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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DUSTING THE PLATE Detroit Tigers' shortslop Ed Brinkman is out as he slides home past Texas Rangers' catcher Hal King while trying to score during Monday'i game in Detroit. Dick McCauliffe had singled to right but Brinkmon was cut down at the plale. Tigerj won the game 8-3. (AP Wirephoto) Gaylord doesn't care ior the dry-look Is Perry still using greasy kid's stuff? By TOE ASSOCIATED PRESS The rest of the nation may be Into the "dry but as far us manager Chuck Tanner of Chicago White Sox is concerned, Gaylord Perry of Cleveland In- dians still digs greasy kid stuff. Perry hurled a four-hitter Monday night for his 14th vic- tory of the season, a 2-1 triumph over the White Sox which Tan- ner protested. In other American games. Kansas City League Royals edged Baltimore Orioles 3-2, De- troit Tigers defeated Texas Rangers fl-3, Minnesota Twins blitzed Milwaukee Brewers 8-1, California Angels nipped New York Yankees 4-3 and Boston Hed Sox beat Oakland Athletics 4-2. Perry, who tied Detroit's Mickey Lolich as the winningest pitcher in the majors this sea- a little help from Mickey's cousin, Ron has never admitted to putting any- thing on the baseball except spin. At one time or another, P.n awful lot of batters have said Perry's pitches have more spit than some other illegal substance. Tanner Insists it's grease. And he was so sure of it Monday night that, after VA In nings, he told plalfi umpire Bi" Haller he was playing the gam under protest. "That's Tanner's privilege t protest if he wants, and that' what I told him on the Haller explained. "It's a matte of in my judg ment, Perry wasn't doing any tliing illegal." Graig Nettles' sacrifice fl; He's just like a duck Trevino loves life that's clear MUIKFIELD, Scotland (AP) Golfer Lee Trevino is known as a scatter-brained, happy-go-lucky, beer-drinking guy, fast with a quip and liv- ing only for the moment. 'I'm U'ke a he's fond of saying. "Every day when I wake up it's a brand new day and a brand new world." But he aiso is a hard-headed businesman, a homespun phi- losopher, a humanitarian and a natural humorist. Trevino, 32, here to defend his British Open crown, says of his future: "Im going to play as much as I can, as hard as I can, win oil I can by the time I'm 40. Then I'm going to go home to El Paso (Tex.) and just sit and count my money." "I ain't gonna be out here trying to hack it around and beat the hungry he adds. "And I sure as hell ain't gonna be a pro at some club somewhere and stand around sweating and saying 'yes, Mr. Moneybags, and 'No, Mrs. Fa- and listen to them yell. "That's wliy I'm piling it up while 1 can. That's why I play so many Lournamcnts." Trevino said it is easy to remember "I was a fat little Mexican trying lo hustle bets and didn't have two bucks to cover the bet" six years ago. 3 great 100-cc Hondas for the guy or gal who craves a "born-free" hind of summer fun! What's a 100-cc? Let's put it this f way: It's enough power and manoeuverability to beat Ihe tratticin the city. IIII take you easily up to GO on the open road and handle rough dirt or grnvel roads with a smile! Yel they're light, economical, rasv to handle. Easy lerms available from your Honda dealer. Super Sport 100 Easy-shilling 5-speed transmission; telescopic suspension smooths out every bump. Suggested price, Scrambler 100 Take it to the country. Find out how versatile it is. It's anon-and-off the road machine. Suggested price, 100 Exceptionally rugged lor cross-country riding. Delivers amazing performance under all conditions. Suggested price, "Port ol entry. Vancouver, plus small freight and handling charge. "They talk about pressure out here on the tour. These guys don't know what pres- sure is. It's having a ?2 bet with a tough sharpie and not having the money to cover it and needing to make a 15-foot putt to win. Now that Is pres- sure. "But this game of golf has changed all that for me. I want to try to put something hack in the game. The spon- sors want me to play in their tournaments because I'm good for the gate. I tliink that I owe them something. They're the people putting up the money. So I'll play as much as I can." Trevino is a product of Uic Mexican-American slums of Dallas, grandson of a grave- digger, a former U.S. Marine, a Grade 7 dropout who didn't know his father, and a former ossistant on a de- sert driving range. He scored his