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Chicago Cubs team picture, 1906

File name: 06_06_000151


Title: Chicago Cubs team picture, 1906






Date created: 1906


Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : half-tone


Description: Postcard of the 1906 Chicago Cubs team. Team members are identified as: Top Row, left to right: M. Brown, J. Pfeister, A. Hofman, C.G. Williams, O. Overall, E. Reulback, J. Kling. Middle Row: H. Gessler, J. Taylor, H. Steinfeldt, J. McCormick, F. Chance, J. Sheckard, P. Moran, F. Schulte. Bottom Row: C. Lundgren, T. Walsh, J. Evers, J. Slagle, J. Tinker. Pen annotation on front of postcard: "Tinker-Evers to Chance, 1906" refers to famous poem by Franklin Pierce Adams entitled, "Baseball's Sad Lexicon." The names of the three players have been underlined. Pen annotation on back of postcard: "Miss Alice E. McGreevey, Roxbury, Mass., from mother & father." Alice McGreevey was the daughter of Michael T. McGreevey.


Genre: Halftone photomechanical prints; Postcards; Group portraits


Subjects: Baseball players; Chicago Cubs (Baseball team)


Notes: Photo caption: Chicago National League Ball Club 1906 - The "Cubs" -- Pennant Winners; McGreevey no. 57


Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department


Rights: No known restrictions


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