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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta y.0 STROBOSCOPIC STOLEN BASE Pirales second scicker Dave Casli (301 and Houston Aslros second baseman Tommy Helms, left, are shown in llnis sh-oboscopic effect in mulliple exposures during a first inning iteal in Pillsburgh Wednesday night. Cash boat the ihrow froni catcher John Edwards. Astros shorlslop Roger Melsger, backing up on 1he play, is seen in one of ihe imaoes on the left, behind Helms. The Pirates won it 3-2. (AP Wirephoto) Phillies., Expos turn East race upside down Dead End Kids find room the top Bi Tlir PRESS Thr Dnad End Kids o! Ihe Na- tional League East have discov- ered room at tJie top. And the new-found euphoria Is catching for Philadelphia Phil- lies and Montreal Expos. "I call my (earn the Blitz said Philadelphia man- ager Frank Lucchesi, whose surprising Phillies are in second place after luniing back San Francisco Gi.inrs 3-2 Friday nigh I. "Iff a team effort all the way down (fie line." said Montreal manager Grnc Mauch, explain- ing the giddy a'.mosphere of the Expo? who are in third thed last and UK' Expos wen1 fifth last season and neither was given a chance to move, any higher this year. Louis Cardinals, a team that Is one of the so-called pen- Hit? rllviMon, .T'V games off Hie pace, after losing lo Atlanta Braves 2-1. The defending World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates, meanwhile, have dropped to fifIh with a poor early-season nant contenders, is holding up start and continued to spin Fri- day nighf when nipper) .5-1 In 101 New York Jlels 6-0 in Ihe olher innings hy Cincinnati Reds. National League games. Houston Astros, a surprising The Phillies' victory. Iheir team in the National League j IZlh in 18 games, was fashioned West, defeated Chicago Cubs 3-0 and San Diego Padres, who are surprising no one this year, beat Throivs easier for better results an tires JACKAll JACKS Full Ion complete lop and wire 3i" vith 188 Avniloble Qt your SOUTHERN ALBERTA CO-OP 1321 2nd Avo. S. LETHBRIDGE By T11F, ASSOCIATED PRESS Ryan's Express seems to up steam even though Dodgers 3-1. i "ie engineer isn't going all oul The lonciimc also-rans hare on the throttle, lurned Ihe East race1 "I've decided I can Ihrow eas- upside down. Tho Phillies fin- rer wilh hctlcr results." .Nolan Ryan ol California Anecls said before railroading Milwaukee Brewers l-n Friday night on three hits and 14 strikeouts. Hyan Lurned in some brilliant performances in several frus- trating seasons with New York Mels. Like the litlle girl wilh the curl, when he was good he was very, very good but when he was bad he was horrid. The problem was thai be didn'l always know where his supercharged fast ball was headed. "Ryan still wants to strike out all on the first pilch." said pitching coach Tom Morgan after the lanky righl-handrr broke into the American League wilh a four-hit shutout ol Minne- sota Twins but only lasted a total of 4 1-3 innings in his two starts. Elsewhere. Baltimore Orioles 'edged Kansas City Royals 3-2, Boston Red Sox 5-2. Oakland Athletics downed New York Yankees .1-1 and Chicago White Sox shaded Cleveland Indians er.l.b innings and struck oul al leasl one bnlicr in every inning but the ninth. The Angels scored twice In Ihe second on Andy Kosco's sin- Ryan, a fireballer, fanned the; gie_ a Leo Cardenas Brewers in Ihe second and sev- nnd Kcn wikl pjldl added two more in Ihe third on singles by Ryan and Sandy Alo- mar and sacrifice [lies by Kcn Berry and Vada Pinson. The Orioles rallied for Ihree runs in Ihe bottom of the eighlh Will Giants trade aging Willie Mays? PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wil- lie Mays wasn't counting his birthday candles today. Instead, he was counting the days he might have left with San Fran- cisco Giants. The Gianls arc thinking about trading Mays, who was 41 years old today, lo New York Mcts. "Maybe we'll talk when we gel lo Now York." Horace Slo- neham, Gianfs president, said Friday. "We'll discuss the possi- bility. We need pitchers." The talks have been so sci-1- Tcxas Rangers nipped Detroit i lhal Sloneham admitted Tigers 2-1, Minnesota whipped Idling the Mcls they had to promise to find a place for Mays in their organization, as to beat Kansas City after Ed Kirkpatrick's two-run homer in the top of the inning snapped a scoreless struggle. Singles by Mark Belanger and pinch hitter Terry C r o w 1 e y started the counter-attack and chased starter Mike Hedlund. Don Buford greeled reliever Tom Burgmeicr with a bunt sin- gle and Belanger scored when third baseman Paul