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Thursday, June 10, 1976 -

THE MICHIGAN DAILY'

Page Eleven,

Orr gets offer
he can't refuse
' ' kHawks agree to unconditional deal

By The As.*iated Press
4> .> qMONTREAL - Despite doubts
that Bobby Orr ever will play
hockey again, the celebrated
defenseman's financial future
was insured yesterday when he
agreed to terms with the Chicago
* _ m MBlack Hawks of the National
Hockey League on an uncondi-
tional contract that will pay him
whether or not he plays.
Orr, 28, a veteran of 10 NHL
seasons and five operations on
his mangled left knee-with a
sixth in prospect in the near
future-was expected to sign
the deal within two weeks, an-
nounced by attorney Alan
Eagleson.
Though terms of the pact
were not revealed, Eagleson
said the multi-year agreement
would include "no deferred
compensation. It's cash )n the
AP Photo barrelhead." There have been
Bobby Orr, seen here signing autographs at Toronto International Airport, signed a $3 million published reports the Chicago
contract yesterday with Chicago. The Black Hawks will pay Orr even if he is unable to play offer was worth $3 million for
because of his bad knees. five years.
SPORTS OF THE DAILY
EMU names new grid coach

"We have gambled on his
playing," said Chicago General
Manager Tommy Ivan. "If he
doesn't play, we still pay- and
we lose. We are committed all
the wav as far as I'm con-
cerned."
The Black Hawks had won
the chase in a bidding sweep-
stakes for the services of Orr,
who sat in on the final few
hours of negotiations here be-
fore rushing back to Toronto
and the hospital.
Chicago won on the basis of
its "willingness to commit itself
for a greater amount of time
and money than we were," sajd
Bruins President Paul A. Moon-
ey after Boston lost out in a
last-minute attempt to meet or
beat the Chicago offer.
The Black Hawks admitted
they had gambled in signing
the man who has been modern
hockey's most dazzling per-
former despite the continued
battles with a surgeon's scal-
pel. But the team might have
further knowledge of Orr's
medical future by Friday, the
earliest date Dr. John Palmer
can prepare his report.
We know what
to do
U of M Stylists
at the UNION
open Mon.-Sat.

YPSILANTI, Mich. - Ed Chle-
beck, an assistant coach at
Notre Dame and a former as-
sistant with the defunct Detroit
Wheels of the World Football
League, was named yesterday
as Eastern Michigan's new head
football coach.
Chlebeck replaces George
Mans, who left after the Hu-
ron's 4-6 record in 1975. Mans
resigned when it became ap-
parent that EMU would place
a greater emphasis on basket-
ball, hiring former Detroit
Pistons Coach Ray Scott.
He is a former quarterback
Major League
Leaders
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Player Club G AB R B Pet.
McRae KC 50 191 31 68 .356
Lynn nsn 39 146 20 51 .349
G. Brett KC 50 208 30 72 .348
LeFlore Det 44 178 26 59 .331
Bostock Min 38 142 20 47 .331
Yount Mil 45 170 22 55 .324
Caeew Mtn 49 192 31 t2 .323
Patek KC 48 154 29 49 .318
Staubh Oet 49 171 21 54 .316
C'hanmbliss NY 48 207 27 65 .314
Home Rus
Otis, Kansas City, 10; L. May.
Baltimore, 9; Ford, Minnesota, 9;
Bando, Oakland, 9.
Pitching (6 Decisions)
Bird, Kansas City, 6-1, .857; Sing-
er, Minnesota, 5-1,. .833;. Slaton,
Milwaukee, 7-2, .778; Travers, Mil-
waukee, 7-2, .778; w. Campbell,
Minnesota, 7-2, .778; Fitzmorris,
Kansas City, 6-2, .750; Goltz, Min-
nesota, 6-2, 750.
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Player Club G AB R H Pet.
McBride StL 34 128 20 46 .359
Griffey Cin 48 183 46 63 .344
Cry LA 52 190 32 65 .342
Rose tin 53 218 47 74 .339
Boone Phi 42 136 22 46 .338
Morgan Cin 45 157 44 53 .338
G.Foster in 40 11821 62 .330
Milner NYt 32 125 21 40 .320
w.Crawford StL 45 147 23 47 .320
Montanez SF 56 222 22 70 .315
Htome Runs
Kingman, New York, 21; Schmidt,
Philadelphia, 15; G. Foster, Cin-
cinnati, 11; Morgan, Cincinnati,
1.
Pitching (6 Decisions)
Loseorg, Philadelphia, 8-1, .889;
Hough, Los Angeles, 7-1, .875; Mat-
lack, New York, 6-1, .857; Alcala,
Cincinnati, 6-1, .857; R. Jones, San
Diego, 10-2, .833; Reed, Philadel-
phia, 5-1, .833,

and played professional ball with
the New York Jets and the
Ottawa Rough Riders of the
Canadian Football League. He
gained all Mid-American Con-
ference status while playing at
Western Michigan in the early
1960s.
NHL stars picked
MONTREAL - Competition
was intense for-the defensemen
but Denis Potvin of the New
York Islanders led the balloting
at that position for the National
Hockey League's first All-Star
team.
Potvin, winner of the Norris
Trophy as the league's out-
standing defenseman, had 255
points in balloting announced
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yesterday and was followed
on defense by Brad Park of
the Boston Bruins, who had
183.
Ken Dryden, Vezina Trophy-
winning goalie with 'he Mon-
treal Canadiens, was chos3n to.
the All-Star squad- by the vot-
ers, consisting of members of
the Professional Hockey Writers'
Association from the 28 NlJL
cities.
Bobby Clarke of the Phila-
delphia Flyers was named as
the center on the first team. At

right wing was Guy Lafleur of
Montreal and at left wing was
Bill Barber of Philadelphia.
Guy Lapointe of Montreal,
with 131 points, and Boje Sal-
ming of the Toronto Maple
Leafs, with 123, made the sec-
ond team.
Also on the second team were
goalie Glenn Resch of the New
York Islanders, center Gil Per-
reault of the Buffalo Sabres,
right wing Reggie Leach of
Philadelphia and left wing Rick
Martin of Buffalo.

UM CLERICALS
Tired of the Union as it is?
VOTE UNITY June 8,9,10
President ... DEBBIE MOOREHEAD Chair, Bargain Comittee-

1st Vice Pres..... JUDY DUMOFF
2nd Vice Pres....... BOB DALE

JEAN JONES

Financial Sec. SUSAN SUSSELMAN Bargaining Committee 3

Recording Sec... SHARON WENZEL
Sgt. at Arms.... EMMA WILLIAMS
Guide ........MICKIE FOREMAN

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