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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuoidoy, 2, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 FOILS GOAL ATTEMPT-Mexico goalie Ignacio Calder- on, left, grabs ball in mid-air and foils attempt at a goal by Russian centre-forward Anatoli Bishovets who Is being tackled from behind by fullback Gustavo Pena. Action took place as the World Cup soccer champion- ships opened irv Mexico. Grabarkeivits Shines For Dodgers Sutton Aided By The Weather By THE CANADIAN PRESS Los Angeles pitcher Don Sut- ton has always approached Chi- cago Cubs with caution, but Monday the Dodger righthan- der's outlook brightened despite dark skies over Chicago's Wrig- ley Held. Sutton, who went Into the game with a National League career record of one win and 13 defeats against the Cubs, had help from bad weather as the Dodgers won 5-4 in a game shortened to six innings by ram. San Francisco Giants were rained out at St. Louis and Pittsburgh Pirates whipped San Diego Padres 5-1 in the only other scheduled National League action. All 12 American League teams had the day off. The start at Chicago was de- las'ed for an hour and seven minutes by the rain before the Dodgers jumped into a fast lead, scoring twice in ihe first inning. With rain threatening again, the Cubs moved ahead by soor- Minor Baseball In Big League action the Pirates outlasted the Expos 7-6 as Allen Korth picked up the win. The loss went to Terry Pocza who was relieved by Ken Nakania. Korlh aided Ills own cause a double and a single while Dong Anderson chipped in with a double. Randy An- dreachuk stroked a triple in a losing cause. Ing four times in the home of the fifth. The Dodgers struck back for three runs and a 5-4 lead in the sixth. Sutton man- aged to retire the Cubs in order in the home half of the sixth, then waited for one hour and 32 minutes before the game was officially called. A two-run homer by Bill Gra- barkewitz won far the Dodgers in their sixth-inning recovery as Feeney Favors Change In Clause NEW YORK (CP) The president of the National League agreed Monday it would be fair to relax some rules of baseball's strict reserve clause. Chub Feeney, testifying in federal court in the controver- sial Curt Flood suit against baseball, said he would favor a change in the reserve clause and let a player become a free agent at the age of 55. Major League owners have steadfastly refused to budge in contract negotiations with the players' association. Under the present system, there is no age limit when a player automati- cally becomes a free agent. Flood's suit charges the re- serve clause is, in effect, a form of slavery which binds a player to a team for a lifetime. Feeney, under cross-examina- tion by one of Flood's lawyers. Jay Topkis, was first asked if he would favor a change in the rules that made a man a free agent. "Yes. How about 55? asked Topkis, obviously trying to get something for the record. EXPORT 'K REGULAR AND KINGS "That would be said Feeney. Feeney, a former general manager of San Francisco Giants, also reiterated claims by many that in order to protect the owner's investments and the integrity of the game, "these rules ai'e necessary." Feeney was the only witness called Monday. He is to con- tinue his testimony today along with American League Presi- dent Joe Cronin and Bing De- vine, general manager of the St. Louis Cardinals. Feeney, describing his deal- ings with players as a general manager, said: "'Contract nego- tiations are very real. The club needs the player as much as the player needs the club." Chicago pitcher Bill Hands suf- fered his third defeat in 10 deci- sions. After giving up three straight hits and two runs to Los Ange- les at the start, Hands held the Dodgers hitless until the deci- sive sixth inning. Willie Davis opened the win-1 ning rally with a triple and soored on Wes Parker's double. Grabarkewitz followed with his fifth home run of the season and second in as many days. The Dodgers' fourth consecu- tive win advanced them to sec- ond place in the West Division, half a game ahead of the third- place Atlanta Braves and 6% behind the leading Cincinnati Reds. At Pittsburgh, Dick Ellis scat- tered six San Diego hits, singled and scored twice as he posted his fourth victory of the season. Matty Alou and Willie Stargell hit two doubles each to pace the Pirates nine-hit attack on three Padres pitchers. San Diego starter Danny Ccambs suffered his fourth loss in nine decisions as the Pirates scored on him twice in the third inning to win. Steve Huntz and Oliie Brown had two singles each for the losers. The win moved the third-place Pirates 3'i games behind Chi- cago in the East Division. Famed Driver Dies Wldle top line drivers. His team mute in world championship racing was Hulme, who was severely burned last month when ho crashed in practice for the Indianapolis 500 race last Saturday. McLaien reached the top in Ills sport despite suffering from a disease in his teens that left him with a crippled left foot. One of his best stories was that he learned Grand Pri.t racing by propelling himself around the hospital ward in a wheelchair. Bruce McLaren was to hava raced at Mospart near Toronto June 14 in the opening event of the Can-Am Series. "We don't know yet how this will affect the series." said Rod Campbell, spokesman for one of the sponsors of the June 14 race. "It will definitely affect racing around the world. He was undoubtedly one of the foremost