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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, September 4, 1973- gOt OOOof New York Yankees' third baseman Craig Netties, lunges for a pop fly hit by Balti- more Oriole Paul Blair Sunday afternoon. The ball went foul, end Blair eventually struck out as the Orioles won the game 1-0. Peace River wins Alberta title The Lelhbudge Labor Club Larks won their opening game in the Albeita intermediate B women's fastball championship finals at Dave Elton Park on the weekend but that was all. The Larks, who hosted three other clubs in the two-day double-knockout provincial fin- als, dumped Calgary Shopper Sharks 13-6 in the official open- er but then ran into a pair of destructive opponents. In the A final, the Larks took s 23-13 shellacking from Peace River Papp's Trucking and then were sidelined after suffering a 22-4 whipping by Marwayne Marauders in the B final. Eva Derringer picked up the only mound victory for the Larks as she hurled a fivc-hit- ter against Calgarv. Judy McNab supplied the of- fensive power with a home run, triple and single while Mabel Harrold added two doubles and a single. Anne Onrus also chipped In with a triple and single while Jan Paton aided with a pair of singles In their second match, Ruth Miller suffered the loss going the distance while Briget Himer earned the win for Peace River. Brenda Penmngton and Mar- ilyn Sr.eddon led the locals at the plate with a double and single while Linda McKenzie stroked a triple In their final game of the Optimist Club of Lethbridge S FOR TYK! Sunday, September 9th The person who collects the most money from pledges will win a New Men's 10-Speed Bike. Registration: Civic Centre Time: Noon to Course: Lethbridge-Picture Butte-Coaldale-lethbridge Sponsorship forms available at most schools, from any Op- timist and at BERT MAC'S CYCLE on 3rd Avenue South. two-day series, Deringer, who needed relief help from Ruth Miller, was tagged with the loss. McNab was the power hitter for the Larks once again as she rapped a home run and single. Meanwhile Peace River cap- tured the 1973 provincial title by dumping Marwayne 16-11 in the championship game Sunday. Danielle Lamby registered the mound win while Kathy Kent suffered the loss. Marilyn Lawrence was the big hitter for Peace River with a triple, double and single. In other games staged on the weekend, Marwayne bested Cal- gary 7-1 and Peace River doubled the score 8-4 over Mar- wayne. Dodgers have to make room for Reds Aaron hits homers in bunches By THE CANADIAN PRESS Hank Aaron tied one of Babe Ruth's more obscure baseball records Monday and moved to within six of the one that really all-time major league record of 714 career homers. Aaron ripped his 707th and 708th National League home runs to lead Atlanta Braves to a 7-3 win over San Diego Padres, tying Ruth's record for most homers in one league. Ruth hit 708 in the American League before finishing up his Just look out, pitchers hitting By THE CANADIAN PRESS Getting a rare chance to bat n an American League base- ball game didn't faze Mil- waukee Brewer pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez one bit Monday afternoon. Rodriguez came through with ;he first hit by an American League pitcher this year when ae tripled in the 13-5 win by the Brewers over Cleveland Indians in the first game of a double- leader. Under the designated hitter rule adopted by the league this pitchers rarely get a chance to bat for themselves Rodriguez got his opportunity in the eighth inning because Milwaukee manager Del Cran- dall decided to move his desig- nated hitter, Bobby Mitchell, to the outfield. For the rest of the gsme, the rale called for the jitcher to hit for himself. INDIANS RECOVER The Indians recovered from Rodriguez's hit to vnn the sec- ond game of the doubleheader 10-5. Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox split another Monday doubleheader, the Orioles win- ning the opener then losing the nightcap 9-8 Chicago White Sox swept Texas Rangers 8-7 and 5-2. In Mondaj's other games, New York Yankees edged De- roit Tigers 4-3, California An- gels downed Oakland A's 3-1 Minnesota Twins trampled Kansas City Royals 11-5. In Sunday's games. Detroit edged Cleveland 2-1, Baltimore blanked New York 1-0, Texas >hut out Minnesota 2-0, Chicago drubbed California ]3-3, Kansas lity shaded Oakland 6-5 and Joston whipped Milwaukee 10-4. On Saturday, the Orioles beat the Yankees 10-6, the Indians nipped the Tigers 5-4, the Red Sox blanked the Brewers 5-0, he Royals shut out the A's 10-0, .he Twins outslugged the Rangers 10-7 and the 'White Sox opped the Angels 7-5. Rodriguez was only the fourth American League pitcher to make a plate appearance this eason. TWO OUT Previously, Chicago's Cy inning that gave the White Sox their second-game win after Carlos May drove In five runs in their opening triumph. Thurman Munson's second homer of the game lifted the Yankees to their second win in 12 games. California's Nolan Ryan struck out 12 Oakland batters, but the A's maintained a 3M: game lead in vhe American League Wesr over the Royals, lost the Twins scored seven in the ninth. Tonight, the A's plan to start 19-game winner Ken Holtzman against Bill Singer, the Angels' 17-game winner, at California. Tonight's other games have the Orioles at Boston, the Yan- kees at Detroit, the Twins at Kansas City, the Indians at Mil- vvaukee and the Rangers at Chi- cago. WINS STOCK CAR SERIES NELLES CORNERS, Ont. (CP) Norm Lellott of Toronto won the Stock Car Series of Champions with a sixth place finish in the final event of the eight-race series at Cayuga In- ternational Speedway. Lelliott, driving a Camaro, picked up for his series win and earned a total of in race and points fund prize money in 'the eight-race series. LEAGUES ORGANIZING WEEK OF SEPT. 4 AND STARTING WEEK OF SEPT. 10 STILL HAVE OPENINGS IN THE FOLLOWING LEAGUES TUES., 7 P.M. LADIES' MEN'S GORDIE'S MEN'S NEED 4 TEAMS MIXED Men. 7 Higas Ladies Need 7 team Tues. 2 Mon. 9 Wilsons Jr. Shop -Need 2 teams Knight's of Columbus Tues. 9 p m.- need 4 teams Speedys Need 4 teams Wed. 2 p.m.- Wed. 7 p.m._ On Hr. Martinizing Need 4 k, Greens Shoes Need z teams Thurs. 2 ii i Sunquist Constr. Need 2 learns Fri. 2 Dougs Sport Need 4 teams 7 _ Henry Homes Need 2 teams Phone 328-4089 HOURS OPEN: 9 a.m. -12 noon and 1 p.m. 12 midnite. Sundays 1 p.m. -12 mldnits. 4costa and Oakland's Rollie I Fingers struck out and Mil- waukee's Chris Short reached base on catcher's interference. Don Money drove m four runs in the opener and John Vukov- ich homered for the Brewers Money lined into a triple play in the nightcap while John Low- enstein drove in three Indian runs. The Orioles about to open a commanding eight-game lead in the American League East race when the Red Sox rallied for seven runs in the eighth to win the nightcap of their doubleheader. Danny Cater's two-run pinch single capped the Boston rally. Earl Williams drove in five runs for the Orioles wit'n a grand-slam homer and a solo homer. Paul Blair hit two homers for Baltimore in the opener. A leadoff double by Eddie Leon and a run-scoring single by Chuck Brinkman triggered a three-run rally in the seventh Martin DETROIT (AP) "From foul line to foul line he's a gooc manager." Jim. Campbell saic of Billy