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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wedneiday, May 10, 197? THE IETH8RIDCE HERAIO t Marickal has one win in six starts Expos determined to stay dose to top YORK SCORES Unable to stop, Boston's Ace Bailey smashes into the net uprooting it as goalie Ed Johnson goes sprawling along with teammate Carol New York Rangers score their first goal Tuesday evening. Rangers force c, game in the Stanley Cup final with a 3-2 win. (AP W.rephoto) Mays tfon't he a Met Giants want too much NEW YORK (AP) Willie Mays apparently won't be coming to New York after all least not in a New York Mets uniform. The Mets said Tuesday thai the San Francisco Giants' asking price was simply too high. "They want players, not said M. Donald Grant, the Mets' board chair- man. "I told them it was im- probable the Mets could pro- vide the personnel they need." Thus the rumored prospec- tive deal for one of baseball's superstars was cooled in a dav. Rugby Club manages split The Lethbridge Miner's Rugby Club earned a split in two 'exhibition games they hosted last weekend. The Miner's edged the Cal- gary Saints 14-12 in their first encounter, but suffered a 20-0 setback to a squad from Medi- cine Hat. The Medicine Hat team was made up of players from the Medicine Hat Junior College and British soldiers stationed at Sufficld. In their victory over Cal- gary, Bob Baunton, John Gray and Bill TurnbuU scored tries while Willie Blrreu added a convert. The Giants were reported to have asked for infielder Ted Martinez and one of two pitch- ers, either John Matlack or Jim McAndrew. The Mets wanted to give the Giants money instead of players. Grant, however, did not completely close the door on a possible trade. "I asked Giant owner Hor- ace Stoneham to set up a meeting with Mays, himself, and our Grant said. "He promised lo do so. "He said he will call me as soon as he reaches Mays. So, I won't know anything until Wednesday." Grant said he "wanted to make sure thai Mays wanls lo come here." "The most important thing to be developed before any further talks are Willie's reac- tion lo coming to the Mets and the conditions attached to such a move. It is our position that he will be happy to come to the Mets. If he won't be, lhal's it. We don't want a disssalisfied player on our club." Mays said he wouldn't mind closing out his playing career In New York, but was an- noyed at the way the situation has been handled. "1 don't want to embarrass the Giants." the 41-year-old centre fielder said in Mont- real, where he was wilh Ihe learn for a game. "Bui il seems lhal they feel differ- ently about it. "I think I deserve a lot more respect from them than someone else. That's how I feel. I don'l know how other people feel." Mays, always a favorite started his career with the old New York Giants be- fore the team moved to the West Coast. Among many ac- complishments. Mays is No. 1 on the alltime home-run list with 646. Quarry brothers in main events LAS TOGAS, Nov. (AP) Contracts have been signed for a June boxing card featuring Bob Foster in defence of his world light heavyweight charo- pionship against Mike Quarry and ex-heavyweight king Mu- hammad Ali in a bout with Jerry Quarry, promoter Bill Miller said Tuesday. The Quarry brothers will bo the underdogs in the double main event. Ali stopped Jerry Quarry on a cut in the third round at Atlanta in 1870. Mike Quarry has won 35 straight and rates as the No. 1 c o n t e n d e r in the 175-pound class. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Juan Marichal never has had a losing season since joining San Francisco Giants in 19CO. Starting this season, he had the best winning percentage among active National League pitchers with more than one year of service, compiling a .670 mark on 221 victories and 109 loses. He had pitched 50 shutouts, tops among all active pitchers. He had the third besl earned- run average in major league hislory, a 2.94 mark, behind Walter Johnson's 2.37 and Gro- ver Alexander's 2.56. He ranked 10th on the all-time list with strikrauls. He broke into the major leagues with a one-hitter against Phila- dephia on July 19, I960. He pitched a no-hitter against Phil- adelphia Phillies on July 19, 1900. He pitched a no-hitler against Houston in 1963, and six times he was a 20-game winner, with a high of 26 in 1968. Now, Marichal is headed for his first losing season. After shutting out Houston Astros 5-0 in Hie Gianls' opening game, he has lost five in a row, including a 7-1 decision to Montreal Expos Tuesday night. Elsewhere in the National League, Chicago Cubs trounced Cincinnati Eeds 7-1, Pittsburgh Pirates trimmed Allanla Braves 5-2, St. Louis Cardinals edged Houston 