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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuncfar, Aprfl J7, Wl TH8 IETHBRIDGE HERAID Astros have won nine straight Strategy backfires on hapless Cubs By THE ASSOCIATED 1'IIESS Chicago Cubs, reeling under a .even-game losing streak, cni- iloyed a bit of strategy in llous- Wednesday night as ttiey Tied to overhaul the streaking Ustros and the strategy back- iireil. Deadlocked 4-4 in Hie bottom of the 10th inning, reliever Uau McGinn got the first two Astros, including Jim Wynn. It was Wynn's home run in the eighth inning that had lieu1 the conlest. Up lo the plate strode Lee May, who had already crashed four homers in the young sea- son. May had already doubled home a run. So the Cubs de- cided lo bypass the slugging first baseman, giving him an in- Weaver blasts umpires again tentional walk to to Boh' Watson, hlllcss in lour previous at lints. But Watson lut a line-drive double to right centre field that senl May scurrying around the bases. And when Chicago centre fielder Hick Monday slipped trying to chase down Hie hit, May was home free, the Astros had a 5-4 victory, their ninth straight, and the Cubs had suc- cessive loss No. II In other National League ac- tion, Cincinnati Reds held off Pittsburgh Pirates 7-n, Si. Louis Cardinals heal Atlanta Braves 9-4, San Francisco Ciiants over- took Philadelphia Phillies 8-0 in 10 innings, Los Angeles Dodgers blanked Montreal Expos 2-0 and New York Mots defeated San Diego Padres 5-1. The Astros came back from n 2-0 Chicago lead in the third on May's double and Wynn's two- run triple. Then, alter run-scor- ing hits by Billy Williams and Glenn Bsckert had put Chicago on top again in the seventh, By THE ASSOCIATED 1'KESS Manager Earl Weaver of Bal- timore Orioles, never bashful with umpires, let them know what was on his mind Wednes- day night after they called a game because of rain with Kan- sas City Royals leading 5-3 in the sixth inning. "That wasn't a definite effort on Ihe umpires' part." Weaver said after Baltimore's fourth straight loss. "They didn't even lake the tarpaulin off the field to see if the ground was wet. How can you say the field's un- playable If you don't even The Orioles had scored three runs in the top of the inning and had a man on second base with two out and pinch-hitter Bobby Grich coming to bat it began to pour. The hoi. Chicago White Sox thump Slan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS To Los Angeles Lakers, th first game of tlie National Has kctball Association's champion ship series was a precisely, H Jerry Lucas noml Lucas, (lie New York- Knicker bockers' centre, went way shoot ngnins the Lakers' disorganized di fence. His long shols blasted the m as the Knicks van 114-f Wednesday night in the fir: game of the besl-of-sevcn fina Bill Bradley scored 29 poin (or the Knicks and hit 11 o! Bhot but Lukas' performance 26 points was the key. He led Ihe New York attack in the (irst half when the Knicks hit 72 per cent from the floor for a 67-40 lend. The Lakers, could not get E consistent performance from any of the players. Gail Good- rich hit his first six shots and scored IB points in the first quarter, He finished with 20, the team high. The second game of the series Is scheduled for Sunday. In Uie American Baskethall Association, New York Nets de- feated Virginia Squires 118-107 to even their best of seven semi-final 2-2, while Indiana Pa- cers topped Utah Stars 105-99 lo level their hest-of-seven semi-fi- nal series 3-3. won their seventh straight game with a 7-5 triumph over Cleve- land Indians in 10 innings: De- troit Tigers hammered Texas Hangers 6-1; New York Yan- kees tripper! Oakland Athletics 4-2; California Angels turned hack Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 and Minnesota Twins stopped oston Red Sox 3-1 in the other merican League games. Before the Orioles came up ith their