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- 4 Mountain West Minority Reporter & Sentinel, June 8, 1990 News . Henderson . breaks 62-year-old record Oakland, California (UPI) — Dave Stewart says he knew Rickey Hender- record of 892 steals. Now he has his - sights on surpassing all-time record ‘IT really wanted to get it over in <> Pate a - s > fo. Me , te, we Jo Be, weey, Vya ii Wells said. ‘‘I told myself if.he got on I wasn’t going to let him steal. But it’s tough to hold a guy on second. **(Second baseman Nelson Liriano) came to the mound and told me to throw to the bag a couple of times because he had a pretty big lead. But I had a tough hitter in Lansford at the plate and I just had to concentrate on getting him out.”’ - steal as many as 1,200 — 1,200 for sure,’’ Henderson said. ‘‘Fifteen hundred is a long shot.”’ | yy Such bravado comes as no surprise Yi, to Stewart, who played grade school IAW | PPP SI OUT EE TCE ONSVELESGSY 1 Me Sle oe Ge Pie es 4 SEED Wy ie ~~ GES EEOC EE we REE Pe Pee SESE.2RED oe opr and play the way I can, I think I’ll and high school sports with and against Henderson. **He’s always had a swagger,’’ said ‘Stewart, who was the losing pitcher in a 2-1 decision against Toronto when Henderson passed Cobb Tuesday. ‘“He’s always been the kind of ~ guy you could look at and say, ‘Man, he’s something.’ But he always could match | ‘If I don’t get into the record book on my own at least he gets me in,”’ David Robinso Spurs’ Robinson tops NBA | rookie team _New York (UPI) — Rookie of the Year center David Robinson of San Antonio and guard Tim Hardaway, who directed the league’s highestscoritig offense for Golden State, were Henderson said he was worried unanimous choices for the 1990 NBA about the rain forecasted for Wednes- All-Rookie team announced by the day, which was the final day of the NBA. ape A’s’ homestand. Utah Jazz swingman Blue Edwards was named to the second team. ‘‘T was afraid time was going to run Robinson and Hardaway received out on this homestand,’’ he said. ‘They told me it was going to rain (Wednesday) and I thought ‘Oh no!’ But I was able to do it here and I’m team votes from the 27 league coaches, who voted for first and se- -become an outstanding baseball player glad it’s over.”’ cond teams regardless of position and know if it would be in football or baseball,’ Stewart said. “But I couldn’t imagine I was playing with a future Hall of Famer. “He's always had a style about _ himy He’s always been good and that bred confidence. But it was only when he became a specialist (playing just baseball), he began to excell.’’ Henderson, in his third at-bat of the game, doubled into the left-field cor- ner against starter David Wells. On a 2-0 pitch to Carney Lansford, Henderson stole third easily, setting the record. 7 the maximum Since tying Cobb’s mark last Satur- 52 points on 26 first- day, Henderson has been barraged by were not allowed to vote for their own players. Two points were awarded for the media and by fans. He said his a first-team vote and one for second years of experience, particularly with the New York Yankees, helped him maintain his concentration. Vlade Divac of the Los Angeles Lakers (40) and guards Sherman _. You_have to deal with it when it Douglas of the Miami Heat (39) and \ ‘comes,’ he said. ‘‘Then you have to Pooh Richardson” of the. get back to your game.”’ Timberwolves (33)-joined Henderson flied out to center on the first pitch of the game and fouled out to right in his second trip. When he broke the record, he picked up the bag and gave it to a clubhouse attendant. He blew a kiss to his mother, who was sitting above the A’s’ dugout. and Hardaway on the first team. Hardaway averaged 14.7 points a game, ranked ninth in the league in assists (8.7) and 10th in steals (2.09). Divac, a 6-foot-11 center from Belgrade, Yugoslavia; averaged 8.5 points and 6.2 rebounds coming off second-round pick from Syracuse, started 66 of 81 games for the Heat and averaged 14.3 points and 7.6 rebounds. Richardson came off the bench for Minnesota for the first half of the season and then started the last 48 games. He averaged 11.4 points | and 6.8 rebounds. Joining Edwards. on the second A Values-driven Company Composed of Values-driven People in 1936, but came back and team were J.R. Reid seen not only as a victory for the USA —Schmelling was German— but also as a victory for blacks over virulent racism of the Nazis. of Charlotte, Sean Elliot of San Antonio, Stacey King of Chicago, and Glen Rice of the LOUIS: ‘Most dramatic fights were with Schmeling. ‘Tyson sets new fight, vows to regain title New York (UPI) — Heavyweight z Mike Tyson, after one of the most dramatic upsets in boxing history, said Monday he was humiliated after his _ first professional loss but confident he would regain the title. ‘More than anything fighters do not fear losing, they fear getting humiliated. Yes, it was a shock at #27 first,’’ Tyson said at a news con- @ ference announcing his first bout as a former champion, facing Henry Tillman on June 16 in Las Vegas. ‘‘It really did not dwell in my mind the day after (the fight) or the next day. © But the day after — whoa, I lost the title. “I’m in good shape, and I’m ready Merv Jackson All-America in 1968 Merv Jackson oft ie” eee wa te_inducted into great — my the bench for the Lakers. Douglas, a Bonneville International Corporation dated June 18, 1936. What’s it. worth? —H.A. Peyser, California beat him in a one-round match on June 22, 1938. Louis’ victory was back it up. Rickey now, Rickey then.”’ | Stewart said Henderson played a. variety of sports as a kid, but didn’t _ until much later. “I had an idea Rickey would be some kind of ballplayer, but I didn’t ee says Garry McConnell of Scavenger’s in Washington, D.C. Joe Louis Barrow was born in Lafayette, Ala., and held the world boxing championship longer than anyone else. His most dramatic fights, however, were with Max Schmelling. Louis lost his first battle with Schmelling in a non-title. hits in six innings, said he decided to concentrate on getting Lansford out for the final out of the inning and did not really worry about Henderson. ELE Somewhere in the $75-$100 range, the first at-bat,’’ Henderson said. holder Lou Brock (938 steals) and beyond. “If all goes well and I stay healty LAS Joe Louis and Max Schmelling, son would make it big in sports one » ‘‘We needed something to happen. Stew was pitching a strong game, but day, but he never dreamed his lifelong we couldn’t get any offense going. friend would end up in the Hall of ‘‘T got a double and thought it was Fame. | ? a good situation to steal in since they Henderson all but guaranteed he had been throwing Carney a lot of would some day be enshrined in breaking balls.”’ | | Cooperstown on Tuesday when the Wells, who held the A’s to just two Oakland Athletics outfield broke Ty Cobb’s 62-year-old American League S I have an unused ticket to a prize fight at Yankee Stadium between frame of mind, my whole. demeanor. I’m going to continue to fight until I get the title.’’ Tyson, who became the youngest heavyweight champion in history at age 20, made nine title defenses before Buster Douglas scored a stunning upset February 11 in Tokyo, knocking the. seemingly-invincible Tyson out at 1:23 of the 10th round. ‘“Those things happen. You handle it like it is another day,’’ Tyson said. ‘I do not take it as hard as the majority of people take it. You have to handle defeat as well as victory.”’ Tyson, 23, said he plans on fighting’ again in August. That bout could be against former heavyweight champion George Foreman, appearing on the same card as Tyson in Las Vegas. Foreman, 41, is 21-0 in his comeback effort after a ten-year layoff. Robinson suspended, wants say Minneapolis (AP) — Baltimore Orioles manager Frank Robinson is look- Hall. of |Fame Former University of Utah basketball star Merv Jackson was inducted into the Crimson Club Hall of Fame Tuesday in\ceremonies at the Red Lion Hotel. Three other people were also inducted. Local project for homeless applauded Salt Lake City, May 31 —.Fifty friends of the Self-Development of People (SDOP) program of the Presbyterian Church (USA) took time’ to hear the story and accept the thanks of a local organization of homeless persons whose efforts have been sup- ported by an SDOP grant. The Homeless Organization of Peo- ing forward to telling his side of the story after he was suspended for three Ple Everywhere (HOPE), which for games Wednesday for abusing American League umpire Drew Coble. | Robinson said he will appeal the suspension. The hearing before AL president Bobby Brown is set for Thursday, meaning Robinson’s status wasn’t af- fected for Wednesday night’s Baltimore-Minnesota game — during which Coble -umpired at second base. three years: has sought to organize .Salt Lake City’s homeless population, teceived a $25,000 SDOP grant in 1990. Rich Tuttle, director of the group, told the SDOP gathering, ‘“We ‘‘T want to have my say, I want to see what everyone has to say. I'll save Just want you to know how much we appreciate the help Self-Development my comments for the league president,’’ Robinson said Wednesday. We are committed to the encouragement, >romotion, and practice of all praiseworthy values that enhance the worth of individuals, the strength of our communities, and the betterment of society. Central to the achievement of our purposes are the following core Robinson, who once threatened to quit because he said umpires were harass- aS given us. When other funding ing his players, called Coble a ‘“‘liar’’ and ‘‘a no-good human being”’ after Stoups wouldn't give us a chance, an argument that resulted in his ejection from Monday’s Orioles-Twins game. Presbyterians provided us with the Robinson, who is black, has also accused Coble of being prejudiced. Coble said Robinson should be ashamed of himself for making such an accusation. 99 * Brown said the suspension was for ‘‘physical contact with the umpire, use sped ianwho works on the HOPE staff, of abusive language, delay of the game, and inappropriate post-game remarks Said, ““Because of HOPE I got a home, got a job, got hope.’’ McNair, to the press.” Robinson said the Coble intiated the contact. Asked if he regretted either values: credibility we need Mike McNair, a former homeless Who said he loves his job, told the lun- getting into the argument with Coble or calling him names afterward, Robin- Cheon crowd, ‘‘We work the streets, Integrity — Service Leadership Excellence Profitability Sensitivity son said, ‘‘No.’’: _ Coble was home-plate umpire Monday when, in the eight inning, Twins manager Tom Kelly replaced pitcher with Juan Berenguer with Terry Leach. Kelly finished speaking with Leach, took a few steps toward the dugout, stopped, turned around, the field. Bonneville International Corporation. Broadcast House Salt Lake City, Utah 84110 and again conferred briefly with Leach before leaving Robinson, already angered about a callled third strike earlier in the inning, argued that Kelly should have been charged with a second trip to the mound and that Leach should have been removed. ; ‘‘He said, ‘In the American League, you have to cross the line,’ like I don’t know the rules in the American League,’’ Robinson said. 7 Far more than Kelly’s actions, Robinson was upset about Coble’s response. “Tt was the arrogance of it,’’ Robinson said. ‘‘His tone, his attitude.’’ the railroad tracks, and under the viaducts of this city to bring the hope We have received to others.” HOPE has. developed training, and temporary nent housing food, job and perma- programs. Diane Morales, another former homeless Person who now works part-time for the program, said, ‘“When I became homeless, I discovered I was part of a subculture that : ee societyyo treats like a rash — ignoring it, hoping it will just go away.