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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, July 2, 1970 Helms Turns Home Run Hitter Yankees Pound McLain On His Return By THE ASSOCIATED PliESS Denny McLain returned to the baseball wars Wednesday night and the 26-year-old ace right- hander of the Detroit Tigers was tagged for five runs and eight hits, including three ho- mers, in 5 1-3 innings. But he wasn't involved in the decision as Mickey Stanley sin- gled home an unearned run in the llth inning for a 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees. "I was scared as hell, to be t r u t h f u McLain admitted after getting several thunderous ovations from a packed house of largest Tiger Stadium crowd in nine years, larger than any of the Detroit crowds dur- ing the 1968 World Series. "I think it's the most scared I've been since I was in a plane which had one engine go bad a few years ago. As a matter o fact, before I threw the firs pitch I asked Al Kaline, 'What the hell am I doing "I feel pretty gocd, but I'm not satisfied because I didn't go nine innings. I'm not thinking like a pitcher I made a cou pie of mistakes." Jerry Kenney, Thurman Mun son and Bobby Murcer hit tin mistakes out of (he park. "I really thought I was going to cry for a minute or swallow my McLain said Of tht crowd response to his first ap pearanee since he was sus- pended from baseball for in- FIRST NIGHT pitcher Denny Mdain hurls a pitch to Yankee Horace Clarke, New York's leadoff hitler, to end a 90-day suspension. McLain was knocked from the mound but Detroit went on to win in 11 innings. BERT {.MAC'S Your Cycle Centre of the South BOY'S OR GIRLS' DELIGHT SIDEWALK BIKES Ball-bearing Air tires streamers kick stand and chain guard 41 .95 10 SPEED TOE Clips and Straps 10 SPEEDS HIGH RISE BIKES AASlow 46.95 WE TAKE TRADES TERMS ARRANGED BERT MACS CYCLE LTD. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 OVER 300 BICYCLES IN STOCK "SERVING SOUTH ALBERTA FOR OVER 30 YEARS" OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 p.m. Foote Signs With Expos MONTREAL (CP) Barry Fobte of Smithfield, N.C., Mont- real Expo's No. 1 choice ill lasl month's free-agent draft at New York, has signed with the Na- tional League baseball team. Foote, 18, is a right-handed catcher. Expo general manager Jim Fanning said Wednesday Foote displays' "great power" iri all departments. Foote was drafted third over- all in the recent draft as the Expos had third choice behinc San Diego Padres of the Na- tional League and the American League Cleveland Indians. Fanning said Foote will report here today to work out with the Expos for four days before re- porting to Montreal's Braden- ton, Fla., club in the Gulf Coast Rookie League. The. signing of Foote com- pletes the contract negotiations with1 the top seven players se- lected in the draft by the Expos. No financial aspects of the contract were disclosed al- though it is believed Foote re- ceived a bonus for coming to terms. THE BIGGEST SAVINGS OF THE YiAR ON SCAMPER RECREATION UNITS AWAIT YOU AT UNITED'S TRAILER CITY DURING OUR RECORD BREAKING SUMMER SALE! ACT FASTI TRADE-INS ACCEI'TEDI ON-THE-SPOT FINANCINGS A SYMBOL OF TRAILERS 15 ft. 17 21 ft., 23 ft. CAMPERS ft. and 11 ft. MOTOR HOMES The All-New 13001 Series We have them all finest Recreation Vehicles now at lowest prices ever! UNITED MOTORS COMPANY ITD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-2305 Four Pros Advance WIMBLEDON CAP) The dear superiority of the promot- er-ccrtrolled professionals has seen underfeed once again at the all-England lawn tennis championships. Four of them lave reached the men's singles semi-finals, scheduled for today. Ken Rosewall of Australia Roger Taylor of Britain. John Newcombe of Australia, he 1967 champion, had to play Andres Gimeno of Spain. Fains lined up all night for standing room on the centre court as Taylor hoped to be- come the first Eribon to reach ;he men's finals since Bunny Austin in 1938. But many fans- even British like to see EosewaU win Wimbledon at ast. The 35-y e a r -o 1 Australian st in the finals of 1954 and 1956. Then he turned profes- sional and was lost to Wimble- until open tennis