Handwritten on the back, "Smiley Clayton." Photo shows an African American man wearing an Oakland Larks baseball uniform. He is squatting down in the middle of a field. He is wearing a catchers mitt on his left hand and protective pad on his chest and shins. Smiley was the catcher for the 1947 Oakland Larks barnstorming team. Clayton's batting average for 1947 was .334. He wore number 29.
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