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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wldneiday, July Id, 1973 EXIT LEO DUROCHER No more will fans al Wrigley Field see the familiar figure of Leo Durocher, manager of of the Cubs, stride across the playing field. Leo, who will be 66 on Thursday, has been replaced by Whiley Lock- man and will continue lo draw his salary in a consulting copacily during the remainder of the season. Durocher has been drawing per month pension since he reached his 65lh birthday. (AP Wirephoro) Assiniboia loses to local clubs Two teams from Assiniboia, Saskatchewan had their hands full and suffered losses lo a pair of Lethbridge squads in exhibition lacrosse action at Henderson Lake Ice Centre Tuesday nighl. The Lethbridge All-Star Ban- tams crushed the Assiniboia Bantams 15-6 while the Leth- bridge Lancers belted Assini- boia Chiefs 12-7. In the first encounter, Mor- gan Munroe whipped in five big goals to lead the Lethbridge club to an easy victory, Don Wilson and Paul Bryne added three goals apiece while Andrew Lipinski scored twice and Herman Friesen and Henry Van Egtern once each. More sport on Page 12 The local club were never In trouble as they held period leads of 5-1 and 8-4. Meanwliile in the second en- counter, the Lancers picked up a 6-4 lead after two periods of play and went on to drop their visitors 12-7. Dave Jackson, Brian Andres and Henry Van EgLern tallied three goals each while Ken Hall, Francis DeCoste and Al- berta Dodson aided with sin- gles. Van Egtern is z bantam aged player and took part in both games. SEEKS NEW MARK LOS ANGELES (AP) Hoyt Wilhelm says lie can al- most see the end the road but the 49-year-old knuckle- balling reliever wants to add yet another record to his string: most teams pitcher for, career. When Los Angeles Dodgers gave Wilhelm his unconditioal release Friday, it was the ninth time a team has cut him free. The record is 10. YOUR HOLIDAY DREAMS COME TRUE 1972 VENTURA WAGON E-200 Umpire culls game in Calgary Lakers' encounter cut short CALGARY (Special) Not that Lethbridge Lakers would have gotten to young G o r d Vejprava Tuesday night irt Al- berta Major Baseball League action but hecklers didn't give them a chance. Lakers And Calgary Giants were nose to nose in a 3-0, for the Giants, ball game when umpire Jim Galhcrcole halted proceedings in the eight inning. Subjected to constant heck- ling Gatliercole ejected one Laker supporter from I he dug- out and then halted the game when the disturbance continu- ed from the stands. Until the time game was call- ed the Lakers had been unable to figure the slants of left- hander Vcjprava who gave up only six hits in the eight Inn- ings. Ottawa next port of call Eagleson returns home TORONTO (CP) Alan Ea- gleson, executive director of the National Hockey League Play- ers Association, returned from an eight-day visit to Russia and Sweden Thursday night and said Ottawa would be his next port of call. "I gather there is some con- cern at the government level over the Prague said Eagleson, returning with other Team Canada officials after making arrangements for the Russia-Canada hockey series in September. Team Canada agreed to play two exhibition games in Sweden before proceeding to Moscow for the second half of the eiglit- game series but Russian pro- tests resulted in cancellation of a similar game in Czechoslova- kia. Eagleson said he had been asked to discuss the situation in Ottawa with A. E. Ritchie, un- dersecretary of state for exter- nal affairs, and Hobert Ford, Canadian ambassador to Mos- ccw. He said the team will arrive in Stockholm Sept. 13 and play UK Swedish national team Sat- urday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and leaving for Moscow three days later. PRESSURE UNWISE The Toronto lawyer said he was unfamiliar with the latest developments in the Bobby Hull situation but stilt feels it would be unwise to press for his inclu- sion in the team. He said a number of players are concerned at the possible ramifications if Hull is allowed to play