Image ID
SDN-055361
Headline
African American baseball player Rube Foster, Leland Giants, following through after swinging a baseball bat
Date Depicted
1909
Date Created
1909
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-055361, 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
2296
Max Pixels - Width
2805
KEYWORDS
sports
athletes
baseball
Chicago (Ill.)
Foster, Andrew, 1879-1930
African American baseball players
1900-1909
1900-1909
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
african american baseball player rube foster leland giants following through after swinging a baseball bat

Informal full-length portrait of African American baseball player Rube Foster of the Leland Giants baseball team, following through after swinging a baseball bat, standing on a baseball field in Chicago, Illinois. Giants players are sitting on a bench in front of bleachers in the background, and spectators are sitting in the bleachers.

Informal full-length portrait of African American baseball player Rube Foster of the Leland Giants baseball team, following through after swinging a baseball bat, standing on a baseball field in Chicago, Illinois. Giants players are sitting on a bench in front of bleachers in the background, and spectators are sitting in the bleachers.

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