- Elisha Matthew "Bitsy" Mott and Ben Podolsky demonstrate the "Hook Slide" - Tampa, Florida
- Photographed on February 20, 1948.
- Accompanying note: "Base Stealing: Hook Slide - Bitsy Mott, left, instructor, Ben Podolsky, Philadelphia, slides in. Students observe."
- Elisha Matthew "Bitsy" Mott was born on June 12, 1918. He played one year of professional baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1945 and later became a personal security guard to Elvis Presley. Bitsy Mott died on February 24, 2001.
- 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 5 in.
Learn more about the Department of Commerce collection »