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Overcoming a base-ball difficulty.

Image ID: 812496

Overcoming a base-ball difficulty.  [Overcoming a baseball difficulty.] (1897)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Overcoming a base-ball difficulty.

Alternate Title

: Overcoming a baseball difficulty.

Creator

: Sackett & Wilhelms Litho. & Prt. Co. -- Lithographer

Published Date

: 1897

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 24 x 30 cm. (9 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Nov. 25, 1897" Printed on border: "Captain (to batter)--'Look hyar, Jim Jackson ; whad yo' mean by gittin' on youah knees to bat?' " "Jim Jackson-- 'De empiah say ah hab to keep mah feet twelbe inches from de home plate, an' ah kain't reach de plate wid mah bet under dem sukumstances ef ah stan's up.' "

Original Source

: From Judge. (New York : The Judge Publishing Co., 1881-1947) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / African-American cartoons

Source Description

: 2 folders (62 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AFRA-Car

Digital ID

: 812496

Record ID

: 702984

Digital Item Published

: 4-22-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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