Elwood Hummer

A center fielder and second baseman with the Frederick Hustlers baseball team that reached the National Semi-Pro tournament in 1941, J. Elwood Hummer was a gifted speedster on the base paths and led that team in stolen bases several seasons. The 1935 Walkersville High School grad also played on numerous championship teams in Frederick County baseball, soccer, basketball, and softball leagues; and later coached youth baseball with the National Little League in Frederick. He was also an avid golfer for more than 20 years.