Baseball in Savannah (Images of Baseball) (Paperback)
Dating back to the American Civil War, the history of baseball in Savannah is as rich as any other of the sport's iconic cities. Hosting a variety of amateur teams in the late 19th century, professional baseball arrived in Savannah in 1904. From Shoeless Joe Jackson to Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle to Dale Murphy, a long list of nationally known hall-of-famers and all-stars have played on Savannah's ball fields. Images of Baseball: Baseball in Savannah chronicles the sport's amateur beginnings through the Savannah Sand Gnats.