Baseball player, Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher, William Dell throwing ball on field at Weeghman park prior to game against Chicago Cubs. Photo 1916 SUMMARY
Portrait of National League's Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Wheezer Dell throwing a ball on the field at Weeghman Park, known as Wrigley Field after 1926, located at 1060 West Addison Street and bounded by West Waveland Avenue; North Seminary Avenue; North Clark Street; North Sheffield Avenue, in the Lake View community area of Chicago, Illinois. Teammates standing on the field and an American flag flying on a pole above the scoreboard are visible in the background. SDN-060710, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.
The lanky 6 ft 4 inches, 210 pounds Bill Dell, of Tuscarora Nevada, had a fine season with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1915. He posted a 11-10 record with a 3.24 earned run average in 215 innings.Dell completed 12-of-24 startys plus 16 relief games.