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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Hurls two-hitter Fergie hot, blanks Mets the New York Mets' ace said Tuesday alter being puLpitcthed by Ferguson Jenkins, who hurled a two-hitter and retired (ha last 18 batters as Chicago Cubs made off with a 1-0 vic- tory. Seaver, who rarely gets any batting support, also is per- cep'.ive. i "I from the first in- i ning that we didn't score any runs." he added. In his three outings this sea- j son. Seaver has been matched against S.eve Carlton of Phila- jde'phia Phillies, Bob Gibson of SI. Louis Cardinals and Jenkins. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NO HELP SINCE Tonv Oliva. always a potent i The Mets went wild in his By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Torn Seaver is not only a great pitcher but he knows his baseball, too. "You've got to score to Oliva moves man with a bat but less than agile in t he field because cf knee ailments, was made for the role cf designated hitter in the American League. But going into the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, with Minnesota Twins trailing California Angels 3-1 and trying to get something going, Oliva thought psrhacs somecne else might be better suited for the 300. "He ambled over to Twins' manager Frank Quilici in the dugout. "Frank, my bat is a little bit slow." he said. "If they bring in first start, mauling Carlton for three runs in a 3-0 victory. They esplodsd for two in the first in- ning of a 2-1 triumph over Gib- son and that's the last time Sea- ver has had anv runs to work with. Elsewhere in the National League. Pittsburgh Pirates'- edged St. Louis 4-3 in 14 in- nings, Philadelphia outslugged Montreal Expos 9-6, Cincinnati Reds blanked San Diego Padres 3-0. San Francisco Giants took a doubleheader f r o ir Atlanta Braves 15-2 and 2-0 and Los An- geles Dodgers trimmed Houston Astros 7-2. a left-hander, go ahead with a Seaver, who allowed five hits. pinch hitter." Quilici ncdded. and a few minutes later, he nodded again. The Twins had cut the Califor- nia lead to 3-2. Steve Barber, a breezed through the first Cub batters before Rick day hammered the first pitch of the fourth inning over the right field fence for the game's only left-hander, had come on in re- run lief of Bill Singer for the An- Pittsburgh reached Bob Gib- gels, the bases were loaded and Oliva was due up son for a 3-0 lead in the first inning but had to wait until the It Danrry Walton who got j and Dave Cash's run-scor- ing single to make the victory the nod this time. ''It doesn't bother me to be pinch-hit said Oliva. who had never besn pinch-hit for in his major league career. "I____ know when I can hit and when I faced hi; an can't.'1 "I was just thinking fly ball." over St. Louis official. Reliever Alan Foster walked Gene Alley to open the 14th and Gene Clices sacrificed before Cash single to Teft field. TOOK LEAP the pinch-hitter said That's what he hit. too. ex-1 Tns Pirates used singles by cept it landed in the left field I Sanguillen. Al Oliver seats, a grand-slam home run that highlighted an eight-run ex- and Willie Stargell, an error and a wild pitch to jump on top. plosion and carried Minnesota j The Cardinals got one back to a 10-5 victory. against Steve Blass in their half In other American League of the inning on Jose Cruz1 games, Chicago White Sox beat Texas Rangers 10-5. Detroit Ti- gers beat Boston Red Sox 6-3. Baltimore Orioles defeated New York Yankees 4-2. Cleveland In- dians topped Milwaukee Brew- ers 7-3 and. in 14 innings. Kan- sas City Royals beat Oakland AtWetics double and Joe Torre's single and tied it in the fourth when Cruz walked, Ted Simmons tripled and Ken Reitz singled. Tommy Button's two-run pinch double highlighted a four- run rally in the eighth inning that carried Philadelphia past i Montreal. Albertcts best Darlene Smith of Lethbridge recently won the Al- berta women's single title as well as the city crown to cap a brilliant 10-pin effort. She won the Alberta title in Calgary this past Saturday and then topped a field of locals'Sunday. Today she is nursing a swollen thumb that doesn't hurt a bit when she looks at the silverware that became hers over the weekend. Lakers win, not by much LOS ANGELES f APj Jerry West sank a 15-foot baseline jump shot with eight seconds left, capping a rally that brought Los Angeles Lakers a 101-99 comeback victory over Golden State Warriors Tuesday night in their opening National Basketball Association playoff series. The Warriors built their larg- est lead at 91-82 with re- maining but they were in foul trouble by that time with Barry- having five, Clyde Lee. Barneft and Cazzie Russell with four ,each. Thurmond picked up