Report of As Transfer To Coast Brings Denial, Daily Racing Form, 1954-05-08


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Report of As Transfer To Coast Brings Denial DenialLOS LOS ANGELES Calif May 7 UP The HeraldExpress in a copyrighted story said today Bill Veeck and his associates are engineering transfer of the Philadelphia Athletics to Los Angeles AngelesThe The story written by sports writer John B Old said official confirmation bit by bit will be forthcoming in the near future Old said he got his information from au ¬ thoritative sources sourcesThe The story brought an immediate denial from management of the Athletics in Phila ¬ delphia The club said that any transfer rumor was absolutely and finally untrue untrueVeeck Veeck was hired by Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels owner Phil K Wrigley last fall to explore possibilities of bringing major league baseball to Los Angeles

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