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Freeport, Texas
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TH)E BRAZGSPOHT FACTS, Preeporl, Texas, Sunday, December 5,1971, Section I, Page* ** -•—^- f- "-. ~! '--..'-... c r - - -_.--—- .--_'-•-' ' - j i lr -in, -I--, i_ r - - n _ - -i--. ur -.«, Amn-iirtiuf --J.-T- -*•- *V i1 -1 • J " i i. i r i i i I "' 't—ur -TV . T • -^fJL • 'i A i IL In; first four BB meetings - '---. - • * - • trading frantic PIIOENIX, Art*. (AP) .After a tany four days of trades, Involving 43 players. What mote could happen at the winter baseball meetings? How about some more trades?, , Baseball's moguls wound up » \vhacky week of swapping, exchanging to players in to minutes Friday, and capped ttw most prolific five days of dealing in the sports history. The big name in the latest series of deals was Dave Huberts, San Diego's splendid southpaw, who moved to the Houston Astros for three minor league players— pitchers Bill Grief and Mark Scbaeffer and Infielder Derrel Thomas. .In other deals—all announced In lightr*", K-W . iftterrupHt"* f-iinussioner JV" 1 - i, who was talking. < .the press about technicalities: The Minnesota Twins sent: relief pitcher Tom Hal! to Cincinnati for reliever Wayne Granger, then the Milwaukee Rrewers traded center fielder Jose Cardcnal to the Chicago • Cubs for pitchers Jim Colborn and Earl Stephenson and center fielder Brock Davis. The latest binge topped a week of exploding deals in which 53 players traded uniforms in 15 trades involving 18 teams. Roberts appeared to be a steal for the Astros, who made another big deal last Monday to highlight the first day's activity. In Roberts, Houston gets the National League's No. 2 earned run,average pitcher. The 27-year-old left-hander ranked behind New York's Tom Sea ver with a 2.10 earned run average and had a H-1T record for one of the worst clubs in baseball, "We feel we got one ol the best pitchers in baseball." said Spec Richardson, the Astnw' general manager, "If Roberts pitches like he did last year, 1 can see him adding many victories to our team." the player coveted by the I'adress in the four-player deal was Thomas, said Manager Preston Gomez, whose club has long been in the market for a quality inficlder. The switch-hitting Thomas, only 20 years old, hit .28S if. Oklahoma City in the American Association last season. Grief was 8-9 with a 3.61 earned run average and Schacffer had a 1-7 mark and 5.79, both at Oklahoma City. Granger, one of the key relievers in Cincinnati's 1970 pennant-winning season, had a 7-6 mark with Twins, It was pure justice that General Manager Frank Uine of the Brewers completed the final deal of the hectic week. One of the game's big Irade- producent, Lane just last October completed a tO-man swap in tlK» World Series. Who was the key man in Lane's deal Friday? "All three," said the 70- year-old boss. Davis, a backup center fielder, and Colbont saw some action for the Cubs last season. Lane said they'd probably get a shot with the Brewers while Stephenson will be sent to the club's minor league system. The annual meetings concluded Friday as the National and American leagues held * joint session. Out of that meeting, Kuhn presented some new Information to the baseball writers, despite being Interrupted two times by the trade announcements. The commissioner an« nounced that next year's Inter- league trading deadline would be moved up to the last day of the winter meetings Instead of the now-recognlied moratorium of to days after their windup. Danbury places nine on all-loop 24-B grid team TKRKY NOVAK All-dhtrlct runner RANDY UCCOMTTC AU.