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Maryville "Whose Only Industry is Baseball" Professional and Minor League Baseball Players Sign


“Maryville "Whose Only Industry is Baseball" Professional and Minor League Baseball Players Sign,” Madison Historical, accessed October 2, 2023,


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This is a color photograph of a sign listing the names and teams of all of the baseball players from Maryville, Illinois who went on to play professional and minor league baseball. The sign reads "Maryville 'Whose Only Industry is Baseball'" Listing "Professional Players Robert 'Bob" Boken - Wash., Chi. A.L., John Brussatti - Omaha, West. L., John 'Buster' Lucas - Boston. A.L.., Walt. Schuerbaum - Sprgfld.Mo. West. Assoc., Al Krupski - Martinsville. VA. Bi State L., Mike Semanisin - Norfolk. Neb. Neb State L., John Drost-Sioux Falls S.D. Neb. State L., Dwain Sloat - Brooklyn NY. Chi. Ill. Natl L., Joe Garnero - Mayfied Ky. Kitty League, Loyd Zarr - Belleville, Ill State L."


  • baseball
  • Maryville


circa 1980s


  • Photograph


  • Color photographic print
  • jpg


  • Maryville, Illinois
  • 1980s


  • MHM-P-0028
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