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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID August 1973 Tumbling catcher Canadians seek upset over Soviets Cuban players attack U.S. team Sfeve Los Angeles Dodger catcher tumbles to the ground after getting in the path of home piate-bound Felix Mill an of the New York Msts in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday night in New York. Millan scored the game-winning rufl off teammate John Milner's single t o win 4-3. ter has potential N..M. f j in said Hay. was fig- Sheriff Lester Hay of Ber-1 uring on promoting him to ser- nalillo County missed his pre- great just as soon as he comes diction on what his deputy would but says the fellow has all the attributes to be a sergeant. Hay predicted that light heavyweight boxing champion Bob Foster would stop South Af- rican challsnger Pierre Fourie in five rounds. The bout went the 15-round limit Tuesday with Foster winning a unanimous decision. Foster serves as a sheriff's deputy under trying leaves when he trains for fights. The champ has said that after he finally refires from the he'd like to stay in law enforce- ment. think he has a good future back. He has all the attributes to be a serge i it in charge of a patrol on a Foster also talks with young- warning against the use of dope. Foster did a little talking Tuesday night during the I4th round of his bout against said I was going to beat didn't I said I was going to beat FOSTER TALKS WELL The champion claimed he could have knocked Fourie out at any but wanted to pun- ish him for what Bob consid- ered a slur against his black race. I just used the Fourie suffered a cut over his right eye in the first round and his nose bled in the second. In the 10th he returned the favor and ripped a cut over the cham- pion's left eye that needed stitches after the fight. The champion stood four inches taller than the chal- enger from had a seven-inch longer reach and outweighed him 173 to 168. not noted for a knockout punch but for continually circled the perimeter of the ring and then would rush to- ward trying to get in- side those long arms. He did succeed on but won only a couple of rounds in suffering the second defeat of his 46-fight career. MEN'S WEAR LTD. 0 Hours Of Our 3rd FINAL REDUCTIONS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL MANY TERRIFIC BUYS THROUGHOUT THE STORE BERT SCOTTY JIM FURTHER REDUCTIONS ON LONG AND SHORT SLEEVED SHIRTS-KNITS and SWEATERS MANY MORE ITEMS ADDED TO OUR 5 TABLE Reg. Valuet to Shirts Slacks Knits Sweaters BACK TO SCHOOL PLAID BAGGIES S12 Polyester and wool. Regularly to ONlT 314-7th Street S. Phone 327-2232 AU SALES CASH AND FINAL NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES tit i m i n MOSCOW The spotlight was on ihe Canadian and United States men's basket- ball teams today at the World University Games. Canada sought an'upset over the powerful Soviet Union while the U.S. was look- ing for a peaceful game against something the Ameri- cans didn't have Wednesday in a match with Cuba. The surprising Canadians who lost 87-81 Tuesday to the had a chance to even the score and win a medal with a win over the Soviet Union in semi-final action. Canada ad- vanced with an 85-72 triumph over thanks to a 26- point performance by Bill Rob- inson of B.C. The U.S. beat Cuba but the game was stepped in the last two minutes when the en- tire Cuban team raced from the bench and launched into a fist- chair-swinging melee. It was the first disturbance involving athletes at the which have been in progress for a week and involve more than 50 countries. SUFFERS HAND INJURY Tommy Burleson. from North Carolina who was in the centre of the said were so shaken afterwards that we couldn't speak as we rode back to Athletes' Village in the The brawl left casualties in the American camp but none of the top players on the squad were seriously hurt. Wally a substitute on the U.S. cut his hand on a broken bottle thrown from the Cuban bench and received three stitches. Team manager