The Western Gate to the Sunshine State boasts an epic history of hardball, dating back nearly to the beginning of the sport. Sunshine, loyal fans and pristine beaches have attracted baseballas best athletes to Pensacolaafrom stars like Babe Ruth and Ted Williams to the Blue Wahoos, modern-day affiliate for the Cincinnati Reds. The city is home to major-league teams during spring training, minor-league teams during the season and baseball fanatics year-round. Whether itas following big-league icons or cheering high school future stars, Pensacolaas love affair with baseball runs deep. Team up with local author Scott Brown as he details the areaas greatest moments in Americaas oldest pastime.The Indians fielded several former Negro League talents such as Harry aSuitcase a Simpson and Al aFuzzya Smith. ... Building on their past success, the Pensacola Little League AllaStars advanced to the World Series for a third consecutiveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Baseball in Pensacola|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2013-01-01|