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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE Lbl HBNIUUC WDI.BIIIWVI Soviets will take over MONTREAL Sam Pollock geneul manager of Montreal Canadiens says thai supremacy by the Soviet Union in hockey is inevitable Here s a country with the same climate as Canada the same enthusiasm for hockey and 200 million people he said in an interview It just figures they are go ing to improve and produce more good hockey players than us All they need is the competition Pollock said Hockey is be ing played as well as it was maybe Hotter We re at the saturation point And I m afraid we re not going to get any better than we were in Moscow last September When asked if Canada could head off the K supremacy. Pollock replied At best all we can do is delay it Playing is not the only thing we can do better it we approach it the Russian way but at what pnce' have to approach it our and it does have its strong points too CARR TO REDS NEW YORK Gene Carr who has appeared in only three National Hockey League games since being in jured m an automobile acci dent in Boston on Nov 16 Wednesday was assigned by New York Rangers to Providence Reds of the American League Holiday There would have been three but Crowley decided football BABY DOLL ELEGANCE .50 noRmnn COSmETIC BOUTIQUE Practice talk Coach Don in shorts to the has a few words of advice for Miami Dolphin quarterback Bob Griese appears to have his attention focused elsewhere Possibly to Cincinnati where the Bengals are preparing to meet the Dolphins Tigers glove best SOUTH BEND Ind Jim Crowley might have revolutionized goaltendmg 50 years ago had he stuck with hockey But there would have only been three horsemen Jordan confident DALLAS Dallas Cowboys middle Lee Rov Jordan wants Los Angeles Rams to know that playing in a regular National Football L'eague game and the pressure-packed playoffs is a vastly different experience I m not sure they ve got contidence thev can beat us Jordan savs We ve been in the playoffs a number of times We know what we can do The under new coach Chuck Knox face the Cow- bovs Sunday at Texas Stadium in a National Conference semi-final playoff game Los Angeles tripped the Cowboys 37-31 in a regular season game which found the Rams jumping to a big early lead and hanging on in the se- cond half for the victory I m not sure at the end of the game they felt they beat us Jordan says 'We had just played in that emotionally draining Monday night game against Washington and it was a case of 40 guys not being ready Crowley was a member of lootball's most famous backlield Layden. Stuhl- dreher Crowley and Miller the Four Horsemen of Notre Dame They played together from 1922 to Jan when Knute Rockries Four Horseman and Seven Mules defeated Stanford 27-10 in the Rose Bowl It was the first national championship season tor the Irish Crowley was back on the South Bend campus last week as toastmaster for the 54th Notre Dame football banquet In his 70s Crowley talk- ed about football in his the current Irish team which is third-ranked and getting ready to face No 1 Alabama in the Sugar sur- prisingly about hockey I d almost forgotten that I played said who played goal for the 1921-22 Irish team that went 9-0 and claimed the national cham- pionship He was a freshman that year Paul Castner another football star for was our star In he was our team He was a great hockey player and that s why we won all our games Notre Dame is again play- ing hockey after a long period when the sport was in a college sports limbo And Crowley s contribution to that 1921-22 team three shutouts and a 1 33 goals against aycragc came to attention after current Irish goaltender Mark Kronholm broke Crowley's record with his lourth shutout at Michigan two weeks ago I wasn't aware I had a record at not in hockey he said believe we dubbed ourselves Western champions that year I don't know if we should but nobody argued about it and certainly nobody is going to argue 50 years later He began his hockey career in an industrial league in his home town of Green Bay Wis I had never seen a hockey game until 1 played in Crowley said 1 wasn't a very good skater and not knowing any better I let them make me the goalie When you're young you're fearless When I went to play hockey I brought a catcher's mask and a chest protector I didn t know at the time that goaltenders didn t wear masks but it only seemed like common sense to me to wear one What I didn't bring was shin pads and that proved to be my biggest mistake I took quite a beating BOSTON Perform- ances Detroit Tigers and second baseman Bobby Gnch of Baltimore Oiioles highlighted the 1973 American League fielding averages an- nounced Wednesday by league president Joe Cronin The Tigers won the team fielding title for the third con secutive year committing only 112 errors while edging Baltimore bv one percentage point 982 to 981 Detroit has led in fielding in four of the last five campaigns Gnch set a major league record for second baseman with a 995 average Playing in all 162 games he committed onlv five errors in 945 chances He broke the record oi 9939 set Jerry Adair with Baltimore in 1964 Ken Berry of California An- gels led outfielders for the second year in a row with a 997 average while Detroit s Bill Freehan topped catchers lor the third time with 995 Jim Spencer who split the season between Texas and California committed only one error in 1 069 chances to lead the American League tirst basemen Don of Milwaukee edged Detroit s Aurelio Rodriguez for top honors among third 97109 to 97107 Frank Duffy of Cleveland Indians led regular shortstops with a 986 while team-mate Gavlord Perry shared fielding honors among pitchers with Milwaukee s Jim Colborn Neither Perry nor Colborn committed an error Paul Blair of Baltimore Bobby Murcer and Matty Alou of New York Yankees and Bill North of Oakland shared the lead for the most assists by outfielders with 14 each Kan sas City led m double plays with 192 Trailing Detroit and Balti- more in team fielding were the Boston Red Sox with 979 Tied for fourth at 978 were Cleveland Oakland s World Series champions Minnesota and Chicago NORTH LETHBRIDGE PRO STORE FOR HARD-TO-FIND Phone 328-4441 324-13th St. N. 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