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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tutxfey, July 17, 1973 Race meet opens Hope You Hurry did in feature It was -Jose Banquet Knight (4) managed to fight off a strong challenge from Sun Array in the first race Monday afternoon at Whoop-Up Downs as the annual Whoop-Up Days race meet got under way. Banquet Knight, ridden by Ivan Clark, covered the minute, one and one-fifth seconds. seven furlong distance in one Smithy Schaal back at work and happy The Dodgers just didn't make mistakes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles Dodgers raised -the "team spirit" bit to its ulti- mate Monday night following their sixth straight victory, a 1- 0 squeaker over Pittsburgh Pi- rates on the strength of Don Button's six-hitter and Willie Crawford's second-inning home ran off Nelson Briles. The triumph kept Los Angeles 7% games ahead of the runner- up Cincinnati Reds in the Na- tional League West. Houston Astros topped Mon- treal Expos 6-5 in 10 innings, the Reds beat Philadelphia PMflies 1-0, St. Louis Cardinals tripped San Francisco Giants 3- 2 and Atlanta Braves downed New York SSets 3-6 in other Monday games. San Diego Padres are at Chi- cago Cubs for a day game with the rest of today's action under the Angeles at Pitts- burgh, New York at Atlanta, Montreal at Houston, Phila- delphia at Cincinnati and San Francisco at St Louis. Ken Singleton hit a three-run Carpet Dirty? PHONE 328-2853 m I. steam Ctirptt Cleaning ltd. homer in the ninth inning to pull Montreal into a 5-5 tie at Houston. But in the bottom of the 10th, with nobody out, Hous- ton loaded the bases against Tom Walker. The Expos, trying desperately to cut down the winning run, employed their, five-man infield. "It looked like an army in front of said Tommy Helms, the next batter. "They were closing in all around me. But it makes sense if you've got a pitcher that can make you hit the ball on the ground." CLEARS INFIELD JAM Walker wasn't that pitcher. Helms got the ball past the army, hitting a sacrifice fly to left for the game-winning run. "Button's your said Crawford. "He made it stand up." But Sutton wasn't interested in accepting the praise. Instead, he shuttled it along to his bat- tery mate, Joe Ferguson. "People underestimate the job that the catcher said Sutton, 12-5, who struck out nine Pirates without walking any of them to chalk up his third shut- out this year. Ferguson threw the credit right back in Button's lap. "I can call the pitches, but he's the guy who has to throw he said. Over in the Pittsburgh locker room, it was blame, not credit, that was being spread around. "You can look back and say it was the home run that beat said Briles, ?'but the truth is we beat ourselves. The Dodg- ers didn't make any mistakes and we did." NORMAN TAMES PHILLY Like Sutton, Cincinnati's Fred Norman also pitched a six-hit- ter and recorded his third shut- out of the season. Norman's record, 7-9 on the season, is 6-1 since he joined the Reds from San Diego a month ago. Pete Rose, Bin Plummer and Philadelphia's Mike Schmidt gave Norman the only run he needed to beat the Phils. In the sixth inning, Plummer led off with a double. Norman bunted, pitcher Ken Brett picked up the ball and threw it to third ahead of Plummer, but Schmidt dropped it. Then Rose doubled for the game's only run. Joe clouted his eighth homer of the season in the fourth inning and singled for the game-winning run for the Cards against in the 'eighth. I The victory was Bob Gibson's 234th of bis career, tying him with San Francisco's Juan Marichal as the winningest ac- tive pitcher in the majors. Dusty