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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Mendoy, May IS, 1970 THE LEIHBRIDCt HERAID 7 Dobson Hurls One-Hitter For Athletics Giants Give New Manager A Pair Of Wins _____ _.j _ TT__i..- rinmn- covonfh M.iv-e in of the Oakland Athletic By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The San Francisco Giants gave new Manager Charlie Fox a solid scndoff Sunday by sweeping a doubleheadcr from the San Diego Padres 6-1 and 7- 6 in the American Baseball League. "I'll let the players do things unil they prove to me they said the 48-year-old Fox, asumed command before the twin bill following the ouster of Clyde King. The Giants came up with four home runs in the opener and a seven-run inning in the night- cap. Willie McCovey slammed a pair of homers as Gaylord Perry won the first game with a four-hitter before three San Diego errors opened the gates in the fifth inning of the second game. Elsewhere in the National League, Chicago Cubs and New York Mejs divided a double- header, the Cubs taking the opener 3-1 and the Mels winning the second by the same score; Houston Astros downed Cincin nati Reds 10-7; Philadelphia Phillies edged St. Louis Cardi- nals 6-5 in 10 innings; Los Ange- les Dodgers drubbed Atlanta Braves 8-1 and Pittsburgh Pir- ates beat Montreal Expos 3-0. The Giants rebounded from Saturday's 17-16 marathon loss '.o San Diego, after which King was fired by club owner Horace Stoneham, on bases-empty ho- mers by McCovey in the fourth and sixth innings of the opener and solo swats by Bonds, in the seventh, and Mays in th eighth. Perry 6-5 lost his shutout bii when Ivan Murrell homered in the fifth. In the second, game San Die go's Pat Dobson allowed two er rors by third baseman Ed Spie- zio and another by shortsto] Steve Huntz as the Giant, scored seven times in the fiftl on just three hits to erase a 3- deficit. Ron Hunt's two-run sin gle was the key blow. Meanwhile right-hander Chuck Pincher Creek, Vulcan Each Win Tivice Miners, Cubs Suffer First Losses It Is now a certainty, no club will go through the City Rec- reation Baseball League sched- ule undefeated. Three teams went into Sun- day's action with an unblem- ished record, the Lethbridge Junior Miners were 3-0, the Lethbridge Crighton Cubs were 2-0, and the Brooks Lions were 2-0. However, the Miners and Cubs split a pair of games here in Lethbridge while Brooks had to be content with winning one of two from Enchant. The Miners ran their record to 4-0 Sunday afternoon by edg- ing the Cubs 4-3. Raiidy Maxwell pitched 8 1-3 innings in picking up the pitch- ing win while Greg Lazaruk was tagged with the loss. Tim Negrello paced the Min- Ober, Smith Named To Team Senior Crown To Putzi Out-of-province athletes took all three championships at the Western Canadian Senior and Junior Men's Decathlon and Wo- men's Open Pentathlon Cham- pionships which were held at the Civic Centre Saturday and Sunday. Tony Putzi of Vancouver was the senior men's decathlon champion, as he scored a tola of points in 10 events. TOPS THE GALS Jenny Meldrum of Toronto topped field in the women's pentathlon championshipi that wound up Sunday. TOPS THE MEN Tony Putii of Vancouver won top honors in the men's decathlon championships which end- ed Sunday. Locals Fare Well At Meet Three members of tire Leth- bridge Lions Amateur Swim Club did more than their share this weekend in helping Alberta win the annual Alberta Mon- tana Swim Meet. Susan Hunt picked up a first in fte 100 metre freestyle, a. second in the 200 metre indivi- dual medley, a third in the 100- metre backstroke and was a member of the Alberta relay team .which finished Tim Emerson had a pair of seconds, one in the 200-metre freestyle rod one in the 100- metre backstroke. He aim fin- ished fourth in the 100-metre freestyle and earned a first with the Alberta relay team. Rob Emerson was second in the 90 metre butterfly and was a member of the Alberta relay team which scored first. meet war held in Great FKli, MontaM. Irv Milner of Calgary was second with points follow- ed closely by George Smith of the Lethbridge Track and Field Club who had points. Jerry KlepecM of Edmonton was fourth with a total of while fifth was Chris Forsythe of Calgary who had