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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIOCE HERALD Auguit 1973 SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan Y THE TIME you read this column Ron the manager of the Leth- bridge Lakers oE the Alberta Major Baseball League this past be at home m Toronto. Taylor has not given up the ship He be in NB. to meet the Lakers when they arrive for the Canadian senior baseball championships at NB. Aug. 23-26. I spent a good portion of Tuesday in the company of Taylor and to say he is going to miss Lethbndge is a gross understatement. have really enjoyed my- self here this he looking back to the windy day he arrived to be greeted by Reno Lizzi and George Yoshinaka. lot has happened since the season he added. Taylor will now head the Lakers as they try for a Canadian title With 12 members of his pennant-winning club and six replacements Taylor feels he will have a strong contender. Making the trip from the Lakers will be the Maxwell Bryan and Ken Rob There was some concern by local officials when it was learned the Lakers would have to take six players from othar teams with them. after Paul Sulli- van and Bob Brown were ruled ineligible and Wayne Commodore left the the locals needed some help. According to Ron Hayter director of the Leth- bridge-Leduc Alberta Baseball Association and Na- tional procedures chairman for the Canadian Federation of Amatecr offered his suggestions as to who may help the Lakers. was very fully said Tay- lor. made his suggestions but never once did he try to pressure us into taking a player we didn't think would help Taylor has gone on ahead to clear up some personal matters and will be at the helm of the Lakers when they play their first game. For those of you who don't know after 10 years in the major has been accepted to the Univer- sity of Toronto where he plans to study medicine. Thus the necessity of returning to To- ronto early and set his future plans in motion. of it was even A quick look back shows that the with an all- Canadian won the league pennant in their second year in the league. They won the Lacombe Lions won the AMBL Canadian title and then cap- ped it with a triumph in the Alberta senior baseball final against Leduc Oilers last Howie Tim Rod Mel Jim Al Ferchuk and Jerry Ver-es. Joining the Lakers for the trip east are Bruce Gullett and Brian Belts of the Ed- monton B1 o c k e r Dennis Lindstrad of the Les Ohm of Edmonton Tigers and Red Deer Generals Ai McKee and Ken Nelson. prior to the Lebh- bndge-Leduc series came un- der a great deal of criticism from all including this reporter. it would appear he took the brunt of undo cri- ticism. It was not Hayter's decision to rule Sullivan and Brown ineligible. Rules set down by the CFAB state very clearly that both were indeed ineligi- ble A breakdown of communi- cation at a local level appeals to be the cause of unwarrant- ed abuse directed at Hayter. One tends to jump to con- opening one's mouth only to insert the other foot. A good many I must owe Hayter an apology for last weekend's actions. May this be accepted as mine. ANDY CAPP WHERE THINK ONH OF THESE NIGHTS 1 SUPPOSE WlL- EXCUSE fff ME MOTHER r 1972 IMPAIA 2-DOOR HARDTOP 1972 CHEVELLE 2-DOOR HARDTOP 1971 CYCLONE O.T. 1970 FORD FAIRLANE 500 2-DOOR HARDTOP 1968 BUICK SKYLARK 2-DOOR HARDTOP 1968 FORD FAIRLANE 2-DOOR HARDTOP 1968 FORD TON 6 4 SPEED 1967 FORD TON 4 SPEED SOMMERFELDT CAR SALES 321 13th ST. N. PHONE 328-9444 McNally bests Texas Patsies one more time Sparky just overruled Mrs. Billingham By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There were nearly people in the Three Rivera Sta- dium stands Wednesday night. There were two outs in the bot- tom of the eighth and Cincinnati's Jack Billingham was facing one of baseball's most feared burgh's Willie