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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY; MAY HERALD SPORTS PAGE NINE GALT MINERS WILL MAKE CITY'S BID FOR BASEBALL HONORS OUT ON A wu x LIMB with LOKDBEK FEXWICK I T HAS cojne to oar attention that there are number of local sportsters who dent r the iiis: tnieg about that grand Scottish game called Golf. "We therefore are 'akiag K upon to explain, in as crjstal- clear a way as possible, a few of e the terms used in golf. At a much More Powerful Than 1 936 Champs First Game Set For May 24 BASEBALL fans in Lethbridge will rejoice to know that the city will not be without a baseball squad this year in spite of the fact that all other sports here seem to be in for a golden season too. Apparently there's going to be plenty of room for all this year. Gait Miners in 'he are optimistic about their prospects. The opening game of I is scheduled for May 24, when the local boys will t-angle erfanc; now to play -A ell enough to get a scratch handicap. Stand back: COLFIXG DEFlkinOXS unusually narrow j piece of land iced by trees, weeds, i thick grass, stones, out-of-bounds stakes, gopher holes and ant hills. THS SSEC! pile, circu- lar-shaped, placed in an awkward place at one end of the fairway. sand ss usually oiled before tne highlv-touted Picture Butte club. According to Coach Ollie Luciani the Miners this year will be even better than they were m 1936, the year they copped the Alberta championship. In the prelimin- ary" practices that have been held to date the veterans of the club have proven themselves to be "plenty hot." In addition, an abundance of fine talent has been noted amongst the newcomers who have appeared for a tryout. Sunday next a final practice be held" at tne Adams Park mnnri snd at that time the I the green is considered for use. Many golfers unusual success If thev are in the same condition. THK ROUGH (wilderness, takes up about 90 per cent of s. golf course A de- hghtful little place where many. golf balls anc" tempers are lost. i SAXD gaping hole. fUl- ed with tflick sand, about the size of small coulee. Excellent spot in which to exercise your throwing snr-aH. elusive arm. GOIP A mond. and at that unie the hope- j ful piavers will be weeded out and i the 194S lineup definitely estab- lisned. The pracuce has been called for 2 p.m., and any plajers wishing to get on the team will have an opportunity to display their talents." The general public is invited to attend the practice session and get an early season preview of the Lethbndge club. KtACTK-E EVERY XIGHT Practices are also being held at Adams Park every night, weather permitting, commencing at 6 pjn Club authorities have already contacted and Calgary pellet a wide assort- a to lormmg a league men; of lucknames. Very j between LeLhbridge. Caigarv, i.d- nature and gets cu; easily. Some! monton and Medicine Hat. No balls have an imperfection which j -epiv has been received in that causes them to fly to the right or to the left when hit. A well-to-do smail boy. Excellent target for temperamental Gait Miners to tlefeiid LUC ujpi nlavers incl players teeny piece of wood not- ed for its disappearing acts. A which causes opponents to double UD laughing. "PERFECT FORM the average golfer thinks of his swing. THE very useful thing to drop when your opponent is making a putt. A other fellow. OUT-OF-BOUNDS STAKE unfair advantage weak hitters have over heaw hitters. blow to one's pnde. THE connection as yet. however. A fine team of hurlers will be doing their part m helping _the they presently hold. They include jaat Slavish, a crafty southpaw; Stan c-hervmski and ATI Lewis It is also expected that another left- handed pitcher as well as another right-hander will be brought in. Another veteran nlajer who is wen known to local tans, Rigo Toc- In British Golf SOUTHPORT, England. May Jowle. a refugee from the fairwajs for three years while uorking in a plane factory, led 93 other in the first round of the Dunlop-SouUi- port golf tournament Wednesday with a 72. Charlie Ward and Bobbie Hal- sail, the latter another newcomer to big-ume British golf, followed with 73's while Ooea Cnampion Dick Bunor. Xorman Von Nida of Australia and Charles Whit-comb fired 75s Henry Cotton needed 76 strokes and Boobie Locke, the South Afri- can open champ, had a lusty 