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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, April 29, 1972 THE 1HHBRIDGE HERALD _ 9 Finley, Blue crm'f agree Third session blows up CHICAGO AP) Vida i "Agreement actually was Blue baseball contract dispute readied after I made two con- with owner Charles Finley of cessions, and then the whole Oakland Athletics blew up Fri- day for the third time. thing fell apart again when Bluo and his attorney, Robert Gerst, Race results EDMONTON (CP) Northlands i Park race results Friday: I First claiming, fhrec-veT-olds end up, 5 lurlongs, For Rex CLr-vlne) J SO 7.W, Summer In Rome f Rasmussen) 3.CC 3.00, Spoiled Turk (Shields) 3.90. lime: 2-5 Will Argue, Brov.ti Marina, May Trip. Summer Beau also ran. Track Scratch: Already Falreye. Second (MM claiming, J-ye-or-oftfi and up, 6 furlongs NoatcepMon (Rasmussen) 4.10 3 10, Norths rn Emperor [Rycroft) 19.90 8.60, Belle fStAdnyM Time: 3-5 Old Tropical Treasure. West. trn Chnmp, nark Susan, Prerequisite also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: Third Sl.dCO claiming. 1 fur- Brendakendan (Rycroft) 5.10 3 EO Hill CHamllll) 9.10 5.10, Fair Fizr (Sradnyk) 7.90. Time: 36-l-i Scorch Indian, iViy MeJfror, The Win- net. So Long Fellows, Splrif also ran. OUINELLAl 141.30. Fourth it ,500 tl aim Ing, 4-year-olds, S neef Nlckls (Levl RcyBl Rcuser (Hed rcufer 4.BO. Time: Kap's Chodnl Yousweeplndall, Earl el 3.40 2.80, 3.70, Ca- i-iirh claiming. 3year.olds, S fur- tl.JOO Manic (McCaulsy) 10.20 5.00 30, Flying Exit (Combs) 3 30, ypsy Fay (Hedge) 3.60. Time: Easfer Haia, Saucy Princess, Hoi" Beef, ilreel Law also EXACTOR: Slxlh claiming, 4-year-olds and up, Bonnie Brier Magic (Combs) 15.60 i 60 3-80, Theobold (McCauley) 3-50 290, Make IT Magic (Shields) 4.CO. Time: 4-S CoaE Dusr, Gift Box, Top Slory, Des- tiny's Favour, Brass ran. seventh handicap, 3-year.olds 3 lur- Winning (Rasmuisen) 31.71 11 40 6.00, Mr. Titus Stadnyk) 4.1( 290, Count Slempre (Sanchez) 3.80. Time: 4- J Damon's Demon, Summer Stan, An her shecralgn. Male o I m .eNfte. also ran. also Elstiltl claiming. 4-year-olds and 4 lurlonqi Lots 6'Zlp (Rasrmjssen) 730, Unrle Smodhle (Hedgt> 3.10 ?.50 Belli Behl (Combs) IM. Timer liOO 1-5 I fAlsj You, Silver Dandy, Prlno Lure, Jasper Park, Blessed Hou also ran. QUINELLAl IMS THANK YOU On behalf of the Milk River Elks lodge No. 225, I would like lo publicly thank all the advertisers in our sportsmans dinner menu. Also Brent Seely of CJOC and CJOC-TV, Rodger Chan- non of CHEC, the ladies of ihe OORP and a great big ipeclol thank you to Pat Sullivan of The letbbridgo Herald who so ably handled the Master of Ceremonies duties at our 12th annual dinner. GEORGE ROBINSON, Exalted Ruler of MILK RIVER LODGE NO. 22! LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LIMITED POST OFFICE BOX 933 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Level Seventh Slreet Shopping Mall PHONE (403) 328-7411 PRESIDENT STAN WORBOYS Squeaky Chair? ___ We Repair! lethbridge Office Furniture Limited Bert Mac's Cycle Your BICYCLE HEADQUARTERS IN S. 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Detroit's (all right- nander had so much on the hall Friday night that Chicago White Sox could harely get their bats on it, ending up with a measly throe singles. The Tigers, meanwhile, had no trouble whatsoever with the offerings served up by four Chi- ago hurlers, hammering out 14 hits for a 12-0 romp. Ed Bi-inkman and Norm Cash each drove in (our of the runs as Detroit retained its one-game American League East lead over Baltimore Orioles by snap- ping the White Sox seven-game winning streak. Baltimore also had a big night at (lie plate, pounding California Angels 12-2. In other American League games, Minnesota Twins beat New York Yankees 4-1, Kansas City Royals blanked Cleveland Indians 4-0, Oakland ho i Athletics defeated Milwaukee Drewers 5-1 and Texas Rangers fielder. He hammered BHUngh- am's serves into Ihe seats in the first and third innings. "Billingham has always been lough on said Ilickmon. Those arc (lie only extra-base I've ever gotten off him." Hickman's barrage was good medicine for manager Leo Du- rocbcr, who came out o[ a hos- pital to manage his first game in a while. lie watched his team halt ad e 1 g h t -g a m e losing streak. "Hickman will slay In the said a happy Durocher. "I'll certainly have to take an- other look at