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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta S THE ICTHMIDGE HERAID TuHtloy, Apiil 28, Coking To Break Winless Jinx? BALIFT AT SECOND BASE Ted Kubiok, (right) Mil- waukee Brewers shortstop leaps in air after gelling; off relay to first base op a force ploy on Reggie Smith of the Red Sox in first inning of their game in Boston. Ploy started when Carl Yasfrzemstd of Sox hit to Tommy Har- per. Harper relayed to Kufaiak who in turn Ihrew to Mike Hegan at first for the double ploy. Penguins Stay In New Hotel Cubs Win llth Straight McDowell Sharp Against Twins ST. LOUIS (CP) Red ielly has resorted to yet in- gimmick in his efforts to ush his Pittsburgh Penguins last St. Louis Blues tod Into the Stanley Cup final playoff. The Penguins arrived here Monday evening for tonight's iflh game in their best-of-seven .semi-final playoff with the Blues. But instead of checking _ al the hotel where they usually stay, and where almost all major "league hockey, foot- iall ard baseball teams bed down, Kelly took his squad U> a different hotel downtown. The Pittsburgh coach tried la shrug off the move as insignificant. 'We're just changing hotels, that's he said. But Bill Hamilton, an admin- i s t r a t i v e assistant with the tockey club, revealed the super- stition involved. The Penguirs have not won a game all through the regular National Hockey League season or in the playoffs at St. Louis and the move to another hotel was de- signed to change their luck, Hamilton said. The cheers of the home fans have favored both clubs so far, with the Blues winning the first games here and the Pen- guins taking the next, two at Pittsburgh. A sixth game will be played at Pittsburgh Thurs- day and a seventh, if necessary, back here Sunday. PENGUINS STILL IN But although the Blues have the advantage of home ice should the series go On full seven games, some hockey ob- servers are not yet ready to count the Penguins out. "They were a tough club to beat all said coach Claude Ruel of Montreal Cana- dicns after he watched the Pen- guin, on Hie other hand, made it into the playoffs for the first time, finishing second in the Wfet Division behind the cham- pion Blues, after two cousecu- tive in fifth cpot. Wren Blair, general maaager of Minnesota North Stars who lost their quarter-fhal series with the Blurs In six games, said St. Louts looked flat in its toss to the Penguins Sunday. "No resemblance to how they looked against said Blair. "The Blues can't afford to fool around too long with this club, though. They're a hungry bunch. They've never been in the final before and they want that money." The Penguins, of course, know Southern Games Set For Summer By THE CANADIAN PRESS Cleveland lefthander Sam McDowell moved into 32nd place in the all-time major league strikeout list. Monday, fanning eight Minnesota Twins as the Indians won their Ameri- can League game 5-1. But the ace southpaw had to work his way out of several jams in pushing his strikeout total to and moving past Muscle Added By Jets Coach SPOKANE, Wash. (CP) Spokane Jets will have more muscle up front tonight when tbey meet the hard-hitting Oril Ha Terriers in the second game of the best-of-seven Allan Cup seraoT hockey final. Jets' coach Al Rollins sail Monday he would add forwards Jim Chow, a 36-year-old veteran of the Jets, and Brian Strih- biski, a sk-foot-two 195-pounc rookie, to his lineup to offset the body-work of the Ontario team 'After his team's opening game 5-2 victory Sunday nigbl Roffins admitted the Terriers were "a pretty rough club." Orillia coach-Ike Hildebran said Monday his team's ruggec style could wear the Jets down and bring the Allan Cup, symbo of Canadian senior hockey su premacy, back to Ontario. "If that's the. best they (the Jets) can play, they are in trou- said Hildebrand, a team male of Rollfcs when they played junior hockey in Vanca ver and with Chicago Blac Hawks of the National League. Hildebrand blamed his team IOES on the long trip west an the switch to daylight savin time. urt Simmons, former Philadel- lia Phillies star who had ictims. "I