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Heavy-handed man
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.
Photograph caption date stamped May 19, 1965 reads, "In the trade they call 'em 'meat hooks,' the jargon for hands, and the ones you're looking at here belong to Angel catcher Phil Roof who shows the photographer the size of his hands. Reportedly they are among the largest in the majors, no idle boast for the rookie catching prospect."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Los Angeles Angels (Baseball team)
Baseball teams
Baseball players
Baseball uniforms
Baseball gloves
Catchers (Baseball)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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