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I uesday, August 10, 1.976


Page Eleven

Tuesday, August 10, 1.976 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Eleven

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By The Associated Press
Diver enrolls at 'M'
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo.-Air Force Capt. Phil Boggs,
who won the men's springboard diving gold medal at the Montreal
Games, said yesterday he plans to leave the military, and might
attend the University of Michigan Law School.
Boegs, 26, an instructor in astronautics and computer
scieuces at the Academy, said his plans are indefinite, but he
has applied to the University.
Boggs, from Akron, Ohio, entered the Air Force in 1971.
Yesterday, he presented an exhibition of the dives that won him
the gold medal at Montreal. Mayor Larry Ochs of Colorado
Springs, among the 2,000 persons who watched Boggs' exhibition,
presented him a Bicentennial medal from the city.
Hall of Famers
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.-Robin Roberts and Bob Lemon, pre-
meier pitchers during the 1950s, were among the six new
members inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in ceremonies
hampered by rain here yesterday. "It's downhill from here on,"
said Lemon. "This is the whole thing. My whole life." Roberts
said simply, "I'm just very thrilled."
Also inducted were Fred Lindstrom, a lifetime .311 hitter
in the National League; former American League umpire Cal
Hubbard; Roger Connor, home run king in pre-1900, and
Oscar Charleston, Negro League standout during the 1920s and
1930s. Both Connor and Charleston are deceased.
Roberts won 20 games or more six straight years starting in
1950 with the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies.
Lemon posted seven 20-victory seasons including an over-all
207-128 record, all with the Cleveland Indians.
The house Ali built
MIAMI--Muhammad Ali says his lawyers won't like it, but
he's going to buy a new home for sprinter Houston McTear and
his family.
All said he'd buy the house after hearing that McTear was one
of 10 family members sharing a small rural home-some call it
a shack-in Baker, Fla.
"God blessed me and made me the most famous person on
earth," Ali said in a telephone interview with the Miami News
from his training camp in Berrion Springs, Mich. "And I've
made $41 million boxing. So I hate to see a boy in that condi-
tion. I always think about myself and the other boys who
have been in the ghetto with great talent. And I want to help
"So I'll get McTear a house. Even if he can't pay me back.
I'll get him a house. Something nice, no shack."
"I'd go broke if I helped everybody," Ali added. "But I want
to help this boy . . . Anybody who his risen to the heights he has
under the poor conditions under which he's lived deserves to be

The Chicago White Sox' irrepressable owner, Bill Veeck may be out to out-Finley Charlie Finley
as his team unveiled his nowest secret weapon Sunday for the hometown crowd-short pants.
Here Jerry Hairston puts his best leg forward to avoid being picked off at first in the first
game of a doubleheader against Kansas City. There may be something to it, the Sox won the
opener, but donned the traditional knickers in the nightcap and lost, 7-1.
Stockholmtrack me sees
Olymp ic reruns; Stones in

Walker of New Zealand missed
his own world mile record by
3.7 seconds and American
Dwight Stones avenged his poor
Olympic showing by beating
Jacek Wszola of Poland in the
pole vault yesterday at an inter-
national track meet here.
Walker, the Olympic 1,500

Wynn doesn't choke this time,

meters champion, lunged past
West German Thomas Wessing-
hage at the finish to win the
featured mile race for the Dick-
son Trophy in 3 minutes, 53.07
Stones, the world record hold-
er from San Diego, cleared 7
feet, 5 2inches, a new meet
record but well off his world
mark of 7-714 which he set last
Wednesday in Philadelphia.
Stones finished third in the rain
at the Olympics, and Wszola
won the gold.
Wszola was second at 7-4%,
and American Mike Winson was
third, also at 7-414.
OTHER American winners in-
cluded Olympic broad jump
champion Arnie Robinson and
Jim Bolding in the 400-meter
hurdles. Also, Carlos Sousa Lo-

pez of Portugal ran history's
sixth fastest 10,000 meters.
Lopez, silver medalist in the
Olympic 10,000 meters behind
Finland's Lasse Viren, set a
new Portugese record of 27:42.8
and finished 3.2 seconds ahead
of runnerup Dick Quax of New
MANY Africans, including
world 1,500 meter record holder
and former mile record holder
Filbert Bayi of Tanzania, with-
drew after learning the New
Zealanders were coming.
Tanzania led the boycott of
almost 30 African nations to the
Olympics protesting a tour of
segregationist South Africa by
New Zealand's rugby team.
The men's 100 meters went to
Guy Abrahams of Panama in
10.4 with James Gilkes of Gu-
yana second in 10.6.

wins rainy
ENDICOTT, N. Y. (fit - Bob
Wynn, who has a history of
blowing the big ones, settled
down yesterday, birdied a pair
of holes and finished with a 13-
under-par 271 to win the rain-
plagued $200,000 B. C. Open
Golf Tournament-
Wynn, fighting off the chal-
lenge of rookie Bob Gilder,
birdied the last two holes they
played-the 17th and 18th-and
pocketed $40,000 as he won his
first major Professional Golfers
Association title.
Gilder, who barely missed a
birdie on the 18th, had to settle
for a 272 and $22,800. Each had
final-round 69s.
Terry Diehl, who finished Sun-
stay with a 67-274, shared third
place with Jerry McGee, George
Knudson and Ed Sneed.
A year ago, Wynn led by two
strokes in the Philadelphia Open,

B.C. golf tourney
then had a quadruple bogey- par-71, 6,868-yard En-Joie Golf
eight on the 71st hole. Just two Club and interrupted fourth-
weeks ago, he was in front by round play with 11 players
two strokes in the Canadian still on the course.
Open and faltered as Jerry Pate
surged to victory. After Wynn sank his 20-foot
But Wynn was not to be de- putt for the birdie-two on the
nied in the B. C. "I felt com- - 17th, Gilder made good from
fortable after a good night's two feet out to match Wynn. "I
sleep," he said yesterday at the thought I got him at 17 when I
17th tee. He birdied that hole hit a six iron in there and he
with a 20-foot putt. was 16 or 17 feet away," said
Gilder, winner of the Phoenix
He was about to tee up at Open this year in his second
that hole late Sunday when a start as a touring pro. "But he
heavy downpour struck the made his."

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