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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD May 1974 DID YOU KNOW You can save money on short air travel by .travelling midnight Friday thru 3 p.m. Sunday. For special weekend rates to Vancouver. Victoria contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 321-3201 The Herald Sports Bruins again without coach BOSTON Boston Bruiiis go into today's National Hockey League amateur draft without a coach in the wake of Bep Guidolin's decision to quit his job rather than settle for a short-term contract. Because the Bruins won the Prince of Wales trophy with a first-place finish in the Eastern they have last pick in every round of the junior draft. But Bruins managing director Harry Sinden already has given the word that the team will continue picking its share into the late rounds today. Guidolin was not available for comment and his wife said he spent Monday fishing while Sinden broke the news that the coach would not be returning. Sinden said he regretted Guidolin's but added the Bruins could not meet his demand for a long- term pact. Guidolin's decision came eight days after the Bruins lost the Stanley Cup championships to Philadelphia Flyers. did a good job for Sinden I wish him the best of luck in his future WANTED SECURITY Before leaving Boston last week to make up his mind in the quiet of his Guidolin have to think about some security. It's got to be a long- time and if it isn't you can say that I won't be Sinden said the Bruins usually offer contracts for one or two years. The Bruins management said Monday that no decision had been made on Guidolin's but two names keep coming up as strong John a former hard-nosed hockey player for Montreal and Don coach of Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. In Ferguson said he would be interested in the Boston job. team like the Bruins appeals to me very he adding he would insist on a multi-year contract and that he had received some feelers from Sinden earlier last winter. asked me what I was doing next winter that was Ferguson said. Guidolin is reported to be a leading contender for a coaching spot with the new Washington Capitals. Milt general manager of the hired Guidolin as coach of the AHL Boston Braves in their first season two years ago. Schmidt said he hadn't spoken with Guidolin but would have to get permission from the Bruins before he could. Guidolin moved up to coach the Bruins when Tom Johnson was fired in February 1973. Smith wins Early Bird In action tonight Bob Jerry Veres and Bryan Maxwell will also see action tonight at Henderson at seven when the Lakers play host to the Junior Miners in an exhibition tilt. The clubs will switch pitchers and catchers for the workout. Slim pickings this year in Canadian junior Ted Smith of Taber won the 1974 Chamber of Commerce Early Bird golf tournament Sunday at the Waterton Lakes golf course. Runner-up in the mens' championship flight was Don McKenzie while Ulf Peterson took the consolation prize. Irene Marcinko won the ladies' championship flight with Toots Hockstein taking second place and Mabel Preece accepting the consolation. MONTREAL Most professional hockey people say the 1974 crop of graduating junior hockey players offers slim pickings. Aside from about 20 top there is little available from the amateur ranks. Brett was near perfect By THE CANADIAN PRESS Left-hander Ken Brett pitched eight perfect innings before giving up two leading Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-0 opening-game victory over San Diego Padres then helped the Pirates to an 8-7 triumph in the nightcap of their National League baseball doubleheader with a pinch-hit two-run triple. The Pirates won the second game on Richie Hebner's two- run two-out homer in ninth. who had a 4-3 record with a 3.52 earned run average entering the first retired the first 24 San Diego batters and struck out four. Fred Kendall then lined a clean single to left field on a 1- 2 pitch in the ninth. Brett retired the next two batters before Derrell Thomas doubled into the field corner. The Pirates' southpaw then got Enzo Hernandez on a ending the game. ZISK GETS FOURTH The only run Brett needed came on Richie Zisk's fourth homer of the a drive leading off the second inning against Randy 3-8. The Pirates added five insurance runs in the eighth. In the second game Brett came to the plate after Manny Sanguillen and Paul Popovich led off the seventh with and hit a triple off the left-centre field tying the score at 3-3. In other National League games St. Louis Cardinals whipped Los Angeles Dodgers Chicago Cubs walloped San Francisco Giants Cincinnati Reds downed New York Mets 4-2 and Atlanta Braves downed Philadelphia Phillies 9-1. A game between Houston Astros and Montreal Expos at Montreal was rained out. In American League games Chicago White Sox beat New York Yankees Boston Red Sox edged Min- nesota Twins Kansas City Royals thumped Baltimore