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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta tawny M, M IIIHHHMf ftft Youngest member of Halt-of-Fame Doors swing wide open for Koufax NEW Y01UC (AP) Sand; Koufax thought MB ahotteued career might dissuade tup- porten, but when he became jmignrt player ever elected to the Baseball of Fame Wednesday it was with a record harvest of votes. Yojt Bern, former catcher for to New York Yankees, and 300-game winner Early Wynn joined tnt 36-year-okJ termer Lot AafalM Dodgers pitcher In gaining niche In the Coopers- town, N.Y., shrine. It is the first multiple dectton of playen tince 1991. Koufax, wbOM blazinf fast- ball Drudumd four nn-hitton, in- cluding a perfect gaoM, and a fugle-ieason record of 381 received 344 votes- Uw mott in the 40-year history of the balloting by members of the Baseball Writers Awocia two of America. Bern received 999 and Wynn 301, with 297 needed for election. Flayers also bad to be named on at least three-quart- ers of the record 1M ballots dot. Ralph Kmer finished fourth, 62 votes .Rounding out the top 10 were Gil Hodges, Johnny Mue, Bam Slaughter, Peewee Reese. Marty Marlon and Bob Lemon. JOINS SELECT LIST Koufax, who appeared with Berra watte the announcement was being made, is only one of nine playen ever elected in their first year of eligibility- five years after retirement as a bom wbsn aoU- ftod. i "We have had a long watt. I was disappointed the fnt yew and disappointed Mcood year. The tWrd year I just it off. "I don't think I am M thrilled M I would bavt beta if I bad made t difference in the Labor Club's victory as they were stale- mated by a 2-2 score after the first 20 minutes. Don B ruche t paced the Labor Club's scoring spree with a hat-trick wbUe Don Klinkhammer and Al Bowntree chipped In with two markers each. Gerry HinkhammeT, Eric Wheeler, Dave Allen sod Ken Kramer added singles. In the second encounter ot the evening, the Bottlers rack- ed up a 2-1 first period lead and Increased it to 4-2 after the second. Gary Paskuski slapped in two goals to lead the Bottlers to their fourth straight victory In as many starts while Ken Kristjanson, Mason Brown, Vic Polychudc and Duanoe Her- hers chipped in with singletons. Gary Smith replied for the Pronghorns with a three-goal performance while Al Ferchuk managed one. Jackie Robmson, Bob FsUar, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honoj Wag- ner and Christy Matfaewson. Wynn, who pitched for Wash- ington, Cleveland and Ctsoafo in a career spanning s record tl years, had a 300-244 record. He Is one of only 14 pitchers to Win 300 sjMnes. awAlTS. troO Mt BOB nMBC 1 In entire playing career with the Yankees, bating .as also managed tto Yankees for one season, leading than to the American League pennant Bern eurrenUy is a coach wtti New York Meti. Redskins last in draft pick NEW YORK (AP) George Allen, who wheeled and dealed bis Washington Redskins into championship contention this Monarchs still in business EDMONTON (CP) Edmon- ton leaders in IK troubled Prairie Hockey league, are still in business, earn manager John Gattens said Wednesday. The senior league recently dwindled to three teams from five when Calgary Stampeders and Saskatoon Quakers dropped out. Only the Manarehs, York- ton Terriers and Begins Caps remain. Mr. Gattens said the Mon- archs nave submitted a revised schedule to league president Paul Bozak of Moose Jaw and added that "we'll fulfil Our obli- "We may have to out down ha number of games and ptey our pointers, but we're still in business. intend to play exhibition games and go into the Allan Cup." He said he bad talked to Mr. Bozak and had been told ttuit Calgary Stampeders may be re- organized. "If they get going again they'll be welcome be add. The Monarchs, the only sen- ior team remaining in Alberta, played University of Alberta Tuesday night before aboii NO fans and lost 4-1. "We're playing them (gain next Tuesday In the Gardens and nope to get more people out." i, also traded them Into last place In the National Foot- ball League draft. Allen revamped tha 'Sunn by exchanging a raft of draft choices for proven talent that paid off with a 9-4-1 record, their best since 1945, and a shot at the Super Bowl before Wash- ington succumbed to San Fran- cisco '49ers in the playoffs' first round. But his fu- ture is also left them with only 10 selections in the 17-round draft of college seniors which begins Feb. 1, the NFL said Wednesday. On the other end of the scale Is New Orleans. The Saints, with six extra picks accumu- lated In 23 choices, tops