Creator

Date Original

1918 January 24

Description

Baseball contract for J.H. "Rube" Roberson signing him with the St. Louis National 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.

Physical Description

Contract, 3 pages, 8.5" x 14"

Subjects

Baseball; Baseball players; Sports

Contributor

St. Louis National Baseball Club

Geographical Area

Searcy, White County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

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

Resource Type

Image

Collection

John Henry Roberson family papers, MS.000341

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

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.

Disciplines

United States History

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