MILEPOSTS—FIRED: By Ohio State, Football Coach Woody Hayes, 65, who had a 28-year record of 205-61-10.
HIRED: By the University of Minnesota to replace fired Football Coach Cal Stoll, JOE SALEM, 40, who had a 26-17 record at Northern Arizona.
DIED: Jockey NICK NAVARRO, 25; after being struck by lightning following a race at Calder; in Miami. Navarro was third in the standings at the fall meeting.
George McQuinn, 68, former first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Athletics and New York Yankees; of a stroke; in Alexandria, Va. A six-time All-Star, McQuinn hit safely in 34 straight games in 1938 and batted .438 for the Browns in the 1944 World Series.
Thomas Bolles, 76, former rowing coach (1937-51) and athletic director (1951-70) at Harvard; of a heart attack; in Raleigh, N.C. While he was coach, the Crimson won two Grand Challenge Cups at Henley and three Eastern sprint championships, and in 1947 his varsity boat won the Lake Washington Regatta 2,000-meter sprint in a world record 5:49.
John Mauer, 77, former basketball coach at Kentucky (1928-30), Miami of Ohio (1931-37), Tennessee (1938-47), Army (1948-51) and Florida (1952-60); of a circulatory ailment; in Knoxville, Tenn. Mauer had a career record of 344-272 and his Tennessee team won two SEC titles.