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

New York Yankees (American League)

Page 3

Partial Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
Mentions that he was with the Colts (which he was in 1924)
and that this was his 2nd "big league game today"
probably 1924
(He pitched in 2 games for the Yankees in 1924 and 4 in 1925.)

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Yanks Defeat White Sox, 6-5, in Overtime Game"
by W. B. Hanna
25 Sep 1925


Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
can't read small title, mentions that he recently married and is on
his honeymoon in New York

probably Sep 1925

Newspaper clipping (no name of newspaper)
"Yanks Divide Double Bill With Cobbs"
by Associated Press
Sep [23 or 28] 1925

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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