Brown: Cap Anson’s special 1895 uniform

From SABR member Craig Brown at Threads of Our Game on March 27, 2020:

Every once in a while, when a baseball photo get passed down from generation to generation and from historian to historian, the information behind the photo gets lost. This can be said of a well-known image of Cap Anson taken at the end of his career — a picture we’ve all seen a hundred times. But when was this photo taken? Is this information lost in the sands of time? Threads has discovered an answer to these questions, providing a date for the photo and the interesting backstory behind the image.

Click here to read the full article: https://www.threadsofourgame.com/1895-chicago-anson-special/



Originally published: March 27, 2020. Last Updated: March 27, 2020.

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