Front cover includes portraits of W.H. Berry and Ed. R. Maier, and an advertisement for Spalding baseballs, A.G. Spalding & Brothers, 435 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, Cal. Back cover is an advertisement for Maier Beer.
Buzz Arlett played for the Oakland Oaks from 1918 to 1930. A caption affixed to back of photograph reads: "Buzz Arlett started his career as an Oaks pitcher, but was too valuable as a hitter, so he was shifted to the outfield. He was Oakland's most potent hitter in their history."
Title supplied by cataloger., Newspaper clipping affixed to back of photograph reads: "Ernie Lombardi, former Oakland catcher, now with the Cincinnati club, named the National league's most valuable player in 1938 season.", Two dates stamped on back of photograph: 1929 September 19 and 1938 November 1.
Printed caption reads: Freemans Park -- located at 55th and San Pablo in Oakland, served as home for the California League at the turn of the century, and was the sometimes home of the Oakland "Commuters" of the Coast League before the park in Emeryville was constructed for the 1913 season.
Newspaper clipping affixed to back of photograph is a section of an undated UPI story. It reads: "Salt Lake City, June 21. (UPI) - Richard Lee Stuart is a muscular young man who likes to hit home runs. And his desire to do only that has made him one of the most controversial players in minor league baseball. The ability to hit with power and an uneven temperament have been Dick Stuart trademarks since he broke into organized baseball with Modesto, Cal. in 1951.", Date stamped on back of photograph: 1958 June 22.