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Shields Surname Index

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

Richmond Colts (Minor League)

Page 8

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Once Southpaw King Tries Comeback"
late 1931 or early 1932

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Ace Returns"
late 1931 or early 1932

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Big Ben is Ready for His Fat Years"
by Charles M. Hamilton
29 Mar 1932

Newspaper clipping
The Richmond News Leader
" . . . Here are Members of Colt Hurling Brigade"
21 Apr 1932

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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