About the authors of the
Virginia Squires Homepage......
Clay Shampoe is a speech-language pathologist at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia. He is an avid collector and researcher of local Hampton Roads sports history including the
Virginia Squires, the Norfolk Tars, the Portsmouth Cubs/ Merrimacs/Truckers
and the Norfolk Neptunes. He is a member of the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR).
Tom Garrett is a recently retired principal with the Portsmouth, Virginia school system with 30 years working with special needs children. He is also a researcher and collector of local sports history. A respected member of SABR and an active participant in their Negro League Committee, Tom is currently involved with research funded by the National Baseball Hall of Fame regarding black baseball in America.
Both Tom and Clay are now proud authors of their first book....."Baseball In Norfolk, Virginia". Continue to scroll down the page for information if you are interested in purchasing this new baseball pictorial.