The Del Rio Cowboys’ sluggers were sluggish.The Cla s D club and their 14-46 record took an overnight bus trip to Vernon, Texas, for a road series scheduled to begin on June 20, 1948. Fans reading the next day’s Amarillo Globe-News must’ve thought they were dreaming.MORE: About that 209-10 win | When https://www.bluejaysedge.com/toronto-blue-jays/russell-martin-jersey an entire team was arrestedSunday’s ResultsLonghorn LeagueDel Rio at Vernon, ppd, travel fatigue, the sports section listed.A profe sional baseball game postponed because a team needed a nap?The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball confirmed the drowsy delay A new reason for postponing a game developed at Vernon, Texas, when the Del Rio-Vernon Longhorn League contest was called off because of travel Yangervis Solarte Jersey fatigue.MORE: Eight home runs in one game by the same playerThe Cowboys choosing bed over baseball was only part of their nightmarish 1948 season. The team had tired leadership, going through three managers. They felt sleepy in the standings, https://www.bluejaysedge.com/toronto-blue-jays/randal-grichuk-jersey finishing 43.5 games out of first place. They also bunked to the bottom of the league’s attendance totals, drawing only 13,000 fans for the whole year.The well-rested Cowboys did play Vernon the next day.Tim Hagerty is the broadcaster for the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas, and is on Twitter at @MinorsTeamNames. He is also the author of”Root for the Home Team: Minor League Baseball’s Most Off-the-Wall Team Names.”
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