Letter from William Chase to Calvin Martin (April 2, 1951)

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Title

Letter from William Chase to Calvin Martin (April 2, 1951)

Description

Letter written by William R. Chase to Calvin J. Martin, alumni secretary at Springfield College, dated April 2, 1951. In the letter Chase tells Martin of the death of Findlay G. McDonald. Chase and McDonald were teammates on the 1892 International YMCA Training School team, and with McDonald's death, Chase believed he was the last surviving member of the team. Rev. Ernest Hildner was actually alive and well, and became the longest surviving member of the championship team, and of the first game.

Date

1951-04-02

Identifier

chase-william-r-letter-april-2-1951

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Letter

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Citation

Chase, William R., “Letter from William Chase to Calvin Martin (April 2, 1951),” The First Basket Ball Players, accessed June 28, 2022, https://basketballplayers.omeka.net/items/show/73.