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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THi LETHBRIDGE HERALD December 1971 Dodgers peddle Richie Allen Orioles part with Robinson AP New i annual winter basnball Baltimore manager Earl York Yankees and Texas i Such illustrious troops as Weaver said the Orioles were Hangers traded the first shot Frank Robinson of Baltimore j to trade Robinson pre efore the crack of dawn and by Ihe time the smoke had there was an army of playing players who changed uniforms talent swapped Thursday at the j in eight trades Oriolcs and Hich Allen of Los j although his name had Angeles Dodgers were among 28 j cropped up several times in trade talks in recent Weve been admit Pickering still in It wasnt that easy ted but we felt thai with our outfield depth we could afford it bettei Weaver shipped Robinson and pitcher Pete Richcrt to the Dodgers in a sixplayer The Orioles received four rel ative Doyle Alexander and Bobby catcher Sergio Robles and out fielderfirst baseman Roylo The stunning trade prompted an explanation from I know the names we got are not known said KDMOiVFON CP Two o the Canadian Open car bon spiels early favorites pushed to their third fina iveri Thursday night to qualifj for the 16rink moclifieddouble knockout The playoffs began this afte noon with the finals Sura a Matt Baldwin of threetime Canadian curlin champion blew a 73 leaf Hec Gervais of a chance to qualify out of th y B but rebounded to bea Al Dalmage of the a Northwest Territoires cham g 0 The reigning Saskatchewar d Bob Pickering o bounced back frorr an earlier loss to Harold Wort of Delisle to qualify out of C event with a iM triumph over Sam Richardson of In afternoon defending champion Gervais qualifiet when he picked up three on the made it 77 on the lOtl as Baldwin rolled out on a and got the winner on the llth Baldwin blew an other That made the score Worth qualified after he drew to tiie button on an extra end and nipped Pickering Bill McCallum of Edmonton made a double takeout on tte llth to count two in defeating Bob Hawkins also of Edmonton Gil Myler of Edmonton trounced Herb Olson of Edmonton 91 to qualify while Kov Talbot of Red Doug Wankel of Vic Wintoniak of and Ron Northcott of Calgary qualified Others qualifying out of tha C were Lloyd Woolley of Bob Dudar of Norm Rose of awl Ken Bob Hawkins and Ron all of Woolley squeezed by Darwin Davidcuk of Edmonton Dudar took Olson of Ursuliak sidelined Duke Smale of Prince Rose trimmed Warren Hansen of Edmonton Hawkins drubbed Gil Svensen of 71 and Hampton made a lastrock lakeoul to edge Stan Trout of Edmonton those names will explai I themselves in a few What weve done is make deal to insure our The Dodgers made the pitci for Robinson while parting wit the fencebreaking whc moved to Chicago White Sox fo pitcher Tommy John and in fielder Steve This is the fourth team in foui years for an outfielder third baseman who hit 234 home runs in eiglil major league sea Personality conflicts forced his move from Philade phia Phillies to Louis Cardi nals in EXPECTS NO PROBLEMS But manager Chuck Tanner o the White Sox doesnt expec any difficulties from Richie is a wonderful person and a good friend as said The White Sox judge Allen on what he does on the field I know hes going to make us more exciting next Hes oing to make our good hitters The major silenl Wednesday after dealing 15 players in two days Monday anc broke loose Thursday as the Yankees and Texas made a threeman deal before the sun The Yanks acquired infieider Bernie Allen for pitchers Terry Ley and Gary TRADE WITH INDIANS It was still early morning when the Rangers made a fourforfour deal with Cleveland pitcher Denny Riddleberger and outfielder Del Unser for pitchers Rich Hand and Mike outfielder Roy Foster and catcher Ken Tlrese deals r V aHBBi A MOST VALUABLE ADDITION Slugging outfielder received for being the mos valuable player in the AmenFrank traded from the Baltimore Orioles to the can and National Robinson is the only player to Los Angeles Dodgers displays trophies he has w n fhe award In each Dill pie and hes API Terry leading the first round Oi the Walt Disney World Open golf tournament by two strokes over Jack says a back injury four months ago may be the best thing tha ever happened to a nonwinner in 10 years on the pro closed quickly