01/06/14 80 W, 2 I - + 2 - 2 Windsor Fire Department Donkey Baseball Ticket, 1949


Found on eBay, here's a ticket for a donkey baseball game in Windsor in October 1949. VFW versus fire department. Click to enlarge:
 

 
What the heck is donkey baseball? This 1935 short feature demonstrates the particulars:
 

 
Who remembers donkey games around here? The Cary Fire Department conducted one or more of the games. Here's a photo of a donkey basketball game, circa 1977, scanned from a print photograph. Click to enlarge:
  





Knightdale Fire Department used to do Donkey basketball at the old Lockhart Elementary School Gym. Ive got a picture of me that was in the Gold Leaf Farmer when I was about five years old watching my dad play.
Chris M (Email) - 01/07/14 - 22:14

That’s him. Not the exact pic but same time.
Chris M (Email) - 01/09/14 - 18:48



  
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