Alvin Gardner

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Jabez Alvin Gardner

Hiographical Information[edit]

Alvin Gardner was an inaugural member of the Texas League Hall of Fame. He was bat boy for the 1903 Beaumont Oil Gushers and 1904 Beaumont Millionaires. He later worked for Gulf Production Company from 1907-1924. In 1920, he was one of the first stockholders in the new Wichita Falls Spudders and remained an owner until 1929. He became vice president of the Texas League in 1929 and was president from 1929-1934 after Doak Roberts died. He was also president of the 1933 Dixie League, 1934 West Dixie League and 1934-1935 East Dixie League.