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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta April 12, LTn'UIDCI HOMO 1! Knline Delivers Knockout Blow Tiger Winning Streak Has Reached Six Games THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A slick pair of Tiger rookies supplied the batting punch but it was old professional Al Kaline who softened up and then deliv- ered (he knockout blow in De- troit's latest victory. The East Division fading Ti- gers, rallied for two ninth-inning I cago White Sox 4-3, Oakland ruos, Dipping Cleveland 5- Athletics trimmed- Kansas City 3 Tuesday right to nm their Royals 4-3 and California Angels winning streak to six. downed Milwaukee Brewers 3-1. In other American League contests, Washington Senators stopped New York Yankees 7-5, Minnesota Twins lopped Chi- Bowling HUU TANCIB) UP Chicago's Bobby Hull U tangled up along the boards with Boiton Bruins forward WqyrW Coihmari. Hufl and the rest of the Block Hawks were tangled up most of Tuesday evening as they fell two garm behind in the Stanley Cup semi-finals as the beat them 4-1. DISMISSED DETROIT (AP) Detroit officials said Tuesday Bill Gadsby has been ctis- as'chief scout of the Na- nml Hockey League team. R-dsby was told of his dis- missal: in a letter from club fl-.vnef Bruce Norris. He was earned chief scout after being relieved as head coach mo- ments before the third game of thfi current season. ENTRIES CONFIRMED MONTREAL (CP) The en- tries of "Doug Sanders of the United States and Juan "Chi Chi" Rodriguez of Puerto Rico in .the 1970 Canadian Open goB tournament at London, OnL were cononhed Tuesday by the Royal Canadian Golf Associa- tion. Sanders and Rodrigoei join, defending champion Tommy Aaron and Sam Snead, of the event, as early entrants in the 000 Open, to be played June 29 to JuJy 5 at the London Hunt aod Country Club. SINGER ILL LOS ANGELES (AP) Lo Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday that right-tender Bf Singer may be suffering. from hepatitis. The ace pitcher was being flown home from Mon- treal, where he underwent pre- liminary tests, and that further tests will be conducted. An- other Dodger pitcher, Tehran Pete Mkketeeu, was sidelined recently by the same ailment JOHNSON RELEASED MONTREAL (CP) Mon- treal Expos amounted Tuesday that righthand pitcher Johnson has been uooonditiOD ly released. Johnson, 36, was gned as a free agent after spring training. In three games w had a 7.50 earned run aven- ge. His last appearance was Tuesday's game against Los tagefes Dodgers, called to the bottom of the third inning be- B of rain. Johnson gave up runs on tiree bits, walk- 1 two, struck out one and sorked a wild pitch in the one AT Capri Bowl, Kea was the star the week by coming up with a standout performance m Green's Shoes, blistering the pins for 343, 293 and JO for a sensational 999 triple, jt was the highest triple at Capri this season and also give him the Ericksen award for the week, 297 pins over his solid 236 average. JsaheDe con- tinued to sparkle and was named the women's bowler-of-the- week, coming up with 8M and 112 triples and singles of 336 and a great 396. .New League highs included Ken Malcomson's 999 triple, Evan Evans v.ith a 363 single in Senior Citizens and Henry Becbthold with an 872 triple in the same league. Bert Mezei and Gary Tunbridge copped the doubles challenge, beating Henry Williams and Tony Bogusky by 68 pine. Four winter leagues have wound' up play with Glen Wynttok copping the men's average of 221 and high single of 393 m Prebuilt. .Brad Elder's 8M triple led white Isabel Orstea }ed the gals with a 200 average and 70S triple, Katie Noack taking high single with 292. .In Hoof .and Horn, high men's average went to Charlie Brownfield with 196, high single of 405 to Hike Donkin and high three to Jim Thomson of 800. Jeaa Passey swept the boards among the women with high average of 226, high single of 370 and high three of 939 .In COM, Sam Girardi led with a 243 average, George Furo high' single 333 and John Folk high triple of 822. Xeith Teller sported high average among the gals with 130, Barb Starrock high single 279 and Cberyle Donaldson high three of 632. .In Speedys, Marg Sadk: led with a fine 240 average, Flo Rol- tingsan had high single of 868 and Zena Sanders high triple of 354. .a reminder that Spring League action starts May 4 with in prizes. Robertson Is Traded CINCINNATI (AP) Super- star basketball player Oscar Robertson was traded to Mil- waukee Bucks by Cincinnati toyels Tuesday for Flynn Rob- ison and Charley Paulk. The trade puts Robertson on be same with seven-foot- wo Lew Alcmdor which should give the Bucks one of the most irolif ic one-two scoring punches in the National Basketball As- sociation. The trading of Robertson was no surprise. Earlier, the Royals sought to