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        Historic Parks and Events | Ken Burns: Baseball

        View images of some of baseball's storied ballparks, and significant events in baseball history, including one of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The league began in 1943 as reaction to many minor league teams disbanding due to World War II. 

        South End Grounds, Boston | Ken Burns America

        Photo taken on Opening Day of the Grand Pavilion of South End Grounds, Boston, May 25, 1888. The park was destroyed in the Great Roxbury Fire of May 16, 1894, which started in the right field bleachers during a Red Stockings (Beaneaters)-Orioles game. Photo: Augustine H. Folsom.

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        All-American Girls Baseball | Ken Burns America

        All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player Marge Callaghan sliding into home plate as umpire Norris Ward watches, Opa-locka, Florida, April 22, 1948. Source: State Library and Archives of Florida, Dept. of Commerce collection.

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        Small-Town Baseball Team | Ken Burns America

        Photograph of a small-town baseball team from the 1880s.

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