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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta B _ THl IHHBRIDOI HERAIU Tnuuelciy, !0, 1970- McLain Had Everything Going For Him In Baseball What A Difference Two Years Can Make NEW YORK (AP) Only two years ago, Demy McLain had tire world in his hands. He was baseball's brightest star. He had fame, wealth and tal- ent, and a future that promised only more of Uie same. Today, Denny McLain is sit- ting disconsolately somewhere, probably with only his head ill his hands. In six short months he had turned into baseball's bad boy. He is criticized, he is broke and IBS future is riddled with doubt. It all came to a climax Lakeshore Coach Not Impressed PORT CREDIT, Ont. (CP) Lakeshore Maple Leafs won their third straight game in the best-of-seven series for the na- tional Junior A lacrosse champi- onship Wednesday night but Uie team's general manager is a bit disappointed: "We would have liked to play a stronger Boyd Bara- gar said after his Leafs downed Bombers Troubles Increase Burnaby Cablevision 14-8 in the third game for the Minto Cup. "I like good lacrosse and I would have preferred to play a better team." The Leafs swept the first game of the series Sunday 22-6 and the second game Tuesday 25-13. Wednesday afternoon when baseball commissioner Bowie Kiilin suspended the Detroit Ti- gers pitcher for at least the re- mainder of the 5970 season. It was McLain's third suspen- sion this year, and the words "at least" give some cause to think that this one might extend even longer than the 1970 sea- son. All Kiihn would say in an- nouncing the suspension after a meeting with McLain and De- troit officials was that it was "pending further proceedings, WINNIPEG (CP) Ks Nielsen, Winnipeg Blue Boml ers' star flanker, today wa placed on the 30 day injurj list because of a disc problem in Ms neck. The Western Football Confe ence club's doctors advised es tensive treatment for the in jury which has kept the bri liant pass catcher in pain an discomfort since last season. It remained uncertain wheth er NioiSiiu will be back this season with the Bombers, cur rently in last place with win in seven games. His place probably will taken by Glen Orris in Sunday's game against Lions in Vancouver. In another development, Bex B.C the Bombers announced they havi claimed quarterback Carrol Williams who was put on waiv ers by the Lions. General manager Earl Luns ford said he doubted Williams will report and if not, he wH be placed on the club's sus- pended list. Nielsen's departure means tte Bombers now have lost both their all-star players. Mid- dle linebacker Phil Minnick, the defensive kingpin, is out for the season after a knee operation. DRUM RENTALS ,50 PER MONTH MUSICLAND Cor. 3rd Ave. 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 Baragar said getting the cov- eted silver cup now is a cinch. "We are coming here Friday to wrap up the series." He said the Burnaby team has become stronger in the last two games and "we but added that he felt Uie B.C. team isn't a match for lu's players. "They should have never made it down here (to On- he said. FAULTS LEAGUE Tlie fault lies partly with the B.C. lacrosse league, he said. "They., haven't had enough competiton out there, otherwise they could have been stronger. "Their problem is that they don't protect their junior play- ers. Junior clubs in B.C. get raided by the seniors. Not here. We have protection here." Burnaby managed a 4-4 tie in the first period of the game but Lakeshore charged into a 10-5 ad in the second period. Brian McCutcheon and Robbie Patten led the Leafs with three oals each and Paul Suggate, Bill Foots and Ron McNaughton scored two apiece. Other Leafs goals came from Charlie Hen- derson and Joe Timpson. Rick Omar scored twice for he visitors and Jack Kastelein. iill Longman, Brian Bergum, Dave Taylor, John Brassington and Doug Hayes collected one goal each. Lakeshore oulshot Burnaby 55-42. Coach Clark Pulford of the said the western team's erformance was much better Jian in the first two games. "It was a more respectable ame and a more respectable core." Delminico, who coaches ha Burnaby team, said it took is players time to