Winning Baseball Team on the Mall

Title

Winning Baseball Team on the Mall

Description

This team made up of workers from various garages in the city had just won a baseball game against the Employee's recreation association team when their photo was taken. They were one of many teams who played baseball on the National Mall during World War II. The sport and location were so popular that at least one game was played every day, and off-duty servicemen as well as friends and family came to watch the games.

Creator

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.

Date

1942

Coverage

Original Format

Photograph

Description

This team made up of workers from various garages in the city had just won a baseball game against the Employee's recreation association team when their photo was taken. They were one of many teams who played baseball on the National Mall during World War II. The sport and location were so popular that at least one game was played every day, and off-duty servicemen as well as friends and family came to watch the games.

Creator

Marjory Collins

Date

1942

Coverage

1920-1949

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.