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A roundup of the week Oct. 19-25
Compiled by JANE E. BACHMAN
November 02, 1981
BASEBALL—The Los Angeles Dodgers won three of five games from the New York Yankees to take the lead in the 78th World Series (page 30).
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November 02, 1981

A Roundup Of The Week Oct. 19-25

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Sue Barker beat Mima Jausovec 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 to win a $125,000 tournament in Brighton, England.

Ivan Lendl won a $100,000 Grand Prix tournament in Vienna with a 1-6, 6-0, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Brian Gottfried.

Peter McNamara was declared the winner of a $142,000 indoor championship in Melbourne, Australia when defending champion Vitas Gerulaitas argued with officials over a line call and then quit playing in the final set with the score at 6-4, 1-6, 5-5.

MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As manager of the New York Mets, GEORGE BAMBERGER, 56, who guided Milwaukee to a 235-180 record (1978 to 1980). He replaces the fired JOE TORRE, who last week signed on as manager of the Atlanta Braves.

As Manager of the Chicago Cubs, LEE ELIA, 44, who had been third-base coach for the Philadelphia Phillies.

TRADED: By the New York Knicks, Guard RAY WILLIAMS, 27, to the New Jersey Nets for Forward MAURICE LUCAS, 29.

DIED: TAFT WRIGHT, 70, who had a .311 career average in 11 seasons as an outfielder for the Senators, White Sox and Phillies; in Orlando, Fla.

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