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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta lolurdoy, Mtiy U, 197S THt irTHBRIDGE HERAll) Siillon wins Hfill, ivilhout a loss Shea Stadium fans didn't get their DECIDEDLY OUT San Francisco Giants' Tilo Fuenles, left, is tagged out ol home plote by New York Mels' Jerry Grole during sixth inning action at New York's Shea Stadium, Friday night. Fuentes was trying to score from second on a hit by Dave Kingman. Gary Gentry is at lower left. Mels won, 2-1. (AP Wirephoto) Orioles' bats silent. Everybody hits McLain By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Baltimore Orioles and Oak- land pitcher Denny McLain have a Jiitting problem. The problem is that the Orioles aren't hitting anybody and ev- erybody's lulling Denny. The Orioles did manage sis hits Friday night, which matched the total of their two previous games, but bowcrl lo Chicago Wu'te Sox and Wilbur Wood 4-3. The Athletics got McLain off the hook after the former su- per-star was rapped for lour runs in the second inning by Boston, Including home runs on Rick Miller and Tommy Har- per, but lost 7-6 on Harper's second home run of the game in the 12th inning. Elsewhere in the American League, Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers battled 21 short of the longest night game in AL fore play was suspended with a 3-3 tic to be resumed before to- day's regularly-scheduled game, Texas Rangers downed Cleve- land Indians 3-1, New York- Yankees whipped California An- gels 6-3 and Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royds were rained out. The Orioles, trying for their fourth straight pennant, are third In the AL East and are batting a mere .231, hut they're also a mere one game from the top and manager Earl Weaver isn't overly worried. "We got three runs off Wood and t h a t 's more than his earned-run he said. "We must have hit him betler than some olher teams did. Maybe we're snapping out of it. We've been there before. Every year they ask us how come we're not hitting, but at the end of the season we win it by or 19 games." The While Sox jumped to a 4-C lead against Mike Cuellar on a solo homer by Bill of the season for the 1971 home- run two-run blast by Dick Allen and Pat Kelly's run- scoring single. The Orioles, held to two hits for seven Innings, scored in the eighth on Andy Etchebarren's double and Bobby Grich's single ATTENTION PILOTS AIRCRAFT FOR HOURLY RENT Competitive Rates 1971 CESSNA 172 1972 CHEROKEE 1'40 SOUTHWEST AVIATION LTD. Phone 327-1561 Hanger 7 lethbridge, Alia. and got two In the ninth on a walk, two singles and an error before reliever Steve Kealcy re- tired Terry Crowley and Merv Rettenmund with two runners aboard. Despite throwing more be- tween assignments than at al- most any time in his career, McLain was clobbered by Bos- ton. He has surrendered 32 hits in 22 1-3 innings and has a 6.09 earned-run average. The Athletics tied the score with four runs hi the fourth in- ning, three on Dave Duncan's homer and went ahead 6-5 In the seventh, only to have the Red Sox catch up in the ninth on Ben Ogilvie's pinch single. LONG NIGHT Little did plndi-liifler Tommy Reynolds of the Brewers know when he stroked a two-run game-tying single in the seventh inning that he would start a long night's journey into day. Neither team could manage another run before curfew rang after the 21st inning, with Min- nesota's Bobby Darwin rapping into a double play with two run- ners aboard. The longest night game In major league history went 24 innings in 196S with Houston As- tros beating New York Mets 1-0. Ted Ford homered and three Texas pitchers combined for seven-hitter as the Rangers dropped Cleveland out of first place in the AL East. Ron Blomberg drove In the go-ahead run witli a sixth-Inning grounder after Hoy White reached third on a walk, stolen base and wild pitch as the Yan- kees beat California. Blomberg then homered in the eighth. