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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRiDGI HERAtD Saturday, July 3, 1971 MARTY MAKES WOOD LEGS RUN Marty Obermiller, 12-year-old recent soflbali league gume. The courageous kid had a problem at first Bay City boy who los. both his legs in 1967 when he tried to catch a ride and stood awkwardly on his two new wooden.legs but now plays foot- on a freight train, is the topnotch catcher for a soflbali team. At lefl Marty ball, basketball, swims and ice skates besides carrying a .315 average starts for first after gefling a hit and then dives for a runner scoring in in soflbali. Yankees halt streak Lolich evens record against Baltimore New luxury MM with famous go-anywhere 4-Wheel Drive TCST-DRfVE THE CAR TODAY UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-2805 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mickey Lolich has finally evened his late-inning record against Baltimore victory, one defeat ami one tie. Shrugging off disappointment for the second time in five days against Baltimore, the stubborn Detroit lefthander hung on Fri- day night to pitch the Tigers to a 3-1 American League victory. Monday night Lolich, now 12- 6, took a 4-0 lead in the ninth in- ning against the Orioles and blew it when Baltimore tied the score. He blanked the Orioles through the 13th before a cur-1 This time, the Orioles came few halted the contest, and De- troit went on to win Ihe follow- ing night. Early in the season. Balti- more scored a run in the ninth to beat Lolich 2-1. Dodgers gain ground Gibson stops Giants By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bob Gibson doesn't Us'nk he scares San Francisco Giants and it's likely that Friday night's version of San Francisco Giants didn't scare Bob Gibson. Playing without Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Dick Dietz, Hie Giants were no match for Gibson and bowed 7-2 ss (lie fireballing right-hander of St. Louis Cardinals broke a per- sonal four-game losing streak and won for Hie first time since May 14. "ft feels very good to said Gibson, "but it seems longer than May 14." Elsewhere in the National League, Los Angeles Dodgers trounced San Diego Padres 9-2, Atlanta Braves nipped New THINGS to make things EASIER HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS AVAILABLE: Air Compressors, Air Conditioners, Air Mattresses, Roll- away Cots, Vibrator Belt, Bicycles, Bolt Cutters, Car Stands, Car Top Carrier, Cement Mixers, Stacking Chairs; Coffee Urns, Crow Bars, Dishes, Drills, Exercise Bike, Flame Thrower, Glassware, Hammer Drill, Appliance Trucks, Hedgs Trim- hers, Hoist and Crane, Hyd Jack, Ladders, ,Lawn Mowers, lawn Trimmers and Edgers, Post Hole Augers, Gear Puller, Sump Pumps, Roto Tillers, Rug Shampooer, Sanders, Electric Saws, Silverware, Staplers, Seed Spreaders, Tents, Tow Bars, Sleeping Bags, Trailer Hitches, Utility Trailer, etc. For your RENTAL NEEDS call WARDS SERVICES 1TD. 1712 2nd Avenue S. 328-8775 York Mets 3-2, Pittsburgh Pir- ates whipped Chicago Cubs 5-1, Houston Astros edged Cincinnati Beds 3-2 and Montreal Expos downed Philadelphia 4-2 with the Phillies taking the nightcap 8-4. Gibson's triumph was his ninth straight over the Giants since Gaylord Perry pitched a no-hitter to beat him back in September 1968. Gibson, 5-7, finished with a four-hitter but trailed 2-0 until consecutve home runs by Matty Alou and Jose Cruz off Steve Stone tied the score in the fourth. "I felt strong all the Gibson said. "I wasn't worried Sliaw suffers shoulder injury WINNIPEG (CP) Winni- peg Blue Bombers announced Friday that Rick Shaw, a sec- ond-year wide receiver will be lost to the Western Conference dub for eight to 10 weeks. Shaw suffered a shoulder sep- aration in Thursday's practice and will require surgery. Hurry! While Selection is at its best! CASH TO THE PURCHASER OF ANY NEW TED'S HOME OR TUXEDO MANOR WE HAVE ON THE LOT Coalhurst Mobile Homes "WHERE QUALITY COSTS YOU LESS" Phone 327-3744-4 Miles West On Highway No. 3 BOX 639, COALHURST, ALBERTA early in the game because the hits they got weren't good ones." They included an Astro- turf-bounce double and an in- field single. The defeat sliced the Giants' lead in the West Division to games over Los Angeles. Bill Buckner drove in five runs with his third homer and three singles to pace the Dodg- ers over the Padres. Willie Crawford also homered and rookie Doyle Alexander posted his first major league victory, scattering 12 hits, including a pair of run-scoring doubles by Clarence Gaston. JENKINS TO LOSER Fourth-inning home runs by Bob Robertson and Gene Alley highlighted a 14-hit attack that carnsd the Pirates past the Cubs. Chicago ace Ferguson Jenkins, of Chatham, Ont., sur- rendered 10 hits and all five runs before leaving for a pinch- hitter. Pittsburgh's Bob Moose scattered seven hits and then departed for a two-week mili- tary tour. Dave McDonald drove in two runs with a homer and sacrifice fly and Dan McGinn hurled a four-hitter, his first complete game since last August, as the Expos handed Rick Wise his second consecutive setback since his no-hitter against Cin- cinnati. Deron Johnson, homered in the opener, rapped two of the Phillies' four doubles in the also had two tri- they chased Bill Stone- man in the sixth. Woody Fry- man came on in the third inning and blanked the Expos the rest of the way on two hits, striking out eight. ANY SUZUKI YOU CHOOSE IS BUILT TO TAKE ON THE COUNTRY. SEE THE SUZUKI MT-50 R TRAILHOPPER Anyone ron rido it. 3H.P., 3 Apeed automatic. Full pension, hand brakes. Ad- justablft itcat, handlebars. CC1 automatic lube. 6-month, mites warranty. Oiily the othor 1971 Suzukis on display. Complete Parts and Service WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE BERT MAC'S 913 3rd AVC. S. Phone 327-3221 Open Thurs. and Fri. till 9 p.m. Somnfl Southern Alborto For Ovor 30 Yoanl up with an eighth-inning run to tie the count. Again the hard- working veteran refused to fold. But this time he got his victory when Tony Taylor ripped his second run-scoring double of Die game in the last of the eighth and scored on a wild pitch. TIGERS MOVE UP The triumph pulled the Tigers within 4% games of the East Di- vision-leading Orioles, who have lost seven of their last nine games. Boston Bed Sox, however, blew a chance to climb within VA games when New York Yan- kees and Stan Babisen whipped them 6-0, ending a seven-game victory string. In other games, Rick Clark won a brilliant pitching duel against John Odom on Ken McMullen's ninth-inning single that gave California Angels a 1- 0 victory over Oakland Athlet- ics, Chicago White Sox rapped Kansas City Royals 2-1, Milwau- kee Brewers Wanked Minnesota Twins 5-0 behind Bill Parsons and Washington Senators ham- mered Cleveland Indians 6-3. Detroit's Aurelio Rodriguez opened the Tiger eighth with a double off reliever Tom Dukes,