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Rocks to baseball - Herbst success story
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Brich, George
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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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 18, 1963 partially reads, "Notre Dame pitcher John Herbst, the most-sought-after prep baseball player in California, can thank a small group of angry neighbors for his introduction to baseball at the tender age of six. 'I had a terrific urge to throw things when I was younger,' explained Herbst, 'and they usually wound up going through someone's window. My parents suggested I put my arm to good use and try the next best thing - baseball.'" Photograph caption reads, "John Herbst kicks high before delivery - Notre Dame hurler has a perfect 13-0 record." Photograph also used caption date stamped January 28, 1965. Photograph caption reads, "Valley southpaws to bolster USC's pitching."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 18 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
HCNVT_ d062_ f4_ i27
Notre Dame High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
High school athletes
High school students
Baseball players
Baseball teams
Baseball uniforms
Pitchers (Baseball)
Young men
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
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