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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Sports Center Saturday: Erwin Schaefering

My maternal grandfather's sister's husband Erwin Schaefering participated in many sports.

He played baseball at McKinley High School in st. Louis, Missouri, and was team captain in 1919.

The Carnation (yearbook, McKinley High School, St. Louis, Missouri), 1920, p. 28. Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 3 April 1919, page 30

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2 April 1920, page 28

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 18 April 1920, page 6

He was chairman of McKinley High School's standing committee on athletics.

The Carnation (yearbook, McKinley High School, St. Louis, Missouri), 1921, p 75. Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

Erwin played football at St. Louis University.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11 November 1923, page 1S

He later played professional football for the St. Louis Blues.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 28 October 1926, page 32

Ervin was also on the wrestling team at St. Louis University.

The Archive (yearbook, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri), 1922, p. 228. Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

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