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Page Twelve


Saturday, July 9, 1977

Page Twelve THE MICHIGAN DAILY Saturday July 9, 1977


That's a no-no

Notre Dame star fights visitation policy

From Wiret isrvice Reports
SOUTH BEND. lid. - Notre Dame star halfback
Al Hunter caimned that his one-semester suspension
from the university .olated rules published in the
Notre Dane student handbook in addition to his due
process under the l:.v and his civil rights as a citizen.
Hunters attorney Rrbert Stephan told a news con-
ference in his office ye terday that a suit will be filed
in two or three weeks seeking an injunction to keep
Hunter in school aud on the football team.
week following a I-in ordeal in which Iunter and five
other foo ball playirs were charged with violating
rules r-garding vi-itation by women in the men's
They were clearvil in an earlier university judicial'
hearing, but that rin' was overturned by an appeals
board convened by Dean of Students James Roemer,
recommending suspension for Hunter alone.
"We o'ject to'hi:n (Roemer) serving as prosecutor
and chief witness in the judicial hearing," Stephan'
said. "In his role as dean of students, he gathered

testimony from alieged witnesses and then testified to
it in his own prosecntion of the case. That would be
unheard of in any court of law."
HUNTER, A S-FOOT-11, 195-pound senior from
Greenvils-. N.C., became the first Irish runner in
history to gain 1,00 yards in a single season. He to-
taled 1,1n yards and scored 13 touchdowns last year
as the trish went 9-3 with a victory over Penn State
in the Gator Bowl.
"I complied with all university directives and pro-
cedures despite their refusal to do so, and now I have
no other -ecourse except a court of law to address
this wrong " said Hantcr, who stands to lose his grant-
-in-aid aid his last -year of football eligibility.
During the course of the case, Hunter had been ad-
vised by outside t ovnnel, although Roemer said uni-
versity regulations permit only representation by stu-
dent attorneys. Stephan was not allowed at the hear-
of the ser,ester, the appeals hearing was set for June
1. Hunter returned to youth Bend, summoned his stu-

dent counsel and then was found guilty. Stephan then
helped H!inter draft an appeal t(Tthe Rev. Theodore
Hesburgh, Notre Dane president, who declined to over-
turn the appeals recommendation for suspension.
Stephan said Hunter will not seek monetary dam-
ages in tie suit It wilt be based, he said, on Hunter's
contention that the university violated its own rules
and its contract with Hunter, that it violated his due
process a-nd civil rights and violated his basic rights
as a citizen.
ROGEK VALDISFRRI, sports information director
and assi-rant athletic director, said the university
would have no con:ment on the suit "until we hear
what's involved. Well have to study the case."
Hunter aiso wa. one of six players suspended in
1974 folloving a drrmit(,ry incident in which a wioman
claimed sne was raped.
No crineinal chcrges were filed in that case, and
five of te six - ,neoding Hunter and current co-
captains Ross Browner and Willie Fry - returned to
Notre D roe after sitting out one year.


and DON MacLACHLAN hold t
special To The Daily wasY
DETROIT-The schedule said up th
that the Detroit Tigers and the lead.
Chicago White Sox were sup- Butl
posed to play a baseball game retaliat
last night. But, even to the swept
trained eye, what happened at sent pl
Tiger Stadium looked more like scurryi
a three-ring circus. if th
For a while, it appeared that call the
the Tigers might win a game in have r
which they scored fewer runs inning,
than the team they played, have b
The Tigers led 5-3 after five Butv
innings behind Mark Fidrych, men in

