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Page Ten

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Wednesday, July 12, 1972

Page Ten THE MICHIGAN DAILY Wednesday July 12, 1972

FOREST NL voting
FIRES BURN nears end
FIRES EBURN, NEW YORK 4 ----Cincin-
nati second baseman Joe Mor-
Ogai hnd Clago shortstop Don
Kessinger assumed the lead in
their respective positions as fan
balloting continued for the Na-
tional League All-Star t an.
Kessinger, who had been
trailing Bud Harrelson since
the start of the balloting which
conclude s next meek, moved
past the Mets' star with 497.193
votes to 471349.
Morgan closed to lead
sTlen Beckert of tie Cubs
402.446 vot es to 398,785.
(o~nvenniouresults'
11S1' B.\s: - Lee Mfay, lionston,
455,ai: :5illie .rCovey, san Francisco,
284.75;: Tony Perez, Cincinnati, ?69,566:
Nate Colbert, San Diego, 184,579:M atty
lou. St. Louis 169,633: Wes Parker,
Los Angeles, 165.793.
SECOND BASE - Joe Morgan, Cin-
cinnati, 402,446; Glenn Beckert, Cii-
cago 398,785; Dave Cash, Pittsburgh,
375,923; Tito Fuentes, San Francisco,
151.931; Ted Sizemore, St. Louis, 141,-
568; Tommy Helms, Houston, 138,582.
THIRD BASE - Joe Torre, St. Louis.
01,185; Ron Santo, Chicago, i95,477;
~~ Ricee1bner, Pittsburgh, 197,048; Jim
Fregosi, New York, 182,425; Doug Ra-
der, Houston, 98,807; Dave Kingman.
San Francisco, 83,109.
SHORTSTOP - Don Kessingr, Chi-
cago, 497,193; Bud Harelson, NewYork,
471,349; Chris Speier, San Francisco,
227,939; Larry Bowa, Philadelphia, 175,-
491;
.OU'TFIELDI - Henry A'an, Atlanta,
160,0t7; Roberto Clemente, Pittsbuegh,
720,421; Willie Stargell, Pittsburgh.
433,921; Frank Robinson, Los Angeles.
366,114; Willie Mays, New York, 362,-
960; Billy Williams, Chicago, 296,100;
Csar Cedeno, Houston, 282,244.
CATCHER - Johnny Bench, Cincin-
nati. 836,084;.Manny Sanguillen, Pitts-
burgh, 498,816; Ted Simmons, St.
Louis, 12,964; E IlWilliams, Atlani,
104,470; Randy Hundley, Chicago, 04,-
492; Jerry Grote, New York, 74,165.
SUMMER TERM SPECIAL
LAST DAY TODAY BILLIARDS
BILLIARDS-$l hr. Open 1 a.m.
BOWLING-40c game BOWLING
TABLE TENNIS-50c hr. Open 12 noon
MICHIGAN UNION
Open 'til 12 mid. Sun.-Thurs., 1 a.m. Fri. & Sat.

I remember whets ..,.
Jack Nicklaus, shown here in the 1967 U.S. Open, considers his tremendous one iron to the green on
the 18th hole as the shot he remembers most. However, present memories may grow faint should
Jack go on to reign as champion of this year's British Open and PGA Championship to win the
Grand Slam of golf. The third leg of his quest starts tomorrow in Muirfield, Scotland.
BULLISH ON CHICAGO:
NBA Govs okay Celtics' sale

NEW YORK (A') - The sale
of the Boston Celtics for
$5.1 million to real estate ty-
coon Robert Schmertz was ap-
proved yesterday by the Nation-
al Basketball Association's
Board of Governors,
At the same time, the board
rejected a $5 million bid by
nine-man group from Milwau-
kee and Chicago, headed by
Marvin L. Fishman, for pur-
chase of the Chicago Bulls.
In making the announce-
m e n t s, NBA Commissioner
Walter Kennedy said that the
governors did not vote unani-
mously on either action, but he
did not disclose the vote. Thir-
teen of 17 votes were needed
for approval.
SCHMERTZ, 46, of Lakewood,
N.J., is a part owner of the

New England Whalers of the
new World Hockey Association.
He had been a minority stock-
holder in the NBA's Portland
team, but divested his interest
in the Trail Blazers upon pur-
chasing the Celtics.
The Celtics will continue to
play in Boston Garden, where
they have a year-to-year lease,
and Arnold "Red" Auerbach
will remain as the club's presi-
dent and general manager, it
was disclosed.
However, it is expected that
Schmertz will try and build a
new stadium in the Boston area
to house the Celtics and Wa-
lers.
Schmertz, who purchased the
Celtics from Investors Funding
Corp., which had owned the
club since 1971, will be only the
second sole owner in the team's
26-year history. The other was
the late Walter Brown, who
bought the team in 1946. He
died in 1964.
"Boston is a very good
sports town and I'm confident
that with the proper promo-
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tions and an intensive season
ticket sales drive we can im-
prove the attendance," said
Schmertz. "I'm ready to do
whatever Red feels is neces-
sary,"
Last season, the Celtics had
their biggest attendance in his-
tory, more than 300,000 but
were outdrawn by the Boston
Bruins of the National Hockey
League and the Boston Braves
of the American Hockey
League.
The Fishman group's offer to
purchase the Bulls from Elmer
Rich was apparently rejected
because it had been unable to
obtain a lease for Chicago Sta-
dium, where the club played
last season. Fishman, however,
said he had signed a three-year
lease to play a full schedule of
Bulls games in the Chicago
Amphitheatre.
The Stadium seats about 19,-
500 for basketball, while the
Amphitheatre, where the Bulls
played during the 1966-67 sea-
son, holds only some 10,500.
ARTHUR WIRTZ, owner of
the Stadium, belongs to a group
which has offered to buy the
Bulls. He has refused to discuss
lease terms with the Fishman
group.
"I'm disappointed by the
temporary setback our group
received today," said Fishman,
a Milwaukee realtor and minor-
ity stockholder of the NBA's
Milwaukee Bucks. "I would like
to emphasize the word tempor-
ary. We intend to pursue every
legal action to assure our ac-
quisition of the team."

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