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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 _ THE LETHMIOOt HBAID TSswioy, Apil JJ, Expos Trounced By Dodgers Mets Ace Brilliant, Mows Down San Diego Sl'OltTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tom Seaver was given the 1SW Cy Young Award before Wednesday's game and the pitching ace of New York went later and showed how much be deserved it. Seaver pitched his way; into baseball's record book, striking out 19 the last 10 in a row-as the Mets downed San Diego Padres 2-1. here in the National League Wednesday, Chicago Cubs trimmed St. Louis Cardi- nal- 1-5, Philadelphia Phillies dropped San Francisco Giants 6-1, Pittsburgh Pirates took Houston Astros 6-1 and Los An- geles Dodgers ripped Montreal Expos 9-2. Seaver, HTW won the Cy Young Award for being the top Seaver Wanted Strikeout Mark SEAVER MOWS THEM DOWN New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver hurls ball toward home plale Wednesday on his way to a record 10 consecutive strikeouts as he 'defeated thn San Diego Padres 2-1. Seaver also tied the old record for most strikeouts in a nine-inning game, 19. Baltimore Beaten Mincher Shines Again By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS For the second night in a row, Don IDncber cracked the deci- sive Wow as the Oakland Athlet- ics crept to the .500 mark .with a 2-1 triumph over Kansas City Royals in American Baseball League action Wednesday night. Miricher capped a eighth-inning rally with a sacri- fice fly to centre 300 scored Felipe Alou with, the clincher and se- cured the victory for Al Down- ing, wtro tossed a three-hitter. In other Al contests, Washing- ton Senators struggled 18 in- nings before downing New Yankees 2-1, Minnesota Twins topped Chicago While Sox 3-1 in a five-inning rain-shortened Detroit Tigers blanked Cleveland Indians 5-0 and Call- Marc Reaunie Top Defenceman 'SEATTLE (CP) -Marc Reaunie of Vancouver Ca- nucks Wednesday was named top defenceman of the West- ern Hockey League in the 1969- TH season. Beaume, a first all-star this season, compiled 479 out of a possible 540 points in ballot- ing by players on an all-oppon- ent basis for the Hal Laycoe Cup. Second in the voting was Port- land defenceman Dennis Keams, who finished up with 120 points. Third was Seattle's John Kama, the 1968 winner. rornia Angels stopped Milwau- kee Brewers 3-1. Senators' starter Joe Coleman went 9 1-3 innings, allowing only two hits, both to Bobby Murcer. The victory went to reliever Joe Gnenda, rtxj allowed one sin- gle in three innings. The Twins swept to their fourth: consecutive victory on a two-run homer by Cesar Tovar in the fifth inning, breaking a 1-1 tie. Lolich, 4-1, struck out seven in beating Sam McDowell, 2-2. Jim Northrup slammed a twwrm homer in the sixth, Carl Yasfrzcmsla's seventh- icning single snapped a 2-2 tie as the Red Sox went on to beat Dave McNally. It was Mc- Nally's first loss of the season after three victories.- NEW YORK (AP) "When the count reached one and two on Al Ferrara in the ninth in- ning, I fold myself I'll never get this close again and I might as well go after Tom Seaver said Wednesday. Seaver Wew a fastball past Ferrara for the strikeout that gave him a major league record 10 in a previous mark was tied the one- game record of 19. Almost overlooked was the fart that Seaver hurled a two- hitter and retired the last 16 batters as the Mets nipped San Diego Padres 2-1. It also was his 13th consecutive regular sea- son 'this year and the last 10 in 1959. Said Seaver, grinning: "1 would have had 20 strikeouts but I had to carry the Cy Young plaque to the dugout before the game." TOPS LAST YEAR He won the plaque as the Na- tional League's top pitcher o: 1969, when he compiled a 25-7 record and then pitched the Mets to World Scries victory. Seaver threw 83 fast balls, 34 sliders, 19 curves and two chan I records, even the ancients. w best ever recorded was ine straight by Mike Welch of 'ew York Giants in 1834. Seaver's total of 19 was high or a right-hander. St. Louis ardinal's Steve Carlton, who set the mark last year, is efty. The previous .National -eague