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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta I Brock, Bench, Carew run away with baseball All-Stpr vote TutMtey, October 22, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 NEW YORK (AP) Lou Brock, base-stealing star with St. Louis Cardinals, was a runaway choice along with Johnny Bench of Cincinnati Reds and Rod Carew of Minnesota Twins on the Associated Press, 1974 major legue all-star baseball team, announced Monday. Brock, who broke Maury Wills' all-time record with 118 steals this season, headed a group of outfielders that included Reggie Jackson of Oakland A's and Jeff Burroughs of Texas Rangers. Brock had 290 votes, Jackson 218 votes and Burroughs 194. Bench, a catcher who hit 33 runs and knocked in 129 runs in 1974, was the biggest vote-getter with 384, leaving his rivals far behind. Carew, Minnesota's star se- cond baseman with a major league-leading batting average of .384, had the se- cond highest vote total with 306. His closest competitor in voting by sports writers and broadcasters was Joe Morgan of Cincinnati with 63. The rest of the team includes first baseman Steve Garvey of Los Angeles Taking aim Deane Manning of Calgary took aim on the high overall championship at the Lethbridge Trap Club's Last Chance 500 Bird Handicap Shoot over the weekend and came away the winner. He broke 461 of a possible 500 targets over the two-day shoot. Dodgers; shortstop Dave Concepcion of Cincinnati and third baseman Mike Schmidt of Philadelphia Phillies. Mike Cuellar of Baltimore Orioles was selected as the left- handed pitcher and Ferguson Jenkins of Texas was named as the right-hander. Cuellar ws an easy victor in his category with 255 votes to 46 credited to John Killer of Detroit Tigers. Jenkins had a tougher battle with Jim Hunter, the A's 25-game winner. Jenkins polled 159 votes to Hunter's 117. Nolan Ryan, California Angels' strikeout ace, had 53 votes to finish third among right- handed pitchers. Brock's outstanding season also included a .306 batting average, 194 hits and 105 runs scored. The voters, who made their selections before the playoffs and World Series, chose Jackson and Burroughs among outfielders that includ- ed Ralph Garr, the National League's batting champion. Jackson hit 29 home runs, drove in 93 runs and compiled a .289 batting average, Burroughs had his best season for Texas with 25 homers, 118 RBIs and a .301 average. Garvey, a landslide victor at first base over Dick Allen of Chicago White Sox, 273 votes to 76, batted .312 while hitting 21 homers and driving in 111 runs. Concepcion, who polled 173 votes to 133 for Oakland's Bert Campaneris, drove in 82 runs and batted .281. Schmidt, who had 247 votes to 52 by Baltimore's Brooks Robinson, drove in 116 runs and hit 36 homers Cuellar had a 22-10 record and 3.11 earned-run average for the Orioles. Jenkins posted a 25-12 record with a 2.82 average and 225 strikeouts. LCC Kodiak basketballers ALLAN PARD Allan Pard is 23 years of age and will be starting his second year with the Kodiaks. Allan is from the Peigan Indian Reserve and is majoring in recreation at the LCC. He weighs in at 170 pounds and stands six foot one inch. He played bis high school basketball with St. Michael's high in Pincher Creek and will play both forward and guard for the LCC squad. DAVE PETERSEN Dave Petersen is taking business administration at the LCC this year but will be taking time off from his studies to play forward for the Kodiaks. Dave is a Lethbridge product and is starting his first season with- the powerful Kodiak basketball team. He stands six feet tall and tips the scales at 170 pounds. The 18 year old local product didn't play high school basketball but got his ex- perience playing ball in the LDS church league in Lethbridge. ROBERT WELLS Robert Wells comes to the Kodiaks from the Blood Indian Reserve. He is 21 years of age and stands five foot 10 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds. Robert will play one of the guard positions for the Kodiaks and is beginning his first year with the club. He is majoring in law en- forcement at the LCC and intends to join the Reserve police force on graduation. Robert played his high school basketball with St. Mary's High School. Viewing Games expensive, athletes to be reimbursed 11-year old invents machine Perfect umpire is here DALLAS (AP) Even baseball fanatics will tell you the sport is so tied by tradi- tion that there's been only one major change in the rules for half a cen- use of the designated bitter in the American League. Even so, a sixth grade inventor will tell you the role of the game's often disputed umpire could become restricted to making merely judgment calls on the base runners. Tom Perryman, 11, has designed a machine to call strikes and balls so accu- rately there couldn't be any argument. After a study of the renaissance in general and scientist-artist-inventor Leonardo da Vinci in particular, teacher Stephen Blanchard directed Tom and his history classmates at the private Greenbill School "to invent something practical." Tom, rated one of the top science pupils at the school, came up with his idea, he said, because "I just got tired of seeing bad calls" in baseball. Originally he figured on a machine to move on tracks in a half circle behind the batter and catcher, movable to face both left and right-handed batters, his card- board model was complete with a blower at the bottom to dust off home plate. The device would employ sound waves meeting perpendicularly to outline the strike waves rising from a crystal beneath the plate to determine the width and horizontal waves from the machine to measure a