Tag Archives: Pacific Coast League

Back in the game: Joe Marty’s set to reopen in December with help from your neighbors

Three years ago, Land Park residents Devon Atlee and Jack Morris sat around their friend Tom Walcott’s house, watching the San Francisco Giants. Half way through the game they started talking about Joe Marty’s and what a shame it was

Ed Mauricio shares more memories from his nine decades of life

Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a three-part series about Riverside-Pocket area native Ed Mauricio. Ed Mauricio, who spent much of his time speaking about his early memories of the Riverside-Pocket area during an interview with this paper,

Over the Hill Gang loves sports, enjoys good times, reminiscing

Among the capital city’s social/service clubs is the uniquely named Over the Hill Gang. But don’t let the name fool you. This is one lively bunch. Certainly, despite this all-men’s group’s name, its members are never too old for fun

Going to Edmonds Field with my father

Before the Kings came to Sacramento, before the Sacramento River cats began playing at Raley Field, Sacramento had another venerable sports franchise: the Sacramento Solons triple A baseball team. In the 1940s, ’50s and early ’60s, the Solons played ball

Former Sacramento Solons umpire, World War II veteran reminisces about his eventful life

Many longtime Sacramento area residents have fond memories of attending baseball games at the original ball park at the corner of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway. And among such locals whose memories extend to America’s pre-World War II era in the

Sacramento’s Ron King reminisces about lifelong love for baseball

When it comes to the topic of sports history in the capital city, despite what many loyal Sacramento Kings fans may say, baseball is king. And somewhat ironically, one of the renowned people in local hardball lore is a man with