Martin, "but he has other bilities to baseball and to this organization." It became obvious Sunday, when Campbell fired the Tiger manager, that Martin hasn't lived up to his responsibility; as Campbell sees them. It was the culmination of a series of conflicts between the two over the last three years. The sacking seemed inevitable almost fiom the day Campbell, vice president and genera] manager of the Tigers, hired Martin. Campbell cool, even tem- pered, and always with a low profile is the complete oppo- site of the hot tempered, out spoken Martin. But at the time, Campbell was searching for a firebrand. RIGHT MAN THEN "He was the right man for the job at the a team spokesman said. Campbell says he doesn't have any idea who the new right man will be. Third base coach Joe Schuitz. who became acting manager Friday when Martin was sus- pended for three days, assumed the position full time Sunday until a successor is named. Martin was suspended through Sunday by American League President Joe Cronin for ordering his pitchers "to throw illegal pitches and publi- cly stating you have done so. "Your blatant actions and your endorsement of such tac- tics cannot be Cro- nin said in a telegram to Mar- tin, who told Joe Coleman and Fred Schennan to throw spit balls in Thursday night's 3-0 loss to Cleveland's alleged spit- ball greaseball pitcher Gay- lord Perry. career In the National League, where he hit six. There are 22 Atlanta games left this season in which Aaron can match Ruth's 714 career blasts. In his last 17 games, the 39-year-old slugger has hit seven homers and driven in 21 runs. CARDS STILL LEAD The Labor Day weekend ended with St. Louis Cardinals leading the National League East by one game and Cincin- nati Reds moving into a first- place tie with Los Angeles Dodgers in the West. In Monday's other games, the Reds edged Houston Astros 4-3, the Dodgers lost 11-8 to San Francisco Giants, Montreal Expos defeated Chicago Cubs 5-2, the Cardinals took back first place from Pittsburgh Pi- rates by beating them 8-3 m the second game of a doubleheader a'ter losing the opener 5-4 in 13 innings, and New York Mets blanked Philadelphia Phillies 5- 0 in their first game, then lost the nightcap 6-3. Sunday, the Giants beat the Braves 5-4 and 11-3, the Cubs dumped the Pirates 5-3, the Expos walloped the Phillies 12- 0, the Cardinals topped the Mets 7-4, the Reds downed the Padres 6-1 and the Astros shut out the Dodgers 9-0. In Saturday's games, Pitts- burgh shaded Chicago 1-0, San Francisco nudged Atlanta 5-4, Montreal pounded Philadelphia 11-5, New York defeated St. Louis 4-1, Houston blanked Los Angeles 2-0 and Cincinnati nipped San Diego 3-2. MAY TAKE REST Atlanta has five day games and 17 night games remaining this season, and Aaron may not play enough of them to have a chance at Ruth's record tins year. "I probably wont plaj. more than half of our remaining he said ''It's passible. It can happen But I'm not go- ing to play that much more this season. No day games and I'll probably lay off some of the night games His recent hot streak has lifted his batting average for the season to .279. His second homer Monday was his 35th. "I might even go into my cho- ker swing and try for said Aaron. Rookie Ken Griffey came up with the bases loaded, two out and the Reds losing 3-2 in the eighth and drove in his first twro runs in the major leagues to beat Houston Monday. BONDS CAPS COMEBACK Bobby Bonds smashed a grand slam in the ninth inning, climaxing a comeback by the Giants that oveicame an 8- Los Angeles lead The slumping Dodgers lost their fourth m a row. Richie Hebner hit an inside the-park homer in the 13th in ning