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If League Park Could Talk: About League Park’s Final Professional Baseball Years, 1932-1950

The final years of League Park as a home to professional baseball included Bob Feller’s debut, the Cleveland “Crybabies” of 1940, the 56th game of Joe DiMaggio’s record hitting streak, and Lou Boudreau’s debut as the “Boy Manager” of the Indians, and the emergence of the Negro League Cleveland Buckeyes as 1945 Negro League World Champions. Baseball historian Morris Eckhouse will recollect those days and the forces that resulted in…

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July News & Notes

Memories of Feller and DiMaggio heat up July at the BHM League Park is an important part of the legendary stories of Bob Feller and Joe DiMaggio. Feller made his debut for the Indians in an exhibition game against the St. Louis Cardinals 80 years ago on July 6, 1936. On July 16th it will be 75 years since Joe DiMaggio extended his Major League Baseball record hitting-streak to 56…

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