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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thundny, May II, 1973 THE IETHBRIDGB HERALD ANDY CAPP NO NOTICE 'E CHOOSES A BA3 STOOL. AS IF IT WAS COINS TO BE 'IS PeBMANENT'OME Doug Frier, manager of the Lcfhbridge Lnkcrs. announcct the first signings for the 1972 Alberta Major Baseball League season Wednesday night. Three players have agreed to play with the Lakers who will be In their first year o, operation in the AMBL. The players who have signed Paterson wins two city titles Paterson made a clean sweep in the City Junior High School Soccer League play this season as they captured hnlh the junior and senior division titles Wednesday nighi. The Paterson juniors needed an extra 30 minutes of play to defeat Hamilton 4-2 in their championship final. The score stood 1-1 after reg- ulation time. Rick Maclean. Jim Virtue, Ken Hall and Jim Clarke scor- ed a goal apiece for Paterson while Darryl Langridge and Don Currie replied for Hamil- ton. Palerson went home wilh (he Gordon Ilallock trophj' for their efforts. Paterson also captured the Army and Navy trophy for win- ning the senior division champ- ionship. Paterson edged Wilson 5 4 behind Ron Gretzinger's two- goal performance fldiile Mark Baldry, Jim Henderson a n d Brady Currie added singles. Derrick Redmond, L i o n cl Slokel, Eddie Leong and Law- rence Gardner tallied singles for Wilson. LuJz DALLAS (AP) _ Ken Hose wall opened the defence of his World Championship of Tennis title Wednesday night with a three hour, five-set victory over Boh Lulz in a quarler-fi- nal match marred by the emo- tion-charged Rosewoll throw- ing his racket live times. Top-seeded Rod Laver made quick work of eighth-seeded Jolin NeuTonibe in straight sets 6-4, C-4, W, to advance to the semi-finals. to participate in Ihe 34-game league schedule include Bob Turner, Tim Negrello and A" Fcrchuk. Twenty-year-old Turner and Negrello, who is 21, toiled with the Lelhbridgc .Junior Miners last season in (lie and were keys to their club's sue cesses last year. Fcrchuk, a 24 year old right handcr, played with the Lelhbridge Cubs in 1971 anc prior to that, toiled wilh the Unity Cardinals and Prince Albert's learn in the Saskat- chewan Baseball League. Ferchuk will also act as the pitching coach for Ibe season. Meanwhile, a hoard of direc- tors has been chosen to serve for (he 1972 year. Dob Leonard will act as chairman, while members ol the board include. Joe De-ik, Jerry Hitaoka, George Tosbi- naka, Clarence Yanosik, Harry Swan, Ticno Lizzi, Nat Herman, Don Gordon, Harry Kimura, Kaz Tomomitsu, Wes Rice, Fete Vanderhilt and Bob Babki. Kimura will handle the pub- licity duties for the Lakers. Mays7 trade gains life NEW YOHK (AP) Willie Mays meets today with officials of vSan Francisco Giants and STew York Mcls lo discuss his "uture in baseball. The San Francisco superstar info New York Wednesday evening ami announced: "I'm here lo talk and I can't 333' any more tlian that because don't know any more." The Mels, interested in ob- :aining the 41-year-old centre- fielder, resumed negotiations 'or his services wilh (.heir top on of ho board M. Donald Grant. Grant lo meet with Mays and Horace St on chum, the "iants1 ouiier. Mays came in from Montreal Wednesday night while the Giants were playing a game .here with the Expos at Jarry .'ark. He said he would have no 'hard feelings" if he were Lo be Die MoLs, but insisted hat he knew noLliing of the ne- gotiations involved. IN STOCK NOW! 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I would say I've been luck so far this year, and I mca very said San Franci co's McDowell after running 1' record to 5-0 with a 7-3 Gian victory over Montreal Expi Wednesday night. "I Tee! that when you give i three runs you're lucky to win said San DJego's Kirby after 5-3 Padres triumph over Phil delphia Phillies. Not so fortunate was S Louis' winless Boh Gibson, arried a four-run lead into Ih iighth inning only to have Hou ton Astros explode for six run to beat the Cardinals 10-7. Elsewhere in the Nation: League, New York Mets nippe Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 in nnings, Atlanta Braves ba iered Pittsburgh Pirates B-4 an Chicago Cubs downed Cincinna Reds 4-2. McDowell, obtained froi Cleveland during the winter las won five of San Francisco eight victories and is the onl reason the last-place Giants ar still in the league. And he cal" t "a good, tough league" d> spile his faslest start ever. "I'll tell you, this club make t a lillle easier for me 01 he said. "They're ge .ing the runs for me. If I ca lold Uie other club close, thes ;uys will get me runs." Sudden Sam held the Expo as close as you can .hrough seven th 3ianls erupted for six runs ir the eighth, with Tito Fuente itarting the uprising with a sin ;la to drive in the first run. Garry Maddox. who double home the first San Francisc run, delivered a two-run single 3oh Bailey homered for th Expos. Backed by home runs fo Colbert and Fred uiby survived five hits ari eight waits to beat the Phillies He was helped by three doubl plays. Gibson, 0-4, was helped to '-3 lead by Ted Simmons' grant