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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta day, July 13, 1971 THE IITHBHIDGE HERALD T All Star encounter set to UIUV VlllV Bobby Murcer Carew .in the leadoft spc (AP) It's I affair like this-just give me the The hard-throwing Blue, talk of the majors with 17 victories halfway through the season hopes to help pitch the crestfal- len American league out o an two innings apiece after Blue goes the first three." Norm Cash of Delx'oit, the starting American League first baseman since top vote-getter Boog Powell of the Orioles is hurt, is one of three replace- ments for the injury-drained junior circuit. Cash said last week he didn't like to play in an All-Star game unless he was the top choice, but relented to play in Detroit since it is his home town. Centre-fielder Bobby Murcer of New York Yankees will sub- stitute for injured Tony Oliva of Minnesota Twins and Detroit's Bill Freehan will be catching for Cle ve 1 and Indians' Ray eight-game losing streak against the Nationals who will start the controversial hot-tem- pered Ellis. Blue and Ellis match up at p.m. MST, before an ex- pected turnout of 5M34. at Tiger Stadium while 50 million more on television. The CBO TV network will carry the game starting at 5 p.m. "I'm really glad to be here, I only hope I can help the Ameri; can League break this streak said Blue, Oakland's 21-year-old touthpaw who never saw an All-Star game in person. While Blue was an obvious choice to start because of his 17-3 record, Ellis wasn't so sure he'd draw the starting assign- ment despite his 14-3 mark. In fact he criticized National League manager Sparky Ander- son last week, saying he wouldn't start because "Ander- son doesn't like me." The Pittsburgh right-hander also said Anderson would never allow two black men to start the since Blue is a Negro "they wouldn't pitch two brothers against each other." BOY' "Ellis is just a young boy, having soms Anderson volleyed back at a news confer- ence Monday. "He doesn't mean to hurt any- body. And I certainly wouldn't stop anyone pitching for me just because of what he says about "Ellis' record speaks for itsell he's the best-restec pitcher on the squad. That's all I'm concerned about." Ellis, the Pirates' power pitchef who helped them estab- lish a ID-game spread in the Na- tional League East Division prior to the all-star break, will be backed by a lineup of fence- busters as the favored senior circuit tries to increase its 23- 17-1 edge in the mid-summer showdown. The first six hitters in the NL batting order have totalled 111 home runs-and 336 runs batted in-cenJre-fielder Willie Mays of San Francisco Giants; right- fielder Hank Aaron of Atlanta Braves; St. Louis Cardinals third baseman, Joe Torre; Pittsburgh leftfielder Willie Stargell; first baseman Willie McCovey of San Francisco and catcher Johnny Bench of Cincin- nati. Chicago Cubs' second base- man Glenn Bcckert, New York Mets' shortstop Bud Harrelson and Ellis round out the starting lineup. With Blue on the mound, and some hard-throwing pitchers in Jim Palmer and Mike Cuellar of Baltimore Ori- oles and Mickey Lolich of De- League man- ager Earl Weaver has a host of strong arms to try to silence the power-stacked Nationals. "I think they can match any- one coming out of a Fosse. Weaver's lineup includes Min- nesota second baseman Rod Carew in the leadoff spot, fol lowed by Murcer; Boston Red Sox' left-fielder, Carl Yastrzem- ski; B a 1U m o r e right-fielder Frank Robinson; Cash; thin baseman Brooks Robinson o Baltimore; Freehan, shortstoi Luis Aparicio of Boston anr1 Blue. Some historic homers have been hit in past By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS lines with a three-run homer VIDA BLUE DOCK ELLIS There have been some his- toric home runs over the years in baseball's All-Star games and tonight's classic in Detroit marks the 30th anni- versary of one of the most dramatic. It was in July, that Ted Williams of Boston Red Sox came up in the ninth in- ning with two on, two out and the Americans trailing the Nationals M. He walloped a 2-1 pitch from Claude Passeau of Chicago Cubs into the up- per-right-field stands at Briggs Stadium for a three- run homer. That one swing his mighty bat turned defeat into a 7-5 victory for the Americans. Williams, now manager of Washington Senators, went on that year to become the last 400 hitter in the major leagues. He finished the 1941 season with a .406 average. Babe Ruth of New York Yankees hit a two-run homer to give the Americans a 4-2 victory in the very first All- Star