1975 MEN'S PRELIMINARY 2

The second preliminary round of 1975 included eight baseball players and athletes from six other sports. Defending Superstars champion Kyle Rote, Jr. from soccer dominated the competition, winning four events and scoring 50 3/4 points. The competition for the last three spots in the final came down to the obstacle course. Austrian professional skier Hugo Nindl won the obstacle course to wrap up second place. Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Hargrove, the Rookie of the Year from the Texas Rangers finished third and fourth in the obstacle course to secure those respective places in the final standings. Rod Carew was scheduled to compete, but was replaced at the last minute by Paul Blair. .

Rotonda West, Florida.

Competition Dates: January 22-23, 1975.

Air Date: January 26, 1975.

Announcer: Keith Jackson & O.J. Simpson.

PLC. NAME, SPORT
TEN ROW SWIM WL BOWL 100 HALF BIKE BBH OC TOTAL
MONEY
1. Kyle Rote, Jr., Soccer
10
X
10
1 3/4
2
X
7
10
10
X
50 3/4
$15,075
2. Hugo Nindl, Alpine Skiing
7
7
X
0
2
7
10
33
$8,300
3. Lou Brock, Baseball
0
0
X
1 3/4
7
10
w/d
X
X
4
22 3/4
$4,775
4. Mike Hargrove, Baseball
2
4
4
7
0
X
X
2
X
2
21
$2,100
5. Carl Yastrzemski, Baseball
4
2
0
X
10
4
X
0
20
$2,000
6. Steve Garvey, Baseball
1/2
0
X
10
4
X
4
0
X
0
18 1/2
$1,850
7. Paul Blair, Baseball
0
0
X
0
10
7
w/d
X
X
0
17
$1,700
8. Jim Wynn, Baseball
0
1
4
0
X
X
7
12
$1,200
9. Rick White, High Diving
X
7
1 3/4
2
X
0
1
0
11 3/4
$1,175
10. Rollie Fingers, Baseball
0
10
X
0
0
1
X
0
11
$1,100
11. Marvin Shoulders, Rodeo
X
0
0
X
0
7
1
8
$1,000
12. Jerry Quarry, Boxing
X
1
0
1 3/4
X
1
0
4
7 3/4
$1,000
13. Bobby Murcer, Baseball
1/2
2
1
1
X
0
X
0
4 1/2
$1,000
14. Joe Einhorn, Motorcycle Jumper
0
X
0
X
0
2
2
$1,000

INDIVIDUAL EVENT RESULTS

BIKE RACE - heat 1 (Half Mile)

1. Carl Yastrzemski
1:18.57
2. Rollie Fingers
1:20.55
3. Marvin Shoulders
1:21.00
4. Rick White
1:21.46

BIKE RACE - heat 2 (Half Mile)

1. Hugo Nindl
1:16.45
2. Kyle Rote, Jr.
1:16.55
3. Bobby Murcer
1:19.13

BIKE RACE - heat 3 (Half Mile)

1. Mike Hargrove
1:21.87
2. Jerry Quarry
1:22.10
3. Steve Garvey
1:24.00
4. Joe Einhorn
1:27.35

SWIMMING - heat 1 (50 meters)

1. Rick White
32.55
2. Jim Wynn
37.63
3. Marvin Shoulders
41.67
4. Jerry Quarry
49.5e

SWIMMING - heat 2 (50 meters)

1. Kyle Rote, Jr.
32.54
2. Mike Hargrove
35.64
3. Bobby Murcer
36.30
4. Carl Yastrzemski
41.69

100 YARD DASH - heat 1

1. Jim Wynn
11.06
2. Rick White
11.26
3. Bobby Murcer
11.43
4. Rollie Fingers
11.96
5. Joe Einhorn
13.70

100 YARD DASH - heat 2

1. Lou Brock
10.69
2. Paul Blair
10.89
3. Marvin Shoulders
11.89
4. Hugo Nindl
12.23

TENNIS

1. Kyle Rote, Jr.
10
2. Hugo Nindl
7
3. Carl Yastrzemski
4
4. Mike Hargrove
2
5. Steve Garvey
1/2
5. Bobby Murcer
1/2
7. Paul Blair
0
7. Rollie Fingers
0
9. Joe Einhorn
0
9. Jim Wynn
0
Hargrove d. Wynn
6-0
Garvey d. Einhorn
6-0
Yastrzemski d. Gravey
6-2
Rote d. Blair
6-0
Hargrove d. Murcer
6-2
Nindl d. Fingers
6-0
Rote d. Yastrzemski
7-6
Nindl d. Hargrove
6-2
Rote d. Nindl
6-0

ROWING - 135 yards

1. Rollie Fingers
N/A
1:10.51 r
2. Hugo Nindl
N/A
1:11.23
3. Mike Hargrove
1:19.64
4. Carl Yastrzemski
1:20.75
5. Jerry Quarry
1:21.99

SWIMMING - final (100 meters)

1. Kyle Rote, Jr.
1:13.18
2. Rick White
1:13.52
3. Mike Hargrove
1:37.05
4. Bobby Murcer
1:49.26
5. Jim Wynn
1:59.78

WEIGHT LIFTING

1. Steve Garvey
220
2. Mike Hargrove
210
3. Lou Brock
200
3. Jerry Quarry
200
3. Kyle Rote, Jr.
200
3. Rick White
200

BOWLING

1. Paul Blair
212
2. Lou Brock
181
3. Steve Garvey
160
4. Kyle Rote, Jr.
159
5. Bobby Murcer
158

100 YARD DASH - final

1. Lou Brock
11.04
2. Paul Blair
11.06
3. Jim Wynn
11.16
4. Rick White
11.19
5. Bobby Murcer
11.22

HALF MILE RUN

1. Carl Yastrzemski
2:28.75
2. Kyle Rote, Jr.
2:30.05
3. Steve Garvey
2:33.00
4. Hugo Nindl
2:36.78
5. Jerry Quarry
2:38.00
6. Jim Wynn
2:38.6e
7. Rollie Fingers
2:41.0e

BIKE RACE - final

1. Kyle Rote, Jr.
2:37.05
2. Hugo Nindl
2:39.79
3. Carl Yastrzemski
2:54.0
4. Mike Hargrove
2:57.19
5. Rollie Fingers
2:58.0

BASEBALL HIT

1. Kyle Rote, Jr.
10
2. Marvin Shoulders
5
3. Jerry Quarry
4
4. Joe Einhorn
3
5. Rick White
2

OBSTACLE COURSE

1. Hugo Nindl
27.95
26.13
2. Jim Wynn
27.89
27.5e
3. Lou Brock
29.05
4. Mike Hargrove
29.43
5. Marvin Shoulders
32.50
(WH)
6. Rick White
32.70
(HB)
 
7. Paul Blair
33.44
(HB)
 
8. Carl Yastrzemski
40.7e
(TR+HB)
 
9. Steve Garvey
41.2e
(TR+HB)
 
10. Rollie Fingers
48.7e
(WH+HB)
 

e = estimated time

r = Superstars record

N/A = result not available

dnf - did not finish

nm - no mark

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