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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Wednesday, July Zvi, 1972

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LOCKMAN REPLACES THE LIP:
Durocher leaves Cubs quietly

CHICAGO uA) - Leo "The Lip-
Durocher's last hurrah was sur-
prisingly muffled, if hardly un-
expected.
Baseball's Lion for nearly a
half century as fiery player and
then flamboyant manager, Duro-
cher went out lamb-like Monday
night in resigning as his seventh
Chicago Cub season unimpres-
sively reached the halfway mark.
"Leo was not fired," said own-
er Phil Wrigley alter a three-
houriddle sith Durocher, who
ttrns 66 tomorrow when his forn-
er protege, Whitey Lockman,
takes commnand of the Cubs at
Philadelphia.
Wrigley, who had staunchly
defended Durocher against the
mounting media criticism since

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1969, said I eo "agreed with ine
it was best for his own sake
and the club's hest interest to
step aside at this halfway ark.
If Leo was fired, he still would
not be on the payroll as con-
sultant."
Wrigley said he summoned
Durocher for the conference "be-
fore we got into another hassle,
and with the press callsng Leo
a disturbing influence. and with
letters and phone calls telling
tte muCub players are j u s t
sitting, in a day's work."
Thus Wrigley threw the gant-
let to Cusbplayers, also 1 ast
season openly rehelled at Dusro-
riser in a clusbhose shouting
match and thisseason reported-
ly were indifferent to Leo's di-
rection.
'We'll sit back and see what
the boys do," said Wrigley. "If
there has been any friction be-
tween Leo and the players this
mg road as
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year. then Leo's decision will director of Cub player develop-
allow the players to find out for ment after five seasons of tma-
themselves if they are pennant aging Cub farm teams at Dal-
contenders." las-Forth Worth and Tacoma.
Referring to Lockman, a Cub However, vice president John
organization man since Duro- Holland, who announced the man-
cher's arrival in 1965, Wri;'ley agerial change at Atlanta Men-
said: "I told Leo, let's put a day nighlt, said Durocher n-
man in charge who has been tended to personally bid fare-
looking at all the talent we hasve well to his players prior to
in our system." Saturday's game here -i'.h the
Lockman, who celebrated his St. Louis Cardinals and describ-
46th birthday yesterday, spent ed his stay with the Cubs as "a
the last season and a half as wonderful partnership,"
ates estalished for
DvS Cup 1 zoe finals

NEW YORK 6.) -- The Davis
Cup Inter-Zone tennis semi-
finals will be played Aug. 4-5-6
in Barcelona, Spain, and Buchar-
est, Romania, with the date of
the Challenge Round depending
on the winners.
It's not beyond reason t h a t
the battle for the big silver in-
ternational bowl will take place
across the Pacific Ocean in Aus-
tralia, - afamiliar battle ground
until the United States took
over in 1968.
The United States, holder of
the cup and winner of the Amer-
ican Zone over the weekend, will
play Spain. the European Zone
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B Victor, at the Royal Barce-
lona Tennis Club.
The other semifinals sends
Australia, Eastern Zone winner
against Romania, European zone
A, in Bucharest the same week-
end. The Americans and Roman-
ians. who have played in t he
Challenge Round two of the last
three years, are favored.
Harcourt Woods, chairman of
the U.S. Davis Cup Committee.
disclosed schedule alternatives
yesterday.
If Romania beats Australia, the
Davis Cup Challenge Round will
be played in Bucharest regard-
less of the outcome of the other
match -.- the first time the fin-
als would have been played in a
Cuosmunso't rountry
Despite an-h"'weep over Chle
the United States cannot ex-
pect easy going against Spain,
which has a veteran team com-
posed of former touring p r o
Andres Gimeno. Manuel Orantes
and Juan Gisbart. The U.S. team
is hitched largely to the boom-
ing racket of Wimbleton champ-
ion Stan Smith. The other play-
ers are youngsters and new-
comers.
Romania's veteran team of Ilie
Nastase and Ion Tiriac should
have the edge over Australia,
but the Aussies are capable of
puling an upset. The Australian
team has former pro Malcolm
Anderson, Cohn Dibley and Ross
Case.

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