game-or the Midseason Interleague game, as it was then called. That was in 1933 at Comiskey Park in Chicago. PULL OUT TON Seventeen years later in the same park, in 1950, home runs by Ralph Kiner of Pittsburgh Pirates and Red Schoendienst of St. Louis Cardinals pulled out a 4-3 victory for the Na- tionals in 14 innings, the first extra inning AU-Staf game. Kiner's homer tied the score at 3-3 in the ninth and Schoendienst's blast won the game in the 14th. Williams suffered a bone fracture in his left elbow bumping into the left-field wall in that game. Stan Musial, famed St. Louis slugger, socked a home run in the 12th inning to give the National a 6-5 victory in the 1955 game at Milwaukee. Johnny Callison of Philadel- phia Phillies made the head- in the ninth inning that gave the Nationals a 7-4 victory m the 1964 game at Shea Stad- ium in New York. It was another homer, thi: one by Cincinnati Reds' Tonj Perez, that gave the National a 2-1 triumph in 15 innings in 1967 at Anaheim, Calif. Alberta junior playoffs set r d the oE on Monday in an exhibition Canodicm Foolb.ll UaBu. gam. beJeenArgonaut, and Winnipeg Blue Bombers In Winnipeg. Look.ng on ore spht end Jim Thorpe (left) and Flanker Mike Eben._________________________________----- The Lethbridge Henderson Baseball park will be the set- ting for the 1971 Alberta Jun- ior Baseball championship play offs this coming weekend. The Lethbridge Junior Min- ers, currently the reigning Al- berta champions will host the two day double knockout af- fair that features a team from Edmonton, Calmar and Red The Edmonton Blue Willow Angels, probably the toughest opposition the Miners will face lock horns in the tourney ope> er Saturday at 2 p.m. In previous years the Angels always fielded a strong team and this year should be no ex- ception. Meanwhile the Calmar Bob- cats will tangle with the Red Deer Moose to the second en counter of the day at 5 p.m. Action will resume at 8 p.m [or the final match of the day as the losers of the first tw games WH! fight to stay alive Sharman named Lakers' coach LOS ANGELES (AP) Bil Sharman was named coach c Los Angeles Lakers of the N tional Basketball Associatio Monday, replacing the fired J( Mullaney. The Lakers said Sharman r ceived a multi-year pact, b declined to disclose the lengt or salary terms. The loser of this contest will eliminated from further ayoff action. Sunday, playoff action will ntinue as the winners of the st two games Saturday meet jr the "A1 section final at :30 a.m. The loser of this contest will hen take on the winners of the aturday's 8 p.m. game right no, survivor of this match mst then defeat the "A" see- on winner twice in order to each the Canadian Junior inals. The first A-B' game is set for :30 and if the tourney goes le distance the final contest will be run off at 7 p.m, Minor ball roundup fter. The The Comets moved into the Senior Little League city finals as they downed the Expo's 8-3 last night. Lawrence Gardiner guided the Comets to victory on seven hits while striking out eight. Tom Greenway had control problems giving up 10 walks and allowing seven hits in tak- ing the loss. Steve Devic was the Comets top hitter smashing a home run and a single while Bill Harris managed a home run for the Jeff Ennis gave up three hits and fanned 12 as he pushed the Expo's into the Norcrest Little finals with a convincing 1-3 win over the Giants. Khskiw suffered the Garry .oss. Expo's. The finals Senior League Jamie Servetson stroked three singles and Ron Schwarz a double and a single for the Expo's while Khskiw and Brent Chambers both managed a sin- gle apiece off Ennis. In Norcrest Little League ac- tion the Dodgers trounced the Cardinals 22-9. Dave Stephens picked up tne mound victory while John Wad- Dave Snopek led the Dodger'j 16 hit attack belting three doub- es and a single while Rino Cat- ,apan chipped in with four sin- gles. Wadden was their top gun with two singles. The Angels eliminated the Royals from further Lakeside Little League playoff action with a 8-0 shutout belr.nd Da- vid Watson's three hit pitch- ing Monday night. David Holland took the loss giving up eight hits and fan- ning eight. Mike Sheen and Harvie Foe- za both Elammed a double and lead the Angels Broncs, bulk outclass riders Trudeau gets best seat CALGARY (CP) Even the broncs and bulls knew they had a stands Healing Substance... Exclusive healing substance proven to shrink hemorrlioids...ar.a repair damaged tissue. A renowned research institute with a healing substance (Bio- h unique healing sub- Dyne) which quickly helps heal with the ability to shrink injured cells and hemorrhoids painlessly. 