By Chris Epting
Geared up baseball in Orange County begun within the past due Eighties while group groups begun forming between oil good employees. round 1900, a farm boy from Kansas named Walter Johnson arrived together with his kin. quickly, the flame-throwing destiny hall-of-fame pitcher will be dominating video games during the county as a celebrity for Fullerton Union highschool. because the acclaim for baseball grew, extra groups and leagues shaped in Santa Ana, Anaheim, Huntington seashore, and different towns. Connie Mack introduced the Philadelphia Athletics to spring educate in Orange County within the Nineteen Forties. Joe DiMaggio performed for his Santa Ana Air Base group after becoming a member of the military. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, and plenty of different legends visited Orange County through the years. Dozens of famous gamers grew up right here, and lots of are laid to relaxation the following. In 1966, the California Angels performed their first online game in Orange County, the place they continue to be at the present time because the l. a. Angels of Anaheim. The baseball historical past in Orange County is rich—and fabulous.
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Baseball in Orange County (Images of America) by Chris Epting