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By John Darrin Tenney

The Arizona Territory is understood for saloons, gunfights, outlaws and powerful girls. 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 won a foothold in early cities equivalent to Tucson, Prescott, Tombstone and Phoenix. becoming more popular within the Eighties, the sport unfold during the territory with assistance from railroads. quickly corporation nines have been competing opposed to city golf equipment. within the early 1900s, the foremost leagues made numerous excursions via Arizona. This ebook takes a first-ever look at Arizona’s wealthy baseball background, with by no means earlier than obvious photos of the earliest baseball golf equipment and games.

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