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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta g _ THE IETHHRIDGE HERAtD Woilnrsclciy, October 6, 1971 JUBItATION IN THE ORIOIES DRESSING ROOM Manager Earl the American League title. Left to right are Paul Blair, Don Buford (face Weaver is doused with champagne in the dressing room Tuesday in Oak- hidden, pouring Weaver, Chico Salmon, Elrod Hendricks land affer his Baltimore Orioles defeated the Athletics three-straight for and Mike Cuellar. WUlicnns concedes Orioles best are becoming routine OAKLAND (AP) The champagne corks that exploded in th? Kaltin'oi'e Orioles dress- ing room were the last shots fired in tiic U'est against Oak- land Athletics. Under a cli; mpagne snanipoo. the Orioles celebrated their 5-3 j conquest of Oakland Tuesday that gave the East Division! c h a m p i o n s the American League pennant. not a better team I around, nor has there been for several years." Oakland manager Dick Williams after his West Division cliampion Ath- letics lost their third in a row to the powerful Orioles. The Orioles' sweep gave the defending w o r 1 d champions their third consecutive pennant. And. each time, they've swept the West titlist. "They've got stars and super- stars, youth and experience, great pitching and great field- ing." said Oakland's Reggie Jackson, who slugged two home run? Tuesday. "They've got ev- erything." The Orioles, indeed, did have have his good stuff, but he sure ever Hobin- gave a heart-and-gut perfonn- son boys, Brooks and Frank, in ancc. Wasn't he really some- fine And they had slim i thing in the ninth when he Jim Palmer pitching a gritty struck out three in a Palmer scattered seven hits "Palmer was the story and pr.ched out of several today." said Baltimore man- i before finishing strong at the ager Earl Weaver. "He didn't i end. Aids couch Leo Cahill !arton stayin Country Club to hold stag The Lcthbridge Country Club men's golf stag is slated for j the clubhouse Friday evening. All members of the club are i invited to the final wind-up, j The evening's entertainment J gels under way at eight o'clock. I TORONTO (CP) In To- ronto Argonauts' two-quarter- back system, Joe Theismann has emerged as the most im- pressive signal-caller this sea- son, but partner Greg Barton mrte up for it off the field. When Barton, 24, joined the Canadian Football League club this year, he said one of the factors that influenced his move from Philadelphia Ea- gles of the National Football League was the opportuniites here for developing as a coach. Barton, therefore, has been keeping his coaching future in mind while sharing quarter- back duties with Thiesmann, the rookie from Notre Dame. In 11 games, Theismaan has completed 101 of 184 passes for yards and has kept the ball for a net gain of 47G yards in 64 carries along the ground. Barton, sidelined during the last two Argo games with a broken finger on his throwing hand, accounted for 657 yards with 51 of 83 passes completed in nine games. PRAISE FROM CMULI, But a good deal of Thcis- mann's success may be due to Barton's paper work before and during training camp when he helped head coach BESMART-BUYM! Hc.nuii 10 IiuVHuj tht) bipgost yonr >n history. Each model in Iho lino is hoi! Never before hnvc there been such bnrrjains in prices anci in quality. It was impossible to meet the demand. Inokinr; i' seems inevitable prices will qo up. We hopo by not vory much. But it could be substantial. 1 hir, wo promiso you: nifjhl now your donler is offering the best deals ever on Ihe best Hondas ever. Talk to him, test drive a Honda lodayl 1 "Palmer was having trouble i nant-clincher for the fourth time gelling his breaking stuff over in his career. in the middle innings and he The Orio'cs. who won their j threw almost all said j 14lh straight game counting 11 1 Jackson. j in a "r'.v r1 f e'xl cc the soa- "t was firrd in the second in- son, wasted little time hi getting said the 25-y e a r -o 1 d to Oakland staner Diego Segui. SCORE IN FIRST tired to pitch a Baltimore pen- Pv drove in the first run from third h t f I'vst But Jackson pulled the Athletics' j i" 'i a k-'T'ornry 1-1 lie wiih a 1400-fool-plus home run into the left centre field stands in the third. Then Brooks Robinson deliv- ered two runs in the fifth with a oa; "d swinger Hendricks was inten- wa'ked by the right- handed Segui, who preferred to iv.Hi lo Ihe rif'it-honded Brooks Robinson in a bases-loaded situ- Did it bother Hobinson that showed him less respect? "Heck, said the Baltimore baseman. "If I wr'S him, I would have rather pitched to me.'1 "The only thing on my mind was: >'cy, if f could only get a I hit with everyone back home Hoop referees meet Thursday The Southern Alberta Basket- ball Referee Association will hold a general meeting Thurs- day evening. Set for at the Lethbridge Community College anyone in- terested in referecing this com- ing season are urged to attend the meeting