Borchert Field: Stories from Milwaukee's Legendary Ballpark takes readers back to the sights, sounds and spectacles of the sports venue. Baseball historian Bob Buege introduces the famous and fascinating athletes and celebrities who dazzled audiences in Milwaukee's venerable ballpark between 1888 and 1952. You'll read about such legendary baseball figures as the Bambino, Satchel Paige, Ty Cobb and Jackie Robinson. In addition, enjoy reading about Olympic heroes like Jim Thorpe and Jessie Owens, women ballplayers, football stars, U.S. presidents and more.
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Author: Bob Buege
Softcover - 5.5 in. x 8.5 in.
72 Black and white photos
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Bob Buege is the author of The Milwaukee Braves: A Baseball Eulogy and Eddie Mathews and the National Pastime. He is president of the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association, director of the Wisconsin Old Time Ballplayers Association, and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research.