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "We want Willie! We want Willie! We want Willie the fans chanted. Willie Mays was making his dehut Friday night in a New York Met uniform. But No. 24 never got the chance to show liis stuff against his former team, San Francisco Gianls, much to the dismay of the fans who jammed Shea Stadium hoping to get a glimpse of their newest hero. It would have been perfect for b a s e b a II 's top right-handed home-run hitter to step up to the plate and crash his 647th over tlie wall. The only problem, though, was that when a pinch-hitter was needed, a right-handed pitcher was on the mound for the Giants. And so, with one on In the eighth inning, the Mets trailing 1-0 and the fans hollering for Willie, Mets' manager Yogi Berra stayed with the percen. tages and sent up John Milner. a rookie and, more important, a southpaw swinger. BOOS TURN TO CHEERS The fans booed, but the jeers turned to cheers as Mihier worked Steve Stone for a walk and later came home with the tying run on Ken Boswell's dou- ble that knocked out the San Francisco starter. The cheers continued in the ninth as the Mets loaded the bases with one out against re- liever Jerry Johnson and Jerry Grote singled up the middle to give the Mets a 2-1 victory. In Friday night's other Na- tional League games, Los Ange- les Dodgers defeated Philadel- phia Phillies 6-1, San Diego Padres beat Montreal Expos 5- 3, Pittsburgh Pirates topped Houston Astros 4-2, Chicago Cubs hlanked Atlanta Braves 2-0 and Cincinnati Beds edged St. Louis Cardinals M. "I felt sorry for the Mays said of Milner, who had to face the wrath of the crowd "But it didn't seem fo bother him. And Yogi probably did the best thing by letting the kic bat." Berra stuck by his strategy one he'll probably stick with the rest of the season. "If it's a left-handed pitcher, use him." Yogi said with a not toward Willie. "I don't let the crowd make decisions for me.' Unbeaten Don Button finall; gave up a gone 3: scoreless couldn' have cared less. "As long as we had five more than they did, I wasn't worriet about that said th Dodger ace, who chalked up his fifth victory with a four-hitter against the Phillies. Frank Robinson gave him all the backing he needed with a three-inn homer in the fifth In- ning and Bill Russell added a solo shot. "These young kids keep pull- Ing together like manager Don Zimmer said of his Padres, "and we might shaka up the West Division a hit." San Diego has done some shaking already by winning six of eight games. "These kids are all hitting. Nate Colbert and Leron Lee are leading It but Enzo Hernandez, Dave Camp- hell, D e r r e 1 xxly's getting wood on the lall." Lee did it against the Expos with a three-run homer. Camp- hell and John Jeter also deliv- ered runs with singles. Mike Jorgensen cracked a two-run homer for Montreal. Milt May's tie-breaking single triggered a two-run Pittsburgh rally in the ninth that beat Houston. The defeat was Houston's fourth hi five games. Bill Hands handled the Braves Lead changes hands FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) A fishing pole, a beer can and e deck of cards served as the in- struments of preparation in Jerry Hoard's tune-up for the Colonial National Invi- .ation golf tournament. Dave Stockton prepared him- self with a California hunt for squirrels and snakes. Their methods, however unor- thodox, reaped dividends. They shared a one-shot lead today 'ding into the third round of the .oumamenl, five under par OD .he treacherous par-70 Trinity liiver layout. "I hadn't played in five or six days and I really didn't know low I was going to do said Heard, who turned 25 dur- ing his unusual preparation for Lhe tournament. "All I did was fish, drink beer and play just fiddled." Armed with a .22 caliber pis- tol, Stockton said he pursued his quarry through the hills of northern California, but admit- ted: "T'm not a real threat to them anyway I couldn't hit the side of the barn." Heard tacked a four-tinder- par 66 on (o an opening-round 69 while Stockton strung a 68 to a 67 for the 135 total and a stroke edge over Fred Marti and Lee Elder. SHARE SECOND Marti, co-leader, with Bruce Crampton at the end of 18 holes matched par after an opening 6C and shared second with Elder who floundered in a trap at the final hole, wound up with a 6' and then confessed: "My wile told me If I didn't win some money she was goinf to take me off the tour and gel me a job." Plul Rodgers1 C9 left him two shots back at 137 while rookie Len Thompson and veteran Dave Marr were the remaining I sub-par players In the field o "102 with a 36-hole total of 139 each. Crampton limped In with a 7' to join Bruce Devlin, Ralph Johnston, Bert Greene and Bobby Nichols at 140. Royals at home lo Florentine Lethbridge Royals open their 1972 soccer season Sunday afternoon at three o'clock al the Civic Centre pitch. Calgary Florentine will pro- vide the opposition to the locals in their first league game This year there are 30 teams In Calgary and the league is split inlo three divisions with the Royals playing in the first division. Don't Miss the Thrills! Spills! Action! GAR RACING Sunday, May 14th Time Trials at 1 p.m. Racing at EXHIBITION SPEEDWAY 2 p.m. Featuring a ful! slate of iAAR C's, B's and Claimers. Cars arriving from Great Falls Southern Alberta Auto Racers In conjunction with ENERSON MOTORS LTD. YOUR PONTIAC BUICK AGENCY B17 1th AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE 'B' CLASS Well known nnme driven plui lindy Smith, Ron Boyce, The Henderson Driving Tonm, Bill Connors, Tom Dewdell, Jack Roberts and Garry Moader. 