ilam before the Astros teed ol in the St. Louis ace and tvv e 1 i e v e r s for their six-ru iighth. Roger Metzger started i nth his first major leagu lomer and Jimmy S t e w a r apped it with a tie-hrcaldni wo-nin pinch-triple. Lee Ma; omered for ths Astros in th ninth. Al Santorini was chargec with the defeat. Meanwhile Jim and Gaylori 'erry have put it together. Non iliey could only get together Baseball's pitching brother 'id their thing Wednesday, Gay ord tossing a five-hitter t1 nri7 Cleveland Indians to a 7-1 iclory over Kansas City Royal; lat vaulted the Indians ink irst place for the first time h our years, then Jim hurling ight shutout innings at night er oute lo Minnesota Twins' 20 iclory over New York Yan ces. In Ihe other American League ames, Baltimore Orioles lueczed by Texas Hangers 1-0 hfcago White Sox defeated De- rat Tigers 7-0, M i 1 w a 11 k e e rewers blanked Oakland Ath etius 4-0 and California Angels opped Boston Red Sox 5-1. Minor baseball The Pirates, with Greg ender the winner, stopped the iants 11-5 in Norcrcst Little eague action Wednesday. Ken 'ilsnn was (he loser. Pat Kccnan and Rodney omila each stroked a double and a single for the winners wh i 1 e Craig Robinson had double and single for (he Gi- ants. Stilson chipped in wilh two singles. Aslro's came up wilh 12 hits of! Robbie Sudickat and blast- ed the Expo's 2010 in Nor- crcst LKlle League action Wednesday night. Barry Coghlin fired a fivc- liiller to cam Ihe win. Coghlin also belled a triple and a single while brnllier Mike chipped in wilh n Iriple, a double and a single. Brian Kancwischcr also helped the cause wilh two doubles. In Lakeside Liltle League piny, the Tigers outlasted Red Sox 13-10 after seven in- nings. (ircg Olshaskl picked up the mound decision while R o n I Waller suffered the loss. the Tigers' hiltCTS "vHth three singles while Mike McLanc nided wilh n pair of singles. 'KF.IIOR NAMICD COACH ST. LOUIS (An Bob Kc-huc, former roach ot Ihe St. Louis soccer .Slars, has been named coach of Ihe U.S. World Tup snrcrr leani. Ihp U.S. Sqrcrr Knolliall As.sooia- llon said Wi'dncsday. The last time the Indians were in first was on April 10, that was on opening day and slightly tainted by 'he feel that four other teams shar- ed the top spot with them. Today they're there on their own, half a game ahead of Bal- timore Orioles and Detroit Ti- gers in the American League East. Arc the Indians for real? Is it lime to lake them seri- ously? "The lime lo get excited, I mean really Gayiord said aflcr chalking up his fifth viclury, "is nfler we hit a slump. Then Id's see how quickly we can light our way out of it and see what happens to our confidence. "If we don't lose our confi- dence when we lose a couple of games, it'll be lime enough lo 'get excited. In Ihe meantime, this momentum is great." The momentum is eight victo- ries in nine games and Gayiord has some of his own with three straight triumphs and an earned run average that has dipped to 2.02. Cramplon impressed The gals are something FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) said Bruce Grampian, "I'm not going to play in this tournament. I'm just going to come and watch." Crampton, a n Australian veteran who ranked among the favorites, made his com- ment before teeing off today in the first round of the Colonial National In- vitation sional golfs Nc. 1 girl-watch- ing event. "It's absolutely said Crampton. During Wednesday's program he stopped several times, eyed the gallery and shook his head in something approach- ing awe. He was not alone. This may be the only tourna- ment on the long, 12-month four the players watch (he galleiy as much or more than the gallery watches the players. The touring pros are unani- mous in their choice of this one as the tour's top girl- watching tournament. What- ever is next is a distant sec- ond, Concentration on golf is difficult. LOOK! LOOK! LOOK! It's sometimes called the Eye-Ball Open. The gals come out in droves and coveys and flocks. It's traditional that they all wear new and skimpy clothing. There are pink hot pants, jump-suits, hip-hugger3, bare-midriffs, see lliroughs. The gallery shows more na- vels than an orange grove. Tournament officials are quick to point out, however, that nine of the top 10 money winners are among the select, 102-man field in this event that now is the only invita- tional, the Masters, on the schedule. The leading contenders for the first prize are Lee Trevino, Clu Chi Rodriguez, George Archer, Charles Cmxly and Grampian. The Indians against the lioy- fil.1; on Die strength ol Alex Johnson's three-run bonier, his third of the year. Hnnnon Killebrew's second homer nf the season and 517th of 1; i r, him wilhin four of sixth-place Ted Williams on the all-time homo run what gave Jim I'erry and the Twins their vic- tory over the Yanks. Jim scattered nine hits and needed ninth-inning relief help before notching his third victory and enabling Minnesota to open its American League West lead ovi'i- Oakland to 1 games. "I threw about 10 more pilches than I normally do" in a full nine innings, Jim said. 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