Education and Sports

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Education and Sports




Baseball research I, II, III;
This file is split into three folders. This file contains newspaper clippings which are listed by article titles-Plumbers, Monticello Beaten in Twin Bills; Cornbelt Ends Legue Season; Custer, Utley Tie for Cornbelt Bat Title; Ed Hines, 74, Champaign Negro Born A Slave; Among the Colored Folks; Elsa Utley; obituary of James Hines Sr.; Merchants Rap Eagles Again; Frank Gagnon Signed with Urbana Group; Shelby Himes; Colts Entertain Buckley Nine Today; Rantoul Els Nab 8th Win, Royal Gains 2d Place; Eagles, Dexters Top E.I. Honorary Tangle in Tournament Opener Here; Locals Draw Royal Nine For Debut; Urbana League Has 10 Teams; But Local Park Not Apt To Be Ready May 3; EI Stars Defeat Illinois by 12-7; EI All-Stars Whip Illinois by 12-7 Count; Jaycees Draw Up League Schedules; KCs, Eagles Will Tangle at Kenwood; 9-Club E.I. Opens May 1, Chanute In, Royal Out; E.I. Opens 24th Season Sunday; Easter Illinois baseball league; Maroon 9 Loses to Charleston; Eagle Eye Title Clinch at Buckley; Three Knights Named EI All-Stars, Eagles go After Title Clinch Today; Eagles Defeat Tuscola Newman, Nail Title Tie; Eagles Rap Colts for Clear Title; Giff –Flats Clinch EI Title Share; EI Race Ends in Triple Tie for First Time in History; EI League All-Star Nine Named by Courier(Tate, Mrray, Head, Ring, Moore, Crum, Freeman, Christensen, Adkinson), Underdogs Eye Upsets in Tourney Openers; EI Teen-Agers Open ’60 Season Sunday; Three Teams Tie for Title In EI League; Torrid EI Campaign Again Ends In Three Way Tie; Royal at Buckley for Final, Cooke Near Batting Title; S. Hillsman is Charged With Murder; Royal Nails Title Share In EI; Eagles Gain Tie For EI Lead; Ties for EI Title Not New; Westfield picture from newspaper; 3 Eagles on EI Stars Nine, Tourney Begins Today; Eastern Illinois Baseball League Statistics ( Aug. 28, 1966); Title Eagles, Rantoul Live Up To Billing; Eagles, Rantoul in Finale; Rantoul Topples Eagles for Title; Loschen Hurls Shutout, EI Race Still Tight; Eagles in Third Straight EI Win; Action Sunday May Tighten EI Race; Eagles, Rantoul Enter Final Week Tied, Buckley ½ back; Rantoul Tie for EI Title; Rantoul Eagles Win In WI, Championship Sunday; Rantoul, Buckley in EI Showdown; Merchants Forfeit Finale, Royal, Tuscola Post Wins; Krumwiede Wins, Tourney Begins; Paxton Upsets Royal In El, Rantoul Bows, Eagles Win 2; Jackson obituary only hit highlights; obituary for Waddel Jackson; Remember The Champaign Eagles?; picture of Wardell Jackson, John “Snapper” Johnson, Joe Doyle; EI Eagles Gave Blacks a Chance To Play; Rain Interrupts EI Tourney Eagles, Buckley Post Wins; Royal, Rantoul Into Extra Innings; Radmaker Return To EI Expected; Royal, Rantoul, Buckley Win; Paxton Spills Rantoul, Eagles, G-F Win; Rantoul Tally Wins 2nd Tilt, Nets EI Lead, Royal Loses; Rantoul, Royal Both Notch 5-1 Winds, Eye EI Windup; Royal Rips Rantoul 10-1 For Title (?); Royal Outlasts BUckely 17-15, Fro Clear EI Title; establishment of the Wardell Jackson tournament trophy; Fletcher’s 1-Hitter Gives Royal EI Tourney Title; EI Legend Gillespie still gets raves about his bat; picture of Wardell Jackson at annual EI All-Star Game (1975), Wisenborn Holds Giants to 4 hits, Royal Wins; Barnes Club Local Entry in Cornbelt; Old Time Ball Preserved in EI; May 30, 1953…A Day of Glory in EI’s History; Prep Couch has Torrid Bat in EI; Famed Pitcher Satchel Paige, From Curves to Self-Promoting; Paige Pitched in 2 EI Exhibitions; EI Saeson Set To Open on Sunday, Buckley ’56 Champ; Knights and Colts To Host Openers; Eagles’ Magic Number is 4; Eagles Win, Now Within Two Games of EI Title; Buckley Wallops Eagles, 16-11; Buckley Whips Loop Leading Eagles, 16-1; Eagles Grab Clear EI Title; Three EI Hitters Swing .500 Bats (Adkinson); Five Tilts Begin EI Play Sunday; Royal Clinches Title Tie In Day of EL Oddities; All Stars Named (Aug 24, 