Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
Dodgers, Cubs can't ffttiii ground Pirates, Giants getting away lucky By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pittsburgh Pirales and San l-'rancisco Giants can't win lor Jo.sing or can Ihey? The National league's divi- sional Pirates have been on top since June 11, Uie Missed just one step lly THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Milwaukee Brewers had Dick 'McAuliffe coming and going and Freddie Palek kept Washington on Ihc run. The Brewers who had losl 11 consecutive games to the Tiger in Detroit, ended that dry spell u'ith a 21 decision Sunday, scor- ing the winning run on a little hesitation step against ML Auliffe. Kansas City dumped Washing- Ion 4-1 with Patek stealing two more bases and increasing his major league leading tolal in (hat department to 43 Elsewhere in (he American League Sunday, Chicago White Snx tripped Cleveland Indians M, California Angels blanked New York Yankees 3-0, Oakland Alhletics swept a doubleheader with Boston Red Sox, winning ll'e opener 9-'f and taking (he second game 2-1, and Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins G-3. On Saturday, Cleveland de- feated Chicago 9-5, Detroit Irnunced Milwaukee 7-2, Oak- land beat Boston 4-1, Kansas City downed Washington 8-5 and California nipped New York 2-1. TIGERS WERE TIED The Brewers and Tigers were tied at 1-1 in the sixth inning when Tommy Harper opened with a double for Milwaukee, lion Theobold's single moved Harper to third. Next, Jose Cardenal bounced lo second baseman McAuliffe, Instead cf going for the double play, McAuliffe threw lo Ihe plate to cut oft Harper. The only problem there was that Harper didn't try for the plate. He dove back lo third base m- Elead, leaving the bases loaded. Dave May followed with an- olhcr bouncer to McAiiliffe. This time the second baseman went for the double play, but ho didn't get it. May beat the relay lo first by a slep with Harper scooting home, carrying the winning run. Palek, Kansas City's pesky little Icadoff man, ran the Roy- als into a firsl-innijjg ruji when he reached base on an error and Mien stole second and third base before scoring on Lou Pi- niella's single. Four innings later, Palek was nl il again, touching off another rally with a double. Giants since April it on the chin again Sunday by identi- cal 6-3 counts from Cincinnati Reds nnrl Montreal Expos, re- speclivcly. But again they didn't lose any ground when the runners-up also East's Chicago lead the Cubs by 4'4 games, Cubs bowing to Houston 4-3 and the West's Los Angeles Dodgers falling lo Philadelphia 3-2. Although the Pirates have dropped three in a row and 20 of their last 29 starts, they still The Giants also have lost three straight and 11 of 18 but arc games in front of the Dodgers. Elsewhere in the league, St. Louis Cardinals crushed Atlanta Edmonton trounced EDMONTON (CP) A Brit- ish Columbia entry from Vic- toria went home with Ihe west- ern Canada fastball champion- ship Sunday night after thrash- ing Kdmonlon 10-0. Pclc Landers was the winning pilcher and SVan Kern Iho loser as the visitors scored four times in the fourth inning lo put the game oul of reach of the home learn. Harvey Stevenson of Victoria was the liig biller in the five-1 game scries which was won .'i-2.; coming up with five home runs. I WHO'S ON FIRST? Roger MeUger, right, of the Houston Astros is out at first base in eighth inning Sunday in Chicago as Chicago Cubs first baseman Joe Pepitone (8) takes throw from second baseman Glenn Beckerr. But Aslros Jock Hiatr, rear, who was on first and had started for second suddenly reversed and returned to first safely. While all this was going on Doug Rader scored from third with whot was the winning run. Astros won 4-3. Tivo more players ivnrned Referees remain tough LONDON in- lernationals Gordon Banks and Larry Lloyd both had their names taken in First-Division matches Salurday as English soccer referees continued their lough policy on Ihe field. World Cup g o a ikceper Banks, the Stoke City captain, was booked after six minutes the