Duane Woldze-i was kicked in the groin and coach Ed Badger had the marks of a boot on the front of his tStiit. During the with the crowd of at the Red Army centre apparently stunned by a Cuban grabbed the starter's gun and there was a shot. When play the So- viet earlier cheering their Communist turned to whistling and jeering. SWITCH TO U.S. si. they screamed. the Russians raised their medal total to 54 and 25 silver and bronze. The U.S. is second with eight seven silver and 13 bronze medals. Canada won its fourth bronze to go with two when John Hawes of a McGill third in the 200-metre backstroke. Davis Johnson and Steve Fur- niss gave the Americans a 1-2 sweep in the event. American who were expected to win all or most of the six gold medals at instead shared them 3-3 with the Russians. Cathy world record holder for the 100 metre breaststroke. was beaten twice by Russia's Lubov Rusanova. Miss Rusanova won the 100- metre-breaststroke gold medal in one 15.5 with Cathy one-tenth of a sec- ond behind in second place. Syl- via Dockerell of Vancouver was sixth in The Russian girl again out- swam the 18-year star in the second leg of the 4xloO-metre medley relay. But Sally 20-year-old free-style from swam a great last leg and an- chored the U.S. team to victory in Allen from Jackson- won his second gold medal by clocking in the 200-metre butterfly. He won the 100 metres Tuesday. Canadians started well in winning two of three bouts. Harry Geris of who attends Oklahoma pinned Gary Ernst of the U.S. in the 100-kilo class. Pat Bolger of a student at outpointed Tumenna- rnorai Tsendiuren of in the 62-kilo class. Lone loser was John Barry of a University of Al- berta who was pinned by Tadasi Sasaki of Japan at of their match. Magic number notv nine Aaron regains home run touch By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hank the second-best lome run hitter in baseball his- has dispelled his own fear that he was becoming a singles and doubles hitter. What had prompted the notion was that the 39-year-old Atlanta slugger had gone three con- secutive days without a homer. er slamming one homer each day last Friday and Aaron bounced into a j double play in his only appear- ance Sunday. The Braves were idle Mon- then Tuesday Aaron had three singles and a St. Louis Cardi- prompting h i s light- aearted description of himself as singles and doubles hit- But Wednesday Aaron regained his home run slamXiing his 32nd of the season and the 705th of his put- ting him within nins of Babe Ruth's all-time record of 714. take that way of getting out of a singles and doubles rut any he said. It was surprising that Aaron was in such a jocular be- cause the Braves had lost to the Cardinals 6-1 on pinch-hitter Jose Cruz' two-run homer in the ninth. Elsewhere in the National Pittsburgh Pirates blanked Houston Astros New York Mets edged Los An- geles Dodgers Chicago Cubs topped Cincinnati Reds San Francisco Giants shaded Mon- treal Expos and San Diego Padres hammered Philadelphia Phillies 8-3. Aaron's on a two- strike pitch off Reggie Cleve- native of Swift in the sixth pulled Atlanta within and the Braves tied the score in the seventh when Ralph Garr sin- gled in a extending his hit- ting streak to 16 games. who also lined out and popped out in his other raising his batting average to highest of the he hit an out- side slider for his homer over the left field fence. don't think I pitch better against Houston than I do against other said Pitts- burgh's Bob Moose after allow- ing only six hits in a 44 win for his ninth triumph in 10. lifetime decisions against die Astros. The Pirates scored all their runs in the seventh off Tom with the key hits being a run-scoring double by Richie ffebner and RBI singles by ftennie Stennett and Gene Clines. John Milner's second game- winning hit in two a run-scoring single with two out in the top of the ninth cap- ped a two-run New York rally and lifted the Mets to the'r triumph over Los Angeles. Paul Popovich's three-run homer helped Chicago beat Cin- enabling