Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Saturday, 17, 1972 THE 1ETHBRIDOE HERAID 13 Cincinnati edged but keep lead Now the Nets are sticking like glue By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS and moved Ihe Astros Into sec Jimmy Wynn, Houston's Toy Cannon, went off twice Friday night. The first explosion cost him Tlie second one cost Philadelphia Phillies a ball game. Wynn, who carries the Toy Cannon nickname because of his size and his power, greeted re- liever Dick Selma with a leadolf homer in the bottom of the llth Inning, giving the Astros a 1-0 decision over the Phillies. Seven innings earlier, Wynn picked up an fiutomatic fine for tossing his helmet In protest over a called third strike from Philadelphia starter Steve Carlton. In other National League ac- tion Friday, New York Mets nipped Cincinnati Reds 2-1, Chi- cago Cubs shut out Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0, Pittsburgh Pirates shaded San Diego Padres 2-1, San Francisco Giants downed St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 and Montreal Expos split a double- header with Atlanta Braves, Winning the opener 7-4 and dropping the nightcap 2-0. Wynn raged at umpire Bruce Froemming in the fourth inning after being called out on strikes. He dropped his bat across home plate and then tossed his helmet in anger as he strolled away from the umpire. Froemming pointed at Wynn j as the helmet flew and at first, the indication was interpreted as the thumb out of the ball game for Wynn, But it was only ond place lie with Los Angeles the National League West, games behind Cincinnati. The Mets snapped a seven- game Cincinnati winning streak for the second time in less than two weeks, pushing across a run in the ninth inning on Bud Har- rclson's triple and a wild pitch Harrelson scampered home on Blass won hi; eighth by loser Gary Nolan. After Harrelson's triple, the Reds walked pinch hitter Tom- mie Agee, choosing to pitch in- stead to Willie Mays, whose sev- enth-inning single had tied the score. But Mays never got the chance to be AARON BREAKS UP DOUBLE PLAY Montreal second baseman Ron Hunt (33) fires late to first in an attempt to double off Atlo.ijta leftfielder Rico Carly (foreground) in fourth Inning of National League baseball gome in Atlanta Friday night. On the ground is first baseman Henry Aaron who was out at second. (AP Wirephoto) IVof needed much lately Bullpen comes to life i notification of tha automatic 1 fine. The fine was fine with the As- tros, who hustled Wynn away from Froemming and managed to keep their little slugger in the _baU game instead of the clut- Bobby about to sign? (CP) Ben Hat- skin, owner of Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association, said Friday night Bobby Hull has not signed a contract, but he is 99.99 per cent certain the Chicago Black Hawk star will play for Winnipeg next season. Halskin, speaking at a Winni- peg airport news- conference upon liis return from a meeting In Chicago with Hull, denied that the 15-year National Hockey League veteran had al- ready signed a multi-year con- tract. Hatskin said however, he has a verbal agreement, complete with a handshake, with Hull. Al- though the Jets' owner refuses to discuss contract terms, it is reported the Jels, with the as sistance of the WHA, are offer ing Hull million in a five-year Steve Blass tossed a five-nil ler and retired 16 San Diego batters In order, pitching the Pirates past the Padres and keeping Pittsburgh one-half game ahead of New York in the National League East. NDY CAPP VOU ARE? I'VE NEVER SEEM VO.U WITH CUT THAT OUT A MARRIED WOMAN ME COMIN1 IN WALK PAST 1 OUR HDUSE I ANY NIGHT ASOUT NINE, VOU'LL ALWAYS see TOGETHER AN1 'IM COIN1 OUT By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Just when the Baltimore bull- pen corps was flunking about a p p 1 y i n g for unemployment compensation, who should coma to their rescue but Jim Palmer, friend of the underworked relief pitcher. "On tha bench before tho ninth inning, they were kidding me that I was the best eight-in- ning pitcher in b a s e b a Palmer said after hurling the high-flying Orioles to a 3-0 vic- tory over Minnesota Twins Fri- day night with last-out help from Grant Jackson. It was the eighth consecutive triumph for the Orioles. The first seven all were