1885 Chicago Opening Day Baseball Program
"Cap" Anson, Billy Sunday, Michael "King" Kelly ... some of the very first baseball legends, and they're all here. Check out this slideshow of a rare souvenir program from Opening Day 1885.
The cover of the program, emblazoned "Souvenir" in ornate lettering, reads "Dedication of the Chicago Ball Park. Loomis, Throop, Congress and Harrison Sts., Saturday, June 6th, 1885." On that day the National League's Chicago White Stockings opened their season in a brand-new ballpark, known as West Side Park.