Baseball player Johnny Evers, Chicago Cubs second baseman, crossing home plate 1908 Photo SUMMARY
Informal full-length portrait of baseball player Johnny Evers of the National League's Chicago Cubs baseball team, crossing home plate on the field at West Side Grounds, located between West Polk Street, South Wolcott Avenue (formerly Lincoln Street), West Taylor Street, and South Wood Street in the Near West Side community area of Chicago, Illinois. An unidentified umpire is standing behind home plate, and an unidentified baseball player of the National League's New York Giants baseball team, is standing on the third baseline in the background. Crowds are visible sitting on the field and in the grandstands in the background. NOTES This photonegative taken by a Chicago Daily News photographer may have been published in the newspaper. SDN-054418, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.