Baseball in Bend: More Than a Century of Memories

It’s opening weekend for the Bend Elks, and before we get too deep into the season, we wanted to take a trip back to the beginning of baseball in Bend more than 100 years ago.

Men and women were playing baseball in Bend long before Deschutes became a County, and as Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom reports, there was no big money or fame for playing baseball.

Players just did it for the love of the game.

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