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The caption to this one was "When the Game came to Silverton." Davenport always seemed to find a way to shoe-horn a mention of Silverton into his work. An exhibit of the "Wheelhouse Images" will open First Friday, August 3 with a reception and talk by the Oregon Cartoon Institute's Dennis Nybeck on the history of Baseball in Oregon. Additional details as the develop.

"Davenport was a long-time baseball aficionado," said Gus Frederick, who also created and maintains the "Homer Page" for the Festival; "and he was also a close personal friend to former pitcher and sporting goods magnate Albert Spalding."