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Tacoma Giants owner Ben Cheney with outfielder Orlando Cepeda during a spring training visit to the Tacoma team's parent club, the San Francisco Giants.

Baseball players; Cepeda, Orlando, 1937-; Cheney, Ben B., 1905-1971;


Tacoma Giants owner Ben Cheney with former outfielder Hank Sauer during a spring training visit to the Tacoma team's parent club, the San Francisco Giants.

Baseball players--Tacoma--1960-1970; Sauer, Hank, 1917-; Cheney, Ben B., 1905-1971;


Tacoma Giants owner Ben Cheney has his picture taken with future Hall of Famer Willie Mays during a spring training visit to the Tacoma team's parent club, the San Francisco Giants. Ben Cheney, who was president of the Cheney Lumber Company, sponsored baseball, basketball and bowling teams in Tacoma for over 20 years. He was instrumental in landing the Pacific Coast League franchise for Tacoma in 1960. Cheney Stadium is named for him.

Baseball players--Tacoma--1960-1970; Mays, Willie, 1931-; Cheney, Ben B., 1905-1971;


Cammarano Beverages "Special Delivery" truck in front of Firestone Auto Supply and Service Store. For Davis Motor Company, Diamond T Trucks. (date on photograph may be 03-12-1937) (filed with Argentum)

Cammarano Bros. (Tacoma); Firestone Auto Supply & Service Store (Tacoma); Automobile equipment & supplies stores--Tacoma; Davis Motor Truck Company (Tacoma); Trucks--Tacoma--1930-1940; Diamond T trucks;


ca. 1935. Superior Dairy's baseball team, City League Champions 1935. The team posed with their bat boy. Their uniforms had the emblem of a milk bottle filled with the initials S.D. (WSHS)

Baseball--Tacoma--1930-1940; Baseball players--Tacoma--1930-1940; Superior Dairy (Tacoma);


The Tacoma Tigers were starting the Western International League series with a double header against the Salem Senators. The Salem Senators won both games against Tacoma, 7 to 3 and 2 to 1. View of opening day baseball game; the Tacoma Tigers against the Salem Senators at Tiger Ball Park (T.N.T., 4/25/49, p. 16).

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950; Baseball umpires--Tacoma--1940-1950; Sports officiating--Tacoma; Athletic fields--Tacoma; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma);


This unidentified Tacoma Tigers "bat person" was all ready for the 1949 season opener scheduled for Friday April 22. Unfortunately, it rained. The first game of the season was not played until Sunday the 24th. On that day the Tigers faced the Salem Senators in a double header. Before a home town crowd of 4,535 fans they lost both games, 7-3 and 2-1. (TNT 04/25/1949, p. 16)

Baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950; Uniforms; Sporting goods; Athletic fields--Tacoma; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma);


Last day of school photographs; photo ordered by the Tacoma News Tribune. View of four unidentified boys with their baseball equipment; they are likely getting ready to start playing in a summer baseball league, possibly at the Tacoma Boys' Club.

Baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950; Children playing baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950; Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Sporting goods; Children--Social life--1940-1950; Recreation--Tacoma; Boys--Tacoma--1940-1950;


Tacoma Tigers, Tacoma Baseball Club, Enoch Alexson. A group portrait of the 1949 team at Tiger Ball Park.

Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma); Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950;


This publicity photograph for a Tacoma Tigers game against Salem was taken on July 17,1950. Floyd (Lefty) Isekite, one of the great southpaws of the Western International League, demonstrates a pitching grip for Clarence Stave. Stave, peering over his sunglasses, was a retired umpire. Earl Kuper, at the far right, had been a catcher and manager for the Tigers. The three committeemen were promoting Tacoma Athletic Club night, August 1, at Tiger Stadium. (TNT 7-23-50, B-7)

Baseballs; Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Sporting goods; Isekite, Floyd; Stave, Clarence; Kuper, Earl;


Tacoma Baseball Club. The Tacoma Tigers opened their 1950 Western International title bid April 19, 1950, against the Salem Legislators. Catcher Bill Sheets, joining when the team came home to Tacoma, would be the number one catcher with Redwood Fischer as his understudy. The outfield was expected to be better than all right with George Nichols in center, Dick Wenner in left, with Dick Greco in right. (TNT, 4/19/1950, p.20) TPL-4744

Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma); Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Baseball--Tacoma--1950-1960;


Tacoma Baseball Club. The Tacoma Tigers opened their exhibition season in Bakersfield, California, in early April 1950. The Tigers opened in Tacoma April 26, 1950. Dave Nadeau served as auditor for the team that year with James Benson Brillheart as manager of the club. Frank Gillihan was the business manager. (TNT, 4/26/1950, p.18) TPL-4746

Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma); Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Baseball--Tacoma--1950-1960;


Tacoma Baseball Club. Mel Knezovich, Gordon Walden, Lefty Bob Kerrigan and Cline Hufford were expected to be the "big four" starting pitchers for the Tigers during their 1950 season. They would be backed up by Gil Loust, Bob Penner, Don Carter and Vince Lazor. (TNT, 4/19/1950, p.20)

Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma); Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Baseball--Tacoma--1950-1960;


Tacoma Baseball Club. Arnold (Red) Fischer was the number one catcher during the initial fortnight of spring drills at the Tacoma Tigers camp in Bakersfield, California. With the return of Bill Sheets, Fisher was probably crowded out as the first-string receiver, but Manager Jim Brillheart hoped to utilize the youngster's power at the plate and develop him into a third baseman. (TNT, 4/13/1950, p.C-8)

Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma); Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Baseball--Tacoma--1950-1960;


Tacoma Baseball Club. Manager Jim Brillheart had put together the 1950 Tigers team with returning reinforcements: "Wimpy" Quinn as the number one first baseman, Dick Wenner as outfielder, catcher Bill Sheets and right-hander, Don Carter. The Tigers won the first inning of their home season and went on to defeat Spokane, 5 to 2, before 3,133 welcoming fans at Tiger Field. (TNT, 4/27/1950, p. 26) TPL-4745

Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma); Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Baseball--Tacoma--1950-1960;


Group pictures of the Richards sponsored baseball team were taken on August 6, 1951. The twelve member team looks ready to play; the boys seated in the first row are all grasping bats or gloves while a pile of equipment including shin guards and a catchers mask are placed before them.

Baseball--Tacoma--1950-1960; Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Sporting goods; Group portraits--1950-1960; Boys--Tacoma--1950-1960;


A crouching umpire, waiting catcher and focused batter #12 appear in this June, 1951 tableau. The batter may have made contact with the ball with a powerful swing as the ball is not in the photograph. The unidentified batter in pinstripes was a member of the Cheney Studs.

Baseball players--1950-1960; Baseball--1950-1960; Baseball umpires;


This photographic copy of a photograph shows the Tacoma Electrochemical Company's baseball team, 1934 Commercial League Champions, even though some of the players are wearing shirts with other company names such as the player second from the left, front row,and the player behind him with the name "Cammarano" on their shirts. The names of the players have been added to the photograph: L-R, back row, Oscar Larson, Bill Otto, Charles Cooper, Vic Krause, Harold Larson, Kordial Larson, and L. Hodge, Sec-Treas, Commercial League; front row, Otto Larson, Henry Thaut, Orlin Krembill, Dave Williams, president, Commercial League, E.C. Mace, team manager, Vic Hauglund, Jerry Cecchi, and Lisle Zodtner. Tacoma Electrochemical Company became a part of Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company of Washington.

Baseball players--Tacoma--1930-1940; Tacoma Electrochemical Co. (Tacoma);


The formal dedication of Tacoma's baseball park as Cheney Field took place August 18, 1952. For the occasion, Ben Cheney, who purchased the park from the San Diego Padres, flew the Medford Cheney Studs north from Oregon for an exhibition game with the Fort Lewis Brewers, second-half champions of the Tacoma City League. The Brewers were pictured on the edge of the ball field wearing "Olds Pilsner" uniforms. The Brewers handed Cheney's Medford team an 8-1 defeat. (TNT, 8/23/1952, p.24 & 8/30/1952, p.18) Format 7" x 11"

Baseball players--Tacoma--1950-1960; Athletic fields--Tacoma--1950-1960; Baseball--Tacoma--1950-1960; Cheney Field (Tacoma);


