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Shields Surname Index

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

New York Yankees (American League)

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Year Statistics
1924-1925 Ben Shields NYY Stats at Baseball
1924-1925 Ben Shields NYY Stats at Baseball Almanac

Telegram from Paul Krichell, NY Yankees Scout
telling Ben Shields to report to Manager Huggins on Sunday
31 Aug 1923

Team photograph
(next photo is a newspaper article of this same photo & it identifies the players shown)

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
Team photograph

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Ben Comes Home Pockets Bulging With Series Coin"
The article mentions that he finished the 1923 season with the NY Yankees.
The NY Yankees won the World Series in 1923.

Other NYY Pages:
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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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