Lincoln Potters were sponsored by Gladding, McBean, makers of pottery, clay roof tile and other building materials since 1890s, still operating its plant in city. Lincoln Potters won Placer-Nevada League Championships in 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1956 and 1957 (6 of the 8 years).

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Lincoln Cubs
Area: Placer-Nevada (Lincoln)
Year: 1926

Description: 1926 Lincoln Cubs won the Placer-Nevada League championship with 15-year-old pitcher Cedo Besana.

Back Row (left to right): Clark Blackie, Harold Brown, Sam Porter, Glad Bartley, Cedo Besana, John Brown

Front Row (left to right): Charlie Heidrich, Hap Richarson, Frank Lyle, John Perry, Pepper Martin. unidentified (in straw hat/mgr.) 

In background, clay roof tile and brick for building and walls in town park were produced by Gladding, McBean, team sponsor.