Lucky (time) piece

Lucky (time) piece
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Title: Lucky (time) piece

Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Preacher Roe sitting on bench in locker room of Ebbets Field and holding wristwatch in case before him; jerseys hanging from lockers in background. Typed press release on verso: "Lucky (Time) Piece: Just before the battle -- Preacher Roe examines the unique left-handed wristwatch specially made for him and presented for this day of days by the Illinois Division of Hamilton Watch Company . . . "

Date: [ca. 1950].
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Kaufman, Irving.
More Details: Title from typed press release on verso.
On verso: photographer's stamp.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Roe, Preacher, 1916-2008.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.)
Baseball players
Wrist watches
Locker rooms
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 1006