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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, June 17, 1974 North, Jackson collide, they were after fly ball THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It took an almost blind man to get Bill North and Reggie Jackson together Sunday but it was a meeting Oakland Ath- ietie's feuding'sluggers could have done without. Bill Sudakis. an mfielder with New York Yankees of the American League, is legally blind with 20-400 vision in both home the winning run with two out in the llth inning. Boston went into the ninth trailing 4-1 but Dwight Evans walked and Rick Burleson sin- gled, chasing California Bob Foster 7 Vie icinner Haie Irwin happy as he wins U.S. Open title. Chris Evert wins title PARIS (AFi Chris Evert of Fort Lauderdale. Fla.. won her second straight major international championship Sunday, overpowering Olga Morozova of the Soviet Union. 6-1. B-2. in the women's singles final of the French Open Tennis Tournament. The 19-vear-oki Miss Evert Sansei wins Lethbridge Sansei won their fifth and sixth games in a row S u n d a y sweeping a doubleheader in Bow Island bv scores of 25-3 and 16-7 in Centennial Bantam Baseball League play. Harvie Pocza fired a two hitter in the opener, striking out 13 baiters as he went the full seven innings for the locals. He also led the Sansei attack with two home runs, a triple and a double. Bryan Turner had a triple, double and single while Parry MacDonald added another double and two singles for the Leihbridge club. In ihe nightcap. Sansei belied three Bow Island pitchers for 13 hits to give George Hiraga the victory. Harvie Pocza had three singles while Hiraga had two doubles lead the attack. The Sansei team will travel In Drumheller this weekend for a two day Bantam tournament. won the Italian championship two weeks ago. Miss Evert was devastating in the hour-long match before a crowd of about 10.000 in hot sunshine around the centre court at Roland Garros Sta- dium. She had her usual fine touch for the baseline with her drives from forehand and two- fisted backhand. Miss Morozova made a few sallies to the net but accurate lobs or pass shots from Miss Evert discouraged her from trying this too often. Miss Evert is the youngest player to win the French title since Christine Truman of Britain, at 18 years, five months, took it in 1959. The late Maureen Connolly of the United States won in 1953 at 18 Years, eight months. Miss Evert breezed through her six matches in the tourna- ment without the loss of a set. Her final result was one of the five easiest victories in the oO- vea r hist ory of t h e inurnament. Bowling CAPRI BOWL THURS N1TE MIXED SPRING G.TV Knox 250. Gorrior Tamkf Bru-isr-ian 237. Eutien-i Ya-'ada 30; Da-.vson 2S3. Linri, 263 Pe'sons 2-11 Y.B.C. SPRING LEAGUE a v S n: a e o 2 1. B i a 3.ii Tociri Kyj'e Dive 251 Ki- n the game against Oakland. Sudakis hit a pinch- double to right-centre field in the seventh inning and as Jackson and North both ran for the ball they collided. The hit drove in the tying run. Alter doubles by Elliot Mad- dox and Bobby Murcer, Sudakis shoved home an insurance run with a sacrifice fly to assure New York's 5-3 victory. Other league results were: Chicago White Sox 9. Baltimore Orioles 1; Detroit Tigers 3: Kansas City Royals '1 in 11 innings; Boston Red Sox 7. California Angels 4: and Milwaukee Brewers 4: Texas Rangers 3. Minnesota Twins downed Cleveland Indians 3-0 before the Indians rebounded for a 3-1 in the second game of their doubleheader. Results Saturday were: Cleveland 5. Minnesota 1; De- troit 11. Kansas City 9; Oakland 9. New York 1; Baltimore 4. Chicago 3: Texas 5. Milwaukee 2: and Boston 5. California 3. At Oakland, North was knocked unconscious in his collision with Jackson and had to leave the game. "I understand they've been trying to keep those two guys apart." Sudakis cracked, referring to their recent clubhouse fistfight. Oakland's team doctor said North was "probably uncon- scious only a few minutes after the collision. He remembered who the batter was but he couldn't remember the actual hit." PACES WINNERS T o n y M u s e r paced Chicago's 13-hit attack against Baltimore with two singles, a double and a homer. He drove in three runs and scored three more. Genera! manager Chuck Tanner said Muser is "the kind of guy who can do a good job while going in and out of tile lineup." Kansas City manager Jack McKeon was glad to see the end of Aurelio Rodriguez after his