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Fans on the field at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, 1903 World Series

Fans on the field at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, 1903 World Series

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Title:
Fans on the field at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, 1903 World Series
Description:
Photograph was published in the Boston Globe on Monday, October 5, 1903. Shows fans on the field before game three on October 3, 1903. The fans had broken through a rope barrier designed to keep the standing room crowd deep in the outfield and are seen ringing the infield. Police wielding bats and rubber hoses beat the crowd back. Special rules during the game had flyballs hit in the crowd counted as ground-rule doubles.
Date:
1903
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Aerial views
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Michael T. "Nuf Ced" McGreevy Collection
Subjects:
Baseball
Stadiums
Sports spectators
Extent:
1 photographic print : silver print
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Accession #:
06_06_000015