Image ID
SDN-053280
Headline
African American baseball player Booker, Leland Giants, an African American team, sliding into first base
Date Depicted
1907
Date Created
1907
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-053280, 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
2308
Max Pixels - Width
2990
KEYWORDS
sports
athletes
baseball
Booker
Leland Giants (Baseball team)
Chicago Baseball League
South Side Park (Chicago, Ill.)
African American baseball players
Illinois
Chicago
1900-1909
Base running (Baseball)
Advertising
Bleachers
Armour Square (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
1900-1909
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
SDN-053280
african american baseball player booker leland giants an african american team sliding into first base

Image of African American baseball player Booker of the Chicago Baseball League's Leland Giants, an African American team, sliding into first base on the field at South Side Park, located at West 37th Street, South Princeton Avenue, West Pershing Road (formerly West 39th Street), and South Wentworth Avenue in the Armour Square community area of Chicago, Illinois, during a game between the Leland Giants and an all-star professional baseball team comprised of Caucasian players. An unidentified fielder is standing at first base, leaning over, and another fielder is running towards first base from second base. Billboard advertisements are visible on the outfield wall and behind the bleachers in the background.

Image of African American baseball player Booker of the Chicago Baseball League's Leland Giants, an African American team, sliding into first base on the field at South Side Park, located at West 37th Street, South Princeton Avenue, West Pershing Road (formerly West 39th Street), and South Wentworth Avenue in the Armour Square community area of Chicago, Illinois, during a game between the Leland Giants and an all-star professional baseball team comprised of Caucasian players. An unidentified fielder is standing at first base, leaning over, and another fielder is running towards first base from second base. Billboard advertisements are visible on the outfield wall and behind the bleachers in the background.

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