The rich tradition and history of professional baseball are brought to life in Baseball in Tulsa. Wayne McCombs traces Tulsa's baseball past from the cow pastures of Indian Territory into the 21st century. The book documents the struggle many players endure in the coveted quest to become a major league baseball player. Showcasing a collection of over 170 rare photographs, this new volume vividly documents the sport that makes Tulsa one of the best minor league cities in America. See all the greats from the original Tulsa Oilers through today's Tulsa Drillers, including hall-of-famers Satchel Paige, Frank Robinson, Steve Carlton, Dizzy Dean, and Warren Spahn-each of these legends either played or coached in Tulsa.
About the Author
Wayne McCombs is the Advertising Director of the Mill Creek companies in Oklahoma. He hosts the Tulsa radio program, Voices of Sports Legends, and is the author of Let's Goooooo Tulsa, the history and record book of professional baseball in Tulsa from 1905-1989. He also wrote the Tulsa section of the book Glory Days of Summer, a history of baseball in Oklahoma.