first profes- sional victory in the 19GB United Slates Open. Since Mien, he has parlayed a bubbling personality and penchant fnr hard work into a fnrhine thai is rounlcrl in HIP, miilll-millinn.v lie is well paid by an auto- mobile manufacturer, a clo- thing manufacturer and dis- tributor, a soft drink firm and a food processor to make commercials, personal a p- pearances and play exhibi- tions. His name appeal's on golf clubs and golf bags and an instruction strip in news- papers. He has a huge apartment complex in El Paso, is build- ing a 36-hole golf course, is involved in at least three land developments, one of which may be worth more than ?10 million. And he is well known for giving away a portion of his winning purses to charitable organizations. Not so well known Is liis work to establish a children's cancer treatment and re- search hospital in El Paso. "We've stilt got a long ways to go, but we hope to have this hospital so that if any kid in West Texas or New Mexico has cancer, he can come here nnd get the. besl treatment in the world and, if he csn'l af- ford it. it won't cost, him." Fiul. his principal concern is golf and his place in the game. Golf league HOMSDA THE WORLD S LARGEST MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURER DISTRIBUTED BY: CLARKE S1MPKINS HONDA 760 ALDtRBRIDGE WAY, RICHMOND, B.C. SALES SERVICE "'17 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-8889 Soulhorn Alberla'i largos! nnd Moil 1'ioorciiivn Molorcycln Daalor COUNTllY CLUB Did. ICalons and Harry Hudson, Parsons, lied :U1. Low pel Hudson, Persons: .31. Low team net Ray J'epprr, Bill B-ird, Chic Mclnlosli and Keith Lees, Lake view Texaco; 138. Lakevlew Toileslrup B5 1 rhllirldge Office Furnllure CHEC............. LUvctaie............. nrny's Faicn-i Parknrs lIKNDKltSON l.AKt: Low nel -Brian (leddt-s. (ion- llt'iiien 111 and .lohn Campbell. Jubilee; lied .11. d'cddes, men III; .'15. timists iii finals gave the Indians Ihelr first run in the first inning, then Bon Lol- ich provided what proved to be the winner in the fourth with his first major league home run. The White Sox picked up an un- earned run in the sixth. Tanner said Perry "threw nothing but grease balls, one after another, to Dick Allen all and Allen, who managed only an infield hit in four at- bats, more than agreed with his manager. "I've been facing Perry for eight or nine years he said, "and that is all he ever throws me. Nobody ever stops him, so what can you do aboul it except try to hit the ball." Rookie Texas pitcher Don Stanhouse couldn't believe what happened to him. The Tigers, en route to taking over sole posses- sion of first place in the East, pounded him for seven of their eight runs in the first three in- nings. rv'orm Cash belted two home runs and Jim Northrup added one for the Tigers while Don Mincher hit the 200th of his car- eer and Hal King also had one (or the Rangers. Paul Owens replaced Frank jucchesi as field manager of Philadelphia Plullies Monday and piloted the club to a twi- night doubleheader split against Angeles Dodgers, losing the irsl game 6-4 in 11 innings but .aking Uie nightcap 9-1. Elsewhere on an abbreviated National League schedule, San r a n c i s c o Giants overtook slumping New York Mets 5-4 and Montreal Expos defeated San Diego Padres 6-3 with two 3adre players winding UD in the lospital. All other National .league clubs had the night off. Lucchesi had admitted at his departing news conference that le. would ''hnvc In lake some of he hlaniR for the (cam's per- ormanr-e.'' Owens was quick to lo t.he same thins u-hcn HIF. 'billies flopped in Ilieir first j [ame under lum. Tiie score was tied 33 in the eventh when Roger Freed sin- led and moved up on a sacri- I fice Owens senr up pinch hiller Joe Lis who singled. Plus one for Ilic manager. BuL 'i Freed, no pazclle on the base-1 paths, was thrown out trying to score. Owens hadn't bothered! with ;i pinch runner. Minus one for Die ''1 picsx I blew Owens "In the eighlh, Id have liflcd him without hesitation." ALMOST SAVH IT Tlio Phillies almost got. Owens off Ihe hook when Greg Luzin- ski's RBI single gave Ilieni the lend n; the eighth hut Willie Davis lied it for the Dodgers with a homer in rill1''. o innings Inter, Los Angeles ---------------------------------------------------Tu.iday, July II, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGI HEMID f Negrello named coach, directs Lakers Thursday By LLOYD YAMAGISII flercld Sports Writer