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Sports Parade By Milton Richman Unsigned Contracts Generate Rumors NEW YORK (UPI) - Both coincidental Charlie Finley and that either, sides have given a little. Boston Dick O'Ccnnell are talking all Whether I Seven Homers Hit In 5-4 Game NAUGATl'CK NEWS (Conn.) Tuesday, June 8,1916 -Page 9 Pirates Outslug Gncinnati has sweetened !he pot still the lime or that Red Sox hoping to sign Fred Lynn, Assistant General Manager Carlton Fisk and Rick Bur- John Claiborne is talking with Kapstein. These talks have generated all kinds of rumors. One is that the iled Sox, rather than hold still for Lynn's demands, are considering trading their 24 leson, and their financial adviser, Jerry Kapstein, has come down some. Lynn, once said to be looking for $2 million, likely would listen now to $1 million over five years providing Ihe Red Sox included year-old super sophomore who a no-trade provision. ' — That's becoming the big thing now, the no-trade clause, and doesn't that strike you funny? How long ago was it that Andy Mes'sersmith and the rest of his fellow ballplayers were bleeding so much and struggling so hard for their "freedom" claiming (hey should be free to go wherever they like al Ihe end of each season, even from a purely moral standpoint. So they finally get their freedom, and what's the first thing they do? Insist on one of these no-trade clauses tying them to the club for five years. Now that's whal you call a perfect case of wanting to have it both ways. To go on, though, Oakland was the MVP and rookie of the year last season and is hitting .345 now. The Iled Sox supposedly are willing to give up Lynn and Burleson (or Itudi and Cam- paneris. Oakland and Boston both are having bad seasons. The A's, winners in (heir division for Ihe past five years and world champs three times, are next to last in Ihe American League Wcsl and the Red Sox are third in the East Division. Charlie Finley doesn't deny he's talking with the Red Sox about a deal. "1 have been in constant conversation with Dick O'Connell with regard to a possible trade," he says. "I'm also has a number of players who talking with other clubs. I'll haven't signed their contracts deal with anybody yet, either, fellbw-s like Joe Itudi, Vida Blue, Gene Tcnace, Rollie Fingers, Sal Bando and Berl Campancris, and Kapstein represents them all except Blue and Bando. Only a week is left before Ihe trading deadline and with time What about Lynn? "1 don't want to bandy players' names around," says Charlie Finley. Thai still doesn't alter the fact Lynn's name has been mentioned in conversations by the Red Sox with Finley, and Whether Die A's deal with the Red Sox or someone else, Joe Hudi seems the most likely player to be traded by Finley because he probably could get Ihe most for him. Looking at the other side, though, I'd say Fred Lynn still will be with Boston next year along with Carllon Fisk. There's no queslion the Red Sox are trying as best they can to sign Lynn, Fisk and Burleson. "We want all three men lo play for this club," says Claiborne. "We have made what we think are excellent offers lo all three. Our offers were countered with offers w'hich we think are inflationary and out of line. When we gel lo the point where we think we can no longer negotiate, we'll call a press conference and put all Ihe (acts on the table so that the public and the press can judge for themselves." The Red Sox never have said what they've offered Lynn but they have said they feel they've been "very liberal." Translated, that probably means they've already offered him $300,000 for Ihree years, and if they have gone that high, which I wouldn't doubt, then Fred Lynn could make roughly five times more in salary this year than he did last year, and that doesn't sound to me like a half bad year al all. Even for the best-looking second year man in all baseball. By FRED McMANE DPI Sporls Writer Monday night at Riverfront Stadium, there was an unscheduled home-run derby for Ihe benefit of a national television audience and, while outslugging the Reds, 54. Pirates, but it was Richie For six innings the Pirates Cincinnati's Joe Morgan walked A record-tying seven solo Zisk's pinch-hit blast, off famed "Lumber Company off with the lop individual homers were hit in the game, reliever Will McEnaney, in Ihe wasn't much more than kin- prize, the Pittsburgh Pirates including two by Morgan and eighth inning thai gave the dling against Cincinnati's Jack captured team honors by three in one inning by the Pirales the victory. w.