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By Roger P. Hadix

From street Park and Memorial box to safety provider box (formerly Sky Sox Stadium), Colorado Springs is a baseball city. specialist baseball arrived in 1901; the Brown Bombers, a semiprofessional black staff, got here within the Nineteen Forties; and the unique Sky Sox gained the Western League Championship in 1953, 1955, and 1958. neighborhood gamers resembling Ed Kent, invoice Everitt, Jim Landis, Sam Hairston, Connie Johnson, Vinny Castilla, and Todd Helton have made it to the most important leagues. wealthy �Goose� Gossage, a Colorado Springs local, went at once from type A ball to the Chicago White Sox, beginning his hall-of-fame occupation in 1972.

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