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Photograph- Forest Glen Baseball
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Title: Photograph- Forest Glen Baseball
Identifier: 2006.4.18.110
Donor: City of Mississauga
Item Date: 1970- 1974
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: Slightly yellowed black and white photograph of two men in front of which three boys dressed in baseball uniforms are standing. The three boys are wearing dark coloured baseball caps and shirts and light coloured pants. Printed in white lettering on the front proper left corner of their shirts inside a circle is "Forest Glen Baseball." In the centre of their shirts also printed in white lettering is "Knights of Columbus." The group is standing in front of a table on which there is a poster. The poster has "Forest Glen Baseball Fever. Catch it" written on it in marker. Above the photo the names "Nick Fowlie Pres" and "Fred Agnalli" are written in red lettering. In the bottom left corner of the picture the name "Rob" is also written in red. The first two names could indicate the names of the two men in the picture.

Organized baseball teams were formed in the villages of Cooksville, Port Credit and Streetsville during the early 1900s; many local newspapers reported the many games that were played on the local agricultural fair grounds. During the 1960s a couple of local minor baseballs associations were formed including The Erindale Lions Little League Baseball Association in 1965 and The Forest Glen Baseball Association in 1968. After the City of Mississauga was formed in 1974 the Mississauga Baseball Association (est. 1975) was created to integrate the various minor baseball associations throughout the City of Mississauga.
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