Thursday, 13 March 2008

Gunnar Back With Caps

Edmonton Buys Butch
EDMONTON, Feb. 12 — Edmonton Eskimos of the Western International Baseball League announced late Thursday that they have purchased outfielder Lomax Davis from Charleston Senators.
Davis, a six-foot, one-inch Negro who bats left-handed and throws with his right, hit .320 in 77 games in the triple A American Association last year. The first Negro player purchased by the Eskimos, he weighs 210 pounds and lives in Belmont, N.C.
Eskimos officials said Davis was the property of St. Louis Browns. He has not been signed to a contract yet.

Gunnarson Signs
VANCOUVER, B. C., Feb. 12—Carl Gunnarson was the newest addition today to the personnel of the Vancouver Capilanos of the Western International Baseball League.

Training Date Set
SPOKANE, Feb. 12—The Spokane Indians will open spring practice for the Western International League baseball season at Spokane March 4, Manager Don Osborn said Thursday.
Only pitchers and catchers will work out the first week, Osborn said. The rest of the squad will report April 1.

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