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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Whitey Ford just misses Spahn wins big one, now in Hall of Fame NEW YORK (API Stylish Braves' left hander Warren Spahn, winner oi major league games, scored what he called "the greatest victory ol my life" Wednesday by being elected to the Baseball'Hall of Fame. Spahn was a landslide choice, nsraed on 316 of CSO ballots of the Baseball Writers Short sport COUGARS FIRE SHORT CHICAGO rAP'i Chicago Couears of the World Hockey Association fired Ed Short as general manager Wednesday and said the position will be shared by the club's two own- ers. Jordon and Walter Kaiser. J o r d o n Kaiser, recently nnnied finance chairman of the WHA. said there are no plans to seok a new general manager. Short, one-time general man- r.jcr of Chicaco V.lijte Sox base- bail joined the Cougars last spring. anon of America. He won 20 games in 13 different seasons and is the winningest southpaw in history. A 75-per cent vole is required for enshrinement at the ball HaU in Ccoperrcnra. .X.V.. ajid the 51-year-old Spahn had S3 per cent. Whitey Ford, one-lime clutch ,'lefty of'ihe New York Yankees. came close in his first shot at Hall with 67 per cent. He I got 255 votes and a total cf 2M was required. j "Nice going. Spahnie." Ford i told the newest Hall of Mickey and I can go to as a en- Iry nexl year." Mamie, the Yanks' po'iverbouso slugger during Ford's ens. becomes elig ble in 1974. Spshn's firs: chance at Hall of Fame was delayed by two seasons due to his brief ap- pearances in the Mexican League in 1966 and with Tulsa of the Pacific Coast Leaeue in "Those nere stunt, attempts to dravr more fans into the ball park." he said. "I'm in the Hail of Fame, that's all that mat- ters. Better late Than never.'1 Ralph Kiner a high also ran for the fourth straight time. Th? ex Pittsburgh hem? run j king had 235 votes, the same as j last year, and was next behind Ford. 1 The late Gil Hodges, former Dodger first baseman and man- ager of York Mets. --vas fourth, with 218 and Rcb- erts. a 20-game winner six straight years for Philadelphia Phillies, was fifth with 213 in his first shut at the Hall. it's great 10 be there." Spahn said after the announcement. ''My he3d on a Dlaque behind Babe Ruth. .Ty Cobb. Waller Johnson and all the others. What more can a man Spahn VTES born April 23. 1921, at Buffalo and began his minor league career as an SSO-a-month pitcher for Bradford. Pa.. ;n the Class D Pony League. Thundoy, January 25, 197) THE LETHMIIDCI HDtALD Native Sons bounce Brooks Elected to Hull of Fame Wc-ren Spchn. here his Lorene, was named tc Wednesday in a landslide voie. Sparn was ;he tenaues. baseball's Hall of eflhander in the major (AP Wirephcio) Lethbridge Native Sons took to the treatment they i received their last trip into Brooks and Wednesday night' they belted the host Tubers to show they were upset. The Sons, in a batik lor (irsi' place with Taber Pats, dropped a 6-? verdict to Brooks 35 the Tubers turned in one of their bert performances of the sea- son. Wednesday night, however, it wa; a diSerent Eton-. The Sorj scored four unajiswered goals in the first period and OD to down the "Tubers ItM in Cen- j tral Alberta Junior B hockey League action. Fiery Albert r d the Sons with three goals while Randy Joevenazzo and Allaji Marchijk chipped in with two 1 each. Brad Cos. Ray Heathcote end Kim McNaughton added: singles. Reid Johnson notched a pair ior the Tubers while v.ent to John Pnns and Mur- icv Hauck. lleamrtiile, in Little Spud League action the Lethbridge Colis turned it on and belted the A.C.T. Bantam Reps 9-4. Bob Quoell