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1913 Chicago White Sox Baseball Player Hal Chase Photo

Print ID: SPORTS252

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Photograph of baseball player Hal Chase of the Chicago White Sox baseball team. Photo dates to 1913 and was taken at the Polo Grounds in New York where the NY Giants played.

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Photograph of baseball player Hal Chase of the Chicago White Sox baseball team. Photo dates to 1913 and was taken at the Polo Grounds in New York where the NY Giants played.

About the Player
Harold Homer Chase (February 13, 1883 in Los Gatos, California - May 18, 1947 in Colusa, California), nicknamed "Prince Hal", was a first baseman in Major League Baseball, widely viewed as the best fielder at his position (see below, however). During his career, he played for the New York Highlanders (1905-1913), Chicago White Sox (1913-1914), Buffalo Blues (1914-1915), Cincinnati Reds (1916-1918), and New York Giants (1919).

No lesser figures than Babe Ruth and Walter Johnson named him the best first baseman ever, and contemporary reports describe his glovework as outstanding. He is sometimes considered the first true star of the franchise that would eventually become the New York Yankees. In 1981, 62 years after his last major league game, baseball historians Lawrence Ritter and Donald Honig included him in their book The 100 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time.

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