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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated March 29, 1948 reads, "That's what happened Saturday noon when the St. Louis Browns of the American League signed a contract to do their spring training in Burbank's municipal Memorial Stadium for the next two seasons. At the signing, left to right, are Duffy Lewis, Charles DeWitt, LaVerne (Bus) Still, William Keller and William DeWitt. The DeWitts represented the Browns and the others the city of Burbank in the signing that brought to an end the city's long quest for a major league baseball club to train in its fine memorial stadium."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00115547 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d017_f10_i17 CARL0005321495 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/49553
Olive Memorial Stadium (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.) Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.).--Department of Parks and Recreation--Officials and employees St. Louis Browns (Baseball team : 1902-1953)--Employees Municipal officials and employees--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Document signings--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Contracts--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs