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Boston Braves players greeted at home

Boston Braves players greeted at home

Item Information

Title:
Boston Braves players greeted at home
Description:
Unknown Boston Braves base runner crosses home plate in front of unknown New York Giants catcher (#7) and is congratulated by unknown Braves teammate as unknown home plate umpire looks on at Braves Field.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
[ca. 1950]
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 Braves (Baseball team)
New York Giants (Baseball team)
Braves Field (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonAllston
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:
Title and date from information provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve.
Summary provided by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011.
Only the New York Giants had a catcher wearing #7 during the time period from 1946 to 1952. The catcher is most likely Sal Yvars (1950 - 1952), which would make Braves runner (#4) Sid Gordon (Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011).
Accession #:
08_06_017239