Classic Views: Ebbets Field, Polo Grounds, Yankee Stadium

Ira Rosen

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O 26 x 37 26 x 37

Three classic baseball stadium views from New York. The uniquely shaped Polo Grounds was home to the Giants and later the Mets. The fabled Ebbets Field is as it appeared in the late 1950s, just before the Dodgers broke the hearts of Brooklynites. Yankee Stadium is shown in its classic 1950s form.

About the Artist: Ira Rosen is a photography artist who's mainly known for his Stadium Views that he's supplied to diverse print companies and limited editions for framing industry. He's a William Paterson University graduate, having earned a Communications degree from the institution. Rosen started capturing stadiums in 1986 when his wife requested him to carry with him a camera to a game pitting the New York Mets against Houston Astros at the Shea Stadium in New York. In 2001 his first book, "Blue Skies, Green Fields: A Celebration of 50 Major League Baseball Stadiums" featured an assortment of stadium photographs, including action and still images, and was published by Clarkson Potter. One of his creative works was also featured in the 15th Anniversary Special Edition DVD of Field of Dreams in 2004. He's received both television and movie credits for his works and his creative pieces continue to sell in different quarters. In 2006, HarperCollins published his second book called "The American Game: A Celebration of Minor League Baseball." The book is quite comprehensive and contains photographs of stadiums, players, the Minor League Experience, as well as interviews.