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Play at the plate, Fenway

Play at the plate, Fenway

Item Information

Title:
Play at the plate, Fenway
Description:
Unknown Philadelphia Athletic base runner slides toward home plate in front of Boston Red Sox catcher Johnny Peacock (#11) and unknown umpire at Fenway Park. Athletics Bob Johnson and Sam Chapman (#6) look on.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
1941
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 ; 3 1/8 x 4 1/4 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: Play at the plate, Fenway, ca. 1940
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.
Accession #:
08_06_027402