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    • Aerial View of William Land Park

    • 1925
    • This rare aerial view of William Land Park was taken in circa 1925. Freeport Boulevard runs diagonally, north-south, on the left side of the photograph. To the left of that are administrative and academic buildings of the newly-founded Sacramento...
    • 2256
    • Al Androvich

    • 1943
    • This July 18, 1943, photograph shows McClellan baseball player Al Androvich posing upon a baseball bat. To start the second half of a season that McClellan had won the first half of, the Sacramento team faced Fresno's Hammer Field on this date,...
    • 1133
    • American Legion Basketball Team

    • 1922
    • Taken in circa 1922, this photograph shows Sacramento's Pacific Coast Championship American Legion basketball team. Standing to the left is future Sacramento Solon and Washington Senator Earl McNeely. McNeely, playing guard for the American...
    • 1154
    • American Legion Basketball, 1922 Pacific Coast Champions

    • 1922
    • Pictured in 1922 are the pacific coast champion American Legion basketball team from Sacramento. After sealing up the regional title in February, the team was sent to Kansas City for the Amatuer Athletic Union championships. They lost in the...
    • 1885
    • Arcade Golf Club Members in Group Portrait in front of Clubhouse

    • 1930
    • This 1932 photograph shows members of the Arcade Golf Club, standing behind the Arcade Golf Course Clubhouse. Located between Auburn Boulevard and Arcade Creek, and within Del Paso Park, the course was founded in 1916 as the area’s first municipal...
    • 1490
    • Archery at Curtis Park

    • 1929
    • Members of the Sacramento Archery Club take aim in this circa 1928 photograph, shot at Curtis Park. By 1928, the club was one of 12 to be found in California. It was common for clubs to practice their way toward the California State Fair’s annual...
    • 1345
    • Archery at Land Park

    • 1930
    • Shown on May 31, 1930, several cloche-topped female archers participate in the Western Archery Association’s first annual tournament at William Land Park. The event included roughly 100 archers from throughout the American West. Sacramento’s...
    • 1660a
    • Archery at Land Park

    • 1930
    • Photographed on May 31, 1930, several male archers compete at William Land Park in the Western Archery Association’s first annual tournament. The Santa Barbara Archery Club claimed the men’s team title while Clinton Douglas of Los Angeles won the...
    • 1660b
    • Archery at Land Park

    • 1930
    • This May 31, 1930, photograph shows several female participants in the Western Archery Association’s first annual tournament at William Land Park. The three-day event attracted the American West’s best archers, but saw California participants...
    • 1660c
    • Archery at William Land Park

    • 1930
    • An army of archers take aim in this 1930 photograph, shot at William Land Park. By the mid-1920s, Sacramento’s archery community had formed a club, consisting of over 50 members, and found venues for sport at Land, Curtis and McKinley parks. The...
    • 1343
    • Baseball

    • 1897
    • This 1897 portrait shows the Old Leakers Baseball Club, who played from 1897 to 1899 at both Thirteenth and S streets and Snowflake Park, at Twentieth and E streets. A young boy, Joe Murphy, is identified as the team mascot. The team manager sits...
    • 1142
    • BE Baseball Team

    • 1950
    • Photograph, taken in 1950, of the BE baseball team. In the front row, second from left, is Maurice Dutra; last on the right is Glen Smith. In the top row, last on the right is Joe Duarte; second from right is Jimmy Herrera; third from right is...
    • 1107
    • Boxing Match at L Street Arena

    • 1935
    • Taken in circa 1935, this photograph captures a boxing match at the L Street Arena, located at 223 L Street. Officiating legend Fred Bottaro tends to the match while an unidentified bystander looks toward the camera. At the time this photograph...
    • 1114
    • Boxing Match in L Street Boxing Auditorium

    • 1934
    • This April 13, 1934, photograph captures the close quarters and soiled floor of the L Street Arena, located at 223 L Street. Spectators take in one of seven supporting card fights prior to the heavyweight headline bout putting local Galt hero Jack...
    • 1109
    • Boxing Match in the L Street Arena

    • 1935
    • This November 22, 1935, photograph captures the hurly-burly of Sacramento's L Street Arena. The evening included a headline exhibition by heavyweight champion James Braddock and sparring partner Jack McCarthy. Sacramento resident and former...
    • 1115

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