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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 7, 1975

On trail of a dream: Former Black Diamond seaman has fallen in love with the making of sturdy sea chests. Karl F. Sebastian is shown above with two of his recent creations. — Voice photo by Kevin McLellan.

On trail of a dream: Former Black Diamond seaman has fallen in love with the making of sturdy sea chests. Karl F. Sebastian is shown above with two of his recent creations. — Voice photo by Kevin McLellan.

Karl F. Sebastian, an experienced former seaman, has begun a small “landlubber” business in Black Diamond, back of the bakery. He is building sea chests.

Sebastian, commercial fisherman and ten-year resident of Kodiak, Alaska, has spent many years working among mariners of all types. He has a pervading interest in seamen and in the romantic stories of the sea. (more…)

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Originally published in The Seattle Sunday Times, May 6, 1906

Twenty-one teams will play among themselves until August 1, when eight highest will begin struggle

Clubs are well matched and some interesting games are sure to result—organization is now in good shape

Daniel Dugdale, the “Father of Seattle Baseball”

Daniel Dugdale, the “Father of Seattle Baseball”

The race for the Dugdale pennant and the amateur championship of Puget Sound leagues begins today, and from now on the race will be a warm one.

Nearly all the teams have been playing preliminary games, trying out players and all are now in fine shape.

There are twenty-one teams in the league, to-wit: Arlington, Anacortes, Ballard, Bremerton, Everett, Granite Falls, Kent, Black Diamond, Renton, Ravensdale, Monroe, Stanwood, Port Townsend, Fremont, West Seattle, and the Rainiers, Electrics, Giants, Superiors, and Excelsiors of Seattle.

From now until August 1 these teams will play among themselves by independent bookings and August 1 the eight leaders will play a schedule of games for the championship and pennant. (more…)

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