Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
12 _ THE IFIHBB1DG? fr 57, 1977 _.....---------------------- tens llinf kind of year (or mnjor 'league Baseball started two strikes Ni-iv Vnrk Tiiiics SrrvkT Series was won by a team v.i'.h 19 mustaches and one YORK It was a I mule. war when the j A stranec year indeed. And, co'rt ruled an cut- i ro matter how you looked at fielder, a wWm umpire it. baseball started with cult alter one in the two strikes on it one call- minor leagues, w pe- cent of i ed. the other threatened. The the players were traded in season, in fact, was delayed the iesnie.s ar.d the World by the first general strike in the itamc's history and, for the rest of the troubled sum- mer, the aetion off the field upstaged the aetion on it. In between the lawsuits, the performers had their inn- ings. The Oakland A's won the American western title bv five ami a half games over the Chicago White Sox, then took the pennant In the I fifth and last playoff game I against the Detroit Tigers. In j the National League, the Cm- cinnati Heds won the west, j then edged the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning of the final playoff game on a j wild pilch by Bob Moose. Then the A's. who had mi- ieiix still ridiii" of for Tannahill FV. Min Mnclaiur- Canadian Prrss SUift VUiur X yp'i N? L t'.nislu while Toronto Maple Leafs are host to 1-ittsburfh. When IXm Ci-r.ic ov Buffalo Sabres visit New York ,unior rar.k5 from Niagara Rangers. New York Islanders i Falls F'lveij he became a are at Los Ange'cs Bos- i gleam in'the future o! ton Bruins at Atlanta Flames. ;niins. Four years later, the 23-year- r.nw In the National Ho'J.sey Vancou-. er Ca- nucks. The Or.'... nati'.e was draft'J from ihe S'. at Chicago Black Hawks un'l Philadelphia Flyers in Oakland asair.it California. Tannahill. a 5-foot-11 178- pounder. of his pro vear v-.th Oklahoma City Blazers of the Central League '.'.ith a cracked kr.ee cap that required two oper- ations. He scored only !D jobls that initial season, but followed it with a 27-goal year at Okla- homa in 1970-71 ar.d hit the I charmed 30-goal circle with unimaries i. 5T. LOUIS 1 SLIPPERY NIGHT Bod Wing gcolk Brown watches '_ c n-5i cf not durina action Tuesday ot tr.r nc c. Fergun, a. P- o n evening. The V.V.c, oc i wirsDhoto) poa'-on. Favcll denioled to third spot Blazer (AP in: MX fames for Wednesday night ir, fcals Veteran Doue Favci! i's- in ir.e Amencan HusKey Jn demoted t, the avell amone rt-.-rr-. n- in for a U.nc rer.i. d .v.-l TJ-V'M- wn-i'd Poth ami ET.fral rnan- tn s 'The National f.n a--er Keith Allen said thev were j-. LK-'ro'J. Red Cr.ast trip i unhapg w.th FaveU's play..... is i. Mir- VANCOUVER C'.MFORMi J ;r.. p.. Corner 3rd Ave and 8th St. S Phone 327-8543 STORES YOUR CHOICE Ttrestone LIFETIME SUPREME BATTERY EXCHANGE STRATO-STREAK FOR CORONET CUTLASS MONTEGQ Guaranteed unlit you trade your car. Boston Braves of the American League last year. So it was somewhat surpris- ing he became available in the draft last June and Vancouver was quick to grab him. The survived l-'t sr.'i 2-1 California leads on do- fenccma.i Ted McAnecley's first two goals of the year. Thee, w-.th the Seals ahead 3- i 2. Tannahil! his second of the game at of the sec- i ond period to tie the game 3-3 1 and tallied the winner 31 sec- onds into the final period It left Vancouver in a tie with Toronto for sixth in the Fv-t. V. behind fourth-place The SeaN remained in the '.Vest cellar. Nick Lihx-tt's seventh o' the sea-son Ute in tho came Detroit forcerl the devj Pittsburgh took a 1-0 lead McDonough's score with contest or.lv 22 second- old. TAI.BOT REMEMBERS Tne CanadieriS shov, cd S'. coach Jean-Guy they "are still the best skaiing team in the National Hockey League." He" a dozen NHL sea- sons with the Cajiadiens before moving to St. Isj'jis five years ago. Ken Dryden turned asic'b 35 St. Louis snots as Montreal stretched its lead in the East i three points, over Eosion. ,Jcc- I ques Lemaire. with two i h'ss the lead in that Sanderson still idle BOSTON Lawyer Bob V.Vjlf, speaking bv telephone c'..