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  • Collection: Sports and Recreation

Post 34.tif
This 1967 American Legion Post 34 baseball team was the only team to win the national championship from Alabama. The previous year, they were second. Mike Innes, who is in the photo, played baseball at the University of Alabama and in the minor…

1963AkronLittle League.JPG
L-R: Michael Owens, Michael Langford, Owen Holston, Freddie Yeager, Stanley Owens, Tommy Martin, Jimmy Smith, unknown, Alabama Coach Bear Bryant and Coach Harry Lee Langford, far right with his hand on his hip.

The team of 12-year-olds was having…

Shoeless Joe.jpg
Three Gordo baseball players played on this team with Shoeless Joe Jackson. Verdo Elmore Sr., Lefty Winegard and Early Hall are in the photograph.

Published in The Tuscaloosa News on Oct. 22, 2018, as a historical photograph.

Stallworth Lake was a recreational lake that was located at the foot of River Hill. The lake, which was built in 1918, had sliding boards, spring boards, diving towers, floating rafts, boating, a merry-go-round, and a miniature zoo. It became a city…

Tucker BB team.jpg
This American Legion Junior Baseball Team was sponsored by Tucker Motor Company in 1949.

In front is batboy Bobby Hanna.

Frist row from left: Cecil Ingram, Jimmy Walker, Tommy Belk, Buford Hamner, Neely Foster, Don Price and Steve…

warrior winners 001.jpg
The 1962 Holt High School baseball team won the 1962 Warrior Athletic Conference. Pictured are, front row from left, Danny Turner, Carl Archibald, Willis Reynolds, Jack Clary, Ray Hendrix, Jimmy McKay, Roy Johnson, Larry Carson, and Mike Hickman;…

Legion Wrestling Card.jpg
An admittance ticket for Legion Wrestling held at the National Guard Armory.

Tusc Hi.jpg
Shown in this 1941 photo of the Tuscaloosa High School football team are:

Row 1: E.B. Wilson, Vic Spradley, Gene Pearson, Jack Kirkly, Melvin Hardin, Raphael Blackburn, Frank "Pedro" Cummings, Billy Henderson.

Row 2: M.D. Malone, Murray Bock,…

Babes 001.jpg
Jake Duren coached the Northport Babes for three seasons beginning in 1949, teaching the fundaments of the game, providing uniforms and transportation to games. He tagged each play with a special nickname such as Carrot Top, Hoss, Radio, Taxi Cab,…

Tuscaloosa High.jpg
The chart shows Tuscaloosa High School Football personnel and teams from 1925 to 1929 with coach Paul Burnum.

Burnum led the Black Bears to an undefeated record, five state championships and four national championship during his five-year…
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