The Vintage baseball clubs take the field in a moment reminiscent of
As Muscotah, Kansas works to construct a baseball
museum, the World's Largest Baseball
and other Joe Tinker attractions, Joe Tinker Day was celebrated
on July 27, 2014, the 133rd anniversary of Tinker's birth. Tinker was a
Chicago Cub and part of the early 1900s double play combo of "Tinker to
Evers to Chance," which was immortalized in the poem,
The people of Muscotah, with the support of the Kansas
Sampler Foundation, are in the middle of building a baseball museum, which
will go inside their recently constructed World's Largest
Baseball. The 20' diameter ball is being created from an old water tank.
Marci Penner of the Kansas Sampler Foundation introduces Joe Tinker's
grandchildren and great grandchildren
Kansas State Representative Randy Garber displaying a special Joe Tinker
Rep. Randy Garber presenting the Joe Tinker Day proclamations to Richard
Clapp, Jon Tinker, Chris Tinker and Jay Tinker.
Cowtown Vintage Base Ball Club presenting an old time bat to Jeff Hanson
for the baseball museum.
Presentation of the bricks and infield dirt from Wrigley Field, contributed
to the new baseball museum by the Chicago Cubs.
Volunteers from Muscotah who are making this all happen
Matthew Farley and Erika Nelson are the artists for the "Tinker to
Evers to Chance" baseball mural
2 of Joe Tinker Day
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