Group portrait of Miller & Donovan Tigers Baseball Team at Tiger Ball Park, also known as Tacoma Baseball Park. The Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma Club of the Western International Baseball League) was sold to the San Diego Club of the Pacific Coast League for $109,000 in October 1947. The sale included the Tacoma Tigers park property in Tacoma, the players, team franchise in the Western International League and all other franchises and privileges of the club. (TNT, 10/2/1947) TPL-6690

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Tacoma Tigers (Tacoma); Tiger Ball Park (Tacoma); Baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950; Athletic fields--Tacoma;


In July of 1947, Art Spencer, the athletic supervisor of the Metropolitan Park District, presented a trophy to Chuck Miller of the Tacoma Boys' Club baseball team, winners of the Class C City Championship. The team included: (front row) Chuck Miller, Fred Dietrick; Ray Schatz, Bob Morris and Coach Bill Mullen; (back row) John Aires, Larry Hoover, Ron Schiesz, Jim Cartwright, Jack Morris, and Bob Gariepy. (T.Times, 7/11/1947, p.2)

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Awards; Tacoma Boys' Club (Tacoma); Spencer, Art; Miller, Chuck; Dietrick, Fred; Schatz, Ray; Morris, Bob; Mullen, Bill; Aires, John; Hoover, Larry; Schiesz, Ron; Cartwright, Jim; Morris, Jack; Gariepy, Bob;


Having spent a busy night on December 24, 1946 visiting every good little girl and boy in Tacoma/Pierce County, on Christmas Day Santa took in a baseball game. On December 25, 1946 the unidentified players on the 3 and 0 Club helped prove that it is never too late in the season for a good baseball game. This photograph was taken by Walde Krauklis, the husband of Genevieve Louise Richards Krauklis, when he worked as a photographer for the Richards Studio.

Baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950; Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Santa Claus--Tacoma; Athletic fields--Tacoma; 3 and O' Club (Tacoma);


Walde Krauklis picture of baseball team. View of Tacoma's 3 and 0' Club playing baseball on Christmas Day, fans are in background cheering them on.

Baseball--Tacoma--1940-1950; Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Athletic fields--Tacoma; 3 and O' Club (Tacoma);


Ten members of the Jefferson Playfield baseball team. They wear uniforms printed with "6th Ave. Old Timer" on them. According to Richards Studio notes, the team was sponsored by the 6th Ave merchants.

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Old Timers (Baseball Team); Teenagers--Tacoma--1940-1950;


Ten members of the Jefferson Playfield baseball team and their coach. They wear uniforms printed with "6th Ave. Old Timer" on them. The coach holds a trophy.

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Old Timers (Baseball Team); Teenagers--Tacoma--1940-1950;


Lincoln High School boys baseball players. L-R, front row, Don Berge, Frank Dalsanto, John Hansler, Dick Columbine and Louis Raphael. Second row, Al Malanca, John Scalara, Dean Mellar, Bob McGuire, Joe Sharman and George Marcoe. Third row, Milt Hegstrom, Jack Smith, Len Vallor, Vern Kohout, Tony DeLuca, Roy Jacobsen and coach Phil Sorboe. (T.Times, 5/12/1945, p.5) 7" x 11 1/4" format.

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Lincoln High School (Tacoma); Students--Tacoma--1940-1950;


Although they appear older then their apparent years, the girls in this photograph were identified in the May 18, 1945 Tacoma Times as the Midland Junior High School softball team. The Midland girlsl team had a perfect year in 1945. They went undefeated in interscholastic play, and were declared champions of the Pierce County Junior High School leagues. L-R, back row, Lela Ames, coach, Mary Jane Hamilton, Barbara Taylor, Ruth Elmquist, Grace Keys and Norma Johnson. Front Row, Norma Dunham, Patsy Hankinson, Pat Buffum, Louise Baskett and Jean Starkweather. (T.Times, 5/18/1945, p.13) TPL-7998

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Girls--Tacoma--1940-1950; Midland Junior High School (Tacoma);


Unidentified player with the Western State Hospital "Tillicum Chiefs."

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Western State Hospital (Lakewood)--baseball players;


The Western State Hospital "Tillicum Chiefs" of the Twilight League had won 23 games in the 1942 summer season and were in the playoffs for the circuit title. Manager Clink Jacobs (left) gives some tips to his players.

Baseball players--Tacoma--1940-1950; Western State Hospital (Lakewood)--Baseball players;

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