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Infielder Art Priebe (on the left) and outfielder Byron 'Jake' Watkins (on the right) are shown in this snapshot from 1947. Priebe and Watkins played for the Topeka Owls minor league baseball team in 1946 and part of 1947. Both players were in the minor leagues for five seasons. Priebe played a total of 431 minor league games for five different teams, and had a career batting average of .220. Watkins' average was .324 in the 583 games he played for six different teams. 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: 1947

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Item Number: 309126
Call Number: 2015-045
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309126

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