The Society for American Baseball Research was established in Cooperstown, New York, in 1971. Our mission is to foster the study of baseball past and present, and to provide an outlet for educational, historical and research information about the game.
1938 Seattle Rainiers spring training
1938 Seattle Rainiers spring training. Sporting Seattle Indians uniforms, the inaugural Seattle Rainers squad included 18 year old Fred Hutchinson (#24), coach Eddie Taylor (far right), manager Jack Lelivelt (second from right)and 18 year old Edo Vanni (third from right). / David Eskenazi Collection