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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuitdoy, Auguit 10, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGI HEIALD 7 Dodgers moving up fast Sox, Tigers in slugi'est SMITH HAS THE IAST WORD Bill Denehy, Detroit pitcher, stands on the mound staring at Reggie Smith, Boston centre-fielder, before throwing ball that hif 1he Red Sox player, being restrained by Tiger catcher Bill Freehan. At right Smith has the last word walking past Denehy after being forced out in the sixth inning. Smith managed to get close enough to Denehy to throw a punch that barely grazed the pilcher. Power failure left pool in darkness Gurr patiently waited for the lights By BRUCE were never QUIT'S victories in is a srong third in the Canadian Press Sports duplicate wilh a total of 70 med- CALI, Colombia (CP) "they" she meant the two U.S. swimmers who were double of 1967 in the too events. And The U.S. leads with 91 gold na-Marie Gurr of competition, Miss a third gold as a member runner-up Cuba has 25. kept her head hut some Barby winning 400-metre won nine medals a] panicked when the lights really shattered two gold, four sil- out Monday She was going for Cliff ot Vancouver and one bronze in swim- The 16-year-old record. Just as she three and diving, a bronze in backstroker patiently move, boom gold and and a bronze in wres- through two starts before wanted to forget in women's tower Bailed down the gold medal thing and swim it Nancy Robertson of Canadian girls have been the women's 200-metre From that brought the talk of poolside observers stroke event at the I guess it was a break gold total to 16 have watched them win can Games. Two power of 166 events. of 12 swimming and diving caused delays in the program, including Miss in The' Hall of It took Donna-Marie 87 utes to complete the race from the lime she plunged into the pool until she came out of the water with her third gold door for two individual and one ner goes N.Y. could manage don't think the whiie Is slightly off her Leroy (Satchel) Paige, formally inducted Monday in baseball 40 Paige said after the formal to listen to the colored he said frankly. "That's Hall of Fame, ceremonies on the they're afraid to get a RACE himself as "the the baseball library. "And they're afroii TJie uild night at the pooi started this way for Miss man on earth loday" and put in his bid to become want to manage." But Paige expressed won't take orders from him. It was shortly after 7 p.m. when the girls climbed onto the starting platforms and the black manager in major league any black can break the managerial color line know there are plenty of qualified guys around." Paige was at his story-tellina sent them when he was introduced to Donna-Marie did the first 5C metres in 32 9 seconds and got a good tlMTl. She ivas thrashing toward standing-room-only crowi ringing the grounds of the Hal of Fame in this alleged birth- 100-metre mark when ot Daseuaii. light in the trough-shaped open-air Jose Jesus Clark Pool (CP) Northlands Park race results Mondny: Princess (Billlnosley) 9.80 i.aa 3.36 Do A (Kipling) 2.60 always, Paige refused to reveal his actual he is sup- out claiming, 3 year olds, 7 Style (Parsons) to be 65 and said: "All of a sudden, everything was in darkness Bernie (Coombs) J1.10 13.70 1-5 Eastern Bun. Rouselle, Gay Grain, Street Law, OMene also think we'll ever get that straightened out. T got my birtl Miss D'Or (Shields) with me, but they "Whistles uere blowing D9 Saucy Susie (Perry) 10 Sl.JOO claiming, 4 year olds and accept that. everything was confused. I thought at the lime I had 1 :30 3-5 Efafne'? Beauty, Trader John, Amber Danj, Lustrous Lass, C o E m 1 furlongs Blessed Hour (Coombs! 10.00 OO got my age mixed up when I went to Cleveland. an< reallv good lime also Market (Hedge) 3.50 they say the guy in Ala- Some girls screamed claiming, A year olds and (Walsun) 6.50 Time: (where Paige was born judges and officials hurled ropes into the pool and miles Silk Bullons (Morris) 12.9D -J.70 3.70 Wild Tools (Coombs) 3.30 King, Switlle, Over Current, Major Marnic, Evidently also me the wrong certificate." Paige also paid tribute to for- Skip (Rycrofl) 6.40 Time 1 '56 claiming, 3 year olds, 7 Cleveland Indians owner, Donna Atwood, the U.S. world record-holder in the Sailor, Bay Chief, King Sparkle, Eorn Skinny, Polar Moud also War Glee (Sladnyk) 5.10 3.00 :.60 Bhai Force (Shields) 4.50 Veeck, he "could have gotten anybody but Satchel to pitch was reported to have DOUBLE Miss Day- (Perry) 5. BO Time1 Satchel's too old, even hysterical and had to be clfilmlno, 2 year olds, 7 To My Ears, Disismagic, vote." down by team-mates Lass, Fare Speed, Mulll Special 0 so induction as the first coaches who ran to the by a special committee with flashlights. It took awlu'le get claiming, d year olds and up, 7 honor deserving players of the pre-1947 Negro Leagues the huge lights Pet (Kiplino) 19.30 6.00 the honors also In minutes lo warm up once they have been turned King (Barroby) 4.20 3.40 Palapoul (Morris) 6.-10 Time: on seven others, six players and long-time executive DECIDE ON Boy, Rosie's Sleel, Mr. El Can, Paddygocasy, Air strike also Weiss. OR J lie WJLIIL'S C011IC11CQ their swimmers, then went N.M. (AP) claiming, 4 year olds conference with the Lee Trevino was I3a milps Wise Pride (Bllllngsley) 5.70 ink Dion The to wait until in good condition end of the program and undergoing an One Step (Whittle) 3.90 3.20 Mr. Flee (Sladnyk) (CP) Mont- the 1-5 Out On Ball, Shy Pirate, On Expos of baseball's Na- The second time around, professional Uncle Smoolhle, Northern League announced the na-Marie had an even money winner this also Monday of Michel Dion time for the first 50 stricken Monday claiming, 4 year olds and Montreal to a professional 32.1) returning from contract. "I felt heller Uic he held a dime at a Son Michael (Rasmussen) 1J.BC B.30 17, was a goaltendcr she said in (Sladnyk) B.10 Montreal Junior Canadir-ns her backstroke double. She began (Morris) 350 Time: the Ontario Hockey Associa- the 100-metre event last a.m. and lasted about Allair, t Miss You, Main Turfana, Fun Sale also Junior A series for the past day r.ignt- 182.10 tWO fans rush onto Held, ret finals. But the Canadian men haven't won any gold as yet in the pool where the American team continued to dominate, whining two more gold Monday night for e total of 11. Of the dozen men's final com- pleted in swimming and diving, only Ecuador got a peak through the American curtain, winning a single gold. By TH) ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles Dodgers fire moving up fast on tlie fading San Francisco Giants, who have held a eomfortablt lead in the West Division of the National League for most of the season. Monday night, Die Dodgers sliced San Francisco's lead to smallest margin since July a 6-5 victory over St. Louis Cardinals and Bob Gibson. In the only other major league gamp Monday Boston Red Sox outslugged Detroit Ti- gers 12-11 in an afternoon con- test in the American League. The D o d g e r s, who have trimmed the Giants lead since falling nine games back Aug. 1, blasted Cardinal pitching for 15 hits, including foui each by Wes Parker and Willie Davis. "It's the best we've hit in a long said manager Walt Alston, whose Dodgers trail the Giants by only three games in the Joss column. San Francisco has lost seven of its last eight games. The Dodgers pounded Gibson for 14 hits in seven innings in Facilities poor at Pan-Am site TORONTO (CP) About 80 members of Canada's Pan- American Games team re- turned to Canada Monday night, blaming frustration for their early departure from the Games which end later this week. The athletes, most of them from track and field, were to remain in Cali, Colombia, until the end of the Games, even through their events were completed. But Mike Mercer, a bronze medal winner in the shot put, said from his home in Oak- ville, Ont.: "We just wanted to get the hell out of there." Jenny Meldrum of Toronto, a contestant in the hurdles and pentathlon, said: "It was difficult enough we were competing, but just to sit there and vegetate for another week "The reason we came back was simple. There was abso- lutely no track-and-field train- ing facilities and we have a very important national meet at Winnipeg Aug. 21 which de- termines the Canadian team for a dual meet in Italy in September." But both Mrs. Meldrum and Mercer cited other reasons. "If you didn't have dysen- tery, you were Mrs. Meldrum said. Sanitary conditions were poor, she added. Mercer said the frustration "gets you." "There were 14 people sleeping in my room. We were on bunkbeds and it was a very small room. The showers didn't shot cold water like out of a tube. But there wasn't water to brush your teeth." beating him for the third straight time this season. Parker doubled following a Cardinal error in the second in- ning, before Duke Sims belted a two-run double. After Use Cards tied it on Dal Maxvil''s two-run single in the bottom of the sec- ond, the Dodgers again took a two-run lead in the third on sin- gles by Bill Buckner, Davis, Willie Crawford and Parker. Davis singled home a run in the fourth, and Parker doubled in the seventh and scored the