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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Solimlay, April 52, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID IS ANDY CAPF I'M OM YOUR "SlDE FLO-LET'S TRY TO REASON WITH TFise equals record., leaves nine stranded D'YER THINK IT RIGHT ANQ PB3PER Fl A WHO'S ON THE COUE T1 BE BUViN1 tiOUBUE A COMMON LITTLE in base Hv THE ASSOCIATED PIIHSS Cionc; Clines forgot to touch irst base Ffiday night mul it Pitlslmrsh I'iralcs a run iwcl almost a bull Uut the workl champions rallied for a 12 victory over Philadelphia I'hillies in II) innings. Hick Wise of St. Louis Cardi- nals, one of the test-hitting i pitchers in baseball, tied a Na- tional League record by leaving nine runners stranded and wind- ing up on the short end of. a 2-1 loss to tlie Expos in Montreal. In other National League games Friday, New York Mets shut out Chicago Cubs 2-0, Cin- cinnati Reds shaded Atlanta Tempers flare -By Pat Sullivan Braves 4-3, Lod Angeles Dodg- ers whacked San Diego Padres 12-2 and Houston Astros dumped San Francisco Giants 7-3. Thu Pirates bounced from be- hind to beat the Phillies, tying Ihe score on a run with two out in the ninth inning when pinch- hiUcr Manny Sangulllcn singled and scored on Geno Alley's dou- ile, and then winning it in the 10th on leadoff man Vic Davalil- lo's home run. Until the Phils had protected a 2-1 lead built on a pair of early homers by Tim McCarver and Don Money Pittsburgh thought it had the score tied In the seventh when Clines' double chased home Boh Robertson, but the run was erased on an appeal play at first base where Clines had missed the hag. ESCAPES FINE "I don't have to fine said manager Bill Virdon. "I think he's learned a lesson. I actually felt sorry for him." lark, but when that guy hits em, the distance of the fences loesn't mean a thing." Uallimore Orioles defeated Cleveland Indians 6-0 and Bos- on Red Sox topped New York Yankees 5-4 in the other Ameri- can League games. Hain washed out two: Detroit at Mil- waukee and Kansas City at Chi- cago. After losing three o! four games on the road, the light-hit- ting Tc-xans took a 1-0 lead on Howards' 400-foot shot, then rode Dave Nelson's homer and four Rill by second baseman Handle past Ihe Angels. The Angels fell short by 'ono run after scoring twice in the. eighth inning when Vada 1'inson scored on an error and Art Kus- nyer came home en Sandy Alo- mar's single. He'll chop Chuvalo with lists VANCOUVER (CP) Mu-1 rounds back In 1968. How's he hammad Ali was given a 'i- i( c axe Friday night when he ar- NEW YORK (AP) Boston coach Tom Heinsohn has issued a warning to New York Knicks. "Wait until they come up to our court Sunt'ay said the angry Heinsohn Friday night after the Knicks had mauled the Celtics 116-98 in their fight-marred National Bas- 1t e L b a 11 Association playoff game at Madison Square Gar- den. The victory, the Knicks' third In four games in the hest-of- scven Eastern Conference final series, was enlivened by a Junior golfers to meet Sunday There will be a meellng oi Interest to junior golfers at Henderson Lake Golf Club Sun- day afternoon. Set for four o'clock, the meeting will help to organize a junior golf league for the com ing year as well us set up ju nior activities at the The meeting will be held In the clubhouse and anyone inter ested Is welcome to attend. AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone rawl with remaining in ic nationally-televised contest. It erupted with the Knicks oacUng 114-95 and reserves laying out the closing minutes. Luther Rackley, New York's econd-string centre, had just ost the ball to Boston's Art Wil- ams before the scuffle started n the Celtics' forecourt. Wil- ams attempted to get off a hot, when the frustrated Rack- ey apparently llircw an elbow t him, which Williams said he .idn't see. "The other guy (Williams' e a m -in a t e Steve Kuberski) bought Racklcy hit me." {NICK POUNDED Hackley and Kuberski started flailing each other, and the Joston forward eventually round, up pounding his Knick opponent with a series of punches. When referees Mendy Ru- dolph and Jake O'Donncll, with the help of Garden police, had restored