had strikeo'Jls on my mind, ind that's McDowell said aler, explaining his occasional foblems. "When I try to strike >em out, I get in trouble." Milwaukee relief itcher John O'Donoghue had nore serious problems. Called n from the bullpen after Wash- ngton Senators had tied their ame in the 10th inning, I'Donoghue heaved Ed Shroud's ittempled sacrifice into rigbi allowing Hie winning run o score as tfie Senators.rallied to beat the Brewers 6-5. In the only other American -eague game played'Monday, Boston topped Oakland 4-3. McDowell's strikeout pitch, and' his bat, helped keep his roubles to a minimum. His toughest jam came in the eighth when, the first .two Twins reached base. But he fannet irant Alyea, Rich Reese aix George MiUenvald in order to scape. McDowell also hart two u'ts and scored twice for the In- dians. McDowell said preoccupation with strikeouts hurt his' effort 'You lose the purpose of wha ,-ou're trying to cer lain pitches to certain batters tc get them out the easiest wa Mssible." Washington had raffled for the lying runs in the 10th inning on bases-loaded single by E Brinkman and Manager Williams wanted to move the winning run over to third. O'Donoghue tried to gi Stroud at first but threw fh CHINOOK STATIONERS VI Andtrion 210, Jean Mmi 7U, Fran Beresrak 245, Jean Armstrong 300, Belly Martin 272, Hay Nina Slnitllr.ger Donna Campbell 262, Jfan House J35. BOISE CASCADE Judy Harnack Rabli Klet- an Sal Doucette Vera Brown 217, Al 240, Smith 215, Earl Doutene 211, Rempel 24J Rwrena Radlslc 255. SENIOR CITIZENS H. H. Bridfi'ld H. C. Brown 229, J. Slacey 203, Hermlna 2W, Helen Scrossle 251. TRACrS Beulah Fabbl 309, Irene Lyndt oraayj Field 272, WcrmdjM Vivian HnatiuK 253, Alice Kollbas 254, Do! Anderssn HI. Bun-.y Anderson 2J3, Ruby Oseen Gladys cclnj Salmon 240. SAVE OH CAR EXPENSES SPECIALS EFFECTIVE THROUGH SAT., MAY 2nd long-sought fourth starter. The .name is Joe Decker. The 6-foot, 175-pound right- hander Uirotlled the Pirates on six hits for 8 1-3 linings. He left after Roberto Clemenle's onc- out triple in the ninth. Aguirre walked Bob Robertson, but Clemente was nailed in a run- down when Al Oliver tapped back to the mound. Regan then came on and got Jerry May to bounce into a'game-ending force play. Philadelphia Phillies edged Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 in the only other NL action. Mon- real's scheduled game at San Diego was rained out. Decker, 23, is in his sixth year is a pro. But his development was slowed in when he attended Arizona State Uni- versity and didn't play baseball until June. "By the time I was ready lo pitch, the season was half he said. "What compli- cated things even morts was the fact that I'm a slow starter." Decker didn't get to the Cubs' camp until mid-March this year after a five-monUi bitch in the National Guard. The Cubs' run Monday was unearned and came with two out in the third inning when Glenn Beckert tripled off Steve Blass and scored when catcher Manny Sanguillen let the reay- get by him for an error. The Phillies ran their winning leak to five games thanks lo a potent bat of Rick Wise, a ood-Mtting pitcher. Wise sin- led to start a two-run rally in third, with Don Money and ohnny Briggs singling home he runs. In the" fourth, after Larry Histe alertly scored from third- after a pop foul to the third jascman, Wise singled across vhat proved lo be the winning run. Joe Hoerner came on in Ihe cvcrth to nail down the victory after the Dodgers' scored twice n the fourth on Willie Craw- ord's double and added n earned run in the sbtUi. guins beat St. Louis 2-1 in the fourth game Sunday night. thing about them is they got nothing to lose so they go all out and make it look said nuel, who knows what it's like (o coach a team that does have something to lose. Canadians were defending Stanley Cup champions until they were eliminated from the playoffs when they lost Uieir last game ot the season. The Pen- This (ummer some athletes, of all ages and from various parts of southern Al- berta, will compete for a place in the Southern Alberta Games slated for Pincher Creek dur- ing the week of August 