Cleburne, Texas Baseball Players, 1906

Cleburne, Texas Baseball Players, 1906

Date: 1906
Creator: Shaw
Description: Photo collage of the Cleburne baseball team in 1906. In the center of the collage is a studio photograph of the entire team with coach Doak Roberts seated in the center and young boy in front of him. Four members of the team are seated on the floor with the front two lying on the boy's knees. Surrounding the center photograph are thirteen studio portraits of the individual players with Coach Doak Roberts in the top center. Throughout the collage are cutouts of the players in action - catching the ball, batting and throwing. The players names are written illegibly underneath their pictures and the words, "Cleburne 1906" surround the center photograph. On the mat at the bottom is written, "In Group Doak Roberts, Bat Boy -"
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Baseball Players Training in Orange, Texas

Baseball Players Training in Orange, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of eleven baseball players in baseball uniforms and baseball gloves. Two other men are standing with them, one in pinstripe pants, hat, and necktie and the other wears a pocket watch, hat and is holding a cigar. In the background is a fence and bleachers upon which a woman and two boys sit.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Gene Autry in Childress, Texas

Gene Autry in Childress, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a smiling Gene Autry dressed in a button-up shirt, cowboy hat and cowboy boots with a baseball glove on his hand behind his back. We see his left profile. Behind him is a large building with a large screened window on the right side of the frame, a screened door behind Mr. Autry, and three electricity gauge boxes. There is grass and weeds in front of the building.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Carl Bancroft's Baseball Team

Carl Bancroft's Baseball Team

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a baseball team in uniform and their coach. All of the players are wearing uniforms with the letters "YMA" on the chest, baseball caps and belts. Some of the men are holding baseball gloves. Five men are seated and six are standing and a man in a dark jacket is standing behind them. Five baseball bats are in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum