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March 23, 1989
A corporation headed by ex-Dodger pitcher Don Drysdale has purchased the Visalia Oaks of the California League, Drysdale's agent announced Wednesday. "The only thing left is for Don to return the signed forms," said Nick Lampros, Drysdale's agent, by telephone from his Los Gatos, Calif., office. "This investment venture is the first of its kind in that Drysdale has joined forces with one of the all-time greats from Japanese baseball, Tatsuro Hirooka."
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August 12, 1998
Club established: 1977, with the Minnesota Twins as the team's major league affiliate. Visalia was a Diamondbacks affiliate from 1993 to 1996, but since has ties with the Oakland Athletics. Affiliation: Athletics' Class-A team. Ownership: The California League took over ownership of the team from Japanese Sports Systems (JASS) at the end of June. New owner Jim Wadley, who also owns the Duluth-Superior Dukes of the independent Northern League, will take control Saturday.
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August 12, 1998
Club established: 1977, with the Minnesota Twins as the team's major league affiliate. Visalia was a Diamondbacks affiliate from 1993 to 1996, but since has ties with the Oakland Athletics. Affiliation: Athletics' Class-A team. Ownership: The California League took over ownership of the team from Japanese Sports Systems (JASS) at the end of June. New owner Jim Wadley, who also owns the Duluth-Superior Dukes of the independent Northern League, will take control Saturday.
SPORTS
March 23, 1989
A corporation headed by ex-Dodger pitcher Don Drysdale has purchased the Visalia Oaks of the California League, Drysdale's agent announced Wednesday. "The only thing left is for Don to return the signed forms," said Nick Lampros, Drysdale's agent, by telephone from his Los Gatos, Calif., office. "This investment venture is the first of its kind in that Drysdale has joined forces with one of the all-time greats from Japanese baseball, Tatsuro Hirooka."
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December 4, 1992 | MAL FLORENCE
The New Orleans Saints, who beat the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night, are a low-key team with a low-key coach, Jim Mora. When the Saints travel, they wear suits and ties. In contrast, the Falcons have an extroverted coach in Jerry Glanville, who is often dressed in a black cowboy outfit and races cars and motorcycles. Moreover, the Falcons have no dress code for traveling. "I don't tell them to wear coats and ties," Glanville said. "One team I coached traveled in blue blazers and ties.
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