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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, June 17, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-9 Safe (it second Corndo Santoni couldn t find the handle Sunday Mustangs hand Miners second loss of season I he Lcthbndgc Minus hit both sides ot the win loss c olumn as then managed onh a split in A nan of Calgaiv Majoi Men s 1 astball League games staged at I 'ton Park Sundav Ihe Mirers opened the afternoon doubleheader against the visiting Calgarv Mustangs with a V 5 upset but roared back to win the final 1 In the first encounter the Big fight all set NEW (AP) Joe Frazier will be out to prove that he stil' is still Smokin Joe tonight in Madison Square Garden when he fights lerrv Quarrv who will be trv ing to shake the rap that he never wins the big ones I think he s as sharp as he s ever been said trainer Eddie Futch as P prepaied to nut his career on the line Ihe ntavvweight champion has lost two of his last three a knockou' bv George 1-oreman when he lost the title and a decision defeat b v Muhammad Putch said he would recommend quit unless he wins impressiveiv That fight (the loss to Ah) onlv made him rrore deter mined to show his best better believe it said vvhen he asked if he tiiinks about fignting I oreman again F weighed in at 212 pounds Sundav while was Quairv goes into the fight with string of straight VK torus since ending brief retiieirent about 17- months ago and has lost onlv su times again-.! pro victories 29 bv 1-ncK koui But four of the defeats espe cialiv t was stopped twice DV Muhammad he lost a decision to hmmv Ellis m a World Vssouation title- bout in and he was stopped in seven rounds bv 1 in when l-raricr AJS, as champion b> siv states If 1 don t win I better get out of the business because I 11 never be more readv than I am right now said Quarrv, who blames personal pioblem1- as the reason behind some of his past defeats The scheduled i2 rounder will be the first half of a closed circui' television doubleheader and will start 10 prn FDT The second light which also will be seen on television bv trie Garden crowd will be Bob Fosters light heavv weight title defence against Jorge interest to the Fra fight is the fact that Joe L ouis s legendarv Brown Bomber has been licensed and appointed bv the New York State Uhletic Commission as icferee The move drew some cnti (ism but both fight camps sud thev will accept Louis both Garden boung boss leddv Brenner and Louis denied the action was taken to sell tickets The iO old 1 ia7ier who has won 50 fights 25 bv knockout is guaranteed s400 000 against 40 per cent of income Ouarrv 29 is guaranteed S225 000 against 22 per ecnt Brenner estimated a crowd of 000 and a gate of %00 000 for the Garden half of the doubleheader which will be telecast at 186 locations m the t niled States aii'l Canada bv lop Hank Inc It also will be beamed to several other coun tries Mustangs exploded toi five runs in the top of the seventh inning to hand the locals their second loss of the season I he locals had led 2 0 aftei thi ee c omplete innings of plav and 3 0 after four Ihe seven tilt tumcd right aiound in the fifth frame as the visitors got two mns back on foui hits and in en or Still trailing bv a single run after six innings the visitors linallv bioke the game apart in the unc'l inning bv talking five tuns on seven base hits Geoige Santoni who came imo lehef foi Dan til Leavitt dunng the seventh inning suffeicd the loss >shile Willie I eiding was credited with the win going the d stance It was the first loss of the season for S >ntom who had turned four stiaight shutouts prior to Sundav s match Harvcv Driedger and Nick Pashulha paced the Mustangs H hit attack with two doubles c-ach while Mitch Mvchasiuk belted a double in a losing c uise Meanwhile Santoni fired ball lor seven complete innings ind earned the Miners to their slim 1 over the Mustangs in the final Santoni gave up onlv two hits am ins the game while sti iking out I eidmg took on the Mineis again was with the loss after iHowing ffve safeties thiec Ihe c lubs were tied 1 1 i five innings but the 'oc ais (onnc c tc d for three hils which pio'iuced the garhe winning runs I e iv lit Doiin Dan Santoni and vKchasiuk walloped a double eac h foi the Mineis whne Johnson and Steve I vans lapped singles foi ill'-Mustangs hits Ihe iK will he idle until I ndav night when thev host v for a pair of Hank Aaron would like a contest ATLANTA (AP) Hcnrv Aaron baseball s home run king sajs he would welcome a homer hitting contest between himself and Sadaharu Oh the Japanese Babe Ruth I d like to have a home run hitting contest with him said the Braves star who snapped Ruth s all time mark April 1 when he hit his 715th career home! e can go to Japan or have it here said the 40 old Mobile Ma native If the nght otfer comes along foi a home run hitting contest between him and me I 11 accent the challenge admitted he knew little about Oh until a n porter told him that the 54 old Japanese slugger had said he is gunning to break s home run total and expected to plav another vears in his chase Aaron has connected lor 11 homers this vear !or a career total ot 724 with an addition eight more coming in World Series all star and games for a grand total of 732 Oh )4 has after IT vears of plav in Japan Typical play The Junior Miners made 13 errors in losing twice Errors cost Junior Miners N orris I Iradod? EDMONTON (CP) Goal- tender Jack Norns of Edmon