The Hill Toppers baseball team was the Avoca Community Association champion team in 1938. First row, from left, are William Hobbs, Milton Hall, Sluzark Mascot, Keska Mascot, Edward Carroll and Harold O’Brien. Second row: Donald Larnerd, Walter Sowa, Charles Murray, Kenneth Hobbs and William Robbins. Third row: James O’Brien, Edward Bowman, John Robbins, Edward Robbins, William Biga and Joseph Hobbs, manager. The younger boys in the back are unidentified. From the Avoca centennial book, 1971.