The Story of Baseball At Springfield College, 1972
This document titled "The Story of Baseball at Springfield College" uses pictures and words to describe the history of baseball and the important events that have occurred since the beginning of baseball at Springfield College in 1891. The book was written in 1972. The records of each baseball coach is given, beginning with Amos Alonzo Stagg (1891-1892) and ending with Archie P. Allen (1948-1972). The other coaches include August E. Metzdorf (1903), Charles V. Young (1904), Royce D. Purinton (1905-1907), Franklin J. Gray (1908), August G. Johnson (1909-1914), Elmer Berry (1915-1916, 1919-1923, 1925-1926), Harry G. Carlson (1924), Harold S. DeGroat (1927-1942), Charles E. Silvia (1943, 1946), and John Bunn (1947). The rosters for each year is also listed along with the season record if available. Highlights of the baseball seasons are described, such as the dedication of Elmer Berry Field on May 24, 1939, and important victories like the win over Texas A&M and winning the Eastern Regional Championship in 1959. The document ends with the records of individual and season statistics, such as most hits, RBI's, and home runs; as well as the statistics for pitching over the years.
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