club's meeting with Detroit. Rodriguez clubbed a three- run homer with two-out in the ninth inning Saturday for the Detroit victory. Sunday. Rodriguez singled heavily favored ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. iReuter) World light heavyweight champion Bob Foster steps into the ring for his 14th title defence tonight, heavily favored to beat Jorge Ahumada of Argentina. Las Vegas odds make the black police officer as a 13-to- 5 against Ahumada, a new- star on the light heavyweight scene. Their 15-round bout is part of a doubleheader closed- circuit television show along with a heavyweight clash in New York between Joe Frazier and Jerry Quarry. As soon as the screens above the ring in the seat University of New Mexico arena show the outcome of the New York fight, the Foster-Ahumada bout will begin. Foster's most recent victory was against South African Pierrie Fourie in Johannesberg in December, the first black white boxing match ever staged there. Ahumada. 28. started his training inauspiciously by being knocked on his seat in a training round June 4 at his camp at McAfee. N.J. Foster, 35. is predicting a knockout but not naming the round. He took his title from Nigerian Dick Tiger in New York in May. 1968. and has a record of 51 wins and six losses, most of them to heavyweights. starter Dick Lange. Mario Guerrero's double off Barry Raziano scored Evans and Juan Beniquez' infield single loaded the bases. Cecil Cooper's two-run single tied the game, then Carlton Fisk. who had hit his 10th homer in the third inning, untied it with a double to left. Charlie Sands smacked a two- run homer and Lee Stanton had a solo shot for the Angels. Charlie Moore's tie- breaking single in the seventh inning and Don Money's run- scoring double in the eighth led Milwaukee past Texas, keeping the Rangers from moving into a first-place tie with Oakland in the West. Jim Spencer hit two homers and Alex Johnson had one for Texas while Bob Coluccio homered for Milwaukee. Ray Corbin and three Min- nesota relievers limited Cleveland to six hits in the Twins' first-game triumph. Then Fritz Peterson pitched a seven-hitter on his own and John Lowenstein drove in two runs with a pair of singles to lead Cleveland to its victory and the twin-bill split. Bird talk Pheasant Habitat Co ordinator Dennis McDonald will be speaking on the pheasant situation in Southern Alberta at the Civic Sports Centre Tuesday night at 8 p.m. There will be a question and answer period regarding the S100.000 that will be spent in Lethbridge and District this year. Also featured at the meeting, sponsored by the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association will be a film called "The Way of the Everyone is welcome to attend. Lacrosse The Lethbridge Midget Mohawks trounced the Calgary Braeside team 16-7 in lacrosse action Sunday at the Adams Arena. Paul Byrne led the local attack with seven goals while Tony Simioni and Ken Hall flashed the light four times each. George Massey had a single for the Mohawks. Kevin Sonmar scored three times for Calgary while Rick Van Bescow had two. Complete Car Care DISC OR DRUM Your car's brakes need regular check-ups. They may need relmmg nghi now. Trust the job to your Esso Complete Car Care retailer HERE'S WHAT YOU GET FOR THIS ONE PRICE: FOR CARS WITH FOR CARS WITH FRONT DISC BRAKES DRUM BRAKES Remove 4 wheels Check discs for runout, excessive stress and wear Labour 1or installing pads Re-assemble calipers and check cahper alignment Remove rear drums inspect lining condition and wheel cylinders Inspect and measure drum condition Labour 1or installing linings Assemble drums and wheels Check master cylinder Check brake lights Final quality control test. i Disassemble and exam- ine wheels, drum shoes. springs and adjusting mechanism i Examine wheel cylinder Inspect and measure all brake drums p'ates Inspect biafce shoe return springs Labour lor installing linings Clean and lubricate adjusting mechanism Inspect 1rpnl rear wheel seals Examine cylinder Ariiust brakes Check oower cylinder Check brake lights Final quality control test You pay no more than price quoted at Esso Complete Car Care Retailers. OFFER GOOD UNTIL JUNE 21 WHEREVER YOU SEE THIS SIGN. "We know how much you depend on your car." Canada even VICTORIA (CP) Canada evened the exhibition women's volleyball series with China here Sunday by winning a best of five match by three games to one. China, which is playing an eight game series across the country with Canada's national team, won the opener 3-0 in Vancouver Saturday but never really got going well Sunday against the fast, young Canadian team. With Betty Baxter spiking consistently and captain Kathy Bickerstaff and Diane Murrav. both of Vancouver, blocking beautifully on defence. Canada won 16-14. 