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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ TH! IHHBRlDGt HETSAID Monday, 26, 1977 Philip Van Cleave double rodeo winner BEAN BALL BRAWL Montreal Expos and Philadelphia Phillies play- ers mix it up Sunday in a fourth-inning brawl of a Naloinal league game finally won by Philadelphia 1-0. On the left, Montreal shortstop Tim Foli holds head after getting hi! by ball pitched by Philadelphia's Tried for the ribs, not the head Sieve Carlton. This sparked the melee as berth benches cleared. Bent over in centre is Montreal manager Gene Mauch, thrown out of the game for his involvement. (CP Wirephoto) Carlton admits he threw at Tim Foli By CARRY ALLISON Herald Slat! Writer The Alberta High School Ro- deo Association wound up its initial year ot operation with the completion of their rodeo finals Sunday al Pincher Creek. Three lop contestants wore decided in each of the nine ev- ents, along with a rodeo queen, and will represent Alberta in the international high school rodeo finals at Henderson, Col- orado in August. Philip Van Cleave of Taber was a double winner as he earned the top mark in the bull riding and had the fastest time in the steer wrestling event on two head of stock. He also fin- ished third in the calf roping. The son of former Canadian roping champion Buddy Van Cleave, Philip garnered 121 points aboard two bulls, just one point ahead of second place finisher Everett Morton of Del Bonila. Calvin Fox was the oth- er rider who qualified for a trip to the finals. Van Cleave's time of 87.1 sec- onds on two steers was more than enough to give him the championship, beating out Dave Weasel Head of Card- ston and third place finisher Elaine Marr of Twin Butte. The call roping crown was taken by Claresholm's Rod Jensen with a two-head time of 49.1. Next in line with 61 sec- onds flat was Gary Cotter also of Claresholm. Calvin Fox was the popular winner of the bareback bronc grabbed the pole bending lau- rels, followed by fihellee Reed- er of Cardston and Roxanne Davis of Midnapore. Shannon Fleming placed first in the culling horse competi- tion for the ladies while her sister Marilyn was second. Third spot went to Shellee Reeder. The men's culling horse com- petition saw Bob Frazcr come out number one and Kirk Mc- llwaitli take second. BEHIND TUB CHUTES Marilyn Fleming of Priddis was chosen as the Alberta High School Rodeo Association queen She will represent the province at the internation- JTandevillo Doris Van al finals Vicki was runner-up Cleave and Pearl Mandevillo giving some of the young win- ners an extra thrill as they not only presented them wilh tro- phies but with kisses as well Tlie stands are not yet finished at the newly- completed Pincher Creek rodeo arena but the speclators turn- ed out in large numbers and watched the show from their cars. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It's not likely to make Mont- real's Tim Foli feel a whole lot belter now, but Steve Carlton didn't really mean to bean him. "I'm sorry I plunked Foli on the said the fourth-inning pitch that precipi- tated a baseball free-for-all be- tween Montreal Expos and Phil- adelphia Phillies Sunday. "I was trying to get ram In the ribs, but the ball got away on me." Foli bounced up off the ground and started after Carl- ton, signalling both National League dugouts to empty with Montreal manager Gene Mauch leading the charge. He went after Carlton and wound up get- ting thrown out of the game when the umpires decided he had thrown the first punch in the ensuing brawl. Mauch also held a spirited conversation with Phillie catcher John Bateman, who was traded by the Expos to Philadel- phia only two weeks ago. In the course of the squabble, Bate- man suffered a hyper-extension Martin, Weaver cute, Orioles tied for top East squad wins easily LUBBOCK, Tex. NATIONAL LEAGUE East. AMERICAN LEAGUE Pittsburgh New YorK Philadelphia Pel. GBL 39 21 .450 37 35 .597 3 34 U .H7 5 29 32 .475 lOl'i 37' 34 .443 HVi 22 38 .347 17 75 Ml U Vj 28 .5i4 3 32 .175 B .348 17 41 .339 16V4 Balllrrore Delrcll Cleveland York Boston Milwaukee Oakland ChlcAgo Minnesota California Kansas City Texas W L Pet. GBL 33 26 ,Si? 32 .439 7 31 .362 11VI 30 .667 24 .600 4 26 .552 7 34 .440 32 .458 17Vj 35 .434 UVi By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Martin and Lewis and Rowan nd Martin are among the more rominent comedy teams of re- ent vintage. Martin and 'eaver aren't bad, cither. The rival baseball managers, Detroit Tigers' Billy Martin and Daltimore Orioles' Earl Weaver in top form Sunday after he Orioles nipped the Tigers.2- capluring two of the three veekend games and moving back into a tie with Detroit atop lie American League East. Oh yeah, we're going to needled Martin. "I'm more sure than ever after seeing the Orioles." "I guess iE we had won all hree games he would have jeen retorted Weaver. "Tell Weaver I'll get good seats for him in the playoffs ind the World Martin shot back. "If he's not coming, tell him to get a TV set." "I got him nice scats the las! three Weaver replied. "It's about time he recipro- cated." Elsewhere Sunday Oakland Athletics swept a doubleheader from California Angels 6-1 and 6-0, Chicago White Sox outs lugged Texas Rangers 10-5 Cleveland Indians took two from New York Yankees, 4-3 and 5-1 Minnesota Twins downed Kan sas City Royals 5-3 but dropped the nightcap 8-3, and Milwaukeottr Ne.ircst Store or Phone B a 11 i m o r e 's Jim Palmer elded a first-innirg home run Detroit's Gates Brown but t the Tigers out