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Ty Cobb at the course at Brae Burn for match with Babe Ruth

Ty Cobb at the course at Brae Burn for match with Babe Ruth

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Title:
Ty Cobb at the course at Brae Burn for match with Babe Ruth
Description:
Ty Cobb striding up the fairway surrounded by a crowd of officials at Brae Burn golf course prior to an exhibition match with Babe Ruth.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
June 25, 1941
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Film negatives
Group portraits
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Leslie Jones Collection
Series:
Sports: Identified [Baseball]
Subjects:
Baseball players
Golf
Sports spectators
Cobb, Ty, 1886-1961
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Newton
Extent:
1 negative : film, black & white ; 4 x 5 in.
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Notes:
Original data provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve: Ty Cobb at the course at Brae Burn for match with Babe Ruth, June 1941.
Corrected date based on research by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2016.
Summary provided by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2016.
|On June 25, 1941, Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb met at the Brae Burn golf course in West Newton, MA for the first of three charity golf matches (Society for American Baseball Research, 2016).
Accession #:
08_06_036542