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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Expos, Bailey hammer Reds, 4We needed By THE CANADIAN PRESS Bob Bailey appears to be re- turning to his old form, much to the delight of Montreal Ex- pos. Bailey hit two home runs and had five runs battled in Friday that led the Expos to an 11-3 win over Cincinnati Reds. "This is the nearest he's been to 1970." said Montreal manager Gene Mauch. "In '70 he had a year in months." In 1970, Bailey had a career high batting average of .287 while hitting 28 home runs. After the game, Reds man- ager George (Sparky) Anderson could only wonder out loud as to how his charges could just finish a 5-1 road trip and then gave up 16 hits. "We didn t need Anderson said as the Reds failed to gain ground in their battle to overtake the coasting Los Angeles Dodgers. In other National League games, Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Dodgers 4-3 in a clash of division leaders, San Francisco Giants beat St. Csonka, O. J. mean business THE CANADIAN PRESS Larry Csonka and O.J. Simpson served notice Friday night that they intend to lead the National Football League's parade of star runn- ing backs again this season. Each scored two touchdowns, with Csonka leading Miami Dolphins in a 21-10 win over Green Bay Packers and Simpson leading Buffalo Bills in a 28-7 decision Over Detroit Lions. In Friday's only other NFL pre-season game, Pittsburgh Steelers beat Washington Redskins 21-19. Miami lost running back Mercury Morris on the first play in the second half and the Packers lost offensive tackle Dick Himes in the first half, both with knee injuries. Jim Kiick, Csonka's running mate until he lost the job to Morris two years ago. filled in and led Miami's drive for its third touchdown. Tight end Jim Mandich scored the Dolphins' first touchdown on a 23-yard pass from Bob Griese and Csonka got the other two on one-yard runs. Simpson ran for 116 yards and Joe Ferguson passed for Buffalo's other two touchdowns. Rookie John Stallworth caught two touchdown passes to lead the Steelers against Washington. Short sport TWO JOIN EXPOS MONTREAL (CP) Out- fielders Pepe Mangual and Tony Scott will join Montreal Expos during the early part of their forthcoming 12-day road trip. Mangual. who has been with Memphis Blues of the class AAA International League, will join the Expos Sept. 1 in Cincinnati. Scott is scheduled to report when Que- bec Carnivals wind Up their regular Eastern League sch- edule Labor Day TEX TAKES ON GULLS SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the Central Hockey League have hired u former National Hockey League defenceman. Jack (Tex Evans, as coach. A former coach of San Diego Gulls of the Western Hockey League. Evan, 46, became available when the Gulls' operation folded and former Kagles' coach, Al Rollins, moved to Phoenix Roa- drunners of the World Hockey- Association. LEAVES HOTSPURS LONDON (Reuter) Bill Nicholson resigned Thursday as manager of Tottenham Hotspurs after 15 years with the English League's First Division soccer team. The league's longest-serving manager handed in his resignation following Totten- ham's fourth successive loss in the new season Wednesday. Stampede Wrestling EXHIBITION PAVILION Monday, Sept. 2 p.m. THE KIWIS vs KOWALSKI AND SAVAGE BIG JOHN QUINN vs BENNY RAMIREZ KELLY TWINS vs LITTLE BEAR and CODY BOB PRINGLE vs DANNY BABICH Hurst vs Ivey Martel vs Schroeder Watch STAMPEDE WRESTLING on CJOC-TV HOLIDAY BOWL LADIES' LEAGUES Opening for Tuesday morning, Wed. afternoon and Fri. afternoons. We are starting a ladies' beginners league on Tues. afternoons. Free instruction will be given. Ladies wishing to learn to bowl please phone us at 328-2855. _________ We still have openings in our EVENING LEAGUES 1 ladies' team needed in Speedy's Ladies Tues- day 9 p.m. ___________ New bowlers welcome in CHEC MIXED LEAGUE Instruction also in CPR League. YBC and YQUNQ ADULT? LEAGUES regis- Bowimg (rationi SaL Sept. 7tft. Shirt to YBlJ Bowlers. Free Bowlers still needed for our Mon. and Thurs. Senior Citizens Golden Age Leagues. Bowls Our Sunday Bowling starts in Sept. For further information on any of the above leagues Phone 328-2855 Louis Cardinals 8-2, Houston Astros defeated Philadelphia Phillies 3-2, New York Mets beat Atlanta Braves 4-2 and Chicago Cubs swept a doubleheader from San Diego Padres 5-1 and 4-3 through a total of 22 innings. In giving up five other three belonging to pinch hitter Ron Woods, his first extra base hit of the year; Mike Jorgensen and Ken Cincin- nati helped Montreal set a club record for most homers in a game. Dennis Blair, 8-6, was the wimning pitcher, but he need- ed relief from Chuck Taylor in the ninth to quell a late Reds charge, when they scored their three runs. Blair loaded the bases on three singles, and George Fos- ter drove in two runs when he collected another single. Taylor delivered a ball that Terry Crowley lined into a double play, but Pete Rose then doubled in Foster and ex- tended his hitting streak to 15 games. Cincinnati's Clay Kirby, 9-8, left after the fifth, allowing five runs on nine hits. Relievers Will McEnaney and Tom Hall each pitched two in- nings and each gave up three runs. The second game at San Diego went 10 innings before Bill Grabarkewitz scored the winning run on two Padres er- rors. The first game went 12 in- nings. With one out in the 12th Chris Ward singled and Don Kessinger doubled him to third. George Mitterwald walked to load the bases and Carmen Fanzone hit the game-winning single. Rick Stelmasek followed with a sacrifice fly to make it 3-1 and Grabarkewitz hit a two-run triple. Don Wilson and Ken Forsch combined for a six-hitter for Houston over the Phillies. The Astros scored one run in the fourth on a hit batsman, two walks by starter and loser Wayne fwitchell and a bunt by Wilson. They added two more runs in the fifth on Roger Metzger's triple, a walk, an error and a sacrifice fly. A two-run single by Ted Martinez in the sixth inning gave New York the win over Atlanta. Martinez also tripled and scored in the fifth. San Francisco started its victory over the Cards with a five-run first inning, led by Dave Kingman's three-run homer. Reliever Mike Marshall gave up two singles, a sacrifice fly and Bob Robert- son's tie-breaking double in a three-run eighth inning that allowed Pittsburgh to beat the Dodgers. Marshall. 13-10. was making his 87th appearance of the sea- son. Brock closes on record SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Lou Brock is likely to eclipse Ty Cobb's former record of 96 stolen bases in one season dur- ing St. Louis Cardinals' three- game National League baseball series here with San Francisco Giants. Brock had 93 stolen bases going into Friday's opener with the Giants, three short of Cobb and 11 short of Maury Wills' all-time record of 104 in a single season. The veteran outfielder has stolen at least 50 bases in each of his 10 years with the Cards. Saturday, August LETHBRIDGE Pease leads by two in junior finals Broken pass play Ken Ellis (48) of Green Bay Packers leaps high in the air to knock down a Bob Griese pass Friday night. Ryan chalks up 300-plus for third straight year THE CANADIAN PRESS Nolan Ryan made baseball history again Friday night, and his California Angels team-mates celebrated by presenting him the gift he appreciates Frank Robinson supplied the offence with a pair of two- run homers for a career total of 571. Ryan, 17-14, fanned nine bat- ters, surpassing the 300 mark for a major league-record third straight season, as the Angels beat Milwaukee Brewers 9-2. In other American League games, Minnesota Twins beat Boston Red Sox 3-2. New York Yankees defeated Chicago White Sox 8-5. Oakland A's downed Detroit Tigers 10-5. Baltimore Orioles whipped Kansas City Royals 9-2 and Cleveland Indians beat Texas Rangers 7-3. Ryan's victory was his sev- enth in his last 12 decisions, and the Angels' nine runs were four more than they had managed in all five of his defeats in that span. He allow- ed only nine earned runs and 24 hits in 371-3 innings in the five games he lost, each by one run. 