Baseball in Pensacola

 

 

 

 

 

Chronicling the rich history of America's favorite
sport as it unfolded in America's first city,
travel back in time to meet teams from the
1800s all the way to present day.
Catch a glimpse into the passion for the
sport with local legends and baseball greats!

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Baseball in Pensacola recounts the bayside area's history with the game as far back as the late 1800s. As Pensacola began to grow in prosperity with tourism and industry, so did the endeavors of the city to be a proving ground for budding players and a challenging training arena for veterans of America's most beloved game. Pensacola fielded its own professionally organized teams, which offered not only quality entertainment for thousands of fans, but also a stepping stone into the world of the Big Leagues. The documentary is the backdrop for discovering some of Pensacola's most legendary baseball figures including Billy Sunday, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Branch Rickey, Ted Williams, Cal Ripkin Sr, Don Sutton, Buck Showalter, Jay Bell, Travis Fryman & many more.

 

Thank You

Gulf Power   Pensacola News Journal   Yellow Pages

Beggs & Lane   Guernsey & Associates

Child Neurology Center   Raymond James - Morgan Keegan



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