A trip down memory lane for Rio Grande Valley fans

Dr. Manuel Flores

The cover of the book Mexican American Baseball in South Texas: Images of Baseball

Just in time to celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s South Texas high school baseball and softball high school teams comes a book that will thrill you with history and unique photographs of days gone by and the glory they have bestowed in the area.

Without a doubt “Mexican American Baseball in South Texas” is unique and touching for it recognizes the accomplishment of many South Texas baseball players who played for the love of the game and often were heroes in their communities and went to stardom in their barrios, neighborhood, high school, collegiate and semi-pro teams. Some made it to the major leagues.

The book is full of images of baseball that will have you marveling at the accomplishments of a myriad of players from South Texas who have gone down in history as the “best-of-the-best” in an area which loves the sport and relishes every pitch and every home run in a game.

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