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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Pirates lose Blass to line-drive Sunday Sox, Tigers will have to settle issue alone By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The American League sched- ule maker didn't know it last winter when he drew up the ca- lenc'er, but he has created one dandy wrapup to the 1972 regu- lar season. Tho East Division race, months and some 150 games aflcr it started, lias come down to the final three games of the baseball season. The con- tenders are Boston Red Sox and Detroit 'tigers and the battle will he settled as it should to head. The Sox are in Detroit for the start of a three-game series tonight. The team that wins two of those games wilt advance to the playoffs to face Oakland Athletics. Boston's first-place edge was trimmed to one-half game Sun- day when the lied Sox dropped a 2-1 decision to Baltimore Ori- oles while Detroit was whipping Milwaukee Brewers 5-1. In other action Sunday, Oak- land trimmed Kansas City Roy- als 4-2, Texas Rangc-rs shut out Chicago White Sox 1-0, Cleve- land Indians swept a double- header witti New York Yankees 2-1 and 4-3, and Minnesota Twins edged California Angels 3-2. Boston trimmed Haltimore 3- I Saturday while Dolroil clubbed Milwaukee 134. In other games, Oakland thumped Kansas City 10-5, Chicago edged Texas 5-3 and California nipped Milwaukee 3-2. "It's plain and said Boston's Carl Yastrzcinski. "We have to win two out of three games in Detroit." Bulldogs crush Vikings 56-0 The Winston Churchill Bull- and chewed up 169 yards on LAST CHANCE WINNERS 1972 golf season, tournament-wise, came lo an end Sunday wilh the Last Chance, Alex Murrell and Joe Kenwood won the overall title with a 138 in the best-ball event. Tied for low net were Gordon Carpenter and Gene Inglehart and Abe Neudorf tind Henry Krahn. The are, left to right, Carpenter, Kenwood, Murrell, Neudorf and Krahn. was Inglehart. Roughies not the same without boss Lancaster CALGARY (CD Coach I moved them within four points Jim Duncan was thankful for a of the Roughriders and four quick first-quarter start and ahead of the last-place British praised halfback Jesse Mims os Caigary Stampeders whipped Saskatchewan Roughriders 31- 14 in a Football Con- ference game Sunday. ''When Minis is right he makes things said Duncan, whose fourth-place Stampeders kept their hopes alive for the third and final playoff berth. Mims, 23-year-old New Mex- ico State graduate, scored two touchdowns on a pair of 30-yard runs and collected 125 yards rushing on 20 carries. Since coming off the 30-day Injured list, Mims has picked lip 316 yards on SO carries in Calgary's last three games. Duncan also credited fullback Fritz Seyfcrlh, who got 80 yards on 16 carries against Sas- katchewan. "Seyferth's blocking has made a big difference in Minis' said Duncan. The victory was Hie Stainpe- tiy to or Ihe gun. They ore from jomo of the best blood-lirct in Ihe counlry and aro oil reenterable. PRAIRIE KENNELS tetlibridgo, Albertn Phone 328-4913 Flanker Gerry Shaw score his lOtti touchdown of the yei on a five-yard pass from qua terback Jerry Keeling, w" compleled only five of passes for 52 yards. Rudy L. tcrman added Calgary's fin point with an 89-yard single a kickoff after the Stampede: first touchdown. Gortl Harwell, on a 78-yard pass-and-run play with Wyche, and fullback George Reed, with his loth of the year, scored Sas- katchewan's touchdowns. Jack Abcndsehan bouled a convert and a 55-yard single on a wide field goal attempt. Meanwhile in eastern Canada Bruce Smith came up grin- ning, Angelo Mosca appeared a little miffed, but the Hamilton team-mates were elated after the Tiger-Cats pulled out a 25- 20 win Sunday over Ottawa Rough Riders. The Hamilton victory vaulted them into a first-place tie with Ottawa in the Eastern Football Conference, each with 7-3 records. All three Ottawa losses have Iwen lo the Ticals. In the only other vi-eekend ac- iion, Toronto Argonrmls put on their finest offensive display of the season but saw their playoff liopes take another jolt when Ihcy lost a .11.30 squeaker to Edmonton Eskimos in Cana- dian Fnolball league, inter- locking action. The win left Toronto with, a 1- 9 mark. They remained four points behind third-place Mon- treal Alouettes who have five games left to piny to the Argos' four. HAMILTON OTTAWA 10 HAM OTT Tiril H H Yarrii ruliina I'l Gerhard Schmold d i s played his sharp running power and ;ave the Coaldale Spartans sole possession of first place in the jast division of Ihe Footiiills Football Conference Saturday. Schmold