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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD July 3T, 1973 Win city crown Great West Tire Majesties won the city women's fastball title Monday night ousting the Labor Club Larks. The new champs are, front, left to right, Gayle Pilling, Linda McKenzte, Joyce Filan, Brenda Pennington, Marshman and Nadia Zacchigna. Back, left to right, Lyle Pen- nington, coach, Kathy Ludwig, Ruth Miller, Shirley Hertleins, Anita Grant, Gloria Lazarick, Jeannine Stringham, Marilyn Sneddon and coach Nor> man Pennington. Missing were Val Brookman, Carolyn Evans, and Maureen Parkinson. His fastball was something to watch Bibby no-hits A's in great outing By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Tilings are looking up said Jim Bibby. The Texas Rangers' pitcher couldn't have been any more "up" Monday night in a 6-0 American League baseball victory over Oakland A's. He had his fastball up, down and everywhere the strike zone, that had the world champion A's flailing away helplessly. And when the flailing ended, Bibby had 13 a no-hitter. In Monday's other American League games, Chicago White Sox thumped Minnesota Twins 9-1, Boston Red Sox edged New York Yankees 4-3 and Detroit Tigers shaded Baltimore Ori- oles 4-3. Not only was Bibby up. So was his salary, despite a base- ball rule against performance Rangers' owner Bob Short gave the 28-year-old right- hander a bad considering Bibby had a con- tract with the big-league min- imum on the bottom line. Oakland's Vida Blue, a strike- out artist in his own right and an expert in the no-hit depart- ment, was on the short end of the Rangers' 64 triumph. He was the victim of Jeff Burroughs' grand-slam home run and Bill SudaMs' solo homer, both in the first inning. Bibby, who began his baseball career with Nolan Ryan as a Mew York farmhand, is the lat- est no-hit pitcher to get away from the Mets. "I'm a fastball he said later. "If my breaking pitch is halfway decent, I'm go- ing to win some games up here." By "up he means the major leagues. The 28-year-old hurler and appeared in only a handful of National League games before St. Louis Cardi- nals traded him to Texas June 6 for two minor leaguers. "Whitey Herzog has given me the chance to pitch. With the Cards and Mets I didn't get that said Biby. Bibby has become the hard- est-working member of man- Signs with Toronto Toros Brewer back in action TORONTO (CP) Toronto Toros of the World Hockey As- sociation announced Monday the signing of former National Hockey League all star de- fenceman Carl Brewer and third-round amateur draft pick Peter Marrin. The Toros also announced training camp dates in Toronto and Sudbury, the dates for their 1973-74 schedule and signing of a working agreement with Mo- hawk Valley Comets of the North American Hockey League. Both Brewer, 34, and Marrin were signed to three-year con- tracts. Marrin turned down a contract with Montreal Cana- dians of the NHL. A centre with the Memorial Cup-champion Toronto boros of the Ontario Hockey As- sociation Junior A series last season, Marrin signed for 000 a year and a bonus. LAST WITH BLUES Brewer last played defence for St Louis Blues in 1972. "I hurt my knee in Toronto and the doctor told me I would be out anywhere from six months to a he recalled Monday. "That's the way it turned out. I tried to go back, but Al Arbor Archery finals set Saturday The Department of Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Archery Club will co-sponsor the Alberta archery champion- ships this weekend. Action in the two-day event will get under way Saturday and conclude Sunday. Meanwhile the fifth annual Lethbridge Archery Club Invi- tational Meet will be staged Au- gust 6 at the University of Leth- bridge. Registration for the events has been set for August 4 be- tween the hours of eight and nine in the morning. I HAS ALL TIED UP Iff KHOIS... TOLL THE BOYS DOWN AT MINUTE MUFFLER STRAIGHTENED ME OUT MINUTE INSTALLATIONS 3rd Ave end 4th St. S. Ph. 327-8888 Open doily t a.m. to 6 p.m. (then Blues coach) didn't want me back on the team. After he left, they didn't contact me." He also played in the NHL for Detroit Bed Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, taking two years out to play amateur hockey. He was a first-team NHL all-star in 1962-63 and a second-team pick three times. WILL HELP HARRIS Toronto coach Billy Harris said he will meet Brewer soon to discuss bis role in teaching The oldest of them is 24. There's only one defence- the Toros' young defencemen. man in hockey with more talent than Carl, and that's No. 4 in Boston (Bobby said Har- ris. "Otherwise, nobody has more ability." The Toros announced plans for a rookie camp in Toronto Sept. 9-13. The team training camp opens Sept. 14 at Sud- bury, with the first of their eight exhibition games against New England Whalers Sept 21 in Tynsboro. Mass, Their home opener for the regular WHA schedule will be Oct. 7 at Varsity Arena against Chicago Cougars. Still not set- tied is the site of nine home games that can't be fitted into