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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 25, 1976, High Point, North Carolina So High Point Enterprise sunday april 25, 1976 Pele catalyst of . Soccer Pele soccer a Best wet Hopes soar new York a world team Tennis launches its third season saturday with a Bevy of the world s Best players a new concept in courts and an Advance ticket Sale that already has exceeded the entire ticket Sale of 1975 Quot we have established ourselves a said Larry King. The wet president Quot we Are ready to give the fans the Best show in Tennis we expect to draw one million such a turnout would be double the league s attendance of 500,000 last season Quot to get the proper concept of the place of wet in the Tennis Structure you must compare this attendance with the 250.000 drawn by the women s tour and the 250.000 by the men s world championship of Tennis circuit a King said King is the husband of Billie Jean King. Who performs for the new York sets Billie Jean retired from tournament Competition after winning her fifth Wimbledon title last year but chose to continue in the wet the addition of ii in Nastase Hod Laver and Chris Evert adds a new dimension to the 10-team circuit which already had Many of the games top players under contract miss Evert will play with the Phoenix racquets lacing such familiar rivals As is. King and Virginia Wade of the sets evonne Goola Gong of Pittsburgh. Martina Navratilova of Cleveland and Rosemary Casals of los Angeles the controversial Nastase among the very Best players in the world will perform with the Hawaii leis. Teaming with such players As Butch Buchholz and Belen Gourlay. Laver a lading giant of the game who for a single set can still match strokes with anyone has signed with san Diego Laver once the recognized King of the pros is the Only player who has won two grand slams in Tennis. Capturing the australian. French. Wimbledon and . Titles in a single year for the first time matches will be shown nationally on Home Box office pay to the first such telecast is scheduled May 5. With the Indiana loves meeting Phoenix in Salt Lake City that will Mark Chris Evert s debut two matches Are scheduled saturday. Boston with John Alexander and Bob Dewitt will go against the defending Champion Pittsburgh triangles with miss Golla Gong and Mark Cox. At Pittsburgh Cleveland goes against new York May 3, promising an exciting match Between is King and miss Navratilova at Nassau coliseum. The other matches have Pittsburgh at san Diego and new York at Boston May 4. San Diego at Golden Gate Indiana is Phoenix at Salt Lake City and los Angeles at new York May 5 wet will play All of its 1976 matches on a court without lines but with the various segments marked off in four colors scoring is unchanged using the vases i-2-3-4 system with one set Competition will consist of men s and women s singles men s and women s doubles and mixed doubles athletic families Birmingham Ala apr four Alabama basketball players have Brothers playing at other colleges Tom Schellenberg s brother Jerry is at Wake Forest Tommy Bonds brother r j Bond is at Jacksonville state Anthony Murray s brother Harvey is at Mississippi and Leon Douglas brother John is at Calhoun Junior College Georgia new York a on sept 27, 1974, the greatest soccer player the world has known announced his retirement from the game Quot i have scaled the Mountain top a said Pele the Quot Black Pearl of Brazil the first Man to score 1,000 goals the first to score eight in a single game. Quot from now on there is Only one direction to go that is the announcement in Sao Paulo stunned the Santos team the Only one for which he had Ever played in his 18 years of professional soccer. Fans throughout the world mourned As if they had lost a relative a Street in Deles Little Home Village of tres Caracoes was renamed Quot Edson arantes de nos Cimento Street a that was Pele a real name. Six months later in a move that sent Shock Waves through his native country. Pele signed a $4 7 million contract to play with the new York Cosmos of the North american soccer league All Brazil Felt betrayed yet Pele had an explanation i looked around and noticed that America was the Only country that did not have soccer As a major sport this disturbed me i thought i should try to bring soccer the game that was my life to greater stature in America really i looked and saw another Mountain to Pele is starting his second season with the Cosmos a veritable giant among players Well below his Standard of excellence and soccer has taken on new life in America Quot everywhere we play. The crowds go wild Over Pele a said Jim trecker who handles publicity for the Cosmos Quot they cheer him More away than they do at Home he is an idol fans would mob him if we did t give him some sort of Protection. Quot he is amazing he is such a modest gracious Man he would t think of brushing off an autograph seeker or anyone wishing to Stop and Chat with him there is no big headed Ness about him at All a in pre season exhibitions Pele and the Cosmos played before an average of 25.000 spectators a game. At Dallas. Pele Drew 21. He the next week Dallas played before 7,000 a sellout crowd of 9.400 turned out at Miami and in Seattle Pele attracted a swarming Yelling crowd of 58.000 Quot Pele has Given us credibility. Not just in America but All Over the world Quot said Phil Woosnam. President of the North american soccer league Quot he has stimulated greater Confidence in the future of the sport because of Pele we Are getting better players from other countries major corporations now Are taking a positive attitude toward soccer in this country. They Are becoming involved either through direct input or through to advertising. Quot Pele is the catalyst in a real soccer Boom a Pele s very presence has raised the calibre of play throughout the North american circuit Quot it has both positive and negative aspects says Bob Rigby Young Cosmos goal tender. Quot because he is in the lineup our whole team plays better we Don t want to look bad when we have the player in the world on our Side. A on the other hand the rival teams knowing they Are playing against Pele get All charged up too they play much bet Lei soccer against us than they do other teams we re sky High they re sky High a Rigby said another stimulus which had to be credited to Pele is the increased size and excitement of the crowds you always play better when the stands Are full of Yelling people Quot he added Werner Roth 28-year old Cosmos fullback agreed and added that Pele had brought greater Pride and dignity to the other payers. He has raised our sights toward a higher focal Point a Roth said. Quot he has made us All feel we can reach for a higher Standard whereas in the past we doubted our professional Ity now we feel that we Are somebodies. Pele is fantastic working with younger players he is always ready to give advice even with players of the opposing team who May foul him he will Pat them on the Back and put an encouraging word in their ear a Pele shrugs off the suggestion that he was lured out of retirement by the Multi million Dollar contract Given him by the Cosmos and the Parent Warner communications his contract Calls for three years of play and three years of Public relations work Quot my main reason was to promote soccer in America before being lured to business investments made he insists America his income in Money As a songwriter Pele was one of the most Brazil was put at $75,000 a Singer actor and to per prosperous of athletes even month he profited from former. 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