1959 Game Reports, British Columbia Interior      

1959 Vancouver, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley 
1959 BC Interior 
1959 Vancouver Island


(July 24)  The league-leading Oliver OBC's scored two runs in the 9th inning to defeat Kelowna Labs 5-3 dropping Kelowna into 6th place in the standings.


(June 4)   Nelson Outlaws were out-hit 11-10 Thursday but came away with an 8-4 victory over the Castlegar Cariboo. Les Hufty was the winner besting Louis DeRosa of the Cariboo who smacked the game's only homer.

L.Hufty (W) and xxx
L.DeRosa (L) and xxx

(June 7)  Sunday at Silverton, Castlegar Cariboo and the home squad divided a double-header. New Denver-Silverton took the opener 17-9 while the Cubs rallied to win the second game 10-6.

Nick Karziusky (L) and xxx
Ken Gordon (W) and xxx

Castlegar exploded for seven runs after two were out in the seventh inning to notch the 10-6 victory in game two. Don Guesford's circuit blow highlighted the big inning, which included singles by Roger Archambault, Gib Lind and Ed Conroy, three walks and an error.

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(July 5)  Sam Sheloff fashioned a three-hit shutout Sunday and a 2-0 victory for Castlegar Cariboo over Fruitvale in the first game of a scheduled twin-bill. The second game was called because of rain.

Nelson        8 - 2
Fruitvale     6 - 4  2
New Denver    3 - 6  4.5
Castlegar     2 - 7  5.5

(July 12)   Castlegar Cariboo crushed New Denver-Silverton 14-11 and 13-3 in a Sunday West Kootenay Senior Baseball League double-header at Castlegar. Danny Geronazzo's two homers highlighted action in the first game. Sam Sheloff allowed ten hits but managed to go the distance for the win.

Nelson (L) and xxx
Sheloff (W) and xxx

Mike Zaitsoff yielded just five hits in the second game for the pitching win. Gillis allowed nine hits and seven walks for the losers. Five errors by New Denver-Silverton counted heavily against the visitors.

Gillis (L) and xxx
Zaitsoff (W) and xxx