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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueidoy, Augult 21, 1972 THE UTHMIDOI HfRAlD _ Took Atlanta II innings to spoil Ids winning streak Carleton didn't go down without a fight By T11K ASSOCIATION I'UKSS "II was a curve ball lhat Hot me in sifted a dis- consolate Sieve Carrion. Philadelphia Phillies' phcno- mciial Icft-liander, who had won 15 consecutive games, fi- nnlly lost his scvcntli o( tlic baseball his first since May 3D and it took Atlanta Hi'aves 11 innings to do it. lo give Braves a 2-1 victory Monday night. Jim Ileauchamp, New York Mets1 reserve first baseman, "Sometimes you just get IKS- celebrated his 33ril birthday in he said after Dusty Baker high fashion against Houston, doubled and Mike Lum singled I clubbing his first two home A merlcan League pannanl race ijghlens Win column key factor By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS 'Hie all-important loss column of seasons past has been re- placed in the current American League baseball pennant race by the all-important win col- umn. The theory had iK-en that you car.'t recover a game. Games that haven't been played -yet can always IK; won, but games lost arc gone. The early season major league baseball players .strike has changed that formula in 1972 Ijecausc of the decision not to make up games cancelled during the walkout. Since not all leams will be playing the same number of games, the all-important col- umn on which n pennant could be determined this year is the games won. In the East Division, for cx- nmple, Detroit Tigers will play ]56 games this season, one more than both New York Yan- kees ar.d Boston Red Sox and two more than Baltimore Ori- oles. That's extra opportunities to win games and ultimately the pennant. RACK TIGHTENS The unimportant loss column Is all even nrming the first three teams today niter Detroit lost 5-1 to Oakland Athletics Monday night and Baltimore topped California Angels 3-1 That cut the, Tigers' lead to one-half game over the Orioles and 1'A over idle New York. The margin is all in the games won column. Detroit has one more victory than Baltimore and three more than New York. Boston, also idle Tuesday, moved within games of the leaders. In the only other game sched- uled, Cleveland Indians downed Minnesota Twins 10-3. Oakland's victory moved Uiem one-half game ahead of Chicago White Sox in the West race. The Athletics have the games-played edge with 155 to 151. Oakland jumped Woodie Fry- man for three runs in the first inning with Bert Campaneris' double starling the rally. Angel Mangual and Joe lludi singled for one run and Mike Epstein .oubled two more home. Boog Powell was the hero for Was Riva Ridge given drugs? the Orioles, snapping a fifth in ning tie with a two-run homer to back Pat Dobson's three-hit pitching. Cleveland used the long ball with homers by Jack Kroha- mer, Buddy Bell, Alex Johnson and Craig Nettles to batter Minnesota. The 12-hit attack helped Milt Wilcox to his first victory since -June 10. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (API The FBI is in- vestigating charges by the owner of Riva Uidge, consid- ered by many to be the best three-year-old race horse in the United Stales, that the colt was drugged when he finished fourth in the Monmouth Invitational Handicap on Aug. 5. Mrs. John Tweedy made pub- lie her charges involving the winner of the, Kentucky Derby, the Belmonl Stakes and the Hollywood Derby, here Mon- day. She directs the operation of Hie Meadow Stable for her ail- ing father, C, T. Chenciy, whose silks Iliva Ridge runs. Mrs. Tweedy said thai a blood test anil an urine sample taken after the return of Riva Ridge to Saratoga from Mon mouth Park at Occanport, N.J. both showed traces of phcno- thiazine "or what amounted to a tranquillizer." "It was a great shock, wouldn't have believed it pos said Mrs. Twcerty. She added: "It is outrageous an< something should be done abou il." Mrs, Tweedy Eaiil she arn In'.inor Lucien turne( matter over to the Thor- ughbred Racing Protective iureait, headed hy Spencer )rayton. Drayton said the TRPIi earned of the case last Tues- day and it "was turned over to he FBI and the case is under investigation." Phil Iselin, president of Mon- moulh Park, said "nothing can ic said until the investigation i: completed." Riva Ridge was Ihe 3-11 fa vorito in the Monmoulh In ,'itational under top weight of J2ii pounds, but finished fourth, beaten six lengths by Ihe ?24.40 winner, Frcclex, under 117 pounds. The Meadow Stable colt vras second lo the pace-setting Kings Bishop at the