2000.49.7

1953
8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Purchase from the Estate of Marcenia Lyle Alberga, a.k.a. Toni (Tomboy) Stone.
2000.49.7


This is a photograph of Toni Stone (Marcenia Lyle Alberga), an African-American female baseball player. In this photo Toni is receiving flowers from a man in a hat. Toni, in the middle of the photo is shaking the hand of the same man. Toni is wearing her Indianapolis Clowns uniform. There are three other people in the photo. To Toni's right is a woman wearing a skirt and tie. The man to her left is the manager of the Clowns' baseball team. The man to Toni's far left is wearing a Memphis baseball uniform. The photo was taken during an actual baseball game. The fans in the stands can be seen in the background and homeplate is at the feet of the Memphis player.

Used: Negro Baseball League

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