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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta XZ THE IETHBRIDOE HERAID Thursday. June 29, 1972 Ferchuk impressive in relief of starter DeRecat Lakers made it easv for visiting Giants By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer Lcttibridge Lakers made It easy for the visiting Calgary Giants Wednesday evening. Seven runs in Ihe first four Innings were enough as the Gi- ants coasted to a 9-3 Alberta Major Baseball League tri- umph before some 500 fans at Henderson Park. The Giants, with lefthander Ray Parr selling the pace, spoiled the debut of Jeff liecat for Laker fans. DeRecat, aEtcr giving up three runs on a pair of liits and Henry closing in on the Babe MAXWELL SAFE AT FIRST Rancfy Maxwell beat out an infield hit Wednesday as ihe Ihrow was wide. Maxwell, of the lethbridge lakers, was sofa as Slew Herron, of the Calgary Giants, sirefched to make ths catch. Giants belted the Lakers 9-3 in Al- berta Major Baseball League action. Granted temporary injunction Blalock can practise MAMMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) "It's just good to know that I can play Jane Blalock said Wednesday moments after an Atlanta judge granted her the right to practise her profes- sion pending trial. Miss Blalock was suspended May 31 for one year by'the La- dies' Professional Golfers Asso- ciation on charges of cheating. She went to court in- Atlanta, headquarters of the LPGA, and was granted a temporary in- junction. Wednesday, Judge Charles A. Moye of United States District Court made the order perma- nent until her anti- trust suit against the golf body is settled. "I just can't Blop said the 26-year-old golfer, tak- ing a break on the practice green at the Winged Foot Golf Club, where she begins play today In the U.S. Women's Open Championship. Judge Moye ruled that all of Jane's future golf winnings be put in a trust fund pending outcome of the case. Miss Blalock, who went on the pro tour three years ago after Leaching school for several years, said she would not have taken the case to court it she thought there wasr't merit. "Deep down inside I feel I have a gccd she said. "To my knowledge, a year's for all your plumbing needs, contact MacDee PLUMBING and HEATING Offering 24 hour service 1810 Ave. S. 1ETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-1447 musts easy victors Five home runs sparked Ihe Lcthbridge Junior Optimists to an easy 24-0 yhutout over the Great West Tires Majesties in Women's Fastball League ac- tion Wednesday night. Debbie Borzel led the Juniors with a pair of home runs while Schroeder Millar, Davlyn Last arid Val Orr managed four- bagger each. Orr bested the mound. In another league encounter, the Labor Club Larks whipped Provincial Livestock Supply anc. Schwartz 24-3. Dcbra Bareharn won over Linda Kennon on the mound. Ruth lliller on uspension i s unprecedented and I just decided I wasn't ijoing to sjl hack and let them do this to me." She said she had just ccme off a victory at the Suzuki Golf In- ternationale in Pasadena, Calif., when the suspension came for an alleged Infraction at the Bluegrass Invitational in Louis- ville, Ky. "I was on top of the she said. "Then I was faced with this. It was a very crush- ing, depressing feeling. It's just a good thing I had golf. It gave me an escape because any time I was off the course I would think about it." JEALOUSY A FACTOIl? Jane gave a wry smile when asked if she thought any jeal- ousy among golfers prompted the inquiry and suspension of the girl who was rookie of the year in 1970, most improved By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Everybody knows about Bad Henry's relentless pursuit of the Babe's big now, all of a sudden, it seems he's.shoot- Ing for another target as well. Bad Henry, of course, is Hank Aaron of Atlanta, who today is only 61 home runs short of Babe Ruth's all-time major league record of 714. He got his 653rd career blasi Wednesday night