Baseball player, Oscar Dugey, Boston Braves second baseman, holding a baseball bat, in front of grandstands at West Side Grounds 1914 SUMMARY
Informal three-quarter length portrait of baseball player Oscar Dugey of the National League's Boston Braves, holding a baseball bat, standing in front of grandstands 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. SDN-059555, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.
An early infielder during baseball's 'dead ball era' the 5-ft 8 inch, 160-pound Oscar Dugey was a slap hitter and a noted fast runner. He had two tenures with the old Boston Braves, 1913-1915, 1920, and also played for the Philadelphia Phillies, 1915-1917. Dugey proudy served in the Military during World War II - 1918-1919.