Chief Bender plays A. J. & G Park

This ad from 10/13/1913 promotes an upcoming game featuring future Hall of Famer Chief Bender and battery mate Wally Schang against the Danforths on A. J. & G. Park. Most baseball historians agree that Wally Schang was the greatest offensive catcher of the dead ball (pre-1920) era. When Schang wasn't catching, his managers usually played him in center field, right, or at third base, in order to keep his bat in the lineup. His defensive work was also regarded as outstanding, although he holds the American League career record for most errors by a catcher, with 218

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.

Howard J. Earl (February 27, 1869 – December 22, 1916) was a Major League Baseball outfielder.

The Boston (Red Sox) Americans came to town, it is believed, because of a significant local connection… Myron Frederick “Moose” Grimshaw was a right fielder in who played from 1905 through 1907

Planned Big League Games

This article, dated 6-27-1907, explained that Manager Earl planned on bringing Big League Teams to the park, including Brooklyn and the Pirates (Nationals) This is the first indication that HOF Honus Wagner came to town and this field.

Joe Birmingham played for the JAGS in 1906 and then went on to play for the Cleveland Naps

Baseball Thrives in Gloversville

Originally Known as A.J.&G. (Amsterdam, Johnstown & Gloversville) Park, the local railroad company F,J&G, built the park as a tourist attraction and stop on the railroad. This article dated 9/21/1906 is an example of the fun a fan could have for $.25 a game!

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

Originally Known as A.J.&G. (Amsterdam, Johnstown & Gloversville) Park, the local railroad company, F,J&G, built the park as a tourist attraction and stop on the railroad. This article dated 7/12/1906 promotes the grand opening of the new

Opening Of New Baseball Park. Thursday July 12 1906

The A., J. & G. baseball team is to have handsome new  uniforms this season. Charles D. White, representing Spaulding & Co. of Chicago, was in Gloversville yesterday, when President Button of

Here is the complete schedule of the NYS League for 1906, the inaugural year of A.J.&G. (Amsterdam, Johnstown & Gloversville) Park.  

  NEW BASEBALL GROUNDS. –Diamond Will Be Laid Out so Sun Will Not be in Players Eyes “It is stated in connection with the new ball grounds that it is the intention

NEW CLUB HOUSE FOR A. J. & G. TEAM. – PLANS FOR THE STRUCTURE PREPARED BY LOCAL ARCHITECT. – Will Furnish Comfortable and Commodious Quarters for the Men – Will

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

The A.J.&G. Baseball Club enjoyed early success when they won the NYS League pennant in 1905, decided on the last day of the season, when they beat Utica twice while Wilkes-Barre lost to Scranton.

The A.J.&G. Baseball Club were champions in 1905 and boasted a great lineup full of stars in their inaugural season in their new Park. Howard J. Earl (February 27, 1869 – December

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.