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Quebec City's 75-year baseball history

photodecapitale.gouv.qc.ca.jpgOn sunny afternoons in the late 1930's in Quebec City, you might find people strolling the Grande-Allée or taking in a view of the St Lawrence from the Dufferin terrace. But you'd also find thousands of people packed into the stands of a brand new baseball stadium to root for the home team: the Quebec City Athletics.

Those were the early days of the Stade Municipale in Quebec City, a stadium that has had many ups and downs over its 75-year history.

Daniel Papillon is a baseball historian and the author of a new book: En lieu sûr... un stade pour la capitale. He joined us in studio this morning.

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