rain-shortened rally the sixth, the Royals had put e game away with a five-run Itli, highlighted by John May- erry's two-run single. The runs roke Dave McNally's string of 2 and 1-3 scoreless innings. Paul Blair opened the Orioles' xth with a single and later loved to second on Merv Ret- inmund's two-out single. Blair cored on Davo Johnson's dou- e and then Andy Etchebarren oublcd home two more, From that juncture, the natu- al elements took over. Mike Andrews drilled a rand-slam home nra in the .svenlli inning for Chicago and he White Sox won their game n the IMh on Dick Allen's two- un homer. Allen unloaded his hird homer of the year follow- ng a one-out walk to Rich Mor .les. The Indians had tied the game at 5-5 in the top of the linth inning when Alex Johnson Joubled and came home on a .wo-out pinch single by John Lowenslcin. Rill Frcehan's two-run double ipped a five-ran fifth inning for Detroit and the Tigers scored two more in the seventh on Norm Cash's homer en route to an easy triumph over Texas. Weak-hitting Gene Michael hit only the ninth home run of his major league career, a three- run shot, to lead New York over Oakland. Michael, a lifetime .227 hitter, drilled a line drive into the right field seats after Johnny Callison had doubled and Rich McKinncy walked in the fourth inning. Vada Pinson and Jeff Torborg parked California rallies with oubles and Rudy May snuffed it a ninth-inning Milwaukee ally as the Angels beat the rewers. Inside Hockey PLARENCE Campbell, who is approaching 67 years, will fight off challengers to his throne mill the National Hockey 1-eaguc bosses Irelieve that Campbell is physically incapable of continuing. He then will be asked to resign, or if he refuses given the boot. His replacement most likely will (he first American ever to ran the NHL, James Cullcn, secretary and genera! counsel for Uie St. Louis Blues. Before You Buy Check With STEVE TOM1E at BENY'S or you may pay too much. Phone 328-1101 now Rugby club sets meeting The Lethbridge Rugby Club lill stage a meeting and film vening Saturday. The meeting has been called i elect an executive for the 072 season and all members nr" those interested in rugby are invited to attend. Films of recent international rugby matches will be showii. The meeting will get under ivay at 8 p.m. at Ihe Miner's ,ibrary. Meanwhile the local club will told a series of short exbibi- .ion and practice games Sun- day at the Civic Sports Centre. teams from Calgary and Medicine Hat will be in attend- ance. Anyone who wishes to partici- pate in Ihe onc-ilay event are welcome and guaranteed at least one game. Aclion com- mences at p.m. The future of the World Hockey Association docs NOT rest in the hands of its directors and moneymen but, more realis- tically, on the shonlders of two American attorneys, Bob Woolf of Boston and Howard Casper of Philadelphia. If either of Uie two banisters decides the WilA is in anyway unsound, they will direct so many players away from it that" the ensuing problems will be too much for the new league to sustain. Casper's key client Is goalie Bernie Parent who already is on record as agreeing lo sign with Miami's Screaming Eagles of the WHA. Simply by changing Ins mind, Casper could torpedo the operation. Woolf's prize is Derek Sanderson of thn Brurns, but Uie Boston lawyer also handles goalie Gerry Cheevers. left.wing Vic Hadfield of the Rangers and a few other good ones. So far, both Woolf and Casper have been friendly toward the If the friendship continues several key NHLers ore likely to jump. While most of the attention has been focused on Toronto attorney Al Eagleson and Woolf, Casper has quietly b'.