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By Rusty D. Aton

it's been greater than part a century given that Springfield final hosted minor league baseball. That draught will finish at downtown’s newly built Hammons box within the spring of 2005, while the Springfield Cardinals of the AA Texas League convey expert baseball again to the Queen urban of the Ozarks. the hot workforce can have particularly a legacy to meet, because the Springfield Cardinals of the Western organization gained a number of pennants these a long time in the past, and taken to city such mythical baseball names as department Rickey, Joe Garagiola, and Stan Musial. prior to the Cardinals got here groups just like the Midgets, Reds, and retailers, and a wealthy culture and semi-pro baseball courting again to the mid-1880s. Drawing from quite a lot of basic assets and complimented by means of over a hundred classic pictures, Baseball in Springfield is must-have for these able to detect the historical connection this urban has to the nationwide pastime.

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