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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FLO-LET'S TRY TO REASON! WITH D'YER THINK IT RIGHT ANO PTOPER Fl A WHO'S ON THE DOUE T1 BE BLrtIN1 tOUQLE FOR ACOMMOS LITTLE _ Salimlay, April 35, 1977 THS IETHBRIDGE HERAID 13 Wise equals record., leaves nine stranded in base JVv Till'. ASSOCIATED rilUSS (June dines lui-gol lo touch [irsl Kiiday nitfhl nml H cosl Pittsburgh I'iralcs a run and almost a bull name. Uut the world champions rallied (or a 32 victory over Philadelphia rhillics in ]l) innings. liick Wise of SI. l.ouis Cardi- nals, one of (tie Lesl-hittlng pilcliers in baseball, lied a Na- tional League record by leaving nine runners stranded and wind- ing up on the short end o[ a 2-1 loss to the Expos in Montreal. In other National League games Friday, New York Mets shut out Chicago Cubs 2-0, Cin- cinnati Hods shaded Atlanta Tempers flare at New NEW YORK (AP) Boston coach Tom Ileinsohn has issued D warning lo New York Knicks. "Walt until they come up to our court Sunday said the nngry Heinsohn Friday night alter the Knicks had mauled the Celtics 116-Ofl their fight-marred National Bas- il c I h a 1 1 Associalion playoff game nt Madison Square Gar- den. The victory, the Knicks' third In four games in the besl-of- seven Eastern Conference fina' series, was enlivened by a Junior golfers lo meet Sunday There will he a meeting ol Inlerest to junior golfers al Henderson Lake Golf Club Sim day nflernoon. Set for four o'clock, Ihe meeting will help lo organize n junior golf league for the com ing year as well ns set up ju nior aclivilies at the Club. The meeling will be held in Ihe clubhouse and anyone Inler esled Is welcome lo altr-nd. AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone Braves 4-3, Lod Angeles Dodg- ers whacked San Diego Padres 12-2 and Houston Aslros dumped San Francisco Giants 7-3. The Pirates bounced from be- hind lo beat the Phillies, lying Ihe score on a run wilh two out in the ninth inning when pinch- hittcr Manny Sungulllen singled and scored on Gene Alley's dou- ble, and then winning it in the 10th on leadoff man Vic Davalil- lo's home run. Until Ihe Phils had protected a 2-1 lead built on a pair of early liomers by Tim McCarver and Don Money. Pittsburgh thought it had the score tied In the seventh when Clines1 double chased home Bob Robertson, but the run was erased on an appeal play at lirst base where Clines had missed the hag. :SCAPES FINE 'I don't have to fine aid manager Bill Virrton. irawl with remaining in :hc nationally-televised contest. It erupted willi the Knicks leading 114-95 and reserves jlaying out the closing minutes. Luther Rackley, New York's second-string centre, had just lost the hall lo Boston's Art Wil- liams before the scuttle started in the Celtics' forecourt. Wil- liams attempted to get off a shol, when the frustrated Rack- ley apparently tlirew an elbow at him, which Williams said he didn't see. Tlie other guy (Williams' team-mate. Steve Kulierski) thought rtacklcy hit me." KNICK POUNDED Hacklcy and Kuberski started flailing each oilier, ami tlie Boston forward e v e n t u a 11 y wound up pounding his Knick opponent wilii a series of punches. When referees Mcndy Ru- dolph nnd Jake O'Donneil, 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- toy followed Kuberski inlo (lie fioslon dressing room, hut an- other outhrcak was prevented. Earlier, Ileinsohn had been upset when Boston's John Havli- cek fired a shot from near mid- court just hcfoi-c the half-time huzzer. As the hall was on ils downward flight, New York's Phil Jackson appeared to grab the net, which would have meant an automatic goal-tend- ing call and (wo poinls for the Cellies. Eut neither Rudolph nor O'Donneil penalized Jackson or the Knicks. Earl (The Pearl) Monroe paced the Knicks with 26 points, while Dave DeBusschere iiad 23 points and a game-high IB re- bounds. Havlicek was for the Celtics with 27 points and Jo Jo White scored 23. IK the NBA Western Confer- ence finals, Los Angeles Lakers, leading the series 3-2, play Mil- ii't'uikee Bucks this afternoon. Take the excitement with you on CBR Radio 1010. ALL DECISIVE FINALS ALL SUNDAY GAMES ALL FINALS JSN'T it just our luck. Even if we do whip the trousers off the Russians next fall we won't be defeating the world champions. I don't tliink we'll let that bother us if we can once and for all set tlie records straight as lo who is the hockey power in Hie world. The news that Canada would, after so many years ol frustration, he allowed to ice its hest hock- ey team in a series ol games against the Russians excites me lo no end. Possibly now we will show them who is boss. have to. They have nothing to lose and everything in the world to gain. If I had one wish for the eight-game series he- tween Canada and Russia it would be that Gordie Howe and .lean liclivcan be in the line-up. U won't happen hut it is a After aU these two men did a great deal