Baseball in Long Beach by Bob Keisser

Baseball in Long Beach

byBob Keisser

Kobo ebook | August 6, 2013

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More than two hundred Major League Baseball players have hailed from Long Beach and its suburbs. This hotbed of horsehide heroics includes Hall of Famers Bob Lemon, Duke Snider and Tony Gwynn, as well as longtime stars Ron Fairly, Bob Bailey, Bobby Grich, Chase Utley and Jered Weaver. Negro League and Pacific Coast League clubs enjoyed Long Beach connections. Many players whose cleats tore up legendary Rec Park and Blair Field are enshrined in the city’s baseball/softball hall of fame. The winning tradition continues as Long Beach State’s “Dirtbags” sent more players to the bigs in 2010 and 2011 than any other college. Join baseball historian Bob Keisser as he recounts Long Beach’s greatest baseball stars, teams and stories.
Title:Baseball in Long BeachFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 6, 2013Publisher:The History PressLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990050693998

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