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MAL'GATUCK NEWS (Conn.) Saturday. June I9 t 1976-Page 9 Bowie Declares Oakland Sale By KEN ROSENBERG UP1 Sports Writer NEW YORK <UPI) - Throughout the first eight S'ears of his tenure as baseball commissioner, Bowie Kuhn represented litlle more than a figurehead, a pawn in the owners' chess game, a man accused of being afraid to make a controversial decision. That was until Friday. Kuhn issued a statement, being hailed by many as a landmark decision that could very well shake the basic foundations of baseball, when he declared void the sales by Oakland owner Charlie Finley o! Vida Blue to the Yankees for $1-5 million and Joe Rudi and Rollie Fingers to the Red Sox for ?l million each. Kuhn conceded the ruling would touch off a series of lawsuits from (he clubs and players involved but thai (he sales were "inconsistent with the best interests of baseball, the in- legrily of the game and the maintenance of public conlidence in it." At (he crux of the matter, Kuhn objected to the Yankess and Ked Sox buying contracts of star players in (he prime of their careers (or cash sums. "If such transactions now and in the future were permilted," Kuhn said, "the door would beopenedwidelothebuyingofsuccessbythe more affluent clubs, public suspicion would le aroused, traditional and sound methods of player development and acquisition would be undermined and our efforts to preserve competitive balance would be greatly impaired." Finley called Kuhn a "village idiot," then . instructed his attorney, Neal Papiano of Los Angeles, lo institute suit against Ihe commissioner and baseball in federal court Monday charging restraint of trade. "Precedent has been established for many, many years, when Babe Ruth was sold to the Yankees, when Joe Cronin was sold from Washington to Boston, so many, many limes on players being sold," cited Finley, who realizes he will receive no compensation if Kuhn's decision is upheld and the players become free agents. Marvin Miller, executive director of the players association, which presently is operating without a basicagreement with the owners, called Kuhn's action "sheer insanity," and charged that he has "single- handedly plunged baseball into the biggest mess it has ever seen." "I think Ihe potential in terms of Ihe damage to the best interest of the game is tremendous," Miller warned. "At the moment, just guessing, 1 would say it's done several Ihingl - it's raised the potential for litigation \fach would lasl for years and I think il has raised the potential which perhaps other owners do nol yet understand. "He is asserting a right to end all club owners' rights with respect to all transactions. Whenever (here's a trade made, he can decide that one team did not get enough \alue and he can veto that deal." Rudi and Fingers raturned lo the A's Frida y ni ghl, working out with the cl ub before the game, but were ordered off the field and out of uniform by Finley prior to the game. The two players had been in Red Sox uniforms for one game bul did not play. Schmidt Leads Phillies By NEIL IIERSHBERG UP! Sports Writer Mike Schmidt Friday night drove in (hree runs wilh a fifth- inning home run lo lead Philadelphia to a 6-5 victory over Ihe Cincinnati Reds in a bailie of National League divisional leaders. The high spot in the contest, however, was a play by Phillies' shortstop Larry Bowa thai no one, not even Bowa himself, would believe possible. Tony Perez hit a ball that looked like as though it would go between Bowa and third baseman Schmidt. However, Bowa went deep into Ihe hole, grabbed the ball and fired to first in lime to nip Perez. The crowd of 50,635-a season record-al Philadelphia's Veterans Memorial Stadium gave Bowa a standing ovalion. The importance of the play was highlighted when the nexl baiter, George Foster, hit his second homer of the night to move Cincinnati lo within one run of Ihe Phillies. "It was the best play I've ever made," said Bowa, well known for his defensive wizardry. "I don't see how I made it myself. Perei hit it hard and I was amazed when I got there. ! never saw a standing ovation for an infielder. If that's an indicalion ol whal a World Mahaffey Open Leader DULUni. GA.: John Mahalfey Masls oul of Hand-trap on to the th sreen which he hogejed.Mahalfey managed (o finish his second round will] a two-under-par 65, leading the tournament wilh a total forlhetworoundsoms. ll)P " Cozza Yale Athletic Director ByOONPASl'ALE Sporls Edilor NEW HAVEN- Carmen Cozza coaches and administrative colleagues are lucky lo have Carmen lo work with." Kiphuth added, "II was a very has'becn appointed Director of happy day in 1963 when Cj^. 