complete two apiece by Pat Dobson; Mike Cuellar and Dave McNally, but only one by Palmer. The last time a Balti- more starter needed relief was June 6 and his name was Jim Palmer. On that occasion, Palmer breezed into Hie ninth also against a 4-1 lead but surrendered a sin- gle, homer and another single, which eventually became the tying run, Tho Orioles went in to lose 5-4 in 15 innings. The hard-throwing right-han- der retired the first two Minne- sota batters in the ninth inning Friday night but then yielded single to Jim Nettles and walked Eric Sotlerholm Elick Dempsey, loading the When Rich Reese was an- nounced as a pinch hitter for loser Jim Kaat, Baltimore man- ager Earl Weaver summoned Grant Jackson from the bullpen bos been a while, hasn't Weaver said he buzzed a third strike past Rick Rentek, batting for Reese. "They've been through this Weaver said of his bullpen's long vacation. Else- where in the American League, Detroit Tigers kept pace with Baltimore atop the East Divi- sion by blanking California An- gels 3-0, Oakland Athletics shut out Cleveland Indians 54) and Kansas City Royals edged Mil- waukee Brewers 3-2. The Chica- go-Boston and Texas-New York games were rained out. Baltimore staked Palmer to a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Bobby Grich doubled, took third on Paul Blair's single and scored on Don Baylor's foul sac- rifice fly. In the eighth, Don Bu- ford singled, Grich walked and Blair tripled for two more runs Meanwhile, Palmer wriggled out trouble 'in the fourth .with runners on second and third and none out, he re- tired Harmon Killebrew on a grounder, fired a called third strike past Tony Oliva and got Nettles on a foul pop. The Tigers remained in a flat- footed tie with the Orioles as Uekey Slanley and Dick Me- iuliffe homered off California's lick Clark in support of Joe Meman's three-hit I0-slrikeout litching. Detroit only managed three lils but Slanley homered In the hird inning and McAulilfe con- lected in the fifth following a walk to Eddie Brinkman. Oakland also got shutoul pitching and snapped a four- jame losing streak when Ken loltzman checked Cleveland on even hits and became the ourth 10-game winner in Ihe majors, all in the American League. HOLIDAYS IN JUNE RENT a TRUCK AND CAMPER Crazy JUNE PRICES or per week at 6e or 7c per mile DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. 16th Avenue and M.M. Drive S., Box 1234 Pho MEMBER OP FORD RENTACAR SYSTEM Lethbridge 328-8861 Red O'Quinii denies story about coacli MONTREAL (CP) Gen- eral manager Red O'Quinn of Montreal AloueEtes denied Friday reports that he had re- ferred to head coach Sam Etcheverry as a "figurehead1 coach. "That's not O'Qutnn said of the accusation made by assistant coach Bob Ward Thursday, after Ward quit the team. "I just sat there and lis- tened to a very emotional man go into a the general manager said. "Then I asked him to come back later after I'd had t chance to tackle the problem But he made himself unavail- able. He may have wanted us to fire him." Ward, Etcheverry's cliief assistant on defence, returnet home to Silver Springs, Va.: Thursday after labelling Etch everry "incompetent." "I've treated Bob Ward ex- tremely well and I'm disap- O'Quinn said. "If he felt this way, he should have told us earlier. "It was only this week tha' I found out he went to see Sam Berger earlier in the month when he was here for our Canadian camp." O'Quinn said Ward's sudden departure left the team with out a critical coach on the eve of training camp. He said an other assistant could not be hired until next week and the selection would be limited. Ward was angered at the Alouettes for releasing corner backs Bobby Lee Thompson and Merle Code and defensive ends Bill Whistler and Joa Blake. ouse. Carlton duelled.m even terms rat with Don Wilson and then reliever Tom Griffin and IB game remained scoreless after 10 innings. The Phillies' eft-bander allowed just six hits and struck out 13 before leaving or a pinch hitter in the llth. Dick Selma came on at the tart of the llth and It took only our pitches for Wynn to end the all game. His ninth homer anded in the left field stands Glascow banned BERN (Hluter) Glasgow dangers of Scotland, winners of he European Cup Winners' Cup, have been banned from European Football Union com- petitions