for our National sport the past two decades. Enough senlimcntality. Tlie task at hand Is to soundly thump the liussians 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 onr-n Red Sox lopped New York ankccs 5-4 in the other Amcri- an League games. Hain washed mil two: Detroit at Mil- waukee and Kansas City at Chi- cago. After losing three o! four games on the road, tlie light-hil- ting Texans took a 1-0 lead on Howards' Wfool shot, then rode Dave Nelson's homer and four Kill .second baseman Handle past the Angels. The Angels short by ono run after scoring twice in tho eighth inning Vada 1'inson scored on an error and Art Kus- nyer came home cu Sandy Alo- mar's .single. chop Chvvdlo willi. lists AH won't need an axe VANCOUVER (CP) inmmnd Ali was given a li- a.xe Friday night when he nr- Lnmlry signs new contract DETROIT (AP> Detroit Lions announced Friday quart- erback Greg Landry has agreed (o terms on n new lliree-yonr contract wilh Ihe National Foot- ball League club. The Lions' announcement fol- lowed shortly publication by De- troit News of a report from "a most reliable Informant" lhal Landry had agreed lo R Ihrce. year, SUO.MO conlract that In. eluded a bonus for sign- Ing. While he declined to disclose the money involved, a Lions' ex- ecutive termed The News figure EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM Mon., April 24, p.m. Sito a Lee vs Portz Alcheson (KAMATA IOCKRD IN DRESSING ROOM) RUHL vs MARQUIS MORRISON vi PRINGLE KAMATA vs BUTCHER STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV link he's learned a lesson. 1 dually felt sorry for him." Wise and Montreal 's Bill lloneinan were locked in a corcless duel, due mostly to toneman's ability to handle Vise, one of baseball's best liit ing pitchers, nt bal. Tht-ee limes, Wise came to he plale with Ihe bases loade( and each time Stoncrnau go lirti out. Sloncman was in conslan: rouble, allowing seven hits auc valking seven batters. "Stone> iclped them got said man iger Gene Mauch, "but In vouldu't help Diem Wilh (lie game still scoreles: n the eighth inning, pinch-liitler Jim Fairey drilled a two-run louble that won It for the Expos. "T expeclcd Wise to throw me a fastball and he sail "He threw me brcakinf jails when we were in St. Lnui ast week and I hit him. Hoi Gibson gets me out on fast balls." STRETCHES STREAK Tom Seaver stretched hi scorfcss-intung streak to lii wi .1 four-hitter ogainsl Chicago besling Curl Hoolon in Ihe rook ic's first start since his no-hilte last week. The eyes of Texas upoi Lhem and Ihe major league' baseball team found l nice to be home on Ihe range. 'I think we've found said Texas Range owner Bob Short after his ciu made a successful debut in Ai lington, Tex., Friday night wit a 7-G victory over California An geles. Not only was It successful, was also spectacular. Som real-life Hangers showed up players vore cowboy baLs be fore the game and the mod Scoreboard flashed "Howdy" to the crowd of at Turnpike Stadium. Short, whose team was trans- planlcd from Washington during Ihe. winter, received a flag from Ihe slate of Texas and manager Ted Williams got a pair of boots with golden spikes during Ihe opening-mglit ceremonies. Then Frank Howard chris- tened the place wilh a mam- moth firsl-inuing home run inlo the newly-constructed centre- field bleachers. "It svas great when Howard liit (hat said Short. "Did you see how it stirred the crowd up? I'd say this is pitcher's Bon ton plans comeback WYCKOFF, N.J. (API Jim Hoiiton, former winner wilh New York Yankees, said Friday ho has asked for o leave of absence from his New York sporlscastinr; job and will nl- tempt a baseball comeback. Bouton's plnns are. lo play wilh Ihe Pillsliold, Mass., club in (he Class AA Eastern League, which opens ils season loday. He is currently a sport.s broadcaster on WABC's Eyeivil- ncss News. The 33-year-old rlfihl-linndcr formerly played uilh Ihe Y.ni- kees, Seattle I'ilots nud Houston Aslros. Boulon was placed on (he vol- untary retired list by the Astros in August, 1070. This followed publication of ti book eniitled Ball Four, in which he told some of the most Intimate sc- crels of ballplayers. In order (o play wilh ritls- field, a Texas Hangers' farm, the former pitcher must be waived out of both major leagues, ''It's merely a HoulJon said. "J cnn'l. imnpnr anyono in Iho major wanting lo sign me." In rittsHcId, I'.it McKernan, owner of UK: rittsticld Icmn, said of Routon: "If he shows any stuff, he'll he assigned lo n regular starling role." ived in Vancouver to open raining for his May 1 heavy- weight bout against George Ihuvalo- but he says he won't need it lo chop Ihe Canadian to size. "I'm gonna use it to chop down a lot of the former champion from Louisville, Ky., said in an interview as he studied the sharpened blade presented to him by the Vancou- ver fire department. Ali said it's punches that will finish Chuvnlo, the Canadian champion who was Ihe first lighter to go the distance