This should put you in the mood for baseball season! [pics & film]

baseball 1898The song in the video,  “Baseball Rag” was recorded in 1913 by

Arthur Collins 1864-1933 (vocalist)

Dave Wolff (lyricist)

Clarence Jones (composer)

The rare footage below was filmed in 1898 by Thomas A. Edison Company.  Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The action includes two players running toward the camera; one uniform seems to be Newark, New Jersey.

 

 Here are some old photographs of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit-Cleveland baseball game at Briggs Stadium December 1942 by photograher John Vachon from Library of CongressDetroit, Michigan. Detroit-Cleveland baseball game December 1942 by photograher John Vachon

Detroit, Michigan. Detroit-Cleveland baseball game December 1942 by photograher2 John Vachon

 

 

 

Detroit, Michigan. Buying tickets for the ball game at Briggs Station 1942 by John VachonDetroit, Michigan. Buying tickets for the ball game at Briggs Station 1942 John Vachon

Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game Briggs stadium 1942 by photographer John VachonDetroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game3Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game

 

Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game 1942

 

Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game4

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