Schaal's Ihmw sailed past first base. Mcrv Rellenmund singled home the tying run and Boog Powell's sacrifice fly delivered the win- ner. Bill Gcgolewskl, who entered Hie game wilh a Texas-sized 8.18 earned run average, checked Detroit until he needed help from Mike Paul and Hora- cio Pina in the eighlh. Ted Ford homered for Ihc Dangers in Ihc second and loser I hil.s as Allanla hailed a three. .Too Colr-mnn walked Gopo-! pame losing sLrcak and added lewski wilh Ihe bases loaded in Die fourlh lo force home Ihe winner. (he Gjajils have, when the out- fielder decides to retire. Mays learned about the secret Giants-Mets negotiations Friday i in his hotel room over the tele- phone from a reporter. MEMBERSHIP FEES MAGRATH GOLF CLUB Announces 1972 Golf Fees Wa can olso solva your MOVING PROBLEMS WITH A I TON TRUCK (Box and Tarp) ALSO AVAIfABLEI PINTO 0 AAAVERICK 9 TORINO CALL NOWI DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. Avcnua nnd M.M. Driva S., lethbriclge Box I234 Phons .128-8861 P.O. BOX .14.1, MAGRATH, ALBERTA FORD RENTACAR SYSTEM by one of the "kids" who is part of Lucchesi's youth movement. Mike Anderson doubled home Don Money from first base with none out in (he bottom of the ninth to pull out the triumph against nemisis Juan Marichal. The 20-year-old Anderson was plump-ridden, batting a frustrat- ing .14G before fame lime. The gaine-mmiing hit gave Hie victory lo room-male Billy Champion, who gave up a nair of first-inning runs, then blanked the Giants the rest of the way. The Giants, last year's West Division champions, stayed in last place wilh (he loss. Jt was their I2th defeat in 14 games and Marichal's fourth in five de- cisions, EXPOS MOVE UP Montreal moved up In Ihe East standings, one game be- hind New York and Pliiladel- phia, with what Mauch called a "sweel" victory. is swecler than heating the said Mauch. "And it looks even bel- ter when you heal Ihem at their game-defence, running and pitching." Bill SLoneman scattered seven hik ami Bon Hunt produced the winning runs with a two-run double in ihe Montreal third. Stoneman pitched out of sev- eral jams by "going wiili my curve balls and sliders for most of the early going." "I didn't have a good feel on my said Stoneman. "Everylime I went to throw it inside, if. went outside and ev- erytime I went to throw it. out- side, it went inside Hank Aaron drilled a two-run homer, his 644th career blast, ami Phil Niekro spaced seven to St. Louis' miseries Ibis year. The Cardinals have lost 11 games in 17. Aaron's home run was the second he lilt off St. Louis ace Bob Gibson llu's year and tagged him with his fourth de- feat in as many decisions, an- other turnabout this spring. Tony Perez' Lie-breaking sin- gle vitb Lhe bases loaded in the Ilith inning gave Cincinnati its victory over Pittsburgh, which lost its lOtli contest in 15 out- ings. Native Sons will host "The Lethbridge Nalivo Sons have worked exlremcly hard for Ihe past few weeks and are hoping it'll pay off this week- end. Native Sons liai'c renewed Ihc Lclhbridge Lacrosse Chal- lenge Cup which was held at the turn of Ihc century and host Assiniboia, Saskat- chewan in H two-panic lotal- goal scries for the coveted cup champion? hip. Tlis Iwo clubs mir meet to- night at p.m. and Sunday The Sons are in their third year of operation and coach Dave Smith seems to have come up with this season. Slllilh has a with loading scorers and could provide the offensive punch the Sons have lacked in recent years. Back with the Sons tills year arc Wayne Bowes and Ken Hammcrsledt, who finished one-two in the team's scoring last season, while Uammerstedt finished with 11 goals and 11 helpers for 22 points, lop contender! Jerry SI. Jean will also suit up wilh ihc Hrns this season rosier packed, Now West- at p.m. at the Adams Ice Bowes had 23 goals nnd 10 Centre. assists for 33 points last year Overtime win for Oil Kings BEGINA fCP) A goal by Fred Comrie at of sudden- death overtime gave Edmonton Oil Kings a 2-1 victory over Ho- gina Pats and their second-con- s c c u t i v e Western Canada Hockey League championship. Oil Kings now join Peterbor- ough Petes and Cornwall Royals in a three-team tournament for the Memorial Cup, starting Tuesday in Ottawa. The Edmonton team took the series three games to one. Marcel Comeau gave Edmon- ton a 1-0 lead midway through the second period, but rookie Mike Wanchuk sent the game info overtime when he scored the Regina goal at 4; 23 of the third period. PATS COME CLOSE In the overtime session, Re- gina held a wide edge in play and came close to winning it in the first two minutes when Scott Smilh