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1924 World Series Old Timers Reunite
63 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - September 1, 1951

~ Washington Senators & N.Y. Giants Alumni Players In A Reunion of the 1924 World Series. (L-R): Bucky Harris, Ossie Bluege, Earl McNeely, Muddy Ruel, Freddie Lindstrom, Bill Terry, Emil Meusel, Hank Gowdy, Frankie Frisch, Travis Jackson, Billy Southworth, Jack Bentley, George Kelly.

1924 World Series Old Timers Reunite
63 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - September 1, 1951

~ Washington Senators & N.Y. Giants Alumni Players In A Reunion of the 1924 World Series. (L-R): Bucky Harris, Ossie Bluege, Earl McNeely, Muddy Ruel, Freddie Lindstrom, Bill Terry, Emil Meusel, Hank Gowdy, Frankie Frisch, Travis Jackson, Billy Southworth, Jack Bentley, George Kelly.

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…

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!

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

Happy National Dog Day!~ 1916 Cleveland Indians with dog mascot Larry

Happy National Dog Day!
~ 1916 Cleveland Indians with dog mascot Larry

Babe Ruth & The Boys For War Bonds
71 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - August 26, 1943

Back Row (L-R): Duffy Lewis, Eddie Collins, Roger Bresnahan, Connie Mack, Bill Klem, Jack Murray & George Sisler

Front Row (L-R): Honus Wagner, Frankie Frisch, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson & Tris Speaker

Babe Ruth & The Boys For War Bonds
71 Yrs Ago Today - Polo Grounds, NY - August 26, 1943

Back Row (L-R): Duffy Lewis, Eddie Collins, Roger Bresnahan, Connie Mack, Bill Klem, Jack Murray & George Sisler

Front Row (L-R): Honus Wagner, Frankie Frisch, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson & Tris Speaker

Jackie Robinson Joins In For A Picture
Cleveland, OH - August 1962

~ Wire Tag: “Span Half Century Of Baseball - Indian pitching coach Mel Harder joins Hall of Famers who were his contemporaries in baseball. Left to right: Jackie Robinson, 43; Edd Roush, 68; Harder, 52; Bill McKechnie, 74; and Bob Feller, 43.”

Jackie Robinson Joins In For A Picture
Cleveland, OH - August 1962

~ Wire Tag: “Span Half Century Of Baseball - Indian pitching coach Mel Harder joins Hall of Famers who were his contemporaries in baseball. Left to right: Jackie Robinson, 43; Edd Roush, 68; Harder, 52; Bill McKechnie, 74; and Bob Feller, 43.”

Hank Greenberg In A Yankees Uniform
71 Yrs Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - August 25, 1943

~ ACME Wire: “Hank Still Hits ‘Em - The Army hasn’t harmed hard-hitting Hank Greenberg’s skill with a bat. Wearing a borrowed Yankee uniform, he takes a lusty swing in batting practice at the Yankee Stadium, in preparation for tomorrow night’s (August 26th) game at the Polo Grounds to boost the sale of bonds. Hank will play with the Camp Cumberland, MD., nine, against a team composed of Yanks, Giants and Dodgers players.”

Hank Greenberg In A Yankees Uniform
71 Yrs Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - August 25, 1943

~ ACME Wire: “Hank Still Hits ‘Em - The Army hasn’t harmed hard-hitting Hank Greenberg’s skill with a bat. Wearing a borrowed Yankee uniform, he takes a lusty swing in batting practice at the Yankee Stadium, in preparation for tomorrow night’s (August 26th) game at the Polo Grounds to boost the sale of bonds. Hank will play with the Camp Cumberland, MD., nine, against a team composed of Yanks, Giants and Dodgers players.”

1936 Negro League East-West All-Star Game
78 Yrs Ago Today - Comiskey Park, Chicago - August 23, 1936

1936 Negro League East-West All-Star Game
78 Yrs Ago Today - Comiskey Park, Chicago - August 23, 1936

The Babe Connects Off Walter Johnson
72 Years Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - August 23, 1942~ ACME Wire: “Johnson Pitching To Ruth - On a pitch from Walter Johnson, one of baseball’s greatest twirlers, King of Swat Babe Ruth finishes up a swing that sent the horsehide to Ruthville - the right field stands - for an official homer. The two baseball veterans staged an exhibition between games of a Yanks-Senator double-header at the Stadium today. Catching the ones The Babe misses is Benny Bengough, Yankee catcher a good many years ago, now coach of the Senators; and calling them is umpire Billy Evans, veteran safe ‘n out man. The Babe hit two whoppers - one of them a foul, but he ran around the bases anyway because he knew it was well hit.”

The Babe Connects Off Walter Johnson
72 Years Ago Today - Yankee Stadium - August 23, 1942

~ ACME Wire: “Johnson Pitching To Ruth - On a pitch from Walter Johnson, one of baseball’s greatest twirlers, King of Swat Babe Ruth finishes up a swing that sent the horsehide to Ruthville - the right field stands - for an official homer. The two baseball veterans staged an exhibition between games of a Yanks-Senator double-header at the Stadium today. Catching the ones The Babe misses is Benny Bengough, Yankee catcher a good many years ago, now coach of the Senators; and calling them is umpire Billy Evans, veteran safe ‘n out man. The Babe hit two whoppers - one of them a foul, but he ran around the bases anyway because he knew it was well hit.”

Babe Ruth’s Rigorous Rooftop Workout
w/Trainer Artie McGovern - New York City c.1920’s

Babe Ruth’s Rigorous Rooftop Workout
w/Trainer Artie McGovern - New York City c.1920’s

Connie Mack Speaks To The Yankee Stadium Crowd
65 Yrs Ago Today - August 21, 1949

Connie Mack Speaks To The Yankee Stadium Crowd
65 Yrs Ago Today - August 21, 1949

Celebrating Connie Mack Day At Yankee Stadium
65 Yrs Ago Today - August 21, 1949~ Wire Tag: “Introducing Baseball’s Elder Statesman - Connie Mack, tall, thin, kindly manager of the Philadelphia Athletics, emerges from the dugout to be introduced to crowd of 65,000 gathered in Yankee Stadium, New York, Aug. 21, as he is honored for his “Long and Meritorious Service To Baseball.” Behind him are stars of the Athletics of years ago and members of the present-day team. Ceremony preceded game between the Yankees and Athletics.”

Celebrating Connie Mack Day At Yankee Stadium
65 Yrs Ago Today - August 21, 1949

~ Wire Tag: “Introducing Baseball’s Elder Statesman - Connie Mack, tall, thin, kindly manager of the Philadelphia Athletics, emerges from the dugout to be introduced to crowd of 65,000 gathered in Yankee Stadium, New York, Aug. 21, as he is honored for his “Long and Meritorious Service To Baseball.” Behind him are stars of the Athletics of years ago and members of the present-day team. Ceremony preceded game between the Yankees and Athletics.”

1914 Boston Red Sox Team Panoramic
100 Yrs Ago Today - Fenway Park, Boston - August 19, 1914

1914 Boston Red Sox Team Panoramic
100 Yrs Ago Today - Fenway Park, Boston - August 19, 1914