'It was a good thing I got a lot of runs tonight because it was a below-average perform- ance by Ryan said. "I didn't have a good fast ball and I was wild with it. BEGAN THE VICTIM Ryan, who entered the game with 295 strikeouts this season, recorded No. 300 by- fanning Mike Hegan in the fourth inning. Ryan shrugged off a 15-minute rain delay in the eighth, and ended the game by striking out Don Money for a season's total of 304. Ryan tied a major league mark by fanning 19 in a nine- inning game earlier this year, and struck out the same num- ber in 13 innings against Boston and in 11 against Detroit. He struck out 329 batters in 1972 and a single-season, ma- jor league-record 383 last year for a two-year total of 712. also a big-league record. The only other modern-era pitchers with successive 300- strikeout seasons were Rube Waddell in 1903-04 and Sandy Koufax in 1965-66. Bert Blyleven. 13-15. struck out 14 Boston batters and allowed four hits in pitching the Twins over the Red Sox. COMPETITIVE SWIMMERS to join the LETHBRIDGE AMATEUR SWIM CLUB Outdoor Training Begins Sept. p.m. CIViC CENTRE TRACK PJayer, Palmer miss cut ATLANTA (AP) Lou Graham led the way into today's tiu'rd round of the Tournament Players Championship after golfing greats Gary Player and Ar- nold Palmer failed to make the cut and leading money winner Johnny Miller withdrew. Graham, a 36-year-old tour veteran of 11 years, shot his second straight 67 Friday for a 134 total and a one-stroke lead over J. C. Snead. Snead finished the 6.883- yard. par-72 Atlanta Country Club course with a course- tying 64 on opening day. But the nephew of Sam Snead could on'y muster a 71 Friday. Jack Nicklaus was still in contention at 137 after a 71. Dave Hill was at 136 after a 66, the best round of the day over the course made soggy by heavy rains Thursday. Rod Carew's ninth-inning sacrifice fly scored Steve Brye with the winning run. Carew's winning hit made up for a fielding error he made in the fourth inning which allow- ed both Boston runs. The Yankees took advan- tage of three Chicago errors for four runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 5-3 White Sox lead. Chicago got all its runs off Yankees starter Larry Gura on six hits and a walk in the fourth. Claudell Washington had five hits and drove in three runs, and Reggie Jackson had a two-run homer to lead Oakland against the Tigers. Brooks Robinson and Enos Cabell drove in two runs each and pitcher Mike Cuellar allowed only seven hits to lead the Orioles against Kansas City. Rico Carty's three hits, in- cluding a three-run double, helped Cleveland's win over Texas. Rusty Torres also homered for the Indians. Carty, obtained two weeks ago from Cordoba. Mexico, has hit .444 in 14 games with 10 runs batted in. LONDON, Ont. (CP) Ted Pease walked up to the 13th tee at I he Canadian junior golf championship Friday, placed his ball, then aimed directly for a (Lliimp of trees off to the rough on the right side of the fairway. The ball carried about 275 yards and landed right in the middle of the a spectacular shot, but enough to keep Pease, leader of the championship after three rounds, a happy man. He finished the hole at par en route to a one-over-par 73. good enough for a two-stroke lead in the four-round tourna- ment which ends today. He has a three-round total of 217 after shooting even par in the first two rounds of the tournament Wednesday and Thursday. Serge Thivierge of Alma. Que.. and Matt Poleschuk of Winnipeg are tied for second spot with 219. The 13th hole at the 6.817- yard par-72 Sunningdale Country Club course is one which has been giving Pease his share of problems. He triple-bogeyed it Thursday. STARTED POORLY