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Babe Dahlgren and Jimmie Foxx, Boston city series

Babe Dahlgren and Jimmie Foxx, Boston city series

Item Information

Title:
Babe Dahlgren and Jimmie Foxx, Boston city series
Description:
(l to r): Boston Brave Babe Dahlgren and Boston Red Sox Jimmie Foxx standing in front of the screen at Braves Field prior to the annual pre-season Boston City Series.
Photographer:
Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967
Date:
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
Boston Red Sox (Baseball team)
Boston Braves (Baseball team)
Braves Field (Boston, Mass.)
Dahlgren, Ellsworth Tenney, 1912-1996
Foxx, Jimmie
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonAllston
Braves Field (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 negative : film, black & white ; 4 x 5 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, 2016.
Oddly, although the game is clearly at Braves Field, both players are wearing their teams respective road uniform styles. Babe Dahlgren's only year with Braves was 1941 (Society for American Baseball Research, 2016).
Accession #:
08_06_036653