Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Malcolm McDonald, the Father of baseball at I.U.

image number:

P0021446

description:

This image scanned from page 7 of the 1940 Arbutus yearbook.

NOTE: Page 7 of the February 13, 1926 edition of The Indiana Alumnus suggests that Aquilla Q. Jones "...was widely known as the 'father of baseball at Indiana University.' " The article also quotes William Lowe Bryan as saying about Jones: "An interesting episode in his life was his introduction of the great game of baseball into Indiana and into Indiana University."

date taken:

circa 1867

personal name:

McDonald, Malcolm A. "Mack"

topic:

Baseball

topic:

Portraits

series:

Individuals