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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, July 8, Dodgers Giving But Can't Catch OUT AT HOME-New York Mats' Ken Singleton is tagged out at home to score after teammate Dorm Clendenon singled to left field. The by St. Louis catcher Joe Torre. Playing in Shea Stadium, Singleton tried throw by Cardinals' Lou Brock was right on the money to nail Singleton. Tigers Moving In On Second Spot Orioles Add To New York By THE ASSOCIATED PItES It was only three weeks a, that New York's resurr'ecte Yankees were eyeing first pla< in the American League's Ea Division. Now they're peekin over their shoulders instead. Nine losses in the last 1 latest a 6-2 whi ping in Baltimore Tuesday nig] dropped the Yanks 61 games off the Orioles' pace. A twi-night doubleheader sph with Boston Red Sox left th Detroit Tigers just one-ha game back of New York. Boston won the first game 8-4 but the Tigers bounced bac with a 4-3 decision in the 10-in ning nightcap. Elsewhere Cleveland Indians swept a doub leheader from Washington Sena Gay's Fight In Doubt CHARLESTON, B.C. (AP) Cassius Clay's scheduled return to the ring here Thursday night was put in doubt Tuesday. Charleston County council voted unanimously to refuse a contract for the use of the county hall for an ex- hibition bout by Clay, deposed heavyweight champion. The council acted because no deposit had been placed by pro- moters to the match to obtain the contract for the hall. Promoters admitted this left the future of ths bout in doubt. Clay, 23, also known as Mu- hammad Ali, was to step into the ring for the first time in more than two'years to spai three rounds apiece with two opponents. He was to receive only ex- pense money for his benefit ap- pearance. Proceeds were to go to a charity for underprivileged children. tors 7-3 and 7-5, Milwaukee Brewers took two from Chicago White Sox 4-3 in 12 innings and 1-0, Minnesota Twins topped Oakland Athletics 4-2 and Kan- sas City Royals edged Califor- nia Angels 4-3. Three weeks ago, New York's mini-Bombers had crept to within Hi games of the first place Orioles. New York rallied for a run in the ninth inning Tuesday to tie the score at 2-2 momentarily. But a walk, Frank Robinson's single and an error loaded the bases in the bottom of Hie loth. Then Brooks Robinson crashed a grand slam homer to win it for Baltimore. Mike Cuellar won his 10th, re- tiring 14 straight batteis over one stretch after allowing an JACK'S PLUMBING SERVES IETHBRIDGE For Estimates Phone JACK FULLER 328-2515 The Cardinals have been un beatable in their last 10 Big League games and as a resul lead the league. Monday evening the Car- dinals bounced New Dayton Giants 18-5 behind the four-hit jitching of John Christensen. The loss was tagged on Rick Karpiuk. Bob Br'oder stroked a home run for the winners while Jerry Nugent chipped in with four ingles. Jim Williams added safeties. Karpiuk man- ged a paii- of hits for the tiants while Roger Cronkite jelled a double. In another Big League en- ounter the Expos withstood a ate drive by the Pirates to r'eg- ter a 7-6 triumph. Pirates rallied for Hire Tins to the last inning but win ning pitcher Brian Veres struc ut the last b a t1 e r with tw ien on base. The loss went t lien Korth. Both Korth and Veres were uched for only four hits. Terry Pocza managed two ts for the Expos while Greg ovacs stroked a pair for the Pirates. In Lakeside Little League the White Sox picked up 13-6 win over the Orioles in playoff ac- tion. Hob Poole gained the victory for the White Sox while Ron Ortlieb suffered the loss. For the winners Rick Mac- lean