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 - tHE INTER LAKE, Wednesday, August 20, 1952...
tHE INTER LAKE, Wednesday, August 20, 1952 5-Will Guide Trotters Against One reason why the. Harlem Globetrotters are regarded so highly in all baseball circles is the man who will lead them into action against the Kalispell Chiefs, Saturday, Aug. 23, at 5:30 p.m. in Griffin Park. He is Winfield Scott Welch, manager of the team and held by many to be the outstanding pilot in Negro baseball. Welch is a fine diamond strategist and an excellent handler of men. He knows talent and the exceptionally attractive array of newcomers on the club is a tribute to his ability lo spot promising material. If ball clubs under his direction ire long on showmanship, that :an be attributed to his \vinter- ·vionths association with the famed^ Harlem Globetrotters of basketball, whom her serves as road manager. Incidentally, Abe Saperstein, owner of the celebrated magicians of basketball, also is boss of the baseball Globetrotters and the combination of the two men has clone wonders in developing the team into a top drawing card. Won Championships Welch's record is marked by the numerous championships his clubs have won. Teams he has led ,-ire the New Orleans Crescent Stars, Birmingham Black Barons, Cincinnati Crescents, D e t r o i t ! Stars, New York Cuban Giants and the American Giants. He has been the winning manager in the big annual Negro East vs. West baseball classic held at Comiskey Park, and the list of outstanding Negro players he has helped develop is long and imposing. Among them are Satchel Paige, Luke Easter, Artie Wilson, Orestes Minoso, Ed Sleele, Piper Davis, Jimmy Newberry, Felix I McLaurin and others. Chiefs, August 23 .^^W^-^feW l ^:^"^^ £ ^ £' ^ipPflf^^p^Sp^WS 5 ^^^^^^^ Little Leaguers Beef at Umps By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK {#)--A fellow we know says he attended a kid Baseball OUTFIELD IN ACTION--Soon to "be seen by Kalispell fans are the three high-flying Globe shown above. L to R--John Keene, right field, Larry Cunningham, center field, and Ted Dixon, field. The famed Globe Trotter nine will invade Kalispell Aug. 23 for a game with ihe Chiefs,

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  1. The Daily Inter Lake,
  2. 20 Aug 1952, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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