despite his departure from Chicago Black Hawks of the NHL to sign a contract with Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association. "At least eight players have told me that unless they get a guarantee in writing from their clubs that their pay will go on despite injuries, they won't turn up." It was at the players' urging that the agreement setting up the team stipulated that they CFL rookie award now available MONTREAL (CP) The Ca- nadian Football League's rookie of the year will be honored for the first time this season in the annual S c h e n 1 e y football awards, a company spokesman said Tuesday. Details of the creation of the new award were announced jointly by the board of trustees of the Canadian Schenley foot- ball awards and Donald W. McNaughton, president of Cana- dian Schenley Distilleries Ltd. "Wishing to honor and encour- age top players in Canadian football, if was the unanimous opinion of the board of trustees and our that we should ex- end the awards and sponsor thp fourth category in addition to the most outstanding player. Ihc lineman of the year anrl Ilia Canadian player of the Mr. McNaughton said. The winner of the rookie award will receive wlu'lc the runner-up will get ?250. The awards were created in 1953 with a prize for most out- standing player and this was expanded lo include top Cana- dian the year after. The line- man of the year award was in- troduced in 1955. Fully Powered Camper Equipped Over 90 cubic ft. volt Fridge. storage ipoce. Automatic furnace. 4 Propane itove. Reg. Selling Price Will CONSIDER AIL OFFERS SUPERIOR MOTORS TABER, ALBERTA Phone 223-3537 "GET YOUR ONE BEST DEAL" must have signed NHL con- tracts before reporting to Team Canada's training camp as prot- ection against possible injury before the series ended. It was this requirement which barred Hull and others signing with WHA clubs. "If, because of Hull, the NHL backs away and says, 'Hence- forth you're on your that wouldn't be a good Ea- gleson said. "A player doesn't have much bargaining power if he hasn't signed and is hurt in training." TOSSING AGAIN New York Jets star quarlerback Joe Namnth, often ailing in ihe past, demonstrates his throwing form Monday at the Jets training camp at Hempstead, N.Y. Namalh, In contrast to previous sea- sons, reported to camp before his deadline and is now working out wilh the club. (AP Wirepholo) New Junior B hockey league? 'Hie Lethbridge Athletic As- sociation lias organized an im- inccfing (o explore the feasibility of forming a South- ern Alberta Junior "B'' Hock- ey for the 1972-73 sea- son Saturday. A big effort will be made to form a new league which will work together with current Central. Alberta Junior "B" League which includes learns Tom llanna. Olds, Cnmr o s c, Ponoka. Vcgreville. St. Paul, Stony Plain, Bnrrhead, Insnol ind VermilJiorj. Centers which have been ox- tend invitations for the one-day session include llanna, Medi- cine Hal, Brooks, Fort Mac- leod, Claresholm, Kanlon and Tatar. It is also expected that rep- resentatives from the AAHA and the Alberta Junior Hockey Council will be in attendance. The meeting is set to get under way at one o'clock Satur- day afternoon at the Lethbridge Family Y centre. Any other interested parties may also take in the meeting. Lakers' loser Wayne Bruce also allowed just six hits bul he allowed them together lead- ing to the three runs. Vcjprava fanned seven and did not walk anyone. The only lime the Lakers threatened was in the fiflh inn- ing. Bandy Maxwell and Jeff DeRecat were stntioncd at sec- ond and third respectively with only one out. Vejprava, how ever, bore down on Doug Yorgason and Bruce and escaped unharmed. The victory was a key one in the Giants' drive to AMBL summit. They are now within one game of the league lead- ing Calgary Jimmies. Giants' coacn, Bill Moslta- tiuk, a basebalf man for 22 years, called if quits Tuesday evening. He walked out in the second inning. There was no explanation for his actions. Lakers do not see any action until next Tuesday when they meet the Calgary Jimmies in