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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuudoy, May 21, THE LETHBklDGE HERALD 7 McDowell Surprises With Slow Stuff VS1VX? Wild Pitches Drop Phillies Into Basement y ri t -V By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dick Selma threw two wild pitches in the 14th, inning Wednesday permitting Matty Alou to circle the bases with the winning run as the Pittsburgh Pirates nipped Philadelphia Phillies in the National Baseball League. "I don't said Selma later, "it's such a bad way to win a ball game." It was not, however, a very good way to lose one. Elsewhere in the .National League Wednesday, Montreal Expos shut out New York Mets 2-fl, St. Louis Cardinals edged Houston Astros 3-2, Atlanta Braves whipped San Francisco Giants 6-1 in 11 innings and San Diego Padres defeated Los An- geles Dodgers Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs had the day off. Alou reached base in the 14th on a two-out single through the fourth hit of the game. Selma, who was working 1 fifth inning, claimed he jus tired out after that. His fir wild pitch rolled a few feet fro home plate and Alou stopped second. The next one bound all the way to the backstop ai then high in the air as the PIT ate runner scooted home. "If you want to talk about loalance and I got away wit .t." Reggie Smith slugged a so] lomer off McDowell in the fift inning. McDowell, 6-3, was reachec 'or Baton's first run in the firs nning and had the bases loadec before putting down the threat. McDowell also got two hits including a seventh-inning run scoring single which snapped 2-2 tie. The Indians then sewed up the Wumph in the eighth with Ton Horton's two-run homer. Duk Sims also drilled a two-run bias in the fourth off loser Sonny Sie- bert, 3-2. Lolich, the veteran Detro southpaw, struck out nine whi shutting out the Orioles, the: first blanking in 36 games. Lolich, 29, picked up his fiftt victory of the season agains four losses and increased his strikeout totals to 76, second t McDowell. It was only the Tigers' fourtl victory in 16 games. The Orioles have lost three times in then- last 14. Miners Remain Unbeaten Lethbridge Miners ran their record to three straight in the Sty Recreation WKSK League Wednesday evening b stopping Enchant Red Sox 15-8 Tim Negrello picked up th notary for the Miners while th oss was tagged on Ray Bryant 3oth pitchers came on in re- lief of the starting pitchers. Ron Berlando led the way fo he Miners at the plate wit our hits. He stroked a triple, double and two singles in five trips. Wayne NeHsen chipped in with three singles. Bryant and Randy Howg managed a triple amd s i n g 1 each. Four doubleheaders are lated for Sunday in the eight earn league. Here in Leth >ridge at Henderson Park the ocal entries, the Miners and Jubs tangle while Taber is a "incher Creek, Enchant is a "Brooks awl Milk River travels a Vulcan. Jrain Damage ?atal To Boxer WARSAW (AP) A 17-year- Id Polish boxer died Wednes- ay night after being knocked ait in the victim of >rain damage, said doctors. Waldemar Robak of Stalowa 'ola, was boxing in the welter- eight category of a junior nocked out by a blow to the mple. He never regained con- ousness. Docors said he died of spine jury and brain dunafe. fi OH HOW IT HURTS-Sonny Jackson, Atlanta Braves shortstop, jumps off of sec- ond base after he was accidentally spiked by Dick Died of the San Francisco Giants. The rip in Jackson's left trouser leg is plainly visible. He was carried from the field on a stretcher. _________________________ Short Sport Of All Sort HUFF WILL COACH WASHINGTON (AP) Sam Huff, the former all-pro line- backer who failed in his first at- tempt at politics, has been signed by Washington Redskins as a full-time coach, it was an- nounced Wednesday. HUGHES TO FLYERS LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League traded defence- man Brent Hughes to Philadel- phia Flyers Wednesday for right winger Mike Byers. General manager Larry Rega'n of the Kings announced the straight player trade. ONE OF FAVORITES ATLANTA (AP) Defending champion Bert Yancey, a win- ner already this year, was one of the favorites for the first prize Wednesday on the eve of the Atlanta Golf Classic. REQUEST DENIED NEW ORLEANS (AP) United States appeals court here denied Wednesday a re- quest by former heavyweight boxing champion Cassius Clay to leave the United Slates for a fight with champion Joe Frazier in Toronto. A three-judge panel denied the request without comment. Join The New Breed drive ADVANCED radials with the steel safety belt MICHEUN X SMOOTH AS SILK ON HI-SPEED -EXPRESSWAYS MICHELIN-X RADIAL WHITEWALLS GIVE YOU GREATER TRACTION and CONTROL t .FASTER STARTING and BRAKING TOMORROW'S TIRE FOR TODAY'J GARS WORLD'S NO. 1 RADIAL STOP IN TODAY AND SEE HOW MUCH YOU SAVE WITH THE JESTIj NORTH LETHBRIDGE MO-TIRES 305 13th Street North, LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3181 ;