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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta IT fll JjJ Niclklaus WINTER 'RUGV SESSIONS EVERY so OFTEN ft WITH YOUR PUTTER f PS flN EXCELLENT TO GRIN fRIN THRT SUMMCR TPUCH 1 BUT WHRTEVER YOUR fl R TEEX OR fl COIN -TRY TO ftVOID TROKING THE BHUL 6T IT. 'flTTEMPT 5TOPV OR 'DIEX THE OBJECT. YOU'LL FIND THIS SYSTEM R GREflT 'TOUCH1 DEVELOPER REGHRDL6SS OF THE TYPE OF RUG. SURFflCE IS RELfi- TIVELY UNIMPORTRNTV THOUGH THE FflSTER IT IS THE 6ETTER. CopTnihl 1973 Goldn IIR. All Rubii Rncnid 28H CFL kits used against drugs TORONTO pre- ponderance of evidence in- dicates quite clearly that an athlete has nothing to gain and everything to lose through in- dulging in the non-medical use of drugs That's part of a notice sent to all Canadian Football League clubs by commissioner J. G. Gaudaur. The which will be posted in every club's dressing is part of a kit sent to the CFL teams from Gaudaur's of- fice. It's called the Canadian Football League versus Drug Every Athlete Should KNOW. Does this mean there's a drug problem in the at said Gaudaur hi an Interview. it would be naive to think football was ex- empt from the over-all drug abuse problem in North Amer- HERRON NOT CONNECTED Gaudaur also said issuing- the kit was not related to the'im Thorpe-Mac Herron cases. Thorpe and both Win- nipeg Blue Bombers were released and waived through the league after being charged with drug possession. have been working on this kit since long before Her- ron or Thorpe were charged. I suppose some people will say the league is issuing the kit now because of those but that is not the Gaudaur said that about a year ago he was to find that there's no place in Canada where information on all aspects on the legal and medical consequences of non- medical use of drugs is avail- able. decided to research the subject and try to reproduce le- gal and medical consequences tn laymen's terms. I wrote it so C.V. 100 Coming Soon that anyone can understand it. At I hope that's the The result of Gaudaur's help from the health protection branch of the federal department of health and wel- a kit which explains the law applying to the med- ical consequences of using different types of and a letter from Gaudaur ask- ing CFL personnel to read the kit.. are not preaching or we're just telling CFL personnel the facts about drugs. The word 'don't' does not appear in the Each team will get 50 of the kits for distribution to its per- direc- office but Gaudaur hopes the kit will eventually re- ceive much wider distribution. didn't copyright it. We've asked Sport Canada for a grant so it can be sent to every- one who plays football in Can- ada. And we've overproduced so that copies will be available for anyone who wants one. hope it will be used in offices and plants. Drug abuse isn't something that bothers only Gaudaur said he didn't expect everyone in the CFL to read the material. some people do read it and decide it's a lot of baloney then there's nothing we can do about but we've put it into the people's hands. And we haven't been pressured into doing it by the Besides Gaudaur's letter is one from George presi- dent of the CFL Players' Asso- ciation and fullback with Sas- katchewan urging all players to read the material. Reed's letter says in am convinced it Cthe is not intended to tell you what you should or should not do. As your I fully endorse this brochure and strongly urge you to read it carefully and then make up your own Gaudaur says Reed's letter was his didn't write it and then ask him to sign BOWL Y.B.C. REGISTRATION FRIDAY Schools Sept. p.m. SATURDAY Bantam Boys Sept. 8-9 a.m. Jet Boys i8-9 Sept. 8-10 a.m. Bantam and Jet Girls Sept. 8-11 a.m. Junior Boys and Girls Sept. p.m. Senior Boys and Girls Sept. 8--1 p.m. SUNDAY Jr. and Sr. Boys and Girls Sept. p.m. Young Adults 9-7 p.m. MOONLIGHT BOWL Sept 9 p.m.-12 per person PRIZES COFFEE EVERY SUN. NITE i mi MUfuir me LcmDKiuwc HCKALU Mental error kills Ryan's no-hitter By THE CANADIAN PRESS Four inches can sometimes turn out to be a lot bigger than It and it happened at the California Angels-New York Yankees American League baseball game Wednesday night. Just ask Nolan Ryan. In the first New York catcher Thurman Munson lofted a fly ball towards second base. Angels' second baseman Sandy Alomar and shortstop Rudy Meoli headed towards the signalled that each was going to catch then let it drop to the Anaheim Stadium turf. The which was ruled a hit by the official was the only safety that Angels' pitcher Ryan surrendered on his way to a 54 victory. who has thrown two no- hitters already this wasn't Disturbed. But who had made game-saving catches in both was upset. came within four inches of catching he said. both called for it at the same time. It should have been But Ryan had to for the third one-hitter of his ca- reer. In other American League games Wednesday Balti- more Orioles defeated Texas Rangers Kansas City Roy- als edged Cleveland Indians Milwaukee Brewers bombed the Chicago White Sox Boston Red Sox topped Oakland A's 6- and Detroit Tigers clipped Minnesota Twins 9-5. in didn't seem at all fazed by his flirtation with a possible third no-hitter. The scorer could have changed his decision from a hit to an error on either of the fielders. doesn't surprise me at the way this year has been go- said the who is disappointed with his 15- 16 3.00 earned-run aver- age and 131 walks this season. been frustrated all year. I felt in the spring that this should have been the year that Nolan