Professional baseball in Little Rock dates back to 1895. Fans in Arkansas' capital city have been entertained by Travelers' baseball for parts of three centuries. Using only one team name and playing on just two home fields, the Travelers have displayed stability unique in minor league baseball. The team is fan owned, another rarity in professional sports. Baseball in Little Rock follows the team's long diamond history, from the struggles of the Southern Association through the triumphs of the Texas League.
About the Author
Terry Turner has been a member of the Society for American Baseball Research since 1987 and currently serves on SABR's Deadball Committee. A historian of Little Rock's baseball heritage, he is a founding member of the Brooks Robinson-George Kell Chapter of SABR.