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This postcard from 1914 shows Wiley Taylor, of the St. Louis Browns, warming up. Taylor was a right-handed pitcher from Louisville, Kansas, who started his professional baseball career in 1910 with the minor league Ellsworth team of the Central Kansas League. He had trial outings with the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox, but most of his major league games (21 of 27) were with the St. Louis Browns, where he played in 1913-14. Taylor's major league record was 2-10, with an ERA of 4.10. After his baseball career, he remained in Pottawatomie County, where he farmed and served four terms as the county sheriff (1925-28 and 1945-48). Late in life, he also ran a service station and a recreation parlor in Westmoreland. Wiley Taylor died at the age of 65 in 1954.

Date: 1914

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Item Number: 305960
Call Number: 2014-131
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 305960

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