Portland Buys Salem players
PORTLAND, Sept. 8 — Three members of the Salem Senators of the Western International Baseball League have been bought by the parent Portland Beaver Club of the Pacific Coast League and six others on option have been recalled.
George Emigh, business manager for the Senators, said catcher Bill Beard, outfielder Eddie Barr and shortstop Bud Peterson were purchased and will report to the Beaver Club tomorrow.
WI League Attendance Just Short of Million
TACOMA, Sept. 9 —President Robert B. Abel of the Western International baseball league, reported Tuesday that paid attendance fell just short of the 1,000,000 mark this year.
He said the eight teams drew 981,083 patrons, compared to some 800,000 last year. Spokane led with 270,752, more than double second place Victoria's 130,332. Vancouver, B. C., drew 117,098 and Tacoma was fourth with 113,783.
Other attendance figures were Salem 102,889; Yakima 87,237: Bremerton 86,496 and Wenatchee 72,496.