[New York Female Giants (baseball)] (LOC)

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

[New York Female Giants (baseball)]

[1913]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

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Original data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards: Batter up - Female Giants.
Corrected title and date based on research by the Pictorial History Committee, Society for American Baseball Research, 2006.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.13491

Call Number: LC-B2- 2749-3

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    budderflyman

    • 05/Jun/2009 16:17:09

    Wow, she is tiny. I wonder how bad they got beat by the real Giants.

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    mcoughlin

    • 05/Jun/2009 22:30:55

    Looks like a male catcher. Anybody know if that was typical? Maybe it wouldn't be appropriate for the ladies to squat? Or were they playing a male team?

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    budderflyman

    • 06/Jun/2009 00:47:36

    Well, the catcher is one of the NY Giants catchers. I suspect this was some sort of exhibition game which is why I said I wondered how bad they got beat by the real Giants.

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    nicksartworld

    • 08/Jun/2009 14:45:41

    i like the uniforme

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    jvaningen74

    • 09/Jun/2009 17:59:00

    brief article about the New York Female Giants (scroll down to middle of article) query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9B03E7DB143FE633A...

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    jvaningen74

    • 09/Jun/2009 18:31:02

    Another article from the Times. Scroll down to third article: query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&res=9D0CE...

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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 23/Nov/2009 06:14:44

    I started a Wikipedia entry: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_Female_Giants The captain was Ida Schnall and I started an entry for her too: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_Schnall