Anchorage Baseball Memories
Did you know that even before William F Mulcahy came to Anchorage, the Alaska Railroad Commission knew that baseball was important to the railroad?
Baseball game in tent city, July 4, 1915
In the picture above, tent city townsfolk enjoy a 4th of July baseball game played on a roughed out field on Ship Creek.
The Alaska Railroad Commission saw how much the workers, merchants and families enjoyed watching the game. Later, as workers were hired to work on the railroad, they were often asked, “what posit…