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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - THI IFTHBR1D0I HIRALD - Saturday, May 16, 1*70 Ways Hits Two Home Runs For Giants Dodgers Do Some Long-Ball Hitting By THE CANADIAN PRESS Wiiie Mays, who at 39 tio longer claims to be a home run hitter, poked a pair of them in a losing cause Friday night as Los Angeles Dodgers did some long-ball hitting of their own to beat San Francisco Giarnte 11-5. It was No. 607 and 608 for Mays in his 19-year National League career, within 106 of Babe Ruth's all-time mark of 714. Meanwhile, Hank Aaron, who just keeps Kitting ths long ball at age 36, chilled a two-run homer- 15th of the sea eon and 569th of his career-to help Atlanta. Braves to a 3-1 victory over Cincinnati Reds. Aaron also hit a double, bring- ing his 18-year career hit total to 2,997. Mays also is closing in on the coveted 3,000-hit mark, collecting three Friday to bring him to 2,954. In cither NL action, Tom Seaver tossed a one-hitter in FIERY ESCAPE - Phil Labastie crawls away from flaming car after diving out the window following a crash with an exploding gas tank at Westboro, Mass., Speedway recently. Labastie, of 'Mendon, Mass., escaped with burns on his hands. The gas tank dropped off the car just ahead of him in the race. Sport Shorts OS All Sorts OPENING VICTORY INDIANAPOLIS. Ind. CAP) -Mel Daniels scored 16 of his 18 points in the final quarter in leading a drive that carried the Indiana Pacers to a 109-93 victory over Los Angeles Stars Friday night in the first game of the American Basketball Asso ciation championship playoff. ? ? ? SHAUGHNESSY DIES SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -Clark Shaughnessy, one of the all-time great coaches of football and often called the father of the T-formation, died Friday. He was 78. WINS TWO MEDA1� PENTICTON, B.C. (CP) -Joyce Murland, a life-long quadraplegic from White Rock, B.C. who competes successfully with ambulatory riflemen, Friday won two sharpshooting medals at the opening of the Western Canada Wheelchair Games. NEW WONDER SEALANT (or WET BASEMENTS DUGOUT SEEPAGE SOIL STABILIZATION EROSION CONTROL Oo-lt-Youreelf Kits FOR FREE ESTIMATES Phone 327-8417 TROTTIER NAMED OTTAWA (CP) - Guy Trot-tier, a 55-goal scorer with Buffalo Bisons of the American Hockey League, Friday night received the Gil O. Julien trophy as the top French-Canadian athlete of 1969, chosen by a committee of sports reporters. VEGAS UPENDED YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Al "Scooter" Mesa, 138, of Granger, Wash, stopped Les Vegas, 151, of Vancouver, B.C., on a disputed technical knockout in the fifth round of their scheduled io-rourd junior welterweight fight in Yakima Friday night. Judo Tourney Run Off Today VANCOUVER (CP) - A 21-man British Columbia judo team led by national featherweight champion Rick Yodo-gawa, 22, of suburban R i c h-mond, will compete today in the ninth annual Canadian Judo Championships here. Yodogawa, who is captain of the B.C. team, and rational light weight champion Charles Maig-non, 22, a student at the University of B.C.; Henry Mukai, 27, and Tuck Tsumura, 22, both of Richmond, are considered top threats in the meet. About 110 entries are expect- TRAP SHOOTING EVERY SUNDAY - 1-3 p.m. LETHBRIDGE FISH AND GAME RIFLE RANGE TOWARDS HARDIEVILLE ed from every province in Canada for the champion s h i p, the first major event in the B.C. Festival Of Sports. Guest of honor during the daylong tournament will be Kim-ura Masahiko, Japanese judo champion for 13 years. Other top contenders are defending champions Vincent Grif-fo of Montreal, a middleweight; Gil Champagne of Ottawa, fight heavyweight; and heavyweight Nick Bleyendaal, of Bow man-vflle, Ont. Bleyendaal, at six feet, six inches and 250 pounds will be one of the most imposing competitors in the event. Eliminations will be held throughout the day, with finals in the evening. Five members of the L e t h-bridge YMCA Judo Club will be taking part in the champion-snipe. Making the trip to Vancouver are Howard Alexander, David Potter. Ron Senda, Guy Sun-ada and Ken Tamura. TSewlyweds... YOU CAN OWN YOUR NEW HOME FOR LESS THAN $100 PER MONTH Come in and let our experienced salesman thow you