Sunday, June 16, 2013

News In Delmar 1906

From the Courier Newspaper April 7 1906 Salisbury MD
Monroe Pote, who is mentioned in the article as the man who had his leg cut off, was a leading advocate of Baseball in Delmar.  As such Pote field over at Gordy Park is named after him.

Mitchell Monroe Pote was born May 1, 1883 to Fred and Lorenia Pote.  Monroe would marry Lorena Blizzard on March 14 1906.  Monroe worked for the railroad as a telegraph operator.  Monroe and Lorena had as children; Edwin, Richard, Robert and Grace.

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