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Baseball in Toledo (Images of Baseball) by John R. Husman

By John R. Husman

specialist baseball groups in Toledo, Ohio, have been first referred to as the dust Hens-for the neighborhood marsh birds-more than a century in the past. a few dozen different staff names were used over the process 106 seasons relationship again to the 1st in 1883. town has been represented in minor leagues of assorted degrees, the Negro leagues, and the foremost leagues in addition. for many of the final a hundred years, Toledo groups have performed on the optimum minor league class. Many linked to Toledo baseball have long gone directly to profitable significant league careers as avid gamers, managers, and umpires. Fifteen were enshrined within the nationwide Baseball corridor of popularity and others carry various significant league records.

Baseball in Toledo lines the lengthy and wealthy Toledo baseball heritage via photos drawn from numerous significant collections, in addition to certain captions. incorporated is a precis of each Toledo season, and an all-time Toledo roster that lists all of the avid gamers ever to put on a Toledo uniform.

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