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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 Short allowed to sell CHICAGO The American League formally approved sale of 90 per cent of Texas Rangers by owner Bob Short to a Fort Worth-Dallas group Wednesday for an estimated million. The approval by league own- ers meeting in Chicago culmi- nated negotiations which began before the start of the baseball season and established Brad wealthy as the principal owner. Although it was announced that eight principals were in- volved in the purchasing Corbett was said to have committed between million and million in the acquisition. who bought the than a Washington six years ago for what he said was retains 10 per cent holdings for which Short said he deducted million from the sale price. Short said he would retain his partial ownership for at least another year. we'll see how we get QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. 328-7684 along and whether 1 will dispose of my holdings he said. Other new stockholders in- clude Amon Carter who recently sold the Fort Worth Mrs. Polland wife of a Dallas land developer and Raymond a real estate William Fort Worth real estate William life insurance and Charles another Dallas insurance and Nick a Detroit land developer who is connected with Corbett. Corbett said Dr. Robert a heart specialist and former New York Yankee third the interim Ranger president during the sale probably would continue in that capacity. PLAYER DIES Tenn. Authorities at Vanderbilt University Hospital say an 18- year-old Kentucky high school baseball player died early Wednesday of injuries he suffered Friday when hit by a baseball. Kelly a member of the Russellville high school baseball was injured in pre-game warmiips WHAT r Toufc you AflouT THE VNAY V WU GO AT PIT IB SU9W DOWN 7 A x__ 'E WAS THINKIN1 OP MV WELFARE. 3UT VOU KNOW WHAT'S ON 'IS ISON'T MORE I4AS LESS OVERTIME Valentine and friends were far from Angels from the VIKING'S Stairway to Beauty Women On The PHONE 327-0150 Viking International Hairstyling 218-5th Street S. ASSOCIATED PRESS California's baseball players were no Angels Wednesday night. Outfielder Bobby yalentine started a fight that ignited a melee with Milwaukee Brewers. Valentine won the battle but the Angels eventually lost the when George Scott delivered the final blow with his bat in the ninth inning. Sitting on the trainer's table with an ice bag on his dis- located left Valentine talked about the first-inning free-for-all that resulted in his ejection along with Milwaukee's Clyde Wright. Wright had thrown at Valen- provoking the wild in- cident. pitch was right at my Valentine said. I hadn't managed to get out of the it would have hit me right in the ENDED ON GROUND Valentine dropped his bat and walked toward the mound with both fists clenched. After a brief exchange of Valentine threw a couple of hitting Wright in the eye and the jaw. Then they wrestled to the with Valentine gripping Wright in a vise-like headlock. As players poured from both rf-v Hiram Walker's Special Old. Gentle RyeWhisky. Frank California's on-deck began pounding Milwaukee catcher Charlie Moore with both fists as Moore lay on the ground. Valentine will be lost to the Angels for two to three weeks because of his injury. the it's only a dislocated said Va- who missed most of last season with a broken leg. In the other American League Texas Rangers blanked Cleveland Indians Baltimore Orioles beat Kansas City Royals Minnesota Twins nipped Boston Red Sox 5-4 in 13 and Oakland As de- feated Detroit Tigers 4-1. Chi- cago and New York were rained out. DRIVES IN THREE Scott hit a three-run homer to cap a four-run rally in the last inning for Milwaukee. The Angels had built a 5-3 lead going into the ninth with the help of two runs batted in by -Frank Robinson. Jackie making only his second start of the pitched a three-hitter to lead Texas over Cleveland in an- other baseball game spiced with a brawl. The managed seven hits off Cleve- land's Fritz in- cluding Jim Sundberg's run- scoring single in the second in- ning. The Rangers chased Pe- terson in the seventh inning with a two-run uprising. The brawl in this game started when Texas' Lenny Handle laid down a bunt and threw an elbow at Cleveland pitcher Milt Wilcox along the first base line. Cleveland first baseman John Ellis tackled Randle and a fight ensued be- tween the teams as both benches emptied. Texas man- ager Billy Martin charged into the fray and was knocked on the seat of his pants before law and order was restored. Robertson shakes slump with blasts ASSOCIATED PRESS Bob Pittsburgh's slump-ridden first helped destroy San Diego Padres Wednesday night by driving in five runs with two two-run homers and Howe plans to be active TORONTO Gordie voted the most val- uable player of the World Hockey said Wednesday he probably will play with Houston Aeros next season. who returned to pro- fessional hockey after a two- year layoff following a 25-year career with Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey said he had talked with Houston officials who were to think I might be of help to the When first asked what his plans were for next Howe said he would skate and He said he was given the most valuable player award because he had two great sons Marty and Mark who also play for the Aeros. Mark Howe was voted the WHA's rookie-of-the-year. Howe said he wasn't keen about joining the WHA squad that will face the Soviet Un- ion's national team in an eight-game series this fall. really not keen about playing the Russians at that time of year. I didn't get go- ing this past season until .No- vember. kind of series is for fast a single in the Pirates' 13-3 baseball victory. Elsewhere in the National Los Angeles Dodgers turned back St. Louis Cardinals Cincinnati Reds edged New York Mets 3-2 on Tony Perez' lOth-inning Atlanta Braves nipped Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 in 11 innings. Houston Astros beat Montreal Expos and San Francisco Giants defeated Chicago Cubs 5-4. who hit 27 home runs in 1970 and 26 in ap- parently is back to taking choice cuts after slumping to .193 and 12 homers in 1972 and .239 with 14 homers last season. Robby we saw tonight was the Robby of man- ager Danny Murtaugh said after the last-place won three games in for the first time all season. After riding the bench most of this season with a sore knee and a sick Robertson was pressed into service four games ago because of injuries to several regulars. He brought a .157 batting average with only two homers and eight RBI into Wednesday night's game. sure feels good to have a night like said Robertson. have to play regularly to keep my timing. That's the whole secret of this Robertson's slugging paced a 14-hit attack that backed the pitching of Jerry Reuss who gave up five two of them homers by Nate Colbert and Clarence Gaston.' Ron Cey brought Los Angeles from behind with a three-run homer off Bob Gibson in the sixth inning and Bill Russell collected four including an RBI single in the seventh. Before You Lease Look into the size and serv- ices of Beny Automotive Enterprises Ltd. With our organization and we tailor leasing arrange- ments to YOUR needs tor maximum service at minimum cost. 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