Sunday, June 17, 2007

Games of Saturday, May 31, 1947

A's Lose Another to Bremerton
BREMERTON, May 31 — Jim Lowman, veteran righthander, survived a shaky second inning here tonight and then went on to register his seventh straight Western International League victory as the Bremerton Bluejackets came from behind to edge the Victoria Athletics, 6-5.
The verdict increased the Tars' lead at the head of the standings to six and one-half games and dropped Victoria to fourth, just one game ahead of Tacoma, pressing for a first division berth.
Athletics opened up a four-run lead in the second with singles by Bill Anske, Babe Jensen, Jack Harshman and Bill Woop, and error and a passed ball figuring in the scoring.
Jackets got one back in their half and then went ahead when they reached Woop for four runs in the fourth, Lowman contributing a three-run homer to his own cause. Victoria tied it up again in the sixth, but lost out in the seventh when Bill Barisoff singled Alan Maul over with the decider.
Victoria ........ 040 001 000 — 5 10 1
Bremerton ... 010 400 10x—6 10 4
Woop and Anske; Lowman and Volpi.

Tacoma Comes From Behind to Win
TACOMA, May 31 — The Tacoma Tigers clubbed Bob Hall for 15 hits as they defeated the Vancouver Capilanos 7-5.
The Tigers scored three times in the seventh to erase a 5-4 deficit.
Pete Tedeschi had a triple, a double and a single, while Neil Kuper homered and doubled to bring in three runs.
Charley Mead had a two run double for Vancouver, while Hall brought in the other three Vancouver runs with a pair of singles.
Vancouver ............ 010 040 000 — 5 10 1
Tacoma ................. 310 000 30x — 7 15 0
Hall and Stumpf; Greenlaw, Chetkovitch (5) and Kuper.

Spokane ......... 000 011 000—2 3 4
Yakima .......... 341 105 60x—20 20 2
Stevenson, Zmitrovich (2) and Bufflap; Nowels and Phillips.

Salem ............. 000 204 000 — 5 10 1
Wenatchee .... 100 010 301 — 6 12 3
Mosser and Beard; McCollum and Dalrymple.

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