Manuscript Collection

Rock Hill Baseball History - Accession 1100 - M507 (557)

Title

Rock Hill Baseball History - Accession 1100 - M507 (557)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1100 - M507 (557)

Inclusive Dates

2003

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

200 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of research materials pertaining to professional and semi-professional baseball in Rock Hill from the 1890s Anderson Buggy Team to the 1968 Rock Hill Spinners. This collection’s emphasis is on the 1950 Tri-State League Champion Rock Hill Chiefs, but also, contains research material on famous baseball icons, such as Dusty Rhodes, Steve Carlton, and Sparky Anderson, all of whom played or managed Rock Hill teams. There is material pertaining to David Mobley, the first officially recognized African-American to play on an all-white minor league team in the Carolinas. This material was compiled by Andrew Johnston for a paper and presentation in the Spring of 2003 Public History course taught by Dr. Edward Lee at Winthrop University.

Provenance

The Rock Hill Baseball History was given to the Archives by Andrew Johnston on May 9, 2003.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Rock Hill Baseball History - Accession 1100 - M507 (557)

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