TENNIS—The United States defeated Great Britain 7-0 to win the Wightman Cup in West Palm Beach, Fla. (page 80).
Bjorn Borg defeated Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2, to win the $300,000 World Super Tennis Tournament in Tokyo.
MILEPOSTS—NAMED: As winner of the American League's 1979 Cy Young Award, Baltimore Pitcher MIKE FLANAGAN, 27, who had a 23-9 record, a 3.08 earned run average and 16 complete games in 38 starts.
As General Manager of the New York Yankees, GENE (Stick) MICHAEL, 41, the team's regular shortstop from 1969 to 1973. Michael managed the Yankees' Columbus, Ohio farm club to the International League title in 1979.
TRADED: By the New York Yankees, First Baseman CHRIS CHAMBLISS, 30, a six-year regular with the team who won the 1976 pennant with a ninth-inning homer in the final playoff game and batted .280 with 18 homers and 63 RBIs in 1979; Pitcher PAUL MIRABELLA, 25; and Infielder DAMASO GARCIA, 22; to Toronto for Catcher RICK CERONE, 25; Pitcher TOM UNDERWOOD, 25; and minor-league Outfielder TED WILBORN, 21. In a separate deal the Yankees traded Pitcher JIM BEATTIE, 25, a late-season hero in 1978; Outfielder JUAN BENIQUEZ, 29; Catcher JERRY NARRON, 23; and minor league Pitcher RICK ANDERSON, 25; to Seattle for Centerfielder RUPPERT JONES, 24, who had 21 home runs, 109 runs, 33 stolen bases and 85 walks while batting .267 last season; and minor league Pitcher JIM LEWIS, 24.
By the New York Mets, Infielder RICHIE HEBNER, 31, who hit .268 with 10 home runs and 79 RBIs in 1979, to the Detroit Tigers for Infielder PHIL MANKOWSKI, 26, and Outfielder JERRY MORALES, 30.
By the Colorado Rockies, Defenseman BARRY BECK, 22, to the New York Rangers for Left Wing PAT HICKEY, 26; Right Wing LUCIEN DeBLOIS, 22; Defense-man MIKE McEWEN, 23; minor league Defenseman DEAN TURNER, 21; a player to be named and an undisclosed amount of cash.