A roundup of the inaugural designated hitters for the American League's other II teams.
Mike Andrews, White Sox, Chairman of the Jimmy Fund charity, Boston
Gates Brown, Tigers, Retired from M&M Manufacturing Co., Detroit
Ollie Brown, Brewers, Occupation unknown, Buena Park, Calif.
Rico Carty, Rangers, President, Summer Independent League, San Pedro de Macoris, D.R.
Orlando Cepeda, Red Sox, Giants community representative, Fairfield, Calif.
Terry Crowley, Orioles, Orioles hitting coach, Hunt Valley, Md.
John Ellis, Indians, Owner and president, the Bass Group, Old Saybrook, Conn.
Ed Kirkpatrick, Royals, Retired rep for Rawlings, Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Tom McCraw, Angels, Expos hitting coach, Montreal
Bill North, Athletics, Financial adviser for Raymond James Financial Services, Kirkland, Wash.
Tony Oliva, Twins, Twins minor league hitting instructor, Bloomington, Minn.