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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Junt LETHBRIDQE Pat Sullivan A bit of everything A headline in a newspaper in one of the Canadian Football League cities said "CFL season will start regardless" It will, as of Thursday, and all parties seem quite satisfied Me too, now the Ottawa Rough Riders can embark on a straight Grey Cup and for the second time in as many years they will defeat Edmonton Eskimos in the Canadian classic at Vancouver What about my beloved Stampeders from Calgary? Look for the Big Red Machine in 1975 when they host the Grey Cup If early reports are any indication, the famed Calgary Stampede will look like a church picnic in comparison to the National Drunk And speaking of hosting, one of the best kept secrets in a long time is the scheduled Super Series to decide Alberta's representatives in the Caradian senior baseball championships You'll recall it was in Lethbridge last year and the Lakers downed Leduc to form the nucleus of the Alberta team Guess what? It's here again, so they tell me, next weekend, the 6th and 7th Your guess is as good as mine as to who will play in it Barb Home, defending Alberta women's golf champion and truly one of the finest women golfers ever to come out of Lethbridge, is taking part in the La Canadienne golf championships at Montreal... She is only one of six Canadian amateurs invited to match shots with the best of the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour Barb tuned up for her trip east by playing 18 holes with her favorite golf teacher, Mike Douglas Dutchie, it seems, still has a few shots left in his bag of tricks as he shot a cool 68 at the Henderson Lake Layout. Greg Boddy is the latest National Hockey League player to join the one year here-next year there league Boddy is expected to sign with the San Diego Mariners of the World Hockey Association Boddy played with Vancouver Canucks, Los Angeles Kings and Montreal Canadiens Bobby Winkles got his walking papers from the California Angels of the American Baseball League and now Charlie Fox of the San Francisco Giants has stepped down... Unlike the Winkles case, Fox stepped down of his own choice, there was no pressure put on him The fact that they charged he and his wife to get into Candlestick Park on Thursday was simply a mistake. I don't know how many of you know what a headline is Tt is the dark type that tells you something about the story you are about to read They have, in my opinion, some of the greatest headline writers in the business working for the Sporting News Things like "Dodger rivals puff at Hough's knuckle stufi" or how about this one describing the Houston Astros' recent tailspin? "Astros' flight plan scrubbed as losses kayo power system" And I thought I was great with "Bobby played a Hull of a game" or Gordie and sons showed them Howe" Golf league COUNTRY CLUB GOLF Low gross Dennis Con- nolly. Lethbridge Office Fur- niture 38. Low net Cam Barnes, Bastedo's 32. Low team net Black's Mens Shop and Lnkeview Tex- aco, tied at 145. Eight-point sweep Black's Mens Shop. STANDINGS Gentlemen III..................86 Lakeview Texaco ...............85 Lethbridge Office Furniture......79 Oliver ..........................77 Bastedo........................77 Packers........................73 Dorigatti........................62 Blacks.....................61 Reliance........................59 Perky.......................54 Eatons.........................54 King Chrysler..............37 LAKESIDE GOLF Low gross Gerry Probe. Ace Building; Jim Reid, Union 76; and Dick Remple. Flemings; tied at 41. Low net Gerry Probe. Ace Building 33. Low team net Walkers. Ed Potter. Leo Grudniski. Eric Moffatt. Elmer Ferguson 150. Eight-point sweep Fraches over Owens. STANDINGS Fraches......................77 Jubilee.........................75 Flemings.......................74 Singers ........................72 Ace Building....................69 Dorigattc........................61 Imperial Life....................60 CHEC..........................59 Parsons........................58 Pahulje.........................56 CJOC .........................56 Union 76 .......................55 Herald ........................49 Sugar Beeters ..................47 House of Lethbridge ............47 Walkers........................44 A W .........................36 Owen ..........................33 Weiskopf in bad slump, has won only AKRON. Ohio (AP) Tom Weiskopf has won. more than on the Professional Golfers' Association tour this year, but for him that's peanuts. Last year the 31-year-old Columbus resident clubbed his way to the bank with "My playing has not been very effective." said Weiskopf in what has to be considered a gross understatement for a golfer who won five major tournaments in 1973. including the British Open and the World Series