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Legends at Parkhurst Field

Many former Major League Ball Star greats have played on this field, including HOF Cy Young, HOF Honus Wagner, HOF Chief Bender, HOF Edd Roush & local MLB star George Burns.

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.

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.

HOF Roush Plays Parkhurst

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

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

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.

Cleveland Unable to Play G’ville

Cleveland Club Unable To Come

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

“Moonlight” Doc Graham

Archibald Wright "Moonlight" Graham appeared as a right fielder in a single major league game for the New York Giants on June 29, 1905. His story was popularized by the 1989 film Field of Dreams starring Kevin Costner.

The Local Connection to Boston

Myron Frederick "Moose" Grimshaw was a right fielder in who played from 1905 through 1907 for the Boston Americans. Grimshaw was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. He was born in St. Johnsville, New York and raised in Canajoharie. In a three-season career, Grimshaw was a .256 hitter (229-for-894) with four home runs and 116 RBI in 259 games, including 104 runs, 31 doubles, 16 triples, and 15 stolen bases. He came back to Gloversville after his career was over and became a player/manager for the semi-pro Danforths, who played on JAG Park. Grimshaw died in Canajoharie at age 61.

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