Ryan established himself as a big Maybe Ryan hasn't pitched up to his but a lot of pitchers would be proud of a record that included two no-hit- First pitch Lead-off batter for the Los Angeles Dave sits looking at his Dro- tective helmet and wonders why the first pitch of Wednesday night's game had to hit him in the shoulder. The Dodgers' op ponents were the Montreal who scor- ed a slim 6-5 victory. Roy capture top baseball awards By LLOYD YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer The Lethbridge Lakers' 1973 baseball season was official- ly closed with an informal team banquet staged Wed- nesday night. Only a handful of ball play- ers along with a full slate of team officials and other digni- taries were in to help cap-off what could be said as the Lakers' most satisfying season. Many of the ball players did not return to Lethbridge after their trip to the Canadian senior baseball championships in Ed- N.B. and therefore missed the year-end celebra- tions. Lakers' Ron along with Paul Sullivan and Bob Brown stayed out east af- ter the finals while others such as Al Rod Taylor and the Maxwell Randy and Bryan had prior commitments. To recap the campaign would be an ardu- ous chore but perhaps a glimpse of the high-lites would suffice. The an all-Canadian opened the eyes of many local pessimists by cap- turing the 1973 southern divi- sion pennant of the Alberta Major Baseball League while only in their second year of op- eration. They continued their bid for recognition by winning the AMBL playoff tournament to determine the league's repre- sentatives in the Alberta per After knocking off the Alber- ta Baseball Association cham- pion Leduc Oilers in the the Lakers carried the province's colors in the Cana- dian finals where they posted a most respectable 8-2 record. Four of the Laker players which included Hob Wayne Sullivan and Brown were selected to the AMBL first all-star team while second team honors went to Howie Heggedal and Marty Maxwell. Roy along with Rod Taylor were also chosen to the All- Canadian team for the world championships to staged in Rome next month. Roy will not make the trip with the Canadian while Taylor is undecid- ed. Roy was also honored at the local level as he was presented with the most popular Laker determined by fan bal- Lakers' Marty al- though only selected to the AMBL's second all-star received another prestigious honor by winning the AMBL's outstanding Canadian player of the year. For his efforts Maxwell was presented with the George Wes- ley Memorial Meanwhile alderman Cam representing the City of gave the Lakers' board of directors the go ahead to start a three-man commit- tee for the preparation of a new ball park by 1974. The presentation will be placed before the city council in September. AMBL Russ Parker of who has since was also in at- tendance last evening. who relinguished his duties due to personal and oth- er unmentionable more-or-less bid his farewells to the lakers. proud to have associ- ated -uith Lethbridge during the last two years and it's ob- vious this city is moving in the right direction where base- ball is he said. AMBL itself has been developing steadily since its in- ception in 1967 and I feel that the Lethbridge franchise has definitely been a key he added. Well the Lakers may have played a key role in'develop- ing the but Parker has been the spark-plug of the en- tire league. When the Commissioner of a league will take off his jacket and pitch in to help prepare a drenched ball then we must say he has done more than his share or work. The AMBL has truly lost a dedicated man. 10 or more strikeouts in 13 American League a total of 314 major league record owned by ormer Dodgers great Sandy Koufax. It didn't take long for the Ori- oles to get back on the winning track after the Rangers ended their 14-gamn string Tuesday. Doyle Alexander retired 15 Rangers in a row on the way to his consecutive complete game and a 6-2 victory. Baltimore scored three runs in the opening inning and then three more in the seventh. The Royals took advantage of a fifth-inning pickoff play and three Cleveland errors to score their 3-2 triumph. Walter Wil- liams had singled in the fifth and moved to third on a single just 68 less than the by Rusty Torres. Pitcher Steve Busby then faked a throw to wheeled and fired to first The in the second and third led to each of the Kansas City runs. Johnny Briggs. Dave May and Bob Coluccio hit home runs for Milwaukee to power Jim Colborn to his 18th victory of the an 9-0 shutout. Carl Yastremski collected a double and two singles in leading the Red Sox to their 64 decision over Oakland. Con- troversial Bill who admit- ted earlier in the week that he had thrown a was cruising along with a one-hitter until the A's spurted for four to get Torres to squelch a runs in the seventh and driving Lee out for reliever Bob Bolin. The Red Sox scored five runs in the first two in- cluding Tommy Harper's 16th home run of the season. The Tigers scored an unusual pair of runs in the first inning when Aurelio Rodriguez struck out with runners on second and third. But Minnesota catcher Phil Roof let the ball get past allowing both runners to score. Al Kaline drive in three runs with a sacrifice fly and a two- run and Jim Northrup added a solo his 10th of the to lift reliever John Miller to his ninth victory against four losses. Expos battle back to edge league leader By THE CANADIAN PRESS A pinch single by Jimmy Stewart in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday night providedp