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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, iwo 23, 1970 - THE UTHBRIOGE HERALD - 7 HELPING HANDS - Montreal catcher John Bateman Is ton. Bateman dropped the ball after colliding with fans in held up by his trainer Joe Lisco in the fifth inning when ha box seats, tried to field a foul ball off the bat of Phillies' Mike Comp- Aussies, Americans Advance Minnesota Increases Western Lead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Frank Robinson doubled home the tying and winning runs to cap a second Baltimore Orioles comebaclc over Boston Red Sox Monday, leading to a 9-8 victory in one of only three American League baseball games. Elsewhere, Oakland Athletics edged Kansas City Royals 2-1 and Minnesota T\vins squeezed by Milwaukee Brewers 4-3. The Orioles spotted the Red Sox six riuis in tiie first inning but came back in the seventh to tie it 6-6 before Boston regained the lead 8-6 in the eigth. Carl Yastrzemski spai-ked the Boston explosion in the first with a two-run homer off Tom Phoebus and the other four runs were unearned. A bases-loaded walk in the second irniing got Baltimore's first run in and the Orioles came back with five more in the se\'enth an a three-nm homer by Curt Motion, Dave Joluison's triple and a two-nm homer by Chico Salmon. SOX FIGHT BACK Boston battled back, taking a modest two-run bulge on Tony Conigliaro's sevienth - inning homer and an eighth-inning run built ai'ound singles by Mike Andrews and Billy Conigliaro and an infield out. But in the ninth, Boog Powell doubled with one out and scored on Merv Rettemnund's single. Paul Blaii- doubled and Brooks Robinson walked, loading the bases for Frank Robinson, who doubled home the deciding runs. It was the fifth straight victory for the Orioles, who now lead the American League East by 3Vz games. Minnesota, front-runner in the West, opened its lead to 41,2 games by knocking off Milwaukee. Harmon Killebrew's 18th home run, a three-run shot that broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth, was the big blow for tlie Twins. Jim Kaat throttled the Brewers on tlu-ee hiu until the ninth when Tommy H a r p e r's two-run homer pulled Milwaukee within one run. But Ron Perranoskl came out of the bullpen to retire the last three batters and save the victory. Rod Oarew, Minnesota's second baseman and the American League's leading batter, was forced to leave the game in the fourtii inning because of a leg injury after he was bowled over on a double play by Milwaukee's Mike Hegan. The injury was not believed to be serious. Frank Fernandez ripped a pinch-hit homer leading off the bottom of the ninth inning to give Oakland its victory over Kansas City. The homer was the ninth ttus season for Fernandez, who was batting for winner Bobby Locker, 1-1. The Athletics' other run came on a fifth-inning homer by Sal Bando, liis I4lh of the season and third in the last two days. Kan.sas City tied the scor� against starter Diego Segui with an unearned run in the seventh on Paul Schaal's double and an error by John Donaldson. Laver, Ashe Post Easy ^^TMBLEDON, England (AP) -Rod Laver of Australia and Arthur Ashe of Richmond, Va., led a procession of seeded players through the first round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships Monday as both the Australia and U.S. contmgents came through without incident. Laver, who is seeking his third title in succession and his fifth altogether, took just one hour for a 6-2, 6-0, 6-2 romp over George "Butch" Seewagen of Bayside, N.Y. Ashe opened his bid by downing Graham Stilwell of Britain 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. Stan Smith of Los Angeles, the U.S. No. 1 and the seventh seed here, also advanced, but had difficulty before subduing Jaime FiUol of Chile 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Clark Graebner, the nintii seed from New York, also needed four sets before defeating Harald Elsenbroich of West Germany 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, but Dennis Ralston of Bakersfield, Calif., advanced without playing when Nicola Pietrangeli of Italy scratched. One, Two, Three But Not Out, In They say that one, two, three strikes' and you're out but what do you do when the one, two, three is in reference to golf? A trio of golfers invaded Magrath Golf Club Monday and recorded a unique triple. Playing the par-tln-ee, fourth hole, Jim Freel of Lethbridge canned his too shot for a hole-intone. Fraser Baalim, also of Lethbridge bu-died the hole while Jim Matkin of Milk River picked up a par. And there you have your one, two and three. The Australians, with five se^, had even less trouble. Laver, inevitably the top seed, showed his way against Seewagen while John Newcombe, second seed and last yeai-'s rlm-ner-up, was the victor in another Australia - U.S. battle when he defeated Roy Earth, of San Diego, Calif., 