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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May LETHBRIDGE Ellis gets off to a shaky start Ellis concerned Doc Eliis hit the first three batters he faced Wednesday. Winkles likes chances of his California club The ASSOCIATED PRESS Manager Bobby Winkles of the American League California Angels thinks he has pretty darn good ball thanks to contributions from the National League Former NL pitchers Nolan Bill Singer and Bill Stoneman now comprise three-quarters of the Angels starting rotation. Stoneman earned his first AL victory in California's 4-2 decision Wednesday over the slumping Boston Red Sox three and my 20- year-old kid. rookie Frank Tanana. give us four solid starting Winkles are some non- believers but we re not a bad ball club We're in second place and now we're going home thinking big In other New York Yankees beat Oakland Athletics Detroit Tigers nipped Kansas City Royals 2- 1. Milwaukee Brewers routed Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox blanked Baltimore Orioles 2-0. Winkles used his three NL castoffs as the Angels snapped a five-game losing streak and suept a three-game series with the Red Sox who have lost eight of their last nine staits Singer went the distance with a seven-hit 7-2 victory Monday and Ryan followed with a 15-stnkeout World Cpp loss cost Ramsey job LONDON Sir Alf Ramsey paid the price of Eng- land Woi Id Cup failure with the official announcement Wednes- day of his dismissal as national soccer team manager The seeds of Ramsey's downfall weie sown on a bleak October night last year when his heavily criticised England team was bundled out of the 1974 World Cup finals by Poland. That 1-1 the same Wembley pitch on which England won the 19PG World Cup sent English soccer into a of shock and caused a furore of criticism to be levelled at Ram- sey's widely considered to be outdated The crunch came Wednesday when English Football Associ- ation secretary Ted Croker announced that Ramsey had been dismissed and that he would be replaced for the time being by Coventry City's general 60-year-old Joe a man widely respected throughout British soccer The decision to dismiss was taken by the association's executive committee acting on the recom- mendation of a special sub-committee set up last February. The decision brings to an end Ramsey's 11-year reign as team controversial pet lod during which England won the 1966 World Cup but subsequently failed to get past the quarter- finals of the 1970 World Cup and the 1972 European championship In statistical terms Ramsey's reign was impressive Between 1963 and 1974 England won 69 of their 113 international drawing 27 and losing only 17 But though the team tactics he devised for the 1966 World Cup were he subsequently faced mounting criticism for England's lack of enterprise against inferior opposition and for his failure to recognise the inadequacies Ramsey was not available for Friends said he had gone away for a week A close associate said the ex-manager was badly shaken Mercer's playing career with Arsenal ended in 1953 when he broke his leg Later he was manager of Manchester City before becoming general manager of Fn st Division Coventrv. WANTED TO BUY Newer Type Apartment Bldg. Larger than fourplex Replies in Confidence No Agents Reply to Box No 8 L ethbndge Herald __ performance in a 15-6 romp 24 hours later Then Stoneman came through with ninth- inning relief help from Rudy May Singer was acquired in a deal with Los Angeles one year after Ryan was obtained in a trade with New York Mets. Stoneman fell into disfavor with Montreal Expos after being a holdout last year He had a 4-8 record while pitching just 97 innings after winning a total of 29 games in the pre- vious two seasons Less than a month Stoneman cleared NL waivers and the Angels jumped at the chance to get him for cash Bobby Murcer and Ron Blomberg started the eighth inning with powering New York over Oakland Murcer got his first hit of the two-game an opposite- field bloop double to left off Jim Hunter. who tied the score with a sixth- inning followed with a double to right Lernn LaGrow's five-hit pitching and Ed Brinkman's two-run single helped Detroit beat Kansas City for the Tigers' fourth straight victory. Power Squads top shooters The Calgary Power Squads have dominated the Lethbridge Team Trap Shoot for the past number of years and it was no different in the nintli annual event staged recently. The Calgary marksmen consisting of