Image ID
SDN-007033
Headline
Baseball players and men wearing street clothes standing at home plate before World Series game at West Side Grounds
Date Depicted
1908
Date Created
1908
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
SDN-007033, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2842
Max Pixels - Width
4053
KEYWORDS
sports
athletes
baseball
Chicago Cubs (Baseball team)
Detroit Tigers (Baseball team)
National League of Professional Baseball Clubs
West Side Grounds (Chicago, Ill.)
World Series (Baseball) (1908 : Chicago, Ill.)
Baseball players
Illinois
Chicago
1900-1909
Baseball fans
Sports spectators
Bleachers
Advertising
Chicago (Ill.)
1900-1909
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
SDN-007033.tif
baseball players and men wearing street clothes standing at home plate before world series game at west side grounds

Elevated view of baseball players and men wearing street clothes standing at home plate before the start of a 1908 World Series game between the National League's Chicago Cubs and the American League's Detroit Tigers at West Side Grounds, located between West Polk Street, South Wolcott Avenue (formerly Lincoln Street), West Taylor Street, and South Wood Street in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. Photographers holding cameras and men wearing street clothes are standing near home plate. Text on a billboard advertisement along the outfield wall in the background reads: Baseball Stores by Dryden and Sy in the Tribune.

Elevated view of baseball players and men wearing street clothes standing at home plate before the start of a 1908 World Series game between the National League's Chicago Cubs and the American League's Detroit Tigers at West Side Grounds, located between West Polk Street, South Wolcott Avenue (formerly Lincoln Street), West Taylor Street, and South Wood Street in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. Photographers holding cameras and men wearing street clothes are standing near home plate. Text on a billboard advertisement along the outfield wall in the background reads: Baseball Stores by Dryden and Sy in the Tribune.

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