Willie Mays, Philadelphia, 1962

Image for Willie Mays, Philadelphia, 1962
Photograph by
Iooss, Walter Jr., American, born 1943
Subject of
Mays, Willie Howard Jr., American, born 1931
Unidentified Man or Men
San Francisco Giants, American, founded 1958
Philadelphia Philles, American, founded 1883
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3343pixels × 5000pixels
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1962-1963
Description
An image of Willie Mays playing for the San Francisco Giants against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The image features Mays at home plate in front of the catcher, mid-swing. The background of the image shows spectators in the stands.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Baseball
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walter Iooss
Object number
2016.164.32
Restrictions & Rights
© Walter Iooss
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series
Baseball
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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