final Los Angeles run on a sin- gle by Al Downing. The Cards added a run i: the third, and Ted Sizemore singled in two more run- in the eighth before Jim Brewer came in and pre- served Downing's 14th victory. Richie Allen was a lata scratch from the Dodger lineup for the second lime this season. Allen, the club leader in runs baited in, overslept and didn't get to the ballpark until the start of Ihe game. Rico Petrocelli, making his first pinch-hitting appearance of (lie season after being given a rest, capped the wild Boston-De- troit slugfest with a run-scoring single in the ninth inning. The hit was the 33rd in the game and scored John Kennedy, who had doubled: Rookie catcher Bob Montgo- mery drove in six Boston runs with a two-run double in the second and his first major league grand-slam homer dur- ing an eight-run fourth. Detroit's Bill Freehan drilled three solo homers, Willie Horton smashed two homers and drove in five runs, and Aiirelio Rodri- guez cracked a solo homer. The game was enl'vened by a melee in the sixth inning when Detroit reliever Bill Denehy hit Boston oulfieic'er Reggie Smith with a pitch on his back just below the right shoulder. "Our mile guarantee proves a tat about this "Thai mile guarantee tells you s lot about the quality of brake linings we use. About our workmanship. And about our concern for your safely. "Thorough, painstaking care goes into every step of the job. is a rock- bottom price. But we certainly don't cut any There's too much at stake. tum the drums and arc new brake linings for a perfect fit. Total contact between drum and lining over the entire surface is your best guarantee o( ideal braking performance. 2 "We check tha entire braking system. We examine the wheel cylinders and the masicrcyiinder. BRAKE OVERHAUL" "We also inspect the brake shoe return springs lo make sure they have even tension on afl four wheels. If not, your car will pull to one side when you brake. Then we cliecl: your brake fluid lineSi Very carefully. We don't just look for leaks. We look hazards weak spois that may give way if you must make a panic stop. clean and re-pack your front wheel bearings. We remove inner and outer bearings and inspect them for flaws. We clean olF the old, crusted grease and re-pack wilh top-quality grease. This could save you from replacing wheel bearings damaged by neglect. 4 "We add super heavy duty brake fluid. We use the best. This is certainly no place lo skimp, after we've taken so much care every siep of the way. O "Then wa road-test your car. When our Riding System technicians put their stamp ot approval on your brake overhaul, you can be sure it measures up to the highest standards of material and workmanship. The Firestone standard, backed by a milo guarantee." Soccer dispute upsets Berger MONTREAL (CP) Sam Berger, owner of Montreal Olympic ot Ihe North American Soccer league, said today he is discouraged about Sunday night's riot ,-it Ihe Aulosladc which hallcil Iho lioclioslcr ccrs-Monliral panic. Tlio game, was stopped .it Ihe fi'i-minutc mark when a horde of fans rushed onto the field lo protest referee Peter Johnson's decision to allow a goal by Francesco Kscos lo stand. II gave Itoclicstcr a 4-t lead, Tlie fans felt tlie play was off- side and, led by a group of 10, about 200 rushed onlo Ihe field to convey their feelings to (lie referee. Johnson had to be taken 1.0 hospital, suffering from a gash on Ihe forehead aflcr being struck by a chair. "It's said flcr- ger, "I just cannot understand how fans can go berserk. "Their actions wcro thor- oughly unjust. It brings up Uic HUCsStion whether one slviiild soccer or not. ft was my mtcuUon lo carry ou. But in the light of this conduct, it makes one wonder whether it is worth the effort." The fans wore in an ugly mood for Ihe greater part of the night and hccamo incensed when Montreal coach Sebas- Liano Buv.zin pulled goaltcndcr Kioron Baker after Rochester's Carlos Mclidieri scored his third goal of (ho game at Baker became, so upset he flung his jersey in (lie coach's face and stomped off to tlie dressing room In Ihe cheers of Uio Montreal laiis. Berger said that he would make n decision on Buzzin's fu- ture sometime today. "I don't approve of publicly humiliating a player, he. said. "He is a good goalie and a fine person. He doesn't deserve lo be humiliated In this manner. "It was a bad step and poor judement." Olympic's general manager Jim Andrews snid after Sun- day's game that he was going lo recommend that, Berber fire Buzzin, NOW A T THESE FIRESTONE STORES Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 Open Daily 8 a.m. to p.m. ;