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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tucicloy, May 30, 1972--------- I No one seems to mint the one-lime. iiinne tf-ty? NEW VOKK Denny McLam has louchcd us al near- 1 every point in the emotional There uas dramatic jtiy in following his rli.'iM1 umaril a ame winning season in I >alhing his purported gam- bling associations jr. and sense of justice when In- was impended, l Had lie not he- Irayed our trust in him as a li c r o'' in ihe "national There v.as sympathetic for- ivcMicsi) when a repentant .Mc- Lain returned lo the Detroit liuers in mid-season, li'Tc, and a .standing uvalioii: an iflifii'rcnce he had ruhlied ,ir so raw uin-n I e v.'as again suspended that season Tor some childish, quirky ac'tmtk's. There was sadness when ho li-jr.il vainly i" rec.nriinrc former pitching powers with 1 hi- Washington Senators la.st season, lull v.uund up a 10 2'1 record, Ihe worst in base-hall. Now spring the Oakland A's havi! shipped him lo the minor leagues. I! leaves us (Ic-s-pnmlnil. Denny MeLain is Hil years old, going on In calendar years, most athletes his age an athlete, the charge that lie is "ail washed up." Oakland A's Manager JJick says thai MeLain "has lost Hie velocily on his fast ball" and that' "Denny c.ould not help a single major-league learn Hie way he has heen throning." "I can't believe .said Mo Lain recently, in a telephone conversalion. "1 ean't believe I'm through in 1 he. hit! leagues, thai no oilier learn could use me.'1 Eighteen other major are few older places I in could command such a magnificent .'.alary. Besides, he has spent every day Mince high .school playing baseball professionally. There is not much else he is c.apable of duing. lie1 knows from biller experience Ihat lie is nol a business genius, and declared haiikrnpley a couple 'o lie has learned In live high, and hiime are growing. His wife is exped ing their third child sorm. Mopes this spring as buoy ant as they were in the 'liOs, when he was a young, strong idol full of hrnshncss and achievement. lie had been traded m early March from (lie downtrodden Senators lo the A's, a pennant contender. And then Die suift, seemingly callous rut. "I've only pitched five hu said. "And Ihere is nothing wrung wilh my arm. People say I don'l Ihrow fast as I used In, hut hell, I was novei' a Ir.sl hall pitcher. I've always relied on coulrol. This my eonlrol in the Mrike has turn high. Thai will come around, though.'1 lie hegan (his season with a v.in. Then lie lost two straight; in Ins next, two starts lie was knocked out of tiie box early and received no decision. oanicd run average was a shoddy C.I-1 in 22 innings. Williams said that McLain had been absolutely no him, and (hat if anyono could rome McLain could, "lie has great tlrive ami dedication." Williams. Jim l.oiiliorg and Jim Calmer uenl down lo the minors and lln-y returned lo the le.