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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IFWBRIDGE HERAIO Friday, Jim. 16, 197J Nicklaus, five others at 71 for lead Pebble Beach rules after first round PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. CAP) "You breeze through tlie first six said young Jim W i e c h e r s. "You struggle through 10 and then try like the devil to finish." "It's Hie complained Gary the argued Or-ville Moody. "The poa aimua (a weed) on the greens comes up and bites said Chi Chi Rodriguez. It's none of these things, it's just a case of being afraid of (he Pebble Beach course cautious in the opening round of (he Open, contended Jack Nicklaus. "The course is not as tough as the scores said Nicklaus, the Masters titleholder and prime favorite to rack up the 12th major golf championship career. "I Hunk everybody is being very cautious." Nicklaus was one of six tied at oue-under-par 71 today going into the second round of the 72nd U.S. Open championship. Tied at the biggest logjam in the opening round since 1896 Williams cracks Iwo home Pirates swing past New York By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bob Robertson's bat was sing- ing in the rain, hitting high notes for Pittsburgh Pirates. His performance Thursday night helped Pittsburgh waltz back into first place in the Na- tional League East. The beefy first baseman broke out of a wicked slump with three lilts and four runs- batted-in as the Pirates grabbed a rain-delayed doubleheader from San Francisco Giants 4-1 and 9-7 and nosed a half-game in front of New York Mets, who were idle. "One night isn't going to ANDY CAPF if-mrS UMBREULA IUTAKEVER T1 THE MATCH WITH ME. WHEN NOU'RE DECUNIN1 VEARS VOU CANT AFFOW5 To DECLINE -r Gentleman Conn rated favorite TORONTO (CP) Erratic Gentleman Conn will bolt from Gate No. 9 In Saturday's 113th running of the Queen's Plate the 3-1 favorite with a new but not totally unfamiliar rider aboard. The race for three-year-olds Fastball tourney goes on weekend A seven-team fastball tour- nament, sponsored by O'Keefe Brewery, will be staged at Dave Elton Park on the week- end. All seven clubs are members of the Lcthbridge Business- men's Fastball League. The tourney opens Saturday morning at 10 with games to follow at four and Sun- day sees games at 10 a.m., a.m., 1 p.m. p.m. with the final set for four o'clock. Entered in the event are Lib- erty Boilers, Woolco, Simpsons- Sears, Credit Granters, Univer- sity of Lethbridge, City Electric and City Hall. DUNLOP FORD APPOINTMENT! foaled in Canada carries a gross purse of with ng to the winner. Fifteen lorses are entered in the field Gentleman Conn's regular rider, Sandy HawJey, was sel down for 10 days this week after track stewards at Woodbine ruled the mount bumped Henry Tudor in the stretch run of last weekend's Plate Trial Stakes. Hawley took the blame anc refused to appeal. Owner Saul Wag man of To ronto and trainer Jerry Meyer put in an immediate call to John Baboolal, riding at Mary land and Pennsylvania tracks who is familiar with Gentleman Conn's feet. The Willow Downs Farm geld ing, one of the biggest thorough breds around, lias hoofs that hamper his running on anything but a fast track. He's lost three of his last four starts this season, falling to livi up to the expectations he devel oped last year as Canada's out standing two-year-old while win ning seven races and And one of those losses was in the Marine Stakes, with Ba MR. DAVE STILGOE Mr. Lyndon D. Foster, general soles manager of Dunlop Ford, ii pleased 1o announce the ap- poinlrnenf of Mr. Dave Stilgoe to their sales staff, Dave had over 7 years experfence the autornolfve field, having achieved professional salesman awards for 5 years. He married man 3 children, and is the 1972 President for S.A.A.R. Dave served In the R.C.A.F., born and educat- ed in Frederic ton, New Bruns- wick, He takes ihfs op p or [unity to irwite his many friends, and for mer customers 1o call on Him for thefr every motoring req ment from Dunlop Ford The Tom I Transportation Centre fo f-O'jlhern Alberfa. Dave is we I c'uolified to serve you courteous- ly and efficiently. hange everything as far as the lump said Robertson, vho was hitless in 21 appear- ances before Thursday's second rame. "I haven't had my Urn- ng but it's nice to know the iins have been behind me .ill he way." Allen., Brooks leading NEW YORK (API Base- ball's fans love Dick Alien, and hey still love Brooks Robinson. That was evident today from the first results of the country- wide balloting for the American League all-star team which showed Allen and Robinson as :he leading vote-getters. Allen, the controversial