-.i.,~ ,.-1 «,. "Ri« n«i *' '• -'** ' , '^A^i' '/', lf' a ' "' *J<>.-r i . > f •ft,». ) »*; >:*< •*;'•:<•* f '&' * V & SJ» , ; a •^ ." ty ># • ',' V.vfc& . 'ii/V',™ .«;* growinK short, it isn't at all the A's' owner doesn't deny Clarke Selected NHL Most Valuable Player LOS ANGELES; Dodgers' Ron Cey receives congratulations from teammates Joe Ferguson (13} andDavey Lopes after he hit a grand slam during first inning action. It was Ihe second of his career. UoWngonis Philadelphia catcher Boo Boone. Phillies beat Dodgers o! Ihe National Hockey League to win three Hart Trophies as the league's most valuable player. the third time in the Jean MONTREAL (LIPI) - Bobby Clarke Clarke of the Philadelphia players Flyers Monday joined an elite honors for the 1975-76 season as group of centers — just one, selected in voting by members Howie Morenz — in becoming of the Professional Hockey the second pivot in the history Writers Association in the 18 NHL cities. Denis Polvin of the New York Islanders ended Orr's eight year hold on fhe N'orris Trophy, Ratelle of- the .Boston last four^vears Clarke has been Bruins won the Lady .Byng . rookie, .over, team mate Glenn '"named the'MVP'and'(he' only Trophy, and Bryart Trotlier'of. RescJi; who' also finished second player who haa'wun it as many the Islanders was named the times in a shorter span was Calder Trophy winner as rookie Bobby Orr, who look it three of the year, straight seasons beginning in IWlelle, who started the 1969-70. Morenz, the first of a season with the New York long line of great Montreal Rangers but was shipped lo Canadiens, won the Hart Boston in November in the Phil Trophy in 1927-28, 1930-31 and Esposito-Brad Park trade, won 1931-32. his award as the player who was one of four best combined sportsmanship awarded individual and gentlemanly conduct. Polvin won his award as the top delenseraan, taking advantage of the futile season by Orr which saw him undergo two knee surgeries and play jusl 10 games. The Islander defense- man also finished runner-up lo Clarke in the Hart balloting. Trottier was .chosen top Rockets Expected To Select Lucas best in the Vezma Trophy race to Ken Dryden. Jean Pronovost of the Pittsburgh Penguins came in second to Ralelle in the Byng race while Park was runner-up to Polvin for Ihe Norris. National Hockey League Moving To Curb Fighting In UCLL action iast night the Cubs outlasted the Cards 9-7 in a hard fought contest. Hitting stars for the Cubs were Kevin Moreland, Rick Ruest, and Darryl White, who also played a fine defensive game at third base. Swinging good bats lor the Cards were Ray Martino and Mike Corligiano, who also played good defense in right field. Chuck Bendla- wus credited with the win, with reliel help from Kevin Moreland, and Mark Pompano took the loss. In the Peter J. Foley League, Ihe Red Sox edged the Giants 2-1 in an exciting game. Anthony LaFlamme allowed five hits for the Red Sox white Joey Pascale and Ken Jensen combined for a three Miter for the Giants. Wayne Hussano was the hitting star for Ihe Sox as be belted a home run and a single. Mike Woodfield smashed a homer for the Giants and Joey Pascale addcda pair of singles to pace their offense. LaFlamme was the winning pitcher, while Pascals was banded the loss. Foley League Forming Girls Softball Program MONTREAL (UPI) - The National Hockey League hopes lo curb fighting through new rules that could see a player thrown out of a game for his first fight and suspended for a game and his club fined $1,000 for repeated offenses. "We are sure that we will player who starts a