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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Avgutt 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 7 Orioles replace Yankees at the top Fisk came up swinging End over end New York Yankees' Thurmcn Munson is out ot the plate on an attempted suicide and bowls over Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk Wednesday at Fenway Park. The umpire is Jim Brmkman. After an exchange of words Munson punched Fisk who retaliated with both before both were ejected from the game won 3-2 by the Red Sox. Evert sees Mrs. King defeating Bobby Riggs PHILADELPHIA Chris Evert says Miss says that if Riggs that Bobby beats Mrs it probably Biggs' of women tennis would be six months or so be- players is good for the game even though he stood her up and put Margaret Court down. Miss the 18-year-old darling of women's had e date to play Riggs in a match but he backed out be- cause he could make more money meeting Bilhe Jean King in a match that guarantees the winner think Billy Jean will beat she told a news confer- ence here Wednesday. met him this summer for the first tune and I know it will ciush him if he loses He's cocky and thinks women tennis players are like dirt fore she could get a crack at him. 11 want that time to ride high on his she said. if Billy Jean beats that will be the end of Bobby Riggs Miss currently playing in the Atlantic City Ten- nis said she was lighted that the women's pro tour was uniting with the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association tour in the fall. She says weekly competition against Mrs. Evonne Goolagong and Mrs Court would improve her game and like to be No. Miss currently No. 3 in Leavitt fires one hit ball the world behind Mi's. King and Miss Goolagong of also is looking forward com- peting against her 15-year-old who plans to turn pro soon. But she denied that she ever said Jeanne was better at 15 than she was. as good as I was at that but she can't beat me she said. Miss Evert says the Riggs' type matches are but she's against the No. 1 woman playing the No 1 man. MEN TOO STRONG top men are much too strong and she admit- ted. many people would watch Stan Smith or Rod Laver against the No. 1 would be a smear. Riggs thing is good for even if it s not good for the women when they Miss Evert said women s ten- nis was by Riggs' easy victory over Mrs Court on Mother's Day in San Ca- lif. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two of the best catchers in the American League came up swinging Wednesday night. Thurman Munson of New York Yankees and Carlton Fisk of Boston Red Sox came to blows after a head-on collision at home plate. The battle sparked a free-tor- all and before order was re- the Red Sox bad liter- allv knocked the Yankees out of first place in the American League East with a 54 decision. Baltimore Orioles displaced them in top spot when they dumped Cleveland Indians 42 to move ahead of the Yankees by four percentage points. In Wednesday's other Ameri- can League Detroit Ti- gers edged Milwaukee Brewers Kansas City Royals trimmed Chicago White Sox Oakland A's topped Minnesota Twins 6-2 and California Angels stopped Texas Rangers 5-1. DID THEIR JOBS guys did what they were supposed said Yankee manager Ralph Houk of the Fisk-Munson encounter. tried to block the plate and held the ball for the while the other barrelled in and tried to knock the ball loose. It was very of the It wasn't when Munson came up swinging after the bang-bang play at home. Batter Gene Michael had missed a pitch while trying to squeeze him home with the go- ahead run in the ninth inning. The game was delayed for several minutes while both benches emptied. Then the Red Sox rallied in their half of the ninth to pull out the game on Mano Guerrero's run- sconng single. BOOG HOMERS Boog Powell laced a home his ninth of the season to iclp the Orioles down the In- dians but manager Earl Weaver wasn't impressed with .heir nse to first place. don't care what position A ere in as long as we're first place after the last game of the he said. Gates Brown delivered the decisive run with a bases- oaded single in the ninth as he Tigers won their seventh in Hal'McRae slammed a two- Carlton won 27 games and the Cy Young Award for the Phillies. The who lost 20 of their first 25 now lead the second-place Cubs by games in the National League East. was over- powering in the second getting in trouble in just one in- ning. The Expos loaded the bases with one out in the but Cleveland retired Mike Jorgensen and Ron Fairly to preserve the shutout. Tom Seaver pitched a four- hitter and struck out 11 in the Mets' 3-0 win in the opener. He raised his strikeout total to a league-leading 166 and lowered his earned run average to 1.87. John playing despite a sore clubbed two solo homers to help the Mets to a 5-2 win in the second Wayne Twitchell limited the Cubs to