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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 "THE LETHBRIDCE HERALD Saturday, Auguil 7, 1971 SILVER BAT FOR RICO Allanla outfielder Rico Corly kisses Ihe silver bol present- ed 'o him prior lo Friday's game. Carry, who has been sidelined all year wilh a knee injury, returned to the roster this week. bat is symbolic of winning Ihe National League championship in 1P70. Lucchpsi'ft strategy pays Giants slip once more By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Frank Lucchesi, Philadelphia Phillies manager, must have re- membered Friday night that Willie Stargell, major league home run leader, was hitless in nine years against Joe Hoemer. Lucchesi lifted reliever Billy Wilson and made him a third baseman so that Hoerner could face StargclJ. Hocrner struck out Stargell, has 39 homers and 101 runs batted in, and Wilson came Cubs trim Lions in extra inning The Lelhbridge Cubs fought, out this lime around. back from a four-run Athol Thomas entered the and wont on to trim the Milk i scene next and smashed a double River Lions 5-4 in an extra inn- ing Southern Alberta Senior giving the Cub's the n inning run in scoring position. Baseball League game Friday t With Rob Roy to follow the eight. The Lions started off quickly picking up tvro runs in each of the first two innings of play last rught. It was not until Ihe bottom of the fourth inning thai the Cubs hit the Scoreboard scoring two runs cutting the deficit in half. The Cubs came up with two more runs in the bottom of the eight inning and held the Lions scoreless in the top of the ninth. Meanwhile the Cubs also fail- ed to earn a run in the ninth sending Ihe game inlo exlra inningi Howard Heggedal, who had earlier connected for a triple, led off the tenth inning popping j Lions used some strategy and intentionally walked the Cub's power hitljng third baseman leaving everything up (o Jim Campbell the next batter. The Lions strategy back-fired as Campbell lined a single down the first base line scoring Thomas from second for the winning run. Bruce Sannolag earned the mound victory last night as he relievd Dennis king in the top of the eighth inning. The Cubs' chuckers allowed only four hits between them while Garth Rudd suffered the loss giving up six hits. Rudd and Hoy Matlock came up with two hits apiece in the 10 inning affair for the Lions. EL RANCHO EEXACO] SERVICE "NEW LOOK" in "CAR CARE" Come In and Meet Our "New" Gas Hostesses Try our FAST MODERN GAS ISLAND SERVICE! Holiday Time is Tune-Up Time! Time lo visit Ernie Rosvold our fully licensed mechanic Wa specialize in luna-ups, carburetor and ignition All work guaranteed EL RANCHO [TEXACO] SERVICE 6lh Avonuo, M.M. Drivo Phono 327-5406 back to finish off the rest of the Pirates, handing Pittsburgh 3-2 defeat. Elsewhere in the National League, New York Mcls pounded Atlanta Braves 8-1, Cincinnati Reds trampled Mont- real Expos 9-1, St. Louis Cardi- nals ripped San Francisco j Giants 12-8 and San Diego Padres nipped Houston Aslros I I Lucchesi needed a little help lo put on his strategy sliow and he got it from rookie Willie Montanez. The young outfielder, part of the compensation St. Louis sent to the Phillies when Curt Flood refused to report two years ago, clubbed a two-run hcmer in the top of the eighth inning, giving the Phils the lead. The manager lei Wilson pilch to leadoff man Roberto Clein- ente in the bottom of the eighth and then switched io Hoernei1. "We had it all planned from the beginning of the Lucchesi said. "Everybody knew what was going to hap- pen." Tom Seaver took over the Na- tional League strikeout lead and fired a four-hitter, easing the Aleta past Atlanta. Seaver struck out 11, running his sea- son's total to 108, four more than Chicago's Ferguson Jen- kins, a native of Chatham, Ont. It was the eighth time this sea- son and 30th time in his career Seaver had struck out 111 or more in a game. Still, he wasn't completely satisfied with his performance, "f looked like an old lady to begin Seaver said. "I had nothing. Then I reached a peak about the nuddle of the game when f had good stuff, good velocity ar.d good control." St. Louis explcded for nine runs, bunching eight consecu- tive singles in the fifth inning, and went on to beat the Giants The streak of eight straight I hits was just two short of (he major league record for con.sec- ulivc hits in a single inning. i Cincinnati's Big Red Machine unloaded four home runs and wailoped Montreal. George Fos- ter's three-run homer led Ihe i Reds' assault with Lee Johnny Bench and Tony Pcrjz i all tagging solo shots. outing for Canadian team Gold medals hang from this Cliff CALL Colombia (CP) Lcs-1 The battle between Miss Cliff lie Cliff of Vancouver, the first Canadian double Bold medallist of the Pan-American Games, held off the No. J world-ranked swimmer in a major upset Fri- day night and looked forward May tr doing it again. Leslie, a (all strapping girl, slopped Susan Ahvood of Ihe United States cold in their first cncounlcr in Hie warm waters of Ui3 big outdoor Olympic pool, winning lier first gold medal in the women's 200-metre individ- ual medley event. Her suit hardly dry. the 16- year-old Canadian was back in the pool swimming Ihe third leg of Ihe 400-melre medley relay race as Canada edged Ihe Uniled States for another gold medal. The two swimming golds and anolher in the Three -Day equestrian team event provided the Canadian learn with its best day of the Games, now at the halfway mark. And wilh 10 gold already in the fold, the team is last closing