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Denver Bears (Baseball team)

 Organization

The Denver Bears were a minor league in Denver from 1901 to 1954. From 1923 to 1932, Milton Anfenger was the president and owner of the Denver Bears.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Group of Men and Women on Hill, 1912

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Identifier: B091.01.0002.00001.00020
Overview Group of men and women standing on the top of a hill. A man standing on the right is holding a baseball. Milton Anfenger is the fourth from the right and is standing sideways. The photograph is on page 172 of Milton Anfenger's scrapbook. He belonged to a number of organizations, including the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. Milton Louis Anfenger was a member of the Denver Base Ball Club and was owner of the Denver Bears from 1923 to 1932. He...
Dates: 1912

Invitation to Denver Base Ball Association Dinner, 1912 October 2

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Identifier: B091.06.0001.0006.00002
Overview Invitation to a dinner given by The Denver Base Ball Association held at the Savoy Hotel in Denver, Colorado. There are autographs written on the invitation. Milton Louis Anfenger was a member of the Denver Base Ball Club and was owner of the Denver Bears from 1923 to 1932. He was known as Denver's ''Mr. Baseball.'' Milton Anfenger was also a Colorado state senator and an attorney.
Dates: 1912 October 2

Invitation to Denver Base Ball Club Dinner, 1911 October 9

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Identifier: B091.06.0001.0006.00001
Overview Invitation to a dinner given by The Denver Base Ball Association in honor of the baseball team winning The Western League 1911 Pennant. The dinner was held at the Savoy Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The gold-colored seal on the invitation has two baseball bats over a circle with the words "Western League Champion, Denver 1911." Inside the seal is a baseball diamond with a bear standing over a baseball. Milton Louis Anfenger was a long-time member of the Denver Base Ball Club and was owner of the...
Dates: 1911 October 9

Milt Anfenger Caricature, 1952

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Identifier: B091.06.0003.00001
Overview Caricature by Bob Bowie of Milt Anfenger, ''Denver's Grand Old Man of Baseball.'' Caricature appeared in the Denver Post on August 3, 1952. Milton Louis Anfenger was a member of the Denver Base Ball Club and was owner of the Denver Bears from 1923 to 1932. He was known as Denver's ''Mr. Baseball.'' Milton Anfenger was also a Colorado state senator and an attorney.
Dates: 1952

Milton Anfenger Accepting Award, 1944

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Identifier: B091.01.0001.0001.00003
Overview Milton Anfenger is accepting an award at a banquet. Eight other men are standing around him.
Dates: 1944

Milton Anfenger Elks and Denver Bears Scrapbook, 1929-1952

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Identifier: B091.01.0002.00002
Overview Milton Anfenger scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and programs about Colorado Elks Club and his ownership of the Denver Bears baseball club from 1923 to 1932. He was known as "Mr. Baseball" in Denver. A member of Elks Lodge #17, he was elected Exalted Ruler in 1913.
Dates: 1929-1952

Milton Anfenger in his Office, between 1920-1940

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Identifier: B063.08.0008.00019
Overview Portrait of Milton Anfenger, seated at a desk in his office. A portrait of his father, Louis Anfenger is hanging on the wall behind him.
Dates: between 1920-1940

Milton Anfenger in his Office, between 1920-1940

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Identifier: B063.08.0016.00030
Overview Portrait of Milton Anfenger, seated at a desk in his office. A portrait of his father, Louis Anfenger is hanging on the wall behind him.
Dates: between 1920-1940

Milton Louis Anfenger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B091
Overview Milton L. Anfenger was an attorney, Colorado state senator, humanitarian, and civic leader who lived in Denver, Colorado. He was president of National Jewish Hospital and the Denver Bears Baseball Club. He was a member of the Elks, Masons, Shriners, and B'nai B'rith. The papers include newspapers, newspaper clippings, invitations, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1892-1953

Newspaper Articles, 1952 December

 File
Identifier: B091.07.0001.0007
Overview Contains newspaper articles with obituaries and memorials the Intermountain Jewish News and Denver and New York newspapers. The obituaries mention that Milton Anfenger was president of the National Jewish Hospital for seven terms, was the owner of the Denver Bears Baseball team, and was involved in many other organizations. He received his LL.B in 1896 from Stanford University, where he was a roommate of Herbert Hoover.
Dates: 1952 December