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This letter dated June 25, 1924 was written by Don Ballou, secretary of the Southwestern League, to W.R. Fiddis of the Newton Railroaders baseball club. The letter requests additional documentation regarding official scoring information submitted by the Newton club, and also includes instructions regarding the use of 'ciphers' in official score sheets. The Southwestern League was a Class D minor league that started the 1924 season with eight clubs, all but one of them from Kansas. Towns represented in the league at the outset included Arkansas City, Coffeyville, Emporia, Eureka, Independence, Newton, Salina, and Enid, Oklahoma. Two clubs, Independence and Coffeyville, dropped out in early July. The Newton team transferred to Blackwell, Oklahoma in late July and then to Ottawa, Kansas in early August, but returned to Newton in late August to finish out the season.

Date: June 25, 1924

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Item Number: 310384
Call Number: 2015-185
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 310384

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