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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 6, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Williams tries magic on floundering expos Montreal apr Dirk Williams a strict disciplinarian who guided the Boston red sox and Oakland is to american league championships now will try and inject some life into the floundering Montreal expos. The expos who never have finished higher than fourth in the National league East in their eight years of existence. Wound up with the worst record in baseball this year they signed the 47-Vear-old Williams to a two year contract As manager terms of the agreement were not disclosed Quot i think things Are in Good hands a said expos president John Mchale in making the announcement of Williams lilt ing a we have a Guy in Dick who knows How to win and has an attraction in Montreal a Williams attraction in Montreal stems from his tenure As a player for Montreal s International league team in 1953 and 1956 and his tenure As expos coach during the 1970 season he also worked in Canada in 1965 and 1966, managing the Toronto Maple Leafs to International league pennants Williams said there Wasny to a single player left on the expos roster from 1970 and he would have to do some Homework on the National league after spending the past six years in the american league. A a in a going to have to do a Little catching up a he said. So will the expos they finished the 1976 season with a 55-107 record 46 games behind the first place Philadelphia Phillies. Williams said he planned to stress Rind amentas at the team s Spring training Camp next year and did not anticipate any Persy with petulant shortstop Tim Foli. Foil publicly criticized Rookie manager Karl Kuehl this year saving he was incapable of managing in the major leagues Foli s comments were considered one of the reasons for the expose dismal showing. Kuehl was fired sept. 3 and Charlie Fox was named interim manager Fox 54. Spent 34 years in the new York san Francisco giants organization before joining the expos As a special assignment scout this year he was retained by the club As vice president in charge of baseball operations with Jim fanning shitting to vice president in charge of player development. Fox said the expos would be in the bidding for any available free agents. We have to come out with two Good ballplayers no what position they play a said Fox adding that the team needed a left handed Power hitter and a second baseman Williams began his major league managerial career with Boston in 1967 and led the red sox to the american league Pennant. Butters offered new Job Durham no. A Tom Butters Asse ate athletic director at Duke University reportedly has been offered the position of athletic director at the University of Cincinnati. Duke has announced the hiring of sex Blue Devil basketball Star Jeff Mullins As an assistant athletic director a one has nothing to do with the Duke athletic director Carl James said a in fact in a sure Tom does no to even know that Jeff accepted the position a Butters and his wife were in Cincinnati tuesday he had been invited Back for a second interview after visiting Cincinnati last week a source there said Butters has been offered the Job and would not decide until after this weekend High Point Enterprise wednesday. October 6, 1976 3c Forzano s successor Tough Pontiac Mich a Rick Forzano a Stern discipline was t successful with the Detroit Lions and his successor does not sound like he will be any easier on his athletes a we re Gonna be demanding of our football players a said new coach Tommy Hudspeth a we re going to ask them to do certain things and go from there and put the chips on the execution will be vital Hudspeth said a a you be got to Block and tackle if you re going to get the Job done a he said when you re asked to do something you should do it a whether he can stifle player unhappiness while getting More out of the lacklustre Lions will determine whether Detroit can turn things around in the National football league this season Hudspeth a 45-year-old Kansan and former College coach was named interim coach tuesday by Lions owner William Clay Ford. He Tommy Hudspeth moved up from his Post As coordinator of personnel and scouting to replace Forzano who resigned monday Hudspeth believes Detroit has the Talent to reach the playoffs a but you have to get it out of Forzano was t Able to do it there were several serious incidents of player dissension in his tenure of just Over two seasons As head coach Forzano said his Resigna lion was not the result of any pressure from Ford Forzano faced a Battery of reporters at a Pontiac stadium news conference prior to the introduction of Hudspeth As his replacement. Quot circumstances have to be overcome and i feel i was unable to overcome certain circumstances a Forzano said asked if his resignation saved the Job of general manager Buss Thomas for Zano said a if this helps save Buss Job then Fine but that was t the reason i resigned. A Forzano said he gave Ford two letters one of resignation and another stating a number of things he refused to disclose. A i Don t feel i should View any problems i have to the he said Forzano said even if the Lions 1-3, had not lost to Green Bay 24-14 sunday he intended to resign Hudspeth said Ford asked him two weeks ago if he was willing to replace Forzano if need be. He came to me a couple weeks ago and discussed the possibility Hudspeth said the reason i m sitting Here As interim coach is that we did t want to Start Over again we be got a Good coaching staff intact by having me step in it s an easier transition than anything else we could do. 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