Google Images bring life and times of a trick shot artist, other York County, Pa., memories
Fellow blogger June Lloyd profiles Glen Rock native Cliff Heathcote who played major league baseball from 1918 to 1932. Somehow, this photo from The Gazette and Daily ended up on Google images. Heathcote, of the Heathcote family that helped found Glen Rock, is another major leaguer hailing from York County. Background posts: York County photo collection adds to historical record, ‘The Commons’ plays host to wonderful vintage photos and Fed photogs captured wonderful WWII images.
Philip Given, firstname.lastname@example.org, passed along a Life magazine photo spread from May 1948 of trick shot champ Bob Geesey taking aim at an egg in York, Pa.
If you know anything more about Bob Geesey, a York cop who could shoot via handgun a pipe out of the mouth of his wife, and his unique skills, comment below.
But this is a reminder that Google photos is a rich source of images, many historic, of York County… .
You can just follow Philip’s link and search on Google images for York County, Pa. or York, Pa., and you’ll see many interesting images, including Cliff Heathcote (above) and a clipping from the York Daily Record telling of Willard Scott’s visit to help celebration York’s 250th anniversary in 1991 (below).
What’s that doing there?