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By Toby Smith

This loving tribute to the defunct minor league groups of latest Mexico and west Texas resurrects a forgotten interval of baseball background. via oral histories of avid gamers, umpires, lovers, sportswriters, and group officers, Toby Smith brings to lifestyles the West Texas–New Mexico League, the Longhorn League, the Southwestern League, and the Sophomore League from 1946 to 1961, while the final of them folded. celebrity avid gamers Joe Bauman and Bob Crues get designated awareness, besides varied brawls, a deadly beaning incident, domestic runs, and marriages carried out at domestic plate. an individual who loves baseball will get pleasure from this pleasant book.

Toby Smith is the writer or coauthor of 9 books, together with Little grey males: Roswell and the increase of a well-liked tradition (UNM Press). He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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