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Shields Surname Index

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

Philadelphia Phillies (National League)

Year Statistics
1931 Ben Shields PHI Stats at Baseball
1931 Ben Shields PHI Stats at Baseball Almanac

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Ben Shields Will Hurl for Phillies"
13 Feb 1931

Newspaper clipping
Richmond News Leader
"Ben Shields Does Well With Phils"
by the Associated Press
1 Apr 1931

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Give Ben a Hand"
probably between Apr - Jun 1931

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Reds Jolt Phils With Three Defeats"
by James C. Isaminger
This article states ". . . Ben Shields suddenly contracted appendicitis in Cincinnati and was operated on. . . ."

"Notice to Player of Release or Transfer"
25 Jun 1931

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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 Almanac

Historic Baseball

Retrosheet Official Web Page

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