Monthly Archives: July 2013

An Interesting Contract

A number of items from the files of Charlie Conerly have recently come up for auction. I thought this contract was a real time capsule – can you imagine what such a contract would look like today?

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Update to Mystery Man in photos

Several people suggested that it was not the same player in the 1935 photo as appeared in the 1930 photo. If that’s the case then it seems to me the most likely identification of the 1930 mystery man remains Hilpert, … Continue reading

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Mystery Man

On April 10, I posted a photo of the Giants welcoming Chris Cagle in 1930.  There was one player I identified as Hal Hilpert (behind Friedman). Now I’ve found a 1935 photo of the Giants welcoming back Harry Newman after … Continue reading

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Grace Thorpe

Recently on eBay I found this 1931 wire photo of Jim Thorpe and his daughter Grace.  Years ago I was doing research on the World Famous Indians basketball team and I called Grace Thorpe and had a nice conversation about her dad and … Continue reading

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