rattled a drive from di- rectly In front of the Edmonton goal. The winning goal was hotly disputed by the Regina team, which claimed the puck didn't enter the net but hit a post. It took referee Joe Cassidy of Cal- gary tliree minutes of consulta- tion with the goal judge before declaring the puck had entered the goal. The Regina team put up a strong fight, particularly He- gina goalie Bemie Germaine who faced some difficult situa- tions on the 39 Edmonton shols. Davidson captures most awards NEW WESTMINSTER. B.C. (CP) Netmindcr John David- son of Calgary Centennials led the way in league awards and all star selections announced Friday by the Western Canada Hockey League. Davidson was named best goallender, garneruig 18 of a possible 22 voles from team managers and coaches, took tho award for most valuable play- er and was selected to the first all star team. Davidson played with the Lelhbridgc Sugar Kings in Iho 1970-71 Alberta Junior Hockey League. Teammate Jim Watson was voted best defenccman and was also picked for the first team, while Dennis Sobchuk of He- gma Pals took the rookie of the year award and centre spot i the second r.ll star team. Other members of the first learn are centre Tom Lysiak and left winger Jeff Ablelt, both of Medicine Hat Tigers, right winger Elaine Sloughton of Flin Firm Bombens and de- fcneeman Phil Russell of Ed- monton Oil Kings. On the s c c o d team arc goalie Bcrnie Germaine of fle- pina, Edmonton wingers Darcy Rola and Don Kozak, and dc- fenccmcn Lawrence Sacharuk of Saskatoon Blades and Torn Bladon of Edmonton. WRESTLING EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM MONDAY, MAY 8 8.30 p.m. N.A. TITLE BOUT KAMATA vs RUHL THORNTON VS PORTZ nnrl TOMASSO vi ROGERS nnrl RU1OIE" BIIU1U5 SUU1VAN SITO v, MARQUIS H. 00 tl.sn Wotrh 5IAMPDDE WRESTLING on CJOC IV Oil Kings goalie Larry Hencl- rick faced the same number o[ drives in the hard-hitting, free- wheeling game. There wero only 11 minor penalties, six lo Edmonton. minster Pepsi's of tho British Columbia Lacrosse League in IU71. Last year SI. Jean had nn outstanding season finishing wilh 45 Ronls and 45 assists for 90 points. Smith will also carry three of the top goal scorers in the Southern Alberta Juven 11 e League lasl year. Kcn Boychuk, Don Kitchen and Bob Monkman have signed for the 1972 season. Bnychuk had 33 goals. Kit- chen 28 and Monkman 27 for the Lethbridge Juveniles last yeai-. l Meanwhile the Southern Al- berta Major Lacrosse League will operate with only four I teams in 1072, due lo the folding of Ihc Calgary Long- horns. The new leapne will now In- clude the Calgary Premiers, Taber Ebony Hawks, Calgary South East Shamrocks and LcLhbridge. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES Pittsburgh St. Louis W II 12 10 7 L Pet. GBL s .free 6 .647 TODAY a GAMES Hands (1-1) 5nn Frnncisco McDowell (3 0) el Philadelphia Solma (1.1) San D'ego Grief (1-2) at New York Server (W) Los AnnelM Sulton (4-0) at Mont- real Morton (1-1) N Pillsburgh Blass (1-1) at Cincinnati H-D) or Borbon 10.0) Atlanta Stone (0-2) at 51- Louli Wise (1-3) N FRIDAY'S RESULTS Houslon 1DD Old 000- 3 7 C Chicago 000 000 s Dicrkor (2-1) and Edwards; Hoolon fj-3) Phoebus (7) and Hundley. MR: Allanla 300 000 6 0 SI. Louis 000 OH 1 7 3 Nlckro (3-1) and Williams; Glhson ICU) and MR: (51 San Francisco 200 000 1 10 1 Philadelphia 000 110 3 1 I and Cham- plon (3-0) and McCarver. -491 PMIsburgh .TOO HO 400 Clnclnnall ooo 201 TOO Johnson. Hernandez (7; Glusli 10-3) (1) and Sflngulllen; Nolan, Hall (fl) Carroll (3-1) (10) and Bench. HRs: Pgh Sanguillen San Diego .210 400 10 0 New York POO DM D 4 0 Arlin (21) and Kendall; Koosman (0-3) Caprn [-0 AAcAndrew (7) Sad- cckl (9) and Grole. HR: Los Angelei Ml 000 1 7 7 Mnnlreal IDI 100 3 B 0 (7-3) Mikkeisen f4) and Slrr AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST W I BalllmorB 9 Detroit B Cleveland e Now York 5 Boslon 4 Milwaukee 3 WEiT Minnesota 1 California TODAY'S GAMES Siebert (3-r.) Kansas Cily Draoo (1-1) Bt morp Dnbson (2-3) N Chicago Bahnsen (2-3) at Cleveland Perry N Texas Hand (0-0) Delrolt Tim- merman New York Kline (1-0) nt Oakland (1 i) Milwaukee Lc-nbora fornifl Mcssersmllh (1-3) N 010 MO 1 1 1 Ballimore 000 MD 3 J II Hedlund, Burgrreier (2-1) (B) ffnrt Kirkpnfrick; Palmer (2-2) Watt (9) end R'chcbarren. HR: rick Chicago 5M 000 1 T 1 Cleveland OSO Hi 1 0 J Wood (-1-1) and Herrmann, Tidrow (17) Harps n i7) Colbert d) and Minnesota .000 510 10 Q Boston 000 101 3 7 l Kaat (2-D) Grander (7) nnd Roof; CUp (1-3) Pelers (B) 'and FisV. HRs: (D. Texns .....Oil 101 2 S 0 Delroil MO 100 1 6 3 Gogolcwskl (1-1) Paul (g) Plna