Stargell. There was no and a bad pitch to Stargell could mean disaster What was Billingham thinking about on the thought about my wife sit- ting home in Bil- lingham said tells me any time I walk someone in- tentionally they usually score. She's got me psyched But with the less-threatening Rich Zisk on Reds nanager Sparky Anderson found Gotcha Willie Pittsburgh Pirate left-fielder Willie Stargell is tagged out at home by Johnny catcher for the Cincinnati Reds. Bench looks pleased as Stargell tries to score from second base on a single by Manny Sanguillen. Reds won the game 1-0 to remain games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers. New club raring to go Locals name Maxwell If Lethbridge Longhorns of the Alberta Junior Hockey League are looking for suc- cess they are taking their initial steps in the right direc- tion. The locals today named Stan Maxwell coach of their 1973 entry and Herb Christie as. gen- eral manager. With these two announce- ments the Longhoms indicate they mean business Maxwell's credentials are long. You can't begin to name his achievements. you can be sure that the Longhorns will provide Lethbndge and southern Al- berta with a quality brand of hockey have a hustling tockey said what people pay to see Maxwell is the first to agree that the locals won't set any worlds on but they'll be in the thick of added can bet on The Lcnghorns are anxious to get started They'll do just Jiat Aug. 27-30 with a pretrain- ing camp session at Henderson Ice Centre. All of last year's Sugar King jlayere are still available to .he Longhoms besides in- quiries frwn places such as Peace Grande Prairie and Saskatoon. tired of telling people we're from stated know who we are before this season is oat'1 give the people a hell of a good brand of The Longhorns hit the ice lanes Aug 30 for their first league game with the Crows- nest Pass Red Devils. They open at home Sept. 2 against the same Devils. just to be sure they notice joked colors will be orange and with the emphasis on Race results EDMONTON N ortfilands Park race results FIRST 7 fur- longs Cagey Couget 9.80 7 00 4 Gallant Senor 550 Glen's Melodee 6 BO Time 1 28 2-5 Suntlme Morning Look Out Thirteen Of Mar- chen Parade also ran SECOND SI 2 5 fur- longs Frozen Planet 3 30 3 00 2 Blue Bouncher 370 Wandering Miss 400. Time l 01 Maple Eternity McLeod Claras Caper also ran DAILY t15 20 THIRD S fur- longs. Northern Skipper 470 370 Petite Fair 560 Ga Go Mack 300. Time 1 27 4-5 My Humble Flying Speed. Top Snow Vixen also ran. WANTED HOCKEY PLAYERS FOR 1973-74 SEASON Apply stating age and experience. Appli- cants should be of Senior or Intermediate valibre. Please supply two references Coach and Manager of last team played for. married or single. Jobs at union rates will be supplied. EARLY REPLY THOMPSON HAWKS HOCKEY MR. SANGSTER. 274 THOMPSON DRIVE MANITOBA R86 OC4 477-3036 FOURTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs Patapouf 52 80 1010 4 Jan's Sharon 460 Mr. Wolfe 3 oo Time- 1 26 1 5. Speedy Merry Muffet also ran. FIFTH and Bu miles Canalta Rocky 590 310 2 Kaps Call 370 Mr Wolfe 3 40 Time- 2 73 3-5. Frosted Shady Mu ter Blaze Of Bomb Striker also ran 00 SIXTH 4 year-olds and ll-a miles Gallant Shadow 990 480 Uncle Smoothie 420 340. Bum Money 420 Time- 1.54 4-5 Haydn's Rusty Moor- Avon's Sione also ran SEVENTH and 7 furlongs- Tracy Jay 8 40 370 Bonnie Brier Magic 4.30 Carmengay 570 Time- 1-JS 4-5 Jay's The Pattie Carla C also ran. EIGHTH 4-year-olds and 7 furlongs Bull Quartz 1360 630 My Son Michael 500 Exolorate 520 1-27 1-5 Miss Jody star. Hills Of Julgaldle also ran. Track Scratch. Joanle rie it more sensible to go agains Mrs. Billingham's advice and walk Stargell intentionally. The idea pale off for the as Zisk tapped harm- lessly in front of the plate ami was thrown out to end the in- ning. Then