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Better than the Mets, eh Casey?
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Ralph Samuels Valley Photo
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 7, 1962 reads, "In fact, 'Who needs the Mets?' chuckles Casey Stengel, the New York team's manager, as Tommy and Willie Davis present him with a team trophy emblematic of the Toluca Lake Little League championship, won by their Stengel-sponsored 'Bankers' from Ol' Casey's Valley National Bank. Pictured, from left, are Stengel, John P. Davis Jr., team manager and father, third baseman Tommy, 12, and outfielder Willie, 9."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Stengel, Casey
Stengel, Casey--Awards
Toluca Lake Little League
Baseball managers--United States
Little League baseball--California--Los Angeles
Baseball players--United States
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Fathers and sons--California--Los Angeles
Toluca Lake (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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