1 ! MhlelicV'al'Yale'UmVersity/'tt' came here. 1' treasure rnv* was'"announced yesterday afternoon by President Kingman Brcwsler, Jr. Cozza who has been Yale's head football coach since 1965 was selected by the Yale Corporation, (he governing board of trustees, after a thorough consideration of a number o! candidates. Cozza will assume his neiv duties July 1, but will continue to coach football through nexl fall's season. The Athletic Directorship is being relinquished by DeLaney Kiphuth after 23 years in Ihe post in which he succeeded his father, Ihe late Robert J.1I. Kiphuth. Kiphulh will become special assistant to the Yale President for athletic development and relations with other colleges and intercollegiate conferences. "My colleagues on Ihe Corporation and 1 are very pleased that Carmen has accepted the Directorship of Alhlelics," President Brewster said. "His association with him and congratulate Ihe University for Iheir selection. By DAVID MOFFITT UPl Sports Writer DULUTH, Ga. (UPl I Nobody's going to say John Mahaffey "chickened out" ol Ihis year's U.S. Open the way thev said he did lasl year. Mahalfey, a stroke ahead of runnerup Al Geiberger going into today's third round, feels he has something to prove, especially to himself. A year ago, al the Open at Medinah, III., he overcame a • six-stroke deficit in the final round to tie Lou Graham for the 72-hole lead, then lost in an 18-hole playoff because, by his own admission, he refused lo play aggressively, to take any dation also presented him with Jean Annable, reside in Orange, ,.j lhjn | ( ,, m more ,j e | er mined the Gold Medal Award in Conn. They have Ihree daughters (Q wir thjs t ournamen i than recognition of his surpassing - Kristen, 22, a licensed prac- | OU rnament I've ever Camp's record. In addition, |ast lical nurse at Yale-New Haven . ^ in ^a^e O f what winter, he was also thfi recipiej)). Hospital; Kathryn (Mrs. Anthony oMhe Vcriias 'Award -(r'fcja. Tutino), 20, a student at Quin- ProvidenCe College for his ivfljk nipiac College; and Karen, 17, a in the communily. freshman at Miami of Ohio. Cozza and his wife, Ihe former happened lasl year," said the 28-year-old Texan, who had four second-place finishes and no victories last year. "1 had the Open in my hand last year and let it get away." He shot one of only Iwo 2- under-par 68s in Friday's second round over Ihe 7,015- yard Highlands Course outside of Atlanta and, at 2-under 138, is Ihe only other golfer besides Geiberger (139) oul of a starting field of 150 under par for 38 holes. His Thursday-Friday playing partner Ben Crenshaw had Ihe other 68, which he got with a wild, scrambling round, in stark contrast to Mahaffey's steady play, and lied for third at even-par 140 with Rod Funseth and Jerry Pale. Butch Baird. Hubert Green, Lyn Lot I, Mike Morley and J.C. Snead were at 142; Tom Weiskopf, Terry Diehl and Dave Eichelberger at 143; and Jack Nicklaus, the pre-tourna- menl favorite lo become Ihe fourth man to win four U.S. Opens, was alone al 144. The mowers were lowered Thursday evening so (here were no complaints Friday about the fairway grass being too long as there was after the opening round. Mike Reid, the 21-year-old amateur from Brigham Young University, who shot a 67 Thursday for Ihe only sub-par score in the opening round, took a bath Friday. He wound up with a fat 11-over-par 81. "It's pretty depressing," confessed the slender six-footer. "H's Ihe first round I've shot competitively in the 80s in four years." Aaron Belts 750th Homer To Pace Brewers Victory In Ihe Peter J. Folcy Litlle League lasl nighl, Ihe Cardinals tefeated the Orioles 6-3. Steve Macary and John Galelka, with relief help from Chris Ruccio pitched the victory tor the Cardinals. Macary and Galelka had a no-hitter going until the final inning when the Orioles rallied for three runs on hits by Steve Shanahan, Dems Leberio.Mark Hall and Dave Poynton. Poynton pitched a fine three hilter in defeat. . In the Union Cily Little League, the Tigers defeated the A s in a lough baltle 7-5. Leading the Tigers at Ihe plale were Donme Millette, Mike Geruch, Ted Douty and Hay Kean. Pacing the As attack were Larry Litcvich, StanRuschek and Kevin Robinson. The winning pitchcrwas Carlos Vid'alwilh relief helpfrom Geruch. Peter Cordall was tagged with the loss. CARM