Wednesday, June 28, 1972
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, June 28, 1972 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Eleven
Hull inks act fot
By The Associated Press Hull more than $3 million during the term of the
WINNIPEG, Man.-Superstar Bobby Hull com- contract, with additional income from endorse-
>leted a $2.5 million day yesterday by signing ments of WHA Properties Ltd. products.
f the Winnipeg Jets of the new World Hockey Hull predicted that Arthur and William Wirtz,
i 10-year contract to become player and coach executives of the Black Hawks, would not go to
association, . court in an attempt to bar him from playing
Hull, who said he had no regrets in jumping with the WHA; which begins play for the first
rom the National Hockey League's Chicago time in October.
lack Hawks, signed a $1.5 million agreement
with the Jets in Winnipeg after earlier signing "I think they would be barking up the wrong
% $1 million contract with the WHA in St. Paul, tree. I think they will consider this as a business
Vlnn transaction. I know I had some difficulties with
Gary L. Davidson, president of the WHA, them a few years ago but all that is resolved
alled the deal "the largest contract ever pre- and didn't figure in my decision," he said.
ented to a professional player." , NHL President Clarence Campbell said in
Hull, who was the leading active goal scorer Miami, "I have no comment to make until I see
n the NHL and second on the all-time list with a further report."
04 goals in 15 seasons with the Black Hawks, Hull was asked what his loss would mean to
>ecame the 91st player signed by the fledgling the Black Hawks, who finished in last place in
WHA and the 34th with NHL experience. the East Division four years ago, when Hull
"This is a great day in may life," said Hull, as missed the first six weeks of the season after a
Xe filed down the aisle of the charter flight contract dispute.
hat took him from St. Paul to Winnipeg with "They got along without me before," Hull
his wife and shook hands with each passenger on said. "They still have a lot of good players."
he turboprop jet. Hull said his main concern now is "getting the
"I have no axe to grind, no regrets about my WHA off the ground.
lecision," said Hull. "I think the money involved does more good
Also on the plane were Davidson and Jets' to boost my incentive to play hockey," he said,
President Ben Hatskin. adding that he plans to play at least five more
A WHA spokesman said the deal should net years.
FOSTER POPS MIKE:
Ali mauls Quarry
Professional League Standings
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (N-Mu-
hammad Ali completely out-
boxed Jerry Q u a r r y last
night and stopped him after
19 seconds of the seventh
round when referee Mike
Kaplan called a halt to their
scheduled 12-rounder at the
Las Vegas Convention Cen-
T h e bout followed the
scheduled 15-round light-
bout in which Bob Foster,
unleashing a devastating
left - right combination to
the ' w of young Mike Quar-
ry, Jerry's brother, retained
his title by knocking out the
No. 1 contender as the bell
sounded at the end of the
The end came with Jerry
Quarry on the ropes and Ali
hitting him at will.
From the fourth round on, the
big question seemed to be just
when the end would come.
The game 27-year-old Quarry,
from Cypress, Calif., had slug-
ged the ex-heavyweight cham-
pion with lefts and rights to the
body early in the fight but failed
to slow him.
Ali, 30, from Cherry Hill, N.J.,
began moving in after jabbing
in the fourth round and also
used frequent right uppercuts to
slow his charging foe.
By the fifth round, J e r r y
lacked steam in his punches
and, at times, Ali landed four
and five shots at a clip.
It was the same in the sixth,
with Quarry, the No. 2 challen-
ger behind Ali for Joe Frazier's
heavyweight crown, bruised un-
der both eyes, taking punches
and swinging wildly.
Ali, weighing 216/ to 198 for
his opponent, scored his third
victory of the year but his first
in which he stopped his foe. Un-
der Nevada rules, it was scored
as a technical knockout.
Ali collected $500,000 and
Quarry $200,000. The ex-cham-
pion also maintained his mo-
mentum toward a return bout
against Frazier, the only man to
"I definitely could have gone
on," Jerry Quarry said after the
bout, "but it wouldn't do any
good. My brother's fight took it
all out of me."
The elder Quarry was never
knocked down in his fight. Ali's
record rose to 37-1 with his 28th
kayo. Jerry Quarry is 39-6 with
After the heavyweight bout,
fights broke out among the
crowd, one of them involving
Mike Quarry. It took police sev-
eral minutes to halt the alterca-
Foster, 17312, from Albuquer-
que, N.M., has led through the
early rounds but the ending
came with a shock as he bomb-
ed out his foe and successfully
defended his crowd for the 10th
time in the scheduled 15-round
W 1. , et. GB
Detroit 35 26 .574 -
Baltimore 33 28 .541 2
Cleveland 27 32 .458 7
Boston 26 33 .441 8
New York 26 33 .441 8
Milwaukee 23 37 .383 11,/
Oakland 42 20 .677 -
Chicago 36 26 .581 6
Minneosta 33 27 .550 8
KansasCity 29 32 .475 121>
California 30 35 .462 13!!
Texas 26 37 .413 16/
Milwaukee 6, Baltimore 4
Boston 8, Cleveland 2
California 3, Minnesota 1
Kansas City 6, Chicago 4
Oakland 9, Tesas3
Detroit 5, New York 2
Oakland (Blue, 1-4) at Chicago
Cleveland (Wilcox, 6-7 and Tid-
row, 4-6 or Hargan, 0-2) at Milwau-
kee (Lonborg, 5-3 and Slaton, 1-6),
Baltimore (Cuellar, 4-6) at New
York (Peterson, 6-9), night.
Detroit (Coleman, 9-5) at Boston
(Siebert, 7-4), night.
California (Wright, 8-3) at Min-
nesota (Katt, 9-2)
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Houston 39 26 .600 /2
Los Angeles 35 29 .547 4
Atlanta 29 33 .468 9
San Francisco 25 45 .357 17
San Diego 21 42 .333 17/
Chicago 6, Philadelphia 3, 1st
Philadelphia 7, Chicago 4, 2nd
New York 7, Pittsburgh 4
Atlanta at San Francisco, inc.
St. Louis 4, Montreal 3, 1st,
Montreal at St. Louis, 2nd, inc.
Houston at san Diego, inc.
Cincinnati at Los Angeles, inc.
Houston (Reuss, 5-6) at Los An-
geles _(Sutton, 8-3), night.
New York (Seaver, 9-4) at Phila-
delphia (Neibauer, 0-0), night.
Montreal (Stoneman, 6-5) at Pitts-
burgh (Blass, 9-1) night.
Chicago (Hands, 6-3) at St. Louis
(Cleveland, 7-4), night.
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