Brown: 1879 Springfield baseball uniform, in color

From SABR member Craig Brown at Threads of Our Game on November 24, 2019:

Researcher Carson Lorey emailed me the other day describing an “eye-popping” item up for sale at auction. And eye-popping it is! The item is a team photo of the 1879 Springfields of the National Association. A truly amazing image, full of many familiar faces. The “Threads” research network quickly unearthed more on this fabulous uniform, and now we can see how it looked in full color. A baseball treasure, long hidden, now available for all to see and enjoy. 

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Originally published: November 25, 2019. Last Updated: November 25, 2019.