how. 1970 PORT ROYAL 12'x60' 3 Bedroom* Completely Furnished ONLY $7995 1970 PARAMOUNT 12'x44' 1 Bedrooms. Completely Furnished ONLY $7450 MID WEST MOBILE HOMES EAST ON HIGHWAY 3 OPEN DAILY 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. OPEN FOR SUNDAY BROWSING PHONE 327-1926 LIONS INK PAIR VANCOUVER (CP) - The British Columbia Lions of the Western Football Conference today announced the signing of two import, defensive players. Signed are John Stucky, an all - conference defensive lineman last fall in the Big Eight at Kansas State, and defensive back Jones Dyson, who is dropping out of the University of Arizona with a year of eligibility remaining. ? ? ? WON'T PARTICIPATE LAGOS (AP) - Nigeria will not participate in the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, if South Africa's cricket tour of Britain goes ahead, the Nigeria external affairs ministry said in a statement here Friday. ? ? ? SCOTT RETIRES EDMONTON (CP) - Charlie Scott of Calgary has retired as secretary - manager of the Alberta Golf Association, president Tom Wood of Edmonton said today. Last Ties Are Broken AMSTERDAM (AP) - The International Olympics Committee has broken its last ties with South Africa because of racial discrimination in sports. It was the end of a long fight which had prevented South Africa from competing in the 1964 and 1968 summer games. The decision Friday, by a 35 to 28 vole, eliminated the tltreat of a boycott by apartheid opponents of the 1972 Games in Munich. Dennis Brutus, president of the South African Non-racial Open Committee for Olympic Sports said he could not predict whether the IOC decision might promote racial integration of sports in South Africa. He stressed that the main point was that the black sportsmen had finally won explicit IOC recognition that they were equal to whites. Other members of the group predicted that the IOC decision would lead to a complete Isolation of white sports in South Africa. Frank Braun, president of the South African National Olympic Committee, however, estimated that the expulsion of South Africa would put back non-white sportsmen in his country 50 years. Reg Honey, South Africa's representative on t h e IOC, handed in his resignation as a result of the vote. New'York Mete' 4-fl triumph over Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos Ripped Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1, St. Louts Cardinals blanked Chicago Cubs 1-0 and San Diego Padres downed Houston Astros 104 in 10 innings. "I don't consider myself a home run hitter anymore," Mays said. "I just don't hit them consistently anymore. NOT THAT STRONG "When I was younger I'd hit one about every four days. That's a home run hitter. But I'm not that strong any more." His two homers managed to keep the Giants in the game early against the Dodgers who exploded for six first inning runs. Willie Crawford, Tom Haller and Wes Parker had two-run blasts for Los Angeles. Jim Nash stopped the Reds on three hits, getting last-out help from 40-year-old Hoyt Wlthelm end Aaron's two-run blast in the eighth. Rico Carty, the Braves left fielder, also continued his torrid betting, lifting his league-leading average to .436 and his consecutive game hitting streak to 31 with a pair of singles. His first hU, scored Apron, who had doubled, in the sixth. The homer, Aaron explained, "h*d to be one of the softest I ever hit." "I thought it was a pop fly and was just haropy to get it into the wind." Asked about bis thoughts on 3,000 hits. Aaron replied: "Yes. I think about ".000 hits ur^l I get to the plate. Then I think about hitting the ball." ALLOWS ONE SINGLE Seaver, who last year led the Mets to a world chamoionshin, winnir?�7 25 games, struck out 15, allow n tj only rookie Phils catcher Mike Comoton's second inning single. Seaver now leads the maiors in strikeouts with 88. Left-hander Dsn McGinn of the Expos tossed his second straight complete game, has only two f> the majors, and stepped the Pirates on five hits. He got support from run-scoring singles by John Bateman and Ren Fairley. Jose Cardenal's broken bat single scored Joe Hague from third in the seventh inning for the game's only run as the Cardinals moved to within one pame cf the Cubs in the NL East. The Mets trail the Cubs by only one-half game. 