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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1374 DISNEYLAND Priced from parson Special rates lor children. ANGELES RETURN. ACCOMMODATION TRANSFERS. PLUS EXTRAS PARTURES EVERY FRIDAY. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Mall 328-8184 Herald Sports National League favored to win tonight Gaylord Perry gets starting nod PITTSBURGH hope we said Oakland slugger Reggie if we it doesn't mean we're an inferior league. won the world champion- ship the past two years and that's the important most valuable player in both the American League and the World Series last was defending the AL's showing in recent all- star games. The National League has dominated the rivalry by winning 10 of the last 11 meetings. Tonight the midsummer showdown will be played for the 45th time with Gaylord Perry of Cleveland Indians starting for the American League and Andy Messer- smith of Los Angeles Dodgers opening for the National' before a sellout crowd of 233 at Three Rivers Stadium. Game time is p.m. MDT. who will be in right field and bat in the No. 3 emphasized that he'll play to win. but I'm nut going to crash into Joe Morgan at se- cond base or Johnny Bench at the But Pete who will bat leadoff and probably play left field for the National said he will as hard as I always play. I don't want to In the 1970 all-star game at Rose barrelled into AL catcher Ray Fosse and scored the winning run in the 10th inning. Lee the new AL doesn't want to lose either. He directed AL clubs to set up their rotation so that allstar pitchers would not hurl Sunday. Except for relievers Rollie Fingers and John City title holders Rittway Flames won the women's softball title for 1974. The winners are front left to Paul- erte Gail Judy McNab and Mary Wall. Second left to Jane Elaine Brenda Brenda Lori Wyrostok. left to Cal Sonja Hollie Gloria Irene Dudas and coach Greg Hoffarth. History repeats itself in major ball glance at the standings during the all-star baseball you may get the feeling you have made this scene before. At the all-star break a year Los Angeles Dodgers had won 63 games and led Cincinnati Reds by games in the National League West. The Dodgers have won 63 games and lead the Reds by 5Va games. Item New York Mets were last in the NL 7Vz games out. The Mets are currently in last place games out. When the Mets re- turned to action on the Thurs- day following the 1973 break Organ heads scoring list TORONTO Gerry Organ of Ottawa Rough Riders seems all set to resume where he left off last leading all scorers in the Canadian Football League. who has won the Eastern Football Conference scoring title in each of his three years in the led all scorers in this year's pre- season play with 47 which came on 12 field seven converts and four singles. Zenon Andrusyshyn of To- ronto Argonauts finished se- cond with 40 nine field eight converts and five singles. Two other kickers were next in British Columbia's Ivan MacMillan with 39 points and Don Sweet of Montreal A 4t__ they played a doubleheader in St. Louis and their starting pitchers were Jon Matlack and Jerry Koosman. The Mets' are scheduled to resume play Thursday with a doubleheader in St. Louis and the listed pitchers are Matlack and Koosman. Pittsburgh Pirates had a 46-48 record and were four games back in the NL East. The Pirates currently have a 45-49 log and are games from the top. Houston Astros were 12 games out in the NL West. The Astros are 12 games out this year. too. Oakland A's had a 56- 42 record en route to their third consecutive flag ir. the American League West. The A's have a 55-41 mark and are leading the division again. Baltimore Orioles were IVfe games in the AL East. The Orioles are currently one-half game back. Milwaukee Brewers were fifth in the AL East with a.47-49 record. The Brewers are currently fifth with a 47-48 mark. that's where the script writer stopped because there are some teams finding the 1974 going a little different. The only division-leading team that went on to win in 1973 was Oakland. New York Yankees yielded to Baltimore in the AL East while the Mets and Reds overtook St. Louis Cardinals and the in the National League. This year's big gainers are Cleveland Texas Ranerorc and Philariolnhia Phillies. The biggest losers are New York Kan- sas City California St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants. The Indians were a sorry sixth at the 1973 20Vz games in arrears. This time they are just one game and would be leading the division but for a forfeited game against Texas which they were threatening to win in the ninth inning when unru- ly fans overran the field. The Rangers also were last by 20V2 games last year. This time they are fourth and trail Oakland by eight games. The Phillies were 5Vz games last season and now they are pacing the NL East by three games over St. which led by one-half game a year Montreal. If the Yankees had last year's 57-44 record they