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Idaho History

Hall of Fame pitcher got start in Idaho striking out Dudes, Beet Diggers

Some of the most famous baseball players of all time played for Idaho teams before going to the major leagues, where they had long and impressive careers. Two of them were pitchers with outstanding won-lost records but with very different public images. Walter Johnson, who played for Weiser in 1906-07, was always popular, but Carl Mays, who pitched for Boise in 1912, was disliked by most and even detested by some. We’ll tell his story in a later column.

Videos

Two-legged dog lost in Idaho car crash has a happy homecoming

Two-legged Duncan, a boxer who has achieved internet fame, was lost when his family crashed into a bison on an east Idaho road. Watch his owners talk about reuniting with the pup.
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Two-legged dog lost in Idaho car crash has a happy homecoming 3:57

Two-legged dog lost in Idaho car crash has a happy homecoming

Rescued bear cubs climb their enclosure at Idaho rehab center 0:14

Rescued bear cubs climb their enclosure at Idaho rehab center

“Mom-In” event held at Senator Mike Crapo's Office 2:51

“Mom-In” event held at Senator Mike Crapo's Office

This Boisean barely pays for electricity 2:19

This Boisean barely pays for electricity