Names In The Game
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ A recreation of Leonardo da Vinci’s ″Mona Lisa″ painted to look like tennis star Gabriela Sabatini sold for $4,200 at an auction to benefit the Arthur Ashe Foundation for the Defeat of AIDS.
The oil-on-canvas painting was purchased Saturday by Cinde Martin, director of marketing for WEAT-FM radio in West Palm Beach.
A recreartion of a work by Edouard Manet featuring Steffi Graf was not auctioned and will be displayed at the Delray Beach Tennis Center.
The two recreations by a gallery in Fort Lauderdale cost a reported $12,000 to produce.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Jesse Jackson reiterated his threat to take action against major league baseball if each team does not announce a plan for affirmative action.
″Just a new compilation of data will not resolve this dispute,″ Jackson told a group of reporters Sunday during an exhibition game between St. Louis and Baltimore. ″We want from each team a plan of goals and timetables to reverse this situation.
″If there is no plan, there will be direct action on opening day. By that I mean sponsorship pressure and picketing at major league ballparks. But we’d rather be in cooperation than in confrontation.″