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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta }4 THS LETHMIDGI HERALD FrWay, I, 1973--------------------------------------------- Toronto bid goes by ivayside CFL meetings close fear labor dispute OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Football League's semi-an- nual meeting closed with a rush Thursday night, but not before the executive committee had dealt with a variety of topics. The meeting originally had been scheduled to end today, but a threatened tie-up of air traffic in several Canadian cities because of a labor dis- pute, forced an increased pace on officials of the nine dubs. But before going into session (or their final few decisions, the executive committee concluded that it could not accept a bid by Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd., to es- tablish a second league fran- chise in Toronto. The committee ruled that an application filed by the Gardens could not be processed because vice-president Bill Ballard of the new group had not obtained permission from Toronto Argo- nauts to apply. "It would be necessary for the applicant to first get clear- ance from the team that holds the exclusive CFL rights in that CFL commissioner Jake Gaudaur said, adding that the applicants had not done so. Without first approaching the Argonauts for permission to j 2tc "ii''1 Nicblaus INN v- iinmimMn I1 GOLF PITCH and RUN PROPER LIKE WINDY DflYSv HflRD GREENS fl FLflf GOLF COURSEV CfiLL. FOR THE PITCH-flND-RUN SHOT INSTEPO OF THE STflNDflRD WEDGE PITCH. fl BflSIC CHflRflCTERISTIC OF THE PITCH-flND-RUN IS ft LONG ROLLV FIND IT SHOULD BE PLflYED TO LflND ON FLflT GROUND. BEST RESULTS ORE USUflLLY flCHIEVED WITH R SIX OR SEVEN IRON. PLRY THE BflLL flT flBOUT THE MIDDLE OF THE STflNCE HND CHOKE -DOWN ON THE GRIP flBOUT 2. INCHES OR SO. TflKE RN UPRIGHT, SHORT BflCKSWING FIND CONCENTRflTE ON MEETING THE BflLL FIRMLY... HITTING THE BflLL BEFORE HITTING THE GRRSS (OR THE NECESSRRY CRI5PNESS RND CONTROL WILL 6E Ina All Retervri 22A Din Canidl Hide Fnnjri Fastball games finish quickly Highway 23 saw the 10-run rule enforced twice as they quickly dropped a pair of South- ern Alberta Major Men's Fast- ball League games at the Dave -Elton Park Thursday night. In two five-inning encounters, Highway 23 were dumped 18-2 by the Labor Club Athletics and 13-0 by the Lethbridge Miners. In, the first contest, the Ath- letics used 15 walks to their advantage along with seven hits -to defeat Highway 23 easily. George Jackci went the dis- tance for the mound win while starter Bill Plourd took the loss. Plourd was relieved by Wayne Schnoor in the second .inning. Ed Carpenter led the Athlet- ics at the plate with a doufcfle and a single while Jackci aided FASTBALL PITCHER REQUIRED Phone BRYSON BROWN at 328-9231 his own cause with it pair of singles. Rick Dietzen also managed a triple in the win. Doug Rhodes stroked two singles in a losing cause. Meanwhile in the second con- test, the Miners also used bases on balls to their advantage to drop Highway 23. Losing pitcher Ken Munton issued 11 walks and gave up six hits in the five-inning match while starter Richard Mercier earned the win. Mercier, who didn't give up a hit in three innings, was re- lieved by George Santoni. Blair Hurt led the Miners' attack with two singles in three at bats while Larry Tratch add- ed a double. Wayne Shearer managed the lone hit for the losers as he tag- ged a fourth inning single off Santoni. Meanwhile in Commercial Men's Slow Pitch League play last night, BUI Gourk blasted a grand-slam home run to give Lethbridge Glass a slim 11-9 win over Western Truck and Body Sleepers. Larry Schiile earned the mound verdict while Doug Ir- vine took the loss. How do some people afford those cars driving? They lease them Smart people. Leasing puts them in a new ear without a down payment. And we make it eosy: Any type cf lease plan on any make or model of car. Our own ser- department, plus full-time lease experts. Get mors car and more core for your money. Call for the facts. PhoM ROY MclNTdSH at 328-9271 rtewl Kino CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. CHRYSLER CORNER OF 3rd AVE. and llth ST. S. PHONE 328-9271 bid, the application by Ballard never reached the voting stage. Lew Hayman, president of the