bunked the red light three times for the Colts. Two goals each went to Dave Jackson and Cliff Miyashiro. Singles were scored by Greg Le JT3 and Bill Zarooben. Tern Block, Lome Osmond, Duane Lendrum and Scott Jar- vie replied for the Reps. Minor hockey The Pee Wee Beavers dump- ed the Mothers M in an exhi- bition game Wednesday. Ralph Quini scored times for the Beavers vrhlJe Tom Nagy added two. Solo ef- forts were turned in by Sane McHugh. David Lowe. Coliin Wilson and XeH Ainscpugh. THURSDAY. JANUARY H 1DAMS ICE CENTRE Bsntcm f, .T visits LYNN TRAILING BLOOMTNGTOX. Minn. (API Four-time senior women'? rhrmpim Janet Lynn of Rock- frrd. HI.. fou.Td herself in fee ond place after the compulsory f'mres in the 1973 L'nited States Fie-iire Skating Championships TailiaiCclll Wednesday. Miss Lynn, 19. was trailing 16-year-old Diane Gold- i cf Denver. Colo., uith four rjdges picking the Colorado girl first and the rernairang three poirg for lire defending cham- M TRADED BALTIMORE (API Vet- Baldmore Colt running back Tom Mstie was traded Wednesday to Ssn Dieco Charg- ers. Tise Coits said they would receh e an eighth-round draft choice in exchange for the 12- >c-ar veteran. Matte, 53. has spent Ids er.tire Na-jona! Foot- bsll League career with the Ceils. KINGSTON. Jamaica (API Unbeaten George Foreman, the new world heavyweight cham- pion, left Jamaica Wedncsday [cr his hoine in Minneapolis and a reunion with his wife and his daughter, born last week. Foreman, who won the title by stopping previously-unde- feated Jce Frazier in the second round of their championship fight Monday night in Kingston, uas to stop at Miami before hc-dir.g for Minneapolis. plans to leave for Philadelphia Friday. Before Foreman departed, he met with Jamaican Prime Min- ister Michael Pronghorns host Victoria University Leihbridce in TabtT VaiiviaJ] picked up a pair pays a 10 Picture Buiie i: vineries over the Vniver- in ihe boy's games while in ihe iiy o: Hiiskiei girl's matches. Winston Church- 'srlier h the iveei; snd retained ill Fcrt Macleod and heir hid for the Canada Vauxhail e.Ticrtsins Pict'jre csr Men's Basket- B'j'.te. Leapae iitlc. The games an? en tap The Frccjhorr-.1. who ;'r'r s p.rr.. the ci-'is' cra- s- rfco-d irs'! leame lests arc wr 7 p n Vrivr-siiv K Alberta thn rjr.? IT? Fro-.ihoms v.-ffl sn- 10 tske first as they host the oi ictcria Yildr.cs f.nce on ;ets set for S-SO p.m. at V of L cj'n-.r.-siii-i 's leani see ac- t-ics as host the U t tor a pair of f.-.rada West V-uvorsity Wo- men's League c.'.ntes. Both can-.e? will get under wsy a: r ilifee games are v, to go a :ho Sotithcm Al- bert 3 "A" Boys' Basketball I.c.-.oic night. The l-icitiv. match Friday r.ijr: stjsio-d in Lelh- -idgc the Ccn- I.CI ihe v.lth .1 T-II but li.-.m? follow in sc-c- with a 4-1 record otiier panics set the Medi- c.r.e Hat Mohawks travel to M.igraih and Cordsion pays a visit lo Raymond. A'.; "A" c.imcs get under p r.i. a prc'.im- t-try R'' Toy's lilt is set for i p.m. ''V.T boys' an.i two gtls' will be hold In thfl Sjuthwcst Conference Unskct- Ic.tmie I'rid.iy nicM. Milk i1' !i .10EY SHACKl.r.VOnn hr in unifnnn 1'ritlny lln- 111 hnil UHliolir ( off and running l 1973 PINTO 2-DOOR 1600 cc., i speed, bucket hea'cr, ONtY 1972 CUSTOM 500 FORD 4-DOOR SEDAN (DEMO.) VS.. cute P5., F3., c. NOW W I I O 1972 PINTO RUNABOUT 3-DOOR NOW ,W S2899 1 ONLY' 1970 DATSUN STATION WAGON N'pw v% sci-if, spring hc'iccy ftn. SPECIAt 1973 CUSTOM 500 I-DOOR HARDTOP DEMO. Red -f. v-ivl trar.t.. FS FB.. rcciic. Rfg. Retoll 55533 SAVE 1972 CUSTOM 500 FORD 2-DOOR HARDTOP d bloe. :.M c.-c !o NOW DNIY Attention Truck Buyers! 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