Friday, May 31, 1974
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Polite,~ plcd t n i aor League tniq
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGU
takes on a new look
By Th A0ociated Pr t" right time. ing money into the well for
NEW YORK-Francoise Durr "It is true that we have been three or four years in order to
is a demure mademoiselle from soft in some cities, not drawing arrive at a paying commodity.
Gay Paree who hits a back- what we need, but we all real- "It's the history of all pro
hand tennis shot from a kneel- ize we have a sellingjob to do. sports leagues," MacCall said.
ing position as if in a state of That cannot be achieved over- The New York Sets' experi-
prayer and who rarely raises night. It will take time.' ence at the gate has been fol-
her voice above a whisper. In New York, where the Sets lowed by most of theother cities,
A week ago, playing in Phila- are playing to gaping rows of an exception being Philadelphia,
delphia, she drew her racket empty seats in the suburban where the magic name of Billie
back to serve a second ball with Nassau Coliseum, Jerry Sapers- Jean King drew 10,600 on open-
game point against her. tein, the president and general ing night and has been averag-
"Boo!" came a piercing yell manager, says: ing around 2,000 since.
from the stands. "We are disappointed but not The Boston Lobsters drew
Francoise, shaken, hit the ball distressed. We realize we can't 3,500, just 3,000 below capacity,
limply into the net. Before she draw fans by offering them a for their opening show but drop-
knew it she had lost her match free bar of soap. We must ex- ped to below 2,000. The Los An-
to Marita Redondo. pose our product to the masses. geles Strings' best crowd has
Whereupon, the placid little We must appeal to all types of been 4,666.
French lady picked up the fans-not just the tennis fans. The Hawaii Leis attracted
nearest ball and slammed it Over the season, we don't have only 7,300 for their first three
petulantly into the stands. It 15,000 seats to fill. We have dates with 3,000 per night need-
struck a spectator in the chest. 330,000." ed to break even.
On another occasion, Jimmy Saperstein's Sets, without a In an attempt to stimulate its
Connors, a youngster of 21, big-name uper star, filled 4,999 drawing power, WIT has be-
heard a fan make a remark on opening night. Last week the come a combination of Ringling
a b o u t his bride-to-be, Chris crowd had dwindled to 457. Brothers, Barnum and Bailey,
Evert. Livid, Jimmy broke for Other areas were encounter- Cash and Carry Pyle and the
the stands, apparently with ing similar drop-offs of interest. hokum - pokum of professional
mayhem in his heart. MacCall indicates that back- wrestling.
le was restrained by a se- ers of tennis' revolutionary ton- Some say tennis needed this,
curity guard. cept are prepared to keep pour- but only time will tell.
W L Pet. GB
Milwaukee 24 19 .553 --
Boston 25 21 .543 36
Baltimore 22 23 .419 3
Detroit 22 23 .4s9 3
Cleveland 22 24 .478 3%
New York 23 26 .465 4
Oakland 26 21 .53 -
Kansas City 24 22 .522 16
Chicago 21 21 .500 2ii
Tesas 23 24 419 3
California 22 2t .458 416
Minnesota 19 23 .452 4%
Milwaukee (Kobel 3-2) at Oakland
(Hamilton 3-0), night.
Detroit (Lollch 5-5) at California
(singer 6-3), 11 p.m., wJR.
Baltimore (Grimsley 5-5) at Texas
(Jenkins 7.5), night.
New Tork (Tidrow4-4) at Min-
nesota (Decker 5.4), night.
Kansas City (Fitzmorris 4-2) at
Cleveland (Kline 3-7), night.
Chicago (Wood-, -6) at Boston
(Lee 6-4), night.
W L Pet. GB
Philadelphia 25 22 .532 -
St. Louis 23 22 .511 l
Montreal 20 20 .500 1,
Chicago 1$ 24 .429 4,
New York 20 27 .426 5
Pittsburgh 17 26 .395 6
Los Angeles 35 14 .714 -
Cincinnati 26 13 .578 7
Atlanta 26 22 .542 8! "
Houston 26 24 ,S20 9' i
San Francisco 26 22 .510 10
San Diego 1s 35 .340 19
Chicago 5, San Francisco 3
Houston 4, Montreal 3, 10 innings
Los Angeles (tau 4-1) at Chicago
San Francisco (Bryant 2-4) at
Philadeiphia (sthueier 3-4), sight.
San Diego (Arlin 1-6) at St. Louis
(iebert 4-3), night.
Pittsurgh (Rooker 2-3) at Cin-
cinnati (Bnllnugham 6-3), night.
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ITis is world Team tennis-
a raucous, untamed tyke of less
than a month, striving to get a
foothold in one of the most
competitive and treacherous of
ve~tures-big time professional
cas WIT make it?
We are convinced we can,"
istts George MacCall of Lou
Angeles, commissioner of the
16 -team league. "We believe we
hare the right product at the
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accepting applications for Fall
1974 BOOK RUSH between
JUNE 3 andJUE1
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consideration for Fall Book Rush along with those applications that were taken
during April 1 thru April 8, 1974.
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priority by date of application after those taken in 1.
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