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Lefty standing next to Babe Ruth, World Series 1929


Lefty Grove, World Series, 1929, Babe Ruth Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



1929 World Series

Informal full-length group portrait of baseball player Babe Ruth (fourth from left) of the American League's New York Yankees, standing with seven baseball players and an unidentified man in front of grandstands on the field at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, light exposure, before a 1929 World Series game between the National League's Chicago Cubs and the American League's Philadelphia Athletics. Ruth is wearing street clothes, and all the players except Ruth are holding large cards. Included from the Cubs: Hack Wilson (second from left) and Rogers Hornsby (second from right). Included from the Athletics: Simmons, Cochran, and Grove. Players and men wearing street clothes are standing in the background, and crowds are visible in the grandstands.

... from Library of Congress, General Collection.




ID:
aclg019

Creator:
Chicago Daily News photographer

Rights:
SDN-069166, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.

Notes:
Lefty is third from the left, standing next to Babe Ruth(not in uniform).

Date:
1929

Collection Location:
Library of Congress

Subject:
Baseball; Grove, Lefty, 1900-1975; Pitchers (Baseball); Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948

Coverage:
Chicago (Ill.), 1929.

 
 
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100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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