In the 1930s, the original Salt Lake Bees played and shortly after that Art Teece started selling popcorn for 5 cents and cokes for a dime all at
It was a great way to spend a day with the Bees. Yes, they were our boys. Most grew up playing ball in warm southern states and had never been to
But then the scoreboard was blank. The war came and minor league baseball was suspended. However
One soldier named Joe DiMaggio came to
It was another night at
“There were cracks between the planks and people would drop shells and then a match or a cigarette and the shells would smolder and we had a bucket of water we would throw on the plank,” said DiMaggio.
And one night the bucket wasn't enough and
The first professional Bees team played in
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