Get Classic Shreveport Captains Gear Right Now On eBay
One of the hottest topics around North Louisiana right now is the impending demolition of our beloved Fairgrounds Field, former home to the Shreveport Captains of the San Francisco Giants organization.
Yep, the home of the same team mentioned by Kevin Costner in "Bull Durham", is set for total destruction.
The Beer Garden Will Be Gone Forever
It's hard to imagine those memories of the old beer garden, the great games, kids playing on the rolling hills, concerts, all gone.
Regardless of whom you might choose to blame for the loss, its demolition is inevitable. Even if the hoards of bats have given it somewhat of a reprieve.
Some of Major League Baseball's greats, cut their professional baseball teeth here.
Over The Years Shreveport Had Some Real Stars
The list of Captains alumni who went on to bigger things in the MLB is lengthy and includes:
- Jeff Brantley
- John Burkett
- Royce Clayton
- Chili Davis
- Rick Honeycutt
- Bill Mueller
- Russ Ortiz
- Mike Remlinger
- Chris Singleton
- Jason Grilli
- Rod Beck
If the upcoming doom set for the old Fairgrounds Field has you feeling somewhat nostalgic for those magical days of the Shreveport Captains, we have found a great way to lock those memories in for the foreseeable future.
We Found Some Amazing Collectibles on eBay
Right now, eBay has literally hundreds of Shreveport Captains classic commemorative gear and other keepsakes to serve as reminders.
Just look at all the incredible things we've found.