Chief Bender plays A. J. & G Park

This ad from 10/13/1913 promotes an upcoming game featuring future Hall of Famer Chief Bender and battery mate Wally Schang against the Danforths on A. J. & G. Park. Most baseball historians agree that Wally Schang was the greatest offensive catcher of the...

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Local Connection to Cleveland

Joe Birmingham played for the JAGS in 1906 and then went on to play for the Cleveland Naps. He had one of the strongest throwing arms and he was a fine defensive center fielder. He was named the manager of the Naps...

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Local Clubs at A.,J.&G. Park

Amsterdam Evening Recorder, Thursday, September 3, 1908. Local Clubmen Victors Indoors   Fort Johnson Team Wins At Johnstown   Attend Tri-club Outing   Amsterdamians, Defeated by Colonials, At Baseball, Vanquish the Representatives of the Same Club in Bowling Match and...

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Local Businessman Dies at Game

This article, dated 6-11-1908, announces the tragic sudden death of a local businessman, while witnessing a game at the park. Northrup Glove Manufacturing was formed in Broadalbin in the 1860’s and moved to Johnstown in 1875.     Thursday, June 11, 1908 M.S. Northrup Dies Suddenly Well Known Authority...

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