Alejandro De Aza sliding home

Ron Vesely2012-05-27

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Photographer's caption: "Lou Marson (#6) of the Cleveland Indians tags out Alejandro De Aza (#30) of the Chicago White Sox as De Aza tried to stretch his triple and score in the fifth inning on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois."

Depicts baseball player Alejandro De Aza sliding head first into home plate in a cloud of dirt. Detail focuses in on the tag with only De Aza's head, shoulders and outstretched arm, and Marson's foreleg and forearms showing. De Aza's bright red batting helmet and uniform accents provide a vibrant contrast to the ruddy dirt.

De Aza was born in the Dominican Republic and has played for the Chicago White Sox since 2010.

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  • Title: Alejandro De Aza sliding home
  • Creator: Ron Vesely
  • Date: 2012-05-27
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Story: Ron Vesely has served as a team photographer for the Chicago White Sox since 1985 in addition to operating his own independent sports photography business. Widely published in sports magazines and other periodicals, his two other major clients are MLB Photos and Sports Illustrated. Vesely’s pictures illustrate White Sox game programs, yearbooks, website, and social media postings and hang in U.S. Cellular Field. His photographs have appeared in ESPN Magazine, the Sporting News, Inside Sport, Sport Magazine, Life, and Time. He has photographed numerous World Series and Super Bowls over the course of his career.
  • Contributor: National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum and Library
  • External Link: ABNER: National Baseball Hall of Fame's online catalog