Donnan Homer Sparks Indians
SPOKANE, June 5 - Doug Donnan connected for a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give Spokane a 7-5 win over the Tacoma Tigers in Western International League baseball Thursday night.
It happened in what was supposed to be a seven-inning opener of a double-header. The second game was rained out.
Tacoma moved to an early lead with a four-run burst in the first inning on Earl Kuper's two-run double followed by Dick Greco's homer.
Spokane nibbled away at the margin with a three-run bite in the second and single tallies in the third and sith to set the stage for Donnan's blow.
First game: (seven innings)
Tacoma ......... 410 000 0—5 10 6
Spokane ......... 031 001 2—7 7 3
Shapley and Kuper; Costello and Dimaria.
Second game, postponed, rain.
Salem-Vancouver, postponed, wet grounds
Victoria at Wenatchee, postponed, rain.
Bremerton at Yakima, postponed, rain.