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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, July 14, 1973 Aaron connects Home runs came easy By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It was too hot and muggy in Atlanta to do any running, so the Braves and Expos did a lot of run trotting. Eight National League base- balls exploded behind Atlanta's walls and after six hours of bombing, the teams negotiated a Friday trace. It was decided Montreal would take the first game 11-7 and Atlanta would come back for the second 15-6. Elsewhere in the national League Cincinatti Reds edged New York Mets 2-1 in the first game, then the Mets came back for the second game 7-5: Phila- delphia Phillies beat Houston Astros 5-3; St. Louis Cardinals temped Ssn Diego Padres 5-3; Los Angeles Dodgers blanked Chicago Cubs 5-0 and San Fran- cisco Giants defeated Pitts- burgh Pirafss 5-2. The offence began slowly in the first game in Atlanta the Expos chipping away for a run in the second while the Braves countered for two in the third. FIVE IN FIFTH Then came the big guns. Henry Aaron slugged a two-run homer, No. 24 of the season, capping a five-run fifth. "Just another said Aaron, who now needs only 17 numbers to equal Babe Ruth's 714 career total. The Expos countered with their big weapon in the sixth- Bob Bailey. After singles by Mike Jorgensen and Ron Fairly and a walk .to Ken Singleton, Bailey unloaded Ms 18th homer of the year. "I hit it awfully higher, but the ball carries good Bailey said. "It just went out. I really didn't hit it that good." Apparently, you don't have to. In the two games Friday the teams combined for 53 hits, bringing the total to 109 for the past two doubleheaders. Bill Stoneman, who was coasting along on the short side of a 7-1 score when he left in the sixth, saw his team score seven runs while he was still pitcher of record for a gift victory. He was aided by homers from Ken Singleton. Hal Breedenand Jim Lyttle. Mike Marshall gift wrapped the victory with three scoreless innings of relief. Montreal's general, Gene Maucb, had high praise for Marshall, who gained his 17th save of the year. "I don't know what Marshall is made Mauch said. "Something differ- ent, I guess. That's the hottest, muggiest night that we've seen this year and that Marshall was 'still going hard in the ninth." Home runs from Norm Miller and winning pitcher Carl Mor- ton, 8-6, highlighted a five-run second as Atlanta built an 8-0 lead after four innings. Willie McCovey of San Fran- cisco Giants was supposed to rest Friday night but played in- stead, and dismantled the Pi- rates, slamming a two-run homer, Ms 15th and 399th of his career, and a two-run triple. Tom Bradley, 9-7, went the distance, limiting the Pirates to four hits, including Richie Heb- ner's 14th homer and Al Oli- ver's 13th. Jack Billingham of the Reds fired a two-hitter in the first game, out-pitching the Mets Tom Seaver on his way to vic- tory No. 13, which matched his career high. The Mets took the second game on the strength of a four- run first and Cteon Jones' first homer since opening day, when he had two. Wolves capture title The Wolves recently captured the 1973 Norcrest Farm League championship title by defeating the Bears in two straight games in the best-of-three playoff finals. The Bears went down fighting as they suffered a 12-10 set- back in the first game and a 10-9 decision in the second. The 1973 championship team consisted off front row, left to right, Tom Richards, Jerry'Wall, Brian Holland (bat- Perry Osberg, Greg Dues and Abe Wall Back row, left to right, Brian Osberg, Marischal De Armond, Dave Arcand, Michael Coyle, Richard De Armond and Dwayne Osberg. Players missing from picture were Bob Prokop, Doug Christiansen, Mark Porier, Ricky Krajewski and Maurice Young Roughies were close at one time Argos capitalize on errors CANADA'S NO. 1 LOADER BOBCAT Unloads Hauls Lifts Fills Shovels Scoops Sweeps if 4 wheel drive 4 models 500 Ib. la Ib. if Rent with or without operator if Contract prices available PHONE 328-4765 AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR C and J EQUIPMENT RENTALS 1410 2nd Ave. S., lethbridge Welcome TO OUR WHOOP-UP DAYS ALBERT, MINNIE and the staff are pleased to say "Howdy" to their many customers and friends of 32 WHOOP-UP