hear! of the slretch, but failed to show his usual finishing kick. "I was as surprised as even1 one said jockey Ron Tur- colic, a native of Grand Falls, N.B., after he dismounted from Riva Ridge. Mrs. Tweedy termed the per- formance "listless" and or- dered the tests after Riva Ridge was vanned back to Saratoga to see II anytliing was wrong. runs the year, the latter a wo-run shot with two out in the )ultom of the ninth inning that propelled the Mels lo a 4-2 triumph over Hie Astros. Elsewhere in the National League, Cincinnati Reds Montreal Expos 4-1, St. I-ouis Cardinals shut out Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 and San Diego Padres stunned Chicago Cubs O 5. Pliil Niekro, the Braves' knucklcbailer, gave up nine hits to Carllon's seven will) each pitcher striking out 10 batters and walking three. Carlton insisted at first that "I really hadn't thought that much" about the winning streak. Then he shrugged and acknowledged: "I wish it Iraii continued. It's a shame, really wish I could have won it for the record and Ihe streak." 'I'heru were fans on hand and they cheered as il heir Phillies were in the sev- enth game of tlw Series, rather than the team with the record in the majors. Joe Morgan hit his !5tb lomer of the season and lackup catcher Bill Plummer imacked a two-run single to cad the attack that enabled the Reds lo open a lead over the second-place Astros in Ihe West. Jim McGlothlin scat- tered eight Montreal hits, in- eluding Mike Jorgensen's homer lhat wrecked his shutout bid in the ninth inning. Houston starter Jerry Reuss served up Beaucbamp's first home run in the seventh inning givir.g the Mcts a 2-1 lead. CKSAIt SETS STAGE nut Cesar Cedeno, whose I9th homer of the season had pro- duced the Astros' first run, lied it again with a double in the eigblh off winner Jon Matlack. .lim Ray was on the mount) or Houston in Ihe ninth and is- sued a two-out walk lo John bringing up Beauchamp again who promptly parked it deeper into the New York bull- pen. Bob Gibson, recording Ms 14th victory and fourth shutout of Ihe season, stymied Los An- geles on seven hits, struck out six bailers and chipped in with i rur.-producing double. Bernje Jarho homered for the Cards. In a wild, sce-sa San Diego, John Jeter capped a I four-run Padres rally IxAlom ot Ihe inning ___ _ three-run, game-winning blast to the Cubs before a mea- ger crowd of fans. No easy wins for top seeds VAN'COUVF.R (CP) A, Ewarl, one of Australia's top 10 number o! lop seeds were ex-! juniors. peeled lo be severely tested to- Calhcart is playing superb day in the second round of the j tennis after taking the Cana- Canadian international junior dian closed championship in his lennis championships at Burn- i age group last v.cek and up- aby Tennis Club. setting David Slanway of Mon- The number one Canadian; Ireal in Monday's opening seed in boys' ia-and-under sin- round by scores of fi-4. G-3. gles, Steve Whilehoad of St. i S'.anway is one ol Quebec's top Catharines, Ont., will not have 1 10 juniors. ANDY CAPP NOUCK.PET.TKAT AN APPOINTMENT FOR AtREAQY GONE- HOT TO WORSY, KID, I OF A BETTER ONE TOWN AT THE 'sLJPHR-MARXET- NOT SO MUCH A MUSBANb _ -MOREOFA-< C B30KINS 1 T_T an easy match against Bradshaw of Victoria. Bradshaw advanced to the a semi-finals of the hoys jo-and- lfl under ami to (he third round Hie lli-and-under in the Cana d FOURTH Kv.ari ;s fourth foreign a( bul Cathcait hjra a run [or his Race resu the lli-and-imder m nmney Ewart Defeated Van- dian closed championships In Tom Bcttaucr in con- Burnaby last week. vincing 6-1 fashion to move Bradshaw defeated Toronto s j tnc second round. Valued S QUARTS MOTOR OIL NEW FILTER Reg. 8.85 SPECIAL cuffiriiD Valued Valued 4 NEW SHOCK ABSORBERS Reg. 67.58 SPECIAL 35 BUY A NEW MUFFLER Reg. 31.78 rf QQ SPECIAL___ B KING CHRYSLER DDDS CORNER of lHh ST. oml 3rd AVE. S. Phone 328-9271 Ken Altschulcr, 7-6, (i-2 in the first round while Whilehead moved into today's second round by default. In anohter inatcli. Scott Calh- cart, (he Canadian 16-and-umlcr champion, was to meet Ernie LM.FA annual meeting The annual meeting of the Lcthhridge Minor Football As- sociation will bo held at p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, in Room 3 of fhe Civic Sports Centre. Officials said parents and any other interested adults arc ur- gently requested to attend Ihe meeting. into the second round. Winnipeg's Booth could be challenged by Mark Walker of Sarnia, Ont. Walker, swxkxl third in the Canadian closed last week, could surprise liootb after scor- ing a convincing (i-3, 6-0 victory over Gilles Lxjjoic of Montreal in the opening round. j Booth is seeded fourth and j had no trouble in recording a 6- 6-3 win over Vancouver's Jo- sef Brabenec. In girls' singles, Tina Tsumas, an unseeded girl from San Diego, Calif., ad- vanced into the second round with a convincing victory over Montreal's Ix'.slic Harris. Miss Harris, the fourth seed in last week's Canadian closed, could not handle the consistency ol Miss Tsumas and went down to CALGARY 'CP) Viclorla Park 1 race FIRST I claiming, 3 year eld maidens, 7 I .difln Quill IMcCauley) 5.50 3.20 350, Klondike Dave (Kipling) 5.M 3.60, Pnge Bob 3.W. time: 4-5. 