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Cover story: Take me back to the ballgame

“Heavens no,” she said. “I never even thought about it.” An interesting series of events, however, led her to working for the Oklahoma City 89ers baseball team in the mid-1970s and eventually to positions in management and then as owner of the team, twice. People have played baseball — from loosely organized to semiprofessional teams

Thrills! Chills! Spills!

Shoot the Silver Bullet at Frontier City11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Roadfrontiercity.com 478-2140 Race along nearly 2,000 feet of steel track at speeds reaching 48 mph on the Silver Bullet. Oklahoma’s highest roller coaster takes you 83 feet up, only to send you into a heart-pounding, 80-foot drop down. Your hair will stand on end

Players of the Caribbean

Jimmy Paredes covering second courtesy: Oklahoma RedHawks No, it’s not an official name, but players and managers around the league know well of the pipeline of talent that stretches from the Caribbean to the U.S. and Canada. In that 1984 season, Hightower remembers two Dominican coaches and no less than 20 players on the roster.

‘Carnal’ knowledge

Last year, more than 1,500 people attended the event, which celebrates the erotic arts in the Oklahoma City area. It continues to grow annually, said organizer Nicole Moan. “It all got started because I just wanted to have a show featuring different types of performance art,” she said. “People are going to see everything from

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