Baseball in Fort Wayne

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The Fort Wayne Wizards' 1993 arrival marked the beginning of professional baseball in northeast Indiana for many. However, the city boasts a rich baseball heritage that traces its roots to the very origins of the game. In fact, baseball and its record books begin with Fort Wayne. Over more than 135 years, dozens of teams have called Fort Wayne their homefield, making players into local legends and stars who excelled in the spotlight of baseball's biggest stage. Baseball in Fort Wayne recounts the sport's presence in the city, from the earliest days of 1871's Kekiongas to today's Wizards, as well as those who took the field in between.
ISBN: 9780738541297
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Indiana
Series: Images of Baseball
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
A lifelong northeast Indiana resident, author and baseball historian Chad Gramling has collected images and lore from many signifi cant sources. The resulting tribute represents fascinating accounts of the game's history in Fort Wayne sure to be enjoyable for any baseball fan.
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