Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta
July 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 15 Better secret formula seemed to help Rodriguez leads Canadian open TORONTO A better a secret formula and three late birdies gave Chi Chi Rodriguez the lead after Fri- day's second round of the Canadian open golf championship. The wiry Puerto Rican shot a competitive course record 63 for a total and a one- stroke lead over Larry Ziegler of the United States. Ziegler matched Rodriguez' round of 63 bettering the mark of 64 set by Alvie Thompson in a playoff for the 1962 Canadian Professional Golfers Association ti- tle with Stan Leonard and Al Balding. His 131 was the lowest 36- score on the PGA tour this year. He gave a better at- titude and a secret formula credit for his score. I'm not going to tell you guys because you'll write about it and I Seaver makes impressive return with signs of oldtime brilliance THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Pitcher Tom Seaver return- ed to New York Mets Friday after a prolongued absence with a bad and showed flashes of oldtime brilliance by beating St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 with a four- hitter. While overpowering the Cardinals with a stunning fast- Ihe two-time Cy Young Award winner was'more im- pressed with his physical con- dition. big said Seaver. that I was able to pitch and not have anything hurt. kind of ran out of gas in the ninth but in the I had as good stuff as I've had all Seaver hadn't pitched since July 7 because of a sciatic nerve condition in his back. The right-hander threw 108 including 55 of 66 fast- balls for strikes. He also serv- ed up 30 curves. In other National League games Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 10- 7. San Francisco Giants nipped Cincinnati Reds 5-4. Pittsburgh Pirates blanked Montreal Expos and Houston Astros stopped Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 in 11 in- nings. The San Diego-Atlanta game was rained out. Seaver struck out walked one and only per- mitted Mike Tyson's leadoff triple in the third inning and singles by Lou Brock in the sixth. Joe Torre in the seventh and Bake McBride in the ninth. Ed Kranepool delivered a two-run single in the third in- ning to provide Seaver with all the support he needed. In the John Milner hit a home run off Cardinal loser Lynn 12-7. It was his 14th homer of the sea- son. Billy Williams hit a bases- loaded home run in the sixth powering Chicago over Philadelphia. The homer was the 13th of the season for Wil- liams and the eighth grand slam of his career. Steve Ontiveros and Ken Rudolph cracked two-run sin- gles to highlight a five-run third inning that carried San Francisco over Cincinnati. Willie Stargell and Richie Zisk drove in first-inning runs and Dock Ellis and Ramon Hernandez combined on a five-hitter as Pittsburgh beat Montreal. Al Oliver extended his hitting streak to 20 games with a single in the first for the Pirates. Larry Milbourne beat se- cond baseman Dave Lopes' throw home following Roger Metzger's llth-inning grounder and gave Houston a close victory over Los Angeles. Cesar Cedeno drove in lour Astro runs with a first- inning single and two home runs. Pitcher Tom Seaver return- ed to New York Mets Friday after a prolongued absence with a bad and showed flashes of oldtime brilliance by beating St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 with a four- hitter. While overpowering the Cardinals with a stunning fast- the two-time Cy Young Award winner was more im- pressed with his physical con- dition. big said that I was able to pitch and not have anything hurt. kind of ran out of gas in the ninth but in the I had as good stuff as I've had all Seaver hadn't pitched since July 7 because of a sciatic nerve condition in his back. The right-hander threw 108 including 55 of 66 fast- balls for strikes. He also serv- ed up 30 curves. In other National League games Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 10- San Francisco Giants nipped Cincinnati Reds Pittsburgh Pirates blanked Montreal Expos and Houston Astros stopped Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 in 11 in- nings. The San Diego-Atlanta garne was rained out. STRUCK OUT FIVE Seaver struck out walked one and only per- mitted Mike Tyson's leadoff triple in the third inning and singles by Lou Brock in the Joe Torre in the seventh and Bake McBride. Cleveland's curve ball didn't fool Jim Nettles THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Reggie Cleveland's curve ball didn't fool Jim Nettles Friday night. a native of Swift Current. was pitching a no-hitter for Boston Red Sox when he tried a curve on Net- tles with two out in the sixth inning against Detroit Tigers. The ball ended up in centre a solid double. Aaron lets loose with strawberries ATLANTA Atlanta Braves' slugger Hank Aaron ended a spirited discussion with an Atlanta sports writer Friday night by smashing a carton of strawberries in the writer's face. The incident occurred in the Braves' locker room