first >aseman for Chicago White Sox, who is among the league lead- ers in home runs, runs batted in and batting, was named on of the ballots cast. Robinson, the Baltimore third jaseman who some felt had lost :avor with the fans during the jaseball strike, finished second in the first tabulation of votes with The other infield leaders were Rod Carew of Minnesota Twins at second base with votes and Luis Aparicio of Boston Red Six at shortstop with The three leading outfieW candidates were Reggit Jack- son of Oakland Athletics, Loui Piniella of Kansas City Hoyalf and Carlos May of Chicago. The tightest battle in the bal- loting for starting berths in the all-star game to be played al Atlanta July 25 is for the catch- ing position. Bill Freehan of De- troit Tigers leads with votes to for Thurman Munson of New York. In the first National League tally announced earlier, the leaders were outfielders Henry Aaron of Atlanta Braves, Rob- erto Clemente of Pittsburgh Pir ates and Rusty Staub of New York Mets, first baseman Lee May of Houston Astros, second baseman Glenn Beckert of Chi cago Cubs, third baseman Joe Torre of St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Bud Harrelsoa of New York and catcher Manny San guillen of Pittsburgh. After Robertson drove In a run with a sacrifice fly in Hie irst game, he collected his first lit of the night with a two-run single in the first inning of the nightcap. Then he delivered a run-scoring single in the sev- enth. Robertson also singled in he third, keeping alive a Pirate rally that scored two runs. Chicago Cubs defeated San Diego Padres 10-1 in Thursday's only other National League ;ame. in the American League, >Jcw York Yankees defeated Ihieago White Sox 8-1; Kansas City Royals turned back Boston Red Sox 13-9 and Cleveland In- dians topped California Angels Pirates started the 1-0. The night's work a half-game behind the Mets, but climbed back into first place by percentage points after their first-game victory fashioned on the combine; pitching of Nelson Briles ant Dave Giusti. In the nightcap, the Pirates wiped out a 1-0 Giants' leat with a three-run first and never trailed thereafter. MARKS BIRTHDAY Billy Williams celebrated his 34th birthday with two home runs as Chicago crushed San Diego. The veteran outfielder ignltec a six-run fourth inning with a two-run blast, then launched his llth homer his next time up in the fifth inning when the Cubs scored tliree runs. Bill Hands improved his won lost record to 6-2 with a five-hit ter. Bobby Murcer's three-run homer in the third inning sen former team-mate Stan Bahn sen to an early shower and New York went on to an easy victory over Chicago. The Yankees clipped Bahnsen for a single run in the second on the first of two sacrifice flies by Bernie Allen before Murcer chased Bahnsei with his shot in the third inning Horace Clarke later added a three-run homer for the Yan kees. Bahnsen was traded from New York lo Chicago last win ler. DRIVES IN 6 HUNS John Mayberry knocked in sis runs with a homer and a pair o two-run doubles, leading Kansa City past Boston in a wild base ball game flushed with 32 hits The hit total was the most ii the American League this sea son. Vince Colbert pitched a five Grai Nettles knocked in the gam only run as Cleveland defeate' California. Nicklaus were Orville loody, Rodriguez, Tom Shaw, lason Hudolph and Kermit Zar- ey. The 71 equalled Ihe largest core ever lo lead Ihe Open tier 18 holes in (lie modern his- ory of Ihe game. Former winner Gary Player vas tied at 72 with a group that neluded fellow South African Bobby Cole, Don Massengala and Cesar Sanudo. Tom Weis- opf was In another cluster at 3. The ailing defending cham- pion Lee Trevino and former winner Bill Casper were among more than a dozen at 74. "I feel said Trev- no in a rasping voice. "I shot should have shot 85 and should be in a morgue some- where." The colorful, wisecracking Mexican-American, stricken with bronchitis and viral pneu- monia, left a hospital bed in El Paso against doctor's orders to defend his crown. He stuffed himself with pills and trudged over the layout swathed in lay- ers of jackets and sweating From fever. CANADIAN SHOOTS 77 Arnold Palmer bidding for his first major title in eight years, struggled to a 77 as did Bob Paiiasiuk of Windsor, Ont. Doug Sanders, who won his last start at Charlotte, soared to an 81. Former Masters champion Charles Goody had an 82 and Frank Beard, a consistently high money winner on the tour, had an 85. The par-72 Ocean- side course took a heavy toll though the weather was com- paratively good. Tony Jacklin the young Briton who won the British and U.S. Opens in the space of a year in 