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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Solurdoy, January 13, 1971 THE LETHBRIDCE HEKAID 13 Kinsmen also mime Joe Rudi as guest Piersall first to return to dinner History mil be made when the 1973" Kinsmen Club Sports- man's Dinner unfolds a; the Letibridge Exhibition Pavil- ion. Saturday, Feb. 3. For the first time in JB 20- year history of the annual af- fair, a guest is returning for a second time. The Kinsman Club todav an- nounced Jimmy Piersall will be i dinner guest as will Joe Rudi. Piersau tesd tcMa guest in 1963 and will be mak- ing his encore appearance this vear, the anniversary o! the dinner. Piersall was as much at home behind a michropbone iri his first dinner a5 he was in centre Geld for Eve major league baseball clubs. Snead Piersall played 20 years in; 1D72, he su'll was a much more Oakland recctids in average. ihe Major Leagues including! valuable placer than last year, j hits, consecutive game infjng stink mth Boswn. Cleveland, With his military obligations I streak ud triples. and tbe completed for the first time in] It looks as if the 1972 sea- in more son was only the beginning of and the limelight for Joe Rudi. personal! Rudi and Piersall join Jotazrr doubles, home Uniiss oi tie Baltimore Cote. California Angels. Throughout i his career, he i his career he was for his i games than ever "before i andcs on the field sad was truly j eslablisled DEW pel one of tbe most colorful base-1 niohs ball players in lie of i j ise game. 1 He set s record of .997 for j tbe bes; fielding average for j fiv- the Hrftntv. I j five years. Piersall "won Lhe Golden G'ove Award for the bss: defensive center fielder for five years and also played in EVE Ail-Star games. He tied a Major League bat- i j ting record for a nine-inning j getting six hiis at six at bat on June IKh. 1953. RBI-S all Emcee Henrv Viuev and John I Ferguson. C-jidi rf Team feiids L. ihe head table i for the 2'r.b Dinner :ol- lowing fo- the first time there Trill be i Casino. Tickets are on sala at MarceJ's Smoie Shop, Club Cigar Siore or from any Kins- men member. SULLY SAYS -By Pat Sullivan in __ I Ee a book called FEAP. A Dl1 OI everjthmg The mi; had hardly dned on STRIKES OUT regarding his Thursday's edition before the phone rang I ONLY ONE TO RETURN TO DINNER Jimmy Pierrall. currency in Ihp front office o' rhe Athletics, is tHe first Kinsmen Sportsman's Dinner guest lo make o re- turn visit. He will be hers Feb. 3. Suffer 58-51 loss to UBC Pronghorns streak ends SIMPSONS OcdiS COMPLETE 4 WHEEL BRAKE OVERHAUL No Down Payment on Your oil purpose Account Reg. 43.98 36 tnat you brakes -i! c HERE'S WHAT WE DO Turn oil brake drums. 9 Inslall new ovsrslie bended lininci arced to fit new drum circumference. Inspect oil wheel Flush hydraulic lystem and Inspect master cylinder and lines. Re-pacV front wheel bearings, Rood test. Free mile brake adjustment. Disc Brake Service Extra. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY ONLY CALL 328-9231 ALLSTATE GASOLINE REGULAR PREMIUM 50.9c SERVICE STATION HOURS 8 o m to 6 p.m. Doily Thunday ond Frirfny 0 p m Ctrm? 2nd Ave. ond Si N VANCOUVER L'cirersity jf Prong- horn's winning streak came to an abrupt halt after five vic- tories as they suffered a hard- frmght 55-51 loss to tlie Univer- sity of British Columbia Thun- cerbirds in Canada West Uni- versity Athletic Association Men's Basketball actioj Friday night The Proneboms now sport a 3-2 record and find themselves battling it out ior first place t against tbe University of Alber- ta, who hold a 7-2 record after defeating the University of Cal- gary Dinosaurs 71-36 last night. In Vancouver last night. UBC picked up a slim 29-23 half-tune lead and went on to edge tbe Pronghorns. Jack Hoy paced the Tr.under- 15 points while Stan Cafegsri chipped in 11. Phil Tcutfstrup. raised his individual point to-tal to 182 points, led the Pronghoms with Uirry Eaier. t h s second Pronshom top scorer after sev- en caraes hooped 10 points as well as Clark Sloan. In Earr.cnton the U ot A; Bears broke open E tieht game in the last Kill and Lxvj.nced U of C DiDosaurs 71-1 I still leading PHOEXE. Ariz. fAPi Big J C. Snead, who admired being a little nervous, wasn't too excited aboii his three-tin- der-par 67 but looked at bis round total, grinned and said: i 'Til take it.'' Snead. a hulking nephew of famed Sam Snead. had jtist posed a 129 totel Friday for 36 holes in the 5150.000 Phoenix i Opei golf bas two-round score in two years on the tour. Toe 11-under-par total gave the 210-pound former profes- tional baseball piayer 2 three- 1 stroke margin going into tc- I day's third round in the 72-hole chase for a S3Q.OOO first prize. But tbe 67 was mil oi: his opening score of 62 on the yard Arizona Country Cab of the shortest lay- oats the touring pros play all season. "I was Vinri of nervous." {bead said. "I'd hit too many bad shots the day before and got away with them. I don't get nervous when tbe club feels craiiorLable in my hands. But when I'm not controlling the ball the way I wan; to. then I start eetrinE a little nervous.'1 j THREE STROKES IT Snead, winner of three titles i in the last two years and ih? hero of the United States' 1971 Ryder Cup over Great i Britain, was a solid three strokes in front o-' Grier Jones, a two-ume winner from last season. The young Kassan had a K for 132 and was aJoae in second, one stroke in fron; oi dangerous Dave Hill and Groh. Each had a 6S. Hill, who often plays short courses well. posted his score despite a dotibie bogey six on the fifth bole. Tied at 134 Larry Ziegler. Lanny Wadkui; and NeviL A's ssd is also a rce; of the A's Broadcasting Team. Meanwhile 1972 was not only tbe best 033 of Joe RuoJi's major league career, but it was ilso the year in which the fielder began to re- ceive ihe recognition that be deserves. 1 Jce's steady. but unspectac- ular sry'ie of pla? itself headlbes and feature stones in the past. But in 1S72. a .395 batting average that cade him a challenger ior the league leading 1E1 fciti. a berth 03 the American team and ors o: the ir.es; spectaculsr catches ever sisn in World Series cotapeu- tion made Joe hero. Joe and his wife Sharon ara native Caliiornians. as both o: chem were 13 Mccesto. Joe gracrjsted from Thomas Downey Eish Scbrxi] hs was an Ail Central California third baseman and I Modesto Jurior College. He signed with the A's in was claimed by Cieveland in early 1 1935, but "rerumea to the A's Isrer year. Jog woried hi; way up the A's farm system for the next four yeirs and just len column and was up in arms to say ihe least Weins. he toM me. has been a Toronto Maple Leaf fan for as long as he could remember and Vi-ha; FischJer said about his beloved Leafs hurt him im- mensely explained ibst v.-e carry ihe column as a feature and The Herald is not responsible for what he wnies IT seemed like so liule io console the genilemsn Andy Messersmith, Los Angeles Dod- ger pitcher, wouldn't mind if he gave up home runs number 714 and 71-5 to Hank Aaron "As long as the Dodgers won 9-8 The town of Innisfaii mil host the first annual Central Alberta Summer Games The Games, set for August, will be modelled after the Southern Alberta Summer Games which hsve been held in the south for the past three years Herb V.agee is ihe coach of ihe Philadelphia Tex- tiles in a small coLege league in the United States asked v-Jy the Textiles are ranked in the ;c_p 10 in the nation Magee s because desen'e it, I'm on the rating committee r.ply EiiST.'ered and second, because stuck in the leagues in 1970. when he led tbe A's bat- tins with a .309 average. vrnile Kadi's baaing aver- age was higher in 1P71 ihsn in Schmidt quits Lions DETROIT f.AP- Sahn-Jd: irday as head cccch o: Dstroit Lioos af'.er a Taber south final ;'A rink from p-aced .Alberta from Brooks and bridge have benhs in the Southern Alberta Women's Cur'ihig Asso- haa a proauciive nignt 10 riaticin plavdovn5 M: Taber -rats. Hollana couectoa IS re-i Jan> flrd C5 Mi-ma McQuame of Leth- saw the team finish third in ihe I National Football Conference's j Cdtral Division. Schmidt lasde Us arjounce- nent st a r.ov.