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Title Baseball player
Description Two black and white photographs of Glenn H. Lemon wearing the baseball uniform of the Virginia Bridge & Iron Company. He was a student at the time. Summer baseball games were plentiful in the Roanoke, Virginia area when this photograph was taken in the mid 1920s. In addition to Virginia Bridge, teams were fielded by Walker Machine & Foundry Corp., Norfolk & Western Railway Co., Times-World Corp., Viscose, Appalachian Power Company, and the towns of Salem and Vinton. Many of the games were played at Maher Field. Lemon resided with his family at 109 McClanahan Place in the City of Roanoke, the setting for this photograph. Mill Mountain can be seen in the background.
Photographer Unknown
Place Roanoke, VA.
Date circa 1925
Year Range from 1923.0
Year Range to 1928.0
Copyright All rights belong to the History Museum of Western Virginia without restriction.
Subjects Baseball
Baseball cap
Baseball fields
Baseball players
Baseball teams
Clothing & dress
Men's clothing
Sport clothes
Sport shoes
Sports teams
Search Terms Appalachian Power Co.
Appalachian Power Company
McClanahan Place
McClanahan Street
Mill Mountain
Norfolk and Western Railway
Roanoke, Virginia
Salem, Virginia
Times-World Corporation
Vinton, Virginia
Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Virginia Bridge and Iron Company
Viscose Corporation
Walker Machine & Foundry Corp.
People Lemon, Glenn H.
Collection History Museum Photograph Collection
Imagefile 043\201151001.JPG
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2011.51.001