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The Journal of San Diego History
Winter 1984, Volume 30, Number 1
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor

Back to the article: San Diego Baseball: The Early Years

Early San Diego baseball teams were often sponsored by general merchandise, shoe or dry-goods stores like the Schiller and Murtha team seen above, circa 1887.

San Diego baseball players  
San Diego baseball players on a lot at about Seventh and C Streets, circa 1883. Photo 3627.

Ramona team, standing, and the Poway team, seated  
County teams included the Ramona team, standing, and the Poway team, seated, 1897. Photo 11959.

Crowd watching baseball scoreboard  
Crowd watching baseball scoreboard, Sixth and B Streets, October, 1912.

San Diego baseball team, circa 1904  
San Diego baseball team, circa 1904

Baseball at San Diego Stadium  
Baseball at San Diego Stadium, October 28, 1927. Left to right: Babe Ruth, Carl Klindt and Lou Gehrig

All photographs are from the San Diego History Center’s Title Insurance and Trust Collection.