Texas League Baseball Almanac

by David King, Tom Kayser

Texas League Baseball Almanac Synopsis

Since forming in 1888, the Texas League has produced some of the most beloved American baseball players and seen more than its fair share of colorful events. In 1931, Houston pitcher Dizzy Dean pitched and won both ends of a double-header in Fort Worth, throwing a three-hit shutout in the second game. In 1906, center fielder Tris Speaker pitched for Cleburne to beat Temple 10-3. In 1998, Arkansas' Tyrone Horne hit for the "e;homer cycle"e; in San Antonio, finishing to a standing ovation. "e;The Texas League Baseball Almanac"e; delivers day by day the record-breaking events, personal triumphs and memorable games that helped to shape baseball in the region. Join authors David King and Tom Kayser on a nine-inning trip down one of minor-league baseball's most historic institutions, both in season and off. .

Book Information

ISBN: 9781625845214
Publication date: 4th February 2014
Author: David King, Tom Kayser
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Inc. The History Press
Format: eBook
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