|Title||Babe Ruth batting in Dugdale Park, Seattle, October 19, 1924 |
|Caption||George Herman "Babe" Ruth was well-known for being "the captain of the home run industry" and for his swaggering style. Upon his retirement in 1935, no one had hit half as many home runs as his record of 714 -- a record that stood for almost four decades.|
In this 1924 photograph, Ruth is batting in Seattle's Dugdale Park stadium.
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Ruth Babe.|
Caption information sources: HistoryLink.org, TheBaseballPage.com.
Date of photograph supplied by Seattle Post-Intelligencer staff from original newspaper of October 19, 1924. Date on sleeve indicates later story published in 1928.
|Subjects||Baseball players--New York (State)--New York; Sports--Washington (State)--Seattle; Stadiums--Washington (State)--Seattle; Sports spectators--Washington (State)--Seattle; Dugdale Park (Seattle, Wash.) |
|Personal Names||Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Mount Baker (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5G.2641 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 glass negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |