F.C. Lane Papers : correspondence, 1911-1936.


F.C. Lane Papers : correspondence, 1911-1936.

This collection contains correspondence between F.C. Lane and numerous baseball players and officials between 1911 and 1936. Lane was the editor for Baseball Magazine during that time, and most of the correspondence with players referred to their off-season activities, some of which he included in issues of the magazine. Other themes that received attention included betting in ball parks, the World Series, the Federal League, and World War I. Frequent correspondents included many members of the Hall of Fame, such as Ed Barrow, Jim Bottomley, Max Carey, Ty Cobb, Mickey Cochrane, Eddie Collins, Sam Crawford, Kiki Cuyler, Clark Griffith, Will Harridge, Ban Johnson, Walter Johnson, Eppa Rixey, Ray Schalk, Al Simmons, George Sisler, Dazzy Vance, and Zach Wheat.

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Johnson, Ban

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Johnson, Walter, 1887-1946

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Cobb, Ty, 1886-1961

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Barnard, Ernest S.

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Ebbets, Charles H., 1859-1925.

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Lane, Ferdinand C., 1885-1984.

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Carey, Max, 1890-1976.

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Harridge, Will, 1883-1971

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Baker, Frank, 1886-1963.

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Lane, F. C. (Ferdinand Cole), 1885-1984.

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F.C. Lane was the editor of Baseball Magazine from 1910 - 1937, and frequently corresponded with baseball players and officials as a result. Lane was born on October 25, 1895 near Moorhead, Minnesota. At the age of four, he moved with his family to the Cape Cod region of Massachusetts. After graduating from Tabor Academy in Marion, MA, he attended Boston University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology before graduating from the Academy of Boston in 1907. In 1910, Lane was appointed assistan...

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