Illustrations of base ball attitudes

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

manuals (instructional materials)
bats (game equipment)
baseballs (ball)
baseball caps
baseball (field sport)
sports uniforms
black-and-white prints (photographs)
pamphlets

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000097
AccessID 122
Other identifier HNEDID-000097

Physical Description

1 page of a book

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.07.TMP.004

Date Notes

1875

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Smith & Bousley (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
pamphlets

Other People

Wright, George, 1847-1937

Other Organizations

Boston Braves (Baseball team)
Norfolk County Gazette Office

Subjects

baseball -- handbooks, manuals, etc.
baseball -- training
baseball uniforms
batting (Baseball) -- handbooks, manuals, etc.
fielding (Baseball) -- handbooks, manuals, etc.
sports & leisure

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Pamphlets: Programs: Box 1