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Shields Surname Index

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

Richmond Colts (Minor League)

Page 2

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Sports Gleanings
Big Ben Shields is Alarming Other Teams of League--Weafer has hard luck"
by J. V. Dunford
probably 1924

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Vanguard of Colt Batterymen Start Work on Mayo Isle Lot"
around 16 Mar 1925

Newspaper clipping from the Virginian Pilot
"Shields Turns Back Truckers, Colts Winning Score 4 to 1"
20 May 1925

Other Richmond Colts Pages:
Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9

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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