On this day in ...
2002: Colorado Rockies top pitching prospect Chin-Hui Tsao and two relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Tri-City Dust Devils beat the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 5-0 at Tri-Cities Stadium. Tsao threw four innings in his second rehab start with the Dust Devils.
1987: With 916 fans already buying season tickets for a team that doesn’t exist in an arena not yet built, Continental Sports Corp. of British Columbia said the number would have to more than double to 2,000 over the next 10 days to warrant bringing a WHL team to the Tri-Cities. Noted sports editor Hec Hancock, “It’s time to concentrate on the donut instead of the hole” and promote the idea of a new arena.
Digital Access for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.