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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wedneiday, Augutl IB, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 0 Bench quiets boos at Riverfront SVadium Hunt swings back after being hit twice Tuesday By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Ron Hunt, tired of being hit, and Johnny Bench, tired of being booed, swung back at the opposition Tuesday night. Hunt, the pugnacious second baseman of Montreal Expos, was hit twice by second setting off a brawl as Ihe Expos pounded out ;in 11-0 decision over San Diego Padres. Bench, the National League's most valuable player, home-run leader and runs balted-in cham- pion in J970, quieted the boos at Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium, slugging a two-run homer in the bottom of Ihe ninth inning lo give the Reds a 5-3 victory over S't. Louis Cardinals. Elsewhere in the National League, Houston Asiros de- feated Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5; Atlanta Braves edged Chicago Cubs 5-4; San Francisco Giants downed Philadelphia Phillies 5- 1, Los Angeles Dodgers blanked New York 4-0. Hunt recently broke the mod- ern major league record for get- ting hit by the pitch the most times in one season, eclipsinj the mark of 31 set by Louis Evans of St. Louis in 1910. Against the Padres Tuesday he was hit for the 33rd time this season by a .pilch from loser Steve Arlin in the third inning Hunt was nicked by another SLUGFEST Ron Hunt of Montreal Expos exchanges swings wiih catcher Bob Barlon of San Diego Padres during argument in fifth inning Tuesday ngiht after Hunt was hit by pitch for second time. The fight in San Diego Tilings going right ior them provoked free-for-all but Hunt was only player ejected Montreal went on lo win the National League game 11-0, Umpire Mel Sleiner looks on. Arlin delivery in the fifth inning that's when he began re- taliating. He ripped off the mask of San Diego catcher Eob Barton aid landed a hard blow to the face Then he took a smash to the head, before bashing Barton again as players from boll; benches poured on to the field. Revson, Hulme are safe bets NEW YORK (AP) Pete Ptcvson and Denis Hulme will deliver Team McLaren's fifth straight Can-Am sports car rac- ing title to England this year. To bet otherwise would be fool- hardy. Wilh four events already run in the scries of JO the two Mc- Laren drivers have finished oue-hvo in three and Iwo-ihree in the up a com- manding points lead in the proc- ess. Only a dramatic turn of for- tune appears to be in their way. Even tliis seems to be a remote possibility. Yet two more nearly opposite drivers, in evcryihing except absolute fearlessness and abil- ity hardly could have been se- lected to fly SlcLaren's bright orange colors Even the lale Bruce McLaren the giinpy-logged New Zca- lander who founded the team and won two titles before he died 18 months ago in a practice crash, would have smiled at the oddity. Revson, 31, is a handsome, boyishly eager bachelor. Mem- ber of the socially-prominent, wealth Kevlon cosmetics family in New York, Hcvson is deter- mined to become independent of lus relatives and has chosen rating as Ihe vehicle. He has won more than this year. Revson didn't really begin lo show his values until he joined McLaren this year. As the so-called No. 2 driver, he was calculated to develop under the watchful eyes of Hulme, the 35-year-old New Zealander who joined McLaren Plans unveiled for domed park TORONTO (CP) Plans for a million domed stadium in (lie Metropolitan Toronto bor- ough of North York were Hn- for contributions of 50 per cent from Ottawa and 30 per cent from the province. Metro would pay the remainder. Tuesday at a meeting of j presenlcd fig- ,._.. _ _ urcs snowing the stadium would .shoiv a profit of about Metro's executive commiticc. Plans include an all-purpose siadium with a seating capacitv of up to to be built on 55 acres of land which planners hope would be donated by the federal government, or sold by Oltawa at a nominal fee. Aid. David chair- man of a special Metro commit- tee, said in presenting Uie plan that the land is worth about million. He said the project would be financed entirely from public funds. He acknowledged that neither the federal nor provincial gov ernmcnts have committed themselves to become involved. The planning committee hopes CAPRi BOWL FALL LEAGUES START WEEK OF AUG. 30 BOOK YOUR TEAM NOW! WE STILL HAVE OPENINGS IN THE FOLLOWING LEAGUES LADIES: Tues. 2 p.m. Wed. a.m. and 2 p.m. Thurs. 