After the war, Deer Creek baseball rose again
Elmer Becker loved baseball and he was a better-than-average pitcher. When small town baseball teams disappeared, and weeds grew up on the diamonds, Elmer joined the war effort.
Then 1948 came along. Coupons for gas became obsolete, and folks felt like going to games again. That's when Elmer called a conference with two ex-baseball players like himself, Einar Pearson and Bill Cornell, and the little town of Deer Creek soon had a team again.
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