among the 26 teams. HAVE EXTRA PICKS Eight other teams also have extra picks: Oakland Haiders wilt 21, Pittsburgh Steelers and St. Louis Cardinals with 20 apiece, Baltimore Colts with and San Diego Chargers, San Francisco, Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns with 18 each. Buffalo Bills, whose dismal 1- 13 record, worst In the league gave them the dubious honor of selecting first, have 17 choices, as do Chicago Bean, Philadel- phia Eagles and Miami Dol- phins. Due to Identical records, coin involving 11 teams were necessary to determine the order of the draft's first round, which shapes up this way: Buf- falo, Cmannntt Bengals, Chi- oago, St. Louis, Denver Bron- cos, Houston Oilers, Green Bay Packers, New Orleans, New York Jets, Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay, Chicago, Pitts- burgh, Philadelphia, A tl a n t a Falcons, Detroit Lions, New England, Cleveland, Sin Frso- dsco, Oakland, New York Jets, Baltimore, Kansas City Chiefs, MiDMMta, Miami and Dallas. JLIPPIN1 D'YBR Dorow would have liked bad news at end of year HAMILTON, Ont. (CP) Hamilton TigerO-ats ended three months of speculation Wednesday by appointing Jerry Williams coach of the Eastern Football Conference club for an unspecified tenure. In keeping with Tioat tradi- loo, Hamilton general manager Ralph Sazk) refused to disclose :ernu of the contract with Wil- iims, a 48-yew-old lawyer who made It Me in Calgary and bad a falling out in Philadelphia. However, sources dose to the Ticat operation said the new coach was signed to a four-year term for Williams' appointment leaves Al Dorow, who still had a year remaining on his two-year con- tract, the only Tiger-Cat head coach to be fired la the club's 2-year history. The Heats finished second In the ETC standings in 1771 with a 7-7 won-loss mark and lost to Toronto Argonauts in the two- game final. DISSENSION RUMORED However, the dub never did play to tin potential expected and Dorow's methods of game preparation and handling of foyers wen often suspect amid nmors of dissension among playen. especially the veterans. The fact that the TVats1 board of directors never did offer a vote of confidence after the season ended sealed Do- row's fate with the dub and It was merely a matter of tune before Wednesday's events came about. Sazio said after the TJcate wen eliminated he'd haw to give the situation much thought before deciding Dorow's future with the team. A shrewd man with personnel and the Tiger- Oat treasury, Sazta also bad to account for the remaining por- tion of Ms former head coach's contract which runs through to February, 1973. Dorow, who win letefve the full benefits of Us contact, said he wasn't bothered by the firing so much as tha time It took to Manchester earns win LONDON (CP) Kanchettor United scored three goals: m overtime Wednesday night to defeat Southampton 4-1 ki an E n g 1 i s h Football Association Cup third-round soccer replay. Manchester United, English League First-Division leader, trailed 1-0 at half ttm on a goal by Southampton's Hike Chan- non. George Best evened the score In the 69th minute. In the overtime, David Sadler, Beet sod John Aston scored the goals that eliminated Soutarap- ton. Manchester goes against Prestoc North End In the round. get it officially ratter than by rumors. "Yea, I would have preferred to get the .axe right after tht end of the season If It bad to come. This waiting around won- dering cm really get to you. "The toughest thing b tba pressure on your family It's been a real ordeal. "Getting fired is a disappoint- he added. "When you don't get a vote of confidence, particularly when you want one, you start to wonder about rumors. 'It's just In conversations fa the past couple of with Ralph (Sazio) that I really fett I would be let go." TAKES IT IN STRIDE The former assistant at Michi- gan State took the firing fa) stride. He refused to oast any stones at the manner In which be was let go, instead voicing his assessment of the Head at 'as good sny team around" at the end of the season. 'But Williams will be here to reap the benefits of this said Dorow. "The biggest disap- pointment is that you work so hard to build up the Ingredients snd won't be around to enjoy it." He compared his situation with that of Williams who spent two yean building Philadelphia Eagles of me National Football League before he was tired fol- lowing three successive earh> FALCON CHEWH VALIANT FORD CHEV. PLVMOUTH POPULAR FORD PLVMOUTH Now at Firestone Stores or participating Dealers Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 ;