Born August 16, 1889, in Floyd, White County, Arkansas, John Henry Roberson was known to baseball fans as "Rube Robinson" a label given to him by the press. Roberson played professional baseball from 1908 until 1929 and was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1962.
Baseball contract for J.H. "Rube" Roberson signing him with the St. Louis National Baseball Club.
Contract, 3 pages, 8.5" x 14"
Baseball; Baseball players; Sports;
Searcy, White County. (Ark.)
John Henry Roberson Family Papers, MS.469, Box 1, Folder 2, Item 1
Go, Fight, Win! A History of Sports in Arkansas
Arkansas State Archives
Baseball Contract for J.H. "Rube" Roberson, John Henry Roberson Family Papers, MS.469, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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