2-1, and Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets and San Diego Padres at Philadel phia were rained out. DEFENCE COLLAPSES A complete collapse by the Giants' defence in the sixth in- ning helped saddle Marichal with his fifth consecutive set- back. The Expos had nicked Man chal for a run in the third or John Boccabella's triple and Tim Foil's sacrifice fly and an other in the fourth on Boots Day's RBI single, before scor ing four times in the sixth will the help of four San Francisco errors. Bob Bailey opened the sixth with a single and went to inur1 when Marichal fielded Mik Jorgensen's bunt and threw the ball into centre field. Ron Fairly then lofted a fly ball t centre. Bailey held third, bu Jorgensen went to second whc Dave Kingman bobbled Ke Henderson's relay throw. After Ken Singleton was pur- posely passed, Day hil a groun- der to second baseman Tit Fuentes. Fuentes booted th ball into right field, allowing a' three runners to score. Da then came home on an error b shortstop Chris Speier. TORREZ ERA 1.40 Meanwhile, Mike Torre checked the Giants on nine sea lered hils for his second victor in two decisions, lowering hi ERA to 1.40 in 25 2-3 innings. "Every time they got a hit he said, "it seemed like ther were two out and I didn't ru into too much trouble thai way." Monlreal manager Gene Mauch said he Ihought Torrez had improved greatly over 1969, the season he started so well with St. Louis. "He's become a complete pitcher said Mauch. "Then, he used to rear back and fire the ball. Now, he mixes his pitches and forces them to liit it on the ground." Torrez had to pitch only once to Willie Mays, the Giants' aging superstar. The 41-year-old Mays was in the original lineup, but was scratched at the last minute. He appeared only as a pinch liitter, singling in the ninth. Tigers maintain lead Indians' rookie close By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The baseball strike lias been over less than a month but here comes Cleveland Indians' Dick Tidrow starling work earlier so FOR A EUY WITH CONFIDENCE WITH OUR POLICY OF COMPLETE SATISFACTION SUiTS A new shipment of Fortrel and Wool blends just arrived. Featuring the very latest styles wilh wide lapels and the latest envelope pockets FROM MEN'S SHORT SLEEVED SHiRTS In both dress and sport styles. Choose from plains, stripes, cheeks, etc. by Arrow Forsylh, Manhattan. From............ Choose from our Complete Selection of ALPACA SWEATERS In pullover, V-neck, and pla- quet styles. Wide choice of colors. JUST ARRIVED! GOLF JACKETS In a wide assortment of styles nnd colors. From ,95 GOLF SHIRTS isle-made 13' By Chemise lacoste-made tn France. Nice choice of colors....... GINO PAOLI Famously mode from Italy SHORT SLEEVED SWEATERS and TEE SHIRTS Ideal for the Golferl MEMS COTTON SHELL RAINCOATS Ideal for Spring Wear. 24 4 'RICED FROM fcS.O And remember Leo Singer won't let you wear it unless it fitsl LEO SINGER'S MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR 214 Slh Street S. Phone 327-3958 he can stick around longer. That may violate the basic es of unionism but Tidrow n't complain if his prescribed rlier warm-ups enable him to ch better and longer, esday night, the rookie right- nder came within one out of s first complete game in the ajor leagues as the Indians aded Kansas City Royals 2-1. Elsewhere in the American eague, Detroit Tigers downed licago White Sox 5-2, Minne- ta Twins beat New York Yan- ees 4-2, Oakland Athletics rept a twi-nighter from Mil- aukee Brewers 10-2 and 3-0 nd Boston Red Sox edged Cali- orn ia Angels 4-3. Texas angers and Baltimore Orioles ere rained out. Tidrow, a 6-foot-4, 210-pounder ho will be 24 on Sunday, began arming up 10 minutes earlier ian usual Tuesday night. "His problem was the first or econd explained man- ger Ken Aspromoiite. "He over had thai trouble before. It ad to be in his warm-ups. So started early." IAD SHUTOUT GOING Tidrow had a two-hit shutout nth two out in the ninth when juou Piniella homered for Kan- as City. After a walk and a sin- le, Steve Mingori came on to et the last out. Tidrow also delivered a two- ut single in the eighth inning and Del Unser followed with a somer for the Cleveland runs. Piniella's home run ended a string of 34 scoreless innings by the Cleveland pitching staff. The White Sox also ended a skein of 34 scoreless their punchless hitlers, not their pitchers. The two runs Ihey Campbell booed at hockey game OTTAWA (CP) Former Detroit Red Wing great Gor- die Howe made it apparent Tuesday that he is a strong admirer of National Hockey League president Clarence Campbell. Speaking at the annual Memorial Cup luncheon, Howe said "it hurt to hear" Ottawa fans boo Campbell when he was introduced at the opening game of the junior hockey finals Monday night. Howe