Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Joe Arnold and Bert Hart of Westmoreland, Kansas - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

Joe Arnold (on the left) and William Bert Hart of Westmoreland, Kansas are shown in this photo postcard from 1912. Bert Hart was a well-known semi-professional baseball player in northern Kansas during the 1910s and early 1920s. Both a pitcher and infielder, Hart played not only for the Westmoreland town team, but also for semi-pro teams in Green, Clay Center, and Beloit. In 1920, with Hart as its regular shortstop and occasional pitcher, the Beloit Leaguers salaried team claimed the "independent state championship of Kansas." Hart spent most of his work career employed at the post office in Westmoreland; he and his wife Margaret also operated a hotel and restaurant there for several years during the 1940s.

Date: 1912

Bookbag Share Print

Joe Arnold and Bert Hart of Westmoreland, Kansas - 1Joe Arnold and Bert Hart of Westmoreland, Kansas - 2

Joe Arnold and Bert Hart of Westmoreland, Kansas - 1

Item Number: 315084
Call Number: 2016-157
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 315084

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.