rapped out two singles and Dave McLellan got two hits for the Orioles. The Cubs and the Dodgers :angled in a Norcrest Little e a g u e game with the Cubs coming on top with a 9-4 ver- dict. Theo Degroot pitched the win while Keith Myashiro took the loss. Ken Burla had himself a fine night up at the plate stroking out four singles in four tries for the Cubs. Keith Myashiro belted a tri- ple in a losing cause. In another playoff game in Meiiitt, Simpson Selected SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Veteran Jim Merritt and rookie Wayne Simpson, who have com- bined for 27 victories for the Cincinnati Reds, were among the eight pitchers today to the National League All-Star team. The selections by Manager Gil Hodges of the world champion New York Mets were announced by the National League office. Merritt, Simpson, Joe Hoer- ner of Philadelphia and Clauda Osteen of Los Angeles were named to the All-Star team for the first tune. Bob Gibson of St. Louis, Tom Seaver of tte Mets, Gaylord 3erry of San Francisco and loyt Wilhelm of the Atlanta Braves' were Hodges' other selections. Hoerner, Merritt and Osteen are the only left-handers. The annual classic will be Dlayed July 14 in Cincinnati's ew Riverfront Stadium. Manager Earl Weaver of the ialtimore Orioles was (o name the Lakeside Little League tl Red Sox edged the Twins 16-1 Doug H o b e r ts started tl game for the Red Sox but ncci ed help by Bart Greenway i complete the win. Brian Gaskell was relieved i the third inning by Rod Ma chow taking the loss. Doug Roberts and Darre Laidlaw both rapped out tw singles to pace the Red So win. Jack Lothian was the big ma up at bat for the Twins strok ing a double and two singles Brian Gaskel belted a tripl and a single in a losing cause The Expos blasted Che Astro 20-3 in Norcrest Little League playoff action Tuesday evening as John Wagontall gained the victoiy for the Expos. The loss went to Ken Jagersma. Dale Pytcia led the way for the winners with a double and two singles while teammates Duane Ptycia and Wagontal accounted for a double and a single each. Ed Fix and Keith Burgess each had a double for the Astros. Nu-Mode Registers Triumph ie American League All-Star itchers toda" THE BIG WAIT IS OVER! GREMLINS ARE HERE IMMEDIATE DELIVERY! WU'VB received a big' shipment from the factory and are more lhan eager to make you the deal of a lifetime! Mechamx Illustrated dubs Gremlin The Best Car Buy Of The Year No wonder they're selling like Holcakes right across the country! fhs subconipact from American Motors a truly remarkable litlle car that presents to the small car buyer a valid alternative to the glut of imported cars on the market. Styling, comfort, per- formance, reliability and price are the result of an intensive study of tho small car buyer's requirements. And Gremlin meets and exceeds every re- quirement. NOW AS LOW AS ONIY NO DOWN PAYMENT (PIUS FREIGHT) You Can Pay as Litfle as Only, per month CAR A United Motors Co. ltd. Two games were played in the Commercial Men's Fastball League last evening with the Nu-Mode Homes whipping the Labor Club 10-4 and Dallas Hotel trimming Lethbridae Hotel M. In the first game Pat Sulli van did most of the damage u; at the plate against the Labo Club bringing In five runs witl two home runs. Ralph Remmie aided the cause with a double and two singles while Wayne Coates chipped in with a double and a single. Brian Murkin was tile big hit- ter for the Labor Club with a double and a single and Ed Carpenter rapped out two sin- gles in a losing cause. The Lethbridge Hotel are get- ting to become a tough club to beat. They bombed the M and