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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jalurdny, Aujjuit 1570 THE ICTHBRIDGE HERALD 11 Angels, Cubs Gain Ground By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rookie Rich Hand put a tem- porary halt to the streaking Cal- fornia Angels, but the American League West battle is rapidly ightening as the Minnesota Twins continue their fadeaway. The Angels ran their winning streak to four in beating Cleve- and Indians 3-2 in the opener of j twi-night doubleheader Fri- day night but Hand, a right- hander, came back in the night- cap to stop California 5-1 with one-hitter. However, hi New York, the Yankees nailed the Twins twice _6-0 behind Fritz Peterson's three-hitter hi the opener and 2- on Mike Kekich's five-hitter in ha second. It was the Twins' 15th loss in their last 21 contests going back to Aug. 9, when they held a nine-game edge over the An- ;els. That margin is now down o three. 'They're making it harder on said Bill Eigney, stopper of the Twins, after the double loss. "They're trying too lard. Our pitching has been de- cent for the most part but we're rot getting enough runs. JUST GETS BREAKS Hand, now 6-9, is 4-0 over the Angels this year. "I don't know what it he said. "We get the runs and the breaks, it seems, when I pitch against them." His no-hit bid was spoiled in the first inning when Hoger Repoz ripped his 18th homer of the year. In other AL games, Baltimore Orioles split a twinbill with Mil- waukee Brewers, dropping the opener 2-1 before taking the iinal 8-4. Washington. Senators and Kansas City Royals split, le Senators copping 2-1 before losing 3-1, Oakland Athletics topped Detroit Tigers 6-2'and Boston Red Sox edged Chicago White Sox 54. The Angels won the nrst game on consecutive eighth-in- ning singles by Sandy Alomar, SETS COURSE RECORD Orvilla Moody of Kileen, Tex. watches his putt roll on 18th green Friday In the second round of the Dow Jones Open. Moody set a course re- cord with an eight under-por 64 to gain tha second round lead with Paul Harney and Bruce Crompton. Cowbell Makes Announcement Suspensions Lifted ex's home in Osh'atwa, when he heard of the TORONTO (OP) Amaze- ment, followed by a reluctance to comment, was registered by one of two men whose lifetime suspension by the National Hockey League was lifted Fri- day. Billy Taylor was at his broth- Ont, NHL board of governors' ruling on the suspension imposed on him and Boston Bruin team-mate Don Galfinger 22 years ago for gambling on NHL games. After his initial reaction, in which he said he was unaware the governors, meeting here, were even considering the sus- pensions, Taylor said: "I will not give any statement until bell.' I hear from Mn, Camp- Gaffinger now is believed liv- ing in California afl'd could not be located. The former Bruin room-mates were expelled from the NHL after a police wiretap in Detroit in February, 1948, disclosed they had been placing bets on NHL games. Taylor never did deny his as- sociation with gamblers. The young Gadlinger, however, who had entered the NHL with Bos- ton in 1942 at 17, maintained his innocence for several months. Taber Minor Hockey Meet The Taber Minor Hockey As- sociation will hold its annual meeting Wenesday evening at eight o'clock. Open to all interested parties, the meeting is set for the Ta- ber Cafe Rose Room. IS MY CAR READY FOR WINTER? Hoiv Is My ANTI-FREEZE HEATER BATTERY TIRES BLOCK and HEATER FLUSH A FALL TUNE-UP IS A MUST! Better I Should Go To EL RANCHO TEXACO Today! El Rancho Ernie Says DONT SUFFER ALONG WITH A POOR RUNNING MOTOR SEE US TODAY! El Rancho [TEXACO] Service 6th AVE., M.M. DRIVE PHONE 327-5406 Taylor, then 29, was a smoDth-skafing centre who moved from 'Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey Associa- tion Junior A series directly to Toronto Maple Leafs in 1933. He toiled for Com Smythe's club until 1943 before entering the service. He returned to the NHL with Detroit Red Wings foi the 1946-47 campaign then was sent to Boston in 1947. He wai traded again, to New Y6rk Kangers on Feb. just 11 days before his expulsion. Smyths, who was president o the Leafs when1 Taylor airivec in the NHL, lobbied extensively among the governors in recen months for the reprieves. Smytira _wrote Taylor, a Win nipeg native, in June of this year but did not receive a reply until Aug. 12. In his letter to the mam he fondly referred to as the Major, Taylor said he hac intended replying sooner bu had been in hospital two weeks 'with a wrenched back and then In a body cast for six weeks. Taylor said Smythe's offer to help him to be reinstated "made me feel like a new per- son." He said in his