Anderson Monarchs Baseball Club

© Michelle Alton

Anderson Monarchs Baseball Club

Ken Smith level-classic 6/21/2012 3:59:58 AM

Super comp and story, Michelle. You nailed this one! #1470437

Danny B. Head level-classic 6/21/2012 5:24:25 AM

Great story and simply wonderful capture. ...could be named "Dreamin'"

Julie Christiansen level-classic 6/21/2012 5:33:39 AM

Priceless capture. #10193793

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/21/2012 7:37:00 AM

GREAT eye Michelle, one can only speculate as to what is on his mind..."Will I do OK?", or "I miss my mom already." #10193964

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/21/2012 8:57:46 AM

love how he's peeking out of the window... great capture! #10194078

Mike Clime level-classic 6/21/2012 12:21:49 PM

Excellent portrait and love the expression in his eyes, Michelle! No plans for Philly unless Bruce doesn't come to St. Louis. #10194374

Ann Coates level-classic 6/21/2012 5:45:15 PM

Excellent shot of the moment Michelle, wonder what he's thinking about. #10194785

Carol L. Fowler 6/21/2012 6:13:02 PM

Kind of exiting to go on the road like that! What an experience! #10194837

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/21/2012 7:46:41 PM

You sure know how to make a simple scene captivating, Michelle! I 'll call this one "Perfection"!
Inspiring story too! #10194984

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/21/2012 7:46:41 PM

You sure know how to make a simple scene captivating, Michelle! I 'll call this one "Perfection"!
Inspiring story too! #10194985

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 6/21/2012 8:36:37 PM

Fantastic capture and story-They say a picture is worth a thousand words-But your photos with your descriptions are always looked forward to #10195070

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 6/22/2012 10:35:33 AM

If this one doesn't move right up the finalist ladder and into the winners circle, I'll be dumbfounded. This is just excellent photography, Michelle. The lighting and your exposure and processing is so spot on, it looks like it was done in a studio! Brilliant! #10195713

Lorna Shutter level-classic 6/23/2012 10:27:15 AM

Fabulous capture, Michelle! ... Beautiful eyes!!! Hope we see this one again! :) #10196859

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 6/25/2012 6:25:28 AM

A wonderful image Michelle. He sure is in deep thought. #10199073

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 6/25/2012 9:58:38 AM

Beautiful capture Michelle! #10199382

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Getting ready for a 21-city road trip, this young athlete and his team have just had their photos taken on the refurbished antique bus that will be their home away from home on their tour.
[from their website]: The Anderson Monarchs Baseball Club, named after the Kansas City Monarchs, the most famous of Negro League teams, was established in 1995. The teams grew out of the Jackie Robinson Baseball League at the Marian Anderson Recreation Center in South Philadelphia. As the only predominantly African American club to compete in the best leagues and tournaments in the area, the Monarchs have, like Jackie Robinson, broken down barriers and shattered stereotypes wherever they’ve competed. Their hard work, disciplined style of play, and unprecedented success has completely reshaped the common perception of inner city kids and baseball.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 46.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 6/21/2012 3:56:52 AM Editor's Pick

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