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This photograph from 1952 shows Topekan Ed Wilson when he was a pitcher for the Fulton Lookouts, a minor league team in Fulton, Kentucky, which competed in the Class D Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League. Wilson played in Fulton for parts of the 1951 and 1952 seasons. His minor league career spanned the period 1948-1953 and, besides the Lookouts, included teams in Miami (OK), Topeka, Paris (IL), Iola, and Hannibal (MO). In the 150 minor league games for which his pitching statistics are available, Wilson compiled a 56-32 record, with a 3.62 ERA. In 1954, Wilson joined the staff of the Kansas Department of Revenue in Topeka and remained with the department for a 33-year career. Ed Wilson died in 2002 at the age of 73. Digital reproduction of the photograph was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.

Date: 1952

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Item Number: 308570
Call Number: 2014-308
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308570

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