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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Ttiundiry, April 17, 1771 TH! IFTHBRIDGE HERALD J.J Astros hnvc won nine slruiglil Strategy backfires on hapless Cubs By THE 1'llESS C'liicngo Culjs, reeling under B .even-game losing streak, cni- iloyed a bit of strategy i" llous- .011 Wednesday iiltflil as tliey Tied to overhaul the streaking and llic strategy back- .ired. Deadlocked 4-1 In Hie bottom Dl the lOtli inning, reliever Dan McGinn got Jim first two Astros, including Jim Wyrm. It was Wynn's home run in tlie eighth inning that had lieu1 the conlest. lip to the plate strode Lee May, wlio li.iil already criislied lour homers in the young sea- son. May had already doubled liome a run. So tho Cubs de- cided lo bypass the slugging first baseman, giving him an in- Weaver blasts umpires again By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 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 gfune because o[ rain with Kan- sas City lioyals leading 5-3 in the sixth inning. "That wasn't a dcliuilc effort on IJie umpires' part." Weaver Fair] alter Baltimore's fourth straight loss. "They didn't even take the larpaulin off Hie field lo see if the ground ivas How can you say Ihe field's un- playnble If you doii'l even Tlie Orioles had scored three runs in the lop of the inning and had a man on second base with two out and pinch-hitter Bohby Grich romine, to bal when il becan to pour. The hot ChicaRn Kcre Knicks thump Lakers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS To Los Angeles Lakers, Ihe first game of Die National Bas- ketball Association's champion- sliip series was H precisely, n Jerry Lucas bomb. Lucas, (lie New York Knicker- bockers' centre, went U'ay shoot the Lakers' disorganized de- fence. His long sliols blasted the net as the Knicks won J14-92 Wednesday night in Ihe firsl game of the bcsl-of-sevcn final Bill Bradley scored 23 points for the Knicks and hit li o[ 12 ehot but Lukas' performance o 26 points was the key. He led the New York attack in the first half when the Knicks hit 72 per cent from the floor for a 67-49 lend. The Lakers, could not get B consistent performance from any of tlie players. Gail Good- rich hit his first six shots and scored 1C points in Ihe first quarter, He finished wiili 20, tlie team high. The second game of the scries Is scheduled for Sunday. In the American Basketball 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 105-09 lo level their best-of-scvon semi-fi- nal series 3-3. won their seventh straight game with a 7-5 triumph over Cleve- land Indians in ID innings: De- troit Tigers hammered Texas Hangers B-l; New York Yan- kees tripped Oakland Athletics 4-2; California Angels turned hack Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 and Minnesota Twins slopped Boston Red Sox 3-1 in the other American League games. Before the Orioles came up vitb their rain-shortened rally n the sixth, the Royals had put he game away with a five-run 'Kth, highlighted by John May- jerry's two-run single. The rims irokc Dave McNally's siring of 22 and 1-3 scoreless innings. Paul Blair opened the Orioles' sixth with a single and later moved to second on Merv Ret- enmund's two-oul single. Blair scored on Dav3 Johnson's dou- jle and then Andy Etchebarren doubled home two more, f-'rom that juncture, the natu- ral elements took over. Mike Andrews drilled a grand-slam home nin in the seventh inning for Chicago and Ihe White Sox won their game in Uie Win on Dick Allen's two- run homer. Allen unloaded his third homer of the year follow- ing a otie-oiil walk to Iticli Mor The Indians had lied the game at 5-5 in the top of the ninth inning when Alex Johnson doubled and came home on a two-out pinch single by John Lowcnstcin. Dill Frcchan's two-run double capped a five-ran fifth inning for Detroit and Iho Tiger.1 scored Iwo more in the on Norm Cash's homer en rout to an easy triumph over Texas Gene Michael hi only the ninth home run of hi major league career, a three run shot, to lead New York ove Oakland. Michael, a lifetime .227 hilter, drilled a line d... inlo the right field seats aflc Johnny Callison had doublei and Rich McKinncy walked ii the fourth inning. Vada Pinson and Jelf Torbori sparked California rallies wit doubles and Rudy May smitfe out a ninth-inning Milwaukc rally as the Angels beat In Brewers. Before You Buy Check With STEVE TOM1E at BENY'S or you may pay too much. Phone 328-1101 now Rugby c sets meeting The Lelbbrirlge Rugby Clu will slage a met'ting and filn evening Saturday. The meeting has been calle to elect an executive for Ih 1972 season and all member anr1 those inlcrcslcd in rugb are invited to attend. Films of recent intcrnations rugby matches will be shown The meeting will get unde way at B p.m. at the Miner Library. Meanwhile the local club wi hold a series of short exbib [ion and practice games Sur day al the Civic Sports Cenlr Teams from Calgary a n Medicine Hal will ue in atteni nnce. Anyone who wishes to parlic pate in Hie one-day event a welcome and guaranteed ill least one game. Acliun com- mences at Ir.ltt p.m. ntional walk to get to Bob atson, hllless in four previous hats. But Watson hit a line-drive )ublc to right centre field lhat ml May scurrying around the ases. And when Chicago cenlre elder Hick Monday slipped ying lo chase down the hit, ay was home free, the Astros a 5-4 viclory, their ninth raighl, and the Cubs had suc- essive loss No, II In other National League ae- on, Cincinnati Reds held off Pittsburgh Pirates 7-li, SI. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta Braves 9-4, San Francisco Giants over- took Philadelphia Phillies 8-6 in 10 innings, Los Angeles Dodgers blanked Monlrcal Expos 2-0 and New York Mcts defeated San Diego Padres 5-1, The Aslros came hack from R 2-0 Chicago lead in Hie third on May's double and Wynn's run triple. Then, afler run-scor- ing hits by Billy Williams and Glenn Beckerl had put Chicago on top again in the seventh, Slan Fischler's Enside Hockey PLAHENCE Campbell, who is approaching 67 years, will fight off challengers to lu's throne until the National Jockey 1-eague bosses Irelieve that Campbell is physically incapable of continuing. He then will be asked to resign, or if ic refuses given the boot. His replacement most likely will >c (he first American ever lo run the NHL. James Cullcii, secretary and general counsel for l-ho St. Louis Blues. The future of the World Hockey Association docs NOT rest jti the hands of its directors and moneyinen but, more realis- .ically, on the shoulders of two American attorneys, Bob iVoolf of Boslon and Howard Casper of Philadelphia. If eillier of the two banisters decides the is In anyway unsound, will direct so many players away (roni it Hist" the ensuing problems will be too much lor the new league to sustain. Casper's key client Is goalie Bcrnlc Parent who already is on record as agreeing to sign with Miami's Screaming Eagles of the WIIA. Simply by changing his mind, Casper couM torpedo the operation. Wooll's prize is Derek Sanderson of Lhn Bruins, but Hie Boiton lawyer also handles goalia Gerry Cheevers. left .wing Vic Hadfield of the Rangers and n few other good ones. So far, bolh Wool! onrt Casper have been friendly toward the WHA. If (lie friendship continues several key NHLers ore likely lo jump. While most of the attention has been focused on Toronto attorney Al Eagleson and. Woolf, Casper has quietly himself an empire o( NHL clients; so much so that two en- tire teams, the Detroit Red Wuigs arid Buffalo Sabres con- ferred with him en masse at the end of the season. He now is in a position lo literally deliver dozens of quality players to Ihe W1IA. Kansas Cily Is n sure thing lo gain to thr NHL In It next expansion, 1974-75. The other cily be selected from Cleveland, Cincinnati, Washington-Baltimore and India- napolis, among others. The outside favorifc is Washington-Bal- timore but the "sleeper" is Indianapolis. Look Cor Entile 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 lo Francis despite his two helpful Heutenarv'.s, Lou Passador and Steve Brklacich, both of whom have maiinging and coaching potential. By the end o[ next season every N1IL player but a handful will be represented by an attorney, and that goes right down lo the most obscure third liner. Centre Bill Clement of the Philadelphia Flyers said it for his colleagues tlie olher day: "It's not a question of whether I'll have a lawyer rep- resent me, it's Just a question of who." Tlie big contract explosions this Summer will be taking place at Madison Square Garden where Emile Francis will be confronted with fat salary hikes. Rangers captain V i c Hadfielrj, 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 Rod Gilbert will bo 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 lo dy- namite doings and maybe a hold out or four. NHL owners, uOio would be delighted to see Charlie Fin- ley unloaded as owner of the California Golden Seals, are de- veloping a similar antipathy towards New York Islanders' boss, Roe Roe. They'd prefer someone wlio wasn't splitting his time with a pro basketball team (the New York and they're nlso disturbed with Boc's outlandish, scvcn-Iigure bas- i ketball salaries which they fear will further lift the MIL pay scale. Wynn brought them back again in the eighth with his third homer of Ihe yepr. Cincinnati li.ul a 7-1 lead into the eighth inning when the Bucs scored twice, llien pushed across three more runs in the bottom of (lie ninth before re- liever Vcdro Horbon