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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 27

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Friday, November 8, 1968
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Palm Beach Post, Friday, Nov. 8, 196827 Skips Mexico For Roses Haddix To Coach Red Hurlers CINCINNATI LIM Former National League pitching star H.irvcy Haddix today was given CHINCH BUGS? SOD WORMS? phone TOMASELLO 585-2551 Ohio State. Because of his national reputation, he is consulted periodically by professional sports trainers. 1 cline consideration this year. He is responsible for physical conditioning of OSU athletes in 16 sports but devotes most of his time to football and basketball. Two assistants handle the other teams but rely on "the boss" for advice and supervision. Biggs, in turn, works directly under four team physicians, the athletic director and the various head coaches. Biggs is an associate professor of physical education when he isn't massaging pulled muscles, bandaging ankles or prescribing special exercises for trick knees. He has seen every type of athletic injury possible in his 30 years at Ohio State. Most prevalent have been bad knees and shoulders, especially in football. "College trainers have wonderful equipment and good doctors available but if they don't care about each athlete and their school, they aren't really trainers," he says. Is Ohio State any different in its attitude toward trainers? "Not really. Everyone involved in amateur and professional athletics knows that athletes must have constant physical care to remain active. In fact, many high schools are adding trainers to their athletic staffs." Biggs has been approached by professional teams with job offers but prefers to remain at COLLMBUS, Ohio (AP) "It was a thrilling experience but I'm glad I didn't go this year." Ernie Biggs was referring to the Olympic Games. He was a trainer for the U.S. squad at Tokyo in 14. As head trainer of the Ohio State University Buckeyes, the 52-year-old Biggs is hoping for another trip to replace Mexico City like to Pasadena, Calif, for the Rose Bowl. Biggs did not work with the Olympic team this year but some of his methods were used. Lou Crowl, head trainer at Sacramento State College and a former Biggs assistant, was among the U.S. trainers at Mexico City. "Being selected by the Olympic committee is a great honor for any college trainer but my first obligation is to Ohio State," says Biggs of hi.s decision to de- the job of restoring effectiveness to the Cincinnati Reds pitching staff, which had the worst earned run average in the National League last season. Haddix, a onetime 20 game winner for the St. Louis Cardinals who later pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Keds, was named by (ieneral Manager Bob Howsam to "uccet'd Mel Harder. Harder was fired at the end ot last season after three years as Keds' mound coach. Haddix. 43. became minor league pitching coach for the Pirates last season after FINAL DAYS OF OUR ANNUAL SAIE PUBLIC NOTICE!! FURNITURE FLOOR SAMPLES MUST BE SOLD LIVING ROOM t BEDROOM DINING ROOM CHAIRS LAMPS MATTRESSES & BOX SPRINGS cntreiiDTn cnv - t A 16-SPORT MAN Ernie Biggs has been ta ping football ankles at Ohio State for 30 years. He skipped a chance for an invitation as an Olympic i trainer this year to help the Buckeyes on their previous stints as pitching coach lor the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles. He and his father operate1 a 170-aci'e farm in South Vienna, Ohio. road to the Rose Bowl. NEWS, BILL I f OMUL lir I II -III A more GORDON DONATE PLASMA YOU CAN EARN J30-$100 Per week in your spare time. We need Plasma donors with a history of RH Babies or multiple transfusions. For information phone MEDICAL BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 419 SOUTH OLIVE WEST PALM BEACH 833-749 One of the highlighls of his major league career was pitching a perfect 11! inning no-hit game for the Pirates in litfW, only to lose to the Milwaukee Braves in the l.'ith inning when he gave up one hit. 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