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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta __________.................. Wednesday, September 9, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Three Clubs Continue Healed Battle Pittsburgh Can't Shake Pesky Mets, Cubs Bv THE ASSOCIATED 1'HliSS innings of relief lo nail clown the victory but needed ninth inning It was one year ago today Km uerM after Bob IhaltheNew York Mels swept a laggcd a three-run UlOll UIB f twi-night doubleheader and, for the first time in advenlur- tagged homer for Montreal. The Pirates, m c a n w h i 1 c, oub young lives, moral into, out Of [jrst place first place m the two days since July 11, ab- Leuguc's East Division. sorbed another whipping from A combination of circum- lhe stances, some of it their own Biu scattered eight hits doing and much of it Pittsburgh Chicago collected 15 includ- Puales and Chicago Cubs, three each by Randy Hun- placed the Mets in a position to j drove in three runs, celebrate that anniversary on i-------------------------------------- 'and Ron Santo, who drove ii two. b'leve Carllon pitched a four- hitter and contributed two timely hits to St. Louis' attack as T.e Cardinals hung on to third place in lhe East by whip- ping Philadelphia. Rich Allen homered for St. Louis while Doron Johnson and '.Joe Lis connected for the Phil- lies. j Doug Rader and Bob Watson drove in three runs apiece as Houston hung on to heat San; en-hitler for his llth victory. I Diego. Ruder had two singles j Bill Grabarkcwitz homered for 1 and his 2ist homer and Watson j LA. ripped two singles. j Bobby Tolan's bases-loaded Nate Colbert and Clarence [double drove in three runs in Gaston each tagged two-run ho- the second inning, leading the mers for the Padres. Reds past the liiants. Orlando Cepeda ripped aj Kay Washuurn picked_up Use three-run homer in the first in- ning and that was all George Stone needed as Atlanta bested Los Angeles. victory wilh seven innings of sharp relict after taking over for Jim Merrill, who strained os Angeies his pitching elbow in the first Cepeda's homer was his Merrill is not expected of the season. Slone got a miss a pitching turn. WHEN STARS GRACEFULLY COLLIDE Second baseman Ken Boswell, right, of the New York Mets, catches a pop fly while colliding wilh right fielder Ron Gaspar, for last out of the aame with Montreal Expos Tuesday. The Mets won 10-5 to move with- in one-half name" of first place, in the eastern division of the National League. Front Office Represented McLain Back On Carpet top'of the heap again-provided, they can sweep another Iwi- nighter. _ i New York moved to within, one-half game of the first place j Pirates Tuesday, whipping, Montreal Expos 10-5 while third place Chicago, only one game behind, walloped Pittsburgh 10- 3. i The Mets, who've won four straight and seven of the last nine, play a twi-night double- header against Philadelphia Phillies tonight while the Pir- ates entertain St. Louis Cardi- nals. A sweep by the Mets would assure them of at least a share of the lead, regardless of what the Pirates do. Chicago played an afternoon game I against Montreal. Elsewhere in the National; League Tuesday, St. Louis whipped Philadelphia 6-3, Ho'is- ton Astros outlasted San Diego Padres 8-7, Atlanta Braves edged Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 and Cincinnati Reds tripped San Francisco Giants 5-2. HAD BIG INNING The Mets exploded for six runs in the eighth inning against the Expos with Ken Bpswell's >ases-loaded double driving :iome three and reliever Tug McGraw's bases-loaded single producing three more. McGraw worked five strong NEW YORK (AP) Pitcher Denny McLain goes on the car- pet today before baseball com- missioner Bowie Kuhn to ex- plain his conduct of late. Summoned along with the controversial McLain were six members of the Detroit Tiger front office, adding an element of surprise to the affair. McLain got into hot water again recently after dumping a couple of buckets of ice water on two Detroit sports writers, Bowling Scores CAPRI BOWL Nova Jean Dowdell 279; Vera Nich- olls 255; Rose Nunweilcr 255; Barbara Butjert 243; BettV'Hobbs 220; Mary Lazsrick 288; Elaine Krown 222; Marg Soefrled 223; Pal Plomp 224; Betty DIonne -233; Renate Walser .228. GORD1ES Gary Tunbridge 351 Lloyd Heppler 305 Bill Hleucka 298; Loren Levy 258; Ken Malcomson 303 Sam Girardi 269; Ken Larson 254; Bob Thomson 255; Tak Kalakami 251; Earl Armour 250 MARTINIZING Joyce Brown 299 Lorraine Kirehener 267; Pat Henderson 261; Lynn Baker 251; Frances Harris 258; Eileen Carter Karen Carney 231; Elaine Davis 223; Bernice Hay 225; Ann Culler 225; Lois Clarke 243; Lynne Lengyel 226. GREENS Cleo 305; Bea Salmon 290; May Hiebert 3Z3 Joan Moorft 293; Jean Christie 265; Earl Armour 325; George Alexander 288; Bob Omotani 290; Biil-Taylor 298; John Tinordi 270. EAGLES LODGE Olga LaRoque 221; Kathy Ludwlg 243; Ann Golia 236; Alice Anderson 113; Mary Laiarlck 216; Bert Baker 349; John LaRoque 243; Frank Gorda 250; Alan Groves 246; Joe Gillett 233. NU MODE HOMES Isabel Barvla 287; Mary Wlshnevskl 5e7; Frances Costanzo 266; Barb Thomson 258; Cathy CrigMon 253; Isabelle Bergman 252; Anne Pearson 251; Kay Wheeler 2J9; Phyllis Lynch 245; Dianne Parascak 245. 