Picturing America’s Pastime

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Roy Campanella

At Yankee Stadium during the 1955 World Series, Brooklyn batter Roy Campanella and New York catcher Yogi Berra both start toward first base: Campy attempting to beat out his grounder and Yogi preparing to back up the play.

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Bloomer Girls

Billed as the “female champions of the world” and taking on all comers, Margaret Nabel (far right) and the New York Bloomer Girls promoted their barnstorming tours by sending out team photos such as this picture of the 1929 club.

photograph by Henri H. Davis

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Honus Wagner

Pittsburgh great Honus Wagner selects a bat in front of the Pirates dugout, c. 1915.

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