George "Shotgun" Shuba Funeral Information
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Lane Funeral Home
5797 Mahoning Ave., Austintown, OH 44515
George's son Michael is requesting quietness in the main showing room. Please honor his request. Thank you. Also, please bring your memories to share with Michael Shuba and family.
Church services will be at Saint Christine Parish Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:00 am
3165 S Schenley Ave., Youngstown, OH 44511
Bay State Bulldogs Clinic (Marshfield, MA)
Could you ever imagine a teammate telling you to treat a fellow teammate differently simply because he was "Different"? Could you imagine eleven of your fellow team members feeling the same way-"We don't like the color of his eyes nor his hair for that matter, he's weird and doesn't talk much. We hear he's crazy". What would you do?
See the rest of the story on the Bay State Bulldogs' Website (Click Here).
"...The Baseball world and our country would never be the same. But did you know it was not the first act of kindness to a African-American man in organized Baseball. There was another event, just a year before, that also helped open the doors..."
George's Book: "My Memories as a Brooklyn
Dodger" was released on July 25, 2007. Get the real story on "A Handshake for the Century"
and find out in his own words about his thrilling pinch-hit home run off
of Allie Reynolds of the New York Yankees in the 1953 Fall Classic.
September 18, 2007
Borts Field Renamed in Honor of George "Shotgun" Shuba
Ball Field Dedicated to Former Baseball Pro. The Borts Ball Field
on the city's west side, will now be known as the George "Shotgun" Shuba