him.1' A two-word poem All's latest? Me wheeeee 'This session, the third that as gone down the drain, arlcd Thursday at 2 p.m. and ent on continuously until noon ritlay. Blue has returned to alifornia. Nothing I can see as been accomplished." Blue, 1971 American League y Young Award winner with a 4-8 win-loss record, held out for Finley stood firm on The ajnounl the pitcher s asking represents a 300-per- ent increase. The negotiating session was jeld In a hotel under tight secu- ity. Blue and his lawyer and 'inley and Ills legal aide, Wil- iam G. Myers, attended along with commissioner Borne Kuhn and baseball's lawyer, Alex Tadden. Finley explained the session his way: "I made two concessions with he idea that Gerst and Blue would join in a statement to thfl iress what these concessions were. 'Then after spending two lours working out the state- ment, Gerst went to Blue and notified us they would not agree to make the statement ES to what the concessions were. Then it all broke up. I thought we were ready to sign. We had agreed to the conces> sions. "I offered And this was to he pro-rated starting April 27. In addition I agreed to a pre-payment of for a contingent four-year college scholarship which was part of Blue's original bonus arrange- ment when he signed in 1907. "I also offered as a bonus for his 1871 performance. This all amounted to an extra making his 1372 con- tract worth On March 31, the Athletics pul Blue on the restricted list, meaning he was ineligible to play for the first 30 days outlasted Boston Red Sox 96. Timmerman, almost exclu- sively a reliever before this sea- son, was hoping to develop into a fourth starter for the Tigers shaky showings in spring appear to have him headed for the bullpen once again. Once Ihe games starled count- ing, however, be was a different man. In his last ouling he pitched seven Innings of two-hit ball. His team-mates couldn't back him up, though, and he lost 1-0 to the Orioles. This time he was even more effective, limiling the White Sox to one hit through the first seven. Cash driving in lour runs In a ;ame was nol so unusual. He's a slueger. But for the light-hit- ting Brinkman it was a different story. It was the second home game for the Tigers and the second time he was a star. In [he first, he had hit a two-run homer. Baltimore assaulted the An- gels with a IG-hit attack-eight of them coming in a seven-run fifth halt a four-game losing skid. Dave Johnson had three hits and three runs baited In and Boog Powell, Brooks Robinson, Paul Blair and Mark Belanger drove in two apiece. Meanwhile unpredictable Joe Pepitone of Chicago Cubs had a stomach ache. Jim Hick- man played instead and turned out to be a real pain in the neck for Cincinnati Reds. Hickman, filling in for the ail- Ing centre fielder, belted a pair of three-run homers Friday lo carry the Cubs to a 10-8 victory over the Reds. "I didn't expect to play, not with a right-hander said Hickman. But the fact that Jack Bil- VANCOUVER (CP) Mu- hammad All, who has been vow- ing to look eight years younger when he meets Canadian cham- pion George Chuvalo in a heavyweight light here Monday, proved Friday night that, if notliing else, he sounds eight years younger. On a radio opcn-lifie show AH spouted poetry and showed ha still has the "stuff thai earned him tho nickname "the Louis- ville Lip" when he was known as Cassius Clay. The 30-year-old former world champion's latest poem is titled How It Is To Be The Greatest. It's only two words: "Me, wheeccee." While All was proving himself undisputed champion of pre- fight verbal battles, Irving Un- german was waging another battle to get the Vancouver ath- letic commission to reverse its decision that 10-ounce gloves are to be worn Monday night. SKES AID FOIl AU "Tlie heavier gloves are to Ihe advantage of said On- german, ClutvaTo's manager. "Lighter gloves are to the bene- fit of the harder hitter and Cliu- valo hits harder." Chuvalo has staled a prefer- ence for six-ounce gloves, but it had been generally believed eight-ouncers would be used. "It makes no difference to Ali said. Ten-ounce gloves or not, Ali still threatens to be the first man to knock the 34-year-old Canadian champ off his feet. When asked for a prediction as he wound up training Friday AU replied, "I don't want to tell him about it, hut it's going to be Valley Farm In Frederick, Md., Friday, according lo