K Generals Monday night 14-5 and came right back last night and played a strong game only losing to the Dallas Hotel 6-4. Although their games do not count in league piny they have yet In be beaten this season Dan-cl Leavilt picked up Ihc win for the Dallas while Bob Sapsford suffered (he loss. In the hitting column Danny j'anloni paced the Dallas with two singles. Jim Tratch belted i triple and a single for the Lethbridge, while Ron Tratch also poked out a double and a iinglo for the Hotel, early homer to Yankee pitcher Mel 'StotUemyre. Rookie Elliot Maddox, whose eighth inning double had tied the score, gave Detroit its sec- ond-game victory over Boston when he opened the ioth with a home run. R.eggie Smith and Mike Andrews hit consecutive homers for the Sox. Smith accounted for five hits and four RBIs in the double- header. Milwaukee moved past Chi- cago into fifth place in the West by sweeping the VVhite Sox. Ted Savage's pinch homer in the 12th inning broke up the opener for the Brewers and re- warded Marly Pattin, who went all the way, with the victory. In (he nightcap, Lew Krausse pitched a four-liitter and turned in Milwaukee's first shutout of the season. Mike Hegan scored the game's only run when he doubled, moved up on a sacri- fice and came in on a throwing error. BKEWERS GET 4 The sweep gave Milwaukee four straight victories. Chicago has dropped eight of the last nine. Ray Foose drove in four runs with five hits including a homer and triple, in Cleveland's sweep over Washington. Eddie Leon also di-ove in four and Craig Nettles three. Frank II o w a r d tagged a icmer iii each game for Wash- nglon, increasing his season olal to 23. The sweep moved the Indians last Washington into fifth place in the East. Harmon Kiliebrew's bases- oaded double drove in three uns and Minnesota rallied for our runs in the fifth to whip "Jakland. Stan Williams burled five lutout innings in relief to earn ic victory. Reliever Ted Abernalhy, ac- uired from St. Louis last fhursday, picked up his third raight victory for the Royals. Bill Sorrell's pinch single drove in the decisive run in the eighth inning after Paul Schaal opened with a single and moved up on a groundef. By THE ASSOCIATED PJiESS Willie Davis cracked foui' hits and drove in four runs on the synthetic turf of the Houston As- trodome Tuesdaj' night, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers past tire Astros 7-2 for their sixth consecutive vicfoiy. The swift centre fielder, bat- ting .306 over-all, has hit at a .517 clip (30 for 58) on artificial playing surfaces in Houston, San Francisco and St. Louis. Davis hasn't had a shot yet at (lie Astroturf of Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium, where the runaway Reels blanked San Diego 3-0 behind right-handers Gary Nolan and Clay Carroll. The power-packed National League West Leaders have hit just four home runs in nine games at their new park, but their pitchers have hurled four shutouts in (lie last six. Elsewhere, the New York Mets nipped St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 and clung to a half-game East Division lead over the Pittsburgh Pirates, who beat Philadelphia Phillies 4-2; San Francisco Giants downed At- lanta Braves 3-5 and the Chi- cago Cubs slugged Montreal Expos 10-7. _ The Dodgers snapped a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning on Len Ga- brielson's run-scoring pinch sin- gle and then wrapped it up with four runs in the eighth, the first three on Davis1 bases-loaded tri- ple. Davis also knocked in the tying run in the fifth with one of his three singles. DODGERS WELL DOWN Despite their streak, the