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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _________......____ Wodnrstltiy, Mny 31, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 Marty Maxwell, Heggedal combine to spark loads before 800 Hustle carries Lakers past in extra inning For By I'AT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Writer awhile it looked though the Lethbridge Lakers were bent on self destruction with better than IIUO witnesses. Lakers, the newest entry in the Alberta Major Baseball League, entertained the Cal- gary Giants Tuesday evening at Henderson Park and had the shirtsleeve crowd wondering il the Lakers would do them- selves in The locals, however ;hook off early misci'.es to register a on a single by Marty Maxwell to set the stage for the winner in the bottom of the 10th in- thrilling 4-3 extra-inning vie Lory and preserve their un- blemished record at 5-0. The loss was the first tor the Giants in three outings. Starter Randy Maxwell look- ed to the bullpen for a new infield in the second inning as the Giants scored afl their runs with the aid of three Lakers' errors. But the locals got one back in the third on an inside the park home run by Tim Negrello and two in the eighth ning. Alert sloppy Calgary play led to the base running and winning run in the 10th. Craig Randell took the mound for the Giants after re- placing Gord Vejpraya who had come on in the eighth in- ning to relieve starter Steve Loveless. Randell promptly got winning pitcher Rod Taylor, who now has won three games, to ground out. Howie Heggedal then slapped a Randell offer- ing into deep left field for a double. Larry Edwards followed lleg- gedal to the plate and hit a routine ground ball to Giants' shortstop Brian llogan. The end was near as Hogan hurried his throw. By the tine first base- man Stew Ilerron realized it and knocked down Hogan's low throw Heggedal was on his way home with the winner. Herron tried in vain to make a play at home but failed Hcggedal's heroics almost over-shadowed an outstanding performance by 18-year-old Marty Maxwell. The young second baseman went three-for- tlireo at the plate including a clutch single in the eighth to knock in two runs to tie the game. "We should have had it won in the eighth and the said coach John Vaselenak. The Lakers had a good chance in the eighth with two men on and two away after Maxwell had tied the game but a running grab by right fielder THE WINNER Howie Heggedal crosses home plate in the 10th inn- ing to give the Lethbridge takers a 4-3 win over the Calgary Giants in Al- berla Major Baseball League action at Henderson Pork Tuesday evening better than 800 shirtsleeve fans took in the game. Calgary catcher Joe McAuley is on his stomach after trying to take throw from first base- man Stew Herron. -Walter Kerber Photo Crandall lakes over at Mihvaukec tinson not fully aware of rivalry By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Los Angeles Dodgers need and you really have to admire his competitive spirit. He's the kind of guy who'll remember a one-hitter for a long Crandall said Tuesday night after taking over last Thursday, said he felt :adly when Bristol was fired as manager three days later. San Francisco Giants? To Frank Robinson, it's just way to beat you." Del Crandall will of Milwaukee Brewers and watching Lockwood can't ever say a man-ager is your Lockwood other ball game. But he's major league York Yankees 3-1 "but when you lose some- other cbut for a long time Torres' sixth-inning who's taught you a lot you "I haven't been around here j Lockwood will never the Yankees' the loss." long enough to get any specific I Dave who hurled a in the American feeling over the certainly should shutout Ti- League, Boston Red the Los Angeles fielder said Tuesday night leading the Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Giants. another Calder games haven't got the flowing. "But this was a very important gamp." Robinson plans to "ft got us into first. More properly, Robinson got the Dodgers into first with his bat and glove. In the top of the eighth inning he followed Willie Davis' leadoff single with a tic-breaking home (CP) After coaching a Stanley Cup winner in 1971 and a Calder Cup winner in 1972, Al MacNeil has decided what he wants to do for an another Calder Cup winner. The 36-year-old Nova Scotia native, target of a number of coaching offers from clubs in the National Hockey the new World Hockey Association, announced Tuesday that he plans to stay put for another year as coach and general manager of Nova Scotia Voyageurs of the American Then, in the boltoin of the ning, with Ihe Giants threatening to and stumbling all over themselves in the futile attempt he gunned down a San Francisco runner at the plate to preserve the