Leslie Mann standing on campus
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This slide shows Leslie Mann standing outside, in front of a building on the International YMCA College campus (now Springfield College). Mann graduated from the International YMCA College, now Springfield College, in 1925. He planned to graduate with the class of 1914, however he took classes part time for several years so that he could play professional baseball. He played professionally for 19 years with Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and New York. At Springfield, he was the first freshman to make the varsity football team and was nominated for All-American honors, playing as a halfback on the field. Les Mann was the varsity baseball and basketball coach at Springfield in the mid-twenties. He later formed the first baseball school in the nation, and directed the first U.S. All-American baseball team in 1935. He was inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame on November 4, 1972.
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- Leslie Mann standing on campus. 1910-1962. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8955. (Accessed June 24, 2018.)
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- (1910-1962) Leslie Mann standing on campus. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8955
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/8955>.