Friday, June 8, 2007

Tuesday, July 16, 1946

                W  L  Pct GB
Salem ........ 52 31 .627 —
Wenatchee .... 53 35 .602 1½
Bremerton .... 44 30 .595 3½
Tacoma ....... 45 34 .570 5
Spokane ...... 36 37 .493 11
Yakima ....... 33 45 .423 16½
Vancouver .... 29 49 .371 20½
Victoria ..... 27 58 .318 26

SALEM, Ore., July 16—Salem's loop-leading Senators opened their series with the Bremerton Tars here Tuesday by pounding out an 8-3 win behind the four-hit pitching of Bill Schubel.
The Tars opened with three runs in the initial frame on an error, two walks, a hit batsman and a single but from then on, Schubel was in little trouble.
Featured in the Salem attack were triples by Manager Ted Gullic, Duane Crawford and Hal Summers.
Bremerton ..... 300 000 000—3 4 1
Salem ........... 400 301 00x—8 10 1
Sullivan, Pintar (1) Gibson (4) and Volpi; Schubel and Kerr.

YAKIMA, July 16—Big Hunk Anderson pitched the Vancouver Capilanos to an 8-0 victory over the Yakima Stars tonight in the first game of their Western International League series.
Frank Mullins, Eddie Carnett and Ray Orteig furnished most of the power as the Capilanos scored in five of the seven innings pitched by Joe Kralovich of the Stars. Orteig hit a home run and a double and Mullins had two doubles and a single.
Anderson improved to eight and five. He showed no signs of last week's ankle injury.
Vancouver ......... 102 011 201—8 11 1
Yakima .............. 000 000 000—0 5 3
Anderson and Brenner; Kralovich, Simon (8) and McConnell.

SPOKANE, July 16—Gale Bishop, former Washington State College pitcher and Fort Lewis basketball star, tonight led the Spokane Indians in a 14-hit attack which defeated Wenatchee 12-6 in a Western International Baseball League game.
Bishop hit a single, double and triple, and scored three runs. His triple in the fourth inning scored three of the Indians' first runs for the period.
Wenatchee ...... 102 030 000— 6 8 4
Spokane .......... 022 503 00x—12 14 2
McCollum, Christianson (5) and Fitzgerald; Mehrens and Varrelman.

TACOMA, July 16—After dropping five in a row to Victoria last week, Tacoma Tigers won their fourth straight game from the Athletics in their Western International League game here tonight, 5-3.
Victoria out-hit Tacoma 7-6 but the Tigers employed their base knocks to better advantage. Tacoma took the lead in the first inning by scoring twice on a walk, a sacrifice and singles by Marvin Scott and Dick Kemper, but Victoria gained a 3-2 advantage by chasing across three runs in the fourth on a walk, a hit batsman, a single by Bill Dunn and Neil Clifford's double.
In their half of the fourth, the Tigers promptly moved out in front for keeps with two runs on a walk, Roy Peterson's triple and an error. The final Tacoma run was registered in the eighth on two walks and a single by Freddie Marsh.
Manager Ted Norbert announced the release of southpaw pitcher Jim Hess prior to the game. Hess joined the club several weeks ago on option from the Portland Beavers but failed to complete a starting assignment.
Victoria ........ 000 300 000—3 7 1
Tacoma ....... 200 200 01x—5 6 0
Ferrara and N. Clifford; Colombo and Kemper.

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