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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, September 10, 1973 v f v s Y i Hunt Throws Montreal Expos' second baseman Ron Hunt tries ror a double-play after tagging out Willie Mays of the Solid game lead for Orioles New York Mets Sunday afternoon in National League action. The Mets handed the Expos a 3-0 setback. club Weaver can be lo- s. bin when ii cnrnes to about the American Kasi pennant race. "We can use someone like (Javlord Perry if we could find one." he said. Bobby Grich had four runs and Boog Powell hit a three-run homer for the Orioles in their win. Dave Duncan's three-run homer iiis Baltimore LI doubleheader Indians Suti- ior a game lead. iiU 4 -3 Ba 11 i more Cleveland 6-1 and dged Oakland 4-3 LOSK HK.XniWKS The ('rioles lust the services oi Klrod Hendricks. one of 'hen- tnree catchers, when he iractured his ankie sliding home in the second game. Despite Baltimore's com- fortable lead. Weaver was worried about how his team's pitching would stand up in the September stretch run. triple, double and two Cleveland the winning singles-- and drove home five margin in the opener. RICHMOND, B.C. Richmond Roadrunners got off to a fast start in the Minto Gup junior lacrosse finals Sun- day by hammering Peter- borough 15-5. The second game in the series is Tuesday night in New- Westminster. B.C. with the third set for Wednesday in New Westminster. A crowd of 2.400 gave the home-town Richmond team a solid boost while Peter- borough got no fan support at all. Peterborough coach Ben Floyd had earlier Said the home-town advantage in this series is worth at least five goals a game. The visitors appeared listless, and Eastern reporters called it the "worst game of the season" for Peterborough who won 26 of 28 league games. In the third period. Peter- borough fell victim to several unnecessary penalties through frustration. The final five goals of the game by Rich- mond came while Peter- borough was a man short. The Roadrunners led 2-0 at the end of the first period and stretched that advantage to a 7-2 after 40 minutes. Roadrunners scored the running first two goals in the third period. Peterborough came back with one which was matched by Richmond and then the eastern team scored two (juick markers to make a game of it. However three penalties in 61 seconds plus two more three minutes later put Peterborough out of the game as the Richmond power play went to work. Richmond goalie John Lewis, a rookie, was prac- tically unbeatable. The Peter- borough team didn't run much but they shot well and Lewis came through with big saves. Peterborough did not score a goal at even strength until of the third period. Their first three goals came on the power play. (Jerry Finder scored four goals for Richmond, two of them while his team was shorthanded. Bob Tasker had three goals while Ray Durante. Doug May and Ed Ashcroft scored two each. Single Richmond goals went to Rico Bellusci. and Ron Pinder. Randy Bryan counted two goals for Peterborough while' Paul Evans. Stan Johnathan and Bob Wasson had singles. Tony Taylor drove in two runs with a homer and a sacri- fice fly and Ike Brown hit a two-run homer to help the Ti- gers to their 12th win in 14 games this year. The Royals took advantage of Andry Hassler's wildness and faulty California fielding to win their opener, then took the nightcap on Lou Piniella's tiebreaking double in the fifth inning. MAY CLEARS BASES Dave May hit a grand slam homer off Mel Stottlemyrt, capping a seven-run rally for the Brewers. Terrell's two-run error gave Jim Kaat the lead he needed to beat the Twins, his third win in a row since be- ing traded by Minnesota to the White Sox last, month. The Rangers handed Billy Martin, who took over as man- ager Saturday, his second win in as many games and stopped the personal winning streak of Oakland's Jim Hunter at 14 games. Winner Jim Bibby. 