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    St. Paul’s School Hockey Team, 1908

    St. Paul's School Hockey Team, 1908: This photograph features Hobart Amory Hare Baker, Form of 1909 - hockey legend Hobey Baker, second from the left. #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #spshistory #iamsps #hockey #pondhockey #hobeybaker #legendsofhockey #blackice #1909 #hobartamoryharebaker

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    From the Archives: Hockey on Lower School Pond

    Lisa Laughy – Archives Assistant One of the benefits of colder temperatures is thicker ice on Lower School Pond.  Workers have carefully cleared the surface of the pond behind Ohrstrom Library and have set up nets and backboards for playing ice hockey.  St. Paul’s School has a long and honored relationship with the sport, especially considering that SPS is credited as being the birthplace of hockey in the United States.  Those first hockey games played in the early 1880s took place on the same pond as today, and that connection is maintained each winter when SPS students put skates to the ice on Lower School Pond. There are a great…