMERICALS YOU WON'T BELIEVE! and "THE THREE STOOGES"
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