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By Rusty D. Aton

it's been greater than part a century for the reason that Springfield final hosted minor league baseball. That draught will finish at downtown’s newly built Hammons box within the spring of 2005, whilst the Springfield Cardinals of the AA Texas League deliver specialist baseball again to the Queen urban of the Ozarks. the hot workforce may have really a legacy to meet, because the Springfield Cardinals of the Western organization gained numerous pennants these decades in the past, and taken to city such mythical baseball names as department Rickey, Joe Garagiola, and Stan Musial. sooner than the Cardinals got here groups just like the Midgets, Reds, and retailers, and a wealthy culture and semi-pro baseball relationship again to the mid-1880s. Drawing from quite a lot of fundamental resources and complimented by means of over a hundred classic photographs, Baseball in Springfield is must-have for these able to realize the historical connection this urban has to the nationwide pastime.

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