Northport Babes Softball Team, 1950

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Title

Northport Babes Softball Team, 1950

Subject

Softball

Description

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, Mop, Furpole and Little Pot.

Pictured in the first row (left to right) : Sandra Patton (McDaniel), Betty Frances Rainwater (Reynolds), Patsy Brown (McKnight), Ann Brown (Simpson), and Martha Caroline Noland (Simpson).

Second row: Sonny Snider, Inez Kemp, Betty Manderson (Hale), Pat Taylor, Charlotte Patton.

Third row: Coach Jessie Jake Duren, Johnny Hagar, Sarah Jean Crawford, Betty Sue Keene (Sexton), Jimmie Ann Earnest (Shaw), Mr. Palmer (loyal fan of the Babes).

Source

Patsy McKnight

Date

1950

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

1986

Coverage

Northport (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 inches by 19 inches

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