COZZA president urewsier »<>m. ..» Cozza was happy bul humble at own record proves that Yale can ihe press conference held at the be an Ivy League leader while Ray Tomkins House. "H's a new slickinglo Ivy League principles, challenged me," he said. "I've t? - had a great teacher in DeLaney and if it were not for him, I wouldn't be sitting here now." Cozza seems determined to upgrade the Yale Program. "We're going to do all we can lo win and 1 mean win," he said. "We have a lot of young coaches and hope we can lum our Ivy League program for the beller. I cannol say al this lime vrhal sporls will be elevated, but we Sport-0-Grams By CHRIS TURKEL UPl Sports Writer One of baseball's "old men" al 42, Hank Aaron Friday night belted the 750th home run of his fabled career with one out in the ninth inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over (he Oakland A's. "1 can still hit it out," Aaron said after the game, "and I can still play (his game on my merits, not on my past record...." Aaron's homer, his fifth of the season, was the third by the Brewers in the game. George Scott belted his sixth homer leading off the fourth inning and Bernie Carbo rapped his third with one oul in the seventh. "That man thrills me every Cavallaro ANSONIA He will provide a leadership wor thy of thc Kiphuth tradition of amateur alhlclics. Players, APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BRING accepted for the Naugatuck Park Deparlmenl Senior Basket ball League. The number of enlranls this year will be limited and teams will be entered on a first come first semd basis. Each local team may use up lo Ihree oul of town players. For more information, call Dick Pruchnicki at 723-1795. Deadline for applications is June 30 ....... The Connecticut Falcons took the measure of the Phoenix Bird 40 and 6-0 in an International Women's Professional Softball Association doubleheader before 1,208 last right al Falcon Field in Meriden ..... THREE Cini-S AND TWO BOYS have been selected lo Ihe All- NVL lennis leam from Naugaluck High School. Picked for the girls' e in al! allstar team were Donna Mychaskiw, Lisa Leonard and Chris Zak. we start Selected on the boys' so^ad were Mark Molina and Larry Knapp., we Steve Powers lossed a four hitter lo lead Arizona to an upset a-l vicloryover Arizona Stale last night in Ihe College World Series. It irectors when was Ihe first time the Wildcats have defeated Arizona Stale m eight in al! Tennis Lessons Offered The Parks and Recreation Department of Naugatuck is offering Tennis lessons for ftiroei|( . „„„_„„„ „„„. ., children and adults. The lessons jmed rernain at iheir meetings Ihis season will be held al Cily Hill Middle roradimg potion, bul because of KE(71 , JACKS ON OF TMF. AMERICAN Broadcasting Co. and School Tennis Courts starting ^ vas(ness 0 ( Cozza's duties, Jim Murray o( the i^ Ange |es Times were named the National June 28, 1976. he ^ on!y coach Ihe 1976 season ^^asi,,,. aiH ) sporlswriler of the year for 1975 Ihis past week al Lessons for beginners will be ^ ^ a MW Icxltba)1 menlor i^ N c Bos(m cd(ic &iri char | je 5^,, has compleled held Mondsy Ibrou^ riday for .... .1... t ..... . i-._i ... j»..-nn< r^m-n thin Krn \ v rar< a six-week period for a lolal of 15 lessons. The Children's classes a MW {ootta|] menlor ..... final stages of an operation he underwent more than two years 12lh ved n wno begins his 12lh The lanky guard had Iwo metal plates and 11 screws removed f •e^ 0 ^ S - 1 ^, season as Yale's head football f ro m KS left forearm Friday in an operation al Boston University will be $12.00. Once registration September <1S76>, is no will be SI2.00. Once registration jn ^^^ Usr6 ), is no has been completed, a schedule . [0 lhe a(Hed resp on- will be set up by lhe inslructor. *>"<"*" The minimum age for children is ID years old. S e orearm r H isarm will remain inasplint forsixweeks, doctors said. of administrative duties. ,... r ..~. was on sabbatical, he served as Acting Athletic Finley Taking Case To Court CHICAGO (DPI)-Calling owie Kutm "more like a ill age idiot than a commissioner of baseball." Oakland A's owner Charles 0. Finley says he will go lo court o complete his sale of three players to the Boston Red Sox nd New Vai*«s. Finley sold rfliel pitcher iollie Fingers and outfielder Joe Rudi to Ihe Red Soi and pilchfr YMa Blue to Ihe Yankees Just before Ihe Irading deadline Tuesday night, for »35 million. 