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By Bob Rives

The paintings of baseball is obvious at Wichita nation University's Eck Stadium. The bronze sculpture, "Put Me in Coach," overlooks the stadium access. in the back of it a 70-foot mural, the longest of its sort at any collage ballpark, depicts WSU's storied baseball heritage. The artwork of baseball has additionally been obvious on Wichita's taking part in fields for good over a century. in the course of and after the Civil struggle, baseball speedy unfold around the state. whilst Wichita used to be integrated in 1870, town and the sport have been prepared for every different, and Wichita had its first specialist 9 the subsequent decade. Baseball in Wichita tells the tale of neighborhood baseball in any respect levels-amateur, collegiate and pro-in phrases and pictures courting from the nineteenth century to the current day.

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