Upper Arlington Baseball Team with Batboys, Mascots, and Water Carriers, 1918

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Where: 1866 King Ave, Columbus, OH 43212, USA

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When: 01 November 1918

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This photograph accompanied an article titled Baseball History which summarized the 1918 baseball season of the Upper Arlington team. Baseball games were held at the Upper Arlington Ball Park on Thompson Field, which was located north of King Avenue, east of Bedford Road, and south of Tremont Road. Games were played during the summer with practices held on Tuesday evenings and games played on Saturday afternoons. Several people are named in the photograph.

Top Row: George S. Hershey ("George Washington"); Ed Nace; Frank P. Rogers ("Mexican"); Paul G. Spence ("Sure-Shot"); King Gibson Thompson ("Two-Bits"); Orr S. Zimmerman ("Home-Run"); Carey Clayton Hoel ("Smiles"); William F. Kern ("Has-Been"); Henry Miller ("Baldy"); John Weller Wuichet ("Pat"); Manager, Evan Lawrence Mahaffey.

Middle Row: Herman Rolf ("Jockey"); Frank J. Bornhauser ("Shorty"); Dr. Earl Ryan ("Doc" or "Curly"); Evan J. Crane ("Owl"); J. J. Morgan ("Pierpont"); Captain, George Woodford Thomas ("Goat"), Herbert Sherwood Warwick ("Runt").

Bottom Row: batboys, mascots, and water carriers.

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Identifier: hinw13p014i01
Date (yyyy-mm-dd): c. 1918-11
Original Dimensions: 17 cm x 10 cm
Format: Black and White Halftone Photograph
Source: Norwester, November 1918, page 14
Original Publisher: Upper Arlington Community (Ohio)
Location/s: Upper Arlington (USA, Ohio, Franklin County)
Repository: Upper Arlington Historical Society
Digital Publisher: Upper Arlington Public Library, UA Archives

Credit: UA Archives - Upper Arlington Public Library (Repository: UA Historical Society)

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