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(ednesdoy, July 13, 1977 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Poge Eleven
Carew paces star selection

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By Tie Asociated Press
NEW YORK-Rod Carew, Minnesota's brilliant first baseman
who has been flirting with the .400 mark all season, heads the
American League's starting team for the July 19 All-Star Game at
Yankee Stadium, it was annoinced yesterday.
Carew received 4,292,740 votes from fans who participated in
the ballo ing for starting positions on the All-Star teams, more
than any player in the eight-year history of the fan voting, accord-
ing to the final tabulations released by Baseball Commissioner
Bowie Kuhn's office.
Carew, batting .398 through Monday night's games, received
15,005 votes more' than the National League leader, Steve
Garvey of Los Angeles, also a first baseman. Carew has been
chosen for the starting team in each of his 11 major league
seasons.
The closest race in the past five years took place at short-
stop, where Rick Burleson of the Boston Red Sox edged Bucky
Dent of the New York Yankees by just 3,426 votes. Burleson
received 2,221,349 votes to 2,217,923 for Dent.
Completing the starting infield for the American League will
be second baseman Willie Randolph of the Yankees and third
baseman George Brett of the Kansas City Royals, last year's bat-
ting champion.
The starting outfielders will be Carl Yastrzemski of Boston,
Richie Zisk of the Chicago White Sox and Reggie Jackson of New
York.

HOW THE FANS VOTED FOR THE ALL-STAR TEAM

NEW YOXK-The results of the
balloting for the American League
All-Star team, announced yesterday
by baseball Commissioner Bowie
Kuhn.
Catcher
Carlton Fisk, Boston, 3,476,028;
Thurman Munson, New York, 3,362,-
177; Ray Fosse, Cleveland, 1,015,935;
Manny Sanguillen, Oakland, 933,647;
Butch Wynegar, Minnesota, 564,982;
Jim Sundberg, Texas, 483,174; Milt
May, Detroit, 458,980; Alan Ashby,
'roronto, 336,002.
First Base
Rod Carew, Minnesota, 4,297,700;
Chris Chambios, New York, ,373,-
906; George Scott, Boston, 1,014,924;
Lee May, Baltimore, 678,465; Cecil
Cooper, Milwaukee, 649,276;' Mike
Hargrove, Texas, 614,613; John May-
berry, Kansas City, 475,156; Jason
Thompson, Detroit, 382,940.
Second Base
Willie Randolph, New York, 2,846,-
479; Don Money, Milwaukee, 2,053,-
642; Denny Doyle, Boston, ,747,792;
Duane Kuiper, Cleveland, 1,265,868;
torge Drta, Chicago, 985,608; Jerry
Remy, California, 768,331; Bob Ran-
dall, Minnesota, 455,400; F r a n k
White, Kansas City, 454,664.

Third Base
George Brett, Kansas City, 3,050,-
453; G(raig Nettles, New York, 2',671,-
129; tioddy tell, Cleveland, 1,519,070;
Sal Bando, Milwaukee, 1,362,783;
Dave t'balk, Ca'itornia, 619,098; Toby
tlarrabi, Te-sas, 554,530; Aurelio Rod-
rinte., Detroit., 427,593; Doug De-
Cinces, laltimore, 269,694,
shortstop
Iiek 5irleson, Boston, ?,21,349;
Rocky Dent, New York, 2,217,923;
Bert Campaneis, Texas, 1,776,082;
Fred Patek, Kansas City, 1,158,739;
Robin Yount, Milwaukee, 1,131,078;
Blobby Grich, California, 807,168;
Mark Belanger, Baltimore, 769,967;
Boy Smalley, Minnesota, 316,644.
Outfield
Carl Yastrzemski, IBoston, 3,297.854;
Rirhie Zisk, Chicago, 2,050,236; Reg-
gie Jackson, New York, 2,259,475;
Fred L ynn, lloston, 2,201,771; Joe
Rudi, California, 1,980,087; Larry
lisle, MinItoesota, 1,481,865; Bobby
Bonds, California, 1,140,237; Mickey
Rivers, New Yolk, 1,372,407; lyman
Bostock, Minnesota, 994,470; Rick
Manning, Cleveland, 926,942; Dwight
Evans, Boston, 890,151; Jim Rice,
Boston, 862,112.

Rod Carew-
11-time All-Star

OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY EVENINGS UNTIL 9:00

rales of two ex-Tigers

From Wire Service Reportss
T " wayward Tigers;
,I Fry0an and Joe Coleman, two veteran
co who together rose to the peaks of their
'os t Detroit five years ago, are back in
F1 _AN RE IRED from the game late Mon-
ay, 0h e se ight that Coleman won his first
amooe Ir h yer for the Oakland A's.
00;;;; retirement came as a surprise to
i0 s ocent employer-the Cincinnati Reds.
-.e-3ty"00-old southpaw explained that he has
:cied to desvote all of his time to his tobacco
id di; farm in Ewing, Ky.
"toe fiol oty made up my mind," he said. "I
oo't he baock.
"toe been thinking about this for quite some
\e. ty ife and the kids talked about it. It
1s ti t )o make a decision."
l' % X1AN'S DECISION was hastened earlier
0 the coer by the Reds, who demoted him to
le ife oter a rocky start. As of late, how-
oer, Frvman appeared to get untracked, win-

ning his last three starts.
After leading the Tigers to their only divisional
title ever with a 10-3 record and a 2.05 ERA in
'72, Fryman later worked for the Montreal Ex-
pos before coming to the Reds prior to the '77
campaign. He bows out with a 110-124 career
slate.
Meanwohile, former teammate Coleman, who
notched 19 wins in Tigertown in '72, pitched six
strong innings Monday night in Oakland against
the Soattle Mariners in his first start of the year.
Ttoe A's won the contest 8-1.
THE SOLID SHOWING came as a surprise to
just about everyone except the right-hander
himself.
"I fe't strong for the first six innings," he
said. "I could have gone one more inning but
soy arm was getting stiff."
After being let go by both the Tigers and the
Chicago White Sox last year, Coleman caught
on with the A's this spring. He was sent down to
the minors earlier in the year in a deal that
was later nullified and has been used sparingly
since then.

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4g0fO? Negatory on both counts. In this era of hockey violence, charges that hockey players
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rnany Bruis (light jerseys) and the Duisberg Chimpanzees (dark jerseys). Actually, the
les are engaged in a practice session for an upcoming circus act.

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