NonSports Forum

Net54baseball.com
Welcome to Net54baseball.com. These forums are devoted to both Pre- and Post- war baseball cards and vintage memorabilia, as well as other sports. There is a separate section for Buying, Selling and Trading - the B/S/T area!! If you give an opinion of a person or company your full name needs to be in your post. Contact the moderator at leon@net54baseball.com should you have any questions or concerns. Enjoy!
Net54baseball.com
Net54baseball.com

Go Back   Net54baseball.com Forums > Net54baseball Main Forum - WWII & Older Baseball Cards > Net54baseball Sports (Primarily) Vintage Memorabilia Forum incl. Game Used

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 10-04-2017, 10:43 AM
Runscott's Avatar
Runscott Runscott is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 10,087
Default

Agreed. The fact that real meat packers are in the photo doesn't help the theory.
__________________
$co++ Forre$+

Belltown Vintage Cards Store
BelltownVintage on ebay
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 10-06-2017, 11:51 AM
tachyonbb tachyonbb is offline
Bruce Esser
member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Omaha
Posts: 130
Default

With the wagon it is logical to assume the team was located in a town with a meat packing/stockyards and a Morris & Company packing plant.
Options:
Chicago: Very large Morris presence but I don't know of any pro level teams called the Packers. Still could be a semi-pro/company team.
Kansas City: Morris had a large presence here. They got in via a shell company located in Boston then caught the other two major companies by surprise. The Kansas City Packers are an option.
Sioux City: Primarily a Armour town, but Morris had a plant here for a while. Western league team called the Packers. They changed nicknames many times. 1905-07(Packers), 1908-09 (Soos) 1910-13(Packers) 1914-1919(Indians) and 1920-23(Packers).
Omaha: Swift, Armour and Morris all had large presence. Local Western League team was not called the Packers until 1930. Omaha South high school was/is called the Packers. Some in the photo look young enough to be high school but not all.
East St. Louis: Large Morris presence but I don't know of any Packers baseball teams in that area.
There are a few others where Morris had a presence but I can find no baseball connection.

Can you make out the logo on the hat?
__________________
Interested in Nebraska Minor League Baseball Memorabilia.

http://www.nebaseballhistory.com/

Last edited by tachyonbb; 10-07-2017 at 04:59 PM.
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help with a Kansas City A's Jacket justrun7 Net54baseball Sports (Primarily) Vintage Memorabilia Forum incl. Game Used 8 07-08-2017 04:30 PM
Kansas City Advice obcbobd Net54baseball Vintage (WWII & Older) Baseball Cards & New Member Introductions 11 10-20-2014 09:05 AM
1914 Kansas City Blues Ticket--HELP plasorsa Net54baseball Sports (Primarily) Vintage Memorabilia Forum incl. Game Used 14 11-26-2013 05:55 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:34 PM.


ebay GSB