he winning ran as Houston As-' ros edged St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in National League baseball play. And as the Astros got by the Cardinals. Bob Bailey drove in five runs as Montreaal Expos came from behind for a 6-5 win over Los Angeles leaders in the league's West division. In other league San Trancisco Giants whipped Philadelphia Phillies New York Mets blanked San Diego Atlanta Braves downed Chicago Cubs 7-4 and incinnati Reds defeated Pitts- burgh Pirates 5-3. Jimmy Wynn opened the As- tros' ninth with a walk and moved up on John Edwards' sacrifice. After Jimmy Helms was intentionally Stew- battling for winning pitcher Dave delivered the winning hit. St. Louis had tied the game in lie ninth. Doug Rader smashed his 20th homer of the season for the As- who led until the ninth on Roberts' four-hit pitching. At Bailey drove in five three of them with a ninth inning homer. He drilled his homer against reliever Jim Brewer. The Dodgers jumped Mike Torrez for three runs in the first inning. Joe Ferguson delivered one run with a sacrifice fly and then steve Garvey doubled two more hcme. Willie Davis scored one of the the of his major league career. Montreal scored its first two runs in the seventh on Bailey's double. Montreal's win over the Dodg- ers and the win by Cincinnati allowed the Reds to move one full game closer to the division leaders. Los Angeles holds a lead over the Reds. Jack Billingham tossed a pitching Cincinnati to the win over Pittsburgh. Billingham struck out nine of Tolan doesn't return to club CINCINNATI Cincin- nati outfielder Bobby Tolan failed to show up Wednesday for the second straight day since being reinstated and his remained a mys- tery. who had been fined for a stormy argument with a Reds' official last was returned to the active list Tuesday. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list but Na- tional League Commissioner Bowie Kuhn notified the Reds that he was to be reinstated be- cause he was fit. CHARGES DENIED NEW YORK- A Tai- wan official says Tainan the winner of the Little League World Series in did not break Little League rules in its victory sweep last weekend. C o n s i n Nationalist China's consul-general in New flatly denied accusations that the Taiwan representative had violated age dis- trict size and practice time regulations. the first 12 batters he faced and did not allow a hit until the sixth inning. Rookie Dan Driessen's fourth homer touched off a four-run Reds' rally in the fourth. Richie Hebner had a two-run his for the Pirates. San Francisco used the long ball with Dave Kingman sack- ing two home runs and Bobby Bonds adding another for the victory over Philadelphia that dumped the Phillies into sixth place in the East one- half game behind New York. Tom Bradley tossed a sYx-hit- ter for the victory. New York moved out of the east division cellar for the first time sLnc June while shut- ting out San Diego. Jerry Koosman and Buzz Capra combined for the eight- hitter and Koosman contributed a bunt single to New York's three-run rally in the fifth in- rung. Two of the runs scored on two-out hits by Willie Mays and Cleon Jones. Dave the major leagues' home run ripped his of the breaking a tie and triggering Atlanta's victory over Chicago. Johnson's shot broke a 4-4 tie in the fifth inning. Billy Wil- liams hit his 17th homer for the Cubs. Hank Aaron had three singles for the Braves and his career homer total remained at eight behind Babe Ruth's al- Itime record. Canadian Ski Patrol System 328-1741 days 328-8293 NHL may just rewrite bylaw Choice. TORONTO In a bid for ammunition in the battle for young hockey a special National Hockey League com- mittee will recommend that the league rewrite a bylaw to allow for drafting 18-year-olds. we are doing is providing ourselves with the machinery to defend if league president Clarence Campbell said Wednesday after announcing the special com- mittee's major recommendation to the league board of gover- nors. The six-member special com- mittee will reconvene after the Canadian Amateur Hockey As- sociation meets with the World Hockey Association in Toronto Sept. 7. Campbell said the which met also erated its that the NHL won't merge with the World Hockey Association or take part in a common player draft. The NHL president noted that results of the CAHA-WHA meet- ing may make it unnecessary to draft 18-year-olds. Signings of so-called under- age junior hockey players by because the NHL doesn't draft juniors until they graduate from junior ranks at age 20. And the signings of the top junior talent by the WHA brought about Wednesday's meeting at which the special NHL committee argued six hours before coming to an ex- pected conclusion. The committee's recommen- dation brought an expression of disappointment from CAHA president Jack Devine of Belle- who said in an inter- view it could be an all-out war between the two professional leagues for 18-year-olds. Financial implications of the NHL joining contract dealings for juniors played a big part in the discussions Wednesday. we draft players at the age of it means they receive inflated salaries for two addi- tional years. This is a very sub- stantial amount of when you consider what players get in their first Campbell said. The NHL president estimated that the 16 players drafted in the first round of the 1973 ama- teur draft would receive signing bonuses of from to flrtn f he smooth taste of quality that is unmistakably Seagram's. Seagram's FIVE STAR Canada's largest-selling rye whisky. ;