'C' CLASS With a lot of new names Including iho old SUPER STOCKS Appearing occasionally throughout (ho icason. CLAIMER CLASS (replacci old 'D' clem can) with ovor 30 now cnri. Rodeo set at Cardstoii The culmination of the two- week J L Stables Rodeo Col logo will be a rodeo slated to (his evening. The show wil feature the 10 top students ii each of the five major event as well as 10 boy steer riders The J L Stables is siluatcr Miree miles west of Cardstoi and admission is S1.50 fo adults and for students. Ac tion gels under way al eighl. An added attraction at thi rodeo will be matches between the instructors of the variou: eveuls. Top competitors, such a: Lynn Jensen, Boh Kartell Larry Jordan. Rocky Rocka bar. "Arnold Haraga, Boh Wil son. Richard Todd, Dale Hose Darrcl Hinkey and Jim Giad si one, who have been passing on Iheir combined knowledge to the 130 students enrolled the school, will all compete in the malch contests. Slock is being supplied b> Uie McGowan Rodeo people. This is the largest rodeo col- lege ot ils kind in North Amer- ica snd affords one the opportu- ilv of seeing not only today's gi-eals in acliou but future rodeo stars as well. McCiniiis hoi, leads Pacers UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Burly George McCiinnis fired In 30 points and grabbed 20 re- bounds as Indinna Pacers raced lo n lU-100 victory over New York Ncls Fridiiy and took n 2-1 lead in Ilicir Amc-ricnii Has- krlball Association champion- ship scries. A record ABA playoff crowd of watched the Pacers re- gain Ihe home-court advantage they bad lost by splitting the first games of Iho best-of- seven series in Indiana. Gnme fmn- will he played Monday night here nt Ihe Nassau Coli- 6CI11H. gUNDAY STARTING at 9.30 a.m. the Lethbridge Trap Club will hold Lhe fourth annual Frank Koenan Memorial Shoot at the range north-west of (lie airport. Event 1, is 100 handicap targets, 18 to 27 yards. Event 2, is also 100 handicap targets 18 to 27 yards. Targets, trophies and fees for each event are There are non compulsory options. The options are on a percentage system and 20. The trophy shoots include the Koenan Trophy for the championship 200 targets. The others, all 200 targets, are long yardage 23 to 27 yards; short yard- age 18 to 22 yards and ladies high. In the Calcutta Event, the entry fee is ?2 with the club retaining live per cent of the fees. All are registered shoots with ATA rules govern- ing. Shooters may participate In all or any part of the program, but to qualify for the trophies 200 targets must be shot. There'll be a practice trap open with shells per box and targets ?1.25. Luncli will be available at the clubhouse. The Koenan Trophy is in memory of the late Frank Koenan, well known southern Alberta trap shooter who died in May, 1954 following a heart attack while trap shooting in Montana. ANOTHER FIRST for Lethbridge. The Letlibridge Fish and Game Association will hold the official open- ing of its new skeet range Sunday starting at 9 am. It is the first skeet range in the south country. It is located at the fish and game trap and rifle range at the north end of 10th St. N., a quarter mile north of the sanitary land fill and a quarter mile west into the riverbottom. The range will be open until dark. There'll be free coffee and doughnuts and 25 free clay birds per per- son. Shells may be purchased at membership rates throughout the day. It's not just a matter of coming out and trying your luck. This is a first for the city, so come and have a look at what skeet shooting is all about. Spec- tators are welcome. There's a play area for the youngsters. ON MONDAV the Lethbridge Fish and Game will hold its regular monthly meeting in the clubrooms on 9th Ave. S. There'll be films and free coffee and doughnuts after the business session. Meeting starts at 8 p.m. At the kids fishing day last Saturday held at Henderson Lake in the city, the rainbows were most unco-operative. Seventy-nine boys and girls registered. Steven Cameron caught the