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By Tom Meigs

prepared baseball in lengthy seashore dates to 1910, when
the lengthy seashore Clothiers of the Southern California
Trolley League performed rivals anywhere a streetcar may take them. Exhibition video games later featured Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Bob Feller, and different significant League barnstormers. Homegrown expertise contains Baseball corridor of Famers Bob Lemon and Tony Gwynn. Pioneering entrepreneur invoice Feistner outfitted the 1st accommodating baseball park in 1922 at Redondo road and Stearns road within the shadow of oil-rich sign Hill. whilst ballplayers weren’t at the Shell Park diamond, they labored the derricks.

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