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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IXcunbtr 15, 1972 THE HEP-ALB 13 Braves' slugger holds eight records Hammering Hank batters book SAN FRANCISCO Trx rewriting of record books after last season has Atlanta Braves' outfielder Hank Aaron holding eight Na- tional League records in bat- of them major league tied for three others. _! Tne 37-year-old slugger now runs balled m by ..ew- I holds lifetime major league Y antes immortal Ruth t f in the years 1914-1835. records for most total bases, 172, and runs batted In 2.W7, of- ficial National League statistics Issued today showed. The old In the wason Aaron was fourth among League hitters six M-itb records were total bases I percentages National slugging He had: where 1 bv Stan MusUl of St. Louis Car- .51 National still don't kBow what they I look fur in a quarUrbati." Ea- j most bases on balls in one] don't think---------------------- __..... it changed." said the 52-yea.'- Football League clubs Mays became the major) old, here to accept the car he j him in the 1972 draft, a fact i league outfielder who has han-: uxro as the ouistarjdirjg player that surprised only him but led the most fielding chances, i in Ticats' 13-10 win over Sas- fans who watched him per- j for rds career. Tris i katchewan on Dec. forrr. this year. Soeaker of Cleveland Indians 3. __ held the major league "But if Mr. (Ralph) Sazio r record for this.since with thinks some changes could be ley said to reporters at the re- ,155. where he received his Mays also took over as life-; car. time'strikeout leader in the Na-; I....... V The 195-poander, tional League with 1.473. Eddie' i DO-ed as much a Ureat ior Matbews of Milwaukee Braves IK- isd led with tied he league record of most con- secutive seasons with 1W or more hi! string to eight years to match IT'S All MINE Chuc'r Ealey, quorlerbacfc for the 1972 Grey Cup champion Ham- ilton Tiger.Cols, siu on the hood of the car he presented with of Ihe Royal York Hotel Thunday, He woi the car for his performance in the Gray Cup game. (CP the of their coUeagues the Rangers altowtd the ViHA's New- York Raiders to rent Square Garden an astronomical fee; the Rangers then asked New York City for te. relief; they sold all of their tickets and then Franc-is came running with his checkbook H- signed Brad Park, Rcrf Gilbert, Vic HaKeW arrf Walt rtacrok just when it appeared that they would WHA -Tne Rangers not win The Stanley Cup on the ice, so they b-wsht it." roarled oce NHL owner. "It was the first and last time we'll ever trust them. lost only one player er in the during a oonfrottition in th rising If HadCeld had connected it wwjM have oeea his first win since Floyd Patterson was heavyweight champ- But the Rangers' problems go deeper than that. Through the years Francis has unable to oope with bright young players. One after another Red Berenson, Johnny McKenrie, Jacfc Egers, Mike Murphy they are dealt away because Francis caji't communicate. Tne latest example is Ctrl Bennett, the forward whom Carl Brewer has described superstar of the future." Francis recently dealt Bennett to Atlanta for Ron Harris, a washed-up 30-year-oid defence- man. Bennett's problem, like Berenson's, was that he to be a college graduate; a bit tco smart for Francis. Even the Rangers are a coateorier other players dearly love to get out. IXck Alien, who had hi! eighth with Los Angeles Dodgers last year. Among season highs were Joe Morgan oi Clndanati with most bases on balls, 115: Lee May of Hous-, c ton Astros with most strikeouts, CJJT 145; Ron Hunt oi Montreal Expos with most hit-pitcher, w, j to raise his lifetime total to major league record of 203. or. 11 more than the former mark Minnie Minoso established with Ccdcago vrnite Sox in 1W4- sports menu respond with cards Bench truly amazed n.'NATi fAP) Cincin- jthat anything co'Jld happen and [son. knowing what faced him. catcher Johnny he was over- tre massive out- faris at LCI ?.a-r.s er CCKb Cvr.e'l t; Cir th his running as Bench says with his passing, admitted no j bv spokesmen for NFL ciubs had talked to ran, -'-_ "Let's p.! it this way. 1 don't news of r-- !'jng operation, think iney're supposed to talk tn Bench, rec-o-.erfng at s hospi- mc because I'm under contract j tal from the operation that re- So if they hid, I'm afraid I j E from L right his ann Ealey will be Li Montreal ior over Lbe ooxes of mail in ms a sports celebrities' oinnK- i room. tonight before returning to his "i-vjt siid, "is t-jihing Toledo home to prepare ior his j or miraculous. i i forthcoming marriage end your be said. I Bench said he will be wjt of fe h05pital 20 and ym t and ,t.s -o lor a. ieast three ov6r." v.-eeki. Bench recalled saying this j In February, he plans to go to iwhen Damsrf MVP in" 1970, and j spring training, 25 usual, at he said it again after last sea- Tampa. Fla. ENJOY WINTER MORE WITH A NEW in. j toe new year. t SATURDAY J.