Sunday, 5 October 2008

Oaks Send Players To Victoria

Baseball Directors To Visit Training Camp at Lewiston
[Victoria Colonist, March 30, 1946]
J.V. Johnson and J.McNeely, directors of the Victoria Baseball and Athletic Co., Ltd., sponsors of the Victoria Athletics, local entry in the Western International Baseball League, will leave this afternoon for Seattle en route to Lewiston, Idaho, scene of the Athletics’ training camp. Tony Maze, Stan Curry and Ian Lowe, former Victoria amateur baseball players signed by the local club, will accompany the directors to Lewiston. Manager Laurel Harney advised the Victoria office yesterday that he is taking 25 players to training camp. Tommy Burgess, Victoria trainer, is already on the scene. Athletics will train until April 24, two days before they are slated to open the season at Wenatchee.
OAKLAND, Cal., March 29—The Oakland baseball club, through general manager Victor Devincenzi, announced today the optioning of the following players:
To Victoria, Western International, Pitchers Leo Jones and Rudy Biale, Infielders Al Steel, Walt Raimondi and Hardy Mollath, and Outfielders Eddie Murphy and Pete Hughes.

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