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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 1972 THE LE7HMIDOI HKAIO J3 Traffic jams at the lop of American League divisions Carlton's victory was his wife's birthday present By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It was a birthday present pitcher Steve Carlton had been saving for three weeks. And when lie presented it to his wife, she had to share it with other delighted onlook- ers. "1 was very happy I could give it to the Philadelphia Phillies' left-hander said Thurs- day night after winning his 20th game of the baseball season, the first National League pitcher to reach thai plateau, For a while, it appeared he'd have trouble getting it. Then the Phillies unlimbercd their muscles and, battering three Cincinnati hurlers for 16 ripped up the Reds 9-4, provid- ing Carlton with his 15th con- secutive victory. Elsewhere in the Nationa League, New York Mets edged Atlanta Braves 2-1, Houston As tros destroyed Montreal Expos 17-5, Chicago Cubs nipped San Francisco Giants 2-1, San Diego Padres clipped St. Louis Cardi nals 3-2 and Los Angeles Dodg ers whipped Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2. About three weeks ago, after Steve had won his 15th game cf the year, his wife looked at the Phillies' schedule and figured he'd be going for No. 20 Aug. 17. Chicago White Sox played to a silent crowd Thursday. Only 655 paid customers showed up in Baltimore to watch the White Sox beat the Orioles 6-1 and throw both American League baseball races into a real Lraf- fie jam, The White Sox inched to within a half-game of the idle Oakland Athletics in the West while the Orioles' lead dropped to the same margin in the East. Closing ground on the Orioles were Detroit Tigers, who split a twinight doubleheader with Minnesota Twins. The Tigers won the opener 12-2 and the Twins the second game, 7-6 in 10 innings. The third-place New York Yankees, idle Thursday, moved wilhin Vh games of the top, while Boston lopped off a game to three behind the Orioles. Fifth-place Cleveland Indians, also In contention, remained eight games behind after losing to California Angels 4-2. Texas had a 3-1 lead Smith ripped a three-run homer Mike Paul in the eighth. Smith's towering shot into Ihc lelt-ccnlre field stands gave starter Marly Pattin his llth victory 22 decisions and gave the lied Sox renewed hope of catching the Orioles. Luis Alvarado and Pat Kelly each drove in two runs in the sixth inning to power Chicago past Baltimore, which lost its third straight. The attendance at Memorial Stadium was the lowest In the Orioles' history. The previous low came on Sept. 27, 1965, when Baltimore was host to old Kansas City Athletics. Detroit won is opener with Minnesota by scoring seven runs in the second innijig. Gates Brown and Jim Northrup delivered two-run singles in tho rally off Jim Perry. The Tigers tied the second game with four runs in the ninth, only lo lose It on Rich Reese's sacrifice fly in the 10th. Lakers to try again FIRST TO WIN TWENTY-Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies' lefthander, cocks pitch and kicks for ninth inning throw to win his 15th straight game and become the first 20-aame winner in the National Baseball league this season with a 9-4 win over Cincinnati. (AP Locals ousted CALGARY (CP) British Columbia conlinuci! lo doml- n.