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Baseball in Pensacola: The History of America
     

Baseball in Pensacola: The History of America

by Scott Brown
 

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The Western Gate to the Sunshine State boasts an epic history of hardball, dating back nearly to the beginning of the sport. Sunshine, loyal fans and pristine beaches have attracted baseball's best athletes to Pensacola--from stars like Babe Ruth and Ted Williams to the Blue Wahoos, modern-day affiliate for the Cincinnati Reds. The city is home to major-league

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The Western Gate to the Sunshine State boasts an epic history of hardball, dating back nearly to the beginning of the sport. Sunshine, loyal fans and pristine beaches have attracted baseball's best athletes to Pensacola--from stars like Babe Ruth and Ted Williams to the Blue Wahoos, modern-day affiliate for the Cincinnati Reds. The city is home to major-league teams during spring training, minor-league teams during the season and baseball fanatics year-round. Whether it's following big-league icons or cheering high school future stars, Pensacola's love affair with baseball runs deep. Team up with local author Scott Brown as he details the area's greatest moments in America's oldest pastime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609497828
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
03/05/2013
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,324,262
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Scott Brown, longtime resident of Pensacola, is president of the Mordecai Brown Legacy Foundation, preserving and sharing the history of a baseball legend. In addition to this book, Scott Brown also created a video documentary about baseball in Pensacola.

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