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Published April 18, 1995
LARRY DOBY, the first African American to play in the AL, was named special assistant to AL President GENE BUDIG. Budig says Doby will concentrate on community relations (AL)....In this morning's S.F. EXAMINER, Hornets Dir of Player Personnel DAVE TWARDZIK is reportedly "a serious candidate" to become the Warriors VP/Basketball Ops (S.F. EXAMINER, 4/18)....USA Baseball has named MARIO BORROCCI as Commissioner of the U.S. Olympic Festival (USA Baseball).... CHRISTOPHER KOCH has been named President of New Era Caps, succeeding his father, DAVID KOCH (SGB, 4/95 issue)... At Avia, JOHN HUNTER has been named national sales manager; CARRIE RIEDEL-WILHITE has been named apparel merchandising manager; and RUSSELL MOORE has been promoted to apparel marketing manager (AVIA)....Hawks Coach LENNY WILKENS is reportedly the favorite to be head coach of the '96 U.S. Olympic team (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 4/17)....BORA MILUTINOVIC has resigned as coach of the U.S. Soccer team. Former Portugal national coach CARLOS QUEIROS is the favorite to replace him (Mult., 4/15).