with Ali when he was 1900 Ijout in Toronto which Ali won ty a unanimous decision. "Chuvalo must go down he's >t to go down." However, (Icorgo says he's not going to oblige. "All the pressure is on said Chuvalo, a beefy 3-l-year- old wilb a bent nose who has been training in Toronto and set up his prc-fight camp here last Monday. "I think he's had it. He couldn't stop me in 15 Mu-1 rounds hack In How's he going to dn it Ali said: "The last time 1 fought Chuvalo, George hit me low 2G times. I counted every ono and he's gonna pay for that This Is gonna he a very Itjw fipht." Fighters who remain upright. mve plaguing Ali of lale. Tho lalcst was Mac Foster, of Fresno, Calif, who managed to reel the distance In Tokyo April 1 in a bout that will get neither inlo the boxing Hall of Fame. Ali weighed in at a hefty 226 Drclen sins two-year pact MONTREAL (CP) Ken D r y ri c n, Montreal Canadiens sensational rookie goaltender, signed a Iwo-year contract with the National Hockey League club Friday, thus shooting down earlier reports he was destined for Ihe new World Hockey Asso- ciation. No financial terms of the new club. were announced by the Negotiations between general m a n a R e r Sam Pollock and Gerry Patterson of Montreal, Dryden's business adviser, CALGARY (CP) CalgarJ Centennials snored three unan swered goals in Hie third pe riixl lo defeat Edmonton Oil Kings 6-3 in a Western Can ada Hockey League playof game Friday night before fans. Centennials lead Ihe hest-of- seven semi-final 2-1 with a third game in Edmonton Sun- day. The clubs were tied 2-2 after Ihe first period and 33 after the second, but Centennials struck for a goal by rookie Mike Rogers at of the third lo snap the lie. At that point, Edmonton coach Brian Shaw pulled goal- tender Doug Soetaert in favor o' Larry Hendrick who had starlecl Ihe game hut who was pulled nftcr Ihe second Calgary goal In Ihe firsl period. lie enjoyed little success again as the Centennials scored wunrls !or thai one, the fittest f his careoY. Up said ho ex- is to trim to "less than" 224 lourids by figH Lime here, pos- ibly as as with a littla lit of liec-chupjiing. Ali makus his public debut In Uxlay wilh a workout it the Eaplrs Chili gynmasium n suburban North Vancouver, le alonp, trainer Angelo )inrlce and tv.o sparring parb- ners. 'ight p r o m o I e r Murray Pezim of Vancouver reported hat all of the tickels al tlie Pacific Coliseum havo spoken !nr, v.ilh al- ready in Ihe till. Tlie has (won scaled to gross with lickcl prices ranging duv.n tn fio. Ah will gel for the 12 rounds and Cfmvalo's end of the gate to 5G3.0TO. The full -se moiu'v of has al- ready been placed in trust. A rematch wilh champion Joo Krazicr isn't in Ilic Ali cards. SPORTS FANS1 BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRt SALES LTD. wai ihe fastest goal I I ever icorcd in National I Hockey Uague from tlio slarl of a period? The record I by Tlaudo Provosl of JWC.5 !St b the Con I nacticni once I teconcij J scored a (jcnl jus) 4 afler the start of a period 1957. began last October. Agreement on Iheir first two shots on him on the linsic terms of the con- tract were reached in February, but Die >vas delayed until the Canadiens had hecn eliminated from Stanley Cup play. "I consider Dryden lo be the top goalie in the NHL, Pollock said. "And his contract reflects (hat opinion." Urydcn, 24, am! tlie lallest goaltcmlcr in tlie NHL at six- feet, rour-iuchesr joined the Can- adiens in March, 1971, and was citert as the predominant factor In the Monlreal club's 20-gamo rush through the playoffs and lo tho Stanley Cup, The Hnmillon native Is a lead- Ing candidate (or rookle-of-the- year honors. in the third. Rookie Jerry Holland paced Lhc Centennials with two goals while Jim McMaslers, Brian Walker, Ron Homomike and Rogers added the others. John Rogers, Don Kozak and Marcel Comcau scored for Edmonton. The Oil Kings took eight of 12 penalties, including a first period major and misconduct to deCenceman Phil Russell. Boh Kystrom o! Calgary also picked up a major. Calgary goaltcnder John Da- vidson turned aside 19 shots and had an easy time of H in the third period when he was called on to make only two It happened I grounder at lo first I "I Iai inai lime naa nih and he wanted his hit to be n clean ono 10 Did voij know o league bailer once refused base hil? in 19-12 IPaul Waner hit a grounder fltat vvenf oft (ho glovo Waner go1 I base, and ihe official icon I called I) a hit But Wane at that time riad hit; he waved lo ihe asking the hit to b lo an error complied, and lhat hi' was [aVcn away from Woner Thai's probably ihe only lino any baseball boiler ever re- j Fused u Mr. I ie changed I The scorer I LETHBR1DGE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED POST OFFICE BOX 938 IETHBRIDGE, AtBERTA Lowcl Level Seventh Street Shopping Mall PHONE (403) 326-74II PRESIDENT STAN WORDOYS Squeaky Chair? We Repair! 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