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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 29, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseSaturday june 29, 1968 the stars and stripes Page 17 nil players to strike unless demands met Philadelphia a National football league players have voted to strike unless club owners Grant their demands for increased exhibition game pay a higher minimum salary and an improved pension plan the associated press reported thurs Doyit was Learned that All 640 nil players were polled by Tel Ephone and that a vast majority approved a also was Learned that an emergency meeting betwee representatives of the players association and an owner Dele gation was scheduled for Friday in Gordy of the Detroit Lions president of the association and vice president King Hill Philadelphia eagles quarterback reportedly led the association Art Modell of the Cleveland Browns is the chief spokesman for the owners. William Clay Ford owner of the Detroit Lions said Friday s meeting was a regular negotiating session Between manage ment and the players association not an emergency meeting As had been termed the reported strike vote strictly a is nothing to substantiate said he met with Gordy in Detroit thursday evening an said Gordy did not mention any strike know for a fact that the players have not been polled Ford said. He declined to Delabo commissioner Pete Rozelle was not in new York an was not available for comment on the also could not be Philadelphia however linebacker Dave Lloyd of the Philadelphia eagles confirmed that an informal Telephone poll had been taken of the players on his team. We have been contacted but we Haven t had a group meeting to say whether we d strike or not Lloyd said. I Hope the owners give in. I Don t want to see a strike. But if we get enough strength then i d say yes go ahead and strike. I think behave enough strength around the Bob Schulze sports director for a Fri to Green Bay said five members of the Packer told him the association had asked them in a Telephone pol this week if they would Back an association decision to strike. The players asking their name snot be used All said they agreed to the request Schulze reported. Of course i voted yes a quoted one As saying. If you Don t vote yes to go along wit the association what s the use of having one in the firs place another said he Felt that i there was a strike it would come during the training season and not interrupt the regular season schedule. The association not Only took a strike vote but also wrote Tore. Emmanuel Celler . Requesting that the Congress Man Check alleged inequities in the players financial situation continued on Page 22 afire inc i Iff repeaters from 967 All stars braves Over Phillies 4-3 Atlanta up Hank a Ron belted his 14th Homer of the season and 495th of his career and his brother Tommie drove in a pair of runs with two singles thursday night to lift the Atlanta braves to a 4-3victory Over Phillies. The Philadelphia headlines Al staff Pat Jarvis went eight inning for the braves to receive credit for his eighth Victory in 13decisions. He needed help from Cecil Upshaw in the ninth however after Bobby Pena led off the inning with his fourth straight hit. Upshaw retired the Side but not before Bill White brought the Phillies to within one run with a Pinch hit run scoring single. The Phillies offset Aaron s first inning Homer with a run scoring double by Pena and a sacrifice Fly by Chris Short in the second inning but the braves took the Lead 3-2 in the fifth on run scoring singles by Joe Torr and Tommie Aaron. The braves scored what proved to be the winning run in Boston a a seven Man pitching staff headed by Denny Mclain and not including a single repeater from 1967 was named thursday to this year s american league ail Star , the Ace Detroit right hander and the league big Winner with a 13-2 record will be joined by left Han Dersam Mcdowell and right hander Luis Tiant both of Cleveland Southpaw Tommy John of Chi Cago and right handers me Stottlemyre of new York John Blue Moon Odom of Oakland and Jose Sanitago of Boston. It s the third time Mcdowell and Stottlemyre have been selected for the team the second time for Mclain and the first for All four staff was picked by Dick Williams manager of the de fending Champion Boston red sox who will Lead the Al teaming its Effort to break a five year losing Streak against the nation Al league the night of july 9 in Housto Mclain was the starting Pitcher in the 1966 game at , pitching three perfect in , 7-6 and the league Leader in strikeouts pitched two innings in the 1965 game at Minnesota giving up a run inthe seventh and winding up As the losing Pitcher in a 6-5 a Victory. The Cleveland fireball or was also selected for the 1966squad, but came up with trouble and was replaced by teammate Sonny Siebert. Stottlemyre 9-4 was picked to the 1965 team but did t get into the game. He pitched two scoreless innings giving up one hit in 1966. The Yankee sinker Ball Ace has three shutouts to his credit this has pitched six shutouts including a two hitter and a pair of three hitters in compiling an 11-5 , the Only undefeated Hur Ler on the staff is 6-0 with the White sox. The seventh on Derby Johnson a double Brand another single by Tommie , who went six innings was charged with his eighth los against five victories. Second baseman Tony Taylor of the Phillies suffered a contusion of the right Han when he Slid into Home with a run in the second inning an was taken to the Hospital for x i ays. Brother act Philadelphia atlant Aab x h blab r h by Gonzalez of 4000 Fanlou of 4000 Rojas 2b 5010 Coyer 3b 