On this day in 1879, John Jacob (Jake) Atz, baseball player and manager, was born in Washington, D.C. He is generally considered the greatest baseball manager in Texas League history. He began his...(Read More)
BEXAR. The name Bexar was commonly applied to the presidio of San Antonio de Béxar and the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, which developed into the present city of San Antonio, as well as to the municipality from which modern Bexar County evolved.
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