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(H)at bat:
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated August 9, 1962 partially reads, "Feathers, felt and straw replaced traditional baseball caps for untraditional 'Fractured Fractions' baseball team, comprised of dads whose sons play with minor league teams in Central Valley Little League. Fractions play each year against major league team fathers, lost this year 10-4, but still delighted crowd with their fringed-at-the-knee knickers, white shirts sporting fractions of numbers, and individual headgear including sports car, Confederate, Texan, Polynesian and Indian headdress hat varieties...Team was organized approximately six years ago." Fractured Fractions team member, Bob Hyde, wears a pirate hat. Location is unidentified.; See images #00124088 through #00124093 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Baseball--California--San Fernando Valley
Baseball teams--California--San Fernando Valley
Baseball players--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Hats--California--San Fernando Valley
Sunglasses--California--San Fernando Valley
Baseball fields--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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