for a sevenunderpar 65 and the firstround lead in drizzly weather Tt was cniy the fourth start in as inanv months for live ffoot3 who held a onestroke lead over fellow Texan Dave EicheN alono in second with a 66 on the Magnolia course the Disney who shared the prelourney favorites role uilh Lee headed a group of four at The others were Former Masters champion Jkb Gualby Jim and Gary 70 BREAK PAR Eight more were in at 68 as 70 players broke par The group at four under includec Dow Bert Hugh Chris DeWitt Dale and Bob Torontos George K n u d s o n as among those who broke par with Wilf Homenuik of Winnipeg shot complaining that he is tired and putting had a 70 and Arnold Palmer was obviously disgusted after a an said the layoff that was necessary after he tore some muscles in his arm forced him into ahead new golf course arch It may be the best thing tha ever happened to gave it a chance TORONTO CP Bobbj Croft of Hamilton realized a 1 felong ambition last year when be played in the American Basketball Now that the 6footlO Cana dian has been waived out of the lie has no desire to re urn to professional Since I was a kid I had this dream of a pro the 26yearold player said Thursday And I achieved that last year1 when he signed with Kentucky who attended the University of Tennessee on a basketball was originally drafted by Dallas in He was traded to Kentucky before the season started but returned to Dallas in a Placed on waivers before the current season no other teams claimed him and he returned Croft was in Toronto playing or a semipro billed as Bobby Croft and his Nationa against the touring Harlem The teams played an exhibition prior to the regularlyscheduled National Basketball Association game between BalJmore Bullets and Buffa o Croft laughed off the admitting he hadnt even met the players before Thursday nights Tire acually known as the began curing with the Magicians this year after their league in the area If I can get my amateur standing said I may try playing basketball in Europe next But Im not ure about Would prefer of nu The failure of the waivers system is When an NHL coach thinks a player isnt good enough to play as a but the general manager knows other NHL teams could use that player is relegated to a press box view of the The situation has Alan the NHL Players Association I feel this is a legitimate Its not fair to the players and its sorretbing which will be on our paper for discussion at the league meetings in Eagleson has suggested two ru e The number of players a owed on a teams roster be reduced to the same number allowed in uniform for a player who sits more than a stipulated number o perhaps shoulc have the right to go to an arbiter or Clarence NHL The arbiter or Campbell would then have the right to force the team to accept the best trade offer they had received for the I know the Leafs have hac several trade offers for Glennie but they want too much for said Glennie is good enough to play for several teams in this bui hes stuck with tlie Leafs as their seventh TORONTO CP Brian Glennie is a victim of numbers Whereas the numbers game in Canadian pro football relates to the importhomebrew in Glennies case witli Toronto Maple Leafs its too much comThe young dcfencomans biggest challenge this year has been to sit back and collect from a National Hockey League club that doesnt want He doesnt complain publicly he considers that a victi press players such as Glen nie unspectacular but nonetheless competent The Toronto native makes up for his Inrjtations with an ea gerness to play that would en dear him to coaches and gen eralmanagcrs of h a v e n o Leafs would rather keep urn in the but the waive rules prevent them from farm ing him out where he could be playing To do so would mean w a i v i n g him through the entire league anc theyd surely lose prefer playing in Los Angeles or Oakland to standing by and playing at the discretion ol coach John under NHL waiver he doesnt expect to go anywhere this season and will probably hang around for the league draft next June when he may go o one of the new expansion Long or Ive got no reason to rock hc boat Im wel said the 197pounder who paduated with his BA from the Jniversity of Toronto last Jut its difficult to be with the team and not be part of NO CONTRIBUTION The guys are good they try o make me feel part of 5ut you