1897 Champions, Mergantile Baseball League

Description (Brief):

mounted black and white photograph (possibly matte collodion) by J.B. Wilson Studio, 389 State St., Chicago; image of 1897 Champions of the Mergantile Baseball League; team name is Mandel Bros.; nine men in baseball uniform with one man in black suit and white shirt sitting in center posing for photograph; players identified as 1. Werntz, Sec'y 2. Reker 3. Faulkner 4. Van Zandt 5. Wenig, G. 6. Litzinger, Capt. 7. Hebel, Mgr. 8. Wenig, F. 9. Burley 10. Alberts

Date Made: 1897

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Subject: BaseballUniforms

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.3048.2168Catalog Number: 1986.3048.2168Nonaccession Number: 1986.3048

Object Name: photograph, mounted

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 35.3 cm x 28 cm; 13 29/32 in x 11 1/32 inimage: 25.1 cm x 19 cm; 9 7/8 in x 7 15/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49dd717c6-f068-7b02-e053-15f76fa0c45f

Record Id: nmah_1973110

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