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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 25, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba 56 Winnipeg free april d til takes verbal swings former expo cries foul Over jokers so what qualifies Pascual Perez to be a clubhouse less than three weeks into his first season with the new York Perez has already started ripping his new i dont like what i the right handed starter said yesterday of his club which lost five straight games after a 41 too Many Guys Are joking around on the Bench and not paying enough attention to the there has to be More More that the Only Way were going to who left the Montreal expos to sign a contract with the Yankees As a free would not name saying Only his remarks applied to just a few he immediately excluded first baseman Don second baseman Steve sax and outfielder Dave those Guys work he but you dont win with just a few Guys playing he added were not supposed to get beat up by teams like Cleveland and 11 despite not having allowed an earned said Hes tried to Lead by in always watching the he and in always ready to do Pinch Pinch i want to and i want to i dont like i give everything i All my to Odd football could it be that ruins in Philly chased Gizmo Back to the Canadian football league after a year trying out in the Henry Gizmo Williams is Back with his former Cal the Edmonton Williams told a news conference monday he fulfilled a dream playing with the Philadelphia eagles of the National football but he said he had problems with coach buddy i just Felt like this was Home in the first said a speedy wide receiver kick return specialist who signed a contract with the eskimos Pascual former Montreal wont name names but he objects to joking on yanks Keith Mccants underwent knee surgery yesterday and Tampa Bay coach Ray Perkins said the procedure reassured him it want a risk to take the linebacker with the fourth pick in the nil i didst expect it to come out any other Perkins said after receiving word from William Carson that the was u d d hockey the Winnipeg jets will raise ticket prices by eight per cent for the 199091 the increase will bring the average jets ticket to a Price of still one of the lowest in the National hockey the new single game ticket prices will be and last those tickets were priced at and the lowest season ticket package will be the top season ticket package will be a game against a touring soviet club team will also be part of the total season ticket d d d basketball the los Angeles lakers were not in Fine fettle at least not in the the lakers were fined because magic Johnson and James worthy didst play in the teams regular season finale sunday night at Johnson and worthy went through warmers As did Mychal another but All three sat out and the result was predictable a 13088 Victory by the Trail the most on sided defeat in lakers Odd soccer the Winnipeg fury has traded import midfielder Michel Rojas to the Edmonton Brick men in return for former Brick men Captain and left Keith or its anything for a laugh by Kevin Lyttle Cox news service Texas Chi Chi Rodriguez Doest have a mean Bone in his Hes a 54yearold puerto rican who touched the souls of Hes religious and upbeat almost to a while nearly every pea tour player kicked out is caddies by a wealthy Rodriguez was Given nothing but an of cart to push through a suger Cane he taught himself How to play Golf by using a club made from a guava Branch and a tin can for a from that Rodriguez Man aged to become one of the finest Golf ers in the world and now is a leading Star on the pea senior if there Ever was a Champion of the its Chi that Why some people Are sur prised in these Days of racial and sex Ual awareness to find him trading off the cuff jokes on these subjects with Lee Rodriguez and Trevino Are two very funny men who have this ongoing they play off each others bringing laughter to the vast majority of the country club they brought this act to the legends skins game before last week ends so what Are a couple of hispanics doing poking fun at their already afflicted minority groups i think when a minority is saying things about another minority it is different than when someone from the majority makes remarks about a i Rodriguez you must understand Lee and i Are making fun of ourselves and each we Are Good were not trying to harm anyone you should never Hurt Peoples but i dont let anything Hurt my not even when Trevino told Rodri Guez you people Are in trouble now because were making Toyota without Hes just making a joke that he knows i can Rodriguez Hes actually poking fun of a stereo of he Doest believe its Hes a minority who heard those Rodriguez and Trevino walk a Fine line Between being entertainers and Rodriguez believes Hes i make people i try to give them theirs moneys Golf is show Park evacuated in an Calm fashion continued from Page 45 the Edge of the Field to give me the Early reports on the As information about the disaster reached he careful to give me what limited facts he and to answer my questions clearly and he knew his and he was sensitive to our first major problem was that auxiliary generators were not connected to the Public address system an oversight that has since been corrected at every major league acting in part on commander Nelsons i quickly called off the Ball just As he produced a squad car in which he circled the and using the cars loud told the crowd the game had been he directed the fans to leave the Ballpark in an orderly fashion and to remain there is no doubt that the remarkable evacuation of the Ballpark that a thing that brought great credit to the City and its was due in Large measure to the Superb leadership of commander for the next hour or i remained in my Box while commander working closely with the giants supervised the fans when the Ballpark was nearly he offered to help me get to the hospitality tent outside the Park and politely suggested that i wait there a few hours until he could figure out How to get me and others in my party Back to the during the next several he periodically appeared with updates on both the situation at the Ballpark and the after a few hours he told me that he was going to move his command a huge Van full of communications to downtown san Francisco and offered to include my car in the caravan his officers would after an uneasy night in a hotel without Power and we convened a conference the next morning attended by representatives of every organization with something to contribute to our decision on the future of our modest Little present was commander looking As Alert As if he had experienced a quiet evening in his when i asked him when he thought the police might be in a position to return to duty at he gave me a straight answer he didst and so began the period in which we waited for mayor Art Agnos of the City of san Francisco and its Able police led by chief Frank to Tell us when baseball could properly and prudently in the weird press conferences that occurred during the next several Candle lit and somber As they 1 regularly asked commander Nelson to report to the press Liis predictions on police in those circumstances he was As effective and Crisp As he was on the Field after the this Man simply knew what he was he was a of course we eventually played the world due in Large measure to the sensitive cooperation of mayor chief Jordan and commander and when we returned to candlestick to resume the world series on that wonderful Friday commander Nelson and i shared the special satisfaction of having persevered through a difficult when we parted after the fourth game and i tried to thank him for All he had he gave me the diffident response that comes naturally to the truly Guys like commander Nelson Are difficult to Praise and More difficult to but 1 and i think he knew he was special to when i Learned of his i Felt the loss one feels at the death of a dear i will not forget Fay Vincent is commissioner of major league clearance Hoover vacuum cleaners save spirit canister Hoover spirit with 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