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Accession number 1997-208
Collection History San Jose Photographic Collection
Catalog Number 1997-208-351
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1927/10/26
Year Range from 1927
Title Babe Ruth and Earl Pinard
Description Babe Ruth and the equally famous Lou Gerhig played in an exhibition baseall game at the old Sodality Baseball Park in San Jose on October 26, 1927. This photo taken on that day shows the Babe with Earl Pinard, a promising young sixteen year old youth who was the youngest player in the game. This may be the only picture of that day that has survived.

Sodality Park was located where Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH) is today on San Carlos St.
Photographer Unknown
People Ruth, Babe
Pinard, Earl
Gerhig, Lou
Print size 8" x 10"
Credit line Collection of History San Jose