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The 1897-1898 Springfield College Men's Basketball Team

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Title:
The 1897-1898 Springfield College Men's Basketball Team
Description:
This is a photograph of the 1897-1898 Men's Basketball Team. The photograph is very faded, but shows two rows of men, one seated on the floor and the other seated on some stools. They are, except for the coach, wearing white uniforms with shirts that have triangles on them. Shown in the photo are, John Nesbitt, John Hunter, Arthur Shoemaker (captian), Thomas J. Browne, Charles A. Boardman, William M. Pryce, Alanson L. Fish, Carlos D. Clapp, and Martin Foss (manager). On the back is written, "Basket Ball Team 1897-1898 1. Nesbitt B 2. Hunter B sub 3. Shoemaker F Capt. 4. Browne Sub F 5. Boardman B 6. Pryce c 7. Fish c sub 8. Clapp f 9. Foss mgr Return to M I Foss Springfield, mass."
Date:
1897–1898
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Basketball Papers
Subjects:
Springfield College
Springfield College--Basketball
Springfield College--Basketball--Men
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Men
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
Springfield College--Buildings
Judd Gymnasia
Nesbitt, John A.
Hunter, John G.
Shoemaker, Arthur
Browne, Thomas J.
Boardman, Charles A.
Pryce, William M.
Fish, Alanson L.
Clapp, Carlos D.
Foss, Martin I.
Basketball
Basketball players
Group portraits
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
On the back is written, "Basket Ball Team 1897-1898 1. Nesbitt B 2. Hunter B sub 3. Shoemaker F Capt. 4. Browne Sub F 5. Boardman B 6. Pryce c 7. Fish c sub 8. Clapp f 9. Foss mgr Return to M I Foss Springfield, mass."
Identifier:
basketball-mens-1897-98-team