two hits and threw no- hit ball for 5 1-3 innings as be raised his record for the season with Philadelphia to 10-3. Tigers take second game in north Lakers can wrap it up tonight Lethbridge the fact part despite of their home stadium burned to the ground this past will be at home tonight at eight o'clock for the second game of the Al- berta Major Baseball League semi final against the Calgary' Giants. Lakers lead the best-of-three south series 1-0 on strength of an 8-5 victory over the Giants in Calgary Tuesday night. Ken Nakama's three- run home run made the differ- ence in that one. Tonight's encounter has been set aside as appreciation have had the greatest support all year from our said one member of the Lakers' board of directors. tonight's their Sunday's fire leveled the grandstand at Henderson but thanks to ths support of the City of Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Exhibition the game will go as scheduled. The Alberta Hotel Orphans made their tnp from Pmcher Creek well worthwhile as they finished the 1973 Southern Al- league season with a pair of victories at Dave Elton Park The Orphans opened their doubleheader with a slim 2-1 decision over the Labor Club Athletics and then finished off with a 6-5 win over the York Farm Generals that went into two extra innings. In the first the Or- phans tallied a single run in the bottom of the seventh inn- ing to edge the Athletics Darrell Leavitt went the dis- tance giving up only one hit while striking out seven for de mound verdict while George Jackci was tagged with the loss allowing five hits. Mike Storey led the Orphans at the plate with three singles while Rich Dietzen managed the only single off Leavitt. IT the second match of the the Orphans scored three runs in the bottom of the seven- th inning to even the score and then tallied the winning run on a wild pitch to earn the victory. Reliever Jim Medley picked up the mound decision over re- liever Lloyd Yamagishi Medley took over the pitch- ing duties from Leavitt in the fifth inning while Yamagishi handed the chores in fte eighth. Terry Lyon stroked a pair of singles for the winners whue Bruce McKenzie and Medley added triples. Elliott rapped a dou- ble and single for the Generals while Yamagishi belted a dou- ble and Al Higa a single for the only other two hits in the ball game. Meanwhile the draw for the league playoff series has been completed and will get under way tonight at the Dave Elton Park. The Orphans and Picture Butte Rae Motors will officially open the playoff series with a pm tilt tonight and will be followed at 9 pm by the Lethbridge Hotel North Stars and Highway 23. FINAL STANDNGS w 17 L T Pis. 1 34 Leth. Miners Leth. Hotel Northilars 12 s l 25 P C Orphans 11 7 22 Leth. Generals 7 11 14 L C Athletics 6 11 1 13 P B Rac Motors 5 13 10 Highway 23 4 14 8 WATCH FOR ALBERT'S ANNUAL SUMMER Clearance Sale BEGINNING AUGUST 15th Mohawks hit playoff trail Friday The Lethbridge Midget Mo- hawks will hit the provincial midget lacrosse playoff trai Friday night when they host Calgary Acadia for an 8 p.m. match at Adams Ice Centre. The two clubs will batt'e for a spot in the southern Alberta zone finals in a two-game total- goal series The winners of this series advance to the finals against the winners of the other semi- final series featuring Calgary Bawden Braves and Calgary Triwood. The winners of fum series then move on to the Al berta finals against the north- em representatives. Game two cf the Mohawk- Acadia series goes Sunday af- ternoon at four o'clock in Cal- gary. Meanwhile the Mohawks fin- ished their initial season in the Calgary Midget Lacrosse League tied in first place with a brilliant 15-1 record. The only match the Mohawks lost during the season was a 14-5 setback to the Calgary Eawden who shared the top rung of the ladder. In team Dave Jack- son led his teammates with S3 points followed closely behind by Paul who registered 82. Ken Hall trailed In third with 75 points while Morgan Munroe and Dave Sazalski chipped in with 53 and 45 points respec- tively. _ run triple and a solo home run and Steve Busby outpitched Wil- bur Wood to lead Kansas City past Chicago. TEAM UP Darold making his first start since and Rollie Fingers combined to pitch a five-hitter for Oakland. Rudy May scattered seven hits and struck out eight for as he recorded his first win since June 18. With it being fan apprecia- tion night regular admission will be charged due to the slightly adverse conditions. Portable bleachers will replace the old grandstand for the re- mainder of this year. in an effort to put the wraps on the division title are expected to go with righthand- er Al Ferchuk tonight. Meanwhile Edmonton Tigers nipped Red Deer Generals 54 to even the best-of-three north semi-final at one Wednesday night. game each The first game of the which was suspended in Red Race results ROB ROY in action tonight EDMONTON Northlands