For ten seasons (from 1985 to 1994) the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos (The Owls of the Two Laredos) were the only team in professional sports to represent two nations. The qTecosq had home parks on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, in Laredo, Texas, and in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Cultural anthropologist Alan Klein gives us the full story of the rise and unexpected demise of this surprising team. Photos.The 1983 Chrysler bus has the red, white, and blue Tecos colors on all sides declaring aquot;Los Tecolotes de los dos Laredos. ... The first trip of the 1993 season had the Tecos traveling to the sleepy town of Anahuac, Nuevo Leon, for a game against ... At Dan Firovaa#39;s instructions, the bus was full, the engine running, and the door about to close at precisely 4 P.m. Firova ... The expanse of this arid country suddenly became more impressive as tiny roadside rest shacks that sell produce andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Baseball on the Border|
|Author||:||Alan M. Klein|
|Publisher||:||Princeton University Press - 1999-03-01|