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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Littter, Casper Meet Jit Playoff Two Master Augusta Course AUGUSTA, Ga. Littler plays an 18- hole playofl today against buddy Billy Casper for top money in the Masters golf tournament just because Casper's 10-foot putt that would have won it all Sunday whipped out of the Ittb. hole. Casper and Littler, who have played golf together for years, have won the U.S. Open in their glittering golf careers, but neither has captured the Masters. They wen among many her- oes on the chilly, bleak course Sunday at Augusta's National Club. But when the spotlight settled on Mft three wen Mt. Two made -it and South African Gary Player mined by two inches on a 10- foot putt. Cajper'j rounds of 7MMt-71 gave him a nioe-under-par total for the week. Littler made it with a consistent Leeds, Chelsea Draw MASTERS IEADBS MAOY TO DO BATTLE -Gene littler, left, and Billy Casper a friendly chot today before getting down to the business of trying to win the Masters Golf Tournament. The two were tied at the end of the fourth rourfd yesterday and meet today in an 18 hole playoff. '________._________ Wynh Helps Astros To Record Dodgers, Expos Finally Win SIM HITS EUUCH TIRE LTD. SPORT SCORES LONDON K Sm CXepo SwtorM M it natl McGMrhta M M Sultal, It Umnttr MM-. 5UUOAY1 RIMM.T1 iun New St. Lwh 1 AHMfi 7 Houston I i l-os I Clnclnrvtl Franr-fcco t ChkMO at McnfrHl cent- Fcrttand II TuCMn t Eupene I PtwenlK 12 sStxH J Sen Like dry 4 Tsccrrl t II HOCUY SUNDAY By DTCK COUCH Associated Press Spurts Writer Jim Wynn, the mini-slugger who smacked 33 home runs for Houston last-season, hit a pair of tape-measure shots Sunday as Houston Astros unloaded five homers a record and whipped Atlanta w. The muscular, S-foot-9 out- fielder sent Phil Niekro pitches four RBI's in (he opener before Bench's run-sconrg angle in the ninth gave Cincinnati a 6-3 lead. The.nm stood up despite a two-run San Francisco rally- helped' by Bench's in the bottom of the ninth. In the nighfcap, Bench's two- run triple in the sixth broke a 1-1 deadlock and the Reds held on behind the pitching of Gary iKiuer acut riui Tockeling into the Astrodome's fourth and fifth levels, respec- tively, before Joe PepHone, Tommy Davis and Doug KaoVr completed the long ball binge. Elsewhere in the National League, Cincinnati swept a dou- ble-header from San Francisco 6-5 and 5-2; Pittsburgh downed' Pbiladeiphia 3-1 in 10 innings; Montreal blanked the Chicago Cubs 2-0; Los Angeles ripped San Diego frfl and the New York Nolan and Wayne Granger. BUI MazerosB, whose eighth inning single drove in Pitts- wrgh's first run, rapped a tie- breaking two-ma homer off Jim Sunning in the Sieve Blass went ths distance on the mound for the Pirates. Montreal won its first game after four setbacks ;as Bill Stoneman checked the Cubs on Uyee hits arri Ron Fairly hit a two-run homer. The Dodgers, winless in all five previous starts, erupted for four first inning runs, added a pair in the seventh on Bill Gra- barkewiti1 homer and stymied Sari Diego 'on Bill Singer's four- hitter.' New York "ace Tore Scaver gave up nine hiis, including a Richie Allen homer, and needed late relief help but drove in three Met runs himself mth a single' and double on Ihe way lo his first victory of the new sea- son. Jack Chartton gave the lead after n minutes and Peter Houseman equalized for Chel- sea four minutes before half- time.'Mick Jones restored Leeds advantage with a second goal in the 83rd minute, but Cheteea levelled again two minutes later- with, a goal by Ian Hut- Breicers Shmo Surprise Poicer In American League .play, JGlwaukee swept a pair from the Chicago White Sox 5-2 and 'l6-2; .the New York Yankees split with Cleveland, winning the nightcap 54 after a 2-1 loss; Washington nipped Boston 6-5; Detroit stopped Baltimore 7-2 and California brimmed Kansas City 7-5. Oakland and Minnesota Angels Remain Unbeaten By THE CANADIAN PRESS Milwaukee Brewers, and Cali- fornia Angels came through with unexpected hitting power Sunday to produce 'American victories. California ran its unbeaten record la five games, scoring ive times in the sixth iuning to overhaul Kansas City Royals 7-5 while the Brewers, a second- year expansion team trans- planted from Seattle, twice were rained out. HAD 23 WINS The loss was the second in as many decisions this season for Niekro, the Braves' knuckleball ace who won 23 a year ago. 