Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975

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Interview with J. W. Carroll, B. B. Williams, Melvin Barry, and Bob Kalbitz, all members of the Exxon Oilers baseball team from Baytown, Texas. After a short introduction by Webber, these men all answer questions and describe their experiences before they arrived in Baytown and during their playing days for the Oilers.

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Webber, Betsy; Carroll, J. W.; Williams, B. B.; Barry, Melvin & Kalbitz, Bob July 18, 1975.

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  • Main Title: Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975
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Interview with J. W. Carroll, B. B. Williams, Melvin Barry, and Bob Kalbitz, all members of the Exxon Oilers baseball team from Baytown, Texas. After a short introduction by Webber, these men all answer questions and describe their experiences before they arrived in Baytown and during their playing days for the Oilers.

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Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975

Interview with J. W. Carroll, B. B. Williams, Melvin Barry, and Bob Kalbitz, all members of the Exxon Oilers baseball team from Baytown, Texas. After a short introduction by Webber, these men all answer questions and describe their experiences before they arrived in Baytown and during their playing days for the Oilers.

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  • July 18, 1975

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Webber, Betsy; Carroll, J. W.; Williams, B. B.; Barry, Melvin & Kalbitz, Bob. Oral History Interview with Exxon Oilers Baseball Players, July 18, 1975, audio recording, July 18, 1975; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845148/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.