SPECIAL LEVI BELLS In cord and denims. Sizes 30-40. Colors in navy, chocolate, antelope, green and gold. Our slogan remains the same: AOOIC AT ClOTHES EVERYONE DOES" ALBERT'S MEN'S APPAREL LTD. 311 5th ST. S. PHONE 327-2620 TORONTO (CP) Toronto Argonauts capitalized on early mistakes by Saskatchewan to build up an 18-0 lead, then made a couple of errors of their own to make the game close be- fore running away to a 25-13 win over the Roughriders Fri- day night. A sellout crowd of watched the Canadian Football League exhibition game in which both coaches substituted freely. For Saskatchewan, Brian Linstrom and Ron Lancaster split quarterbacking duties, while Joe Theismann and Mike Rae called the Argo signals. Newcomers Ken Matthews, on a 33-yard pass from Rae, and Pete Muller, a one-yard toss from Theismann, scored two of the Toronto touchdowns. Run- ning back Leon McQuay added the other on a one-yard run midway into the second quar- ter. Ivan MacMillan booted a 29- yard field goal for the Argos and Muller kicked a 50-yard single. Zenon Andrusyshyn com- pleted the scoring with three converts. For the Roughriders, who didn't get moving offensively until Lancaster took over in the second quarter, Rick Eber scored their only touchdown on an 18-yard pass reception. Jack Abendschan kicked two field goals, one from 50 yards out, and a convert. FIRST ARGO WIN It was the first win in two pre-season games for Toronto. The Roughriders, who finished third in the Western Football Conference last year, have a 1-2 exhibition record. Toronto fed 4-0 after the quarter, 18-10 at the end of the second and 18-13 going into the final 15 minutes. The game was played in muggy mid-70 degree weather until a brief thunder- storm late in the game. Three Saskatchewan fumbles in the first by full- back George set up two Toronto touchdowns and a field goal. Two of the fumbles were recovered by Dick Al- dridge and the other by Barry Finlay. Reed's second fumble was picked up by Finlay at the To- ronto 48-yard line, and seven plays later McQuay crashed into the Roughrider end zone to open a 17-9 lead. A fumble by Matthews, who dropped the ball on his own 45 after taking a pass from Tbeis- marai, set up Eber's second quarter touchdown at The ball was recovered by Jimmy; Elder, a rookie defensive back. I The Roughriders ran off [yards included 191 passing as seven plays, including Abends- chan's long field goal, in the last minute to reduce the deficit to 18-10. An interception by defensive back Lome Richardson of Moose Jaw, Sask., bis second of the game, set up Saskatche- wan's final scoring play late in the third quarter. The Roughriders, who took the ball on their own 20, moved to the Toronto 10 before Abendschan booted his second field goal of the game. McQuay was the game's lead- ing rusher with 76 yards on 15 carries, and Reed followed with 54 yards on 13 rushes. In pass receiving, Argos' Eric AHen caught three for 64 yards and Reed five for 54 yards. Toronto's net offence of 363 1 NAMED SALEMAN OF THE MONTH OF THE LETHBRIDGE j REAL ESTATE BOARD CO-OP LTD. I PERK1NSON ENTERPRISES is pleosed to that Keith Ailren has achieved honor of Salesman of the Month for June 1973. Keith wishes to thank all 1 his customers for making this award possible, and ex- an invitation to his many friends and customers to come in and discuss their Reel Estate needs. 1 PERKINSON ENTERPRISES 520 6th Street S. Phone 329-O015 Rae completed 10 of 12 for 127 and Theismann four of nine for 64. Saskatchewan had a net of- fence of 22S yards, 162 on passes. Lancaster was good on 11 of 24 for 132 and LJnstrom four of 13 for 30 yards. Knudsou breaks leg in accident TORONTO (CP) George Knudson, one of Canada's top tournament golfers, has been sidelined by a broken leg suf- fered in an accident at his home. Knudson had a cast put on the leg Thursday and will miss the Canadian Opsn champion- ship in Montreal July 26-29. Race results CALGARY (CP) Stampede Park race Friday: FIRST SI ,400, claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur- ongs. Gallant Tharley (Wiseman) 7.20 4.00 2.90, Chine's Pixie (Hedge) 5.40 4.20, Northern Skipper (Gold) 5.40. Time: 3-5. Tidy Force, Silk Bobbin, Thirteen Of Hearts, No Query, Prince Bianco also ran. SECOND claiming, 4 year olds and up, furlongs. Fool Trade (inda) 6.00 3.70 2.60, Blue Twist (Phelan) 22.70 5.50, Coun- ess Belinda (Rasmussen) 2.40. Time: 4-5. Go Go Glen, Curra Tip, Rushing Girl, Hadason, Simba Sue also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: THIRD claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur. longs. West Wind Guy Whittle) 4.00 2.80 2.70, Charlesworth (Phelan) 5.90, Return Fare (Campbell) 3.50. Time: Go Gypsy, Petitie Fair, Special Blend, Alberta Brier, Snow Vixen also QUINELLA: S19.70. FOURTH allowance, 2 year olds, 5 fur- ongs. Mint Perfalt (Stadnyk) 3.70 3.10 2.40, iteming Page (Parsons) 7JO 4.EO, Worthy Dream (Hedge) 2.60. Time: Victorian Jingle, Jokers Hill, Can- acutle, Victorian Host, Chanson Du Nord also ran. FIFTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, TA miles. Sharp Reply (Shields) 7.30 4.10 3.20, Indian Quill (McCauley) 5.30 3.70, Bum Money (Gold) 5.80. Time: 1-5. Bramble Magic, Tropic Tide, Skip- per Tan, Nova Fols also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 furlongs. Astra Shot (Whittle) 5.90 3.90 3.70, Sen Bar (Rycrcft) 6.00 4.00, Gema. tion (Norrls) 8.00. Time: 2-5. Patapouf, Gallant Thief, Go Exis- tence, Super Start also ran. SEVENTH allowance, 3 year olds, 7 fur- longs. Grandin Park (Inda) 3.20 2.50 140, Monkey Pod (Hedge) 3.30 2.80, Jays Award (McCauley) 110. Time: Belmont Road, Able Dancer, Chief Return also ran. EIGHTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, miles. Silk Buttons (Wiseman) 10.30 4.80 3.10, Island Master (Rasmussen) 4.50 2.60, Gay Stitch (Norris) 3.10. Time: Miss Joact, Silky Page, Ripple Ra. Ian, Mister Bountiful, Reverse Cur- rent also ran. QUINELLA: He had just returned from Wisconsin, where be won for placing fourth in the Greater Milwaukee Open last best finish this season. Knudson had returned home to prepare for the Canadian Open and was walking barefoot from his living room to an up- stairs balcony Tuesday night when he walked into a concrete step. X-RAYJ5 SHOW BREAK His wife, Shirley, said Knud- son complained mildly about the injury but limped about the remainder of the evening. The next morning, however, he couldn't put the foot down. X-rays at North York General Hospital disclosed the small broken bone and the knee-high cast the veteran golfer now is wearing will be taken off next Friday. It will be decided then just what chance Knudson has to play in the Canadian Open. "He really wants to Mrs. Knudson said Friday, "and he will if they can put some kind of a walking cast on it. "But he won't know until they take the other one off." Mrs. Knudson recalled her husband's reply once when she chided him for skiing too much. "He said, 'You're always grouching at me for skiing, but you can get hurt just as easily around the He was right, I she decided. ANNOUNCEMENT iii MR. UOYD RIMMER C A Sheet Mete! pleased to ormotfnce fhot Mr. tloyd Ritnmer hos joined their staff os e qualified Refrig- eration Mechanic, lloyd to C A Sheet Metal with 10 yeors experience end is well qualified to look ofter oil yovr commerciol refrigerolion in- stollolion ond service needs. See C A Sheet Me'ol for oil your heotmg, oir con- ditioning, refrigeration and roofing reqvirements. Drop in at 1709 2 Ave. South or coil 328-5973. BOXING FRANCHISE FOR SALE CLOSED CIRCUIT TV MUHAMMAD All NORTON Area va-lable-Lelhbridge nr all Alberta Phone AC604-682-2030 PACIFIC COAST SPORTS 17D.-VANCOUVER RAY'S GAIN GAS BAR 5th AVENUE and STAFFORD DRIVE NORTH (AT THE TRAFFIC CIRCLE) Now operated by RAY GILCHRiST (formerly of Sunny Service) WELCOME TO All OLD AND NEW CUSTOMERS PHONE 329-4022 Three home runs Murcer hot at plate By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bobby Murcer expected to get busted by Gene Garber. And he was. But what Garber didn't ex- pect was that he'd get busted right back for the third time. Murcer hit a three-run homer In the first inning and a solo shot in the sixth. Then in the eighth inning, Murcer went down as a fastball sailed at his head. Up he got and cracked his third homer of the game, the fi- nal touch In New York Yan- kees' 5-0 victory over Kansas City Royals. In the rest of the American League action, Texas Rangers beat Boston Red Sox 4-1, Cleve- land Indians defeated Min- nesota Twins 11-2, Oakland A's shelled Milwaukee Brewers 13- 4, Detroit Tigers downed Cali- fornia Angels 8-2 and Chicago White Sox edged Baltimore Ori- oles 3-2. YANKS STAY HOME The Yanks are at home to Kansas City again today when Cleveland visits Minnesota, Cal- ifornia is in Detroit, Texas is at Boston, Chicago entertains Bal- timore and Oakland is in Mil- waukee. The Sunday games are: Cleveland at Minnesota, Balti- more at Chicago, Oakland at Milwaukee, California at De- troit, Kansas City at New York and Texas at Boston. Recalling the eighth inning as he stepped to the plate, Murcer said: "I expected to be busted the last time. Anyone who hits a couple of home runs expects to be busted." Garber insisted it wasn't in- tentional. 