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This short history of the Watsonville Japanese-American Citizens League has been prepared to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the organization's ... [Read more]

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One died a well-respected Hall of Famer. The other died alone and full of regret. Both were major league baseball stars. Both called Santa Cruz County home.

Harry Hooper and Hal Chase played America's game during a time the sport endured great change and turmoil, and both played with and ..." [More]

Excerpted from Heroes and Villains: Santa Cruz County Produced Baseball Stars and Baseball Scandals by Jim Johnson