adjust to the arena and the style of their astern opponents. His team is used to playing a .ore "methodical, scientific he said. "But now we ire playing their ist and get the goals." which by agreement of counsel will nol take place before the end of the season." McLain slipped away without comment, and Kuhn requested Detroit officials not to talk about the suspension. SAY CARRIED GUN Kuhn did say, in his state- ment, that "certain new allega- tions have been brought to my attention, including allegations regarding M c L a i n's conduct with respect to the Detroit man- agement and information on occasions McLain has car- ried a gun." It represented the final blow to the 26-year-old right-hander, who, in 1968, became the first pitcher since 1834 to win 30 games in one season. He be- came the toast of baseball, the Cy Young Award winner. Last year, he was almost as good, winning 24 games and sharing the Cy Young Award with Mike Cuellar of Baltimore Orioles as the American League's top pitcher. But then the bottom fell out when he was implicated with gamblers and suspended in the ipring until July 3. Then, on Aug. 28, he doused two Detroit iports writers with ice water, a prank, and drew 'a one-week suspension from tire Tigers. Missing all of spring training and most of the season, in his )rief period on the mound he managed only a 3-5 record with a 4.73 earned-run average. The Tigers, without the ANDY CAPP JUSTVOU BE CAREFUL 'YOU KNOW VERY WELL WHAT I MEAN TO, Flo. NOT SOME LAO SHBSGOTVBE BVTHE TWE VER ENOUGH T1 WATCH STEP VER NOT GOIN1 ANVWMERE; Morale At An All-Time Low Players Near Revolt pitcher who hurled them into the World Scries in 1968 and to second place in 16, are buried in third place in the American League East Division. Axe Falls Lightly On Harrington TORONTO (CP) Defensive end Ed Harrington of Toronto EDMONTON (CP) Wayne Overland, sports columnist for The Journal, says Edmonton Eskimo football players are on the verge of revolt with morale at an all-time low. "There isn't a player on this team who wouldn't pay cash to get traded to Ov- erland quotes an unidentified player as saying. BACK ON CARPET AGAIN Pitcher Denny McLoirv of the Detroit Tigers arrives for Wednesday's hearing be- fore baseball commissioner Bowis Kuhn in New York. McLain was there to explain his conduct in the past rew weeks after which Kuhn suspended the righthander for the rest of the year. Argonauts, thrown Eastern Football out of an Conference CUT BY ESKS EDMONTON (CP) Edmon- m Eskimos have cut offensive ckle Willie Young, a 254- sunder who came to the West- Football Conference club th excellent credentials, but ho showed little in the two ames he played. Sudden Death Sinks Wakeham DARTMOUTH, N.S. (CP) Winnipeg's Slan Homeniuk sank a 20-foot putt for a birdie on the first sudden death hole Wednes day to defeat Bill Wakeham o Victoria, B.C. and capture thi For The Coming Season HUNTER'S SPECIAL YAMAHA 100 TRAIIMASTER Designed from the ground up for frail riding. Excluiivo "trcil- motic transmission permits sanction of the exoct gear ratio fo.r .'rail ..Performance. Rotary two bikes in singl with mgine. Autolubn. Actually two bikoj in 6 forward speeds. Electric and Primary Kick starting. Reg. 469.00 HUNTER'S SPECIAl Piecise Note! AM Ywmorm Melorcyclti equipped will, tafflt PIPM m Exlwu.t Syinm. Theit mufrltn eomply with all Notional Molts Rtgulalioni. YAMAHA CYCLE SALES AND SERVICE LTD. located Under Walar Tower 21st St. and 2nd Ave. 5. Ph. 328-6977 Tarasov Was Late TORONTO (CP) _ Ana- toly Tarasov. coach of Rus- sia's national hockey team, arrived too lale Wednesday to see Toronto Maple Leafs' first workout of the season. Tarasov, who recently participated in a coaching symposium sponsored by the British Columbia Ama- teur Hockey Association in Vancouver, said he had wanted to watch the Leafs' 45-minute skating and shoot- ing session for pleasure rather than for new Meas. Instead, he answered re- porters' questions Ihroifgh the translation of iUajika Foguol, an attractive 22- year-old Russian who emi- grated to Canada tliree mouths ago. Will Canada ever beat Russia in international hockey? "It depends on he said. Dartmouth Open and first-place