of Golf. Weiskopf was back on his home state last weekend to compete in the American Golf Classic at Akron's Firestone Country Club. He recorded a 286 with six other golfers and won Weiskopf said his poor showing this year is due to an injured left hand. He said he had been hampered by ligament damage in the area of his thumb and wrist. happened in January." he said. "I don't remember doing anything to cause it. I just woke up one morning and the pain was there." NEEDS TO BE IN CAST Weiskopf's best finish this year was second in the Masters. "My hand didn't hurt then. I received three cortisone shots and the pain disappeared. But. you can't keep taking medica- tion. The doctor agrees that the best thing for the hand would be to put it in a cast for six to eight weeks." DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. T V T'OUG BOYEfl Sales RrpreseMslf Continues Jo Serve Southern 308 9th St. S. 328-1228 ANYTHING FIBREGLAS we can REPAIR at WESCAN CAR TOP Jim McOnanto Manager Bat. I Gaylord does it, wins 14th in row THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Heavy rains held up the start of the game between Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox for an hour Friday night, but they didn't bother Gaylord Perry. The Cleveland pitcher went out and stopped Boston 2-1 on three singles for his 14th consecutive triumph, just two short of the American League record. Not only did the Red Sox suffer their third loss in a row when Dick Drago walked Leron Lee with two out in the ninth inning and George Hendrick doubled him home, but they may have lost all-star catcher Carlton Fisk for the season. In scoring the winning run, Lee slid into Fisk, who was blocking the plate, and the catcher suffered ligament It wasn't easy I Casey Stengel went through all sorts of contortions to get his spikes on for today's Old-Timers' game in New York. The Old-Timers recall I good old days gone byj By DAVE ANDERSON New York Times Service NEW YORK Except for Casey Stengel, they are names that live mostly in oblivion. They are the'old-timers of the New York Mets, to be honored at Shea Stadium in connection with the team's 10th anniversary season there. But the true old- timer of the Mets remains with them. And he's only 29 years old. Ed Kranepool is the only player in captivity to have been with the Mets in each of their 13 seasons. As such, he is the only one to have performed with or for the 17 men who will be anointed with applause. For some, an introduction will generate more applause at Shea than any of their accomplishments ever did. For others, particularly Stengel, it will be a return to the glory that once was, even in the national comedy of last place. Ed Kranepool remembers them all. some more than others. Ed Charles, third baseman "We call him the glider because of the way- he threw. Rip Sewell must've taught him how." Jack Fisher, pitcher "Fat Jack was always spitting tobacco all over the place. In the clubhouse he needed a spittoon." Jack Hamilton, pitcher "Spitball Jack, a card shark. He liked poker. He beat all us young guys. Gret Goossen played half a year for free just to get even for what he lost to Jack in the poker games." Chuck Hiller. second baseman "Iron hands. He was a helluva hitter but he never caught too many balls. He never found the key to unlock his hands. You couldn't play him on rainy days. His hands would rust." Johnny Lewis, outfielder "He was a good outfielder, a good prospect. But he hurt his arm and couldn't throw." Al Jackson, pitcher (1962-65. "The Little Cat. Casey once told him to slant his hat down over his eyes so baserunners on first couldn't tell where he was looking first base or home." Hal Reniff. pitcher "Roly-poly guy. He was with the Yankees mostly so I never got to know him too well." Ron Swoboda, outfielder "Rocky was my business partner, a great guy. The first couple years, they could've put a tent around him, he was such a circus act. He became a good outfielder through determination. On his great catch in the World Series, he made a wrong play that turned into a great play. He should've made sure the ball didn't go through instead of trying for the catch, but he made the catch. The best thing now is that or all he used to talk, now he's getting paid for it as a CBS newscaster." Bob Taylor, catcher "He was a big bonus player we got from Milwaukee, a gentleman. He just didn't play much." Ron Taylor, pitcher "He always loved children. At a function, he was always the last one to leave because he'd sign autographs and talk to the kids forever. He's studying to be a doctor now. I wouldn't be surprised If he were to go into pediatrics." Eddie Bressoud, shortstop "He wasn't with us very long. He didn't have lime to say much." Frank Thomas, outfielder "The Big Donkey hit home runs in the Polo Grounds and he did crazy things. He bet guys S100 that he could catch their hardest throw barehanded at 100 feet. He did it in a two-handed swinging motion to take the sting out of it.