15- 10. 11-15. 15-6. The series continues Tuesday in Calgary and other matches are scheduled for Edmonton. Saskatoon. Toronto. Fredericton. N.B.. and Ottawa. LABOUR ONLY EXTRA V10ST CARS F..W. Break it up There was no double play on this action at second. Clay Carroll a starter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Clay Carroll has finished a lot more games than he's started, but he may get a chance to close the gap. "I have to give a lot of con- sideration to starting Cincinnati manager Sparky Anderson said Sunday after Carroll teamed with Pedro Borbon to pitch the Reds to a seven-hit 5-0 triumph over Philadelphia Phillies." Other results were: Los Angeles Dodgers 7, New York Mets 1; St. Louis Cardinals 6. Atlanta Braves 3: Pittsburgh Pirates 4. San Francisco Giants 3: Montreal Expos 9. San Diego Padres 8: and Chicago Cubs 2. Houston Astros 1 in 10 innings. Results Saturday Montreal 6. San Diego 4: Houston 8. Chicago 7: New York 4. Los Angeles 1: Philadelphia 5. Cincinnati 2: Pittsburgh 3. San Francisco 2: and Atlanta 7. St. Louis 1. Carroll. 4-1. set a National League record of 37 saves in 1972 and was making only his 23rd start in 551 major league appearances. He pitched eight innings of six-hit ball before giving wav to Borbon. MUSCLES SORE "J had to take myself out after the eighth." Carroll said. "I guess I used some muscles 1 haven't used in a long time." Dave Concepcion drove in two runs with a single, and Joe Morgan hit a home run to load the Reds" attack. Andy Messersmith pitched a five-hitter and Jimmy Wynn triggered a five-run uprising with a seventh-inning triple as the Dodgers sent Tom Seaver (o his sixth loss in nine games. Ted Sizemore drilled a tie- breaking single in the seventh inning and St. Louis added three decisive runs in the ninth on a bases-loaded walk to Ted Simmons and Joe Minor ball The 1974 Senior Little League season schedule came to an end with the Pirates and Twins topping their respective divisions. The Pirates captured the Norcrest division pennant title with 20 points while trie Twins finished first at Lakeside with 15 points while the Twins finished first at Lakeside with 15 points. Lea gue p 1 ayo ff s w i! i commence tonight at Dave Klton Park with the Twins facing the Yankees and the Athletics taking on the Tigers at Action will continue Tuesday with the Pirates meeting the Kxpos and the Braves tangling the Dodgers. Meanwhile in Lakeside Little League action over the weekend, the Twins edged the Yankees 5-4. Neil Court earned the mound win while Keif Krokosh suffered the loss. Calvin Byam stroked a double and single to lead the Twins" offence while Rick Labaron rapped a double for the Yankees. SENIOR LITTLE LEAGUE STANDINGS (FINAL) Norcresl W L T PIS 10 Dorts-vs Lakeside Torre's two-run single. Darrell Evans had tied it for the Braves in the sixth on a solo homer off winner Lynn McGlothen. McGlothen. who entered the game with a 9-3 record and 2.63 earned-run average, allowed seven hits and fanned seven in 8 1-3 innings. PIRATES CLIMB Jim Rooker survived a three-run first inning and went on to pitch a five-hitter for the Pirates, helping the team to the victory which lifted the team out of the East Division cellar for the first time since April 25. E x p o s W i 11 i e D avis homered with one out in the nirth to tie the score and Ken .Singleton walked and scored on Ron Kairly's double. Two- run homers by Fred Kendall and pinch-hitter Clarence C.aston in the eighth inning had powered the Padres into an 8-7 lead. Rookie Barry Foote drove in three runs for Montreal with a single and a homer. Chicago's Andre Thornton drew a bases-loaded walk fol- lowing a pair of intentional passes in the 10th inning. Rick Monday hammered a one-out triple off reliever Ken Forsch and Matt Alexander was pur- pose! v passed, as was pinch- hitter Vic Harris. Chris Ward was sent up to hit for Steve Swisher and Fred Scherman relieved Forsch. The Cubs switched to Thornton and he. too. walked. Astros' Cesar Cedeno hom- ered off Chicago's Rick Keus- cliel in ihe first inning and Biliv Williams tied the score in ihe fifth with a homer off Larrv Dierker Topsyfurry Los Angeles' Steve Garvey is safe at second. ;