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PENN BASEBALL IN THE 19TH CENTURY:
1873-1874 Varsity Team

Photograph of 1873-1874 baseball team as shown in the Athletic Association History, 1913, p. 37

Summary:

No record of the season's games survives. The 1874 yearbook identifies the University Nine as Andrews, Chapron, Gilpin, Hollis, Jones, Kelly, Porter, Patterson and Power. The team as shown in this photograph omits Chapron, Gilpin, Jones, Patterson and Power, but adds Hall, Handy, Gowen, Johnson and Sherlock.

Team Members:

  • Henry White Andrews, '76
  • John Marie Chapron, '77
  • Bernard Gilpin, '75
  • Henry B. Hall, '76
  • E.S. Handy, '76
  • William Henry Hollis, '75
  • Francis I. Gowen, '75
  • Lindley Johnson, '75
  • Horace Conrad Jones, '77
  • William Darragh Kelly, '76
  • William Wagener Porter, '75
  • William Henry Patterson, '76
  • William Boyd Power, '77
  • John C. Sherlock, '75

 

This page was created in August 2005 by University Archives Summer Research Fellow Michael T. Woods, under the supervision of Mary D. McConaghy. Mike is an undergraduate at Penn State University