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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, December 5, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HtRALD 15 Ferrughelli, Rodgers lone unanimous ail-star choice 1 DUKE SNIDER Duke Snider named to LDS head table One of baseball's greatest sluggers, Duke Snider, has been named as a head table guest at the seventh annual LDS Father and Sons Athletic Awards Ban- quet Snider, who spent 18 years in major league baseball, will join another National League great, Pittsburgh's Cy Young Award winning pitcher Vernon Law, at the head table. Besides Law and Snider the dinner committee has also named Cardston calf roper Bill Reeder to the guest list as well as master of ceremonies Ian Mandin Duke Snider's 407 major league home runs place him 15th on baseball's all time list. In his heyday with the Brooklyn, and later Los Angeles, Dodgers he hit over 40 home runs in five consecutive seasons, 1953 through 1957 Besides the Dodgers, baseball's Silver Fox also toiled one year with the New York Mets and one year with the San Diego Padres He drove in runs during his career and compiled a 295 lifetime batting average Seven times he batted over .300 in his career, the highest being .341. Snider appeared in six World Series battles. He has 38 hits in Series com- petition, his 26 runs batted in are listed seventh on the all time list and his 11 Series home runs are the fourth highest. In 1955 Snider led the National League in runs batted in with 136 and in 1956 he led all National League home run hitters with 43. When Snider ended his playing days in 1964 he tried his hand at managing and then turned to the announcing field After working with the San Diego Padres announcing crew he moved to the Montreal Expos employ, and can be seen and heard on all Expo telecasts as the color expert, working with play by play commentator Dave Van Home Tickets for the father and son ban- quet are available at Stubbs Pharmacy and Dougs in Lethbridge They are priced at apiece and the public is reminded that there are only 700 tickets available this year and they should get their's early so they won't be disap- pointed Bob Miller will miss four games RED DEER (CP) The Alberta Junior Hockey League Wednesday suspended three players for fighting in- fractions League President Jim Scoular of Calgary said Bob Kerr of Calgary Canucks and Tony Lecuyer of Spruce Grove Mets were each handed three-game suspensions Kerr for drawing a match penalty for spearing in a game Nov 26 at Taber and Lecuyer for receiving three fighting penalties in a 30-day period The other suspension went to Bob Miller of Taber Golden Suns who will sit out four games as a result of three re- cent incidents, the announce- ment said Miller received a match penalty for spearing during a game in Red Deer Sunday at Taber, a misconduct and a game misconduct the previous night, and another major penalty for high stick- ing Nov 12 CHRISTMAS SPECIALS FREE DRAW EVERY DAY DEC. 16th thru DEC. 21st. No purchase necessary to enter, just drop in and enter your name. Here's what you've got a chance to win: Bushnell 22 Rifle Scope Browning Hunting Knife Kentucky Black Powder Flint Lock Pistol Remington Model 66 22 Calibre Rifle With Scope Winchester Model 490 22 Calibre Rifle Winchester Model 490 22 Calibre Rifle 7x50 Binoculars CIL 22 Ammunition VOSTOK 22 CALIBRE TARGET RIFLE complete with peep sight. We also feature a great gin suggestion display for that sportsman In your life. PRECISION GUNS and Sports Ltd. (OpM Thurs. a Frl. till 9 p.m.) Phons 327-7595 Als place five players on each team TORONTO (CP) Thou- sand-yard rusher Steve Ferrughelli of Montreal Alouettes and teammate Johnny Rodgers, who netted more than a mile on the ground and through the air, are the only unanimous choices to the Eastern Foot- ball Conference all-star offen- sive team announced today. Ferrughelli, who led the East with yards, was among 10 members of the Grey Cup champions picked by the football reporters of Canada for the 1974 team. Five Als were chosen on offence and five on defence. The big fullback was chosen as a running back along with Andy Hopkins of Hamilton Ti- ger-Cats, back for a second straight year, and Art Green of Ottawa Rough Riders Rodgers, who gained yards on 60 passes, 492 rushing and 291 on kickoff returns for a total of was picked as one wide receiver. The other spot went to Ottawa's Rhome Nixon who caught 54 passes for 850 yards, second best passing total in the East. Quarterback is Jimmy Jones, 25, a former University of Southern California star who came within two ballots of being a unanimous choice Jones was first-string for the Als through the regular season and started both the Eastern final and Grey Cup game against Edmonton Eskimos but was relieved by Sonny Wade in the two key games All three running backs con- tributed more than yards each to their team totals. Fer- rughelli caught 39 passes for 258 yards to go with his rushing yardage Green rush- ed for 680, caught 44 passes for 514 and ran back kickoffs for 423. Hopkins rushed for 943, second to Ferrughelli, and caught 42 passes for 325 yards Other members of the offen- sive team are Tony Gabriel of Hamilton at tight end for the third successive year, Noah Jackson of Toronto Argonauts and Dan Yochum of Montreal at tackle, Ed George of Mon- treal and Ed Chalupka of Hamilton at guard Bob McKeown of Ottawa at centre George, picked as the out- standing offensive lineman in the CFL this season, now has been named to the all-star team five years in a row. Yochum is a repeater from 1973 and Chalupka is back for the third straight year. UNANIMOUS CHOICE The only unanimous choice on the defensive team is Ot- tawa's Wayne Smith, previously picked in 1972, at one end position Junior Ah You, the Samoan sword- dancer from Montreal, is named to the other defensive end spot Picked on all but one ballot is Mike Widger of Montreal at corner linebacker He pre- viously made the Eastern team in 1970, 1972 and 1973 Chuck Zapiec, also of Montreal, is at the other cor- ner hnebacking position Middle linebacker is Jerry Ponech elected golf president Bill Ponech is the 1975 presi- dent of the Henderson Lake Golf Club Ponech succeeds past presi- dent Logan Tait for a one-year term. Elected to the board of directors for two year terms were Ron Bruchet, Joe Schan- dor and Bill Karbashewski Three other golfers, Lawrence Dzuren, Dennis Kjldgaard and Alex Murrell still have one year left on the board. Claresholm scores win Claresholm Willow Creek Chinooks blew the W. R. Myers Dawns of Taber off the court in the second half to record a 42-17 win in girls Far West high school basketball action. The game, played at Claresholm, saw the Chinooks take complete control of the second half after taking a narrow 18-13 lead to the dress- ing room at half time. Coryl Schuler was the high scorer for the Chinooks with 10 and Brenda West also hooped 10 for the losers. Campbell of Ottawa who now has been named to the all- stars in six of the last seven years. Tackles are Rudy Sims of Ottawa, named for the fourth 4NDY CAPP successive year, and Jim Stillwagon of Toronto who made it in 1971 and 1972. Defensive backs include Al Marcelin of Ottawa, previous- ly picked in 1970 and 1973, Dickie Hams of Montreal, a repeater from 1973, Dick Adams, who doubles as Ot- tawa punter, back for the third straight year, and Phil Price of Montreal Tied for the final defensive back position are Al Brenner of Hamilton and Ron Woodward of Ottawa, both of whom were named to the team in 1972 IT'S BEST BOTH OF US, KID, DONTMAKE IT ON ME TOJ'LLSOON PDWSBTMC "-VAN'Se 'APPYASAIN fft V 0 I'VE BOUGHT A DARN SIGHT TOO MUCH FOR Orioles stronger after trades? NEW ORLEANS