Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
MAKES THE STOP Cesare Maniago, Minnesota North Stars' goalie, Canucks. The Canucks, a new entry in the National Hockey League, makes a stop Saturday night In an exhibition game with Vancouver won 5-3. The puck is below Maniago's stick near his right pad. Pittsburgh Leads Cubs By Tivo, New York By The Mets Are Down But Not Out By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS One the man} strung out along the facades o jam-packed Shea it like it was for the New York Mets. "Down, but Not was the brave message. Then Willie Stargell landed a 450-foot haymaker and Pitts burgh Pirates left baseball's de fending world champions reel ing in the National League Eas Division race. Left-hander Jerry Koosman put the stumbling Mets back on their feet in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader at New York, taming the Pirates 4-1 with a two-hitter. But Stargell's tape-measure homer ignited a four-run explo- sion in the 10th inning of the nightcap, powering the division leaders to a 9-5 victory that kept the third-place Mets 3Vz games off the pace with just nine to play. OPENS GAPS Stargell's 31st homer helped open a two-game gap between the Pirates and runner-up Chi- cago Cubs, who blew a 64 deci- sion at Montreal as the Expos stunned the Cubs with a four- run eighth-inning rally keyed by Ron Fairly's disputed double. Elsewhere, Philadelphia Phil- lies tripped St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 in 10 innings, Los Angeles Dodgers edged Houston Astros 7-6 in 14 and Atlanta Braves ripped Cincinnati Reds 11-2. San Diego Padres and San Fran- cisco Giants were idle. Pittsburgh nipped New York 2-1 and Chicago downed Mont- real M in games played Satur- day. In other action, Philadel- phia defeated St. Louis 10-6, Los Angeles tripped Houston 6-5 Cincinnati won 7-4 over Atlanta San Francisco swamped Ban Diego 3-0. Koosman retired the first 15 batters he faced, gave up a sixth-inning lead off homer by Jose Pagan and limited the Pir- ates to an .eighth-inning single by Stargell to end a four-game Met losing string. The Pirates obediently rocked Tom Seaver for nine hits and fiv; runs in the 5 1-3 innings he lasted. The 1969 Cy Young Award winner, who has won just two of 11 starts since Aug. 6, departed' to a chorus of jeers from the s e a s o n -h 1 g h Shea crowd of Following Seaver's earliest exit of the season, the Mets erased a 5-2 deficit. The Cubs, who had won three Magic Number Noiv Two Twins Move Closer By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota's Bert Blyleven uncorked i three-hitter as the Twins chopped Chicago White SOT 8-1 and outfielder Alex Johnson helped California An- gels cut down Oakland Ath- letics 4-2 Sunday, reducing the Twins' magic number to two in the American League West Di- vision race. In 154 innings, tha 19- y e a r-old Blyleven, a right- iander, has issued only 41 walks while striking out 132. He's 10-8 on the season. Johnson, California's bull- strong leftfielder, pounded his L4th homer in the seventh to tie the game 2-2 then singled and scored the go-ahead run in the Angels' two-run ninth. Jim Palmer became Balti- more Orioles' third 20-game winner, blanking Cleveland In- dians 7-0, homer power pulled Joston Red Sox over Washing- on Senators 3-1, New York Yankees topped Detroit Tigers H with the long ball and Mil- waukee Brewers squeezed by Kansas City Royals 4-3 in the AL's other Sunday games. Boston swept a doubleheader Washington Saturday. 