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Kansan Jim Golden (standing in the back, fourth from the left) is among the individuals pictured in this photograph of the 1958 Tulsa Oilers minor league baseball team. The club was a Class AA Texas League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies which finished the season with a 71-81 record. Golden, of rural Topeka, pitched in 51 games for the Oilers, registering 10 wins, 16 losses, and a 3.95 ERA. He was in the midst of a professional baseball career that spanned the period 1954-1964. During that time, Golden played for two major league and eight minor league teams. He pitched for both the Dodgers (1960-1961) and the Houston Colt .45s (1962-1963), achieving a 9-13 major league record, with an ERA of 4.54 in 69 game appearances. In the front of the photo, seated on the ground are bat boys Mike Lee and Larry Young. The front row of players includes (l to r): Marv Williams, Tom Morgan, Bobby Winkles, Doc Ayers, coach Pepper Martin, manager Jim Fanning, Harry Fisher, Mickey Harrington, Harry Keister, Eddie Logan, and John Kennedy. Standing in the back are (l to r): trainer Pete Chinn, Norman Camp, John Mackinson, Jim Golden, Bob Greenwood, Tom Shollin, Angelo Li Potri, Don Erickson, Ron Mrazinski, and president Grayle Howlett.

Date: 1958

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Item Number: 446123
Call Number: 2018-014
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446123

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