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Bat boy visits Ted Williams at the plate

Bat boy visits Ted Williams at the plate

Item Information

Title:
Bat boy visits Ted Williams at the plate
Description:
Boston Red Sox Ted Williams (#9) exchanges a towel for a new bat with unknown Red Sox batboy at Fenway Park. Unknown catcher (#10) and unknown umpire look on.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
1955
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)
Fenway Park (Boston, Mass.)
Williams, Ted, 1918-2002
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: Bat boy visits Ted Williams at the plate, 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 black armband on the Red Sox uniforms make this post June 27, 1955. The opposing team is either Chicago, Detroit, or Washington (Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011).
Accession #:
08_06_017203