Photo Exhibits

Photo exhibits spotlight various topics in Florida history, and are accompanied by brief text intended to place selected materials in historical context.

Batter up! A Visual History of Baseball in Florida

Baseball team on the steps of the Capitol: Tallahassee, Florida (191-)

Image Number: RC12678

L-R: ? Byrd, ? Brown, ?, Walter McLin, ? Davis, ? Jacoby, ? Watson, ? Mabry, Perez McDougall, John Hamlin, ? Gramling, Guyte P. McCord, ? Williamson.

Washington Senators baseball team at training camp: Deland, Florida (1923)

Image Number: RC08639

Cincinnati "Reds" in training at Stetson University Ball Park: Deland, Florida (1923)

Image Number: RC08640

"Champions of Northwest Florida," Port St. Joe’s Pride (193-)

"Champions of Northwest Florida," Port St. Joe’s Pride (193-)

Image Number: PC07274

Player standing 3rd from left is Maury Blalock of Madison Florida.

Camp Joseph E. Johnston baseball team: Jacksonville, Florida (1918)

Image Number: N035250

The camp was created in 1909 as a Florida National Guard base, then taken over and expanded by the Federal government in September 1917 for use as an army quartermaster training camp.

It was renamed Camp J. Clifford R. Foster after World War I. The baseball team won the goat.

Raiford Prison baseball team: Raiford, Florida (1939)

Image Number: N046202

"This baseball team set a new record for consecutive scoreless innings, 52."

1. Steve Jenkins, 2. Tom Gowan, 3. C. Daugherty, 4. Lefty Ellisington, 5. Ben Craft, 6. Chappie, 7. Manager Ritch, 8. Tex Hayes, 9. Robert Fritz, 10. Bob Harrison, 11. W. Jabolonsky, 12. Robert Walton.

Apalachicola baseball team: Apalachicola, Florida (193-)

Image Number: PR00253

Front row, left to right: George Coe, George Suber, Willie F. Randolph, Carl Morton, B. Frances Bloodworth, Ivan Truman, Ed Hiles, Rex Buzzett.

Back row, left to right: Ned Porter, Richard Porter, Fred Richards, Joe Hiles, Bill Owens, J.J. "Buddy" Teague, George Hiles, J. Johnstons, Dick Porter.

Oak Hall baseball team: Gainesville, Florida (1903)

Image Number: PR00630

Back row, L-R: Chappal; McKinstry; Spencer; Layton; Morrow; Harris.

Middle row: McPheron; Ford, Homer A.; McElwaine.

Front row: Carrol, Tom M.; Lassiter; Wallace, Harvey; Bogy, Brian; Liddion; Graham, Lee.

Brooksville baseball team: Brooksville, Florida (193-)

Image Number: PR00642

Florida State College for Women's baseball team: Tallahassee, Florida (1928)

Image Number: PR00646

Deland baseball team: Deland, Florida (ca.1905)

Image Number: PR00661

Gaumont Motion Picture Studios Baseball team in Burpee Park: Jacksonville, Florida (1916)

Image Number: PR07329

Group portrait of the White Belt Dairy baseball team: Miami, Florida (1940 or 1941)

Image Number: PR30057

Columbia High School baseball team: Lake City, Florida (1915)

Image Number: RC06301

Army baseball team: Key West, Florida (1918)

Image Number: RC06624

"Coast Defense Station, baseball team that won Y.M.C.A. championship."

First baseball team in Mulberry: Mulberry, Florida (1907)

Image Number: RC09848

Coral Gables baseball team (August 11, 1924)

Image Number: RC07162

Setzer's baseball team: Jacksonville, Florida (ca. 1950)

Image Number: SP01511

Alva baseball team: Alva, Florida (ca. 1900)

Image Number: RC08178

Pompano Little League team: Pompano, Florida (1948)

Image Number: MS26242

1948 East Coast Champs.

FSU's baseball team celebrates their victory: Tallahassee, Florida (1991)

Image Number: MF0675

"Jubilant members of the Florida State University baseball team celebrate after winning the final game Sunday of the NCAA Atlantic Regional baseball tournament 6-5 over the University of Alabama. The win entitles FSU to participate in the College World Series in Omaha."

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