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EVANSTON, Ill. (M-The Col-
lege All-Stars voted yesterday
to honor the National Football
L e a gu e Players' Association
picket line and stated "No nego-
tiations, no practice; no con-
tract, no game."
The announcement was made
by Dave Casper, a former Notre
Dame star, who said "we are
issuing one statement-we the
All-Stars, in light of a difficult
situation, will honor the picket
lines. We have signed an agree-
ment to that effect."
It took the All-Stars some 40
minutes to reach their decision
after h e a t e d arguments In
which shouting could be heard
from behind the closed doors.
"The players are all college
graduates," NFL players asso-
ciation chief Ed Garvey re-
sponded in the post-meeting
news conference. "They under-
stand the issres of being free or
not being free.
"At one point, you have to
choose. We agree they have
moral obligations, but if the All-
Stars leave the camp, there is
a better chance of a quicker
strike settlement. We answered
their questions to make our po-
sition as clear as possible. The
rest is im to them."
After his announcement, Cas-
per, a tight end drafted by the
Oakland Raiders. said the Stars
"are going to stay arousd. We
don't want to be shipped out
and then haveto come back.
Instead of people putting pres-
sure on us, we decided to put
pressure on them. We are not
taking sides. We are in the
middle of the road. We'd like
to play the game, hut not under
th-se conditions."
Dave Latham of the Cincin-
nati Bengals, drafted from Syra-
cuse. summed tin the All-Stars'
dismay when he exclaImed:
"You listen to one side, and
they osych you sn and then
von listen to the other side and
they psych you up. We're just
in the middle."
The All-Stars' de-ision was a
victory for the strkng players'
expressed determination to pre-
vent any ore-season NFL ,nmes
from being played until their
strike is settled and a new con-
tract signed.
The strike was called July 1
when 63 union demands re-
mained unresolved in negotia-
tions,'hutdit centers around the
players' demands for freedom,
sich as an end to the reserve
c'l'se. the right to veto trades,
the right to negotiate with anv
team a player wishes, and a
curbing of a coach's power to
impose disciplinary measures
such as curfews and fines.

AP 'Poto
ONLY ROOKIES were present as coach Don Shula of the World Champion Miami Dolphins demonstrated his world famous
calesthetics yesterday. The Dolphin regulars, like the rest of the NFL players, were on stirke.

Twins blitz Fryman
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. 03t) - pair of runs off Blyleven, 8-10, troy s-.
Eric Soderholm's two - run in the top of the third. Singles
homer highlighted a four - run by Jerry Moses, Mickey Stan- HOUSTON --
Minnesota second inning last ley and Al Kaline accounted smashed a two-ru
night that helped the Twins to a for one run and Jim Nor- Tom Griffin poste
6-2 victory over the Detroit Tig- thrup doubled home the other. tory of the seasor
ers behind the seven-hit pitch- Blyleven was never in trou- Houston Astros
ing of Bert Blyleven. ble after that, however. Louis Cardinals 4
Soderholm slammed his sev- Minnesota added a run in the Rader's ninth
th homer of the year, into the bottom of the third when year came in the
left field pavilion, to score Har- Thompson doubled and Kusick following a sins
man Killebrew, who singled. singled. Brye's run-scoring sin- May and was t
scored on Craig Kusick's first gle in the eighth accounted for in a pitching
major league triple. Steve Brye the Twins' final run. Griffin and the
singled home Kusick and Tiger Fryman recorded his 1,000th McGlothen.
starter Woody Fryman, 3-5, major league strikeout by fan- Griffin, 10-3, s
went up in smoke. ning Minnesota's Larry Hisle in hits for the victor:
Detroit came back for a the first inning. trying to join

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Bengals
Tommy John as a 13-game win-
ner, was dealt his fourth de-
ug Rader feat instead.
omer and The Cards scored their lone
s 10th vic- run after two were out in the
eading the first inning when Reggie Smith
t the St. walked, Ted Simmons singled
and Joe Torre delivered a run-
er of the scoring single. Griffin settled
fth inning down, however, and held the
by Milt Cards in check the rest of the
key- blow way.
I between McGlothen, who gave up
-ds' Lynn just four hits over the first
seven innings, tired in the
ered nine eighth, when the Astros add-
AcGlothen, ed a pair of insurance runs.
Angeles' With one out, Roger Metzger
tripled and Cesar Cedeno sin-
- ,- gled him home. Cedeno took
second on Bob Watson's single,
moved to third on a long fly
ball by Lee May and scored on
: . ~ - Milt May's infield hit.

Major League Standings

Of

AMERICAN LEAGUE
East
W L Pet. GB
Cleveland 45 35 .563 -
Baltimore 43 37 .538 2
Boston 44 38 .537 2
Detroit 43 40 .518 3%
Milwaukee 40 41 .494 5Ya
New York 38 43 .469 7%
west
Oakland 46 37 .554 -
Kansas City 42 39 .519 3
Chicago 40 40 .500 4%
Texas 42 42 .500 4%
Minnesota 37 47 .440 9%
California 32 53 .376 15
Yesterday's Games
Kansas City 5, Boston 0
Minnesota 6, Detroit 2
Chicago at Milwaukee, ine.
New York at Texas, In.
Baltimore at California, in.
Cleveland at Oakland, tar.
Today's Games
Texas (Bibby 11-10) at Boston
(Drago 5-4).
New York (Pagan 0-1) at Kansas.
City (Spllttori 9-7).
Chicago (Bahnsen 7-10) at MI-
waukee (Slaton 7-10).
Detroit (Coleana 7-9) t Minne-
sota (Albury 4-7), Channe 2.
Baltimore (cuellar 10-5) at .Cali-
I oreta (sange 3-4).
Cleveland (Ati n 2-2) at Oakland
(aunter 11-8).

NATIONAL LEAGUE
East
W L Pet. GB
St. Louis 43 39 .524 -
Philadelphia 42 41 .506 1%
Montreal 39 41 .48 3
Chicago 36 44 .450 6
Pittsburgh 36 44 .450 6
New York 36 46 .439 7
west
Los Angeles 59 27 .686 -
Cincinnati 47 36 .566 10%
Atlanta 45 41 .523 14
Houston 44 41 .518 14%
San Francisco 38 45 .442 21
San Diego 36 53 A04 24%
Yesterday's Games
Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 0
San Francisco 5, Montreal 4, 10 inn.
New York 2, San Diego A
Los Angeles 4, Philadelphia 0
Houston 4, St. Louis 1
Only games scheduled.
Today's Games -
Cincinnati (Billingham 8-6) at
Chicago (stone 3-2).
Los Angeles (Downing 2-3 or
Zahn 0-0) at Phliadelphia (Twit-
hell 3-1).
Atlanta (Morton 10-7) at Pitts-
burgh (Brett 10-4).
San Francisco (Bradley 7-3) at
Moatreal (Blair 2-2).
San Diego (Spinner 4-3) at New
York (Mattack 7-5).
St. Louis (Curtis 4-9) at Houston
(Roberts 5-7).

Daily Photo by KEN FINK
The Kline Swing
Al Kaline entered his twentieth season in the major leagues with the goal of reaching the 3,000
hit plateau before he retired. At the start of the season, he needed- 139 safties. With a single
last night, he now has 61 hits to go in order to reach his goal.

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