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Historical Sports: Posing At The Gym

Posted: October 24, 2012 - 12:03am
Youth basketball players are shown in the 6th Street Gym sometime during the 1950's. According to the information submitted with the photo, these proud young boys are today some of southeast Alaska's finest of men. Back Row: Dennis Kristen, Jim Sturrock, Doc Eide, Ken Meck, Don Young, Pat Orme, Wayne Matheny, Sasha Sobelloff, John Stringer, Mac Crosson. Front Row: John Winther, John Bertholl, Tim Whiting, Ron Baxter, Billy Swanson, unknown player, Dave Stringer, Dean Nordenson.
Youth basketball players are shown in the 6th Street Gym sometime during the 1950's. According to the information submitted with the photo, these proud young boys are today some of southeast Alaska's finest of men. Back Row: Dennis Kristen, Jim Sturrock, Doc Eide, Ken Meck, Don Young, Pat Orme, Wayne Matheny, Sasha Sobelloff, John Stringer, Mac Crosson. Front Row: John Winther, John Bertholl, Tim Whiting, Ron Baxter, Billy Swanson, unknown player, Dave Stringer, Dean Nordenson.

Youth basketball players are shown in the 6th Street Gym sometime during the 1950's. According to the information submitted with the photo, these proud young boys are today some of southeast Alaska's finest of men.

Back Row: Dennis Kristen, Jim Sturrock, Doc Eide, Ken Meck, Don Young, Pat Orme, Wayne Matheny, Sasha Sobelloff, John Stringer, Mac Crosson. Front Row: John Winther, John Bertholl, Tim Whiting, Ron Baxter, Billy Swanson, unknown player, Dave Stringer, Dean Nordenson.

If you have any information on this photo or any other early sports in the area or other historical tidbits please call the Juneau Empire Sports Editor, Outdoors Editor, or Online Editor. See daily historical photos on page A2 and in Sports. For more historical photos go to Juneauempire.com. The Juneau Empire is celebrating a "Century of the Empire" and is encouraging readers to submit old photos, comments or information on the areas rich history. 

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