Argos, said neither he nor chairman of the board John Bassett had been approached. Even if approval to apply to the league was granted by the Argonauts, it would still take unanimous consent by the four EFC teams and a favorable vote by three of the five West ern Football Conference clubs for the application to be ac- cepted. The entire situation became almost ludricous when Ralph Sazio, Hamilton Tiger-Cats dele- gate on the executive, said that even if the Argonauts were ap- proached and agreed to allow the re-application, he would vote against it, thus ending all chances of acceptance by the CFL. Gaudaur indicated the deposit that accompanied the application will be returned to the bidder less any expenses the CFL incurred. He said that similar deposit cheques had been returned to previous fran- chise seekers. In other business, ratification of the 1974 schedule was de- layed until June 27, the date of the league all-star game at Hamilton, Ont. The move to an equal 16- game schedule by all teams in both the East and West next year and the adoption of identi- cal sudden-death semi-final and final playoff games in each con- ference, has allowed the league to move the date of the 1974 Grep Cup game in Vancouver ahead one week to Sunday Nov. 24. The 1974 season will see the earliest start ever, with the first game slated for July 24 and the final contest for Nov. 3. This year's Grey Cup game, to be held in Toronto Nov. 25, will be more expensive for the fans. Gaudaur said ticket prices will range to from as compared to last year's figures of and During its closing session the committee moved to eliminate the sometimes suspicious player suspensions that in the past have allowed some teams to circumvent the 32-man roster rule. Previously when a player was suspended he could be placed on a five-day trial without being returned to the team roster. This year the suspended player must be accounted for on the team's list of active players be- fore he can practise with the club. At the same tune a motion by Edmonton Eskimos to increase the number of Canadian players carried by each team to 18 was defeated. The rosters will re- main the same with 17 Cana- dians and 15 Americans on each squad. The league also voted to turn down an appeal for financial as- sistance from the senior Ontario Rugby Football Union. The league has agreed to pay out for computer services in two different areas, Gaudaur said. Negrello, Hogan collect timely hits PAUL SULLIVAN Strong finish BRIAN HOGAN Timely single TIM NEGRELLO Two-run double Local swimmers visit Vancouver The Lethbridge Amateur Swim Club will send 17 mem- bers to compete in the 15th an- nual Northwest invitational meet in Vancouver this weekend. The three-day meet is billed as British Columbia's Canada Games trials. Meanwhile three other mem- bers will attend the summer age group provincial finals in Edmonton on the weekend. Jan Lavkulik, Sharon Sekiya and Rob Tietz will represent the local club in the two day event. Golf league play results LAKESIDE MEN'S Low gross Rob Forrest 39, Sab Kami 39. Lew net Gus Paul 33 Low team net Jubilee Homes, John Eisenbarth, Gra- eme Wigg, Roger Cordukes, Abe Neudorf. Eight-point sweeps Flem- ings over Leo Singers; Frank "alkers over CJOC Jubilee .............S8 Flemings ........_ 55 Leo Singers .................55 Imperial Life .............54 Ace Building .................53 Pahulie ...........S3 Union 76...............51 CJOC ..................51 Dorigatti................48 A W ......................47 CHEC .................47 Sugar Beeters ..............44 House of Lethbridge.............44 Parsons..................... -42 Owen ......................-40 Frache .................39 Walkers ..............38 Lethbridge Herald............34 LAKESIDE WOMEN'S Low gross Marion Mokosh, Maxines; Aileen Metcalfe, Mil- dred Skrove; Bobbie Jones, Mil- dred Skrove all tied at 48. Low net Thelma Courts, Value Village 37. Low team net Seaman's Jewellery, E r m a Bikman, Irene Afarcinko, Joan Layton and Dianne Carrier. Value Village Foods ..........24 Seaman's Jewellry 23 Haico Manufacturing ..........15 Maxines Ladies Wear...........13 Mildred Skrova Hair 12 Fayes Apparel 9 COUNTRY CLUB Low net Ed Clark, Dori- gatti 26. Low team net Dorigatti, Clark. Len Allen, John Thack- ray and Dick Broderick 141. Key