got Bob Robertson tor Ihe game ending out. on a fly ball with Ihe bases loaded. II preserved Gary Nolan's third victory of (be season. Boliby Tolan drove in three runs with a homer and single but it was Dave Cnncepcion's bases- loaded single in tho seventh that drove in what proved lo be tho decisive luo runs Hick Vv'isc finally picked up his first victory as a Cardinal after two defeats and diet it by knocking in Ihe go-ahead rims in SI. Louis' second In- ning. The former Philadelphia hur- ler il despite successive ho- mers in Ihe first inning by Ralph Can- and Hank Aaron oE the Graves. A two-out, two-run double by Tim McCarvcr puL Philadelphia on (op C-l in llm lop of MIR )0th before the Giants roared back, wilh Bobby Bonds capping tlie rally wilh a lie-breaking, Iwo- un homer. Dave Kingman also ad a pair of solo homers for an Francisco. Claude O.steen o[ Los Angeles nil Bill Stoncman of Montreal appeared headed into a score-i ess extra-inning nffair before Villie Crawford ended matters vith a two out, two-run homer n Hie bottom of Hie ninth. Oslcen linistied with a six-hlt- cr hut, despilB Ihe Ires, it was Stoncman ivJio won the mound duel-rxccpt for (hat one fatal pilch. RIGHT DOWN HIS ALLEY Pittsburgh Piratei' snorlsfop Gene Alley (1-0 fires flis bait to first base afler forcing Cincinnati Red's Dennfs Menke al second, The completed the ploy by gelling Geromimo at firsl. Reds won Ihe game 7-6. Hamilton, edges Paierson 2-0 HamiUon came up with a 2-0 shrtout over Patcrson in Ihe senior division of the Cily Ju- nior High School Soccer League Wednesday night. Dave Aubcrl and Roy Robert- son allied a goal apiece for Hamilton's victory. CAPR.I BOWL- MICA'S Chris EH 111, narb ScflHrrqwd JM Vel'a Arrjal-, y-S France 255, Lens MCATP phvl Harrison ?i! Suran McDonald lib, Anne Dlanr? Fedc.r- len iti. LADIES CITY CHAMPIONSHIP Ors.len ?7fl; Lorraine Klreh- ner 32J May Hlec-er! 33ft Lynne Lengyel Ji9 Wal- iff 3DS Psgpv Forty Itt; Pa) Plomp 2t5 Ka'hy Ludwin. 7M; Mary MihaliK 775; Oral Taylor 263; Mav Popma 1E4 Dol Anderson 377; Dorolhy CooUdoe 279; Praskacti 2BJ; Dian'ne Pedcrscn 392 SIMPSONS-SEARS Jenn RBDLJBHO 735; Bernicfr Hftr1l-y 3iS; Helen R asset U 2M; Ann Srrhkj 230: Vivian 1'nsliuk ISTI Wilisn Rmtr S'-hncor J7S (MJl; Ed 2w (rsri; Cliff eiocf'. Weryle Eunnaqe 171; Srr- tv Dob 757. SPEEDY'S Grace Beard 2i? JesKfltt Snieed 757 Oween V.'lUon 251, Sallf Lim Graft VcPike Vv'llmo Winter 3W, Aya Nakamu'8 3ii, Jean Christie JW (A57J, Marc Smith 23ft. YBC BANTAM BOYS "A" DIVISION Harvle 323, Lecnard Warkua 219, Bill Ttyld 2M, Gordon Bessoflnq Rod Malchow Davia Wllki 211 "B" DIVISION flllt Taylor Cordon ElMolf MJ, Langdon Guny TJ1 Darin Cnakl 1BJ, fAkhael Raymond Brov.n 163. YBC BANTAM G1RL1 Debblo Anderirvn VM Jennifer Hamlll y R 141. Pal W, Cinrly PHflr.l 171, Sfln Cnrlsirn- Kenwood Chrl indy WI 19C1, Br 171 YEC JRi. AflD SPS. B y a n T.-l, Sharun John Kim Kivncs 331, Drew cn Hurray CMerye Obermeyer 36? Kalia Pcdrhl Nfldine Kovacs Leslie 2W, Linda Malccmscn YOUNG ADULT! Randy V.'olslcncroH 311 (BIO, BiV Mezel 379, Carolyn Passey 17B. War- vln Hlga Kvrtl Jim Malcomson 291, Peder'-en 3DS Meldnlf VJIIion tit, Brucp Candcld John Wlldman 175, Darlene Tprry 370 1 Lcrl PalmarchyV ?iO FASTBALL SIKKTING The Nor 11? County Com mer- cial Men's Fastball League in prepiuation for llio 1972 season uill hold an important organi- zational meeting tonight. Tho meeting is scL for 7 p.m. at the recreation in Pic- ture Butle and all [cams inler- csfcd in participalinfi tliis year arc requested to atlend. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED POST OFTirF 50X 73B 1'THBRIDGE. LOWG! Uvcl Sns'enlK .Slrnc-t Miopping PHONE (403) 320-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS Squeaky Chair? We Repair! 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Fivp wnrronly n gain si bend- ing rjr brrnk ing rrarikihnff, 69.97 Davis riding mower wiHi Briggs and Slroilon motor, 24" blado odjusls for culling height. Mower fiaj 13" ronr pneumniic lires and 10" by 3" fronl tires. Complrlo wilh podded icof ond forwnrd neutral nnrJ reverse transmission, EWCH BRENTWOOD GOIDEN JET MOWER mowrr wifh 3.5 Briggi and Slrallon cncjino, deluxe fold down handle, seven posilion heighl orijuifnr ond seven inch wilh liubrnpi. Grnis calehcr available nl B.97. EACH Open Dnily 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Thursday and FrSdny 9 a m, to 9 p m College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Mdgratlr Drive PIONEER LODGE "GARBATHON" SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 1972 Support Univenity, High School and Nursing Slurfenti in their efforls to hefp clean up litter and garbage fn Lcthbridgc- Offer vOLjr lupporl by phoning 327-0971 or 32B-9360 pledge on hourly rale. "THINK LITTER ALLY" ;