Opening Day 1886: Creating a Sportscape
John Thorn
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These images are amazing. And so rare to see action photos from this period. Radbourn must have been a real charmer. Considering the rivalry, Boston vs New York, I’m surprised they were able to get them to pose together for a combined team portrait. Must have been a chilly spring day for Ward to be wearing what I would take for a modern-day warm-up jacket while on-deck, waiting his turn. Great stuff, as usual!

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