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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1974 THE LBTH9RIDQE HERALD-25 Some feel WFL must be kept out Is the CFL really doomed CALGARY The ca- libre of play in the Canadian Football League won't be drastically affected by the existence of the World Football CFL general managers agreed Tuesday. It won't that if the federal bill excluding United States football leagues from establishing franchises in Canada is passed. the league bosses the CFL is doomed. The general managers of the nine CFL teams are meeting to work out the 1975 schedule. Gary recently hired as general manager of Calgary said if Canada remains exclusively CFL turf fans are going to get entertaining provided teams in the league are fairly well balanced. earned by the average football players in professional leagues are pretty much the same and the WFL is looking for the big he said. WFL isn't too interested in grabbing off average play- I'M NOTCOVMN' DOWN TO LEVEL E TEST OF GOOD MANNERS 5 JUST SCARES THE 'ELL our Mets halt Dodger Expos shaded 2-1 by Padres The ASSOCIATED PRESS Vic Raschi and Lynn McGlothen are from different baseball but Hank Aaron bridged their generation gap Tuesday night. Babe Ruth was a seemingly unreachable 713 homers away April when Aaron started his homer brigade in St. belting No. 1 off Raschi. Twenty 719 home runs and extra-base hits St. Louis was the site of another Aaron home this one served up by McGlothen. should I worry about his said who helped pitch the Cardinals to a 7-2 victory over the Braves. hit 719 of them Elsewhere in the-National Houston Astros downed Chicago Cubs San Diego Pajdres shaded Montreal Expos New York Mets edged Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 and Philadelphia Phillies nipped San Francisco Giants 6-5. The Cincinnati Reds-Pittsburgh Pirates game was rained out. hit a fast ball out over the said McGlothen. I wasn't sur- prised. His first time up I threw him the same thing. I don't know why he missed it but he For the last two McGlothen has been safe from Aaron's spending his time in places Aaron doesn't in- American League and the minors. Lou Brock of the Cardinals sent one out longer Tuesday night. It was a 430-foot homer and landed high in the right field bleachers. The 40-year- old Aaron's blast travelled 360 Lolich was overdue The ASSOCIATED PRESS The hard-hitting Kansas City Royals would normally look forward to facing a pitcher who is winless in four decisions and has allowed five runs a game. But not when his name is Mickey Lolich. hate to catch a guy who is 0-4 like Lolich said Kan- sas City manager Jack McKeon. know that a good pitcher's going to win sooner or later. You just know it.'.' If McKeon was worried be- fore the he was con- vinced afterwards. working mostly with scattered eight hits as Detroit Tigers dumped the Royals 7-2. Aurelio Rodriguez led the Tiger attack with two a double and two runs batted in. pitched a great said McKeon. was the best I've seen him throw. We just couldn't mount any kind of Elsewhere in the American California Angels blasted Boston Red Sox Cleveland Indians downed Minnesota Twins Texas Rangers outlasted Milwaukee Brewers New York Yankees edged Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox shaded Baltimore Orioles 2-1. Lolich has lost a little some- thing off his fastball of late and has changed his style of pitching. fastball doesn't go on said Lolich. 33 so I throw a lot of sliders and a lot of knuckleballs. I had a good curve ball tonight but the velocity wasn't good. May 8th thru Ju Only Rogular Price per month cut May NAMBUKPIE KUN6FU North PhoiMiat-1241 that's what I don't throw fast and Nolan Ryan struck out a season-high 15 batters but his performance was marred by a fastball that got away in the first inning and hit Boston sec- ond baseman Doug Griffin just above the left ear. Griffin was carried unconscious from the field and in hospital with a severe concussion. ball was up and in and he just couldn't get out of the said Ryan. very unfortunate. It shook me up but I had a job to Denny Doyle led California with five singles while Bob Oliver drove in four runs with a double and triple. Charlie Spikes hit a two-run single to extend his hitting streak to 19 games-as Cleveland won its fifth straight. Fritz Peterson and Fred both acquired from the Yankees last combined on an eight-hitter. Bobby Darwin homered twice for Minnesota. Jeff Jim Spencer and Cesar Tovar hit home runs for Texas. Burroughs and Spencer hit theirs consecutively in the eighth inning to put the Rangers ahead for good. Johnny Briggs drove in three runs for Milwaukee. Back-to-back home runs by Roy White and Chris Chambliss in the eighth inning gave New York the win. Mel Stottlemyre picked up his fifth victory against one loss. Vida Blue dropped to 0-3 for Oakland. Canadian talent is improving every said Ken general manager of Saskatchewan making it im- possible to cut back on imports if necessary and still sign good U.S. players. Jackie general manager of British Columbia agreed with these but said for a time the CFL is going to have problems attracting name stars because it can't compete with the big money offered by the WFL. But Ralph general manager of Hamilton Tiger- said there is plenty of good talent available. top players are cut by the National Football League and will be cut by the WFL that will be available to he said. the United States provides us with hundreds of expense-free farm clubs in the form of colleges that pour out potential professional talent every Although the general man- agers agreed the WFL would be a headache to the they also noted the new league was not without its problems. Frank general man- ager of Ottawa Rough said some of the WFL teams have small stadiums seating only between and fans. The revenues produced won't nearly meet the expense he said. LACK INCENTIVE Hobson said star players holding no- cut contracts do not have the incentive to play their best and that is another lesson the WFL will learn. Most of those present ex- pressed shock at Sam Berger's proposal that the league buy his Montreal Alouettes. Berger says he made the de- cision because he is pletely and op- posed to the legislation banning U.S. league franchises from Canada. Claire said he doubted if the CFL would be willing to buy the Montreal but Berger have a problem finding Montreal offers great possi- bilities for a CFL particularly with the new Olympic he said. Greg CFL said he did not know if Berger had made an official proposal to the league. But if he only a general meeting of the league executive could decide on the matter. Kelowna forces showdown B.C. Kelowna Buckaroos evened their best-of-seven Centennial Cup semi-final Tuesday night by defeating Selkirk Steelers 7-3 in a game marred by second and third- period brawls. Six game-misconducts were handed out in the final frame along five majors in the second for fighting. At least three fans were excorted from the arena by RCMP for interfering with officials. The Buckaroos got five power-play goals as they overcame a 2-1 deficit at the end of the first period to lead 4-3 at the close of the second. Dale Costanzo scored three times on the power play for Kelowna and Archie McKinnon had back to-back markers in the second with Selkirk shorthanded. Randy Naito and Curt Fraser were the other marksmen for the home team. Gord Kaluzniak and Rick Dorman got first-period goals for Selkirk and defenceman Bill Whitehead added one in the second. 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