Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Matty Brescia, Jackie Robinson, Martin's Stadium, Memphis, TN

Image for Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Matty Brescia, Jackie Robinson, Martin's Stadium, Memphis, TN
2 images
Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Banks, Ernie, American, born 1931
Doby, Larry, American, 1923 - 2003
Robinson, Jackie, American, 1919 - 1972
Brescia, Matty, American, born 1910
Unidentified Child or Children
Los Angeles Dodgers, American, founded 1883
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
1953
Description
In this black-and-white photograph, Ernie Banks, Matty Brescia, Larry Doby, and Jackie Robinson stand in front of a baseball dugout. To Robinson's left are two unidentified boys. Behind the dugout, a segregated crowd is visible.
Topic
Baseball
Photography
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.16.14
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust

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