1935 Kansas City Blues Team
Several future major league players on this Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate, but perhaps most notable are past stars Dale Alexander (Tigers/Red Sox) and Wilcy Moore (Yankees/Red Sox).
1931 Boston Red Sox Team
Here’s the ‘31 squad, assembled during spring training in Pensacola, Florida.
The Babe Reduces The Belt Line On The Farm
90 Years Ago Today - Sudbury, MA - December 6, 1923
"Babe Ruth, home run king and famous all-round baseball player, is duplicating his last year’s experience and spending the off season on his Sudbury, Mass., farm. Between doing the chores, running the farm and being at the beck and call of Baby Dorothy, his daughter, Babe is keeping in splendid condition."
Bedridden Babe Presents The ‘Babe Ruth Cup’
New York World News - 1925 Amateur Home Run Champion
This took place during The Babe’s infamous “bellyache heard ‘round the world”. While it doesn’t seem like the most opportune time for a photo op, I’m guessing that Christy Walsh put The Babe up to this in order to show he was on the mend.
1947 Kansas City Blues Team
American Association Champions
Quite a few future Yankees on this minor league squad, including Hank Bauer (front row, 3rd from right).
The Babe Takes Time To Sign
Radisson Hotel, Minneapolis - 1935
1961 Quarterbacks Of The NFL - Animated!
Here’s an animated GIF I made of this amazing photo session. See the original story here: How To Take A Group Portrait Of 14 NFL Quarterbacks On Their Day Off, from LIFE Magazine 1961.
1926 Portland Beavers Team
Here’s a new one from the great old days of the Pacific Coast League (PCL).
Babe Ruth On Stage In Vancouver Pt.2
87 Years Ago - November 29, 1926
Here’s a second pic from that day which shows The Babe shaking Mayor L.D. Taylor’s hand on the Pantages Theatre stage while some local dignitaries look on.
Babe Ruth On Stage In Vancouver
87 Years Ago Today - November 29, 1926
From the Vancouver B.C. Archives. Original caption reads: “Babe Ruth on Pantages Theatre stage about to swing bat, with Mayor L.D. Taylor as catcher and Chief of Police Long as umpire. Nov. 29 1926 (Creation)”
New York Night Club Girls - 1947
"Death, Where Is Thy Sting?"
New York: “This poor turkey is about to lose his head to a trio of New York City night club beauties. Doing the dirty work in preparation for Thanksgiving are (L-R) Rita Powers, Prudence Hayes and Donna Roberts.”
Babe Ruth Gives Hitting Pointers To The Kids
New York World’s Fair - June 2, 1939
1925 Portland Beavers Team
Here’s another from the PCL archives…
Babe Ruth Meets Baby Snookums
Luce’s Press Clipping Bureau - July 1927
Lawrence “Sunny” McKeen, aka “Baby Snookums”, was a major child star who tragically died of a blood infection at the age of 9 in 1933. Here’s his Find A Grave page: Lawrence McKeen (1924-1933).
1912 Tacoma Tigers Team
Another classic photo from the old days of the Northwestern League.