VIDEO: Frontier Baseball

“They literally were carving diamonds out of wilderness.”
Historian Katie Ringsmuth discusses Alaska’s love affair with baseball, which dates back to the early 1900s. When miners, surveyors, and workers of all kinds arrived in the Alaska territory, baseball provided them, not only a hobby, but a connection to the lives they left behind.

Produced by:
John Norris & Kaysie Ellingson