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Barbour Playground baseball diamond, September1976.

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The Ingersoll Milling Machine Company baseball team poses in their uniforms.

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Ingersoll Milling Machine Company picnic at Latham Park. A group of employees and their family members pose for a picture. Several men are wearing Ingersoll baseball uniforms. A first aid tent is visible in the background.

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Ingersoll Milling Machine Company Foreman's picnic July 2, 1919. The picnic is in an unidentified riverside location. A group of men appear to be playing a game, possibly baseball.

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Ingersoll Milling Machine Company Foreman's picnic July 2, 1919. The picnic is in an unidentified riverside location. Several cars are parked in the grass in the background. Some men appear to be wearing baseball gloves and playing catch.

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1916 Ingersoll Milling Machine Company Baseball team. Standing in back row: Rubin Trank, Harry Green, Charlie Doctor, Homer Karr, unknown. Kneeling in front: Allie Johnson, Tony Boggy, Earl Hanson, Wilbur Shedd, unknown.

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A baseball player in a Browns jersey stands at the plate to bat with a catcher behind him. The Browns were likely a St.Louis team affiliated with the Army's Granite City Depot of Engineering.

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An unidentified man in military uniform stands in a field with a baseball glove. Believed to be related to Camp Grant.

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Captain Cyril J. Ballam, dressed in military uniform, stands with baseball team the Browns. The team may have been affiliated with Camp Grant.

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Kids playing baseball with a crowd behind the backstop. Believed to be related to Camp Grant activities during World War II.

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The Camp Grant Baseball team playing at an unidentified location.

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Group of men in striped shirts with baseball gloves. A military officer, Captain Cyril J. Ballam sits at the left. Part of the recreational activities at Camp Grant during World War II.

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Black and white photograph of three Elco Tool and Screw employees posing with a baseball and their gloves. Each individual is wearing athletic gear, so it is believed that they had just finished (and possibly won) a baseball game. The player's names…

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Over twenty-five men sit in a grassy open area, some with baseball gloves, bats, and balls, ready to play. Baseball was a popular recreational and competitive sport in Rockford and Northern Illinois beginning in the 1860s. It is unclear where this…

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Over forty men and women sit in a grassy open area, some with baseball gloves, bats, and balls, ready to play. Baseball was a popular recreational and competitive sport in Rockford and Northern Illinois starting in the 1860s. It is unclear where…

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Over twenty-five men sit in a grassy open area, some with baseball gloves, bats, and balls, ready to play. Baseball was a popular recreational and competitive sport in Rockford and Northern Illinois starting in the 1860s. It is unclear where this…

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Over twenty-five men sit in a grassy open area, some with baseball gloves, bats, and balls, ready to play. Baseball was a popular recreational and competitive sport in Rockford and Northern Illinois starting in the 1860s. It is unclear where this…

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Fifteen men pose in front of a hanging tarp for this baseball team photograph, which may have been taken at the same time as photos 88.122.682, 88.122.684, and 88.122.723.

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A group of 16 young men pose for this photograph in a park-like setting. Some members are seated on benches and several are holding their baseball gloves and bats. Rockford had a very active interest in baseball beginning in the 1860s. Albert…
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