: This is a photo of the opening game of the Cincinnati Reds' 1941 season. The photo shows the opening ceremony where the Reds received their diamond rings for winning the World Series in the previous season. A band can also be seen on the field in front of the Reds players lining up to receive their rings.
The back of the photo reads, "Opening Game- Cin. Ball Park Apr. 15.-1941. Presentation of a diamond ring to each player of the Cin. Reds. by Judge Landis. This is a yearly custum [sic] to all World Pennant winners."
In this game, the Reds were defeated by the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 7-3. View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B13F01_019_001 Subjects
: Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project; Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team)--History--20th century--Pictorial works; Crosley Field (Cincinnati, Ohio); Baseball--1940-1950; World Series (Baseball) (1940) Places
: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)