Tag Archives: Baseball

Baseball Behind Bars

Jacob Riis, Juvenile Asylum Playground, ca. 1888 – ca. 1898 (190.1982) Erich Salomon, Prisoners watching baseball game, courtyard of New York County Jail, 1932 (111.1986) W. Eugene Smith, [White All-Stars Baseball team of prisoners at Ohio Penitentiary, Columbus, Ohio], 1941 … Continue reading

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Perfect

Arthur Rickerby, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen in the fifth game of the 1956 World Series, 1956 (500.1993) On a Monday afternoon in the Bronx, Yankee pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game. This photo was made, of course, near the … Continue reading

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“That Dust Bowl Is Second Base,” 1941

Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base [detail], 1941 (2019.45.11)Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base, 1941 (2019.45.11) Charles Hoff, That Dust Bowl is Second Base [verso], 1941 (2019.45.11) That Dust Bowl Is Second Base And the two men tangled up there are Camilli … Continue reading

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Roy Campanella’s World Series home run, 1953

Baseball crowd, Major Records Charles Hoff, [Fans reaching for ball from Dodgers’ catcher Roy Campanella’s home run hit during third game of the World Series against the New York Yankees, Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, New York] [detail], October 2, 1953 (2013.6.16) … Continue reading

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“Take Me Out to the Ball Game”

Lewis Hine, Playground in tenement alley, New York, 1909 (2006.55.10) “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” performed by Harvey Hindermeyer in 1908, written by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer, 1908. William Adams Bibbins, [Norfolk Colored Stars], ca. 1910 … Continue reading

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“a home run over the fence”

W. Eugene Smith, [Herman Stegos, age 11, hitting a home run over the fence, New York], ca. 1940 (1565.2005) W. Eugene Smith, “Pap” Lettieri, 10, “Chinky” Leone, 10, Italo Ablondi, 10 and Salvo Visioni, 10, pitching candidates at the top … Continue reading

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Baseball Players

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Baseball Players], ca. 1875 (84.2004) Tyson & Son, [Two Female Baseball Players], ca. 1918 (2011.17.1) Unidentified Photographer, Henry, 1920s (2010.71.1) Unidentified Photographer, Women’s Baseball Team, ca. 1910 (2011.17.3) Unidentified Photographer, Victoria Plaza, School girl’s pitcher for Passaic … Continue reading

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