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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 7, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaDollar for Dollar Pound for Pound mile for mile you cannot buy a better car than a Volvo the car with the Milt reputation. Matthon motors Ltd. 574 Erin St. At Portal at. Ports news wednesday october 7, 1970 Page 65 84 moving and storage the careful movers ahm pm we atm bin i Nidich of w1nnihc t74-24jj Iran Don 721-4414 Dauphin om2ii time out Smith one Hundred Don t belong Minnesota twins won their division Pennant without much trouble but the manner in which they were manhandled by Baltimore orioles in the playoff for the american league Flag does t say much for the rest of the teams in their group if the twins Are to be contenders again next year they must Trade for or come up with a couple of Good starting pitchers and no doubt this is what owner Cal Griffith will Endeavor to do during the off season Jim Perry was the top Mounds Man for the twins this year but he showed Little against Baltimore neither did Jim Kaat who May be just about at the end of his career in the majors Tommy Hall and Young Blyleven will probably form the Backbone of the pitching corps next season new York writers who were in Minneapolis covering the playoff for their news papers Are a rather Blase group but one of them made a rather significant comment when he said you know there Are at least 100 players in the major leagues today who Don t belong they Are Here Only because of expansion the next Bone of Contention Between major league club owners and the players association is expected to come Over the playoff setup As it stands now the players association cuts in on Gate receipts Only receiving nothing from television which is where the big Money is the two games in the twin cities were not blacked out and undoubtedly this had something to do with the poor Atten dance just Over that was less than the crowd which saw the Detroit Chicago football game in the motor City monday night with the customers staying Home because they were Able to see the baseball action on the Boob tube it meant less Money in the players pockets Baltimore orioles Brooks Robinson May have slowed Down a step or two but he s still the greatest third baseman in the game Ani there Aren t Many better Centre fielders around than Paul Blair of the american league champions Paul was t hitting against Minnesota but he can really go get those Fly balls the orioles not Only have Good pitching and hitting but Are Strong defensively Paul Horowitz Veteran baseball writer of the new York daily news told us that he looks for the orioles to beat Cincinnati in the world series he feels they have a decided pitching Edge a stronger Bench and a better defence polished and poised we weren t Able to catch up to Bud Grant during our stay in the twin cities but we did see the former bomber coach working on his television show following the Vik Ings Joss to Green Bay polished and poised in front of the to cameras Grant offered no excuses for the loss to the packers a film clip of Dave Hampton s 101-Yard Kickoff return was shown it was a Beautiful Effort on the part of the Green Bay speedster and Grant gave the Young Man All due credit for it but he remarked after he did so Well have to do something to see that sort of tiling does t happen to us again and you can be sure with typical Grant thoroughness that he will football in Terest in Minnesota especially the twin cities is absolutely unbelievable which could be another reason Why so few turned out for the baseball playoff his admirers and friends in Winnipeg will be delighted to learn that Ernie Wakely will Likely be in the nets for St. Louis blues for the greater part of the nil schedule this season we saw Ernie in action in an exhibition game against Minnesota North stars and he was absolutely out standing enabling the blues to get a 2-All tie with the stars according to general manager Scotty Bowman. Wakely should have been playing regular in the nil Long before he finally got the Opportunity with St. Louis Ernie is now 29 it seems Only yesterday he was help ing Winnipeg braves win the memorial cup a Mcdonald whose last two seasons in St. Louis were outstand ing has been lost to the club for at least eight or ten weeks a is out with a disc problem and is to undergo surgery if he has t already done so. A game of muscle Bowman revealed that Phil Goyette who was left unprotected by the blues and drafted by Buffalo was not protected because of salary demands he wanted said Scotty we were prepared to