10th. The Southern Alberta Recre- ation Administrators Associa- tion, through its many recrea- tion boards and with the co-op- eration of the Provincial De- partment of Youth in Leth- bridge, has dev eloped the games concept. This develop- ment will enable southern Al- berta communities, regardless of size, to operate a recreation- sport program. This program is open to participants of all ages and will end with the games in Pincher Creek. Each participating region will appoint a games director to or- ganize the local competitions hi each region. Directors appoint- ed to date are Arnie HabeUef of the Crowsnest Pass, Miss Audrey Gale, Municipal Dis- trirt of Willow Creek, Phil Mis- taken Chief of the Blood and Peigan Reserves, Buck Geldert, County of Lelhlmdge, Andy Graspointer, County of Warner, Roy Blais, Municipal District of Taber and -Kelson Ellsworth, city of Lethbridge. Kignt sports wi'l highlight the activities of the games and will include an administrative committee and a chairman. The sports and their chairmen are as follows: equestrian, Jefl Hardy, fastball, Gordon Stuck- ey, swimming and diving, Allen Sorge, archery, George Sveing jornson, trap and small bore Bob Woodward, horseshoes, playground director and track and field Bob Roth. During Ihe summer months the initial competitions take place in each community Following these events the win ners will advance against other local champions, then against Ihe representatives from the regional level with the victors then competing in the games at Pincher Creek. hat Ihe money looks like, [elly dumped J7.250 in cash on heir dressing room floor jut lefore the third game last Thursday. The money repre- sented each player's winnings if n team goes all the way to wia the Stanley Cup. That Kelly gimmick proved beneficial after the fired-up 'enguins defeated the Blues 1-2. But another trick, that of put- ing four defencemen in his starting lineup, backfired OB the coach in the second .lame here when the Blues scored in the first minuta of ilay. 'I'm not the feast bit sur- prised that this serief ii said Blues' coach Scotty Bow- man. "After all, Minnesota us lied after four games and the Penguins are a better team than the North Stars. They finished second." Another reason Bowman Isn't surprised Et the series being tied Is that be believes home ice is important lo the "fringe play- ers" on both teams. "You've, got two clubs with1 fringe players, give or take a couple of guys. "Michel Briere of fte Pen- guins may not be a fringe player and our Red Berenson has proved he isn't. The rest of Ihe players you could throw in a barrel. When they get a tittle encouragement, bang, tbey go." Paduano Defeats Midriff Bulge ELRICH TIRE LTD. SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Easl W u SI. Louis PillsbiucH Philaisfphia lit i.- York Montreal Ssn Fra-clrco-. Hciiton....... 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Leo Bradshaw of Toronto de- feated Robert Lan-lcr of Buf- falo, N.Y., 4 and 2. Defending champion Joe Ina- man of Grcenshoro, led sis of his United States Walker Cup team males oJ last sum- mer through the first round. But another member of Iho cup squad, Dick Sidcrovi, of Weslport, Corui., was Ihe victim in the day's major surprise, los- ing 5 and 3 lo 19-year-old Loge ..Tackson of Roxboro, N.C. Inman won a 2-up victory over Maver of Bedford, N.Y, NEW YORK (CP) Donato Paduano, holder of an 18-fight victory streak, has just won an- other big midriff huge. The undefeated welterweight is scheduled to meet Marcel Cerdan Jr. of France in a 10- round bout in Uadison Square Garden May 11. He revealed on his arrival in New York Monday his victory over excess poun- dage. The Italian-born Canadian welterweight champion from Montreal likes to eat and on a recent visit to his hometown o( Rippabotomi, Italy, he soared to 177 punds. "I will eat Pad uano said Monday. "Italian, Ca- nadian or kosher. 