?Long Count on Chickens
In Miami last week, an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma took a long look into the future, began negotiations for a 1,000-seat breakfast before the Orange Bowl game. Meanwhile, back in Norman, Hypnotist Franz Polgar lent his blessing to the project, after reading Coach Bud Wilkinson's mind from 120 miles away: "He has more faith than ever before," said Polgar.
Lew Hoad, who carries the weight of the Australian Davis Cup on his shoulders, scoffed at rumors of a $125,000 offer from Jack Kramer to turn pro this fall, but indicated that it is just a matter of time. The $125,000 offer may have discouraged a potential rival promoter, Pancho (Champion) Gonzales.
?How To Create Incentive
Frank Lane, the indefatigable trader who guides the fortunes of the St. Louis Cardinals, traded fancy-fielding Bobby Del Greco to the Cubs one evening last week. Next day, Del Greco (.214 last year) beat the Cards with a pinch-hit.
The Brooklyn Dodgers, eying Los Angeles as a relief from the fiscal and physical discomforts of Brooklyn, have been offered a home in Queens. But Dodger President Walter O'Malley wants concrete proof of good intentions, awaits construction on the former site of the World's Fair at Flushing Meadow.