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Rudy York

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Rudy York
Date: 1930
Description: Photograph of baseball player Rudy York (left) sitting with teammate Roy Henderson in 1930, when the two played together on the company team for the textile mill in Atco, Georgia. The two men, wearing baseball uniforms, face forward. York crosses his arms.

Raised in the small town of Atco, Georgia, York played major league baseball from 1937 to 1948 (with a brief appearance in late 1934). A seven-time all-star, York spent his most successful years as a first baseman with the Detroit Tigers.

Subjects: Baseball players--Georgia--Atco | Athletes--Georgia--Atco | Professional athletes--Georgia--Atco | Baseball--Georgia--Atco | Men--Georgia--Atco | Baseball uniforms--Georgia--Atco | York, Rudy, 1913-1970 | Henderson, Roy | Atco (Ga.) | Bartow County (Ga.)
Contributors: New Georgia Encyclopedia | Bartow History Center (Cartersville, Ga.)
Rights and Usage: Photograph from Collection of Bartow History Center, Cartersville.
Related Materials: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/sports-outdoor-recreation/rudy-york-1913-1970 | Forms part of: New Georgia Encyclopedia
Persistent Link to Item: http://georgiaencyclopedia.org/file/11801

Related Institutions: New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Collection Information: New Georgia Encyclopedia