cant because here you are on tire bus with everybody after a win and you lavent contributed a Glennie is one of 21 players with Uie Only 19 can dress for the The other surplus Billy ias been sidelined with a leg inury but is expected to rejoin he club this Leafs have seven one more than they can The NHL has rules that make established players acually But the rules are and almost every team as players who watch from must have franchise WASHINGTON AP The congressional delegation tha met with major league owner about a franchise for Washing ton said Thursday it expects a team to be playing in the capital in We said Washington mus have a said Representative Sisk Dem We said we wou leave it up to them how it was to be Representatives Frank Hoiton Joel Breyhill and Melvin Price in addition to Mayor Walter Washington anc several business leaders mel with the owners Wednesday al their annual winter meeting in Sisk announced that commissionar Bowie Kuhn had appointed a fivemember special committee to work with the Washington contingent to study the feasibility of reestablishing major league baseball in Washington on a selfsustaining to Atlanta Braves for catcher Hal King Houston Astros traded firs baseman John Mayberry and in fielder Dave Grangaard to Kan sas City Royals for pitchers Jim York and Lance demons Baltimore made the Robinson Los Angeles unloaded Allen Chicago White Sox tradec infieider Rich McKinney to Blair will enter TIRE J SPORT Houle quits TORONTO CCP Buck general manager of Hockey plans to leave the organization within a said Wednesday he plans to seek a job in preferably at the professional level but nol necessarily with the Toronto Maple Leafs which he left two years ago to take the Hockey Canada Canada withdrew from major international hockey comp e t ition in in a dispute over eligibility of professional AP Minnesota North Stars general manager Wren Blair will enter a Minneapolis hospital this weekend and will undergo surgery Monday to correct a lung will be in hospital for up to 10 days and will require three to four weeks to officials Frank his said Blair had bronchiectasis of the right lung and it necessitated removal of the right middle lobe of the Sideli sad the infection is an aftermath of an attack pneumonia he apparently suffered in his Blair said Thursday he had already started taking The doses will be he Thats why they want me in the hospita They doctors dont want to have any flu bugs or colds in The general manager has suffered from Ihe condition for several years and it was one rear son why he stepped down from the Minnesota coaching job two years ago when Charlie Burns took Wren probably should have had Ihe operation at that Sideli But he fell there was too much work piling up or I think he feels that tilings are in good order now and it would be a good time to have the Yankees for pitcher Stan Los Angeles sent catcher Tom Haller to Detroit Tigers for cash and a player to be named at a later ROBINSON THE BIG ONE The Dodger acquisition of Robinson was the The 36yearold slugger is one of the few men in baseball with more than 500 homers to his credit and is the only player to win the most valuable player award in both the American and National His trade from Cincinnati Reds to the Orioles six years ago has been the talk of baseball since because the socalled old man led Baltimore to two World Series victories and four American League An MVP winner with the Reds in 1961 and with the Orioles in Robinson hit for Baltimore last His 28 homers gave him 503 in 16 batted with 23 home runs and 90 runs batted in for the Dodgers last GIVE UP PITCHER The White Sox gave up a pretty good pitcher in Tom John to get The southpaw had a mark with Chicago last season and has won 84 games in seven major league 3 pitcher on tire New York had a 1412 record with a earned run average last expected to fill a iced at third base for the inieldhungry hit ast season with eight homers and 46 one of the leagues LEAGUE East Division W L T F A Pts New YorV 16 3 4 no S3 36 Montreal 3 6 88 5 34 Boston 15 5 87 J 3 Toronto 9 7 8 66 69 76 Detroit 7 13 5 63 86 19 Vancouver 7 14 4 60 80 18 Buffalo 5 15 5 69 99 15 West Division Minnesota 17 A 3 72 M 37 Chicaqo 6 2 76 M 34 Pittsburgh 9 14 2 65 73 20 Philadelphia 7 11 5 50 69 19 California fl 15 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