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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednoiday, Auguit 26, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Clejnenle Given A Bad Time Pirates, Mets Both Beaten By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dave Campbell drove in three runs, including a ninth-inning winner, as the San Diego Padres plucked the Pittsburgh Pirates' feathers 4-3 Tucsda- Angels Gaining Ground By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A bomb scare failed to mater- ialize in Minnesota but nearly 700 miles east the California An- gels set off an explosion of their own, posing a definite threat to the Minnesota Twins. .The bomb threat occurred in the fourth inning of the Twins- Boston Red Sox game Tuesday night and Metropolitan Stadium was evacuated by the fans for 44 minutes before play was resumed. Tony Conigliaro slammed a homer in the eighth inning and the Red Sox held off the Twins for a 1-0 triumph. In Detroit, the California Angels blasted the Tigers in a doubleheader, 6- 4 in 12 innings and 10-6. The double victories by the Angels placed them a danger- ously close games behind American League West Division leading Minnesota. In other AL action, Dave McNally won his 20th game of the first major lea- guer to make the Balti- more Orioles trimmed Oakland Athletics 5-i, Chicago White Sox edged Washington Senators 4-3, the New York Yankees nipped Kansas City Royals 2-1 and Mil- waukee Brewers nudged Cleve- land Indians 4-2 in 10 innings. SAID SET FOR Police informed the Twins at p.m., EDT, of the tele- phoned threat and it was an- nounced over the public address system that the male caller said the bomb would go off at p.m. The evacuation was orderly and without panic with some fans, players, police and vendors gathered in the centre- field area. The rest of the peo- ple milled in the parking lot. After a 27-minute wait the fans were allowed to return to the stands and the game was resumed at p.m. Bill Zepp went seven innings for Minnesota, giving up only four hits before Tom Hall came on in t he eighth and surren- dered Conigliaro's 25th homer. Jay Johnstone capped Califor- n i a's second-game explosion with a grand slam homer in the Angels' big six-run ninth inning, overcoming a 6-4 Tigers' lead. Alex Johnson had a two-run Roger Reppz a solo blast for the Angels while pinch-hitter Kevin Collins rocked a three-run belt for the Tigers. night in a game marked by Roberto Clemente's with a runaway chicken. The Pirates' superstar, mak- ing his first visit to San Diego since revealing a 19G9 brush with would-be kidnappers in th California city, was given til bird as ha took his right fiel oosition in the first inning, A fan dropped the chicke onto the a symboli SPECTACULAR PERFORMANCE Even though he lost his spectacles rugger player John Peters turned in an ex- cellent performance at Montreal Alouettes place-kicking trials Tuesday." I can't believe said coach Sam Etche- verry. Peters, 22, pur five of six through from 40 yards, kicked five into the end zone from the kickoff spot and punted over 50 yards. Roadrunners Are Eliminated In the two Commercial Men's Fastball games last evening the M and K Generals trimmed the RCMP 6-5 and the Labor Club edged the Marquis Hotel 7-5. The RCMP Roadrunners needed a win against the Gen- erals last night in order to pick up. the last playoff spot. Since they didn't accomplish this feat the Nu-Mode Homes gamed the playoff spot by one point over the, RCMP. Ken Fergeson pitched a C.F.L FOOTBALL THIS WEEK ON CFCN-tv CHANNEL 13 THURSDAY, AUGUST 27th, to p.m. OTTAWA at BRITISH COLUMBIA SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th lo p.m. TORONTO at SASKATCHEWAN VIEW THESE GAMES ON THE ESTABLISHED TREND-SETTER ONLY strong game as he picked up the mound verdict over Frank Popson who did the pitching du ties for the Roadrunners. Mike Slavich stroked out a triple and a single for the Gen- erals while George Gross anc Bill Persley chipped in with a double and a single apiece. Wally Kruchkywich also aid' ed in the win with two singles For the Roadrunners Phi" Dodds pounded a home run am Bob Singlinger poked out two singles. Jack Dergousoff and Krank Popson also connected for dou- bles in a losing cause. In the Labor Club Marquis match Tom Yip gained the win while Sig Dobler suffered the loss. For the Labor Club George Waselenak rapped out two dou- bles and Ed Carpenter aided with two singles. Both Harry Nagata and Brian Murkin chipped in with a triple. Tim Negrello led the Marquis at the plate poking out a double and a single while George Jackci, Smokey Home anc Terry Douglas all rapped two singles each. Playoff action will commence tonight with the Labor Club facing the Generals at 7 p.m. and the Contractors meeting the Nu-Mode Homes at Join A FALL BOWLING LEAGUE at CAPRI BOWL All Leagues Start Week of August 31st Phone 328-4089 and join the fun! LADIES' DAYTIME and NIGHT TIME MEN'S MIXED AND YOUNG ADULTS LEAGUES Moonlight Bowling Every Friday 9 p.m.