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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 12-THgLETHBRIDQE HEHALD-Thtiraday, Oetobtr GOING HOME FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY SEASON your raMrraHom by booking CUN I Aw I CENTRE VILLA ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL LAOCMALL Dunui The Herald Sports LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowtr Lovrt 7th Straot Shopping Mall Phont (403) 328-7411 ADDING MACHINES Box score OAKLAND 5 LOS ANGELES 2 LOS ANGELES AB R HHBI Lopes Buckner Wynn Garvey Ferguson Cey Russell Yeager Joshua Messersmith Paclorek Marshall 2 7 2 R HHBI Campanans North Bando Jackson Rudi C Washington Tenace Fosse Holt W Washington Haney Green Holtzman Fingers 5 7 S Los Angeles 000 200 Oakland 001 004 DP Los Angeles 2 Oakland 1 LOB Los Angeles 6 Oakland 4 28 Buckner Yeager Wynn 3B Russell HR Holtzman (1) S Messersmith, Green Rudi PITCHING IP H R ER Messersmith L. 0-i 7 665 Marshall 2 100 GAME ENDING DOUBLE PLAY Holtzman W 1-0 7% 6 2 2 Sutton on mound for Dodgers tonight Fingers 1% 1 0 0 Save Fingers (1) HBP by Messersmith Campanens WP Holtzman A 49.347 WORLD SERIES W L Pet Oakland 3 1 775 Los Angeles 1 3 225 GMIM Tonight Los Angeles Sutton. (1-0) at Oakland Blue (0 1) Saturday Oakland at Los Angeles, (if necessary) Ganw Sunday Oakland at Los Angeles (if necessary) A's take strangle hold on Series Harrison walks out EDMONTON (CP) Centre Jim Harrison of Edmonton Oilers walked out of practice Wednesday, leading to speculation the World Hockey Association club may not have him in the lineup for its open- ing game Friday flight in Win- nipeg Harrison, a member of Team Canada 74, threw his stick into the stands before walking out He told a reporter: "I'm not talking to you Harrison and his agent, law- yer Alan Eagleson of Toronto, have been attempting to have an existing contract renego- tiated OAKLAND (AP) Oakland A's have Los Angeles Dodgers staggering on the ropes and plan to finish off the National League baseball champs tonight with Vida Blue's left- handed punch "I'd be disappointed if we don't end it said third baseman Sal Bando after the A's took a commanding 3-1 lead in the 1974 World Series with a 5-2 victory Wednesday night With Don Sutton on the" mound, the Dodgers aren't dead it may be just a matter of time Even if they don't win tonight, history is on the A's side Rarely has a team come back from a 3-1 deficit to win a World Series It's only happened three 1958 and 1968. "We'd like to win tonight, but if we don't, we'll go on down to Los Angeles and finish said Bando. The A's hold the upper hand in this wacky series despite in- ternal unrest, a condition that has been common with the team for some time now The latest episode involves Gene Tenace, a sensitive player who was lifted from the lineup by Oakland owner Charles O Finley prior to Wednesday night's game Tenace's reaction ranged from humiliation to rage He branded the A's eccentric owner inhumane While Tenace burned, Finley kept the rest of the A's smoldering with his pre-game meeting He read some in- flammatory remarks from Los Angeles star Bill Buckner that appeared in a local new- spaper Ho-hum, now Tenace miffed OAKLAND (AP) Gene Tenace, lifted from the lineup just prior to Wednesday night's fourth World Series gamp, said he was "humiliated" and blasted Oakland owner Charles O Finley as inhumane "Finley is trying to bury said Tenace "He treats me as just another number I d like to be treated like a man The scene around Tenace's locker was a dramatic contrast compared with two years ago, when Finley kissed his catcher-first baseman and gave him a bonus for hitting home runs in a World Series "That scene went through my mind during the entire nine innings tonight" said Tenace "I've been in three World Series now and I haven't done that badly." Tenace added "I'd like to be traded I could continue to play for the A's, but I don't want to." The player said that he was positive he wouldn't be play- ing in the fifth game tonight Tenace, speaking barely above a whisper, told a large McGrath is Henderson champion Thertfs hardly anybody left for personalized custom service. There ore very few of the old croffjmen left One of the few places where that spirit of excellence n still maintained rs at English Scotch Woollens Here you con purchase quality mens mode to measure suits at eminently reasonable cost Suits that are shaped and designed lo perfectly item a v de range oi long lotting suitings in o wide range of styles A Limited Number of Choice Materials the Price is almost unbelievable' SAVE UP TO Elsie McGrath was award- ed the Club Championship Trophy along with the silver club trophy as the Henderson Lake women wound up their 1974 golf season with their an- nual banquet recently. Eileen Carter was the bronze winner while Gail Walker took the low net trophy in the club com- petition In Cup Competition, Carol Andreachuk took home the A Cup while the B Cup left with Joyce Sexsmith. Mary Bogusky was awarded with the C Cup Irene Marcinko was the winner of A square in the round-robin competition held during the season Ann Matteotti won the B square, while Thea de Graaf took the C square and Leone Wolosyn the D square. The winner of the ladder tournament was Ann Matteotti. Two special trophies were featured at the banquet Thea de Graaf won the High Han- dicap and Thebna Coutts took her second Most Improved Golfer trophy in a row. group of writers that Be was originally in the lineup for the fourth World Series game against Los Angeles Dodgers "I took batting practice and he said Then the A's had a team meeting, where Finley read some inflammatory remarks by Los Angeles left fielder Bill Buckner which had appeared in a newspaper. After that, Tenace found out he wasn't playing-but not from Finley, nor Oakland manager Alvin Dark. "I had to be told by coach Bobby Winkles. Then I went to see Dark in his office." Tenace related that Dark told him the lineup change was Finley's idea "Yesterday you had your Chance with