Calgary. Meanwhile in Edmonton the Tigers defeated Edmonton Blue Willows 5-0 in another league game Tuesday night. The Tigers scored the only run they needed in the first inning when lead-off batter Dave Sow- inski singled and scored OD a double by Dave Edson. Bill Chahley was Ihe winning pilclier, allowing only four hits. Steve Purcell took the loss. Lakgrs ......000 MM 0 1 Gianls 200 100 3 t o Bruce (0-1) and Yorgason; fi2) and Dawson. Blue Willows 000 m OK- 041 Tigers 100301 5 7 0 Purcell and Waddle; Chahley and Taylor. Race results EDMONTON CCP) Noclhlands Park race resuMs Tuesday FIRST claiming, 2 year olds, i fur- Barnar.le (Arnold' 4.10 3.30, Fair Haydn 'McCauley) 4.40 3.60, Prince Bully 3.60. Time 4-5 Lone Shcba, Prince Go, Easy To Love, Suntlmi Girl, Happy Command- also ran. 3 year olds, 7 fur- longs Astro Shof flndal 5.10 3.40 5.70, Rcved Up (Sanchez) 3.70 3-50, Indian Quill (McCauley) 2.50. Time Going Fols, Soldier's Farewell, Try- olila. Ma 0 also ran. DAILY DOUBLE S3J.2D. THIRD claiming, 4 year olds ind up, miles Super Quill (Wiseman) fi.M 3.4fl 5.50, Ozark Tune (Kipling) 12.30 5.60, Sami Affair (Parsons) 2.70. 1-5 Blplltlle Bull, Freeway Flyer, Beau- co, James and Khaled TruekU also ran. QUINELLA 158.00 FOURTH claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur- longs Tricheuse fRycroU) 6.10 3.60 3.30, Rusty Rouser (Barroby) 4.40 3.30, Ca- latious (stadnyk) 4.40. Time 1-5 Joanie Pie, Dike's Princess, Mal- colm McNite, Easier Haig, Silent For- lit Blao ran. FIFTH tl.SOO, claiming, 3 year olds, 7 fur- longs Black Rouser (Sanchez) 2.90 2.70 2.60, Messenger Lad (Levlne) 13 SO 6.20, If I Werg King (Hedge) 5.BO. Time Lady Tyrone, Doolln's Image, C. C. Magic, First To Finish, Royal Drag also ran. EXACTOR 947.00 SIXTH claiming, 4 year olds ind up, 7 furlongs Rae Of Gold 'Combs) 9.30 A.JO 3.60, Tropic Tide (Inda) 3.90 3.30, Slngdown (RVcrofl) 7.90 Time Fortune, Jelllco, Tedlce, Bandit's Jewell, Lisa B Good also SEVENTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, H'n mllES Law Boss (Rasmussen'1 18.10 fl.80 4.30, Bsllyclare CMorrls) 6.30 3.70, Hc- 'insum (Lpvir.pl 300 Tlrnp 3-5 El Halcon. Hop" Joe. Uncle Smooth- 's- WPS! V.'ind GM also ran. Track Scralch: Sir serenade EIGHTH S1.7W, claiming, 4 year olds and up, 7 Furlongs Air Strike (Shields) 22.50 9.20 5.20, Avon's Talenl (Indal 7.30 4.50, Rule 'Wiseman) 4.90 Tlma It27 2-5 SpeEdy Son, Lonk, Tatle For Tony ipecinl Bout, Trojan War also ran. NINTH claiming, 4 year olds and up, Misler Flee (S'adnyk) ?.70 1.30 .40, Pops Lady (Indn) 6.30 3.00, Pt- qulna Princesia (Arnold) 3.40 Time Tiger Tracks, silver Dandy, Angel County, Tallyho Joe, Corf also QUINELLA SJJ.10 CFL players expected Lo accept offer Emergency meeting goes today CALGARY (CP) An emer- gency meeting of the Canadian Football League executive committee has been called for today in Winnipeg to consider ils po.silion in discu.ssions with Mir players as.socintion. I.oaciir: f'onunlssinnrr .lake i Gaudaiir left Ihc annnimrcmcnl for release then caughl an air- plane for Winnipeg. ticrry Patterson, director o[ Ihe players association, met Monday and Tuesday with Ihe league players relations cnm- miltcu and submitted a revised proposal, Mr. (Jnudaur 'Jho oxecuhvn comm i I tec consi.sLs of r c p resentativcs from each of the nine member tennis. I- a I c r. Norm Kunball. gen- eral nuuiaRer of Edmonton Es- kimos, confirmed Ilio meelini; was scheduled for in a.m. KI1T "H wmildn'l br In our inlcr- osls to discuss Ihe. he said. Patterson, who saJd earlier that "we'll either have nn agreement, or nn impasse Tues- loft immediately for Mrmlrniil ,-tllrr Ihr mcolinn wi-'oul a roiilmrill. Ho met. with Uio (.TL's Ihrec- man management tram of Roy president of Calgary Slampcdcrs, general manager Ralph Sazio and Kimhall for five hours Monday. Gaudaur was in attendance and also on linnd Tuesday during an after- noon .session. On the Monday negnlintions. Patterson said in an earlier interview: "We reviewed major out- standing issues financial In nature." ft was undcrsloo-1 Ihe out- slanding Issues involved