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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETH3RIDGE HERALD Monday, October 15, 1973 19T4 CRUItl TO 10th ANNUAL COMMONWEALTH GAMES Auatrla Jan 11, Zealand Fab 6th. Priced from (iharing) For complata Information and contact- t ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 321-3301 The Herald- Sports LETHiHIDOI OFFICE FURNITURE Lmnr 7Hi tint! ShopptaQ Mall MMIM (403) 3M-7411 S.C.M. TYPEWRITERS Series square at one each Mets triumph finally Was he out? Bud Harrelson of the New York Mets touches Augie Donatelli ruled Ray Fosse tagged Harrelson. home plate >n tenth inning Sunday m game with (t was a close call OaKland A's Harrelson was ruled out after umpire Racing king calls it quits Stewart has had enough LONDON iCP) Three- time world auto racing cham- pion Jackie Stewart of Scotland who has won more Grand Prix, races than any other driver announced Sun- day that he will quit racing The jaunty 34-year-cld king of Formula Ore racing an- nounced his decision onlv eight after his team- mate Francois Cevert of France was killed while prac- tising for the U S Grand Prix at Glen NY There had been speculation that Stewart might retire ever since he enriched his third world crown the Italian Grand Prix last month Stewart has competed in 99 Grand Prix races scoring an all time record 27 vic- more than his idol and fellow Scot the late Jimmy Clark who was killed on the track in 1968 In the nine years he has been a Grand Prix driver, nine of Stewart s closest friends have died in motor racing Reported a millionaire through his motor racing earnings Stewart lives with his wife Helen and their sons Mark and Paul in Switzerland His dec'sion to quit coupled with the Cevert tragedy, means that the crack Tyrrell- Ford team is left without an established driver for 1974 Stewart said Jody Scheckter 23-year-old South African would fill the spot left by his retirement Scheckter has been driving for the McLaren factory team Stewart, the most famous and probably the richest rac- ing driver in the world said he would be working in the future as a consultant for the Ford Motor Co of Europe on special projects and produc- tion development He added that he would not be leaving motor racing en- tirely, as he hoped to get m- Chynoweth fired up SASKATOON (CP) Ed Chynoweth president of the Western Canada Hockey League, Sunday issued more suspensions and fines in attempts to rid the WCHL of what he terms "petty non- sense Dave Williams of Swift Current Broncos has been suspended for the next two games as a result of being the first player to leave the bench in Friday's game in Regina which featured a third-period brawl Swift Current coach Stan Dunn was fined for lack of control of his players in a partial bench emptying scene in the same fracas The subject of police protection in Regina's Ex- hibition Stadium as well as other buildings in the league will be studied at the board of governors meeting today in Regina as a result of Friday's game Chynoweth said the league will consider taking further steps if adequate protection is not provided by the home club in future games Jerry Rollins of Flin Flon Bombers also received a two- game suspension as a result of leaving the penalty box in Saturday's game in Flin Flon Cam Connors of Flin Flon has been suspended indefinite- ly for his actions in the same game Connors received his suspension for 'unsport- smanship manner and con- tinuous abuse after receiving two minor penalties, a major, misconduct and a game mis- conduct volved in the administrative side as well as continuing his involvement in safety aspects of the sport "As from today I am no longer a racing driver he told a news conference at a London hotel "I have retired and I am very happy about it "I decided to retire way back in April 5 but I could not announce my decision before today "Since my decision there have been moments when I thought I might have been do- ing the wrong thing, but I can say in all honesty that I now feel a lighter man It was Ken Tyrrell, a wealthy British timber merchant, who discovered Stewart, signing him as a For- mula Three driver in 1964 After winning 11 out of 13 races in the category that year many Grand Prix teams were clamoring to sign him He decided to join BRM