Looking Back: Washington Grays baseball team

Looking Back: Washington Grays baseball team

A black and white photograph of 10 players and a coach on the 1912 Washington Grays baseball team in Washington, Indiana. The names of nine players and their positions are listed on the reverse: “Red Cooley P[itcher], Warren Ashby C[atcher], Ed Roush 1 B[ase], Ernie Smith 2 B[ase], Alvin Hicks S[hort] S[top], Bryant 3 B[ase], Wallace Wallace R[ight] F[ield], Bobby Connors L[eft[ F[ield], Jackson C[enter] F[ield].” On the reverse it also written, “Hattie, Ruth & Bert Jr. were baseball fans.” (Additional note: The “E. Roush” in this photograph is Baseball Hall of Famer Edd Roush who played a number of games with the Grays in the summer of 1912).