Connie Mack and George Cohan, North Brookfield
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(l to r:) Composer George M. Cohan strikes a batting pose while Philadelphia Athletics manager Connie Mack assumes the catching position behind him during an exhibition game in Mack's birthplace of Brookfield, Mass. Original data provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve: Baseball, n.d. Corrected title and date based on research by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011. Summary provided by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011. At the July All-Star break in 1934, Mack took his Athletics team to his birthplace of North Brookfield, Mass. for an exhibition game against a local semi-pro team. Cohan wrote a song about Mack and a large ceremony was held (Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011).
|Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967|
|Boston Public Library|
Mack, Connie, 1862-1956
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942
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