Athletics Send Bill Upton To Ottawa on 24-Hour Recall, Daily Racing Form, 1954-05-08


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Athletics Send Bill Upton To Ottawa on 24Hour Recall RecallPHILADELPHIA PHILADELPHIA Pa May 7 UP The optioning of pitcher Bill Upton cut the Philadelphia Athletics down to the legal limit of 25 today although the roster actu ¬ ally shows 27 27However However the two players who ordinarily would put the club above the limit are pitchers Arnold Portocarrero and Leroy Wheat both reinstated servicemen servicemenUpton Upton who appeared in two games this season was sent to the As Ottawa Farm Club in the International League subject to 24hour recall recallHe He pitched five innings allowed one run but did not figure in any decisions He came to the Athletics with Wheat in a deal which sent Dave Philley to Cleveland

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