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George Burns Plays Parkhurst

8 Oct , 1920
Created by Aaron Mittler

Famous Out fielder of New York Giants to Appear at Parkhurst Field

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Chief Bender plays A. J. & G Park

13 Oct , 1913
Created by Elizabeth Emery

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 dead ball (pre-1920) era. When Schang wasn’t catching, his managers usually played him in center field, right, or at third base, in order to keep his bat in the lineup. His defensive work was also regarded as outstanding, although he holds the American League career record for most errors by a catcher, with 218

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