Download Baseball in Territorial Arizona: A History, 1863–1912 by John Darrin Tenney PDF

Download Baseball in Territorial Arizona: A History, 1863–1912 by John Darrin Tenney PDF

By John Darrin Tenney

The Arizona Territory is understood for saloons, gunfights, outlaws and robust ladies. however the background of baseball in Arizona is lengthy forgotten. The nationwide hobby got here first to the territory’s many army posts and shortly received a foothold in early cities reminiscent of Tucson, Prescott, Tombstone and Phoenix. rising in popularity within the Eighties, the sport unfold in the course of the territory with the aid of railroads. quickly corporation nines have been competing opposed to city golf equipment. within the early 1900s, the most important leagues made numerous excursions via Arizona. This booklet takes a first-ever investigate Arizona’s wealthy baseball heritage, with by no means ahead of visible photos of the earliest baseball golf equipment and games.

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