-.ilt himself an empire of NHL clients; so much so that two en- tire teams, the Detroit Red Wings and Buffalo Sabres con- ferred with him en masse at Ihe end of the season. lie now is in a position lo literally deliver dozens of quality players to Ihe W1IA. Kansas City Is fl sure thing to gain entrance to the NHL In It next expansion, 197-1-75. The other city will he selected from Cleveland, Cincinnati, Washington-Baltimore and India- napolis, among others. The outside favorite is Washington-Bal- timore but the "sleeper" is Indianapolis. Look for Emile Francis to step out as general manager and coach of the New York Rangers, remain manager and appoint center Phil Goyette as coach. The dual job has been a burden to Francis despite his two helpful lieutenants, Lou Passador and Steve Brklacich, both of whom have managing and coaching potential. By the end of next season every NlfL player but a handful will be represented by an attorney, and that goes right down to the most obscure third liner. Centre Bill Clement of the Philadelphia Flyers said it for his colleagues the other day: "It's not a question of whether I'll have a lawyer rep- resent me, it's just a question of who." Wynn brought them back again n the eighth with his third lomer of Ihe year. Cincinnati had a 7-1 lead into ihe eighth inning when the Bucs scored twice, tlien pushed across three more runs in the jottom of the ninth before re- liever Pedro llorbon got Boh Robertson for Ihe game-ending out on a fly ball with the bases loaded. It preserved Gary Nolan's third victory of (he season. Bobby Tolan drove In three runs with "a homer and single but it was Dave Cnncepcion's bases- loaded single in the seventh that drove in what proved to be the decisive two runs. Hick Wise finally picked up his first victory as a Cardinal after two defeats and did it by knocking in Ihe go-ahead runs in St. Louis' five-run second in- ning. The former Philadelphia bur- ler von it despite successive ho- mers in the first liming by Ralph Can- and Hank Aaron of the Jraves. A two-aut, two-run double by Tim McCarver put Philadelphia on (op C-l in thn top of the )0th before the Giants roared back, with Bobby Bonds capping the rally with a tie-breaking, two- run homer. Dave Kingman also had a pair of solo homers for RIGHT DOWN HIS AtlEY Pittsburgh Pirates' shortstop Gene Alley fires ths of Los Angeles boll to firs, base after forcing Dennis Menk. The and Bill Stoncman cf Montreal completed the ploy by gelling Cesar Geromimo at first. Reds WQJ. Ihe gomo appeared headed into a less extra-intiing affair before Willie Crawford ended matters 'ith a two-out, two-rim homer n the bottom of (lie ninlli. Oslcen finished with a six-hlt- cr Vint, despiia Ihe loss, H was toneman who won the mound for that one fatal Hamilton edges Paterson 2-0 Hamilton came up wilh a 2-0 shvtout over Paterson in the senior division of the City Ju- nior High School Soccer League Wednesday night. Dave Auhcrt and Roy Robert- son Dallied a goal apiece for Hamilton's victory. CAPRI BOWL H1O-V5 Ctirls EH 7SI, Barb SciHrrgec-d 2M Velfa Argals 3C-S France Lena Moore Phyl JW Suran McDonald Anne 250 Dlsnre ien 2J4 LADIES CITY CHAMPIONSHIP Isabel Orsten 178 r Lorraine Kl refi- ner 322 (914) r May 32ft Lynne Lengyel ?6? Wai- sej- 3DS Pegpy Forry Plomp Its (9201 r Kalhy Ludwig Mary Mihalik 775; Opal Taylor 263; Mav Popma 1E6 Del Anderson 377; Dorothy Cool Woe 370; Marler.e Praskach 28-J; Dianne Pedersen 292 SIMPSONS-SEARS Jesn Rapuono 235; Bernicfr Hartley Helen RosseMI 238; Ann Srrtu 230; Vivian Hnaliuk IZa lari Wilson 741: Ro lll M r Schnwr ?7S (nil; ErJ 90 Cliff Block. 