was inau- gurated two years ago. Taylor never has beaten Rose- wall, or even won a set aigaonst lim. The rugged British left-hander ook 20 minutes Wednesday to inish off his quarter-finals match against Clark Graebner of the United States, which had been interrupted hy rain the previous night. Taylor won 6-3, 11-9, 12-10. [Tie match was resumed with Taylor leading 8-7 in the third1 set: SAVES POINTS Graebner, who had to serve first, fought off seven match points before going under. The American had saved two more match points the previous night. Gimeno, whose match against Bob Carmichael of Australia afeo had been interrupted by rain Tuesday night, won 6-1, 6-2, 64. As every expert had pre- dicted, Bfllie Jean King of the U.S. and Margret Court of Aus- tralia advanced to the women's finals, scheduled for Friday. Club Owners Surprised, Concerned TORONTO (CP) Club own- ers in the Ontario Hockey Asso- ciation Junior A series say their teams will not compete with any club in the Canadian Ama- teur Hockey Association which uses over-age players or re- ceives special financial assist- ance through the CAHA. The club owners, in a tele- gram Tuesday to the CAHA, said they are "surprised and concerned that the NHL (Na- tional Hockey League) would endorse an arrangement that places one league on a different basis from another league of the same category." The CAHA, backed by the NHL, made some concessions last month to Western Canada junior clubs to get them back into the CAHA, from which they had been independent for two years. The Western teams were given the right to use four over-age players a team during the first year of their return and two during the second year, after which no over-age players would be permitted. The Western teams were also jiven in travel expense iuncls in addition to for player development also given ;he Ontario and Quebec junior clubs. Ontario, Quebec and the West- ern teams are classified as Tier clubs while all other junior clubs in Canada are classified as Tier 2. The CAHA has not yet decided whether Tier 1 or Tier 2 clubs will compete for .he Memorial Cup, the top prize in Canadian junior hockey. Should the Cup be contested >y Tier 1 teams and Ontario >cat out Quebec, the OHA Jun- or A would not play off against the Western champions. The issues are expected to come up for discussion at a July 7 meeting here originally called to arrange the mechanics if a draft system between the wo tiers. volvement with gamblers. Com- missioner Bowie Kuhn decided that McLain was duped into in- vesting in a Flint, Mich., book- making operation. Elsewhere in tbs American League, Baltimore Orioles blanked Cleveland Indians 3-0, Minnesota Twins edged Kansas City Royals 2-1 in 10 innings, California Angels shaded Mil- waukee Brewers 4-3, Oakland Athletics zipped the Chicago White Sox 3-0 and Boston Red Sox beat Washington, Senators 6-4. The Yankees dropped four games behind Baltimore in the East Division when Jim Palmer hurled an eighth-hitter as the Orioles beat the Indians for the eighth straight time this season. Homers are hardly Tommy Helms' thing. But he slugged the Cincinnati Reds' first in their new Riverfront Stadium ballpark Wednesday night as they ripped Atlanta Braves 9-2 in the National B a s e b all League. The homer was Helms' first since the fourth game of the 1969 season and only the 15th of his big league career. In other National League ac- tion Wednesday, Chicago Cubs ended their 12-game losing streak with a 5-0 victory over St. Louis Cardinals, Montreal Expos swept a doubleheader from Philadelphia Phillies 11-1 and 4-1, Pittsburgh Pirates :opped New York Mets 4-3, San Francisco Giants battered San Diego Padres 12-7 and Los An- Mles Dodgers dumped Houston Astros 6-3. Helms savored his glory after he game. It's about time I hit a he said. Asked how far thought his shot traveled, Helms replied, "It's 330 feet down the left field line and I must have hit it 332." Rookie Wayne Simpson fired six-hitter and won his ninth straight, running his record to 12-1. JENKINS WINS IT The Cubs finally won a game, ending their longest losing streak since 1944 on Ferguson Jenkins' four-hitter over the Cardinals. A four-rim seventh