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This photograph shows life-long Topeka resident and semi-professional baseball player Donald Raub Kirkwood (1819-2013) with the Kernels's baseball team bus in Mitchell, South Dakota. Kirkwood's baseball career began with the Capitol Post 1 American Legion team and the Junior Owls of the Kiwanis league. As a young adult, he played infield for the Mitchell, South Dakota Kernels. After World War II, Kirkwood returned to baseball to play as shortstop and third-baseman for the Decker Oilers in Topeka, Kansas. Off-field, Kirkwood also worked as a substitute rural mail carrier and farmer in Topeka, Kansas.

Date: 1940

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Item Number: 449519
Call Number: 2018-169
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449519

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