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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LE1HBRIDGE HERAID Wodneldoy, Oclober 11, 1972 Tigers again must win to stay alive Pirates, Reds square off in showdown Cv THE ASSOCIATED Beds' West Division i iHrnvnrt Kr Tiie ClUcinnali Reds the best of-fivc scries for llio Na- tional League pennant at 2-2 and sol the singe today's show- down struggle between opening- game pitchers Steve Blass of Pittsburgh and Cincinnati's Dun Gullctt. Ross Grimslcy, a hard-throw- ing left-hander "who pitched the this season, allowed both hits to Uobcrlo Clcmcnte, a fourth in- ning single and a seventh-in- ning home run. The tall southpaw was in command alt being given a clincher Ishcd with a flourish by retiring t League pennant hopes alive] His 14 strikeouts brokeithe the way after 1-0 lead in the first inning of one of three Pittsburgh errors. Grimsley didn't walk a batter and fiii- Ihe final nine batters. He struck out five. PETE HOSE SINGLES Pete Rose led off the Beds' first with a ground single to right centre and was sacrificed to second base by Joe Morgan. Pittsburgh starter Dock Ellis appeared to be out of trouble when slwrtslop Gene slopped Bobby Telan's Alley sharp grounder in the bole and nailed Hose going lo third on a close play. But then Tolan broke for sec- ond on the next play and Jolinny Bench poked a single to with a 3-0 victory over the j playoff record of 12 establish- Athletics. cd by Baltimore's Jim Palmer The Athletics still lead the on Oct. 5, 1970, against Minne- best-of-fivc series 2-1 and need one more victory either today or, if necessary, Thursday to clinch their first World Scries berth since 1931. Coleman made sure the Ath- letics didn't get the victory Tuesday. The hard throwing pitcher worked out of frequent jams, allowing seven hits and pitch- ing with men on base in all but two innings. But his strikeout FIRST OF THREE CELEBRATIONS? There was a champagne shower for Rollie Fingers of ihe Oakland Athletics when rhey won the west division of the Ameri- can Baseball League pennant from Detroit Tigers. A win today would give them a berth in the World Series. (AP Wirephoto) through a gaping hole left >y Pittsburgh second baseman javc Cash, who was covering lie bag. Tolan raced to third, jiving Cincinnati runners at the corners with two out. Bench then stole second as Pittsburgh catcher Manny Sanguillen threw the ball into centrefield allotting Toian to fly home with Cincinnati's lead run. More sloppy Pittsburgh field- ing led lo two more Cincinnati runs in the fourth before a de- lighted crowd of at Riv- erfront Stadium. BENCH STEALS Bench opened with a single and, after Tony Perez flied to centre field, he stole second as Denis Mcnke struck out. An er- ratic toss by Sanguillea made the sleal possible. Alley then dropped Cesar Geronimo's short pop down Ihe left field line, allowing Bench to score Cincinnati's second run. When Ihe Pittsburgh shortstop threw wild to the plate for a second error on the play, Gero- nimo went all the way to third base. Barrel Chaney then dragged a bunt down the first base line and just beat a diving tag by first baseman Willie Stargell, allowing Geronimo to come home. The Reds committed daylight robbery against Sanguillen in the midst of a two-run flurry in the sixth. Menke doubled off Pittsburgh reliever Bob Johnson and raced to third on a bouncer by Gero- nimo. Chaney was intentionally walked and then stole second as Sanguillen had to eat the ball when no one covered the bag. Meanwhile righthander Joe Coleman struck out 14 Oakland bailers, selling a baseball play- off record Tuesday and keeping Detroit Tigers American pitch kept bailing him out of rouble. sola. The Tigers took advantage of a wild streak by Oakland start- er Ken to score their first two runs with seldom-used Ike Brown drilling the bases- loaded single that brought them home. KAI.INE STARTS RALLY Al Kaline slarted Delroit's scoring rally with a one out walk in tlie fourth inning. Bill Freclmn, starting his first game since Sept. 21 when he suffered a broken thumb, fol- lowed with a double pasl