2 p.m. Fri. 2 p.m. MEN: Tues. 7 p.m. MIXED: Mon. 9 p.m. Thurs. 7 p.m. Phone 8-4089 Al Peorson a year, mortgage cosls. not including There would he parking for cars and expansion of present rapid transit facilities would provide direct public transit. The stadium would include a national athletic first of its kind in enable amateur athletes to train all year round. Royals win Cranbrook tournament Lethbridge Royals emerged with the spoils m the nine-team Crnnhrook invitational soccer (ournnmont staged over l weekend. lioyals went undefeated in the two day event besting Ihe liosl Cranbrook side 1-0 in Ihe tournament final. The locals opened the tour- ney with an impressive 4-1 tri- umph over Nelson. Royals then blanked Kimbcrley Their loughesl game was to bpr-n Ihcir semi finnl malch with the Calgary junior All Stars who finisiicd second in the Canadian junior finals last year. In one of (heir finest games of the year the Royals outclass- ed (heir younger counterparts ii 1 setting Ihc stage for the final against Criinbrook. During the weekend event Ihc Tloynls allowed only two goals while scoring 12. (jus Fromra- das led (he way for Ihe loc.ils wilh five markers while his brother .lohn aecmmled for two. Hounding out srnrw-; for the Hoy.ils were John Slropn.k. Anpeli) Mauro, Arljim Halli, Dennis Hala.sz nnd Koko- lovich. in 1967 lo help spearhead the Lcam's dominalion of Ihe Can- Am series. Hulme, as described by his close associates, is a man of animal strength, a dogged de- sire to win and an unwillingness to suffer crowds or boring com- pany. Hevson shows up at more parlies in a month lhan Hulme visits in a year. By contrast to Revson's birth and upbringing, Hulme was born on a dairy farm in New Zealand's tobacco-producing area around Motveka. An easy-going family man, Hulme fiis nobody's idea of a swinging, hell-raising driver. JOINED BRABHAM He joined Jack Brahham's Formula 1 learn in 1S65 after travelling around in Europe in odd-Jot machinery for tliree years with lillle success. He the Grand Prix driving title in 1967, the same year he moved into McLaren's cars for a fling a( the Can-Am. He posted three Can-Am triumphs as McLaren's driving male, and placed second lo his close friend I in the point standings. Since then, Ilulme has won 10 Can-Am events, has won Ihe litle Iwice and personally has accounted for close to half a million dollars in money. He also is a regular Grand Prix driver for McLaren. Bui if Hulme was needed as a steadying force for Kevson. (lie need hasn't been apparent. Rev- Locals backs to the wall MONTREAL (Special can't afford to lose another game" Heed Spencer, coach of the Lethbridge Lakeside Little League All-Stars, was slightly dejected Tuesday evening fol- lowing his club's 9-0 setback in the Canadian Little League fin- als in St. Laurent, Que. Lakeside dropped ils first game to Forest Hills of North Vancouver, B.C. Spencer's club hat one life left in the double- knockout tournament. They were to play Sherbrooke, Que. at noon today with the loser being eliminated. S'licrbrooke :arlier lost 1-0 to Brockvilie, Ont. Spencer and manager Bill Taylor were in agreement that Hit boys were somewhat home- sick. "We've been away from home letter than a week and some of the miss their families and said Spencer. The coach felt a telegram from which arrived after .he game, would help perk hem up. "Anything from home will wlp right about the coach added. Harvey Pocza suffered the loss with the win going to Brook Jordan. Pocza's mates got him in trouble early with a pair of er- rors and then three walks by Pocza gave the winners three unearned runs in the first inn- ing and Lakeside were on their way to defeat. "We just got off to a bad said Spencer, "and we just couldn't get a break. Forest Hill scored one run in the second, two in the third and three more in the fifth for the one-sided win. "Win lose of draw, the. boys won't be home until Sunday sometime." was the word from Taylor, "they're treating us like royalty here in Saint Laur- ent. The Quebec city is Leth- bridgc's twill cily. The team will be on televi- vision Friday evening prior to the eastern telecast of the Mon- treal Expos' game and then Saturday the boys will see Man and His World. Sunday they fly home. Meanwhile in Gary, Ind. the Whalley, B.C., baseball team lost ils opening game in the Senior Little League world se- ries Tuesday night, bowing to La Habra, Calif., 2-0. The Canadians get a second chance, however, since the sc- ries is a double