chalked up four big .ouchfowns as he g u i d e d Ihe Spartans to an easy 40-13 vic- tory over the Raymond Cons- ols. The Comets and Spartans shared first place widi 3-0 rec- ords prior to their first meet- ing of the season. T h e Comets just couldn't contain Schmold as he racked up 388 yards on 18 carries. He gained most of his yard- age from his touchdowns as he galloped 95, 87, 1.: and 72 yards for Ihe major scores, Ray Lister and Guenther Macht added one TD apiece while Comets' quaterback Jim Ralph handled all Uie scoring for his teammates. Meanwhile the St. Mary's Warriors came up with the big- gest upset on the weekend as they edged the Vulcan Cougars 14-12. Giles Day Cliief and Carey Scott scored majors for the Warriors while Murele Diemerl notclKd a touchdown and Tom Ellis two field goals for the Cougars. In another league encounter, the Cardsion Cougars wliipped the Picture Butte Elks 27-13 tahind Dean Russell's two touchdowns. Cam Jensen added one ma- jor score while Dan Chronick and Dave Russell replied for the Elks with a touchdown each. Baltimore's crafty Mike Cucl lar was having none of (hat. He scattered eight hits and Bobby Grich's sixlh-inning homer gave the Orioles the victory. On the Scoreboard, the Sox watched Detroit's John Hiller, Jhe Toronto native, mow down Milwaukee on five hits for his first victory in exactly two sea- sons. Hiller, out of baseball be- cause of a heart attack last year, had last won a game on Oct. 1, 1970. Aurelio Rodriguez cracked a three-run homer and Dick McAuliffe and Al Kaline added solo shots to account for the Ti- ger runs. Southpaw Don Gullett, the Cincinnati Reds' left-hander who had hepatitis earlier this sea- son, proved Sunday that he's fit to start the National League playoffs by beating Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0. Sieve Blass, the obvious choice lo start next Saturday for Pittsburgh Pirates, was pos. sibly knocked out of the assign nient when struck by a lint drive on his right elbow in a 7-3 loss to New York Mets. "The doctor I old me lo keep moving it so that it wouldn' tighten said Blass, a 19 game winner after catchinj John Milncr's drive on hi pitching arm in Ihe first innini Sunday. Blass' arm was x-rayert at hospital and the examinalio proved negative. EXPOS STOP PHILLIES In the other Sunday games Montreal Expos defeated. Phila delplu'a Phillies 10-0, Chicag Cubs trimmed St. Louis Card 3-0, San Diego Padre turned back Houston Astros 3 and San Francisco Giants bea Allanta Braves 6-2. The Phillies and Montre, split Saturday, Pbiladelph taking the opener of their dot bleheader 3-9 and then losing 8-1 Elsewhere, .St. Louis edged Cn cago 2-1 in 10 innings, Sa Francisco trimmed Atlanta 3- Pillsburgh blanked New Yor 5-0, Houston nipped San Dieg 6-5 and Los Angeles downe Cincinnati 4-2. Milncr's hit off lilass1 elbo drive in New York's third run the inning. The Mets then p the game away wilh a four-na third inning highlighted by T< Martinez1 three-run horner. The do f o a t fruiitrate Blass' efforts to become I first 20-game winner at Pitt burgh since Vernon Law 19GO. Gullclt, whose hepatitis in mid-summer knocked him out of action for several weeks, ap- peared lo be as strong as ever wilh a one-hit perfomiance through eight innings Sunday. Monday, Otlob.r 1, 1972 THl LETH3RIDGS HERAID 7 All PINNED UP Team Canada player Bill Whits arrives at reception in Naihan Phillips Square in Toronto Sunday night with dozens of Russian lapel pins on bil jacket. He exchanged chewing gum with Moscow young- sters lo obtain the pins. (CP Wirepho'lo) LMHA plans meeting All coaches and managers of teams in the Minor Hockey Association are re- quested lo attend an Import ant meeting Wednesday night. The meeting is set (or 8 p.m. at the Adams Ice Centre. Meanwhile n mnss pracUce will be held for players inter- ested m trying out for the Leth- bridge Juvenile Warriors. The practice session will get under way at 10 p.m. at tha Adams ice rink. Penalliti-1c'al EDMONTON 11, TORONTO 30 EDM. 1 Firsl rfowr.s l< Yards rushinrj ijj Net offence matfc-Irled oy iev Yards 379 CALGARY SASKATCHEWAN SASK Flnt 13 Yardi rushing JO Yartjj passfng...... 113 I Nd rffencp 351 Passes .n.icJe-irrcd j a SKI SCENE SPORTS It's our first anniversary and we celebrate with outstanding values on skis, skiing equipment and clothing, plus sporting equipment for oil sports. SKIS SKI EQUIPMENT CLOTHING BEN PEARSON ARCHERY BROWNING ARCHERY SPALDING HOCKEY SPEEDO SWIM SUITS ADIDAS SPORT SHOES TRAINING SUITS HIKING BOOTS BACK PACKS lO-SPEED BICYCLES SKI SHOW OCTOBER 26, 27, 28 IN THE MALL College Mall Phono 327-0553 ;