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By Bob Keisser

greater than 2 hundred significant League Baseball avid gamers have hailed from lengthy seashore and its suburbs. This hotbed of horsehide heroics comprises corridor of Famers Bob Lemon, Duke Snider and Tony Gwynn, in addition to longtime stars Ron quite, Bob Bailey, Bobby Grich, Chase Utley and Jered Weaver. Negro League and Pacific Coast League golf equipment loved lengthy seashore connections. Many gamers whose cleats tore up mythical Rec Park and Blair box are enshrined within the city's baseball/softball corridor of reputation. The successful culture keeps as lengthy seashore State's "Dirtbags" despatched extra avid gamers to the bigs in 2010 and 2011 than the other collage. sign up for baseball historian Bob Keisser as he recounts lengthy Beach's maximum baseball stars, groups and stories.

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