1918 - Little Rock - Kid Elberfeld's Time Line
April 27, 1918 - Lima Daily News (Lima, Ohio) - The Southern league is still a haven for the old boys. Kid Elberfeld who probably wouldn't be drafted if the age limit were raised to 69, is with Little Rock, and Tommy Leach who is equally as adolescent, is with Chattanooga.
July 13, 1918 - Washington Post, The (Washington, D.C.) - Assign Baseball Men to "Y' Jobs at Camps - Atlanta, Ga., July 12 - Assignments for the seven managers and players of the disbanded Southern Association who have entered army and navy Y. M. C. A. work as athletic directors were announced here tonight. Bob Higgins, Chattanooga catcher, goes to Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Norman Elberfeld, Little Rock manager, to Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss.
August 15, 1918 - Lima Daily News (Lima, Ohio) - Is Athletic Director - Kid Elberfeld has volunteered his services as an athletic director at one of the big army camps in the south.
December 20, 1918 - Daily Arkansas Gazette Little Rock, Arkansas - Sure, Elberfeld is going to be a player-manager next year. As a manager the "Kid" is one grand little player and he will make these youngsters show some speed to miss his dust. You can 't call him a rookie, but if the local club is looking for a lively youngster to put some jar.into the sport we want to nominate Norman A. Elberfeld.