order, Kuberski and Rackley were ejected. But their disagreement apparently was not over. The still-furious Rack- tey followed Kuberski into the Boston dressing room, hut an- other outbreak was prevented. Earlier, Heinsohn had been upset when Boston's John Havli- cek fired a shot from near mid- court just before the half-time buzzer. As the ball was on its downward flight, New York's Phil Jackson appeared to grab the net, which would have meant an automatic goal-tend- ing call and two points for the Celtics. But neither Rudolph nor O'Donnell penalized Jackson or the Knicks. Earl (The Pearl) Monroe paced the Knicks with 26 points, while Dave DeBusschere had 23 points and a game-high 10 re- bounds. Havlicek was high for the Celtics with 27 points and Jo Jo White scored 23. In the NBA Western Confer- ence finals, Los Angeles Lakers, leading the series 3-2, play Mil- waukee Bucks this afternoon. ISN'T it just our luck. Even if we do whip the trousers off Ihe Russians next fall we won't he defeating the world champions. 1 don't think we'll let that bother us if we can once and for all set the records straight as to who is the hockey power in the world. The news that Canada would, after so many years of frustration, be allowed to ice its hest hock- ey team in a series games against the Russians excites me to no end. Possihly now we will show them who is boss. We have to. They have nothing to lose and everything in the world to gain. If I had one wish for the eight-game series be- tween Canada and Russia it would be that Gordie Howe and Jean Beliveau be in the line-up. It won't happen hut it is a thought. After all these two men did a great deal for our National sport the past two decades. going to do it Ali said: "The last time Enough sentimentality. The task at hand Is to soundly thump the Russians and prove once and for all Canadian hockey is still the best the world over. I'm not saying the Russians don't play excellent hockey. Their progress in the last 15 years has been in leaps and bounds proportions. Still, we pride our-, selves in our players and we can now prove our Just thinking about a line-up of Hie 20 best Na- tional Hockey League players facing off against the Russians thrills me. How's this for a starter? In goal, Ken Dryden of the Montreal Canadiens solidly backed by Ed Gia- comin of the Rangers or Tony Esposito of the Black Hawks. What about a defence of Bobby Orr of Boston, Brad Park of New York, a healthy Serge Savard of Montreal and Chicago's Pat Stapleton? The forwards would be too long to mention what with the Mahovlich's, the Hull's, Gilbert Perrault, Vic Hadfield and Rod Gilbert. The list is endless. These are just a few. Selecting 20 players out of NHL would be as difficult a task as trying to choose between Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin as to who is the best singer. The cifht-ganie series will be divided into two with the first four games in Canada and the last four in Russia. A poll players in the NHL would indicate a majority of the players will play if askect. But not for patriotism. "We love the game of hockey and consider our- selves the said Red Berenson. "We just want to show the world who is tops." We, the Canadian people, will have to wait until September for the confrontations but I wish it were right now. Don't forget the annual Milk River Elks Sports- man's Dinner tonight at six. One of the best head tables in the 12-year history of. the dinner will be on hand. Featured speaker is Monsignor Athol Murray of Wilcox, Sask. while joining him will be Gordon Pou- liol, a former professional boxer, Vic Stashik, coach of the California Golden Seals of the National Hockey League, Bobby Schmaulz of 1he Vancouver Canucks and from the'world of professional rodeo Tom Bews. Master of ceremonies for the event is yours truly while the dinner chairman is Bob Balog. Wise and M o n t r e a 1 's Bill Sloneman were locked in a scoreless duel, due mostly to Stoneman's ability lo handle Wise, one of baseball's best hit ting pitchers, at bat. Three limes, Wise came to the plate with the bases loade Detroit Lions announced Friday quart- erback Greg Landry has agreed (o terms on n new