1960, Meier, Adkinson, Murray, Olden); Eagles, Knights, Tuscola, Royal Win; Eagles, Royal Win EI Semis; Eagles Whip Royal 5-2, for WI Tourney Title; New Hardball League Formed (1936); Remembering Early Days of EI Baseball League; New Champaign Nine Joins EI; Charles Scoby; obituary for Odell Scoby; John Eddie Scoby obituary; John Cleo “Snapper” Johnson, Sr. obituary; picture of Pepsi-Cole’s Jaycee Senior Leagues; Six Lewis Brothers Serve in Army of United States; Vernon Lewis obituary; Eddie Glover’s obituary, Colored Elks; Elks-Legion Play Titular Go Wednesday; Colored boys star as head __ holds legion; Merchants hit at .309 Clip, Elks are 2nd; Home Nine to Top Beating Elks, 7 to 5; Legion-Elks Break Even in 2 games; Flateville is winner over Colored Reds; Ben Hur Nine Whips Giants by 7-4 Score; Giants Beat Ben Hur, Hope Pitches Four-Hit ball for winners; Giants Spank Plumber Nine; Leaders Face Fight to Hold League; Colored Giants Spank Moore’s in Commercial; Standings of local teams in 1934; Annual Picnic Group Watches Wild baseball; Baseball Play Nearing End (1934); Colored Giants Lead Increased in League; Giants Capture 9-5 Win Over Old Timers; Managers Vote to Stop Games After Petition; Giants, Lions Are Defeated In City Loops; County Hardball Loop Opens Second Half of Campaign Sunday (Dock Leedy’s place); Bailey and Himes, News Agency Win Final Games; Colored Infield Visits Here Monday (picture); Two Change on Top; Chicago Giants Trip Champaign All Stars; Season Dates For Hardball Circuit Set; Flynn Name to Commission to Supervise Work; EI Baseball Season Card Is Announced; New Hardball League Formed; Mahomet New League Member; Corn Belt Schedules ( 1936); EI Cornbelt Players Named (1939); Favor Champs in EI League; Cornbelt Lays Final Plans; New Cornbelt Teams Strong; Barne’s Club Local Entry in Cornbelt; Thrasher New Pilot, Men are Young; Doyle, Masters, Wierman Hurl for Irish; Cornbelt League Managers Vote; Shift Seymour to Shortstop for 1940;Cornbelt Ends League Season (1940); Red Sox Top Royal, 7-6 Win Pennant; Custer, Utley for Cornbelt Bat Title; Colts Play Mattoon Team Sunday; Glover’s Club Boasts Hitting Plus Pitching; Tuscola Club Quits Eastern Illinois Loop, Poor Support Reason Given by Bud Wiese; EI Box Scores (1941); Red Sox, Chanute Clash Here Today; Colts, Seymour Battle In EI Feature Today; Colts Defeat Seymour, Move Closer to Title; Colts Favored to Take EI Tournament Title; Thomasboro in Upset Victory Over Colts, 8-6; Red Sox Beat Ludlow, 13-10 In Tournament; Flatville Nine Spanks Seymour in 7-3 Scrap; Flatville is set to Halt EI Leader; Royal Tops Thomasboro in 8 to 1 Tilt; Colts Annex at Hindsboro; North Team Tips South 2-0 In EI All-Star Mound Duel; This opportunity is tailor made, Negro Leagues back in uniform; Texas man works to preserve history of Negro Leagues (Nate Smalls); Former Pitcher still poetry in motion (Ernie Westfield); Karoll-Kaufman Little League (picture); Game Decade Old: Old-Timers Debuted in 1972; Meet Ernie Westfield, Negro Leagues Pitcher ( The Last Word publication); Glory Days of Baseball in C-U; Discussion of area figure rustles me (Rochell Broome, Snapper Johnson, Dick Hyde,); Baseball Hall of Famer Griffth started out here (The Pantagraph); EI bat Chat (picture of Jack Waldron, Ronald Harbaugh, Bob Fruhling, Herb Osterbur, Eddie Glover); Champaign Eagles (picture); All EI Games Washer out, Flatville Spared Loda Test; Eagles Edge Flatville in EI; Jackie Robinson Breaks Baseball’s Color Barrier; The Negro National Baseball League is a hit (picture); You’re never too old to learn; Life after 100, Linda Loses her heart to century old baseball player; Beyond Apple pie, ‘Baseball as America’: Exhibit shows true that is; Sam Lacy, Pioneering Sportswriter, Dies at 99; Easy Does it, White Sox General Manager Williams Learning Silence Sometimes can be Golden (Chicago Sun-Times); James McCurine, played for Giants in Negro League; J McCurine Negro League Slugger; Fleeting Fame, Less than 20 years after the Civil War, Fleetwood