Yesteryear-Newry baseball

Capt. James E. Wentz, USN (Retired) of McLean, Va., submitted this photo of the 1954 Newry baseball team. The team played in the Blair Twilight League and the photo was snapped at Dysart Park in Hollidaysburg. The wooden covered grandstand is shown in the background. Paul “Scrappy” Weaver was later the long-time baseball coach at HoIIidaysburg High School. The teamás patron was Newry resident W.O. Wimer. Team members were (from left): front row — Fred Weaver, G. Cassidy, Paul “Scrappy” Weaver, W. Conrad, John McCoy and George Glass; back row — Manager Paul Weaver, Art Walker, T. Crawford, Jim Wentz, Bill Hite, Gene Showalter, D. Peck and J. Malone.


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