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First pitch
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes; This photograph was also used in a series of photographs for an article dated January 13, 1961.
The Los Angeles Dodgers temporarily played in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum from 1958-1961 while the Dodger Stadium was being constructed.
Photograph caption dated April 19, 1958 reads, "Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson winds up for first pitch in first Dodger game in new home at Coliseum."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Poulson, Norris,--1895-1982
Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team)
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Baseball--California--Los Angeles
Pitching (Baseball)
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
Arenas--California--Los Angeles
Stadiums--California--Los Angeles
Baseball fields--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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