I have been involved in baseball for many years, and since retiring from the Police force, now have time to research and enjoy my pasttime of Baseball, and just about anything connected to this great game!
Former General Manager Dean Taylor of the New Westminster Frasers has been extremely open and supportive of my book project. Taylor has been available to assist, inform and correct me as I work on the New Westminster Frasers book. I have found Deanto be very helpful as he talked about the Frasers.
Brad Rehn a former pitcher for the New Westminster Frasers has been extremely helpful and forthright in his support for my research. Rhen has become a friend on Facebook and has been open to assiting me throughout the process of writing this book.
In January 1974 the Northwest League expanded to eight teams and the New Westminster Frasers were born. I was an idea of Dean Taylor a 23 year old with his friend Mike Manning who felt that they had the ability to run a baseball franchise. Ove r1974 they proved they had the knowledge to stock and run a team.
Brooks is a well known thriller author of books such as Darkness Bound and Bait and Switch. Brooks had pitched five years of professional ball. Starting with the California Angels, then the Washington Senators which became the Texas Rangers organizations. Larry`s last pro year was 1974 with the independent New Westminster Frasers and the Portland Mavericks.