-ij.'ues. So could Denny." could not be so sanguine ahMiil Hit1 even he been emotionally u many limes in Ilio past. The, low (mint being, surely, he con.sideral suicido during ihi! spring of his gam-hl'ing in 19GG. "I've experienced more Mil-ills, more ups and downs than some people can dream of in a lifetime, said McLain, softly. "But yon never, never get used (o the bad times." when there flic; greatest degree nf niagic. Yd Me Lain, an e-ighf -season hig-lenLimT, is Imffeled hy Ihe sorrowful of pick up MfLaiu and his salary. All refused. But lUcLain has no thoughts of giving up baseball. "They'll have to tear [he uniform o.T Pirates won. 13 of lasl 15 grimes By TIIE ASSOCIATED PHKSS f games, New York Yankees took a pair from Detroit Tigers Dobson tossed a five-hitler as i Hie Indians managed only I hits and (our runs in the four whipped Texas Kanger.s twice night at Ihe plale but Baylor and Grich continued their beat California Angels 54 fore the Angels won the 10-in Lucchesi said nfler the Pirates kee Brev.ers shci'cd Boston Red teumuud singled, doubled and hist led by his Phillies 7-3 and tripled and scored twice. The Orioles got al! (he (hey needed against Dick Tid at Henderson EXTRA EFFORT Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox, sidelined wiih a knee injury, since May 10, grifs his leelh as he struggle? wirh a 20-pound weight ostrainer Buddy teRoux directs the therapy program. YQZ is not expectpd hnck in the Boston line-up until ihe club rplurns from o rnnd (AT Wircpholo) QUINELLA: FOURTH AM-rrv 7P (1 ici-.iian 5 71 Here v, pf..j ?i'- i i FIFTH HC--V (V.hiltm) f, nrk 7R 11. 715 c-im JO 17 Is'.'.l 7 nfroBl 17 22 .43ft 11 16 23 l! Louli 15 75 .375 The 1972 Ciiv nmrnercial I Men's Fastball League will of- ficially fipcn ;i pnir ol games Tuesday nighl. jed a 2-1 win lo their collection 'but il cnnld be lhc ,iii the nightcap. 'southpaw Taylor. Taylor has I Taylor, who la.st ycai in bolll pamcs hp I j toiled willi the aselenak- i has after ing spring i coached Junior Miners, has two at College in Washing-' ton. Xo line-up changes are cx- i [lecled for Ihe pmr. Doug Vor- will complele the Lakure' b.'dlt'ry v.hJIc Hie will j ineludc Howie Heggcdal at first, i Ron Berlando or Ken j .Nakama at second, Larry Ed- wards at short and Rob Kcrv at third. I Vasclenak, who feels he lias (he best outfield in Ihe league, ;o with Bob Turner in left, The Ilircc team Icapuc was originally set up for a four- ol i, T i i M T nc- r Negrcllo in centre ajir lean, league, bul ll.e LDS fran-, Cnmmodmc ____chise foiued operations at the jn i ''I'd hci'c lo think where we'd Crowley and Bobby Gricli." i tJnc tiling fur Ori- 1 woulr'n'l be leading (he League Kasl if day. Cleveland Indians nmblod into Ballimorn four games arjo, infz He division. But after nm- niiiL: headlong mlo the Oimles' kidflie corps and llic-ir quartet nf 20-game winners. Ihe Indians crawled out of to'.vn in third, 1'-- names off Ihe pare. Baylor, (Irirh and der I'al Dniisdii flit) (be Mnivlay ni-.'hl in [.'atlini; The Oriole- fn a d 1 iriumpli for a lories In olhi-r Amcricrni Lragne Buy a record for support TORONTO ICP) Anyone in- terested in supporting amateur athletics this week need only open Hit; door lo a youthful record salesman. Olympic Trust of Canada, [ho Cimd-rnisinf! arm of the Cana- dian Olympic Association, has announced that in connection wilh Olympic iu it has organized a record Kales drive. The lonp-playinrt rccordines are sold door-to-do or by liicli school .sl.udeiils across Can- Proceeds from (lie salo are lo be pp'il. local and Hie Canadian Olym- pic The recordings si.'ll tor So nnd feature nrtisls such as Anne Murray, Ian Tygnn, Moc Koff man r.nrl Tommy HUIIUT. AA'DY CUT last minulc. j "It takes a little pressure off In order