In honor of Israel's 9th independence day, an all star "Hapoel Israel" team of soccer players came to Brookline NY to play against the "NY all star" team.
The honorary kick was given to Marilyn Monroe.
Before preforming here kick Marilyn Monroe circled Ebbets Field stadium in a car escorted by boy scouts troops and Yaacov hodorov, the Israel team golly.
This photo is my colorized version of an original black and white photo.
My colors where based on other color photos taken during this event.
This photo was a part of my Israel's 70th independence celebrations, special project by the Israeli major newspaper "Yediot Aharonot"
This is the original photo taken by Eliyahoo Atar.
This photo was taken almost at the same time as my colorized photo
Here are some more photos from that same event and a description of what took place that day in May 12, 1957 at Ebbets Field against the New York Stars team.
Some 45,000 spectators - most of them Jewish - turned out to watch and were in their seats more than three hours before the kickoff.