Auto racingU.S. Auto Club: Elected Johnny Capels president...


October 09, 1997

Auto racing

U.S. Auto Club: Elected Johnny Capels president and chief executive officer and Brenda Stafford assistant corporate secretary. Announced that Dick King, president, has resigned but will remain as vice chairman of the USAC board of directors and as a consultant.


Brewers: Named Larry Hisle minor-league hitting coordinator.

Mets: Sent P Yorkis Perez, P Rick Trlicek, OF Andy Tomberlin and IF Shawn Gilbert outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Rockies: Extended the contract of vice president of scouting Pat Daugherty.


Grizzlies: Waived C Eric Mobley and F Mark Hendrickson.

Hawks: Released G David Crouse, F Jared Prickett and F Chris King.

Wizards: Named Dave Johnson radio play-by-play announcer.


Colts: Re-signed DB David Tate. Waived WR Kaipo McGuire.

Vikings: Signed S Duane Butler from the practice squad. Placed WR Robert Tate on injured reserve with an ankle injury. Signed WR Yo Murphy to the practice squad.


Chicago Fire: Announced their nickname.

Pub Date: 10/09/97

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