Harold Anderson Interview, ca. 1976
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School sports--Minnesota; College sports--Minnesota; Baseball players; St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team); Pitchers; Semi-professional baseball--Minnesota; Teachers--Minnesota; Coaches (Athletics)--Minnesota; Football--Equipment and supplies
Harold Anderson was 76 years old and was born in Clarkfield, Minnesota. He was a former high school teacher in Granite Falls and Cokato.
In this interview, Harold Anderson discusses sports. He was a high school and college athlete. He signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1927, and was a pitcher. He discusses playing semi-professional baseball in Minnesota and his pitching skills. He also discusses his years teaching and coaching in schools in Minnesota, as well as the differences from when he played sports compared to schools sports at the time of the interview.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Anderson, Harold, "Harold Anderson Interview, ca. 1976" (1976). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 11.
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