Spokane Inks Phillies Pact
SPOKANE, Dec. 2 - The Spokane Indians of the Western International League have made a working agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies club of the National League for the 1954 baseball season, owner Roy Hotchkiss reported Wednesday night.
Hotchkiss, in Atlanta, Ga., to attend the minor league conference also said in a phone call to Spokane that the Indians will go to Bennetsville, S.C., for spring training. There they will work out with Philadelphia, and Schenectady and Terre Haute, two other members of the Phillie organization.
The Indians had a limited working agreement with the Phillies last year, through Baltimore then of the International League.