Baseball player, Clarke Pittinger, Chicago Cubs infielder, following through after throwing a baseball at Weeghman Field prior to game. 1925 Photo SUMMARY
Informal full-length portrait of baseball player Pinky Pittinger, of the National League's Chicago Cubs, following through after throwing a baseball, standing in front of third base on the field at Weeghman Field (later renamed Wrigley Field), located at 1060 West Addison Street and bounded by West Waveland Avenue, North Seminary Avenue, North Clark Street, and North Sheffield Avenue in the Lake View community area of Chicago, Illinois. SDN-065538, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.
Pinky Pittenger, Boston Red Sox 1921-1923 & Chicago Cubs 1925-1929 Outfielder/3rdBaseman/Shortstop - Born in Hudson Michigan,
Pinky Pittenger played seven seasons in the majors... A quality utility player, he was noted for his defensive work. A pleasant surprise after being traded to the Cubs in 1923, Clarke Pittenger hit a career-high .312 in 59 games, his first season in Chicago. In his final season with the Cubs, he hit .295 in '29. Baseball History