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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Having bad year Fergie mad throws bats By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Btop your presses. A couple of world's records were set Tuesday in Chicago. In the category of most bats thrown by a right-handed pitcher leaving the the record is now four. And for the category of most bats landing between the mound and thrown by a right- handed the record is also four. Ferguson of Chat- the owner of tiese two was noticeably touched by the world records. don't have anything to say. You don't do who had expressed boredom with the sport of base- ball earlier this relieved the monotony by inventing a new sport during the regularly scheduled Chicago-Atlanta tossing from the du- gout. But Jenkins' heaves had no effect on the baseball's game's final Atlanta Chicago ninth straight loss for the staggering Cubs. In other National League ac- Cincinnati Reds squeaked by Pittsburgh Pirates St. Louis Cardinals pounded Hous- ton Astros San Diego Padres blanked New York Mets Philadelphia Phillies edged San Francisco Giants 4-3 and Los Angeles Dodgers overcame Montreal Expos 4-3. For the past six Jen- kins had been a 20-game win- ner. But this his outlook on baseball bad did his record. Bench's life threatened CINCINNATI The Enquirer says extra protection provided for Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench during Monday night's baseball game at Pittsburgh after bis life was threatened. The Enquirer says a trio of Uniformed guards and a plain- clothes officer met Bench at the team bus when it reached the stadium in Pittsburgh and es- corted him through the crowd to the locker room. The newspaper says a pKoned the threat to the Pittsburgh Pi- rates' office. The threat was re- layed to Reds manager Sparky Anderson. The Reds lost the game 3-2. A three-run Atlanta fifth sent him to the showers with his 12th defeat in 22 decisions. As Jen- loser in six of his last seven ambled off the mound the Chicago fans let him know they had had enough. Thty booed. Jenkins indicated had had enough. He threw bats. Ftrur of all sailing harmlessly between the mound and home plate. Jenkins refused to criticize his critics. won't ridicule the he said. cheer when we're but we're not Chief umpire Tom Gorman reported the incident to Na- tional League president Chub but Cub manager White Lockman said he didn't plan any disciplinary action. was not be- cause of the crowd but because 'he thought the umpire missed a lot of Lockman said. thought the umpiring calls were and so did Randy Hundley but that's no excuse for throw- ing equipment on the MATES SYMPATHETIC Jenkins' teammates were sympathetic. was good therapy for Fer- gie to let it all hang Billy Williams said. never broke loose be- Ron Santo said. al- ways kept everything inside and he had to let it out with any- thing he could get his hands on. He was only mad at There isn't much difference the Pkates and the who have faced each other in divisional playoffs two of the past three seasons. The only difference is a run here and a run there. The Pi- rates had that extra run Mon- day night while the Reds had it Tuesday taking the game 5-4. Andy Kosco's ninth-inning single scored pinch-runner Ce- sar Geronimo with the tie- breaking run and the Reds held on despite the Pirates' ninth-in- ning rally. The Cardinals were down 5-0 and apparently headed for their ninth straight less when rallied for five runs in the sixth and four more in the seventh. though we were in the doldrums and behind no- body said Joe who belted a key double in St. Louis' four-run sixth. been the story with this club all year. We just don't have any Received invitation Mark and Janet Hominuke of the Lethbridge Figure Skatng returned recently from Toronto where they were one of 15 pairs' teams to be invited to attend skat- ing instructions under a Russian coach. Pairs were select- ed by invitation only. Mark took part in the Canadian Figure skating championships last year with partner na Rude but has recently begun skating With his sister. Fastball playoffs continue NortK Stars in driver's seat The Lethbridge Hotel North Stars scored an impressive 9-1 victory over the York Farm Generals and captured the A division of the Southern Alber- ta Major Men's Fastball League playoffs Tuesday night. The easy win puts the North Stars in the driver's seat as they now have two cracks at RNAL 3 DAYS OF LEO SINGER'S HALF YEARLY ALL MEN'S SHORT SLEEVE DRESS SHIRTS Sizes to 20 Clearing At..... Vfr to ZO ALL Swimwear Clearing at Vz Price MEN'S SHOE SALE Our complete stock of white SLIP-ONS Vz PRICE CLEARING AT........... A Special Selection of MEN'S OXFORDS. Clearing At............... AIL MEN'S GINO PAOLI BOYS' SHIRTS SHIRTS and SWEATERS Short and long sleeves. Ail I M 99 Clearingat........... 