First at Ebbets Field

First at Ebbets Field
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Title: First at Ebbets Field

Boy seated in deck chair holding cow bell and raising arms before closed gates at Ebbets Field; "reserved" sign overhead. Caption: "First at Ebbets Field: Matty Segall, 17, of 486 Eastern Parkway, Samuel J. Tilden High School student and ardent baseball fan and player, who at 9 a.m. today took up the no. 1 position at bleacher gate for tomorrow's World Series game in Brooklyn. He plans to be the first for the Saturday game too."

Date: 1949
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Senko, Mickey.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Oct. 6, 1949; "Eagle staff photo by Senko."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.)
Baseball fans
Teenage boys
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 0220