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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta DISNEYLAND Prtetd from ptrton Special rates for children CALGARY -LOS ANGELES RETURN ACCOMMODATION PLUS EXTRAS -DE- PARTURES EVERY FRIDAY ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Mail PhOM 326-81 M The LetKbridge Herald 7th St Shopping Mill PhOM 924-7411 FILING CABINETS THIRD SECTION Wednesday. July Pages 19-28 National League pitching allows four hits Dodger Steve Garvey paid fans back PITTSBURGH For some it was a busman's holi- day For a busman's it was a dream come true seeds were planted when I was five and said Steve Garvey of Los Angeles who was named the most valuable player in Tuesday night's all- star baseball game after leading the National League to a 7-2 victory over the American League father drove the team bus for the Dodgers in spring training and I got to know them Carl Roy Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax. all were all-stars and I always hoped that someday I'd be one Gil Hodges was my idol and here I was playing his position in the all-star Garvey's name didn't even appear on the computer ballot for this 45th all-star but fans responded with more than one million write-in votes to make him the starting first baseman Garvey responded by deliv- ering two key hits and a spar- kling defensive play during a full nine-inning stint as 'the National League continued its dominance over the winning its llth game in the past 12. The NL now leads the series 26-18-1 after being behind 12-4. Five NL pitchers held the American to four causing losing manager Dick Williams Happy winners Yogi manager of the National League puts his arms around Mike Marshall of the Los Angeles catcher Jerry Grote of the New York Mets and Dave Cash of the Philadelphia Phillies after the National League won the All-Star game 7-2. Game still set to go Ohio The first National Football League exhibition game of the season will be played as scheduled a Football Hall of Fame official said Tuesday. The game between St. Louis Cardinals and Buffalo part of the annual of Fame's has been threatened by a players' strike game still is said Donald the hall's public relations director It is scheduled for 4pm. EOT in Fawcett Stadium before a crowd of around 000 and is to be televised on ABC-TV The game will be played mainly with rookies and free agents. Two hours before the Lou Tony Bill George and Dick Lane will be inducted into the hall The Herald Sports Canadians lead Wales Canada led in both men's and women's competitions after the first day of an inter- national track and field meet Tuesday. In the men's Canada rolled up 65 points to 51 for Wales while in a three-way women's the Canadians had 66 Scotland 35 and Wales 22 Canadian men won six of 11 events while the women were first in three of five events Canadians were first and second in the men's and women's the men's javelin and the women's discus Paul Craig of Toronto ran the metres in three 43 3 just a tenth of a second ahead of second-place finisher Peter Richardson of Fredericton. In the women's Thelma Wright of Vancouver won in 4 a Welsh all- comers record. Anne Marie Davis of Winnipeg was second in 4 17 7 Andre Lajoie of competing as a won the men's javelin with a throw of 240 feet Phil Olsen of B was second with 221-1 and Rick Dowswell of was third at 215-7. Jr. Miners need win Thursday The Lethbridge Junior Miners will have their backs against the wall Thursday night when they face the Vauxhall Jets in the opening game of the second half of the Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League playoff tour- nament at Henderson Park The locals lost their opening game in the double-knockout tournament 13-7 to the Calgary Golden Spikes last weekend in Acme. the Jets downed the Highwood Juniors 15-6 before losing 7-6 to the league- leading Calgary Junior Giants in extra-innings in another first-round contest. The two Calgary teams are undefeated so far and will meet at 2 p m Saturday at Henderson with the winner getting a bye into Sunday's final Highwood is the only team to be eliminated so losing to Vauxhall and then to Acme 14-4 last weekend. The tournament champion will represent the SAJBL in the Alberta Junior Baseball Championships in Provost August 3 and 4 Game time Thursday night is set for 8 p m immediately following the Prairie Provinces Senior Little League playoff game between Lethbridge and Edmonton Joe Kryczka commssoner SASKATOON Joe Kryczka of Calgary has been appointed commissioner of the newly-formed Canadian Major Junior Hockey a league spokesman announc- ed Tuesday Ed president of the Western Canada Hockey League and spokesman for the other participating including Canada's three ma- jor junior hockey the Ontario Hockey Association Major Junior A and the Que- bec Major Junior Hockey said Kryczka was a unanimous choice for the position past president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey was very prominent in negotiations for Team Canada's 1972 series in said Chynoweth The WCHL head said the immediate concern of the Ma- jor Junior operation was to become unified with a con- standard playing rules and an identical players' contract. Kryczka will assume his post Aug 1 to lament. can't do much with four Gaylord starting pitcher for the retired the first five NL batters before Garvey singled in the second Dodgers team-mate Ron Cey then drove in Garvey with a double In the third inning Garvey made a brilliant backhand stab of Bobby Murcer's hot grounder to end the inning. The AL already had two runs in that inning and two runners on base In the with the Americans leading Johnny Bench and Jimmy another