From the old Coast League: The story of Spider Baum

Here’s a gem of a slideshow about Charles “Spider” Baum, a member of the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame who spent his best years pitching for the Sacramento Senators (a.k.a. Solons) and San Francisco Seals. The piece is by my McClatchy Co. colleague Mark Morris, multimedia director of The Sacramento Bee. The presentation is full of delightful of old photos from the Coast League, and the story of Baum — the great-grandfather of Morris — is compelling.

Unfortunately, I haven’t figured out how to make the embed code work, so kindly go to this link to watch the presentation. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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