eliminalion with two losses bringing elim- Ponech cards hole in one Bill Ponech Sr. of Lcth- bridge, after some 10 years of golfing finally hit the perfect shot as he carded a hole-in-one s son tas shoiyn no relucLanre lo on (he cjgnUl at race his partner into the sharp dcrson golf collrsc corners of a race course, and tleu- indeed has Irequently flouted i Hiilmc's "seniority" by racing j him nose-to-nose when it was obvious that one of Ihe learn care woi'Jd surely win. Ponech challenged Ihe course with son Bill Ponech Jr. and Ken Fritz finishing the nine holes with an impressive 41. Toki Horii was a witness to the ace. When matters quietened down, Hunt was ejected by plate umpire Mel Sleiner. Barton and Arlin remained in the game. Arlin, however, wished be hadn't, lie was tagged for a run-scoring single by Rusty Slaub and a bases- loaded triple by Bob Bailey. Bench has been mired in a slump for mosl of Ihe and Ihe Cincinnali fans have been showering him wilh boos. He lurned Ihe boos to cheers wilh his game-winning shot against the Cards. HOMER IS NO. 23 The Reds' catcher drilled a pitch from reliever Chuck Tay- loi over the left cenlre field wall, scoring Lee May, trho had singled earlier in Ihe ninlh. It was Bench's 23rd homer of the season and gave him 51 runs balled in. Chicago missed an opporlu- nily lo take over second place and gain ground on Pittsburgh by losing lo Atlanta. Pinch-hit-j ter Zolio Versalles greeted re- liever Ray Newman with a holier, his fifth of the season, leading off Ihe ninth inning, breaking a 4-4 tie. Gaylord Perry became the top winner on the San Francisco staff, gaining his 13th victory with a seven-hitler as Giants maintained their game advantage over Los Ange- les in Ihe Nalional League West. Los Angeles' Claude Osteen earned his 12th victoiy of the season wilh a sparkling three- j hitter against the Mels, who suf- fered their sixth loss in seven games. The Dodgers' left-ban- j der allowed only one runner I past first base, while striking! out five and walking only tivo. Meanwhile Oakland Athletics, winners of 12 slraight games on Ihe road, four short of Ihe Am- erican League mark sel Washington in 1912, had string broken Tuesday night by a rookie pitcher. The Athletics managed jusl one run against Bill Gogolewski, who pitched the Senators to an 8-1 victory over the Athletics, runaway leaders in the Ameri- can League's West Division. As a result, Oakland had to be content with a mere half-game pickup on second-place Kansas City Royals who dropped a dbubleheader lo the Yankees at New York, 2-0 and 8-5. Elsewhere in the American League Tuesday, California An- gels Irimmed Boston Hed Sox 4-3, Chicago White Sox swept a douhlcheader with Detroit Ti- gers, winning the opener 6-5 and laking the nightcap Cleve- land Indians nipped Minnesota Twins 3-2 and Baltimore Orioles edged Milwaukee Brewers 3-2. Don Mincher drove in four Washington runs with a homei and a single, and Frank Howard cracked lus 21st homer of Ihe season, leading the romp over Oakland. Gogolewski scattered eieht hits and contributed tliree hits for Washinglon as the Senators shelled Blue (Moon) Odom. Despite Ibeir problems Ihe Senators, the Athletics gained ground as the Yankees whipped Kansas City twice. Lefthander Fritz Peterson fired a five-hitler in the first game, winning his 13th in 20 decisions ivith singles by Danny Cater and Thurman Munson driving in New York's runs. In the second game, Ihe Yan- kees exploded for five runs in the seventh inning on homers bv Felipe Alou and Bobby Murcer to erase a 4-1 Royal's lead. Vada Pinson drilled Iwo long staying in the ball" park and Ihe olher going out Both provided Cleveland with runs as the Indian? shaded Min- nesota. Pinson sent Tony Oliva to tlie fence for his sacrifice fly Ihe third inning and then tagged one over the wall to map a tie in (lie eighth. Jim Spencer drove in three runs wilh a bases-loaded double r.s California scored four limes n the first inning against Bos- ton. Then Andy Messersmith survived homers by Rico Petro- celli and Duane Josephson to litch the Angels past the Red Sox. All, Quarry will fight MEXICO CITY (Reuipr) _ Muhammad Ali, former world heavyweight boxing champion, announced Tuesday he will light 1 Jeny Quarry in the lOS.OOO-scaL Aztec Stadium here in October. Ali spoke lo rcporlers jusl bc- fore returning lo New York aflcr n 24-hour visit lo Mexico Cily lo discuss arrangements for the fight, scheduled to take place Oct. 25. 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