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1923 Cincinnati Reds Baseball Player Lew Fonseca Photo

1923 Cincinnati Reds Baseball Player Lew Fonseca Photo

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1923 Cincinnati Reds Baseball Player Lew Fonseca Photo

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  • 1923 Cincinnati Reds Baseball Player Lew Fonseca Photo 1923 Cincinnati Reds Baseball Player Lew Fonseca Photo
  • 1923 Cincinnati Reds Baseball Player Lew Fonseca Photo 1923 Cincinnati Reds Baseball Player Lew Fonseca Photo

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Photograph of baseball player Lew Fonseca of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. Photo dates to 1923.

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Photograph of baseball player Lew Fonseca of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. Photo dates to 1923.

About the Player
Lewis Albert Fonseca (January 21, 1899 - November 26, 1989) was an American first and second baseman in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, Cleveland Indians, and Chicago White Sox over a 12-year career. While not a power hitter, he did manage to hit for average and was a good contact hitter for most of his career. He topped the .300 mark six times, with his best season coming in 1929 with the Indians, when he hit .369 to win the American League batting title. What made it remarkable was that he was coming off a 1928 season in which he broke his leg. Unfortunately, his success was short-lived, as he broke his arm in 1930, and a torn ligament in his leg ended his playing career prematurely.

Fonseca is perhaps best known as one of the first men to use film in analyzing baseball games and finding flaws in players. It is said that his interest with cameras began while shooting Slide, Kelly, Slide in 1927. As manager of the Chicago White Sox, he used film extensively. After retiring from playing the game, he was director of promotions for both leagues.

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Filter by Photo Date: 1920-1929
Print Sizes 8x10, 5x7, 16x20, 17x22, 24x36, Canvas (16x20), Canvas (17x22), Canvas (24x30)
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