Jim Walsh Jersey Donated

One great local player was James Walsh, who pitched for the Twin Cities, Knox Gelatines, Buckskins and All Johnstown teams and whose original uniform graces our museum.

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.

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.

HOF Roush Plays Parkhurst

Edd J. Roush (May 8, 1893 – March 21, 1988) was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

Havana Red Sox at Parkhurst

"Pop" Watkins and his Havana Red Sox, who have won 36 games this season and only lost seven, will be there Saturday afternoon to play the Elks at Parkhurst Field.

Brooklyn Royal Giants Return

This advertisement dated 6/15/1923 promotes an upcoming game featuring the Brooklyn Royal Giants Negro League team against the local Elks team at Parkhurst Field. The Brooklyn team made many appearances at our Park over the years and were always a good draw

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.

Local Teams at A.,J.&G. Park

The members of the Cayaduttas, an organization of young men that for some seasons past has had representative athletic teams in several branches of sport, met last evening at the home of Henry Egan in Collingwood avenue, and formed the Cayadutta Athletic club.

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.

Brooklyn at A.,J.&G Park

Six Hundred enthusiastic fans saw the Dansforths win a ten inning battle from the fast Brooklyn Royal Giants at J. & G. park yesterday afternoon.

Local Connection to Cleveland

Joe Birmingham played for the JAGS in 1906 and then went on to play for the Cleveland Naps. He had one of the strongest throwing arms and he was a fine defensive center

Mathewson to play A.,J.&G. Park

Mathewson is a brother to the famous Christy Mathewson of the New York Nationals, and had a season's experience with the Giants in 1911

This letter, dated 2-11-1910, is from Manager Eggens to Robert M. Colt of F.J &G Railroad and future member of the board of the Industrial League, thanking him for securing the use of J&G Park for the upcoming season.

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.

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.

Gloversville Fields a Team

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 3/10/1907 explains that Manager Manager

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.

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.