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Title
Frank "Cap" Dillon
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1926
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Original photograph is torn and ragged around the edges and there is a large tear starting at the center going to the right side.
Frank Edward "Pop" Dillon was born on October 17, 1873 in Normal, Illinois. He was a Major League Baseball first baseman with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles, and Brooklyn Superbas. He was populary know as "Cap" Dillon. After his playing career ended, Dillon was a player and manager for many years with the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League. He died in 1931.
Photograph caption dated June 7, 1926 reads "Levy declares that Frank 'Cap' Dillon, above, who was captain of the old Los Angeles team, 'did much to bring baseball to its highest standards.'" Dillon is shown wearing a baseball uniform with an LA logo.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;36 x 30 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00115870
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 81
CARL0005343010
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31958
Subject
Dillon, Frank Edward
Wrigley Field (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Angels (Baseball team)
Baseball players--United States
Baseball managers--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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