'Nate Colbert rapped a two-run homer in the 10th' inning, giving the Padres their victory, ending the Astros winning streak at four games. The Padres had scored twice in the ninth to tie the contest at 8-8, helped by Houston shwrstop Denis Menke's error. Menke had driven in two runs in the top of the inning with a single. Jilm Wynn had four RBI for the Astros, slugging his eighth homer, a pair of doubles and a single. Ivan Murrell had two roundtrinpers and Ollie Brown one for the Padres. ANDY CAPP Minor Baseball Three Share Golf Lead FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) -Roberto De Vicenzo and two others took a one-ehot lead into today's third round of the $125,000 Colonial national invitation golf tournament. De Vicenzo carded a four-un-der-par 06 Friday to move into a 36-hole first-place tie with Lee Trevino and Bob Smith at 13S. 'I think I am a little chicken today-I played too safe," said De Vicenzo. He dropped birdie putts of one, six, 25, and 25 feet He missed a 12-footer at the 18th hole that would have given him the lead. For two birdies offset two one-over-par holes. The Texas sharpshooter said he abandoned his driver for an iron on many tees because of blus-terly winds," just trying to keep the ball where 1 could work It." Lcnwe Howg rapped out a triple and two doubles as the Downtown Lions edged the Athletics 12-10 in a Senior Little League game. Brad Cox was the win n i n g pitcher while John Wildman took the loss. Ross Wakelin added two doubles for the winners while Barry Sedgewick and Rick Collier had a double and two singles each for the losers. In another Senior Little League game Friday, Jerry Areshenko was the winning pitcher as the Dodgers posted a 7-3 victory over the Giants. In Norcrest Little League action, Brian Robinson had a perfect day at the plate as he had a borne run, two doubles and a single in four times at bat as the Giants bounced the Astros 19-5. Gary Kaskiw gave up six bits in gaining the mound verdict while the loss was taken by Ken Jagersman. Eddie Leong had a home run, a double and a single for the winners while Ed Fix was top gun for the Astros with a double and single. Harry Blacker hurled a seven - hitter as the Pirates posted a 23-7 Norcrest Little League victory over the Exnos. Robert Skriver paced the Pirates' attack against losing pitcher Dale Ptycia as he had a double and two singles while Scott Jarvie and Richard Shard-low added a double and single each. Rick Laplace had a double and single in a losing cause for the Expos. Lome Osmond struck out eight batters and gave up only one hit as the Indians chalked up a 6-3 Lakeside Little League victory over the Twins. Greg Maxwell paced the Indians' against losing hurler Brian Gaskell as he stroked a double. Ron Schwartz was the winning pitcher as the Rockets upended the Jets 14-9 in Lakeside Minor League action. Ron Schwartz hrt a home run and double and pitched his club to a win as the Buffaloes edged the Bears 10-9 in a Norcrest Minor League game. Bruce Olsen was the winning pitcher while the loss was tagged on Mike Park as the Four Sign With Esks EDMONTON (CP)-Four Canadian college draft choices from Ontario have been signed by Edmonton Eskimos of the Western Football Conference, It was announced today. Evald Timusk, Paul Hender-shot and Robert McGregor are from Waterloo Lutheran University and Fred Promoli is from the University of Guelph. LETHBRIDGE MOTORCYCLE CLUB HILL CLIMB MONDAY, MAY 18 1:00 p.m. North on 13th St. North - Follow Signs OVER 50 PROFESSIONAL RIDES SPECIAL NEWS MEDIA EVENT Refreshments Available! Tigers edged the Pumas 16-11 in the Norcrest Minor League. Olsen had three singles in j aiding his own cause while Barry Burtan added two singles. Mike Walser and Rick Wood had two hits apiece for the Pumas. Wesley Findey was the winning pitcher while David Zaro-ben hit a home run as the Wolves posted a 21-17 Norcrest Minor League win over the Bobcats. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES w L Pet. OBL . 16 14 .533 �-� . 17 14 .515 Vs IS IS .500 1 IS 19 .441 3 ' 13 10 .394 4'A n 30 .335 iVl West 24 10 .706 _ . 19 13 .594 4 . 1* 14 .576 4'* . 17 11 .486 m 17 19 .47J 8 . 