would be four games in front of the AL East. As it they are two games out. In the AL the Royals have dropped from second place last year. games be- hind to third seven back. The Angels had a .500 record in 1973 and were seven games out This despite a recent surge under new manager Dick they are a solid 17 games back. The Giants were a contending third at the same 1973 six games behind Los Angeles. they're 18Vi games out. And if you are wondering how Atlanta Braves did in 1973 under Eddie who was just' fired as their they were in fifth 19 games out. This Mathews had them 1A aamnc hnnlr Two 77 injured 111. At least 77 persons were injured Monday night when harness racing fans charged the exits at Sportsman's Park in their Chicago suburb after a fight started in the grandstand. Some of the injured told police that the pan- ic started when a man got a The gun actually was a screwdriver brandish- ed by Algie police said. Berry and Billy McClure. both of were charged with disorderly conduct. They filed battery charges against each a police spokesman said. He said the fight started when McClure told Berry to get his feet off the back of McClure's chair as they sat in the grandstand. One of the men also had a a track spokesman but neither had a gun. Ten of the injured were kept in hospital. All were in fair con- dition. The panic did not dis- rupt the night's schedul- ed harness a park spokesman said. At- tendance was about Lacrosse The Lethbridge Lancers scored 10 unanswered goals in the second period and went on to defeat Bawden 17-6 in an Intermediate Lacrosse League game in Calgary Sun- day. Rich Al and Dave Jackson led the local at- flashing the red light timoc Amateur label may disappear LONDON The distinction between amateur and professional soccer players in Britain is likely to end later this together with the Amateur Cup competition and the England amateur international team. This follows a decision by the council of the Footbail governing body of the professional to recommend to its member clubs that footballers should be known 'simply as player. The FA says the change is not intended to abolish the spirit of the amateur played by some clubs in England. It is aimed to end of pure that the association has found it impossible to curb by regulations. only reason that some clubs and players pretend to be amateur is that there is some advantage to be gain that of dominating the amateur world and in particular the Amateur by doing so. build prosperous 'amateur' The expected to be ratified at a meeting of the association in means that amateur players will continue to play as in the past but that the in the FA's his own he can find a club that will pay on his genuine in a proper professional he will do so. But he will not be able to hold an amateur club to ransom for his The FA hopes to establish a part semi professional international side to take the place of the oresent amateur team. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lomr Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Phont 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES they all sat out Sun- day's games. who has an 11- 2 record this criticized MacPhail's kind of farcical to put this game ahead of a pennant But who notched'all of his 15 victories in a row this one short of the AL record for consecutive defended MacPhail's action as necessary because American League has lost too many all-star know I'm going three in- so I'm going to throw as hard as I Manager Yogi Berra's National League team will have Joe Morgan of Cincinnati batting behind Rose in the No. 2 spot and playing second base. He will be followed by Atlanta right fielder Hank the home run king in his final allstar with Cincinnati catcher Johnny Bench batting cleanup. Three Los Angeles Dodgers will be in the sixth and seventh Jim first baseman Steve Garvey and third baseman Ron followed by shortstop Larry Bowa of Philadelphia and Messer- smith. Berra wasn't certain who would follow but Steve Carlton of Jon Matlack of New York Ken Brett of Pittsburgh and Lynn McGlothen of St. Louis are the most likely since Montreal's Steve Rogers and Atlanta's Buzz Capra worked Sunday. AL manager Dick Williams said he would probably follow Perry with either Boston's Luis Tiant or Jim Catfish Hunter of Oakland. Second baseman Rod Carew of Minnesota will bat first for the American League and will be followed by shortstop Bert Campaneris of Oakland and Jackson. Then first baseman Dick Allen of Chicago White centrefielder Bobby Mur- cer of New York left fielder Jeff Burroughs of Tex- third baseman Brooks Robinson of catcher Thurman Munson of the Yankees and Perry. THANKS FOft HELPING US TO SOLVE OUR PHOSUEMS 'THEY WEREN'T THEV WERE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FRESH THINKING REMEMBER IN THERE ARE NO J WOULD GIVE ME A OP 'ELP Wl' THIS LITTLE GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY Short sport roundup RETURNS TO NHL Md. Tom who jumped from