Early baseball game at Massachusetts Agricultural College

Image

lov0426.jpg

Title

Early baseball game at Massachusetts Agricultural College

Subject

Amherst (Mass.)

Description

This is an early baseball game in progress in a field next to South College. Athletics were introduced to the campus in 1868 when the Wilder Baseball Association was organized. The ball club was named in honor of trustee Marshall P. Wilder, who donated the equipment.

Creator

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

After 1885

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the John Lovell Photograph Collection. Jones Library Special Collections

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Identifier

LOV0426

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

1.9 x 3.3 in.

Condition

fair

Citation

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903, “Early baseball game at Massachusetts Agricultural College,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 13, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/513.