303 yle Dunnaqe 271; Sam Ser- Bob Peynslds- 257. SPEEDY'S Beard Jrar.rn? 5 meed 257 Owecn Wll'an 251, 249 Grace McPike Wllma Winter Aya Nakamura ;S5, Jean Christie 5M Marc Smith 235. YBC BANTAM BOYS "A" DIVISION Harvfe Pnczri 323, Lecnard Mark us !19, Bill Todd 200, Gordon Bessellng 160 Rod Ma Ith aw 245 [46-O- Davia Wllhs 211 "B" DIVISION Taylor Gordon Elliott 6S4. Lanqdon Guey 195 Darin Chakl IBJ, Michael Tolley 168, Raymond Brown 163. YBC BANTAM G1RL1 Debbie Anderson 334 Jennifer Kalhv Cindy Frdd 167, Chrhlfn- Kenwood 1 TiyVe 190, Brer da Chrl Salmon 181. Cindy iSM n W. Klr 147, Faf 141. YBC JRS. AND SPS. B r v i n Sakftir.olo 337- Wkhait Sharun J7B John WHtJman 371 Kim Kovncs 231, Drew ten 747, Weil ling Lor) 271. Cherye 36? Kalia Pedrlnl 2J4 Nadine Kovacs 2it, Leslie Kllllni 325, Linda Malcomscn YOUNG ADULTS Randy V.'Qlsloncrolt 311 Mezel 279, Carolyn Passey 378. Mar- vln HSga 395 Ken Kurti 3J.3 Jim Malcomson, 291, Pedenen 305 Melanin VJIIson Jit, Brut" Canlleld John VJildman 375, Darlene Terry 270 Lcrl Palmarchok 7-ifl IAUTIFUL PRICES! The big contract explosions Ibis Summer will be taking place at Madison Square Garden where Emile Francis will be confronted with fat salary hikes. Rangers captain V i c HadfieicI, with a 50-goal season under his belt will be rep- resented by Bob Woolf, Jean Ratelle, who had his most bountiful scoring year, is using Gerry Patterson of Montreal while liod Gilbert will be handled by big-time rep Mark Mc- Cormack of Cleveland. On top of that, First All-Star defense- man Brad Park who has been egregiously underpaid by Francis, is in for a whopping raise. It all adds up to dy- namite doings and maybe a hold out or four. Steel Storage Building SpaceSaver has o 8' by 7' floor nreo which gives you 156 sq. feet of sloroge ipace. Slied has double doors on nylon rollers The door opening is 21" by 62'.i" with a sturdy Iteel beam and lone green finish. EACH FASTBALL MEETING The Norlli County Commer- cial Men's Fastball League in preparation for Uie 1972 season will hold an important, organi- zational meeting loniglit. Tho meeting is set for 7 p.m. at Ihe recreation office in Pic- ture Butte and all learns inter- ested in participating this year are requested to attend. NHL owners, who would be delighted to see Charlie Kin- ley unloaded as owner of the California Golden Seals, are de- veloping a similar antipathy towards New York Islanders' boss, Roe Boe. They'd prefer someone who wasn't splitting his time with a pro basketball team (the New York and they're also disturbed with Boe's outlandish, seven-figure bas- ketball salaries which they fear will further lift the NHL pay scale. ANDY CAPP Elephant Brand Fertilizer 16.20-0. 50 Ibs. 2.43 UTHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE 3 pee. Hand Tool Set Includes trowel, fork and cultivator In a plas- tic bag. SPECIAL 314 gal- Rocket Sprayer carrying tlrap. 9.99 With SPECIAL Weed No More and lawn Weed Killer Kills dandelions c broad feaf weeds, oz. SPECIAL nd 16 Plastic Garden Hose 50f lengths. Green only, .57 UMITED POST OFFICS SOX 73R 1FTHBRIDGE. lows! level Sfwenlri -Strnst Shopping Mall PHONi (403) 320-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS I Lethbridge Office Furniture Limited Squeaky uhair? We Repair! ELIMINATES CTlCA.'.V EvERYTHiN D.STf WOULDN'T V NK Or TRYIN' 'iMSsl.F- 5 H.P. DELUXE RIDING MOWER 3.5 H.P. GREEN ROCKET MOWER Brcnlwood 19" full cut blado wilh 3.5 Briggl and Stroton rngifio with recoil stort. Mower lias T handle wilh remole con- trols, 7" wheels wilh hubcaps. Five yeor worronly against benrl- infi or brrnking crarikshnff, I yr-o, warranty par nil Ench 69.97 Davis riding mower wiHi Briggs and Slralfon motor, 24" blado adjusts for cutting height. Mower has 13" renr pneumatic llres and 10" by 3" front tires. Complrlo wilh podded seat and forward" neutral omJ rfiveno transmission, EACHi .30937 BRENTWOOD GOIDEN JET MOWER complefe with 3.5 end Sir anon cng ino, deluxe fold down hondie, seven position hcighl odjuslnr and seven inch with Gran Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. .College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Mdgratlr Drive PIONEER LODGE "GARBATHON" SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 1973 Support University, High School and Nursing Slurfent! in their efforls lo help cleon up litter and garbage in Uthbridge. Offer your lupporl by phoring 327-0971 or 328-9360 and pledge on hourly rate. "THINK LITTER ALLY" ;