DODG 0741 Click for larger image.
DODG 0741 Click for larger image.
DODG 0742 Click for larger image.
DODG 0742 Click for larger image.
Title Happy talk [picture] / Barney Stein.
Author Stein, Barney.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1951.
Description 2 photographic prints : black & white ; 10 x 8 in.
10 x 8 in.
Call # DODG 0741
DODG 0742
Note Title from caption on verso of 0742.
On verso of 0741: photographer's stamp. On verso of 0742: date stamped: Jan. 17, 1951; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Summary Two views of Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe in office with Dodgers executive Buzzy Bavasi; 0741 shows Newcombe and Bavasi standing on radiator and pointing to chalkboard numbered 1 to 20 (bottom to top), presumbaly the number of victories Newcombe was expected to win; 0742 shows Newcombe and Bavasi seated at desk, with both men holding baseball and Newcombe signing contract. Caption on verso of 0742: "Happy Talk: Don Newcombe, star Dodger hurler, left, and Dodger vice president Buzzy Bavasi are in a jovial mood as Don signs his 1951 working papers for a figure believed to be $15,000. Newcombe won 19 games for the Flock last season."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
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Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Newcombe, Don: General.
Subject Newcombe, Don, 1926-2019.
Bavasi, Buzzie.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Contracts -- New York (State) -- New York.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- Employees.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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