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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday. June 10, 1974 YOU DlbN'T CO VERY WELL LITTLE CAN'T 'EM ALUCHALKIE. LET'S TRY OUR LUCK AT THE 'ROSE AN' CROWNV IT WAS WHEN SHE ASKED ME WHO WAS MY FAVOURITE SINGER -1 COULD 'AVE BITTEN MV TONGUE OFF WHEN I SAID I KNOW WHERE I Hut is it fast enough to catch Dodgers? World Cup soccer, or World War III FRANKFLRT (AP) West German police still jittery after the bloodshed at the Municn Olympics are guarding aga'nst everything from bottle throwing to rocket attacks at the World Cup soccer games When Brazil and Yugoslavia meet in the opening match next Thursday, police plan strict surveillance of an area about 5 miles around Frankfurt s Wald Stadium Thev figure that will cover the danger of short-range rockets aimed at the stadium Security men ordered a glass window replaced by bullet-proof material along one side of a room at the stadium to be used by distinguished guests There are no obvious political issues in the World Cup which might spark terrorist attacks But the Arab guerrillas who stormed into the Israeli team s headquarters at Munich struck from nowhere when nobody expected trouble The police are determined not to be caught a second time Gustav Hoffman regional director of the World Cup in Frankfurt explained 'If Munich had not occurred it would all be handled more laxly In nearby Hofheim, where defending champion Brazil has its headquarters a fence has been erected around the hotel Searchlights sweep the grounds non stop and police patrol with dogs There are elaborate plans, too. for protecting the players from unruly fans Police will form a human chain around the field at the Brazil-Yugoslavia game Frankfurt police will keep a special eye on Scottish fans Some or more are expected at each of Scotland's two main games against Brazil June 18 and Yugoslavia June 22 Remembering some of the wild scenes involving fans of Glasgow Rangers and Glasgow Celtics in European club games in the past police will frisk every Scottish fan for bottles and other missiles But a spokesman at the British consulate which is co-operating with security men said the fans who come to watch the Scottish national team are likely to be more disciplined than the Glasgow club supporters Violence gives headaches I Super Merc. 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I I I I If youve got big ideas for boating fun this year, we ve got just the motor for you A 1974 Mercury outboard This big powerhouse is packed with high-performance engineering Ideas like pistons for extra go Direct Charge for extra mileage, and ignition for fast starts, smooth running Its all waiting for you-at your Mercury dealers Stop in soon I I I CINCINNATI (AP) Its image blackened by full scale brawls major league baseball is faced with considering harsh steps to head off future violence says former National League president Warren Giles The owners could put a screen or plate glass around their ballparks but the decent fans don't deserve that." said Giles, now retired after spending 18 vears as league president This is a discipline problem The younger generation is creating a general revolution The public has to stop looking at the fan who runs across the field as an underdog Policemen should be given more encouragement instead of boos." said the 77-v ear-old baseball booster who retired in 1969 Giles was referring to the riotous incident in Cleveland last week when hundreds of fans swarmed on to the playing field, forcing umpires to forfeit the game to Texas Rangers A number of players from both teams were injured The rowdyism invading the once-staid national pastime is bewildering to Giles, who feels the fence-jumping outbursts can only harm the sport "This is going to require a good deal of study and thought bv baseball's ranking officials he said "It can't go on t Big Red Machine is on the move ASSOCIATED PRESS The Big Red Machine is roll- ing but not fast enough to catch Los Angeles Dodgers Even though Cincinnati Reds buried Philadelphia Phillies 14-7 Sunday for their 12th victory in 15 games, the Dodgers hold an eight-game lead in the National League West race I honestly feel we will win more, than 90 games, even after a bad said Cincinnati manager Sparky Anderson "The trouble is, I don t know if it will be enough to catch the Dodgers Despite winning 80 per cent of their games in the last few weeks., the Reds have gained onlv one game on Los Angeles Anderson hopes to duplicate last year s events, when the Dodgers took a big early lead but buckled at the end of the baseball season The Reds, playing 700 ball in the latter part of 1973, eventually won the West championship In other games, Pittsburgh Pirates bombed San Francisco Giants 14-1, Houston Astros routed New York Mets 11 1 the Dodgers nipped Chicago Cubs 4-3, San Diego Padres downed St Louis Cardinals 6-5, and Atlanta Braves topped Montreal Expos 3-2 in the first game of a doubleheader before losing the second game 73 In Saturday s games, Pitts- burgh defeated San Francisco 5 2 Atlanta topped Montreal 5-3 Philadelphia beat Cincinnati 6-5 New York beat Houston 6-5 San Diego edged St Louis 4-3 and Chicago beat Los Angeles 6-5 Johnnv Bench sparked a seven-run seventh with a two- run homer, helping the Reds bliU the Phillies Bench s home run, his 12th ol the season, came off iclievei Wayne Twitchell alter a walk to Pete Rose The seventh-inning outburst wiped out a 3-3 lead forged by the Phillies with a run in the sixth on Del Unser's RBI bouncer Mike Anderson accounted for the first three Philadelphia runs when he hit his third home run of the season following a double by Mike Schmidt and a single by Bill Robinson in the fourth Schmidt hit a three-run