Saturday, 28 July 2007

Wednesday, September 14, 1949

Yankees End Wil Lashup
VICTORIA, B. C., Sept. 14—New York Yankees have terminated their working agreement
with the Victoria Athletics of the Western International baseball league, business manager
Reg Patterson announced tonight.
Under this agreement the Yankees furnished players for the A's from other farm teams, with the option of selecting any player owned by the locals. They exercised this option by taking
Vic Buccola, first basemen, who will manage a Class "D" minor league club for them.
Patterson also announced that pitcher Joe Blankenship had been assigned outright to the Athletics.

$60,000 Offer For Senators
SALEM, Ore., Sept 24—Salem's baseball committee will offer $60,000 to buy the Salem Western International League ball team if a ten-day public opinion poll shows the money could be raised locally.
The Portland Beavers, owners of the Salem club, have asked $95,000.
The poll will be taken by newspapers and radio stations, it was defence at a meeting here last night.

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