men in the world in the total production of racing cars." McLaren built Group 7 sports racing cars, most powerful racers in the world. Grand Prix cars. Indianapolis 500 machines and Formula A vehicles. Some he campaigned himself, teaming up with Denis Hulme in a one-two punch that dominated the rich Can-Am series. Mc-Lat'en won the series in 1067 and 1969 and Hulme took it in 1968. McLaren was an active member of the Canadian Racing Drivers Association and campaigned regularly at tracks throughout Canada. It was a second serious blow to Bruce McLaren Racing, the firm he built up in England. Hulme, originally scheduled to drive with McLaren in tha June 14 Can-Am race, was badly burned about the hands when his car caught fire during practice for the Indianapolis 500 last Saturday. "Hulme still is a question mark so far as starting the series here is Campbell said. n H GOODWOOD, England (AP) Bmce McLaren of New Zealand, one of the 'world's top Grand 'Prix sports car drivers, died in a crash while testing a sports car at Goodwood today. McLaren was testing one of his own high powered sports cars which he hoped to race later in the season in the Can-Am series. He won that scries last year along with his first team-mate Denny Ilulnie, another New Zcalander. Police said the 32-year-old McLaren was killed on the stretch of the Goodwood track known as the Lavant Straight. A police spokesman said: "The engine of the racing car, on lest, is believed to have blown up while being driven at high speed. The vehicle hit a hank and disintegrated. The driver was dead on arrival at Chichester hospital." Although he never made the top in Grand Prix racing. McLaren was a leading contender in Foi'mula One events for the last 10 years. He finished third in the world championship last year behind Jackie Stewart of Scotland and Jackie Ickx of Belgium. McLaren has specialized in sports-car racing and was an acknowledged expert in Killed car construction, having followed Jack Brabham, Australia's triple world champion, into the business 01 building his own cars around proven racing car En Car McLaren came to Britain on a "drivers for Europe1' scholarship in 1961 as (he outstanding New Zealand driver of the yt'ar. Ho quickly made his Spa In Golf Boise Cascade had almost everything their own way Man-day night in the Lakeside Golf League. Earl Fox of Boise took both the low net and low gross honors as he shot a two-under-par 35 on the inside nine to take the low gross and his total of 31 was also good for iow net. Boise Cascade also took the low team net as Fox. Cy Mees, Leo Gmdniski, and Al Aos combined for a 147 total. Boise Cascade also had the only sweep of the night as they took 'eight points from the A and W. Bastedo leads the standings after Monday's action as they have 46 points while Flemings are second with 43 points and Leo Singers third at 41. At the Country Club, Doug Brown of Lilydale had the low g r o s s with a 38 while John Thackray of Dorigatiis and Jim Crighton of CHEC tied for low net, each having a 33. Two sweeps were scored Monday as Dorigattis took eight points from Batons and Atlas Astros turned the trick against Tollestrups. B and R Men's Wear continue to lead the league with 46 points while Beny's is second with 39 points and Dorigattis third at 37. STANDINGS COUNTRY League 34 Safeways 35 iFraciies 35 Doriqatlis 35 Boise Cascade 33 South Alia. Co-op 33 Walkers 3; The Herald 3) A and W Raps Jim Bouton NEW YORK fCP) Pitcher-Jim Bouton had his wrist slapped Monday by Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn for writing the controversial book, Ball Four. Kuhn met with the Houston Astros' right-hander lor two hours and afterwards said: "1 advised Mr. Bouton of my displeasure with these writings and have warned him against future writings of this character." He added: "Under all the circumstances. I have concluded that no other action was necessary." Bouton's book, co-authored with Leonard Schecter, sports editor of Look magazine, concerned his playing days with New York Yankees. He made personal disclosures of many players, including retired star Mickey Mantle. Although the book has not yet been released, excerpts of it appeared in Patersoii In Filial Gilbert Paterson moved into the final of the Junior High School Soccer League's senior division. Paterson defeated Hamilton 2-1 Monday night at the Civic Centre and will now meet Wilson for the championship. Ross Wakelin and Jim Henderson were the goal getters for the winners while Les Salmon replied for Hamilton. The championship game will be played Thursday night at the Civic "Centre at with the winner getting the Army-Navy 3! Atlas Astros 99 CHEC You can be a two car family for the price of cna ordinary car with the new M A gi fm Fastball Win To Labor Club The Labor Club, defending champions in the Commercial MODS Fastball League, put on their biggest display of power Monday night at Dave Elton. Led by George Waselenak's Canucks Ink Babe Pratt VANCOUVER (CP1 The, National Hockey League-bound Vancouver Canucks Monday ap- pointed Walter (Babe) Pratt, a ncmher of the Hockey Half Of ?ame, as assistant to the vice- >rcsident and the club's unoffi- cial good-will ambassador. Pratt, 54, had an illustrous 10- year NHL career with New York and Toronto, cupped by :he 1M3-M season when ho won ttte 1 lart Trophy as the league's most valuabia player, home run and single, the Labor Club blasted the RCMP 14-1. 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