Great River Road, 2016

Maryville Baseball Collection (26 total)

This collection contains photographs and documents related to the Southwestern Illinois Intercity Baseball League, particularly focused on the Maryville team, the Maryville Red Sox. The items were digitized at the Maryville Heritage Museum and copies were donated to Madison Historical.

  • Collection: Maryville Baseball Collection
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1940-1941 Joe Garnero in Giants Baseball Uniform This is a black and white photograph of Joe Garnero in his Giants Uniform. Ganero played for the Clinton Iowa Giants in the 1940 season and he Fort Smith Giants located in Arkansas during the 1941 season. The Fort Smith Giants and Clinton Giants were both feeder teams for the New York Giants major league baseball team. 1940 - 1941 November 13, 2019
Portrait of Vernon Lucas This is a black and white portrait of Vernon Lucas, the founder of the Southwestern Illinois Intercity Baseball League. circa 1940 - 1950 November 13, 2019
Buster Lucas in Front of Memorial Dedicated to his Brother Vernon Lucas This is a black and white photograph of Buster Lucas standing in front of a memorial dedicated to his brother Vernon Lucas, the 1931 founder of the Southwestern Illinois Intercity Baseball League. circa 1940s November 13, 2019
1941 Mike Semanisin Standing on Side of Baseball Field This is a black and white photograph of Mike Semanisin standing next to a baseball field holding a glove. Semanisin played baseball at Nebraska state and semi-professionally for the Nebraska Norfolk Elks in 1943. 1941 November 13, 2019
1943 Mike Semanisin in Norfolk Team Uniform with Bat This is a black and white photograph of Mike Semanisin standing next to a baseball field posing with a bat. Semanisin played baseball at Nebraska state and semi-professionally for the Nebraska Norfolk Elks in 1943 at the age of 22. 1943 November 13, 2019
1947 Walter Schuerbaum  in Augusta Georgia Posing at Bat This is a black and white photograph of Water Schuerbaum taken in 1947 in Augusta Georgia, wearing an Augusta uniform posing at bat in a baseball stadium. 1947 November 13, 2019
1948-1949 Dwain Sloat in Brooklyn Dodgers Uniform This is a black and white photograph of Dwain Sloat. Sloat was a Major Leage Baseball Pitcher, and played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Cubs in the 1948 and 1949 seasons. He previously played for the Maryville Red Sox, a team part of the Southwestern Illinois Inter-City Baseball League. 1948 - 1949 November 13, 2019
Labeled Team Photograh of the Collinsville Kahoks Baseball Team This is a black and white photograph of the Collinsville Kahoks baseball team the Collinsville, Il High School team. The players are listed across the bottom of the image and are listed from left to right. "Back Row: Coach LW Fletcher, Komeshak, S. Kacensky, Gillespey, Richter, Sommerfeidt, Zarr, Thomas, Bd Member" "Kneeling: Schwier, Perucca, Oberta, Neptune Molinar, Garnero, Eversman, M. Kaeensky" "Front Row: Managers Marchianando, Nichols, Gavillet, Jones." circa 1950s November 13, 2019
1955 Maryville Red Sox Team Photograph This is a black and white team photograph of the Maryvill Red Sox Baseball Team taken in 1955. 1955 November 13, 2019
Team Photograph of Ditch Witch-Ilene's Tavern Baseball Team This is an undated black and white group photograph of the baseball team sponsored by Ditch Witch and Ilene's Tavern. circa 1960s - 1970s November 13, 2019