and won the 1965 Italian Grand Prix for them in his first season in Formula One After winning the Monaco Classic the following year, he crashed in the Belgian Grand Prix, ending his season Joining Tyrrell s first Grand Prix team in 1968, he finished second in the world championship that year and took his first title in 1969 in a Matra-Ford OAKLAND (AP) Three elements gave New York Mets fits sun umpire Augie Donatelli and Oakland Athletics But the National League champions pulled out a zany 10-7 victory in 12 innings to even the World Series at one game each Oakland won 2-1 Saturday "I think we 11 look better in New York, said Don Hahn, one of the Met outfielders who had to deal with the treacherous sun in the Oakland Coliseum during the weekend The Coliseum was an awfully tough park to field in one of the toughest I've ever been in Cleon Jones verified Hahn s report The Met left fielder lost a ball in the sun in the first inning giving Joe Rudi a gift double in a two-run Oakland uprising "It was the worst said Jones, "the absolute worst I've never played in a major league ball park where the sun is that bad The Mets didn't think much of the umpiring either They had a ripe opportunity to break a 6-6 tie in the 10th in- ning with runners at first and third and one out Felix Millan lifted a fly ball to Rudi in short left and Bud Harrelson attempted to tag up and score from third HARRELSON CAUGHT But Donatelli called him out on a play at home Harrelson complained that Oakland catcher Rav Fosse never touched me Donatelli s decision brought several Mets storming from the dugout Willie Mays the ondeck batter was literally down on his knees pleading with the umpire "There's no question in my mind that I was Harrel- son said after the storm had died down and the Mets had locked up the game, "but there was a question in Donatelli s mind The Mets scored four runs in a whacky 12th inning to break the deadlock Then, relief pitcher George Stone came into the tense game and nailed it down for New York after Tug McGraw gave up Oakland s final run "We felt like we would never give up said McGraw, who pitched six fine innings of relief before needing help himself Trailing 3-2 the Mets scored four times in the sixth inning before fans after a walk to Cleon Jones, a single by John Milner and a hit batsman that loaded the bases Hahn beat out an m- field single for one run, Harrelson singled to right for another and then Jerry Grote and Hahn both scored on an m- field error the American League champs scored their fourth run on a double by Reggie Jackson in the seventh and tied the score at 6-6 with a two-run rally in the ninth, the Mets took command Denied earlier opportunities to score, they finally put it out of reach in the 12th as Mays singled home the go-ahead run and the Mets pushed across three more tallies on two errors by second baseman Mike Andrews It was one of five errors made by Oakland "I honestly don't know what Andrews said about the ball that shot through his legs in the decisive 12th "I thought it was right in my glove We had to work Bud OAKLAND (AP, Bud Harrelson doesn t think there's anything lucky or miraculous about New York Mets "We worked for our said the smooth-fielding short- stop as the Mets sat in the locker room after Sunday's 10- 7 World Series victory over Oakland Athletics "Some teams can get four runs on one pitch We had to work for our four runs The Mets utilizing two four- run the sixth and 12th their best-of-seven series at 1- 1 "I seem to be more patient batting Harrelson said Tug McGraw, the winning pitcher who hurled six plus in- nings before George Stone saved the victory in the 12th bunted the ball over charging Sal Bando's head at third Harrelson took third on the play "It wasn't really a lucky play said the bubbling Met reliever who struck out eight during his stint "There's a thin line between being lucky and being good "Even though I was trying to go to the first base line, I knew Bando might charge from third We studied their trick plays before the Series and that's something they do a lot "I was mentally prepared for him charging and when I saw him, I adjusted Actually, I got the bat out too far, but I did want to hit it hard McGraw's thin line started to waver to the lucky side later in the inning After Willie