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Worthington Baseball Team from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Worthington Baseball Team. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created in 1892.
Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.
This photograph depicts the Worthington Baseball Team in 1892. Baseball is popularly referred to as the national pastime in the United States. Baseball originated in the United States during the mid-1800s and is believed to have evolved from the English sport, "rounders." By the end of the 19th century baseball was being played in communities large and small in all parts of the U.S.
Players are identified in the caption of this photograph as: Paul Wright - 3B (third baseman), Gum Wilcox - P (pitcher), Hen Pingree - LF (left fielder), Bert Pingree - C (catcher), Amos Avery - Mngr (manager), Hun Tuller - SS (shortstop), George Beaver - RF (right fielder), Nate (Banty) Pinney - CF (center fielder), Ez Gilbert - 1B (first baseman), Otho Noble - 2B (second baseman).
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 76-G-34. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0608.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 76-G-34.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0608.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 22, 2002. It was last updated November 17, 2017.