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I just missed seeing him pitch! thanks mr. stump, but you know what this photo will do to zippys and joels and lances an ugs blood pressure? lol!
April 09, 2017 at 08:18 AM
John: I was there and it was awesome
April 09, 2017 at 12:57 PM
Satchel Paige was signed by the Beavers for 19 days late in the season of 1961. He had pitched in 83 games for other teams earlier that season. He came to Portland to stave off the team's bankruptcy. His brief stint in Portland was pure PR.
Paige pitched 25 innings and gave up 18 earned runs in those 19 days. The W-L record for Paige's games was one and four.
And john, you might want to check out this article: http://www.oregonlive.com/sports/index.ssf/2015/06/its_official_portland_is_one_o.html
Portland ranks number 268 on the list of the best (and worst) baseball cities in America. Maybe if you read the article you'll understand why the Beavers failed.
April 09, 2017 at 04:10 PM
Had no idea he was signed by The Beavers
April 09, 2017 at 11:08 PM
the beavers did not fail! they were tossed out like old socks!
April 10, 2017 at 08:37 AM
Keep dreaming john. Hardly anyone was attending Beaver games for years. They lied about attendance, they gave away tickets just to put warm butts on the seats.
If you'd read the citation I posted, you'd know that Portland is, was and always will be a horrible baseball town. Not so soccer.
You may not like it, but all of your whining isn't going to bring the Beavers back...EVER.
April 10, 2017 at 06:52 PM
yes joel you are probably correct! but its all I have except for the memories and photos, and it makes me feel better!
April 11, 2017 at 08:19 AM
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