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Star aids Little Leaguers
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Valley Times Photo Collection;
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption date stamped July 4, 1958 reads, "Screen star Robert Ryan takes his cut at some Little League pitching in front of a critical 'coaching staff' as Parkev Sarkissian umpires behind the plate in preparation for the shish kebab party and celebration of the Sherman Oaks American Little League tomorrow from 1 to 8 o'clock at the home ball park on Magnolia just east of Van Nuys boulevard. Players observing Ryan's hitting form are catcher Salvio Pensanti and, standing, from left, Dennis Joyce, Rab [sic] Walker, Garry MacKenzie, Albert Balzer, Carroll Vaughn Jr., Robert Thirwell and Billy West. The public is invited to the shish kebab, billed to help the league, at $1.50 a throw."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Ryan, Robert,--1909-1973
Little League baseball
Baseball uniforms
Baseball teams
Baseball players
Baseball fields
Motion picture actors and actresses
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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