Varsity Arena. ager Herzog's pitching staff, with 10 starts and three relief appearances in his eight weeks as a Ranger. His 54 record also includes victories on a one-hit- ter and a two-hitter. The A's were quick to com- pare Bibby's fastball with that thrown try Ryan, the California Angels' pitcher who has two no- hitters this season. "He's close. That's the first time I've seen Bibby and I hope it's the said Sal Bando, who struck out once and drew one of the six walks issued. "Ryan and I started out to- gether, in 1965 on a rookie league Bibby recalled Monday night. "The Mets brought me up twice, in the 1969 and 1971 sea- sons, but I never got into a game with said Bibby, who had two good seasons with their Tidewater farm team of the International League. Bibby was traded to St. Louis after the 1971 season. Ryan was dealt to California at the same time and won 19 games for the Angels last season, while Bibby was spending'most of his time back m the minors again. Bibby got all the runs he needed in the first inning when Jeff Burroughs and Bill Sudatis hit consecutive 400-foot home runs off Vida Blue, 9-7. Bur- roughs' blast, his 17th of the season, was his second grand slam in five days. There were also some good fielding plays, though nothing that could be classed as spec- tacular. "He was almost said Blue after visiting the Rangers' clubhouse to con- gratulate, Biby. "If he'd bad better control, be might have had a perfect game." Majesties new city champions Great West Tires Majesties will reign as the 1973 City Wo- men's Fastball League cham- pions as they edged the Labor Club Larks 6-5 in the final match of the finals at Dave Elton Park Monday night The best-of-five series went toe distance In the final last night pen- nant winning and now league champion Majesties scored two runs in each of the first fourth and sixth innicgs to drop the Larks. The Larks didn't go down without a figtt as they racked up two runs in the second inn- ing along wrUi single runs in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings. Jean Stringham earned the mound win white reliever Judy McNab suffered the loss. McNab had relieved Starter Anne Ondrus after two innings of play. The Majesties, who managed only two hits off tiie Larks' pitchers, got singles from Joyce FlOan and Linda MacKemic. On UK other band, tbe Larks rapped winning pitcher String- ham with 11 hits with Audrey Baker leading the way with three singles. Eva Deringer also added a triple and single in a losing cause. Meanwhile the Lethbridge Hotel North Stars advanced to the southern Alberta senior B men's fastball final against Medicine Hat by edging the Lethbridge York Farms Gen- erals 64 last night The North Stars took the best- of-lhree series in straight games as (hey blanked (be Gen- erals 3-0 Sunday. In last night's match, Ron Zasdany went Sims I) NPrthrap Bat-Etchebarren LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pel. Cartw, Mln 374 129 J45 May, Mil......... 401 45134 .331 MUTCtr. NY...... J13 Sal....... 3J7 32 105 J12 Monton, NY...... 334 54101 J02 gm, KC......... 404 71 122 .302 Hair, Bal........ 322 50 Mt Maybarry, KC 345 .296 KC 292 M .295 Melton, Chi 354 54104 .294 Runs: Jackson. Oakland, 24; naybernr. Otis, M each. Rum Batted In: Maybtrry. H; R. ttckson, 83. Pitching f Decisions: Hunter. Oak- and. 1M, J33; Spllttorff, Kansas City, 14, .722. NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GBL St. Louis.......55 48 .534 Chicago....... 54 50 Pittsburgh ......50 51 .495 4 Montreal....... 50 52 .490 Philadelphia 48 56 .462 7Vj New York 44 56 .440 Watt Los Angeles u 39 .429 Cincinnati..... 61 44 .581 3 San Francisco 59 46 .562 7 Houston...... 54 53 JOS 13 Atlanta........ 48 .444 19i.ii San Diego...... 35 .337 30Vj MONDAY'S RESULTS FIRST Montreal Mem Ml-1 4 1 New York 7 8 Rogers (2-0) and Boccabella; Mat- SECOND4' Montreal 82 New York 888 Renko, Marshall (10-6) (7) and Boc- cabella; McGraw, Parker Capre (1-5) (10) and Grote. Atlanta HI 102 11 J Houston .....1020MM8-1 7 1 Scheuler (6-6) and Casanova; Dler- ker (0-1) Crawford Griffin (i) Forsch (6) Upshaw (8) and Edwards. HRs: Atl-Evans Tepesino Watson St. Louis 000 808-1 4 t Ch-cage MO 9 Gibson (11-10) and Simmons; Reu- schel (11-18) URoche (8) and Hund- ley- Philadelphia M11MM8-1 f Pittsburgh Mt carllon (10-11) and Boone; Hernandez (I) and Sangvlllen. MORE LATER San Francisco M8 Mt 8 Us Angelts 7 Bryant Moffltt (7) and Ra- der; osteen <12-5) and Ferguson. HRs: SF-Matthews LA-LOpes (3V Ferguson L.A.U. LEADERS Rose, Cin........ 424 72 140 JM Watson, HOU 397 73131 B. Robinson, Phi 252 39 80 J17 Maddox, SF...... 113 Ol( Goodson, SF 341 34107 .314 Cardenal, Chi..... 351 57110 .313 Matthews, SF 332 47103 JIO Cedeno, Hou..... 336 101 JIO Milan, NY....... 391 S3 Ml .308 Crawford, LA..... XI 52 96 JM Hsns Kons: Sftrsell, Pitrtbwmh, 31; Evtns, Atlanta. 29. Runs Batted in: Sfargell, Bench, Cincinnati, 77 each; Evans, 74. Pitching 9 Decisions: Twttchell, Philadelphia. 9-3. .750; Cincinnati, 15-6. .714. DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee ELRICH TIRE LTD. ;