Larry Hunter wrote to 'his boys' during World War II, keeping them informed of happenings at home while they were away at war. He wrote to each one and kept them informed of what was going on with their former teammates as well as things going on in their hometown of Minden. | Michelle Bates /Press-Herald

He made sure to write to “his boys” faithfully every month while they were gone to war.

It was during World War II when so many of Minden’s hometown boys answered the call to serve their country.
And while they were away protecting the rights of their families and fellow American citizens, Larry Hunter wrote to the members of the Redbird baseball teams during the years of Hunter’s Playhouse and Hunter’s Playground.

In the book “Memories of the Hunter’s,” published in 1997, excerpts and a couple of complete letters from Larry Hunter were published. In those letters, he remained upbeat and kept


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