singled. Garvey drove in one run with a and Wynn later scored on Cey's groundout Garvey played despite an ear infection. Garvey had looked forward to pre-game batting practice because he had not swung a bat since last when the ear infection sidelin- ed him But threatening rain cancelled the batting workout. HEAD SWOLLEN head was swollen like a basketball last week because of the the 25-year- old former Michigan State fooball player said. couldn't sleep and I couldn't eat. I went to the emergency ward of tne hospital to get a change in the antibiotics they were giving me Garvey arrived here Mon- day evening after getting clearance from his doctor. didn't want to miss this I told myself I'm going and I'm go- ing to play NL Manager Yogi Berra kept checking with Steve to see if he was healthy and he said he was okay In the AL dressing room. Williams said a group like Wynn and Mike probably why the Dodgers are where they are Marshall pitched the last two following strong performances by Messer- Ken Jon Matlack and Lynn McGlothen the only Pittsburgh Pirate on the was credited with the victory after working the fourth and fifth innings. Luis who allowed two runs in the fourth took the loss The Nationals added an unearned run in the fifth on Joe Morgan's sacrifice scoring Lou Brock who had stolen second and moved to third on catcher Thurman Munson's error. Reggie Smith homered in the seventh off Jim Hunter to make it 5-2. against my old league and being my first all- star it was a great said Smith. The NL made it 7-2 in the eighth with Don Kessmger's triple the key blow The AL scored twice in the third inning with Dick Allen driving in one of the runs with a single The Chicago White Sox first baseman arrived less than 15 minutes before game time. game starts at 8 30. And game time is on said who has a history of absences and tardiness. He left here after 2Va innings. So Allen put in little over an hour's hating every minute of it. But Steve the busman's son who always dreamed of his day in the was having the time of his life. American 002 000 4 1 National 010 21C 10 1 G Tiant L Hunter Fingers and Messer- Brett W Matlack McGothen Marshall and Bench. Grote HR National Smith Garvey MVP Steve Garvey of the Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League was voted most valuable in the 7-2 win. 14-year-old signs pact with Philadelphia Phils By DAVE ANDERSON New York Times Service ATLANTIC N.J The putdown on baseball now is that its romance exists mostly for the older that the kids have so many other sports to follow. But in Puerto the romance remains for the kids Jorge Lebron proves that Jorge Lebron is only 14 yeirs old but Mon- day the Philadelphia Phillies announced that he had signed a minor league contract for a reported bonus. He might be the youngest professional baseball player nobody knows for sure. At his introduction by the the precocious shortstop from P.R was asked to identify his baseball idol he said. His answer was almost as surprising as his age. For a teen-ager from Puerto the answer presumably would be the late Roberto the baseball idol of that island Jorge Lebron admires but he still mentioned Joe Dimaggio first Dimaggio will be 60 years old soon. He stopped playing centerfield for the New York Yankees after the 1951 season. That was eight years before Jorge Lebron was born. But in his small home in the leafy mountains not far from he remembers being fascinated by a moments in television show that featured Dimaggio and the memory has stayed with him. Tuesday the memory became reality. The Phillies arranged for him to meet here filming a TV hosted by Paul Hornung in the Shelburne Hotel penthouse the 5-foot 152-pound teen- ager shook hands with Dimaggio without expression. Only his dark eyes flashed beneath his mod black hair. got the same deadpan I Dimaggio played the last three games of the 1932 season with the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League when I was but you're bigger than I was at 14 You've got big hands. You should grow into a good-sized young man In a multi-colored sports shirt and white the teen-ager didn't understand English and he turned toward Ruben once a shortstop with several ma- jor league now the Latin American co-ordmator among the Phillies scouts. Amaro translated Tell Dimaggio always try for perfection There's no perfect ballplayer Willie Mays was the closest to being perfect I've ever seen But you can always try for Some people think that Dimaggio was the closest to being a perfect ballplayer. And the hall of famer and the teen-ager watched the film that would be used as flashback material for the Dimaggio segment In one of Babe Ruth appeared and the teen-ager laughed Amaro he knew Babe Ruth just by his nose Not long after that Lebron shook hands with Dimaggio and went to the coffee shop for breakfast. Over fried sausages and orange he spoke of Clemente and his favorite Bert Campanens of the Oakland as Amaro translated. never saw Clemente except on TV and as a manager in the Puerto Rican Amaro said he thought Clemente was very and he liked his flair He likes the aggressiveness in a smart But the memory of Dimaggio somehow had transcended three generations knows about Dimaggio's 56-game hitting Amaro said. the TV show he saw years ago he remembers that somebody missed the ball and Dimaggio took an extra base He thinks Dimaggio was very aggressive in a smooth Amaro recommended signing Lebron after watching him at a recent tryout arranged by Luis a Phillies scout doesn't let you sign a kid in the United States until he's graduated from high Amaro said. that rule doesn't apply in Puerto Rico so we signed him. 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