DODG 0746 Click for larger image.
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DODG 0747 Click for larger image.
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DODG 0748 Click for larger image.
Title [Don Newcombe as soldier] [picture].
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1952?]
Description 3 photographic prints : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
8 x 10 in.
Call # DODG 0746
DODG 0747
DODG 0748
Note Title supplied by cataloger.
Summary Three views of Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe at unidentified base while serving in the military during the Korean War; 0746 shows Newcombe before platoon of men at attention (typed label on verso: "Inspecting his platoon is one of Don's numerous duties as platoon sergeant. He tells them a sharp soldier is the best one"); 0747 shows Newcombe standing in field with two baseball players (typed label on verso: "Newk explains the fine points of the fast ball to two members of his battalion baseball team. The ex-Brooklyn ace spends many of his off-duty hours coaching the team"); 0748 shows Newcombe standing before platoon of men at ease (typed label on verso: "Discussions of Army life are of primary interest to the new recruits. Here Don tells them of his own experiences during basic training.")
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
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Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Newcombe, Don: Military
Subject Newcombe, Don, 1926-2019.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Soldiers -- United States.
Military training camps -- United States.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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