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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Expos snap streak idth 16-hit attack Friday, April Jl, 1972 THE lETHBRIDG! HBAIB 13 Zimmer wasn't even sure he had THAT FUNNY a bit dazed by the flow of words, Canadian heavy- weight champion George Chuvalo, righl, listens whila Muhammad Ali monopolizes microphones during press conference, Chuvalo and Ali meel Monday in a 12-round baul. (CP Wirephoio) past i with Canadian champion JL. VANCOUVER, B.C. (CP) Muhammad Ali battles Cana- dian heavyweight c h n in p i o n George Cliuvalo Monday night while looking forward to some- Ihing lie call.1) "my trip to the moon." The former heavy- weight boxing champion trains hard for his Monday bout at the Pacific Coliseum, and he con- centrates on his fioal of being the first to deck Ihe durable Ca- nadian. At the same time, he talks of a return fight with Joe Frazier, Ihe reigning heavyweight king and the only man to beat him, "Whipping Frnzicr could draw more attention lhan this last moon savs Ali. "You know for that trip those mem trained, they went ttirough tests, the countdown and the blastoff. They readied the moon and they caine back. "For something so great as my fight with Frazier, I M'ant to be ready. I want tc go to Ihe moon and come back." That was the 30-year-old All's explanation of why he has em- barked on a virtual fight-a- YOUR HEADQUARTERS IN LETHBRIDGE FOR 10 SPEED BICYCLES All hicyclei ore properly os- sembfRcl, set-up and equip- ped wilh a kick stand and ser- viced wilh n 90-day free ad- justmonl policy and 06 mtmlh pnili tint! labor wcir- rnnly. BERT MAC'S CYCLE LTD. Your complete bike heart qua Hen in S. A Iberia 913 3rd Ave. S, Phono 327-322T Closed Monday Open Daily n.m. to p.m. Thursday and Frfdny a.m. lo p m, OPEN A TOTAL OF 5411, HOURS A WEEK TO SERVE YOU month schedule, He heal Mac Foster April i in Tokyo, now Tights Chuvalo and has a boul slated in June al Las Vegas, Ncr against Jerry Quarry. "There is no heller to Challenge issued by Tier 2 clubs GUELPII, Ont. (CP) Two junior hockoy officials served notice Thursday that there will be a challenge this year for Ihe Memorial Cup hy (he Centennial Cup winner. Ilretit Madill, general man- aRer of Guclpli CMCs of Ihe Southern Ontario Hockey Asso- ciation, and Alf Cadman, own- er-coach of Red Deer Itusllers o[ the Alberta Junior Hockey [.capie, said in a joint state- ment that they may make the challenge. "Under Canadian Amateur Hockey Association regulations, the Tier 2 winner can challenge for the Memorial Cup and whichever of our teams win the Centennial Cup wants a shot at Madill said. Memorial Cup play Ihls year will involve a round-robin series among the winners of the Junior A series o! the Ontario Hockey Association, the Quebec Junior Hockey League and the Western Canada Junior Hockey Leaguo The Centennial Cup series, for Ihe so-called Tier 2 learns, in- volves Guclph nnu Hed Deer ante opens lonight in Kitchener. Second game of the scries will also be played in Kitchener wilh Ihc rest of Ihe scries in Guelpli. Harness races won't be back CALGARY (CP) Tlie Cal- Rary Exhibition and Stampede hoard said Thursday there will be no harness racing in llio rily (his year, mainly because it lost during the 1071 operation. The board previously an- nounced the sport would he suspended for .it least a year, but Hie decision drew slrong reaclion from harness hnr.se owners, ami racing coinniillee members agreed to reconsider. jeep in shape than lighting. I I was too heavy in Tokyo but I was comfortable." He weighed 226 for the Foster fight but expects to at 215 for Chuvalo, whom he outpointed in a 15-round title fight in 1966. Sparring with Vernon Me- Inlosh and Charlie James Fri- day, Ali worked on uppercuts, calling them "neck stretchers." He explained that Chuvalo comes in .low and has a short neck and he'd like to straighten him up shortly after the start of their scheduled 12-round bout. Then again he looked ahead and repeated his contention lhat the Frazier rematch should be held in the hufte Aslrodomc at Houston. "It's the biggest indoor arena and I think the most people pos- sible should he there to s'.