The Lethbridge Lakers' field manager, Doug Frier, an- nounced Monday night that Hector Negrello will immedi- ately replace John Vaselcnak as coach for the remainder of the 1872 Alberta Major Base- ball League season. The Lakers' board of direc- tors relieved Vaselenak of his coaching duties right after the Lakera suffered two losses to the Edmonton Tigers on the weekend. Saturday night the Lalters were stopped 10-8 white Sunday afternoon they were thumped 16-3. The Lakers started off strong IP their initial season In the AMBL winning six consecutive victories before tasting defeat. Since then, the Lakers have seemed to have lost their power and earned only two decisions in their last 15 encounters. Sporting an 8-13 record, the Lakers rest in fifth place in SULLY SAYS i -By Pal Sullivan IS E LONG awaited announcement on who will play for Canada against Russia will come Wednesday. The word out of Toronto today was that coach Harry Sinden will hold a news conference Wednes- day to announce names of players he has selected for Team Canada. Hockey Canada made the announcement today. Team Canada is the name of the team which will lace the Russians four times in Canada, once each in Montreal, Toronto Winnipeg and Vancouver. Sinden, along with assistant coach John Fergu- son, will choose some 35 names to start training with the club. Only Canadian-bom players are eligible for the series that will also see four games played in Moscow. Isn't it always the way? If one person does some- thing to upstage his partner the other does his best to return the favor. Some two weeks ago Larry Plante, of Medicine Hal, got a chance to plug the Gas City Hockey School on the Nationally televised Sportsbeat '72 program. Plante, a performer in his own right, took full ad- vantage of the situation and the Gas City School is now known far and wide as being run by a glass- chewing ex-athlete with strong teeth and sharp, quick wit. When I got wind of the story about Plante and was certain I would have a visitor. I wasn't long waiting. Monday morning, bright and early I had a visit from buddy Gregg Pilling. Pilling, with Plante's help, started the Gas City School last year. But Pilling also has a school in Lethbridge known as the Windy City Hockey School. Well, Pilling had no chance to get equal time on Sportsbeat for his Windy City School so he did the next best thing. He got it in Sully Says. Low team net Ocddcs, Ed Henderson, Hob Kimiburgh mid Can-lev, Gentlemen III; MI. rnnc Sufliir noofci Fraclior. Pnr.nn LclhbridKe Junior Optimists advanced to (lie finals of Ihe Lcthbridge Women's Fastball bases'wnT n'oViTimi U'nguc with a decisive 13-5 vie-: un nils Davis and Manny Ion over Grcul West Tire Ma-' a iiison broke (he lie on We.s Parker's sacrifice Ily and an DHI single by Bill Huckni-r. Hon Money had an early Ihrec-nm homer for Philadel- phia. Willie Monlnncz look care o[ the nightcap, driving in five runs v.Hh n single, triple nnd homer. He also scored twice. Woody Fryman tossed a six-hit- ler for liio victory, disturbed only by Manny Mola's eighth inning linmrr. The lleis dropped their fiflh Monday evening Sue was [lie winning pitcher while Hie kiss went to Hulh Jlillar. Dehby Hoivel nnd Davlyn Gentle- Last, led the way for the Opti- mists wilh home runs. Nadin Xacchlgna blasted one for the In the1 other semi-final scries Park Plaza turned the tables on Hie Labor Club Larks nnd trounced the Larks 22-1 lo force a third mid deciding game Wed- nesdny evening lit SI. Patrick's fuma in the lusl six. bowing lo School. Tlii' winner of Wednesday's Snn Fnmnsni nnd Rnmo mrols Hie flpLinrislx in names behind IrMn I'illsburgh In twsl-ot-Uu-M dty (rani, j Uia East. Division AH kidding aside though, the Windy City Hockey School and the Gas City Hockey School provide southern Alberta boys with an excellent opportunity to receive professional training from National Hockey League, American Hockey League and stars of other professional hockey leagues right in their own back yard. The Windy City School, under the direction of Stan Maxwell and Pilling, promises to be big with seven professionals on hand for instruction in the world's fastest sport. Four forwards, two defencemen and a goalie will instruct the two, one-week schools. The first week is set for August 6-12 and the second 13-19. All the ac- tion takes place at Henderson Lake Ice Centre one of the reasons why Pilling feels the school will be even bigger and belter than last