as there is a short- age of officials. Leo Cahill and his staff pre- pare the pass offence. He's had some really good ideas on said Cahill. "In fact, he's got cue of the best commands of the pass offence I've seen in a young player. He's far ahead of his years." Ploys developed by Barton were often a product of his experience in the NFL but knowledge of the Canadian game was always handy from assistant coaches Frank John- ston, Gord Ackerman, Jim Hountree and Bob Gibson. "When I brought something j watching on television.' Boxers calher An organizational meeting for the Lethbridge amateur boxing club will be held Thursday even- ing at seven o'clock in the boxing club's room in the old Central School building. Officers will be elected for the coming year and various committees will be appointed. Anyone interested in working with the club is asked to attend. Registrations for participants will be held at a later date. up, they'd tell me whether it would work in Bar- ton said. "When we settled on something, we'd present it to the head coach. "He's very receptive to our ideas, but you've got to be able to sell your point." 1VANTS TO LEARN Barton's objec live is to learn as much as possible about the game and make as many contacts as possible among players and coaches. Barton says he hopes even- tually to step into a head coach's position without hav- ing to apprentice as an assis- tant. "Later on when I have a head coaching job some- he said. "I'll need assistants and it'll pay to know something about guys who might be available, say fellows like Calgary's Jerry Keeling." "There arc a lot of frustra- tions to being an assistant conch. I've seen a lot of guys over the years with son.c ideas they couldn't sell and that, friend, is frustration." WAKES IT 3-1 He did and it gave the Orioles a 3-1 lead that Sal Bando cut to one run with a towering home run to left in the sixth. But one run was as close as the fallen Athletics were to come. Frank Robinson slugged a run-scoring double in the sev- enth and later came home on a wild pitch to give Baltimore its final runs. Jackson drove in Oakland's last run of the season with an- other shot that rattled around the near-empty seats in left centre. Despite the sweep which gave the Orioles a record in play- off games. Weaver scoffed at dyns'slv talk. "Heck, there's not much of a difference iietwcen the top said the dynamic, little manager. "There's not that much difference between the Orioles and the Athletics." TUESDAY'S RESULTS Baltimore .100 030 5 li 0 Oakland 001 101 370 Palmer n-0) and Hendricks, Etch- ebarren Seoul (0-1) Fingers (5) KnowUs Lcckor (7) Grant (8) and Tonace. HRs: (2-2) Bancln Baltimore wins cest-of-five playoff A goat, fool and dud combined for Pittsburgh PITTS'BUHGII (AP) Goats, ales' dugout at p.m., EDT fools duds Aris-' eight minutes before the schedu- lo'V. led starting time. Strange subjects for baseball' "Briles can't make it." pitch- ch ing conch Don Osborn toM man- But they were the words ban- j aper Danny Murlaugh. d'-ii i. 'vr Pir-1 San Francisco manager Char- ales defeated San Francisco j lie Fox brought Aristotle into jn third I Ihe playoffs, game of the best-of-five Na-j "Did you expect Johnson, a r guy v.'ith a 3.45 earned-run-avcr- The Pirates lead the series 2-1 agc during the season to last until the ninth he was asked. "What do you want me to be, an A r i s t o 11 snapped the Giants' TUESDAY'S RESULTS San Francisco IOD 001 000- 155 Pittsburgh 010 ODD 1 1 Marlchal (0-1) and Dletl; Johnson (1-0) Glustl (9) and Sancjulllen. Pcjh-Robertson Ml, Hebner Pittsburgh leads best-of-five Nation- al League playoff series 2-1. the pennant today and meet Baltimore Orioles in the World kernes siarung Saturday in Bal- timore. Dioh ITchncr, Pirates' third baseman who digs graves in the oa UIM I as "a goat" and "a damn al- r-nuqh it run with two out in the eighth inning thai won liiG game. Hebner labelled himself a pert because sivth inning error allowed Giants the un- o: f SCL e 1-1 after Bob Robertson's fourth ti'i ft1 given the Pirates a 1-0 lead in i i i said he felt like a damn fool prior to his d' t v.a" San Francisco pitcher Juan Mari- chal had been toying with him at bat. The 23-year-old Hebner said he had the entire last half of the 1971 c i I' when he came to bat in the eighth. He had spent two weeks in a hosni- tal with a virus around the hiart, pveraged on'-v .200 the final 2Vi months, knocked in only 12 runs and hit three home runs. EXPECTED TO WATCH And Bob Johnson, the 220- pound Pittsburgh right-hander who came to the ball park es- to watch and wound up the winner with eight innings of five-hit pitching, said he was a 'dud" all season. "I'm a dud bec.iuse I didn't win more said John- .1 '0 fn? the East Division champion Pirates. But he wasn't a dud Tuesday as he struck out seven and scat- tered five hits in eight innings. Johnson got his chance to start when scheduled starter Nelson Briles reinjured