Faithful to the flock

Faithful to the flock
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Title: Faithful to the flock

Three men, one lying on bench, one seated under umbrella, and one standing with back to camera, behind wooden barricades outside Ebbets Field; sign overhead reading, "Pavilion Admision 60 cents." Caption: "Here are the first three fans on line at Ebbets Field for the Giant opener today, the picture having been taken at 3 a.m. They were playing 'hookey' from work and refused to give their names, but they did say: 'We are risking our jobs. The least these Bums can do is to win this opener.'"

Date: 1950
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Oct. 3, 1946; "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.
Night photographs.
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 0224