Polo Grounds, New York City


Glossy, color Plastichrome postcard showing a New York Giants baseball game held at Manhattan's Polo Grounds stadium. Polo Grounds was a name used for four stadiums in the borough, the first being built in 1876, appropriately for the sport of polo. The National League's Giants played in the various incarnations of the stadium from 1883 through 1957.

Date Made: 1940-1957

Thru Person: Rinsland, GeorgeAssociated Name: New York GiantsMaker: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CityAssociated Place: United States: New York, Manhattan

Subject: BaseballWeb Subject: Sports


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.310547.103CAccession Number: 310547Catalog Number: 310547.103C

Object Name: Postcardpostcard, baseball

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-07d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1064422

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