-e said Ali. "I don't think our fight should be in a little bitty place." COOKE HOLDS CONTRACTS Jack Kent Cooke, owner of Ihe Forum, in Los Angeles, might not appreciate any refer- ence to his arena as little and he holds the contracts lor Ihe return match. Ah said he wouldn't mind at all fightinp; in Los Angeles, but he still feels Houston would be bet lor. And on (he same subject, Murray Pezim of Vancouver, promoting his first fiyht ever with the Ali-Chuvalo match, said that if it's financially suc- cessful, he'rl like to have Ali and Frazier in (Ms Canadian city, "I know Cooke owns Ihc match, but he might not want to have it in Los ex- plained Pezim. "And if we do well with Ali and Chuvalo, I think we'd do great with the big one." Should Chuvalo upsel the ex- champ, liowevcr, reshuffling would be in order. Ily THE ANSOLTATKI) IMIKSS "I hope we're not ;ill lircd.' That was Don Zimmcr's lirsl reaction when he and fellow San Diego coaches Roger Craig and Bol) Skinner, out playing golf Wednesday morning, were told lhat Padres general manager E. J. Bavasi wanted to see them. Their jobs, however, were safe. It was Preston Gomez, the Padres' field manager, who got the axe. And it was Zimmer who got his job. "I've always wanted to be major-league said Zimmer, who went from the Dodgers' world championship dubs of 1955 in Brooklyn and in Los Angeles to become a charter member of the bum- bling New York Mels in the course of Ids 23 seasons in pro- fessional ball. "But I never expected 1 would happen like Zim mer added. Whether he expected wha happened Thursday night though is debatable. It wasn' very different from what ha happened pretty regularly to the Padres since their incepfion- with Gomex nt the helm--bacl in IOCS, LOSE TO METS What happened Is lhat the tost 4-3 to Ihe Mots. It was Sa Diego's sixlh setback in sevc games while, For Ihe Mels home runs by Rusty Staub an Jerry Grote paved the way t victory No. G in a row. In Ihe only other games Thursday's abbreviated Na tional League schedule, Cinch nati Reds slipped past Pills burgh Pirates Phillies topped Philadelphi San Francisc Gianls 7-6 and Montreal Expo outlasted Los Angeles Dodgei 7-5. The American league wa idle. Staub's homer, a walk an Grole's triple gave New York 2-0 lead in the top of the secon hut San Diego rallied lo lie It the bottom of the Inning as Oil Brown sent one run in wilh grounder and Clarence Cam; bell doubled home the other. Cleon Jones' run-scoring si gle put the Mets on top for gooi in the sixth, and one Innin later, Grote's homer gave the the cushion they needed as Na Colbert's sacrifice fly cut tl final margin to a run with a eighth-inning sacrifice fly. Cincinnati in general, and Ji Morgan in particular, literal stole its vicloi-y against the PIT ates. With the game deadlocked 3 in tlie ninth inning, Morgan 1 off with a walk and prompt swiped second. So Pitlsburi gave Bobby Tolan an Intention he and Morgan r sponded with a double steal. STANDINGS DcrlqaUi Ov.er> The Lelfibrldge I MCCARTHY NAMED COACH DALLAS TAP) Babe Me- Carthy, hcnil coach of Memphis Pros, was named the new (lend coach of Dallas Chaparrals of Ihc American Basketball ciafion Tlwrsday. McCarthy, dean nf AI'.A coaches, replaces Tom Nis- sallie who went lo Soalllc Sup-1 crsonics of Ihc National Iliis-; kelhall Association last j McCarthy released from s'ny.crs his Memphis contract. Jones hot during golf league play Gary Jones playing with t' Fleming's foursome d I d n have to reach lor his golf chi too in Lakeside G goallender in NIIL history. In all, he has faced seven regular-season play, and since has slopped five. Giacornin was beaten hy loft winger John Bucyk of iVic Bruins Feb. 4. 1SC7, and Norm Ferguson of California Golden Seals Nov. j Bnryk previously i has idm fliey icill Ticket sales to help? MONTREAL (CP) Tito Gn- 7eltc says Maynr Joan IJrapciiu is hopiiiR llial (he pain of lottery tickets and commemorative coins will play a major part in financing the Summer Olympics. In a fronl-pagu .story, reporter Doug Ciilbcrl. who uncovered Ihc city's Olympic stadium plans thrcn ivc-cks lic.