77. Today's second round will elimi- nate all but 40 of the field for Fn- dav's 36-hole final. Room and Board'by -ITU. Y'SSE THERE'S AN BSCXWTOASC CO7 RO-AAUCETHAT -VWC SHEO BEOr SIiLL CAUSES HER.TO I ANCIENT BUTiPSi-H r> LIGHTWEIGHTS TANGLE JUNE 28 NEW YORK, May moter Mike Jacobs aiu'ounced Wed- nesday that Boo Montgomery. JUNIOR FASTBALL STARTS MONDAY Off to an early start on this i Following is the complete Junior year's fastball acimties. teams of j Fastball. League sehecule up to the Junior Fastball League in the May 23: ue 01 Cricket ou _, t T Is Revivedishortstop ls Tops Batting Average .429 A .I Ala! -f .lengths behind the Red SOX CAssocia.ed Press Sports Writer) j the> triumphed Sv. Lo.ds ___________ With baseball oossibiy Browns 5-1. Spad Chandler joined LONDON May its greatest arra? of ja Boston's Mickey Hams as the ma- criciet br three major leaaue history. Johsnv Peskv oruv game uled summer England-India stands out today as perhaps fee j holding the Browns -o three hits A snatches has to Briiain' finest of them alL j three-run homer by Slzzuto was the this year wrn duos -o Tbe t bi? blmr off lefthander Sam Zoidak. acoep; a a club souse boy i Detroit's Hal and m natne Portland, Cleveland's Bobb-r Feller, wso -anta a "draaiHic attitude ir> Monday was stopoed one hit sSfom Chandler and Boston's Tex Hugh- bowiing and But the "con- of 'he oaa'cr league recon: cf sen, are expected to it out for standard -resterdav when he each a masterful game with; sounded oj man> o. Jie county j times ip a 14_ic> ;or Washington ix. Senators i-0 and Feller -arhipping Athletics 5-2. yssterdav's game Pesky Don pinch-hit home j has 39 hits !n 91 times ac bar for a run in tne 10th gave .423 average to !ead both leasrjes Fe Jyn an 3-5 over the also has scorexi 'he mcst nats and keps the Brooks a With Ted Williams. Ruciv York ganje benmd the XaUosal and Booov Dcerr Soinngr Pesky in gue leading St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston hit parade, the Amer- Wsth JDave Koslo besting Pitts- ican League leacers slammed four burl's Frttz Cstermueiler m. an all- Chxags -jstcher? fsv :7 sitching duel, the New Tort set a club record of 13 conseeutfce Glints adianced into a filth-placa victories, toppins; their 1S3S skein ue -rith the by shading fcv one 3ucs 1-0. SOX LEAD T.IXKEES "Wlili Phil Cavarretta. Lou Xew York Yankees remained 3H er and 3d Wditkus '.eadinsj a 14-hit j attack thr'e hits attiece. Chl- city commence play on Mon- day. May 13. :he Collegiates _ will tangle wiUi the Columbus Club Games will follow nearly every night in the association's classy new stadium at Henderson Park. The schedule has been arranged for the juniors up to Mar 23. after which the senior and ladies' leagues tie in with it. MAV- vs Cadets vs. Docsers. vs Dodgers Cadets vs. Columbus vs. Sea Cadets. vs. Columbus. Cadecs rs. Columbus. vs Dodgers. vs. Sea Cadets. coli, sene behind tne bat. Overseas with the Canadian forces York and Pennsylvania recognized J during the -war he helped to keen lighnreight chansoion and challen- j himself in trim by playing Ritn. United States baseoali teams in. Holland. Ernie Luchiani, another old time plajer here, will be holding down who profits bv your mistakes. first base in all likelihood, while Jnan' second will probably be occupied THE fel- low who organizes all clab tourna- ments THE chap who wins them. by Harold Vosburgh, a Vancouver bov. Third base will be watched 'by Hector Negrello, while Freddy Oaofrychuk will be taking care of the short stop position. NEW OUTFIELD polite way of saying The outfield this year will be -iset out of my way you old made up almost, entirely of new "GOOD -Why you I men. luckv stiff! THE A large bone which has sounded the death-knell for more than one club We arc sure that the above lesson will be received with the attention it deserves. A BIT OF EVERTTHEf G ___ "We ere now ready to predict that Boston Red Sox will win the Ameri- can League Desman; we Drora- ise to ea; your shirt if they" don't Joe DiMaggio, Sam Chapman and Ted Williams lead the maior leagues in home runs, with five apisce tVflliams is also batting champ with a .423 average Remember the Fish and Game broadcast at 3.30 this you icay get a few hot tips Four major league pitchers have w-on four games and lost none, is a pretty good record for tens early in