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A roundup of the week July 4-10
Compiled by LISA TWYMAN
July 18, 1983
BILLIARDS—JEAN BALUKAS beat Lori Shampo 7-4 to win the first Women's World Invitational Seven-Ball championships in Atlantic City.
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July 18, 1983

A Roundup Of The Week July 4-10

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TRADED: By the Hartford Whalers, Defenseman MICKEY VOLCAN, 21, to the Calgary Flames for defensemen RICHIE DUNN, 26, and JOEL QUENNEVILLE, 24.

DIED: VIC WERTZ, 58, former outfielder and first baseman for six American League teams; of complications during heart surgery; in Detroit. Wertz, who had a .277 average and 266 home runs during his 17 major league seasons, was the Cleveland Indian batter who hit the 450-foot shot in the 1954 World Series that resulted in Willie Mays's famous rally-killing, over-the-shoulder catch for the Giants.

Hennes Weisweiler, 63, coach of the Cosmos in 1980 when they won the NASL title; of a heart attack; in Aesch, Switzerland.

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