Baseball player, George Whitted, St. Louis Cardinals, following through after swinging a baseball bat on the field 1913 Photo SUMMARY
Informal full-length portrait of baseball player Possum Whitted of the National League's St. Louis Cardinals, following through after swinging a baseball bat, standing 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. A sign prohibiting betting is partially visible on a grandstand wall in the background. NOTES This photonegative taken by a Chicago Daily News photographer may have been published in the newspaper. Cite as: SDN-058405, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.
Possum Whitted played 11 seasons in the majors, 640 games in outfield, 182 at third base, 92 at first base, 44 at second and 40 at shortstop.