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Baseball in Tucson: Going, Going, Gone

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PHOTOS BY KELLY PRESNELL / ARIZONA DAILY STAR The Diamondbacks' John Hester steps on first base after making the final out of the final spring training game at Tucson Electric Park, a 4-2 D-backs loss to the Texas Rangers.

The first of more than 1,200 spring training games was played March 8, 1947. J. Knox Corbett III sat in the box seats with two ranking baseball titans. One owned the Yankees, another the Indians. He didn't know who they...

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