The McCloskey legend

Ingram, Bob
January 1991
Baseball from Browns to Diablos;1991, p28
The article discusses the contributions of John J. McCloskey to El Paso baseball history. The entry notes that McCloskey founded the Texas League, and established the first El Paso team to compete in professional baseball. The section cites that McCloskey was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1862 and came to El Paso in 1884. Also mentioned is McCloskey's return to El Paso in 1915 to organize the Rio Grande League and build the Rio Grande Park.


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