[Preacher Roe disposing of papers]

[Preacher Roe disposing of papers]
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Title: [Preacher Roe disposing of papers]

Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Preacher Roe (with pipe in mouth) sitting on bench in locker room of Ebbets Field and tossing papers into garbage can; one player (back to camera) in street clothes in background. Caption on verso: "Preacher Roe cleans out his locker as he prepares to return to his home in Arkansas after the season ended yesterday."

Date: 1950
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Title supplied by cataloger.
On verso: date stamped: Oct. 2, 1950; "Eagle Sports Picture."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Roe, Preacher, 1916-2008.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.)
Baseball players
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 0999