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All this was accomplished The special guest was Prime Minister Trudeau dressed for the occasion in a white hat, brown western cut suit and light brown cowboy boots winding up his tour of Alberta. His wife Margaret joined him at a barbecue after the rodeo appearance. They were to leave this morning (Tuesday) and the Stampede ends Satur- day with finals in all rodeo events. "That's one of the things I like about this the Prime Minister shouted down from his vantage point above the cattle chutes. "I always get the best Cowboys, mean while, hac some of the worst seats aboard bad tempered bulls or hyperactive bucking horses. In bull riding, the most dan gerous of rodeo sports, a ride by John Quintana of Eugene Ore., on the opening day Thurs day, was still the best Mondaj when the first of two go round nded. The 24-year-old cowbo cored 75 of a possible IOC loints and picked up Tied for second were tw Californians Bill Nelson o Francisco and Gary Le ew of Santa Maria with 74 Preparation Qj he winner there was Barry Surk of Duncan, Okla., the 1970 mrld champion in that event. His time Monday was 10.7 sec- nds, one second ahead of Tim 'rather of Chico, Tex., and 1.9 seconds faster than Gary Mur- jhy of Ricky, Mont. Prize money was 06 and respectively The two bucking horse events bareback and saddle >ronc went into their second of three go rounds Monday. Winner of the first bareback ;o round which ended Satur- lay was 1970's all around world champion, Larry Mahan of Sa- lem, Ore., with 79 of 100 points. First was worth Second was Sid Savage of Melrose, N.M., with 78 for and third was Joe Alexander of Cora. Wyo., with 76 for Savage was in the lead in the second go round Monday with 67 points while Mahan scored no points for not being able to last the required eighl seconds. Second was Paul Mayo of Fort Worth, Tex., with 66 and third was Lynn Jensen of Cardston, Alta., with 64. In the saddled edition, Tom Tate of Sheridan, Wyo., won wints each. Prize money was 643 each. Third was Jim Wat- tins of Odessa, Tex., with 72 nr A remarkable time of 4.7 seconds set in steer wrestling Friday by Steve Gramith of Timber Lake, S.D., won him first place when the first of two go rounds ended Monday in that event. It to Gramith. was worth A time of 5.4 seconds gained Ben Hawkins of Phoenix, Ariz.. for second place all the more remarkable because he scored it Saturday when rain and hail turned the infield into a quagmire of slippery mud. Third, with 6.3 seconds was Billy Hale of Checotah, Okla. for The other event in which tho first o! two go rounds finisbw Monday was roping and in the first go round which also ended Saturday. Tate had a 78, two points ahead of Ma ban who picked up fo second. Ken Welch of Rosco Tex., was third with 75 for Tate was ahead in the sec ond go round Monday with 73, Bill Smith of Cody, Wyo was second with 70 and Den nis Reiners of Scottsdale, Ariz was third with 68. Mahan ha 60 points Monday and was 10th in a field of 17, More sport 011 page 8 wheel alignment could save you forty dollars or more. "Let's start at the beginning. _ "Why do all cars need a periodic wheel alignment? "As time goes by, the front wheels go out of true. They may toe-in. Or toe-out. Or they may slope in or slope out. (That's called camber and caster.) This happens when you hit potholes or curbs. But it also results from normal vibration. "Why is this a problem? "Because when front wheels are out of align- ment your car won't handle properly. Which can be a safety hazard. You can damage various mechanical components. And most of all, you can wear out your tires too fast. Far too fast. You will develop bald spots and scrapes on tires that are other- wise in pretty good shape. A tire that should go miles could need replacing at "So this could save you the price of a new set of tires Which is a pretty good investment in any language. "Since proper alignment is so impor- tant, you wouldn't want to trust the job to just anyone. It makes sense to see the Riding Sys- tem specialists. With the trained technicians. And the right equipment. At Firestone. DLC-100 RETREADS If you're looking for more milei per dollar, you're looking at thft right tire foryou. Casings are safety inspected. You got new iread design. New tread rubber. And a bargain that's hard to resist For many models of Qj FORD' CHEV. PLYMOUTH 365 Jack Nicklaus GOLF BALLS At these Firestone Stores. Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 Open Daily 8 a.m. to p.m. Open a Firestone Budget Account ;