1969-70, shot 75. Forty-eight in the field of 150 failed to break 80. Homero B 1 a n c a s, with a string of six birdies in the first nine holes, at one stage was four under par, yet finished with 74. Nicklaus hit his only bad shot on the first hole, hooking into the trees but he salvaged his par. NICKLAUS OFF TO SUB-PAR START Jack Nicklaus explodes from a rrap at the fourth green on Pebble Beach Thursday to save par during the opening round of Iha U.S. Open. He corded a one-under 71 o s he began the quest for the second cham- pionship in pro golf's Grand Slam. (AP Wirepholo) "It wasn't very Big Jack said, "but it wasn't a bad round." Bailey sigus long-term pact BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins' general manager Milt Schmidt announced today the signing of Garnett (Ace) Bailey to a multi-year contract, in ad- dition to two members of Boston University's NCAA champion team. Bailey has been a member of the Bruins for three years, proving his versatility last win- ter by filling in at the centre, as well as his regular position at left wing. The two Boston University players are Bob Gryp, a mem- ber of the varsity team for the last three years who plays ei- ther centre or wing and Ron An- derson. Could coach Les Nordiques Goyette will decide soon social up replacing Hawjey lawley won the race on another nount and Canada's leading ockey has been in (CP) Phil Goyefte, a former smooth-skating centre with four National Hockey League clubs, Trophy in 1970 as the NHLs most gentlemanly player combined with while with St. Louis Blues, just Bonn's saddle every race he will reach a soon whether or not to just read these figures in VON" NEXT the coaching job he said. Gentleman Conn won his nex luting but lost the following wo, including last Sunday's Frial when he finished Hockey Association's Les Nordiques of Quebec City. Goyette, 38, retired from Buffalo Sabres Dec. 31, 1971, but unlike John. McKenzie, who defected from the Boston Bruins to become playing coach of Ihe WHA Philadelphia But, regardless of the set jacks, the weather to the NHL in mid-March when his contract Wednesday, Goyette displayed no rancor toward the :alls for sunny, warm weather an Plate day and Gentleman is listed as the favorite by he Jockey Club's official odds Joe Holmes and Don Stansfield. B a b o o 1 a 1 rode Gentleman Conn regularly last year, win ning the Victoria Stakes. by New York Hangers. He replaced centre Jean Ratelle who had fractured an ankle. The Rangers kept him throughout the playoffs before they bowed out in six games to Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup McKenzie said he had signed with the Blazers because the Stanley Cup champion Bruins had not protected him in the recent expansion draft, nor had the Boston club approached him with a contract for next season. "The NHL has been good to Goyette said. "So I waited galloped the colt through (h winter and was aboard at may know the answer one way or the other by the NHL meetings (last week) to see how I stood with ico May 5 when Goyetle said of York and also to see if Conn upset Icecapade in offer, reported to would approach me season's a job." The weather is Meyer's big gest worry at the about the salary figure, Goyette, winner of the former centre has a full-lime job with a custom broker LETHBRIDGE COUNTRY and sou Invites set annual father and son tournament is set for Sun- for the position at Henderson Golf Club. CLUB to members of the Lake the one-day event gets under All prior applicants are at two o'clock. The draw for Sunday's event to apply once be posted at noon, as en- PLEASE WRITE BOX 122, LETHBRIDGE close Ihcn, in the clubhouse. here, a position he had held for several years, and one he said he is reluctant to leave for less than an outstanding offer. He said (lie Hangers had talked to him briefly about a part-time job in Ihe New York organization. Goyette performed for six full seasons with Montreal Cana- diens before being traded to the Rangers along with Don Mar- shall and goalie Jacques Planle, June 4, 19S3. He was traded to St. Louis, June 10, 1969, and had his best NHL season while with (he goals and 49 sists, plus another three goals and 11 assists in 16 playoff games. He was grabbed by the Sabres in the 1970 expansion draft and, in 97 games in 114 seasons Buf- falo, scored 18 goals and 67 as- sists. Bureaus questions testimony Byrnes verbally attacked NEW YORK (AP) The president of the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau at- 'acked the credibility Thursday of Bobby Byrne's testimony be- fore the House of Representa- tives select committee on crime, saying he was "a com- mon burglar who painted with a big brush. Byrne