Share our heritage | State College baseball team from 1893

This is the State College baseball team from 1893.
This is the State College baseball team from 1893. 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 JoAnn L. Knupp, of Bellefonte, who is the granddaughter of Norris B. Martz.

The photo was published previously and the caption reads: “The RMF baseball team of State College, 1893, was termed the best ever to play in State College by Norris Martz.

First row, from left: Norris Martz, Willis Stevens and Charles Atherton.

Second row, from left: Bill Stuart, Sidney Krumrine, John Robinson and George Jackson.

Third row, from left: Mel Sowers, unknown, unknown, Arthur Evey and Newton Hartswick.

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 Design Editor Laurie Jones at Provide as much information as you can. All photos in the weekly series are placed in a “Share our Heritage” gallery at If you have any questions about this series, Jones can be reached at 231-6461.