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Brooklyn Baseball Team: 1889

Brooklyn Baseball Team: 1889

Brooklyn Bridegrooms baseball team in 1889. Posed are: manager Bill McGunnigle, players George J. "Germany" Smith, George B. Pinckney, John Stewart "Pop" Corkhill, Robert Lee Caruthers, William H. "Adonis" Terry, Hubert B. "Hub" Collins, David L. Foutz, Michael J. "Mickey" Hughes, William D. "Darby" O'Brien, Thomas "Oyster" Burns, Albert "Doc" Bushong, Robert H. Clark, Joseph P.

Battling Nelson aka The Durable Dane: 1920s

Battling Nelson aka The Durable Dane: 1920s

Lightweight boxing champ Battling "Bat" Nelson aka The Durable Dane, born Oscar Mattheus Nielsen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in glass negative.

Johnny Evers, Chicago: 1913

Johnny Evers, Chicago: 1913

Johnny Evers, Chicago Cubs baseball team, at Polo Grounds, New York, 1913. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Boxer Jack Johnson in Camp: early 1900s

Boxer Jack Johnson in Camp: early 1900s

Boxer Jack Johnson and his manager George Little in training camp. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Hilltop Park Baseball: 1908

Hilltop Park Baseball: 1908

Opening Day of 1908 professional baseball season at Hilltop Park, New York City. NY Highlanders (AL) taking on the Philadelphia Americans. Pre-game photo of players sitting in front of White Rock (looks like Table Water) advertising billboard. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Tennis Fashion: 1922

Tennis Fashion: 1922

Four women at the net in 1920s tennis outfits. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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