'That was quite .a show said Pepitane, who fol towed Wynn's second homer with bis second in two games. Davis homered in the fourth and Rader ppied a two-run homer in the eighth. John Bench delivered the de- ciding run in each game for the Reds, who prevailed at San Francisco despite a seven-hit crushed the White Sox in Chi- cago 5-2 and 6-2. The Angels, who raised their team batting average1 to .355. ast year trailed the league at 230 and the Brewert, at Seattle, were one notch higher at .234. In other Sunday action, De- loit Tigers cut.Baltimore Ori- oles five-game win string 7-2, Washington Senators checked Boston Red Sox 6-5, Cleveland Indians nipped New York Yan- kees 2-J. before losing the second game of a doubleheader W and Oakland Athletics were rained out at Minnesota. Saturday, Milwaukee shelled Chicago 8-4, Minesota Twins trimmed Oakland 8-2, Baltimore edged Detroit 5-3, Washington best Boston California dou- bled the score on Kansas City 6-3, and Cleveland dumped New A sell-out crowd of watched the game. In the Scottish Cup Bnal Glasgow 'Celtic, favorites to win this year's European Cup, slumped to a shock S-l defeat against tmfancied Aberdeen at Hampden Park, Glasgow. Celtic, seeking to win the Scottish Cup for the 21st time, has already won the Scottish League and League Cup crowns this season and were hoping to scoop up a quartet of Bert Yancey, a-threat all week who tost out when be went one over par at the 18th, wound up with TO for and won .Yancey and Player .hit the tame sand hip on the 410-yard finishing hole and failed to make their putts for pan. Tommy Aaron, Dave Hill and Dave Stockton picked up for 283 aggregates ard Jack Nicklaus-who exploded into contention with an eagle S on No. 2-lailed to! generate a threat up the stretch and won NiekUms finished eighth with 69-fora 'Arnold Palmer', who broke par, bad 75-73-74-73 for 295, tying use four-time Master Hous (1) Hi Hester-fninil D4- (3) 4 eeds found the winning tough in three of events. Tyna Bartoaga of Portland, Ore., won the women's singles and Sue Whetnan teamed with Margaret Braatl, both'of Kent England to win the women's rrtmj HI Atcue: Drwo Drabowskv (7) and B. Hjll, CM............ 3 MDdta, Ctil Esoxt'o, Bos Gilbert, NY...... Gofctsworthy, Minn Orr, Bos.... i Goyette, SIL..... Krausse (M) [41 and Me- McKenile, Bcs Nertney; John Murtpriy-tl) anS McDonald, SIL JosepMon. HRi: Mil-Walton Berenson, stl___ ID. Slanfield New Yens MCDowelt CM) mo OIWITW i mrer rlaiillKn (I) Mumor. SATURDAY i fe! hurled 41-32. Lteiroit aiuicn, nuricu UK 11- gers past Baltimore, although series for the Fatten Cup. The teams win meet here, again Tuesday at the Cotesium. The balance of the series will be played next weekend in St Boniface with the winner reaching the Allan Cup finals. VICTORY TO PORSCHE help Tom Timmerman. The Tigers shelled loser Mike Cuellar in a First game, York 113 Miami 117 4 1 Indiana 177 Ptmbvrgll 119 1ft- til Kentucky Washington 124 51m: Stottlfr Denver 132 New Orleans 123 r Nagetsen (II NBA .Mllwtukee IB New 118 -4 R 3 First same, best-of-seven aerr.l-fmil ll Tl Aker If Spotjne should win, games necessary in a best all of- seven series for Canada'i na- tional senior title would be play- ed here. The Jets, who eliminated CaV- BRANDS HATCH, England fourth innuig. (API A Porsche J17 driven Niekno, who drove in Iwo nms by Pedro Radrigun at Mexico with a triple in the big inning, gjrry SUmpedera End Leo Kinnumen of Finland stopped the heavy-hilling On- straight games white St. Bora- won the sports oles with only a bunt single by face was ousting Yomonswx. ear TECS Sunday, wtih the West Mark Belanger, until they broke semi-final. Germany factory placing f i v e I Ihrough .with singte'runs In the