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FACES IN THE CROWD

Oct. 16, 1978
Oct. 16, 1978

Table of Contents
Oct. 16, 1978

American League
Oklahoma-Texas
Pro Basketball 1978-79
College Football
Tennis
Boxing
  • With Olympic heavyweight champion Teofilo Stevenson stopping Jimmy Clark, the Cuban national team walloped the U.S. 8-3 at Madison Square Garden

Weight Lifting
Lewis
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

FACES IN THE CROWD

MARK THURMOND
HOUSTON
A Texas A&M senior, Thurmond was named Most Valuable Pitcher at the World Amateur Baseball Championships, in Italy, in which the U.S. finished second to Cuba. The lefthander had a 3-0 record and allowed no earned runs in 25 innings.

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LOU DROPINSKI
OMAHA
A retired electrical worker, Dropinski, 67, shot his age in the first round, then added scores of 77 and 76 to force a tie for the Nebraska Senior Men's Golf Championship on a par-67 course in Omaha. He beat Don Bridge on the third playoff hole.

TODD PARTON
ALLENTOWN, PA.
In his first start, the Dieruff High senior wingback averaged almost 35 yards the five times he touched the ball. He rushed twice for 63, caught two passes for 91, returned a kickoff for 20 and scored three TDs in a 24-0 win over Liberty High.

DOROTHY FICHTER
NORRISTOWN, PA.
Dorothy, a sophomore wing for the Shippensburg State field hockey team, had two goals and an assist in a 4-0 defeat of Susquehanna, which extended State's unbeaten streak to 25. She leads the team with five goals and three assists.

DELL SYLVIA
TAMPA
Sylvia, 48, won his fifth straight national men's clay-court singles title for teaching professionals 45 and over. The University of South Florida coach is ranked No. 1 by the U.S. Professional Tennis Association and is USPTA coach of the year.

DENNY JONES
CONCORD, CALIF.
Jones, 27, was named Most Valuable Player at the American Softball Association Major Slow-Pitch tournament in Elk Grove, Calif. In eight games he batted .829 with 18 home runs and 39 RBIs as he led Campbell's Carpets to the title.

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