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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID July 3, Lakers in Calgary this evening Heggedal maintains slim batting lead Judo action It may not look like it, but these two Judoka, ore in- volved in a friendly match. The occasion was the visit of the touring German National Youth teem Saturday at the Lethbridge YMCA. A good crowd was on hand to watch the German team handle the young members of the YMCA Judo Club but when coach Yosh Senda turned things over to his experienced members things changed. The German coach commended the Lethbridge team on its ability. What better way to tighten international good- will than to have the two clubs finish in a draw after 20 matches? American Connors now favored Nastase hits net sidelines WIMBLEDON (AP) Jimmy Connors of Belleville to play his Wimbledon Carpet Dirty? PHONE 328-2853 mr. steam Carpet Cleaning ltd. quarter-final match against Alex Metreveli today carrying a burden on his sturdy shoulders: He's been .made a 3-1 favorite to win the title. And it's all due to Alex Mayer. Mayer, of Wayne, N.J., pulled off the biggest upset of the All- England Tennis tournament Saturday, ousting top-seeded Hie Nastase of Romania. Nas- tase had been the favorite, and his defeat left the field wide open in the men's singles. Connors, ranked third in the United States, has reached the quarter-finals both times he's played at Wimbledon. Last year, he was beaten by Nas- tase. This year, with the fiery Romanian out of the way, the fifth-seeded Connors has his big chance. Drought ends for A. J. Foyt MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) A. J. Foyt won bis first 500- mile championship auto race in six lean years Sunday. He got it at the expense of luckless Roger McCluskey, who has been around the racing scene almost as long as Foyt. McCluskey, a 42-year-old vet- eran from Tucson, Ariz., was leading Foyt comfortably with just over a lap to go in the Scfaaefer 500 at Pocono Inter- national Raceway. Foyt, a cagey Texan who never leaves anything to chance, had stopped for fuel 10 laps earlier. McCluskey had de- cided to stretch his 40-gallon supply to the limit, hoping to ease home for his second 500- mile victory in less than a year. It didn't work that way. As McCluskey's blue and white Eagle beaded out of turn one on the 199th lap of the 200-lap race, it suddenly ran out of gas, moved along slowly for about a hundred yards and came to a stop. He was out of gas. Foyt, winner of three In- dianapolis 500s but without a major triumph in the big-car di- vision of the United States Auto Club since his last victory there in 1967, roared by to win. OUR FAST INSTALLATION AND LIFETIME GUARANTEES ARE A H-O-N-E-Y OF A DEAL MINUTE MUFflER INSTALLATIONS 308 4th St. S. 327-8888 Open daily 8 o.m. to 6 p.m. He's breezed through the first four rounds, losing only one set, and with his double-handed backhand working to perfection he appears extremely sharp. Connors gets his ranking this year because of the defection of most of the top stars, including Stan Smith, defending champion John Newcombe, Arthur Ashe and Ken Bosewall, who decided to boycott the tournament in support of Nikki Pilic, the Yu- goslav banned by the Inter- national Lawn Tennis Feder- ation at the request of his na- tional association. In today's quarter-finals, Mayer was to meet Jaergen Fassbendcr of West Germany, No. 8 seed. Mayer is unseeded and one of only two non-seeds to reach the final eight. The other is the 19- year-old Indian. Vijay Amritraj, who plays Kodes in a quarter- final. The other quarter-final is be- tween Britain's Roger Taylor seeded third, and blonde Bjorn Borg, the 17-year-old Swedish whiz kid. The women completed their quarter-finals Monday. Australia's Evonne Goola- gong. the 1971 winner and No. 3 seed this year, breezed past Britain's Virginia Wade 6-3. 6-3. CALGARY (Special) Out- fielder Howie Heggedal of Leth- bridge Lakers holds a narrow lead in the Alberta Major Base- ball League batting race, with a .415 average from 22 hits in 53 official at-bats, according to league statistics released today. In second and third places are outfielder Irv Horns of Red Deer Generals, with a .408 average from 20 bits in 49 tries, and first baseman Mur- ray Sleeves of Edmonton Tig- ers, with .397 on a league-lead- ing 25 hits in 63 at-bats. Sleeves also leads in doubles with 10, while Lakers' Wayne Commodore leads in home runs with six. Commodore, who has 13 hits in- 41 attempts, has driven 23 runs for the lead in the RBI department. Edmonton Block- ers' shortstop Brian Betts, who is second in RBI's with 17, is the slugging leader with 39 total Short sport GRANTHAM IN NEW JOB NEW YORK (AP) Urry Grantham, who spent 13 pro seasons as a linebacker, an- nounced bis retirement Monday from New York Jets ana ac- cepted a position as radio color commentator for the National Football League team. LANCE CALLS IT QUITS DALLAS (AP) Lance Al- worth, one of professional foot- ball's great receivers, retired Monday from Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League to enter the real estate business in California. Alworth, who was the scourge of the old American Football League with his leap- ing touchdown catches as a San Diego Charger, was used pri- marily as a blocker from his flanker position with the Cow- boys. He caught only four touchdown passes in his two years with Dallas. SUED BY YONKERS NEW YORK (AP> Yonkers Racing Corp., Monday sued in Manhattan Supreme Court to compel the New York Off-Track Betting Corp. to pay it at least million annually, starting in 1971, "as just for the track facilities made, available to it." The raceway maintained that it made sub- stantial improvements at its track, that its expenses in 1971 and 1972 exceeded million a year and that its revenues have been cut by OTB operations. OTB has 20 days in which to respond to the action. FORMER OLYMPIAN DIES MONTECRJSTO, Italy (AP) Olympic swimmer Pietro Boscaini died Sunday while deep'sea diving off this island in the Tuscan Archipelago. The 26-year-old swimmer, who once held the Italian 100-metre freestyle record with 54.7, par- ticipated in the Tokyo and Mex- ico City Olympics. An inquest willbeteld. NOT THAT EASY ATLANTA (AP) E. M. (Bud) Erickson, executive di- rector of the Ladies Profes- sional Golf Association, still was amazed Monday over the pro debut of Lura Baugh. "It was as fantastic a display of courage as I've ever Erickson said of the California teen-ager's tie for second-place in the Lady Tara Classic Sunday. "The '.pressure on her was he said. "Everyone had just assumed for a year and a half she'd breeze through qualifying school and go on the tour." A breeze it wasn't Tigers' Mickey Hall owns the top earned-run average among active pitchers, a 2.18 mark, and also has a healthy lead in strikeouts with 72 in 45 1-3 inn- ings. Lefthander Tom Chang- non of Calgary Giants remains the official leader in pitching with a 1.90 ERA but he has left the AMBL for a crack at pro- fessional baseball with Cali- fornia Angels. ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE South dfvit'on Lcthbridge 10 5 Ml' Vi Calgary Giants 11 J .687 Calgary Jimmies .470 3Vt North division Tlstrs..... t 8 .500 Red Deer 7 9 .425 1 Edm. 6 13 .303 3 In team statistics, Lakers have a leading .322 batting average, while Giants sparkle defensively, owning the top pitching ERA (3.41) and field- ing average Meanwhile Jim Peterson of the Giants scored his third vic- tory of the season, all agafast Red Deer Generals, Monfty in an Alberta league game won by the Giants 11-2. Peterson, now 3-1, held the Generals to one run on six hits and stranded 10 baserunners. Bob Koehler, the loser was tagged for four runs in the second inning when Harold Ebbel hit a two-run triple with two out Koehler was relieved after 5 2-3 