The condo sleeps 6 guests and is located in the Beacon Manor which is nestled on the main channel of Lake Hamilton. Enjoy water views from this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental condo in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
The trading card depicting Jackie Robinson is unique among the five.
The lower edge of the card is in black-and-white, then shades into full color toward the top of the card. The mural is lighted so that it is easily visible at night, and two coats of a protective clear-coating were applied by Visit Hot Springs employee Toby Faust to protect the painting from harmful ultraviolet sun rays and the elements.
The clear-coating was furnished by Peters Paint Company.
It is a T Honus Wagner from , the first large set of cards ever issued. It consisted of different cards issued between and There are only about 50 to 55 known examples of the card and a nice copy would sell at auction for over a million dollars. Was very popular with the locals due to his friendly personality, he engaged people all over town, many locals considered him a friend.
That team went on to go with their only loss coming to Hendrix College.
They were led by center Leo Mclaughlin, who later became an infamous mayor of the city, and forward Vern Ledgerwood, who was a notorious judge in the city. The Goudey Gum Company put out a set of different cards. His first trip came as a rookie in with the Boston Red Sox and his annual trips as a player continued through spring training.
A week later several newspapers reported that Ruth hit an even longer shot in Hot Springs, also against the Dodgers.
During that visit the Babe enjoyed Hot Springs a little too much. Reports say the Yankee ownership got wind of this and ordered him to join the team in Florida.
On the train trip Ruth became very ill and was hospitalized in Asheville, N. These are the most cards for each player. Paige was only on three regular gum cards.
We have quite a bit of info on his stop, which included Gil Hodges and Luke Easter.
I think he was here in with Roy Campanella, Easter and Don Newcombe as they formed a touring team. Robinson famously tap-danced the length of Central Avenue during one of his trips to the city.
We needed a left-handed pitcher and this was a perfect fit. It is based on the and Cracker Jack cards. Grove was an overpowering strikeout pitcher who led a staff that included future Hot Springs resident George Earnshaw.
In both and the Athletics trained in Hot Springs before beating the Cubs in the World Series and the Cardinals in the series.
Problems began for Grove in went his arm went dead, leaving him with just eight wins and only innings pitched. He returned to Hot Springs and praised the early-morning thermal baths and 36 holes of golf each afternoon with bringing life back to his arm.
He went on to win 20 games in Another bout of arm soreness in brought him back to town and saw him have a very successful campaign. He praised the hot waters for saving his career twice. There will be a dedication of two Baseball Trail markers honoring legendary Arkansas-born catcher Bill Dickey and legendary pitcher Lefty Grove.
Here is the schedule of public events planned for the Baseball Weekend. All the events are free and open to the public: Friday, March 23 a. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette columnist Rex Nelson will moderate all the panel discussions 7 p. Those websites are: www. The two-day celebration, which also will feature baseball legends Ferguson Jenkins and Al Hrabosky, will be held March 23 and March Louis Cardinals fame and a current television personality.
Journalist Rex Nelson will be the moderator for the panel discussion. For more information call Steve Arrison at