1956 Deming Loggers     

Deming Loggers

The amazing Zender brothers of the Deming Loggers of 1956 (runners-up at the '56 National Baseball Congress Tournament).  Front row (left to right) - Pete Zender OF, Jake Zender OF, Nick Zender 3B, Dan Zender OF. Back row - Lawrence Zender P, John Zender OF, Jim Zender C, Dick Zender C/MGR, Bernie Zender 2B.

[Photo from the National Baseball Congress]

1956 Deming

The full team, which finished second at the National Baseball Congress Tournament in 1956.  Players include, standing : John Zender OF, Doug Weiss P, Ken Jackson P, Daryl Burke P, Gail Bishop 1B, Ron Aiken P, Don Schilling SS, Jim Zender C and Jake Zender OF. Front : Lawrence Zender P, Dan Zender OF, Don Smith INF, Pete Zender OF, Earl Silverthorne OF, Nick Zender 3B, Bernie Zender 2B and Dick Zender C/MGR

(Also see Deming Loggers 1962)