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Page Twelve


Tuesday, June 17, 1975

Pag Tele TE.ICIGA...L TusdyJun 1, 97

A aya beaten
Special To The Daily Michigan was concerned, but it Amaya and McNei
CORPUS CHRISTI Texas - was hard to see. a 6-6 deadlock for
Michigan's hopes of capturing Freddie DeJesus, seeded No. breaker. Amaya l
a second NCAA tennis title 12 humbled Armando Radera acdn tot - and e
were dealt a severe blow yes- of New Mexico State 6-1, 6-0 was all downhill fo
terday as top Wolverine Victor and Eric Friedler the No. 16 Neil won the nexts
Amaya, the tournament's No. 9 seed clobberedDanny Gladan and Michigan had
seed was toppled by unseeded of Georgia Southern 6-3, 6-3. its best hopes for
Tim McNeil of San Jose State
at the Pan American University The elimination of Amaya one singles title.
tennis courts, the site of this can hardly be overstated. Upset DeJesus and Fri
year's tournament. by an unknown in last year's not be underrated t

1 battl
ost tha
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led to Friedler and
a tie- courts and
at 5-0 alive by defe
there and Jay Siml
5ss "it 7-5, 6-3.
ily 6-2 The double
tne of day hasn't bE
umber in singles FriE
Southern Ca
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ing it Amaya's up
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this other mild su
10 doubles w
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the Dixon were
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d did Hyde, 4-6, 6-
Second rou
m of today in the

Karzen took to the tournament. Team scores have
kept their hopes not yet been compiled.
ating Mike Harvey
pson of San Diego, a
s schedule for to Poor Victor
een announced but Tim McNeil (San Jose St.)
edler is paired with def. Victor Amaya (M), 2-6, 7-6,
l's Hans Guilde- 6-2
DeJesus will meet
of Tennessee. Fred DeJesus (M) def. Ar-
mset was the really mando Radera (N. Mex. St.),
the day. The only -'6-
rprise came at No. Eric Friedler (M) def. Danny
here North Caro- Gladan (Georg. So.), 6-3, 6-3.
Brandt and Billy hil Gunnings(Pe
shocked by Bar- dePhilerGuonizngs(Pepper-One
Lindy and Hugh cef. Jerry Karzen (M), 6-0, 6-4.
3, 6-2. Friedler - Karzen (M) def.
tnd action begins Mike Harvey - Jay Simpson
single elimination (San Diega), 7-5, 6-3.

Wolverine captain Jerry Kar-
zen, Michigan's fourth player
fell to Pepperdine's Phil Gun-
nings 6-0, 6-4 to virtually elimi-
nate any hope that Coach Brian
Eisner's team had of winning
the net crown.
There was a good side to the
day's proceedings as far as

tuarterfinals, the junior from
Holland, Michigan supposedly
shouldn't have been caught
looking ahead this year. But
McNeil San Jose State's fourth
player hurt Michigan's giant
where he is most vulnerable,
After winning the first set 6-2,

are quite capable of winn
all but the odds again
seem overwhelming at
Amaya and DeJesus,
tourney's No. 1 doubles
drew a first round bye an
not see action yesterday.
The other doubles tea

Jabbar sent t
in six player

By The Associated Press
dul-Jabbar, three times an All-
American at UCLA and three
times the Most Valuable Player
in the National Basketball As-
sociation at Milwaukee, became
a Los Angeles Laker yesterday
in a trade that sent four players
to the Bucks.
Jabbar, 28, signed a five-year,
multi-million d o11 a r contract
with the Lakers in the deal that
sent center Elmore Smith, re-
serve guard Brian Winters and
two 1975 first round - draft
choices, 6-foot-8 Dave Meyers
and 6-5 Junior Bridgeman, to
the Bucks.
Besides Jabbar, Los Angeles
also received his backup at cen-
ter with Milwaukee, 6-1I Walt
Lakers owner Jack Kent
Cooke announced the trade in
a news conference on the floor
of the Forum. Lights were ex-
tinguished and a spotlight
played ontAbdul-Jabbar as he
entered the arena he now
will call home.
He is expected to make at
least $500,000 a year with the
Lakers although no one, includ-
ing the 7-3 center, would divulge
details of the pact except its
"In my opinion, he is the
best basketball player in the
world today and as far as I
know he could be the best bas-

