All-Stars of the Harold Mercer Little Tar Heel Baseball League

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Subject: Awards and ceremonies, Recreation and leisure

Decade: 1960s

Subcollection: Working at Firestone


Black and white photo of boy’s baseball team posing with awards. Photo also found in the September 1968 issue of the Firestone News, which has the caption as follows: “Jimmy Dobbins (standing, center) received trophy honoring him as most outstanding player in Harold Mercer Little Tar Heel League for 1968 season. In photo (front, from left); Ted Warlick, Woody Lunsford, Danny Self, Ralph Rhyne, Wilson Foy, Jimmy Valintine, Scott Nesheim and (standing, from left); Robert McKenzie, Mike Johnson, Chris Giles, Harold Mercer (for whom league is named), Jimmy Dobbins, Randy Bridges, James Baker, Bruce Hopper, Phillip Cherry.”

City & County: Gastonia (N.C.); Gaston County (N.C.)
Contributor: Elmer W. Passmore Collection