If you Google “Basque baseball players” you would be hard pressed to find a local grown Bakersfield gizona (Basque for “man”), our own Bernard “Frenchy” Uhalt. Although he played briefly as a professional baseball player, he was considered a legend in the Pacific Coast League, and played for Hollywood, San Francisco, Oakland Oaks, and Milwaukee […]
May 2 2014
Memories of Handball at the Noriega Hotel
By Pierre Igoa — I’ll never forget that Sunday afternoon at the handball court at the Noriega Hotel.