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Page 16-Thursday, July 17, 1980-The Michigan Daily
W.MEsports
Eleven inducted to Hall o Honor
Buntin gets posthumous election
By MARK MIHANOVIC Buntin was an All-American on the 1965 NCAA run- HEYLINGER GUIDED seven Michigan hocked
nerup and is the third-leading scorer in Michigan teams to NCAA championships and holds the best
Membership in Michigan's. Hall of Honor grew to basketbalhistory. winning percentage of any Michigan hockey coach
28 last night, as 11 ex-Wolverine coaches and athletes Degener won the national championship in three- (.789).
traded complements and memories upon their meter springboard diving in 1933 and 1934 and nabbed In 42 years as Wolverine wrestling coach, Keen
respective inductions at Crisler Arena. The Celebrity the Gold Medal to pace the United States to a 1-2-3 recorded 268 dual meet wins and 10 conference
Golf Tournament scheduled to precede the induction finish in the 1936 Olympic Games. championships.
ceremony was canceled because of yesterday's thun- FISCHER'S QUALIFICATIONS for the Hall in- MacKay copped the individual singles tennis
derstorm. lude three Big Ten golf championships, one NCAA championship and finished second in doubles to lead
Master of Cermonies Bob Forman, Executive prize, and a record round of 64 shot in 1933, which still Michigan to the 1957 NCAA title.
Director of the Michigan Alumni Association, stands asa Michigan course record. MICHIGAN SWIM teams coached by Matt Mann
delivered a short biography of each inductee as still Friedman was Michigan's first All-American quar- won 90 percent of their dual meets and 13 national
shots of the former Michigan greats were shown on a terback in 1925, a year in which he led the Big Ten in titles from 1926-1954.
screeninthe background, scoring. He combined with 1978 Hall inductee Bennie Tolan holds two Olympic records and the oldest
THE 1980 GROUP of inductees consists of the late Oosterbaan to form what many consider the best Michigan mark on the books with a 10.3 100-meter
Bill Buntin, Dick Degener, John Fischer, Benny passing combination in Michigan history. dash.
Friedman, Buck Giles, Vic Heylinger, Cliff Keen, Giles was selected by great Wolverine baseball Called the "Houdini of the Hardwood," Townsend
Barry MacKay, the late Matt Mann, the late Eddie coach Ray Fischer as his all-time top second played basketball for Michigan from 1936 through
Tolan, and John Townsend. baseman. 1938 and is a former All-American.

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Gridiron great Viek dies
By DREW SHARP St. Louis Cardinals of the National he stepped down in 1952. pearances - could not be ov
A. Vick, the oldest living League as a catcher. His greatest He was born on July 7, 1900 in Toledo, Motta, 48, is a 12-year vete
ne All-American, died Wed- baseball moment occurred when he Ohio. coaching, eight with the Ch
n the University Hospital after. played for the Cardinals 1926 World Vick was survived by one daughter,' and four with the Bullets.
lness. He was80oyears old. Series championship team. He caught Mrs. Jack (Julie) Bauer of Ann Arbor, Motta, expected to be w
earned All-American honors in for former pitching great Grover four grandchildren and also four great- $150,000 a year for three yea
Aarding his performance as the Cleveland Alexander in one of the con- grandchildren. the more controversial coa
like center for coach Fielding tests. His funeral will be held tomorrow at league.
quad. After his stint with the Cardinals, 2:30 p.m. at the Muehlig Funeral' He's known for berating r
his banner season, Vick became Vick played for the NFL Chicago Bears, Chapel. own players, kicking over
saistant line coach, lending out in the late 1920's. shot clocks and drawingtech
wledge of the game to the Vick was totally dedicated to the Mavericks choose coaches American flag dis
players. University of Michigan. H'e was a char- m rcnfa i
swing his graduation from ter member of the Victor's Club, a life DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas WASHINGTON (AP) -
n in 1924, Vick turned his atten- member of the 'M' President's Club and Mavericks of the National Basketball Carter still is trying to p
baseball. He was signed by the was a Big Ten official for 21 years until Association hirerd veteranni k Mntt M ^

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and Bobby Weiss as coaches yesterday
but refused to say which would be top
man.
The NBA expansion club called a
news conference for this morning.
Speculation is that it will be Motta, 48,
who led the Washington Bullets to a
National Basketball Association cham-
pionship two years ago. Both men's
names have been bantered about for
weeks as leading contenders for the
head coaching job. It also was
speculated that whoever did not get the
head spot would be the assistant.
Weiss, 38, was an assistant coach for
the San Diego Clippers last season.
Mavericks General Manager Norm
Sonju and Rick Sund, director of player
personnel, will meet with both parties
"personally and collectively to finalize
the coaching relationship," team
spokesman David Burchette said in a
statement yesterday.
Apparently some contractual details
still have to be worked out.
"We are grateful to have what we
believe to be one of the strongest
coaching tandems in the league to
coach our expansion model," Sonju
said.
The latest decisions apparently were
made following a round of interviews
Sunday. Sonju met Tuesday night with
principal owner Donald Carter, Vice
President Doug Adkins and Sund.
It is thought that the team
management decided Weiss will one
day be an outstanding professional
coach but that Motta's experience and
record - which includes 11 playoff ap-

asplay of the American flag or playing
of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the
Olympic Games in Moscow, officials
said Wednesday.
The International Olympic Commit-
tee announced Tuesday that both would
be used during closing ceremonies.
Monique de Berliox, executive direc-
tor of the IOC, said protocol requires.
displaying the flag of the nation hosting
the next Olympic Games during closing
exercises. The 1984 Summer Games are
to beheld in Los Angeles.
Lloyd Cutler, a presidential adviser,
has written Ms. de Berliox to ask that
the flag and anthem not be used, said
State Department spokesman John
Trattner.
The letter will be made available to
reporters in Moscow, said a depar-
tment source who asked not to be
named.
Richard out for 21 days
HOUSTON (AP)-Houston Astros
pitcher J. R. Richard was placed on the
team's 21-day disabled list yesterday
when he complained of muscle fatigue
ater pitching 22 minutes in the Astros
bullpen.
Richards has left 10 of his 17 starts
this season with some sort of ailment.
SCORES
National League
Atlanta5, New York2
Chicago4, Las Angeles I
Pittsburgh 3, SanFranelsco

iis one 's for you, Mom N
A jubilant Johnny Bench gestures to his mother and the cheering crowd after
hitting his record breaking 314th home run. The home run broke the mark for
most round trippers hit by a catcher, which was previously held by New-York
Yankee great Yogi Berra.

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