7-9, ex- tended his hitles's streak against Oakland to 14 2-3 in- nings before a scratch single in the fifth. Martin plans to start Charlie Hudson tonight at Minnesota in a bid to win his third in a row at the helm of the last-place Rangers. Tonight's schedule also has the Royals at Oakland, the White Sox at California, the Red Sox at Baltimore, the Ti- gers at Milwaukee, and the In- dians at New York. Dodgers end streak East race a toss-up Cards holding lead By THE CANADIAN PRESS Introducing a new dance step for those whacky, wonderful folks in baseball's National League East, called the Title Tap-Out. You take one step forward and then two backwards. That kind of treadmill pace has created a five-team scramble for the division title with St. Louis Cardinals holding the lead only because they're the only team in this silly division able to play .500 baseball. Barely .500. but in this division, that's good enough. The Cardinals dropped their third straight game Sunday, bowing to Chicago Cubs 5-4. But they remained on top of the division because Pitt- sburgh Pirates managed to blow a six run lead and lose to Philadelphia Phillies 8-7. Meanwhile, the suddenly-hot New York Mets tightened things up even more, beating Montreal Expos 3-0. Elsewhere in the league Sunday. Houston Astros edged San Francisco Giants 5-4, Los Angeles Dodgers ended their nine game losing streak, beating San Diego Padres 5-3. and Cincinnati swept a doubleheader with Atlanta Braves, taking the first game 14-6 and winning the second 7- 0. On Saturday, San Diego de- feated Los Angeles 9-6, Chicago dropped St. Louis 3-1, Houston out-slugged San Francisco 9-7. Atlanta shaded Cincinnati 3-2 and Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia 5-3. and Montreal beat New York 3-1. As a result of the Title Tap- Out, the Cards are still first despite a three-game losing streak and a mediocre record of 72-71. Pittsburgh is second, one game out. Montreal is third, 2'2 behind while Chicago and New York are tied for fourth, a mere three games behind. "It's a great race for the fans, the players and the writers." said Mets" manager Yogi Berra. "But I'll tell you this is hell on the managers. We're getting into the ulcers stretch. "This race can't get much observed Cardinal manager Red Schoendienst. MONDAY HITS TWO Rick Monday ripped a pair of home runs and Billy Williams tagged his 19th of the season, snapping an eighth- inning tie and lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-4 victory over St. Louis. Pittsburgh blew an early 7-1 lead and bowed to Philadelphia 8-7 on Willie Montanez' ninth-inning home run. Montreal errors by second baseman Ron Hunt and short- stop Tirn Foli gave the Mets a pair of unearned runs in the RETAINS CROWN BOGOTA. Colombia (Reuter) Antonio Cer- vantes of Colombia retained his world junior welterweight boxing crown World Boxing Association version Satur- day night with a fifth-round knockout over Carlos Maria Giminez of Argentina. fifth inning of their 3-0 win. Cincinnati stretched its West lead to three games over the Dodgers. George Foster drove in five runs in their opening win. Joe Morgan had two homers and Foster, Ken Griffey and Johnny Bench 'Skins bounce Bears With 41 seconds left in the game, Lydell Mitchell raced three yards around the left side for a touchdown to earn Baltimore Colts a 17-0 triumph over Denver Broncos Sunday and wind up the National Football League's pre-season exhibition schedule. It was one of only two games scheduled Sunday. In the other, Washington Redskins got two first half touchdowns and defeated Chicago Bears 17-3. Seven games were played Saturday. Oakland Raiders whipped Buffalo Bills 17-7, Cincinnati Bengals downed Green Bay Pakcers 13-10, New York Giants defeated Cleveland Browns 21-10. New York Jets got by