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By Tim Healey

ISBN-10: 1493028588

ISBN-13: 9781493028580

Grab a Zweigle's White scorching at Dwyer Stadium (built in 1939) and cheer at the Batavia Muckdogs. sign up for B.B. the Bluefish as he warms up the group at Bridgeport's Ballpark at Harbor backyard. absorb the view of Coney Island from the higher deck of MCU Park, domestic of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Watch from a field seat in Pawtucket as best purple Sox customers attempt to make it to the bigs. . . . it is all a part of minor league baseball within the Northeast.

This publication conveys the essence of the sport--from the chic (summer nights less than the lighting cheering for a native land staff) to the ridiculous (racing bagels, cowboy monkeys, garish "alternate" uniforms--by vacationing 27 minor league ballparks in the course of the Northeast. It deals either a visitor's advisor and an beautiful narrative, protecting the details of every venue--who performs there and whilst, how one can get there, the place to take a seat and what to eat--and describing what makes every one park, and every staff and city, special.

It additionally deals slightly heritage of the parks--the legends who performed there and the nice video games they hosted.

From Portland, Maine (home of the ocean canines) to Altoona, Pennsylvania (home of the Curve), this ebook good points Triple-A, Double-A, and Single-A motion from everything of the region.

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