he I
tr, si
e un
e ga

play wierd ball
Bird was unable to players back on to the rain- robbers.
Sox in the sixth and. drenched field. In most instances, the fans
ed as Chicago piled It was the same field taunted the guards before suc-
runs to take a 6-5 which had been the site of cessfully escaping over the
some truly bizarre events fence. It was as if there were
re the Tigers could during the seventy - minute --
wirling clouds of rain delay. New Bruin coach?
o the stadium, and It started when one over- Gary Cunningham will be
rs, umpires, and fans eager fan sprinted onto the hired as UCLA's head bas-
for shelter. field. More and more followed, ketball coach over the week-
mpires had chosen to and the security troops came end, the Long Beach Inde-
ame, the score would out in full force to chase the pendent Press - Telegram re-
rted to the last full errant spectators back. ported yesterday.
id the Tigers would For the next hour and ten Cunningham, now director
declared the winners. minutes, the less audacious fans of the UCLA alumni depart-
n the rain let up, the left in the stands were treated ment, played at UCLA and
ie decided to send the to a running game of cops an' was an assistant coach for
the Bruins for six years.
only 20 zookeepers to keep 200
restless young lions in -their
It got to be quite a sight
for the 46,000 spectators who
L UUwere on hand to see the Bird.
IfThe "delay show" continued,
E U as guards and fans alike slipped
ind slid across the soaked out-
0 field. The dry fans weren't
kall otmng sure which side to pull for -
E U EEthe bandits or the good guys.
As one fan jumped onto the
Steve Garvey, the Los Angeles playing surface, the guards
Dodger first baseman shown took off in hot pursuit. Howev-
here, has drawn more than :::;, ":.::.:.:: : ::":.: -
three million votes to become
only the fourth player in the I aj or
eight-year history of fan ballot- ,.-..m,.. -. . .-
ing for baseball's All-Star Game
to reach that total. AMERI A LEAGUE
W L Pet. GB
G a r v e y received 3,034,821 New York 4 35 573 -
votes. Commissioner B o w i e Boston 44 34 .564 1
Kuhn announced yesterday. Baltimore 46 36 .561 1
Cleveland 37 40 .481 7 r
Previously receiving t h r e e Milwaukee 36 42 .4758
million votes were outfielder Detroit 36 44 .450 10
v sd Toronto 30 n.375 16
'v Reggie Jackson of Oakland in west
1974, infielder Rod Carew of Chicago 47 3! .590 -
Minnesota in 1975 and second innsCota 40 36 .514 4
baseman Joe Morgan of Cincin- California 39 39 .500 71/
nati in 1976. Texas 39 41 .488 8
Oakland 34 46 .420 13%
The other top vote-getters Seattle 35 50 .412 15
among NL players this year Late tames not included
are: Morgan, catcher Johnny Today's Games
Benich of Cincinnati, shortstop Chicago (Kravec, 4-2) at Detroit
Dave Concepcion of Cincinnati, (Arosto s, 5)pm7-5) at Milwau-
third baseman Ron Cey of Los kee (sorenson, 2-2), 2:30 p.m.
Angeles, and outfielders Greg Toronto (Byrd, 0-2) at Cleveland
Luzinski of Philadelphia, Pitts- (Garland, 5-, 7:30 p.m.
-New Tack (Guidry, 6-4) at nalti-
burgh's Dave Parker and Cin- more (Palmer, 10-8), 7:30 p.m.
cinnati's George Foster. Oakland (Langsford, 6-7) at Kan-
sas City (Colborn, 10-8), 8:30 p.m.
Seattle (Pol,e 4-5) at Minnesota
AP Photo (Goltz, 9-5), 8:30 p.m.

er, that triggered even more
spectators to take part in the
show, and to aid the new-found
Possibly the crazy conironta-
tion between youth and author-
ity should've been no surprise
after what had passed in the
game It had also been full of
strange and unusual events.
Fidrych made his first major-
league error in the first inning,
when he bobbled a bunt and
threw wildly to first. Richie Zisk
had an awful time in rightfield
for Chicago, looking like a lua-
mox, rather than a major-lea-
guer as he bobbled one ball, and
badly misjudged two others.
Ron LeFlore made a spectacu-
lar catch on what appeared to
be a sure single to center off the
bat of Eric Solderholm.
Late Baseball
Seattle I1, Minnesota 1
Clevelanid It, Toronto 5
New York 7, Baltimore 5
Boston 7, Milwaukee 3
Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphiat7
Montreal 5, New York 4
Cincinnati 5, Bouston 5
Ev Standiig%
w L let. GO
Chicago 51 29 .638-
Philadelphia 47 32 .595 t'
St. Louis ' 44 39 .530
Pittsburgh 42 38 .55
Montreal 37 43 .463 t4
New York 31 50 33'
Los Angeles 55 27 .6--
Cincinnati 44 35.57 .
Houston 37 46 .4401''
San Francisco 35 48 .4 01 t
San Diego 35 50 .4t3 -
Atlanta 30 51 .3109l1
Late games not included
Yesterday's Result
Chicago 7, St. Louis s
Today's Games
St. Louis (Underwood, 4-4) at
cago (Renko, 0-0), 1:15 p.m.
Philadelphsla (Carltols1n 4
Pittsburgh (Candelaria, 8-3),
p.m. at y
Montreal (Rogers, 9-)
York (Koosman, 6-9), 4:05 P.01
Atlanta (Collins, u-o) at
Francisco (Haleki, 7-8), 4:05 P'
Cincinnati (Seaver, 8-5) at s
ton (Andujar, 9-4), 8:35 p.m.
San Diego (Freisleben, 1-5)
Angeles (John, 9-4), 9 p.M .

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