These are very early baseball pictures. They show what I believe are members of the very first Rice team. I found them in one of Carl Knapp’s (’16) scrapbooks and have been saving them for an occasion such as this. I would really like Rice to beat NC State this weekend.
Apparently everyone got a nickname back in the day:
Here’s Phil Arbuckle, who coached everything:
And for good luck, my favorite guy, W.T. Betts, “Colonel,” who I’m not surprised to learn played shortstop: