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Title
Loss of leg doesn't stop him
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Westerfield, Jess
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Used in the Exhibit: L.A. Baseball: From the Pacific Coast League to the Major Leagues
Photograph caption dated June 27, 1956 reads "Ted Hamilton (pictured), manager of Clay's Garage Valley semi-pro nine, inspects artificial leg of Bert Shepard, team member who pitched for Washington Senators a decade ago. As combat pilot in World War II, Shepard lost leg in plane crash, but Bert, who also packs potent wallop at plate, shows how adept he is at running bases, leaping for high throw to first, and sliding." See images 00055881 and 00162546 through 00162548 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Identifier
00055881
Valley Times Collection
HCN box S-7142.; HCNTV-d065-f12-i19
CARL0000058843
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/41583
Subject
Shepard, Bert
Baseball players
Men
Artificial legs
Disabled veterans
Veterans
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
Running
Baseball
Time Period
1951-1960

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