Group portrait of Detroit Tigers posed outside wearing topcoats and hats. Typed on label on front: "Detroit 'Tigers' 1903. Left to right, back row: Rube Kissinger [Kisinger], P; Bill Donovan, P; Sam Crawford, OF; Charley [Charlie] Carr, 1st B; Jack [John] Deering, P; Clements, OF; Fred Beulow [Fritz Buelow], C. Front row: Lee Henry, sec'y and treas.; Geroge [George] Mullin, P; Mal Eason, P.; Doc Gessler, OF; Frank Kitson, P; Jack Lilley, C; Jimmy Barrett, OF; George [Heinie] Smith, 2nd B; E.G. Barrow, manager." Printed on duplicate front: "Defenders of Detroit baseball prestige in 1903. In those days, when the American League was in its third years [sic], the Tigers played their home games in Bennett Park, now called Navin Field. The styles pictured were then the height of fashion, and Bill Donovan, second from the left, in the back row, was considered a Beau Brummel. [list of players' names and positions]." Printed on duplicate front: "The well-dressed player of 1903. And here they are, dressed to kill, but not to kill a base ball. The Tigers of 1903 in street attire. [list of players' names and positions] All the old timer pictures this week are from the files of The Detroit News, and consequently there are no prize awards. They will be resumed next Monday."
- Resource ID:
- Detroit Tigers (Baseball team)
- Baseball players--Michigan--Detroit
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print mounted on mat board ; image 6.25 x 9.75 in.
- Ernie Harwell Sports Collection
- Photographs-Teams-Detroit Tigers
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