Baker's two-run double in the five-run seventh inning put the Braves ahead of the Mete for good. This is the time of year when most people are looking for- Still sidelined with injury Allen leads ballots NEW YORK (AP) Dick Al- len, Chicago White Sox' injured first baseman, was the leading vote-getter for the American League starting team for the 1973 all-star game, final returns showed Monday. A record number of fan ballots produced a team consisting of five repeaters, in- cluding Allen, and three first- time starters. The White Sox still recovering from a hairline frac- ture of his left teg, had votes, leading John Mayberry of Kansas City Royals by 000 votes for first base in the balloting announced by baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn. In addition to Allen, other re- peaters named for all-star start- ing berths for the game at Kan- sas City July 24 were second baseman Rod Carew of ALL IN THE STORE Mon., Tues., Wed, July 16, 17 and 18 JFAMILY SHOPPING CENT R E CENTRE VILLAGE MALI nesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robin- son, and outfielders Reggie Jackson of Oakland A's and Bobby Mureer of New York Yankees. Those elected to start for the first all bad been selected as alternates in the catcher Carlton Fisfc of Boston Red Sox, Kansas City outfielder Amos Otis and Bert Campaneris, shortstop for the World Champion A's. If Allen, selected to an all- Golf league COUNTRY CLUB Low gross Bob Townsend, Gentlemen m 38. Low net Ted McCready and John Home of Dorigatu" tied 31. Low team net Dorigatti, McCready, Home, Ralph Thrall and Don Roy 134. Eight point sweep Lake- view Texaco over Lethbridge Office Furniture. Swifts......................97 OorlgettI.....................n Key Realty.................. 92 Lakeview Texaco..............si Tollestrup.............. Lethbridge Office Furniture......S3 Genllemen 111................ 79 Estpra.......................79 Reliance Agencies............75 Blades......................72 LAKESIDE MEN7S Low net Ger a, Fracbes 33. Low gross Dean Barker, Flemings 37. Low team net Flemings, Sab Kami, Dean Barter, Garry Jones, Gaye Fleming Eight-prim Frach- es over Imperial Life and Par- sons over Ace Building. Flemings ...................170 Ace Building..............110 ..............10S Sugar Pprxirt 103 Jubilee.........107 Pahulie 102 Sinners .......101 House ffi 100 Union 76.............. CJOt star team for the sixth time, is unable to play, the starting as- signment would probably go to Mayberry, who received votes. The only other American Leaguer to receive a million votes was Fisk, with The Yankees' Thurman Munson was runner-up for the catcher's job with votes. Meanwhile Cincinnati Beds cranked up the Big Red vot- ing machine and placed three players catcher Johnny Pete Rose and second bassman Joe on the starting National League All-Star team announced today. The National League stars will meet the American League in the 44th mid-summer classic July 24 in Kansas City's new Royals Stadium. Bench, leading the league in runs batted in, gathered 557 votes as the most popular player in either league. Morgan, kading the league in stolen bases, amassed twice as many votes as his nearest chal- lenger, Pittsburgh Pirates, Dave Cash, wMle Rose, among the top 10 hitters in the league was top vote-getter in the out- field. He'll start for the third time. Along with Rose in the out- field wffl be Billy Williams of Chicago Cubs and Cesar Cedeno of Houston Astros. Cedeno nailed down the last starting outfield job by slipping in ahead of San Francisco Bobby Bonds, votes to First baseman Hank Aaron of Atlanta Braves, moving in on