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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta __.........Wednesday, September 2, 1970 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 13 NEW COACH AND HOPEFULS Lethbridgs Sugar King Coach John Chapman, centre, has a quick chat wirh Jack Simpson, left and Dave Shardlow, during a break In the first workout for the locals Tuesday at Adams Ice Centre. Chapman will guide the Kings in the Alberta Junior Hockey League this year and Simpson and Shardlow are seeking berihs with the squad. Shardlow Is a veteran of the Kings. Shutout Hurt California As Twins Swept A Pair By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wally Bunker, Kansas City Royals righthander, hurled a four-hitter Tuesday night, his first victory in 11 months, as the Royals shut out California Angels 4-0. Combined with Minnesota Twins 4-0, 7-1 sweep of a double- header with Milwaukee Brew- ers, the loss dropped California. 1% games and left them 4% be- hind the American League's West Division leader. Allen Leads Generals To Win Dennis Allen's pitching and hitting led the M and K Gener- als to a 4-2 victory over the Constractors in the Commer- cial Fastball League fin- als last evening. The pennant winning team got first blood as they now lead the best of five final playoff games 1-0. Allen allowed only five hits and struck out six in picking up the win over Ron Zasadny who struck out seven and allowed six hits off him. Allen led the Generals up al the plate poking out two singles while Billy Persley chipped in with a double. Willie Golia also rapped cut a run scoring single. For the Contractors, Don Deitzen managed a double while Ron Zasadny and Wayne Nesbitt poked out singles. Action will, resume tonighl when the two same clubs will meet each other at 7 p.m. ai i the Dave Elton Fastball Park. BERT t MAC'S "Your Cycle Centre of the South" 17" HIGH RISE BIKES ,95 Boys' or Girls', 10-14 years 24" wheels 59 BASKETS 1 ,75 AND UP GENERATOR HEADLIGHT AND TA1LLIGHT KIT COMPLETE READY TO MOUNT SIDEWALK BIKES 41 ,95 For ogcs 4-7 years. Includes chain guard, streamers and kick stand. Ready to 90 and one free service chock. WE TAKE TRADES TERMS ARRANGED BERT (.MAC'S 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 OVER 300 BICYCLiS IN STOCK "SERVING SOUTH ALBHRTA FOR OVtR 30 YEARS" OPEN THURSDAY and FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. Elsewhere, New York Van kees trimmed Baltimore Orioles 4-2, Detroit Tigers outlastei Boston Red Sox 10-9, Oakland Athletics edged Chicago White Sox 6-5 and Cleveland Indians topped Washington Senators 4-3 Bunker, plagued by arm trou ble this season, was 0-8 and car ried a hefty 5.52 earned run av erage with him when he took the mound against the Angels. California quickly loaded the bases with none out in the fir: inning, but Bunker weaved his way out of the jam and was vir- tually home free after that. EX-ANGELS HURT Kansas City bunched five hits and scored all of its runs hi the seventh. Ex-Angels' Ed Kirkpat rick and Paul Schaal playec prominent with three hits. Bunker drove in a run on a fielder's choice and the RBI like the victory, was his first o: the season. Bunker's last victory was on Oct. 2, 1S6S, exactly 11 months ago today. The Twins rode Harmon Kille- brew's big bat to their sweep over Milwaukee. Killebrew ex- ploded a pair of three-run ho- in each game, and droye in seven runs. Killebrew's 38th homer in the opener was all the offense Jim Perry needed for his 20th vic- tory. He scattered five hits and became the first right-hander to Win 20 this 'year. Milwaukee bunched hits by Tito Francona, Bob Burda and Ted Kubiak to tie it in the ninth at 1-1 before, two innings later, :he Twins exploded for six runs. HAS 106 KBI The last three came on Kille- brew's second homer of the night and 40tli this season. The big slugger now has 106 RBI. Hoy White and Bobby Murcer rocketed home runs, propelling New York past Baltimore. Detroit wiped out a seven-run Boston lead and overtook the Re 1 Sox with Jim Price's grand ilam homer keying the .come- back. Norm Cash, Jim Northrup and Gates Brown also connected 'or the Tigers while Tony Conig- iaro had a bases-loaded homer and Mike Andrews a solo shot tor the Red Sox. Mike Paul worked 8 1-3 in- nings and Rick Austin mopped ip as Cleveland hung on lx> wlu'p iVashington. Paul had arrived ust hours before game time ifter being recalled from Wich- ta of the American and had a four-hitler until the linth. Chicago Dropped To Third Place By Phillies Pirates Break Out Of By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Pittsburgh Pirates were beginning to wonder if they'd ever win again. Then diminutive Matty Alou, a slashing, line-drive hitter who packs 160 pounds on his 5-foot-9 frame, lashed Ms first homer of Ihe year Tuesday two- ran blast in the sixth which snapped a 1-1 tie and Wil- lie Stargell followed with an- other clout with a man on, send- ing the' Pirates to an 8-4 triumph over Montreal Expos. The Pirates, who had lost six straight, maintained their I'a- game National League East edge over the New York Mets, who went 12 innings before subduing St. Louis Cardinals 4- 3. The Chicago Cubs dropped to third place, two games back, after absorbing a 3-2 defeat in 13 innings at the hands of the red-hot Philadelphia Phillies. In other NL 'games, San Fran- cisco Giants stopped Cincinnat Reds 5-3, Los Angeles Dodgers swept a pair from Atlanta Braves, 6-3, 3-2 and San Diego Padres nipped Houston Astros 2-1 In 10 innings. KILLED EXPO RALLY Bob Veale, 8-14, hurled six hittless innings before Bob Bai- ley homered in the seventh for the Expos. H'ontreal tagged the