Early hopefuls

Early hopefuls
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Title: Early hopefuls

Aerial view of large crowd behind wooden barricades at Ebbets Field; policemen and scattered pedestrians on other side of barricades; signs on wall for Gates 6 to 11 (left) and Gates 1 to 5 (right). Caption: "Early Hopefuls: The came in droves, the bleacher boys did, hoping to secure a good spot for the second game [of World Series]."

Date: 1947
Location: Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Oct. 1, 1947; "Eagle Staff Photo."
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.)
Baseball fans
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Aerial views.
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 0197