points. In the junior men's decathlon, Doug Mclnroy came out on top as he scored a total of points. Mclnroy is a member of the Vancouver Olympic Track and Field Club. Brian Berquist of Saska- toon was the runner up in the junior men's decathlon as he had'a total of points while Dale Knutson of the Edmonton Huskies Track and Field Club was third at Jenny Jleldrum of Toronto was the champion in the wo- men's open pentathlon. Meldrum picked up points on five events while sec- ond was Diane Jones of Saska- toon who had points. Liz Vanderstan of Calgary placed third with points whUe Joyce Ober of the Leth- bridge Track and Field Club finished fourth with points. Joanne Jones of Saskatoon rounded out the top five finish- ers as she had points. Joyce Ober and George Smith both made the Alberta team which will participate in the Ca- nadian Pentathlon and Decath- lon Championships which will be held in St. Lambert, Quebec in the rm'ddle of June. Benvenuti Knocks Out Tom Bethea UMAG, Yugoslavia (AP) To Nino Benvenuti it was des- tiny. It was also power. "It was the Italian said Saturday night after de- fending his world middleweight championship by knocking out, Tom "The Bomb" Bethea of New York in the eighth round- the same round in which Bethea had stopped Benvenuti in a non- title fight in Australia. The knockout blow was a right hand, one of the hardest punches he ever threw, Benveri- uti said. "I wanted to avenge the Mel bourne Benvenuti said, In that fight, in March, Ben- venuti took a severe beating about the ,body and quit in the eighth round, complaining he had broken ribs. Bethea's upset earned the 26- year-old a shot at the title and brought about the first world championship fight ever staged in a Communist country. Royals Have Easy Time Lethbridge Royals chalked up :heir second straight Southern Alberta Soccer League victory "iunday at the Civic Centre. Royals used a high-powered seven goal blitz in the second lalf to bury the Medicine Hat Cantalinis 8-0. John Fomradas banged in hree goals for the winners vliile Dennis Balazs and John Stropnik each chipped in with two goals. Gus Fpmr a d a s finished off he scoring with a singleton. Helmut FOmradas turned iside everything shot his way >y the Medicine Hat crew to register the shutout. The game was taped by CATV and can be seen on chan- nel 3, cablevision, tonight it fight o'clock. ers' attack with a pair of sin gles. Both hits' knocked in a run Jim Campbell continued his hot lick at the plate for the Cubs as he rapped out three singles in four times at bat. Dennis King fired a six-hittei in the second game and struck out 10 Miners as the Cubs romped to a 7-1 victory. Randy Wolstoncroft, who was relieved by Rod Taylor in th sixth inning, suffered the de feat. Dale Stuckey and Rob Rut ten sparked me Cubs' attac each poking out a double and single. Wayne Nielson was tops for the Miners as he had a double and single in three times a bat. At Brooks, Enchant took the opener as they surprised the Lions. 6-1. Vern Virostek went all the way on the mound for the Ret Sox while the loss went to John Charlton. Virostek was also the top man at the plate for the En chant crew as he had two sin gles. Enchant broke up a tight 1- struggle with three runs in the eighth inning and then adde< another pair in the ninth. Brooks bounced back to take the nightcap 8-5 as Charlie Ves- plug was the winning pitcher. Steve Beblow led the way for the Lions against losing pitcher Wayne Hart as he had a dou ble and two singles while Ves plug aided his own cause will two doubles. Vulcan had little trouble in sweeping a pair of games from Milk Hiver. The Milk River club failed to show for the first game aix the Giants won by default. Vul can then blasted Milk River 14- 3 in the second half of the twin- bill. Gordon Eagleson, who was relieved by Charlie Sjogren in the ninth inning, earned the pitching verdict. Leroy Mason had himself a fine night at the plate for Vul can as he rapped out two dou- les and two singles. Mel Soloway and John Con acher ea-jh chipped in three singles for the winners. Pincher Creek picked up pah- 'of wins as they bounced Taber twice in Pincher Creek The home club took an 18-4 victory in the opener and then turned on the steam in the sea ond game as they waltzed to a 