Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Our baseball heroes - captains of the twelve clubs in the National League

The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the National League (NL), is the world's oldest extant professional team sports league. Founded on February 2, 1876,

Title: Our baseball heroes - captains of the twelve clubs in the National League, Creator(s): Fox, R. K. (Richard Kyle), b. 1846, copyright claimant, Date Created/Published: New York : Richard K. Fox, c1895 Apr. 20. Medium: 1 print : chromolithograph.

Summary: Print showing bust portraits of the captains of the twelve baseball teams in the National League, arranged around a scene showing a base-runner attempting to steal second base during a baseball game. Clockwise, from the top are: George Davis of New York, Michael J. Griffin of Brooklyn, William "Buck" Ewing of Cincinnati, John A. Boyle of Philadelphia, Oliver W. "Patsy" Tebeau of Cleveland, John Wesley Glasscock of Louisville, Edward C. Cartwright of Washington, Connie Mack of Pittsburg, George F. "Doggie" Miller of St. Louis, Billy Nash of Boston, Wilbert Robinson of Baltimore, and Adrian "Cap" Anson of Chicago.

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-18403 (digital file from original print) LC-USZ62-922 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

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Our baseball heroes - captains of the twelve clubs in the National League

Call Number: PGA - Fox, Richard--Our baseball heroes ... (B size) [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Notes: 23877 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyrighted 1895 by Richard K. Fox, Police Gazette, New York. Published in: Supplement to the Police Gazette, vol. LXVI, no. 926 (1895 June 1st), Richard K. Fox Propr.

Subjects: Baseball players--United States--1890-1900. Format: Chromolithographs--Color--1890-1900. Portrait prints--1890-1900. Collections: Popular Graphic Arts.

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