in on the 1967 show- 12 gold. The Canadian medal total stands at 42 wilh 112 events completed. One medal is a bronze Ihe losing Canadian semi-finalist in the light middle- weight class will pick up when the boxing competition ends. WIN 10 MEDALS The Canadian team covered wide ground Friday in winning 10 medals in all. picked up (if) points in the unofficial standing and moved closer to second- and Miss Atwood, who was rank- ed the world's tup woman swim- mer in 11170, began in the first race of the 200-metre individual medley. The Canadian girl clocked the fastest time ever by a Canadian minulcs 30 she nipped Miss Atwood by lliree-tenths of a second. But the winning time was well the Games record of set in 1007 by Claudia Kolb of the U..S., a world record at Ihe Lime but lowered by Miss Kolb in ISfiB to Dobson -wrong Yankees rake Orioles By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS [ice fly of the game, i-, the ninth home, inning, drove in Milwaukee's de- ciding run against Kansas City. The inspired Canadian girls then proceeded to take away the 400-melrc medley relay title from Ihn United Slates, heating Ihe American girls by a 1.2-sec- ond margin. Third-place Mexico was 10.3 ..ccunds off Ihe winning time. STARTS TOP EFFORT Baclrslroker D n n n Marie Gurr of Vancouver started off the winning skein, Jane Wright ol Toronto followed in the brcaslslroke, Miss Cliff did her 105 metres in the butterfly and frecstvler Angela Coughlaji of When Pat Dobson was in the place Cuba. No one is going lo come close lo the Americans. midst of a 12-game winning streak, the Baltimore Orioles right-hander was aslced how many more games he thought he would win during the re- mainder of Ihe 1D71 season. "All of them, the way I'm he replied. New York Yankees had a dif- ferent thought Friday night. The surging Yankees climbed over the .500 mark for the first lime this season, routing Pal Dobson and Baltimore Orioles 12-3. Dobson, after being tagged for six hits and six runs in 3 2-1 innings, said, "1 didn't have my rhythm. Nothing seemed to work." It was his first setback since June 12, when he was beaten 7-3 by Chicago, and liis first incom- plete game sine.? June 25. Despite Ihe loss, Dobson has a 15-5 record, and is Ihe biggest winner on the lalenlcd Oriole pitching staff. It scored Tommy Harper, who had doubled and moved lo third on Ron Theobald's sacrifice. Paul Casanova's two-run hits in Washington's victory over Cleveland Uiat saddled In- dians' starter Steve Hargan wilh liis 12th loss in 13 deci- sions. Race results EDMONTON (CP) Race resulls Jrom Norllilands Park Friday. First !UOO, claiming, 3 yctr 7 fur- longs Aterry Aslro (Sanchez) 300 2.90 Johnny Red (Kipllncj) 2.70 Kap's Call (Sladnyk) 2.90 Time: 3-5 April Wonder, Lord Hairy, Reserved Seal, Flying Llghlning, Apple D B s h also ran, Second Ring, 3 year olds and up, (Rasmussen) 17.10 r Manic (Billingsley) 4.00 clai 7 furlongs "Pally Boy 3.30 who now are approaching the RETAIN LEAD l.noo-pomt mark. And despilc the loss, Uie Ori- For one Canadian. Ihe playing I oles retained their 4'i-game of the national atliem vhen (he lead over Boston in the Ameri- Eold medals were swarded was can League East Division- a ?ad occasion Hoping for tlie call that never came, Canadian champion Robin Hahn of Belle Plaine, Sask., stood by with his mount The Nomad saddled while his three team-males received gold medals for their win in the Three-Day equestrian event. Hahn was prepared lo accept a gold medal although he had been disqualified Thursday on a charge of ill-treating his liorsc and suspended from the Games for his lifetime. But his name was not an- nounced in Spanish, the working language of Ihe Games, while h e watched Clint Banbury o f Wolseley, Sask., and two girl members of the winning team, Cathy Wedge of Saskatoon and Wendy Irving of Hull, stand on the podium to receive their gold medals. Banbury also won the second- place silver in the Three-Day individual standings. The com- ILlscwhere in Ihe American League, Detroit Tigers blanked Boston Red Sox 2-0; Milwaukee Brewers edged Kansas City Royals 2-1; Washington Sena- tors trounced Cleveland Indians 7-3; Chicago White Sox stopped Oakland Athletics 7-0; and Cali j forma Angels defeated Minne- sota Twins 2-0. "I was just said the disappointed Dobson after walclung his strings of 12 straight victories and nine con- secutive complete games end as the Yanks rolled to their filth win in a row and liiked their record to 57-56. The Yanks' 10th in 15 the fourth- place New Yorkers wilhin 12 games of Ihe Orioles. Detroit's Joe Coleman, who suffered a skull fracture when Ml by a line drive during spring training, increased his record to by shulling out Boston on four hits. He struck out nine petition, one of Ihe 'toughest in omy Uvo L the equestrian world, pits the I rider? against one another dressage, cross-country and i toweruig shot into the right field jumping on successive days. a sing e by Wil- The Canadian team was the Ile I11 e'Shth only one to finish with all three "ccoiinlcrf games only Bonny 2.90 Rexequus (Shields) 2.80 Time: 35 Tola Nymph, Beauco, Maggie Soz, Hopping Hope. Grandpa Sltoe also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: ThlrrJ IT.Snn, tv.-n allowance, tv.-o year elds, 7 furlongs Prln'rr Of Northlands IHrdgt) 9.OT 3.4Q FeurHiough! (WhtlMcl 3.90 1 Vt Northern Benu (Tetheco) J in Time- 1 5 Mlnlamour, West Wind Hope, Wesl cm Echo, Mr. Murpny, C C Magic also QUJNELLA: 18.10 Fourth Sl.fitJD, claiming, A year olds snd up, 7 furlongs His world fSantnei) A 00 310 2.50 Expnliale (Shields)