Clyde Glass

Joseph Clyde Glass, born August 18th, 1901 in Springtown, AR,1 was a professional baseball player from 1923-1934.


Glass died September 19th, 1975 in Siloam Springs, AR2 and was buried in Gentry Cemetery in Gentry, AR3


"Following the recent withdrawal of Lake Charles, La., baseball team of the Cotton States League from the organization and the disorganization of the team, the manager, Clyde Glass, of Gentry, was signed by the Baton Rouge team of the same league and is at present in the lineup of that team. His friends here are glad to know that he so soon secured a good position in his chosen field. Mrs. Glass and a daughter, Laveta, arrived in Gentry Monday to spend the summer months. She states that it is much too hot for real comfort in Baton Rouge."4

"Clyde Glass, former Western Association star, and now in the Arkansas State league, is from Gentry . . . "5

"Siloam Springs - Joseph Clyde Glass, 74, of Gentry died Saturday at the Siloam Springs hospital. Born Aug. 18, 1901 at Springtown, he was a retired farmer and merchant and a Baptist. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Eva Glass of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Laveta Still of Refugio, Tex.; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Maxwell of Hollywood, Cal., Mrs. Sue Osborne of Lucust Grove, Okla. and one grandchild. Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. today at Wasson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Gentry Cemetery."6


Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.

2 Northwest Arkansas Times, 9/15/1975
4 Journal-Advice (Gentry, AR), 6/26/1930
5 Journal-Advice (Gentry, AR), 9/27/1934
6 Northwest Arkansas Times, 9/15/1975