73 UtT I Clearing ot.......... T A-W 14 WE HAVE THE CLOTHES YOU NEED FOR THE LIFE YOU LEAD LEO SINGER'S MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR 214 5th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-3958 the championship title. The win- ners of the B division must de- feat the A division winners twice in the double-knockout series. In last night's Ron Zasadny earned the mound de- cision firing a six-hitter while striking out Starter Tom Yip was tagged with the loss after giving way to Kaye Elliott in the fifth inn- ing. Four home runs sparked the North Stars' 10-hit attack. Jim Tratch led the way with a home run and double while Dennis Hydychuk added a home run and single. Solo home runs were blasted by Wayne Nesbitt and Geof Wy- rostok. Rich Jankowaik managed a pair of singles and Doug Na- kama a double in a losing cause. Meanwhile Highway 23 were eliminated from further play in the playoffs after a sound 7-1 loss to the Pincher Creek Orphans. Darrell Leavitt went the dis- tance to register the win while Tom Woods suffered the loss. Alf Gorzitza paced the Or- phans with a triple and single while Mike Storey and Jim Medley chipped in with a pair of singles. Terry Lyon also managed a home run in the victory while Bob Letal stroked a double and two singles in a losing cause. Bill Plourd came up with three singles and Frank Rug- gles two singles also for the los- ers. Meanwhile the North Stars find themselves trailing by one game in the southern Alberta senior B men's fastball finals as they suffered a 6-0 setback to the hands of the Medicine Hat Assinaboia Royals The second and possibly third games of the best-of-three ser- ies will be staged at Dave El- ton Saturday night. The first match will get un- derway at p.m. and if a third and final tilt is neces- sary it'll follow right after. In Sunday's the Royals tallied one run in the fourth inning and added two more in the fifth while finish- ing with three in the sixth for the victory. Bob Algoffe went the distance for the win while Ron Zasadny was tagged with the -loss. The North Stars managed only two hits with singles going to Eugene Yamada and Zasad- ny. A second game was staged in case of poor weather cutting the playoffs short and the Roy- als also won that one with a slim 3-2 verdict. Starter Dennis Hydychuk was handed the loss after giving way to Zasadny in the sixth Inning while Al Wright picked up the win. Jim Tratch blasted a hone run and single and Mitch My chasiuk a home run in a los ing cause. 1972 THI LETHIRIDOf Helmets fly Boston wall wasn't in it By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Everyone knows it's suicide o pitch a left-bander in Bos- on's Fenway Park where the close-in left-field wall beckons nvitingly to right-handed swi- ngers. So when a couple of south- Oakland's Harold Cnowles and Bill Lee of booked up in Tuesday night's the only run scored on Green's suicide squeeze giving Knowles and the A's a 1-0 decision over the Red the wall. primarily a pitched his first major league complete game victory and never even blinked. So much 'or the myth of Fenway Park's effect on left-handed pitchers. Elsewhere in the American League Tuesday Balti- more Orioles outslugged Texas Rangers Minnesota Twins ripped Detroit Tigers Kan- sas City Royals trimmed Cleve- land Indians and Milwaukee Brewers edged Chicago White Sox 5-4. Knowles allowed the Red Sox only six hits and showed re- maricable staying power for a pitcher who specializes in short- inning relief. The A's scored after Gene Te- nace had singled leading off in sixth inning and raced to ihird on Ray Fosse'sjhird a aop fly double. Then the suicide squeeze worked. Don Baylor told you so. After cracking four hits Baylor said he and the Orioles were going to start hitting. Just to prove he wasn't the young outfielder smashed five more hits including two doubles and a three-run homer Tuesday night as Baltimore outlasted Texas 12-10. is falling la. the poppers and the said who has eight con- secutive hits and 15 hits in- cluding six doubles in his last IS swings. is the toughest out in the majors right said Texas manager Whitey Herzog. Minnesota's Rod Carew might have some other thoughts about who is the toughest out. American League's leading hit- ter ripped five hits including a double and a helping the Twins smash Detroit 12-1. That ended a four-game winning streak for the Tigers. It also ended a seven-game losing streak for the Twins. Carew's splurge raised batting average to .360 and his last hit of the in the eighth was the l.OOOtii of his major league career. New York broke a 2-2 tie In the bottom of the eighth scoring five times to defeat Cal- ifornia 7-2. 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