lining with Key singles by Billy Williams, Jim Hickman and Ion Santo, broke up a scoreless duel between Jenkins and St. jouis rookie Jerry Reuss. "We finally had some hits at the right noted Manager Leo Durocher. "I've had about Ive stronger said Jen- dns. "Four of them I lost and one of them I won. They gave me some runs. I can win. I need runs, that's all." In Tuesday's action the Ex- ics belted Philadelphia 8-1 in me of six National League New York edged' Pitts- mrgh 7-6, Atlanta dumped Cin- cinnati 8-2, St. Louis nipped Chicago 5-4, San Diego bested San Francisco 3-2 and Houston bounced Los Angeles 6-2. In the American League Washington downed Boston 3-1, Baltimore doubled the score on Cleveland, 4-2, Oakland edged Chicago 4-3 and Detroit defeated New York 5-3 while Minnesota thumped Kansas City 8-5. ANDY CAPP I'M POPPIN UPTOWN TOR A PAIR 0" ARE VERCOMIN'PTHE WALK'LL bo AS LONG AS SEE DON'T AVE THE WHOLE SHOP OUT UIKE Bib LAST TIME "fERSOOb OKAY-- IF THCY SHOW ME EVEKVTHIN', VW CAN I SEE WHATI-DONTW4-VT. SORRY I SNAPPED ATVER.PET.I'MG VER CAME ALONG, REALLY Junior Event Friday Thirty-six holes Friday wil decide the 1970 winner of th Jake Walton trophy. The southern Alberta junio golf championships mil b staged at the two Leihbridg courses Friday with action se to get under way at Henderso Lake at in the mornin with an 18-hole round followe by another 18-hole round a the Country Club at 1 p.m. Friday's champion will a< vance to the Alberta junior f nals at Windermere in Edmon ton, all expenses paid. The rui ner-up will also advance wit half expenses taken care of. Open to "boys 18 and unde the competition will includ golfers from various points southern Alberta as the bonne ary extends from Calgary t any point south. There will be prizse in flights. Saturday morning the firs round in the Herald Countr Districts gets under way wit Henderson Lake the host course Play is slated to commenc at with the foursome Doug Brown, Joe Kenwood Gordon Laurie and Bob Babk leading things off. At Bar ry Kimery, Robert Galvin Dean Barker and Clarenc Wentz tee-off followed by Jim Freel, Lloyd- Kanewischer John Lothian and Bernice Car rier at Sunday the sasne switches t the Country Club for a tee-off time. First out will be Brown, Galvin, Kanewische and Lothian. At Kemyood Kimery, Carrier and Babki go Laurie, Harker, Freel ari( Wenz follow at Ron Zasadny Loses First Two games were played, las evening in the Lethbridge Com mercial Men's Fastball League last evening. In the first game Ron Zasadny lost the mound victory for the first time this year as the HCMP trimmed tne Con- tractors 8-7. Frank Popson picked up the win for the RCMP. John Lestuka was the big thorn in die side against the Contractors stroking out a dou- ble and two singles. Hoy Pen- Easy Victoiy For .Wietzes OTTAWA (CP) Eppie Wietzes of Thornhill, Ont., all but clinched the Canadian road racing championship Wednes- day, to an easy victory in the fourth race of the Gulf Canada series. Wietzes, in a Formula A Mc- Laren racer, overpowered the 18-car field which had to con- tend with a bumpy track and a steady rainfall. About spectators at the Rockciiffe Airport site saw a number of drivers, including Wietzes, spin out on the slip- pery, 2.2-mile circuit. The victory was Wictzes1 fourli. four scries races to date jnd gives the 33-year-old racei1 a stranglehold on his sec- ond consecutive Canadian Road sev- a in-rawi series. noyer aided by poking out two singles for the winners. For the losing Contractors Richard Dletzen pounded home run and two singles in a losing cause. Nu-Mode Homes are making their move after a slow start In the second game they bombed the Marquis 11-0. Ron Wakelin picked up the victory while Brian Dickson took the loss. Wakelin paced the offensive attack for the winners belting a double and a single. Miles Maughan and Wayne Coates clu'pped in with two singles apiece for Nu-Mode. Minor Baseball In a Lakeside Little League fime the Indians were not real- challenged by the Orioles and when the game was over the score read 23-9 in favor of the Indians. Darrell Osmond led the win- ners on the mound gaining the victory while Greg Montietb suffered tie loss. Dave Henderson of