Walker opened the door for African American Major-leaguers-only to see it slammed shut (American Legacy); Baseball great ‘Buck’ Leonard dead at age 90; Toni Stone, 75, First Woman to Play Big-league Baseball; Remembering the soul of the game (St. Louis American); Doby Again Follows Robinson; Sam Haitston, 77, First American Black on White Sox, Dies (The New York Times); Piper Davis, 79, Star Infielder and Manager in Negro Leagues; Negro League start Piper Davis; Safe at Home (Ted Radcliffe); Fielder of Dreams: Defensive Wizard Caps storybook career with induction; Josh Gibson scoring for the Homestead Grays in 1942 in “Baseball” (picture); fond recollections (Armando Vazquez and Jim Robinson pictured). Also in this file, PBS The Story of the Game: the Story of America; Sports Illustrated: Black Baseball, National Baseball Hall of Fame archival finding aids and inventories; A Brief History of Baseball; African American History and Culture Periodicals; Claudia G. Utley: A Transmitter of Love, Letter from Cynthia Utley; funeral program from Mr. Elsa Utley; Royal Baseball Team for the Balance of 1943; questions for J.W. Pirtle; Email to Cheryl from Ernest about Doc Leedy, LeRoy Barnes Red Sox-Champions of Corn Belt League 1940 Winners Tournament Playoff list; Eagles Sunday June 12, 1960 picture- EI League Champions; Interviews: Patricia Pickens Kingston, Beverly Scoby, J.W. Pirtle, Ernie Westfield, Wardell Jackson; baseball position; email about restarting the African American History Committee 2006; email from Cheryl to Alicia Lowery about the direction of the baseball research; interview questions; Vern Lewis biography; email to Cheryl from Neil Williams about talking with Neil’s brother; email to Cheryl from Rosalind Lewis about her brother “Snap”; letter to Cheryl from Ernest with list of baseball players names and phone numbers; emails about Pete McFarland; letter to Hattie, Ms. Utley, Patricia, Rosalind, Ms. Wood about baseball research; Birmingham Black Barons, Ernest L. Westfield Sr; list of players and the years and teams they played; an outline for gathering baseball materials and research; 18th and Vine Historic District and the New Negro League Baseball Museum; Silhouettes, 2008 Winter/spring issue; Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Presents: Shades of Greatness; photocopies of trading cards; biographies of Eddie Glover and Wardell Jackson; The Apollo West Carson Players Executive Director Marvin Clayton Present their 23 Annual Black History Celebration 2009 with a Salute to the Negro Baseball League Players, Doris K. Wylie Hoskins Archive Early American museum Champaign County Forest Preserve District Recognizes James H. Clayton and Alfred B. Robinson for their distinguished service and devotion to their community Sunday February 22, 2009. This file contains photographs- Rochelle Brown; team photograph of an African American team; photographs of little league teams without any notes; photograph of team of almost all African American players and two white players; photograph of an African American child in a baseball uniform with two African American adults in uniforms; C-U Kiwanis team; Birmingham Black Barons baseball player; Eagles sitting on the bench watching a game; African American man in an Navy outfit; Le Roy Barnes Red Sox; Douglass Park Girls Softball Team 3rd row- Louie Nash, Dorothy Jordan, Helen Holt, Kathryn Britt, Wilma Clarey, Louis Mason, Elsie Utley , 2nd row- Charlesette Campbell, Margaret Hite, Harriet Wells, Inez Mcnair, Virginia Banks,, 1st Row-Mary Ola Banks, Daisy Holt Jackson; Colts at Buckley fame, July 12, 1942, Tay Thomas, Eddie Glover, Rubavent Utley.


Doris K. Wylie Hoskins Archive for Cultural Diversity


1911- 2008 (bulk dates: 1930-1970)


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"Education and Sports," in eBlack Champaign-Urbana, Item #792, http://eblackcu.net/portal/items/show/792 (accessed December 1, 2021).

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