letter: "Many a time I prayed I would wake up and find this was just a horrible nightmare." The letter said: "If I am fsrtunate enough to be reinstated I will never be able to thank you enough aw will never let you down." NHL president Clarence Campbell, in aiinouncing lifting of the suspensions Friday, sak in a statement the league gover- nors saw "no useful purpose is being served by (he continuance of the penalty and stigma and humiliation which goes with it. Campbell said at a news con- ference there had been no indi cation either Taylor or Gallin ger had tried to influence tin outcome of a game, although he did descibe Gallinger, from For Oolbome, Ont., as a compulsive gambler. Pennant Races Tighten lepoz and Jim Fregosl. It was Pregosi's 16t b game-winning lit. Don Blasingame, a left-han- der recently recalled by Hous- ,on from the minor leagues, >eat-Tom Steaver and the New York Mete for the .second feme Suspension For Negroes SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CP) Eight black Syracuse University football players wsre suspendec for the season today when thej failed to show up for a regular team practice session. The eight included Al Newton, the team's leading ground- gainer last season, and six oth- ers who were told during the summer they could not play ball for Syracuse. They were joined today by Greg Allen, who led the team ir punt returns as a junior anc was second in rushing to New- ton. The original suspension was ordered by head football coach Ben Sehwartzwalder, but the seven were told by University Chancellor John Corbally Jr they would be reinstated if they made commitments to the team and the coaches by this morn ing. The controversy, which began last April, came to a head this month when the seven blacks were not invited to play in the 1970 season. Formal charges of discriml nation were brought by three o the seven against Schwartz walder1 and his staff. The com plaints were filed with the Syra cuse and Onondaga County Human Rights Commission. Corbally and the university denied the charges. The chan celor admitted, however, tha there had been misunderstand- ings between athletes and coaches. The 66 white members of the team walked off the field Thurs- day in a symbolic boycott count- ering one conducted last Apri by the blacks. Thomas Cut By Rams LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Running back Jim Thomas was released by Los Angeles Rams on Friday and said he will re- turn to Edmonton Eskimos o the Canadian Football League where ho has played the last seven years. Thomas had signed with the Rams as a free agent after playing out his option with, the Eskimos last year. Lethbridge Sugar Kings sea- son ticket holders from last year must pkk up their 1970- 71 season tickets by Tuesday, September 1st. in 10 days 2-1 Friday night and ran his career mark against the New Yorkers to 9-0. It was the Mets' fourth loss in five games but again they didn't lose any ground to Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League East. Pirates, victims of Juan Marichal's 200th career victory, lost to San Francisco Giants 5-1 and remain 2Vi games ahead of the Mots, The Chicago Cubs, however, pulled to within three games of the top as Ferguson Jenkins ran his record against San Diego Conduct Unbecoming Of Ball Player McLain Put On Shelf By LARRY PALADINO DETROIT (AP) Detroit Tiger bad boy Denny McLain, shocked at the suspension im- posed on him Friday night by General Manager Jim Camp- sell, lashed out at him for 'never standing behind his players" and said "I got down m my knees and begged to be xaded." 'I don't believe it. I don't be- lieve it. I don't believe moaned the 26-year-old pitcher as he leaned back against a car in the darkened Tigef Stadium parking lot about midnight. "I was just clowning around, that was easy to he ex- plained. About 45 minutes earlier Campbell suspended McLain "for an indefinite period not to exceed 30 days for conduct un- becoming a professional base- all player." Campbell's action followed a telephone call from baseball writer Watson Spoelstra of the Detroit News who complained that before the Tigers' 6-2 loss to Oakland McLain had dumped a pail of water on him in the clubhouse. It was the second suspension for the cocky pitcher this year. After being under indefinite sus- pension during spring training, Baseball Commissioner BOOT'S Kulm formally suspended Mi- Lain April 1 for associating with gamblers in 1967. That suspen- sion was lifted July 1 and Denny returned that day to pitch for Detroit. F r i d a y 's incident occurred after McLain also dumped a pail of water on Jim Hawkins, baseball writer for the Dertoit Free Press. "It was