Sam Thompson, wearing baseball uniform, standing on dock holding string of fish. Two cottages behind him, with some people on porch and on path. Handwritten on mat back: "July, 1897, Sam Thompson, Det. baseball player, 'Gaines Folly' (Gaines Dancing School ) on St. Clair River bet. Cherry Beach & Roberts Landing." Sam Thompson played for Detroit teams 1885-1888 and 1908, Philadelphia teams 1889-1898.
1 photographic print mounted on mat board ; image 3.25 x 3.5 in.
Filed in the BHC photo collection as M/Localities-St. Clair Flats
Reproduction of photograph from the Burton Historical Collection
Portrait of man in suit, presumed to be baseball player. Printed on photo front: "Wilkes, 211& 213 E. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD." Printed on photo back: "Artistic D.J. Wilkes, photography, 211 & 213 East Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md., instantaneous process used exclusively, duplicates can be had at any time."
1 cabinet card ; image 5.5 x 4 in.
Reproduction of photograph from the Ernie Harwell Sports Collection