-Midnight Phone Capri Bowl Now! it strutted pas Clemente before being collaret by a pursuing ballboy. Clemente had claimed he _ returning to his hotel with a ba of fried chicken after a gam against the Padres 15 months ago when he was abducted b gunmen, who threatened his lif but eventually released him un even returned hi midnight snack. Despite the loss, the Pirate retained their three-game lea in the National League East a second-place New York Met. bowed to Atlanta Braves 7-6 and third-place Chicago Cubs lost t Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1. Phila delphia Phillies nipped Cincin nati Reds 3-2 in 12 innings Houston Astros topped Mor.trea Expos 6-3 in 13, and San Fran cisco Giants trimmed St. Loui Cardinals 4-2 in other Nl games. PADRES WEI5E DOWN The Padres made up a 3- deficit before beating the Pir ates. Campbell also hit his 10th homer in the first inning anc singled home a run in the sev enth. Ollie Brown, in the eighth hit his 22nd homer. Hal King's three-run homer capped a five-run Atlanta salvo in the fifth inning and the Braves withstood Bonn Clenden on's late KBI spree to beat th Mets. Clendenon smacked three-run homer ui the eightl and a two-run single in th ninth. Von Joshua broke a fourth in ning tis with a run-scoring sin first RBI in a and Bill Russell laced a two-run triple in the seventh as th Dodgers floored the Cubs behin Joe Moeller and reliever Jim Brewer. Frazier, Clay Match Definite? ATLANTA (AP) It is vir tally certain Cassius Clay will iight heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in Atlanta Oct. 26, a Georgia state senator, who is promoting the fight, said Tues day. Sen. Leroy R. Johnson, an at :orney and head of House o' Sports, Inc., said he planned ti told a news conference either ioday or Thursday to elaborate Johnson announced two weeks ago that the fight would be held in Atlanta, but Frazier's mana gers said they doubted the bou would materialize. "I might say that now I am extremely confident that th fight will take place as we sail it said Johnson. He declined to comment wher asked if Frazier and Clay ha( signed contracts. Bank Goes One Ahead In the Businessmen's Fas_t ball finals Bank of Nova Scoti; went one up on the City o Lethbridge in the best of five playoff games last evening. After last night's 12-11 win the Bank carries a 2-1 recorc against the City. It is interesting to note that in the three playoff games play- ed so far only one run has made the difference for either a win or a loss. In the first game the Bank picked up a 9-8 win while the 3ity charged back and gained a 7-6 victory over the Bank. Last night's encounter was no different and thanks to a rally in the bottom of the last inning the Bank gained the win. Bill Galloway led off with' a single and was followed by Gary Tunbridge who also sin- gled. The City at this time put wo out in a row and a one run advantage. Paul Forrayi then stroked a double knocking in he two runs for the win. Helmut Giesbrecht picked up he win for the Bank while Billy Binning suffered the loss. In the hitting column Bill alloway poked out a double and a single while Paul For- ayi smashed a home run and a double along with a single or tire winners. Wayne Gregory managed fl louble and a single and Tosh ianashiro two singles for the ity. The next playoff game will >e held on Wednesday at t the Allan Watson school. PENT NIGHT IN JAIL VANCOUVER (CP) Police aid today that Larry Cahan, efenceman with Los Angeles tings of the National Hockey jeague, spent the night in a city ail cell charged with driving hile under suspension. t 1 5 i t 'l t I i WV, REGULAR WOOLCO PRICE 4.87 EACH! NOW ONLY EACH 3.59 KNITTED SHIRT SPECIAL A young man never has loo many casual knits. At ihis Just- right price he can slock his wardrobe with folly fashion- ed Acrylic Knit shirts. 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