the In- dians had a fine day at the plate stroking out five singles. Terry McNeely chipped in with a double and two singles for the winners. For the losers George Hiraga was tha big gun poking out Jiree singles. He was aided by Gordon Enns who rappped out '.wo in a losing causa ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE New York Pittsburgh St. Louis Chicago Philadelphia Montreal Cincinnati Los Angeles Atlanta San Francisco Houston San Diego West .53 .526 .493 .493 .J32 .413 .707 .579 .507 .493 .429 .392 TODAYS GAMES St. Louis Torrel 6-7 at Montreal Morton 8.5 N New York Gentry 7-4 and Cardweii 0-1 at Philadelphia Short 5-8 and Bunning 5-8 Atlanta Stone 6-3 at Cincinnati Mer- rill 12-6 N RESULTS WEDNESDAY 2QQ 000 Houston Los Angeles y 19) Hiatt. Dierker, Gladding (3-D. DiLau- ro (B) and Edwards; Osteen Brewer (9) and Haller. HR: Los An- geles, Grabarkewitz Chicago .000001 St. Louis 000 001 Reuss Campisi Lim and Torre; Jenkins (9-9) and Atlanta MO 000 i 1 Cincinnati 100 032 12 o Reed Kester (6) and King; Simpson (12-1) and Bench. HRs: All- King San Diegff 000 000 9 San Francisco ........320 132 Santorlnt Herbel Ross Klrby (8) and Cannlzzaro; McCor- mick Reberger McMahon and D (2) SF- Gailagher SECOND Philadelphia Montreal etz. HRs: -Hunt i 0 Jackson Selrna Hoerner Palmer (B) and Compton; Mc- Ginn Reed (9) and Bateman. HRt FIRST Philadelphia 100 000 I lontreal ill 141 11 0 Fryman Lersh Wilson (5) and Edwards; Nye (2-0) and Bate- man. HRs: Mtl-Bailey Phillips TUESDAY'S RESULTS Montreal 8, Philadelphia 1 Mew York 7, Pittsburgh Atlanta 8, Cincinnati 2 St. Louis 5, Chicago 4 3an Diego 3, San Francisco 2 Houston 6, Los Angeles 2 LEAGUE LEADERS AB 263 284 60 103 .363 239 44 83 .347 236 26 79 .335 293 43 98 .334 Carty, All Perez, Cine Grabark'lz, LA Clemente, Pgh Jaslon, SD Hickman, Chi NY Tolan, Cine SF Menke, Hous __ _ _ 4ome Runs: Perez, 27; Bench, cine 25. Runs Batted In: Perez, H. Aaron, AIL, B. Williams, Chic., 66. Pitching: Simpson, Cine., 12-1, .923; Blllingham, Hous., 6-1, .857. 81 .321 74 .316 91 .31 i AMERICAN LEAGUE East VI Baltimore 48 Minnesota California Oakland Kansas City Chicago Milwaukee West 46 26 27 26 Pel. .632 .581 .542 .493 .453 .648 .587 .566 .356 .355 .347 low 13Vi 14 5'A 21 31V4 22 TODAY'S GAMES California Murphy 8-6 at Milwaukee Brabender -4-9 N Kansas City FIfimorrls 4-2 at Min- nesota Hall 3-2. Oakland Segul 3-4 at Chicago 3-7 New York Slottlemyre 8-4 at Detroit Niekro 8-6 N Cleveland Hand 2-7 at Baltlmort Hardin 2-1 N Washington Such 1-3 at Boston Peters 5-7 RESULTS WEDNESDAY Kansas City 000 000 100 12 Minnesota 110 000 MO 2 41 Rocker Johnson (10) and Kirk- patrick; Blyleven, Perranowski (B) and Mifferwald. HR: New York Oil 102 000 7 J Detroit 200100 200 Waslewskr, Aker McDanlel (71, Klimkowski (0-3) Hamilton ,'U) and Munson; McLain, Pallerson Hiller Timmerman {2-1) (9) and Freehan. HRs: Munson Murcer California 010 000 11 3 Milwaukee 020 001 10 0 Messersmith, Garrett (3-2) Flsh- (7) and Azcue; Lockwood Humphreys (9) and Roof. HRs: Burda (1) Washington ooo 10 1 Boston 100 100 6 U I Coleman Pina Hannan Grzenda (8) and French; Nagy Romo and Moses. HRs: Scott Cleveland 000 000 0 I 1 Baltimore Oil id ooo- 3 11 o Austin Hennigan (7) and Fosse; Palmer (11-5) and Etch- barren. Oakland .000 001 9 Chicago 000 000 OW- Fingers Lindblad Grant t9) and Duncan; Janeski Mur- phy Wood and Herrmann. HR: TUESDAY'S RESULTS Washington 3, Boston T Baltimore 4, Cleveland 2 Oakland 4, Chicago 3 Detroit 5, New York 3 Minnesota 8, Kansas City i LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. White, NY.....-3S8 59 99 .344 Olive, Minn 204 SO 93 .327 A Johnson, Cal 297 39 97 .327 F Robinson, Bal 244 47 78 .320 W. Morton, Det 277 43 88 .318 J. Powell, Bal 265 4fi 84 .317 Fosse, Cleve 240 33 75 .313 Aparicio, Chi 269 49 8-1 .312 Otis, KC....... 292 47 91 .312 'iniella, KC 206 22 44 .311 Home Runs: F. Howard, Wash. KH- lebrew, Minn, 21; J. Powell, 20. Runs Batted In: W. Morton, 661; J. 58. Pitching: Cain, Det. 7-5, .778 McDaniel, NY, 7-2, .778; McNally, Bait., 12-4, .750. SPECIAL FIRST LINE 16.9x34-6 ply HEM TRACTOR TIRES Each ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 40? Ill Av. South Phont 327 6S86 o. 337 4445 ;