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The Alpine Cowboys are a professional baseball team based in Alpine, Texas, in the Big Bend region of West Texas.wikipedia
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Alpine, Texas

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The Alpine Cowboys are a professional baseball team based in Alpine, Texas, in the Big Bend region of West Texas.
Alpine is home to the Alpine Cowboys independent baseball team.

Pecos League

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The Cowboys are a franchise of the Pecos League, which is not affiliated with a Major League Baseball Organization.

Gaylord Perry

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The team featured future major league stars, including Norm Cash, Gaylord Perry, and Joe Horlen.
Perry played semi-professionally in Alpine, Texas at Kokernot Field in the early 1950s for the Alpine Cowboys.

Kokernot Field

They play their home games at historic Kokernot Field, a 1,200 seat stone and wrought-iron replica of Chicago's Wrigley Field that dates from 1948.
Sul Ross' baseball program was revived in 1983, and a new independent league professional team was formed in 2009, so the field is currently home to the Sul Ross State University Lobos and the Alpine Cowboys of the Pecos League through lease arrangements.

Sophomore League

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The new Cowboys immediately won the Class D Sophomore League title and set the record for the highest winning percentage (88-35, .715) of any Red Sox minor league team.

Continental Baseball League

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Professional baseball returned to Alpine in 2009 with the Big Bend Cowboys of the Continental Baseball League.

Big Bend (Texas)

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The Alpine Cowboys are a professional baseball team based in Alpine, Texas, in the Big Bend region of West Texas.

Major League Baseball

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The Cowboys are a franchise of the Pecos League, which is not affiliated with a Major League Baseball Organization.

Chicago

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They play their home games at historic Kokernot Field, a 1,200 seat stone and wrought-iron replica of Chicago's Wrigley Field that dates from 1948.

Wrigley Field

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They play their home games at historic Kokernot Field, a 1,200 seat stone and wrought-iron replica of Chicago's Wrigley Field that dates from 1948.

Texas

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From 1947 to 1958, the Alpine Cowboys, owned by West Texas rancher and philanthropist Herbert L. Kokernot, Jr., won a dozen regional semi-pro championships and were national runners-up.

Norm Cash

Norman Cash
The team featured future major league stars, including Norm Cash, Gaylord Perry, and Joe Horlen.

Joe Horlen

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The team featured future major league stars, including Norm Cash, Gaylord Perry, and Joe Horlen.

Boston Red Sox

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In 1959 the Boston Red Sox moved their minor league affiliate, the Lexington Red Sox of the Nebraska State League, to Alpine, and took the traditional name "Cowboys" for the team.

Lexington Red Sox

In 1959 the Boston Red Sox moved their minor league affiliate, the Lexington Red Sox of the Nebraska State League, to Alpine, and took the traditional name "Cowboys" for the team.

Nebraska State League

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In 1959 the Boston Red Sox moved their minor league affiliate, the Lexington Red Sox of the Nebraska State League, to Alpine, and took the traditional name "Cowboys" for the team.

Eddie Popowski

The 1959 champion team was managed by future Red Sox manager Eddie Popowski and featured three future major leaguers, rhp Don Schwall, who two years later won the American League Rookie of the Year award, 2B Chuck Schilling, who finished fourth behind Schwall in the same balloting, and lhp Guido Grilli.

Don Schwall

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The 1959 champion team was managed by future Red Sox manager Eddie Popowski and featured three future major leaguers, rhp Don Schwall, who two years later won the American League Rookie of the Year award, 2B Chuck Schilling, who finished fourth behind Schwall in the same balloting, and lhp Guido Grilli.

Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year Award

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The 1959 champion team was managed by future Red Sox manager Eddie Popowski and featured three future major leaguers, rhp Don Schwall, who two years later won the American League Rookie of the Year award, 2B Chuck Schilling, who finished fourth behind Schwall in the same balloting, and lhp Guido Grilli.

Chuck Schilling

The 1959 champion team was managed by future Red Sox manager Eddie Popowski and featured three future major leaguers, rhp Don Schwall, who two years later won the American League Rookie of the Year award, 2B Chuck Schilling, who finished fourth behind Schwall in the same balloting, and lhp Guido Grilli.

Guido Grilli

The 1959 champion team was managed by future Red Sox manager Eddie Popowski and featured three future major leaguers, rhp Don Schwall, who two years later won the American League Rookie of the Year award, 2B Chuck Schilling, who finished fourth behind Schwall in the same balloting, and lhp Guido Grilli.

Los Angeles Angels

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The 1960 team featured future California Angels all-star Jim Fregosi.

Pocatello, Idaho minor league baseball teams

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In 1962 the Sophomore League folded and the team moved to Idaho, becoming the Pocatello Chiefs of the Class C Pioneer League.

Pioneer League (baseball)

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In 1962 the Sophomore League folded and the team moved to Idaho, becoming the Pocatello Chiefs of the Class C Pioneer League.