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Athletics vs. Red Sox at Fenway

Athletics vs. Red Sox at Fenway

Item Information

Title:
Athletics vs. Red Sox at Fenway
Description:
Boston Red Sox base runner George Kell slides safely across home plate as a throw to Philadelphia Athletics catcher Billy Shantz gets away. Athletics pitcher Bob Trice and home plate umpire Nestor Chylak look on at Fenway Park.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
April 18, 1954
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Film negatives
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Leslie Jones Collection
Series:
Sports: Identified [Baseball]
Subjects:
Baseball players
Baseball umpires
Baseball
Boston Red Sox (Baseball team)
Philadelphia Athletics (Baseball team)
Fenway Park (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 negative : film, black & white ; 5 x 7 in.
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Terms of Use:
Copyright (c) Leslie Jones.
All rights reserved.
Notes:
Original data from information provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve: Athletics vs. Red Sox at Fenway, ca. 1950-1959
Corrected date based on research by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011.
Summary provided by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011.
The A's one-year uniform style makes this 1954. A's pitcher Bob Trice was the only other black player on the Athletics in 1954 besides Vic Power (Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011).
Accession #:
08_06_017170