Thursday, January 3, 2013

1923 Three Ball Players and a Signing

Three fellows from Fowlerville - George Hart, George VanBuren and Charles Gehringer - had taken a week vacation back to their hometown early in June.  By the end of June, all three were "awarded numerals" and headed toward Ann Arbor.

And then, by October of that same year, "Charley" -- as the local publisher started calling him -- signed with the Detroit Tigers.
I googled images of "Charley" and I'm guessing this is an early picture of him:

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