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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 -THE lETHBRSCE HERAID Friday. 20. 1971 Rif hunts ri'incinbcrs good times Throwing- bat is dangerous 1> v SMITH i Nrw York Tinu-s News Service OAKLAND. Calif. Before (lie third Series game a man asked I'aul Richards, "is throwiv; a bat at a mail's head worse than throwing n ball at his The question refer- red. of course, to the ease of Uagoberto Blanco Campaneris, the' Oakland sliorlslop whose re- cent misdirected attempt to skull the Detroit pitcher. Lerrin Lagrow. wilh a Louisville Slug- ger had caused Joe Cronin, president of the American] League, and Bowie Kuhn, the supreme b e i n g of baseball, to recoil in horror. Paul Richards consulted as an authority localise, as a catcher, as a manager and as a general man- aser lie had dealt with many pitchers who threw base-halts at batters' cars harder and move accurately than anybody could throw a bat. and had never de- plored the practice if the pitch- er played on his side. In fact. even when lie was a sports col- umnist m Waxahatchie, Tex., Richards wrote with tolerance; editorially, the Waxahatchie Daily Light iavored an early sining and opposed the boll weevil and It was neutral on the beanball. "Throwing a hall at a hitter lias always been move or less accepted 'as part of the game." Richards said. "I considered it compliment when Ihcy did It (o me." " pitchers seldom felt it necessary to intimidate you. ONE GOOt> THING. 'SOUNa HOARSE PrOSE IN TO WOHKTDSAV You can take a WHITE HORSE' anywhere Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by White Horso Ltd., Scotland cli? Still, you sot your liils now and ttien. Kind a catcher witli average today and thtro'd be 21 clubs bidding foi litn." Kichards said, "with an average like mire Iliey hold out today. I liit .2GS and got traded to tlw minors." Wry aniusRinent his gaunt features, "Of he said. "Connie Mack and I had a little disagreement. I was catching for (lie Athletics against Detroit. Charley Geh- ringer got on base and for some reason Hank Greenberg tried to bunt; Pinky lliggins, our tliird baseman, wrs playing him left field. Hank tipped it foul but the umpire called it a ball. I turned to argue. The ball >vas lying there a few feet away, so Gehringer took second. I saw him. but what the hell, you can't advance on a foul ball. "I turned back lo argue some more. Next time I looked, Gch- i ringo'' was on third. Finally Connie's son Earle, the base coach, came out and pick- ed the ball." "And that night you went to Atlanta In the southern! j i "Yes, but there's a litllc- knovvn sidelight. About four i years earlier 1 had a basketball earn down in Waxahatchie. There was this big tall young around there doing noth- ,ng much and I wanted him lo play center for ns. 'I'll play if you'll get me a job he Lold me. 'You ever do any I asked him. He said, 'no, but 1 can really throw that ball.' "We went out and warmed up and he really could ttirow. He didn't know what a pitching mound looked like or how to stand on Ihe rubber or throw a curve, but he could fog it in. I asked around and got him a job wilh Atlanta. They scnl him out to the Piedmont League or somewhere, afld the next thing I heard he was winning 17 games for some team. "By that time Earl Mann had taken over the Atlanta club, and after that business about Greenberg's bunt, Connie traded me to At- lanta for this kid. Almon Wil- liams, his name was." The GANG at United is celebruting Halloween early by having a Halloween Party from now until Halloween 'NO TRICKS JUST TREATS' M SQUIRE THE CADILLAC OF MOBILE HOMES PAGE 101 REASONS FOR YOUR DOLLAR Great Seleclion oF Double WicJcs ond 72 and 14' VISTA VILLA "The Tough One" vtf SUPER SPOOK SPECIALS! 12' x 60' REVERSE ISLE, 3 BEDROOM FULLY FURNISHED I ,ox- 14y x 66' DELUXE 3 BEDROOM CARPET THROUGHOUT Drop In and Enter Your Name for ft DOOR PRIZE 0 FREE DRAW REFRESH- MENTS SERVED Courtesy of A W SCENIC DRIVE OPEN ALL WEEKEND V LOW DOWN PAYMENT LONG TERM FINANCING 3. 1 YR. SERVICE WAR- RANTY 4. FULLY QUALIFIED SERVICE REPS Corner of 3rd Ave. and Scenic Drive Phone 327-8022 327-1780 United Mobile Homes NO. 1 CHOICE FOR DISCRIMINATING PEOPLE Woofw Garlic Coil Buckets for jnoctj or lunch. SPECIAt in foil shades. SPECIAL handles. Thermal lined. Col-ors o! Red, Blue and CE 1 Woodgrains. SPECIAL Mild Cheese Fresh cheese cut to your requirements. 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Sport Shirt Perma press abstract pal-terns in 8lue, Gold, Greens, and Browns. Sizes 8 to 3 6. SPECIAL for Medallion Garment and Closet Organizers They come in attractive Red ond Blue color. CKoose from: Travel Suit Bag SPECIAL 1.25 1 13 Dress Garment Bag SPECIAl 2.25 18 Drpst Garment Bag SPECIAl ONE HOUR TIME SPECIAL M A.M. SAT. IB CIGARETTES BJChooic from oil popular branch Hi in Regular or King O QC Hsize. SPECIAl Cord Slacks Wide Wale cord with flora legs. 3 styles in ossorted colors. Sizes 8 to 16. SPECIAL t.y" 1 Filigree Ball Ceiling Fixtures Attractive range of colors. Clip 1 on ball style. SPECIAL 1 Cradle Colonial ityljng. All wood con-llruclicm. pa QQ SPECIAL Self Adhesive Vinyl Choose from an of decorator patterns. SPECIAL 1 k "Rivierg" Porcelain Enamel Set 7 piece ict in decorolor flams color. SPECIAL 1 Dryers lightweight hand dryers. Whisper quiet poweriul motor, htol or cold adjustments. SPECIAL 1 and Teens' 18" Vinyl Snowboot Vinyl construction. Brown or Black, Deep pile lining, ____ 4 ___ Molclex Toilet Seats 1 With a strong solid plostic lid. No metal to rust. L SPECIAL Daisy 100% nylon mulli colored short shag. In colors of Gold, Green and Oronge. SPECIAL 1 .SO sq. and Teens' High Shaft Snowboot learher upper deep pi la lining, Brown and Biactr. Pair 16.77 "Caprice" Blankets V 73" x Viscose ond woo! n m colors of Pink, Yellow, Blue and f Green stripe. SPECIAL Beaver Curling Brooms First quality brooms. Medium weights only. SPECIAl 1 i3 Vinyl Winter Boot Fully walerproof, deep pile lining. Brown or Black. Sirei 1 I Jo 4- M- 5.88 SATURDAY SPECIAL EVENTS TO WATCH fOR p.m. and a.m. The Monte Carlo Dance Studio will bo presenting a display of Old Fashion Dancing. Mr. Paley will again Old Fashion tongs for your enieriain- ment. There it alto a display of fashion ircms compliment! of ilaff in Che Centre tmle, and our itaff wilT be crll dressed in Old Fashion aarb. It's go'ng to be n lot of fun 10 turft In bs here. p.m. Mr. Jack Patey will play Old Fashion Musk for your en- tertainment on tho piano. LETHBRIDGE'S ORIGINAL OU) FASHION DAYS AT WOOLCQI Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday nnd Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive Remember !o save your pennies for UNICEF collected by school children Tuesday, Ocl. 31sl, Hallo- ween night. ;