-1'. Tliree events are planned for Family Y Trx; Lethbridge Family U'-r -illCA will see plenty of ac- j w tivitv during the Christmas break. Outside of the regular daily activities the locals are plan- ning a badminton, volleyball and ping pong tournament. Anyone interested in taking part'in any of the three events Driimlieller slips past Edmonton "People I don't said, ''all of them wishirjg me good lu-i and telling me they're to Eteinjr me get baci; tc-iiind the plate.1' .W-L He said he and his mother. Katie, v.ere trying to read throuHn the le'.ters, "but -.ve haven't made a cent in it." Tr.2 room was also dec'Ked with all from SKI-DOO Just Arrived! ELAN 250ct y'-rt --1 Ci'.-boe': VI ril -.-s EbilOMOS !CP third-period goals by Ryas V.'eeker and a single by Gary broke oa-.-e Dfjrribeiler Bench learned of the coarii- lion last September, prior to the tie aryl National League playoffs aw: Falcoos a i the World Sedas. which the. Twin Cylinder. OKIY (till o ONE OMIT NEW 1972 SKI-DOO OLYMPICS 335 S825 haug onto Best v.in over Reds lost to OailaDd Athletics. Alberta Junior Hoctey "1 won't say I didn't worry Leasue play Thursday night, i about said the 25-year-old Ken Nelson and Dale Booth "I mean, it did ap- the other Drumheller pear last year Eoals, with Cord Pickering, Bill and Craig Styles replying 'the beginning." he said, avow- for Edmonton." ing his faith in Dr. Luis Gonia- Tne teams soli; pea- lez. the s'jrgeos. allies, aad Edmonton o'r-sbot' Bench was named Most Valu- Drumbells-. Vi-y-.. ?-Ieanwhile in Calgan' the ON DISPLAY cc and cc FreeAirs "IF YOU TO UAD IKE FACK" ''I felt it wryjld v.-ork out frcm is welcome. You do rxjt have member of the YMCA i MANCHESTER, EoglarwS part. i Vi'aywsrd scccer Badmlnttn U first on the 1 stsr George Best mav be stay- _ agenda Dec. 27, i Wednesday. L'aited Canucks jumped to a bk first- Play gets under way at 9 a.m. i aj7er all. i lead and went or. to de- and will cost each competitor 1 p-jt vp for sale last fc-tt the Pass Devils 5-3 75 cents. iweek. is to res-ume training Sm Yotmger paced Caiaj-p' sith the ciub. United chairman Lo'jis said Tnursday able PUyer in the League in 3970 1S72. "fd been saying all GRAIN IN TRADE BANK RATE FINANCING BERT MACS CYCLE 913 3rd AVE. S. PH. 327-3221 CLOSED MONDAY OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Till 9 P.M. S. A'.EESTA FCr> OVER 35 YEARS" "I wUh I Carr the the who w-ss corJidM Gene Tnursdav, Dec. 28 a triples volleyball 'toureev vrill be stag- ed. What b a triples volleyball i event? It simply means there are three members on e a c rj j fer v.-uh tv.'o goab, Brjce. V.'arren Coot and Roger LaDiOureux thro'jgh w.th sbgtes. Calgar-y led 4-1 after the first: period. Rick Austin. Lan FOREIGN CAR (Lethbridge) LTD. forjrsrd at age 21 yean is in the SI per persw.. Play gets under wjis listed for trass- _. ____ ____missing traning on team. As in the case of the bad-1 four The only firm mirXon arji pin? you do i frorn Third-Division not have to be a member of the I Uournernoirth, wiio bid and John Hawkins replied for YMCA. nor do you teve to be j trie Pass. good player and there is restriction on age. Oriiy in bad- minton is there an age restric- tion. Competitors, and girls, must be between 12 and 15 vears of age. Tr.e cost of I'rf. volleyball "If I was in Atlanta at process of King by Framis. !ea.vt I'd be playing." Despite the complainu, the injuries ard their rep-Jtatswi for foiriinz, the Rangers still remain the choice team to finish snd''win The Ojp. "Bostai doesn't have Sew Yori's sail "and the Caradiera oohy have one good goaltewJer." is true. B-it Shero overlooks ooe Both the Bruini and Canadieos have heart Rangers only have money. way also at nine in ing. Ping por.g Friday, Dee. 29 at nir.e at a charge of 75 cents per person. To take part Ln all or arr.- of the thrte evenU you are re- quested to register at the YMCA before Tuec-day. Dec. IS. For further information phone 323- 7771. Minor hockey roundup Lethhridge Marlanis v.ill play host to Taher Pee Wee j Saturday afternoon at v.Vi at Pari Ice; Centre. Taber v.ill the exhibition as a tune up for a they will attend in California. three-goal performance by Tait wasn't as liiu'js dropped a 5-3 decision to l-.t To'erris in fee V.ee action night. Wayne Pareriteau t a 1 Bed for the Graf. Scott Parer.teau arr! Miric GreUingcr sdded sin- In another Pee Wee maich, Daniie Zrirn two goals and led Tigers to a slim 4-3 win over the Braves. Neil Co'irt and Danny Lor-arjie in with a goal each while Allen Clarflpitt notched two markers for the Braves. Marshall DeArmood also managed a solo marker in a lod.ig cause. i In Midget action the i belted the 5-1 ti Kd scored two secood period goab. Wright, Garry Maiwell replied for the Bees with a first period marker. Rici picked up his second of as te j helped the Mcnarchs blank the i Ramblers M in ac-tion Tnursday night. Allan Gonzj- led te scoring with a two-goal performirsce while Jeff PJchards Trent Auch added singles. Sergio Cattoni earned Hi first jhutout of the season giving the Eskimos a 3-0 victory over the Ti-CaU. Brant B. Schmidt RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENTS LETHBRIDGE SH and DOOR Corner 5lh Avtnu.i 4th S. Phone 327-1S81 Buy two for about the price of a big domestic DATSUN 1600 raily-'rviririirig overhead erie'r.3, DATSUN 1200 SPECIAL LOW PRICES ON DEMONSTATORS and NEW 1972's 1200 FASTBACKS and 1600 2 DOOR MODELS. FOREIGN CAR (Lethbridge) LTD. 1102 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-9657 ;