Sunday, September 16, 2007
Saturday, April 28, 1951
W L Pct GB
Vancouver ... 6 1 .857 —
Yakima ...... 5 2 .714 1
Salem ....... 5 2 .714 1
Spokane ..... 5 4 .536 2
Victoria .... 3 4 .420 3
Tacoma ...... 2 5 .286 4
Tri-City .... 2 5 .286 4
Wenatchee ... 2 7 .222 5
WENATCHEE, Wn., April 28 — Spokane made eight walks and six hits count when they were needed tonight to edge Wenatchee 7 to 6 in a Western International baseball game here.
Spokane got single runs in the second and third before tallying four times in the fifth inning on two singles, two balks, a double steal, a walk and a double. The Indians added one in the sixth to go ahead 7 to 3.
Wenatchee closed the gap in the seventh in a three-run drive featured by Lyle Palmer's double with two aboard. Palmer scored when Budin grounded out to third.
Ward Rockey, who went the route for Spokane, gave up 13 hits however he was stingy in the clutch and gained the win. Tommy Breisinger was the loser.
The two clubs play a day-night doubleheader here Sunday.
Spokane ........ 011 041 000—7- 6-2
Wenatchee .... 002 100 300—6-13-2
Rockey and Hinz, Nulty (7); Breisinger, Kanshin (7) and Len Neal.
Rain postponed the Victoria at Tri-City doubleheader, Vancouver at Yakima tilt and Tacoma at Salem game.
This and This
PULLMAN, Wash., April 29 (AP)— Don Faris, a former Idaho newspaperman, was appointed Saturday athletic publicity director at Washington State college.
Faris will take over May 1, succeeding Dave Stidolph who resigned to become administrative assistant for the Spokane Indians baseball club of the Western International League.
GENE (SKIP) ROWLAND, one-time UCLA football and baseball star, tomorrow will be recommended for the job of varsity football coach at Wilson High School.
Rowland is now a football and baseball coach at Riverside Junior college.
Rowland played professional baseball with Spokane, Wash., in the Western International
League in 1949 and '50 and was with the Riverside team for a month last year.
-Long Beach Press Telegram, Sunday, April 29, 1951