Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on February 26, 1969 · Page 20
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Redlandt Daily Faeh 20-Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1969 BiKeJean back in form after surgery To meef UCR af Riverside UR baseball team to play first game of year Thursday mi By HOWIE SCHNEIDER 0 ^ r iw miu. v«. Tx 1., ti on SOME PEDPte: HAVE- .UO STEALTH WHATSOEVER.' OAKLAND. Calif. (UPI )-I H the weather is favorable the Haney Mudd last week 2-1 and'be helped by two returping let- Bouncy Billie Jean King put her I University of Kedlands base-4-0. termen who contributed to last surgery scarred knee to the,'ball squad wtU open the 1969 supreme test and it passed with season Thursday igamst UCR flyuig colors. :at 3 p.m. on the Highlanders AUEYOOP By V« T* Hflinfin THE tORN LOSER ^m, cAPpy, uerfe puv By ART SANSOM e Mi W l«. l«Ji«J» 11M. « 2-26 PRISCILLA'S POP By Al Vemwer ROBIN MALONE By Bob Ubbers 'Tennis is fun again." beamed ttie Albany. Calif, tennis star after she downed Ann Haydon Jones of Great Britain 6-3. 6-2 Tuesday night for the women's angles title in the $18,000 InternaUonal Pro Inntational. It was Mrs. King's first singles crown since knee surgery last fall. i Before surgery, her moMityl was limited and the knee pamed her most of the time. Doctors] cleaned tendons around the' knee and removed a small growth. "This is the best I've played in a year and a half." said Mr.'.j King. "I'm* now getting close- to shots that I couldn't even: reach before my surgery. My leg is much stronger." , Top-seeded Rod Laver and Tony Roche will meet tom'ght in the all-Australian men's singles finale. Both scored impressive semifinal victories over Ken Rosewall and Marty Riessen of Evanston, ni. Laver played consistently fine touiis and angled passing shots diamond. The HigUaoders, with eight games already behind them, ran their record to 5-3 with a dou- Ueheader win over Claremont- For the BuUdogs, last year's year's .270 team average. Right team of rookies, who won 19 fielder Don Ross batted .227 and games, finished third in the,knocked m 19 runs, and Dick SCIAC, and won the Bioia Tour- Romo. left Held, drove in 18 runs PfiT nament, returns in force and land hit .295. will be pushing for a higher fin-; Other top returnees are sec- isb in the conference standings, ond baseman Tom Williams and The 1969 batting average will,shortst(q) Jim PorterfieW. Wil- imade aD-SCIAC as a freshman last year hittmg .279 and talljing 14 RBIs. Porterfield came off the junior varsity squad in the eariy season and made the Bulldog infield. He hit .261. has good speed and gets rid of the ball in a hurry. ' Nine pitchers are trying out for a varsity spot Verle Millsap won five games last yeah Tom Schumacher as a frosh was a four-game winner. Don Fariss picked up three wins as a re­ liefer, and lefty Doug Nalle was credited with two wms. Coach Paul Taylor looks for a winning season, but Thursday he hopes to avenge three losses posted against the Highlanders last year. by the net-charging Rosewall to take the match in straight 6-3 sets. Roche defeated Riessen 6-4, 6-3. Roche combined with fellow Australian John Newcombe to capture the doubles title by beathig Laver and Roy Emerson 6-3. 6-4. In third-place matches tonight. Riessen faces Rosewall^ — . -—rr— and AUhea Gibson Darben takes', sites, telling club offiaab they on Francoise Durr of France. In the mixed doubles final, Rosemary Casals of San Francisco and Australia's Fred Stolle match serves with Mrs. King and Riessen. Dodgers missing 12 Most baseboll teams soy ployers signed By IMfad Prtsi IHIWIMNWMI pamant in 1969 and do not wanti Tbe Big Crisis over, major to let other chibs get ahead of I |i||ll|t hjiniMC race proposal to be on ballot league baseball teams put out the welcome mat today for their veteran players and set about the task of findhig their starting lineups for the campaign ahead. Soon after the spring (raining boycott ended Tuesday with agreemeitt betw«eB playm and owners on » new pension program, players started flood ing the switchboards of ttie Florida and Arizona training Jim Sepour says he'l have lots to learn LOS ANGELES (UPI)—"I've were on their way. VirtuaUy every dub said it bad most of its pilayers lined up on cootract terms and expected them on the field for workouts within the next two days. A notable excq>tioa was the Los Angdes Dodgers, yibo have four starting pitdiers and ei^t other players stiQ unsigned over salary differences. But Dodgers us in