got a tremendous ova- tion from the fans in the rick, but said at the luncheon he couldn'l understand why Campbell should get booed. He said the NHL president had done a lot for the league, for pro hockey generally, for fans and had built wisely so that hockey players could make a good living from the game. Campbell, who also was a guest at the affair, didn't hear Howe's speech. The NHL boss left early to attend Tuesday's fifth game of the Stanley Cup finals played in Boston. scored in the ninth inning were too little and too late to prevent their Ihird consecutive setback. Ed Brinkman's run-scoring single and pitcher Joe Cole- man's suicide squeeze bunt gave Ihe Tigers a 2-0 lead in Ihe seventh inning. They added a run in the eighth on Norm Cash's RBI single and two in the ninth on a single by Aurelio Rodriguez and Bill Freehan's infield out. Minnesota's Jim Katt, the American league's winningest active pitcher, posted his 171st career triumph with help from Wayne Granger in the ninth as the Twins downed the Yankees despite New York homers by Felipe AIou and Thurman Mun- >on. Winless Fritz Peterson was saddled with his fifth straighl loss as the Twins scored three times in the second inning on a walk, Bobby Dai-win's double, an infield out, singles by Phil Hoof and Kaat and Cesar To- var's double. Tiie Athletics exploded for the biggest inning in their five-year history in runs in the crushed the Brewers in their opener. Jim Slaton and Frank Linzy were the victims as Angel Man- gual drove in three runs with a double and sacrifice fly and Dave Duncan drove in two with a single. The wild inning in- cluded a wild throw by Linzy on a bunt by winning pitcher Ken Holtzman and an ensuing wild throw from right fielder Billy Conigliaro enabling two base- runners and Holtzman to circle the bases. Chicago's Ferguson Jenkins, vinner of at least 20 games in each of the past five seasons, liked his record to 3-2, stopping Cincinnati on five hits. He lost us shutoul on Johnny Bench's single with two out n the ninth. Earlier, Glenn Beckert and Jim Hickman drove in two runs apiece for the Cubs and Hick Monday collected four hits, in- cluding a homer. Dock Ellis, making his first appearance since being sprayed with mace in Cincinnati last Friday night during an incident nvolving a stadium guard, worked seven innings and com- jined wilh Bruce Kison for a six-hitter in Pittsburgh's victory over Atlanta. They got support from ho- mers by Willie Stargell and Dave Cash. Cash also doubled in a ran, and singled and scored on Roberto Clcmente's triple. The Braves, however, managed lo stop Al Oliver's 18-game hit- ting streak, holding him hitless in five at-bats. Former Astro Scipio Spinks pitched a six-hitter for St. Louis in stopping his e x -H o u s t o n team-mates. The Cardinals scored both their runs in the first inning off Don Wilson on Lou Brock's dou- ble, an error by second base- man Tommy Helms on Jose Cruz' grounder, Matty Alou's single and Joe Torre's double. THE CANADA MANPOWER CENTRE FOR STUDENTS For the extra summer help you need to replace em- ployees on vacalion for odd jobs around your home hundreds of stu- dents now available for work Just call NFL teams deny ticket conspiracy BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Lawyers for eight Nation Football League teams claim in court Tuesday the tean were not engaged in a corsp acy to force season ticket-hoi ers to buy tickets for pre-seas exhibition games. Such a conspiracy has been charged in a U.S. districl court suit filed by Angelo F. Coniglio of suburban Amherst, a Buffalo Bills' fan. His lawyer argued that Con- gress gave the NFL a "very j narrow Immunity" from the anti-trust laws when the NFL', and American Football League merged in thus forming "a unique monopoly." SAYS DIDN'T SUFFER Frank G. Raichle, the Bills lawyer, countered that Coniglio could not sue the Bills because, Raichle claimed, he had not suf- fered any damage to his busi- ness or property as a result of the Bills' tickel policy. Coniglio is an engineer employed by Ihe Steie Power Authority. H. Laddie Montague of Phila- delphia, Coniglio's lawyer, said the U.S. Supreme Court has per- mitted suits of this type because of damage suffered by custom- ers. Judge Jota D. Henderson, who ordered the lawyers to sub- mit legal briefs within two weeks, must decide whether Coniglio can sue not only the Bills but all other 16 NFL teams that tie in preseason tickets with season tickets. ROSEWALL DEFENDS TITLE DALLAS (AP) Ken Rose- wall opens defence of his World Championship of Tennis title lo- night ngninst Bob Lulz in the opening round of competition for Ihe first prize. B E HARDWARE 416-13th Street North Phone 328-3541 416 13th Street North Lethbridge HARDWARE ;