against San Diego and, for two reasons, it couldn't have come at a better time. The more obvious one is that it won the game. It was a two- run, tie-breaking clout in the ninth inning that gave the Braves a 4-2 triumph in the opener of their twi-night dou> Die-header. But Ire couldn't equal his heroics in the nightcap and the Padres won that on 4-2, ending their latest tailspin at five games. In other National League games. New York Mets edged Philadelphia Phillies 3-2, Mont- real Expos beat Pittsburgh Pir- ates 3-1, Los Angeles Dodgers blanked Houston Astros 5-0, St Louis Cardinals defeated Chi cage Cubs 8-4 and, in an after noon game, Cincinnati Reds turned back San Francisco Giants 4-2. The fact that Ralph Garr wa; on base with an'infield single was the second reason for the timeliness of Aaron's 1411 homer of the season. Instead of just one run-battec in, it gave him tha gave him RBI for his car cer, catapulting him one aheac of Lou Gehrig and into secony Beniquez, Piiil Gagliano drew a bases-loaded walk in the eighth and Beniquez, a 22-year- old rookie shortstop from Puerto Rico, filling in for the injured Venezuelan, Luis Apari- cio, went across with an insur- ance run. Tiant gave the Red Sox a scare when he walked Dick McAuliffe with one out in the ninth and fell behind 3-0 on Au- relio Rodriguez of Cananca, Mexico, but recovered and fanned Rodriguez and Al Kaline for his fourlS and fifth strike- outs. Cuellar gave the Yankees fits with lus slow curve and screw- ball. said Parr. "I made my debut here, and they wanted to see me in "t was in trouble but my mates bailed me out." Parr ran his league record to 2-1 as Rich Dawson stroked a triple and a single. Lyle Mot- fat and Phil Kelber added dou- bles to the cause. Rob Roy managed to get to winner Parr for two singles. Ferchuk, who has a 3-1 rec- ord in the league, looked like a starter after reliever DeRecat. Ferchuk had a chance to get lumself a few runs in the sixth inning, with a little help from liis mates. With one out and the bases loaded Parr threw the third strike past Marty Max- well and Hoy. The Calgary left- hander, from the University of Washington, had an easy time of it from then on in. Lakers are in Edmonton this weekend for a pair of games with the cellar dwelling Blue Willows. They return home to meet San Matco Bulldogs in an exhibition encounter Monday the contest, but Cabuhn. boot shortly after. saw Harvey the equalizer Umpires certified Eight Lethbridge umpires re- ceived their Alberta Fastball Umpires Association and Cal- gary Umpires Association cards after successfully completing their exams Tuesday night. Leo Beaudry, president o! the Calgary Fastball Umpires Association, held a umpires clinic in and gave a series of exams on the final day to receive certi flcation. The eight Lethbridge umpires include, John Kobal, Ron Legge Mike Varzari, Clarence Biler Alec Allison, Mike Wyiostek Merle Smith and Gayle Trapp. two day Lethbridge Burla put the Royals ahead once again with his second marker of the night and then watched teammate Ian Grzecjl ally midway through the sec- md period to give his club a commanding 3-1 lead. With two minutes remaining n the game, Mike Day and Jim Toone blasted a pair of goals ,o force the overtime period. The Royals were not to be denied a victory as Brad Peaks and Joe Mauro salted away tho win with a goal apiece. The Royals captured the AH- Star Sporting Goods trophy for their efforts. Meanwhile in Lelhbridge Minor Soccer League play, the Royals have won nine games without a loss to top the stand- ings in the senior division. Black Hawks rest in second with six wins in nine starts while the Cougars hold down third spot with three victories. Fourth place is held by the Rangers, who have failed to win a game thus far. In the individual scoring race, Mauro of the Royals leads all scores with 12 goals wlule teammates Burla and Max Whitetord along with Toone of the Black Hawks share second place with five goals each. evening at