Saturday, 4 October 2008

WIL Reorganisation Meeting Ahead

Four Franchise Groups to Meet
TACOMA, Mon., Aug. 27 — Robert B. Abel, president of the Western International baseball league, announced Monday that he had called a meeting of the four franchise holders in the class B circuit for September 16 at the Tacoma hotel.
Those expected to attend were William Ulrich, Spokane; William Klepper, Salem; Robert Brown, Vancouver, B.C., and Roger W. Peck, Tacoma.
President Abel said that he has been assured that the St. Louis Cardinals would make application for a franchise at Wenatchee and this is expected to bring up the attitude of the present club owners toward major league teams operating farm outfits in the Western International.
Victoria, B.C., Yakima and Bellingham also are expected to seek franchises.

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