'I spent 15 days in Italy ami went up to 17 pounds. But I lose last. I'm already down to 1M, and I'll be 147 to 148 at fight time." BEAT JOEY DURELLE Paduano, 21, is undefeated in 18 fights, including two victories over Joey Durelle for the Cana dian welterweight championship and a win over Irish Pat Mur phy. It was Murphy's first de- feat in 2S fights. Cerdan, 26, Is undefeated in t pro fights, bit Paduano is unim pressed. "The name Cerdan scare Paduar.o said, refer ring lo tht fact his opponent i Ihe son o{ the late Marcel dan, former world middleweigh champion. "I have never seen Cerdan, Mil I know he is a tough guy. I ike to fight tough guys. If I beat a' tough guy.that makes me a tough guy." Paduano resumes training si be Concord Hotel, Kiamesha ,ake, N.Y., where Cerdan also is working out. Cerdan's handlers objected lo he fighters training at the same site. As a result, Paduano will stay in quarters a mile rom Cerdan's, the Canadian will train at 1 p.m. while Cer- dan trains at p.m. and they TODAY'S OAMES Ch'caso Hodman J-l at Pittsburgh Walker 2-1 N1 Allan'a Jarvll 2-2 al SI. LfjB Tor- rei 1-1 N Haus'on Lemaster 1-2 at Cincinnati tfan 3-0 N Fryman 3-0 at Los Angeles Fester 2-1 N Mcnlrul Renko 02 and .3 el San Diego Corklr.s c-2 aiK Coombs 1-0 3, N York Gentry vo al San Frarv Cisco Perry 2-2 N MONDAY RESULTS Ml M 1 1 PitMbunh IM M t 1 Decker (1-0! Amtrre Regai and Msrlin; Blass (i-21 McBean O and ffJiy (91. Mcntreal at Sai Diego ppd, we1 grc-jnds. m I LM Angiln m Ml Wise (2.11. Hoeiner (71 ard McCai Sttloo Brewer and Tor will eat rooms. In different dining LIAOUt LEADERS Perer, Cii..... Carty, Atl..... Clements, Pitls Dllti, SF Money, PHI KeneVstm. SF Cepeda. Atl Himl, SF....... Torre. Sl.L Cardenal, S.L AB 73 65 54 57 .51 H Pd 33 .a .4! 13 .41 23 .4M 23 .392 27 35 .3? 17 .36 20 .25 21 .35C Lakers Tie Hoop Series NEW YORK (AP) Jerry West scored two decisive free throws with 46 seconds left and Los Angeles Lakers survived the final hectic seconds for a victory over New York Knickerbockers Monday night to even their National Basket- ball Association championship playoff series at one game each. The teams now move to Los Angeles for the third and fourth games in the bcst-of-seven set Wednesday and Friday nights. West scored 34 points. Willis Reed led the Knicks with 29. Home Perez, 9; H. Aaron, I lBinTO, Wynn, Colbert, Oietr, N't Covey, all i. Ri-ns Batted In: Perez, 23; B. Wl I'a.-ns, 23. Pilchino: Hands, Chicapo, M, t.WO Seaver, Kttr York, 1-0, l.MO: Culv SI. Louis, 3-0, 1.000; Ni'sn, Clncfonl 1.WO. IASE1ALL SCOKt I International Rochester 7 Louisville 2 TBewa'er 13 Toledo 3 Pacific Cent Tucson 3 Tacoma 1 1 Spokane T Mir Lake city 2 Portland i Hawaii 6 Eugene 4 MERICAH LEAGUE East W ilttmorl 11 10 osfcn 8 sshincton cvcland tw Ycrk lllfcrnltt innescta Iklar.d I'cago City 6 7 West 12 10 .M7 .500 .447 .43) .M7 .471 .375 .375 .313 ODAY'S GAMES Detroit Niekro at Kansas City unker CM N Cleveland Moore 1-1 at Minnesota erry Baltlrr.oce Cuellar 2-1 lA Chicago enesVI 24 N Milwaukee 1.1 at Wash- Jon Colerran 1-1 N California 3-1 at New York 1-2 N Oekland Dotson V3 at Boston 1 N 'ONDAY RESULTS airland OH in f oslon 101 OM 413 Holler (3-2) and Femanoei; Romo 2-0) (9) and Moses. Hits: Oak Wnch-r (6) Fernandez (1) Monday 2h Iwtrand to] 5 11 t Mlnnesnta ..CM IK McDowell (3-2) and Fosse; Bcswcll 0-2! Zepp (4) Barber Hall II) nd Milwaukee. >M I2> Ml I l miiitfrn on m n Pa (tin, Morris (5) Gefnar (71 Meyer 9) Locker .10-1) (9) O'Donoghue (10) i-J WcNertney; Coleman, Kr.ynln 10) Plra (141 (10) end Roseboro. HRs: Wash B. Allen (2U Mil Harper (1) Wallon LEAGUE LEADERS Al H Pct.- Alyea. 6 ,'M f. Kelly, KC 47 10 15 A. Johnscn, Cal 6? 13 26 .377 Monday, Oak 64 24 ,37J Bos 51 4 20 .370 0. Jcteon, Btl 47 8 34 Carew, Min JH 7 15 .357 Plnson, 45 3 16 .341 F. Robinson, Bal 52 13 18 .344 Ho.re Runs: Mother, Wallon F. Howard, R. Oliver 5. Runs Batted In: Alyet, 21; Walton, PItcMng Three Oecli'ons: lla-it, J. Perry, M'nnesola, both 3-0, 1.000. HOCKEY SCORES Memorial Cup West Weybttn Th-jrd-r Bay 6 Weybvrn wins best of S4rven final 4-1 Memorial Cup East Montreal 50, Sa-jlt SI. tfirlt 3 Montreal wins besl of seven 4-1 ItASKETSALL NBA PLAYOFF] Lot Angeles 105 New York 113 Best-of-seven finals tied 1-1 Only jann scheduled. Mr. Motorist Did You Know! 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