6-2, 6-3, 6-4. Roy Emerson, the 10th seed, and like Laver and Newcombe a former winner here, had an equally-easy passage over Ana-toly Volkov of Russia 6-4, 6-2, 6-0 while Ken RosewaU, the vet* ANDY CAPP IF I WERE T' DIE TO/V\0RR0W WOUL&NER mRR"V AGAUN?, NOT TOMORROW, KIO -iVE GOT A SNOOKER MATCH eran Aussie who was twice a finalist in the 1950s and 60s is seeded fifth this year, beat fellow countryman Charles Dibley 6-3, 7-5, 64. To complete the grand slam, fourth-seeded Tony Roche defeated Bob Maud of South Africa 6-1, 64, 6-2. pHEH.' HEH/ HEH.'HEH? Negrello Coach Bill Kerr, raanagei' of the Lethbridge jimior Miners, today announced that Hector Ne-grello has taken over the duties of coach of the club. Miners are currently playing IloUday Thne Is Tuue-Up Tune! We Specialize in Rcss Whitmoe Lessee Owner TEXACO CAR CARE - , , , . . . Another reason why Corburetor ond ignstion you sh^ould call in ^^^^ GUARANTEED! El RmchQ 6th Ave., M.M. Drive Service Phone 327-5406 in the Letlibridge Recreation Baseball League. Negrello replaces Baj-ry Gol-berg who was recently transferred. Miners and their new coach wiE be in action together tonight at 8 p.m. and again Wednesday evening at Hendei-son Park. On both occasions Brooks will be their opponents. Wayne Mears Paces Victory In a Lethbridge Businessmen's Fastball League game Bank of Nova Scotia ti'immed the News Media by a 19-18 score. Lyn Rosaine hurled the victory while Al Smith took the loss. Wayne Mears beltetl a double and three singles and Jolm Westra poked out four' singles to lead the Bank's attack, s Raer Results EDMONTON (CP) - Rac� resuits Monday at Northlands Parks First SI,400, claiming, 3-year-old3, 7 furlongs Eaglerlde (Lawson) 22.20 11.80 6.50, Malor Marnle (Hunt) 7.70 4.70, St. Georges Day (Bllllngsley) 4.10. Time: 1:29 Blue Loreen, Prince Rouser, Helra-tlon. Blue Dee, Kid Balour also ran. Second $1,400, claiming, 2-year-olds, 5 furlongs Joy Little (Hedge) 7.30 4.10 3.20, Yousweeplndoh (Norris) 4.00 2.90, April Wonder (Bllllngsley) 3.80. Time: 1:02 1-5 Doris Leige, Western Leader, All K1, Wariff, Foolish Discretion also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: $98.20. Tliird $1,500, claiming, 4-year-olds and up, IVs miles Peace-Man (Bllllngsley) 5.20 3.00 2.60, Fablson (Pacheco) 4.00 3.20, Judge Alone (Sladnyk) 3.40. Time; 1:55 2-5 War Ctiest, Random Rage, Tetralass. Some Flag, New Omen, Saucy Jay, Eddie Dobboln also ran. Fourtti $1,500, Claiming, 4-year-olds and uo. IVb miles Zorba (Stadnyk) 9.80 5.10 3.60, Captain Prelect (Haynes) 7.60 4.20, Lll Wolf Jr. (Parsons) 2.9(1. Time: 1:55 Joev Law, Old Army, Bfn Anle, Dale's Mistake also ran. Track Scratcti: Anticipation. Fifth $1,500, claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur-longs Fast Friday (Bllllngsley) 5.90 3.70 2.50, WIcIng Gloree (Sladnyk) 10,10 4.10, Prince D'Reabu'rn (Barroby) 2.80 Time: 1:28 1-5 Diddle, King Sparkle, King Dreamer, Pago's Poem, Haydn's Doll also ran. EXACTOR! $59. Sixth $1,700, claiming, 4-year-olds and UD I'h miles Redirect (Hedge) 6.70 3.90 3.30, CI05- 2.90, Erin's ed Courl (Barroljy) 3.8 Queen (Blllingsley) 3 40. Time: 1:53 3-5 Dark Numbers, Bell'.*! Shnila. Lady Kasha, Super Quill, On The Go also ran. Seventh $1,700, Grubstake claiming handicap, 4-year-olds and up, I'b miles Chained Flag (Parsons) 10.10 4.60 3.10, Proud Shadow (Stadnyk) 5.40 3.70, Oceme (Bllllngsley) 4.00. Time: 1:54 W e e d a n 1, Hewlnsum, Dlplomado, Wautnaut, Princess Lani also ran. Eighth $1,600, claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Singing Surf (Stadnyk) 13.90 6.40 6.40, Sisler City (Billlnqsley) 14.50 7.20, Jim Kcefe (Haynes) 10.50. Time: 1:26 4-5 Scuba Do, Jimmy A Go Go, Roun-dy's Kid, Pobrecito, Lady's Trip also QuiNEkLAi $71.50. M-Star Schedule Announced NEW YORK (AP)-BasebaU commissioner Bowie Kuhn announced Monday the schedule for releasing the starting lineups and the other squad members of the National and American league teams who \vill meet Tuesday, July 14, at Cmcinnati in the aninual All-Star game. The game, to be played at the new Riverfront Stadium, will start at 5:15 p.m. MST. In the event of a postponement, the game will be rescheduled foi' 3 p.m. the next afternoon, Wednesday, July 15. Each team will be limited to 28 players. The starting eight ai-e selected by the vote of fans and tlie others, including pitch-e r s, by the managei's-GD Hodges of New York Mets for the National League and Earl Weaver of Baltimore Orioles for tlie American League. The National League's eiglit stai'ters, excluding pitchers, will be announced by Kuhn's office Monday, July 6, and the Ameii-can League Tuesday, July 7. The National League pitchers will be announced Wednesday, July 8, the American League pitchei's Thursday, July 9. The remainder of the 'National League squad will be released Thuj'sday, July 9, and the rest of the American squad, Friday, July 10. Alexander WRIST IN CAST - Detroit Re