WESTERN INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS
after Tuesday, July 15
. . . . . . . Win Loss Pct. GB
Bremerton ... 53 36 .609 --
Spokane ..... 52 37 .584 1
Salem ....... 51 38 .573 2
Victoria .... 51 45 .539 5½
Tacoma ...... 46 46 .500 8½
Vancouver ... 42 49 .462 12
Yakima ...... 35 52 .402 17
Wenatchee ... 30 60 .333 24½
Tigers Sweep Caps
TACOMA, July 15 — The Tacoma Tigers pinned two one-run victories on the Vancouver Capilanos tonight, 5-4 and 3-2.
Carl Gunnarson and Stan Gilson hooked up in a first-game duel which Gunnarson appeared to have in his hip pocket until the seventh. That's the inning the Caps broke a 3-3 tie on hits by Brenner and Gunnarson.
But in the bottom half of the inning, Earl Kuper singled, then with one out, Guy Miller slammed a line drive right to Lou Estes in right field, who dropped the ball to give Miller and the Tigers a life. Roy Paton then followed with a double to score them both and end the ga,e.
In the night game, Len Tran and Bob Snyder connected for a 1-0 lead in the second inningm then Estes tried to make amends by breaking a 1-1 tie by homering over the left field wall in the eighth inning, but the Caps couldn't hold the game, and Estes was the goat.
Bob Hedington drove a baseball into right and Estes, in trying to toss him out at second, hit him in the back and the ball rolled into left field as Maury Donovan, who had walked, romped in with the tying run.
Then in the ninth, Bob Snyder walked Miller and gave up a single to Paton. After getting an out, Snyder purposely passed Kuper to put the double play on the bases and after labouring to 3 and 2 on Donovan, walked in the winning run.
Vancouver ..... 021 000 1—4 7 1
Spokane ....... 000 102 2—5 11 1
Gunnarson and Brenner; Gilson and Clifford.
Vancouver ..... 010 000 010—2 9 1
Tacoma .......... 000 100 011—3 9 0
Snyder and Stumpf; Walden and Kuper.
BREMERTON, July 15 — Victoria Athletics broke the spell held over them by Hub Kittle, ace Bremerton righthander, here tonight as they pounded out a 7-3 triumph behind the brilliant five-hit pitching of Len Kasparovitch.
The victory salvaged the final game of the Bremerton end of the nine-game series.
Kittle, who blanked the A's in two previous starts, had his run of scoreless innings broken in the first frame, as Victoria climbed on him for two runs as the forerunner of their 14-hit attack.
The A's completed their run-making by the end of the fifth as Pat Patterson and Jack Harshman led the way. The former had four hits, including a triple, while Harshman picked up three singles in the same number of appearances.
Kasparovitch handcuffed the league leaders to notch his 11th win. He was a trifle on the wild side, issuing seven bases on balls, but his effective slider sent eight Tars down on strikes.
Victoria ........ 212 110 000—7 14 4
Bremerton .... 100 200 000—3 5 1
Kasparovich and Mastro; Kittle, P. Barisoff (4) and Ronning.
Salem ............ 000 000 003 5—8 14 1
Wenatchee ..... 000 110 001 0—3 10 1
Wyatt, Lazor (8), Sporer (9) and Beard; Cronin and Pesut, Dalrymple (9).
Yakima ......... 020 000 001—3 7 4
Spokane ........ 000 300 10x—4 5 0
Simon and Constantino; Werbowski and Bufflap.