Posts tagged: Spokane Indians baseball
Before that, Roy was a major league player. And after being here, he was the first manager of the expansion Blue Jays.
Ozark managed the Indians in 1963 and 1964.
Thanks to Newport's Dorothy Bernard for bringing this to my attention.
He played for Spokane way back in 1996.
John Danks pitched for Spokane in 2003.
…have been on the cover of Sports Illustrated?
This is Ron Fairly. Steve Garvey would make two, but surely there are more.
Which makes him something of a rarity among those who wore that uniform even briefly.
There are a couple of interesting things about the graphic art on this 1980 program.
The old-style Cleveland Indians-esque depiction of the native American isn't something current Spokane Indians management would consider using for two seconds.
And you know how contemporary advertising tends to present a hyperdiverse cross-section of the population? Well, check out the crowd on the cover of that program. All white. (Well, OK, there is a dog, too.) You just wouldn't see that today.