Orioles Texas Rangers blanked Cleveland Indians 6-0 and Oakland A's clobbered Detroit Tigers 12-2. TORRE HOMERS Joe Torre smacked a two run-homer Monday and Reggie Smith and Ted Simmons added solo shots as the Cardinals handed Andy Messersmith his first defeat of the season after four victories. Pitcher Ken Trailing drove in three runs with a pair of singles for the Chicago Cubs and bested Giant ace Mike who suffered his second defeat against seven victories. Cincinnati jumped on the Mets' struggling Tom Seaver for six hits and four runs in the first two innings and Ficd Norman made them stand up for the Reds. Phil Niekro hurled a five- hitter and Hank Aaron keyed a five-run third inning with a two-run single for the Braves. Skip Pitlock scattered five hits in 6 2-3 innings in his first start for the White Sox. He was helped by Pat Kelly's two-run single. Bernie who had hom- ered for two runs in the fourth stroked a two-out single in the 10th for the Red Sox. Juan Beniquez scored the winning run after extending his consecutive game hitting streak to 10. Bruce Dal Canton pitched a five-hitter and Fran Healy hit a two-run homer as the Royals whipped the Orioles and 1973 Cy Young Award winner Jim 2-6. Jim Bibby broke a five- game losing streak with a sparkling three-hitter and Jeff Burroughs continued his run- producing rampage for the increasing his league-leading RBI double to 48 with a two-run double in the fifth inning. Perhaps the best of the defenceman Greg Joly of Re- gina Pats of the Western Can- ada Hockey is reported signed with Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. The NHL is scheduled to hold its secret amateur draft today and the Capitals have scheduled a news conference at which they plan to unveil their prize catch. Kansas City who be- gin play along with the Capitals next are reported to have been Hadfield traded NEW YORK New York Rangers today sent their left winger Vic to Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for defenceman Nick Beverley in a major National Hockey League trade negotiating with Wilf a winger who had 50 goals for St. Catharines of the Ontario Hockey Association this season. Paiement is available under an agreement between the NHL and Canadian Amateur Hockey Association which allows the NHL teams to take exceptional 18-year-old juniors in the first two rounds of the draft. It will cost to draft an exceptional junior provided he signs with the drafting team. Selections 1-50 will cost picks .51-90 will be and remaining picks will be Last 168 players were selected in a six-hour session. The money collected will go to either the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association or the United States Amateur Hockey Association for redistribution to the developing club. This year the draft will be conducted by telephone. The NHL board of governors de- cided to make the proceedings such a secret that the order of selection may not be known until the annual meetings in June. LETHBRIDQE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowr 7Ni Shopp4ng AJtorta 321-7411 HOMEAND OFFICE SAFES Campbell's cautious eye watching for WHA poachers By AL COLLETTI The Canadian Press President Clarence Campbell of the National Hockey League went to a lot of trouble to keep the poachers away from today's amateur draft in Montreal. The of being the rival World Hockey Association and player agents with six-figure contracts in mind. Although the WHA didn't sign a single NHL first-round draft choice last NHL owners in many instances had to pay top dollars to keep their top choices. This Campbell opted for a secret draft by telephone from the various NHL cities to his Montreal headquarters. Whether it will work remains to be seen. just assume every kid drafted is a first-round choice and we'll talk salary on that said WHA agent. There also are computerized reports on virtually every worthy junior player in hockey which some NHL clubs subscribe to. Those kind of secrets are hard to keep from spreading. Forty-eight hours before the draft Washington Capitals were issued a press release saying they would be looking for players who can take the beating of an 80-game season. we want them to be able to dish it said Milt general manager of the NHL expansion franchise. Schmidt got the first pick on a coin toss with Sid general manager of the other expansion Kansas City Scouts. Then a Washington newspaper reported that the Capitals planned to pick defensive star Greg Joly of Regina Pats of the Western Canada Hockey League as their first choice. chosen as the most valuable player in the Memorial Cup playoffs at would be classed as an exceptional player since he is 19 under the eligibility rules. His 20th birthday is this week. Flames edge Majesties 7-4 Rittway Flames scored a hard-fought 7-4 victory over Great West Tires Majesties in City Women's Softball League action Monday night. The who trailed 3-0 after two complete tallied a pair of runs in the