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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HERALD-Tuesday, June I wonder Is the jockey on No. 7 checking the field or talking to his coun- got under way at Whoop-up Downs with more than on hand, terpart on No. 6? Action took place Monday as the Spring Race Meet Faloney, Dixon, Stukus make grad( Football hall grows by seven HAMILTON (CP) Four players and three builders were inducted in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame today. Bernie Faloney, George Dixon, Les Lear and Martin Ruby were the players inducted while Annis Stukus, Wilfred Perry (Billy) Hughes and Andrew Currie went in as builders. Faloney, a quarterback, played with Edmonton Es- kimos, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Montreal Alouettes and British Columbia Lions during a 12-year career in the Canadian Football League. The graduate of the Univer- sity of Maryland, who now lives in Hamilton, was named Canada's outstanding player in 1961 with the Ticats. He is fourth on the CFL's list for most yards gained with 24.254 and second for most passes thrown. He completed passes for 151 touchdowns in 12 seasons. Dixon, one of the most ex- citing running backs ever to play in Canada, set an Eastern Conference rushing record in 1962. gaining yards, and scored 15 touchdowns. He was named outstanding player in Canada that year. He played five full seasons for Montreal Alouettes and part of two others. He now lives in Montreal and coaches college football at Loyola. ON CUP WINNERS Lear learned to play football while in school in Winnipeg and joined the Blue Bombers in 1938. He played on two Grey Cup winners in Winnipeg, in 1939 and 1941, and later was on another winner at Calgarv in 1948. He was the first Canadian- developed player to progress to the National Football League, playing as a guard for Cleveland Rams, Los Angeles Rams and Detroit Lions. Lear was the last coach in Canada to take a team through an undefeated Calgary in 1948. He now lives in Florida where he owns and trains horses. Ruby played for seven years with Saskatchewan Rougnriders and was an all- star in each season, including four years when he was an all- star on both offence and defence. He now is a farmer in British Columbia. Stukus gained fame as both a player and a builder. He started his career with Toronto Argonauts in 1935, playing fullback and punting. After three games he switched to quarterback and led the club to six straight wins. The next year he played six positions with the Argonauts. Stuke, as he is known, played on Argos' Grey Cup teams in 1937 and 1938 and continued with Toronto through the 1941 season. He retired as an active .player in played for Toronto amateur teams in the became a newspaper man-. However, when Edmonton Eskimos re- entered the Western Interprovincial Football Union he became general manager, coach, water boy and man-ofall-trades. With no place kicker avail- able in 1948 he decided to do it himself and used to infuriate opponents by kicking while wearing his watch, but no hel- met. Minor ball The Wolves got a home run from Terry McDonel and went on to down the Pumas 12-1 in Norcrest Farm League play Monday. David Bodell was the winning pitcher while Garry Popowich took the loss. In a lakeside Little League contest, the Indians dropped the Angels 17-11. Scott Parenteau led the winners with a home run and single. He was also the winning pitcher. Wayne Parenteau suffered the loss for the Angels, who got a double and single from Wallace. Brad Kimura fanned 13 batters but Jim Snowden struck out 14 as Snowden's Raiders bested the Rockets 5- 2 in a Lakeside Farm League tilt Monday. Murray Dorren had a double for the winners while Mark Oliver belted one for the Rockets. In another Lakeside contest, the Yankees whipped the Red Sox 13-5. Kenney Wood picked up the win hurling a five hitter while Jeff Hamilton suffered the loss. Ricky LeBaron paced the winners at the plate with a double and three singles while Drew Alston chipped in with a double and a pair of singles. Cam Provick poked out two singles in a losing cause. Mark Szucs had his fastball sizzling and led the Giants to an easy 19-7 win over the Cubs at Norcrest. Szucs rifled tlie third strike past 15 batters while giving up four hits. Rick Burla was tagged with the loss striking out seven batters while allowing 14 hits. Jamie Szucs belted a double and three singles for the winners while Mark Lizzi added a home run, 'double and single. Warren Keith also managed a double and two singles for the Giants while Mike Kormos smacked a home run and single and Dick Reedyk a home run for the losers. NORCREST LITTLE LEAGUE W L Pis Astros.................. 10 1 20 Pirates.................. 8 1 16 Cubs.................... 6 4 12 Giants................... 6 5 12 Braves 4 6 8 Expos................... 4 6 8 Dodgers................. 3 7 6 Cardinals................ 011 0 Team Canada camp set WINNIPEG (CP) Training camp will open in Edmonton Sept. 1 and plans are under way to provide "the strongest possible personnel" for this fall's hockey series with the Soviet Union, Ben Hatskin, Chairman of Team Canada 74, said today. Hatskin, who also is President of Winnipeg Jets and Chairman of the World Hockey Association Trustees, met Soviet executives during the weekend in Toronto. Hatskin said head coach Billy Harris will make final plans for the training camp format this week. Meantime he has meetings with assistant coaches Bobby Hull and Pat Stapleton and issued invitations to players they think will meet the requirements for a successful series with the USSR. LAKESIDE STANDINGS LITTLE LEAGUE W L T Ptt Twins 7 0 Angels 7 1 Orioles............... 5 3 Tigers................ 5 3 Yankees..............5 4 Canucks 3 6 Red Sox 3 6 Royals 3 6 Whitesox............. 2 6 Indians............... 1 6 LAKESIDE FARM LEAGUE STANDINGS W L Rockets.............. 8 0 Larks 8 1 Cardinals............. 6 2 Bluejays.............. 5 3 Jets.................. 3 4 Hawks 3 4 Eagles 2 6 Expos................ 2 6 Raiders 2 7 Astros................ 1 8 2 16 1 15 0 10 0 10 0 10 0 6 0 6 0 6 Whoop-up Downs Selections WEDNESDAY'S SELECTIONS FIRST RACE S5DO, and S year olds. Claiming T Ptt 0 16 0 16 0 12 11 AlibasterBee............... 111 Should be there Gallant Sis 114 Should be Capasin 111 Will place Tami Tik 119 Not today Mr. Go Lucky............... 116 Could be lucky Duel Fair 121 For chance Fire Cracker 121 May show spark FIVE FURLONGS SECOND RACE and S year Claiming S1.SOO. 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