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Illustrations of base ball attitudes

EP001.07.TMP.004 (RS97)

Description

These two pages from "George Wright's Book for 1875, Containing Record of the Boston Base Ball Club" provide instruction on hitting posture and the technique for hitting to left field. The photographs show proper body position for hitting, catching, and throwing.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Date Notes
1875
Physical Description
1 page of a book
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000097
AccessID: 122
Other identifier: HNEDID-000097
GUSN
194819
Reference Code
EP001.07.TMP.004

Record details

Originator
Smith & Bousley (photographer)
Other People
Wright, George, 1847-1937
Other Organizations
Boston Braves (Baseball team)
Norfolk County Gazette Office
Descriptive Terms
baseball (field sport)
baseball caps
baseballs (ball)
bats (game equipment)
manuals (instructional materials)
sports uniforms
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
pamphlets
Subjects
baseball -- handbooks, manuals, etc.
baseball -- training
baseball uniforms
batting (Baseball) -- handbooks, manuals, etc.
fielding (Baseball) -- handbooks, manuals, etc.
sports & leisure
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Ephemera: Pamphlets: Programs: Box 1

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