The Anniston Star from Anniston, Alabama on July 30, 1969 · Page 15
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'I WasnH Enjoying It- :l 1 1 I 'Stabler. . QuiiMFeami Because Of Attitude -rW-'f '.sar '-7 -.C 15 A. XI . ... J.. '. f : V i , JihilliHiiVMnMMMI ' American Stars Advance In Area Tourney -Shown above are members of to tgue-Ati-arhatitavancedners . tournament Tuesday night with a 10-3 victory; Front row; from left to right, are David Wray, Greg Norton, Jeff Jennings, Doug ?ordrTeny-Fields:rBobLuskrTnd"Lany StephensT" Back tow, soXBarryffiithrStivi HughWJ-D.Plummer;and Marty White. TUSCALOOSA; Ala. (AP) -Former 'Alabama - star quarterback Kenny Stabler lias quit the Oakland Haiders of : the American Football League "because there's not much sense m staying In it if I wasn't enjoying it" Stabler, the Raiders' second-round draft choice two years - ago, said he was not displeas-- ed with his treatment at Oakland but simply was tired of playing football. -"I know that it's hardto telT a football fan you're tired of the game," Stabler said in a telephone interview. "Im not tired of playing football. I just hope that people" will understand." -. . --Stabler was to have played Saturday . night in an ex- ibltiongame-in Bniiungham- against -the - Kansas ; C i ty Chiefs r met his wife and motored to Tuscaloosa. ' He said he plans to return to schooland " finishno hours7 work on his degree in physical ' education "and then maybe "coach or something.' - Stabler said he has not talked to Bryant "yet but" "probably will as soon as I get settled down." He also said he planned to call Oakland Coach John Mad-den today and explain his reason for leaving. He said he talked to no one in the Oakland organization before leaving "because " 1 knew they'd try to talk me out of it." Stabler is the second former Alabama quarterback to leave -the- pro football ranks - this- The team is coached by Charley Shull. wins I n t gk'' TEl" Tv n tlD-JlCL ... . ain, Jbolich The left-handed quarterback said he started to wait until after Saturday night's game in Birmingham before quitting, 'but that seemed like a phony thing to do. "I kept asking myself on the plane coming back if I was doing the right thing and I feel like I have," Stabler con- STABLER tinued. "I may regret it later, but I don't now." Stabler, who sat out last season with an injured knee, to his decision. "I had planned not to even go back to camp this year," he said. "I kept kidding myself that my knee was okay and tiiat I really wanted to 4lay. "I really enjoyed playing for year. The other oneJoe Coach::r Paul .Bryants at Namath of the NewYork Jets, Alabama, but I'm not hppy changed his mind and return- BjrVrrOSTELLINO- UPI Sports writer now," stabler said. "At Alabama, I looked forward to the game and to doing well! I "could really get fired up. It's not there now." Stabler left the Raiders' camp . Monday night after-practice and flew to Birmingham Tuesday where he ed to football. An unnamed Oakland player said he wouldn't be surprised if Stabler",ej,ntock."'s,I know the Raiders will do their best to get him back," he said. Madden refused to comment. lnningsartheTwlns Ieo"15eatfle72-TmdtalifoTnlaf Mickey Lollch and-Denny McLain are friends again so it's probably not surprising that they, had . a common enemy Tuesday night. Lolich Jound a nemesis in the Minnesota Twins when they blasted him for five runs in seven innings en route to a 5-2 victory, in the first game of a doubleheader. McLain followed the lefthander to the mound in the second game. He found the Twins even more difficult and was bombed for nine runs in romped to an H-5 victory. beat Boston 4-3. stretched i t s -The Minnesota sweep moved tti Twins 9(tnmM nhoari nt WTSHanTVWIiear-Easternivision-4eaMo-14 Baltimore" New York, 6-5, with the help of Reggie Jackson's 40th homer. The blast put Jackson 23 games ahead of Babe Ruth's pace . and-just one game behind Roger Maris' timetable in their record home-run years. In other American League games," Baltimore edged Kansas City, 4-1, Cleveland swept Chicago, 