year. "The boys, after they are finished with their part of the daily routine at the school can go swim- ming or play said Pilling. "Everything is right there for them at Henderson." The school's outline lias two separate seven-day sessions which will be held at Henderson. Each boy receives hours of ice time each day wilh the in- structors. A game will be played to wind up each boys' class on the seventh day. To supplement their hockey, the boys will go through a daily one hour physical education pro- gram period. Also training films and in-depth chalk talks will be held with each class. if Instructors Ihis year include Ed Dyck, a net- minder with the Vancouver Canucks. Jim Neilson of the Xew York Rangers and Wayne Muloin of the Cleveland Barons, both rtefencomen. The forwards are Darryl Knibbs of the Muskegon Mohawks. Eddie Joyai of the Philadelphia Fivers. Ross Lons- beiTv of Ihe Flyers and Brian f arlin of the Spring- field Kinas. The Winri.v City Hockey School is designed lo pro- vide with a sound knowledge of the funda- mentals of Ihe game of hockey. Special drills will show students how to skale, shoot, pass and check properly. There is a guarantee thai coes with the school. "We guarantee that regardless of any previous hockey experience, each and every boy will receive personal coaching attention from some of the most oulslaiiding players nnd instructors in HIP same to- day." The piiiircmlee is endorsed by liolh Pilling nnd Maxwell. For lurlhor information you can niiilnd al 1022-llenderson Lake Boulevard or phono Diving clinic in progress The Department of Youth, Culture nnd Recrcntlon has set lip n three-week diving clinic in preparation for Ihe third nn- nunl Summer Onnif.s prorn-nm. The clinic, which opened July has had n poor response dur- ninining weeks of le-ssons. The clinic Is held everyday between 12 o'clock noon and one o'clock nt the Fritz Sick swimming pool. Meanwhile I h o rccrcntlon board in CoaMalc would like to ing the first week nnd Hie clinic'inform the public flint, booster officials would like nil interest- billions for Hip Summer Gnmes cd persons in nllendance. j are being sold m dollar mlniinrtl of onf dnllnr wich, not cnnl.'; I lor Uit hm re- innnunfed. the six-team league, sbt games off the pace set by league-lead- Calgary Jimmies. The board of directors felt a coaching change could hope- fully bring the 'Lasers back into contention, bu I this re- mains to be seen. Vaselenak, who led the LeUi- bridge Junior Miners lo the Alberta championship title and Canadian championships last year, wasn't too upset when asked for his resignation. "Bringing baseball back lo Lethbridge is our main con- cern and one's personal gains shouldn't be said Vaselenak. According to Vaselenak, the Lakers are a promising ball club, hut the players are not in shape "The kids have all the ability in the world, but aren't apply- ing themselves." he said. ''I just hope they'll work hard for Hector and start pro- he acitlsd. The players might have no choice with Negrello at the When Negrello's name pops up in a conversation, many peo- ple refer back to his great hock- ey ability during the era of the Lethbridge Maple Leats. What many people don't rea- lize, is that, Negrello was also a hard nosed third baseman and pitcher for the Lethbridge Miners, who toiled in the de- funct Western Canada Baseball League in the 40s. "i can still rememberd vivid- ly how Hector used to bring lite to the Miners by screaming and yelling at his reminisced Frier. "He'll b3 the same way with these kids, so they'd better stay in he added. Negrcllo will get his first chance to put the Lakers back on the winning irail as they host the second place Calgary Giants Thursday night. Game lime is set. for 6 pm, at the Henderson ball park. Johnson signs healthy pact BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League announced Monday the signing ot veteran goalie Eddie Joluiston to a multi-year con- tract. Johnston, 35, helped the Bruins to the Stanley Cup last spring. He has played 10 sea- sons in Boston. Sharing goaltending duty with Gerry Cheevers, Johnston com- piled a 2.70 goals-against aver- age. He and Cheevers each were in the nets for 27 victories during the regular season. Reduce Ihe price of your car wash when you fill your lank wilh gasoline at a Pacific 66 Car Wash! Car Wash 1819-3 Avenue S. ,'s easy and convenient to dnvo a clean car! We honorall credit cards approved by dealer be'oic iiiclnduy CHARGEX. ;