promoter Murray Pezim. But (he Sl-ycar- old Vancouver slock promoter, who has just entered Ihe fight game, admits there's a long way to go before Din Pacific Coliseum's seats are sold out. A full house would bring in S1GG.OOO and Pezim needs moie than half that to pay All's cut and C h u v a 1 o 's In the other NEitional games Friday, Atlanta Braves uombcd Pittsburgh Pirates 13-5; St. Louis Cardinals trimmed Houston Astros 7-2: Philadel- phia Phillies beat San Diego 3-0; New York >.Jels de- feated Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 and Montreal Kxpos slugged San Franci.sco 8-G. Chicago needed Hickman's home bat Friday becausa pitching star Ferguson Jenkinj w a s n in 20-game-winnlng form. The Cubs' pitcher staggered to his "first victory of the season, giving up 13 hits. "It was a said Jen- kins. "I've never given up that many hits and stayed in a game." Fuller stunned with decision lingham throws from the same side that Hickman hits from didn't bother tho veteran on the eighth round." Ali is also looking ahead to a rematch with the only man who has ever beaten zier. "Ma and Frazier are going to sign in a few days. The negotia- tions are almost wound up." NOT CONFIRMED But there was no confirmation of this from Ixis Angeles where Jack Kent Cooke, Ihe man who put up most of tiie money for the first Ali-Frazier fight, has his headquarters. Ali believes the return bout will be sometime in August. Be- fore that he has a late June date wiln Jerry Quarry in Las Vegas, Nev. One other battle continues, the one at the box office, in Ticket sales, at prices ranging it-1 between and picked up BOSTON (AP) Peler Fuller, owner of D a n c e r 's Image, Ihe horse disqualified from the winner's circle of the 1968 Kentucky Derby, said today he is "absolutely stunned" by a Kentucky court decision awarding the 1D68 Derby purse to Forward Pass. "You win a race and you want the cup, the money and everything that goes Fuller, a Boston businessman, said. "The horse ran all the way and 1 will run all the way, but I can't run farther than Uie law will let. me run." The Kentucky Court ol Ap- peals held today that the win- ner's purse from the 1968 Derby must go to Forward Pass, the. Calumet Farm colt which origi- nally finished second in the ace. Forward Pass was subse- quently elevated lo first after i was discovered that the banned medication phenylbulazone was in Dancer's Image's system during Ihe race. "I have not talked lo my at torneys yet, but I have teen let to believe the chances of today', decision being reversed are Fuller said. If there is no appeal, I am a the end of the road." SPENT Fuller said he had snen lighting the case to ol tain the purse whic has been held in escrow since Die 1968 Derby. He said he was mosl disap- pointed tliat trainer Lou Cala- varis and jockey Bobby Uscry would r.ot receive 10 per cent shares of the first-place purse. Dancer's Image, now seven nd is "doing Fuller aid. Dancer's Image was retired y Fuller in iOCil because of nkle problems after losing the Weakness (o Forward Pass. Laviii owns the Celtics SAN DIEGO (AP) Levin, president of National up. in Los Angeles, is the new ;md of Boston iltics atul intends to move the Hional Basketball Association anchise to San Diego, it was ported today. The San Diego Union said In a pyright story that a lawyer epresenling Levin has been ne- ptialing renlal terms with tha icralor and the manager of e San Diepo Sports Arena. An greement has not been Cached. Before the nwspaper pub- shed it.s story, arena manager arry Oniest denied lhat any spoliations had taken place, 'owever, he did say that "the [lorl.s Arena has and will and an make excellent dales avail- for any major league bas- elhall team which has tha auction of its league to estab- sh San Diego as the home sitfl f its franchise." Casper back Herald years old, is quartered at Great Billy Casper, one of golf all-time greats will be back o the sports pages The I-eth bridge Herald for the summei Casper will appear in a si ries of illustraled Instruction on the game of goU and how should be played. Watch for it weekly as golf third all-time money winne brings winning goU to the reai' era of The Herald. Timing considered major problems Canada wants changes OTTAWA (CP) Permission to Ice its best in world competi- tion is only one of several condi- tions Canada wants accepted before it re-enters