high had been 18, sel and tied by Sandy Koufax ol Los Angeles Dodgers in 1959 and 1962 and equalled again by louston's Don Wilson in 1968. Dinner Set For Weekend geups as be sent the San Diego hitters back to the dugout al most as fast as-they came up Ten of the whiffs came on called third strikes. Seaver's 10 in a row wiped ou DO YOU WANT TO SUN ELECTRONIC ENGINE ANALYZER For Only 2.50 Frw on furtfwr work CAR EXPENSES ONE WEEK ONIY B.EGoodrich TIRE RIOT SALE! Three Titles Won In Calgary CARDSTON (HNS) Three teams from the Alberta Stak won titles at the recently hel LDS badminton tournament. Some 130 teams from various parts of Alberta, Saskatchewa and Montana took part in the competition held in Calgary. Connie Jackson and P a Leavitt of Cardston won the senior women's doubles whil Winston Bonne and Doroth Smith of Glenwood won the sen ior mixed doubles. Don and Ron Smith'won the senior men file. Time is fast running out for hose interested in attendui he 10th annual Milk Rive Sportsman's Dinner. Set for Saturday' evening a the Elks Hall in Milk River tickets for the event are goin at a rapid pace. Anyone wishing ticket priced at can obtain them From any member of the ML River Elks Club or from Doug's in Lelhbridge. Ther are still a few tickets left. This year's dinner has tracted a fine head .table guests including the return master of ceremonies Lpga Tail of Lelhbridge. Headlining the guests will be featured speaker Al McCanrj now making his home in EC monlon. Joining McCann w be Jerry Kramer of the Ca gary Stampeders, Jerry li Grandeur of Lethbridge, ca tain of'the junior Lethbrld Sugar Kings, bowler Ri Smeed of Lethbridge and Can ada's top calf roper for 196. Jim Gladstone of Cardsto who now makes his home .Lethbridge. teher in UK KL last simply superb Wednesday, limiting San Diego to two hits. He used just 136 pitches to ispatcb the and itched the record for strike- outs in a single game of 19 set Sieve Carlton against the ets last September. He also wiped out the old rec- ord for consecutive strikeouts of eight shared by four different trhers. It was the 13th consecutive cgular-seasoD victory for caver'over too seasons, 10 of hem coming in his 25-7 mark ast year and three this term. ITCHES THREE-HITTER Pittsburgh's Steve Blass lim- ed Houston to three hits and le Pirates rapped the Astros nth. Roberto Clemente and [anny Sanguillen collecting lite safeties apiece. Bill Ma- .eroski singled across one of the frate runs, collecting the 800th of his career. Don Button scattered five Montreal hits and the Dodgers jounded the Expos with a H-hit feck. The middle of the Dodger bat- cg Kosco, Willie Crawford and Wes most of the damage, collecting elf of Los Angeles' hits be- tween them. Crawford beat St. Louis for its seventh straight victory with Don Kessinger's homer and two ingles pacing the Cubs' attack. Ferguson Jerkins, the Ihalham, Ont.j native, was olted by homers by Leron lee arid Joe Torre but staggered hrough to win his first game of be season. Johnny Briggs rapoed a hree-run homer as' the Phillies >eat San Francisco.1 Dick Selma shut oK a Giant rally in Ihe sev- enth and saved the victory for Woody Fryman. Singer Has Hepatitis LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Dogers' right-h a ri o'- er 13U1 Singer, suffering from hepatitis, was placed on the dis- abled list Wednesday, and will be sidelined for as long as fa weeks, the club announced. The Dodgers said Singer, who will be 2fi Friday, will remain in THEVRE I'VE ALVMrS BEEN FDNb OF ANIMAL'S ELRICH TIRE LTD.1 SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUt East W Chicago Pillsburgli 8 GBL Vt hospital for up to three weeks, then spend another two or three weeks convalescing at home. The 6-foot-4 hurler preliminary tests Tuesday in Montreal, where Us Dodgers were playing the Expos, then was flown to Los Angeles for Wednesday's more extensive testing. Singer, who began running a fever about a week ago, had lost 15 pounds, down to 185, but had regained his appetite, the club said. Prt. in -_...._ _ .667 St. Lculs 7 4 .634 1 Ycik..... 7 t .Ot 2 5 I .MS A 1 .iro 614 West Cincinnati .....13 4 .765 San Franc ..7 8 .467 5 Lcs 6 7 5 HoiK'.oa .......