Cincinnati scored a run in the ninth to defeat the Pirates 1-0 for Billingham's sev- enth shutout of the In other National League Atlanta Braves crushed Chicago Cubs San Fran- cisco Giants bombed Phila- delphia Phillies New York Mets blanked San Diego Padres Houston Astros shut out St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers downed Mon- treal Expos 7-2. TIES FOR LEAD Darrell Evans cracked his 34th home run of the season and Dave Johnson added his 32nd to highlight the 19-hit Atlanta at- tack that sent the reeling Cubs to their 10th consecutive loss and the 32nd in their last 42 games Evans' homer tied him with Stargell for the major league lead. The Braves scored three runs in the sixth and seventh innings in defeating Rick 12-11. Phil lost his shutout in the fourth when Ron Santo's triple delivered Rico Carry. Washington Senators moved to Texas but couldn't get away from Dave McNally. They may be the Tsxas Rangers to but to McNally thej're the Texas Pat- sies admit I've done some good pitching against this said McNally after whipping Texas 5-1 Wednesday night for his 17th straight vic- tory over the Rangers. McNally started his winning streak ui when the team was in Washington. He can't ex- plain only enjoy it. know it's going to end sooner or later. I don't ap- proach the Rangers any differ- ently than any other said McNally In other American League California Angels beat New York Yankees Kansas City Royals stopped Cleveland Indians Milwaukee Brewers nipped Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins downed Detroit Tigers 9-7. Rain post- poned Oakland at Boston. McNally had a no-hitter going until Toby Harrah led off the seventh inning with a single. The only other hit off the Balti- more left-hander was a home run by Bill Sudakis in the eighth. was probably my best Cougars ink Dorohoy for new coach VICTORIA Victoria Cougars of the Western Canada Hockey League Wednesday an- nounced the signing of Olhe Dorohoy as coach for the up- coming season. The 50-year-old former pro- fessional in the Western Hock- ey League replaces Bob Bns- who retains his former po- stion of assistant to general manager Eric Bishop. Briscoe took over the club after Mitch Pechet resigned as coach mid- way through last season. a played 13 years as a 11 in New West- minster and two in Seattle dur- ing the 1940s and 1950s He coached the Nelson Map- le Leafs of the Western Inter- national League for one year before moving to Manitoba to coach Brandon Wheat Kings. He took the Wheat Kings to the Western Canada finals in the 1961-62 losing in seven games to Edmonton Oil the Memorial Cup champions that season. From Dorohoy coadi- ed minor and intermediate teams in the Coquitlum area and took over midway through the 1969-70 season as coach of New Westminster Royals of UN B.C. Junior Hockey League. LETHBRIDGE LONGHORNS HOCKEY CLUB PRACTICE HENDERSON KE CENTRE August 27th 6 p.m. Any under of 20 interested in playing Coach STAN MAXWELL at 3278649 ouiing of the said wlio improved his record to 11-13. knew I had a no-hitter that's no secret. But that wasn't my prime con- sideration. It was a point of protecting my By the time the stingy McNnlly had given up the first Ranger his Oriole mates had built a 5-0 lead with an unearned run in the a two- run homer by Earl Williams in the fourth and a two-run single by Tommy Davis in the sev- enth. Miners tackle Stars in final The Lethbridge Miners side- lined two clubs with a pair of back-to-back victories and cap- tured the B division of the Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League Wednesday In the the Miners eliminated Pincher Creek Or- phans with a 5-2 decision while in the second they ousted the Lethbridge York Farms Gener- als 11-2. The Miners will now move into the championship final ser- ies and must defeat the A divi- sion-winning