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My grandfather was the owner of the El Dorado Oilers from 1947 to 1950. I have some of the uniforms of the team and the Cotton States League baseballs that they used. My dad used to travel with the team as a kid and he's got photos and mementos from that team. Sadly, not nearly enough has been written about that league.

Jeff Brandt
Dallas, TX