a mus- cle in his right thigh while warming up. The telephone rang in the Pir- SOBER UP, MATE, A WOMAN LIKE THAT COULD BE Tj VER Warriors move into second Hunter will lead player committee E DM ON TO NN (CP) A player committee headed by Bill Hunter of Edmonton has been set up to guarantee parity among the teams of the World Hockey Association and to en- sure the league would be com- petitive with the expansion divi- sion of the NHL, WHA president Gary Davidson of Los Angeles said Tuesday. Davidson and co-founder Den- nis Murphy of Santa Ana, Calif., told a news conference the WIIA was set up after studies were completed as to the interest and financial capabilities of various areas. Three Canadian monton, Calgary and Winnipeg options to get in on the ground floor. A key issue in launching the association, both men agreed, would he to meet player bene- fits and pensions now paid by the this would have to be done." Davidson said it is expected the WHA can successfully block the NHL practice of signing players for life. "We believe most actually have year-to-year agreements and would be free to sign with the WHA at the end of their contract year." With the establishment of the WHA, there will be a choice for a young player on his way "he wouldn't have only the said Murphy. In Western Eight Football League action, the Cardston St. Mary's Warriors moved into a second place tic, by edging the Cardston Cougars 16-14 Tues- day night. The Warriors currently share second place with the defend- ing champion Picture Butte Elks with a 4-0 record, but one game won by the Warriors is still under protest. If the officials agree to give the to the Warriors, it would push them into a first place tie with the Raymond Comets with a 5-0 record. In last night's contest, Nar- cisse Blood was brilliant scor- ing both the Warrior's touch- downs. His second one came with three minutes left in the game to give the Warriors the vic- tory. Robert Wells also aided the cause making sure on two con- vert attempts while an extra two points as awarded to the j Warriors as the Cougars gave up a safety touch. Jack Rasmussen and Russ Beazer managed a I apiece for the Cougars while I DeRoy Wallburger chipped in with two single points. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORE 3 0 2.17 1 5 0 226 7 1 205 5 1 315 3 2100 144 2 5 5 PRO FOOTBALL W Icalgarv Saskatchewan B.C. Winnipeg LEADERS: TD C FG Jonas, W 3 3J 13 Robinson, C 1 25 10 Reed, S 10 0 0 Cutler, E 0 12 13 Phillips, BC 0 16 11 Thorpe, W....... 9 0 0 Abendschan, S 0 IS 10 Herron, W 8 0 0 EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T F Toronto 9 1 0 135 1 Hamilton 5 J 0 143 1 Montreal S 5 0 170 Ottawa 3 8 0 197 2 LEADERS: MacMillsn, T NATIONAL CONFERENCE Easlern Divi 0 Canale. M McOuny, T Coffey, H Oldham, 0 Van Ness. M Symons, T Cooper, O 20 9 7 14 0 0 8 St. Denver Cougars seek clean slale Victory a must for Rams, Bulldogs you'll never buy bettor! 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This I j probably leave the Hams and j the Cougars both with a r, 1 rec- j lord since the Rams will take1 on the cellar dwelling Cresent Heights Vikings that same! weekend. i If it would leave a thrilling lenguc finish, since the Cougars will host the Rams in their fin.il league game. On the other hand, the null- dogs and tho McCoy Coll.s are holding a thin rope in hoping to win the league pennant. A viclory over the Rams Fri- day night and another viclory Hit1 following uei'hend over the Cougars is a must for Ihe Hull- (loRs. Should Ibis happen Ihe null- dogs would havo lo defeat the Colls in their final league game and the Rains would have lo; upsiit .the Cougars that same evening, to leave only a tic for first place between the Bull- dogs and Cougars. In order for the Colts to catch the Cougars, they'll have to win their remaining three games and hojic Ihat the Rams and Bulldogs can defeat the Cou- gars. All six teams will sec action Friday night with only three weeks remaining in league play. The Hams nnd Bulldogs lan- gle at Henderson at fl p.m. for an imporlanl game while in Medicine Hat two games will be staged. Cresent Hoighls and the Colts will open the doubleheadcr it p.m. while at the Cou- gars take on the Medicine Hat High School Mohawks. With Ihree games left in the season .John of the Cou- gars has a good chance to win his second straight scoring and rushing tillc. So, far this year Kostiuk has chewed up 418 yards on 45 car- ries hut is being challenged by Neil Bo7.nk of the Colls, who in 47 attempts has gained 368 yards. j Kosfiuk is also tied in the, scoring column with teammnlo j Ed Krajewski, will] five touch- downs apiece. Tailback Terry Korlb of the T.CI Hams is in third plaee in rushing with 300 yards on 56 j carries. I SINGLE BEAD TRUCK 670x15 6 ply. 1st Line Smooth 1st Line Traction 670x15 6 ply. ELRICH TIRE LTD, COMPLETE TIRE SAIES 4 SERVICE 401 lu AVI. 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