Jays baseball program honors Dave Schreimann

Jefferson City catcher Sam Atkinson remembers vividly the first time he started working with the late Dave Schreimann.

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A permanent banner honoring Dave Schreimann hangs in the outfield at Vivion Field.

Atkinson was in sixth grade and playing shortstop when Schreimann approached him about a position switch. Schreimann told him his arm angle and work ethic meant he would be a good catcher.

“He just pulled me aside and said, ‘We’re going to make you a catcher,’” Atkinson said.

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