I can’t think of gophers …

… and not immediately think of Carl Spackler.

However, here’s an article I just had published today in City Pages, the alt-weekly in Minneapolis, about the 1909 St. Paul Colored Gophers. This one was truly a labor of love, and many thanks to editor Pete Kotz for being so patient and understanding with me as we worked this through …

http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2015/04/for_one_shining_season_in_1909_the_eyes_of_baseball_were_on_st_pauls_black_baseball_team.php

 

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