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[Frank Metz, first baseman, Boston NL (baseball)] (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.


[Frank Metz, first baseman, Boston NL (baseball)]


[1913, Spring]


1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.



Original data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards: Mez.

Corrected title and date based on research by the Pictorial History Committee, Society for American Baseball Research, 2006.

Photo probably shows baseball player Benjamin Franklin Metz (1883-1954) at the Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).


Format: Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,


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Call Number: LC-B2- 2565-5


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Taken sometime in 1913