Mays singled up the middle for the go-ahead run the Mets scored three more on successive errors by Mike Andrews at second base "Like I said Harrelson said, "that's how we score our runs Erratic fielding produced six errors in the game, which at times looked like a sandlot dffair It went four hours and 13 minutes, a record for the World Series Also a total of 11 pitchers was used by both sides, and that tied a World Series record "It reminded me of an early exhibition said Oakland third baseman Sal Bando "Things can get sloppy this time of year Guys get tired, conditions are tough and it's a shame things like this have to happen in a World Series The series resumes Tuesday night in New York's Shea Sta- dium Tom Seaver will pitch for the Mets and Jim (Catfish) Hunter for Oaklandnn a battle of righthanded aces The game will start at p.m MDT and be televised on CBC STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION TONIGHT! P.M. Loser leaves town: Hayes Kroffat Int. Tag Championship Bout (Tomasso Caged) 5 Exciting Matches REWARD YOURSELF Now by visiting and thinking of your future re- tiremem 01 summer leisure at British Columbia s finest properties on the north shore of Shuswap Lake Anglemont Estates has a motel, marina, 9 hole golf course, air str.p, community lodge and guest ranch Come share with me via Aircraft or Bus, on Halloween Weekend 2 nights m our lovely motei All transportation, meals and refresh- ments FOR ONLY COUPLE Call BOB PRESTON the EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL 327-5701 for Reservations Film Showing. Wrinndiy, Octobir 17th Westerner Room El Rancho Motor Hotel E.aryona Watcoma Jive errors Oakland A's pitcher Darold Knowles falls to the ground after losing his balance and throws wild to home plate. It was one of five Oakland errors m Sunday's World Series game with the New York Mets. Finley in hot water OAKLAND (AP) Charles 0 Finley, controversial owner of Oakland Athletics, found himself in hot water with baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn again Sunday He got his wrist slapped in a stern formal letter and was warned there might be further disciplinary action after the World Series for an announce- ment made m defiance of the commissioner's office at the opening game Saturday The announcement over the Oakland public address system, concerned the turn- down by New York Mets of Finley's request that the Athletics be allowed to active a player to bring squad strength to the normal 25 An aide to the com- missioner told Finley not to announce it Finley did it anyhow The announcement the commissioner insisted, was made solely for the purpose of embarrassing the National League club, "and the deci- sion will depend on the con- duct of the Oakland team for the remainder of the Series The Athletics sold Juan Mo- rales a catcher, to Montreal in September, leaving their roster one short of the 25- player limit The list of World Series eligibles is submitted on Aug 31 and frozen, except for injury replacements ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES w 1 1 Pel 500 500 Oakland New York GAME 1 New York 000 100 7 2 Oakland 002 000 4 0 Matlack (0-1) McGraw (7) and Grote Holtzman (1-0) Fingers (6) Knowles (9) and Foose GAME 2 NY 011 004 000 15 1 Oak 210 000 102 7 13 5 Koosman Sadecki (3) Parker (5) (1-0) (6) Stone (12) and Grote Blue Pma (6) Knowles (6) Odon (8) Fingers (0 1) (1) Lmdbland (12) and Foose HRs (1) Garrett (1) CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE _ Waatarn Conference ABA New York 111 Carolina 107 Indiana 116 San Antonio 99 Denver 125 Virginia 100 Kentucky 103 Utah 101 ALBERTA JUNIOR T F A Pta Edmonton 1 277 240 17 Sask 0 276 236 16 Calgary 0 186 309 10 Winnipeg 1 230 241 9 BC 1 210 290 7 C FQ S P Cutler 23 30 6 119 Abendschan 29 16 6 86 Reed 0 0 0 72 Robinson 16 17 4 71 McGowan 0 0 0 48 McKee 10 8 13 47 Jonas 11 6 3 44 Campana 0 0 0 42 Gerela 16 6 6 41 Eastern T F A Pta Ottawa 0 239 215 14 Toron'o 2 228 208 14 Montreal 1 226 190 13 Hamilton 0 254 216 12 LEADERS TD C FG 8 P Organ O 0 22 26 5 105 Sunter H 0 26 19 S 88 Andrushyshyn T 0 22 15 14 81 Swee' M 0 24 15 1 70 Rodgers M 7 0 0 0 42 L Smith M 6 0 0 0 36 Henley H 6 0 0 0 36 SATURDAY Canadian Leagira Edmonton 27 B C 13 Man.-Saak. 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