a a big McLain told me. "You were going to get it too, and so was Rich Shook from DPI." Campbell called Denny Into his office after the game, with manager Mayo Smith in attend- ance. "I'll tell you what I did and Oils is the Denny said, running his hands through his thick blond hair. "I got down on my hands and knees in Camp- bell's office and begged to be traded because of the way he has handled team matters in the last three or four years." The two-time Cy Younj Award winner, who won 31 games in 1968 and 24 last sea- son, said he planned to tele- phone Marvin Miller, executive director of the Baseball Players Association, and see if Miller could get the suspension lifted. Since his return McLain has started 15 games. He has a 3-5 record and 4.65 earned-run-av- erage, giving up 19 home runs in the span. "Do you think Campbell would have suspended me if we were three games Hell no! But, what are we, about 15 games out With a month of the season remaining Detroit is in third place in the American League East, isVz games behind front- running Baltimore and four be- hind New York. Lancaster's Arm Bothering Him REGINA (CP) Saskatche- wan Roughrider quarterback Ron Lancaster says his throw- ing arm needs a complete rest, something it won't get until the season ends. The arm has been bothering lira since early in the season and five weeks ago was placed in a cast when the pain became "just as bad as a toothache." Lancaster, who says his arm is "fine now" but needs rest at every opportunity, will be at the helm when the Western Football Conference leaders tangle with Toronto Argonauts of the East- ern Conference Sunday after- noon. Saskatchewan, with a 5-1 rec- ord, wants to regain the com- fortable four-point edge it had after defeating the Calgary Stampeders 21-17 Wednesday. The gap was narrowed by two points Thursday when British Lions downed Ottawa Rough Riders 32-30 and took sole possession of second place in the WFC. The Argos are smarting from a 28-22 defeat by Winnipeg Blue Bombers Wednesday and a win in the west would put them into a first-place tie with Montreal Alouettes. Saskatchewan fullback George Reed has not recovered fully from a knee injury and showed it' during the game against Calgary. But head coach Eagle Keys says Reed and Lancaster will do their reg- ular jobs Sunday. "We don't have enough peo- ple. They play whether they are injured or said Keys. Lancaster said he had been depressed by the ailment. arm was so bad (five weeks ago) I couldn't throw the ball. The doctor told me the only cure was complete bmit a month of it. But I won't get that kind of rest until after the season." Toronto quarterbacks Tom Wilkinson and Don Jonas were in sharp throwing form for the first three quarters of the Win- nipeg game but coach Leo Cah- ill isn't saying if the pair will be doing a lot of throwing against Southern Event Next Weekend Some of the top names in Alberta golf circles will tee-off next weekend in the annual Southern Alberta Amateur golf championship. The 54-hole medal play event is seT for Henderson Lake Golf Club, Saturday, Sunday and Monday with the first 200 en- tries accepted. Entry fee, which includes a smorgasbord and dance Saturday evening, has been set at Entries close Sept. 1st. Certified handicaps are re- quired with entry as all play- ers will be placed in divisions, not flights, according to their handicap. There will be five divisions with prizes to gross and net as designated in each division. The divisions are brokeu down Dock Ellis Has Sore Arm PITTSBURGH (AP) Pitchef Dock Ellis of Pittsburgh Pirates may be out for the rest of the season with an elbow in- jury, the cluh said Friday. Ellis, a right-hander with a 12-0 record, the most victories by a Pirate pitcher, returned from the west coast to have his right elbow examined by the club's physician. The loss would be a severe blow to UK National League East Leaders. Ellis last started against New York Mcls on Aug. 10. He was knocked out in the second in- ning and complained at that lime of a soro arm, _ t into handicaps of scratch to five, 6-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16 and over. Local golfers are urged to get their entries in. There will be a special prize this year, a 1970 Maverick two- door hardtop. It will be pre- sented to the first golfer to score a hole-in-one on the 15th hole in tournament play. Also on tap during the three days will be a horse race set for three' o'clock Monday. Already in the fold for the event are Ken Wasselen, Mike Zicht, Len Brayton and Norm Gray of Calgary, Cliff S'troh and Alex Murrell of Leth- bridge. 