Saturday, 4 October 2008

Caps Looking at Players

Seattle Rookie Likely To Play For Capilanos
[Vancouver News-Herald, Jan. 14, 1946]
Watts Gulan, a young infielder scouted by “Torchy” Torrance of Seattle Rainiers while Torchy was a merchant sailor during the war, will probably end up Vancouver Capilanos ball club, according to a Seattle announcement
Gulan, who hails from Hastings, Neb., impressed the Rainier vice-president in the south Pacific The Caps recently signed Ray Spurgeon, a catcher. Business manager George Krogh of the Salem Senators has announced the signing of a couple of players for his W.I.L. club. They are Dave Parton, a shortstop from Kalama, Wash., who has played a lot of service ball, and Alfonso Prieto, an outfielder with semi-pro experience.

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