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Title
Grba saves Angels - series with Nats ends today
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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
1962
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.
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/UND/1.0/
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph article dated July 16, 1962 partially reads, "Other than being smitten on the brow with a decreased mackerel, there is no blow quite so degrading as having the humble Washington Senators rise up and bury you by a large score. And while Los Angeles Angels manager Bill Rigney does not necessarily recommend it as a steady medication, he's at least willing to believe the 10-4 defeat laid on his pennant contenders by the Nats Sunday afternoon at Chavez Ravine will have some positive benefits. The miniature massacre occurred after Eli Grba had heroically pitched his first complete game of the season, giving up no earned runs and beating Washington, 5-1, in the first half of a doubleheader." Photograph caption reads, "Eli Grba (1) watches Angels bat - Manager Rigney smiles as homer puts Grba ahead to stay."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Identifier
00162629
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_d065_f15_i28
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/132557
Subject
Rigney, Bill
Grba, Eli
Los Angeles Angels (Baseball team)
Baseball teams
Baseball players
Baseball managers
Baseball uniforms
Pitchers (Baseball)
Stadiums
Men
Chavez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1961-1970

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