MGH donkey baseball game, Portland, 1950

Contributed by Maine Medical Center Archives


Donald Rosenberger, director of Maine General Hospital, rides a donkey in a baseball game sponsored by the hospital's Employees' Recreation Association.

The employees' softball team beat Dr. Wellington's "medical nine" 2-1.

"It was a toss-up all the way," said Dr. Cooper and Will Pooler.

On the doctors' team were J. Foster Wellington, MD, Manager; Charles Glassmire, MD; Walter Russell, MD; Kurtland Lord, MD; DeVerle Strickler, MD; Llewellyn Cooper, MD; Lawrence Crane, MD; the Rev. Clyde Campbell, Rosenberger, Edwin Gee, and Homer McDavitt.

On the employees' team were Frank Quinn, player-manager; Wilfred Pooler; Ernest Yorke; John Lucey; Mike Kilmartin; Ted Waterhouse; Dick Waugh; Warren Sanborn; Leo Poulin; and Karl Retter.

Maine General Hospital is the predecessor of Maine Medical Center.

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About This Item

  • Title: MGH donkey baseball game, Portland, 1950
  • Creation Date: 1950-06-20
  • Subject Date: 1950-06-20
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16.8 cm x 11.4 cm
  • Local Code: P.08.03.46
  • Collection: MGH - Personnel - Recreation Association - Photograph
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Medical Center Archives
22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102
(207) 662-4081

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