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Page 16-Thursday, July 24, 1980-The Michigan Daily

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins,
see ing durability in the net, swapped
veteran goaltenders Wednesday with
the Red Wings, sending Gilles Gilbert to
Detroit for Rogatien Vachon.
"It goes back a number of years in
our attraction to Vachon as a goalten-
der, particularly his play with Los-
Angeles and the way he played against
the Bruins and in the Canada Cup in
1976," said Boston General Manager
Harry Sinden.
"I think 'it is a good trade for both of
us," said Jimmy Skinner, director of
hockey operations for Detroit. "Boston
was looking for a topnotch, experienced
goaltender, which Vachon is, and I
wanted Gilbert because I've liked him
ever since he played junior."
Vachon, 34, spent four full seasons
with Montreal, seven with Los Angeles,
and two with Detroit. Gilbert, 31, has
played the last seven years in the
National Hockey League with Boston.
He was sidelined the last third of last
season with a back injury.
Gilbert's back has given him ab-
solutely no problem. He's gone through
two post-season physicals and come
through both with flying colors," said
Sinden. But, he added, "with a lower
back problem, you never know," and
for Vachon, "the capability of playing.
60 games a season is there."
Vachon was unhappy in Detroit,
where his signing after the 1977-78
season as a free agent caused a furor.

e shipped to
An arbitor originally ordered Dale Mc- Kush Cleared
Court sent to Los Angeles as compen-
sation, but when McCourt challenged MESA, Ariz. - An FBI in
the award, the Kings settled for two has cleared former Ari
draft choices and forward Andre St. University football Coach F
Laurent. of gambling allegations,
"It was the wrong chemistry in Tribune said today.
Detroit for us," said Vachon's wife, The newspaper said the Fl
Nicole. "Things never really went investigating since January
right. It's very good for Rogie and that Kush was connected to
Detroit, also. He was never really ac- organized crime figure and
cepted in Detroit." and athletic boosters were
Vachon shared the Vezina Trophy in illegal betting on college spo
1967-68 and has had a goals-against Kush, who was reliev
average of more than 3.00 in only four of coaching duties last Octob
his 14 seasons. Two of them were with Tribune Tuesday he was n
Detroit. the investigation officially
He has three years left on his con- "about two weeks ago."
tract, and, Sinden said, "We sure are Kush said he was please
planning on him being a productive outcome of the federal pro
goaltender for at least the rest of his that he's ready to serious
contract." another college or pro coach
The acquisition of Vachon allows the "I'm glad that it's over
Bruins to bring along goalie Jim Craig exonerated," Kush said. "A
the way they prefer, Sinden said. Craig concerned, there was never
was obtained from Atlanta, where the ling on my part."
Massachusetts native played after Harry Cavanagh, Kush's l
leading the U.S. Olympic hockey team the U.S. attorney's officem
to a gold medal. criminal charges against K
Vachon's durability makes Craig's case is over with,, termi
development process "a little easier," closed," Cavanagh said.
Sinden said. "If he can play 50 or 60 Steinbrenner squa'
games, that would be the proper way to-
bring Craig along, in the other 20 or 30 NEW YORK - George Ste
games." owner of the New York Ya
Gilbert joins veteran Jim Rutherford asked Delacorte Press t
as Detroit's goaltender.

ks f

distribution of "Number 1," Billy Mar-
tin's new book, because of potential
'estigation legal action.
Ana State A brief filed Tuesday by Steinbren-
rank Kush ner's lawyers, Shea and Gould, says
the Mesa "the book contains a number of
defamatory falsehoods," and that
I had been Steinbrenner and the Yankees would
llegations hold Delacorte "responsible for
suspected publication, serialization, summary or
that Kush other reference to material contained
nvolved in in the book to the extent that it contains
is in 1979. defamatory matter."
d of his In the book, written with Peter
, told the Golenbock, Martin charged that Stein-
tified that brenner monitored private phone calls
was over in Yankee Stadium that had taken place
in Martin's office. In a statement Sun-
with the day, Steinbrenner vigorously denied
e, adding any bugging had taken place of Mar-
consider tin's or any other phones in the
ig job. stadium.
nd I was Delacorte said there are no plans to
far as I'm withhold distribution of the book.
any gam-
wyer, said
ll not file SCORES
1c "Tha


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Oakland6, Toronto4
New York4,Milwaukee0
National League
San Francisco 14,Chicago 6
Cincinnati7, Philadelphia 3
Atlanta6, Montreals

Giants erupt for 21
hits; beat Cubs 14-6

CHICAGO (AP)-Jack Clark
knocked in four runs, three with a
homer, and Mike Ivie added three
RBI's as the San Francisco Giants
rapped 21 hits and cashed in on a host of
Cubs miscues to defeat Chicago 14-6
Clark's one-out homer, his 19th of the
season, keyed a six-run San Francisco
third off left-hander Doug Capilla, 2-3.
Herndon, Ivie and Rennie Stennett,
following Clark's blast filled the bases
and Capilla's second balk of the inning
scored Herndon for a 4-0 Giant lead.
Then a sacrifice fly by Dennis
Littlejohn made it 5-0 and a wild pitch
allowed Stennett to score from third
with the Giants' sixth run of the inning.
Willie Hernandez came on in relief of
Capilla in the fourth and the Giants
promptly reached him for three more
runs, the big blow coming on Mike
Ivie's two-run double.
Joe Pettini led off the San Francisco
seventh with his first major league
home run and the Giants added three
more runs, the big blow this time
Herndon's run-scoring double that gave
the Giants a 13-3 advantage. Clark also
had a sacrifice fly in this inning.
CHICAGO GOT TWO runs in the
fourth on a single by Steve Macko, an
RBI double by Bill Buckner and a run-
scoring single by Mike Vail.

A's 6, Blue Javs-2
OAKLAND, Calif. - Rookie
Jeff Cox stroked three hits and drove
in his first two major league runs and
Tony Armas cracked his 22nd homer of
the season as the Oakland A's beat the
Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 yesterday.
Cox, hitting only .209 coming into the
game, drove in the first run with a
third-inning double down the left field
line, scoring Rob Picciolo, who reached
base-on an error. Cox, who later scored
on a wild pitch in the third, drove in
Picciolo again with a single in the next
inning, a three-run fourth that kayoed
loser Jack Kucek, 2-3. Cox's third hit,
another single, came in the sixth.
ARMAS LED OFF the fourth with his
homer, giving him '68 RBI's for the
season. TI 'A's scored their other runs
on Piccio>'s RBI double in the -fourth
and consecutive doubles by Armas and
Mitchell Page in the fifth.
Steve McCatty, 8-9, was the winner,
getting relief help from Bob Lacey over
the last 2'/3 innings. McCatty, who
pitched a shutout in his last start, did
not give up an earned run.
The Blue Jays scored their runs in the
sixth on a single by Roy Howell, fielding
errors by Oakland third baseman
Wayne Gross and shortstop Picciolo
and a sacrifice fly by Ernie Whitt.


liou rang?.A
Soviet basketball star Iuliyaka Semenova looms over her teammates during
a discussion with their coach during Tuesday's match against Bulgarja in
the Moscow Olympics. The 28-year-old Semenova, at 6-foot-11 and 282 pounds,
is the power behind the Soviet's astounding performance at the games.


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