The Maine Men: 1898

The Maine Men: 1898

USS Maine baseball club. All were blown up at Havana except J.H. Bloomer. LOC Summary: Photo shows the U.S.S. Maine baseball team including pitcher William Lambert (back row, far right) and John H. Bloomer (back row, far left). All of the team members except for John Bloomer were killed in the explosion of the Maine on February 15, 1898. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009). Photograph taken in c1898. Old photograph provided by LOC. Original Medium: photographic print.