Cubs' starter Milt Pappas to end a five-game losing streak and register the 98th victory of his NL career. Gray Matthews' run-scoring single in the sev- enth provided San Francisco with its win over Montreal and gave the Giants a sweep of their three-game series. Fred Kendall drove In three runs with two as San Diego trounced handing 1972 NL Cy Young award winner Steve Carlton his 15th loss in 26 decisions. Smacks tie-breaking single Patek forgets aches By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS While Kansas City's Fred Pa- tek waited for his turn at he wrapped his aching right shoulder in heating pads to sooth muscle spasms. Whenever he swung at the it hurt. In the 10th inning he swung and hurt New York Yankees even more. Patek hit a run-scoring single that snapped a deadlock and lifted the Royals to an 8-7 vic- tory Wednesday night. has really been bothering Patek said about the shoulder. was for a fast ball and that's what I Patek said about Sparky Lyle's pitch that he hit in the 10th. The game went into extra in- nings after New York's Mike Hegan tied It 7-7 with a two-run homer in the eighth. INDIANS WIN 1-0 In other American League games Cleveland Indians shaded Chicago White Sox 1-0 in 12 Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins 4- Boston Red Sox edged Texas Rangers Oaklalnd Athletics defeated Detroit Tigers 7-3 and California Angels outlasted Mil- waukee Brewers 2-4 in 10 in- nings. Boston surged to a fat 9-0 lead but Texas unloaded eight runs in the eighth inning. The Sox withstood the rally but left manager Eddie Kasko shaking his head. the last game like that I ever want to he said. won just don't try to figure out anything Tommy Harper drove in three runs with two singles to lead the Boston offence. The Rangers scored their runs on Bill Sudakis' three- Swedes sign STOCKHOLM Two more Swedish hockey stare here signed contracts with Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey it was an- nounced Wednesday. Tord left winger and captain of the Swed- ish national and Leif veteran goalie of the Swedish signed three-year contracts with the Wings. Canadian junior golf lead a little shakey FREDERICTON There was no talk of an easy win going into the second round of the Canadian junior men's golf championship today. First-round leaders Sandy a juvenile from Na- and Rod Spittle of Niagara were only one stroke ahead of their near- est competitors. At least 25 oth- ers were within striking range of the lead. The leaders brought in one- under-par 69s Wednesday after playing coolly on the toughest two holes of the yard Fredericton Golf Club course. At 70 were Nick of New and Bill of St. Man. One stroke behind were defend- ing champion Robbie of He Brad of Edmonton and Ted of Ont. Harper and Spittle are the only golfers to break the under- par jinx in junior play this week. The low score during team won by was a 70 hv .Tarlrsnn an 18-year-old three- birdied the ex- hausting par-five sev- enth Wednesday and took par on the three-shot 17th. He had rounds of 34 and 35. only carded a two-under 33 on the front nine and one-over 36 on the back. He managed par on both holes. 17th is definitely the Spittle said later. a long par-tnree with the out-of-bounds on one side and the water and bush on the His low round was gratifying. He first tried the major junior tournament last but didn't make the cut. Boilers one game down Lethbridge City Hall scored a slim 6-5 victory over Liberty Boilers and jumped to a one- game lead in the City Busi- nessmen's Fas tballLeague championship playoff finals at Dave Elton Wednesday night. Both clubs knocked out their opponents in the semi-final ser- ies earlier this week and are now engaged in the best-of-five final series. The second game of the ser- ies is slated to go at '7 p.m. at Elton Park tonight. In last night's Jack James gave up 10 hits to legis- ter the win over Frank Pop- fl liafl Mtlu eight hits in the seven-inning match. George Gross led the winners at the plate stroking a double and single