About the Knights
The Knights begin adding more collegiate players. University of Michigan's Bobby Scales capture's the team batting title with a .379 average. The Knights repeat as City League champions. The team goes undefeated through the playoffs and beats the Portland Wildcats 8-3 in the MABL championship game. For a third consecutive year, the Sacramento Sultans oust the Knights from the U.S. Open Baseball Tournament in Gardnerville, Nevada. This time the Knights blow a 7-1 lead late in the game and go home 2-1 in pool play. The Knights enter their first big money International tournament, the Kamloops International Baseball Tournament. The club gets off to a good start beating the Tacoma Timbers 4-3 (PIL #1 seed), but drops its next two games to Taylor Electric and Kelowna Grizzlies.
Knights score 22 runs on 25 hits in a 22-3 shelling of the Reno Diamonds in Reno, Nevada.
Several active collegiate players join the roster including pitcher Matt Gunderson (Lower Columbia College) who posts a 2.72 ERA, goes 4-2, collects 4 saves and draws scouts attention.
Brian Graham of University of Portland develops as a pitcher while handling a starting outfield position. Graham sets single-season records for hits (68) and at bats (197).