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Boston Braves.

Boston Braves.

Item Information

Title:
Boston Braves.
Description:
Unknown Brooklyn Dodger batter swinging away in front of unknown Boston Braves catcher and unknown umpire at Braves Field.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
1934
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Glass 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)
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Braves Field (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonAllston
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: Boston Braves., 1937
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.
Note the patriotic bunting and flags on the grandstand wall in the background, which is emblematic of Opening Day. The Braves 1934 home opener was against the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 24, 1934 (Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011).
Accession #:
08_06_010815