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Sherman Baseball Team ca. 1939-1940

Contributed: July 2007

Contributed by by Faye Turnbaugh

Sherman baseball team
Sherman Baseball Team
Back row, standing, left to right: ? Wade, outfield Lester Thomas, shortstop Jess McGraw, pitcher Bonn Parks, centerfield Albert Bruce, coach front row, seated, left to right: Jim Mitchell, second base Norton Powell, right field John Green, catcher Fleet Guinn, 1st base & pitcher ? Wade, 3rd base Wade brothers were King and Charlie. Not yet identified. Sherman 1910 Baseball team: (photo taken in front of the old Sherman Hotel).

Photo in Commercial Appeal dated August 21, 1910 with the caption “Mississippi Squad With Enviable Record”
Back row, standing, left to right:
? Wade, outfield
Lester Thomas, shortstop
Jess McGraw, pitcher
Bonn Parks, centerfield
Albert Bruce, coach
front row, seated, left to right:
Jim Mitchell, second base
Norton Powell, right field
John Green, catcher
Fleet Guinn, 1st base & pitcher
? Wade, 3rd base
Wade brothers were King and Charlie. Not yet identified.

The 1939-1940 date was provided by Thomas Wayne Littlejohn. However, another researcher said that he thought the photo was taken about 1910 +/-. He was basing his date on the clothing worn by the little girl in the left hand corner of the picture.