Baseball in Long Beach (Images of Baseball) by Tom Meigs

By Tom Meigs

Geared up baseball in lengthy seashore dates to 1910, when

the lengthy seashore Clothiers of the Southern California

Trolley League performed rivals at any place a streetcar might take them. Exhibition video games later featured Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Bob Feller, and different significant League barnstormers. Homegrown expertise comprises Baseball corridor of Famers Bob Lemon and Tony Gwynn. Pioneering entrepreneur invoice Feistner outfitted the 1st accommodating baseball park in 1922 at Redondo street and Stearns highway within the shadow of oil-rich sign Hill. while ballplayers weren't at the Shell Park diamond, they labored the derricks.

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C_id=la The official website of the Los Angeles Dodgers includes the team schedule and game results, biographies of Clayton Kershaw and other players and coaches, and much more. com The Sports Illustrated Kids website covers all sports, including baseball. Expand learning beyond the printed book. com. 31 Index Baseball America, 16 Ellis, A. , 27 Great Lakes Loons, 20 Gulf Coast League Dodgers, 20 Honeycutt, Rick, 21 Hope’s Home, 25–26, 28 Jacksonville Suns, 20, 21 Johnson, Skip, 15–16 Kershaw, Chris (father), 9, 11 Kershaw, Clayton: awards, 24, 26–27; charity work, 25–26, 28; childhood, 10–11; high school years, 12–13, 15–16; minor-league career, 19–21; MLB games, 4–8, 21–22; training, 15–16 Kershaw, Ellen (wife), 18, 23–26, 28 Kershaw, Marianne (mother), 9, 11 Los Angeles Dodgers, 4–5, 7, 18–19, 21–22, 27 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft (2006), 17–18 Stafford, Matthew, 10, 13 Photo Acknowledgments The images in this book are used with the permission of: © Victor Decolongon/Getty Images, pp.

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