Friday, he started off his round poorly, bogeying the first two holes and going three over at the end of nine. He said the 13th hole was the turning point in Friday's round. "I aimed for the trouble and shot right for it." Pease said. told myself I had to get over my fear of the hole." Thivierge, playing his last year as a junior after winning the juvenile title in 1972. shot a two-under-par 70 for the best round oi the day. He said his consistent driv- 275 the key to his sub- par round. Thivierge also is a member of the Quebec interprovincial team which won the junior ti- tle Thursday in a sudden- death playoff with Manitoba. Three golfers are tied for third spot, five strokes off the Kavanagh of Nashville. Ont.. who is also low juvenile after three rounds of play, Jim Harrison of Toronto, and Sandy Billyard of Fonthill. Ont. Kevin Breivik of London, who shot a 71 Friday, Doug Lecuyer of Edmonton, and Jeff Van Vliet of London share fourth spot at strokes off the pace. The field was cut after Thursday's round to 75, with 157 needed after the 36 holes to make the cut. One golfer. Jim Goddard of North Vancouver, B.C.. had to drop out of the tournament Friday when he sprained ligaments in his wrist and forearm. OOSTERHUIS LEADS WENTWORTH. England iReuter) Britain's Peter Oosterhuis took the lead Fri- day after 54 holes in the 000 British Professional Golfers' Association cham- pionship with a seven-under- oar 66. His 11-under-par 208 gives him a two-stroke margin over Bob Charles of New Zealand. Bowling CAPRI BOWL ONE HOUR MARTENIZING Carolyn Wilde 243 Joan Seibel 258; Judy Tamayose 248 Masa Goshinmon 293 isaoelle Bergman 343 Maxme Buck 274 Mary Thomson 243 (608) Louise Morgan 291: Marg Dyck 253 Vi Smith 256 GREENS SHOES Irene Fazio 241: Em Gibney 267 Lyle Wilson 249: Helen Wilson 255 Bea Salmon Lou Stotyn 250: Irene Tmordi 250 Bryan Leishman 307 Eleanor Donoatti 244 Cec Beauciry 281 Bill Stanton 257 Bert Mezie 281 Willene MacDonald 269 J.C.C.A. Francis Higa 268 Lee Hargreaves 336 Nao Tamayose 282 Shig Goshinmon 274 Jim Higa 241: Mas Shigehiro 345 Ken Kamitomo 253 Wirrip Nakamura 244 Gordie Tanaka 260 Jiro Miyacawa 259 Dale Fujita 248 DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. DOUGBOYER Sales Representative Continues to Serve Southern 3O8 9th St. S. Phone 328-1228 THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE INVITES INQUIRIES FROM INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN OPERATING THE PRO SHOP AND SKATE SHARPENER AT THE CANADA GAMES SPORTSPLEX. Make Inquiries to: RAY L. LAMBERT, Sportsplex Manager, City Hall, Telephone: 329-4877 SPORT FANS I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW How often does the favor- te win the Kentucky Der- by? The answer is ess than half the time! In the last 99 years. :he horse rated as the :avonte has won only 43 :imes. Of all the horses who have ever raced, which one won the most money over the years? Answer is Kelso who ran in the 1960s and won almost 2- million dollars Oddly enough, even though Kelso is the all-time mon- ey winner, he never won the Kentucky Derby. Did you know there was once a baseball player who was traded to a flif ferent team the amazing total of 25 times in 25 years! He was pitcher Bobo Newsom He started his pro career with Raieigh in the Peid- mont League in and between then and 1953 he was traded to Greensboro. Macon Brooklyn, Jersey City back to Macon. Little Rock. Chicago, Albany Los Angeles, St. Louis Washington. Boston back to St. Louis, Detroit back to Washington Brooklyn, St. Louis a- gain, Washington. Phila- delphia, back to Wash ington. Yankees. Giants Chattanooga. Birming ham. and back to Phila delphia! I bet you didn't know that oui UMIROYAL ZETA 40M Stee Beltd RADIAL TIRES are sold with an ironclad mile guarantee and give 75% more hazard protection more car control, 12% more traction, and you can actually save money on gas. 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