New PDF release: Ghost Leagues: A History of Minor League Baseball in South

By Noe Torres

ISBN-10: 1595260862

ISBN-13: 9781595260864

From 1910 to 1977, the distant and rugged region of South Texas alongside the Rio Grande River used to be a hotbed of juvenile league baseball task. brought through squaddies stationed alongside the Texas-Mexico border within the overdue 1800s, the game flourished one of the as a rule Latino inhabitants. 11 minor leagues as soon as competed within the sunny ballparks alongside the Rio Grande. this present day, of all these leagues and groups, merely stories stay. This e-book recaptures the respect days of those ghost leagues, and you possibly can nearly listen the cheers of the crowds from stadiums lengthy considering vanished. chosen a "Book of the 12 months" by means of the McAllen (TX) day-by-day newspaper. experiences: "Torres' study makes the heritage of South Texas baseball spring to lifestyles and trap his readers through the throat, like professional baseball avid gamers in a heated argument." - McAllen video display. "The memory-stabbing new publication ... brings many characters and peculiar occasions to existence. Winners and sinners alike, Torres salutes and immortalizes." – Festiva Magazine.

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