thin', sending Kaline to third. Then Holtzman walked Willie Horton to load lite bases. The veteran left-hander got Mickey Stanley on a fly lo short centre tor the second out as the run- ners held. That brought up utility man Brown, playing first base to give the Tigers an extra right- liandcd list against southpaw Holtzman. Brown, who played in only 51 games during the regular sea- son, drilled a single up middle, scoring Kaline Dav back for third season The University of Lcthbridge Pronghorns men's varsity vol- leyball team have been prac- tising steadily for the past few weeks in preparation for their 1972-73 volleyball season open- Freehan and giving the lead. Coleman cr. Still room for curlers There are still openings for curlers in the men's section of the Lcthbridge Curling Club for the coming season. Anyone interested, new or old members, are invited to join the club and can do so by reg- istering at the club between 5-9 each evening. Meanwhile, the first function of the year is planned for to- night at the club. The annual men's stag gets under way at eight o'clock and all members of the men's section are in- vited. AMERICAN LEAGUE THIRD GAME Oakland MO MO M9-- 0 7 B Detroit 000 200 1 4 1 Hclrzman Duncan :man (1-0) and Frretian. MR: Del CD. Oakland teads series 3-1. NATIONAL LEAGUE GAME FOUR Pittsburgh DOO COO 1 1 Cincinnati 100 2M T 11 1 Ellis 10-1) Johnson Liverpool, current English Firs! Division soccer leafcr, squeezed into the fourth round of Ihc fxiague Cup! when they heat liromwich Albion 2-1 after ext Tuesday night. Alislair Robertson put Albion ahead with a looping long .shot after 51 minutes, but countered two minutes later MEMPHIS. Tenn. (API Olympic officials were justified in reclaiming the gold medal won by U.S. swimmer Rick De- monl "in Munich, says a world drug authority who also is an Olympic medical official. "He had (mite a lot of eph- crjrine in his said Dr. Arnold Beckett of London, a member of the International Olympic Committee's medical commission. "The report that stated be i had only one tablet the pro- I vious day to sleep on was not correct." he said, "ft was im- i possible for one tablet lo have registered so high." IJemont finished first In tho tiroe .Ittt-metrc freestyle, but later was disqualified and deprived of a medal. Beckett said the use of dnigs can now Iw detected in ttrine for two or days with anoiher long-range effort! after usc. from Kngland player Emlyn Beckett sard he hnpes star- Tile locked used a great deal hy rlis- score remained flcad-jcus throwers ami shot putters af 1-1 until one minute from the end of extra time on top for fifth time in the last seven years, all the Rough- ies have to do is win their four games al Winnipeg, Edmonton and B.C., and at home against Montreal. ARGOS HAVE SLIM HOPE As for the Eastern Confer- ence, Toronto Argonauts still can make third place by win- ning at home against Ottawa and on the road in Calgary and at Hamilton. However, Mon- tvcal Alouettes would nave to co-operate by losing at least two of its three remaining games. Any combination of two Montreal victories 2nd Toronto losses gives Alouettes the edge. For Ottawa Hough Riders (o finish first in the East, they must win their three final games at Montreal and Toronto and nt home against Winnipeg, while Hamilton Tiger-Cats must lose at least one game against those same teams. A sweep by the Tiger-Cats would mean first place for Hamilton no mailer what Ot- tawa does. In the personal stalistirs, 01- tawa's .Jerry Organ is leading the scorers in both conferences with one touchdown, 21 con- vert and 2-1 field goals and seven singles for points. Mack Ilcrron of Winnipeg, with 15 touchdowns for points, is runner-up. EASTERN C Winnipeg Sask...... Calgary U.C......... EASTERN CONFERENCE L T Hamilton a Pti. 0 0 315 16 0 239 201 0243 313 0 184 303 A Pis. 0 397 317 14 0 249 198 16 2 9 0 169 324 4 BASKETBALL SCORES NBA Hew York 113 Searile 89 BalJimora 102 Crvcland 90 150 Buffalo 1C? Mc-bitine Ha Calgary 2 I 0 22 14 t 1 2 12 1 2 1 10 Victoria Ne'rv We it 4. ENGLISH T L F A .Iverpool a 1? 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