high or a low ball, programmed with each batter's strike zone between knees and shoulders. Only the balls passing within that area would register as strikes. After conferring with his father, Dr. Ray Perryman, the inventor decided to eliminate the bulky machine. Instead, the idea calls for an energized crystal beneath home plate to determine strikes and balls by computing the time it takes for sound waves to leave the crystal, strike the ball and echo back to re- energize the crystal. Again the individual strike zone (between shoulders and knees) would be pre-determined by a computer pro- grammed for each batter. Balls on the in- side or outside would not register because they would pass on either side of the waves. What would a fiery say, Texas Rangers' Billy Martin-do when he wanted to argue about the gadget's call on a strike or a ball? suggested Tom, "he could kick the machine." Sanderson can't figure ice time NEW YORK (AP) Madison Square Garden hockey fans are puzzled because Derek Sanderson isn't getting much playing time with New York Rangers. SALES PERSONNEL SERVICO CENTRE Company Benefit On the Job Training Apply in Person Sanderson can't figure it out either. "There must be a reason, I just don't know what it says Sanderson, who came from Boston Bruins to New York in a trade just after the National Hockey League draft last summer. In the first period of Sunday night's 1-4) loss to Vancouver Canucks, Sanderson played one minute and 16 seconds. He got on the ice twice in the second period, collecting in playing time, and managed three shifts in the third period to total just more than six min- utes of action. Those don't appear to be the numbers fans thought about when the trade was announced in June. And those certainly aren't the figures that go with a reported salary. Those are the figures of a at present, is Derek Sanderson's exact status. Still, cheers of approval go up from the Garden galleries at those infrequent times The Turk hits the ice. "I hear them all Sanderson said Monday. Stampeders, Lions romp to wins Bob Odney proved to be a one-man wrecking crew Mon- day night as he scored six touchdowns and six converts to lead the Stampeders to a 48- 0 romp over St. Mary's Eagles in Lethbridge Minor Football League action at Henderson Park. The Eagles had won their first game of the year last Wednesday against the Eskimos, but they were not ready for Odney's outburst. Chu Jank scored the other six points for the Stamps on a 40- yard touchdown gallop. In the other game Monday, the Lions clobbered the Eskimos 34-0 with Dave Ray and Tim Hansen scoring two touchdowns each. Kelly Firth had another ma- jor score for the Lions and Mark Tokariuk booted four converts. The final league game will be played Wednesday night when St Mary's meets the Bombers at Henderson beginning at 7 p.m. It was announced that the league's banquet will be held Friday, November 8 at the Civic Centre beginning at p.m. Further details and the guest speaker wUl be announc- ed at a later date. Wardens, Guides meet a There will be a senior coun- cil meeting for Junior Forest Wardens and Girl Forest Guides Wednesday at the Lethbridge Fish and Game hut. All interested adults and senior council members are invited to attend. The meeting will start at 9 p.m. VIENNA (CP) It will cost between and to attend both the opening and closing ceremonies at the 1976 Summer Olympic games in Montreal. That and other information on the first-ever Olympics in Canada is in a report presented today by com- missioner general Roger Rousseau of the Montreal organizing committee to the 75th session of the Inter- national Olympic Committee The Montreal committee expects that about four million tickets will be sold for the Games and that the poten- tial net income will be million. The ticket prices vary from to for various athletic events, although on the se- cond-last day of the Games it will cost for a top seat to watch the conclusion of the track and field events. A spokesman for the organ- izing committee said the aver- age ticket price for events in Montreal would be while the average price for com- petitions outside the city would be There are several preliminary and early-round events being held outside of Montreal, including s9ccer and handball. Canada will get 65 per cent of the available tickets for the Games, the report said, while the United States will receive 10 per cent Europe will get 7.5 per cent, Mexico and the Carribean 1.5, Latin America 0.7, Africa 0.8, Asia 1.9 and Australia and New Zealand 1.05 per cent. The allocation was based on the population of the area, the per capita income, the dis- tance from Montreal, the number of tourists from the area that visited Quebec in 1973, the number of athletes taking part per country and per sport, accommodation facilities and the number of tickets sold by Munich prior to the 1972 Summer Games. The sale of tickets will be handled by agencies recom- mended by the national Olym- pic committee of the country involved while the Montreal organizing committee will set up an agency to look after ticket sales in Canada. An organizing committee spokesman said that for events such as the opening and closing ceremonies, a lottery system would be used to dis- tribute the tickets. cally revised eligibility rule adopted Monday by the Inter- national Olympic Committee The rewritten Rule 26, which will be in effect for the 1976 Summer Games at Montreal, permits payment to cover loss of earnings while training and expense money for food, lodging, transpor- tation, equipment, medical care and insurance. Under the old rule, athletes could be compensated for missing work to train only during the 30 days before