the National Hockey League Boston Bruins to the rival World Hockey Associa- tion two years has signed with Washington Capitals of the a team spokesman said Monday. The spokesman said the Capitals have purchased the contract of Williams. right from the who held his NHL was a member of the gold medal- winning United States Olym- pic ice hockey team in 1960. BEATS W. GERMANY W. Germany Jiri Hrebec defeated Han-Juergen Pohmann of West Germany 12-10 Monday and moved Czechoslovakia into the Davis Cup European Zone B final round against the Soviet Union. Hrebec's victory gave Czechoslovakia a 3-2 victory in the best-of-five competition against West Germany. STORM TRADES WILLIAMS Ore. Portland Storm of the World Football League traded defen- sive cornerback Clancy Wil- liams to Florida Blazers for an undisclosed general manager Ron Mix said Mon- day. Williams started for the Storm in its season opener at but did not play against Memphis last week. BREWER ON LIST LOS ANGELES Veteran relief pitcher Jim in hospital with a back ailment was placed on the disabled list by Los Angeles He must be inactive 21 but the club said that period would be retroactive to July 14 when he was stricken. The left- hander had appeared in 19 games with a 4-3 won-lost record. CLOUGH GOES TO LEEDS LONDON Brian the controversial soccer manager who was fired after leading Derby to the European Cup semi-finals in was appointed Monday as manager of English League Barrhead triumphs Alta Terry Hendley of Barrhead Cardinals accounted for all his team's scoring Monday night as the Cardinals beat Ed- monton Blockers 3-2 in the Alberta Major Baseball League. Hendley singled in the first was advanced to se- cond by Gary Hawkey and driven home by Dave Robb. Hendley's double in the se- cond knocked home Dale Withage and Dwayne Jolliffe to complete Barrhead's scoring. The Blockers rallied with two runs in the eighth on three consecutive singles by Gerry Mike Teahan and Brian Betts. Belts' single knocked in Haig and Bullock's single drove in Teahen. champion Leeds. Clough replaced Don who was named recently as manager of the England national team. CANADA LOSES PAIR STOKE England Canada lost two basketball games Monday at the international paraplegic games to Argentina 65-30 and to the United States 47-15 respectively. The U.S. finish- ed third in the 1973 games behind Argentina and Israel. Events still to come are swim- track and table tennis and weightlifting. i FREEMAN TRADED INDIANAPOLIS Don a five-time American Basketball Associa- tion all-star was traded Monday by Indiana Pacers to San Antonio Spurs for a No. 2 draft choice next year and an undisclosed amount of cash. Little League finals The 1974 prairie provinces senior little league cham- pionship finals will be staged at Henderson Stadium later this week. Four Ed- Moose Jaw and Lethbridge are scheduled to participate in the two-day playoffs which get under way Thursday and conclude Friday. The winners of the modified single-knockout tourney will move on to face the British Columbia champions in the Western Canada finals slated for the first weekend in August in Lethbridge. The winners of the west will then advance to the Canadian finals to be held in Thunder Ontario in August. Calgary and Moose Jaw will officially open the two-day series Thursday afternoon at four o'clock and will be followed by Edmonton and Lethbridge at six. The winners of the first round will advance to the championship final while the losers will have to settle for the consolation final. The starting times for the two final games Friday have been set for 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. but which of the two finals to be staged first has yet to be decided. The only certain thing about Friday's matches is that Lethbridge will be playing at five o'clock iCher it be for the consolation title or the championship title. Meanwhile Lethbridge Norcrest and Lethbridge Lakeside will meet head on in a best-of-three playoff series starting July 29 and possibly ending July The winners of the series will advance to the Western Canada little league cham- pionships in Brandon. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES National League W L Philadelphia___49 46 St. Louis 46 Montreal..... 45 Pittsburgh..... 45 Chicago 41 New York Los Angeles Cincinnati Houston Atlanta..... San Francisco San Diego 40 Weit 63 58 51 50 45 43 American League East Pet. GBL W L Pel. GBL .516 Boston.......50 45 .526 49 .484 3 Baltimore...... 49 45 521 48 .484 3 Cleveland 48 45 516 1 49 .479 3vi New York ......48 47 .505 52 .441 7 Milwaukee.....47 48 .495 3 52 .435 TA Detroit......45 50 .474 5 WMt 34 Oakland......55 41 .573 40 -592 5V2 Chicago.....49 45 521 5 46 .526 12 Kansas City 47 47 .500 7 49 .50514 Texas......... 48 50 .490 8 53 .459 Minnesota.... 47 50 .485 B'A 58 .426 22 California___ 39 59 .398 17 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRES LTD. Complete Tire Sales and 402 1st Ave. 327-6886 or 327-4445 ;