<Oilri<t deleaver UCLA 'awesome' says Citadel coach offer resounding loss i.os ANOELKS IAPI — "Awesome," said The Citadel basketball coach George Hill. He and 12.487 fans had just gotten their first look at UCLA's defending NCAA champions, who demolished the visiting Bulldogs t»-»9 in the Bruins' season opener Friday night. A bumper crop of sophomores catapulted the Bruins into the top spot in The Associated Press pre-season poll, but it was their lone returning starter, Henry Bibby, who sparked Friday night's rout. The S-l senior guard rained in corner shots for a carter high K points and led the UCLA full court press to fore* numerous turnover*. The Bruins scowl the first H points of the game and led 50-27 at the half. UCLA's heralded sophomore center. Bill Walton, scored 19 points and had 14 rebounds. And an impressive backup center. Swen Nater, who tike Walton U 6-11, add**) 16 potnU, Smooch sopfwmor* forward Keith Wtlkw had 12 and junior Larry Furmer added 10. "It was difficult to get a true evaluation btvaim- lh*y iTh* Clliidcli just didn't liavc much siic." said cautious Drum Buc slate OAT* »'» Now famous Zenith the Gift the Family will enjoy all through the year! HANDCRAFTED ,„,,, COLOR TV Early American Styling The 1SSESS . CISI7M Beautifully crafted Early American styied lowboy compact console. 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(* C«« ft j»* (t ^ t^M J*.M ' *«*«•",* /M t« H VW>WV» >*• J«« (I f C.tUu»M JM » « t* Oa>*> JMk )J » »»«M*IPWl % u ' t flwhl fj^« Ship slate OK H c«< n Cut it <x » Or* « t>H°> ;** *«•n* »•• t (•• H i*+ it 'f* t '<* t ».o < '«» it F*ft II »•• tl l*w Gator slate lltt. O^KJ-HHTl Cc » f *•**•«•» r>c ii »» o^-«« },#, If M *.-,r- ;ji» J*l T C^*' «»t Mft J| M C^"^i M« J.' f A.'.^ A*»* J-* »* rt*V^ ^ii« )f M '«a---4*i Platzer... (Continued frwi J'sgeS* on added value. Davis hat become ora of the lop rusher* in (he history of the Big ft in hu fint season. The high stepping tpced merchant became only the third player In Colorado history to gain over 1.000 yards rushing in a single season and in fact now hold* the record at Colorado for rushing yardage in a year The Buffi are headed for Houston and Astrodome for the Bluebonnel Bowl on New Year's Eve Colorado lake* on the University of Houston in this year's Biuebonnel Bowl and it U a safe bet the Buff* will have a lot of support from Columbia. Davis came out of this season as probably the mutt under-rated running back in the country. Despite his fantastic season, Davis made only the second team all Big 8. There U one big reason for this lack of publicity and hi* name is Greg Fruitt. Pruitt hat become the darling of the country a* a junior at Oklahoma forcing Davit' feaU into the shadowy. Considering Davis' sophomore year as compared to Pruill's however, one would have to assume that the future of Charley Davis will not be shadowed forever. Davis has a chance U> become one of the fine»t collegiate running back* ever to play the game. In (act wily an injury or something of thai nature would *^ n > capable of stopping him at this point. The future would testa to boM much (or Danny Khode* and Charlsy Davis, Alter all t% Coach John Wooden, whose team extended to U game* a Mritminit iUcak which *Urtt<J In mUfeeawn Uul year. In game* Friday twtwixo unrsiiiketi college train*. Pnw StMti ^Jvuktl 1'rlnctlon San t)lc»(o Stale NcbrajJu W«I. Wtthu^latt Ihumpnxl portUnd Stale iOI-tt »ml Wyoniitu! downed Idaho State 9079, Hoo Brtwn and Jim Oaib- Iwkl combined for 39 point* M I'rftn State (tml S4 per euro* front the floor while »ub*litutc Marto« .uni a A» hai been UM cuiloro the Mil couple of year*. Danbury'* Panther* have won the Dtetrlct J4-B erown. Another eiMtom the pail couple of years hat been Danbury dominating the ill-dlilrlct learn. TW» year, Danbury hat copped nine of O petition*. District runner up Walll* pUced nine of It* (ridden on the elite M|uad a l»o. The Panther'i domlnaixxt will be tharal with Walli*. Danbury, 7-* for the MSBJWO, Uteratly tlol« the loop title from W»UU in the nna) game of the Msuofl, The *core wjti 14-4 in that game three wvdu btfor* It was ptaycd. When WaltU beat the Paalher* in Dantwtry 140. it forced Danbury to beat Walll* by more than 14 potati tf they wanted Ihe di»lrkl championship, In the second round ol the double round roWn ot District M-li cwnpeililoo, the Panthen trwwced Willti 124. Terry Nflvak led the ehar»« with m yard* ntthini and four touchdowns. U«t w««k, Danbury traveled to the (f*»lrm mo*l r«««h«« of K*il Tcxai to play O«est*r Cor Udbukt u» the heart ol the lllf Thickrt The »»me fit WoodvUk did «X & at people expected, Tl«i Panthm tout »7 Novak Mvd Itwwk St»M iu«k rwwir* totk paiakw (or |)4nl<ury Walti* u»i the (eroalTOftC 1*» The l l »»U»w« hud U««* lw«m«t «o the all- k» offrwi** Mf*^ K"^ Stnilh. ««l« Mike I »«•*•» * P«*»V« Itoc »*•» •" •«*>•<« thr «» Wet** «w tiw > ih* alto Of lhr« t.* I «-,.«* *>»» *<wl VJUi a« Tt*P ttot wtfri b> Or jumper wilh ooe »eccmd at Sao Dlc<o CHitrks IHtdky com* off lb« fariich to tud a linn haM r»0y a» Wjilan^twt batlkd from U-hiod far a »•« hat/Urn* bal({i* Slr«« llawtii paced Wa -thing ton with 13 and fTuOlcy »dd«d Tl In other game*. £tn Francitctt do«ii«d SUntocd ?&« Panthers nip 'Necks The Danbury t'anltar* out Columbu'» ck C4f«ri Frtd«y in » miiUkc riddkd » H batik It WM a jam* of nutny lu.^tncn and fouh (or t»<h i«k« OQ Ditabury'i home Vols crush Penn State K, Twaa. (AIM — T*o<*rM*w ufwKl fiflfc- ranked I'tno SUle Saturday 4* All-American Bobbj * puai « Uw Volt converted (hrc« (ur txnvn tola KWT* lot * It tl victory In a tulto«4llj tcimxd |*mc TV km reded a IVjUttse wtnwftf »ir*t»X f«r «w MtUny UOCM *i»d wrat Utttn la a Cotton Bow) dt(e «tih T**** Jan. t witit * I'M to Trnoeittt'i kirftw 4<t«w Itac Vo4 t taut f*<a jtr»l i 'us Motv * I'mn mK croj» tuftl ith t II la AD Amrrxaa t. MitctwU CtiMCt Heard trollinjj forcv m any part o< th* runlntl The Panlhcn led at the «rd o< e\try quarter, but M< b> wxkrdo* Ttw Voi.. with A rv^ttUr MU.WO M nurfc. avert Artam** to UM Ub*rty Do* I Un: » 10 T>>* M the In the fourth quarter, the Koufthovtrlu cjm« within ooc punt o< ihr I'onlhcn "II Jook«d like Ibey mrrv 10 CAlth Up With US," Danbury'i roach Jimes "Bttl, we fiiutty pulkd it out." 1 l)j»v>d Smilh'i crucial lay- up and two bonus frvc Utrows helped the Panihen tUtr* o<f the HoughwcJs chirye. SmJU) Irtl the Danhury »cor*r» with 12 (H»nu Columbia's Troy Willutm Ivd all *cwftn with 15 points, Sports Briefs f«Uj vfam lr atutn i i (ttmdto to raklatr 7* >ar<fa ler tt» " MM Ualmtiljr ol Southern California twimmin* Coach Peter D»l*ad ..*bo*» team b*i won 123 ot IS dual %-»\m nulchet and (We national colJojU!* Ulks, *M (umcd Monday u coach c< U» U & Olympic swimming tram. HU appatatmcnt was at> nounctd by the U. S Olympic Swim CommittM Bill Kuddct. ka<tom rwaxr with IW >*fvlt on 70 Citrrtrt, ptungml one lot * iovcMsrain In cap a drtt« altw t>a»*l Alkn hd4 rciunwd ao u> Jack I* W«U«r completed Tcnn*i»««'» •oxifl* »1U> * U;ard (M.U iQtcrvcptloo return in tb» lowtb ipMrifr II *M Uw fourth Urn* to KM brtUUM • tiotra («r a teudxfcwn. II nCftflD l» UC b«««M»i of monty whtn you bonk here, Wt ip«ciolij« In helping new fomiliei, pll fomiliti —- your fomily —with money management ntfdf. 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