4110 5010 Haaron of 3211 4000 Torre e 4021 4110 Johnson in 4120 1110 Taaron if 4022 3000 Lum if 0000 Rallen if Callison Rob Riggs in Taylor 3bjoseph in Pena is 4141 Martinez 21 4020 o 4000 Jackson is 4010cshort p 1011 Jarvis p Ndell up 0000 Upshaw p a p 0000white till 1 a i i tji a u i l Jackson or 0 0 0 0 3000 0000 mass. House oks stadium for Boston Boston a the Massachusetts House Early Friday approved legislation for a $42 Mil lion open sports stadium for greater Boston and sent it to the Senate. Tjie democratic leadership successfully Defeated efforts to put the Bill on a referendum inthe 78 cities and towns of greater Boston. In a boisterous session which ended at 3 05 a.m., some 14 hours after it began More thana dozen amendments aimed at altering the plan of speaker Rob Ert h. Quinn a Boston were turned adoption came on a Roll Call vote of 114-104, after the House refused to Send Quinn s Bill Back to committee by a 151-72 vote. Quinn lost a vote of 116-107 on the amendment by rep. William g. Robinson a Melrose to Al Low voters of the 78 communities to decide by referendum. Total 36 3 10 3 total 34 4 11 7 f Philadelphia 020 000 0013at Anta 100 020 1 0 x 4 lob Philadelphia 9, Atlanta 9. 2bluolmnon 2, Pena. 14. . A Jarvis. . _ in h r by by so Short l.5-86 93316 a 2 2 1 1 0 2jarvis w.8-5 8 9 3 3 1 2 us Shaw 1 i o 0 0 1 . T2 25. A12,347. Dodgers nip , in Lulli. 6-5, snap Marichal s string Santiago 8-4 and the Ace Owilliams Boston staff has tossed a pair of shutouts an lost two 1-0 efforts. The puerto rican is the oldest member of the All Star staff at 27. Odom who turned 23 Las month is the youngest Pitcher named. His 7-4 record include three shutouts one of them a one hitter. Last year s staff include starter Dean Chance of Minne Sota Al Downing of new York Steve Hargan of Cleveland Joel Horlen and Gary Peters of Chi san Francisco a Zoil Versalles tagged a Lead off Homer in the Lith inning Andros Angeles Defeated san fran Cisco 6-5 thursday snapping Juan Marichal s winning string at 10 Mccovey hammered two Home runs and drove i four runs helping Marichal to an Early 5-2 the dodgers pecked away at the Veteran right hander finally tying the score at 5-5 in the sixth when Versalles singled stole second and scored on Ken Boyer s Pinch single. 2nd of season then Marichal 14-3, checked the dodgers until the Lith when Versalles hit his second Home run of the year. Jim Lefebvre s double we Sparker s single and Versalles grounder gave the dodgers Lead off Marichal in the second inning. Mccovey s Home run of starter Bill Singer moved the giants into a 1-1 tie in the Bot of of the inning. Singles by Paul Popovich Andlen Gabrielson and Tom Hall r s sacrifice Fly placed the dodgers ahead in the top of the Hird but the giants rallied for four runs in the Bottom of the lining to Chase Singer. Singles by Hal Lanier Ron Hunt and to Cline produced one in and Mccovey cracked a450-foot, three run Homer. Willie Davis double and Gabrielson s Home run pulled the dodgers within one run inthe fifth before Boyer s single made it 5-5 in the sixth. Solo by Zoilo los Angelesa r h by a r h by Davis it 6120 Hunt 2b 6120 Popovici lib 5110 Marshall h 0000 Gabriels if 4 1 2 2 Cline if 3111 Haller c 4011 Maya of 5010 fairly of 5000 Macovoy in 3224 cubs buy Oliver from red sox bring up Stoneman from pc vols go synthetic Knoxville Tenn. A University of Tennessee will install an artificial turf on its Chicago a the Chica go cubs announced thursday the Purchase of Veteran Catcher Gene Oliver from the Boston red sox. The cubs also brought upright handed Pitcher Bill Stone Man from their Tacoma club inthe Pacific league. Football Field for the 1968 season. To make room for the pair the cubs optioned Pitcher Chuc Hartenstein and sent Utility Man John Boccabella to Tacoma. Oliver had a .143 batting aver age in 16 games with the red sox who obtained him from the Philadelphia Phillies last Winter. Stoneman was with the cub earlier this season and had an 0-2 record and an earned run average of 4.12 Denny Mclain. Probable Starlet Cago Jim Lonborg of Boston Jim Mcglothlin of California san Francisco Lefebvre 3b 5110 Hart 3b Parker in 5020 Hlatt o 3000 5010 Versalles is 5232 Johnson or 0000 Singer p 1000 Bonds of Billingham p 0000 Lanier As 40105110 Fairey pm. Grant p Boyer nil Brewer p Bailey pm Sutton p 1000 Marichal p 4000 0000 due Onart pm 1000 1011 0000 1000 1010 total 44 814 6 total 9 595 los Angeles .011 021 000 016 014 000 000 00 5 a Bonds Mccovey. Do los Angeles 1, san Francisco 1. Lob los Angeles 8, san Francisco 8. 2b Lefebvre . Or Mccovey 2 20gabrielson 16.1, Versalles 21. So Versalles. A Popovich Cline. Of Haller. In h r by by so 2 2-3 5 1-3 0 5 50 0 Singer Billingham Grant 2 0 0 0 0 Brewer 1 0 0 1 Sutton w.4-7 4 3 0 0 3 Marichal l.14-3 11 14 0 6 1 to 2 39. A-13.506. And Jim Catfish Hunter of athletics who pitched five superlative innings but got tagged with the 2-1 loss when Cincinnat i s Tony Perez reached him sofa 15th inning Home run. Hunter bypassed Hunter pitched a perfect game this season but was passed Over by Williams As waste Al s Only other no hit artist of the year Tom Phoebus of Baltimore. The starting team except Fifthe Pitcher was chosen by vote of the players and announced earlier. It consisted of catch Etc Bill Freehan Detroit first baseman Harmon Killebrew Minnesota second baseman Rod Carew Minnesota shorty Stop Jim Fregosi California third baseman Brooks Robin son Baltimore and outfielder Scarl Yastrzemski Boston Frank Howard Washington and Willie Horton Detroit. The rest of the squad will deselected by Williams and announced next week

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