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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta TM LmWtlOOl HWA10 Wi.1nm.iy, I, New Managers Enjoy Early Season Starts By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Krank Lurches! is off aad run- ning, Sparky Andenon is off and wincing Ycrk Mtta homers and two singles, driving in seven runs in the Twins' 12-8 opening- day romp over Chicago White Sox Tuesday. Elsewhere la the Americas League, California Angels wel- comed Mihraukee back to the majors with a 12-0 shellacking of the Brewers, Baltimore On- ohs slugged Cleveland Indians S-2, Boston Red Sox tippet New York Yankees Oakland Athletics defeated Kansas City Royals 6-4 snd Washington pounded Detroit 14-4. Until Tuesday, Alyea's claim to fame had been home run in his first major league swing with the Senators back in 196o and slickers on his luggage since then that read Hawaii York, Montgomery and Buffal ports of call for Washing ton hopefuls. Ahyea got into IM games wit the Senators last year and one of the lew hitters who IDG ground instead of gaining under manager Ted Williams. "1 wasn't one of his installed in left field easy for Jim Perry who said Alyea. "I it like he can on a six-hitter for toe -770 the year before he over and .250 under had the biggnt day of Messcrsmith also rode TRADED FOR TWINS in the .opener heavy California hitting to The Senators, shopping singling in his four-bit tbntool over Mirwau- pitching help this spring, and then Jotting spoiling tint .city's return. Alyea to Minnesota for three-run the majors. Grzenda three weeks ago. heavy hitting Brewers attracted Expos Open Home Stand Nice Warm MONTREAL weather during did It re- Winter crept back to three days bad to the ground crew today. and dropped into crews put Jarry last week was haunted Park, coating the .of almost perfect playing. i winter backlash of more city's baseball Expos for the Expos' first 12 inches of snow. sesson opener with light stopped being sod surprise bout of said as he niched a lighl However, the the tarpaulin hour workout by the team stuck to his promise of field, but grounds a parade for the play shine and temperatures to remedy the m downtown Montrea. SO oegreei today when with warm air fans Expos bench their first the game: of youngsters, an game b this season's the -Expos take .workers, joined ii League baseball season today sporting their the players a n c liking on St. Loiss red, white with handfuls of rice Monday, the Expos and caps, a sell out players were later greetn cinnati Beds launched cheer their heroes. Mayor Jeao Drapeau and league's official Kasoo coach Gene band. in Cincinnati. The Reds it the field in Expos won only 52 Tuesday and 162 National Leigu Think Spring Get in the mood of Spring Choose f com our wonderful array of newest Spring apparel. A COMPLETE StlECTION OF ALL-WEATHER COATS By AquoKulum, and London Fog. PRICED FROM NATIONALLY ADVtRTISID BRAND MEN'S COLORED SHIRTS In the latest Spring Shadei QA PRICED FROM f JUST ARRIVED BOYS' WASH 'N' WEAR SLACKS arhes last year, but they ever lacked support from the are. The Montreal team fuv hed last in Iheir Eastern Tir riaon play. and Stripci. Sliei 1 to 18. PRICED FROM MEN'S ALPACA SWEATERS Pullover long Sltcvs V-NetV From 14" BOYS' ALPACA SWEATERS long Sleeve H Priced From................ B MEN'S ord YOUTHS' WASH 'N' WEAR SLACKS Siies IB to 36, MEN'S T-SHIRT5 Bulion lop or Moct Turtle. j Ban-Ion and ColFon. Including New Spring from BOYS' T-SHIRTS Shorl Slecvo Slyles, Priced From JUST ARRIVfO NfW SHIPMENT Of THE LATEST SPUING STYLIS LEO SINGER MEN'S and BOYS' WEAR a gentleman's account allows vou lo rneki ewn urmi. 214 Jlh Street S. 327-3751 Jones Sets Point Mark (AP) Art Jonea of Portland aet a Weatem Hoc- Leaijoe iwuwd aod claimed the (coring champion- ship for the fourth time, ac- cording lo final (tatiBtiea re- tnti Wednesday, Jones, vith 127 potarti, bet- tered the previous single-so- son scoring record of 122 by Guyle FieMer- of Lake City when he played for Seat- tle. It was the third luoecutite year Jam hn ma the cbam- plonbip. ruined the show with a heavy attack that produced 14 hits, in- cladiog three triples and three doubles. Roger Repot ripped a double aod triple and Aurtlio Rodri- guez cracked three singes to pace the California atUck- Baltlmore opened defence of its league crown with an im- pressive victory over the Indi- ans as Pave McNaQy spun a four-Miter and struck out 13. Paul Blair and Dave Johnson each drove .in two runs with eighth-inning doubles as tbe Ori- oles broke the game _. open. Frank Robinson 'homered for Baltimore and rookie Ray Fos- ter connected for Cleveland. BAILS OUT PETERS Reliever Bill Lee bailed Gary Peters out of a jam and saved Boston's victory over New York. A pair of run-scoring doubles by Rico Petrocelli bad helped the Red Sox to a edge before tbe Yankees knocked out Peters in a three-run sixth. But Lee shut the door after that, making Eddie Kasko's major league managerial debut a success. Oakland used home nns by Sal Bando and Don Mincher and some tight relief by Rotlie Fin- gers to Kansas Gty. Bando's two-run shot and a double and triple by Rick Mon- day as well as M i n c h e r 's homer, helped the Athklics to an early lead and then Fingers shut off a Kansas City come- back in the Me innings. Del Unaer drove in four nms with a single and triple, Mike Epstein and Lee May locked