Baseball Christmas

Baseball Christmas
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Title: Baseball Christmas

Caption: "Baseball Christmas--Youngsters at House of St. Giles the Cripple were given big-league Christmas party by Hy Uchitel, president of Republic Television, who enlisted Gil Hodges to play Santa Claus and other players to help in distribution of toys. Standing, left to right, are Don Newcombe, Uchitel, Yogi Berra, and Roy Campanella."

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Dec.22, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Berra, Yogi, 1925-
Campanella, Roy, 1921-1993.
Hodges, Gil, 1924-1972.
Newcombe, Don, 1926-
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Baseball players
Children with disabilities
Hospital patients
Santa Claus
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: HOSP 0639