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Minonk Fans Baseball team - 1920's

The names with nicknames in parenthesis were provided by Fritzie Knoll.
Back row, left to right: Joe Fitzgerald(Sarge), George Dobleski(Dugan), Ray Ingerski(Finn), Anton Dobleski(Bud), Hartzel Zika(Pretzel), Walter Ingerski(Fat), Lou Fengolia, Fred Knoll(Fritzie), Fonnie Roberts(not shown);
Front row, left to right: Dino Francisco(Frank), Tony Ketchmark, Oscar Girsch(Boxcar), Red Anderson, John Fengolia.

The Minonk Fans were known throughout the country for their tremendous basketball teams. They also had a baseball team that traveled throughout the area playing semi-pro baseball teams.