sec- ond place Dodgers remained 9% games behind the Reds, who reeled off their fourth straigh victory as and re- liever Carroll combined to scat- ter seven hits. Reds pilot Sparky Anderson said the Astroturf "makes ev- erybody a better fielder the ball bounces true." Ron Swoboda drew a bases- loaded walk on a 3-and-2 pitch with two out in the ninth, giving the Mets their fifth straight vic- tory. .Jerry Grote's third hit a single by Tommie Agee that ex- tended his hitting streak to 18 games and an intentional walk set the stage for the deciding walk .issued by reliever Sal Campisi. Roberto Clemente opened the eighth with his fifth July homer, breaking a 2-2 tie and sending ths Pirates to their third straight win and sixth in seven games. Manny Sanguillen stroked three hits for the win- ners, scored one run and drove in a pair. Dick Dictz delivered five runs with a single and his 18lh homer, a Ihrec-run blast in the scventli that severed a 5-5 knot, as the Giants came from behind to beat Atlanta and end a four- game losing string. Willie Smith, who had doubled and singled in his last two at- bats Monday, drilled four con- secutive singles and delivered four runs as the Cubs mauled Montreal. Billy Williams also smacked four hits, including his 25th homer, for Chicago. ANDY CAPP ARE-iERGOlN'T'BUY SORRY, MATE, HORACE 'AS IF AAARRY I'LL 11 NEVER SPEAK V YER AGAIN.' FIRST! PRESENT.') iLRICH TIRE SPORT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Saltimore New York Detroit 3oston Cleveland Washington L Pel GBL 30 .630 35 .550 36 .544 Minnesota California Oakland Kansas City Milwaukee Chicago 37 Vlcst fiV 7 9 ,450 44 .446 15' 26 .662 33 .593 30 50 .375 22Vj 30 53 .341 24 28 55 .337 25 Race Results CALGARY (CP) _ Race resulls Tuesday from Victoria Park: First allowance, 3-year-old maid- ens, 7 furlongs. Air Strike (Barroby) 11.50 5.9D 2.80. Something High (Bliilngsley) 3.5G 2.40, Lady Harcon (W. Coombs) 2.60. Time: 1-5. Kid, Reprah, HI Elkhart, Glens Piper also ran. Second claiming, 4-year-oIds and up, 7 furlongs. K Courteous (Shields) UDO 9.10 4.M, Mnochm Minnie (Horrls) li.40 3UO, Mister Rideabout (Turestky) 3-fiO. Time: 2-5 Whirling Wave, Wolfs Go Go, Hola Fire, Shere Khan, Nol By Chance also DAI'LY DOUBLE: TUESDAY'S RESULTS Minnesota goo 040 471 Oakland .001 200 7 1 Hall, Williams (6-0) (5) and Ratliff, Mitterwald Dobson Roland Lachemann Locker Grant (7) and Fernandez. HR: Oakland, Ban- FIRST Chicago ooo 003 100 li o Milwaukee 003 ODD 000 480 Aflagnuson, Murphy Wood (4-ai (10) and Josephson; Ratlin (5-7) and McNertney. HRs: (0, savage y SECOND Chicago .000 ooo t i Milwaukee 000 000 4 0 Horlen (6-10) Weaver (8) and Herr- i ..tanji, Joscphson1 KraU55e (7-10) and Roof. FIRST 302 080 B II Detroit 010 010 4 a Gulp (8-0) Wagner LylG (8) and Salriano; Wilson Scherman (3) Hillar Timmerman (9) and Free- nan, HRs: Petrocclll SECOND ...jfon 102 000 010 3 fi 1 Detroit 000 062 010 4 Brett, Romo Lyle Koonce (0-4) (10) and Moses; Niekro, Tim- merman Kilkenny (5-1) and Price. HRs: Bos-Smith An- drews FIRST Washington 102 3 1 Cleveland 000 043 790 Hannan (3-3) Grzenda Brown (7) and Casanova; Ellsworth Lasher (6) and Foose. HR: Wash- Howard New York 001 000 001 2 7 J Baltimore 000 200 000 5 10 7 Aker McDaniel j and Gueliar 00-5) and Hendricks. HRs: NY stottle- nyre Ball-B. Robinson Kansas Cily ooo 200 110-4 n i California1 001 001 3 7 FItzmorris, Burgmeier Abcr- nathy (3-0) Johnson (9) and Rod- and Azcue. NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pel. GBL 39 -42 .481 6 34 47 .427 11 33 49 .402 SO 23 .7M _ 49 32 .60S 9Vi -II 39 .513 17 Jew York 'illsburgli 'hicago St. Louis 