left-hander for two more runs, knocking Veale out but John Lamb baited the rally. Alou, a .312 career hitter, lifted his 1970 average to .296, adding a pair of singles. The homer was his first in at last coming on June 4 of last year. Cleon Jones socked a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning, scoring Wayne Garrett, who opened the inning with his fourth hit off Cardinals' loser Boij Gibson. "That was a real big one for said Mets' skipper Gil Hodges. The Mets had lost six of tbair last eight games. Gibson gave up 11 hits, the last to Garrett m the lllh. The Mets' third baseman then stole second and went to third on shortstop Milt Ramirez' error before Jones' winning fly ball. CARDS FALL BACK The fourth-place Cards dropped seven games belu'nd Pittsburgh. Terry Harmon's two-put pinch single in the 13th inning lifted the Phillies .to their fifth straight victory and Philadel- phia, in fifth place, remained VA games behind the Pirates. Don Money's two-run homer in the eighth inning had tied it for the Phils off the Cubs' Ken Holtzman. Ron Santo had a two-run shot for the Cubs in the sixth. Pinch hitter John Stephenson drilled a two-ran double in the eighth inning, sending San Francisco to its fifth straight victory. The Reds, who have lost four of five, were stopped by Gay- lord Perry, 18-13. Bobby Bonds added a homer for the Giants. FOUR STAK Los Angeles got to within 10 of the West leading Reds Behind the pitching of Ray Lamb and Joe Mpeller and the slugging of Willie Davis and Jim Lefebvre. Reliever Lamb copped lu's :ifth victory without a loss in .be opener with four scoreless Lombard! Near Death WASHINGTON (AP) The Vashington Post says Vince coach of Washington ledskins of the National Foot- mil League, is near death in lospital. Lombard! underwent surgery Tune 27 for removal of a tumor and a two-foot section of his colon. He was released July 10 but underwent additional sur- gery July 27. No official statements have jeen made on his condition ince the second operation but here have been reports that jombardi was undergoing co- jalt treatment. Lombard! came to the Red- kins from Green Bay Packers, vhere 'his teams won three freight NFL championships. Peakes Win Tournament T h e John Forrest two-ball j oursome tournament was held t the Country Club with a hus- and and wife team taking the onors. Jean and Ken Peake placed irst among the 104 entries and ook home the prize. Runners-tip were Elsie and Jcorgc Alexander of Lcth- A smorgasbord was held after le tournament and was well (.tended. innings and Lefebvre cracked a two-run homer. In thB nightcap Moeller, 7-6, scattered five hits and Davis ripped a two-run homer. Or- lando Ccpcda socked homers in each game for the Braves as Atlanta fell to its sixth straight loss. Pinch hitter Steve Huntz stroked a lolli inning sacrifice fly for the Padres victory. Al Ferrara slammed a homer for tfip Padres in the sixth. Green Waits For Verdict OTTAWA (CP) Defence- man Ted Green of Boston Bruins appears in Provincial Court Thursday afternoon to hear the verdict on a charge of common assault brought against him as the result of a stick-duel in a National Hockey League exhibition game here Sept. 21, 1969. If Judge M. J. Fitzgerald finds him guilty, of assaulting winger Wayne Maki of St. Louis Blues, Green is liable to a maxi- mum jail sentence of six months or a fine. The case is an important one for the NHL and all professional sports in Canada. It's the first time a charge of common as- sault ever has been laid against a hockey player for actions dur- ing a game and could lead to prosecutions for what have be- come common-place fights and boisterous play in hockey and football games. Edward Houston, Green's lawyer, said during the trial, that there wouldn't be enough room in Canadian courtrooms if i lackey and football players could be charged with assault arising from playing Uleir sport. Crown Attorney John Cas- sells, who said he is a hockey fan, said it is important to de- termine whether fights on the playing field leading to injuries should be brought before the courts. Maki was found not guilty earlier this year of assault caus- ing bodily harm arising from the same stick-swinging duel. Judge Edward Carter found that Maki was only defending himself when he clubbed down Green in the exhibition game. Green went through three head operations as a result of the blow and missed tlie entire 1959-70 season. He is expected to return to the Boston defence this season. In surprise testimony at the trial, Green pleaded self-def- ence. He said Maki held him by the sweater and later had speared him in the testicles after they bumped together in a fight for a loose puck behind the Boston goal. Golf's Million Dollar Winner COIL UPPER BODY The most successful modern golfers all realize ,lhat the upper body coils more than the lower body on the backswing. If this upper-body coil is not achieved, you will not be able to build up sufficient tension for a powerful swing at the ball. If the lower body, especially the hips, turns too much going back, you'll have a dif- ficult time in controlling your swing. bl. One way to make your- self coil is to practice so that your back faces the target at the lop of the backswing. Keep yourlcft arm reasonably straight and your left heel relative- ly close to the ground. You'll feel a certain taut- ness all along you left side if you swing in this manner. HARV THURSDAY AND FRIDAY PHONE EARLY FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT ALIGNS Regular Value If your car hasn't been aligned within the last months, it probably to needs this service now. 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