A good memory, 1948

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"Construction began in late 1947 at the Crest Street site of Kiger Stadium, with a goal of opening in Spring 1948 for the Class D Klamath Falls Gems, the Far West League farm team of the Philadelphia Phillies. The opening, and the original Gems, were a huge success, as the team led the league in attendance in three of the four years they were in the League, and won the Far West League's final Championship before the league folded after the 1951 season.

{The stadium} has stood against weather and other obstacles to become one of only two remaining all-wood stadiums in North America. Historic Kiger Stadium has hosted thousands of amateur baseball games, from Little League through American Legion through a semi-pro incarnation of the Gems, through the years. In 1968 the ballpark hosted the Babe Ruth World Series, and in 1970 the American Legion Championships." Source.

One for Dad.

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Comments (18)

Henk Bouwers on January 10, 2013

wow, very good, Gr Henk

Diane MP on January 11, 2013

Thanks! Another day at the editing machine. ;D

jlcabaço (TravelJLC.… on January 11, 2013

Um trabalho fantástico que você aqui fez!
gosto ◊2◊. Precioso registo.

Melhores cumprimentos de Portugal. jlc

buffy laura on January 11, 2013

che foto che fai like la

Peter van Lom on January 11, 2013

L; great edit D. Greetings!

Heidiho on January 11, 2013

.... another dream ...

Diane MP on January 12, 2013

JLC, Laura, Peter and Heidiho - I'm very happy that you like this one. Thanks!

photosofghosts on January 12, 2013

Nice Dianediting, LIKE !
Friendly wishes

Sergio Bagna No View… on January 12, 2013

Like a lot, very good composition!

Diane MP on January 13, 2013

Greetings to the wonderful Italians, Fabio and Sergio, e molto grazie!!! :D

Perinic D on January 13, 2013

Dad will appreciate, me too, not the stadium but specialy your style ...love, Damir

vahid nabiloo on January 14, 2013

very nice moody photo.like

Diane MP on January 14, 2013

My late dad would be very amussed that I now take pictures of every crazy thing I see! Thank you, Damir!

Vahid, as always, I appreciate your comment and Like!

©polytropos on January 14, 2013

Oh yes, I have good memories of 1948! I wasn't born yet and floated on a white cloud ;-)

Diane MP on January 14, 2013

Lol! I was only a baby, so I was on a fluffy, pink cloud. ;b

Nenad Obradovic on January 16, 2013

Very nice photo L+F

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on January 17, 2013

Very nice old photo !

LIKE My friendly greeting,Natuska

Diane MP on January 17, 2013

Thanks for the great L&F, Nenad!

Hello, Natuska, many thanks to you!

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