Hana Mandlikova beat Andrea Jaeger 6-7, 6-2, 6-2 to win a $100,000 women's tournament in Mahwah, N.J.
MILEPOSTS—RESIGNED: In the midst of his 21st season as a major league manager, GENE MAUCH, 54, of the Minnesota Twins. In 4� seasons with the Twins, he had a record of 378-394, but he never finished higher than third in the AL West. His career record of 1,524-1,705 ranks him ninth on the alltime list in total games and 10th in wins. Mauch shares the major league record with James Dykes for most seasons managed without ever having won a championship. He was replaced on an interim basis by Third Base Coach JOHN GORYL.
SOLD: By Charles Finley, the OAKLAND A's, for a reported $12.7 million, to Walter A. Haas Jr., chairman of the board of Levi Strauss & Co., his son, Walter J., and son-in-law, Roy Eisenhardt, a law instructor at the University of California at Berkeley. After he purchased the A's for $4 million in 1960-61 and moved them from Kansas City after the '67 season, Finley's teams won three World Series (1972, '73 and '74), but then declined, finishing last in 1977 and '79.
By Bill Veeck, the CHICAGO WHITE SOX and Comiskey Park, to Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. and his daughter Marie Denise York, for a reported $20 million. Veeck headed a group that bought 80% of the team for $8 million in 1975. DeBartolo has other sports holdings, including the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL and Louisiana Downs racetrack. His son, Edward Jr., owns the San Francisco 49ers.