TRACK & FIELD—GERRY LINDGREN of Washington State University gained his second consecutive NCAA cross-country championship in Laramie, Wyo. (page 72).
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: The 1967 Heisman Trophy winner, UCLA's quarterback GARY BEBAN, 21, who, in three seasons, gained 5,197 yards in total offense (fifth on the alltime list) and threw 23 touchdown passes in leading the Bruins to a 23-5-2 record and one Rose Bowl win.
TRADED: At the annual major league baseball meeting in Mexico City—Baltimore Shortstop LUIS APARICIO, Outfielder RUSS SNYDER and minor league Outfielder John Matias to the Chicago White Sox for Pitcher BRUCE HOWARD, Infielder DON BUFORD and minor league Pitcher Roger Nelson; Oriole Pitcher EDDIE FISHER and two minor league players to Cleveland for Pitcher JOHN O'DONOGHUE and a minor leaguer; Los Angeles Catcher JOHN ROSEBORO and Relief Pitchers RON PERRANOSKI and BOB MILLER to Minnesota for Shortstop ZOILO VERSALLES and Pitcher JIM (Mudcat) GRANT; Dodger Outfielder LOU JOHNSON to the Chicago Cubs for Infielder PAUL POPOVICH and minor league Outfielder Jim Williams; California Outfielder JOSE CARDENAL to Cleveland for Outfielder CHUCK HINTON; Angels' Pitchers BILL KELSO and JORGE RUBIO to Cincinnati for Pitcher SAMMY ELLIS; and Pittsburgh Pitcher DENNIS RIBANT to Detroit for Pitcher DAVE WICKERSHAM. The Dodgers also sold Shortstop GENE MICHAEL to the Yankees and the Cubs sold Pitcher RAY CULP to Boston.