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Creation Date

4-24-1954

Subject—Names

Emmett Ashford; Cece Carlucci; Mickey Hamich

Subject—Places

Emeryville CA

Subject—Topics

Athletes; Sports; Baseball

Description

Emeryville, Calif: Emmett Ashford, 36, East Los Angeles, Calif., (left) first Negro umpire in organized baseball, gets a few pointers on roughing up baseballs from Senior Umpire Cece Carlucci (center), as Umpire Mickey Hamich looks on. Ashford, considered one of the best arbiters in the Pacific Coast League, was a postal clerk for 15 years before becoming a full time umpire.

Format

BW Photograph

Source

Bratton, Adrienne

Publisher

United Press International

Keywords

Emmett Ashford, black, African-American, umpire, umpires, baseball, Chapman University, alumni

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