recently appeared be- fore the committee under the alias of Mr. X, saying he had fixed races from Florida lo New England by tranquillizing sev- eral horses in the field, then betting the "live" ones. "We know he tried lo fix said Spencer J. Dray- ton, head of the bureau, "but all up and down the eastern sea- board is a lie. We know he doesn't even know where some of the tracks are. Besides, he couldn't have been at all of the places at all of the times he said he was. "He's not telling the truth. He couldn't be telling the truth. This is a can of worms we bur- ied years ago that he's resur- rected." Drayton told a news confer- ence that the bureau appre- hended Byrne April 23, 1971, while he attempted to enter the stable area at Suffolk Downs armed with two hypodermic syringes filled with tranquilliz- ing agents. He said the bureau had been investigating Byrne and his associates since May, 1970, and that their lindings re- sulted in the indictment of 39 persons in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Drayton said Byrne had been arrested 15 times for burglary and was just "trying to make a big show0 before the commit- tee. Byrne testified that he had been "knocked down" at least three limes for burglary. Drayton said the attorney for the committee spent three days studying bureau records and it was on that basis that Byrne was called to testify. "We co-operate with every Eichholtz inks with Minnesota YORKTON, Sask. (CP) Yorkton Cardinals of the South Saskatchewan Baseball League have lost one of their import pitchers to the Minnesota Twins of the American John Eicbholtz, 19, of Fresno, Calif., signed a reported contract and leaves today for Minnesota's farm team in Or- lando, Fla. He was entering his second season as a regular with the Cardinals. government he said of the bureau that spends mil- lion annually investigating crime at tracks. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA MAJOR W Calgerv Jimmies B LelhbrMge 7 Calgary Giants 5 Erfm. Tigers i Red Deer 2 n Blue Wilfow 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Pet. .683 I .636 I .555 I .511 i .250 .100 Pitisburgh New York Chicago SI. Louis Montreal Philadelphia Cincinnati Los Angeles Houston Atlanta San Diego San Francisco 31 IB .654 WEST 34 31 25 18 34 19 41 .569 .434 .377 .W7 TODAY'S GAMES Los Angeles Osteen (7-3) at Chicago Hoolon (5.4) Montreal Morotn and Renko (1-4) at Atlanta Reed (4-7) and Kel- ley (4-3) N Sen Diego Nor.nan (45) a! Pills- burgh Blass (7-1) N New York Koosman (3-3) at Cin- cinnati Nofan (8-1) N Philadelphia Carlton (7-6) al Hous- ton Wilson (4-5) N San Francisco (1-3) at St. Louis Wise (5.4) N THURSDAY'S R ES ULTS San Djego OM Ml 000- 1 S 1 Chicago .....000439 9 0 Grief {30} Ross (5) Acosfa (4) Schaeffer [8) and Corrafes; Hands (6-2) and Hundley. HRs: on. FIRST San Francisco 001 000 000- 1 6 Pittsburgh 000 320 4 3 1 S, Stone {3-7) Barr (6) Molfift (8) and Rarfer; Belles (4-1) Giusti (9) and May. SECOND San Francisco 100 101 7130 Pittsburgh 307020 13 2 Bryan! (3-4) Barr J. Johnson McMahon (7) Woftitt (7) and Healy; Moose Wilier R. Hernan- cfez (P) and Sang'unren. HRs: Goorfson Pgh Oliver AMERICAN LEAGUE Ballimi Detroit L Pet. 22 .560 2? .560 25 .479 26 .447 29 .431 32 .333 33 17 31 20 ,608 27 21 .563 25 ?a ,4J3 23 28 .451 New York 12 Milwaukee 16 WE" Oakland Chicago California Kansaj Cily Texan 23 .434 TODAY'S GAMES Chicago Wood (10.4) al Boston Culp t4-5] N Texas Bosman (4-5) at New York Kline (4-2) W Kansas Cily Dracjo (4-4) al Milwau- kee Lonborg [3-3] N Baltimore Palmer (7-3) Bt Minne- sota Kaat (7-1) N Cleveland Hollimaji (9 4) al Oak- land (4-51 N Detroit Coleman 17-5) at California Clark (4-5) N NATIONAL LEAGUE THURSDAY'S RESULTS Kansas City 000 106 15 0 Boston.......Ml 302 9 17 1 Murphy Hedlund (6) Dal Can- ton (6) and Kirkpatrickr Sier.ert (6-3) Tinat (4) (7) Lee (7) Krausse (8) and Fisk. HRs: KC Otis (3) Rojas (1) Wayberry Bos- Harper (9) Pelrccerii Cleveland ooa 100 7 0 California 003 COO 5 1 Colberl M-4> and Fosse; Wrignt Fisher (9) and Slephensnn. Chicago .....CCO 000 1 0 New York .013010 B 11 3 Bahnsen (8-7) Lemonds (3) Regan (5) Keawh C8) and flnnkrnan; Peter- son (5.8) and HRS: NY- Murcer (7) Clarke MINOR BALL SCORES International Charleston 10 Syracuse S Louisville 4 Peninsula 3 Richmond -t Rochester l Pacitic Coasl Salt lake 3 Albuquerque 1 Phoenix 3 Tgcson 1 Tacoma 7 Pcrtland 0 Hawaii 7 Eugene 4 EXPORT 'A' CANADA'S FINEST CIGARETTE They're here! Seiberling STEEL BELT! TIRES The longest wearing, strongest, most bruise-resistant tires we've ever sold! ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPLETE TIRE SAIES A SERVICE Phone 3274806 or 327-444! LETHBRIDGE AND BOW ISLAND ;