innings with the score 11-1. Giants now are one-half game ahead of Lethbridge Lakers in southern division standings. Lakers were rained out in an attempt to two games in Edmonton on the weekend but travel to Calgary tonight to meet the Giants. In their last meeting Paul Sullivan and his mates stopped the Giants' winning ways with a convincing 6-2 triumph. It could be Sullivan again this evening or possibly Rod Tay- lor, who gets the nod to start. Lakers' next home action is Saturday when they meat the Calgary Jimmies at Henderson Stadium at eight o'clock. They return the visit the following day. Ml Mt Mt-1 t Giants Ml 150 21 3 Koehler (1-1) Passuto and Testa; Peterson (3-1) and Edwards, McAuley Golf league COUNTRY CLUB Low net Dale O'Brien, Packers 29. gross Al Kenwood, Swifts 39. Low team net Eatons, Clare Malmberg, Line Coward, Bernie Sonntag, Rae Gough- nour 135. Eight-point sweep Gentle- man HI over Tolkstrup. Key Realty...................75 73 Toilestrup.................... TO1 Packers U Lethbridge Office.............. Dorigatti Laxevfew Texaco Parsons..................S8 Reliance Agencies..............57 Gentlemen III 56 Black's Men's Wear.............55 Eatons 54 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUI East Chicago....... 47 St. 38 Pittsburgh 36 Vontreaf 35 Philadelphia..... 36 New Yokr.......33 Weit Los Angeles 51 San Francisco 47 Houston .......u Cincinnati.......42 Atlanta San Diego.......26 33 .SM 33 .500 7 X .486 3? .473 9 41 .468 41 .446 11 30 .630 35 .573 37 .543 37 .532 47 .420 53 .329 24 Casper remembers how It all came back CHICAGO (AP) The thrill of winning a tournament re- turned to Billy Casper, who did a little dancj Sunday on toe 72nd hole after dropping a six- foot par putt to clinch Ibe West- em Open title. It was Casper's first tourna- ment victory since iaxas UK Kaiser International in 3971. Casper and Willie Aaderson, a tuRi-of4he century golfer, are the only players to win the Western Open four times. Cas- per captured it previously in 1965, 1996, and 3989. "I call it the Casper stomp." hp said in describing his foot- work on the last bole that brought laughs from sonv 099 fans The test two boles -were crilj- cal for him. On 1he 71st be saved par witfi a 12-foot putt after comine ont of a buntesr. I On the 72ud, his approach twas short and he pitched six feet away. He needed the putt 1 for a par, a finishing fS, and a 1 IfHroder par 272 over the trampled Midlothian He got it, avoiding a sodden- death playoff with Larry ffinson and Hale Irwia. Hinson came to within five inches of holing an eagle on the last green and the birdie gave him a 67 for 273. Irwin snaked in a 404oo% birdie putt on Sis final hole to dose witii 69 for bis 273. Casper's victory was worth S3; 000 vrtiite Hanson and Irwin each pocketed TAILED OFF Sharing f oozth-pbce money of at 274 Brace CrampUm, tHrd-rotmd laader who tailed off to a 73; Hubert Green with a blazing 65 and J. C. Snead -with Art Wall and Arnold Palmer -wre next at 276 More sport on page 10 and John Mahaffey followed with 277. A 285 total was worth to Toronto's George Knudson. His 70 Sunday was his best round of the tournament after a 71, a 72 and a 72. Ben Kent of Toronto, only other Canadian in the tourna- ment, faifed to qualify for the final 36 boles. Cramptan's paycbeque Sun- day raised his career winnings to The 37-year-old Australian veteran joined Panzer, Casper, Lee Trevfeo and Jack Nicklaus as golfs only million winners. Their finislhes Sonday gave Casper and Snead berths on Uw Ryder Cup team lhat will meet Great Britain al MuJrSeW, Sortfemd, Sept 20-22. They iradged Frank Beard and RwJ Fonseth off the Est of po- tential team members. Oilier teasn members include NkKbus, Trsvino, Palmer, Tom Weiskopf, Gay Brewer, Leu Graham, Dave Hill, mmy Aaron, CH Chf Roori- goer and Eomero Blancw. TODAY'S GAMES Philadelphia Lonborg (6-6) at Chi- cago Pappas (5.5) Pittsburgh Ellis (7-7) and Moose (6-7) at St. Louis Wise (9-4) and Folkers (1-0) (2) New York Matlack (4-10) at Mont- real McAnally M.3) Houston Roberts at Atlanta Morton and Jutze. HRs: ton Los Angeles 091 100 8 0 Cincinnati C02 002- 4 i 1 Messersmlth, Hough Rlchert Brewer (4-2) and Yeager; Mc- Glothltn, Gullett (6-7) and Bench. HRs: Philadelphia 000 000 4 f 0 St. Lou's Ill IDS OOx- 7 10 0 Wallace Lersch Brandon Scarce (8) and Boone; Cleveland Pens (9) and Simmons. HRs: New York (KM 100 000 1 M 0 Montreal 090 000 100 I 7 1 Tone, Capra (0-3) (10> and Hodnes Renko (7-5) and Boccafcella. HR: Mil- Day SUNDAY'S RESULTS FIRST New York .100102 7 0 Chicago 610 300 S 10 0 Koosmen McGraw (9) and Hodges; Jenkins LaQoche (8) and Hundley. HRs: (11) Garrett SECOND New York -MO 100 10 t Chicago 300 000 t U 1 Parker, SsdecKi (1) Henniqan (8) McGraw (0-3) f9) and Dyer; Gura, Bonham (41 LocHer (7) Aker (3-5) (9) and Rudolph. HR: FIRST Montreal COO 000 110-2 1 Pittsburgh 102 030 0 Stonemen Gilbert Walker (7) and Bocesbella; Walker Johnson (7) and Sangulllen. HRs: Mtl (9) Breeden SECOND Montreal 010 000 Pittsburgh 201 SM I 11 3 Torrez Strohmayer (4) Gil- bert (7) and Marshall (8) and Hum- phrey; Rooker Glusti (7) and May. HRs: Oliver FIRST Los Angeles 101 Cincinnati 000 100 470 Sutfon (9-5) and Yeager; Norman (5-8) and Plummer. HRs: (2J. SECOND Los Angeles 100 100 000 IS Cincinnati 000 001 100 t Rau, Houoh (1-2) (7) and Cannlz. zaro, Yeager Grimsley, Carrcll (8) Borbon (2-3) (10) and Bench. FIRST San Francisco 021 010 IS 1 Atlanta 400 ooo t 2 Bryant Mcffltt (8) and Ar- nold, Rader Schueler Hoer- ner (8) Frisella (8) House (8) and Casanova. HRs: (21) Rader Maddox (4) Klngman Atl- Evans SECOND San Francisco 020 7 It 1 Atlanta 020 001 14 2 Carrithers, Sosa Moffit (2-3) (t) Wiliouohby (9) and Rader; Nlekro, Panther (9) Hoerner (9) Frisella (1-0) (9) and Dates. HR: San Diego .100000 7 3 Houston Ml 320 10 1 Grief Ross (5) Caldwell (7) and Kendall; Wilson (6-B) and Jutze. HRs: Philadelphia (M MO 1 0 St. Louis OM ON 000- 022 Ruthven (3-5) and Ryan; Gibson (7-t) Segui (9) and Simmons. SATURDAY New York Ml 1M 000-2 S Chicago MO Ml 5 1 Matlack and Hodges; Hooton (8-6) and Rudolph, Hundley Montreal MOON 7 1 Pittsburgh MS OM Mccce Scolf Jarvls (7) and Humphrey; Briles R. Her- nandez (8) and Sangulllen. San Francisco MO Ml 1 Atlanta 202 Mt S 12 2 Bradley Marietta! Sosa (7) and Rader; Harrison Reed (6) and Dates. HR; Los Anodes OM Ml 060 Mt 1-4 14 2 Cincinnati 290 M3 M2 MO 13 1 Osteen, Hwoh Richert Brewer Culver (4-4) (12) Yea- oer. Cannizzaro Hall, Carroll Borbon Tomlin Gulletr Sotague (0-3) (13> and Bench. HRs: cin-Pera Tolan Morgan San Dieoo 2M Ml Houston .MO MO 3 Arlin (4-5) and Kendall; Fond) York and Philadelphia MO Ml 13 1 St. LOMS 1M520 11 1 CarHon Brandon Lersch and Boone; Foster Folkers Grander Hyrabcuky tt> and Simmons. HR: AMERICAN LEAGUI New York 45 Baltimore 37 Milwaukee 39 Detroit 40 Boston 37 Cleveland 27 West Minnesota 41 Oakland 44 Chicago 39 California 40 Kansas City 42 Texas 26 L Pet. OIL 34 .S70 34 .521 4 37 .512 4'A 38 .513 34 .507 5 51 .346 17Vi 33 .554 36 .550 35 .527 36 .526 40 .512 47 14'A TODAY'S GAJWES Boston Pattln (8-9) at and Herr- mann; Odom (7) and Tenace. FIRST Baltimore OM 101 OM-1 1 DMroit 1M SM Palmer Wan (8) and Hend- ricks; Colenwn Miller (7) and Sims. HRs: Bal-Bumbry (5) Powell Brown SECOND Baltimore OM Ml 000-1 4 1 Detro't 000001 1 McNalty (6.101 and Etche'arren; Lolicti (8-8) and Sims. HR: ley FIRST Milwaukee 11J SM 13 0 Boston 001 002 5 14 0 Coiborn (11-3) Llnzy end E. Rodriguez; Lee Morat (4) Gar- man and Torborg. Cleveland MO 010 4 t New York IM 320 7 11 1 Strom (1-W, Lamb Wllcox '7) and Ellis; Stotllemyre and Mun- san. Chicago M20M Mt-1 Oakland 2M IM Wood (14-11) and Hfrrmann; Hamil- ton Knowies and Fosse. HRs: Jackson (2) Baltimore .MOoil 4 1 Detreit 21t IN 4 7 t Ct-ellar and Wi'liams: Kilter (t) and Sims. HR: Det- Stanley DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRE-tTD. ;