Babe Ruth's career borne run record, received of the votes cast over-all, second only to Bench. It will be Aaron's 15th time as a starter and his ninth in succession. Chicago's Ron Santo, with 8W.720, topped Joe Torre of St Louis Cardinals by almost 000 votes and will be making his fourth starting appearance at third. Shortstop Chris Speier of the Giants, who received 930.353 to for runner-up Dave Conception of Cincinnati, is in his first starting role. 1 ward to vacations, but Boston's Reggie Smith and Kansas City's Paul Schaal were happy to get back to work Monday night. Smith, out of the lineup the last 10 days with a knee injury, hit a two-run homer in the fust inning and a two-out solo shot in the llth, powering the Red Sox to a 9-8 victory over Chi- cago White Sox that pulled them within two percentage points of New York Yankees atop the American League's East Division. Schaal, idled for a week with a bruised wrist, walloped a run homer and a single in the Royals' iO-2 rout of Detroit Ti- gers. In the only other league games, Baltimore Orioles shaded Oakland A's 7-5 and Cleveland Indians edged Cali- fornia Angels 9-8. Two doubleheaders feature to- day's action, Minnesota Twins at New York and Chicago at Boston. Single games include Baltimore in Oakland, Cleve- land at California, Kansas City at Detroit and Milwaukee Brew- ers at Texas Rangers. Smith's nth-inning homer off Cy Acosta gave the Red Sox their third straight victory and 12th in the last 15 games. A two-run homer by Chicago's Ed Herrmann in the ninth inning tied the game. Tommy Harper also homered for Boston, John Jeter and Ken Henderson for the White Sox. HURTS TO MISS "I've been able to take bat- ting practice and keep my tim- ing for the last Smith said. "The knee hurts most when I swing and miss." Schaal's homer against De- troit was a two-run blast in the second inning off Mike Strahler. Amos Otis, who had never be- fore hit more than 15 home runs in his professional career, bel- ted his 17th, a solo shot in the third, and singled borne two runs in the eighth. Dick Drago checked the Ti- gers except in the sixth when Norm Cash hit a two-run homer. A three-run homer by Brgoks Robinson following a two-out er- ror by shortstop Bert Camp- aneris in the seventh inning lifted the Orioles past the A's before a season high crowd of in Oakland. Robinson's homer came off Horatio Pina, who took over for Catfish Hunter in the sixth after Al Bumbry's homer cut Oak- land's lead to 5-4. Two-run homers by Sal Bando and Gene Tenace helped the A's to a 5-3 lead against rookie Jesse Jefferson. Jobs Ellis drove in four Cleveland runs, two of them with a homer, and the Indians, aided by California's porous de- fence, beat the Angels. Loser Bifl Singer, 14-5, surrendered ifl tots in 6 1-3 innings but three of the six runs against him were unearned as a result of four of the Angels' five errors, two by shortstop Rudy MeolL What a difference a name makes. Hope You Hurry, ridden su- perbly by newcomer Herb Olive, won the featured seventh race Monday at Whoop-Up Downs. By any other name, the win 'would not have been the same. Hope You Hurry, owned by John Lengyel and Bill West of Lethbridge, fought off a strong challenge from Gallant Indian as he won the Valley Feeders trophy blanket for his efforts. As well, the winner paid to win, to place and to show. Gallant Indian, with Yves Baril up, paid and The track, for the first day of the annual Whoop-Up Days Race Meet, appeared to be fast but times certainly didn't indi- cate that. Hope You Hurry cov- ered the seven furlongs in four seconds off the track record. Monday's gathering wagered as compared