19-1 win. Alf Gorzitza fired the third strike past 11 Taber hitters to earn the pitching verdict in the first game while the loss wenl to Paul Blogorodow. Gary Ames and Ken McKen- zie each had a home run for Pincher Creek while Terry Long had two singles in a los- ing cause for. Taber. Lome McLain rapped out a triple, double and single to pace Pincher Creek in the nightcap Gary Ames added a double and two singles against 1 o s- ing pitcher Ewan McKenzie. Yarbrough Triumphs CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) LeeRoy Yarbrough, his own car out with a dead clutch, jumped behind the wheel of team-nute Donnie Allison's Ford and breezed past stalled leader David Pearson to win the World 600 stock car race Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Pea'rson had the grind in his pocket when his clutch also went out with 55 miles to go. Instead of sailing to an easy victory, the Spartan- )urg, S.C., driver had to push lis Ford to the garage. Yarbrough's clutch had failed with his Mercury running sec- ond after 260 miles. But the de- Fending World 600 champion ivas able to grab at least a ihare of victory lane again with his relief job for Allison on a muggy 90-degree afternoon. A crowd of watched the 400-lap race take its toll as leader after leader was blocked out. Only 16 cars managed to inish, with the winning four icld to an average speed of .29.880 in hour by mid- tt owtlon flip. Dobson of the Oakland Athletics check the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on one Hopkins' first-in- ning the opener of an American Baseball League doubleheader Sunday. The A's also swept the second game, 5-2. Elsewhere in the American League, California Angels nipped Minnesota Twins 6-5, Baltimore Orioles beat Boston Red Sox 2-1 in'10 innings before losing the nightcap 4-3, New York Yankees swept Cleveland Indians 6-5 and 8-7 in 11 innings Washington Senators downed Detroit Tigers 6-4 and Kansas City Royals shaded Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 in 10. Dobson allowed a first-inning run on a walk, Hopkins' single and a sacrifice fly, then permit- ted only two more Chicago bat- ters to reach base, both on walks. He retired 20 straight at one stretch. "That was the best game Ive ever said Dobson, who has been suffering from elbow and shoulder trouble since being struck by a line drive. Two run homers by Blue Moon Odom and Don Mincher powered the A's in the nightcap, with reliever Paul Lindblad rescuing Odom in the seventh inning. Oakland owner Charles A. Finley threatened to ship slug- ger Reggie Jackson to the mi- ors. 'We have layed 42 games and find ourselves eight behind in the loss Findley said. 'One of the main reasons has been Jackson. He hasn't produced the way we thought he would and the way he himself expected. has been struggling and we have stuck with him. We hope it isn't necessary, but if he doesn't start hitting the right-handers, we just might have to send him back to the minors." ANDY CAPP I CAN SMELL'EM KNOW 'E bib IT-SUTI tJON'T Takes Atlanta Classic First Win For Aaron ATLANTA (AP) Tommy Aaron ended a 10-year winless streak on the Professional Golf- ers Association tour Sunday after he overcame a two-stroke penalty and went on to win the Atlanta Golf Classic. Aaron ended his final round with a 69 and a 72-hole score of 275, 13-under-par over the yard Atlanta Country Club course. He watched challengers wilt on the closing holes under a hot Georgia sun. Tom Weiskopf, who carried a one shot lead into the final round, offered the last and greatest threat, but fell into a deallock for third place with a 277 when he drove into the water on No. 18. Dan Sikes matched Aaron's closing 69 and took second place at 276. Joining Weiskopf at 277 were Arnold Palmer, South Af- rican Gary Player and Bert Yancey, the 1969 Atlanta cham- pion. George Knudson, five strokes off the pace, shot a 68 Saturday and a 73 Sunday for a 280 total. He won Aaron, who won the Canadian Open last year when, for the first time in a decade it was not ranked as an official event, built a three-stroke lead with birdies on numbers 11 and 12. But, on the 14th, he took a two- stroke penally and left the way open to a half-dozen challeng- ers. 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