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David James "Beauty" Bancroft
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[Baseball player, Philadelphia, Bancroft holding bat over shoulder on field at Weeghman Park].

Chicago Daily News, Inc., photographer.

CREATED/PUBLISHED
1916.

SUMMARY
Portrait of National League's Philadelphia Phillies baseball player Bancroft holding a bat over his shoulder on the field at Weeghman Park, known as Wrigley Field after 1926, located at 1060 West Addison Street and bounded by West Waveland Avenue; North Seminary Avenue; North Clark Street; North Sheffield Avenue, in the Lake View community area of Chicago, Illinois. A teammate and a young boy are standing behind him on the field. A few spectators sitting in the grandstands are visible in the background.

NOTES
This photo negative taken by a Chicago Daily News photographer may have been published in the newspaper.

Citation: SDN-060742, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum.
Added by: DM
5/25/2012
 
 

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