Sports of Santa Cruz County (Images of America)

Sports of Santa Cruz County (Images of America)

Geoffrey Dunn


Its inviting weather, engaging rugged mountains, and inviting shorelines have continually made Santa Cruz County a haven for athletic actions. a large choice of carrying endeavors, a few past the norm, have referred to as Santa Cruz domestic over the a long time. within the nineteenth century, Santa Cruz served as a springboard for contemporary browsing. It was once an early bastion for geared up baseball, too, starting within the 1860s, and it was once domestic to a chain groups as early because the 1870s. different colourful athletic actions came about the following (including hearth hose groups, long-distance strolling, and bicycling), in addition to extra conventional American activities like basketball, soccer, boxing, and tennis. The quarter boasts of a robust culture of girls athletes besides, specifically Marion Hollins, might be the best all-around lady athlete of the early twentieth century.

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