Yuletide ball

Yuletide ball
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Title: Yuletide ball

Caption: "Yuletide ball--Eugene Caso of 3403 Avenue T, a nine-year-old patient at St. Charles Hospital, is wide-eyed as he holds a baseball for the autograph of Gil Hodges, Dodger first baseman, at Christmas party sponsored by the St. Nicholas Young Men's Club.Jerry Weiner, 13, another of the hundreds of youngsters to receive gifts, awaits his turn. Looking on are Charles Bursa, president of the club, and Santa Claus, in the person of Victor Nader, secretary."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date:Dec.24, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Hodges, Gil, 1924-1972.
Baseball players
Children with disabilities
Hospital patients
Santa Claus
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: HOSP 0604