Furillo's favorite figure

Furillo's favorite figure
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Title: Furillo's favorite figure

Brooklyn Dodger rightfielder Carl Furillo lounging on outfield fence and pointing to number "344" with baseball bat; 0385 shows Furillo frontally, with darkened seats behind him; 0386 shows Furillo from left, with sunlit seats behind him. Caption on 0385: "Furillo's Favorite Figure: Carl Furillo, who led the National League in batting with a .344 mark poses happily on top of the right field fence at the Yankee Stadium yesterday. The right field wall is 344 feet from home plate, identical to Furillo's batting mark."

Date: 1953
Location: Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso of 0385.
On verso of 0385: date stamped: Sep. 29, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
0385 (retouched): 7 x 9 in.; 0386: 10 x 8 in.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Furillo, Carl, 1922-1989.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Yankee Stadium (New York, N.Y. : 1923-2009)
Baseball players
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 0386