-ilc proceedings during Ihc national Pcewce I a c r o s su championships Thursday. The "A" division final is cer- tain lo he an all Brilish Colum- bia affair wilh ellher Victoria or Bumaby Norburn Lakers meeting New Westminster Sal- monbellies. New Westminster qualified Dea to coach DETROIT (CP) Former Forward Hilly Den of the Na- tional hockey 1-caguc has been hired as coach and manager of Dctrnil Junior Wings of Ihe Southern Onlario Hockey Asso- ciation Junior A scries, it was announced Thursday. Dea, 39, completed a professional career as a player lasl season wilh Tidewater Tides of the American Hockey League. Flo played in the NHt wilh New York, Detroil, Chi cago and Pittsburgh. Pea playwl his junior hockcj will] Ihc Lctlibrldec Native Sons or Ihc linal by defeating Rex- lale, Ont., Warriors 8-1! Thurs- lay. Four goals by Ross Angc- ucci and two by Bruce Howes paced the Salmonbellies1 of- cncc while Steve Boire nclled two goals for Tlexdale. Burnaby qualified for Iho ;cmi finals by sweeping aside South Elobicokc, Ont., 18-1. Saskatoon Rebels Mill mccl Edmonton West in "B" division semi-final after edging Calgary Willow Park 84i. Gonlie Wil- liams, wilh a four goal per- formance, was the offensive ipnrk for the rebels. Edmonton N o r Ih Glcnora Blues also balllcd inlo the semi-finals with a comfortable it 4 triumph over Biggar, Sask., Legionnaires. "B" division favorites Whil- by, Onl., continued their un- run wilh a 12 5 victory over the Manitoba All-Slurs. In division "B" consolatinr games, White Rock, B.C. shaded LclhbrJdgc YMCA tlni corns 7-5, Calgary Brae side blitzed As-sinilwia., M and Halifax bomlirc Prince George, B.C., Elks 16-4 DECIDES ON PRESENT "Thai's my she told her husbanil, "and that's whal I want. Your 20lh vic- tory." It was a tough order, because Carllon hadn't beaten Ihe Reds since 1087. For a while, il looked like Cincinnati's slreak against him would continue. Afler Deron Johnson gave him a lead wilh a two-run homer, the Reds jumped Mm for three runs in the third on Dave Concepcion's single, Bill Ptummer's double, Fcle Rose's single and Joe Morgan's double. Bui Don Money's sacrifice .1y nd Willie Monlancz' Iwo-run lomer in the fiflli gave him a -3 edge and Ihe Phils built on I with two move runs apiece in he sixlh and sevcnlh innings. Ed Kranepoo! broke a lie with an oighlh-inning sacrifice fly and Tug McGraw came out of Ihe Mets' bullpen lo preserve Tom Scaver's till) victory, shutting off a ninth-inning rails- after the Braves had pul ran- icrs on second and third with one out. Meanwhile Reggie Smith is making noise wilh his hat, if nothing else. The Boston Red Sox out- fielder continued to play Ihe role of silent hero with a Ihree- run homer Thursday night that helped the Red Sox heal Texas Rangers 4-3. "I don't care whal he docs as long as he keeps says Boston manager Eddie Kasko, referring to his uncommunica- live star. Smith wound up a three-game series in Arlington, Tex., with eight hits in 13 al-bafs, in- cluding four homers, and 10 RBf. But he refused lo lalk lo reporters, as he has since the Red Sox camo inlo town Tues- day. While Smith shut off commu- nications between him and Ihe press, Baltimore Orioles anrl By PAT SULLIVAN Hcralll Sports Writer Tile weatherman breathed new life into the Lclhhridgc Lakers Thursday evening. Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning in their Alberta Major Baseball League semi- final encounter wilh the Cal- gary Jimmies, the Lakers got a break in the form of a heavy rainfall that forced postpone- ment of the game until this evening at eight o'clock at Henderson Park. The 800 fans on hand lasl evening will be admitted free liis evening if they have their icket stubs. Jimmies, who won the first game of the best of three semi-final in Calgary Tuesday, were leading 2-0 with Tim Ne- grello at the plale in the bot- tom of the fiflh. The rain had been spitting through most of tho first four innings but it really came down in the fifth forcing postponement by um- pire in chief John Kobal. "We'll just have to go after Ihem again tomorrow (Fri- said Lakers' manager Doug Frier. The game, what there was of it, did not go according