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Novelty Baseball Game Planned

Herald of Aug. 5, 1948

An outstanding novelty baseball game, matching the great Harlem Globetrotters and the Honolulu Hawaiians, has been arranged for Athletic Park, Roaring Spring on Friday night August 6, at 8:30. Ed Hamman, famous baseball clown, is also set to appear with his bag of stunts before, during, and after the game. Jesse Owens, winner of four first place medals in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, will give an exhibition of hurdle jumping and race against a horse owned and ridden by R. O. Maxwell of Roaring Spring.

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