'tiiladelnhia Montreal Cincinnati Los Angeles Allanta an Francisci. _. .......3.1 j? Diego 32 S3 .37i J8W "UESOAY'S RESULTS I. Louis .CCO 000 7 p York 000 003 4 10 1 Torroz, Limy Hrabosky (8) ampisl (2-2) (o) and Torre; Gen fy (8) Frisclla (9, 3ny.j Los Angclci 000 031 7 U a Houston .029 00) 7 1 Moeller Pena (4) and Haller; GriHin DiLaaro Gladdinq (B) and San Francisco 210 oni Hid Allanla 203 000 11 l Roterhon. J. Johnson n.i) H, McMahcn (7) Diclz; Nash, Prid- dy (2-4) Wilhelm Koslcr (7) and King. HRs: SF-Robsrlson McCovay Dielz All-Carly Pillsburqh PHI 001 4 lo a Philadelphia 000 203 2 7 1 yeale Glusll (81 and San- juillen; Shorl (5-9) Palmer Lcrsch and Ryan, Edwards HR: Pills Canada's Team Gone MONTREAL fCP) The largest contingent of athletes to represent Canada in interna- tional competition left Montreal Tuesday night for the British L'onimonwealih Games in Edin- burg next week. "I don't know whether it's our strongest t e a murmured Ken Hurray, assistant general manager of the team, as he watched nearly 200 athletes and officials gather at Montreal In- crnalional Airport, "but it cer- liniy is the biggest." The team will have 38 offi- ials and 162 athletes who will ompete in nine sports at the linth version of the games Thursday July IB. Track and field with 58 com- wlitors and swimming and div- ing with w athletes make up the bulk of the contingent. Men's swimming coach Trevor Cole of Vancouver said: "The men's' team has great balance. If everyone swims their best over there we could even beat the Australians." Third O, claiming, two-year-old maid- ens, 5 lurlongs. Uclra Lass (Bllllngsley) J.30 3.00 5.30, Insanity Fair (Barrobv) 3.00 2.50, Doolln Prince (Lawson) 2.80. Timo: 2-5. Grinner, Elaines' Beauty, Ted Mount, Ravenscrao also ran. Track Scratch: Fourth claiming, 4-year-olds and up, '.B miles. Fablson 5.90 J in 3 .fo Kino Of Rulers on 130, Judge Alone (stadnyk) 3 70 Time: 3-5. Merry Maole, Dark House, Slmalo. Evidently, Mercenary Brook, Cindy's Maqlc also ran. Track Scratch: Hudson Bailey. Filth S1.700, allowance, 3-year-olds, 7 fur- longs. Johnny N JM (Billlnosleyl S.OO 3.10 Sullen Juwall (Turelsky) 3.5H 2.50, Sunshine Charlie (W. Coombs) 3.00. Time: 3-5. Never Too Soon, Cumloops, Nugie also ran. EXACTOR: Track Scratch: Silverado Trail. Sixth claiming, miles. Bells Sheila (McCauley) 35.50 1270 8.50, Closed Court ,'Rasmussen) 3.80, Dark Numbers (L. Wiseman) Time: 3-5. Raglimcr, Erlns Bucen, Common Market, Alisky, Wee Celtic also ran. Seventh S2.MO, Palliser Handicap, S-year- olds and up, 5 furionqs. Careless Sun fsiadnvk) 9.70 140 2.80, Cangal (Gelshrecht) 370 Lonk {Barroby) 2.50 Time: :SS 3-5. Royal Impel, Sailing Bell, Turile also ran. claiming, four-year-sids, 7 furlongs. Crackshafl (Billlnosley) 4yi 350 3.00, Bless Hour (Geisbrecht) 7.10 3 40, Senore Tigre (Barroby) 3.40. Tims: DMIcr 8oy, Tinda RulHh, Chuckle ran" Wi" KaysueMn SECOND Washinglon 201 000 5 13 0 Cleveland 010 310 7110 Such (M) Grzenda Knowles Pma (8) end Casanova; Paul, Hennipan (5-4) Chaice Aus' n Hlggins (9) and Fosse. HRs: Wash-Brmkman Reichardt Howard Roseboro Cleve- Uon Fossil Piego POO 000 0 7 1 Cincinnati (00 001 370 Dobson Herfcel <7? and Can- mzzaro; Nolan Carroll (7) and icncn. real too 122 7 1! i Chicago .M3 m 12 I Reed Slrohmayer Mc- mn Raymond (8) and Bateman, rjino Gura, Rcdrinuez (1-0) olborn (6) and Rudolph. HRs- Mil -Bailey Chi-Williams mmmmt KELLY SPRINGntLU "TIRES FAMOUS FOR QUALITY Tubeloss Blackwall 650-13 Other sues comparably low priced! INSTALLED FREE! EASY CREDIT TERMS ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPUTE TIRE SAIES 4 .SERVICE til Av.. Soufl, or 327-4445 ;