Date of Work
The 164th Infantry Regiment baseball team poses for a photograph in the summer of 1941. Many of the army units training at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, during that year formed their own sports teams. (Information taken from: They Were Ready: the 164th Infantry in the Pacific War, 1942-1945 by Terry L. Shoptaugh, 2010. pages 60-61).
The following is taken from the back of the photograph. Front row (left to right): Odd Jacobson, R. Rothrock, Billy O'Brien, Eddy Burns, Alan Brown, ?, and Charlie Bell. Back row (left to right): ?, ?, 2nd Lieutenant ?, 1st Lieutenant Archie Dugan, ?, John LaPorte, Raymond Sinkbeil, and ?. The 164th Infantry defeated the Roanoke Oilers by a score of 2-1.
Baton Rogue, Louisiana
164th Infantry Regiment
Odd Jacobson, R. Rothrock, Billy O'Brien, Eddy Burns, Alan Brown, Charlie Bell, Archie Dugan, John LaPorte, Raymond Sinkbeil
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota
164th Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, Baseball