homer in the Philadelphia sev- enth after singles by Cash and Larry Bowa The Reds added a run in the eighth on a wild pitch and three more in the ninth on Joe Morgan s two-run homer and Crowds affect some, Oakland likes noise THE ASSOCIATED PRESS you re a winner, like Oakland A's. the shrieking of the enemy crowd can sound like music But when you re a loser it can drive you bats We know the crowd juices the home team up It makes them 20 per cent says Alvin Dark, manager of the two-time world champion A s But we re used to it This is a bunch of pros and they ve been in the World Series And so, ignoring the hollering of a throng of in Milwaukee the A s ran up a quick lead Sundav and held on to beat the Brewers 5 4 In Detroit, though, the streaming crowd of shook up a pair of California outfielders and helped the Ti- gers defeat the Angels 5-3 In Sundav s other American League games, New York Yankees edged Minnesota Twins 4-3 Texas Rangers trimmed Baltimore Orioles 3- 2 Boston Red Sox belted Chicago White Sox 10-6 and Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 8 6 In Saturday's action, New York defeated Minnesota 3-1, Detroit downed California 5-2. Baltimore defeated Texas 6-5. Milwaukee edged Oakland 3-2, Chicago whipped Boston 13-6 and Cleveland at Kansas City game was postponed because of rain Deron Johnson, who hit a homer for Oakland, praised the Brewers crowd Even Del Crandall manager of the losing Brewers, couldn t ignore the fans' enthusiasm "We got em on their feet' he said of a three-run seventh inning that left Milwaukee one run short Sal Bando hit a two-run homer to go with Johnson s solo shot that enabled Oakland to build a 5-1 lead in the fifth inning Pedro Garcia homered for Milwaukee A three-run fourth inning against iNolan Ryan, capped bv a double by Willie Horton, carried Detroit past Califor- nia which dropped its 10th game in the last 13 With the score tied 2-2 Mickey Stanley started the Ti- gers big rally with a double Then the crowd took over Gary Sutherland hit a liner to right-centre held Either centre fielder Mickey Rivers or Lee Stanton, coming over from right could have caught it But they couldn t hear each other calling for it a run-producing single by Willie Stargell belted two home his ninth ca- leer grand knocked in six runs, and Richie Zisk hit for the cycle and in five to lead Pittsburgh over San Francisco Tommy Helms and Doug Rader knocked in a pair of runs and Tom Griffin scattered eight New York hits, leading Houston past the Mets Pinch-hitter Von Joshua drove in the winning run with a one-out single in the ninth, lifting Los Angeles over Chicago Bobby Tolan s three-run homer in the eighth inning propelled San Diego over St Louis Bob Barton walked and Dave Winfield singled before Tolan homered off Mike Garman Pitcher Phil Niekro scored one run and drove in another to lead Atlanta to a first-game victorv over Montreal Bob Bailey hit a two run single and Ron Fairly belted a solo home run to help Montreal win the second game WHA sets three divisions RANCO LA COSTA, Calif (CP) World Hockey Associ- ation teams will adopt a three- division format in the 1974-75 season The WHA s board of trustees winding up their annual spring meeting Saturday, gave unanimous approval to two divisions of five teams and one of four The two year old WHA ex- pands to 14 from 12 teams next season with the addition of Phoenix and Indianapolis A 15th team Cincinnati, will start playing in the 1975-76 season The restructuring calls for an all-Canadian division consisting of Edmonton Oilers Vancouver Blazers, Winnipeg Jets. Toronto Toros and Quebec Nordiques The West Division will be com- prised of Houston Oilers. Min- nesota Fighting Saints, Phoenix. San Diego Manners, formerly New Knights and Michigan, formerly Los Angeles Sharks The East Division will consist of Chicago Cougars Indianapolis New England Whalers and Cleveland Crusaders League President Dennis Murphy a leading advocate of the three division concept said that the two top teams in each division will qualify for the playoffs along with" two "wildcard teams Innovation is the WHA's trademark." said Murphy "We feel that our new playoff formula utilizing wild-card teams, as they do in the National Football League, will generate much additional incentive throughout the league and added interest among the fans In the NFL. a team makes the playoffs with the next highest percentage to the first-place clubs One club qualifies from each NFL conference Cincinnati will be placed in the East Division m'1975-76 The WHA also said it will experiment with the elimination of the centre red line during exhibition games Teams will be permitted forward passing from their own zone to their opponent's bluelme and be permitted to clear the puck into the attacking zone once beyond their own bluelme New rules that will be put in force for the 1974-75 season concerning the elimination of alternate captains and the dressing of a third goaltender during a game if one of the two prior dressed netminders suffers an injury Only the team captain will be permitted to discuss an issue with the referee He will be allowed to come off the bench and in the event the captain is not playing, the coach will delegate an acting captain before the game All these rule innovations are designed to streamline the game." said Jack Kelly, gen- eral manager of the Whalers who serves as the rules com- mittee chairman "This busi- ness of a captain and his alter- nates arguing endlessly with game officials serves no pur pose other than to drag games out' While no definitive action was taken toward future expansion Murphy said the WHA has received expansion applications from groups in Miami. 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