the Olympics and 60 days in any one year. The new rule also makes eligible for Olympic competi- tion physical education instructors at elementary schools and lets competitors wear advertising on their un- iforms, although advertising royalties must go to their association. Athletes who are profes- sionals in one sport still won't be allowed to compete in the Olympics in a second sport. However, competitors will be allowed to accept prizes won in competitions within "the limits of the rules es- tablished by the respective international federations and can accept academic and technical scholarships." Meanwhile, the organizing committee for the 1976 Games said Monday it has completed financial arrangements for construction of the Olympic village. The Montreal group said million of the million for the project will come from Central Mortgage and Hous- ing Corp. The organizing committee will pay million and million will come from a private investor. The press sub committee of the IOC an- nounced approval of Montreal's plans for press ac- commodation and accreditation. Bears edge Packers CHICAGO (AP) Chicago's Garry Lyle intercepted a pass by Green Bay quarterback Jerry Tagge in the closing seconds of a National Football League game Monday night, assunng the Bears of a 10-9 win over the Packers. Lyle's interception was one of several key plays made by the Bears late in the game to preserve their win. Carl Garrett not only got the two yards he needed for a clutch first down but rambled 18 yards to get the Bears out of a serious hole in the closing minutes. Bob Parsons then punted out on the Green Bay four-yard line and still the Bears didn't clinch the triumph until Lyle's intercep- tion. DO SCORING EARLY The Bears scored the first two times they had possession of the ball to take a 10-0 lead and then hung on while Chester Marcol kicked three Green Bay field goals in the second half. Mirro Roder booted a 23- yard field goal midway in the first period and Gary Huff hit Charley Wade with a 57-yard touchdown pass minutes later. It was Wade's first pro touchdown although he leads the Bears in receptions. The Bears nursed the lead through the first half and five minutes into the second half Marcol booted a 34-yard field goal after Al Matthews had in- tercepted a Huff pass. Later in the period, Ted Hendricks intercepted another Huff pass and return- ed 44 yards to the Chicago 37- yard line. But the Packers were halted on the 16 yard line and had to settle for a 33 yard field goal. Shutouts featured Synchronized swimming clinic set Meanwhile National Olympic committees will be able to pay their athletes to spend as much time as they want training under a drasti- Synchronized swimming, one of the sports to be includ- ed in the Canada Winter Games, will be the subject of a clinic for Instructors at Levels, 3, 4 and 5, in Calgary, Oct. 25, 26 and 27. The course will be con- ducted by Mary Ann Reeves of Calgary, Fran Heath of Ed- monton and provincial technical chairman Mare Scott. The course is being spon- sored by Sport Alberta and the Alberta Section of Synchroniz- ed Swimming. Level 3 material to be covered will include choreography, exercises, stars 4 and 5 and age groups from 10 and under to novice. The Wild Rose Award will be covered at level 4. On Level 5, FINA figures not previously covered will be discussed, as will preparation for national and international events and a comprehensive review of all subject matter. Experienced candidates will be able to write all three levels and those successful will receive certificates. Registrations will be taken by Dot Padget, 271-3844 or Marg Scott, 282-1875, both of Calgary. Four shutouts highlighted play in the first games of the 1974-75 Lethbridge and District Broomball Associa- tion Sunday. Eugene Yamada scored twice and the Lethbridge Hotel got singles from Max Whiteford, Angelo Mauro and Roger McAdam as they dumped City Hall Gangsters 5-0. Leo Matteotti registered the shutout in the Lethbridge Hotel nets. Backed up by the stellar net- minding of Bill Howes, a goal by Gary Bird was all the Fire Department needed to edge the Jaycees 1-0. The Lethbridge Correc- tional Institute nipped the Knight Clubbers 1-0 on a goal by D. Cranechief and the shutout goaltending of C. Blackplume. In the fourth shutout of the night, the Eagles stopped Southern Signs with Bob McMann getting credit for the performance in the nets. Willy Brees had a pair of goals while Hugo Brees counted the other for the Eagles. In other action, Coaldale downed Ace Building 3-1 and Shaughnessy and the Miners Library battled to a 2-2 draw. Roger Handley scored two goals for Coaldale while Herman Kastner added the other. Garry Jellnm replied for Ace Building. Tony Wolak and Rudy Fleischhauer got goals for Shanghnessy while Bob Umpberville and Bob Blair scored for the Miners. Miller still the leader WASHINGTON (AP) Rookie Terry Diehl's first pro- fessional victory, in Sunday's San Antonio-Texas Open, didn't come close to putting him among golf's top 10 money winners for 1974. Figures released Monday showed that Diehl's first prize increased his ear- nings for the year to more than behind the No. 10 player. Johnny Miller remained the leader with Jack Nicklaus was second with followed by Lee Trevino Hubert Green Dave Stockton Hale Irwin J. C. Snead Jerry Heard Brian Allin and Tom Watson We hive a complete line of ibauer APPROVED HOCKEY FIGURE SKATES ANDY CAPP U9UAUXSUU. OF THE i SU63ECT.' SMART EXECUTIVES to ttnt Mrtng and convmbM jvur en tiMNl BENY CHEVROLET OLOSMOBILE SPECIAL WW> BLACK PANTMEft GOAL SKATES PIUS A complete line oi Cooper. VJdonavitle. 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