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by John M. Kovach




The national pastime began to take root in South Bend in the 1860s when teams like the Hoosiers, Excelsiors, and Rough-and-Readys took the field to the delight of local fans. By 1878, the legendary South Bend Greenstocking had arrived on the scene, winning the mythical Indiana State Baseball Championship and establishing the nickname of choice for South Bend baseball for years to come. The following decades saw the rising popularity of not only minor league baseball but also barnstorming teams, indoor baseball, factory leagues, and men’s and women’s amateur leagues. This rich baseball heritage is carried on today by the South Bend SilverHawks of the Class-A Midwest League.
Download Baseball in South Bend (IN) (Images of Baseball) epub
ISBN: 0738533262
ISBN13: 978-0738533261
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Author: John M. Kovach
Language: English
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (September 20, 2004)
Pages: 128 pages
ePUB size: 1804 kb
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