Heart warning

Heart warning
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Title: Heart warning

Gil Hodges (in suit) autographing baseball for boy with baseball glove in hospital bed, as other man in suit watches. Caption: "Heart warning: Gil Hodges (left) and Tommy Holmes visit 13-year-old Robert Gray at Rockefeller Institute where youngster is suffering from rare heart disease. The Oregon Heart Association -- Robert lives in Portland -- was notified that the youngster wanted nothing more than to meet the Dodgers first baseman and Holmes, new Forth Worth manager. Arrangements for the visit were quickly made and Gil and Tommy responded by bringing the youngster a ball, glove, shirt and books on how to play baseball."

Date: 1955
Location: Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Jan. 9, 1955; United Press Associations stamp (partly legible); Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Hodges, Gil, 1924-1972.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Rockefeller Institute.
Baseball players
Baseball fans
Hospital patients
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 0489