third frame and then added five more in the fourth to upend their hosts. Gail Blanchard earned the mound win allowing three hits while Ruth Miller suffered the loss with relief help from Wanda Jacofason. Irene Dudas paced the winners at the plate with a pair of singles while Brenda Pennington chipped in with a triple. HAIR Shaped the Way You Want it TOWNE HOUSE Men's Hairstyling 71OA- 3rd Avt. South Phone 328-4122 No appolntmtnt across from Downtown The Washington Star-News said Joly had accepted a five- year pact calling for an estimated With the NHL ruling that exceptional 18-and 19-year- olds are eligible for the scouts have hundreds of additional players to rate. Exceptional players are designated class 55 or class 56. Other juniors 20 and over are all class 54. member club of the league will be permitted to exercise one claim in either its first or second round for an exceptional which means class 55 or Campbell said. one each. If one club has five first-round draft choices as in the case of Montreal it won't make a bit of difference. They are going to get only one under-age if they want Campbell said the news media would be barred from the draft when it pleases the the names of the players will be made public. Lancers suffer setback Calgary Bawden Braves doubled the on the Labor Club Lancers in intermediate lacrosse action in Calgary. who will visit Adams Ice Centre next Sunday at two led 2-1 and 4-3 by periods before erupting for eight goals in the third period. Jack Frick paced the Braves with four goals while Ace Brown and George Newell added two each. Singles came from Ken Peter Keen and Phil Powell. Six Andry Albert Rick Dave Pat Finn and Greg scored for the Lancers. Jackson managed two assists. The a rough saw three game misconducts to Calgary as well as 11 minors. Lancers got the nod on seven minor penalties. Lancers travel to Calgary Saturday to meet the South East Blues before returning home. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Edit W Phila..........25 Montreal ........20 St. Louis......23 New York .....20 Chicago.....17 Pitts........16 West Los Ang 33 Cmcm 24 Atlanta 24 San Fran 25 Houston 23 San Diego 18 TODAY'S GAMES Philadelphia i_onborg 4-4 at Atlanta Capra 3-2 Houston Osteen 5-4 at Montreal McAnally 3-4 New York Stone 2-3 at Cincinnati Kirby 2-3 Los Angeles Sutton 6-4 at St Louis Foster 1-4 MONDAY'S RESULTS Houston at ppd rain First San Diego 000 000 2 0 Pitts 010 000 6 0 Jones Romo and Brett and Ryan HR- Pgh Zisk Second San Diego 200 010 12 0 Pitts 010 000 13 1 Tomlm Hardy Corkins McAndrew and Barton. Kendall Kison. Hernandez Tekulve and Sanguillen. HRs. 3D Tolan Grubb Pgh Hebner Los Ang. 000 000 8 2 St. Louis 310 030 15 0 Messersmith Zahn Brewer Curtis Pena and Simmons SL Torre Smith Simmons San Fran. 200 000 4 15 0 Chicago 110 205 18 0 Caldwell Williams Willoughby McMahon and Frailing and Milterwald HR. Chi Thornton Phila. 000 000 5 0 Atlanta 105 210 13 0 Farmer Culver Linzy and Niekro and Dates Pha Schmidt Atl Baker New York 000 020 5 0 Cm. 310 000 8 0 Seaver Apodaca and Grole. Norman and Bench. HR- NY Harrelson LEAGUE LEADERS AB 198 162 156 164 130 191 L Pet. 20 556 17 .541 20 .535 25 444 23 425 York 26 381 14 .702 City 19 .558 22 .522 24 510 24 489 34 346 G Atl Smith SL Cm SL hou Garvey. LA Pha......120 Stennett. Pgh___182 Brock. SL.......173 R 29 29 30 13 23 32 20 18 34 H Pel. 77 .389 59 364 346 .335 331 330 54 55 43 63 39 .325 59 .324 55 .318 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. GBL 24 20 545 .22 19 537 Vi 21 22 488 .21 22 .488 2Vs 21 23 477 3 22 26 .458 4 Wett 25 23 21 22 22 18 ES American League Minnesota Blyleven 4-6 at Boston Drago 4-1 Chicago Bahnsen 5-4 at New York Stottlemyre 5-6 Baltimore McNally 4-3 at Kansas City Splittorfl 5-4 Cleveland G Perry 7-1 at Texas Clyde 3-1 Detroit Fryman 0-3 at Oakland Hunter 7-4 Milwaukee Slaton 5-5 at California Lange 1-0 MONDAY'S RESULTS Minn 000 100 010 10 1 Boston 000 200 000 60 Burgmeier and Hundley. Tiant and Fisk HR- Bos Carbo Chicago. 010 300 13 2 New York 000 020 7 2 Pitlock Forster and Medich and Munson. HR. NY Munson Detroit 000 110 2 10 3 Oakland 604 200 13 0 Coleman Lemanczyk Ray and Blue Knowles Odom and Haney Bait 000 010 5 1 Kansas C 023 120 14 1 Palmer Reynolds Jefferson and Dal Canton and Healty. KC Healty Cleve 000 000 3 0 Texas 000 040 12 0 J. Perry Bosman Wilcox and Ellis. Bibby and Sundberg Milwaukee 000 020 7 0 California 000 000 6 0 Kobel and Ryan and Rodriguez HR Cleveland 000 000 3 0 Texas 000 040 12 0 J Perry Bosman WilCOX and Bibby and Sundberg. Baltimore 000 010 5 1 Kansas City 023 120 01 14 1 Palmer Reynolds Jeff- erson and Dal Canton and Healy KC Healy LEAGUE LEADERS AB R H Pet. Jackson. Oak 141 30 57 404 Mm... 163 25 65 .399 Hargrove. Tex 105 18 37 .352 DUAL STEEL RADIAL TIRES MILE Written Guarantee 'Pardon my leg' ELRICH TIRES LTD. Sa'cs Servco 402 1st Ave. S. Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 C'.hirann riirln't iumn nuitfi hioh ennuah ;