The Pitch Author
R. A. Cabral
R. A. "Rick" Cabral is a
Sacramento writer with a penchant for the game of baseball. Cabral has published several feature
articles in The Sacramento Bee and Sacramento News & Review
with a focus on baseball history. One article profiled the only appearance by the New
York Yankees in Sacramento against the hometown Solons in 1951 when Mantle was a rookie and
DiMaggio was on his way to retirement.
Another feature printed in the
Bee recalled the
Bustin’ Babes and Larrupin’ Lous barnstorming tour of 1927, featuring exhibition games between
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
To read both of these articles,
please see the Articles section.
Cabral is a member of The
Society for American Baseball Research. He has a Master's in Journalism from University of Oregon. He
is the editor and founder of http://BaseballSacramento.com
To send e-mail to the
author: RAC26 (at) thepitchbook.com