thereafter, lishing with a seven-hitter. It Palmer's eighth consecu- ive victory, but Marlin wasn't mpressed. "We should have won he jroused. "Any time you let a iop fly fall, something is wrong. "And the ball Crowley hit for a double should have been SCORES TYING RUN He referred to a pop foul bunt >y Don Buford in the opening inning which third baseman Au- Rodriguez and catcher Tom Haller let fall between BOXING AUTHORITY DEAD Nat Fleischer, con- sidered by many the world's foremost boxing authority, rlicd Sunday in a New York hospital. He was (AP Wireplioto) Boxing expert is dead NEW YORK CAP) Nat Fleischer, world famous histo- rian and authority on the pugil- istic sport, died Sunday at the age of in New York Univer- The author of more than 50 on light personalities, in addition to being the founder, editor and publisher of the monthly magazine, The Ring, and compiler of the authorita- tive yearly Ring Encyclopedia, Fleischer devoted his lifetime to tho game. "Fie just gave com- mented Dan Daniel, dean of N cw York's sports write rs at the time of his retirement and now associate editor of The Ring which Fleischer founded 50 years ago. The diminutive five-fcot-three Fleischer became enamored of boxing as a boy cf 12 when he snw inc Terry Mcflovern-Pecllar I ft .hem. Buford then singled and scored the tying run on Terry single. In the sixth, Crowley's lazy fly ball fell in right-centre for a double and Brooks Robinson sin- gled him home with the winner. Jim (Catfish) Hunter stopped California on three hits in the first game and John Odom and Darold Knowles combined for a six-hit shutout for the Athletics in the nightcap. Odom was helped by Gene Tenace's Ihree- run homer. The sweep put Oakland four games ahead of the While Sox in A. L. West. Carlos May's grand-slam home run high- lighted a seven-run fourth in- ning thai powered Chicago past Texas. Cleveland ended New York's six-game winning streak with three runs in the eighth bining of the opener, making Gaylord Perry the first 12-game winner in the majors, and wrapped up the nightcap with three runs in the first inning. HOMER WINS OPENRU j Harmon Killebrew's three-run i homer enabled [he Twins to win their opener from Kansas City, but the Royals drove seven runs across in the fifth inning of the nightcap, three on Lou Piniel- la's double and three more on John Mayberry's homer. P i n i e 11 a 's double tied the score and chased starter Dick Woodson, leading to a shouting match in the dugout between the pitcher and manager Bill double. said the Phillies' left-han- der. "You have to retaliate to protect your team-mates." It was Foil's misfortune to be the Leadoff man in the bottom oi the fourth and Carlton retal- iated in a hurry-, PITCHER THROWN OUT After the brawl was over, the game resumed and Bateman homered in the fifth. The next batter was Carlton and when Me An ally, backed him away from the plate, the Expo pitcher was thrown out of tlie game. Again some players started strolling out of the dugouUs, heading Cor each other before the umpires intercepted thom and prevented any more trou- ble. Foli wound up in a Montreal hospital for x-rays which proved negative. He was back in the Expo clubhouse when the game ended. When asked how he felt, he and strolled away from reporters. That was more than Mauch was saying. The Montreal skip- per, who limped off with a char- ley horse after the .fight, locked the clubhouse doors for several minutes after the game and even after allowing reporters into the room, he refused to talk to them. Rick Wise, the man the Phil- lies traded to get Carlton, tossed a four-hitter of Iris own Masnyk in second place. Third position was held down by Jack Johanseu of Hussar. Elaine Marr turned In the best performance in the saddle bronc event and was declared the champion. He placed ahead of second spot holder Marlin Draper, Hillspring, and Dave Weasel Head of Cardston. The team Bob Frazer and Steve Dunham was the only one to qualify in t h e team roping and will represent the Alberta association at the fi- nals. On the distaff side of things Mona Wulzke of Foremost won the barrel race with a two-run time of 38.9 seconds. Strath- more's Nancy Jones was next with 39.8 while Vicki Mande- ville of Lelhbridge rounded the clover leaf course in 40 seconds flat and placed third. Marilyn Wheatley, Standard, Oscar Walters sharp The first annual Cardston In- door Rodeo, held Friday and Saturday, should be renamed Atlanta San Francisco San Diego TODAY'S GAMCi Philadelphia Champion (4.5} Chi- cago Pappas (5-5) Atlanta Reed (5-7) at San Francisco i (5-3) at New YorV Gib! (5-5) Houston Wilson (4-5) al San Diego KIrby (5-6) N Cincinnati Nolan at l-os An- geles Cntecn (7-4) N SUNDAY'S RESULTS Pittsburgh OM 001 J Chicago 100010 WO- 1 11 1 Ellis (7-3) Hernandez (8) Giusti and Sangulllcn; Hoolon McGinn Phoebus AVer nnd Hund- ley. HR: Houston ...000310 000 ft-4 103 Clndnnall 001 100 1M I-S a 0 Forich, RflV UK Gladding (1-3) (11 nd Howard; Hall 010 GOO 3 B i 010 000 4 r 0 (6-9) and Munson; Perry ?r (9) and Foise, Borbwi Carrol (4-1) (9) and Bench. Morgon Philadelphia 000 018 1 S 0 Montreal MO 000 000- o 0 Car 11 cm (3-4) artd Bateman, Ryan McAnally, Strohmayer Walk- er MarsJiafl (B) and Humphrey. HR: San Franclico 000 OH 030 4 11 B Sail 101 000 001 S 12 4 Barr, lit (4K Johnson Me- Mahon (1-2) (13) and Rader; Norman, Rcse Acosla Caldwell (1-4) (9) and CorralM, Ktndall (l-O. HRs: FIRST St. LftUli 1M 212- 7 11 0 New York OM 001 l 1 Sptnks and McNerlnty; Mat- lack L7-4) Taylor (B) and Dyer. SECOND St. Louii ..OM018 T