Muscotah, Kan., resident Jeff Hanson talks about how a construction crew removed a storage tank from the water tower. Hanson plans to turn the old water tank into a baseball museum.
Numerous signs around the town of Muscotah, Kan. — population less than 180 — honor perhaps the town's most famous former resident, Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Joe Tinker. Tinker played for the Chicago Cubs between 1902 and 1916.
At the edge of town in Muscotah, Kan., sits Joe Tinker Field, which honors the former resident and Baseball Hall of Fame inductee.
Muscotah, Kan., man Jeff Hanson is working to make the town's old water tower into a baseball museum honoring Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Tinker, who was born in the town in 1880. Hanson, 69, is also hoping a museum would bring much needed business to Muscotah.