no- men and Ed Brinkinan came up with his aecond Recessive three-hit game the Senators honed Detroit under a 17-bit barrage. Ufl4kudtT Chris Short, side- ined Tirtually all last year by a back injury, gar) Luccbesi a rousing tndoff as Philadel- phia's new manager Tuesday by pitching tbe PhUBes lo a 2-0 vic- tory over Chicago Cubs b their National League baseball opener. Right-hander Gay Nolan kept Andenon, Cincinnati Reds' new skipper, in orbit by following southpaw Jim Merrill's three- bit opening-day triumph over Montreal Kipo. with a two-htt 4-0 conquest of Los Angeles Dodger? TV wtrld champion Mets, winksi in all eight of their pre- vious season openers, tripped Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Dorm Ctetdenon's two-run pinch sin- Jc in the lllh inning. In otter National League opening games, Korm Milter's hree-run pinch homer carried louston Astros past Sen Fran- cisco Giants 8-5 and a three-run blast by Nate Colbert helped San Diego Padres siun Atlanta Braves 1-3. St. Louis Cardinals play their Srst game today at Montreal BACK FROM OPERATION Snort, who pitched just 10 in- nings Laet April before undergo- ing surgery for tbe removal of a hernialed disc, launched his comeback with a five-hit per- formance against the powertu Cube. It was iti first victor) since Sept. 29, 1968, and third opening-da? shutout in 11 years with the PhuB. "It'a a M to niss a year ou of your he said "Tfaere are only n many years you can play. I knew I was back from the way I pitched in the spring, but you itill have to prove it to the hitters." Leo Durocber, Cubs' mana ger, needed no further proo after 'watching his hitters mowed down by the 32-year-o] vetenm. "He shit us out, cfidi soapped. "You can win witbout rune. He looked the same to Nolan, 21, checked the Dodg- ers on two singts, by Wil- lie Crawford, and permitted just four other runners to reach base, three on walks and the other on an error. Crawford's scratch nngfe off shortstop Dave Conception's gfave in the fourth ioning was the tone Los Angeles Mt-cntU be singled to right in the ninth. HITS WINNING RUN qeodenon drilled a single off reliever Joe Gibbon's first pitch with the fffled ia the llth, giving the Mets their opening- Pit'-sburgh had tied the game against Met ace Tom Seavrr id the. uU) on a triple by Matty Aloii and Roberta Qemente's Miller drove Giykrd Perry's iwcvetrike dearery over Ihe Mt-fieU fence m Ihe aeventh lo- al San Fnnrisce, knocking RC io nap a 1-3 tie. The Giants raided for two rune nmg at! in three in the bottom of hang but Houston r e 1 i e v e r i Jack IV Lauro, Jim Boutoa aaal Fred Gladding siifiped them the raat of the way. Colbert's Inner Atlanta ace Phil Niekro ctunawd a third4oaing nrjlnalBi and the Fadref breeud kaaa behind Pat Doom and refattr Ron Herbel. Canucks Open With Triumph VANCOUVER (CP) Van- couver Canucks launched their Western Hockey League best- of-seven semi-final aeries Tues- day night with i convincing 7.] victory over San Diego Gulls. A sparse crawl of me ol the smallest of the season, saw the Canueka (core two un- answered goals in the first period and two more In the econd en route to UK win. The second game of the se- ries Mill be played here Friday night. Murray Hall's two-goal per- ormance paced Canucks ami Ingles were added by Mark leaurr.c, Gerry Coyer, Tec Taylor, Paul Andrea and John Arbour. Three of the Vancouver goab were scored on power plays. Willie O'Ree. was credited with the San Heft goal- .at of the third period. It spoiled a shutout bid by Van- couver ncminder George Gard- ner who lost sight of the pock in a scramble in front of the net The goal .came while ViaV couver was playing a mar short. Gardner ma called en it make 16 clops during the game vriiile Jack McCartan uned aside 33 for San Diege. Gull coach Max McNak said the results would not dampen the spirits of his rtub. "We feel we can beat Van- couver, and during my IS yean in hockey I've seen many things he said. We ga into the series as the moerdegi but know we hare a fighting chance against them." EUflCH TIRE LTD. SPORT SCORES AMERICAN LEAOUf Eaitera Dirl: W. I I 1 I o B L PCI. SSL 5 LOW i .sue W 1 .no aa 3 7 Peten semUlnal M onurto A Wontreal 7 Toronto I enVeal kadi flntl 10. WHtvrn CaM4t Flln Flcn 1 Winnipeg 7 9emMlnal IM M calgiry i EdmonTm I Calgary kadi bnt-cl-nlm 74 States Army and returned to Canada In 1969 to play defen- sive halfback. Rej-kdal, one Inch znd 235 pounds, has played for Toronto Argonauts and Edmon- ton Eskimos, lie was released by Edmonton during the season and was signed by Cal- gary as a free agent. Hems which IRS agents found in the baseball star's rented Bev- erly Hills home outside Detroit. FARR CALLED UP MONTREAL (CP) Mont- real Voyageurs of Ihe Ameri- can Hockey League announced Tuesdiy night lhat they have called up Rocky Farr (o serve cs emergency goailendcr during the AHL> Cakkr Cup Puck Windiip 'LeUibrklge Sugar Kings have announced that they will hold [heir (bird annual windup ban- (luet OB Thuisday, April 16. Kings once again have open- ed the banquet lo the public and tickets to the affair will be sold this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Green's Shoe Store. Tickets sell (or S3 per percon. The tanqncl will be held in the Windsor Room al Ihe Park Plan. FARM SPECIAL! 18.4 x 34 6 ply REAR Tractor Tires '105 EACH ONLY ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 1J7 MM 1J7 lUi ;