Dodgers' victory. SOME GAMES POSTPONED In the rest of the1 CALGARY (CP) Race from Victoria Psrk Tuesday: FIFTH SI, 600, claiming, 3 year olds, 7 mulled the whole thing over and I think this is a good situation." said the former NHL, defenceman, who brought the Voyageurs the league title in their first full season in Halifax after winning the Stanley Cup with Montreal Canadiens tho L e a g u c 's chiming, 3 year olds Wolfe (Stadnyk) 7.60 3. BO 3.30, For Rex (Levine) 3.70 3.00, before. schedule. New York Mets Charm (Whittle) 12.80 (Rasrnussen) Montreal organization Philadelphia Phillies Never Silpnt {Wiseman) 2.80 2.30, Snredy Nile (McCauley) 7-5. Edies Prize, been good to me, despite Cincinnati Reds defeated West Wind also many people he ton Astros 9-5. Rain Ocean, Count Dirk, Conita, Buckstretcher, Pretty Face a so J40.60. a press conference in an the San Diego-at-Atlanta claiming, 4 year olds end reference to his move to Pillsbtirgh-at-Montreal games and cold weather knocked 500, claiming, 4 year olds ana up, IVo miles. LlJtle Beck (Kipllnq) 6.30 3.60 miles. Bar Tree (Whittle) 11.90 5.10 4.00, Carmenrjay (McCfluley) 3.90 2.70, Canadiens' farm club after criticism of his coaching by St. Louis' contest against (Whittle) 4.60 4.00, Stitch (Rycroft) a (Haynes) veteran Canadian players in :5J. Rosiers Steel, Dash, the 1971 playoffs. "It's nice to get 0, Old Army, Choc a r, 11 qn-, Chinook. Regicirip also Sioux said his success as a first pkice." manager DOUBLE: had been noted by the Alston said after his SI ,-100. claiming, 2 year 900, claiming, 4 year olds and organization "b o t h slipped past liouston to take furlongs. Future Session (Stsdnvk) 30.60 and financially." one-half game lead over the Sheta's Soiril (Halabi) .10, Johnny N OTHER ,10DS Iros ill the National League Yse'i 3.60.' B I Time: 1.03 30, Golden Compass Time: who played with ucst- Friir Oany Windy like f tell the the i Oberek, Norm's Mistake Mission, Rockin Rulnr, Flutter, Song, Chicago, Toronto, also York, and Pittsburgh of Los Angeles skipper added. 'It's rQai5iNELLA: NHL before be turned to a lot easier to get to the majors i FOURTH Iliail il is to ;-tav here. claiming. 4 year said he bad been ap- Then, turning io Robinson. he.' (WcCaoicy) 2.90, West Wind G.Tl (Morris) .1.70 QO Black (Combs) 3.40 Z.M, Kaps Call (Hedqe) 5.10 3.40, Go Go Glen (D. Wiseman) by one "established" NIIL he declined to name winner! warrior ILcyine) one and had also been He helps you in so many wavs lluit ai'cn'l shown in Go Shew, Forest O Erin, F ying Lightening, Heir Of Hope, Western Runner, jobs with several NHL slatislics. He gives us the f-oolery. Sir Serenade also in QUINEULA: teams and WIIA clubs. situation in Nova Scotia good to he said. expect to be a strong next year for the Cal- that's our goal." Voyageurs, who played a games here in 1970-71, moved to the Halifax Forum V--1' i cantakea last season and despite disappointing fan s u p p o r t, whipped Springfield, Boston and 6874001. in the playoffs to be- WHITE the first Canadian team to win the Calder Cup. Scotch his immediate future scl-llc'd, speculation continued that MncNcil would be asked In IN the Canadian team that ia ICTSI the Russians next fall. about this, MacNeil said: "I haven't been ap- UNDID AND MllllD IK by anyone, but if 1 asked I'd certainly give it Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by White Horso Distillers Ltd., Scotland lot of consideration and would probably go because I think il be a tremendous rounced Baltimore Orioles 6-0, Texas Rangers nipped Oakland Athletics 3-2, Minnesota Twins edged Kansas City Royals 3-2 and California Angels whipped Chicago White Sox 6-0. Detroit ind Cleveland were rained out Only fans saw Crandall's managerial debut in 44-degree weather with gusts up to 26 iles an hour. It was warm in side the Brewers' clubhouse though. 'I'm very, very pleased am happy about Crandall said "It's just a beginning, but it's a win and that's what's impor tant." The Brewers tallied in tin second, third and eighth inning on run-scoring singles by EUi Rodriguez, George Scott am Mike Ferraro. That was mor than enough for Lockwood, eve though the 25-year-old righl-han der struggled with his contro losing his shutout in the sixt when Torres singled followin two walks. Boston's Ray Gulp throttlec Baltimore on three hits Carlton Fisk and Tommy Har per homered off Mike Cuella as the Red Sox ended the Or oles' four-game winning strea and dropped them into a place tie with Detroit in the A East. Clark Compton cooied the rally. He stabbed a line shot off the bat of Edwards that may have scored the winner It looked like things might have been over in the ninth as Negrello led off with a single but was picked off by Vejprava. Hob Hoy, who was guilty of two errors in the second inning, then