Visalia native Jason Cannon, a history grad student at TCU, displays a 1911 baseball card of Farmersville native Orval Overall that he bought this week on eBay for $50. Cannon is on a quest to document the life of Overall, a star on the 1908 Chicago Cubs team that was the franchise’s last World Series champ.
Visalia native Jason Cannon, a history grad student at TCU, displays a 1911 baseball card of Farmersville native Orval Overall that he bought this week on eBay for $50. Cannon is on a quest to document the life of Overall, a star on the 1908 Chicago Cubs team that was the franchise’s last World Series champ. JASON CANNON SPECIAL THE BEE
Visalia native Jason Cannon, a history grad student at TCU, displays a 1911 baseball card of Farmersville native Orval Overall that he bought this week on eBay for $50. Cannon is on a quest to document the life of Overall, a star on the 1908 Chicago Cubs team that was the franchise’s last World Series champ. JASON CANNON SPECIAL THE BEE

Legend of Orval Overall, 1908 Cubs pitcher from Farmersville, unearthed

October 29, 2016 02:49 PM

UPDATED November 02, 2016 06:09 PM

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