Philadelphia Eagles 16-13, Pittsburgh Steelers humiliated Atlanta Falcons 19-0. Minnesota Vikings outscored San Diego Chargers 24-16 and New Orleans Saints beat Houston Oilers 16-10. Washington scored their touchdowns in the first half and added a field goal in the fourth quarter to make the difference against Chicago. With remaining in the first half, quarterback Bill Kilmer threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Roy Jefferson on a play set up by a 20-yard run by Duane Thomas. Jefferson was all alone in the end zone to take Kilmer's toss. PUT GAME OUT OF REACH The Redskins closed the door on Chicago in the second quarter when rookie Mike Hancock blocked a punt on the Bears' 29 and after some dif- ficulty picking up the ball, Bob Brunet ran it 15 yards for the touchdown. Mike Bragg, subbing for in- jured place kicker Curt Knight, booted a 17-yard field goal in the fourth period. The Bears' only score came on a 45-yard field goal by Mirro Roder with remaining in the game. At Denver, hometown quar- terback Charley Johnson had one each for the Reds in the twin bill. Joe Morgan ended an 0-for- 17 slump with a three-run homer for the Dodgers, stopp- ing their losing streak at nine games. Lee May boomed a three- run homer in the eighth in- ning, climaxing a four-run Astro rally that wiped out a 3- 1 San Francisco lead. The Pirates are at Chicago this afternoon. Tonight, the Giants are at Atlanta and the Astros at San Diego. ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES NATIONAL St. Louis Pittsburgh New York Philadelphia Cincinnati Los Angeles San Houston Atlanta San Diego AMERICAN LEAGUE East W Baltimore......82 Boston Detroit New York Milwaukee Cleveland ...78 ...76 ...72 ...69 ...62 West 82 60 64 L Pet. GBL 58 .586 65 .545 68 .528 .503 .486 .425 71 73 84 S'.j 8 11 V2 14 23 TODAY'S GAMES NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh Rooker 7-5 at Chicago Reuschel 12-14 Houston Griit'in 1-5 at San Diego Grief 8-15 San Francisco Marichal 10-11 at Atlanta Ford 0-0 SATURDAY Montreal 3 New York 1 Chicago 3 St. Louis Houston 9 San Francisco 7 Atlanta 3 Cincinnati 2 Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia 3 San Diego 9 Los Angeles 6 SUNDAY Pittsburgh.. 023 200 13 2 Philadelphia 100 006 13 1 Briles. Lamb Walker Johnson (4-2) (7) and May; Ruthevn. Wallace Lersch Brandon Scrace (1-6) (9) and Boone. HRs: Montanez FIRST Cincinnati 013 022 18 0 Atlanta-----300 000 6 14 2 Norman. Baney (1-0) Borbon (9) and Plummer; Harrison House Closter Neibauer J. Niekro (9) and Casanova. Dietz HRs: Griffey Foster Luni St. Louis 020 011 13 0 Chicago___ 101 020 7 0 Nagy, Folkers Pena Hrabosky (2-2) (7) and Simmons. Haney Jenkins. Bonham Paul Locker (9-5) (8) and Rudolph. HRs: (2) Williams Cincinnati 000321 001-7 112 Atlanta..... 000 000 4 1 Gullett (17-8) and Bench; Niekro House (8) and Casanova. HRs: Morgan Houston... 000 010 10 1 San Fran.. 100 002 10 1 Reuss. Upshaw (2-4) (7) at Jutze Barr, Moffitt Sosa (9) and Rader. HRs: Hou-May SF -Bonds Kingman San Diego.. 000 002 7 0 Loa Angeles 010 030 110 Troedson Crokins Ross (7) and Kendall; Messersmith (12-10) and Yeager. HR: New York 000 020 5 2 Montreal 000 000 13 3 Stone (10-3) McGraw and Grote; Moore (7-15) Taylor Mon- tague Marshall (9) and Humphrey. Oakland.......82 60 .577 Knnsas City ...78 64 .549 4 Chicago.......72 71 .503 2 Minnesota.....68 73 .482 13' i California......64 75 .460 16'? Texas .........50 91 .355 31 'z TODAY'S GAMES Kansas City Busby 14-12 at Oakland Blue 16-9 Chicago Bahnsen 18-16 at Califor- nia Lange 1-1 Texas Hudson 4-1 at Minnesota Fife 2-2 Detroit LaGrbw 1-3 at Milwaukee Colborn 18-8 Boston Tiant 16-12 at Baltimore Jefferson 4-4 SATURDAY Minnesota 6 Chicago 2 Detroit 6 Boston 1 California 9.4 Kansas City 6.3 New York 15 Milwaukee 1 Baltimore 6 Cleveland 1 Texas 4 Oakland 3 SUNDAY FIRST Baltimore 010 021 8 0 Cleveland 201 003 8 1 Alexander Jackson (7) and Etchebarren, Williams Strom. Bosnian Lamb (3-3) (6) and Dun- can. HRs: B a I Baylor Duncan SECOND Baltimore 400 062 17 0 Cleveland 000 020 11 4 Cuellar Watt (9) and Hendricks. Etchebarren Timmorman Kekich Johnson (8r. Sanders (9) and Ellis. Ashby HRs: (2) Milwaukee. 070 030 14 0 New York 100 100 392 Champion (5-7) and Porter; StotUemyre (13-15) Buskey Pagan Lyle (9) and Munson. HRs: Mil-May (24) Porter Detroit..... 122 000 12 0 Boston.......020 000 8 4 Lolrch Miller (9) and Froehan: Curtis (12-13) Pole (3) and Montgomery. HRs: I. Brown FIRST California 200 000 8 2 Kansas City 501 200 122 Hassler Wright (3) and Sands: Drago, tvlingori (2-1) Bird (8) and Taylor. HRs: Oliver SECOND California 020 100 9 0 Kansas City 021 030 8 2 Tanana Sells (5) and Tor- borg. Sands Littell. Fitzmorris (6- 2) (5) and Martinez. HR: KG (5) Chicago... 000 042 14 2 Minnesota.....120 100 030-7 123 Katt Acosta (8) and Bririkman; Blyleven Hands Campbell (8) and Roof. I'olleybull II in A touring volleyball team from Duren, West Ger- set. The West Germans had previously lost many, picked up its first victory Saturday by stop- teams in Winnipeg and Medicine Hat. ping the University of Lethbridge in a five-game to tied the scored at 10-10 with FOOTBALL Oakland 000 000 030-3 S _ Texas 300 101 OOx 5 10 eight-yard touchdown Conference ouu iui UUA a iu L T F A Pts Hunter Knowles Odon to Haven Moses early in 511 13312011 (6) and Fosse: BibbV I7'9'' Ailen <8 fourth 330137 99 6 and Suarez, HR: Tex-Harris 23 1 121 5 YARDSTICK STORIES Western c'onflnfe TORONTO 16 HAMILTON 7 W L T F A Pts TOf 520142121 10 First downs 18 12 to face 4 3 0 144 129 8 Yards rushing 125 12S Cnlqary 4 3 0 104 119 8 Yards passing 155 10C p f.' 340 134 161 6 Offence 212 193 LOS ANGELES (AP) 1 6 0 119 129 2 Passes made-tried 15-26 6-12 Welterweight boxing 0 0 LEADERS Punts-average 1142 12-44 pion Jose Napoles C FG S Fumbles-lost 2-2 1-1 threatened with a O 0 7 16 055 Penalties-yards 5-55 7-70 lawsuit Sunday if he does T 012 9 948 EDMONTON 23 MONTREAL 18 Sunter. H 0 15 10 2 47 Mil Edm fulfil a contract to defend M 0 11 8 1 36 First downs 10 2i title in Toronto Sept. H 5 0 0 030 Yards rushing 166 129 Bob Arum, president of M 4 0 0 0 24 Yards passing 149 288 Riva. M 4 0 0 0 24 Net offence 309 375 Rank, Inc., of New York T 3 0 0 0 18 Passes made-tried 14-20 24-32 the 147-pound champion O 3 0 0 0 18 Interceptions 1 1 L. .4 M 3 0 0 018 Punts-average 7-43 4-47 mexico L.ity naa signed T 3 0 0 0 18 Fumbles-lost 2-2 2-1 meet Clyde Gray of LEADERS Penalties-yards 4-10 3-13 and had received a C FG S Pts. CALGARY 25 SASK. 8 E 0 11 19 4 72 CAL SASK vance on tne S 015 8 5 44 First downs 17 15 However, Napoles has C 0 8 11 243 Yards rushing 75 118 dicated he does not want W 2 9 5 3 39 Yards passing ___ 225 215 fight on that date, Arum BC 5 0 0 0 30 Net Offence 288 333 S 5 0 0 0 30 Passes made-tried 15-29 16-36 Arum added that BC 5 0 0 0 30 Interceptions 4 2 feel Napoles is committed BC 0 13 3 5 27 Punts-averagp 9-369 10-401 the fight and that if he S 4 0 0 024 Fumbles-lost 0 0 W 4 0 0 0 24 Penalties-yards 4-15 3-20 not agree immediately, lawsuit will be CANADIANS SECOND PARMA, Italy (CP) Japan captured the tinental Baseball Cup Saturday night with a 1-0 10th PLY triumph over Canada. The Japanese squad finished the tourney with a TIRES of six wins and one loss. United States. Puerto Rico and Canada tied for second with 5-2 records. Japan's only run came on a Canadian error in the 10th inning. Canada outhit the Japanese W Each FIRST LINCOLN. Neb. (AC -Quarterback Steve Runty, after two seasons in TIRES LTD. drew his first starting ment Saturday and FIRESTONE DEALER" with sophomore back TIRE SALES SERVICE Davis to propel Nebraska to 40-13 victory over UCLA in the season's first matchup of 1st Ave. South Phone 327-6886 or 327-4445 10 football ;