8teie Of Spwd, Mr. Murphy, Wild Rouser, Barry T, Julles Audi on also ran. SECOND SI.500, claiming, 4 up, 'lidr "f Hope (HedQfr) 33.M 11.40 i 70, Wing (Comto) 2.70, Lisa B Good (tnda) Time: 3-5. ffif Rose arm. Luilroui Tetra- Tidal Breeze, Blue Slrcme alw FIFTH claiming, 3 year elds, 7 fur- r'or Rex (Ltvir.c) TO ?.W 3-SO, Trip (Rycroin i n 3.W, A ie (yAtCautty) Time: Si iiner Audi on. Cnrbon Counly, Well Recelvfcd, Jones, Mal- colm ran, EXftCTOR: 123. SIXTH tl.COO, claiming, 4 up, Speeds Beau'y (Combi) 'VV.fiO 16 3 90 lirazen (McCauley) 6.50 Gallanf Thief (Harnill) 3-30. lime: 3-J, Tally Boy, Weit Gal, In Again Finr.egin, TurV: defeat. DAILY DOUBLE: 1114.10. THIRD claiming, 3 year olds and up, IV'i miles. Ting a Wnlppet S.20 l.M, Mont as Gem (IndaJ 3.50 Time: 3-J, Silver Waters, Catalityjs. Bal- la spree, TicVlg Your Fancy, Eriks Blue also ran. Sll.iO, FOURTH j? wo, handicap, year etas, 7 fur- 1 "pfnesl (Ltvine) 3.00. Vies Girl (Cornbs) 4.70. Time: 1-i. Mazlei Jny, Hyaleh fcarb. Mlnlti Slsfcr also ran. miles. SEVENTH mine, 4 yecr end up- Pandc-rai (Hedgei A.70 4.10 3.70. Cermerigay (ComM) 5.50 3.M, PocKey J.80- Ti.-nc: 3-i. Tar I, Flutter, P'bb't Hill, Champ, Cftrat EIGHTH year elds and yp, (K'pllrg) 10.70 1-W. Affair (Statfnyk) 1.10 2.H, Deal Time: 4-5. Ar.ael Co-jnty, Silver Maiine Tugua Sharon'i Cher.a also ran. OUIMELLA: Local gals I'etain title For the second consecuUve year, Ailccii Mctcalfc and Carol Andrcachuk of Lclhbridge rcign-as the AlberU Junior girls' golf team champioas. In a final play-off toiiraamnt licld recently in Edmonton, the two local golfers bested three other Alberta team zone rep- resentatives in a one-day 18- liole affair. Th local gals fired B net .score of 70 In their 18-hole out- ing to lipsl nmners-up Kim and Cheryl French of lira central zone, who managed a 73. "Return of the ELEGANT BACK-TO-CAMPUS WEAR IS HIGHtlGHTED BY RICHLY PATTERNED FORTREL SLACKS In checks. Tartan plaids and Canary Twill 25-00 CO-ORDINATED KNIT SHIRTS AND SWEATERS By Arrow, lancer, Don Porker and While Rani, Complete the ensemble AISO AVAILAfllE ARf LEVI BELL BOTTOM CORDS in Sand, Navy and Brown ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL LTD. 331 5th ST S. PHONE 327-2620 OPEN THURSDAY nnrl FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. Gladstone victorious KALISI'ELL, Mont. (AP) Canadian Cowhoys won two events and an Australian man grabbed a third in the North- west Montana fair rodeo during the weekend, Mel llyland of Surrey, B.C.. was first in Ihe saddle bronc riding and .lim frladslone of Tardston, Alia., won the calt roping competition. The Australian was Jim liix of Collie, who led all contes- tants in the hareliack rirlhij! cnt. Mark Schricker. Sulhorlunil. Ore., named all-round of the rtxleu, wound up Smul.Tv' in Kalispell. Brewed from the heart of Alberta's world famous Conquest barley malt. .v% vfr N won't move PHILADELPHIA (AP) John McKenzic, lured from Boston Bruins lo become player-coach of Philadelphia Bhiwrs in the fledgling World Hockey Association. vowed MnndaV lo tor no learn Inil the TIlMers! MrKemie callixl a news ron- frrence lo quasli any altempls Ihe National Ilex-key Ixiapir liiibdelphia 1'lycrs lo sis" him. The layers ohlaincd nego- tiating rights lo McKemie from Boston nfler jumped IcnRucs. "However, if the courts rule that I can't play in the WHA, then I will retire as a player and he slriclly n coach with (he McKenzio said. "Un- der no circumstances will I play with Ihe Flyers." The niazors hnve filed an miti-lufst nuainsl tho V'ly- eis niul Itio Mil. i" r.S. nis liict Courl here. V S V j Come on over to Catgary Export. It's brewed from the world's finest malt Alberta's Conquest barley malt- ripened to golden perfection under the western prairie sun. Here's beer the way beer should taste bursting with flavour, alive with deep-down satisfaction from the very first glass. Earned a man-sized thirst? Reach for Calgary Export. Come on over to Calgary Export. It's big, bold and beautiful! ;