trade him to Balti- more for Gus Johnson but Rob- ertson invoked a clause in bis contract which allowed him to jprove a trade. He rejected to Baltimore. The six-foot-five Robertson is one of the highest paid players in the National Basketball Asso- ciation. He is reported to have been receiving a year here. His acoriag average has ranged from 24.7 in 196M9 to 31.4 in 196344. Plenty of big games this past week in league play, sparked by Evan Evans 363, Mikm RMibeagh 357, Gary Tunbridge 358 and a 918, triple, Bin Cook 324, Ken Malcomson's rousing 363 and 999, Steve Gangnr 342 and 838, Reg Smeed 331, Tak KaU- kaml and 832, John Ericsson 323, Heary Becalteli with 841 and 872 triples, George Szilagji 320 and 828, Lyle Kiffini 325, Bea Salmon 301, IsabeLe Bergman 308 and 812, Gloria Pearson 305, Marg Smith 326. and 787, EMse Ires 3S5 and 788, Cteo Laid 307, Bea Salmon 328, Sumi Medorum. 306. Kaline, the S5-year-oJd right Better, in his 18th major league season, bad kept the score even in the eighth incing, with a sen- sational, leaping catch at the fence, robbing Ted Uhlaender of a home run. In the fourth inning, lladdox' first major league single tied me game, capping a tlaeerun inning. Kaline trig- gered the rally with a single. ERROR COSTLY A two-out error, by Yankees shortstop Gene Michael, fol- lowed by Bernie Allen's (tree- run homer, put the Senators in front to to stay at 5-3. Caeey Cox went 7 1-3 innings (or his third triumph without a loss while New York ace Mel StotUemyre, rapped for 11 bits in six innings, took his third de- feat. Lee Maye stroked four hits for the Senators and scored four runs. Danny Caler drilled three hits for the Yankees. Harmon Killebrew's' three-run homer in the sixth inning prov- ided the Twins with their win- ning margin. It was Killebrew's second of the season and 448th of his career. He also scored his 999th career run. White Sox starter Tommy John absorbed his fourth loss of the young sea- son. Don Mindier rapped a tiro- run homer in the eighth inning, giving the Athletics their vic- tory after helping the Royals take a 3-2 edge earlier in the in- ning with a throw ing error. Tom Murphy, 2-1, with ninth- inning relief help, three hits, striking wit three and walking three and opened the decisive three-ran thud in- ning for me Angels with a Bo- gie. The Angels' triumph kept them in a first-place tie in the West while the Brewers were losing their sixth consecutive game.. WITH ROOM TO SPAIf Chicogo Whita Sox Urn Aparicio over iliding George Mmerwald of Minheiota Twins with a few to spare. Mitlerwold forced out .at tecond and attempted to break double play, the throw firrt wai in time. 'lotne Runs Galore Powell River Canada's Best Fly Suzuki Built To Take On The Country HONCHO ON DISPLAY NOW! TS-90 HONCHO -9 -11 h.p. el 7900 rpm t rwnd hi 75 -At litlW m ,95 BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 91? 3rd Avr S. Phorw 3274221 "OVH 300 wcrcm IN STOCK" OrfN TrMtS. mugs, Perez? (4-for-5) night boosted is batting average to .484, tops n both leagues. The Cincinnati third baseman also U setting JK pace in home runs, RBI (22) and hits LYNN KNOCKS IN FIVE Roberto Clenrente'j first jotner of. the year .capped a Bye-nm flurry in the sixth iin ning, sending the Pirates ahead, and they hung on to shade Houston. Jim Wyan .delivered' five runs for the Astros with a bases-loaded double and bis fourth homer. Billy Williams' three-nnv homer and Johnny CatUsonV two-run blast, both off Bob Gib- son in the seventh inning; cart., ried the Cubs east the Cardinals to their sixth straight victory. The homers were Hie first of season off St. Louis pitching. Businessmen To Buy Pats? REGINA (CP) A gfogp of local businessmen has offered to buy the Regina Pats hockey club and wants to get the ju- nior club into the Western Can- ada Hockey League. The group, headed by Del Wilson, director of personnel for Montreal Canadians of the NrtfoMi Hockey made iU plans known at a news con- ference Monday night. Wilson if the 'offer b acceptable the directorate of the communttT-owD- ed club, "we are prepared to ke a team in the WCKL this Ml." I The junior club operated IMs season and last hi the Sas- katchewan Junior Ho eke League. John Hudsoo, ctab.presioetr said, "the offer certainly iraeta with my own personal approvs and appears to be the type tfta will be accepUbk to the Pats directorate." He stid the propoMl win be presented to the dub directors within two or three weeks, H said financial terms of the offer could pot Osclased Wilson, former general man ager of the Pate, sakt the f naociat proposals concern on th. Pata Junior A and B, team. Another Famous BRAND NAME TIRE Joins the KIRK TIRE FAMILY MICHELINT RADIAL TIRES The Tire That's Outstanding, Safe and Different! 9 few many ef Irw. 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