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Photo of the Week, 69: Ready, Set, Go!

Bloomington High School baseball team, 1947

The district champions charge off the bench for a warm-up session prior to a Saturday, May 24, 1947 game against Deland High School. The hometown Raiders dispatched visiting Deland 14-2 to capture a sectional berth in the state playoffs.

First row, left to right: John Neal, Tom Scott, Dean Compher, Bill Butler, Art Carnahan, Larry Meyer (he with the face hidden behind the glove), Bob Pomrenke, Bob McLeese, Ken Waters, Elmo Burton, Bill Vandevender, and Lyle Luttrell.

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History