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Topeka Base Ball Club -1909

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Butch-Nieman-1943-45

Butch Nieman 1943 45 Boston Braves

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Terry Bettis 1970

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Harland Coffman,1948

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Topeka's Capitol Post 1 American Legion baseball team is shown in this photograph believed to have been taken in the 1930s. The only person identified is the coach, Claude Hays, who is standing on the far right.

The Capitol Post 1 teams were very successful from the late 1920s through the mid-1950s. Between 1928 and 1957, teams sponsored by Capitol Post 1 captured 16 state American Legion baseball titles. Digital reproduction of the photograph was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.

Date: Between 1930 and 1939

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Item Number: 312606
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.65 A *15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 312606


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