7-3, 11-3, while New York defeated Detroit 7-6. Kansas City down- ed Milwaukee 4-1, Oakland clipped California 2-1, Cleve- Oil Kings Trim Calgary CALGARY (CP) A power- play goal by Bob Bultar with less than four minutes In play gave Edmonton Oil Kings a 4-3 win over Calgary Centennials in the opening exhibition game for both Western Canada Hock- ey League clubs Sunday. The teams were tied 1-1 after the first period and the Oil Kings took a 2-1 lead in the second. Ron Malin of the Oil Kings scored twice, and Don Kozak, a recruit from the -Swift Cur- rent Broncos, scored the other Edmonton goal. Veterans Brian Walker and Allan Rycroft and rookie Dave Shardlow who played tor the Lethbridge Sugar Kings last season scored for Calgary. Edmonton received 18 of 34 penalties, including seven maj- ors. land took the measure of Balti- more 4-2 and Minnesota drop- ped Chicago 5-3. LOOK WHO HITS! Palmer got hitting support from an unexpected .196 hitting Mark and joined Mike Cuellar and Dave McNally in the Orioles' 20-game victory club. Belanger singled to launch a two-run first, tripled home two runs in the second, singled in another tally in the fourth and scored his third run after bang- ing a seventh-inning single. Palmer's success marks the first time in 14 years that one staff has produced three 20- game winners. The last to ac- complish the feat were Cleve- land's Bob Lemon, Early Wynn and Herb Score in 195G. Tony Conigliaro and Rico Petrocelli ripped homers and Ray Culp pitched a five-hitter for Boston. Roy White and Ron Woods Hasted homers and rookie Steve Kline pitched a three- lu'tter for New York. Phil Roof's squeeze bunt in the sixth sent home pinch-run- ner Russ Snyder with the de- ciding run in Milwaukee's vic- tory over Kansas City. straight at Montreal built a J-2 lead on homers by Billy Wil liams, Jim Hickman and Joe Pepitone then folded in the eighth and finished the game under protest. After the Expos cuffed Phil Regan for one run on successive singles by Jim Gosger, Rusty Staub and Bob Bailey, Leo Du- rocher called Ferguson Jenkins his top starting pitcher from Chatham, Ont., out of the bull- pen to hold the line. But Fairly greeted life 20- game winner with a smash in- side the first base line for two runs and scored another on Gary Sutherland's single. The Cubs claimed a ball boy touched Fairly's drive in the right field corner, making it an automatic ground-rule double that would have scored only one run. I went after the ball and the kid kicked said Cubs' right lielder Johnny Callison. Rookie Pitcher Accident Victim ATLANTA (CP) Stan Bell, a 23-year-old rookie pitcher for Atlanta Braves of the National League, died early Sunday from injuries suffered in an automo- bile accident Saturday. Bell was called up from Shreveport of the Texas League Sept. 1. He had a 9-7 won-lost record at Shreveport. The accident occured when a truck crossed the median of a lu'ghway inside the city limits of Atlanta and crashed head-on with Bell's auto. Bell's wife, a passenger in the car, died shortly after the accident. Bay Stunned By Lions "Men" SWING IN LONDON ROCK IN GIBRALTER IF YOU QUALIFY WE OFFER YOU A 10 DAY TRIP LEAVMG OCT. n, FOR jiso EUROPEAN TOURS (403) 264-3501 Vikings Gain Some Revenge By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Paul Brown would like more time to think about the firsl weekend of pro football's second half-century. Phil Bengtson would prefer to forget it. Brown's Cincinnati Bengals struck down Oakland Raiders 31-21 while Detroit Lions mauled Bengtson's Green Bay Packers 40-0 Sunday as the National Football League's 51st season exploded in startling fashion. Jess Phillips bolted 76 yards on a third-period draw play for the deciding touchdown as the SALEMAN REQUIRED are presently expanding our farce and REQUIRE A MOBILE HOME SALESMAN Musi be bondoble. Experience preferred but not necessary. Highest commisiioni. Reply In confidence Box 87, Lethbridga Herald Bengals duplicated a 1969 upset. Brown's elation, however, was tempered when he looked ahead to the Bengals' next obstacle. "Next week we play Detroit, he remembered. "I'm sorry I said that. I wanted to enjoy this one longer." PACKER SHUTOUTS RABE The Lions pinned Green Bay with its first shutout in 12 years, Mel Favr scoring twice a n ed in with two majors apiece. Meanwhile, Claresholm trav- elled to High River and rah into a hot High River club los- ing the contest 45-7. For High River Phil Invin ran for three majors while Bruce Laidlaw aided with two. In Raymond the St. Mary's Warriors met the Comets and suffered a 53-13 defeat to the host club. Morris Aneca ran for three touchdowns while Richard Garbvec and Rick Smith broke free for two. 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