Happy talk

Happy talk
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Title: Happy talk

One of two views (with DODG 0742) of Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe in office with Dodgers executive Buzzy Bavasi; 0741 shows Newcombe and Bavasi standing on radiator and pointing to chalkboard numbered 1 to 20 (bottom to top), presumbaly the number of victories Newcombe was expected to win. Caption on verso of 0742: "Happy Talk: Don Newcombe, star Dodger hurler, left, and Dodger vice president Buzzy Bavasi are in a jovial mood as Don signs his 1951 working papers for a figure believed to be $15,000. Newcombe won 19 games for the Flock last season."

Date: 1951
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Stein, Barney.
More Details: Title from caption on verso of 0742.
On verso of 0741: photographer's stamp. On verso of 0742: date stamped: Jan. 17, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Newcombe, Don, 1926-
Bavasi, Buzzie.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- Employees.
African American 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 0741