50 years ago, Travs played long ball

Posted: February 5, 2013 at 3:41 a.m.

The Arkansas Travelers’ first Class AAA team, in 1963, was only a modest success but it featured bombers like Dick Allen, Cal Emery and John Hernstein. That club hit more home runs than any previous Travs team, but the Philadelphia Phillies, who supplied the players and called the shots, assured the Travelers that 1964 would be different.

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