-fnrr. they weir revo'ded hy Him mayor ;il ii news confcrciH'c-, says Mayor Drapcau is counlinR on five major sources of income to keep the city in tlie black for the G nines. Thoy arc the sale of the Ottawa-minted coins, a se- ries of special loilcries, llio sale of special slamps, television revenues ami the revenues from lickcts (o thn events themselves. I H Mayor Drapcau is success- fnl In all of these ventures, he believes (lie lota! cost to Mont- real not exceed the million cost figure lie has an- nounced, the newspaper says. But. if this year continues to be a non-election year in Can- ada, there could be an expen- sive delay in implementing Die mayor's plan. KIJXTIOX IS KKY "It'.s liarrl (n imagine us Rcl- Lintf anyuhere in negotiations with Olttiwa before the election is out of the Gerry Sny- rtor, Olympics financial director said. "ft's too delicate Just when you start getting some- whcrc you might end up with another party coming lo power after the election. money maker is tlie proposed coin plan and federal co-opera tion will he needed all the way if the mayor is to convince Ot- tawa lo issue million worth of coins. "I don't think anyone can esti- mate how much revenue could he marie from tins sorl of thing in Snydcr said. "In Germany for this year s Gamc.s llic'y produced 100 mil- lion coins am) the organizing committee wound up wilh Sawchuk on Dec. 12, 19G4, when Lhe goalie was with Toronto Maple Leafs. Glenn Hall, now retired otter a long career with Chicago, De- troit Red Wings and SI. Louis Blues, also was tested seven times during regular-season play and beaten four (imes. Of players taking part in the current Boston-New York final other than Giaeomin and Bucyk, goalie Villemure has one stop, while Boslon nelminders Kd Johnston and Gerry Cheever. have each successfully faced the situation once. Forward Mike Walton of 13os ton is the only player ol recor- to take penalty shots on tw successive nights, both when was a member of the Leafs. H beat Roger Crozier, then wit Detroit but now with Buffal Sabres, March 3, 1968. Rut h was blanked by goalie Jac Norrls Bt Chicago the follow-in night. position l.OS ANGELES (AP) Parker, the only major league baseball player repre- sentative not to vote for the players' strike, said Thursday night he has been replaced In the post, on Los Angeles Dodg- ers. "It seemed like n very pru- dent course of action lo step said Parker, the Dodgers' first baseman. "It was needed to clear the He said pitcher Jim Brewer had been promoted, from as- sistant to player representa- tive. The players association, made up of a representative and an assistant from each team, voted 47 to 0 to strike last month, wilh Parker ab- staining. The walkout over a pension disputed lasted 13 days. Make 3 smart move teasing ii smart buiiness. Frees copilol, saves money, provides tale-modc-l de- pendable Ira nip art al ion, For your leasing plan, coll our Leasing Manager, Mr. Roy Mclntosh nl 328-9271, The sign of better leasing KING CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. 3rd Ave. and llth St. S. Phone 32B-9271 Nobody tells us how to build an outboard motor! Except you. We've been making outboards for more than 60 years (a lot longer than anybody And we'vealways been willing to listen to good ideas from the people who buy our motors. When you lotd uswhata pain It was to keep your outboard In peak tune, we developed Firepower CD ignilion that practically eliminates ignition tune -ups. When you told us lhat you didn't see any reason why an outboard had to be huga to be powerful, our engineering people came up wilh loop-chargingand pressure pulse tuning lo coax a lot more power from ihesame engine size. We've developed a whole lina of peak performance oulboards, including our new compact 65 and 50 hp. models. Just because wo listenloyou. See the complete Evinrude line, 16 models from 2 to 125 hp., at your dealer's now. New Evinrude loop-charged 65. First In Outboards EVINRUDE CLEAN WATER: our future is ritfingon ft million those coins sold for .._ _ _ Mr. Suytlcr said the biggest 1 million. around each. "Hut, of course, coins soil well in Snydcr acHcrf. "Still bore in Cnnadri we'd like to think after Ihc federal government deducts (heir cosls, we could come up with around A of OuUicard Mvlnc Cor pr Manufotturerscf Erir.rudc ri cf Onarta Llrl.. Fein-borough Cartadf. o'HC itcrn Dnva engines, Lawn-Boy power end pjo Hepp's Industries Ltd. Paris and Service Sales Phone 327-2533 Simpsons-Sears Centre Village Mall Lelhbridge, Alia. Phono 328-9231 ;