while the team waited out a rain delay of a scheduled game with San Diego Padres. The game was rained out after a one-hour de- lay. The Frank Hyland of the Atlanta said Aaron was miffed over a column Hyland had written in the newspaper's afternoon 'edition. got a message that Hank wanted to see Hyland said Red stains visible on his I went to the dressing room to see him. told me he had never double-talked and I told him that he had double- talked the writers in Pitt- sburgh at the all-star game. reminded him that he had told the writers one thing before the game about wanting the Braves' manag- ing job went to Clyde and had said something else on television the same Pitcher Ron Reed and catcher Paul Casanova then separated the two. Aaron was then reported to have made a comment to the effect that he never wanted to see the writer ending the comment by smashing a small carton of strawberries into Hyland's face. Aaron was not available for comment after the game was called. Rob Roy helps Giants win opener CALGARY Calgary Giants scored 10 runs in the first inning Friday and defeated Kindersley Klippers 14-3 Friday night in the first game of the Calgary baseball tournament. Hi Lewis and Rob Roy picked up from the Lethbridge Lakers. Each drove in two of the first-inning runs. The from the Alberta Major Baseball had seven hits in the inning. The of the North Saskatchewan Baseball added to their downfall by committing three errors in the opening inning. The game was shortened to seven innings because of a 10- run rule in the tournament. Jim Lemmon went the distance for the giving up nine hits. The Klippers went through three pitchers in the first inning with Terry Gray taking the loss despite working only a half-inning. Four innings later a single by Jim only the third hit off gave the Tigers an 11-inning 1-0 vic- tory Rico Petrocelli fumbled Gary Sutherland's leadoff grounder to preceding a sacrifice bunt and Northrup's single to right In Friday's other American League baseball Balti- more Orioles downed Cleveland Indians New York Yankees beat Milwaukee Brewers Tex- as Rangers topped Chicago White Sox Oakland A's defeated Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals turn- ed back California Angels 3-2. Baltimore's Paul Blair hit a two-run homer into the left- field seats in the ninth inning 10 send their game into extra then hit a sacrifice fly during a four-run llth inning against Cleveland ace Gaylord Perry that gave the Orioles the win. It was the third straight de- feat for as the Orioles teed off on this year's starter in the all-star game for 13 hits. Jim Mason had three including his fourth homer of the Elliott Maddox singled home two runs and Lou Piniella and Chris Chambliss knocked in one run apiece in New York's victory over the Brewers. The Rangers banged out 16 hits and were helped by five Chicago errors en route to their fourth straight victory. CarlosJVIay hit two homers for the White Sox. Bert Campaneris drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single to highlight a four-run sixth inning rally by the A's George Brett's two-run single highlighted the Royals' three-run rally in the ninth inning that handed the Angels their 12th straight loss at keeping Angel manager Dick Williams winless at Anaheim. 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Phone 328-6353 STAMPEDE WRESTLING PAVILION July 29 p.m. INPERSONI EIGHT WONDER OF THE Andre the Giant and Partner vs THE KIWIS DUKE SAVAGE DANNY LITTLE BEAR vs BIG JOHN QUINN In and out of ring LANE vs VALOIS 5 Great Bouts Witch Stampede Wrestling on CJOC-TVI don't want those guys fellow to know about he said. working on something that's going to make me a great He said he started to make his charge approaching the 15th hole at the Mississaugua Golf Club when he saw on the Scoreboard that Ziegler was eight under par. Rodriguez birdied the 15th and missed a five-footer on the 17th and sunk a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th. was six under when I saw Larry's so I just said to myself I've got to get. three Rodriguez said. I got The on the course were moved up Friday because of complaints of slow play Thursday and fear that rain might force postpone- ment of the tournament for the day. As a par took a beat- ing Fifty-nine golfers were under par Friday and the 141 total it took to qualify for the final 36 holes is the lowest cutoff score Royal Canadian Golf Association officials could recall. ALSO IS CRITICAL Defending champion Tom who had a 65 for a 137 said moving the tees up the Jack winner of more than million on the PGA also say- you're playing a na- tional championship like the Canadian and it's one of the top five tournaments in the world the players should play on the same length course all four days. It's a shame this should happen on a really good golf Lee whose 69 Fri- day gave him a said the tees set up too easy for a national Nicklaus also had a 135 total after a 65 in Friday's round. Gary Mike Dale Tommy Aaron and Don Biggs also had 65s Friday HOLDS THIRD PLACE Dick