to Frier's script. He had said Wednesday they would not give the Jimmies anything Ihcy didn't earn. That wasn't the case Thurs- day. The Jimmies built up their lead with two unearned runs in the fourth without a hit. Two errors and two walks by pitcher Randy Maxwell gavo Iho visitors their runs. Lakers, on the olher hand, had managed just Iwo singles off of Calgary slarter Boh NOT Baird. Frier, and coach Hoc Ncgrel Karen Hulteng sr.rvi.ves eight Hultra (CP) Karen of Eugene, Ore., sur- vived an eight on the final hole Thursday to take a one-stroke lead inlo today's final round of Ihe Canadian junior women's golf championship. Miss Hulteng, 18, who golfs al Hayderv Lake, Idaho, had a chance to pull inlo a. more com- fortahle lead afler chipping in for an eagle two on the 17th. But she had lo "kick it home" afler pushing her sec- ond shot on the 18th into trees, and struggled in wilh a one-shot margin over Valerie White of Vancouver. Miss Hulteng had an 83 Thursday for a SB-hole score of 65. Miss White, the British Co- umbia junior champion who ed the field wilh an opening round 80, slipped lo an 86 in lha second round. Deadlocked at 168 are Terry Ariza of Winnipeg, Debbie Wex- icr of Montreal, Kathleen Per- icak of Buffalo, N.Y., and Apri Bain, also of Buffalo, who hat the day's best round, a seven over-par 81. The Onlario three-some o Debbie Daymond of Mis sissauga, Chcryll Gibb of Am herstburg and Theo Wesl ot Willowdale captured Ihe inter- provincial learn championship by Iwo shols. Miss Gibb, 17, the Ontario champion, said she "didn't really shoot all thai v.-ell" but it was her 82 in Ihe final 18 holes f the 30-hole learn tournament lat enabled Onlario lo win its ,rsl junior girls team title ince 1969. Miss West had an 85 Thurs- day, Miss Daymond an 38. Only he two best scores counted each day. Quelxjc finished al 339. Brit- ish Columbia had 341 ar.d Al- berta 344. Most of the girls ran inlo the problems on the back nine wilh scores soaring above Ihe regu- lation par 36. Jane Lord of Win- nipeg was among Ihe viclims of Ihe final nine holes, moving from a fronl-nine 36, two-under- par, to a back-nine 46. Only three girls, Miss Bain, Marsha Walker of Ayleslord, N.S., and Debbie McDonald of Glace Bay, N.S., managed to break 40 on the back nine. There were no cuts alter the second round with nil 75 girls eligible to compete in today'! final 18 holes. WILL ANCHOR LAKERS' OFFENCE-Rob Roy, the lead- ing hitter in the Alberta Major Baseball League this past season, will lead the lakers against Calgary Jimmies to- night in the second game of their best-of-three semi-fmol series. Jimmies lead the series 1-0. _____ Short sport lo, will have lo come up with another starter in all likeli- hood. Maxwell may be able lo go two or three innings in re- lief if necessary. The Lakers' pitching staff is down to only righthanders and there arc only four of them including Maxwell. In the other semi-final, be- tween Calgary Giants and Ed- monton Tigers, rain and wet grounds forced postponement of their (irsl game. II has been rescheduled for tonight in Ed- monton. CAPRI BOWL SAFEWAY ZELIER'S SHOPPING CENTRE ON MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE BOWLING LEAGUE START WEEK OF AUG. 28 OPENINGS STILL AVAILABLE ANNUAL AFFAIR TORONTO (CP) A form- er coach of Ihe Russian nation- al hockey learn said Thursday he would like to sec the hockey series between the Soviet Union and Canada become an annual event. Arcadi Cherneshev, one of two Russians visiting here lo observe Team Canada mem- bers in workouts, said, how- ever, thai Russia is not inter- est ed in forming a professional team lo compete interna- tionally. firsl baseman Tommy Davis in a waiver deal, Davis, 33, a two-lime Na- tional League hatting cham pion, was Cubs. hitting .269 with Iho 1 A niCC WED' OR THURS- MORNINGS. TUES.. WED., THURS. OR FRI. LAUltj AFTERNOONS. MON. 7 P.M. OR TUES. 9 P.M. MIXED MON. 9 P.M. OR THURS. 