This image from the Missourian Archives ran in the July edition of the Senior Life Times.

Photo ID's from our readers:

"I grew up in Clover Bottom. This is the Clover Bottom Dartball Team, not sure of the year.   Top row left to right: Jerry Nowak, Jerry Frankenberg, Arlie Rettke, Jim Longsdon, Robert (Bob) Lause  Bottom row left to right: Julian (Corky) Nowak, Frank Luechtefeld, Ralph Buddy) Alferman, Victor (Vic) Alferman, last guy I believe is Sylvester (Shorty) Holdmeyer (sp.?) Thank for sharing the memories.  Sorry to say, but 7 of these gentleman have past away." -Lori Beste, Union, MO

"Jacks tavern dart ball team: front row/ left to right: corky(Julian) Nowak,frank Luechtefeld,Buddy (Ralph) Alferman,Victor Alferman,Sylvester (Shorty) Holtmeyer,back row: Jerry Nowak,Jerry frankenberg,Arlie Retke,Jim Longsdon ,and Bob Lause." -Helen Nowak

"This picture is the Clover Bottom Dartball Team pre-1962 Championship photo. Front row: Corky (Julian) Nowak, Frank Luechtefeld, Buddy (Ralph) Alfermann, Vic (Victor) Alfermann, Shorty (Sylvester) Holtmeier Back row: Jerry (Jerome) Nowak, Jerry (Jerome) Frankenberg, Arlie Rettke, Jim (James) Longsdon, Bob (Robert) Lause" -Rita Longsdon, same names also sent in by Bob Lause.

The Missourian archives contain thousands of photographs that appeared in our newspaper over the past 100 or so years. We are going to feature photos each week in the Weekend Missourian and, eventually, many more on our online edition. If you remember this photo or can identify the people in the picture, let us know by leaving a facebook comment, or by emailing We want to hear from you!