while Les Rom add- ed a pair of singles. Billy Kenny and JdH Lawson rapped two singles each in a losing cause. Meanwhile Ail-Star Sports scored an impressive 144 tory over Haico Wkkes War- riors in Commercial Slow Pitch League playoff action Tuesday night. Roger Douglas aided by home runs from Dale Weitz and Ken Kristjensen earned the mound run a two-run double by Tom Grieve and RBI singles by Ken Toby Hurrah and Elliott Maddox. Gaylord Perry of the Indians scattered six hits and then got the only run he needed when Buddy Bell scored on Bill Melton's wild throw in the 12th inning. was still strong at the end of the game and was prepared to keep going until we got a said who didn't al- low a hit over the last four in- nings. Tie their who 10th straight recorded spotted the Twins three runs be- fore charging back for the triumph. Brooks Robinson hit a three- run single in the first that erased Minnesota's 3-0 lead. Singles by rookies Al Bumbry and Rich combined with a double-play grounder by designated hitter Tommy produced the winning run in the fifth. Leroy Stanton crashed a solo homer in the 10th inning and lifted the Angels to their win after California's Frank Robin- son had tied it 4-4 with an RBI double in the ninth. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W St. Louli Pittsburgh Chicago 60 Montreal 59 Philadelphia 58 New York 57 Wtst Los n 49 .411 Pet. .508 .496 .480 .172 GBL Cincinnati San Francljco Houston..... Atlanta Sen Diego 76 70 66 61 .194 .512 .473 J68 30 Vi TODAY'S GAMES Cincinnati Grlmsley at Chica- go Bonnam San Diego Klrby Philadel- phia Lonberg Los Angeles Osteen New York AAatlacK WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati too 201 J 13 J Chicago ooo 501 6 6 1 Norman Carroll Hall and Pappas LaRoche Locker and Hundley Bench San Ditgo 013010 t 14 1 Philadelphia 100 Ml 171 Arlin and Carltcn Brandon Wilson Dlorlo Ursch and Murrell Robinson San Franclict iw Ml 3 t Montreal 101 000 7 II l Barr Sosa and Rogers Marshall and Stin. son. St. Lou't.....010 Ml 10 t Atlanta oto 201 4 I i Clevelard and Schu- Houss J. Nickro and Casanova. J. Cruz Aaron Los Angeles 100 001 3 1 New York 000 500 4 la 2 Brewer Rich- ert Kid Parker McGraw and Grole. Pittsburgh 600 MO 4 1 Houston 000 0 6 0 and Sannuillsn Griffin Forsch Piziaro Ray and Julie. LEAGUE LEADERS Cln Hou Hou Pha Cln SF LEAGUE LEADERS win Det NY Mil AB 533 479 400 334 441 R H Pet. 92 133 .3J3 Ei 152 .317 66 125 50 10J 56 139 57 137 .313 .311 .311 .311 AB 315 496 497 NY 413 R H Pel. 76 162 .352 37 103 .327 68 156 77 1ST 129 .319 .316 .312 AMERICAN Baltimore Boston Detroit New York Milwaukee Cleveland Oakland Kansas City Minnesota Chicago California LEAGUE East W 71 68 68 68 60 West 52 t 74 73 59 S9 57 Pet. .577 .544 .540 .537 .448 .409 .587 .570 .472 .468 .447 Texas 43 SI 'J47 GBL 15 15 30 TODAY'S GAMES Milwaukee Lockwood or Bell at California Weight WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Chicago 000 000 000 000-1 i t Cleveland MO OM 000 12 Acosta and Herr- Perry and Ellis. Minnesota 310 OOO 10 0 Baltimore 300 010 4 5 1 Fife and Cuellar Reynolds and Williams. Boston 041020 000- 11 1 Texas 000 Oto I 11 0 Pole Veale Bolln W and Clyde Brown Hudson Paul and Billings New Yorlc 014 000 020 7 14 3 Kansas City 202 010 200 t I 0 Buskey Lyle and Garter Hoerner Bird and Healy. Hegen Milwaukee 000 000 004 4 5 1 California 110 000 IDI 5 11 I Ed Rodriguez and Barber Monteagudo Sells and Torborg. Mil Stanton Cal Robinson Epstein Stanton Detroit 020 000 1 I 1 Oakland 101 000 7 '1 1 Ccleman Miller and Sims.- Octom Fingers and Tenacs. Oak Jackson Kubiak CANADIAN FOOTBALL WESTERN CONFERENCE L T F Sask. Edmonton Calgary B.C. Winnipeg w 3 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 4 0 A Pis. 92 J7 6 78 59 6 52 78 4 77 89 4 53 91 2 EASTERN CONFERENCE W Toronto 3 Montreal 2 Hamilton 2 Ottawa..... 0 L T F A Pis. 1 0 70 74 6 1 0 60 45 t 2 0 M 59 4 4 0 43 87 0 SEIBERLING 678-4 PLY POLYESTER TIRES 26 .95 Each ELRICH TIRE LTD. FIRESTONE COMPLETE TJRE SAUS SERVICE 1st South Phone 327-4886 or ;