fight. -AIJ penalty benches in all —Any player, who receives arenas musl be enclosed by three majors or game miscon- plexiglass to separate the ducts for fighting, shall receive players and spectators, an automatic one-game suspen- The National Hockey League sion. Players Association had urged —Any player, who receives thai all incidents of fighting be three majors or game miscon- met with automatic game duels for fighting, shall receive misconducls hul NIILPA offi- satisfy the general public and an automatic one-game suspen- cials said they were satisfied the authorities with the passing s i on f or every subsequent with Ihe new rules, major or game misconducl. —Any player, who receives Ihe one-game suspension, would of these rules," MIL referee-in- chief Scotty Morrison said Monday night. "Without banning lighting complelely, we have his" club fined 51,000. have now taken a greal step in _]f an offense is not called getting what the people wanl." D y a referee during a game, The new rules proposed by Dut , s witnessed by a league the NHL rules commillee on a official attending the game or 10-7 vole and sent lo Ihe Uague Dv tne fjRL president on a lape Board of Governors for approv- O r (h c game, Ihe presidenl can al today slate thai: slill impose a penalty on the -The referee shall be em- p ] a y er an d have it served at a powered to impose major and- ] a | er j a t ei or a game misconducl lo any —Any player, who physically interferes with the spectators, shall receive an automatic game misconduct. All such offenses shall be reported to Ihe NHL president for any penally Peter J. Foley Little League sign-ups for girls' Softball will be held on Thursday, June 10th and Friday, June IHh from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. al the Scott Street Little League. Ages are nine to twelve. Any girl bom on or afler August 1st, 1963, but before August 1st, 196? should sign up Thursday or Friday. A birth certificate and a parent is also required. This sign up is to determine NEW YORK (UPI) - The long basketball season is finally over and heads are turned next to the tall men who are going to be next year's bumper crop of rookies. "The National Basketball As- socialion draft will be held today when the league's 18 teams make their choices via a conference call from league headquarters beginning at 2 p.m. EDT. The first-round choice is expected to be Maryland's H All .America guard John Lucas, who comes lo Houston after being traded from Atlanta in a deal involving switches of No. 1 picks and two players. The highly touted Lucas averaged 20 points this season and broke Tom McMillen's career scoring record at Maryland. "In addition to a pro career, I'm also thinking about enter- how many girls are interested. Any girl presently playing baseball in the Little League should also register, although - mg the Wor id "feam Tennis they will continue to play satellite tour for experience," baseball for Ihe remainder of this L WSS sale! recently, year. The Hawks received the Directors for this operation are rackets' choice on Ihe first needed. Any adult wishing (o help rolmdi tne ninln o! fte fo^ organize and or run this league p]lls ]of M cr i w ether, a 6-foot-10 should also register Thursday or center-forward and Gus Bailey, Friday, , a guard. Also expected (o go high in the draft are All-Americas Adrian Dantley of Notre Dame and Richard Washington of , . UCLA, who were declared By Uniled Press fnlernalional with five runs. Three of those got a single, double and triple eligible Monday for Ihe draft Bristol and Three Rivers runs scored when Bob Delerage and scored five runs. under the undergraduate eligi- have injected same life into the singled with Ihe bases loaded hflty clause Eastern League's division and center fielder Kenzie Dans ^^ bea ^~j ive ^ jn other blue-chippers expected hobbled Ihe ball. Australia and eat only the to 6° early are All-America Waterbury's Pete Guerrero i eave s of Ihe eucalyplus tree. S" 11 1Ia >'- a ^ < or *' ar d ff° m NCA.4 champion Indiana; Rob- Billmgham and the "Big Red