go As High As but we could t pay Phil More than red Beren son Bowman is unhappy with some of his players we had a bad training Camp because some j year. Of our Guys Are too complacent St. Louis which now j Murtaugh managed the Pir has the most seats of any Arena in the nil has rates in we last won Only 800 tickets available for each game of the schedule j Ajajj the rest Are held by season ticket holders Bow when he had heart problems Man believes hockey is changing it s becoming retired but returned As in game of he said in a couple of years Little manager in 1967. The Doc men like Henri Richard for example won t be Able make Poile s problems Are with a pen just in time with reports of Snow All Over the West Grey owl Golf officials staged a timely gathering at la barfs tuesday. It was t to Admire Jack Wells grip As this photo might indicate but to announce a bursary award. Centre is prof. Henry of the University of Manitoba who accepted a Cheque for to be used toward furthering the education of a student of North american Indian or Metis descent. At right is Brian Zilkey Public relations and advertising manager of Labatt a who sponsor the annual Grey owl tournament at Clear Lake. Wells among other things is a member of the Grey owl Board of directors. Like the old Days thinks Cincy skipper Cincinnati a Sparky Anderson sees this year s world series As a throwback to the classic duels the old dodgers both of Brooklyn and los Ange Les and new York Yankees waged in the 1950s. This is the series people what next for bucs Murtaugh Cincinnati a now that it s Oyer for Pittsburgh Pir ates is it Over for manager Danny Murtaugh too Mur Taugh s still joking but he s not talking about his plans for next have been waiting for for five said Cincinnati reds manager while taking care of off the Field business tuesday. It s like the Yankees against the the first Rookie National league Pennant win Ning Pilot in 24 years said. There has been so much publicity on both uie orioles and some have said the reds who followed their club record 102 victories with a three game sweep of the Pittsburgh pirates Are the Best no team since the dodgers of the 1950s. Don t think we re a great Anderson 36, said. It won t be a great club until we reel off four or five pennants in a Row. Then maybe you can compare with the old dodgers or the reds Pilot explained. Anderson refused to forecast a red s Triumph in the series starting saturday in riverfront stadium. I Don t think Well Embarrass the National league he said with a Little Grin. Our scouts Tell us it s either us or them As the Best club in baseball. And it s said Anderson. Anderson said the reds rate Baltimore s defence and Start ing pitching As the Best in either league. Their second line pitching May not be so he added. If we had a completely sound staff we d be on a Moe has Hunch on his Birds Baltimore Myron Moe Drabowsky. The polish bom refugee from Kan Sas City has a Hunch about the world series. I think the Birds Are going to do said the 3kvearcm Relief Pitcher of Baltimore orioles. Just Happy to be in it Drabowsky. A hero of Balti More s foot Faroe Vorm series Over is aisse ies dodgers n ijw5. Was at Howe m Chicago test year White the orioles vew York mets. Moe had vis first season kans Efcy Efti of wac Rte play a Rand the Benefit of the orioles bullpen Crew Good Luck Birds. Be Ware of the Kansas City and Balti More bullpen had been fend ing All tossing fire works at each other painting the opposition s bullpen roof and potting goldfish in the water task. Moe was the royals ring Leader. Wiki Eddie Watt and Pete Ryhert head the Baltimore rela Satory measures. On the second Day of die Trabow secy. Who via Tram bearcats of the of Barax and District w fee Earty had ack 9e v Jyce a gave him a clean Bill of health this year and general manager Joe l. Brown welcomed Back the 52-year-old irishman with open arms. Now it s 1970. The pirates took the National league East division championship but were knocked out of the world series by Cincinnati reds in three straight games the last one monday. It can go two said Brown who often has said Mur Taugh is his manager As Long As. He wants it. If it s then it s no. If it s we want Par the Sparky Anderson with any pitching in reds scout Rex Bowen who has watched the orioles play 12 j games seemed confident but avoided any prediction for the series As he worked on his re port for Anderson. They have the Best balanced club in Bowen said. Very similar to the pirates. Well have to Stop them with Good defence and pitching. Good pitching will Stop Good hit Ting. We proved that against