-s conference ir. i the team's offices. 1 The cecision marked the ecw oi Schroidt's association v.ith il-.e Tears and o.ie as coach and 13 years as a star linebacke- Over-iil. Sch.-rJdt's c-oachi-r Only Richard Burke knows for sure if Lethbridge is going to get a new arena and he isn't telling One person who would really like to know is Stan Maxwell You'll remember. Maxwell and Herb Christie headed a group who tried for a Western Canada Hockey League franchise last year Maxie says he is keeping in touch with the league, just in case get a suitable rink Bob Lilly, defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys, knows when he is getting better from an injury "Lee Roy Jordan says that one time his shoulder was giving him a lo: of trouble untl he hurt his back Then hi? hack hurt ahd his shoulder got to feeling better Well, since I hurt my knee my heei feels better .And lately my has started hurting more so I assume by ihat that my knee is getting better The United States navy said Friday it has called off the search for the body of Pittsburgh Pirates' baseball star Roberfo ana three others "'ho died in a plane crash New Year's Eve One bodv was found, but Hie tearch for Cerneaie's body, in the Atlantic Ocean r.vo males from San Juan In- ternational airport proved fruitless Clemente's widow. Vera, has given even- indication that a board of directors vail be formed to build a Sports, City in Puerto Rico A recreation centre v.ith all types of. spon? available to children and adults had been a dream of Clemente's I know :t has been a week sir.ce the World Hockey Association All-Star game was but gland-; through Hockey News, made me remember just r.tuch I didn't enjoy the game 1; was first lime I had ever fallen asleep while a hockey game was on If The Stanley Cup playoffs get any ior.ger we worft have to wait fall to watch sn afternoon fooibsll game and then an evening hookey gam? The Canadian Foatbsll League exhibition games get under RlHI TO .4TTE.VD Joe Rudi of ihe Oakland Athletics will be 3 head table cuest at Lbe 19T3 Kinsmen Club Spons- mEn's Dmner Feb. 3 at the Exhibition Pavilion. SPORTS FANS: BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW by GARG KIRK I KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. I O- -2 C- only i c-e DC >CJ t-ow o-i WEV Julv 3 thev once start in Martina coach ado ed record was He tc Lions post VEAR5 LFFT F'J had trsct. 1.. i-.-arr. Ihree major b-in- Umiffrewsii. but rieafed Fricsy. Silco-.t. Jan T'-, i s year's c marks the first time th .Anyone Uaiversiiy of Aiivrr.i P.-uxias to d.nim is sskeri :o a ever O.ilsMrv at Tne ciiaiiLO so siiccesstul that w.15 chosen ior thi> Pro Bowl to times b his !3 pl.'j-fag sors. Ho M.-.S the Lio-s' ni.ist four sr.d team c.-ptoiti for r.Lio crei- Wicn the Lic.ns lost con- sivutive bte so.-.son csn-.es to a victory in the men's do'.'.hles in the 4-TVest chariDJiinsltips. Olds will he the site o! the TCC's opi-r.Lis act.on. This marks iho oprrirg scries in the Alberta CoUece Coti- forence. has only one return- once tourney o: the year. The o--xiay pvent will see frorri SoxJipm Aborts Institute of of Cal- Mount Royal. Olds. Mod- ioir.e H.-t. Comrose. Ken Deer and take part. >N Stampede Wrestling EXHIBITION PAVILION MONDAY JAN. 15-830pm. ASDUIAH Tho PUrcHER n OEO8CE CORDIENkO MARTEL and BABICH vi KROFFAT and HURST BETTY NICCOll n JEAN ANTONE 6 Excitmp. Maichct 18 TV Wreillpij S2.50 S2 Style-Rite Barber Shop TIRE SALES LTD. 'The Tirr Experls" FLOWS OITA'AA Fn.i.iy We rcgrrt ony inconvenience caused while we were closed. We liave now re-opened for business ond welcome our friends ond cus- tomers to drop in. DARYL McKAGUE under the nnr.io of .linmy u'k on '.hi1 lie.ul B IviM'Kil! b.il in 11 I'-. l.-iM-rn. He FERME, B.C. Phonn KlRK'S T1XF JABER1 ITD JOl! I pt-r-p I ;