Ivan Kuester

Ivan Kuester played baseball at Reitz High School in Evansville, Indiana, and graduated in 1938. He attended a tryout camp held at Bosse Field, home of the Evansville Bees. Manager Bob Coleman signed the 19-year-old outfielder to a professional contract with the Boston Bees organization and sent him to their Class D club at Bradford,Continue reading “Ivan Kuester”

Orville Tipton

Lori Graham contacted me through the Kitty League Baseball Facebook page and asked for information about her great-grandfather, Orville Tipton. She knew he had played for Hopkinsville, Kentucky, though he lived in Indiana and Illinois. Orville Glen Tipton played two seasons in the Kitty League, 1913-1914. Born in Yale, Illinois, on 21 May 1891, heContinue reading “Orville Tipton”