7 P.M. MEN TUES. 7 P.M. YOUNG ADULTS SUN. 7 P.M. YOUTH BOWLING REGISTRATION SAT.. SEPT. 9lli Phone 328-4089 or 327-2984 BOWLING RATES FOR THE COMING SEASON DAY LEAGUES-3 GAMES...... OPEN PLAY NIGHT LEAGUES-3 SENIOR CITIZENS-3 GAMES Students ond Senior Citizens 45c per game per gamo Brad Park back with Team Canada TORONTO (CP> Dcfcn- cemon Brad Park, injured Wednesday during a Team Can- ada practice, was released 'rom hospital Thursday and was expected to rejoin the .earn this morning. "Whether I scrimmage or not depends on how 1 feel." the 'M- ycar-old defenceinan for New S'oi'k Rangers said Thursday mplil. "I'm a lot belter now." Park was hit on the check- .ionc when the puck from a Dennis Hull slapshol deflected off a slick. He was unconscious for about Iwo minutes. Meanwhile, Canada, mado up of stars from the Na- tional Hockey League, contin- ued scrimmaging Thursday in preparation for Ihcir hockey scries with the Soviet Union, in Montreal Sept. A few players missed prac- tice Thursday. Phil and Tony Esposito were excused for Imsi- ncss commitments. OVER THE TOP EDMONTON (CP) A 000 dnnalion from Ihe Edmon- ton Exhibition Associalion has pul the British Commonwcallh Games foundation over the top in its drive for funds. The foundation, which was Irying lo raise for its bid lo get the 197R Games, now has A decision on where the games will be held will be made in Munich, West Ger- many, next Thursday. TORONTO (CP) Three To- ronto athlcles who were drop- led from Ihe Canadian Olympic conlingenl have accepted an of- fer from federal Health Minis- ;er John Munro to attend the games ae spectators. Jenny Meldnim, pentaUialom specialist, Sue Turpip, high jumper, and discus thrower Carol Martin, three of nine alh- lelcs cul when Ihe Canadian squad was reduced to 38, all are enthusiastic their chance to go to Munich next week, even if not as com- pelilors. Lethbridge Sash and Door PRODUCTS AND SERVICES WINDSHIELDS INSULATED SEALED PICTURE WINDOWS if PLEXIGLAS MIRRORS GLASS All TYPES ALUMINUM STORE FRONTS ALUMINUM DOORS AND WINDOWS ARISTOCRAT WOOD WINDOWS ARISTOCRAT WOOD CUPBOARDS and CABINttS if ALUMINUM SIDING ond AWNINGS if GARAGE DOORS ond HARDWARE BLACKBOARDS one! TACKBOARDS if HARDWOOD end SOFTWOOD LUMBER if PLYWOODS LETHBRIDGE SHan Corner 5lh Ave., 4lh St. S. Phone 327.1581 CONl'ANN'ON TO DALLAS CHICAGO (API Chicago Bears traded quarterback Jack Concannon Thursday to Dallas Cowboys for two players and Dallas' second choice in (he 1973 National Football League player draft. Concniuion played oul his op- lion with the Bears last season and. nol having signed for 1972, was a free agent. In the deal, the Bears ob- tained Boh Ahcr of Vanderbilt, a second year man with Dallas, and Bill Line, a rookie defen- sive tackle from Southern Methodist. HENDRTCKS TRADED BALTIMORE (API Balti- more Orioles sesl catcher Ellie Hendricks to Chicago Cubs to- day and acquired outfielder- RAYMOND GOLF CLUB OPEN TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, AUG. 19th 9 a.m. 18 HOLES MEDAL PLAY ENTER AT THE COURSE DUE OF OUR EXCELLENT ST 1966 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER 4 DOOR Fully Equipped Reg. SPECIAL HIGH VOLUME S 1972 MODELS WE h OCK OF DEPENDABLE 1968 METEOR RIDEAU 500 2 Dr. H.T. Reg. 4 1877 SPECIAL IAVE AN USED CARS 1965 CHRYSLER 4 DOOR Clean Unit. ONIV 1969 PLYMOUTH FURY III 4 DOOR Air Conditioning ONIY COBRA JET 1 DOOR 429, Auto. TronJ. ONIY DODGE POL CUSTOM 4 DOOR MOW 1971 METEOR RIDEAU 4 DR. Clean Car ONIY AUSTIN 4 DOOR Low Mileagft ONIY I.H.C. TRAVEL ALL V-6, Std. ONLr 1965 I.H.C. 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