'Td been pitching him Garber explained, I wanted to throw some fastballs inside." Jim Fregosl, In Ms first start for Texas since being traded by New York Mets, had three hits, including a homer, and added a sacrifice fly against Boston. "I've had some pretty good days said Fregosi, a for- mer six-time all-star with Cali- fornia. "I've always hit pretty well in this park." Minnesota pitcher Joe Decker threw the ball all over the place, contributing to the dians' victory. He walked seven Cleveland batters, hit another one, uncorked a wild pitch and, in the middle of a four-run third inning that locked the game up for Cleveland, threw a ball past first for an error. Chris Chambliss doubled for two runs in the four-run burst, then doubled for another run in the Indians' four-run ninth that put the game out of reach. Gene Tenace hit a grandslam homer and Ray Fosse added a two-run shot, his second homer in two games, to highlight. Oak- land's 13-hit assault against Mil- waukee. Mickey Lolich scattered seven California Frank Robinson's two-run got plenty of Tiger backing on homers by designated hitter Frank Howard, Rich Reese and Tony Taylor. Robinson's homer was his 535th of his career, putting him sixth on the all-time list, one ahead of Jimmie Foxx. Dave McNally of Baltimore was coasting along with-a four- hit shutout until the ninth ning.' Then came singles by Pat Kelly, Carlos May and Bill Melton and Ken game-tying finally Eddie Leon's game-winning single off Eddie Watt that gave Wilbur Wood his 17th victory. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE W LPet. 6BL Chicago........ SO 39 st. Louis....... a. sa 4 Montreal 42 44 4th Pittsburgh..... 40 45 -47t 8 Philadelphia to 48 .455 9V4 New York 37 4t .435 11 Angeles 57 San Francisco 51 48 .540 Cincinnati 50 40 6V4 Houston 49 45 .521 m Atlanta 42 51 .452 16 San Diego 31 58 .348 25 RIDAY'S RESULTS IRST New York 008 ISO 006-1 2 1 Cincinnati 002 ON 2 t 0 Seavers McOraw and Hodges; Billingham (13-5) end Bench. HR: SECOND New York 410 000 11 Cincinnati too 020 f 1 Sadecki Parker (7) and Crete, King McGIdhlin Tomlin Sprague Gullett end 'lummer. HR: FIRST Montreal 010 IS 1 Atlanta OK 050 1 9 0 Stoneman (4-5) Gilbert (6) Marshall (7> and Boccabella; Niekro, Panther 1-3) (6) Hoerner (7) House (7) Fi- ella (8) Oevine (9) and Dates. HRs: Grubb AMERICAN LEAGUE East W New York si Boston 46 Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee 43 Cleveland 32 Wast Oakland....... 51 Kansas City 49 Chicago...... 46 California 45 Minnesota...... 45 Texas......... 31 L Pet. GBL 41 .534 .535 2 39 SX JV4 42 VJt 45 .419 i 58 .356 II 39 J67 44 .577 314 42 JO 4 42 .517 4V4 42 .517 56 .536 lift FRIDAY'S RESULTS Kansas City 1 New York soo on 5 t o Garber and Healy; Stottlemyre (12-7) and Moses. HRs: (3> T 1 Detroit 101 (II I 11 Wright (7-12) Lange (7) end Kusn. yer, stephenscn Lolich (94> 'and Freehn. HRs: Del-Taylor (3) Howard Reese Texas......ominno-4 Beston ON ON ISO Bibby (3-3) and Suarez; Gulp Moret (I) and Fisk. HRs: Fregosl Cleveland 104 (N 14 Mlamsete OMOMOOt-2 1 Bosrnan (34) and Ellis; Decker Sanders (7> end Mitterweld. HR: Oakland 120 NO 015-13 11 1 Milwaukee 000 (20 4 4 Holtzrrsn Pina (7) and Fosse; Lockwood Linty Gartner Parsons Chameion (9) and Rodriguez. Porter HRs: Oak Fosse Tenace chell May Baltimore ON (01 010-2 10 I CMc'ge OM ON 3 t McNally Reynolds Wan (9) and Williams; Wood (17-12) and Stampede Wrestling TABER CIVIC CENTRE WON., JULY P.M. ARCHIE "STOMPER" GOUIOK vs KLONDIKE Mil INTL TAG CH'SHIP: KROFFAT CODY vs THORNTON vs YOKOUCHI 7 Exciting Beutt Watch STAMPEDE WRESTUNG on CJOC-TV DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRE LTD. SERVICE ;