Download PDF by Bob Rives: Baseball in Wichita (Images of Baseball)

By Bob Rives

The paintings of baseball is obvious at Wichita nation University's Eck Stadium. The bronze sculpture, "Put Me in Coach," overlooks the stadium access. in the back of it a 70-foot mural, the longest of its variety at any college ballpark, depicts WSU's storied baseball historical past. The artwork of baseball has additionally been glaring on Wichita's enjoying fields for good over a century. in the course of and after the Civil conflict, baseball speedy unfold around the kingdom. whilst Wichita was once integrated in 1870, town and the sport have been prepared for every different, and Wichita had its first expert 9 the subsequent decade. Baseball in Wichita tells the tale of neighborhood baseball in any respect levels-amateur, collegiate and pro-in phrases and pictures relationship from the nineteenth century to the current day.

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