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Shields Surname Index

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

New York Yankees (American League)

Page 2

Newspaper clipping
possibly from The New York Telegram and Evening Mail
" . . . Huggins Believes Ex-Gob in Best Shape for Boston Game --
Shields a Real Pitching Find . . ."
by Daniel
Apr probably 1924

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Ben Worked"

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
Yanks Beat Robins While Ruth Sulks
9 Apr 1924
(Milt Gaston was only with the Yankees in 1924, also see next clipping)

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Shields is Effective"
Apr 1924
(see clipping above re same game)

Other NYY Pages:
Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4

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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