-rj Fia he 1 and Be.-nie Erov.T: of tr.e -.v-.n World Hockey Association! ;he Philadelphia Blazer; spent se'.'en hours. Tuesday clause t'ne career frnr.er f0 Bruin Derek Sanderson, who jumped to the Blazers earlier this year. Sanderson ba.s r.o'. been play- in? recently ar.ri there have been published t'r-at Philadelphia rr.iahf. trade him. i er.ded also have report! in a may return to the Eruirs. who has repre-.erte-i Sanderson in contract A'ou tions, said the Brown was "very amicable b-jt were nothinK was flnaily resolved I 'orr.e' grated f-om Philadelphia to Kansas City to Oakland, look the series in seven games fiom trie Keds. Six ol the eri were by one run: of Oakland's 16 runs were in by Gene 'fenace, V.T.O had hit five home runs in games before IvinR a record with four in tha sf-ries: and Ihe A's pocketed a record pur'e of apiece for winnina while the Reds 'i.rned apiece for not Oaklari'l e'.en '.voi without much help from Vida Blue, who pitched fewer victor- ies than the vear But th'-n. the Phiiadeiphia Philiiea 27 rictor- bv S'.eve fjariton, and they v.'on "'.riiv Carlton rot fi'cv. Tne boomerang the New York "WF.O irsded Nolan Ry- to the California Angels: wo- W set 13 ciun rtC'.T'is ard f.ruck 323 It prove-! a year for r-isrint- from the National Nolan Ryan. fourth em- n'ov-'r in fo-r vears. Dick hi: orne run; for t'ne Sox the player in ti''fi American Gaylord Pe-r.. 'run.- plan ted from Ssn 24 games for rv-v'-'sr.d won the Cy Yours as the test In netiorisl. the r'syer was John- r.' I, 5KVKN 2; managers oTit all hase- of 'he '-Boys of at -7. arid Jackie Robin- son. the biscV: player ir. the w'hx) dial at 53. T'.VO other black heroes of earlier Josh Gibson E :'V: Leosari. made the of fame aiong with Yogi Sar.dv Koufaz, Early V.'-.-i Gomet, Ross YO-..-.IS Harridge. urr.p're was Mrs. Herr-ice Oera. a 41-year-old 'pry-r.--- v- 'Ao-ked one York-Pe-n her in h.5- hy Curt In t'r.e reserve t-ft payers ore. Tr.e .star-doff of the ir. Apnl that a l.vjay yer-: days pay e '.esi'rs V- Barnes. .eer: as were traded o 'ide of talent, Frank Roh- Pat Doh- Nettles. For o-ds'e storecards for CUS- Barons' future a little shakey CLEVEL.WD '.'-.Pi Tr.e cl ;b whiie maintaining a Cleveland Baror.s chirtcr frsn- minor franchise atoeked chise in the American w--h p from the Nlfl. IK: will ha moved, S'ars v.s.1 re- ed or rlisbandwl in t'r.e por'cd to >X: tre reason AL di- i "next couple of wo-eks" if o-.-.ner d-o-; r. hi.-, request Nick J. Mileti ha.s his way. la-..', rr.or.'h to rr.ove Mileti has told his team that i action the future of the I year-old wouVI taken shortly Tr.c i, directly to the birth this _; of t'r.e Hockey As- snrl Cleve.aryl Cru.-A- j csri rrjove tn a rjjt r remaining several opor- f: of tha WHEEL ALIGNMENT QO vQ ftor-jon bars DISC BRAKE SERVICE Flate-a-C-ator DRUM BRAKE OVERHAUL Buy three SHOCK ABSORBERS D. Gftt fourth fcf Tre Barons have lust SK fans ir, ;I Five home v.ere first half of AHL-WHA twin- saM -'Ia as fir in-jr; r.-ity for ssi-'J WINDSHIELD WASHER ONLY SiXt ANTI-FREEZE Aflx-r Saturday's M defeat 10 N'ova 17S fans. Mileti went in'0 th" Haror.s rwjrn and tl, r: he tr-'-rn "to the first to '-iff'- fo Mileti also Wd tte players re a r: fulfill conlracf.s re- make gardlew; of what to A f; anr1 f the franchise, s team ou'd h.v.c to bt; spprovc'l man said Tuesdav, bv S'.'.H Th'; sp'-rts i- locked di'band 'board of governors wain to Ihe tr-am next and trw National llwfccy s'-r.r.on .-r-. Crussdern form ovfTjership of a'cl'ib.