to replace the va-j lhc pitcher knowing he lias cant spot, the Miners' Library, lhosc lhrcc backing him up in lie outfiek said Vaselenak who arc entered ,n Calsary js Major Mens' Fasl Iiall Leapuc lln's season and Cily Electric j ot Hie City Businessmcns' Fast- I ball League will play on an ex- I hibition basis. The three clubs, uho Lakers will lake a 5-0 record j with tliem when they Imvcl lo; ICdmonlon this weekend to meel, tiie Tigers in a Saturday-Sun- day set. Tlic next home game for (he j Lakers is a week from Wcclnes- I day the Giants visit again. Boilers Elcclricians year include the M and K Gen-' orals, Labor Club and tlic York Hotel Juniors. Generals host (.lie Labor Club in the league opener at 7 p.m. while lhc Juniors face the Miners' in lhc second en- Liberty Boilers upended Cily counter right after. Klcclric IS-4 in Businessman's Both games will he staged al: Fastball League play Monday, ihe Dave Elton Fastball Park. Al Pilling duJke-d up Ihe Meanwhile the Bill Hayes over Bob Ulshaski. will act as the league's presi-1 John Lawsou led the Boilers dent for (he 1972 season while uilh three singles Harvey Terry Rhodes and .Mike Jackson added two while .Jerry lek will handle Ihe vire-presi- Slilson raid Hnb Anderson dent and secretarial duties res-' jxikcd oul home, run.s for ihe pcctively. i Fleet ricians. 15 I? .341 IV j 11-5) flt PiTiburgh Fill? (52) a I f.'snlrcal V.LAiiflUv (0-5) N Phllfiticlnhia Carllon (5-5) at New Ycrk Wnliack f5 D) N San Diecjci Norman M-3) af Ailnnta Pnsd N nncmnali Dlllinnham nl Hcui- l-n WiMn (7-3) N .'.nrrios 'S Hi F'diciuo n.g) N MONDAY'S RESULTS FIRST Philfldclphln 030 ODO OOU- 3 11 t Pittsburgh 01D 031 7 IS 7 Fryman, Lfnch J) (7} and Ryan, f.'cCarvcr Walker, Kisrn 13) K. Hcrnnnrlol (3-0) (6) and Sanquillcn. SECOND Philnriolphin 1DI COD 9 B 1 Pillsburgh 100 100 1 9 D RpynoltlS '0-1) Brandon (7) SlicM (f) and Moose Glusll (1) San Diego 000 000 1 5 1 Allnnla 001 DO 2 i T (371, CorKin1, (51 and Pnrl-n; N'.-r-h, Jarvis -2) a-id Lfts Angeks C11 102 5 B 1 Ban Francisco 100 010 2 1 S-jllon Brewer (9) nnd Williams Carrilhcrs (51 and Heply. HRi LA-Gflrvcy 1 rFnbvrp Robir.son (t) New York .002 010 7 SI. Louis 100 002 030- i S 0 Cdnra, V.t-Graw KncF.mfli (2D Ol find Grnte; ?ninks, Cloninccr (Ml f'1. Hutlron D r ,1 b nwshy End Simmons. HRs: Pl.iu-i Boswull Wonrrcal .010 100 J 6 ChiCflnO .000 005 5 B D Wcrlnn Slrohmayer Ren- Vo (P) and DrvrcabPlla; Pflppns- 3) itrd Hundley. HR- Bailey (-'A Cincinnati 101 001 B 1 1 Housoln 002 010 000- 3 fl 0 fjimoson Hall Carroll .11 rf Pr.TiLh. Forfeit, Culvor (1) OrifMn M 11 RflV f-ihhcin [91 and How.irri HRs: Cin-Hatiue AMERICAN LEAGUE TODAY'S GAMES Drlrcll Tmirnr V.'ilc" mirnrman nl devt- [.i N lp (30 al Pqltimora CUCI- MONDAY'S RESULTS Kmsas City fll npd, rain SECOND Dclroil New York ca: 7 T COO 012 4 13 J 'c-rrinc-bH (0 1) rifl lirllcr; Peterson ,d Ellis. 211 CO! IV 1 ODO 110 3 E 3 anrl Pal- l.-rs FO'TI T'ant ow Fai inc- ,-m-J COO OBI 1 S 200 022 4 10 L.Tnib Riddlchcr ODD 000 iOO 4 5 1 039 101 1 6 1 n 17 O and Duncan; Lindblad (3) S- Oak-Rucli Hcnd- 500 010 T 11 3 010 CDD 1 4 fl 1 D'.. Fmnnrs (7) and Ten. [1 PdnlhT d HRs: (71. MOTHK! f FFICE FORNiTURE UTHBRIDGE POST OFFICE nox 9nn 1 M. PIIOME Mfl.l) .128.711 1 MI .MAN W< ininBriDGF., ALP.ERTA .Scjucaliy Cliair? We Repciir! 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