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Happy Labor Day!~ Babe Ruth, The Bam Of Barbecue, The Sultan Of Sear at your service!

Happy Labor Day!
~ Babe Ruth, The Bam Of Barbecue, The Sultan Of Sear at your service!

Young Casey Stengel Looking Clean In A Cardigan~ Rare photo c.1920 as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies…

Young Casey Stengel Looking Clean In A Cardigan
~ Rare photo c.1920 as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies…

Phil Rizzuto Gets Glasses
Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia - August 1954

~ AP Wire: “Something’s Been Added - In Philadelphia — Phil Rizzuto, long-time shortstop of the New York Yankees showed off his new glasses which he has donned for the first time.”

Judging from the #12 written on it, that might be Gil McDougald’s glove that Phil is wearing in the photo. Somebody might want to check that prescription!

Phil Rizzuto Gets Glasses
Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia - August 1954

~ AP Wire: “Something’s Been Added - In Philadelphia — Phil Rizzuto, long-time shortstop of the New York Yankees showed off his new glasses which he has donned for the first time.”

Judging from the #12 written on it, that might be Gil McDougald’s glove that Phil is wearing in the photo. Somebody might want to check that prescription!

1908 NY Giants vs. Chicago Cubs Panoramic
106 Yrs Ago Today - West Side Grounds - August 30, 1908

~ Here’s an all-new edit of the,”National League Park Chicago”, taken on this day 106 years ago, during the Cubs last World Championship season. The original from the Library of Congress (LOC: National League Park, Chicago, Giants vs. Cubs, Aug. 30, 1908) was in pretty rough shape, so there was plenty of editing involved besides adding color. Enjoy! ~B

1908 NY Giants vs. Chicago Cubs Panoramic
106 Yrs Ago Today - West Side Grounds - August 30, 1908

~ Here’s an all-new edit of the,”National League Park Chicago”, taken on this day 106 years ago, during the Cubs last World Championship season. The original from the Library of Congress (LOC: National League Park, Chicago, Giants vs. Cubs, Aug. 30, 1908) was in pretty rough shape, so there was plenty of editing involved besides adding color. Enjoy! ~B

1920’s Ty Cobb Looking Sharp & Ready For The Road!

1920’s Ty Cobb Looking Sharp & Ready For The Road!

~ Babe Ruth wore his Esquire cap a month later in Hartford for a game with the Savitt Gems at Bulkeley Stadium (September 30, 1945)

~ Babe Ruth wore his Esquire cap a month later in Hartford for a game with the Savitt Gems at Bulkeley Stadium (September 30, 1945)

1945 East-West Esquire All-American Boys Game Uniform~ Boy does this uniform need a throwback remake!

1945 East-West Esquire All-American Boys Game Uniform
~ Boy does this uniform need a throwback remake!

Managers Babe Ruth & Ty Cobb Choose Sides
69 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - August 28, 1945

~ To see who the home team is in the East-West Esquire All-American Boys Game…looks like Ty won!

Managers Babe Ruth & Ty Cobb Choose Sides
69 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - August 28, 1945

~ To see who the home team is in the East-West Esquire All-American Boys Game…looks like Ty won!

1948 Mickey Mantle & The Whiz Kids Youth Team
Champions of the Cardinal League - Baxter Springs, Kansas

1948 Mickey Mantle & The Whiz Kids Youth Team
Champions of the Cardinal League - Baxter Springs, Kansas

Fighting Words From The Babe
69 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - August 28, 1945~ ACME Wire: “Babe Ruth, manager for the East Team, gathers his boys around him for a final pep talk in the dugout at the Polo Grounds just before the start of the East-West Esquire All-American Boys Game tonight (Aug.28). “The Babe’s” team was favored to take the game from the Westerners, under the managership of Ty Cobb.”

Fighting Words From The Babe
69 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - August 28, 1945

~ ACME Wire: “Babe Ruth, manager for the East Team, gathers his boys around him for a final pep talk in the dugout at the Polo Grounds just before the start of the East-West Esquire All-American Boys Game tonight (Aug.28). “The Babe’s” team was favored to take the game from the Westerners, under the managership of Ty Cobb.”

1909 Casey Stengel’s High School Baseball Team
Kansas City, MO - See, he really was young once!

1909 Casey Stengel’s High School Baseball Team
Kansas City, MO - See, he really was young once!

Lou Gehrig Joins The Japanese Navy
78 Yrs Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - August 27, 1936

~ ACME Wire: “Jap Naval Cadets Visit Yankee Stadium - Lou Gehrig and Lt. Koboyashi talk over the Japanese-American baseball situation, at the Yankee Stadium in New York City, August 27, when Japanese Naval cadets and officers were guests of the Yankee management during the Yankees-St. Louis Browns game.”

Lou Gehrig Joins The Japanese Navy
78 Yrs Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - August 27, 1936

~ ACME Wire: “Jap Naval Cadets Visit Yankee Stadium - Lou Gehrig and Lt. Koboyashi talk over the Japanese-American baseball situation, at the Yankee Stadium in New York City, August 27, when Japanese Naval cadets and officers were guests of the Yankee management during the Yankees-St. Louis Browns game.”

1933 Tattoo Orbit Chewing Gum Dog Buttons Ad
Happy National Dog Day!"Dogs, Dorgs, Dawgs - All Kinds - Get Your Favorite - Collect Them All"

1933 Tattoo Orbit Chewing Gum Dog Buttons Ad
Happy National Dog Day!
"Dogs, Dorgs, Dawgs - All Kinds - Get Your Favorite - Collect Them All"

1925 Babe’s Best Friend
Happy National Dog Day!

1925 Babe’s Best Friend
Happy National Dog Day!

Happy National Dog Day!~ 1909 HOF Pitcher Rube Waddell with the St. Louis Browns Mascot

Happy National Dog Day!
~ 1909 HOF Pitcher Rube Waddell with the St. Louis Browns Mascot