ton Oilers savs he has a no tiacle no cut contract and c an t be traded to the new In dianapolis entrv in the World Hockcv Vssociation Norns was replving to com- ments from general manager Bill Hunter who said Norns had released the H team in writing from the no trade c lause Bv CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer Several hundred local fans failed to see the humor in the comedv of errors displayed Sundav bv the Lethbridge Junior Miners as thev lost both ends of a Southern Alberta Junior Baseball League doubleheader to the Pirates The Junio'r Miners hobbled the ball eight times in an opening 14 4 loss to the league leading Pirates at Henderson Park In the nightcap a couple of errors in the last inning paved the wav for a three run outburst which provided the visitors with their winning margin in a 12 9 triumph Ulan Korth started on the mound in the openei and took the loss for the locals while Jon Petrunia took the nightcap defeat in relief of Greg Hamilton Ihe Miners started out we41 in the first game blanking the Pirates for two innings betore the errors started Then the free swinging northern farm bo1 s combined their 17 hit attack with the miscues and shot into a 7 2 fifth inning lead Gaiv P'eschel led the visitors with a double and three singles v hiie Price doubled and singled twice C.ieg Kvtder smacked a double and two singles while Jim McLellan added three singles as the locals battled some of the toughest pitching thev have fated so far pitchei Bob Bates went the distance for his third victorv of the season striking out 14 Miners .dong the wav One of the few bright spots for I ethbncige fans was Greg Hamilton s thiee un homer in the sixth inning of the sc-c oiid game His shot over the centie field wall tied the came at 9 9 but the Pirates quicklv scored the winning runs in the seventh the last inning bv mutual agreement of the teams Hamilton also had a single for the locals Jim McLellan continued his recent hiding streak belting out three singles for the third earn'" running Winning pitcher Ron Pieschel helped himself out with a double and a single w hile brother Garv duplicated his feat The two losses dropped the Miners season record to 4 6 Thev are now three games back of the first place Pirates Flv Balls The Pirates as coach Doug Frier had w arned are a fine hitting ball club but the Miner fielding was the storv of the dav Even more disheartening was the bickering among the local plavers which started shortlv after things began going downhill It seems strange that one swing of the bat or a flick of the glove can produce the hard feelings toward teammates that showed up on Sundav FIRST P OOj 043 4 1 1 ncrs 10 002 4 13 e Bates 3 11 id Pr C" Korth (2 3) Tokar uk (5) Do (8) Ham Iton SECOND P ates 036 000 3-12 9 1 M ners iOO Oj 0 Q j R Piesct cl (2 i Pr ce Ham Iton P -Jarkie Oliver of England driving a UOP Shadow won the 50 lap Canadian American challenge auto race Sundav Georce Kolliner of Calif aKo in a I OP Shadow look second over Scooter Patrick of Los Angeles The rare was the first in a scnes of seven for the Can Am tiUe The sec jnd is scheduled 7 in Gainesville Ga HOISTOV CLOSE HOI STON i AP) Coach lim Garret! of the World 1-oolball League Houston said Saturdav the club wa> close to -signing former J-ootball League quarterbaHi Don Trul] now an assistant coach at the 1 nivrrsm of re 98 per cent sure wr can sign him Garret! said The onlv drawback be his rommilmen! to oiher people and other business Trail plaved four wilh Houston Oilers and one vear with New England of the NFL He joined the staff in 1972 as quarterback and after two seasons in the Canadian Football League with Edmonton Eskimos McKENZIE QLITS TORONTO (CP) Ken Me Kenzie a 6 foot -10 centre from has quit Canada s national basketball team to return home spokesman for the team said M c K e n ?ie an outstanding pro prospect left the Canadian team indefimtelv for personal reasons vvas leading scorer and rebounder in Big Skv Conference while plav me with the I niversitv of Montana last Ongmallv the association made demands and then added ?5 more The group lew rote them consolidating the 90 into 6? The major thiust of the un ion s demands are the so called nine freedom issues which essentiallv would give i plavfr the opportumtv to mov e from one team tne demand the union shop ind thev HJCC ied it TEMPERS HOT' Garvev said ot the New ork meetings 1 ernpers goi reailv hot vtsterdav It was not a pleas ml situation Ihe executive director de sc nbed as an arrogant state rnent comments Max president of Minnesota tnat I the plavers to strike this summer re going to piav tin sf ison whether Ihev do or noi tt inter said can stnkt but thev cant prevent us nom signing iootbail plaveis eve.i if thev are sub calibiebvNM standaros re going to have to set up pic ke! lines and c lose down the camps Garvcn said re not going to be able to hold even rooki" out Pirst off we don t know who thev are Thev haven t toid u1- vvho thev have signeci So ii there is a strike i: >von t be 100 per cent B u t 11 h a v e t h e veterans at the camps explaining rookies what the is ali about The guvs coming out of college will fmo out the are ARE YOU INTERESTED IN OUR PHEASANT POPULATION? Sponsored Lethbridge Fish Game Association Tuesday, p.m. Civic Sports Centre Guest Speaker Dennis McDonald Habitat Co-OrdmatOT In Charge o1 Ihe Pheasant Program Alto Film On "Way of The Trout" Ai SILVEP t-OlltC U'J for 'Jlrr r I'tOT-En O 'fj T> 3 f s -r ;