Rhyan had a 66 for a 133 total to hold third place behind Rodriguez and Ziegler with Bobby Nichols another stroke back with his second straight 67. Grouped at 135 with Hill and McCord were John Ben Lionel Billy Gary Sanders and Rik Massengale. First-round leader Ken Still slipped to a 72 and was in an- other big group at 137 as 38 golfers finished the 36 holes underpar. Only Canadians to survive the cut weie Ben Kern of who had a 69 for a 140 and Wilf Homenuik of whose 70 gave him a 141. Among those missing the cut were Gary Cowan of former United States and Canadian amateur tour veteran George Knudson of and Nick Weslock of appearing in his 24th Canadian Open. GRANT SIGNS Minn. Coach Bud Grant has signed a new multi-year contract with Minnesota Vikings of the National Foot- ball club president Max Winter said Friday. TAKE ME PET. WITHOUT j. 'AVE y' NOTICED ALL GETTlN1 A SIT THAT WAV LATELY CHEEKY WITH IT.' I CAN DO NOTHIN1 Esks' defence just too much for Riders EDMONTON The precision passing of Tom Wil- kinson and a tenacious Edmonton Eskimo defence made it difficult for coach John Payne of Saskatchewan Roughriders Friday night. was a a de- jected Payne said after Edmonton bombed the Roughriders 31-7 in the Western Football Conference opener for both teams. never seen us play that said Payne. forced us to make most of our -a veteran quarterback slated to share the signalling with Bruce Lemmerman this was nearly perfect. He threw four touchdown completed 13 of 14 pass attempts for 142 yards and masterfully mixed his play selection. The Edmonton defensive front line of Leroy Bruce John LaGrone and Ron Estay created nothing but trouble for Saskatchewan. going to give a lot of trouble to a lot of teams before the season is said Estay. got 15 more games and we hope to be up for them like we were which defeated Saskatchewan last year to win the WFC was in com- mand from the beginning. SCORED EARLY Wilkinson notched his first touchdown pass in the opening quarter on a 25-yard toss to Garry Lefebvre He threw scoring passes of seven and 10 yards to Don Warnngton in the second quarter and a 15- yarder to Larry Highbaugh in the third. Dave Cutler took care of the converts and added a 30-yard field goal. The Roughriders were held scoreless until 14-21 of the final when rookie quarterback Randy Mattingly lobbed a seven-yard scoring pass to Steve Mazurak. Brian Berg converted. Mattingly took over for vet- eran Ron Lancaster in the fourth quarter after Lan- caster had no success moving the Roughriders. The sturdy Edmonton defence had the advantage of going against an offensive line weakened by the retirement of Clyde Brock and the loss of injured Jack Abendschan. games are won up Payne referring to the line play. did the Saskatchewan quarterbacks were thrown for 30 yards and rugged fullback George Reed only managed 19 yards in 11 carries. who completed nine of 19 at- tempts for 135 threw passes that were intercepted by John Farhnger and Highbaugh Edmonton had 298 .yards in net compared to 208 tor Saskatchewan. Most ol the game was played in a steady downpour that began in the second quarter. Many of the 21.456 fans left early. Ed George suspended MONTREAL Ed an all-star offensive lineman with Montreal was suspended Fri- day by coach-general manager Marv Levy. George did not practise with the club Friday and Levy said in a terse one-sentence state- ment that George had been suspended conduct destructive to the welfare of our Levy said the suspension was indefinite and held for the Alouettes' next Canadian Football League game here against Ottawa Rough Riders Wednesday Neither George nor his law- yer Bob Leclerc were imme- diately available for comment but speculation was that on a long-term con- was seeking additional pay for the two extra games added to the Eastern Football Conference schedule for each team this year. with the Alouettes since was runner-up to linebacker Ray Nettles of British Columbia Lions in voting for last year's lineman-of-the-year award. 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Second were Chicago Black who finished second m the West Division behind Phila- delphia Flyers Hawks had 127 per cent on 272 goals and 2.134 shots Flyers had 273 goals on 2.643 shots for 103 per cent Here's an oddity from baseball They say that the best team in the league always wins close games yet did you know that ihe Oakland even they were the world's last actually did not come anywhere near to having best record in close games And oddly Cleveland won the most games decided by the margin of one run in the American League last and Cleveland finished in last place THE BENY BOYS HAVE STRIPPED DOWN for ACTION you can talk RON GORDON out of anything See him now he can give you a great buy on one of the re- maining 1974 in a great choice of colors and models. the Beny Boys have gone mad they've been out in the hot sun too long They've strip- ped down for action. Come in With You It Chevrolet Oldsmobile 2 Ave. and 8tfi Street S. 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