Realty...........M Packers ..........42 Tollestrup..................42 Parsons 38 Black's ...............38 Lakeview Trxaco...............37 Swifts 35 Eaton's .................34 Dorigattis 33 Lethbridge Office Furniture......32 Reliance .....30 Gen'lemen III..............24 HOLIDAY BOWL (FORMERLY GLENDALE BOWL) Announces Their GRAND RE-OPENING IN MID JULY leagues are invited to contact Manager Roger Flexhaug at 328-2855 Regarding Fall Bookings Sullivan finishes strongly in first Laker appearance By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor CALGARY (Staff) It got easier and easier for Paul Sul- livan to run off the field Thurs- day evening in his debut in the Alberta Major Baseball Lea- gue. Sullivan, who toiled in Triple A baseball within the Monteal Expo chain last year, saw his first action in the six-team lea- gue Thursday and after a shaky start settled down to handcuff Calgary Jimmies in the late stages of a 7-6 Lethbridge Laker victory. Lakers, now 2-1, were aided by a stiff northwest wind and pouring rain as they chalked up the narrow win. Jimmies, defending league champions, led 6-2 after three innings but could not cool the hot bats of the Lakers in the sixth inning as the second-year Lethbridge club erupted for five runs and the winning mar- gin. Sullivan fanned 10 Jimmies, four of the last five men he faced, while yielding just five hits. John Elick, playing-coach of the Jimmies said after the game "we could hit Sullivan, but the cold just wouldn't let us swing at the ball." They hit Sullivan alright. Of the five hits the hard-throwing right-hander gave up, two were broken bat singles and another a wrong-field home run. With the exception of two bad throws Laker outfielders were called on to make a play only three times. BATTLED BACK Lakers, who battled back to tie the game 2-2 in the top of the third after giving up two runs in the second, picked up their five runs against relief pitcher Malcolm Lynn. Starter Harvey Gable was chased af- ter two and two-third innings. Combined, the Calgary hurl- ers gave up eight hits while throwing the third strike past five Lakers. Brian Hogan and Tim Negrel- lo weilded the big wood for the Lakers in their sixth-inning uprising. Negrello chased teammates Howie Heggedal and Wayne Commodore home with a bases- loaded double and then scamp- ered home with the eventual winning run as he followed Rob Roy across home plate after Hogan had stroked a 3-2 pitch up the middle. Heggedal chipped in with two singles. Rookie Ken Grove was behind on Sullivan's fastball in the third inning but managed to slam it over the left-field fence just inside the post. Shortstop Rich Meily had two singles while Groves also had a sin- gle. Lakers will be at home for a weekend pair of games against Edmonton Blockers. The locals meet the northern club at eight o'clock Saturday night and again at Sunday afternoon. It is hoped that the four im- ports Lakers are allowed will be in camp this evening. The foursome, from Gonzaga Uni- versity, include infielders Lenn Sakata. and Tom Foster, catch- er Dave Whiteaker and pitcher Mike Davey. Lethbridge manager Ron Taylor was more than pleased with his charges after Thurs- day's wind-chilled victory. "I like the way they came back after being down he said. "That's always a good sign." "You know, we could be 3-0 right he added. "Oh well, we'll see if we can't get a couple of wins on the weekend. Meanwhile in Edmonton the Edmonton Blockers scored their first victory of the season with a 4-2 win over Edmonton Tig- ers Thursday night. The Blockers scored two runs in the first inning, one in the seventh and one in the eighth as Glen Winder picked up the victory. Winder limited the Tigers to six hits and two unearned runs, both in the eighth inning. The Blockers came up with seven hits in the game, but committed the only two errors. Doug Honne started on the mound for Tigers and took the loss. He was relieved by Mickey Hall in the eighth. As a result of Thursday's win the Lakers move into a sec- ond place tie with Edmonton Tigers each with 2-1 marks. Jimmies, with a 3-2 log are on top by one-half game over the Lakers and Tigers while Cal- gary Giants are 1-1 with Red Deer Generals 1-2 and Edmon- ton Blockers 1-3. THE BULLPEN Manager Ron Taylor was calm through Short sport HOWLEY RETIRES