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The Boston Royal Rooters at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, 1903 World Series

File name: 06_06_000005

 

Title: The Boston Royal Rooters at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, 1903 World Series

 

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Date created: 1903

 

Physical description: 1 photographic print : silver print

 

Description: The Rooters in special section behind home plate during the last game of the 1903 World Series between the Boston Americans and the Pittsburgh Pirates. In appreciation for their efforts rooting for the Americans in Pittsburgh, Boston management rewarded the rooters with seats on the field. Taken on October 13, 1903. John F. Fitzgerald, maternal grandfather of John F. Kennedy, pictured 4th from left with outstretched arm, wearing derby hat.

 

Genre: Photographic prints; Portrait photographs

 

Subjects: Baseball; World series (Baseball); Sports spectators; Fitzgerald, John Francis, 1863-1950

 

Notes: Photo caption: The Rooters Oct. 13th '03; McGreevey no. 101

 

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

 

Rights: No known restrictions

 

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