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Date Original

1928 June 12

Description

Letter from R.G. Allen, President of the Little Rock Baseball Association to J.H. "Rube" Roberson. The letter, written on stationary from the Piedmont Hotel in Atlanta, is informing Roberson that he's been released to the Atlanta Baseball Club.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born August 16, 1889, in Floyd, White County, Arkansas, John Henry Roberson was known to baseball fans as "Rube Robinson," a label given to him by the press. Roberson played professional baseball from 1908 until 1929 and was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1962.

Transcription

6/12/28
Mr. J.H. Robinson -
You are hereby notified
of your outright release to
the Atlanta Club to take
effect immediately. I wish
you every success.
Yours very truly,
R.G. Allen, Prest.
Little Rock Baseball Association

Physical Description

Letter, 6" x 9.75"

Subjects

Baseball; Baseball players; Sports

Contributor

R.G. Allen, President of the Little Rock Baseball Association

Geographical Area

Atlanta, DeKalb County (Ga.); Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000341, Box 1, Folder 1, Item 2

Resource Type

Image

Collection

John Henry Roberson family papers, MS.000341

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, R.G. Allen to J.H. "Rube" Roberson, John Henry Roberson family papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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United States History

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