iniernational hockey play. Lou LefaK'e, chief of the health department's fitness and amateur sport branch and a director of Hockey Canada, said in an interview Friday that agreement by Russia, Sweden and Czechoslovakia to play Na- tional Hockey League players next September should not bo regarded as the prelude to Can- ada again taking part in world competition. When the Iniernational Ico Hockey Federalion meets this summer, Canada also will lie seeking changes In the time in- ternational competitions aro held, and better financial ar- rangements as conditions of re- tuniing to world hockey. A key change is timing. They are normally held in March, which is late-season for mosl Canadian hockey leagues anc certainly not a time when pro- fessional players could be de (ached from their teams in tho NHL. Canada will be asking for (ho tcurnaTnents lo be held in Scp tember, normally training-camp time, or late May when tiic Stanley Cup playoffs are ove Lefaive also said that it costs MEMBERSHIP FEES MAGRATH GOLF CLUB Announces 1972 Golf Fees FAMILIES MAM AND WlfS MEN (Individual) WOMEN (Individual) HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS I U Membership! now available REMIT FEES TO P.O. BOX 343, MAGRATH, ALBERTA Canada up to to travel to Europe for the championships, "European teams only have lo take a said Lefaive. 'And since ttie tournaments are in Europe 19 years of every 20, it's obvious changes are needed in financial arrangements." Canada also has some Ideas on which teams should be al- lowed to play in the tourna- ments. One thought is for the HHF to send out invitations to top clubs for round-robin play both in North America and Europe. OUR WILL PLAY Meanwhile Lefaive scoffs at talk that the best NHL players won't be available for the eight-game series against the Russians Ibis September. Boston's Bobby Orr and tho cream of Hie NHL will play, he says. Hockey Canada directors will meet within a few weeks to set up a special committee to pick the players and a coach. Ufaive thought it unlikely that an NHL coach would bo picked or even want to coach tho Canadian team. His own thought was that someone who had proved himself in the coaching as Mont- real's Toe be se- lected. I Trie Canadian team, nflcr playing four games in Canada Hiifsin in early Scplern- bcr, will play in Sweden before, going on lo Moscow to complete the eiphl-gamc series. Lefaive said the Canadians would spend five days in Swe- den gelling accustomed to tho time change and Ihe bigger ice surface. They will piny in Czechoslova- kia before returning home. HELP! If tliii plea wai made lo you Would you know whal to do? If you're not sure Join wilh otheri who thinking ahead. St John'i Ambulance finl eld ilarl Thurjday, May 4lh at p.m.. Room 30 of the Lelhbridga Community College. Mo Pro-Registration Neeeciary! For Further Information Phone 328-5971 or 328-7777 A representative of St. John't Ambulance will bo available until July 3 HI to give lecture! or information talks to inter- ested groups, if you are con- cerned Phone the above number! or 327-6907. NOW! We ton olso your MOVING PROBLEMS WITH A 1 TON TRUCK (Box and Tarp) ALSO AVAILABLE! PINTO MAVERICK TORINO CALL NOWI DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. Avenue and M.M. Drivs S., Lcthbridgs Box 1234 Phono 328-8861 You'local Tor FORD RENTACAR SYSTEM SPORTS FANS1 BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. I Here's a Slanley Cup fact I Since J926-27, Toronlo Mopla leafs and St. Loim I Bluej are )he only teami to three straight Stanley (Cup final Toronto 1 lost to Chirogo In 1928, to I Boston in 1939 and to New t York in 1940 Si. Uuii uii lost to Montreal in 1968 and 1969 and To Bojlon in 1970. I Here'i quite a baseball od- I !ty There wai once a I pileher who pitched only ona i I complete bio league game in J nil bur thnl one gams I wai, amaiingly enough, a I no-hitterl Hii name was Bo bo Hoi lorn on I pitching u no-hitter In the American League in 1953, i Hollamon was never able to 1 pitch another complete gams I 1 in the before that or for yaur convenience and enjoymentl after (hall on oddity from ten- nis thai nobody able to explain The scoring in tennis is "15" for ihe first point, "30" ior the second point, 'MO" for 'he third point and "game" for the fourlh point Why don't they I call the poinji 1, 2, 3, and 4? 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