Early birds baiting the worms

Early birds baiting the worms
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Title: Early birds baiting the worms

Smiling fans waving into camera behind wooden barricades and before closed gates at Ebbets Field; two girls in center with sign reading, "Let's Murder Those Giants." Caption: "Early Birds Baiting the 'Worms': Early morning arrivals at Ebbets Field's bleacher gate mince no words in showing their disdain for the beloved Dodgers' opening game opponents in the Flatbush ballpark. There's larceny in the smiles of Barbara Anne Greene, 18, of 5 Lamont Court, left, and Anita Tinkoff, 18, of 53 Malta St., who hold the anti-Giant placard. Offering his own colloquial echo [illegible] from the rear -- 'Come On, Branca; Get Even What They Did to You' -- is Joseph Santangelo of 381 Menahan St."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Lambert, Al.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Apr. 18, 1952; "Eagle Staff Photo by Lambert."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.)
Baseball fans
Signs and signboards
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: DODG 0183