Carl Armstrong

February 1, 2014
1948 Chester Clipper players

Sports Center Saturday: 1948 Port Chester Clippers

My dad always talked about playing baseball in Florida, Arkansas and Texas, but it wasn't until he was well into his 80s that he told me he had also played other places, including New York. The team was the 1948 Colonial League Champion Port Chester Clippers.
August 3, 2013
Handmade paper card with an owl sitting on a baseball

Sports Saturday: To Carl Armstrong, Best of Wishes “Rudy” York

My dad, Carl Armstrong, grew up in the Atco Village (Cartersville, Georgia), a mill village established by the Atlantic Transportation Company. The mill was purchased by […]
August 8, 2011
WWII Coca Cola ad.

Military Monday – WWII Coca Cola Ad

Ad in the San Antonio Express newspaper, 17 June 1943. “Even a general in Africa writes home how much he misses meeting the gang downtown to […]
April 26, 2011
Baseball card

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Sports

Football, basketball, boxing and baseball. My dad, Carl Armstrong, was good at every sport. 1930s through 1941 Dad never talked much about the details of his […]