DALLAS (AP) Chuck Howley, the 37-year-old, seven- time all-pro linebacker for Dal- las Cowboys in the National Football League, announced his retirement Thursday. Howley was injured last November against Washington and had been undergoing extensive off- season therapy for a knee in- jury. WINGS SIGN COLLINS DETROIT (AP) Veteran right-winger Billy Collins was signed to a three-year contract Thursday by Detroit Red Wings, general manager Ned Harkness said. The 29-year-old Collins had 42 points last season on 21 goals and 21 assists. GARDNER SOLD MILWAUKEE (AP) Mil waukee Brewers Thursday pur- chased left-handed pitcher Rob Gaidner from Oakland Athletics and optioned Ray Newman, an- other southpaw, to their Evans- ville farm club. TOPS MC SPEEDERS MONTE CARLO (CP) Jackie Stewart of Scotland turned in the fastest practice time Thursday in preparation for the Monaco Grand Prix. Stewart turned the newly modi- fied curcuit in his Tyrrell Ford in one minute 28.5 seconds or an average speed of 82.85 miles an hour. NIEKRO OUT ATLANTA (AP) Knuck- leballer Phil Niekro of Atlanta Braves will miss perhaps three starting turns because of a pulled muscle in his rib cage, the National League baseball club announced. Manager Eddie Mathews said Niekro slipped in the shower after Tuesday night's game against the Pi- rates at Pittsburgh. GETS ACTING BUG CARMEL, Calif. (CP) Dan Pastorini, quarterback for Houston Oilers of the National Football League, will marry ac- tress June Wilkinson here to- day. The ceremony will be in the chapel of the Highlands Inn. ROOKIE HOONRED INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Gra- ham McRae, a Wellington, New Zealand, native well known on American racetracks, Thursday Savard picks Bruin's pact QUEBEC (CP) CFCM-TV reported Thursday that Andre Savard. team captain of Quebec Remparts, Quebec Major Junior A Hockey League champions this season, has decided to join Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. Savard was the Bruins' first choice in the NHL amateur draft last month and also was the top pick of Quebec Les Nor- diques of the World Hockey As- sociation. Savard led the Quebec junior league in scoring in 1972-73 with 67 goals and 94 assists for 151 points. He was expected to be in Bos- ton today to sign a multi-year contract with the Bruins. Jacques Plante, general man- ager and coach of Les Nor- diques, said in an interview one of the reasons the young centre opted for the Bruins was the prestige of the NHL. He said the monetary offers of the two were dmilac. Now In Stock for You A selection of: HOLIDAIRE Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E Campers TRAVE-L-MATE Campers for every Imported truck Foreign Car (Lethbridge) Ltd. 1102 3rd Avt. S. Phent 328-9651 was voted rookie of the year in Wednesday's rain- and wreck- marred Indy 500 auto race. The rookie selection, made annually by a committee of drivers, track officials, iports writers and sportscasters, car- ries a cash award. most of the game The only excitement he showed, and that in Itself was very little, was when the umpires took their time about calling the game with the rain pouring down and the Jimmies taking infield, heading into the top of the ninth inning Lakers were forced to stand up outside the dugout for the game as there was three inches of water in the bottom of their dugout. The Jimmies' dugout was bone dry It seemed rather odd The crowd was less than 100 for the game, a far cry from the large gathering for the Lak- ers' home opener Taylor looking forward to a pair of sellouts this weekend Lak- er catcher Bryan Maxwell say- ing after the game "Sullivan really hums it in there" The four errors Lakers made were all throwing mis- cues. LAKERS 7, JIMMIES Lethbridge 001 005 00-7 4 Calgary OJ4 MO i J Sullivan (1-0) and Maxwell) Gable, Lynn (1-1) (3) and Johnstons. HR Grove (2) BLOCKERS 4, TIGERS 1 Tigers..... f Blockers 200 000 471 Homme, Hall and Rediford; Winder and Gulletl. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East Chicago Pittsburgh New York Montreal St. Louis Phila. San Fran. Los Angeles Houston Cincinnati Atlanta San Diego West w 28 21 21 19 19 19 t 32 30 29 27 17 17 L Pet. GBL 19 .604 20 .512 22 .488 22 .463 25 .432 27 .413 8 9 20 .615 19 .612 22 .569 21 .563 3 30 .362 33 .340 14 TODAY'S GAMES Atlanta Harrison ;