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|Lafayette College Baseball Uniform, c. 1911 -1913.
The jersey, pants and felt lettering are in excellent condition. Full sleeve, four button, sun collar pullover jersey with matching pearl buttons on sleeve cuffs. Very High quality heavy thick beige wool. Single belt loops on pants with one rear pocket, and 4 buttons and brass hook on front closure. Name in pants tag states “Fillmore” as the player. The Spalding tags specifically date the uniform to 1911 -1913. The Jersey is 36" from collar to tail and 34" from the neck to the end of the sleeve, and 24" across the chest. An Extra Large jersey.
Uniform belonged to George Benjamin Fillmore: 1888 – 1975. (Scroll down to see 1912 team pictures of "Ben" in this uniform)
Lafayette College, Class of 1912.
Member of Varsity Baseball Team, 1911-1912. Position: Right Field, Center Field
Member of “1912 Class” Baseball Team, 1909-1910.
Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
|Ben Fillmore is fourth from the left in the top row of the first picture, and second from the left in the bottom row of second picture.|
|May 5th , 1911. Boston Daily Globe. Fillmore, Right Field, Batting 9th.|