laced the ball off the left field wall on a play that would have stond egrello. Yeh, Timmy, I had a hance to redeem myself and ou messed it joked Roy the Lakers' dressing room tier the game. "Now they till hate me." Harold Ebel, Paul Callivan nd Joe McAuley each manag- two singles for the Giants. Maxwell and Taylor combin- d to strike out 15 Giants over ic 10 innings. Maxwell struck ut the side in the first and ixth innings while Taylor did t in the ninth with just 10 itches. Lakers head for Edmonton his weekend for a pair o ;ames with the Edmonton Ti- ;ers. "We'll be short Taylor and Edwards for the weekend" aid Vaselenak. Taylor is going o a wedding in San Francisco .nd Edwards may just make he Sunday game. In two other league games fie Calgary Jimmies stayed lot on the heels of the Lakers vith their fourth win without a loss as they upended the vinless Red Deer Elks 7-3 be- iind Jim Baird. In an all-Ed- monton encounter the Tigers cored a run in the bottom of he ninth for a 0-3 win over he Blue Willow Angels. EXTRA INNINGS Marty Maxwell was the very popular choice as the games outstand- ing player Tuesday evening Rob Roy played with cor- tisone shots in his right shoul- der but wouldn't let that stand as an excuse for two bad hrows Randy Maxwell Ditched with a blood blister .hat kept opening on his pitch- ing hand Rod Taylor could smell victory in the ninth as he overpowered the Giants "lark Compton made a great catch in the eighth to help ease the pain of letting Neg- rello's hit get past him for an inside the park home run Lakers next home action will be against the same Giants Tuesday evening at eight o'- clock. L1NESCORES LAKERS 4, GIANTS 3 Giants ......030 000 000 3 7 3 Lakers 081 000 020 a 11 5 Loveless, Veiprava Randell (10) 0-1) and McAuley; Maxell, Taylor (8) (3-0) and Yorqason. TIGERS t, BLUE WILLOWS I Blue WIIIOW 210 ODD 5 10 3 Tigers 300 002 a 3 Chrlstenson, Henderson (6) (0-1) and Thompson; Marion. Cwasiuk (7) (1-1) and Reldford. FranchuK JIMMIES 7, ELKS 3 Elks 100 000 365 Jimmies 310 012 7 11 1 W McKee A. McKee van Ornum Poizo (B) and van Ornum, McCook Baird Findlay Lynn 19) and Johnston. HAD TO HUSTLE Tim Negrello hod to hustle to moke this home run good, it was inside the pork. Negrel- lo raced home after the boll got past right fielder Clark Compton in Tuesday's game. Negrello scored the first run for the Lelhbridge takers as they edged Colgary Gianti 4-3 in an extra inning. game ea siiv Silvcnvood Dairies pulled off] Roger Douglas got the win a triple play in the first inning and went on to trounce Swifts 18-3 in Commercial Slow Pitch League action Tuesday night. Reg Dumount grabbed Ih el with two home runs, one being while Ivan Lukenda suffered the loss. Wavno Weilz led York Hotel mound verdict over Richard Latwat. Rob Taylor and Ken Soderstrum paced Silverwoods with a home each. In another league contest, York Hold slammed Advance Lumberjacks 28-14. 1 grand slam. York Hotel Silverwwd's Daif Swifts..... Advance Lumber! Ducan Industries Lethbridge Glass WANTED! QOAUFSED AUTO BODY PAiNTER With journeyman's paper or third year apprenticing, also auto body man with journeyman's papers or third year apprenticing. Apply to Body Shop Foreman, all inquir- ies strictly confidential, Corner 16th Ave., M. M. Drive South, Phone 328-8861 Track club >vill host west finals The Lethbridge Track and Field Club and the Knights of Columbus will co-sponsor the western Canadian decathlon and pentathlon championships the weekend of June 10 and 11. Competitors from Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. and Mani- toba are expected for the two- day event. The championships will include senior and junior men's and women's events. The men will compete in 10 events while the gals will per- form in five. Included in the men's competition will be the 100, 400 and 500 metre races, long jump, shot put, high jump, 110-metre hurdles, discus, polo vault, and javelin. The gals will compete in the shot put, high jump, long jump, 220-mclrc race and 100-metre hurdles. Action pels under way on Saturday, June 10 at p.m. Entries will not bo accepted if not accompanied by the entry fee, for seniors and for juniors, or It they arc post- marked later than June 2. Ent- ries can be sent to George Gcmcr, 15th Street South. LEO SINGER'S A Special Rack of MEN'S SUITS Fine 100% of shades. wool worsteds ;hoice Regular Values io CLEARING AT (Alterations extra) Special Rack of Famous Gino Paoli Ken's T-Shiris and Sweaters Buy one at the regular price and get another for only ,GO iMEN'S 9" Suede Boots Rsoulor 14.95 g' Special..... A Special Rack of Men's Shoes Special Nuvo Flares by Lcvis. Regular 12.95. I Special Levis' Boot Cuts 1 And remember Leo Singer won't let you wear it unless it fits Men's and Boys' Wear 214-5th St. S. Ph. 327-3958 ;