OBTAINED: From the Boston Celtics by the Cincinnati Royals after several months of negotiation, the right to use Royals' Coach BOB COUSY as a player. The settlement involved the transfer of injured Forward Bill Dinwiddie and a future draft choice to Boston.
DISPERSED: In a sale at Belmont Park, Captain Harry F. Guggenheim's CAIN HOY STABLE racing stock—30 yearlings and 27 older thoroughbreds—for an average of $31,210 a head. Top price of $175,000 was paid by Robert J. Kleberg Jr. of the King Ranch for an unraced 2-year-old Ribot filly, Ribot's Fan.
DROPPED: By the Seattle Pilots at the end of his one-year contract, JOE SCHULTZ, who managed the American League expansion team to a last-place finish in the Western Division.
TRADED: To the Chicago Cubs by the Philadelphia Phillies, JOHNNY CALLISON, .265-batting outfielder with 16 home runs and 64 RBIs last season, for Pitcher DICK SELMA and 19-year-old Outfielder OSCAR GAMBLE.
RESIGNED: In a huff after eight years as the LPGA's tournament director, LENNY WIRTZ, during whose tenure the tour's prize money rose from $186,000 to $620,000. Said Wirtz: "Some of the girls wanted to run the tour.... I'm just going to let them try their hand at it."
DIED: HARRISON R. (JIMMY) JOHNSTON, 73, of Wayzata, Minn.; 1929 U.S. Amateur golf champion and member of four Walker Cup teams between 1923 and 1930.