Shorpy Saturday – The Old Ball Game.: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck

The game of baseball has changed a lot over the last several decades but one thing continues to stay the same; Kids enjoy a game during the summer. It was a different time in 1942 then it is here in 2011.

Take a look at the photograph entitled “The Old Ball Game: 1942“:

August 1942. Detroit, Michigan. “Kids at ballgame, Briggs Stadium.” Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information.




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