conditiomng." Among Dodgers still unsigned are Don Drysdale, Claude Osteen, Tom Haller, Jeff Torborg, Ken Boyer and Ron Fairly. Other unsigned players on the various clubs include Mickey Mantle of the New Yorit Yankees, Richie Allen and John Callisoa of Philadelphia, Fergu sen Jaildns of the Chicago Cubs, Dave McNally and Boog Powell of Baltimore and Jim Fregosi of the California Angels. Hie White Sox lost veteran shortstop Uus Aparicib temporarily T\iesday. The club physician iwescribed minor surgery for Aparicio on his hand. Aparicio is expected to rejoin the chib by next Tuesday. LOS ANGELES (UPI)-City of Inglewood voters apparently will decide the fate of night harness racing at Hollywood Park. The state Court of Appeal Monday turned down a petition for a writ of mandate to keep a proposal to halt night harness racmg at the Inglewood facility off the election ballot April 1. 'In spite of the serious and complicated constitutional problems raised by the initiative ordinance, the time factors involved compel us to deny an al- terinaUve writ in this matter," Ted Williams inaugurated his career as a manager Tuesday I (hl "^7irt riliV^ by taking the field ^ a ""^Th 'lnje^td City Council skeleton Washmgton Senators pjae^d thfproposal on the bal- owner Walter O'BfaDey was! making plans to see he wasn't! crew at Pompano Beach, Fla. jot left at die gate. iHe pronounced the squad in, ^ jas been contended that In what O'Malley admitted^^""^ .8<>~ and setinjght racing depreciates proper- was "a change of priicy," he;'" "o* ™P™."nf "^^ teams ty values, creates traffic conges- sent telegrams to aU 12, asking! ^''"{nS- long hours of uon, safety hazards and noise. have to immediately. I "Traditionally, a player who hasn't signed bis contract Is not invited mto camp," O'Malley sakl. "However, this is an unusual situatioD." NBA standings The telegram to the pl«yers| Baltimore from the Dodger management j pmadelphia said. "We want to win thevpu; YOA Stors to host Cotonels New Yoric " Boston ' Cincinnati iDeUwt Sliln-aukee East W. L. 49 17 43 21 45 24 40 26 zens. Asking for the writ of mandate were the Hollywood Turf I Club and Western Harness Rac- img. Inc. P,, Night harness racing was inaugurated at Hollywood Park got a lot to leam." Sim S ^t' "^ry ^^e^rt™ to' campbattm^^^^^ Se>Tnour said. "I'U have tn in.mediatdv. (""S ^l"^"change styles." The All-America end from Notre Dame, a first round draft choice by the Los Angdcs Rams last month, met his new coach, George Allen, Tuesday. "We couM go de^r for the ban in college than they'll let yon go here," Seymour continued. "I'll have to work on myj short game. Pariicutariy, li want to work on my wcalmess, which is catching low passes." Allen said he brought the 23- y car-old college star here! .742 .682 4 .652 5Vi .606 9 34 33' .507 15Vi 26 42 .382 24 22 45 .328 27M: last year. LOS ANGELES (UPD-The "because I wanted him to knoW; Los Angeles Stars, whose hopes' Los Angeles his opportunities and obligations 1 for an American Basketball! AUanta as a Ram end. "Hie Los Angeles coadi said Seymour "has wtat ywi need m pro ball if he wants to work ... and be gives roe ihe impression that he's a competitor." Association playoff berth look more dismal with each loss.! San Diego host the Kentucky Colonds at I Chicago the Sports Arena tonight The SUrs trail fourth-place Dallas in Uie ABA's Western Divisioa by three and a haUl W. L. 44 24 42 28 Pet. GB .6J7 .600 3 Surgery set Sunday for Rick Barry Hie 6^oot-4, 205-pouad end:games. A little more than a was one of three Ram first month is left on the regular season schedule. OAKLAND (UPI)—Rick Bar^ _^ ^ ^ ry of the Oakland Oaks, San" Francisco 33 36 .478II'-^'d«''"*<* '''Sh scorer of the 28 39 418 i5Vi American Basketball Associa- 27 41 ^397 17 " o"- """^ UCLA Medical 33 44 !362 19;A; Center in Los Angeles Sunday " for knee surgery. Seattle Phoenix ' 14 54 .206 30 Tuesday's Results Milwaukee 114 San Diego 112 Boston 112 Phoenix 99 New York 122 AUanU 101 Phila. 120 Cin 119 San Fran. 101 Chicago 99 Los Ang. 114 SeatUe 111 OT (Only games scheduled) Wcdiwfday'f Games New Yoric at Boston Phoemx at Philadelphia Chicago at Seattle Dr. Martin Biazina will remove a cartilage from Barry's left knee on Monday. Barry will remam hospitalized for about five days and stay in Los Angeles three weeks for post-operative examinations. Dr. Biazma said he expects Barry to "be dohig things normally" within six weeks after the operation. Barry is out :lor the season.

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