Warming up for the Yankees

Warming up for the Yankees
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Title: Warming up for the Yankees

One of five views of rightfielder Carl Furillo in rubber sweatshirt training and posing with his son at Ebbets Field. Caption: "Warming Up for the Yankees: Although Carl Furillo is unable to grip a bat because of a broken finger in his left hand, the Dodger slugger nevertheless drills daily at Ebbets Field for the upcoming World Series. In photo at left [DODG 0382], Carl's son Butch, points reprovingly at the broken digit In center photo [0373], Carl is shown loosening his arm by throwing the ball against the wall and in the other photo [0374] Carl demonstrates his track form as he runs around the field to strengthen his legs"; 0383 shows father and son posing with baseball bats; 0384 shows father and song gripping single bat together.

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Senko, Mickey.
More Details: Title from caption on versos.
On versos: date stamped: Sep. 17, 1953; "Eagle Sports Photo by Senko"; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
0372, 0374, and 0382 retouched, with grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Furillo, Carl, 1922-1989.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.)
Baseball players
Father and child
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 0383