Henderson Park at 'ght. EXTRA INNINGS The Gi- ants took advantage of rookie catcher Greg Hamilton as they stole second base five straight times Bob Papworth was the biggest thief with three trips Lakers arc now using the third base dugout for home games HELP, in the form of umpires, is needed There just has to be three Games are decided on the extra man's opinion Two were on hand Wednesday and two were look- ing for help. Giants ......313 108 I 3 Lakers Wfl S B DeRecat FerchuK [2) and Ham- ilton, Yorgason Parr (2-1) and Healley. Minor baseball In Norcrest minor baseball action Wednesday night, the Wolves came up rath a 14-13 extra inning playoff over the Bobcats. Marishal DeArmand gave up five hits to best Tim Baceda on the mound. Dwayne Osberg stroked triple, two doubles and two sin- gles for the Wolves while Scott Young chipped iu with four singles. In a Norcrest Little League playoff encounter, the G i a n t s slopped the Cubs 11-7 behind Craig Robinson's five hit pitching. Ken Burla suffered the loss. Robinson added his own cause with a double and a single while Darwin Cane added a pair of singles. Theo DeGroot managed two home runs and a single for the Cubs. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE Cal. Jimmies Tigers Giants Laken Red Deer Elks Edm Blue Will Pittsburgh New YorK Chfcago St. Louis Montreal Philadelphia W 12 CJnclm atl Houston Los Angeles ANante San Francisco San Diego 22 44 Pel -EDO .600 .533 Pet. .61? .415 J43 .49? .621 .597 .5JS .467 .361 .333 AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit Damn ore Boston ___ eland New York Milwaukee 1? ANDY CAPr 'e WAS ONW A DISTANT) 'RELATIVE IT "3 SAD, ISN'T AN. UGLY IT WAS (JOIN1 TO CHARITV MILLARVILIE RACES SPORTS Sat., July 1st Starring at p.m. THOROUGHBREDS ft QUARTERHORSES if Betlfng 9 Races with total- ling over Sporli events for the whole family over (145.00 fn Sporli Prizej. if Admin ion lo c curie 51-00 Children under J2 Fret. if Barbecue fo p.m. if Dance fn the Track Hall 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Follow irgns to MMIajrville Race Track from turn-off on Highway 2, or southwett from Calgary on Highway 22. TODAY'S GAMBi Cincinnati Dlllingham (4-B> at San Francisco Barr (0-3) New York Gentry (3-5) at Philadel- phia Car If on C6-4X N....... Montreal McAnally (1-9) ar Pins- burgh Brifes (5-3) H Chicago Hoolon (6-5) ar Sf, Louis Wise (7-7) N Atlanta Stone (1-51 at San Diego (1-4) N Housron Dierker (7-4) at Los Angel- es John (7-3) n WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Chicago .....000 000 I St. Lout! ..310 CIO 815 1 Hands McGinn Hamilton (8) ancf Martin Cleveland (8-4J and Simmons, HRs: Kickman SIL -Simmons CIncinnalt.. 111 W OW-4 10 0 San Francisco C02 000 t 6 0 Grimsley (5-2) Borbon Hall Moffilf (8> and Rader. HRs: i Houston .....PCO 000 1 0 Los Angeles CM 032 5 7 Reuss York (8) and Edwards; Sullon [7-3) and .Cannlnaro. Montreal TOO PllUhurgh OB3 COO S I o n e m a n and San- quiiien. New York OW 010-3 Philadelphia 110 HO Seaver [10-4] and Grote; Neibauer Fryman (8) and Balcman. FIRST Atlanta .....100 oon San Diego Ma 000 i C3-5) and Casanova; Cork- fns (0-3) and Corralles, HRs: on SECOND Atianra. ......001 ion I f i San Diego 010000 03x-4 1 Hardirt, tA-3> and Casa- nova: Herman, Severlnsen Ross (M) at Milwau- kee Parsons (6-6) Detroit Timmerman (S-6) at Boston MtGtothln (0-1) N Baltimore palmer (10-3) at New ark Stottlcmvre California May (1-5) Texas berg and Kasnver, Stephen son Kaat, Grantor (2-01 Norffm HRs: Call-Berry til; JWn-KIIIebrew Root Thompann Oakland Cil 010 9 ft Chicago 101 200 6 10 I Blue, Horlen Letter Knowtes (71 and Dundan; Lemonds, Romo Fcrsler (M> and Eaan. KRs: ChE Alfen Williams F.asn OW 4 7 B New York OM DM 5 1 Cuellar (5-S) Pet- ej-son (4-91, MeDaniH ancf Fcsie; (1-0) and E. Rodrfguez, SECOND Cleveland MO 20" 171 Milwaukee Vl 100 S IT 0 Wileox Minrjrrl Rldd'e- berger (71, Farmer and Moses; LcnWn (d-3i Newman and Rodri- ouez. 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