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Columbus Panhandles football team portrait
Description: Group portrait of the Columbus Panhandles football team in 1907. The men are identified from left to right as: John Nesser, Frank Nesser, Reagan Burton, Andy Kertzinger, Chief Henry, Ed Hughes, Joe Carr (founder and manager), Harry Greenwood, Phil Nesser, Fred Nesser, Baker, and Carlise. The Panhandles were one of the first professional football teams to join the American Professional Football Association, later renamed the National Football League, when it formed in 1920. They operated as a professional football franchise from 1920-1922, then again from 1923-1926. At the time this photograph was taken, the team played their home games at Indianola Park in Columbus. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL05258
Subjects: Cultural Ohio--Ohio Sports; Football; Columbus (Ohio); Sports teams; Sports--Ohio--History
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)