Wednesday, February 2, 2011

1876 Champion Chicago White Stockings National League of Professional Baseball Clubs

Title: Chicago champions. Date Created, Published: c1877. Medium: 1 print : engraving. Summary: Print showing bust portraits of the 1876-77 Chicago White Stockings baseball team, shown clockwise from the top are: R. Barnes, J. Peters, C. Anson, G. Bradley, C. Waitt, P. Hines, C. McVey, J. Glenn, and center is Al Spalding.

The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known as the National League (NL), is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball, and the world's oldest extant professional team sports league. Founded on February 2, 1876.

New York City on February 2, 1876, the National League was established with eight charter members:

* Chicago White Stockings
* Philadelphia Athletics
* Boston Red Stockings
* Hartford Dark Blues
* Mutual of New York
* St. Louis Brown Stockings
* Cincinnati Red Stockings
* Louisville Grays
1876 Champion Chicago White Stockings National League of Professional Baseball ClubsReproduction Number: LC-DIG-pga-18390 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-931 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Call Number: PGA - Barbeck & McRay--Chicago champions (A size) [P&P] Other Number: H4274. Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Notes:

* H4274 U.S. Copyright Office.
* Title from item.
* Copyright April 12, 1877.

Subjects:

* Baseball players--Illinois--Chicago--1870-1880.

Format:

* Engravings--1870-1880.
* Portrait prints--1870-1880.

Collections:

* Popular Graphic Arts

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