-He even bet Willie Mays when Willie was at his best. Willie let one go. but the big donkey caught it. Willie was so embarrassed, he didn't want to pay up." Bill Wakefield. pitcher "He did a good job for us in 1964. he was in like 60 games, but the next year he was back in the minors. He never knew why." Casey Stengel, manager "His greatest line was even.- year at the All- Star break, he'd say. 'go home with your family and relax, but take your records with you." meaning don't forget how bad vou'vc been. Baker signs with Lions VANCOUVER (CP) British Columbia Lions signed defensive end Bill Baker to a multi-year Canadian Football League contract Friday. Baker, 29, played out his option last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was subsequently traded to Toronto Argonauts for Steve Smear and Pete Watson. During his six years with the Roughriders, the six foot three, 255-pound Baker was named to the All-Canadian team twice and to the All- Western team three times. Before going to Saskatchewan, he played at Otterbein College in Ohio. In return for Baker, the Lions will give the Argonauts Canadian defensive back Bob Friend, plus the Lions' number one draft pick in 1975 and a player to be named later. Friend is a two-year veteran from Simon Fraser University. Minor soccer Three tie games highlighted play in the Lethbridge Minor Soccer Association this week. In the Bantam Division, the Fiorino Rovers and the Lethbridge Miners Library played to a 2-2 draw. Bob Richardson and Alan Gang scored for Fiorino while Richard Sipos and Michael Foster replied for the Library. In the Pee Wee Lethbridge Elks and the Lethbridge Celtics battled to a scoreless tie, while a scheduled contest between Taber Road Runners and the Rangers was cancelled. Queen's Pizza and the Cougars ended up in a 1-1 tie in Mite Division play with Alex Andropolis scoring for Queen's and Adrian Kimberly replying for the Cougars. One other Mite contest saw Neil McRea fire three goals and Harry Fornefett two as Green's Pop Shop whipped the Mite Royals 5-1. Martin Hunt got the lone Royals goal. damage to his left knee which probably will require surgery. Elsewhere, Oakland A's trounced Kansas City Royals 71. Minnesota Twins flattened Chicago White Sox 10-3, Detroit Tigers outslugged Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 and Texas Rangers downed California Angels 5-3. New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles were rained out. PACES OAKLAND Bert Campaneris of Oakland collected a triple, double and two singles, drove in two runs and scored twice while rookie right-hander Glenn Abbott stopped Kansas City on six hits. Minnesota's Tony Oliva and Harmon JKillebrew had a big night against the White Sox. Oliva collected four hits, in- cluding a pair of home runs, and Killebrew hit his 552nd ca- reer homer. The triumph was the third in a row and fifth in six games for the Twins. Mickey Stanley and rookie Marvin Lane drove in two runs apiece for Detroit against the Brewers. Lane gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead with a two-run homer in the second inning off loser Kevir Kobel and Stanley's bases-loaded single in the sixth increased the lead to 6-1. Bobby Mitchell, George Scott and Deron Johnson homered for Milwaukee. Toby Harrah had a single, double and his ninth home run for Texas while Steve Hargan continued his comeback with his sixth victory, although he needed help from Steve Foucault in the ninth. STANDINGS i MITES W L Y Ptt Greens Pop Shop......3 0 410 Mite Royals..........4 2 1 9 Queen Pizza...........1 3 3 5 Cougars...............0 433 PEE WEE W L T PU Taber Road Runners .6 0 012 Leth. Celtics...........3 1 2 8 Leth Elks...........2 3 2 6 Rangers.............0 0 7 o BANTAM W L T PU Fiormo Rovers .......3 0 1 7 Miners Library .2315 Taber Vultures .1202 Fastball roundup Ed Carpenter blasted two home runs to lead the Labor Club Athletics to an 8-4 Inumph over Picture Butte Rae Motors in Southern Alberta Major Men's Fastball League play Thursday night. Carpenter clouted a solo shoi in nhe fifth inning and carnc back in the sixth with a three-run crtort 1o ensure the victory Doug Hartley fanned seven Piclure Butte balsmen on the way to the victory while Joe Tokai took the loss in relief of Hartley Phillips. Terry Rhodes and Larry Mutter helped Carpenter out with a double and single each for Jhc Athletics while Wayne Shearer was outstanding in a losing cause with a home run. a double and a single. 