Creator

Date Original

1926 February 15

Description

Letter and baseball contract from R.G. Allen with the Little Rock Baseball Association to J.H. "Rube" Roberson. The contract is from the Southern League under the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues.

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.

Physical Description

Letter and Contract, 4 pages, 8.5" x 11"

Subjects

Baseball; Baseball players; Sports

Contributor

R.G. Allen, Little Rock Baseball Association

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Searcy, White County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000341, Box 1, Folder 2, 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 and Baseball Contract for J.H. "Rube" Roberson, John Henry Roberson family papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

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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