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A roundup of the week Oct. 6-12
Compiled by CRAIG NEFF
October 20, 1980
BASEBALL—While the Kansas City Royals swept the American League Championship Series from the New York Yankees 3-0, the Philadelphia Phillies needed five games to win the National League pennant from the Houston Astros (page 20).
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October 20, 1980

A Roundup Of The Week Oct. 6-12

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POWERLIFTING—JAN TODD set women's heavyweight world records for the squat (516 and 540 pounds), deadlift (476� pounds) and total (1,190 and 1,220� pounds) in Marietta, Ga.

TENNIS—IVAN LENDL won a $175,000 tournament in Barcelona by defeating Guillermo Vilas 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the finals.

Regina Marsikova won the $100,000 Phoenix Tennis Classic by defeating Wendy Turnbull 7-6, 7-6.

MILEPOSTS—HIRED: To manage the San Diego Padres, FRANK HOWARD, 44, a former slugging outfielder for the Dodgers and Senators and a coach for Milwaukee since 1977. In his only previous managing job Howard guided Spokane of the Pacific Coast League to a fourth-place finish in 1976.

MOVED: To Montreal by its new owner, Molson Brewery, Inc., the NASL's Philadelphia franchise, which ranked last in the league in attendance last season (4,465 per game).

RELEASED: By Green Bay, Placekicker CHESTER MARCOL, 30, a two-time NFL scoring leader (1972 and '74) who ranked fourth among Packers with 520 career points.

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