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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1946 In This Corner... By HARRY PAINTING (Sports Editor) LETHBBIDGE trail hive a third ball park. At Monday night's citv couric'l meeting, the Letft.- Junior Baseball Association iras given a block of land north of the International Harvester plant, and the city pledged towards the irork of erecting a baseball park there. Officials of tile association are now delving into plans to go ahead a live-team junior ball league and as much work as possible will be done this year oa tbe uew dia- mond. Centrally located for fans In North ana South Lethbridge. the park should boost the city baseball prospects tauaeasure- ably. It will prove ideal train- ing ground for the city's young- er players and pare the way to full-scale return of senior base- ball. Officials of the association are to be congratulated for their determination to build op a junior circuit in lethbridge and erect their own tall stadium. Our apologies, Ollie: If OUie 3-U- ciani has taken a bit of kidding lately on account of The Herald reporting he bad been to ball for 20 giving him a rather tender can blame ic on a typographical error. He's been an active baseballer 12 years and figures he's still got few good years New York Giants summarily dis- missed three players after they had admitted dickering with the outlaw Mexican baseball league. The three are Hoy Zimmerman, first baseman; Sal Magley, pitcher, and George Hausman, second baseman, all play- ers of come ability. The Stanley Cup originally cost but you couldn't buy it now for any amount of money. The money was donated in 1893 by Stanley, then governor-general of Canada, to buv a trophy for hockey, then growing swiftly across the Dominion. Stanley himself was an indiffer- ent hockey fan. according to Pierre le 3-Ioyne of The Canadian -press, but he prevailed upon by Lord Kilcoursle, a red-hot enthusiast, to present a trophy for the Canadian championship. It was an amateur trophy at first, with Montreal Ath- letic Association winning it the first two years. 1833 and 1894. later, It became the symbol of Canadian professional sup-, remacy and -when American teams joined Canadian loops, it came to be emblematic af the world's championship. The most fantastic series for the cup, of course, was that of 1905. Weldy a hockey sensation, was gold-seeking in. the Taken when I he met a soldier of fortune named Joy Boyle. Hockey was played in the Yukon in those days and these two decided to get together a teara and take a crack at the Stanley Cup. They set out by dog sled In the winter of I904-0o from Dawson and travelled 3.200 miles to reach Ot- tawa for the series. Their trip in- cluded miles by dog sled alone- la Ottawa, 'they took a fearful trouncing from-the Sitesr Seven, the scores being 9-2 and 23-2. This latter score still stands as a record in Stanley Cup play. Frank McGea of the Silver Seven set scoring re- cords never since equalled. He scored 14 goals in the second game; shot tome eight In a row in the second period, and bagged two la Jour se- conds. Canadiens Two Up On Boston Bruins Wing Came 3-2 In Overtime Room and BoardhyGmAhfrn By PIERRE (Canadian Press Staff Writer) j MOXTKEAL, April Montreal Canadjeas squeezed out another close decision over Boston Bmias last night when lanky Jimray Feters scored after minutes of sudden-death io clinch a 3-2 verdict in favor of Canucks. The fast Montreal right-linger stole puck from an apposng player in the Boston defensive zone and raced in to beat Frank Brisesek tita a low angle shot which sent 13316 National Hockey league fans the biggest croud to storm the Montreal Forum la a a stale of mild delirium. The goal put an abrupt ecd to a ;ame which TTSS a replica of the Srst contest of the series here Sat- urday with the players skating at lightning speed all evening long. The game featured wide-opea and thrilling hockey, brilliant, passing and particularly spectacular by Brimsejc and Bill Duraan ol Canadiens. Victory moved Canucks into two-game lead in the Stanley Cup best-of-seven finals. The third game will be played in Boston Thursday. Durnan Spectacular Canadiens could thank Puman for the victory as their cool goal- keeper saved the game for them on at least two occasicms in the over- time period. Durnan stopped 37 shots through- out the game and had a compara- tively easier time than Brimsek who was "called upon to make saves. The fans were hardly seated when the Canucks went in front on a goal into an empty net after picking Maurice Richard's rebound. Burly Pat Egan kcoued the count at the haUway mark in the period after a spectacular solo dash. Bobby Bauer lifted the Brains into a 2-1 lead us the second with a shot from 20 feet out following a scramble. CanacUess kept pressing and Bouchard tied up she game in the Third period with a long shot. Referee BUI Chadwsck handed out only two Densities but the heavy checking sold oa the players. Cen- tre Milt Schmidt suffered a charley- fcorw in the third session and will likely be oat of the Bruin lineup for two garces in Boswn white CanucScs' Marnh Chaaaberlam left the Ice with crashed ribs also in the third. It is uncertain yet whether he will play in Boston. lineups Boston Brunsek: Crawford. Church; GalUnger. Guidolin. Cain; Fgan. couacber, T. Reardon. Hen- deison, Cowley, Dumart. Schmidt, Bauer, McGiil. Smith. K. Eeardon. Bouchard; Lach. Richard. Biake; Lamo'jreux. Harmon, Reay, Peters, Chamberlain, O'Connor, STosdell. Filion. Plamondon. Hiller. Linesmen Babcock (New York) Gravel Oiont- Summary First Montreal. Lach fRichard) 2, Boston, Tigan Rear- don. Second Boston, Bauer (Schmidt; Third Montreal, Bou- chard Overtide Montreal, Pet- by Elmer who pushed the puck ers innings, fanned seven of the 12 mea opposing him, allowed two hits and no runs, and in addition cracked a single and a long fly in his two 'at Monty must get to first base under his own power but, a. special league rule provides a base- runner for him the rest of the way around the paths. He's figuring on 25 wins this season. If Trail Wins In West, Vancouver To Get Allan Cup Final MONTREAL, April Allan cup finals for the senior ama- teur hockey championship of Can- ada, will be played at Vancouver beginning April 18, provided Trail Smoke remaining Brit- ish Columbia the cup finals, it was announced Tuesday night by officials of the Canadian Amateur Hockey association. The best-of-seven series would be played at Vancouver April ,18, 20, "22, 24, 27 and May 1. A 10-minute overtime period will be played if the teams are deadlocked at the end of any game, but if the tie is un- broken, a. draw, will be declared. If any tie games are involved, the point _ system, will be points for a win, one for a dravr, with ihevfirst team to achieve eight points "theiirinner. Should Trail be eliminated, dates and site of the cup final-; will be announced. Semi-Sna! series will be- on a best-of-fire bsris. s2z the point system prevailing. Monty StTRtton, brilliant pitcher lor Chicago White Sox in 1937-38, who lost a leg in a shooting accident; in the fall of 1938, is returning to the baseball wars this an artificial leg. He is pitching for Sherman in the Texas League. In a recent game, he pitched three Allan, Memorial Cup Playdowns CBy The Canadian Press.) Four teams were left in the run- ning for the Allan-Cup Can- ada's senior amateur nockey honors in the east and two in western Canada. There were also four squads left in the race for Memorial Cup honors and the Do- minion junior title. The survivors: Memorial Cup: Montreal Cana- diens Toronto St. Michaels, "Win- nipeg Monarchs, Edmonton Cana- dians. Allan Cup: Montreal Royals, Hamilton Tigers, Calgary stam- peders, Trail Smoke Eaters. STANLEY CUP STATISTICS (3v The Canadian Press.) FIXAL (BEST-OF-SEVEV SERIES) P. W. L. P. A. Montreal 2 2 0 7 5 Boston.......... 20257 SEMI-TOTALS Montreal Boston...... Detroit...... Chicago..... (BEST-OF-SEVEX) 4 4 0 26 5 4 1 16 10 5 1 4 10 16 7 26 HERALD SPORTS PAGE ELEVEN THERE, DAMSEL FINISHED, AKO TWE SPSDER. FATIGUE VCBS THE. FACE IN LINES, 1SRE WAS A MSADOXD' K3RWMJLA USED 3Y IS SEN3JOUS Teg Monarchs Up 3-1 On Edmonton By MEL (Canadian Press Staff Writer.) WINNIPEG, April Winnipeg were only one jam- away from the west- ern Canada junior hockey championship today bat the horizon wasn't entirely un- clouded. whipsed Ed- Kwnton Canadians 5-5 hers last nijrht in the fourth game Iheir best-of-seven series take a 3-1 lead and establish themselves overwhelming fav- orites for the crown. Their troubles lay elsewhere. Four of the Resais forward 2ins stars. Clint ATorisht Don McRae. Al Buchanan, and Hr Beaity. are CARDSTON, JEFFERSON WIN SOUTH SCHOOL TITLES a (MM prls basketball teaia aa4 tfce New tete Tuesday Cardston Mr Thfe a in provincial title jeiiuL In the boys' same ketwceK Mi Itofratk Bfek squads, Jefferson worn m the at-X. WM the "B" division toe High sefeMi ehaatyiMMhipft. trill now play West Higk UML In the "A" drrfeon Cardstoa schwl pUji Fritoy Saturday at Cardston. and y of Manitoba examinations there coincide by Sectt 4. forward, la tbe series ueg. Taylor COOCH 5TOOAT NOTHIN' HE'U. TH'VvOfOX REAL AfS 5 TO CANT AS FR'CHTRJL. BELIEVE- BRICK BRADFORD-And the QueenoTNighr 1 DOH'T SAY YOU ARE A CLOSE FBIEND OF GOVERNOR. GROG' BOSOM. YEP, 1 JUST CAMT WAIT TO SEE OLD By WILUAM RiTT and GRAY YOU SEE, JUST BETWEEN USy I'VE SEEN IXJs.HG A UTTLE ESPiOKXGE' FOR SiSOG LEVELS. BTRER THIS FELLOW IS O2A1Y, CRAZY OR i AM C00Y. IPS PRC5B-! ABLY SPAPFRf NFWSPAPFK! ;