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Photograph of Charles Dressen, who was recruited from Decatur and went on to play major league baseball for the Cincinnati Reds in 1919. This photograph was taken On September 24th, 1934.
Photograph of Kenesaw Landis with a group of men at Fans Field in Decatur IL. Landis was the first appointed Commissioner of Baseball in 1920 and served until his death in 1944.
Photograph of Fire Chief Edward Platt and head of detectives Lawrence L. Gibbons as Chief Platt claims the trophy as a token of his department having won the annual firemen-policemen baseball game.
Photograph of Eugene Earl Thompson, Jr. pitching a baseball. "Eugene Earl Thompson, Jr. Cincinatti Reds' pitcher, bats and throws right-handed; height 6'1", weight 185; born June 7, 1917 at Latham, IL., now resides at Decatur, IL. Played with…
Herald and Review Library: Simpson, Gene W.; Article on back of photo; "Gene W. Simpson, 145 Linden Place, recently received his silver wings as a…