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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 16, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Baseball players set strike Page 7 orts HtfpaldZtitung July 6 NL aiming to strongarm AL hitters MINNEAPOLIS AP Which AllStar team would you rather have Rickey Henderson leads off a magnumforce American League lineup with a George leading the major leagues at bats Baltimores big Eddie Murray and Cal hit fourth and Jim one of baseballs biggest terrors during the last is seventh thats seventh and Carlton tied for the major league lead with 23 is This is the best team I think weve Brett Then there is the National which will be without some of its standouts for tonights 56th AllStar Pedro Guerrero of Los Angeles and Gary Carter of the New York Mets are Joaquin the leading winner in the decided to stay home in Fernando Valenzuela of Los Angeles and the Mets Dwight Gooden may not pitch an inning between And the game is even at an the semi surrealistic Hubert Humphrey Were at a definite disadvantage because they have all played They know all the nooks and NL Manager Dick Williams of San Diego Thats our But will the Nationals need one If they it will be for the 21st time in 23 extending their margin to 16 firsttimers excited about game MINNEAPOLIS AP While tonights AllStar baseball game is old stuff to a veteran like Pete its a significant milestone for the 16 players who are participating in the midsummer classic for the first Its time to let these kids have their day in the said the Cincinnati Reds who has been picked for 17 AllStar I know how they feel I still remember my first This game belongs to the There will be 10 new faces in the AL dugout and six on the National and each will be fulfilling a lifelong Once youve made they can never take it away from Montreal Expos relief ace Jeff Reardon Because of both the fans and my Im here Ill cherish this moment the rest of my My dream was just to make it to the big said Seattle Mariners outfielder Phil who was an allBig Eight quarterback at the University of I may not get another hit the rest of my big league but Ill always have One of the new Louis Cardinals second baseman Tom achieved a starting berth when he pulled ahead of Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs in the final week of Im just going to try to savor Herr Ill pick up some tips while Im You Pete Rose has forgotten more than Ill probably Detroit pitcher Dan Petry admitted to a change of feelings as the game My as I was coming to the ballpark have really changed toward the whole Petry Seeing all this fan its obvious this game of baseball means a lot to the very fabric of American 36191 A victory would probably come on the strength of LaMarr the Cy Young winner in the AL two seasons will open up for the Hes one of five San Diego players in the starting I know their guys and I hope that helps Hoyt Williams said either Nolan Ryan of Houston or the Mets Ron Darling would follow Then Valenzuela and who combined to strike out six consecutive batters in last years would get their To Williams brought along three premier his own Rich Montreals Jeff Reardon and Scott Garrelts of San Detroits Jack Morris will make his second AllStar start for the He pitched two scoreless innings in opening the 1981 and threw two shutout innings last Were playing in a hitters Morris All I want to know is where their power zones If Im pitching Ill get them Detroit Manager Sparky Anderson will guide the AL and attempt to become the first manager to win with both leagues in AllStar He said hed like Toronto left hander Jimmy Key to follow Morris because they have some lefthanded The CDT game is expected to draw a sellout crowd of When there are lot of this place heats said slugger Tom Brunansky of the host Minnesota And when that the ball flies out of Have Jugs will travel Reds scout travels state in search of talent By TOM LABINSKI Staff writer Chuck LaMar studied everything closely as New Braunfels High graduate Armanando Martinez let loose with a fastball that struck the catchers mitt with a violent Eightysix LaMar asked Unicorn Coach Peter who crouched behind the timing the pitches in milesperhour with a radar gun Garza nobodys After the Cincinnati Reds scout has only been at this since LaMar has driven miles swinging through Texas and Oklahoma to evaluate and give advice to hundreds of young wouldbe On LaMar found himself in New where 30 athletes turned out to learn just how close or how far they are from becoming professional baseball This he is an ideal spot to hold such a New Braunfels is a great spot to this because for one thing this is a great baseball There are a lot of good ballplayers right For another its very close to two big metropolitan San Antonio and So Im really happy to be Its an ideal LaMar LaMar joined the Reds organization in following coaching duties at Houstons Thomas High Indiana University and Mary Hardin Since becoming a Reds he has been at 16 camps inlcuding the one in New with one more today in After its three days rest before he begins invitational camps DERYL Danny Hernandez throws to first during the rest of the In the he will travel to colleges and junior colleges to keep an eye on the top prospects As he leaned against his home away from a white Chevrolet with a Reds sticker on the rear he said that what he looks for the most at his camps are abilities a player might have that cant be What we are looking for are people with Godgiven We look for bat body size and he We want the things that you just can not teach and then we work on up from LaMar graded the players on a scale used in the He timed them in the 60yard dash and clocked their He judged their release time and fielding Not many players are good enough right away to be signed by but he offers en couragement and advice to We dont sign many players unless they have what it takes to make it in the Percentage it is very But I dont throw away my 1 keep my reports and we keep an eye on the ones who we feel have he Although the chances are slim of being signed by the Reds at a tryout there are those who have made Cincinnatis second round pick in this years draft was an outfielder from Piano that LaMar had The Reds also drafted Texans in their seventh and IGth Cincinnati is one of the few teams which still hold the tryouts for young LaMar a practice which until the last 10 years had been The Reds are one of the last organizations that still believes in tryout Some teams will have maybe one in Texas and one in but we like to think we are working a little The Reds refuse to get involved in the free agent Some teams make their living out of free but we believe that the farm system is the way to he The records have shown how successful the Reds have been in their farm After watching Pete Johnny Bench and Dave Concepcion work their way up the organization in the the Reds have fallen on hard times in the But this Cincinnati fields a very young team and has found some surprising results in the win Reds Scout Chuck LaMar puts the gun on a throw DERYL OERYL Armando delivers under Chuck UMars supervision
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