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Identifier

OGL1278-164_775

Date of Work

9-1941

Description

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.

Places Depicted

Baton Rogue, Louisiana

Organizations Depicted

164th Infantry Regiment

People Depicted

Odd Jacobson, R. Rothrock, Billy O'Brien, Eddy Burns, Alan Brown, Charlie Bell, Archie Dugan, John LaPorte, Raymond Sinkbeil

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

164th Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, Baseball

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