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Skowhegan Base Ball Club, season of 1887-88

Contributed by Skowhegan History House

Group photo of the Skowhegan Base Ball Club, amateur champions of Maine in 1887-1888.

The card with photos of the players and all their names was sponsored by Holbrook and Hawes, a clothing, hat, and tailor shop in Skowhegan.

The team members are, rear, from left, E.F. Goodwin, 3rd base and captain; E.P. King, shortstop; Fred Hobbs, 1st base; Will Tufts, center field; A. Lumsden, 2nd base.

Front row, from left: Ned Matthews, right field and sub; W.L. Pushor, catcher; Ed Leach, president SBBA; W.P. Goodwin, right field; George W. Hawes, manager; George Simpson, left field; and John Priest, pitcher.

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  • Title: Skowhegan Base Ball Club, season of 1887-88
  • Creator: Sturtavent Studio, Skowhegan ME
  • Creation Date: 1888
  • Subject Date: circa 1888
  • Town: Skowhegan
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Black & White Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 16 x 22.5
  • Local Code: History House Photo
  • Collection: Skowhegan History House
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Skowhegan History House
66 Elm Street, PO Box 832, Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-6632

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