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Springfield College Baseball Team, 1891

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Title:
Springfield College Baseball Team, 1891
Description:
A picture of the 1891 Springfield College Baseball Team. Of particular note is Amos Alonzo Stagg, seated in the center, or the “Grand Old Man of Football”, who was a student and instructor at Springfield College from 1890-1892. Also, in the back row, is Dr. James Naismith, the creator of the game of basketball at Springfield College in 1891. The complete team as pictured is - Front Row: J.M. Dick, W.D. Barry, and G.H. Finch. Middle Row: W.J. Keller, W.H. Ball, Jr., A.A.Stagg, Captain, Thomas Scotton, and A.E. Garland. Back Row: A.P. Stockwell, James Naismith, Manager, B. Van Leuvan, and W.O. Black.
Creator:
Van Norman, George H.
Date:
1891
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Springfield College Baseball Team Papers
Subjects:
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Faculty
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
Springfield College
Springfield College--Baseball
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Naismith, James, 1861-1939
Stagg, Amos Alonzo, 1862-1965
Dick, John M.
Berry, Walter D.
Finch, George H.
Keller, William J.
Ball, William Henry
Garland, Albert E.
Stockwell, Albert P.
Van Leuven, Byron
Black, Walter O.
Baseball
Baseballs
Baseball players
Baseball bats
Baseball managers
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
The upper right corner of this photo is chipped.
Language:
English
Identifier:
rg153-04-03-11-001
SC21298