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A Roundup of the Week June 12-18
Compiled by Sally Guard
June 26, 1989
PRO BASKETBALL—The DETROIT PISTONS beat the Los Angeles Lakers 105-97 to win their first NBA title, with a four-game sweep (page 28).
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June 26, 1989

A Roundup Of The Week June 12-18

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TRADED: By the Detroit Red Wings, center ADAM OATES, 26, and right wing PAUL MacLEAN, 31, to the St. Louis Blues for center BERNIE FEDERKO, 33, and left wing TONY McKEGNEY, 31.

By the Philadelphia Phillies, 1987 Cy Young Award-winning relief pitcher STEVE BEDROSIAN, 31, and a player to be named, to the San Francisco Giants for lefthanders TERRY MULHOLLAND, 26, and DENNIS COOK, 26, and a minor leaguer; also by the Phillies, centerfielder JUAN SAMUEL, 28, to the New York Mets for centerfielder LEN DYKSTRA, 26, and reliever ROGER MCDOWELL, 28.

DIED: Baseball Hall of Famer and Negro League standout WILLIAM JULIUS (Judy) JOHNSON, 89; in Wilmington, Del. Johnson hit an unconfirmed .344 as a third baseman for the Hilldale club of Philadelphia, the Homestead Grays, the Darby Daisies and the Pittsburgh Crawfords, from 1921 through '37 (page 15).

John Matuszak, 38, an NFL defensive end for 10 years who helped the Oakland Raiders to two Super Bowl titles (1977 and '81) in seven seasons with that team; of undetermined causes; in Burbank, Calif. Matuszak played two years for the Houston Oilers, who chose him first in the '73 NFL draft after he had starred at Tampa University, and another with the Kansas City Chiefs before he signed as a free agent with the Raiders.

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