Park race results Wednesday. FIRST 5 fur- longs Raneeio 11 m 370 Saw- ridge Boy 250 Canadian Art 240 Time 1 01 4-5. Jay Dee Play the also ran. SECOND 1 1-16 miles Ky Chino 700 420 Suntime Girl 7 30 4 Gal- lant Senor 360. Time 1 52 25 Warship Chino's Silver Glen's Art's Shadow also ran DAILY DOUBLE. S4590 THIRD 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs Bull Quartz 660 460 Courteous 7.70 Rebel Robin 4 80 1 28 15. Astro Silver Home Mister Vernon Town also ran FOURTH 7 fur- longs Pal Boy 670 410 Giftee's Finest 580 Prince Go 330 Time 1 27 1 5 Irish Win A Calgary Vic's also ran FIFTH 1 1 16 miles Rma 2090 860 Hope You Hurry 1090 My Meteor 3 9D s Time 1 51 Mr Steel Lily's Sheba's Len's also ran 5259 80 SIXTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs Gift Box 700 340 Cotton Future 3 40 2 With Speed 430. Time. 1 27 Super Celtic Little Whonnoctc Willie also ran SEVENTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs Timber Topper 740 410 Ice Palace 600 White Jet 660 Time l 26 Honor and Kuc- kee Bold also ran. EIGHTH 4-year-olds and IVa miles. Ripple Ralah 11 50 40 Frenesi 590 Color Me Lucky 6 90. Time 1 55 1-5 Wlay Ice Precious Ar- Mister Jellico also ran. Sleepers earn victory Western Truck and Body Sleepers handed All- Star Sports thier third lass of the 1973 Commercial Men's Slow Pitch League season by scor- ing a slim 5-4 victory Wednes- day night. Reg Dumont picked up the mound -win going the distance while Roger Douglas was tag- ged with the loss. Hugo Brees and Larry Veres paced the Sleepers' attack with a home run each. In another league Coaldale Ober s Esso Oilers re- corded an easy 14-2 win over Advance Lumber- Jacks. Jim Blazer registered the de- cision over Pat Patterson. Dan Fujikawa paced the Oil- ers at the plate stroking a pair of home runs Deer Tuesday with the score tied 5-5 after nine was also completed Wednesday and won 6-5 by Red Deer in 10 inn- ings. With two gone in the bot- tom of the Laveme Bon- ham singled home Red Deer playing-manager Nick Testa with the winning run. Winning pitcher Mike Shoup and loser Pat Murphy both came into the game when it resumed in the 10th. Shoup and Murphy then started the second but Murphy gave up a run and loaded the bases in the second inning when he was pulled in favor of Les who retired the side. Jesse Chevez scored in the bottom of the seventh on a sin- gle by Greg Warzecka to put the Tigers ahead then Don Passuto went in to pitch for the Generals. In the top of the Testa singled home Shoup with two out w tie the game- In the Tigers' Ron Watamimuk reached first on a fielder's went to third on a single by Tim Young and scored on a throwing error by Generals' shortstop Roger Pozzo. Third game in the series will be played tonight in Red Deer. First Edmonton 001 121 000 S t 1 Red Deer 200 tlO 020 7 Murphy and Shoup and Testa. Second Red Deer 010 001 101 4 13 t Edmonton IN 020 100 S 11 7 Passuto and Mur- Ohrn and Franchuk NEUKO Sheet Metal Ltd. 1811 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-0286 Comp'ete Furnace Service Work and Repair who are Baltimore and will pitch rookie Strahler against Jerry The games behind New Mike hve the Bell at Milwaukee tonight. Tonight's other the Twins at Rangers at the Roy- als at the Orioles at Cleveland and the Yankees at Boston. Rick Wise and St. Louis Car- dinals are making National League baseball fans forget about Steve Carlton Wise hit a three-run homer Wednesday night and boosted his pitching record to 12-6 as the Cardinals whipped Montreal Expos 9-3. Then he watched Swift Cur- Sask. native Reggie Cleve- land pitch a five 2-0 triumph in the second game of a twi-mght doubleheader. In Wednesday's other Na- tional League New York Mets beat Pittsburgh Pirates 3- 0 and Philadelphia Phillies blaiJced Chicago Cubs At- lanta Braves outscored Cincin- nati Reds Houston Astros shut out Los Angeles Dodgers 5- 0 and San Diego Padres shaded San Francisco Giants 6-5. TRADED FOR CARLTON Until this Wise's main claim to fame was that prior to the 1972 he was traded even-up for Carlton. While Wise compiled a 16-16 record for St. STANDARD EQUIPMENT if Bucket Seats Front Disc Brakes if cc engine if 4 speed Transmission jf Rack and Pinion Steer- ing if Electric Defroster if Many more features 7 Pepper wins Taber event Enid Pepper took a short jaunt east and came home with the Taber Women's Invitational Golf Tournament recently. The Lethbridge shotmaker fired a brilliant round of 88 to best all-comers in the one-day event. Vickie another local walked away with the first flight honors while Wendy Saunders of Taber picked up a first in tlw second flight. Taber's Chris Taniguchi top- pled her opponents in the third flight while the fourth and final flight honors went to Shirley Gaffney of Hat. ORTINA SHAMEFULLY LOW CORTINA 2-DR. SEDAN PER MONTH O.A.C. Where the buying is 1718 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5763 ;