1948 Fort Wayne Electrics, USA Semi-Pro Champions     

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Front row (left to right) - Olin Smith, Bob Winter, Paul Dyke, John Creavey, Dee Hamilton, John “Red” Braden, Garland Sewell, Stan Shargey.

Back row - Bus. Mgr. Charles Wilt, Pete Elko, Len Bobeck, Art Gabrielli, Al Hazle, Hugh Orphan, Bill Brandt, Bill Hardy, John Corriden Jr., Chuck Harmon (Batboy is believed to be Barry Howard)

Fort Wayne Electrics

Front row (left to right) - Dee Hamilton (Coach), Bill Brandt P, Paul Dyke CF, John Corridan OF, John 'Red' Braden MGR

Middle row - Bob Winters OF, Stan Shargey SS, Pete Elco 3B, Rip Sewell C. Bill Hardy 2B, batboy

Back row - Al Hazle P, Olin Smith 1B, Charlie Harmon OF, Rudy Rundus P, Tom Gabrielli C, Hugh Orphan P, Charlie Shipman P

[Photos courtesy of the Allen County Public Library, #00001804 & #00008345]