Major League Ball Players

Grant Sought to restore Parkhurst Field

8 Aug , 2016
Created by Elizabeth Emery

By KERRY MINOR The Leader-Herald GLOVERSVILLE – Parkhurst Field is going after a state Consolidated Funding Application to help realize a goal of transforming the Little League field into a destination location for traveling teams. The Parkhurst Field Foundation is planning a $2.3 million renovation to the 110- year-old field that has hosted hall of […]

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Jim Walsh Jersey Donated

14 Mar , 2013
Created by Elizabeth Emery

One great local player was James Walsh, who pitched for the Twin Cities, Knox Gelatines, Buckskins and All Johnstown teams and whose original uniform graces our museum.

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HOF Roush Plays Parkhurst

14 Aug , 1923
Created by Elizabeth Emery

Edd J. Roush (May 8, 1893 – March 21, 1988) was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

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Brooklyn Royal Giants Return

15 Jun , 1923
Created by Elizabeth Emery

This advertisement dated 6/15/1923 promotes an upcoming game featuring the Brooklyn Royal Giants Negro League team against the local Elks team at Parkhurst Field. The Brooklyn team made many appearances at our Park over the years and were always a good draw for spectators.      

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Burns a Local MLB Star

9 Oct , 1920
Created by Aaron Mittler

George Burns, former Giants’ star outfielder and the greatest leadoff man in the game, now with the Cincinnati Reds, has the distinction of being the first Big Leaguer to have a KEN-WEL NEVERIP GLOVE made in his own model

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