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Title
Baseball syndicates "Blue Book" records
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
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.
Description
Photo shows raiders checking baseball wagering records. On left, Detective Robert Conlon and (right) Sgt. M.H. Martin led the raid on an alleged Culver City baseball syndicate, smashing an $18,000,000 a year baseball and football gambling syndicate. The seizure of "Blue Book" records shows payments made from $1.00 to $18,754 by a Spring Street figure to Hollywood celebrities and others. Photo dated: July 18, 1950.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00039633
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1065.
CARL0000043288
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/15192
Subject
Gambling--California--Culver City
Gambling and crime--California--Culver City
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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