to give the Pirates their first-game win and move them briefly into first place. The Cards bunched five hits for six runs, of them unearned, in the fourth inning to put away the nightcap. Ber- nie Carbo, Ted Sizemore and Lou Brock drove in two runs each. Jerry Koosman tossed a seven-hitter and Ted Martinez drove in four runs with four hits for the Mets in their Opening win but the Phils bounced back to get the split. Tonight, the Dodgers face 20- winner Ron Bryant at 5an Francisco. The rest of tonight's schedule has the Phillies at New York, the Cardi- nals at Pittsburgh, the Cubs at Montreal, the Reds at Houston and the Braves at San Diego. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE Louis Pittsourgh Montreal Chicago New York Philadelphia Los Angeles San Francisco Houston Atlanta San Diego East W L Pet. 70 68 507 67 67 .500 66 70 MS 65 7i 73 75 63 Wes. 478 .467 457 83 83 ri 71 60 43 601 601 .566 507 .475 353 GBL 1 3 A 7 5 13 34 [AMERICAN LEAGUE East MONDAY'S RESULTS NATIONAL LEAGUE FIRST S'. Louis 102 HO 001 MO 4 H 1 Pittsburgh 100 000 030 000 16 3 Cleveland, Pena (8) Hrabcsky f9> Segui (10) Fisher '13) (1-1) end Sim- mons, Bnles, R. Hernandez (8) Giusti (10) (9-2) and May, (8) HR Stargell Hobner SECOND St. LOUIS 000 602 8 10 0 Pittsburgh 010 002 3 9 1 Folkers '4 4) Segui i and Sim- mons, Walker Johnson Baltimore Boston Detroit New York Milwaukee Clevelaid Oakland Kansas City Chicago Minnesota California Texas West W L 79 55 75 63 72 66 70 68 67 70 80 79 57 76 61 63 70 66 70 62 70 47 90 Pet. GBL 550 .543 t SO. 9 507 .43? .424 .581 555 .493 .435 .470 .343 11 12 13 15 32Vi Lamb (8) and Sanauillen Carbo len Robertson Chicago 000 2 HR S- (9) Sangml- Wrtreal 000 010 5 Pappas LaRoche Locker Aker (8) and Hundley Renko (12- 01, Marshall (9) and Stmson PhilsdelptTa 000 COO 072 New York 020 5 11 i Carlton (11 Diono (7) and Boone; Koosman (1714) and Grote, HP SECOND Philadelohla 110 030 S T3 C New York 300 000 383 Ruthven (691, Scarce (7) and Boone, Swan McAndrew Parker (3) and Hodges, Dyer (9) HR inski Cincinnat1 tlO 000 4 8 1 Hcustei 000 030 3 12 2 Billmgham, Borbon (7 4) (7) and Bench; Pizarro Fo-sch Crawford (9) and Edwards HR KCSCT (7) Los Anodes 002 150 6 13 0 John, Richort (32) (7) (9) and Per guson, Bradley, Carnthers Wil loughby McMahon (2- 0) (8) and Rader HRs Crawford (24) Bonds Atlanta 122 010 7 10 1 San Diego C11 000 381 Leon (22) and Casonova, Kirby (7 Romo (31, Snook Caldwell (7) and Kendall HRs. Casanova Aaron (2) Perez (51 Morales Ro berls SUNDAY'S RESULTS Montreal 502 102 18 0 MONDAY'S RESULTS FIRST 004 4M 17 o Boston 100 030 6 13 1 Alexander do-6) Reynolds Jeck SOT Watt (8) and Etchebarren, Curtis (12121, Tatum Bolin Culp (SI, Veale (9) and Fisk. HRs (2) Williams Boston, Fisk SECOND Bait more 000 250 I 16 5 Bosion 20C CtO 9 11 2 Jefferson, Watt (3 4) Jackson (8) and Williams, Hendncks Pole, Skok Carman (5) Veale (22) (B) a-d AAontaomery. HRs Wllllams (2) Bos-Smith New York COO Oil 4 8 1 Detroit 021 050 390 Hill-r HRs" Munson (2) Del-Cash Horton Minnesota 029 000 17 4 Kanscs City ;oo 002 S 10 4 Goitz Albury Campbell (2-1) (8) and Roof Drago, Mln- sori Bird Hoerner Gar- (97) canton (9) and Taylor. HRs- FIRST Texas ei3 ooi 110 17 0 Chicago 010 001 401 8 15 5 Slbert Foucault (2- tlf, Wcod' Acosta mV Jn' a-5d Hcrrmann, Brlnkman I Tex-Burroughs Har- May SECOND Texas Ooo 110 7 1 Chicago ojo ooo 580 Merritt (5-11) and Billings; Forsrer and Bnnkman. (65) (8) Philadelphia 000 000 000 Torrez (911) ard Humphrey, Brett (12 Wilson (2) Brandon (3) Lersch Diono (9) and Ryan. HR. Breeden 500 Oil S 9 0 002 001 3 12 1 (3) Locker (8-5) (6) Blank Tottenham Hotspurs 3-0 Clear lead for Leeds LONDON (CP) Leeds United, 3-to-l favorite to win this season's English League soccer championship, whipped Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 on the London club's ground Saturday to take a clear lead in the First Division with six points from, three matches. All- three goals came in the first half. Scottish international captain Billy Bremner scored in the fourth and 13th minutes, and Allan Clarke got Leeds' ihird goal in the 27th minute. Leeds, one of First Divi- sion clubs '.vitb Tpa-fimum points at 'the start of the day, was the only team to retain an unblemished record. Wolver- i a m p t o n Wanderers were Beaten 2-1 at Southampton, Derby County played a score- ess draw at Birmingham and Jurnley and Coventry City each dropped fust point when they met at Burnley and drew 2-2. Derek Dougan gave Wolver- hampton the lead against South- ampton in the 29th minute. But Mike Channon and Bob Stokes scored in the second half to snatch victory for Southampton, now one of four clubs with five points apiece. Paul Fletcher scored one of Burnley's goals against Cov- entry. With two goals from Alan Green, Coventry led with 15 minutes to go, but John Dobson headed in a Fletcher pass for the tie. Newly promoted Queen's Park Rangers downed Manches- ter United 2-1. Rangers had a 53th-minute goal by Gerry Francis, but Jim Holton and Sammy Mcllroy gave United victory In a 1-1 draw at Newcastle, both goals were scored in the first six minutes of the game, Terry McDennott putting New- castle ahead after three min- utes and Charlie George quickly replying. Dennis Law scored the goal with which Manchester City forced a 1-1 draw at Stoke In the Second Division, Luton Town overwhelmed Carlisle United first-ever win over Carlisle. Newcomer Tom Finney, 20, scored two of the goals, in the first half. Preston North End took a 45th-seeond lead over Swindon Town with a goal by Alex Bruce, but was pinned to a 1-1 The Scottish League cam- paign opened with Celtic scrap- ing through 3-2 against newly- promoted Dunfermline Athletic and Rangers dropping a point in a scoreless draw against Ayr United. Chicago Pittsburgh Bonham, Paul and Hundley, R. Hernandez (i 4) (7> Giusti (9) and Sanguillen HR (18) New York 000 040 4 11 2 St Lou s 100 003 7 14 0 Matlack, Capra (27) (6) McAn- drew '8) and Grote, Wise, Andrews (5) Fisher (1 0) (7) Segui (8) and Simmois HRs. Reitz FIRST Atlanta 100 oil 110 1 San Francisco 000 2'0 100 9 i (3-2) Man- chal, Sosa (52) (8) and Rader HRs SF- Schueler, Neibauer (8) House C9) and Casanova, Dietz (J5) Johnson Bonds (2) SECOND Atlanta 000 020 3 10 2 San Franc'seo WO 411 13 0 Morton (11 Neibauer (6) J NIC kro (7) House (8) and Dietz, Casanova (7) DAcquisto, Woffitt (43) l5) Mc- Wahon (9) and Sadek HRs man (17) Maddox and El Rodriguez HRs- Smith (17) Montgomery (20) May Oakland 000 030 5 11 0 Kansas City 001 410 6 11 1 Blue Pina (4) Fingers (7) and Fosse, Tenace Busby Hcerner (8) Gdrber (8) and Taylor. HRs. Oak-Alou KC-Romas (2) SATURDAY Boston 5 Milwaukee 0 Baltimore 10 New York Cleveland 5 Detroit 4 Chicago 7 California 5 Minnesota 10 Texas 7 Kansas City 10 Oakland 9 LEAGUE LEADERS Carew, Min Horton, Det Murcer, NY Munscn NY May, Mil Davis, Bal Scott, Mil Otis, KC Ohva, Mm Jackson, Oak Home Runs. Runs Batted 71 74 166 137 312 310 471 508 521 509 499 Jackson. AB R H Pet. 498 84 175 .351 39 114 326 532 442 536 85 166 .310 49 142 301 83 153 .301 84 156 .299 58 151 .297 95 148 297 Fisk, In' Jackson, Mavberry, Karsas City, (93) Pitching (12) Decisions- Hunter, oak- land, McDaniel, New York, (11 G78-4 PtY POLYESTER TIRES 26 .95 Each ELRICH TIRE LTD. FIRESTONE DEALER" COMPLETE TIRE SALES 402 South or 327-4445 ;