largest trout; John Peto Ihe second largest and Mitch Trentini the most. The derby was sponsored by the fish and game club. THE FISH AND WILDLIFE division test netted Tyrrcll's Lake nearly two weeks ago. The results would appear to be classified top se- cret, or they may be published in the 1972 annual report. Tests last fall showed there were very few trout left in Tyrrell's following the stocking of rainbows in the lake. There has been considerable speculation as to what happened to the trout because there were no- where near that number caught by anglers. Additional testing this spring was to either verify last fall's results, or provide some indication as to where the trout are, went, or whether it's worthwhile to give consideration to additional stocking. AS FAR AS FISHING GENERALLY is concerned, activity lias picked up considerably throughout the south during the past week with the arrival of the sunshine and much warmer weather. Not sure whether the installation of secondary sewage treatment facilities at Lethbridge has any- thing lo do with it, Inil there is marked improvement in fishing in the Oldman River this spring. Ling have always been around in fairly good numbers each spring. It's the goldeye that appear to have made the real comeback this spring and pickerel (walleye) numbers are also up. Worms should be a favorite until it's grasshopper time. with case, firing fl five-hitter while his Cubs I e a m -rn a I c a jumped on Allanla starter Ron Heed For a run in Ihe second on Rick Monday's double and Josa Cardeniil's single and another io the Ihird on Randy Hundley's single and Glcun Beckcrt's dou- ble. Joe Morgan cracked a two- run homer to power the Reds over SI. Louis as Ross Grim- sley, making his first slart since being recalled from the minors, became only the second Cincin- nati starler lo pick up a victory. Clnivalo agrees to defend title TORONTO fCP) Canadian heavyweight champion George Chuvalo has accepted an Aug. 11 date and a guarantee to defend his crown in Nelson, B.C., against Tommy Burns o( Crcslon, B.C., Irv U n g e rman, Chuvalo's manager, said Fri- day. Ungerman said he had ac- cepled by telephone during a conversation with John Stanger, Nelson-area development com- missioner, and was awaiting a letter of intent from Ihe cily Nelson. Terms call for Burns, who lost badly to Chuvalo in a 1970 title fighl in Hamilton, Ont., to receive n guarantee, by GARY KIRK KIRK'S TIRE SAtES LTD. I Here's quite a Stanley Cup oddity. There was once on NHl team which reached the I 'final! and was locked out o! Ills own arena-having lo ploy I oil its "home" Cup final games on the road This I happened to the New York I Rangers in 1928 Modison I Sauare Garden had booked I other events (not expecling Ihe I Rongen lo reach the finals) and the Rangers were nol I able to play any of Iheir I games at home during the final series against the Men-, Ilreol Maroons And oddly I enough, the Rangers won Ihe id Ihe Cup lhal yea I I Oddly enough, o big lea- I gue baseball player actually cau It hnupcllcu one day In 1946 ol Ebbeli ddly enougn, u ws baseball player actually caught his own home runl How is Ihls possibls? I It happened to Dixie Walker I -ono day in 1910 at eooei. I Field, Brooklyn Dixie nil I I a homer with tho ball itick- I ,ing in the right field screeni (high iho field, end I I slaying Ihere At the end I F iha inning, Walker went ul to play hlj position in I gilt field, and at he neared I .the fence Ihe tall suddenly. I started to drop out of Ihe I Walker ran over, I made the cnlch, and became I Ihe only man in history who I ever caught his own homo I Did you ever hear of a bo Ing malch being won wilhouf 3 single blow from e'lher man If happened in a bout In 1943 al Brislol, Eng- I land between Louil Fellers I and Carmine Milone At the bell starting the first I round, Milone rushed toward j Fellers so' fast lhat he lost his balance, fell, struck his head I on the ring post, was knocked unconscious and counled out by lhe refereel I MEMBERSHIP FEES MAGRATH GOLF CLUB Announces 1972 Golf Fees FAMltlES MAN AND WIFS 555 MEN (Individual) WOMEN (Individual) HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Memberships now available REMIT FEES TO P.O. BOX 343, MAGRATH, ALBERTA II bet you didn't know I Kirk's is introducing a brand I new Uniroyol Fastrak 4-ply Polyester Tire! II's a real safe I I lire value for every driving .need, priced from as little as I only 22.95. Size A78-13 I I whifewall. 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