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    US Navy baseball. Location of events unknown.

    World War One; sports. US Navy baseball game. Shot of sailors (at least most of the men have some part of their uniform on; others in civilian dress) pose for picture; some sitting on the ground; others standing behind. They start to get up - there is a guy with an Army hat in middle. Shot from behind home base of batter getting a hit and running. Another batter (in the Army hat) steps up. Shot from front of a 3rd batter; and the catcher; on pitch he gets a hit.

    Shot from near the pitcher as he throws. More of pitcher winding up etc.(?) Then a cool shot of a runner sliding into base; as the baseman tags him; 2 other guys come up saying something; laughing; as the runner starts to get up and is bent over to pick up his hat; the infielder pushes him back over; he lands on his hands; then gets up; as another guy picks up the hat and throws it down again.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:24:00 / 01:26:24:00
    ON 090 O
    Sort Number:
    ON 090 O
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure War & Revolution
    History of sport The Naval War - World War One Richards workspace Baseball pre 1920s
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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