High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Oct 23 1974, Page 33

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 23, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Olderman labels Reggie Jackson outburst absurd editor s note on Mon Hay. Ort la. Reggie Jackson the Oakland a a outfielder. A widely quoted Ai laying. A you d better not get around me alone a of you do. You re in the perion to whom Jackson a apparent threat a directed was Murray Olderman. An Nea contributing editor and sports columnist. Following is Olderman t reaction to the incident and its aftermath j by Murray Olderman Oakland. Calif Nea a i had. I would say. A communications problem with Reginald Martinez Jackson of the Oakland athletics. The last time we talked a Jackson did most of the talking a Between the second and third games of the world series. Jackson violently spewed out the most profane obscene string of epithets i have Ever heard. A of them directed at me. The previous time we had talked. Jackson has said to me a you re a Good writer. So i want to make sure i think up Good things to in Between there appeared in a sport a National publication under my byline a Story entitled a Reggie Jackson blood amp guts of the fighting a so a which detailed some of the internecine scraps the As have become famous for featuring Jackson and parenthetically portraying the insecurity i found in Nea contributing editor Olderman and disputed article Story produced violent reaction from a a Jackson Jackson As a person. It was a fairly innocuous piece or so my friends Tell me Jackson s ugly absurd outburst a came on the Field at the Oakland coliseum before a couple of dozen of the Flowers of american sports journalism Ami immediately became a National Banner Story which shows you How banal off Day world series reporting can be. I could have reacted in a couple of ways. I could have reached for the nearest weapon a Bat at the batting Cage. 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Urn world War ii i have to he a very Par if lit in. Or i could have shouted Back Matching Jackson cuss word for cuss word. But i Don t have the vocabulary or the practice thereof to Wallow in Jackson a scatological Gutter. As for the physical threat with Jackson feigning a punch at me and then threatening to get me alone. I thought that was super ridiculous. Just As the whole incident was. Eve been weaned journalistic ally on the idea that a writers function is to report news and not make it and personally i Don t relish the notoriety. A couple of other Oakland players got into the act by claiming they were misquoted i have offered to play bark the tape about Jackson a insecure. Very confused. Does some strange things for a Man of his intelligence Quot to outfielder Bill North with whom Jackson crawled this past season. Vida Blue was quoted As having once pointed to the Outfield and said. A there Are three cliques on this team and you can see then All out there there was no intimation in the Story that he said it to me. He said it to John Lindbloom of the san Jose news and he said it again to Hon Bergman of the Oakland Tribune Long time writers of Oakland baseball. The quote was also used in an Nea series last june pm the embattled a a. Blue also has a Short memory when he claims he did t talk to me. Vida was the Guy who led me like the proverbial Little Lamb to Slaughter by greeting me with a big smile in the runway to the Field literally taking me by the hand to the bathing Cage Tike it was a big gag. To he greeted by Jackson a explosion i was startled to put it mildly. So frankly was Charles 0 Finley who has been in some verbal Fra cases but you know what kind himself the owner of the of person Jackson is a said athletics said he was sorry Finley about Jackson s outburst and frankly at this stage i apologized to me for his out Don t and i done to think in a fielder s behaviour. Take the rouble to amp Miod out a the Best roast i Ever had was pork. Would i steer you wrong a when Good codes want to impress other food Cooks they turn to fresh pork pc hops steaks roasts anti spareribs fresh Ham and sausage. Today a fresh pork is lean and nutritious one of our Best natural sources of Vitamin by and protein. For free menu suggestions Send a stamped self addressed envelope to the National pork producers Council 4715 grand Avenue Des Moines Iowa 50312. Fresh pork. The Good Cook s answer. 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