the lineup and to- day it's my Finley was quoted by Tenace as telling Dark Dark afterwards denied the remark by Finley "I have no respect for Dark for not backing me Tenace said "I like him, but I don't respect him as a man Down deep, he probably felt I should have played, but he didn't say anything He said that the A's organ- ization was a terrible one for which to play. "They don't treat you he said. "They just do things like they did tonight and don't tell you that they did them You have to find out yourself about it" Tenace said that Finley has been running the club all year and intermittently making up the lineup cards He felt this was wrong. "It's kind of a sad com- mentary on the A's, isn't it7" Tenace said "Buckner said that we have three good ballplayers and that the other 22 are no Finleysaid "I told them to go out and prove that he's wrong The A's did just that-and got excellent performances from some of those people that Buckner had termed inferior to the Dodger talent Jim Holt, a pinch-hitter who had been in a terrible batting slump, hit a two-run single in a four-run sixth inning that broke the game open Dick Green knocked in a run and made some spectacular defen- sive plays at second base And Ken Holtzman and Rolhe Fingers, two pitchers that Buckner probably wouldn't mind having on his team, silenced the usually noisy Los Angeles bats Yeager says Reggie was out Bulldogs must win, Cougars in 'Hat The Winston Churchill Bulldogs find themselves in a position where they have to win the remaining two games of the Southern Alberta High School Football League season or they become also rans. The Bulldogs will go against the LCI Friday at Henderson Stadium at eight in a game that means nothing to LCI except pride, but everything to the Bulldogs Bulldogs are currently second in the West Division of the league with a record of three wins, one tie and one loss. The Catholic Central Cougars lead the division with four wins and one tie LCI is in third spot in the three team league with only two wins in five starts A Bulldog win would mean they still have a shot at the division title If they beat the LCI, the Bulldogs would then have to beat the Cougars in the last game of the season A win over both LCI and the Cougars would give the Winston Churchill team the championship on the basis of a better record against the Congars one win and a tie But before the Bulldogs can plan on beating the Cougars they have to get by the Rams. While the Rams have not had a successful year they are still far from a push over. The razzle dazzle offence of the Rams and the all around play of Mark Baldry make them a team to be reckoned with. The last time the Rams and Bulldogs met the LCI controlled the strong passing game of Winston quarter- back Derek Redman, but came up on the short end of a 7-0 score There is little doubt that the Bulldogs will be going all out to beat the Rams Friday, but Jim Whitelaw's green and gold charges have too much spirit to lay down and play dead The Bulldogs find themselves in the position of having to recover from a sound 31-0 drubbing at the hands of the Medicine Hat Crescent Height Vikings last week in the 'Hat But Bulldog coach Peter Neufeld has had his boys in top spirit throughout the year and should have little trou- ble getting them up for the game The Cougars meanwhile will be travelling to Medicine Hat for a game with McCoy High They are in the enviable position of being able to afford to lose to McCoy and not hurt their chances of the division title However, a Bulldog loss and a Cougar win would clinch the crown for the double blue and white of Dean Dahl The action should be interesting in both games but especially the one in Henderson Stadium where the peren- nial champion Rams are looking for a victory to salvage their pride, and the Bulldogs are in need of a win to give them a shot at the division title. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES WESTERN CANADA HOCKEY LEAGUE Eastern Division W L T F Brandon Saskatoon Regma Winnipeg Rin Ron Lethbndge Medicine Hat Edmonton Victoria New West Kamloops Calgary WMtem Division A Pts 1 33 24 9 0 35 21 8 1 26 31 7 2 22 27 6 1 28 45 5 1 19 24 3 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Division 1 W L T F A Pts ONLY 1974 CLEARANCE ON ALL NEW and RENTAL SKIPPERS TRAILERS, CAMPERS, TRUCK MUST BE SOLD FANTASTIC SAVINGS ON USED TRAILERS and CAMPERS only 1974 DODGE CLUB CAB Trailer Lou toas a Oeal tor You at TRAVEL GRAFT SALES ft RENTALS Aw. South 327-40M OAKLAND (AP) Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Steve Yeager still believes he tagged Oakland's Reggie Jackson before Jackson tagg- ed the plate Wednesday night That was one of the key plays in the four-run sixth inn- ing as the A's won 5-2 to take a 3-1 edge in the 1974 World Series "I thought he was Yeager insisted. "I could be wrong They say the video tape indicated he was safe. I thought he slid away and hook slid to his left His left leg slid up over my shin guard. I know his body mark was six feet from the plate and he doesn't have a six-foot leg Losing pitcher Andy Mes- sersmith. dressed and out of the clubhouse before the game ended, agreed with Yeager. But when asked about his own pitching, he declined com- ment Bill North walked to start the sixth and went to second when Messersmith threw an attempted pickoff into the dirt and away from first baseman Steve Garvey "H hit the dirt ngnt in front of first base toward second, where the dirt is chopped and said ball just stayed down "Sa! Bando's single follow- ing North) was off the fists and there's nothing yon can do about explained Yeager of the run-scoring hit Jackson then walked, Joe Rudi sacri- ficed and CJaudell Washington was walked intentionally. Pinch-hitter Jim Holt then singled to knock in two more runs "It was a changeup and high, not one of Andy's good pitches, "Yeager said The hit scored Bando bat Joe Fergu- son's throw to Yeager was on the line as Jackson cresnea into the catcher. 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