Newest ball mogul

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Title: Newest ball mogul

One of three images of Brooklyn Dodgers part-owner John L. Smith in his office; 0839 (10 x 8 in.) shows Smith standing and looking down at baseball in his hand. Caption on verso of 0839: "Newest Ball Mogul: John L. Smith, who was associated with Branch Rickey and others in purchase of the Ebbets heirs 50 percent stock of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The group now has the majority of the stock, or, to be more explicit three-quarters of it." See also DODG 0840 and 0842.

Date: 1945
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title from caption on verso of 0839.
On verso of 0839: date stamped: Aug. 30, 1945; "Eagle Sports Picture."
0839 retouched, with grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Baseball team owners
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 0839