3n other action at Dave Kllon Park, the York Farm Generals scored three runs in each of the first and fifth innings and went on tc shut out Pic A Pop 8-0. Al Barva. Errol Smith, and Lloyd Yamagishi each poked two singles for the Generals. who got three-hit pitching from Kaye Elliott. Eugene Yamada managed a double lor the losers. PROMOTION GUMMED UP NE'A YORK (AP) New York Jets' quarterback, Joe Namath. accused a bubble gum rnanufacJurer Thursday of promoting sale; with his picture on their wrappers without his authorization. He asked in damages. Na- malh. who said the firm had been using his photo and data concerning his career as one of the American Football League's premier quarterbacks without his permission since 1965. SAFETY GLASS STORE FRONTS RESIDENTIAL REPLACEMENT ADVANCE Glass 4 Aluminum Co. 231 -IZthSfB' Worth Phone 327-1581 Softball A pair of games highlighted Women's Softball League play while another was run off in the Minor League. Great West Tires belted the North Stars 21-10 as Ruth Miller was the winner over Noreen Sanford. Meanwhile, Nan Iwaskiw was the winner as Labor Club Larks edged Rittway Flames 16-15 with Branda Lazarick taking the loss. In Minor League play Karen Ludwig and Wendy Konynenbelt combined their pitching talents as the Whizzettes downed Trimbellete Astros 14-10. Three pitchers, Cindy Valer, Michelle Coyle and Mary Ann Smith saw action on the mound for the Astros. Sue Lovell belted two home runs and shared pitching duties with Diane Kolesar to lead the Cougars to a 17-3 triumph over the Cheetahs in Lethbridge Minor Softball League play Friday. Melanie Kovaluk also slugged a homer against losing pitcher Valerie Vickers while Diane Anderson managed two hits for the Cheetahs. Canada wins FREDERICTON (CP) The Canadian National Women's Volleyball Team took a best-of-five series 3-1 from the touring Chinese National squad Friday night. China has a 5-3 lead in the nine-game series. In Friday's series. China took the first game 15-3. but lost the next three 17-15.16-14. 16-14. Winger will win World Cup FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) George Raynor, one of the most successful coaches in World Soccer Cup history, predicts the 1974 tournament will be won by a winger. "Watch Johnny Rep of Hol- land and Grzegorz Lato of Po- land." he said. "They could be the key men in this World Cup." Raynor. an Englishman who has never coached in his native country, scored an amazing success as coach of the all-amateur Swedish team when the World Cup was held in Sweden in 1958. The Swedes. against all predictions, reached the final. By extolling wingers in an interview. Raynor went against popular fashion. Most of the teams Sffll in contention don't use wingers in the old- fashioned sense of the word. "But wingers have always won the World Cup ever since 1950." Raynor said. Raynor said the men he had named were not necessarih the best players on their teams, but they are proven match winners. Lato shares top scoring hon- ors with team-mate Andrzej Szarmach with five goals, and Rep has scored four. Meanwhile, Jairzinho. Brazil's winning winger of 1970. is playing for the defending champions again. Lt is possible for Lato and Rep to be on opposing sides in the final at Munich's Olympic Stadium July 7. Poland and Holland are in different groups in the second round, and both are well placed to win their group and advance. TARGET MASONRY SAWS Malic 20 uses 18 an 20' blades 7' cuflmo 18" Wades. 20" blades. Culling deolti is doubted by reversing material Quickie Saw Blades Specially OX-HS' Enra-High Speed Abrasive Blades 1as1cr cutting on Masonry Conc'ele Metal FOR RENT C J Equipment Phone 329-4165 BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW By GARY KIRK Philadelphia. Chicago and New York Rangers were the teams which scored game-tying goals in the final minute of third-period action during the playoffs and Boston was twice the victim, against Hawks (Stan Mikita at April 23. and Jim Pappin the winning goal at of overtime) and against Philadelphia (Andre Dupont scoring at May 9. with Bobby Clarke scoring the overtime goal at Bruce MacGregor of New York Rangers scored at of the third period April 16 against Montreal and Ron Hdrris won the game at of overtime. There was a decline in the per centage of points gained in the standings by teams scoring the first goal of games in 1973-74 compared to 1972-73. Of the 624 was the first season since 1966-67 that there was not a 0-0 teams scoring first won 365 games (58.5 per cent) and tied another 103 games for 833 of a possible 1.248 points (66.7 per This compares with 397 wins and 86 ties in 1972- 73 for 880 of a possible 1.246 points (there was one 0-0 tie) and 70.6 per cent. The per centage of wins by the team opening the scoring in 1972-73 was 63.7. The West Division champion Philadelphia Flyers had the best record of points in games in which they scored first. Of the 48 games in which they opened the scoring, they won 38. tied 7 and lost only 3. That gave them 83 of their 112 points for 74 1 per cent. Next were Los Angeles Kings witr 73 1 per cent. 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