5UNOQUIST Grace pogterom 295; Marie Smith 289; Sigrld Donkln 273; Gina Paulsen 261; Vera Nicholls 260; Opal Taylor 249; Ruth Hulsman 232; Shirley Mo Lellan 228; Pat Plomp 210; Betty Dionne 210. Nijiiisky Entered LONDON (AP) American owner Charles Engelhard en- tered super race horse Nijinsky Tuesday in the English SU Leger classic Saturday, and the British bookies had a night- mare. If Canadian bred Nijinsky wins, it will cost them millions of pounds. JCCA Mike Tobo Shlg Goshtn- mon 27? Francis Higa 264; Wimp Nakamura 285; Ryo Nagata 2E2; Mun Taheda 2EJ; Carol FujHa 286 Nancy Katakamf 25! Masa Goshinmon 255; Betly Tomiya- ma 233; Suml Medoruma 237. COM Sam Girardi 235; Jim Yamada 227; Wally Kruchkywich 253; Conrad Ar- nold 239; Ivan Wills 32B George Furo 236; Cheryl Prcsk 224. AGT Verna Eliolt 513; Jan Svensen 235; Ken Rollag 225; Harvey Schweitzer 223; Ray Nesting 243; Tom Yip 242; Del 246; Lucy Miller 221; Carol Homulofc 200; Waselenak 221. i LCI Rams Host Grads The annual LCI Grad game will be staged at the Hender- son Baseball Park this coming Friday commencing at 8 p.m. Jim Whitelaw, coaching the Rams, will have 19 returnees from last year's club and ex- pects to give the Grads a chal- lenge. This year the Grads will have Wayne Winters calling the sig- nals with Gary Young. Bob Brd- der, Mel Salmon and Ron Lowe sharing the halfback chores. Ed Shardlow and Martin Weavers will patrol the ends. For the LCI Rams Doug Howes will lead the single wing offence while Dalton Howe will start as the wing back. Neil Hisoka will be the power driver in the fullback slot and will have Ross Allsop near him in the halfback position. Nath- an Schosp will do the tailback duties. The Grad game is more or less a prestige game and both clubs will go all out in order to carry the victors banner. but the closed session with Kuhn had an air of mystery. The commissioner has refused to discuss the situation, saying only: "Information brought to my attention has raised the question of whether McLain's conduct in recent days have been consistent with the re- quirements of the probationary status." McLain was first suspended from baseball April 1 to July 1 by Kuhn for associating with gamblers and has been on pro- bation since. Then the Tigers suspended him for "up lo 30 days" after McLain poured water over the sportswriters last month. The club later made the sus- pension seven last Kuhn stepped in and ordered that McLain not re. join the team until after lie ap- peared at a hearing. Sources close to the commis- sioner indicated he was not happy about the water bucket incident, and some other Mc- Lain adventures in recent weeks. McLain, after his sus- pension by Detroit, sounded off against general manager Jimmy Campbell, a long-time friend. Summoned along with McLain to today's healing were Camp- bell, manager. Mayo Smith, vice-president Rick Ferrell, Tiger player representative Jim Price, director of player person- nel Walt (Hoot) Evers and team physician Dr. Clarence Living- good. Curling Club Looking For New Members The Lethbridge Curling Club is now accepting applications for members new and old. Anyone interested in culling this winter in the local club is asked to contact Vern Belford at the curling rink at 327-1213 between the hours of 5-9 p.m. Monday through Friday. Club officials are looking for as many as 100 new rinks for i the. 1970-71 season, and inviiel all interested parties lo join.; Entries are also being accept- ed for mixed rinks. Williams Cut By B.C. Lions VANCOUVER (CP) Brit- ish Columbia Lions of the Western Football Conference today released import quarter- back Carroll Williams. Lions general manager Denny Veitch said import Vidal Carlin has been reactivated to replace Williams as backup man to first string quarter- back Paul Brothers. Carlin had been on waivers since the end of August. No Change In Kapp Issue GLENBROOK, Nev. (AP) Quarterback Joe Kapp's lawyer said Tuesday there have been "absolutely no developments" in Kapp's prolonged contract disagreement with Minnesota Vikings. "I haven't had one word, di- rect or indirect, since the Vi- kings general manager, Jihi Finks, sent his ultimatum tele- gram six or eight weeks said the lawyer, John Elliott Cook. Kapp, 33, who led the Vikings to the National Football League championship in 1969, has been reported asking a 5-year million contract. Cook confirmed that Kapp left Vancouver Tuesday and that they probably would see each other "in a day or so." "At present, Joe is sort of gypsying around, sometimes in Vancouver, sometimes in Los Angeles, sometimes here at Lake Tahoe. 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At the start of this season the ''boo-birds" were still on Balcman. Bui recently tte jeers have turned to cheers. He was voted Expos' player of the month by the Montreal chapter of the Baseball Writ- ers of America Association in June. When the decision was announced, Bateman received a standing ovation from the Montreal fans. The next night Bateman re- sponded lo the ovation by driving in seven runs, includ- ing four on a grand-slam home run, to lead Montreal to a victory over St. Louis Cardi- nals. Bateman was the Expos' No. 3 selection in the National League expansion draft in .Oc- tober, 3968. He signed with Houston Astros in 1962 for a paltry He became the Astros' No. 1 catcher in 1966 and hit .279 with 17 home runs and 70 runs batted in, his best season so far in UK major leagues. Bateman couldn't get un- trackcd last year. He started slowly and then Injured a lin- ger on his right hand in May, He lost the No. 1 catching job to Ron Brand and ended up playing only 74 games. 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