Share our heritage: Lemont baseball team

Share our heritage | Lemont baseball team

January 12, 2014 

This is the Lemont baseball team from the mid-1930s.

GARRY L. WILLIAMS — Photo provided

Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past. Today’s photo is from Garry L. Williams, of Lemont.

Williams wrote: “My brother, Sanford A. Williams, has this photo of the Lemont baseball team taken sometime around the mid-1930s. The Lemont baseball field was along Pike Street in Lemont.

“Our dad, Elwood G. Williams Sr., is in the second row, second from the right. Dad was born in Lemont and was a lifelong resident of the village.

“He went on to serve in local government, elected as a College Township supervisor, the township’s roadmaster and later as the township’s first manager retiring in 1982 after 36 years of service.

“I am wondering if anyone can identify other members of the team and can date this photo.”

Anyone who has any information about the photo can share it with the CDT and we will pass it along to Williams.

Readers can contribute to the “Share our Heritage” series by sharing their own photos. Just drop off or mail copies of the photos to Centre Daily Times, 3400 E. College Ave., State College, PA 16801 or email them to cdtphoto@centredaily.com or directly to Photo Editor Laurie Jones at ljones2@centredaily.com. Provide as much information as you can. All photos in the weekly series are placed in a “Share our Heritage” gallery at CentreDaily.com. If you have any questions about this series, Jones can be reached at 231-6461.

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