Johnny Lazor Seeks Job at Vancouver
VANCOUVER, Feb. 10—A former major league and Pacific Coast League outfielder has applied for the job as manager of the Vancouver Capilanos of the Western International Baseball League. He is Johnny Lazor, formerly of the Boston Red Sox and the Portland Beavers, general manager Dewey Soriano announced today.
Lazor joins candidates Eddie Fernandez, ex-Coast and major league, and Eddie Malone, ex-Coast league.
Edo Vanni was manager of the team last year.
Calgary Buys First Baseman
CALGARY, Alta., Feb. 10 —The Calgary Stampeders of the Western International Baseball League announced today purchase of First Baseman Dick Small from the Great Falls, Mont., entry in the Pioneer League.
The 23-year-old Small comes from Richmond, Calif. He is six feet tall and weighs 175 pounds. he started professional baseball with Klamath Falls of the Far West League in 1948; played for Salina in the Western Association in 1949, and spent the 1950 season with Lancaster and Asheville before moving to Billings in 1951 and Great Falls last season.
He led the league in doubles, triples and times at bat while with Klamath Falls.