Tuesday, 31 July 2007

January signings

Selects to Train In Lewiston For 1950 Season
LEWISTON, Ida., Jan. 12 — The Great Falls Selectrics of the Pioneer baseball league will do their spring training at Lewiston this year.
General Manager Nick Mariana announced selection of the site Wednesday night after inspecting Bengal field at Lewiston high school.
There also are indications the Spokane Indians of the Western International league may train in Lewiston. Paul Wise, director of athletics at Northern Idaho college of Education, said Alan Strange, Spokane manager, is interested in using the college athletic setup for training.

New Braves Player to Report in April
KENNEWICK, Jan. 8—Dick Richards, general manager of the Tri-City Braves, has received the papers sending Lou Tamone, infielder, to his club, he said yesterday.
Tamone, who is expected to report for spring training with the club in April, hit .243 and drove in 132 runs while with El Paso last season. He was voted the most popular player on the team and was named to the Arizona-Texas all-star nine.

Braves Purchase New Outfielder
KENNEWICK, Wash., Jan. 11—Dick Richards, general manager of the Tri-City Braves, last night announced the purchase of a new outfielder.
Richards said that he had purchased Larry Orteig from Salem.
The Braves general manager declined to reveal the price or trade terms concerning the purchase.
Orteig, 23, hit .313 in 65 games last year for Salem. He drew 32 bases on balls and drove in 38 runs. He also collected three home runs and 16 doubles.

Victoria Pitcher Signed
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 10 — Frank Prowse, who won 7 and lost 5 for Victoria's Western International league baseball club last season, was purchased yesterday by Portland on a look-see basis. He was owned by New York's Yankees.

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