Good with baseballs and contracts

Good with baseballs and contracts
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Title: Good with baseballs and contracts

One of three views of Gil Hodges in suit and Brooklyn Dodgers executive with bow tile at contract signing; 0469 (10 x 8 in.) shows Hodges and executive holding contract together; see also DODG 0468 and 0470. Caption on verso of 0468: "Good With Baseballs and Contracts: Dodger first baseman Gil Hodges makes an easy grab of contract tossed his way by Buzzy Bavasi, vice president of the Brooks, yesterday at Ebbets Field office. The contract, Hodges' ninth, is believed to call for $33,000, a raise of $3,000 for the Flock slugger who enjoyed his best season last year."

Date: 1955
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Senko, Mickey.
More Details: Title from caption on verso of 0468.
On verso of 0468: date stamped: Jan. 22, 1955; "Eagle Staff Photo by Mickey Senko"; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Hodges, Gil, 1924-1972.
Bavasi, Buzzie.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- Employees.
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 0469