Bush League boys the postwar legends of baseball in the American Southwest

Title Bush League boys the postwar legends of baseball in the American Southwest
Names Smith, Toby.
Book Number DBC10190
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation This loving tribute to the defunct minor league teams of New Mexico and west Texas resurrects a forgotten period of baseball history. Through oral histories of players, umpires, fans, sportswriters, and team officials, Toby Smith brings to life the West Texas New Mexico League, the Longhorn League, the Southwestern League, and the Sophomore League from 1946 to 1961, when the last of them folded. Star players Joe Bauman and Bob Crues get special attention, along with assorted brawls, a fatal beaning incident, home runs, and marriages conducted at home plate.
Narrator Pound, John.
Local Subject Sports & Recreation - SPO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History - History of the American West - HUSW
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
Sports - Baseball - SPB
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject Minor league baseball - Southwest, New - History - 20th century
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Call Number 796.357640979 ANF
Language English
Released 2014
Publication Info Santa Fe : New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, New Mexico State Library, 2014
Original Publication Recorded from: First edition. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014. 9780826355218
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