ketball player of all time,"
Cooke said.
Jabbar said, "Everybody has
patted me on the back on com-
ing here, and I hope I can live
up to it. I think I can."
Long-rumored, the t r a d e
has been in the works sev-
eral weeks. A stumbling block
was that Milwaukee demanded
that both All-American Mey-
ers of UCLA and Bridgeman
of Louisville be signed to con-
tracts before the exchange

o LA
could be consumated.
Cooke announced that both
had signed - Bridgeman only
last Saturday. Again, the con-
tract terms were not disclosed,
but it was reliably reported
that Meyers signed a five-year
deal for $1.5 million. Cooke said
Bridgeman also signed a multi-
year contract.
The 7-1 Smith became the
Lakers' regular center two sea-
sons ago when Wilt Chamber-
lain quit to become player-coach
with the San Diego Conquista-
dors of the American Basket-
ball Association. Smith, 26, had
been acquired from Buffalo in
1973 in exchange for Jim Mc-
All six of the players involved
were first round draft choices
by the NBA teams, with Smith
Buffalo's top choice in 1971 out
of Kentucky State.
Jabbar, who had asked to
be traded from Milwaukee,
said frankly that his first
preference was the New York
Knicks. "I had a strong de-
sire to return home," said
Jabbar, who grew up as Fer-
dinand Lewis Alcindor in New
York City.
After starring at Powell Me-
morial High School, he decided
on UCLA and led them to three
national collegiate basketball
championships. In his three var-

The' Michigan Daily
S ort s

sity seasons, the Bruins lost
only two games.
Jabbar said the Lakers made
a "sincere effort" to get him,
which was not the case in New
York, and "I don't think it is
smart to go to people who don't
really want you."
The Bucks will build their fu-
ture around the four youtng
The veteran among them is
the 26-year-old Smith, a four-
year pro who starred at Ken-
tucky State and who has spent
two years as a starter for the
Buffalo Braves and the Lakers.
Winters averaged about 11.5
points per game in his 1975
rookie season with the Lakers.
The 64 guard from South Caro-
lina was the Lakers' first pick
in the 1974 college draft.
The 6-8 Meyers, a strong and
aggressive p 1 a y e r, captained
UCLA to the NCAA title and a
28-3 record this last season, his
second as a starter.
Bridgeman, a 6-5 guard with
his strong suit being defense,
scored enough points to be-
come the fifth-highest scorer in
Louisville history as he led the

Cardinals into a thrilling NCAA
semifinal clash against UCLA,
which the Bruins won in over-
time. He was twice named the
Most Valuable Player in the
Missouri Valley Conference.
Well folks, Phil Hubbard
has done it again! The high
school sensation from Can-
ton, Ohio listed by the Roa-
noake Times' annual survey
as one of the top 40 prospects
in the nation has decided .. .
well he hasn't. Again.
But he has called a press
conference for this Wednes-
day to publicly announce
what he said he would an-
nounce a month ago, namely
his school for next fall. Daily
sources say that he will
choose from either Michigan,
Ohio State, Iowa, Louisville,
and now Pitt. Who knows!
But tune in Thursday for an-
other episode of "recruiting
-Sports Staff