the he said. Anderson gave the reds an off Day tuesday and a Chance to recover from their wild club a House Celebration monday after the clinching 3-2 Triumph Over the pirates in the no playoffs. Cincinnati s first pre series workout will be wednesday aft-1 Vernoon i riverfront stadium. Billy s Busy already k of c games for Saskatoon i an event wbk has placed Saskatoon in the International track and fiem spotlight the pm sets of Cofer Vrbos indoor games a Fol be held at the Sas Katoon Arena dec. 2s-30. Tuesday by forty a Hefle tins Baltimore a Billy Martin newly appointed Man Ager of Detroit tigers who once threatened to poach Baltimore manager Earl praised the Pennant winning orioles skipper and Issod a warning. Tell Earl to enjoy it he s grf Martin sail be Foft tear if frers tree Leat a afay offs. The orioles would beat Cincin Nati reds of the National league in the world series. Saying ten Earl to beat pm this Tine. A lot of pres Tige is at this season. Martin talked Aholt a Whing Weaver in the nose after Reading a report in which Weaver in Rief Ami 0 to we Tot he a 7wj ftps Rivaey seamen writer were he r Feu a wow raw Vancouver up labor problems continued to plague the Vancouver canucks with three desertions this week prior to Friday s National hockey league regular season debut Here against the los Angeles Kings. Monday defence Man John Arbour announced he is return ing Home to Niagara Falls oat. Forward Lasse Oksanen has been unheard from since Satur Day and is presumably on his Way Home to Tampere Finland. Ted Taylor a Tough left Winger headed for Brandon Man., sunday and a pastoral life of farming at nearby Oak Lake. Meanwhile Bud Poile can uck s general manager is still faced with Tough bargaining sessions with defence Man Howie Young and Forward Len Lunde. Left Winger Taylor left be cause he said the canucks weren t willing to pay him a salary he thinks befits an nil player. While he admitted the canucks offer was a fair one it just was t enough. The Chain of events disrupted canucks game plans for the final exhibition Outing against Toronto Maple Leafs tuesday night at the Pacific coliseum. Poile had hoped to have All his personnel decisions made by the time the canucks meet the los Angeles Kings Friday at the coliseum. Now he has to hold1 off since unsigned players can t perform in a league game. So far Only 15 players including three goal tenders have signed their 1970-71 contracts. Poile had already decided Oksanen in t ready to play in the nil. Arbour was in a close fight for a defence spot. Defence men Gary Doak and Pat Quinn will definitely sign before the season opener said Poile. So will Amateur Jim har Greaves from Winnipeg. It s just a matter of where he will play Here or in Rochester. The same applies to Murray Hall and Duke Doak has already locked up a spot on right defence which leaves Darryl sly Young and Hargreaves scrambling for the remaining two. Dale Tallon Quinn Marc Reaume and Barry Wlkins Are still in a four Way Battle for the three left defence positions. Paul Popiel now is being eyed As a Utility player to fill in either Way on defence or left Wing. Orland Kurtenbach Ray Cul Len and Andre Boudrias have locked up three Centre spots and Wayne Maki and Dan John son Are set on left Wing. Poile claimed the canucks players payroll will be As High or higher than that of three other nil clubs. He did t say which ones they were. Fast turnover new York of the 16 major league teams Only five have had the same manager for three seasons. Superstar s secrets for Eree press readers Bobby Orr is Only 22 but already he s rated one of hockey s All time greats. Harry Sinden who stepped Down As bos ton coach after the Bruins won the Stanley cup last Spring flatly states that Orr is undoubtedly a better hoc key player than anyone now playing the this season Orr will share his hockey know ledge with readers of the free press starting saturday and appearing every wednesday thereafter. Bobby Orr s hockey tips will appear throughout the hockey season. Orr will give advice on equipment playing defense shooting skating on equipment playing defence shooting skating nil scoring Champion Winner of the Art Ross Hart and James Morris trophies during the season and the Conn smythe trophy during the Stanley cup playoffs Orr is or. Hockey to millions of North americans. Don t miss Bobby Orr s hockey tips starting saturday in the free press. Bobby Orr at at . Sporting goods tjaikal12 a. Single shot . Double barrel 12 gauge super Vauzie Model 500 Sifft std lift 1 hum pump Rcpt str. 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