match against Crystal Palace for arguing ivjth a linesman after being penalized for carrying the ball out of the penalty area. Stoke won the game Lloyd, Liverpool centre-half, had his name taken following a tackle on Newcastle United's Keith Dyson. Lloyd's misery was completed1 when Malcolm MacDonald, Newcastle's n e w acrjuisilion from Luton, celebrated his home debut with three goals as Newcastle won 3-2. Chelsea defenders Eddie Mc- Creadio and David Webb were bold booked for foul lackles against Manchester City. Pe- ter Osgood set up goals for Tommy Baldwin and Keith Weller as the London club went two up after 25 minutes. But Francis Lee hit back with two goals in Iwo minutes after half-time and Chelsea had lo be satisfied with a 2-2 draw. N e w 1 y-promoted Sheffield United moved to the top of the standing as Uie only First Di- vision club undefeated and un- tied1 after three matches. Uni- ted brought its points tally to six with a 1-0 victory over Everton, with Alan Woodward scoring the only goal. Unilcd's victory was marred by the booking of Eddie Col- quhoun, captain and centre- half, for fouling England inter- national Joe Boyle. Everlon has played 270 minutes of foot- ball wiUiout scoring. England conlrc forward Mar- tin Chivers scored two goals as Tottenham Hotspur beat Hud- dersfielti Town 4-1. Scottish in- ternational Alan Gilzean .scored Die oilier Iwo Totten- ham goals. Derby County scored a con- vincing 2-0 away victory over Leicester City and West Brom- wich Albion drew 1-1 with Not- tingham Forest to share sec- ond place with Manchester United at five points. Manches- ter United beat reignmg-cham- pion Arsenal 3-1 Friday night. Altogether 33 players were booked in Saturday's English League matches, bringing the total for Ihe first eight days of the new season to more than 120. In Scotland, second-half goals gave the Glasgow rivals. Rangers and Cellic, victories in their league cup ties and helped set up a real thriller when the two meet next Salur- day. Chief architect of Rangers' 2-0 victory over Morton was 17-year-old Derek Johnstone, who scored in the 47 minute and then sel up Uie second goal for Alec MacDonald three minules from Ihe end. Jels ivin att New York battle "aslilngton scores twice for '49ers A roreul trcrd seen many j York trimmed New York and Buffalo Dills England Patriots Americans decide against a Giants 27-M, and Buffalo Dills chance of playing in (lie Na- whipped New Englam tional Football League and opll2G-R for a football career in Canada. On Saturday, it was Kansas Vic Washington hopes lo change Cily Chiefs 27 New Orleans Uie flow of Irnffic. Sninls 7; Allanla Falcons 21 Washington, who played three Denver Broncos 10; Green Hay years with Otlawa Hough Ri- Packers 10 Miami Dolphins 7; ders of Ihc Canadian league Minnesota Vikings 31 Chicago .'iflcr starring for two varsity BC.MS 11; Houston Oilers 21 soasonr nl (he University of Wy- Philadelphia Kagle.s 17, and nnimp, has come back over the Oaklam' Raiders 20 Los Angeles border and is Irving lo make it IL'ins 7 Iho Kan Francisco of I In Friday's only name, Dallas 1 I Cowboys n i p p cd Cleveland The flashy five-foot 11-inch, IWnnundcr enhanced his rhancc for a spot on Ihe roster by scoring on runs of 13 and 10 yards Sunday ns (he MSors beat San llicgo Chargers 20-17 in an game .'.I. San Fran- cisco. In other Sunday pro-season conlost.s, Dolrnif Lions edged Baltimore Colls M-20; New Browns KM 5. Pill-sburgh Sleelors meet Cin- cinnati Bengals tonight. If Washington makes il willi San Francisco, he won't lie Ihc only player to succeed in Ihe NFL playing in Canada. Ollicrs who crossed Ihe border recently and caught on in the NFL include Bo Scott in Cleve- land and Joe Kapp, who flour- ishcd in Minnesota before floun- dering in Boston. T h c versatile Washington, who also plays wide receiver, defensive back and runs back punts and kickoffs, called his performance against the Charg- ers "a very important day for mo." "A lot of people said I wouldn't make it as a running back in Ihe licc.iuse I'm not big he added. "But Ihe only thing thai mailers is how big your heart is. ''After two years willi 01 lawn and one Vancouver. I thought I'd have a problem In adj'uslinR. But I'm not." He's going in the opposite direction to such 1970 All-Amrr- ira stars ns Steve Worsler of Texas, Jpc Theisman of Noire Dame, Slillwagon of Ohio Slale and Bock- Pcrdnni of Geor- gia of whom elected to play in Canada this year. Others who went to Canada Ibis year includes Greg Barton of Philadelphia Eagles, Jim Lindsey of Abilene Christian, Junior Leon JIcQuay of Tampa, and quarterbacks Jim Chascy of Dartmouth and Don Moorhi'ad of Michigan. In Ihe other games Sunday, Bill Mi'nson's four-yard (onch- down pass to Larry Walton .vilh 18 seconds lefl vaulted Dolroil past r.r.llimore. Buffalo's Dennis Shaw and 0. J. Siiiipbini ulau i-uilnboralni on two IT) passes, for 52 and in yards, in the Bills' viclory over the Patriots. AI substituting for Ihe injured Joe NamaUi, di- rected Uie Jets la Ilieir viclory ova 111" Giants In their nil-New York bntlle nt New Haven, Conn. guided the Jels to a 20-0 advantage the Ciiiinls were even able to get out of. their own territory. Braves 13-4 and New York Mets downed San Diego Padres 4-2. On Salurday, Ilouslon blanked Chicago 3-0, Cincinnali oul- slugged Pillsburgh 0-3, New York nipped San Diego 2-1, Phil- adelphia shut out Los Angeles 3-0, Atlanla overcame St. Louis 6-5 and Montreal downed San Francisco 4-3. The Pirates jumped lo a quick 2-0 lead over Cincinnali Sunday when Bob Bobertson smacked a bases-loaded single off Gary Nolan in the first inning. It didn't last long. "I knew we'd get to Luke said manager Sparky Anderson of the Reds. "And those two runs didn't bother me tou much because we're putting nuis on the board real well right now." Pete Rose snapped the dead- lock in the fourth with a two-run homer as the surging Reds won for the llth time in 14 meetings this month with the top four teams in the NL East. Rusty Staul) drove in four runs with a double and three- run homer and rookie Ernie McAnalfy tossed a seven-hitter as the Expos turned back (lie Giants and ran their winning streak to seven games, a club record. EXPOS TOOK SIX The Expos also took all six games from the Giants at Jarry they did it before their second larg- est home crowd of the season Staub's home nm in the fifth wiped out a 3-2 Giant lead, which included a two-run homer by Alan Gallagher. Houston pushed across an eighth-inning run on Doug Ra- dcr's double, Jack Hiatl's single and Roger luelzgcr's infield out lo edge the Cubs. John Vukovich singled home two runs in the fourth inning and the Phillies held on lo edge the Dodgers behind Billy Wil- son's clulch relief pilching. -Monday, Auguil 23, 1971 THE IETH8RIDGE HERAID XI -t DESPERATION LUNGE Bobby Bonds, right-fielder wilh San Francisco Gianls, lumped high in his attempt to'spear p hard-hit ball off Ihe bat of Montreal Expos' Rusly Slaub. He failed and the ball bounced off his glove for a three-run homer which gave Expos a 6-3 verdict over the Nolional league's Wesl Division leaders. Il was the seventh straight for Monlreal a club high and permitted Ihem lo sweep their six-gams season series at Jarry Park from the Giants, another first. One winner CHAHLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) One race fan col- lected for a ticket in the Big Exacta at the Charles Town Turf Club Saturday night. TONIGHT P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM N.A. Title Bout No disqualif. No-time limif 2 referees: Thornton vs Campbell. Int'l tag ch'sliip match Belnfonle vs Kroffat 4 Exciting Matches Onlyahandfulof TL T A Norti havet i Americans le judgement tobrewgreatbeer, Three of them nowbrew Calgary Export Lager. Their credentials- the treasured diploma of the British Institute of Brewing, highest achievement of (lie brewer's art. )t requires six years of tough apprenticeship :md intensive study. It develops skill, judgement ami taste. Few. indeed, are those who Yet, demand that diploma of our Calgary brewmasl er and his assistants, and lliree of our men have earned if. They love beer. 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