Maior League Standings
East East
W L Pct. GB w L Pct. GB
Bloston 33 24 .579 - Pittsbu~rgh 34 t3 .596-
New York 33 2t .559 1 New York 31 14 .564 2
Milwaukee 29 30 .492 5 Philadelphia 32 28 .533 3%
Baltimore 26 32 .448 7 Chicago 31 29 .517 4
Detroi us as .44t 7 st. Louis it 30 .474 7
Clevesnd 24 35 .407 10 Montreal t3 30 .434 9
West West
Oakland 35 25 .538 -- Cincinnati 39 25 .609 -
Kansas City 35 28 .556 1! Los Angeles 35 29 .547 4
Minnesota 29 27 .518 4 San Diego 30 32 .484 8
Texas 30 30 .500 5 Sao Praociaco 29 33 .4680
California 31 33 .484 0 Atlanta t 36 .419 12
Chicago 25 34 .424 9!/ Houston 24 42 .364 16
Yesterday's Games Yesterday's Games
Baltimore 8, Cleveland 3 Chicago 9, Philadelphia 7
oston 6, Detroit 2 I2 innings San Diego 7, san Francisco 1
New York 10, Milwaukee 7 Pittshurgh 10, St. Louis 4
California at Kansas City, ppd., Cincinnati 9, Atlanta 2-
rain Houston at Los Angeles, it
Minnesota 7 Oakland 6 Today's Games
Today's Games Philadelphia (Lonborg 6-3) at
Oakland (Blne 9-5 and Holtzman Chicago (lRuschel 4-6)
5-6) at Minnesota (Goltz 6-5 and New York (Matlack 8-4 and Tate
Albury 4-2), 2, t-n 2-5) at Montreal (Rogers 4-4 and
Milwaukee (Castro 2-1 and Col- Stanhouse 0-0), 2, t-a
born 2-4) at New York (Gura 1-1 St. Louis (McGlothen 6-5) at
and Dobson 7-5), 2, t-n Pittsburgh (Ellis 3-3), night
Baltimore (Cuellar 3-5) at Cleve- Atlanta (Morton 6-6) at Cinein-
- land (Raich 2-0), night nati ( Nolan- 7-3), night
Boston (Pole 1-2 or Wise 6-5) at Houston (Roberts 3-8) at Los An-
Detroit (LaGrow 4-5), night geles (Messersmith 9-3), night

Tigers lose to Bosox in 12th

By CLARKE COGSDILL to respectable-deep center broke
Special To The Daily the existing '2-2 tie, sent Hiller
DETROIT-Curt Gowdy must back to the bench, and set most
have loved this one. In a tight of the paying customers reach-
extra-inning game, which they ing for their parking tickets.
had been on the verge of losing By the time Reynolds had
several times, the Detroit Ti- warmed up, Walker had filled
gers kept their ace reliever in the bases by giving up singles
the bullpen. And paid for it. to Carl Yastrzemski and Jim
Tom Walker's twelfth-inning Rice, and hitting Rick Lynn
fiasco, aided and abetted by re- with a pitch. Reynolds relieved
cently-acquired "Bullet Bob" the congestion by allowing Rico
Reynolds, stuck the Bengals Petrocelli to stroke a 1-2 pitch
with a tough-but deserved-6-2 for a two-run double down the
defeat at the hands of Boston's left field line.
Red Sox. The Tigers, who had Mickey Lolich, Detroit's start-
spent all e v e n i n g running er, had somehow yielded nine
through the old Harry Houdini base hits and four walks and
routine, went under the ice one three wild pitches through regu-
too many times. lation time, while allowing but
While Hiller chucked some one run in the process. Two
warm-up tosses in the bullpen, Red Sox runners got thrown
Juan Beniquez led off the Red out at the plate, and another
Sox 12th with a screamer into was picked off third to get Lo-
the right-field corner, good for lich off the hook.
three bases. Red, Sox generosity began
Rick Burleson's sacrifice fly right in the first inning, when

Beniquez led off with a single
and tried to score when Burle-
son sent a liner to the left-cen-
ter fence. But a fine pick-up
and throw by Ron LeFlore, and
a perfect relay by Gary Suther
land, nailed Beniquez decisively.
John Wockenfuss, the new De-
troit catcher, gave his team a
short-lived lead with a blast in-
to the left-center upper deck in
the bottom of the third. It took
Boston four batters to get that
one back, when Hal Rice sin-
gled, took second on Rico Petro-
celli's knock, moved to third on
a wild pitch, and scored on
Dwight Evans' base hit.
Boston took a 10th inning
lead on Rice's homer off Walk-
er, but the Tigers postponed
doom when Stanley singled, took
second on a sacrifice, and
scored on Tom Veryzer's sec-
ond hit of the night.

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