team members Jim Dwight Tom Dean Manning and Robin Timmerman notched a brilliant 938 x 1000 score to capture their seventh straight title. Meanwhile individual class titles went to Calgary marksmen Shayne Whynot and McLean. Whynot picked up the hi-gun trophy with a 197 x 200 score while McLean was tops in the class at 195 x 200. Other titles went to Scott Kmmbargh of Purple who earned the class title with a 189 x 200 score while Chas Hale of Bow Island and Alex Arias of Lethbridge picked up the and class titles respectively. three and you're hit The ASSOCIATED PRESS Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis hit the first three Cincinnati Reds' batters Wednesday causing some discomfort as he tied a major league record. never seen anyone that said manager Sparky Anderson of the Reds after Ellis' control problems led to a 5-3 National League baseball victory over the Pirates Pete Rose Joe Morgan and Dan Driessen were struck in the back by Ellis pitches and that tied a record held by eight others. Emerson Hawley did it St. Louis in 1874 and with Pittsburgh in 1896. The last pitcher to do it was Raul Sanchez of Cincinnati in 1960. After loading the Ellis walked Tony Perez on four pitches to force in a run and then issued two balls to Johnny Bench before leaving in favor of John Morlan Ellis threw 12 one of them a strike. In other San Fran- cisco Giants bombed Phila- delphia Phillies San Diego Padres beat Montreal Expos Atlanta Braves nipped St Louis Cardinals Houston Astros tripped the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers topped New York Mets 2-1 in 14 innings. After Ellis Morlan shut the door on Cincinnati in the first inning. The Reds broke the game cpen with three runs in the fifth Driessen opened with a Perez singled and Bench walked to load the bases off Morlan Jim Sadowski then allowed a run- scoring single by Ken a bases-loaded walk to Cesar Geronimo to break the 3-3 tie and a sacrifice fly by pinch- hitter Ed Crowley to Score the final run. Doubles by Garry Bobby Bonds and Steve Onti- veres sparked a fifth-inning rally that powered San Francisco to victory The Giants sent 15 batters to the plate in the over- coming a 6-3 Philadelphia lead with six hits and six walks Rookie Freisleben pitched a four-hitter for his second victory in as many major league leading San Diego over Montreal Freisleben also hit a his first starting a four- run uprising in the third inning against Ernie McAnally Matty Alou singled home the first San Diego two others were forced across on bases-loaded walks to Dave Wmfield and Dave Roberts while the fourth scored on Fred Kendall's sacrifice fly Lee May hit a pair of two- run singles to lead Houston. May singled off shortstop Dave Rosell's glove to score two runs in the thud inning and tie the score at 3-3 Here's a 12-point spring maintenance package for your at a special price. 1 2 3 4 5 Change winter tires. Oil change. Our best multigrade. Supply and install new oil filter. Lubricate chassis. Test and servi battery. 6 7 Pressure test cooling system. Examine exhaust system. 8 9 10 11 12 Examine front end suspension. Examine windshield washers. Examine all lights and signals. Examine all belts and hoses. Examine air filter. Now is the time to get ready for warm weather driving with an oil lube job and snow tire included in Gulf's 12-point Spring Special. especially after a long hard it makes a lot of sense to get your car in good running order. You can do it all right now at participating Gulf stations for a special price. Only for most passenger cars. Gulf's normal dealer guarantee of 90 days or whichever comes applies. Make an appointment today where you see the Gulf Spring Get-Ready sign. GULF'S SPRING GET SPECIAL 95 Use your Gulf Travel Card or ONLY LABOUR INCLUDED suggested price. For most passenger cars. Offer expires May 1974. Not your service 9079 MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY. DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY a May Day Sale Starts Tomorrow Thru May Open A W root beer and hot dogs. All units must be units in stock selling at 1973 so hurry down. SCAMPER UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. 15 Different Models CAMPERS. TRAILERS. MOTOR HOMES________________________________________________________________________ I MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY MAY DAY UAV HAV UAV HAV _ UAV RAV _ UAV Corner of 3rd A 3rd South Phone 327-2805 Means you buy car and the gas. We supply the rest. A U A k A ;