'adrcs to C-0 and doubled home wo big runs as Hie Cubs rallied or five runs in the eighth and an 8-4 triumph. Elsewhere, Montreal Expos ipended Cincinnati Reds 4-3 in 0 innings, SI. Louis Cardinals lipped Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 and Phi 1 a d e 1 ph i a Phillies vlu'ppcd Atlanta Braves 5-2. Blasingame limited the MeU o four scored in the second on Bonn Clendenon's tri- ile and Ron Swobocla's and retired 17 consecutive bat- ers over one stretch. The Astros managed only three hits off Seaver, 18-0, but bunched them all in the third in- ning for both runs and dealt the Mets' ace his fourth straight de- feat. NEED LUCK "You gotta be against a good balldub like said 3Iasingame. "And when you get Seaver you know you're going o be in a ball game .he best in the league. Marichal, returning to his old-time form after suffering much of the season with an ear nfection and a reaction to a penicillin shot, evened his rec- 3rd at 9-9 with his sixth straight victory. Batterymate Dick Dietz drove in two runs with a pair of singles and Manny Sanguillen's seventh-inning homer accounted 'or the 'only Pittsburgh run. Saskatchewan. "We may not throw that much, we may said Cah- ill. "We don't know yet." Wilkinson and Jonas com- pleted nine of 10 tries for 130 yards and nine of 17 for 118, re- spectively, mostly to Mel Profit and Jim Thorpe. But they couldn't make the completions needed in the fourth quarter. The game starts at Taylor Field at 1 p.m. MST and will be televised by CTV. Race Results CALGARY (CP) Race results FrI day from Victoria Park First 3-year-olds, 7 fur lonas. Smoldering Emberi (L. Wiseman 3.70 3.50 2.20, Mr. Belseker (Bllitngsley! 2.80 2.40, Simony Award (Hunt) 3.80. Time: 2-5. Expo Gal, Happyi Bo Bo, Shuswap Bess, Bandy Lee, Stoney Warrlar also Sicond claiming, 3-year-o 7 furlongs. is and up, Selay Soo (McCauley) MO 3.10 2.70, Barlanx (Barroby) 4.20 3.40, Marys Monkey (Lawson) 4.20. Time: 3-5. Hungryhawk, Quarry Point, Hlgh- dorn, HI Pipes Pal, Colltgt Count Blso DAILY DOUBLE: If Third J1.40Q, claiming, I fur- longs. Donny Briar Magic (Bllllngsliy) 21.00 11.50 9.40, Hopping Hope (Whittle) 12.30 Miss 7.60. Rouser (McCauley) Time: Reserved Speed, Dandy Speed, Brae Oleary, Msglcry, Speedy Kin Blso ran. Fourth M.SM, claiming, 3-yeir-olds and up. My RO'SB Ann (Shtslds) 4.30 2.90 2.40, Tommys Champ (J. Whittle) 3.80 2.70, Crazy Nose (L. Wiseaman) 3.40. Time: Some Flag, Hudson Vallay, Wig King also ran. Fifth SI ,6M, claiming, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Cash Deposit (Barroby) 4.M 3.M 2.90 Dushess Nan (Shields) 10.20 4.80, Parks (Stadnyk) 3.70. Time: 3-5. Wimple Street, Paddygwasy, Ftr- menl. Ma lor Mack also ran. EXACTOR: 142.40 Sixth claiming, 4-yearoIds end up, 7 furlongs. Princess Lanl (Hunt) 4.40 5.80 2.40, Grand Charm (J. Whittle) 3 20 2.20, Parkland Prince (Billingsley) 3.10. Time: 2-5. Go Go Glen, SImalo, Jwy Ltw, Cor- palan also ran, Seventh claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 1% miles. Aurnoi (Rasmussen) 4.70 3.50 2.fiO, Kojo (Parsons) 5.SO 3.40, Merry Maple (Sladnyk) 3.20. Time: 1-5. Momentarily, Captain Prefect, Foxy Bud also ran. Eighth 700 claiming, 3-year-elds, 1 M6 miles Dewey Boy (Rasmussen) 4.50 3.50 2.50, Sure Hidden (Billingsley) 4.90 3.50, Swinging Lana (McCauley) 5.50. Time: Bai Lodge, Bull Hunk, Quiltatlon, Mr. El Con, Rough And Ready also ran; QUINELLA: SIi.50. C.F.L. FOOTBALL NEXT WEEK ON CFCN-tv CHANNEL 13 SUNDAY, AUGUST 30fh to p.m. TORONTO ot SASKATCHEWAN WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER TO P.M. CALGARY AT WINNIPEG VIEW THESE GAMES ON THE ESTABLISHED TREND-SETTER ONLY SPORTS FANS! I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TiRE SALES LTD. Oddly enough, man who holds the all-time pro football record for kicking the most extra points in a season was NOT a kicking specialist! The record WOE set In 1961 by George B I a n d a when he kicked 64 extra points But originally, Blanda's main job was quart- erbacking and he first let many passing records, Did you ever realize exact- ly how much baseball changed in regard to ttart- ing pitchers? Many yeari ago, big league starting ers finished about 75 per cent of all the games they started Today, the starling pitch- er finishes games only about 25 par cent of the time. Here's one that's hard to believe, but it's true For more than 30 years no col- lege football player from an Eastern school has been able to lead the nation in rushing at the end of any season Last Easterner to win tha rush- ing title was Len Eshmont of Fordham in 1938. bet you didn't know Kirk's (The Tire Experts) ari quite possibily the most fy concious tire people to come along In many, many years. 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