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Cecil C. Humphreys collection, University Archives, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Description

The Class D K.I.T. (Kitty) baseball league champion team, the Paris Kittens, in 1923, at Barton Field, Paris, Tennessee. The image is from a copy photograph. The team members were: #1 "Dutch" Welch (Dyersburg, Tenn.), short stop; #2 Van Lawler (Mound City, Ill.), 3rd base; #3 Joe Hensler (Pine Bluff, Ark.), 2nd base; #4 Fate Carter (Finger, Tenn.), catcher; #5 Joe Eakes (Chattanooga, Tenn.), 1st base; #6 "Trigg" Chapman (Henning, Tenn.), pitcher; #7 Leslie Embery (Baton Rouge, La.), right field; #8 Tom Jenkins (Candesa, Ala.), center field; #9 Carroll Walker (Finger, Tenn.), pitcher; #10 "Lovell" Stanfield (Little Rock, Ark.), pitcher; #11 "Jimmie" Moore (Bemis, Tenn.), left field; #12 James "Jim" Turner (Nashville, Tenn.), pitcher; #13 Arthur Boyd (Medina, Tenn.), pitcher; #14 Lonell Runyan (Lynn, Ind.), pitcher; #15 Harmon McGuire (Franklin, Ky.), pitcher; #16 R.A. "Tuffy" Fowlkes (Waverly, Tenn.), coach/manager.

Date

1923

Keywords

Kitty League (Baseball league)

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