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April 14 in San Antonio history...

1896
It was revealed that a large amount of opposition to the new location of the ball park comes from delivery drivers who used to stop and watch the games at the old park.  The new park is too far for them.

1917
The San Antonio Light reports that General Pershing threw out the first pitch (to Mayor Clinton Brown) to begin the season yesterday at League Park. However the San Antonio Bronchos lost to the Beaumont Oilers, 7 to 4.

1942
This is the day that businessmen neglect their business, professional men neglect their secretaries and office boys beg off for grandmother’s funeral.  It’s major league baseball opening day.

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