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By John Darrin Tenney

The Arizona Territory is understood for saloons, gunfights, outlaws and robust 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 corresponding to Tucson, Prescott, Tombstone and Phoenix. rising in popularity within the Eighteen 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 most important leagues made numerous excursions via Arizona. This e-book takes a first-ever look at Arizona’s wealthy baseball background, with by no means ahead of noticeable pictures of the earliest baseball golf equipment and games.

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