BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "BASEBALL"
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Christopher Torriente

Christopher Torriente

October 20, 1917

Cristobal Torriente was a hard slugging batter from Cuba who played in the Negro Leagues.

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Florida | Negro League | World War I
Benjamin Harrison Taylor

Benjamin H. Taylor

June 5, 1917

Ben Taylor was from a famous baseball playing family. At one time he played for the Indianapolis ABC's...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Indiana | Negro League | World War I
John Henry Lloyd

John Henry Lloyd

September 12, 1918

Pop Lloyd was an exceptional shortstop who could bunt and steal bases with the best of the Negro League players...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Negro League | New York | World War I
Andrew Rube Foster

Andrew Rube Foster

September 12, 1918

Rube Foster was the founder of the Negro National League. He was also the longtime owner of the Chicago American Giants.

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Illinois | Negro League | World War I
Andrew Lewis Cooper

Andrew Lewis Cooper

June 5, 1918

Andy "Lefty" Lewis was a longtime star of the Kansas City Monarchs who pitched in the 1936 Negro League All-star game..

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Negro League | Texas | World War I
Ty Cobb

Ty Cobb

May 23, 1917

During WWI Ty Cobb served in the U. S. Army in the Chemical Warfare Service...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Georgia | Hall of Fame | World War I
Honus Wagner

Honus Wagner

September 12, 1918

Honus Wagner was considered the best shortstop of his time. He was elected with the first class to enter...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Hall of Fame | Pennsylvania |
World War I
Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

June 5, 1917

Babe Ruth was a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox at the time he registered for the WWI draft...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Hall of Fame | Massachusetts |
World War I
Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson

June 5, 1917

Walter "Big Train" Johnson was a powerhouse pitcher who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame with its inaugural class...

Tags: Baseball | Draft Registration | Hall of Fame | Kansas | World War I
Smokey Bear with Bruce Benedict

Bruce Benedict

ca. 1988

On a day in 1988 some employees of the United States Forest Service, including Smokey Bear and a couple of beauty...

Tags: Atlanta Braves | Baseball | Georgia