money. Homeniuk, who trailed Wake- ham by two strokes after the first round of play, carded a one-under-par 67 in Wednes- day's round to tie Wakeham who had a one-over-par 69. Both had 36 hole totals of 137. In the final 18 holes, Homen- iuk had a three-stroke lead over Wakeham, carding a one-under 33 on the front nine. He finished out the round in regulation 34, picking up nine points. Wakeham finished with a 30 on the front nine. Coming home, he finished with a 33. In the playoff, Homeniuk hit the green with a four wood on his second shot while Wakeham took three shots to get on. Hom- eniuk then putted for his Wakeham two-putted to go one over par. Chuck Thorpe, a 23-year-old ;olfer from Washington, B.C., lad 68 to finish in third place with, a 139 total. Bruce Dobie, of Worcester, llass., fired a final-round 71 to "inish at HI in fourth place. Finn Sorensen of Edmonton and I'aughan Trapp of Victoria both lad identical rounds of 71 for .he tournament to take fifth and sixth positions. Ron LeClaire, Auburn, lie., .lawrence (Butch) O'Hearn, Srightwood and Bill Wright of Wmonton all had 143s to round out the top nine positions. game against Ottawa Rough Ri- ders last Monday for clouting Rider quarterback Gary Wood, has been suspended for one game and fin.ed Greg Fulton, secretary-treas- urer of the Canadian Football League, issued a statement today on behalf of Commis- sioner Jake Gaudaur: "Th e commissioner has re- viewed the reports and studied file films of the incident that oc- curred in last Monday's game and his decision is to suspend Ed Harrington for the next game of the Toronto club and assess a fine of On the first play of the game in Ottawa, Harrington broke through and felled Wood with a forearm smash to the back of the head and was thrown out of the game. Wood was knocked uncon- scious. Argos' next game is Sunday, a return engagement against the Riders. Toronto won Mon- day's encounter 37-21. Referee Harry Ross, who ejected Harrington, also penal- ized the Argos 25 yards. Toronto coach Leo Cahill, after watching films of the play, said: "He did it, all right, but I've never heard of a player being ejected for hitting someone with a forearm." Eskimo officials were not im- mediately available for com- ment. As of Labor Day, the Eskimos "were virtually eliminated from the Western Football Confei ence playoffs with a record two wins and six losses." Edmonton is in fourth plac( four points behind British Co' umbia Lions who hold down th last playoff spot in the five team conference. "This is the result of a seven year rebuilding Ov erland says, adding that a shareholder uprising could be brewing in the community owned club. FACE MANY PROBLEMS "Some of the' estimated 150 shareholders are attempting obtain copies of the constitution and share lists to find out wha steps can be taken to shake up the board of directors." "There is no easy answer to what has happened to the Es- kimos. The organization has problems with directors, man- agement, coaching and play- ers." Overland quoted Al Irwin, an Eskimo end last year now prac- tising law in Toronto as saying: "Eskimos will never win until they get rid of the cancer at the top." The problems were with the concept the Eskimo board had of its responsibilities. There were two concepts community-owned club could adopt. One was best demon- strated by Calgary Stampeders which held directors' meeting infrequently and had given gen- eral manager Rogers Lehew sweeping powers. "The other concept is demori- straled by the Eskimo board which meets frequently during the season and has several com- mittees' which are activo. The result has been to reduce general manager Norm Kimball to the role of office boy." Good Crowds OTTAW (CP) As a power- house in the Eastern Football Conference, Ottawa Rough Ri- ders had trouble drawing big crowds in their home park. But this year, when most ex- perts figure the-'Riders to be fighting tooth-and-nail for a playoff position, they are having one of their best years atitt'e ticket office. Exhibition Games Set The first three dates of ex- hibition Western Canada Hock- ey League games set for Taber have been announced. Taber officials today re- leased three dates of up- coming encounters. Flin Flon Bombers, defend- ing league champions, will meet Calgary Centennials in the first game Saturday, Sept 26 at nine o'clock. The Centen- nials' will meet Estevan Bruin: Thursday, Oct. 1 at white Medicine Hat Tigers, a new entry this year, tangle with Swift Current Broncos Thanks- giving Day, Monday, Oct. 12 al three o'clock. Tickets for the games, package deal of 12 for are currently on sale at Oddies Central Drugs and .the Taber Supermarket in Taber or can be .obtained at the igth Street Safeway in Lethbridge or: by phoning 327-W84. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L 75 New York Pittsburgh Chicago St. Louis 'hlladelphla Montreal Cincinnati 67 75 67 74 68 West 92 77 .528 .521 .476 .4S2 .433 .634 .5-14 .521 .493 .479 .378 .os Angeles "San Francisco Mlanta..... Houston...... Jan Diego TODAY'S GAMES Philadelphia Bunnlng 10-13 at Net York Koosman 10-fi Montreal O'Donoghue 0-1 at Chlcagi 11-7 St. Louis Brlles S-5 at Pittsburgh Walker 11-fi N Cincinnati McGlottilin 2-5 at Los Angeles Mwller 7-6 N Atlanta 'Reed A-8 at San Diego Roberts. Houston Blaslngame 3-1 at San Francisco Perry 19-13. WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS lincinnafl 032 S 10 .os Angeles 001 MO oov- a 5 _ Wllcox (2-0) and pench; Osteen (14 Lamb Hough Norman 9) and Haller. Houston 010 301 13 1 an Francisco 301 3M 30X DIerKer (13-12) Ray (7) Culver (8) id Howard; Bryant J. Johnson (5-3) 1) McMahon (8) and Dletz. HRs: SF [2) IRST tlanfa 003 (HO Ml an Diego 000 003 01 McQuean Wllhelm (8) Priddy (5-5) 0) and Tilhnan; Corklns Dukgs 0-4) 1) Willis (11) and Slocum; HRs: ECOND Mania ,3M 3 an Diego MO 1J3 Niekro Barber Navarro and Didier; Artin, Ross Wilson (6) and Cannizzaro. HRs: San, Gaston Wilson Louis 001 033 1J 1 ftsburgh 300 10 0 Bertalna (1-1) Cleveland and mmons; Cambria (7-2) Gibbon (6) nd Sangulllsn. IRST niladelplili (120 101 380 York OW 002 2 6 1 Lersch (5-1) and McCarver; R-an, risella (6-3) (9) arid Grofe. H'Rs: ECOND tiladclphlB -6 U AMERICAN LEAGUE East W Baltimore New York Detroit Boston Cleveland Washington 81 74 74 67 66 West Fct. .641 .570 .521 .521 .469 .468 10 17 17 24V4 76 66 .40) .553 .535 .386 .379 .357 30 34V4 Kansas i Hannan ?-S at Cleveland Minnesota Oakland California Kansas City _. Milwaukee .53 8: Chicago 51 9: TODAY'S GAMES Milwaukee Morris fl-1 Citv Drags 7-14 N Oakland Odom 8-3 il Minnesota Hall 7-6 H Boston Gulp 14-13 at Detroit Kilken- ny 7-3 N Wasningtoi 'aul 1-5 N New York Bahnsen 13-10 at Balti- more McNally 21-8 N Only games scheduled. WEDNESDAY'S RESULT! FIRST CaiilornU 111 000 I 11 I Chicago 043 010 U I Murphy (13-12) Kealey (13) Queen 5) Cox (8) and Azcue, Egan Janeskl (10-15) and Herrman. JtRs: U) Knoop (5) Mtiton SECOND California 100. 001 111 Chicago MO 102 171 Wright (19-111 Taium (6) Messer- (7) and Arcue, Eoan Wynne (1-2) Wood (7) and Josephsen. HRs: Chi-Apariclo on Boston 000 120 100- 4 I Detroit 010 000 1 4 a Nagy (5-3) and Montgomery; Kli- ennv (7-4) Reed (5) McRas HIII- r and Lamont. HRs: oniqliaro Washington 211 001 5 11 T levelind 000 OM 220- 4 t 1 Coleman (7-9) Grzenda (8) and Cas- nova; Hand (6-11) Lasher (3) Ritt- _ (4) Austin (6) Hennigan (8) (8) and Sims. HRs: Wash- Epstein ew York OH 000 071 allimore too HI OOx-1 I I Kline (4-4) Klimkowski (s) and ,unson; Cuellar (22-7) and Hendrlcks. akiand 000 100 000- 1 I I linnesota 000 3 I t Douson (15-13) Lindblad (8) and enace; Perry (22-11) Williams nd Mltterwald. HR: Oak-Mincner o Lethbridge Association For The Mentally Retarded Proudly Present '71 FASHIONS In ___ _ _ jroras YATES CENTRE WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23rd 8.30 p.m. YOUTH BOWLERS REGISTER AT CAPRI BOWL BOYS and GIRLS Y.B.C. School (All FRIDAY, Sopt. II p m. Y.B.C, Bantams SATURDAY, Sept. n o m Juniors SATURDAY, 15! a.m. Y.B.C. Seniors 5UNDAY, Sept. 13 p.m. Y.B.C. Young Adults SUNDAY, Sept. 13 p.m. If you connot register of dcttet PHONE CAPRI BOWL 328-4089 Registration Fee ew York M! MO i 001 002 3 Jackson fJ-15) and Ryan; Sadecki (3--0 and Dyer. Chicago Stoneman, McGinn (7) Marshal! f3-7) (7) and Bateman, Boccabella Hottzmsn, Milter (8) Rodriguez (3-2) (9) and Hundley. 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