Lethbridge North Stars twice in order to pick up the championship title. The final will open at 7 p m at Dave Elton Park tonight and if a second game is it'll be staged right after. Meanwhile in last night's opening George Santom hurled a three-hitter to 1 e a d his teammates to the victory. who fired a perfect game against the Labor Club Athletics Monday came up with 11 strikeouts in his ef- fort last night. Darrell Leavifct was tagged with the loss giving up 11 hits. Danny Samtoni paced the Miners at the plate with a home run and a pair of singles while George Waselenak added two singles. Leavitt stroked a triple and Mick Metzler and Stan Deval- eride a double in a losing cause. In the second match of the the Miners exploded for 13 hits to crush the Gener- als Rich Mercier went the dis- tance for the mound win while Kaye Elliott suffered the loss. Mercier only gave up four hits in his seven inning appear- ance. Waselenak and Don Dietzen poked out a double and single each for the Miners while Gary Dan Santoni and Rick Shewchak added a pair of singles apiece. Lloyd Yamagishi rapped two singles and Al Higa and Atron Clements one single each m a losing cause. Vim 1 TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Eisf St. Louis Pittsburgh Montreal Chicago Philadelphia New York Los Angeles Cincinnati San Francisco Houston Atlanta San Diego W 62 57 57 56 55 53 West L Pet GBL 59 .512 60 4B7 3 62 .479 A 63 471 5 M 462 S 65 .449 iS .628 48 607 53 .551 59 520 13 65 .472 19 J7 .358 TODAY'S GAMES Atlanta Harrison at Chicago Hooton Philadelphia Brett at san Francisco Bradley WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Atlanta 213 013 '9 0 Chicago too 100 l B 4 Niekro and Reus chel Burris LaRoche Hoclon Aker and Hundley. HRs Atl Evais Johnson Philadelphia 000 010 272 San Francisco 3M 006 Mx_l1 11 1 Diflrl Wallace Wilson Lersch and Rader. HRs Phil Covey Cincinnati ooo loo l o Pittsburgh 000 OM 060 Billingham and Ellis Glusti and Sanguillen Houston 000 102 3 10 0 St. Louis 000 000 050 Reuss and Wise and Simmons New York 100 510 San Diego 000 000 013 Seaver and Arlin Romo Ross Snook and Kendall. Grote Jones Montreal 000 000 110- 292 Los Angelts llO 121 7 14 2 McAnally Tcrrsz Walker Stoneman and Sut- ton Brewer Ferguson HR- AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet. GDL Baltimore AS 5J .556 Detroit ......46 54 545 New York 46 57 537 2 Boston 62 56 525 3Vj Milwaukee 59 59 .500 6Vi Cleveland a 73 392 Kansas City Oakland Minnesota Chicago California Texas West 70 63 53 58 54 42 51 579 51 571 60 492 63 479 63 .462 76 356 1 11 12 14 TODAY'S GAMES Oakland Blue at Boston Cur- tis Cleveland Tldrow at Kansas City Sphttorf RESULTS California 100 OM 1 10 1 New York 000 100 1 3 Barber Monteagudo and Stephenson Stottlemyre and Munson. Chicago 002 NO 410 0 Milwaukee 003 OOt 5 It 0 Acosta and Herr- Short Ed Rodriguez and El Porter Detroit 10 0 Minnesota 500 002 9 Miller and Free- han. Campbell and Roof. HRs Det Cash Kallne Brlnkman Brye Hlsle Cleveland 7 0 Kansas city '00 111 5 a a Tlmmerman Sanders and Fctzmorns and Healy. HR Baltimore loo 200 S t Texas 000 000 1 2 1 McNally and Bib- by and Suarez HRs Bait Williams CANADIAN FOOTBALL WESTERN CONFERENCE Sask Edmonton Calgary BC Winnipeg E B C S C s VJ E S W B C W C W 2 2 2 1 1 L T F A Pis. 0 74 47 0 54 55 0 48 54 0 54 70 0 64 68 TD C FG S Pts. 0 4 6 3 25 0 0 9 3 4 5 0 24 2 20 20 0 0 0 18 6 2 1 12 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12 EASTERN CONFERENCE W L F A Pts. Toronto 2 0 65 36 6 Montreal 2 1 60 45 4 Hamilton 1 2 48 55 2 Ottawa 0 3 31 67 0 T H M T O M Henley. H T M TD C FG S Pts 0 6 5 6 27 6 24 0 24 0 18 0 17 1 17 0 0 6 0 SEIBERLING 678-4 PLY POLYESTER TIRES 26 .95 Each ELRICH TIRE LTD. FIRESTONE COMPLETE TJRE SALES I SERVICE 4O2 lit Av. South 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;