George "Hooks" Wiltse 1913-1914 world tour photograph album : photograph album, 1913-1914.
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Jim Thorpe, also known as James Francis Thorpe, also known as Wa-Tho-Huk, (b. May 22 or 28, 1887, Prague Indian Territory, Oklahoma-d. March 28, 1953, Lomita, California) was an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist. A member of the Sac and Fox Nation, Thorpe became the first Native American to win a gold medal for his home country. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals in the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon, and played American football (c...
In 1919, some Chicago White Sox players intentionally lost the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. As compensation, some of the players received cash payments from gamblers. Rumors of a conspiracy circulated immediately following Cincinnati's victory, but the scandal broke publicly in September 1920. This series of events and later developments became known as the Black Sox Scandal. The group of players banned from major league baseball because of the scandal were Eddie Cicotte, Happy Felsch, C...
George Daniel "Buck" Weaver (1890-1956) played third base for the Chicago White Sox during the 1919 World Series. He was one of eight players banned indefinitely from baseball for alledgedly conspiring to throw the 1919 World Series. From the description of Weaver, Buck, 1890-1956 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10575410 George "Buck" Weaver played for the Chicago White Sox (1912-1920). Ford Frick was the Commissioner of Baseball (1951-1965). ...
Sam Crawford played for the Cincinnati Reds (1899-1902), and the Detroit Tigers (1903-1917). He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1957. From the description of Oral history interview with Sam Crawford, 1964 Mar. 27. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 48483842 ...
John McGraw played for Baltimore Orioles of the American Association (1891), Baltimore Orioles of the National League (1892-1899), St. Louis Cardinals (1900), Baltimore Orioles of the American League (1901-1902), and the New York Giants (1902-1906). McGraw is best known, however, as a manager. He managed the Baltimore Orioles of the National League (1899), Baltimore Orioles of the American League (1901-1902), and the New York Giants (1902-1932). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of...
Fred Snodgrass played for the New York Gaints (1908-1915), and the Boston Braves (1915, 1916). From the description of Oral history interview with Fred Snodgrass, 1963 Aug. 25, 1964 Mar. 28. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 48487924 ...