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Ghost Leagues: Minor League Baseball in South Texas By Noe Torres
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From 1910 to 1977, the remote and rugged area of South Texas along the Rio Grande River was a hotbed of minor league baseball activity. Introduced by soldiers stationed along the Texas-Mexico border... More > in the late 1800s, the sport flourished among the mostly Hispanic population. Eleven minor leagues once competed in the sunny ballparks along the Rio Grande. Today, of all those leagues and teams, only memories remain. This book recaptures the glory days of these ghost leagues, and one can almost hear the cheers of the crowds from stadiums long since vanished. REVIEWS: Torres' research makes the history of South Texas baseball spring to life and catch his readers by the throat, like pro baseball players in a heated argument. - McAllen Monitor. / The memory-stabbing new book ... brings many characters and odd events to life. Winners and sinners alike, Torres salutes and immortalizes. – Festiva Magazine.< Less
Baseball's First Mexican-American Star: The Amazing Story of Leo Najo By Noe Torres
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Long before minority players became an accepted part of professional baseball in the United States, a blazing-fast Mexican-American outfielder named Leo Najo rose to national prominence. Overcoming... More > great personal adversity and the racial prejudice of the day, he transformed himself into one of the greatest players of the early 20th century. When Najo debuted in 1924 with the San Antonio Bears of the Class A Texas League, he electrified standing room only crowds with his incredible speed and astonishing outfield catches. After Najo was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 1925, the Washington Post called him one of the greatest baseball players of all time. His meteoric rise to stardom opened the doors of professional baseball for the many outstanding Hispanic players that have since followed. Selected a 2006 Book of the Year.< Less
The Other Roswell: UFO Crash on the Texas-Mexico Border By Noe Torres & Ruben Uriarte
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Startling eyewitness testimony that is every bit as riveting as the story of the 1947 Roswell UFO crash. On a clear spring day in 1955, Air Force pilot Robert Willingham was piloting an F-86 fighter... More > jet across West Texas when an object “as bright as a star” streaked past his aircraft going over 2,000 miles per hour and then executed a flawless 90-degree turn. After pursuing the UFO in his jet, the decorated World War II and Korean War veteran watched in awe as the mysterious object suddenly plunged to the Earth near Del Rio, Texas. A short time later, he visited the crash site and found a large silver UFO impacted into the side of a sandy hill. Nothing could have prepared him for what he experienced next, and it changed his life forever.< Less
Mexico's Roswell: The Chihuahua UFO Crash By Noe Torres & Ruben Uriarte
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On August 25, 1974, along the Rio Grande River near the Texas border town of Presidio, a thunderous explosion in the sky shattered the stillness of the warm summer night. An unidentified flying disc... More > traveling at 2,000 miles per hour collided with a small airplane heading south from El Paso, Texas. The flaming wreckage of both aircraft fell to the Mexican desert below, igniting a desperate race by two governments to recover technology from beyond the stars. This book was the basis for an episode of the History Channel's "UFO Hunters" television series. REVIEWS: Amazing! This story is wilder than the U.S. Roswell. This book is an amazing piece of work. - George Noory, Coast to Coast AM. / A very nice and thorough job. - Jim Marrs, Bestselling Author. / Noe and Ruben are to be commended. - Stanton T. Friedman, UFO Researcher.< Less

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