the s'eason they are Miners have expressed them- selves as being very pleased with the co-operaaon that has been given them by Gordon Fnsbv of Hick's Breweries, i; had oeea planned to establish a Brewery team year, but this idea was given up in order that the city might he able to put up one really good team in the form of the Miners. In connection with junior base- ball, it has been reported that any juniors interested in joining tne Brewery team should contact either George "STanosik or Olhe Luciam. Lanicr of the Cards; Dobson and Harris of the Red Sox; and Chand- ler of the Yanks Scort fans will rr, ro. w ?Tf I Sr. faau on fee evening of May 6. when title m Madison Square Garden on -no.rrM.n ?s WHEAT BELT BALL LEAGUE ORGANIZED Keen interest was shown in base- known as the 'Wheat Belt Baseball I in cncke; gear are sxaojped orders they cancoi ail. but many clubs are appealing for financial help, up to by Hampshire. PLAYERS LOST IX WAR Other clubs, seeding increased memoershlp aad suppor: are Not- tinghamshire. Leicsstershure. War- wickshire, Lancashire. Hampshire and Yorkshire. In addition, many pre-war 'name" players, including Hedley Verity, one" of England s great players, are hneups. Verity and F. H. G from Chalk, cap- tain of she Kent County duo, were killed in the war. Others retired Western Canada. through age and nearly all of thel 17 county clubs are searclurg for young men to fill the gaas. J Yorkshire, which tne cour.rv i championship in 1939. also has last Herbert Sutchffe and Archur Mirch- eJl, two stalwarts who have reared.' Sect was particularly hard hit with 11 men killed m the'-Rar. Championship prospects are wide; open, bu; sports writers are call- ing on Yorkshire, Middlesex and, Gloucestershire to finish la that i order. Sir Pelham Warner, presi- dent of Middlesex has issued a "look cat, Yorkshire, here we warning and with R. tf. V. Ronins again leading the club, the 1S3S _ rurmers-up are likely to prove j strong challengers. i _ dispatch ouotins: the Tnbure i 0350 Cubs rrsmnied Boston 3ra-.-ea as saving n there is a. 10-5 :o nxc-.e mu> third place in, the strong sentiment within the ranks i National League Si Louis Cardin- of the Alacitoaa Ftoo'.ball protec'ec "Jieir first-plase lead J wtth a 5-3 iriianph over Pruladel- I phia's Phils XL a night contest. Ua for a new soccer federation June 28. Last Night's Results Ladies B. Gang Busters The Pegs Medhurst 203. T.BJO Grads 679 793 533 .6 000 003 2 1 Toronto 025 OCO 9 1 Pickell. Sima md Grasso, Deal. Williams and Cromnton. Syracuse .000 100 3 8 Rochester .100 054 16 0 Kab- Prfivka and Just; Bverly and Hockenberrv. BpJtimore P01 5 10 1 Buffalo 310 205 10 2 Foat. Swift Cave, Calvert. Smith and Murrav Garloss, Houtteman and Tabacheuk. Pacific Coast Portland 000 000 9 2 Los Argele-; 002 .T02 11 1 Li ka. Chpfkovich and Turner, Terrv and Williams Portland 000 010 5 1 Los 002 001 7 1 Barrett and Holm; Chambers and Stephenson San 105 lo 0 Sacramento 000 400 S 2 MeJ'on and Sorinz. Jar- lett W, McColUm '3'. McCarthy (6> ard Conroy San Francisco POO 5 I Sacramento 010 Off> 0 Lien and Ivy; Fre'.tas and Con- roy. KILLING HIM WITH KINDNESS Registered CTS. Patent office By Chic Young IN YOUR ARITHMETIC HOMEWCflK'TWAT !SNTT GOOD 2 A S'JMSTcAO TO TMNK X ALMCST VOU FCR MY OWM SHCRTCOMIN6S 5LSH.W YOU, POP? DONALD DUCK OUT OF CIRCULATION Registered US. Patent TT? By Walt Disney LI'L ABNER A SONG TO FORGET By Al Capp American Assn. 3. Milwaukee 4 Ir.dJanapoli-, 2 Minneapolis 9. Columbus 2 Kansas City 4. Toleao 3, St Paul 6. Canadian Boxer Begins Training LOS ANGELES, Q (js> Kenr.% Lindsiv of Vanrouver, Ca- nadian chammon. Ls scheduled to s'art serious trainirg today for his ti'ig bout May 18 with Annie! world's champion Lmdtay was readv to step three rounds each with Peewee Lewis and Bobby Moimo. SHE: WAMTS TO TELL MAARY THAT GIRJ-.'T IT'S A IDEA f rrs A HIT. RADO WORrCLL M-JS-CAS. MESSAGE HUIS IVERYONE IN THE COUNTRY WILL BE HER, CHARLIE-EVERYONE _., WiU. MUS5CALLV T WITH LI'L ABNER NOT TO MARRY NCW-TELL KE.JM NCUR OWN V-ORDS ABOUT THS LIT. A3-NER nOST NATURAL LYRICS I'VE. EVER HOOC BRADFORD-And the Queen of Night THE CRYSTAL ByWiLLIAM R11T and CLARENCE 600D-BY- J WILL SEE. YOU AIL ON EARTH WITHIN A -t FEW SECONDS.' 6HAILI MAKE THE STEPS THROUGH THE MARVEUOU5 DOOR, TIMAK BECOMES A BLUREED 6HAOOW VANISHES FWSPAPFR ;