Machine" looked like a broken- down wreck at the hands of Pittsburgh's Bruce Kison, Bui over the last three innings, the balls sailed over the fence like they were ejected from a rocket launcher. "II looked like a driver's range with guys hilling golf balls all over Ihe place," quipped Zisk, whose home run snapped a 4-4 tie. In addition to Zisk, the Pirates got home runs from Al Oliver, Willie Stargell and Bill Robinson—all of which came in Ihe seventh inning off Billingham. Pete Rose also homered for the Ileds. Oddly, there were only two hits in the game over the first six innings, both by the Pirates. Kison pitched a no-hilter through six innings before Morgan spoiled it with his first homer as Ihe leadoff batter in the seventh. Kison was finally lifted in the eighth after giving up two more homers and Bob Moose and Dave Giusti finished up with Moose getting his second win in three decisions. In the only olher .S'L games, Philadelphia defeated Los Angeles, 8-6, San Diego downed New York, 5-1, and SI. Louis edaed Houston,. 7-4 Phillies 8. Dodgers 6: Greg Luzinski drove in three runs with a homer and a sacrifice fly and Mike Schmidt knocked in two runs to lead Philadelphia over the Dodgers. Dick Allen also homered for the Phillies as they handed reliever Charlie Hough his first loss after seven wins. Ron Cey had a grand slam homer for I^)s Angeles. Padres 5, Mels 1; Alan Foster tossed a four- bitter for his first win since June 1 of last year in pitching the Padres over tl.e Mots. Have Winfield hil a three-run homer and Willie McCovey had a two- ert Parish, a 7-1 center from ™n double for San Diego which Centenary; 6-9 Alabama center lagged Craig Swan with his Leon Douglas; Indiana's 6-3 sbtlh loss ln e 'Sh' decisions. guard Quinn Buckner; and 6-10 Cardinals ^. As(ros 6: center Scott Lloyd of Arizona St. Louis scored five State-r' , • ;' • --.-..•• -uriearned v ,£U3^, in Jhe ..first -•••IKS 'other undergraduates ™™g U«n rugijon 6hir,iBie available under what used to be «'«* P«dirag n of Al Hra.bosky termed the hardship clause '° defeat lh!> Astros - Shortstop are . Roger Metzger's error paved Norman Cook, Kansas; 'he way for the Cardinals' first Charles Daniels, Rice; Johnny innm & as "ult but they scored Davis, Dayton; Jacky Dorsey, "hat proved to be the winning Georgia; Edward Douglas, for- ™" in the e !|hth on a wild merlyRutgers-Newark;Daryl P'tch b - v reliefer Gene Pentz. Gainey, formerly Fairmont ci '« Johnson, had a two-run State; Reg Glasgow, California- h ™ er for Houston. Riverside; Loy Hudson, Albany (Ga.) State;" Robert Kelley, formerly Nevada-Las Vegas and Guilford; Warnel Lamb, Lehigh Community College; Lonnie Shelton, formerly Oregon Slate; Larry Wright, Gramblins. SERVICE • SERVICE • S E It's Tht Serai! E R MttiHeSaie , R V Hill founts V I FWK BUICK i ,C 5)3 No. Mi'n St. Nasj. c E « SERVICE « SERVICE Bristol Increases Lead Post 17 Holding Practice To nigh I The Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 baseball learn will hold a regislralion and praclicetonigMat4:30p.m.at Cily Hill .Middle School field. The learn will open its regular season in defense of iu Zone 4 championship on June 27. I-ASTTOIESTOMGIIT i ACADE SI V AWARD W1\N El "ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S ! NEST „. .TECHN1COI.OR "» 6:tS-9:W WED. "ROBIN AND MARIAN" SUN.MON.TUES.9Sc "he deems appropriate." NEW YORK (UPI> - Detroit outfielder Ben Oglivie, who hit .500 and hil three home runs last week, was named Ihe American League Player of Ihe Week, AL President Lee MacPhail announced Monday. Oglivie went 8-16 and two of the homers were game-winning blows. He also slugged 1.125 and scored the winning run in another game. GREAT CAR 'BUYS In '" Classified LOOK NOW races. Bristol defeated Williamsport, M, Monday night lo go two games ahead of West Haven in i Ihe South. Quebec Cily edged Three Rivers, 3-2, bul Three Rivers remained only percenl- age poinls behind Berkshire in the North. Waterbury (humped Berkshire, iw, and Reading defeated West Haven, 5-1. 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