-7 9 .438 San IXfsa 9 .JOO t Atlaafa-....... -5 .157 6'A TODAY'S CAMES Allanla Jarvis M at PittsbCTBtl Walker 1-U N Cinclnnall McGtolhlin 1-1 it St. Louis Culver 2-0 H Only games scheduled. WEDNESDAY'S RiSULTS St. Loots m Ml II 1 CltToso IM 11 1 Tarer Nye Chuck Taylor Ompisl Guz- rran (8] and Torre; Jenkins 11-2) and Vartjn. HRs: Torre Kesslnser San Francho W Ht .5 PKilxklpnii 111 Dl 7 Robertson (0-1) Reberger 17) end Olelzj Fryman 12-11) Selma and McCarver. HR: Pha Briqq: San Ill Ml t Nrw York in W 4 Cork'ns Roberts (I) and Bar- to! Seaver- (3-0) and Grole. HR: Ferrara Morton in IM 1 3 _ Piltsburgk Ml lt> 6 II t Ltmm'tr Ray Cook t; and Edwards; Blass (2-1) and San g-jillen. LK Angela m in KI-T it Monlrial Ml 111 Ml- 1 J Sttton (3-D Ha Her, Torborg (1-2) Reed Raymond WcGln-i (81 and Hlatl. LEAGUE LEADERS Perei, Clncl Henderson, SF Clemenie, Pilfs a is M 2 Dlelr. SF a t Carry, Atl........ a M Torre, SI.L...... a Cepecia, Alt....... SI II SI.L 12 idlcendi, Hunl, SF SPKIAll 775x14 Btackwall, only............ WE Will BALANCE rnrri ANY TIRE WE SEll rRCE. Up IB 12 months to pay on your UNION 76 CREDIT CARD 33 H fa x 24 .4J 15 17 .39 19 J80 17 .3? 23 .37 IS .37 12 .34 .3SO BATTERY SPECIAL! 20% OH WHILE STOCKS IASTI Wheel Balance SPECIAL! 1 See STEVE SPISAK FOR YOUR CAR SERVItL CENTRE BARGAINS Try in and comtwrel CHARGE III WITH ANY ArrHOVED STEVE SPECIALS EFFECTIVE THURS., APRIl S3rd THRU MAY 2nd MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Mayor Magrolh Drive and 1th Ave. S. Phone 328-97M union LA KOT.S Runs: Ptrtz, I; SB 6. Rcr.5 Baltsd. In: Peru, n; B. W [aim, Chicago, 18. Pitching Thre- Mew York, 34, 1.000; Nolan, Clncir nati, M, 1.000; Simpson, Ch-ctona! 3-0, LOW. HOCKEY SCORE! American Sprlngllelif 3 Montreal I First of rcuncJ-rotoin Mir.l-lhal 1 Vancouver i Hint of besl-cf-seW final Memorial Cup Churbtlelown 1 O'jetK J Oueb-c .wins. ssml-1 ral Montreal i Sault Sle. S semi-final lied Western Winnipeg 1 Fin Flon Flin Flon wins best-of-nlne. semi f PBl S-l MEXICAN LEAGUE EAST W L ret. 3 .750 5 aitlmsre 5StWl..... ew York -nescla alifornia Jak'and City .61! .M5 6 JO) 10 .333 .273 1- .BOO 4 .714 7 JOO .333 .231 3 3Vi 5 Milwaukee ODAY'S GAMES Chicago Jsnekl 2-0 at Minnesota. Zepp 0-3 New York Borbach 0-2 al Wasf.Tro- on Stellentatk M N Only games scheduled WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Detroit m 112 3 I. 1 KveUnd OM CM l Lolich [41) and Freehan; McDcwll Ml Hand 17) Hlgglns and Fcsse. HR: Det-Nalhup 4 1 MiitnesvTa IM 7 Five innlnss, rein Hcrlen (1-21 Hermann; Tlan! (2-0) and Rail If I. HR.: Tovar m OM 1 It Dshm gn m 3 13 l McNally 111) Leonard 18) and Ltch- barren; Lonborg, Rorn (1-0) (7) York ...MOMOWlMt m Mt-171 MO Ml OW Ml M M1-1 11 I McDanlel 19) Aker (101 02) Kllmkowskl (0-1) (IS) Cumberland (IB] and Munson; Cole- nan, Kr.owles (10) Dukes (15) Pir4 J5) Grienda (1-0) (16) ar.d Casanove. HR: Murter Kanias Cily OH ON IM- 1 1 t Oakland 000 000 2 4 I Banker (0-1) Jch-ion (8) Wrlgnt and Campsnis; Downing (2-1) and Dun- can, Fernsnder HR.: Kansas KirkpjtrlcX OM 001 1 1 California OM IM 1 I (LI) O'DxiDghiw 18) and Rool: WrlgM (3-1) and Eoan. LEAGUE LEADERS R H ret. Alyea. Minn 2? 6 13 Wallon, Mil SI 6 20 .M A. Johnswi, Cal 57 11 22 ,3M Chi 5-15 D. Johnscn, Bal J3 5 IS .372 Tovar, Minn 43 11 74 Moses, Bos 43 3 IS .372 R. Smith, Bos 4? 12 U .367 Oilva. Winn 4? 9 IS .357 Carew. Minn a 7 15 .35? HOTS RUSK Wallon, Milwaukee, 5i Atyea, Minnesota, 4; Mlnchsr, Oak. rand, Runs Batted in: 17; Co'v, Ji 1.000; J. Perry, Minnesota, JO, 1.000. BASKETBALL ABA Denver 111 Washington 131 Best-of-seven quarter-linsl tM 1-2 Kentucky 128 Hew York 101 Besf-of ssven o.uarler-jrnal tiEd 2-2 Los 1U Dallas 133 Best-of-stven q-jarfer-llnal lied 2-2 Carctlna IM Indiana 115 Indiana leads best-of-seven ctuarler- Final JO IE WHEEl INCtUOINO ON THE MINK OF A CATCH Washington shorlsop EcJ Brmkman for, but misses, a singfe by Yankees' Thurmond Munson in the recent encounter ot RFK Stadium, York Lxinsrunner Danny for a xort from wtond bate, FARM SPECIAL! 18.4 x 34 6 ply REAR Tractor Tires EACH ONLY 105 ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES I 'SERVICE ;