his fourth at that time and the La- kers began their move paced by j West. McMillan and Keith j Erickson. In the drive West scored nine points arid finished with 15. Erickson with six points in the final period had 17 for the night. The same total was piled up by Gail Goodrich. Thurmond scored 22 for the Warriors and hauled down 26 rebounds, one more than Cham- berlain, who tallied only four points. START AT HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? With Help From PRO! Your 'PRO' HARDWARE STORES GREEN WEED 'N FEED LAWN FERTILIZER Containing for control of Common Broadieaf Weeds Plantain and Dandelions 22-LB. SIZE-WILL COVER SQ. FT. TWO DAYS ONLY Thursday, April 19 and SATURDAY, April 21 Regular 6.59 Special SSOiD DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5767 NORTH LETHBRIDGE 324 13th Street North Phone 328-4441 Houston advances against favored Jets ousted by Aeros it's a whole new year By THE CANADIAN PRESS Houston Aeros realfirmsd the old adage about playofls being a new season Tuesday as they eliminated Los Angeles Sharks i in the World Hockey Associ- i ation quarter-lina) round. Tne Aeros, who had only I three wins and a tie in 10 regu- lar-season games Against the Sharks, scored a 3-2 Tuesday to win the victory j In Boston. Kelley put best-of-, Whalers through a linal work- seven series 4-2 and advance to I out Tuesday and announced: the semi-finals against Winni-! "It's going to be a tough series. peg Jets. "I think the Crusaders will Mixed curling The 1972-73 Lethbridge curl- ing season will come to a c'ose this weekend at the Curling Club. The annual Open Mixed bon- spiel is on tap beginning Thurs- day at the club with draws at seven and nine o'clock. Finals in the four-day event are set for Sunday afternoon. Sixty-four rinks, from various parts of Alberta and British Co- lumbia, will battle for prizes in four events. THURSDAY P.M. C. Forry Lerhbricfge vs Karl, Fore- most. Lagler. Uethbridge vs Maruyana, Taber. Green Lethbridgs vs Sasaki, Tsber. Virosfek. Lethbridge vs Kalicum, Lefhbridge, Scotter, Lethbridge vs T. Oikawa, Picture Bu'tte Miskaluk, Lethbridge vs Nilsson, Warner. Luco, Lethbridge vs A. Jensen, Shaughnessy. Packard, Lethbridge vs AlKinson, Nobleford Mensinger, Lethbridge vs Marsnall, Calgary. Kennedy Lethbridge vs Brecica, Picture Butte. THURSDAY P.M. Morrison, Lethbridge vs Kananen, Calgary Hartman, Leihbndge vs Sfauffer, Calgary. Nagy, Lethbridge vs Kerkhoff, Taber. Tarnava, Lethbridge vs Holm, AAa- grath. Armstrong, Lethbridge vs Kulka, Picture Butte Coyne, Lethbridge vs Dancer, Cal- gary Lees, Lethondge vs Bourassa, Forr AAaclecd Lennon Lethbridge vs Stewart, Cal- gary. Coaker, Lethbridae vs Gaits, Courts. Spaelman, Letnbridge vs Luchia, Nobleford FRIDAY A.M. McQusrrie, Lethbridge vs Kan Oik- awa. Ed-ncnton i Duioonf Le'hbrtdge vs Cunningham, Calgary Edwards, Lethbridge vs Rolic, Med- rone Hat Petit, Lethbndge vs Frayne, Ed- j monton. Tillotson, Lethbridge vs Ruthertord, I Calgary I Henoerson Lethbridge vs Banna- j tyne, Kimcerley, B C Attwell, Lethbridae vs Baszuk. Fer- nie, B.C. i Bob Lagler, Lethbridge vs Parks Calgary Seaman, Lethbndge vs Dench, Cal- gary. Hewko, Lelhbridge vs Darling, Cal- gary. FRIDAY Starting date for the Winnipeg j give us more of a fight than ttw series was not immediately an- j Nationals did last week." nounced. The Whalers beat Ottawa Na- Meanwhile, New England i Donate in five games of their Whalers and Cleveland Ci-usa- quarter-final round. Cleveland ders open their semi-final round advanced by whipping Pbila- tonight in Boston and Whalers j delphia Blazers m four games, coach Jack Kelley says he looks j Gerry Cheevers, with a repu- forward to a "long, close series for being a strong playoff with mostly low-scoring extender, will be in goal for games." Cleveland. Frank Hughes sparked the Houston victory with two first- period goals at Los Angeles. After defenceman Ralph Mac- Sweyn narrowed the margin with a second-period goal for the Sharks, Murray Hall scored what proved to be the winner "There is no question that Cheevers provides a real key." Kelley said of the former Bosr ton Bruins Star. "But we have a solid man loo in Al Smith, who has had ex- perience in the National Hockey League and an excellent record A.M. f0r particularly in important games." Cleland, Lethbridge vs Aasen Brooks Coutts, Lethbridge vs Hirsefw, Wrenthom. late in the middle frame. EXPECTS FIGHT Fred Speck wrapped up the i Cheevers. with four straight scoring for Los Angeles in the playoff victories behind him, third period before a crowd cf (has a 1.66 goals-against aver- age. IT] R- ANGUS ALBERTA LIMITED is the distributor for ATCO FOLD-A-WAY STEEL BUILDINGS. 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