A man sitting on a rail outside The Big 4 Drug Store, located on the corner of 3rd Avenue and Temple Street, in Hinton, W. Va. A membership card identifies B. O. Pettrie, Jr. as President of The Rail Club.
Two men sitting on a rail outside The Big 4 Drug Store, located on the corner of 3rd Avenue and Temple Street, in Hinton, W. Va. A membership card identifies K. D. Foster, on the right, as the Vice President of The Rail Club.
Miller Murrell and two other children sit in front of a house, likely on or near Ballengee Street in Hinton, W. Va. The children are in a wooden jeep. A large toy gun is mounted on the rear of the vehicle.
Chesapeake & Ohio Baseball Team, Hinton, W. Va.
A team portrait of the C. & O. baseball team.In the back from, from left to right, is Ervin Maxwell (center field); Joe McCarthey (pitcher); John Warhop (Wauhop) (pitcher); Ocar Whitlock (1st base); Will Turner (3rd base); and Bob Turner (pitcher).In the front is Arthur Sydnor (left field); Elvin Wise (2nd base); Harry Starbuck (catcher); George Secrest (short stop); and John Hobbs (right field). Warhop (Wauhop) pitched the ball that Babe Ruth hit for his first professional homer run.
Wauhop, also known as Jack Warhop, is sitting on the left with Bartgis (right). Bartgsi was Wauhop's uncle and died in 1919 at the age of 21. Wauhop was a pitcher for the Highlanders, a team that would later be known as the New York Yankees. Babe Ruth's first two major league home runs were hit off of Wauhop's pitch.
Piedmont Tobacco card of American League hurler Jack Warhop. He pitched 8 years for the New York Highlanders/Yankees against some of baseball's all time legends during the dead ball era. The Summers County native is best known for throwing to Babe Ruth, the Babe's first and second major league career home runs.