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Photo of the Old Timers team, Back Row - From Left: Johnny Westbrook, George Bradley, Red Reese, Grady Perkins, Ed Amelung, Frank Miller, L.H. (Speck) Barner; Front Row - From Left:Johnson J. Cox, Warner Wells, Hughie Critz, Bob Hitchens, Bob Salveson, E.F. Poland.

Old-Timers Baseball Team

Scorecard from the exhibition game between the Giants and Indians.(Front)

Giants/Indians Exhibition Scorecard

Interesting FACTS
  • Greenwood pitcher Stan Poloczyk led the league with a 1.82 ERA.
  • Greenwood 3B Francis McCluskey and pitcher Fred Waters were chosen to the all-star team.
  • August 20,1951, an old-timers baseball game was held at Legion Field in Greenwood whereby the former pro baseball players in the area took on the Greenwood Dodgers of the Cotton States League.
  • On April 4, 1935, The New York Giants and Cleveland Indians played an exhibition game at Legion Field in Greenwood.
  • On October 23,1952, Roy Campanella and his all-stars came to Legion Field in Greenwood, MS to play an exhibition game against the Negro American League all-stars. Campanella's team featured such all-stars as, Hank Thompson, Harry "Suitcase" Simpson, Larry Doby, George Crowe, Monte Irvin, Joe Black, Leon Day, and Verdell Mathis. The Negro American League all-stars featured Frank Barnes, James Tugerson, and Marshall Bridges. The game was won by the Negro American League all-stars, 3-0. Attendance for the game was 2,080.