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Shields Surname Index

Benjamin Cowan Shields, Sr., Baseball Career "Scrapbook"

Early Days


Team Photograph
probably of Huntersville High School Team (NC)
probably pre 1921


Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Long Creek in 7 to 2 Victory"
probably 1923 or before


Next: Oak Ridge Military Institute (College)


Special thanks to my aunt Sandy Shields Griffin and to my father, Benjamin Cowan Shields, Jr. for giving me copies of the newspaper clippings, photos, and other information about my grandfather.

Online reference sources that I used for some of the baseball information:

Baseball-Reference.com

Baseball Almanac

Historic Baseball

Retrosheet Official Web Page


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