Town team baseball in Riley County during the 1930"s, 1940"s, and 1950"s

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Riley County Historical Society , [Manhattan, Kan
Baseball -- Kansas -- Riley County -- History -- 20th ce
Statementby Charles and Doris Setterquist ... [et al.].
ContributionsSetterquist, Charles, 1921-2006.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV863.K22 R557 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 72 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23928367M
ISBN 100967768683
ISBN 139780967768687
LC Control Number2008938705

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Usually a statewide governing body sets uniform rules for two or more classes, including proximity (how close the player must live to the town for which he.

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Riley County's founding occurred during the exciting, volatile years shortly before the Civil War. The Indian lands of Kansas Territory were opened to legal settlement after Land hungry immigrants poured into the Territory, most motivated by a combination of reasons, ideological with the fight to make Kansas a free state, and financial.

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The Big Blastcast of Baseball's offensive frenzy begun in the s skyrockets to record heights with eye-popping numbers, leaving pitchers shellshocked and begging for relief—not from the bullpen, but from the owners. Guy Bush had the kind of year that might have chased other major league pitchers into immediate retirement.

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