Image ID
SDN-009410
Headline
Baseball player, Evers, sliding into base, on Cubs opening day
Date Depicted
1911
Date Created
1911
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-009410, 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
3043
Max Pixels - Width
4194
KEYWORDS
sports
athletes
baseball
Chicago Cubs (Baseball team)
Evers, John
St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team)
National League of Professional Baseball Clubs
West Side Grounds (Chicago, Ill.)
Baseball players
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Chicago (Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
SDN-009410
baseball player evers sliding into base on cubs opening day

Portrait of players on the field during the 1911 season opening game between the National League's Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals played at West Side Grounds, which was 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. Cubs player Johnny Evers is sliding into home plate as the catcher is tagging his foot. Spectators sitting in the grandstands are visible in the background.

Portrait of players on the field during the 1911 season opening game between the National League's Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals played at West Side Grounds, which was 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. Cubs player Johnny Evers is sliding into home plate as the catcher is tagging his foot. Spectators sitting in the grandstands are visible in the background.

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