The Times Standard from Eureka, California on March 15, 1972 · Page 17
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The Times Standard from Eureka, California · Page 17

Eureka, California
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Wednesday, March 15, 1972
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IS -- Wednesday, March 15, 1072 THE TIMES-STANDARD Eureka, California Twins Must Regain 'Winning Attitude' ORLANDO. Fla. (API - Bill ·Rigney got the relief he wanted. Now, he feels all the Minnesota Twins have to lo is recapture a winning attitude in the American L e a g u e . But there are still many "ifs" surrounding the 1D72 season. If the Twins stumble as badly as they did last year--from West Division champions two years running to fifth place-Higney may f i n d h i m s e l f on- vacation before October. Calvin G r i f f i t h , in addition to trading shortstop Leo Cardenas to California for reliever Dave LaRoche and pitcher Tom Hall to Cincinnati for reliever Wayne Granger, brought up long-term minor league manager Ralph Rowe to the Minnesota coaching staff. The last t i m e G r i f f i t h called up one of his longtime minor league skippers. Sam Mele was on the way out and Cal Kriner soon stepped in. "The biggest thing we've got to recapture is the winning alti ude," says Rigney. "This is a winning club and here's no reason it can't return to the top." The reasons may rest in the health of home run slugger. Harmon Killcbrew, now No. 7 on the all-time home run list and Tony Oliva, the three-time batting champion 1 . 'Killer 1 at Second Killebrew. who will be 36 this season, will be used mostly at first base to prevent strain on his leg. Still, he must avoid a recurring injury to his right fool. Oliva played more than two months on a gimpy right knee which required surgery in September of last year after his .337 average assured him of the Silver Bat. Kod Carew and Cesar Tovar were the olher Twins above .300. Tovar at .3U and Carcw at .307 with an explosive finish. One of the most pressing concerns in spring training was the double play, both offensively and defensively. The Twins grounded into 158 last year. A n d with Cardenas gone, (here was a question as to who would take over at shorlslop. Danny Thompson, the leading candidate, was kept out of the field most of last year with a sore throwing arm. With Killebrew at f i r s t , there's an open race for third base among rookies Eric Sutler- holm and Mike Brooks and veteran Rick Renick. Tovar also could move in from left field. Jim Nettles, Jim Holt. Charlie Manuel, Bobby Darwin. Steve Brye and Mike Adams are hungry for outfield spots. Rich Reese. Killebrew's backup, also could be sent after fly balls. South Fork Nine Edged LEGGETT -- South Fork High School dropped its first practice baseball game of the season, 7-6. to Leggclt Valley Tuesday afternoon. One nine inning game was played instead of the previously planned doubleheader because of time. The Cubs led f r o m the t h i r d inning to the eighth, when Leg- getl. keyed by center fielder Mark I n n a n ' s rbi double, scored three runs. Center fielder Joe Johnson, with a single and double, was the only Cub with more than one hit. Both teams s u b s t i t u t e d numerous times. South Fork coach Rick Webster used Sal Uribe, Bill Wilkinson and Rich f.ovio on Ihe mound, bill Wilkinson's usual role is a catcher. Bruce Ingram, one of three Leggelt hurlers. was the winner. W i l k i n s took the loss. South Fork's next outing is a Saturday doubleheader at Fort Bragg. Bill Walton, Boyd Lead All-Pac-8 SAN FRANCISCO ( A l ) -Sophomore center Bill Walton. UCLA's all-around eager, and Freddie Boyd, Oregon Stale senior guard, were unanimously named to (he Pacific-8 All-Conference basketball team today. Executive director Wiles Hallock said the eight coaches selected a six-man f i r s t team. Oilier members are seniors Steve Hawcs of Washington, CluiKle Terry of S t a n f o r d , Ansley Truilt nf C a l i f o r n i a and Ron Rilcy of USC. Rilcy and T i u i t lied for a spot on the team. W a l t o n starred for the UCLA Bruins as they took their sixth straight Pac-8 crown. He led the league in scoring, field goals and rclxnmds. There were no repeaters on the first team from Ihe 1971 Alt-Conference team. USC's Paul Wcbtphal. a first team choice last year, was selected for Ihe second team this year by Ihe coaches dcspilc I h c ' f a c t he was injured for much of the season. Others named to the second (cam were Jot Mackey of USC. John Coughran of California, and Keith Wilkes and Henry Bibby of UCLA. Honorable mention wont In Doug Little of Oregon, Larry Farmer of UCLA: Steve Ericksen, N'cil Jurgeiison and Sam Whitehead of OSU: Charles Dudley of Washington and Dan Steward of Washington State. Dallas Slates Pro Bowl Bid DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Chamber of Commerce will be on hand next week in Honolulu ID m a k e a pilch for the Pro Howl which matches Maliomil Conference and American Conference stars of the National Foolball League. Royals Irked by Split Home Date KANSAS CITY (AI 1 ) -- Tile Cincinnati, nee Hoeheslcr. Hoyals are "II" again in lite latest round of musical sports franchises. After M seasons in Cincin- n a t i , the National Basketball Association club announced plans Tuesday to move to Kansas City for the 1972-73 season, spreading home games among SI. Louis, Oinnha and the Municipal A u d i t o r i u m here. The decisirm still awaits approval by the league. But Joe A.Nolson, the Royals executive vice president and general manager, said the team expects no d i f f i c u l t y in getting it since attendance at C i n c i n n a t i lias averaged only about 3.500 per game. However, in C i n c i n n a t i , the players said late Tuesday they w i l l refuse to play if the team management splits home dates among the three cities. Tom Van Arsdale, team cap- t a i n , called the move "hush" ami added. "The players are going to f i g h t it." MiRlit Nul ['lay Van Ar.sdalc said he had advised National Basketball Association Commissioner Walter Kennedy, through Players' Association attorney Larry l-'lei- shcr. of the possibility the players could "refuse to play next season." The Royals said they would play 21 games in Kansas City and 10 home games in each of the other cities. "None of us arc happy." Van Arsdale said a f t e r a team meeting. "Hey. you're never home, man," said center Sam Laccy. Another question still to be answered is the f u t u r e of Coach Dob Cousy. Royals attorney Ambrose Lindhorsl said t h a t no decision has been made on w h e t h e r the former Boston Celtics star will remain at the Royals helm. Axclson indicated the club wants to retain Cousy. saying. "I t h i n k I can talk him into coming." The coach himself, however, was noncommittal. It wasn't any secret t h a t the Royals were looking around. But their choice of Kansas City was surprising. Most talk of a move by the club centered on San Diego. Delaware Won't Play Freshmen N E W A R K . Del. (AP) -- University of Delaware Athletic council has voted against allowing freshmen to play either varsity football br basketball, the university announced Tuesday. Pro-Am Held At Beau Pre M c K l N L F . Y V l L L E -- Beau Pro club pro Felix Claventn fired a 71 to win the monthly Pro-Am tournament. He was trailed by R. Smith, VI; Carson Hollis and Randy Scott, 72; Jim Pollard and P. Underwood. 75; Alex Weber, 70; B. Meyer, 77; U. Hadekc and Ralph Helton, 79. Claveran's team also won the low gross. Individual scores were M. G i f f m , GO: T. Morgan, 72: R. HamaccioUi, 74; L. Rickets. 80. SIDEWALK SAL1 THURSDAY FRi SAT S AT 1131 BROADWAY BODY SHIRTS LOW-RISE Jl Long sleeve crepe numbers in florals or fine prints -- Some finer than regular stock. Tapered to fit. 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