Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 27, 1972 · Page 31
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August 27, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 31

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Sunday Gazette-Mail J1C--Aug. 27, 1972 -Cnarlwton, Aest VIr»inl Charlies, Bucs Renew Agreement By A. L. Hirdmu I Mm n** m.r, , , L , V--X "PvW l^CT HI Hll -.A-. .......... --..- ._ raffle rn*an r\iitMnAco ··* »««·«%·.. l_ u .. . J *· i * . i . i · «. ·. -._ * . - .. . By A. L. Hirdmu Hit Charleston Charlies have renewed their working agreement with the Pittsburgh Pirates for another year of operation in the International League, it was announced Saturday by president of the Bob Levine, Charlies. |$300 per man I for the playing personnel of the squad. Levine also announced that Len Monheimer will be retained as general manager and it assumed that the Levine didn't reveal any the details of the contract but it is assumed that it will be similar to the one the two clubs have now, which, means that the Pirates will furnish the entire staff, as it is now, will be O j back on the job. Monheimer Monheimer came to Charleston last March after Ward Goodrich, who had been hired to replace Jim Mills, surprised everyone by submitting his resignation. No sooner the new cpn- . ,, e cpn- of the manager and pay all over tract been signed with the Pi- rates than business manager Regis Cole set out to sell season tickets for 1973. And the early results were surprisingly good. "We'd like to be at the total of 431 we sold before this season started," Cole said. That included 276 box seats and 155 reserved grandstand seats. In addition, 398 booklets of 12 tickets, at a cost of $15, were sold for this season. LEVINE ANNOUNCED that, despite rising costs in the operation of the club, ticket prices would remain the same. That is $112.50 for box seats and $85 for reseved grandstand tickets. Meantime, the Charlies were nearing the goal to win the International League pennant and a warm welcome home is being nlanned for the team when it apens its last series of the season Friday with Richmond. The Braves will be here for single games Friday and Saturday nights at 7:47 p.m. and on Sunday and Monday afternoons at the old starting time of 1:47 p.m. Friday will be fireworks night with 100 aerial and eight field pieces to be exploded immediately following the game. It also will be National Guard night, which was postponed from the last series here with Peninsula. Saturday night will be official "Team Photo Night." Every fan who pays to get into the ball park will receive a team picture of the Charlies. -Staff Photo by Leo Chabot SUPPORTERS OF CHARLIES SIGN UP FOR 1973 BOX SEATS AND FENCE ADVERTISING From Left, First Row: Bob Austin, Karen Huffman and Tim Velie Back Row: Tully Burgess, Bill Barker and Jack Boiarsky. ON SUNDAY, taking an optimistic view of participating in the World Baseball Classic in Honolulu next month, the Charlies will hold a "Salute to Hawaii Night." Orchids will be flown in by United Air Lines and the first 500 ladies who come into the park will receive one of these flowers. As gate prizes, 12 royal Hawaiian pineapples will be given away. On Monday, three prizes will offered in the form of a utility building, a vanity dresser and a quantity of house paint. The Charlies will start their play in the post-season Governor's Cup series on Tuesday night, vSept. 5, and, if they finish as high as second, they will host [Astronaut Lovell Gets First Medal MUNICH (AP) - U.S. astronaut James Lovell received the first gold medal of the 1972 Olympic Games Saturday. Willi Daume, president of the O l y m p i c Organizing Committee, presented Lovell with a special gold medal, saying the astronaut's trip to the moon in Apollo 16 "was worth more than 10 gold medals." Daume spoke at ceremonies here at which Lovell presented him with an Olympic and a Munich flag which had been taken to the moon aboard Apollo 16. Lovell told Daume the Olympic Games, like the U.S. space program are designed to bring nations together for peace. Daume said he arranged for the flags to be aboard the spacecraft through "former German professor" Wernher von Braun, German missile expert in World War II, now with :he U.S. space program. LovelFs gold medal--pure jold unlike the mdeals Olympic winners will receive--was not his first sports award. He said he was a sprinter al Juneau Hisch School in Milwaukee. the first game. 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