three-year contract with the National Foot- ball League club. The Lions' announcement fol- lowed shortly publication by De- troit News of a report from "a most reliable informant" lha Landry bad agreed to a three year, contract that In eluded a bonus for sign ing. While he declined to dlsclos the money involved, a Lions' ex ccutive termed The News figur "high." EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM AAon., April 24, p.m. Sito Lee vs Portz Atcheson IKAMATA IOCKED IN DRESSING ROOM) RUHL vs fAARQUIS MORRISON vi PRINGLE KAMATA vs BUTCHER STAMPEDE WRESTUNG on CJOC-TV 'J consider Dryden to be the top goalie in the NHL Pollock sniti. "And his contract reflects that opinion." Dryden, 24, and the tallest goaltontler in the NHL at six- feet, four-inches, joined the Can- adiens in March, 1971, and was cited as the predominant factor In tlie Montreal club's 20-game rush Ihrough the playoffs and to the Stanley Cup. The Hamilton native is a lead- ing candidate lor rookie-of-the- year honors. the second, struck for a Mike Rogers at of the third to snap the tie. At that point, Edmonton coach Brian Shaw pulled goal- tender Doug Soetaert in favor o' Larry Hendrick who had started "the game but who was pulled after the second Calgary goal In the first period. He enjoyed little success again as the Centennials scored on their first two shots on him in the third. Rookie Jerry Holland paced the Cenlcnnials wilh two goals while Jim McMaslers, Brian Walker, Ron Homenuke and Rogers added the others. John Rogers, Don Kozak and Marcel Comeau scored for Edmonton. The Oil Kings took eight of 12 penalties, including a first period major and misconduct SPORTS FANS! i BET YOU i DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIM SALES LTD. I What waj Ihe fastest goa ever icored in Irio Nation' I Hockey league from tho 5la o! o period? The recor, !was sst by Claude Provost the Canadiens who once I scored a gca! just 4 I after the start of a period in 1957. I lorl ord I of to defenceman Russell. Boh Nystrom of Calgary also picked up a major. Cnlgary goaltender John Da- vidson turned aside !9 shots and had an easy time of It in the third period when he was called on lo make only two saves. Bouton plans comeback WYCKOFF, N.J. (API Jim Bouton, former 20-gamc winner silh New York Yankees, said Friday he has asked for a leave of absence from his New York sportscasting job and will al- empt a baseball comeback. Boulon's plnns are to play with Ihe Pittsficld, Mass., club in the Class AA Eastern League, which opens Us season ioday. He Is currently a sport.s broadcaster on WABC's Eyewil- ncss News. The 33-year-old rlghl-hander formerly played wilh Ihe Yan- kees, Seattle Pilots and Houston Aslros. Bouton was placed on Ihe vol- untary retired list by Ihe Aslros in August, 1070. This followed publication of a book enlitlcd Ball Four, in which he told some of the most intimate se- crets of ballplayers. In order fo play wilh ritts field, a Texas Rangers' farm the former pitcher must be waived out of both major leagues, "it's merely a [nrnialily.' BoviHon said. "J cnn't imapin anyone in Iho major wanting lo sign me." In Pltlsfield, Pat McKcrnan, owner of the Pittsficld team, said of Boutnn: "If he shows any stuff, he'll he assigned to n I regular slarling role." OFFICE FURNITURE LETHBR1DGE POST OFFICE BOX 938 LtTHBRlDGE, AlBERTA Lowel tevel Seventh Street Shopping Mall PHONE (403) 328-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS Squeaky Chair? We Repair! Lerhbridge Office Furnifure limited Did you know o major S league batler once refused a base hit? It happened I in 1942 Hall-of-Pnmer I 8 Paul Waner Kit a grounder that went off tho shortstop's I glovo Waner got lo first Bboie, and Ihe official scorer called il a hit Bur Waner I at that time riad Mrs I and he wanted his I hit to be a dean one 10 !he waved to Ihe box asking the hit to be changed I to an error The scorer complied, and that hit was taken away from Woner I That's probably Ihe onfy lime 1 any baseball batter ever re- j 1 fused u Mr. J One cf the most unusual I golf (hols ever made, wci by pro golfer Roy BoMs some I ago o! 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