'We're going into cour Monday for a restraining order lo set jside the com missloner's decision and in Ih interim unlil Ihf court ha ruled, none of lhf« players will play for Ihe A's." time" said Milwaukee Manag- Roberts scattered 11 hits for his er Alex Grammas. "He means seventh complete game. Free- so much to us; not just his ban's solo homer in the fourth hilling-he's a great all-around was the winning run. pe son. The younger players Red S«x 3, Anges 1: to4 him; they think he's the Jim Rice's Iwooul double greatest, which he is. I'm lucky drove in the go-ahead run and to be managing him in his last he scored an insurance tally on w oe mandril B R . m Pelrocel ii. s sin g|e for a In'other games, New York two-run, ninth-inning rally thai citedChicago, 3-2, in 14 gave reliever Tom Murphy his ™nings Kansas City beat first victory since being ac- cSand 5-3, Baltimore clob- quired by Boston from Mil- bered Texas, 9-4, Detroit waukee. downed Minnesota, 4-2, and Boston edged California, 3-1. Yankees 3, White Sox 2: Roy White hit a sacrifice fly with one out in Ihe 14th inning lo score Fred Slanley from third base to extend New York's winning slreak to four games and Ihe Chicago's losing slreak to eight. Royals S. Indians 3: Cookie Rojas drove in three runs, including the decisive one in the seventh inning, to help Dennis Leonard gain his seventh victory. Leonard was aided by the strong arm of catcher Buck Marlinez, who threw out four Indians trying lo steal second base,' Orioles 9, Rangers 4: Three-run homers by Lee May and Andres Mora and a solo shot by Reggie Jackson enabled Rudy May lo pick up his first win as an Oriole. May Series is like. I want to be (here." "A chill went through me on Bowa's play," teammate Dave Cash said, "ll was one of Ihe greatest plays I've ever seen." In National League games, St. Louis clubbed San Diego, 74 New York edged San Francisco. 3-2, Pittsburgh thumped Houston. 7-3, Chicago downed Atlanta, 64. and Los Angeles nipped Montreal, 6-5, Cards 7. Padres 4: Hector Cruz and Lou Brock each hit inside-lhe-park home runs off 12-game winner Randy Jones to snap his seven game winning streak. Cruz's homer capped a four-run fourth inning, while Brock, celebrating his 37th birthday and a return to the lineup after missing three games with an injured right hand, homered in the fifth following Don Kessinger's single. It was Jones' first loss since May 7 and left him at 123. Mels li.Gianls ''.: Ed Kranepool blasted a two- run homer and John Milner added a solo shot to back Ihe two-hit pitching ol Tom Seaver, who raised his record lo 7-7. Seaver allowed only a fifth inning leadoff home run to Darrell Evans, his second, and a sixlh-inning, run-scoring triple by Derrel Thomas, Pirates 7. Astros 3: Manny Sanguillen went i-for-4 and joined Al Oliver to drive in two runs apiece to give the Pirates their. r) sisth straight victory, a decision over tha Astros. Willie^targell added his eighth homer for the winners. , Cubs 6. Braves 4: Bill Madlock blasted a seventh-inning, grand-slam homer off reliever Max Leon's second pitch to power Ihe Cubs over the Braves and hand winless Carl Morton his sixth loss. Dodgers 6. FApos ii JBill Buckner triggered a three-run, eighth-inning outburst with a run-scoring single to carry the Dodgers over the Expos. Mike Marshall worked one inning of relief to gain his fourth victory in seven decisions. Ansonla Gold. Air. 75 DODGE COLT GT. Yellow. Auto. Trans., AM,'FM Radio 74 VW 2-Door Yellow. Air conditioned. was acquired in a 10-player deal wilh the Yankees Tuesday nighl and made his first start for Baltimore, pitching 8 1-3 innings in raising his record lo 5-3. Tigen 1. Twins 2: Ron LcFlore and Bill Free- ban collected three hils apiece lo help Dave Roberts gain his sixth victory in 11 decisions. All interested restate may ^^7^ j anuar - y to July, register al lhe Parks and , 973 and , hcn became Associale Registration office Registration • DirKl . will nol be taken by phone. Alh! ' di( , Direc i or upon Kiphuth's Mastroserio ft Sons Interior & Exterior Painting Quick Dependable Service Reasonable Bales For Free Estimates Call In 1975, Cona became the innii^esl f wtojUcMch in Yale history, surpassing Ihe legendary • Waller Camp, who led (he El is to 67 victories. Yale posted a 7-2 record last fall, giving Cozza 69 triumphs since beginning his head coaching career with the Elis in 1965. For his distinguished achievements since coming lo Yale in 1963, Cozza received a Gold Key from the Connecticut Sporls Writers Alliance. 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