4-3 in 11 innings and M, Washington top- games by stopping Kansas Ci ty. Mike Cuellar scattered nine hits to boost his record to 12-9. Boog Powell hit his 28th . homer for the Orioles. Ramon Websters two-run-pinch triple snapped Jack Ak-er's string of 33 2-3 innings of scoreless relief pitching and Bob Johnson followed withTa" pinch single scoring Webster as Oakland rallied for three runs in the eighth to beat New; -York. 1 7B (Tlf AnnfStmt Wednesdoy, July 30, 1969 Gale Favored To Nail DSivh Pole Position ATLANTA ( AP) Cale Yarborough of Timmonsville, S. C, was rated the favorite in today's time trials for the pole position in Sunday's annual Dixie 500 at the Atlanta International Rsccwfly. '-"tt " "-i 7 ' "" "7"' , . - Yarborough powered his 1969 Mercury around the ltt - mile oval Tuesday with a speed of 155.72 miles per hour - the fastest time thfrday-Und-w eight qualifying positions in today's trials. : NASCAR S all-Ume money Winner, iaroorousua bicu waa Duke Shns llffl Inning homer in the opener and Eddie Leon's first major league homer in a six-run seventh inning in the nightcap carried Cleveland to the doubleheader sweep over Chicago. It was the first sweep of the year for the Indians.' . - Jay Johnstone led off the ninth with a homer to hand California the victory over Boston. Johnstone blooped a 3-1 pitch off reliever Vicente Romo. The victory moved .California -ahead of Chicago and out of last place for the - first tone since May 10. . ' Solo homers by Lee Maye, Ken McMullen and B e r n i e Allen carried Washington past Seattle. Joe Coleman pitched a five-hitter for the Senators. some three seconds off the track record of 158.730 m.p.h. which Buddy Baker of Charlotte, N. C.,-established in this year's Atlanta 500 , . . Eight more starting assignments will be awarded In time trials Thursday and another eight will be decided Friday Six snots will be filled Saturday morning, with the final 10 vacan cies to be awarded to me leaders of a 2o-lap qualifying race - Snal A record purse of $100,315 will be awarded in Sunday's race,; Jbf of tatanS'lS with the winner to pocket $17,850. Lee Roy Yarbrough of Col- JJfJ a Dram lUmor' umbla, S. C, is the defending champion. , ". Services Are Set PORTLAND, Ore. ... (UPI)-Funeral services will be held herray-for-Glenn-Elliottr former pitcher for the Portland Beavers of the Pacific Coast League and the A&1V1 Of Efljgm OUR GREAT MIDSUMMER CLEARANCE SALE IS HERE I h maocil GREATER SAVINGS THAN EVER for you I Pricti hav. bt.n DRASTICALLY REDUCED in ovcry dtport- , mentl Look for tho special ale tagtl Only a fw or ihown hrTHuyl QuanKtiM or limiltd I BUY ON EASY TERMS Air Conditioner FILTER Trim to fit. t Owens Corning. "40-290-2 Ctntral Unit Filter. 40-297-42M.6 45. $1.17 BASEBALL CAPS I ' - - Q j m x mm wnvii - mm mm t- .s 1 1 1 II I I J- m xx mm m mm w xx 'Km - m mm w TSsvassiv- ill IL im I it r -Til . - . - i - ' i.TI Jj Vr Ijy lv. ' p'y fv lMJ (SSi7 JxSX k" ; 2 0" Deluxe reg. 68.95 NORWOOD HODGES VOLKSWAGEN 104 GREEKBRIAR RD. P. O. BOX 126 ANNISTON, ALABAMA 36201 JULY 27, 1969 Dear Customer: We are makinga change in our bookkeeping system. I Effective August 1,1969, we will provide for. our charge customers the Charge Card services of the three .banks in Anniston. With this change we will no longer have charge accounts. ; There is no charge for this service when the account is paid on a monthly basis. ' If you need additional time you may use the deferred I. payment plan. ; A small service charge will be added. This will be an advantage when major repairs are needed. When you come in for service we will ask ' , you how you prefer to pay,' AN B (Anniston National Bank) BankAmericard (Commercial National Bank)), Master Charge (First National Bank). Cash or Check. It has beenour' goal to provide satisfactory service. We think this will allow us the - opportunity to better serve our customers. -' Your business is appreciated. We solicit suggestions or criticism regarding our services to you. ." ' . i , "..' .4 ti. . 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