16 21 .432 V/i NATIONAL LEAGUE East Chicago ...... New York ... St. Louis ... . Pittsburgh ... Philadelphia .. Montreal ..... Cincinnati ... Atlanta ...... Lcs AngelM ... Houston San Francisco San Diego ... TODAY'S GAMES Montreal Morton 3-1 at Pittsburgh Blass 2-5 Chicago Holttman 0-3 or Decker 1-2 at St. Louis Carlton 2-4 Atlanta Stone 4-1 at Cincinnati Simpson 5-1 New York Kooaman 1-2 at Philadelphia Jackson 1-4 N San Francisco Parry 4-4 at Los Angeles Fester 2-J N Houston Crtttln 1-5 or Wilson 1-0 at San Diego Dobson 3-3 N FRIDAY'S RESULTS Atlanta ... 100 Mf 020- 1 10 3 Cincinnati . 000 100 000- 1 3 0 Nash (S-!) Wllhelm (9) and King, Didler (9); Nolan (5-2) Carroll (8) and Bench. HR: Atl-Aaron (15). Chleage ... 000 000 000- 0 7 0 St. Louis . 000 000 10x- 1 6 0 Decker, Regan (2-1) (7) and Martin; Torrez (3-3) McCnol It) and Torre. New York . 000 320 000- 4 6 2 Philadelphia 000 000 000- 0 14 Seaver (7-1) and Grote; Fryman (2-1) Wilson (S) M. Jackson (9) and Comoton. Montreal .. 000 002 000- 1 7 0 Pittsburgh 000 000 100- 1 S 0 McGinn (3-1) and Bateman; Veale (2-4) Dal Canton (9) and Sangulllan. Houston 101 010 203 0- 0 14 2 San Diego 300 102 002 2-10 9 1 Splnks, Bout on (7), Gladding (8), Ray (1-2) (9) and Edwards; Roberts, Herbel (7), Dukes (9), Ross (9), Coombs (3-2) (10) and Cannlxiaro, Slo-cum (10). HRs: Hou-Wynn (8); SD- Urrell (2) (4), Brown (5), Colbert (11). San Pranelsca 320 000 000- S 10 0 Les Angela* . NO 200 JOx-11 IS 0 Puente (1-2), Bryant (1), Paul (6), Limy (7), McCormlck (9) and Gibson; Sutton (5-4), Moelter (4), Brewer (0) and Haller, Torborg (8). HRs: SF I7M.�V�,A tV'JLA.- Cnwford (3), Haller (I), Parker (4). AMERICAN LEAGUE East Baltimore ... New York .. Detroit ... . Boston ..... Washington Cleveland ... California ... Minnesota ... Oakland ... Chicago ... Kansas City Milwaukee L 9 16 IS 17 19 17 10 10 17 17 20 21 Pet. .719 .529 .500 .452 .406 .193 .680 .667 .405 .452 .355 .344 BL � 7 IVl 10 10 1 4V� 7V* lOVa 11 LBAOUE LEADERS Carty, Atl ... . Qroborkewltz ., Money, Phi ... Peret, Cln ... . Dleti SP ..... Clemente, Pgh Menke, Htn ... Aaron, Atl .. , Henderson, SP Cepeda, Atl ... Al R 117 31 01 99 122 . 106 101 131 20 122 32 134 33 117 20 H Pet 51 .434 32 .395 37 .374 45 .369 39 .369 39 .361 46 .351 41 .336 45 .336 39 .333 W . 23 10 . IS 14 . 13 . 11 West . 22 30 16 . 14 11 11 TODAY'S OAMES California Murphy 0-2 at Oakland Dobson 2>4 Minnesota Perry 5-2 at Milwaukee Brabender 1-4 Kansas City Johnson 1-0 at Chicago John 2-6i Detroit Kilkenny 2-1 at New York Stottlemyre 3-3 Cleveland Chance 1-3 at Boston Culp 2-4 Baltimore McNally 6-1 at Washington Cdx 3-2 N FRIDAY'S RESULTS California 001 200 300- S 10 I Oakland . . 100 002 001- 4 � t May, Tatum (2-0) (6) and Axcuei Hunter (5-3) Grant (7) Seoul (0) and Duncan. HRs: Cal - Johnstone (4), Fregosl (3); Oek-Mlncher (9). Detroit .. . . 100 000 000- 1 i t New York .. 100 002 10X- 4 0 1 Lollch (4-4) McRae (7) and Free-han; Bahnsen (3-3) and Munson. Baltimore 010 100 001 01- 4 II I Washington Ml 010 010 00- 3 r � Phoebus, Watt (I) Richer! (1-0) (91 Hardin (11) and Hendricks, Etcheber-ren (11); Bosman, Plna (8) Knowlet (0-3) (9) and French. HR: Wash-Howard (12). Kansas City 000 010 110- 3 10 I Chicago ... 203 121 OOx-9 It  Nelson (0-2) Hedlund (5) Flfjmer. rls (8) and Klrkpatrlck, Campania '5)i Horlen (5-2) and Herrmann. HRs: Chi -Hopkins (I) Berry 2 (2). Cleveland . 300 000 000- 3 It  Boston .. . 000 001 000- 0 1 * McDowell (5-3) and Fosse; Peters (3-3) and Moses. Minnesota at Milwaukee ppd.. wet grounds. LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet Apariclo, Chi ... . 105 21 39 .371 F. Robinson, Bal . 103 22 37 .359 A. Johnson, Cal .. 132 20 47 .350 Soencer, Cal ... . 90 12 32 .350 Plnelle, KC ...... 97 12 34 .351 Plnson, Cle ...... 94 * 32 .333 Oliva, Mln ...... 121 24 4ft .331 May, Chi ........ 112 20 37 .330 Walton, Mil ..... 125 12 41 ,320 Klllebrew, Mln ... 104 If 34 .327 MINOR LEAGUE SCORES International Buffalo 3 Syracuse 1 Tldeweter 6 Richmond 3 Rochester 11 Toledo 2 Columbus S Louisville 4 Pacific Coast Phoenix 8 Salt Lake t Tecome 2 Eugene 0 Portland 6 Spokane I Hawaii t Tucson 1 FAMOUS FLEETWOOD Full 4 Ply 7.75x14 Whffewoll PRICED AT ONLY ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES & SERVICE 402 lit Avi South Phone 377 6886 or 327 4445 ;