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John Beargrease and his family, c.1895. Image courtesy the Cook County Historical Society.
John Beargrease, undated. Image courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society.
Charles Bender baseball card printed by the American Tobacco Company, 1911.
Charles Bender wearing Philadelphia Athletics uniform, c.1910. Original press photograph from the George Grantham Bain Collection.
Charles Bender at he beginning of his career, 1903.
Charles Bender during the prime of his baseball career, 1911. Photograph by Paul Thompson.
Boy Scouts and Rox management hold up their 1950 championship banner, c.1951. From the Myron Hall Collection, Stearns History Museum and Research Center, St. Cloud.
Rox manager Charlie Fox smacks Ramon "Rosey" Rosenkranz after a win in 1950. From the Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud.
Municipal Stadium was the home of the Rox from 1948–1970. This photograph is taken down the third base line and shows the main grandstand and press box, c.1950. From the Stearns History Museum and Rearch Center, St. Cloud, and donor Ed Stockinger.
A Rox player slides home in an exciting play captured by St. Cloud Times photographer Myron Hall, c.1949. From the Myron Hall Collection, Stearns History Museum and Research Center, St. Cloud.
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