First day of fishing contest

First day of fishing contest
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Title: First day of fishing contest

Caption: "The first day of the fourth annual Coney Island fishing contest at Steeplechase Pier sounded good to two dodger pitchers on their day off. The contestants ... are seen as they crowd around Johnny Podres and Don Newcombe as they walk down the pier towards their lucky spot at the rail to join the contest sponsored by the Department of Parks;" street light and Parachute Jump in background.

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: May 19, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from typed caption on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Baseball players
Tournament fishing
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: CONE 0310