Baseball strikes out in Bakersfield after 75 years – LA Observed

Baseball strikes out in Bakersfield after 75 years – LA Observed

Bakersfield Blaze players in 2012. LA Observed photo. Minor league baseball is giving up on Bakersfield, a city that once was home to Dodgers future Hall of Famers and that has had a team for 75 years. The California League is dropping Bakersfield and the team in Adelanto in the high desert. I wrote at […]

Jack White Plays in Alabama Celebrity Baseball Game – RollingStone.com

Baseball enthusiast Jack White took part in a celebrity baseball game at the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama, leading his Third Man Records team against the Texas Playboys, Alabama Slammers and other squads taking part in Florence-based designer Billy Reid’s annual Shindig, AL.com reports (via Pitchfork). The university itself confirmed that the rocker […]

After 75 years, baseball in Bakersfield has struck out – Los Angeles Times

The modern ballpark is tucked into an entertainment district, with shops and restaurants surrounding the stadium, and blindingly bright digital display signs wherever you look. The ballpark here is across Chester Avenue from Big Valley Mower, Extra Space Storage and AAA Tire. The large sign welcoming you to Sam Lynn Ballpark is home to a […]

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