for the next two sea- ons because of their sup- porters' misbehavior, it was an- nounced here today. The committee met In Brus- sels Thursday to consider a pro- est by Moscow Dynamo, beaten -2 by Rangers in the final in Barcelona May 24. The Russian club has protested because their ilayers were intimidated by dangers fans, who invaded the )itch. Union headquarters here an- nounced that the prolest was re- ecled bul Glasgow Rangers were excluded from all Eurc- )ean Football Union club com- petition for Ihe seasons 1972-73 and 1973-74. This means that Rangers will lave to forfeit their place in next season's Cup Winners' Cup competition. pact. "I feel signs are definitely good that Hull Is coming to play in Hatskin said "Before I left, I felt I was 99 per cent sure of him coming here now I have to say I am 99.9 per cent sure." Hatskin said basic agreemen has been reached on mos points in the nearly 75-page con tract, with the remainder of th contract now in the hands o lawyers. Hull, a native of Point Anne Ont., is due in Winnipeg nex Wednesday as part of a cross Canada promotional tour, bu the Jets office will not say If contract signing is scheduled fo then. Meanwhile the Jels hav been turned down by the Man itoba government In the club request for an exemption from the provincial amusement ta during its first year of opera tions. Recreation minister L a r r Desjardins, in a question pe- riod exchange in the legisl; ture with L. R. Sherman, sal it was unlikely a team repor ed willing to pay Bobby Hu million to sign a contrac really needs government assis tance. The provincial amuseme tax is five per cent on any 3' mission price over Mr. Desjardins left the doc open for further negotialio on any proposals to give r duced ticket prices to penslo ers and children. He said in an Interview tl government may be willing subsidize ticket purchases f these groups. This would n amount to a direct subsidy f the hockey club but would pro ably increase its ticket sales. Short sport and the Pirates captured their 29th in Ihe last 37 starts. Jim Hickman and Billy Wil- liams cracked home runs and Burt Hooton tired a six-hilter as Chicago blanked Los Angeles. homer was his 12th of the season and fifth in the last four games. Hickman hit No. 6 as the Cubs beat Ostccn, defeating a left-hander for only thu third time in 12 de- cisions this season. San Francisco collected 11 hits, Including Bobby Bonds' 10th homer of the year, and the Giants thumped St. Louis. Don Carrlthers, pitching for the first time since June 4, scattered seven hits to pick up the vic- tory. The Giants jumped St. Louis starter Rick Wise for four runs and eight hits in the first three innings and Carrithers coasted after that. Montreal rallied for four runs In the ninth inning of the opener with consecutive pinch singles by Ron Fairly and Jim Fairey driving in three of the runs to beat the Braves. Bob Bailey had a two-run homer and started the winning rally with a single. Tim Foil also singled and when Ralph Garr hobbled the ball, Bailey scored the tying run. Then Fair- ly's hit sent the Expos ahead and Fairey singled for two more. In the nightcap, Earl Wil- liams' fourth inning single drove in both Atlanta runs and Ron Reed made the edge stand up on a seven-hitter as the Braves gained the split. 'OURTH TRIUMPH OAK RIDGES, Ont. (CP) Quarterback John Reaves signed a four-year contract Fri- day with Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League for a reported and an incene program that couh double the amount. The 21-year-old Reaves, from the University of Florida, was the Eagles' No. 1 draft choice a: last January's NFL draft. NBA 'STARS FINED WHITE SULPHUR SPRI GS, W. Va. (AP) The National Basketball Asociation's board of governors unanimously passed a resolution Friday di- recting commisioner Walter Kennedy to fine each player who participated without per- mission of his club in an all-star ;amo agauist the American basketball Association May 25. In New York, Larry Fleisher, counsel-tor Jte NBA Players As- sociation, slid tha governors' action was "outrageous and will not be tolerated." He said that if tho fines were levied, the players would go to court to overturn the fines or might call a general strike nest Septem- SPORTS FANS! 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