Sec Taylor’s SITTIN’ IN With the Athletes – Fairbanks Baseball History

SITTIN’ IN With the Athletes
June 19, 1964, Des Moines (Iowa) Register

“We charge $30 for season boxes, $25 for season tickets and $2 general admission. Children get in free.”

Boucher, who had managed teams while in the navy, said that when he went to Fairbanks six years ago his objective was “to expose every boy to baseball.”

“We have a population of 14,000 in the city, 30,000 including the military bases, and 2,500 participate in baseball.

“We had eight freshmen from the University of Arizona on our first team in 1958 and won the league title and the playoffs.

“Five of the original team make their homes in Fairbanks.”

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