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Bob Quinn, Braves owner

Bob Quinn, Braves owner

Item Information

Title:
Bob Quinn, Braves owner
Description:
(l to r): Boston Braves owner Bob Quinn and Braves pitcher Bill Weir (with his arm in a sling) outside of Braves Field.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
June 5, 1937
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Glass negatives
Group portraits
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Leslie Jones Collection
Series:
Sports: Identified [Baseball]
Subjects:
Baseball
Business people
Braves Field (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Braves (Baseball team)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonAllston
Braves Field (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 negative : glass, black & white ; 4 x 5 in.
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Terms of Use:
Copyright (c) Leslie Jones.
All rights reserved.
Notes:
Original data provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve: Bob Quinn, Braves owner, 1937.
Corrected date based on research by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2016.
Summary provided by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2016.
Bill Weir injured his arm and missed more than two months in the middle of the 1937 season. With his arm in a sling, Weir was saluted with "Bill Weir Day" at Braves Field on June 5, 1937 (Society for American Baseball Research, 2016).
Accession #:
08_06_036853