Youth Complex is named after Earl Averill, the "Earl of Snohomish".
Earl was the Cleveland Indians' centerfielder who compiled a lifetime
batting average of .318, 238 homeruns and 1164 runs batted in over 13
seasons (1929-1941). hit a homerun in his first major league at bat, the
first American Leaguer to ever turn that trick. The Earl
of Snohomish was inducted into the
Hall of Fame in 1975. He was 81 years old when he died in 1983, and is
buried here in Snohomish.
The Earl & Take Me
Out to the Ball Game