wore morn pro .season and plnynff money and Increased benefits to the player pension fund. Meanwhile Pete Martin, player representative of Toron- to Argonauts, said Tuesday his team mates iiavo voted to ac- cept Ihe latest offer from Ihe Canadian Football TjCaguc. Tbn Toronto linebacker said he i.oulrl not sneak for players on the other eight CFL teams bul guessed they would also ac- cept the offer. The Argonauls voted on the eve of nn emergency meeting of the CFL exccullvc commit- le in Winnipeg today lo dis- cuss the status of ncgotialions with IJio players' association. Says: correct Curing Ihe Duck Hook Often those who have cured a slice fall into the opposite error, duck- hooking. The ball lakes off low and then curves wickedly to the left. Understanding why this, happens will help anyone cure this fault. The hook is caused when the cluWacc moves on a definite inside-out swing path through the ball with the clubface point- ing at the proposed tar- get at impact. This is often partly caused by a hook grip, with the thumb-forefin- ger V pointing at the right hip instead of the right shoulder. Check your grip, then try to swing the clubhead on out to the target after im- pact, not to its right, and you'll cure your hook. 1972 NAT'l. NfWi. Syn. E33 18, Quinella paid Saturday What exactly did Lhe quin- clla on the ninth race at Whoop-Up Downs pay Satur- day? The payoff, despite the er- ror in Monday's paper, was and not The electric tote-board at the track Hashed ?137.10 but later changed to read just The Lethbridge Exhibition people are not crooks and the Lethbridge Herald was not trying to play any tricks on anyone. According to Exhibition manager Andy Andrews, who has had more than one bettor seeking his scalp, there was a total of in the pool for the final race. Of this total went to the racing commission leaving for ticket holders. Saturday saw 153 bettors holding tickets on the final outcome of the race, a com- bination of War Tramp and Mr. T L or 4 and 2 by lha numbers. If you divide 153 (nlo th? left after the com- mission look its share you will arrive at the figure ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE W L Pet. GBL Cal. Jimmies 16 6 .750 Cal. Gianls .....IB 8 .692 1 Edm. Tigers 1J 9 .409 3Vi Red Deer Elks 9 12 .479 7Va Lelh. Lakers 12 16 .476 8 Edm. Blue Wil. 4 20 .167 14 NATIONAL LEAGUE iltsburgh New York Louis :hicago Montreal 'NladeJphla Clnclnnsll Houston Los Angeles Atlanta........ "on Francisco an Diego '0DAY'S GAMES Wcsl 31 Pel .625 .563 .Sll .511 .UA .302 .462 .441 .371 break LEAGUE LEADERS icheduled Cedeno, Hou. Williams, Chi Mota, LA Pgh M. Alouu, stL A. Oliver, Pgh Brock, StL Lee, SD Clemenle, Pah Home runs: Bur B Williams. Runs bat led In: geii, Plllsburgh, f Pitching (B> df clnnali, (.1 (real AB R H pel. niO 61 HO .355 VO SB 123 .342 223 36 70 .332 330 37 104 .325 311 38 100 -332 .157 53 114 .177 X5 20 .318 251 35 79 .310 255 47 7? .310 ch, Clncinnall. (2dl; Colberl. Sun Diego. Bench, Slar- Nolan, Cln- Marshall, Mon- AMERICAN LEAGUE New York...... 42 Cleveland 34 Milwaukee..... 35 fa. i .575 .561 .523 15 .815 .613 .544 .-J94 .435 .411 IBli Oakland Chicago 49 41 Minnesota 45 42 Kansas City 44 45 California 40 5! Texas...... 37 53 TODAY'S GAMES No games icheduled break. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Per. Schelnblum, KG 254 37 13 .37J Pinlella, KC 333 51 107 .317 01is, KC....... 325 4J 102 .314 Fisk, Bos. 242 47 75 .310 Rudi, Oak......357 59 109 .305 Berry, Cal.....219 2J 66 .301 Crew. Wn 316 33 9< .301 D. Allen, Ch! 310 55 93 .300 Thompson, Mln -.319 37 95 .298 Roles, KC......296 33 M .297 Home runs: D. Allen, Cash. Delroil Epslcln, Oakland, R. Jackson, Oakland, Runs balled In: D. Allen, R. Plfchinn (8) Kuat, sola, 00-21. odom, Oakland. '9-7', BISi. MINOR LEAGUE SCORES international Leagus Rochpslcr 7 Charleston A Pacific Coast Leagui lacoma 4 Tucson 3 Hawaii 4 Phoenix 3 Eastern Leagui Sherbrooke 4 Elmira l Reading a Quebec City l HIGH SPEED TIRE TUBE 14 ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE lit South Phone 327-4866 or 337-4445 ;