Baseball player, Charlie Dexter, Chicago Orphans (later nicknamed the Cubs), swinging a bat at home plate as a catcher waits for the pitch prior to game. 1902 Photo SUMMARY
Action portrait of baseball IF/OF/C Charlie Dexter, National League Chicago Orphans, swinging a bat with a catcher standing behind home plate waits for the pitch on the field at West Side Grounds in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. The empty grandstand is visible in the background. SDN-000430, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.