Sunday, September 9, 2007

Getting Ready for 1951

Spokane Plans Lewiston Camp
SPOKANE, Jan. 9—Alan Strange, manager of the Spokane Indians baseball club said Tuesday, the Indians will do their spring training at Lewiston.
Strange said his Western International League ball club will start the preparation for the 1951 season by turning out at Lewiston in the last week of March or the first week of April.
It will be a return trip to the "banana belt" for the Indians. They trained there last year for the first time.
Strange said a full slate of pre-season games will be lined up. Most of them will be against Inland Empire colleges.
Great Falls of the Pioneer League trained at Lewiston last year but it was not known if they plan to go back.

A's In California
VICTORIA, B. C., Jan. 23—The Victoria Athletics of the Western International baseball league will train in California this spring.
Business Manager Reg Patteron said Tuesday the Athletics will open training at Santa Rosa
March 28. They'll break camp April 17 to head for Spokane and the WIL opener April 20.

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