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Hi Corbett Field—Origin of name

 Hi Corbett Field is named after Hiram Steven “Hi” Corbett.  “Hi” Corbett was the president of the Tucson Baseball Commission for a quarter century.  He was instrumental in getting the Cleveland Indians to Tucson for spring training.  He helped get the $32,638 to build the field.  He was also a state legislator.
 
Source: 
“What’s in a name? It might surprise you, the nomenclature of sports facilities.” Arizona Daily Star.   August 21, 1991.  Page D1.
 

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