Passing of a Legend/ GLL Begins

The recent death of John Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh's all-time great shortstop, brings back memories to areas old timers who recall the outstanding performances of the " Dutchman" on the diamond.

Croation Softballers Capture Playoff Title in YM Loop, Beating St. Thomases 3-2

More than 20 potential members of the Gloversville-Johnstown Canadian-American league team were in town today ready to go though their first official paces in training for the coming season which opens May 1.

Final arrangements for the playoffs in the American Legion Midget league were made last night in the Legion home attended by the all team managers and coaches.

Gloversville Knights of Columbus will sponsor a baseball team in the Bi-County league in tne 1949 season, according to action taken at last night's meeting of the organization in the club rooms.

The Gloversville Merchants semi pro baseball club will hold a practice session Thursday evening on the Parkhurst field at 6:30.

The Thyne-Trask Cowboys, who have been waiting for a break in the weather for the past several days, will attempt to open their season this evening, meeting the Marts in a softball battle scheduled for Parkhurst Field.

Wagner Comes to Town…Again

Manager "Pep" Martin of the Gloversville Can-Amers planned today to give four of his star hurlers a crack at the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday.

The Elite baseball team will wind up its season this week-end with a two-game bill against the Johnstown Cubs. The first game will be played Saturday afternoon at 2:30 on Knox Field and final contest will go on at the Parkhurst Field, Sunday afternoon at 3:00.

he Scranton Giants put on an exhibition of timely hitting in the sixth frame of the game with the Rite-Ways on the Parkhurst diamond last evening and scored five runs in the rally and then coasted through to an easy victory over the locals by the final score of 7 to 4.

Manager Bob Vine of the Rite-Way baseball team yesterday announced that a contract has been signed with Richard Parkhurst whereby the Rite-Ways, a member team of the newly formed New York State League, will use the field for all home games

In one of the slowest games played on Parkhurst field this season the All Johnstown defeated the All Gloversville aggregation last night by the score of 6 to 2.

The Fraternal baseball league was of to an auspicious start when the Knights of Columbus defeated the Eagles by a score of 7 to 3 in a five inning game on Parkhurst field last night.

George Burns and his team mates will arrive in Gloversville this afternoon, shortly before 2 o'clock. They played an exhibition game in Cincinnati yesterday afternoon against the Yankees but will be on hand for today's game with the Elks.

This article dated 5/26/1923 previews this afternoon‟s semi-pro baseball game on Parkhurst Field featuring the newly-formed Elks team vs. the Knox Gelatines of Johnstown.

In an Industrial league contest at Parkhurst field last night the Kenwel nine defeated the S.M.H.T. combination by a score of 6 to 3.

With Marty Kinnere pitching mid season ball and his teammates working well behind him, the Twin Cities, representing Fonda and Fultonville, defeated the Mayfield Tigers in the opening game of their series

George Burns, former Giants' star outfielder and the greatest leadoff man in the game, now with the Cincinnati Reds, has the distinction of being the first Big Leaguer to have a KEN-WEL NEVERIP GLOVE made in his own model

Famous Out fielder of New York Giants to Appear at Parkhurst Field

Gloversvillians generally, and particularly the baseball and sporting fraternity, will be interested to know that George Burns, the noted baseball player and heavy hitting outfielder of the New York Giants expects to become a resident of Gloversville

E.S.Parkhurst Co. Fields a Team

The Schenectady Illuminating company ball team broke even in a double header this week-end with the fast Parkhurst club of Gloversville, Saturday, at "Jag" park in Gloversville.

The old J. & .G base ball park, the only relic of the State league days in the Glove cities, is not doomed to complete disappearance as the E. S. Parkhurst & Co., Inc., completed negotiations yesterday afternoon with Charles W. Judson by which they purchased about forty acres of the land, including the ball park

A.,J. & G. park located on Harrison Street in Gloversville, and for over ten years the only full sized baseball field in that city, is no more.

Gloversville High school baseball team won it's first game of the season at J. & G. park Saturday

Plans for the formation of a Sunset baseball league will be discussed at a meeting of the Members Council of the Y.M.C.A. tonight.

Manager Grimshaw of the Danforths will visit the grounds at the J. & G. park today and will make arrangements for the players to start practice work as soon as possible.

Danforths Defeat Philly Giants

Playing to their best form the Dansforths administered an awful walloping to the Philadelphia colored Giants at J. & G. park yesterday afternoon.

About two hundred of the Fort Johnson club of this city, the Colonial club of Johnstown and the Eccentric club of Gloversville attended the outing which was held Wednesday at J. & G. park, Gloversville, under the auspices of the three clubs.

Well Known Authority on the Glove Industry and Prominent Manufacturer, Expires Witnessing Ball Game.

The announcement that the A., J.and G. and Scranton State League clubs would play at A., J. and G. park in this city on Sunday resulted in Mayor Young issuing orders to Chief of Police Smith to place under arrest every player

No A., J And G. Team. League has vacancy to fill owing to JAGS withdrawal.

New Grounds Are Opened. Earl's Men Unfurl Pennant Of 1905. Incidentally They Win.

Opening Of New Baseball Park. Thursday July 12 1906

New Baseball Park. Judson Lot, Gloversville, to the future playground of the JAGs.

The F. J. & G. baseball association was organized yesterday afternoon at the F. J. & G. offices in this city by the election of C. H. Ball as President and Charles B. Nellis as secretary and treasurer.

It is reported that Gloversville baseball enthusiasts made application a short time afore, to enter the State league the coming summer

There is one thing that has been long needed in Gloversville and that is a driving park, baseball ground and a general sporting place.