GIP, BRAXTON CO. MAN DRAFTED PRO BASEBALL ABOUT 1910 - Spurgeon White Declined His Pick


A resident of Gip-Elmira, Braxton County, pitcher
Spurgeon White (1891-1954) declined his pick for
professional baseball because they would not accept
his brother, Osborne White, who he contended was a
good player, Spurgeon the son of Elliott and Emma
White, went on to serve in World War I and was a
Braxton Co. sheriff deputy (Robert Hall Photo)