: Reverse reads: "Opening Game Cin. Ball Park. Apr. 15-1941. Showing Red players on field. Paul Derringer pitching."
This photograph depicts an overview shot of Crosley Field during the opening game between the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals on April 15, 1941. Reds pitcher, Paul Derringer, is getting ready to throw the ball. The Reds lost to St. Louis 3-7.
Derringer played for the Reds from 1931 to 1945 and held the team record for career strikeouts when he retired.
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: SA1039AV_B13F01_013_001 Subjects
: Crosley Field (Cincinnati, Ohio)--History--Pictorial works; Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team); St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team); Baseball--Ohio--Cincinnati; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project. Places
: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)