Valley native fosters baseball dreams in Kansas prairie

Valley native's Tony Gonzalez (center-right) and Robert Beltran (center-left) are helping spread the region's baseball horizons as manager and pitching coach for the Dodge City A's in the Kansas Collegieate Baseball League. COURTESY PHOTO

DODGE CITY, Kan. — Tony Gonzalez has been around the block.

The El Centro native is a baseball lifer, and that’s a distinction not known for being all that easy on the ol’ odometer.

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