Humboldt Crabs

1945: The formation of the Humboldt Crabs signaled the start of one of the most famous baseball programs on the West Coast, if not the entire nation. The nucleus of this team had played for various teams in the Humboldt County League and in 1942 played for Eureka Tallow Co. (ETC) and in 1943 for Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI). The rest is the well documented story of the longest running semi-pro team in history. Read more...

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Humboldt Crabs vs. Major League All-Stars
Area: Humboldt (Eureka/Arcata)
Year: 1945

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