Polo Grounds, New York City

Polo Grounds, New York City

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Postcard
postcard, baseball
date made
1940-1957
thru person
Rinsland, George
Associated Name
New York Giants
maker
Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place
United States: New York, Manhattan
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
CL.310547.103C
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.103C
subject
Baseball
Sports
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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