SBD/20/Sports Industrialists

EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

     Special Assistant to the American League President DICK
BUTLER announced his retirement yesterday (MLB).  LARRY DOBY,
Butler's replacement, is profiled by the N.Y. TIMES' Dave
Anderson.  AL President Gene Budig on Doby, the first black to
play in the American League and a key in MLBP's Negro League
Licensing campaign:  "Larry Doby is a historic figure, a treasure
who deserves to be remembered.  This appointment will call
attention to his contributions" (N.Y. TIMES, 4/20)...."Wide World
of Sports" host JULIE MORAN will leave the show in mid-June to
become backup anchor of "Entertainment Tonight" (Mult.,
4/20)....Despite "derogatory comments he wrote about the team in
an internal newsletter two weeks ago," Nets President JON
SPOELSTRA said yesterday he is "neither attempting to supplant GM
WILLIS REED nor assume any power over personal matters" (N.Y.
POST, 4/20).
     ATTENTION, FUTURE INDUSTRIALISTS:  BOSTON GARDEN TOURS is
looking for "dynamic, committed and motivated individuals" to be
Tour Guides and Tour Center Supervisors. Anyone interested should
contact Boston Garden Tours, 150 Causeway Street, Boston, MA
(BOSTON GLOBE, 4/20).
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