Michael J. "King" Kelly (LOC)

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Hastings, George H., fl. 1885-1896, photographer.

Michael J. "King" Kelly

Boston, Mass. : Hastings, 147 Tremont Street ; c1887 Apr. 26.

1 photographic print on imperial card.

Notes:
Photograph showing baseball player King Kelly, full-length studio portrait, standing, wearing a Boston Beaneater baseball uniform and holding a bat.
Title from item.
Published in: Baseball Americana : treasures from the Library of Congress / Harry Katz, et al. New York : Smithsonian Books, 2009.
Subjects:
Kelly, Michael J.,--1857-1894.
Boston Braves (Baseball team)--People--1880-1890.
Baseball players--Massachusetts--Boston--1880-1890.

Format: Portrait photographs--1880-1890.
Imperial card photographs--1880-1890.
Photographic prints--1880-1890.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18581

Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 03 - Sports -- Baseball [item]

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  1. budderflyman 65 months ago | reply

    Slide, Kelly, Slide

    I like the bottle bat, the high shoes, and the belt. The stitching on the shirt is great, too.

  2. sydney.summers28 52 months ago | reply

    Wooden bats then, wooden bats now!

  3. Cougar_6 23 months ago | reply

    For those of you who don't know, he was the most famous player of his era.

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