One of the hottest topics around North Louisiana right now is the impending demolition of our beloved Fairgrounds Field, former home to the Shreveport Captains of the San Francisco Giants organization.

Yep, the home of the same team mentioned by Kevin Costner in "Bull Durham", is set for total destruction.

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The Beer Garden Will Be Gone Forever

It's hard to imagine those memories of the old beer garden, the great games, kids playing on the rolling hills, concerts, all gone.

Regardless of whom you might choose to blame for the loss, its demolition is inevitable.  Even if the hoards of bats have given it somewhat of a reprieve.

Some of Major League Baseball's greats, cut their professional baseball teeth here.

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Over The Years Shreveport Had Some Real Stars

The list of Captains alumni who went on to bigger things in the MLB is lengthy and includes:

  • Jeff Brantley
  • John Burkett
  • Royce Clayton
  • Chili Davis
  • Rick Honeycutt
  • Bill Mueller
  • Russ Ortiz
  • Mike Remlinger
  • Chris Singleton
  • Jason Grilli
  • Rod Beck

If the upcoming doom set for the old Fairgrounds Field has you feeling somewhat nostalgic for those magical days of the Shreveport Captains, we have found a great way to lock those memories in for the foreseeable future.

We Found Some Amazing Collectibles on eBay

Right now, eBay has literally hundreds of Shreveport Captains classic commemorative gear and other keepsakes to serve as reminders.

Just look at all the incredible things we've found.

Classic Shreveport Captains Gear Available on eBay

With the former home of the Shreveport Captains, Fairgrounds Field, soon to be demolished, some might wish to memorialize the once great farm team of the San Francisco Giants with some cool classic gear available now on eBay.

Unbelievable Photos Of How Much Shreveport/Bossier Has Changed Since 2007

The scenery of Shreveport and Bossier City has changed incredibly since 2007 and these pictures show some of the biggest changes.

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