to opening day in 1972. There was no exactor Mon- day but there were three quinellas to go with the daily double. In the double Banquet Knight in the first race combined with Lloyd's Image in the second to pay while the day's first quinella, Clifford M and Pay- day Pat in the third, returned Staion Road-won the fifth race and was followed across the finish line by Grey Hope to pay to quinella holders in the fifth race. The eighth and last race of the day saw Starsnip win ahead of Swish- away for the best pay of the day, The race which the Lethbridge Herald has carried in yean past, are not, at the moment available. The Herald regrets any in- convenience caused by not being able to make race ections available. FIRST claiming, 5 furfongt. Banquet Knight (Clark) 6.30 3.70 2.M, Sun Aray (McDonald) .170 Bats Last (Kin) 3.SO. Time: U. Roly Minx, Yankee Fighter, Sickles Queen, Danger, Plxle Belle also ran. SICOND claiming, 5 furlongs: Lloyd's image (Ollive) 4.4V 4.10, Wayward Boy (Kuz) 3.90 2.90, Miss Rouser (Baril) 3.30. Time: 2-5. El Shermaunt, Swan Babe, New Creator, Neo Class, Mr. Bill Dale also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: SSUO. THIRD 2 year oUs, 3 furlongs. Cimbrd M (Clark) 4.20 3JO 1.70, Payday Pat 4.90 4.00, Tarn! (60995) 3.00. Time: :38 4-5. Kentucky Astro, sale's WI nn y. Handsome Robbie, Silent Ned, Joey QUINELLA: Sla.00. FOURTH claiming, 3 and 4 year elds, 7 furlongs Paparatus (Boggs) 22.90 12.00 5.90, Khalethon Doe (Qlilve) 7.60 4.90, Tiny Toes (Kuz) S.M. Time: 3-5. Belgrand's Pride, Blue and Blade, Prince Nlcold, Eanlaki's Son, Hand, some Arches else ran. FIFTH claiming, 3 year olds, 5 fur- longs. Station Road (Baril) 4.10 2.40 Grey Hope (Bourne) 2.80 2JO, Nee Joan (McDonald) 6.80. Time: Bar Quest, Mormon Glory, Ragged Win, Lucky Con also ran. QUINELLA: Track Scratch: Little Zule. SIXTH claiming, 3 year elds and up, 7 furlongs. Fire Line (Clark) C.10 3.70 170, Grinning Sam (Ollive) 7.70 160, Sli- ver Simon (NibWett) 2.90. Time: 4-5. CWoradlo Kim, Just-A-Roar, Uttle Beck, Grinner, Flaming Blaxe also StVIKTH claiming, 3 year and 7 Hurry (Ollive) 16.70 3.29 4.60, Gallant Indian (Berll) J.30 4JO, Joe Rae Me CTasqua) 439. Time: 2-5. Heel Fly Jet. croft Lake, Dreamln Deamon, Reglnak, Nalo's Image also ran. EIGHTH SSOO, claiming, 3 year elds and up, 7 furlongs. Starsnip (McDonald) 7.20 5.00 160, Swlshaway (Ollive) 7JD 5.00, Hungry Hawk (Boggs) 3.00. Time: U. Big Bembl, Tir A Puff, Robln-A- Tlptoe, Mister T. L., Avenue Lady also ran. QUINELLA: EDMONTON (CP> results Monday from Park: FIRST S1.4M, claiming, 2 year eMs, 5 fur- longs. Cod Venture (Campbell) 31.10 1140, tso, Le F3fi (Rycraft) HJO Lyndon Country (Wanwn) 43D. Time: 4-S. Brown Runelc, Jo, Cnonk O Lock. Hell Prince, MUnJght Wind o rsn. SECOND cialmlng, t year oMs, 7 for. toe Return (Norrls) 11.00 159 tXD, A Mistake (ShleMs) 10.90 440, Sea- Fleet Soy (Hedge) Time: Mr. Lament, KM, Sunflme Gin, Natrabcm, Ranger else ran. DAILY DOUBLE: ENGINEERS They nvoVe ports for humen bodies and on article them this Soturdoy in Weekend Mogozine, Jteod obwt the people who ore molting almost-normal life possible for thousands of Canadians. IN YOUR LETHMIDGE HttAlD WEEKEND MAG AZ1N1 THIRD claiming, ytar elds end up, 7 furlongs. Wlnarlca (Phelan) 49.40 15.30 4.00, Marys Fancy (Campbell) 5.90 3.50, Mangle Sez (Haynes) 4.M. Tlmt: 1-5. Helrach, Wimple Street, In Again Flnegln, Whims Girl Conlta also ran. FOURTH claiming, 9 yetr olds, 1 1-U milts. My Elation (Norrls) 4.90 4.10 2.40, Aquadette (McCauley) 14.20 5.30, Trusted Position (Inda) 2.50, X-lfs Happening (Parsons) 2.70. Time: 4J. Cottom Tom, Miss Luck D, Yael, Rapsodla also ran. heat