ORANGEBURG OUT OF THE PAST

Baseball has always been a favorite pastime in Orangeburg. This 1907 picture shows an Orangeburg all-star team that played other city all-star teams in the South Carolina League. Front row: DeArmond, umpire; Lawford, pitcher; Rickard, right field; and Lawrence Thackston, pitcher. Second Row: Glover, scorer; J.P. Doyle, vice president; C. Beusse, catcher and manager; and A.C. Doyle, treasurer. Third row: Mahry, catcher; William L. Glaze, Jr., left field; Ludwig, pitcher; Duncan, shortstop; Beusse, second base; Storms, pitcher; Coile, first base; Matney, pitcher; Tydeman, center field, and Cook, third base. The photo is courtesy of the William L. Glaze family via Gene Atkinson, author of two photo books on Orangeburg history.

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