Tracy Austin won a $125,000 tournament in Stuttgart, West Germany, beating Martina Navratilova 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
MILEPOSTS—SOLD: The PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES, by owner Ruly Carpenter for $30.175 million, a record amount for a baseball franchise, to a group of five investors headed by Phillies Executive Vice-President Bill Giles. The National League still must approve the deal.
DIED: PETE REISER, 62, former major league outfielder whose .343 average with Brooklyn in 1941 made him the youngest (22) National League batting champ ever; of a respiratory illness; in Palm Springs, Calif. A .295 hitter in 10 seasons with the Dodgers, Braves, Pirates and Indians, Reiser was most brilliant in his first three full seasons. Thereafter his performance fell off because of injuries sustained in frequent crashes with outfield walls.
Former world lightweight boxing champion (1940-41) LEW JENKINS, 64, who was 65-39-5 in a pro career extending from 1934 until 1950; of cardiac disease; in Oakland, Calif.