for third. FIFTH claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur- longs. Prairie Hill (Wiseman) 10.70 7.10 4.20, Wynscope (Whittle) 10.90 4.90, No- body's Child (Phelan) 2.80. Time: 1-5. Madandslr, Lily's Finest, B e n's Choice, Rlne, Shuswap Sam also ran. EXACTOR: ttt.10. SIXTH claiming, 4 year and up, 7 furlongs. Forest Heights (Phelan) 5.40 3.30 2.80, West Wind Gal (Gold) 1.20 4.40, Catatlous (Hedge) 3.50. Time: Hopl 'Joe, Duchesnan, Hall The Dodger, He's A Cookie, Paddygoeasy also ran. SiVtNTH claiming, 4 year and up, 7 furlongs. Jans Sharon (Shields) 13.70 5.90 4.40, Cotton Future (Whittle) 3.90 3.00, Hey Joker (Hedge) 3.40. Time: 1-5. Return To Dance, Jody Star, Sally, clare. Coming Fury also ran. Track Scratch: Sliver EIGHTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, IVfc miles. The Seeker (Shields) 24.40 e.40 Perfect Host (Kipling) 4.20, An- other Bomber (Inda) 5.70. Time: 2-5. Mr. Stormy, Lunar Chief, Sandy's Splendour, county Doctor, For Rex also ran. ANDY CAPP WHAT1? THE FIRST THING- NOTICE ABOUT A WOMAN, PET? T3EPENDS ON WHETHER SHE'S. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W t Chicago 50 41 St. 42 Montreal Pittsburgh Philadelphia New York 42 a 41 47 41 50 31 50 WMt Pet. 9BL J49 JM .472 7 M6 7% .451 .432 10'A .638 TA JU M9 .553 Los Angeles 60 34 Cincinnati 52 41 San Francisco 52 42 Houston....... 51 46 Atlanta 45 51 Diego...... 31 60 .341 27% TODAY'S OAMES San Diego Arlln (54) at Chicago Pappas (5-7) Los Messersmlth (14) at Pittsburgh Walker New York sedeekl (14) or Parker at Atlanta Morton (M) Philadelphia Lonborg (7-7) at Cin. clnnati Blllingham (13-5) Montreal McAnally at Houston Wilson (4-10) San Francisco Carrtthera CU> at St. Louis Folkers (M) MONDAY'S RESULTS Montreal Ml IM Ml 7 1 Houston 1-i I Renko Marshall Jarvls Walker (M) (10) and Boccabella; For- tch, Crawford Upshaw (1-2) (ID) and Jutie. HR: San Francisco 1MM1 5 1 St. Leois B1K-3 S Barr (74) and Rader; Gibson (9J) and Simmons. HRs: Cargo PMlMMph'a MS MS MS- 1 Cincinnati .MSMi S Brett (M) and Boone; Norman (7-9) and Plummer. Los naSM 4 Pimtwrtti Sutton (12-5) and Ferguson; Briles Glutti (9) and Sangullien. HR: New York 11 Atlanta..... 2 Kootman Capra sadecfcl Strohmayer and Hodges; Nte- kro. Panther (J-3) Freemen (8) HRs: AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. ML New York...... 52 42' JS3 Boston......... 40 .551 to Baltimore 47 .547 1 Detroit......... 48 44 .522 Milwaukee 44 46 Cleveland 34 466 West Oakland........ 52 41 .559 Kansas City 51 45 .531 TA Minnesota 44 43 .517 4 California...... 44 .511 4Vi Chicago........ M 45 JOS t Texas 31 58 .348 19 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Wood (17-12) and Bahnsen (11-9) at Boston Pattln (9-11) and Culp (2.4) Minnesota Woodson (9-4) and (0-1) at New York Peterson (7-10) and Dobson' (5-3) Kansas City Garber (U> at Detroit Lolich (9-8) Milwaukee Slaton (6-7) at Texas Cly- de (1-2) Baltimore McNally (8-10) at Oakland Blue (7-5) MONDAY'S RESULTS Chicago aao aij it 1 Boston JM JM U Johnson, Gossaga Fisher Acosta (4-2) (8) and Herrmann; Cur. tis, Moret Bolin (3-2) (8) and Ftok. HRs: (3) Henderson (31 Herrmann 2 (10) Harper Kansas city Mi 11 a Detroit ......MOM2 ttt-2 7 a Drago (10-9) and Healy; Strahler Scherman Miller Fry. man Farmer (9) and Fraehan. Otis Cash Cleveland Itl iaj-e 12 t California 100 000 I 9 S Wileox (6-5) Hilgendorf Timmer. nan (9) and Ellis; Singer (14-5) Langa (7) and Stephenson, Kusnyer HRs: Cle Lowenstein (2) Ellis Oliver (12) Robinson Baltimore .mi ml 7 11 1 Oakland 7 a Jefferson, Hood (1-0) and Wil- Hunter. Pina (SJ) Llnd- blad (8) and Fosse. HRs: Ball Cog- pins (2) Bombry (7) Robinson