Saturday, 4 October 2008

Spokane Names Manager

Glenn Wright Out of Navy; To Head Spokane Indians
SPOKANE, Nov. 19 — Glenn Wright, former coach and manager at Wenatchee and Seattle, has been named manager of the Spokane Indians baseball team for the 1946 revival of Western International league competition, owner Sam Collins said Monday.
Recently discharged after three years of Navy duty, Wright is a veteran of 28 years of professional baseball. He started playing with Kansas City in 1920, played five years with Pittsburg and for a time with Brooklyn in the National League, and with Chicago White Sox in the American League.
In 1936 he played and coached with Seattle in the Coast League and for the next three years managed the Wenatchee Indians, winning the W-I league title In 1938. He played with the Hollywood Stars for the next three seasons.

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